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Mayor Hayes greets family at Movie with the Mayor event
Free Movie with the Mayor, December 14
12/06/2019
Free holiday movies with "Movie with the Mayor" event held December 14 at CMX Theaters in Arlington Heights on December 14!
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Metropolis
Meet at Metropolis, Enjoy Great Entertainment
12/04/2019
Meet at Metropolis this winter for outstanding community theater productions!
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North School Park tree
Celebrate with the Community at Tree Lighting, November 29
11/06/2019
The annual Tree Lighting ceremony will be held at North School Park on Friday, November 29, 4 - 7 p.m.
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Holiday Twilight Shopping Event, November 20
10/22/2019
A special Twilight Shopping Event held in Downtown Arlington Heights from 4:30 - 8 p.m. on November 20
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Help Local Families in Need During Holidays
10/21/2019
The Village's Holiday Assistance Program is a wonderful way to help local families in need.
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Trick or Treat Activities
Trick or Treat Hours, Trunk or Treat Event
10/02/2019
Trick or Treating hours in the Village of Arlington Heights will be held from 3 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 31.
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Nominate Someone Who Has a Heart of Gold!
10/02/2019
Village's Annual Heart of Gold Awards Program seeks nominations by 5 p.m., October 31.
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Autumn Harvest
Have Fall Fun at Autumn Harvest, October 5
09/09/2019
Fall is the perfect backdrop for the annual Autumn Harvest held on Saturday, October 5 at North School Park.
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Dan Hampton at Senior Center Open House September 15
09/04/2019
Don’t miss the kick-off of the “Senior Center Open House for Rookies & Huddle with Hampton” held Sunday, September 15, from noon – 3 p.m. at the Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road.
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National Night Out
National Night Out, August 6
07/24/2019
Come out to North School Park from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6 for the annual National Night Out event and meet with Arlington Heights Police Officers and Fire fighters, learn more about what they do to protect you, as well as learn more about other agencies that protect and serve you.
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Irish Fest dancer
Irish Fest held at Museum, July 12 - 13
07/08/2019
Everyone's Irish at the annual Irish Fest held July 12 -13 at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum
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Mane Event
Mane Event & Taste of Arlington Heights, August 2- 3
07/05/2019
Don't miss the two spectacular events of summer, the Mane Event and the Taste of Arlington Heights, planned for the downtown on August 2 - 3.
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Celebrate the 4th of July at Frontier Days, July 3-7
06/26/2019
Frontier Days Festival from July 3 - July 7 at Recreation Park, 500 E. MIner.
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Sounds of Summer concerts
Sounds of Summer Season Begins Thursday, June 13
05/06/2019
Sounds of Summer stage will be set for a great summer concert season in Harmony Park starting Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m.
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Farmers Market
Farmers Market Held on Saturdays, June 1 - October 12
04/30/2019
Step outside and load up on fresh fruits, vegetables and more at the Farmers Market held at 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. every Saturday starting June 1.
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Promenade of Art
Promenade of Art in Downtown, June 8 & 9
04/26/2019
Mark your calendars for the Promenade of Art, June 8 & 9 in the Downtown.
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Community Bike Ride
Community Bike Ride to Parks, May 11
04/18/2019
Ride your bikes and tour Arlington Heights parks on the Community Bike Ride planned May 11
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Memorial Day Parade - picture provided by Arlington Camera Club
100th Annual Memorial Day Parade Held May 27
04/16/2019
Join us in recognizing the service provided by our military veterans and fallen heroes on Memorial Day, May 27
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Spring Sweep
Spring Sweep Recycling & Shredding Event, April 27
04/05/2019
Get rid of electronics and shred your documents at the annual Spring Sweep event held from 9 a.m. - Noon on Saturday, April 27 at Arlington Park Racetrack
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Garden plants
Think Spring! Plan for Garden Club's Plant Sale June 1
03/12/2019
A plant sale will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on the Museum grounds, 110 W. Fremont.
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Calling All Foodies! Restaurant Week is Here!
02/21/2019
Have an appetite to try some new restaurants and experience Restaurant Week? Then check out our brochure on the seven local restaurants participating in Restaurant Week.
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Sweet, Savory & Sippable Samples at Pour & Pair
02/21/2019
Try some great hand-crafted drinks and delicacies at the Pour & Pair event held at the Museum on Saturday, March 9 from 7 - 9 p.m.
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Welcome to New Businesses Joining the Village January, 2019
02/13/2019
Six new businesses have - or soon - will be opening their doors for business in Arlington Heights! Welcome these new businesses that joined the Village in January, 2019.
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Teen Job Fair Held Tuesday, March 5
02/12/2019
If you are a teen looking for part-time work, stop in at the Teen Job Fair held on March 5 at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.
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Gold Heart
2019 Hearts of Gold Honorees
02/12/2019
Each year the Village's Special Events Commission hosts the Hearts of Gold banquet to honor every day "heroes" who are nominated by the community.
