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Third Annual Smallville Superfest in Plano August 15-17

In the summer of 2011, Warner Brothers and DC Comics chose Plano, Illinois to represent “Smallville” in the Superman movie “Man of Steel.

Fox Valley Amazing Race returns Aug. 9 for more frenetic fun

The Fox Valley Park District’s local adaptation of the famously frenetic TV show “The Amazing Race” returns on Saturday,
Aug. 9, when the sixth annual rendition of the event will be held starting at 9 a.m. from the Eola Community Center.


Arresting Subject

A "subject" is detained by Kane County Sheriff's Department SWAT-team members in a demonstration at the 47th annual Sugar Grove Corn Boil at Volunteer Park Saturday. Last year about 30,000 ears of corn were served at the event which benefits local organizations. (Al Benson photo)

Learn to Ride and Care for Horses at Camelot 

Camelot Farm, located near the
intersection of Orchard and
Reservation Roads (35 Chippewa
Drive, Oswego, 60543, 630/551-
0145), has been in business since 1998. Regardless of your age, skill or horsemanship level, the friendly family-oriented programs will suit every need.


KCSO: Family Fun Fest

Kendall County Special Olympics: Friends and Family, Family Fun Fest July 19th 2014

Yorkville- Kendall County Special Olympics Friends and Family held its annual Family Fun Fest at the
American Legion post # 489 in Yorkville on July 19th 2014.
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Selfie with Santa

Santa Claus, Paul Eggert of Aurora, right, posed for a selfie with a mom and son at the Banana Split ice cream parlor in Aurora Thursday, July 24. His Thursday appearance culminated three daily visits to help raise funds and toys for the Aurora Salvation Army. (Al Benson photo)

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Geocaching 101: Finding Hidden Caches Using GPS Devices

North Aurora's Amy Bollengier, left, sampled geocaching--using a global positioning system receiver or mobile device to hide and seek containers called geocaches--at Messenger Library in North Aurora Saturday, July 19. Nathan deRover of Chicago, right, was one of two geocaching experts who presented "Geocaching 101: A Worldwide Scavenger Hunt." After a lecture by Elise Taylor of Geocachers of Northeastern Illinois, audience members used GPS devices to seek five geocaches hidden on the library grounds. (Al Benson photo)


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