Village of Palatine

August 11, 2017

Welcome to the Village of PalatinE-Newsletter

The Village of Palatine wishes to share community news, events and information important to the residents it serves. The Village of Palatine will release a weekly PalatinE-Newsletter keeping our subscribers informed of the happenings within the Village of Palatine.

Blood Drive

Village Hosts Blood Donation Drive
Thursday, August 17 

The Palatine Board of Health is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Palatine Village Hall, 200 E. Wood Street, in Community Room B. The blood drive will be conducted by LifeSource.

The blood donation takes approximately 10-15 minutes, and the entire process from registration to post-donation refreshments takes about one hour. For more information about the donation process or to schedule an appointment to give blood, please contact LifeSource at 877-543-3768 or visit Walk-ins are welcome. 

If residents cannot make the August 17 blood drive, the Village will host another blood drive on Thursday, October 19, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Scarecrows on Parade

10th Annual Scarecrows on Parade

Enter the 10th annual scarecrow decorating contest as part of the Palatine Rotary Club's 2017 Oktoberfest Festival. Home Depot in Palatine will provide 20 scarecrow skeletons, so don't wait!

Call the Palatine Public Works Department at (847) 705-5200 to reserve your scarecrow today!

Scarecrow Skeleton Pick Up:
Monday, August 21
Public Works Department 
148 W. Illinois Ave.
Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM

Judging and Award Ceremony:
Drop off skeletons at the corner of Brockway and Slade Streets by 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 16. Judging will take place at 12:00 p.m.

The award ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the Oktoberfest Main Tent.
*All participating scarecrows will remain on display along the rail walk fence. 

Sweet Pea Pet Parade

Annual Sweet Pea Pet Parade
Sunday, August 27, 2017

Hosted by Foxglove Cottage and The Music Room

Please arrive at the Towne Square Gazebo
(Smith Street & Palatine Road) by 11:15am. 

Click here to register.

Cycle Fest

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Hosted by the Bike Club
of Palatine

An event for the whole family, just bring a bike and helmet.  
Please meet at Town Square at 9:30am, rain or shine (unless there is lighting).

Click here to register.
Cycle Fest
Street Fest August 25-27, 2017

The annual fest will feature food from Artistic Cuisine, Brother’s Ribs, Christie’s Dairy Delights, Heybeck’s Market, Siri Thai, Slice of Chicago, Sweet C’s, Taqueria la Rosita, and Tre Amici Pizza.
Don’t forget to bring the family to the Kid’s Zone area.  There will be games, entertainment, and moon jumps!  Entertainment includes a balloon artist, magicians, and various demonstrations featuring Police K-9s, Martial Arts, dancers, theater, and more.  While you are there, visit the local nonprofit organizations and see how they are making a difference in your community.

The fest will be rocking all weekend long with numerous bands from all different genres.  

2017 Street Fest Lineup
7th Heaven Band
Sister Hazel Band
Wedding Banned Band

Check out our Street Fest website, Facebook page and Eventbrite for participating food vendors, nonprofit organizations, and scheduled activities for kids and families. 

Upcoming Community Events

Palatine Summer Farmers' Market

Palatine Train Station Parking Lot
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, August 12, 7 AM to 1 PM

Charity Rummage Sale

Immanuel Lutheran Church & School
200 N. Plum Grove Road
Saturday, August 12, 8 AM to 12:30 PM

Bobcat Blitz Fun Run

Immanuel Lutheran Church & School
200 N. Plum Grove Road
Sunday, August 13, 10 AM to 2 PM

Backpacks, Blessings & BBQ at the Bandshell

Fred Hall Amphitheater - Community Park
262 E. Palatine Road
Sunday, August 13, 10:45 AM to 2 PM

* Palatine community groups are welcome to submit public events to our event calendar by filling out an event calendar request

2017 Summer Newsletter

Village Summer Newsletter

Check out the Village of Palatine upcoming events in our Summer newsletter here!

Next Village Council Meeting

August 21 
7 PM, Council Chambers

*Please note, the Council Meeting scheduled for Monday, August 14 has been cancelled .

*To view current and past agendas and packets or to view videos of the council meetings, please click here.

Employment Opportunities

Maintenance Worker 1 - Street Division
Public Works Department

School Crossing Guard
Palatine Police Department

Sanitarian/Associate Sanitarian
Community Services

Village of Palatine

Village of Palatine

200 East Wood Street
Palatine, Illinois
(847) 358-7500

Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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