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Mayor's Community Prayer Breakfast, February 7
01/07/2019
Join the community on Thursday, February 7 at the annual Mayor's Community Prayer Breakfast.
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Enjoy Free Parking While Exploring Downtown!
01/02/2019
Shoppers and visitors can discover our Downtown with free parking in on-street parking spaces, shopper parking in the Vail garage and free parking after noon in Daily Fee parking spaces.
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Christmas Carol performance
Christmas Carol at Metropolis Through December 24
12/10/2018
Keep the tradition alive or try a new tradition by attending A Christmas Carol at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
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Team Trivia flyer
Team Trivia Contest February 10
12/10/2018
Arlington Heights Historical Society and Crime Stoppers presents Team Trivia on February 10, 4-7 p.m.
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Second City's Nut-Crackling Holiday Revue
Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue & More!
11/19/2018
Make visiting Metropolis Performing Arts Centre a part of your holiday traditions
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Holiday Happenings @ Harmony Park, December 7
11/09/2018
Join us at Holiday Happenings @ Harmony Park on December 7, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Horse-drawn trolley rides, petting zoo, ice carver demonstration and so much more!
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Tree Lighting
Be Festive With Us at Tree Lighting, November 23
11/05/2018
Festivities begin at 4 p.m. in North School Park on Friday, November 23 for the annual Tree Lighting event!
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Holiday Twilight Shopping Event, November 14
10/24/2018
A Holiday Twilight Shop event is being planned in Downtown Arlington Heights for November 14, 4:30 - 8 p.m. Don't miss out on this fun, one-of-a-kind shopping event!
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Autumn Harvest Cancelled!
10/05/2018
Due to the forecast of rain, the Autumn Harvest event has been cancelled for Saturday, October 6.
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Santa Run
Join the Santa Run Fun on December 1
09/26/2018
Add the Santa Run to your holiday cheer this year! Sign up early and save. Don't worry about what to wear - all runners will be supplied with a santa suit.
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Halloween fun
Got Plans? Halloween, Fall Activities are Here!
09/14/2018
Mark your calendars for fall events including our Autumn Harvest on Saturday, October 6 in North School Park, the All Hallow's Eve-frenzy at the Museum on October 20, the Trunk or Treat event at the Public Works garage on October 26, and trick or treating on October 31 in Downtown Arlington Heights and throughout the community.
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Ride a Firetruck, Help with Arlington Cares Fundraiser!
07/26/2018
Get your tickets to ride in a firetruck or have lunch at Fire Station 2 as part of the Arlington Cares fundraiser!
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Annual National Night Out Held Tuesday, August 7
07/09/2018
Come out to North School Park from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7 for the annual National Night Out event and meet with Arlington Heights Police Officers and Fire fighters, learn more about what they do to protect you, as well as learn more about other agencies that protect and serve you.
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Don't Miss Mane Event & Taste of Arlington Heights, August 3 - 4
07/09/2018
Two of the most popular events in Arlington Heights, Mane Event and Taste of Arlington Heights, will be held on August 3 - 4 in Downtown, on Vail Avenue and Campbell Street.
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Frontier Days Festival, June 29 - July 4
06/26/2018
Enjoy summer and the Fourth of July holiday by taking friends and family to the 43rd Frontier Days Festival in Recreation Park. Free music every night, food, drinks, carnival rides and games, plus multiple stages of fun entertainment and activities!
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Arts Commission Hosts 9th Annual Photo Competition
06/25/2018
The Arts Commission is hosting its 9th Annual Photography competition. This year the theme is "Celebrating our Arlington Heights Community." Photographers are invited to use their creativity to capture the best community event photo. Deadline for the entries is January 25, 2019.
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Nominate Someone for Cultural Arts Award
06/22/2018
Arts Commission is asking for nominations for the Cultural Arts Award to be given to an individual or group, which lives or works here, who has worked in an artistic medium and has achieved local or regional achievements.
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Senior Health & Fitness Day at Senior Center, May 30
05/22/2018
National Senior Health & Fitness Day celebrated at Arlington Heights Senior Center on Wednesday, May 30.
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Creative People Wanted for Lamp Competition!
05/21/2018
If you have a creative flair, participate in the Art Commission's "Decorated Object Competition" on July 1.
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Sounds of Summer Season Starts May 31st
05/11/2018
The Village's exciting Sounds of Summer concert series runs May 31 - August 2 in Harmony Park, Downtown.
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Annual House Walk Sunday, May 20
05/07/2018
Five distinct homes in Arlington Heights will be showcased during the annual House Walk, from noon - 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 20th. Sign up today!
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Join Bike Ride Tour of Village, May 12!
