Brookfield Zoo Spring/Summer 2022 Events

June 3, 2022

Chicago Zoological Society

Driver’s License – A Coming of Age Playlist

June 3, 2022

Children’s Theatre of Elgin and Fox Valley Theatre Company present DRIVER’S LICENSE Driver’s License is our 2022 installment of Showstoppers, a CTE/FVTC tradition of presenting original musical revues in the summer! This year’s show centers around the experience of growing up. This production will be jam-packed with dances, songs, and scenes that unites us across […]

Scholarships to Broadway Intensive Workshop

June 3, 2022

Academy of the Arts is a 6-12 grade arts school in the Western suburbs aimed at bringing arts and academics to the same level of importance. This scholarship opportunity closes June 1.

Join EMA Youth Orchestra

December 10, 2021

Join EMA Youth Orchestra! Visit or call 815.356.7464 for more information.

Ella… A Modern Cinderella Story Auditions

December 8, 2021

Open to students in 2nd through 9th grades, auditions for Ella… A Modern Cinderella Story will be held January 17th & 18th at Church of the Brethren in Elgin (783 Highland Avenue) with callbacks on January 20th. Learn more and register before January 13th at

Join Encore Youth Choir

December 8, 2021

Encore Youth Choir seeks kids ages 7 – 18 who LOVE to sing. Contact or call 815.356.SING for more information.

Snow Much To Do! 2022 Huntley Area Public Library Winter Reading Challenge

November 23, 2021

Huntley Area Public Library The 2022 Winter Reading Challenge begins on December 20, 2021 and runs through February 28, 2022. Sign up and get ready at

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship

November 22, 2021

Hosted by Knights of Columbus Council # 11666 Northwestern Medicine Health and Fitness Center – Huntley January 8, 2022 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Ages 9-14 More info: 847-946-6911

Journey Through the Holiday Toy Drive

November 22, 2021

It’s Our Little Story seeks to involve, educate, and empower local at-risk youth and foster care children. We are trying to grant over 2000 wishes to local youth! Please consider scanning the QR code to access our Amazon Wishlist and help us fulfill these wishes.

Walk Through Bethlehem

November 9, 2021

Walk Through Bethlehem Saturday, December 4, 2021 1 – 3 p.m. Christ United Methodist Church Algonquin, IL At this outdoor event, children will experience sights and activities of the time of Jesus’ birth. This is a free event which is open to the public. Food pantry donations welcome.

Visit with Santa!

November 9, 2021

Revolution Dance Boosters at the Algonquin Academy of Dance.

Girls on the Run is looking for adult coaches for the 2022 season –

October 28, 2021

Girls on the Run is an after school program for girls in 3rd-5th grade. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The 2022 season runs from March through May. Training and all materials are provided. Coaches do not need to be runners : )

HHS Band Fundraiser

October 26, 2021

Huntley High School Band Boosters

Shrek Jr.

October 25, 2021

Children’s Theatre of Elgin

Shrek Jr. – Live in Person Shows

October 24, 2021

Join Shrek, Donkey, Fiona, and more beloved characters in the Children’s Theatre of Elgin production of Shrek The Musical Jr.! You all know the story… experience the Junior version of the Broadway musical filled with memorable songs and dances. Support Huntley students during this one-weekend only run at Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin – November […]

Special Olympics – Trick or Treat 5K Trot

October 20, 2021

Come join the fun to support Special Olympics of Illinois! October 24 at the Huntley Square Check-in begins at 9:45 a.m. Torch Lighting Ceremony begins at 10:50 a.m. Trot starts at 11:00 a.m. Costumes are encouraged and treat bags provided! Register online today: 

The College is Possible (live Zoom session)

October 20, 2021

Huntley Area Public Library Program Name: College is Possible Date and Time: Tuesday, October 26 2021, 6:00pm – 7:00pm Ages: Teens & Adults It’s never too early to start planning for college. Learn what to expect on the path to becoming a college student, including planning, applying, and paying for college. Receive tips and tools […]

First Responders Day Event

October 19, 2021

Shepherd of the Praire Lutheran Church

Take Your Next Step at MCC

October 18, 2021

Get started at MCC today: | 815-479-7732

Christ UMC Trunk or Treat

October 18, 2021

Trunk or Treat Sunday, October 31, 2021 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Christ United Methodist Church 9009 W. Algonquin Rd Algonquin, IL 60102

Trunk or Treat!

