Skip to main content

Geneva Around the Block: March & April

Feb 28, 2017 10:10AM ● Published by Neighbors Magazines

Don’t miss Maple Sugaring Days

Creek Bend Nature Center’s annual celebration of spring, Maple Sugaring Days, takes place March 11–12 from 1–4pm at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles. Naturalists from the Forest Preserve District of Kane County teach you how to tap a maple tree. Watch sap simmer over an open fire as it thickens to syrup. Join a “Sugarin’ Time” hike to learn to distinguish maples from other trees. Bring the whole family for this fun, free program. Creek Bend Nature Center is located within LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve at 37W700 Dean St., St. Charles. 630-444-3190, programs@kaneforest.com

Friendly Seniors’ monthly luncheon is March 8

Geneva Friendly Seniors will hold their next monthly luncheon on Wed., Mar. 8 from 12:30–3pm at the Sunset Community Center, 710 Western Ave. The fee for the luncheon is $8 per person ($10 per person after March 3). All luncheons are on the second Wednesday of the month. Geneva Friendly Seniors is open to those ages 50+ who reside in Geneva or the surrounding communities. For more information, call Diane Rowe at 630-262-2215.

Join the Fox Valley Laughter Yoga Circle

The Fox Valley Laughter Yoga Circle has been laughing together for six years. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 6–7pm at the Chesapeake Commons Clubhouse, 1490 Geneva Dr., Geneva. There are many benefits including increased health, reduced stress and an improved outlook. The Fox Valley Laughter Yoga Circle is free to join. For more information, call Terri Reasoner, Ph.D. at 630-232-8552.

Come to the Western Avenue School PTO clothing and toy sale Mar. 10

The Western Avenue Elementary School PTO clothing and toy sale will be held on Fri., Mar. 10 from 6–9pm and Sat., Mar. 11 from 8–11am. No strollers or children under 10 are allowed at the sale Friday night. Cash, check and credit cards are accepted, and admission is free. Western Avenue Elementary School is located at 1500 Western Ave, Geneva. geneva304.org/westernavenueelementaryschool_home.aspx

5th annual Find a Cure for Cancer Scavenger Hunt takes place March 10

The 5th annual Find a Cure for Cancer Scavenger Hunt is Fri., March 10 in downtown Batavia to benefit LivingWell Cancer Resource Center. All teams arrive at LivingWell Cancer Resource Center in Geneva at 6:30pm for check-in, and then travel to downtown Batavia where the scavenger hunt begins at 7:30pm.

The scavenger hunt ends at 9:15pm at Pal Joey’s. Prizes awarded to the first place team, best costume and best team spirit. A raffle and silent auction will follow with pizza and appetizers. All participants receive a swag bag from local businesses. To participate in the scavenger hunt you will need a team of four, costumes, team name, cell phone and a general sense of the downtown Batavia area. findacurehunt.webs.com

Lazarus House holds volunteer orientation April 22

Help those in your community who are in need! Find out how by attending volunteer orientation on Sat., April 22, at Lazarus House. Sessions are available from 9:30–11am and 1–2:30pm. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Ellen at 630-587-2144 to register or for more information. 
Health+Wellness, Today, News, Entertainment Maple Sugaring Days Friendly Seniors Fox Valley Laughter Yoga Circle Western Aveneu School Clothing and Toy Sale Scavenger Hunt
  • Christmas Light Spectacular

    11/22/2017
    12:00AM

    We're going all out this year on decorations thanks to our friends at iPANiC Escape Rooms. Bourbo...


  • Illumination

    11/22/2017
    04:30PM — 08:30PM

    Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum brings light and nature together for a winterti...


  • Christmas Light Spectacular

    11/23/2017
    12:00AM

    We're going all out this year on decorations thanks to our friends at iPANiC Escape Rooms. Bourbo...


  • Nature Tykes (for 3 year olds)

    11/23/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    In this program, for 3-year olds and their parents, grandparents or guardians, we’ll explore the ...


  • Thanksgiving Buffet

    11/23/2017
    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    Save the date for our Thanksgiving Day Buffet Thursday, November 23rd 11am-3pm! Give thanks fo...


  • Community Thanksgiving Feast

    11/23/2017
    11:30AM — 02:00PM

    Lazarus House invites you to join its staff, guests, and many supporters at our annual Thanksgivi...


  • Little Naturalists

    11/23/2017
    01:00PM — 02:00PM

    In this hour-long program for 4-5-year olds, children will discover the wonders of nature through...


