June 7, 2012 4:12PM
Updated: July 9, 2012 6:03AM
Bartlett: Summer Cello Choir participation offered
Dorothy Deen will have a Summer Cello Choir that practices three times on Tuesdays: June 12, June 19 and June 26. The time is 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. in the Center for the Arts at 118 W. Bartlett Ave., with a performance at the Bartlett Arts Festival at 2:30 p.m. June 30. The cost is $10 for each rehearsal, and the repertoire is classical and blues hits. Each cellist must have three years’ performance experience and take private lessons with a cello teacher. Contact Dorothy for registration details at 630-301-2519 or email@example.com.
St. Charles: Hosanna! hosts Science/Faith Forum
The Big Bang, Darwin, Intelligent Design, Miracles — these subjects and many others will be explored at a special free open community forum: “Science And Faith: The Intersection Is Larger Than You Think” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosanna! Lutheran Church. The public is invited to participate in the dialogue with a distinguished panel of experts on topics related to perspectives on many sides of the issues. Moderated by Hosanna! Pastor James Lotz and featuring Stanford-educated retired Argonne National Laboratory physicist Robert Giese, “Science and Faith” is a unique opportunity to find common ground on subjects that often cause disagreement among people. Questions may be submitted in advance by email to Welcome@HosannaChurch.com or via Facebook at www.Facebook.com/HosannaChurchLCMC. For additional information and updates, visit the “News” page at www.HosannaChurch.com or call the church at 630-584-6434. Hosanna! is at 36W925 Red Gate Road (enter just east of Randall Road) near St. Charles.
South Elgin: Tuna Kahuna fishing contest Saturday
On Saturday, the South Elgin Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the FUNdation, will host its 17th annual Tuna Kahuna fishing contest at Blackhawk Park, on Blackhawk Circle in South Elgin. This event is for children 15 years and younger. Kids will get a taste of fishing while at the same time getting the chance to become the big “Kahuna.” A DJ will be on-site, and prizes will be awarded for the longest fish in four different categories. Food and beverages also will be available for purchase at the food tent. The day begins with registration at 8 a.m., and the event runs from 9 to 11 a.m. Volunteer staff will help the kids land their fish. Each child who catches a fish receives a “Catch and Release” certificate. Tuna Kahuna gives children the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and appreciate local natural resources, all in a day of learning and fun. All participants must be accompanied by an adult and need to bring their own fishing equipment and bait. Call 847-622-0003 or visit www.southelgin.com.
South Elgin: Family Fun Night at Brewster Creek
Families are invited to come out and join South Elgin Parks and Recreation staff from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Friday to uncover and enjoy the outdoor treasures of the community. Register for one or receive a discount when registering for every week. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult for the entire event. The cost for these events is $35 for residents and $42 for nonresidents for a family of four for all of the dates; and $10 for residents and $12 for nonresidents for a family of four for each individual event. Each additional family member is $5.