July 4th Cook-Out, Fellowship & Fireworks

July 4th Cook-Out, Fellowship & Fireworks 1

Independence Day
Cook-out & Fireworks

When

Thursday, July 4th, 2019
6pm – 9:30pm (Fireworks @ Dusk)

Where

Elgin Alano Club @ Riverside Promenade
73 S. Riverside Drive, Downtown, Elgin, Illinois 60120

Join us for an evening of sobriety, fellowship and recovery! 

Our festivities will be held in the roped-off rear EAC parking lot area and along Riverside Drive Promenade. Bring your own blanket or chair to reserve one of the best spots to watch the fireworks along the Fox River!  We will have the club open, grills cooking, tables setup outside for dinning and will be raising monies by selling Monsters and Glo-Trinkets to the general public during the Fireworks show.

Questions? Contact Laurie Faith @ 815.263.7658 or elginalanoclub@gmail.com

Event Schedule

6pm Cook-Out & Potluck
8pm Ice Cream Social
9pm Fireworks Show

2019-2020 Memberships

New EAC Memberships & Key Exchange for renewals will also be available!

Raffles & Games

50/50 Mega Raffle Winner to be selected on July 3rd!
· Tickets on sale now, winner need not be present.

Multiple Raffle Baskets and Gift Cards to be won!
· Tickets: 1 for $1 or 6 for $5

Bags Tournament & Games!

Food & Donations*

Burgers, Hot Ddogs, Sides, Chips, Ice Cream, Coffee & Soda

$3 Members
$5 Non-Members
Kids Always Eat Free!
     * Suggested Donation 

Bring a Dish or Game to Share with Friends!

Door Locks and Key-Swap – Membership Open House

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You asked and we listened – NEW Membership Levels and Benefits available for 2018-2019!

  • For those who want to support the club and receive benefits, but do not require a key… We have the Patron Membership for as little as $5 a month or $50 a year!
  • For those who chair meetings, use the club for sponsorship and 12-steps activities and would like the benefits of access… We have the Key-Holder Membership for $70 individual or $120 family!

Visit our membership page to learn more and/or enroll online! 

Door Locks will be swapped on Sunday, June 24th during our Sunday Open Speaker Brunch

  • Join us from 1:00 pm – 3:30pm on June 24th to swap your existing key or pick-up a new key
  • Second Chance to enroll or renew will be available at our July 4th Cook-Out and Fireworks too

New & Renewing Membership Signups will be available for attendees of the Open Speaker Brunch after Noon and during extended hours. Memberships are 100% Tax-Deductible – Your financial support helps us keep our doors open as a resource to the Elgin Area Recovery Community!  – Cash, Check, Credit or PayPal Accepted

EAC Cook-Out, Fellowship & Fireworks – Membership Key Swap Open House

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Saturday, July 1st @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

You’re invited to our Annual Independence Day Weekend celebration along Riverside Drive Promenade!

Join us for an evening of sobriety and recovery!  Our festivities will be held in the roped-off rear EAC parking lot area and along Riverside Drive Promenade. We will have the club open, tables setup outside for dinning and will be raising monies by selling Monster Drinks and Glo-Trinkets to the general public.

* Suggested Donation  – $3 Members, $5 Non-Members & Kids Eat Free! Riverside Dr. will be Closed to Vehicle Traffic

2017-2018 Membership Key Exchange will be conducted at our July 1st event – Reminder: Locks will be changed end of June, please renew your membership Online or In-Person to retain access to the club!

Membership Rates are $70 Individual – $120 Family, Learn more: www.ElginAlanoClub.org/Membership

Questions? Contact Laurie Faith @ 815.263.7658 or elginalanoclub@gmail.com

Event Schedule:
  7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Member Key Exchange, BBQ Cook-Out & Potluck

  9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Ice Cream Social
10:15 pm, after the concert – Fireworks Mega Show!

The Fourth of July fireworks will be on July 1st at 10:30pm. Riverside Drive will be closed for this so that residents can view the display, we will reserve our own seating section out on the promenade for the best views, like last year! 

“Therefore dependence, as A.A. practices it, is really a means of gaining true independence of the spirit.” – 12&12 Step Three, p.36  

Members Key-Swap Open House

July 1st |  7:00pm – 9:00pm

New & Renewing Members – $70 (July 2016 – June 2017) – 1 Key and Membership Benefits

Family Membership – $120 (July 2016 – June 2017) – 2 Keys and Duel Membership Benefits

New & Renewing Membership Signups will be available for attendees of the Open Speaker Brunch at Noon and during extended hours. Memberships are 100% Tax-Deductible – Your financial support helps us keep our doors open as a resource to the Elgin Area Recovery Community!  – Cash, Check, Credit or PayPal Accepted

Learn More!


Enjoy music by Gretchen Wilson with The Loving Mary Band, Charlie Daniels Band, Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys from the Grand Victoria’s Summer Concert Series at near-by Festival Park. We have a prime spot to enjoy the *free fireworks show* on the Fox River as we serve Food, Fellowship and Fun to celebrate our national and personal Independence – B.Y.O.C (Bring Your Own Chair!) 

Saturday July 1, 2017
Show begins at 6:00 p.m.
Gates open at 4:00 p.m.
Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin, IL
Festival Park in Elgin, Illinois
Ticket prices:
Sections 101-205 – $65 – Sections 301-404 – $50
Lawn – $25 – Above ticket prices do not include applicable service fees.
Rain or shine.  No coolers or outside food and beverage allowed.

Sunday Open Speaker Brunch & Membership Key Swap Day

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June 26th, 2016 – Sunday Open Speaker Brunch

Doors Open @ Noon – Speaker @ 12:50 pm

We’re happy to have Ron E. from Elgin share his 29+ years of experience, strength, and hope with us!

$3 Members / $5 Non-Members / Kids ARE ALWAYS Free! 

Elgin Alano Club – 73 S. Riverside Dr., Elgin, IL

Bring a Dish to Pass and get in for FREE! 


Members Key-Swap Open House

June 26th |  2:00pm – 4:00pm

New & Renewing Members – $70 (July 2016 – June 2017) – 1 Key and Membership Benefits

Family Membership – $120 (July 2016 – June 2017) – 2 Keys and Duel Membership Benefits

New & Renewing Membership Signups will be available for attendees of the Open Speaker Brunch at Noon and during extended hours. Memberships are 100% Tax-Deductible – Your financial support helps us keep our doors open as a resource to the Elgin Area Recovery Community!  – Cash, Check, Credit or PayPal Accepted

Learn More!