Village of Palatine

November 9, 2018

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.

Annual Leaf Collection Program

Leaf Collection

The Public Works Department began its annual Curbside Leaf Collection Program on Monday, October 15, 2018. Each single-family residence has two scheduled pickups. A final pickup for all zones will begin on Monday, November 12, 2018. Please click here to look up your scheduled collection days. All raked leaves must be placed into the street and ready for pickup no later than 7:00 a.m. on scheduled days, but no earlier than 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to collection.

For collection guidelines or more information, visit our website or call Public Works at (847) 705-5200.

Holiday Tree

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join us in Towne Square for the Village of Palatine's Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 17 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  This event features Santa and the Mayor of Palatine!  Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate, festive music, and take pictures with Santa.

Village of Palatine Water Survey

 To comply with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-Connection Control requirements, the Village of Palatine is requiring all water customers to complete the survey found here

For any questions regarding this survey, please contact the Public Works Department at (847) 705-5200.

Business Expo and Community Showcase

Business Expo

The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Business Expo and Community Showcase from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Falcon Park Recreation Center,

2195 N. Hicks Road in Palatine.

At this free community event, attendees will enjoy all-day entertainment, raffles and giveaways with more than 50 local businesses and organizations showcasing their wares and services, in addition to entertainment and interactive demonstrations that are scheduled throughout the day. Family-friendly activities will include a kid’s entertainment area with face painting, balloon animals, crafts and local mascots, along with storytelling, a magic show, K-9 demonstration, musical performances and more.

For more information visit the Palatine Chamber of Commerce.

Winter Clothing Drive

The Palatine Police Department is collecting new and gently used coats and winter clothing for all ages. Drop off is the in the Palatine Police Department Lobby, 595 N. Hicks Road.

You may drop off clothing in the large collection box in our front lobby anytime now through Friday, November 30 at noon.

The clothing will benefit the P.A.T.H. Program here in Palatine.  Thank you for your generosity!


Holiday Used Book Sale

Friends of Palatine Library will hold a Holiday Used Book Sale Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 18. Choose from like-new, donated items including books for a wide-array of genres, CDs, and DVDs suitable for gift giving. Antique books prior to 1950, comic books, graphic art, and more for sale at reasonable prices! Come early to check out the great selection and discount pricing that the sale offers. Free Admission. 

Sale hours: 
Friday, November 16, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 17, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 18, 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m

All items are half price! All proceeds from the sale benefit Palatine Public Library District. The Friends group funds the Summer and Winter Reading Programs, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program, and other projects which have included furniture, new collections, and more. For more information, please visit  Friends of the Palatine Library.
Book Sale

Holidays on the Town Takes Place Friday, November 16

Holidays on the Town

The holiday season is fast approaching, and the Downtown Palatine Business Association is helping area residents kick it off with the very popular, Holidays on the Town event on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in downtown Palatine!

The DPBA Holiday Trolley will whisk attendees around to the 24 participating businesses- quaint shops, storefronts and restaurants - in Palatine's historic downtown. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine tastings will be offered at select locations, in addition to raffles, product and service demonstrations, special giveaways and other seasonal offers.

A Holidays on the Town Passport is required to participate in the event, and to ride on the Holiday Trolley. Passports are available for pre-purchase at any of the participating locations, and on the night of the event for $5. For more information, visit Downtown Palatine Business Association.

Upcoming Community Events

Chili Cook-Off
City Limits Harley-Davidson
2015 N. Rand Road
Saturday, November 10, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Dinner
St. Theresa Parish, Lower Dolan Center
445 N. Benton Street
Saturday, November 10, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Barb Sorensen Concert at Norwegian Heritage Fest
AYUA Ukrainian Center
136 E. Illinois Avenue
Sunday, November 11, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

POC's Annual Artisan's Market
Partners for Our Communities
1585 N Rand Road
Thursday, November 15, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Paint Night 
Palatine Hills Golf Course
512 W Northwest Highway
Friday, November 16, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Palatine Winter Farmers' Market
Palatine Train Station Parking Lot
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, November 16, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Salt Creek Park District Craft Fair
Salt Creek Sports Center
647 S. Consumers Avenue
Saturday, November 17, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

Employment Opportunities

PEMA Volunteer

Seasonal Snow Plow Driver
Public Works

Next Village Council Meeting

Monday, November 12
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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