October 18, 2021

Shepherd of the Prairie Lutheran Church Bring your kids out on Saturday, October 30th, from 3:00 – 5:00 PM for some trunk or treating!

Trunk or Treat

October 18, 2021

St. Mary Catholic Church, Huntley

COVID-19 Community Response Project

October 17, 2021

La pandemia le ha puesto más estrés? Nosotros le podemos ayudar! CONTACTE A UNA DE LAS AGENCIAS DE ABAJO PARA SERVICIOS A NINGUN COSTO

COVID-19 Community Response Project

October 17, 2021

Has the pandemic put some added stress on you? We can help! Contact an agency below for services at no cost.

Curative: Pruebas de COVID-19 Sin a Usted

October 17, 2021

Pruebas rápidas y de PCR disponibles 1900 N Richmond Road McHenry, IL Abierto diariamente – 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Curative: COVID-19 Testing at No Cost to You

October 17, 2021

Rapid Antigen and PCR testing available 1900 N Richmond Road McHenry, IL Open Daily – 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

2021 Outside Kids’ Safety Expo

September 23, 2021

Rep. Keith Wheeler & Rep. Dan Ugaste’s 2021 Outside Kids’ Safety Expo FREE Admission & Giveaways! Saturday, October 16 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Chapelstreet Church 3435 Keslinger Road Geneva, IL

University of Illinois High School Translation Competition 2021

September 15, 2021

Are you a high school student who studies Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, or Swedish and/or is a heritage speaker of one of these languages? If so, consider participating in the 2021 Illinois High School Translation Competition, organized by the European Union Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign! Participants will translate a B2/C1, 450-700-word text from one of the five languages featured in the competition (Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, and Swedish) into English. The […]

Healthy Kids Running Series

September 15, 2021

Healthy Kids Running Series is a five (5) week running program in the spring and fall for kids Pre-K through 8th grade. Each HKRS Series takes place once a week and offers age appropriate running events including the 50 & 75 yard dashes, the 1/4 mile, the 1/2 mile and the 1 mile run. Kids […]

NIU STEMFest 2021

September 15, 2021

NIU STEM Fest is a FREE in-person event every October that celebrates science, technology, engineering and math with hands-activities, exhibits and talks. STEM Fest is held in the heart of NIU’s DeKalb central campus in the Holmes Student Center, MLK Commons and Founders Memorial Library.

LITH Presents: Girls in Aviation Day!

September 2, 2021

Lake in the Hills Airport will be hosting a free event on Saturday, September 25 as part of International Women in Aviation Day. The event is designed to give young women an inside look at career possibilities in the aviation industry and place them in touch with other women in the workforce. For more information, […]

Huntley Area Public Library 2021 Summer Reading Challenge

July 25, 2021

We’ve all grown a lot this summer and there’s still time to reach new heights by reading! The Huntley Area Public Library’s 2021 Summer Reading Challenge continues through Saturday, August 7. If you are already growing with us, be sure to log all of your reading by the 7th. If you would like to participate, […]

ABM® – Now Hiring

July 14, 2021

ABM® is now hiring energetic candidates for positions within Huntley Community High School District 158. Consider applying online or contact Maria at 224-478-4199 for assistance to apply.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mchenry County

June 7, 2021

Who We Are: Big Brothers Big Sisters is making a positive impact on children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one to one relationships that IGNITE their potential.

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High School Mission Trip Fundraiser

May 31, 2021

Have some fun playing Bags, Bingo and other fun activities. Support your classmates for their week long mission trip to Northern Indiana. Valuable prizes to be given away! Saturday June 5th from noon to 4:30 pm.

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Free Concert!

May 31, 2021

Sponsored by the SOTP Artist Series on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm.

Drum Camp

Early Elementary Drum Camp

May 24, 2021

Crystal Lake Strikers is offering a percussion group for children in grades 2-4.

TLC Preschool

May 24, 2021

TLC Preschool has openings for the 2021-2022 school year! We have proudly served our community for 28 years and would love to meet you and your kiddo!

