Events @ a Glance: Mind and Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.

Get Out & Play! Ideas to Make the Most of Your Winter

Cabin Fever setting in? Feeling a little down from all those overcast days? Cheer up, sunshine! No matter if you enjoy the frigid outdoors or a cozy room with a…
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Events @ a Glance: Mind and Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.






Reviving the Chautauqua in McHenry County

In the days before television, radio and internet, McHenry County residents learned about current events and national trends during the annual Chautauqua. Discover why the Chautauqua at one time was the celebration of the summer.






Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.






9 Must-Experience Winter Adventures

We choose to see snow not as a deterrent to fun, but as the very thing that makes winter exceptional. Explore some of the destinations and activities that only get better when cold winds blow.






Time for Camp: Keep Young Minds and Bodies Moving this Season

School’s almost out, and with summer comes lots of extra free time for our area youngsters. Discover a few local programs that can help to keep these young minds active, enlightened and prepared for a new year.






Hear the Sweet Sounds of Summer

Summertime is nearly here, and so are a variety of outdoor musical shows, from major headliners to local acts. See a summary of a few local hotspots inside.






It’s All About the Bags in This Game

Call it bags, bean bag toss, cornhole — but don’t say it’s not competitive. Discover a Crystal Lake league where every bean bag counts.






Six Ways to Have Fun Outdoors

So what if it’s cold and icy outside? That’s half the fun! Join Paul Anthony Arco as he discovers six fun, sometimes unusual ways to enjoy cold temperatures and icy landscapes this season.