Village of Palatine

September 8, 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.

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Patriots Day Remembrance


Join the Palatine Fire and Police Departments on Monday, September 11, 2017 in honoring the sacrifices of those that lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The memorial ceremony will be held at the Palatine Firefighters Memorial at the corner of N. Brockway and W. Slade Street at 9:00 a.m.

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Citizen Alert

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. To get alerts for emergencies and other important community news, sign up for Citizen-Alert. The emergency notification system enables the Village to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather occurrences, critical road closures, missing persons, and potential evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods.

Harper Cert training

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

Individuals can get involved before disaster occurs by becoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trained. Harper College located in Palatine offers a CERT training course.

ake an active role in emergency preparedness and be ready to respond to natural disasters such as tornadoes, floods, or man made threats such as terrorism and public health threats. CERT training topics include setting up treatment areas, HAZMAT and fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, medical techniques, and more. CERT members are encouraged to take an active role in ongoing emergency preparedness projects within their communities. For more information and to register for the upcoming class, visit Harper's website here

Scarecrows on Parade

Participate in the 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, food 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 a.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 9, 7 AM to 1 PM

Jaycees Family Field Day

Falcon Park Recreation Center
2195 N. Hicks Road
Saturday, September 9, 10 AM to 12 PM

Community Garage Sale and Bake Sale
Palatine High School
1111 N. Rohlwing Road
Saturday, September 9, 11 AM to 4 PM

Forum: Homelessness in NW Suburbs
Presbyterian Church of Palatine
800 E. Palatine Road
Wednesday, September 13, 7 PM to 8:30 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

Next Village Council Meeting

September 11 
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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