04/23/2018
A 14-mile or 4-mile community bike ride is set for May 12, presented by the Village's Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission
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Promenade of Art held June 9 & 10 in Downtown
04/16/2018
Have a creative and fun weekend at the Promenade of Art, June 9 and 10
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Get Rid of Electronics, Documents on April 28
04/13/2018
Community document shredding and electronic recycling event at Arlington Park Racetrack on Saturday, April 28
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Register Now for SALUTE 5K/10K, May 27
04/11/2018
Support the Veterans who have bravely fought for our freedoms by participating in the SALUTE 5K run and walk and 10K run on Saturday, May 27
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Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony, May 28th
04/10/2018
Arlington Heights pays tribute to our Military, Veterans and Fallen Heroes in the 99th annual Memorial Day Parade held on Memorial Day, May 28th.
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Celebrate Arbor Day, April 28th
04/05/2018
Recognition of Arbor Day on Friday, April 27th
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Farmers' Market
Treat Your Taste Buds to the Farmers' Market!
04/02/2018
The Farmers' Market season opens on Saturday, June 2 and runs through mid-October!
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It's as Easy as A-B-C, Join Just Move It
03/06/2018
Challenge yourself and register for the Just Move It run/walk held on Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Plant Sale Held June 2 at Museum
03/05/2018
Get a spring in your step and step on out to the Garden Club's plan sale at the Museum on June 2!
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Art Show in Downtown, June 9 - 10
03/04/2018
Stroll the Promenade of Art on June 9 -10 for creative paintings. photos and other artwork you can't do without!
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Shamrock Beer Run March 10
03/02/2018
Join the fun and register for the Shamrock Beer Run on March 10
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Drink & Food Tasting Event Benefiting Museum, March 3
02/06/2018
Step back in time when F.W. "Pop" Muller originated the Arlington Club Beverage soda brand and try it now mixed with various spirits featured at this one-of-a-kind event!
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Community Egg Hunt at the Museum, March 24
02/05/2018
Ready. Set. Go to the Community Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24 at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum!
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Letters from the Heart Program at Museum
02/01/2018
Just in time for Valentine's Day, enjoy a program at the Museum about how love letters through the years led to a 41- year marriage.
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Popular Team Trivia Event is Back, February 11
01/23/2018
Do you have all the answers? If so, you would be a great contestant in the annual Team Trivia event, February 11th, sponsored by the Arlington Heights Historical Society and Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers
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Ring in New Year with Music at Metropolis
12/28/2017
Start 2018 by sitting back, relaxing and taking in great, upcoming musical performances at Metropolis.
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Coin Stories and Appraisal at Museum
12/27/2017
Get interesting insights on coins as well as an appraisal at this January 15 program held at the Museum.
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Mayor's Prayer Breakfast, February 1
12/21/2017
Come together as a community to celebrate our strengths and resources through spirituality.
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Second City Holiday Revue!
12/11/2017
Have a hilarious night out at Metropolis with the Second City Holiday Revue, showing through New Year's
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Winter Programs at Memorial Librarty
12/07/2017
Our 5-star Library offers much more than a great selection of books.
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Paragon Theaters Offers Free “Movie with the Mayor”
11/27/2017
Paragon Theaters invites families to free movie on Saturday, December 9 for "Movie with the Mayor."
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Holiday Happenings @ Harmony Park, December 1, 5-8 p.m.
11/16/2017
Take free Sleigh Rides, Visit Reindeer and their Elves, Petting Zoo and much more at Holiday Happenings!
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Museum Hosts 3 Holiday Teas!
Holiday Season Teas at Museum
11/15/2017
Sing-up for one of three special teas held at the Museum by December 4!
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Countdown is on for Tree Lighting Ceremony!
11/09/2017
Annual Tree Lighting ceremony kicks off at 4 p.m. on November 24 at North School Park
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Soda Pop Mixology Program at the Museum, November 4
10/23/2017
Learn of ways to "mix it up" with Arlington Club Soda for adult beverages at a Museum program on November 4.
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Autumn Harvest & Fire Dept Event, October 7
09/16/2017
Autumn Harvest and the Fire Department team up this year for a one-of-a-kind event, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at North School Park on Saturday, October 7.
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Ho, Ho, Ho - Santas are Running the Town on December 2!
09/11/2017
Register for the 10th annual Rotary Santa Run on December 2! Have fun joining in the holiday spirit and giving back to the community through your registration fee.
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Walk Arlington Initiative
09/05/2017
Village of Arlington Heights' Walk Arlington Initiative gets you moving to improve your health and realize how walkable the neighborhoods and Downtown area is. The Walk Arlington initiative, spearheaded by Village Trustee Thomas Glasgow, emphasizes the health and ecological benefits of walking, and also promotes how quickly a short walk in Downtown Arlington Heights transports you to entertainment venues, stores and restaurants.
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Garden Walk & Unique Boutique June 24
Get your tickets early for the Arlington Heights Garden Walk & Unique Boutique on June 24.
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