Here We Grow! 2021 Huntley Area Public Library Summer Reading Challenge

May 20, 2021

Huntley Area Public Library Huntley Area, are you ready for the library’s 2021 Summer Reading Challenge? Well… get ready, because… HERE WE GROW! June 9 – August 7, 2021

Scot Forge

Scot Forge Go For Launch!

May 20, 2021

Scot Forge is partnering with the not-for-profit, Higher Orbits, to host Go For Launch!, a two-day event happening in Spring Grove, IL on Tuesday, July 20th and Wednesday, July 21st.

Rotary Youth Exchange

May 20, 2021

Rotary Club of Huntley, Jim Robinson, Youth Exchange Officer, Summer direct exchanges begin next summer, 2022. Long term exchanges for school year begin 2022-23 with applications being offered September, 2022.

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Host a Foreign Exchange Student in 2021-22!

May 19, 2021

Education Travel & Culture, a nonprofit educational exchange program, is seeking host families for foreign exchange students to live and study in Huntley.

Young Rembrandts

Young Rembrandts Summer In-Person Art Classes

May 19, 2021

Young Rembrandts will offer a number of in-person classes and workshops covering different skills and techniques this summer.

Mustangs Poms Camp

Marlowe Mustangs Poms Camp

May 11, 2021

The Marlowe Middle School Pom Squad will host a camp August 3-5, open to all students in grades K-8.

Rocky Railway

Christ UMC VBS 2021

May 7, 2021

Calling all children to climb aboard the Rocky Railway for an adventure of fun and discovery. Stop at each station as kids discover that trusting Jesus pulls them through life’s ups and downs.

Camp Encore

Encore Youth Choir 2021-22 Season Auditions

May 6, 2021

Encore Music Academy 815-356-7464


McHenry County Youth Orchestra Auditions

May 4, 2021

Encore Music Academy 815-356-7464


NIU STEAM Summer Camps 2021

April 30, 2021

Online NIU STEAM Summer Camps 2021


Healthy Kids Running Series

April 21, 2021

Healthy Kids Running Series is a five (5) week running program in the spring and fall for kids Pre-K through 8th grade.

CYT Summer Camps

Christian Youth Theater Camp Summer 2021

April 9, 2021

Registration is now open for McHenry County-based summer camp programs from Christian Youth Theater Chicago. View the flyer below and visit for full information.

Camp Encore (ages 3 – 11)

March 11, 2021

Come have fun with new friends at our fine arts summer camp. Each day you will get to sing, dance, learn to play an instrument and enjoy outside activities!

Preschool Academy 21/22 Open Enrollment March 1st

February 17, 2021

Lake in the Hills Preschool primarily serves school districts 300, 158, and 47. We pride ourselves in delivering developmentally appropriate curriculum in a fun and engaging format. We follow Illinois Early Learning Standards and pay particular attention to elementary school benchmarks for kindergarten.

Box Tops Mobile App

Box Tops for Education Mobile App

January 29, 2021

The Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to your school’s earnings online.

AndrewStrong Senior Scholarships

AndrewStrong Senior Scholarships

January 27, 2021

The AndrewStrong Foundation is offering scholarships, available to graduating high school seniors for the year of 2021 from the following school districts: School Districts: D211, D214, D300, D158.

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Illinois Youth Rugby in Huntley

January 27, 2021

Illinois youth Rugby interest/start up for Huntley, looking to start in April.

ComEd Assistance

Energy Assistance Information from ComEd

October 23, 2020

BILL ASSISTANCE FROM COM ED: Com Ed has bill assistance options available to help those struggling with past-due balances.

Nicor Energy Assistance Info

Energy Assistance Information

October 9, 2020

Nicor is offering information and relief for families in paying for energy costs. Download the flyer »

HHS Job Board

HHS Student Job Board

September 1, 2018

Take advantage of Huntley High School’s online Job Board to find information on current job openings in the area. Know someone who’s hiring? It’s quick and easy for employers to post jobs online!

McHelp App

McHelp App: Confidential, Anonymous, Immediate Crisis Counselors

November 8, 2016

Download the McHelp App, which offers immediate access to professional crisis counselors via text messaging.