Village of Palatine

August 9, 2019

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.


Community Blood Drive Being Held Thursday, August 15

The Palatine Board of Health is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Thursday, August 15, 2019 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 Vitalant, formerly known as LifeSource. Donating blood is one of the easiest ways to give back to your community. The donation itself 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 Vitalant at 877-258-4825 or visit
.  Walk-ins are welcome.

Construction Alert

Dundee Road Lane Closure

East-bound Dundee Road has been reduced to one lane of traffic to the west and east of Denise Drive.
The Village of Palatine is installing a new water main on Denise Drive, which will connect to the existing main on Dundee Road. East-bound Dundee Road will be reduced to one lane of traffic to the west and east of Denise Drive (in front of the Deer Grove Shopping Center). Work is anticipated to be complete within the next three weeks, depending on weather. Access will be maintained for traffic to enter the Deer Grove Center parking lot at Denise Drive. All traffic exiting the shopping center will be directed to use Lynda Drive.
Denise Drive north of Dundee Road is also closed to all through traffic during this time. Local traffic is allowed. No detour route is posted.
Thank you for your patience during this public improvement project. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Public Works Department at (847) 705-5200.


Falcon Park Open House to Showcase Facility Opportunities

Palatine Park District is hosting a free Open House at the Falcon Park Recreation Center facility located at 2195 N. Hicks Road in Palatine. The Open House will be held from 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturday, August 10. The event is free and open to the public and will include a variety of activities and events.
Falcon Park Recreation Center offers many rental possibilities from small meetings to large events. Two spaces will be available for viewing to see a sample room set up for a banquet for 80 people and a gymnasium set up for a 128 person event. In addition, a variety of birthday party options are offered at Falcon Park. At the Open House families are invited to try out bubble soccer, nerf adventure party, gym sports party, the inflatable obstacle course, and a bounce castle.

Palatine Children's Chorus Hosts Welcome Night
for New Singers


Palatine Childrens' Chorus (PCC) has been making music in the Palatine Community since 1987 and the chorus is open to all children ages 4 to 18 who love to sing. Chorus staff members are hosting free Welcome Nights on Monday, August 19 and Wednesday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Palatine Park District's Community Center, Room 1C, 250 E. Wood Street, Palatine. Interested singers are invited to attend one of these informational nights with a parent to learn about PCC, meet the staff and have a mini voice lesson. 


2019 Downtown Palatine Street Fest
August 23 - 25, 2019

The Village of Palatine will host the annual Palatine Street Fest on Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25, 2018. 

Join us for live entertainment, food and family fun! Headlining bands will include Sixteen Candles, The Cadillac Three and Mr. Blotto (Woodstock Set).

Please visit the Street Fest website or Eventbrite for the most up to date information. 

Upcoming Community Events

Palatine Summer Farmers' Market
Palatine Train Station Parking Lot
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, August 10, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sounds of Summer - American English
Fred P. Hall Amphitheater
256 E. Palatine Road
Friday, August 9, 8:00 p.m.

Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing
Palatine Hills Golf Course
512 W. Northwest Highway
Saturday, August 16, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Mamma Mia! at Cutting Hall
Cutting Hall Performing Art Center
150 E. Wood Street
Friday-Sunday, August 16-18 & 23-25, 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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

Next Village Council Meeting

Monday, August 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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