Softball Players Wanted: Dekalb Alano vs. Elgin Alano

Did you Know… The “Elgin Misfits” Summer Softball fellowship meets-up Sunday afternoons for batting/catch practice?

Each summer a group of Elgin recovery ‘misfits’ is challenged to play the Dekalb Alano, representing Elgin Alano, at their District 71 picnic.

This years game will be on August 11th at 1:00 pm at Katz Park in Dekalb, IL.  –> 

Practices begun in July on Sunday afternoons – no prior experience necessary, sidelines spectators and furry fans welcomed!  Bring your own glove if you have one – we’ll be forming a team and start game-play practices soon… so come out and give it a try, take a swing… why not?

Questions? Contact Coach Michelle B. @ 847-323-3978 – you may also connect you into the Private Facebook Group to meet you team-mates and discuss strategy!

Next meetup is Sunday July 22nd at  1:30 p.m St Hugh Of Lincoln Episcopal Church, 36W957 Highland Ave, Elgin, IL on Sundays. We have permission from church to use their field – hitting practice will last about 1-hr.

July 4th Cook-Out, Fellowship & Fireworks

Wednesday, July 4th @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

You’re invited to our 3rd Annual Independence Day 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! Bring a Dish or Game to Share!

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

Event Schedule:
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – BBQ Cook-Out & Potluck

8:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Ice Cream Social
9:30 pm, after the concert – Fireworks Mega Show!

The Fourth of July fireworks by the Grand Victoria Casino following the Kool & the Gang and The Commodores Summer Celebration Concert.  Please Note: 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 view of the fireworks along the fox river!  

More Details: City of Elgin July 4th Parade or Grand Victoria Concert Series

“Therefore dependence, as A.A. practices it, is really a means of gaining true independence of the spirit.” – 12&12 Step Three, p.36  
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2018-2019 Memberships available at our July 4th eventReminder: Locks will be changed June 24th at our Key Exchange and Sunday Brunch, please renew your membership Online or In-Person to retain access to the club!  Learn more about new member options: www.ElginAlanoClub.org/Membership

 

Rescheduled to Sept. 9 – District 22 Summer Picnic

Update: The picnic is rescheduled for Saturday, September 9.

Same time, same place: Wing Park Shelter 1, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

To all of our District 22 fellowship:

“The 7/22 Summer Picnic has been postponed due to flooding at Wing Park in Elgin. We will be rescheduling the Summer Picnic for another date but that is still to be determined. Hopefully within a few weeks. Sorry for the inconvenience.”

— Original Post —

District 22 Summer Picnic Fun for Families & Fellowship!

Saturday July 22 @ Wing Park Elgin, IL

Time: 10am – 4pm

BBQ Grilling of Hot Dogs and Burgers, Please Bring a Side Dish to Pass if you can!

Food, Pop & Water supplies – Raffle Prizes and 50/50 all day

Outdoor Games for kids, big and small!

Independence Day Cook-Out, Potluck and Fireworks

Monday, July 4th @ 6:00 pm – Dusk

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

Come out with your friends and family support your club, enjoy Elgin and the Grand Victoria’s free concert and the fireworks show on the Fox River as we serve Food, Fellowship and Fun to celebrate Independence and Freedom on July 4th – B.Y.O.C (Bring Your Own Chair!) 

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 interior of the club open, tables setup outside for dinning and will be raising monies by selling Monster Drinks and Trinkets to the general public.  Suggested Food Donation $3 Members, $5 Non-Members & Kids are Free!

Event Schedule:
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
– BBQ & Potluck

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Ice Cream Social
9:15 pm – Dusk – Fireworks Show!

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

FireworksAdditional Elgin Activities for Monday, July 4th, 2016

  • The 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association’s (DNA) Fourth of July Parade begins with an All-American Pooch Parade at 8:30am.
  • Then, stepping off at 9am the “Going for the Gold” 2016 Fourth of July parade begins!
  • The Parade Route is Along Douglas Avenue – From Slade Ave to the north and ending at Highland Ave to the south.  Bring your own blanket/chair to enjoy the 2+ hour parade with over 100+ entries – enjoy the large trucks, creative floats, music, dancing, BMX bike stunts, cheerleaders, tumblers, marching bands and all the other entertaining acts and floats!

Downtown Elgin is open for business!

Many of the shops and restaurants are open to welcome the community! After the parade stop by Soulful Sparrow, Elgin Antiques & Uniques, and our many other unique shops, or make your way to Side Street Studio Arts for their 3rd Annual Americana Jubilee, which will feature a pie-eating contest, dunk tank, and many other fun family-friendly activities.

From there, take a stroll along Elgin’s Riverside Drive Promenade, along the scenic Fox River, and then make your way to Festival Park, where the Grand Victoria Casino will continue the tradition of their Summer Concert Series!  Then, sit back in your seats and enjoy the GVC Fireworks display in Downtown Elgin! It will prove to be a spectacular event!

Grand Victoria Casino’s 4th of July Celebration Fireworks/Concert Information

  • The Grand Victoria Concert starts at 5:30pm (admission fees apply for Festival Park)
  • Fireworks will be deployed from National Street bridge at approximately 9:30pm – the fireworks show/viewing is FREE along Riverside Drive Promenade, bring your blanket and chair!
  • Plenty of Free Parking in Downtown Elgin!