Village of Palatine

November 1, 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.


Change your Clocks!

- Time to Fall Back -

Remember to set your clocks back one hour when you go to bed on Saturday. Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 a.m. marks the end of Daylight Saving Time.

Also, this is a good time to check and change your household fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Please review the tips from the Palatine Fire Department below:


Palatine Farmers' Market is Year Around!


The Winter Farmers' Market will offer 15 vendors inside the Metra Train Station beginning Saturday, November 2, from 8:00 a.m. until noon every first and third Saturday of the month. Visit the Palatine Sister Cities website to view the various services, entertainment and products available.

Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
Saturday, November 9


Palatine Library STEAM Fair

Saturday, November 16


The Palatine Public Library District invites everyone to discover, explore, and engage in critical thinking on Saturday, November 16, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Main Library's second annual STEAM Fair! Over 20 local businesses and organizations are bringing exciting activites that highlight subjects in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Pick up a map when you arrive to collect stamps and take home a bag of goodies. Welcome to everyone. For more information visit the library's website or call
847-358-5881, x184.

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, November 23

The holiday season arrives with a visit from Santa at Towne Square Park for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting! Join us Saturday, November 23 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and enjoy holiday music, cookies, hot chocolate, and pictures with Santa in the Towne Square gazebo.


Helping Community Families in Need

Each year the Palatine Township coordinates a number of programs which assist our neighbors in need. Helping families from our community is a wonderful way to celebrate the true meaning of the holiday season.

If you would like to help please visit the Palatine Township or click on the program below for information on how to donate:

Thanksgiving Food Basket
Angel Tree Gift Program
Toy Drive

The holidays are an extremely busy time of year for everyone so as an alternative to the above, the options below are also available:
  • Donate a gift card
  • Donate to the Food Pantry
  • Make a tax-deductible donation to the Palatine Township Needy Family Fund.
Thank you for your generosity and for more information visit the Palatine Township's website.

Annual Leaf Collection Program


The Public Works Department began its annual Curbside Leaf Collection Program on Monday, October 21, 2019. Each single-family residence has two scheduled pickups. A final pickup for all zones will begin on Monday, November 18. 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.

Upcoming Community Events

Whiskey 101
Twin Lakes
1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive
Friday, November 1, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Pre-registration required!

Palatine Winter Farmers' Market
Palatine Train Station Parking Lot
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, November 2, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Palatine High School Craft Fair
Palatine High School
1111 N. Rohlwing Road
Saturday, November 2, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

3rd Annual Fall Back Brew Fest 
Aquatic Center Parking Lot
340 E. Palatine Road
Saturday, November 2, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Turkey Shoot
Twin Lakes
1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive
Saturday, November 2, 12:00 p.m.

Palatine Cool Cities Team Meeting
Palatine Village Hall
200 E. Wood Street
Tuesday, November 5, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

District 211 Foundation - Realtors Against Homelessness
Stonegate Banquet Centre
2401 W. Higgins Road
Thursday, November 7, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Dinner
St. Theresa Church - Lower Dolan Center
455 N. Benton Street
Saturday, November 9, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Veteran's Day (Village Offices Closed)
Village Hall
200 E. Wood Street
Monday, November 11, All Day

Craft Fair
Salt Creek Sport Center
647 S. Consumers Avenue
Saturday, November 16, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Pre-registration required!

Princess Party & Superhero Party
Twin Lakes
1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive
Thursday, November 21, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Pre-registration required!

* 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

PEMA Volunteer


Next Village Council Meeting

Monday, November 4
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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