  • Illumination

    11/23/2017
    04:30PM — 08:30PM

    Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum brings light and nature together for a winterti...


  • Aromatherapy Blending Workshop

    11/23/2017
    07:00PM — 07:45PM

    Come join us at Pheasant Run Resort Spa for our Aroma Blending Workshop! Blend your own Mist, Oil...


  • Thanksgiving Worship

    11/23/2017
    07:15PM — 08:15PM

    Begin your Thanksgiving celebration in worship, either Wed. evening at 7:15 PM or Thu. morning at...


  • Comedy at Zanies

    11/23/2017
    08:00PM

    See nationally known comics along with some of the country’s hottest new talents for a night full...


  • Christmas Light Spectacular

    11/24/2017
    12:00AM

    We're going all out this year on decorations thanks to our friends at iPANiC Escape Rooms. Bourbo...


  • Moms Connect

    11/24/2017
    09:00AM — 10:15AM

    St. John Lutheran Church at 7214 South Cass Avenue in Darien, IL will sponsor a new Bible-based s...


  • Story Time at Creek Bend Nature Center

    11/24/2017
    10:30AM — 11:00AM

    Treat your child to Story Times at Creek Bend Nature Center. This popular program series is for c...


  • Illumination

    11/24/2017
    04:30PM — 08:30PM

    Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum brings light and nature together for a winterti...


  • Keeping perspective in today’s world is a challenge, to say the least! Occasionally, it is good t...


  • Comedy at Zanies

    11/24/2017
    08:00PM

    See nationally known comics along with some of the country’s hottest new talents for a night full...


  • Live Entertainment: DJ

    11/24/2017
    09:00PM — 11:55PM

    Join us on historic Bourbon Street in Jambalaya at Pheasant Run Resort every Friday for live ente...


  • Christmas Light Spectacular

    11/25/2017
    12:00AM

    We're going all out this year on decorations thanks to our friends at iPANiC Escape Rooms. Bourbo...


  • Low Cost Pet Vaccine Clinic in Lisle

    11/25/2017
    09:00AM — 01:00PM

    Every Saturday from 9:00AM-1:00PM the Pet Well Clinic in Lisle offers affordable vaccines, microc...


  • Winter Vendorland

    11/25/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Come out and support small businesses while getting your holiday shopping done under one roof! Th...


  • Illumination

    11/25/2017
    04:30PM — 08:30PM

    Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum brings light and nature together for a winterti...


  • Comedy at Zanies

    11/25/2017
    07:30PM

    See nationally known comics along with some of the country’s hottest new talents for a night full...


  • Live Music

    11/25/2017
    09:00PM — 11:55PM

    Join us on historic Bourbon Street in Jambalaya at Pheasant Run Resort for live bands every Satur...


  • Comedy at Zanies

    11/25/2017
    09:45PM

    See nationally known comics along with some of the country’s hottest new talents for a night full...


  • Christmas Light Spectacular

    11/26/2017
    12:00AM

    We're going all out this year on decorations thanks to our friends at iPANiC Escape Rooms. Bourbo...


  • Bourbon Street Brunch

    11/26/2017
    09:00AM — 01:00PM

    Join us on historic Boubon Street every Sunday for a unique brunch buffet! Enjoy all your favorit...


  • The Fox Valley Nutcraker

    11/26/2017
    02:00PM

    Fox Valley Ballet is proud to present The Fox Valley Nutcracker, a Fox Valley holiday tradition t...


  • Tony Award-winning choreographer and tap dancer Savion Glover (Broadway’s “Bring in ’Da Noise, Br...


  • Illumination

    11/26/2017
    04:30PM — 08:30PM

    Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum brings light and nature together for a winterti...


  • Christmas Light Spectacular

    11/28/2017
    12:00AM

    We're going all out this year on decorations thanks to our friends at iPANiC Escape Rooms. Bourbo...


  • Tri-Cities Exchange Club Breakfast

    11/28/2017
    07:00AM — 08:00AM

    Every Tuesday morning, 7-8am, men and women meet for breakfast at Colonial Cafe on Randall Road, ...


  • Illumination

    11/28/2017
    04:30PM — 08:30PM

    Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum brings light and nature together for a winterti...


  • Westminster Freshman Preview Night

    11/28/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Westminster Freshman Preview Night is for 2018-19 grade 9 students and their parents. Come and e...


Neighbors Magazines
Neighbors Magazines, 28 South Water Street, Batavia, IL 60510, 630-995-3482, www.welcometoneighbors.com
Contact us