Village of Palatine

September 1, 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.

Labor Day

Village Hall Closed in Observance of the Labor Day Holiday

Village Hall will be closed on Monday, September 4 and will reopen on Tuesday, September 5 at 8:00 a.m. The Village of Palatine wishes you and your loved ones a safe and happy Labor Day!

Holiday Refuse Collection for the Labor Day Holiday

All refuse collections for the Village of Palatine are scheduled for pickup one day later during the week of Labor Day.

Refuse collected on Mondays will be collected Tuesday, September 5. Refuse collected on Tuesdays will be collected Wednesday, September 6, and Wednesdays collection will be collected on Thursday, September 7. 

If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the Environmental Health Division at (847) 359-9090. See our website for more information. 

Holiday Garbage Collection
Scarecrows on Parade

10th Annual Scarecrows on Parade

Scarecrows still available to enter in 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:
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. 

Palatine Rotary Oktoberfest

Rotary Club of Palatine

Oktoberfest Celebration
September 15 - 17

The Oktoberfest celebration is held in downtown Palatine at the corner of Smith and Slade Streets. Free admission, authentic German music and good and activities for all ages!

Raffles will be held to support local charities and community projects.

Friday, September 15, 5 p.m. to Midnight

  • Opening Ceremonies, 5 p.m.
  • Phenix performs, 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 16, Noon to Midnight
  • Oktoberfest Family Bike Ride, 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Family Day, Noon to 3:30 p.m.
  • Die Musikmeisters performs, 3:30 p.m.
  • Phenix performs, 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 17, Noon to 6 p.m.
  • Die Musikmeisters performs, 3:30 p.m.
  • Johnny Wagner performs, 8 p.m.
To view a complete schedule of event or for more information, visit Palatine Rotary or email

Upcoming Community Events

Palatine Summer Farmers' Market

Palatine Train Station Parking Lot
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, September 2, 7 AM to 1 PM

Harper College Apprenticeship Information

Harper College
1200 W. Algonquin Road
Wojcik Conference Center - Bldg. W, Room 218
Tuesday, September 5, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age
Immanuel Lutheran Church and School
200 N. Plum Grove Road
Thursday, September 7, 7 PM to 9 PM

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

Employment Opportunities

School Crossing Guard
Palatine Police Department

Sanitarian/Associate Sanitarian
Community Services

Next Village Council Meeting

September 5 
7 PM, Council Chambers

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

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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