Village of Palatine

September 20, 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.


Rotary Club of Palatine

Oktoberfest Celebration

September 20 - 22

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 20, 5 p.m. to Midnight

Saturday, September 21, Noon to Midnight

Sunday, September 22, Noon to 6 p.m.

To view a complete schedule of event or for more information, visit Palatine Rotary or email

Car Seat Check Event Wednesday, September 25

Palatine Police Headquarters (595 N. Hicks Road) 

9:00 a.m. to noon


Click here to view the 2019 Fall Palatine Newsletter.


Twin Lakes 2nd Annual Youth Obstacle Course Race

Saturday, September 21, 9:30 a.m.

Join us for our 2nd annual Youth Obstacle Course Race at Twin Lakes. The race is 1.25 miles long (2K) and will take adventurous youth between the ages of 6-14 years old on a fun run through the perimeter of Twin Lakes. Participants will encounter 17 man-made and natural obstacles that will challenge their physical ability and determination. All participants will receive a goodie bag, and bragging rights. Awards will be given for the overall male & female winners and medals for top 3 in each age category. The race will run rain or shine!  *6 year old's must be accompanied by at least one registered adult over 18 years old. Fee: $30/person day of race(cash only) or register online at


Palatine Kiwanis Peanut Days

Kiwanis members and supporting groups will be on Village streets and at various retail stores on Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28.  Palatine Kiwanis will be collecting donations to support service projects and to make monetary donations to youth and civic groups in the area.  The primary focus of the Palatine Kiwanis is to serve children, seniors, veterans, the needy and the disabled.  As a ‘Thank You’ for donations, a small bag of their famous Kiwanis Peanuts will be offered. 

Palatine Fire Department Open House

Saturday, October 5


The Palatine Fire Department will be hosting their annual open house on Saturday, October 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Station 84 (220 W. Illinois Avenue). Families are invited to tour the Station and get up close with the equipment. There will be a variety of fun and exciting activities for kids too. This is a great opportunity to meet your local firefighters, witness live educational demonstrations, and learn more about the services the Fire Department, and other groups/services, provide the Palatine community.

Upcoming Community Events

Palatine Summer Farmers' Market
Palatine Train Station Parking Lot
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, September 21, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Fall Campout at Palatine Stables
Palatine Stables
1510 W. Northwest Highway
Friday-Sat., September 20-21, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Game On! ARTS by the Glass
Metropolis Ballroom
6 S. Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL
Friday, September 20, 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Paint Night - (Candy/Pet Treat Container)
Twin Lakes
1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive
Friday, September 20, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is required

Palatine Jaycees Fit Family Field Day
Falcon Park Recreation Center
2195 N. Hicks Road
Saturday, September 21, 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

St. John UCC Annual Craft Fair & Flea Market
St. John United Church of Christ
1475 W. Algonquin Road
Saturday, September 21, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Oktoberfest Casual Bicycle Ride
Towne Square Park
175 W. Slade Street
Saturday, September 21, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Rock-a-Bully Benefit Concert 
Lamplighter Inn Tavern & Grille
60 N. Bothwell Street
Saturday, September 21, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

14th Annual Girls' Night Out
Durty Nellies
180 N. Smith Street
Thursday, September 26, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Clayson House Museum Anniversary Celebration
Clayson House Museum
224 E. Palatine Road
Sunday, October 6, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Employment Opportunities

Seasonal - Snow Plow Driver
Public Works

Maintenance Worker I/II
Public Works

PEMA Volunteer


Next Village Council Meeting

Monday, October 7
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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