Planit 10: Things to do June 13-17
Looking for something to do this weekend? We have 10 suggestions.
BERKSHIRE BALLET THEATRE
WHEN: 7 p.m. June 14-15
WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: The Berkshire Ballet Theatre, schooled at the Summers Academy of Dance, will present its 17th year of choreography and technical excellence in the performing arts. This event will include all of the Summers Academy of Dance students, Starr Dancers and Summers Dance Crews. Tickets: $17.50. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.
McHENRY CITY BAND CONCERTS
WHEN: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 1
WHERE: Veterans Memorial Park, 1450 Court St., McHenry
COST & INFO: Outdoor jazz concert. Upcoming performances: June 13: Member Favorites; June 20, Audience Request Night; June 27, Audience Request Night II; July 4, Patriotic Night; Jul 11, Family Night; July 18, Fiesta Days; July 25, Summer Fun; Aug. 1, Season Finale. Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food available. Information: www.mchenrycityband.com.
CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES
WHEN: 7 p.m. June 13 through July 18
WHERE: Lions Park Rotary Bandshell, 1170 Silver Lake Road, Cary
COST & INFO: Sponsored by the Cary Park District. Schedule: June 13, Teen Battle of the Band; June 20, Lisa Rene Band (variety); June 27, Crazy Talk (country); July 11, Alex & the Allstars (‘70s until now); July 18, Ocean Blu Jazz Ensemble (jazz). Free. Information: 847-639-6100 or www.carypark.com.
THE GREATER FOX VALLEY CHAPTER OF USA DANCE
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. June 15
WHERE: Woodstock VFW Hall, 240 N. Throop St., Woodstock
COST & INFO: “Papa Loves Salsa” evening of dancing, socializing and fun. Complimentary Salsa lesson taught by Frank and Jackie Penze. Dress code is dressy/casual. No jeans or gym shoes. Door prizes. Admission: $8 members, $10 seniors, $12 nonmembers. Doors open 7 p.m. Information: 847-639-8699, www.dancefoxvalley.org or www.dancewithfrankandjackie.com.
BARNSTORMER DAYS ANNUAL FLY-IN
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15
WHERE: Galt Airport, 5112 Greenwood Road, Wonder Lake
COST & INFO: Featuring vintage airplanes and automobiles, prizes, pancake breakfast, brat and hamburger lunch and more. Presented by the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 932. Sponsored by McHenry County Community Foundation, JB Aviation, Knots 2 U and Aircraft Spruce. Free admission. Fee for breakfast and/or lunch and biplane rides. Information: www.eaa932.org.
BIG WHEEL RACE
WHEN: June 15
WHERE: Main Beach, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Ages 3 to 5 race their Big Wheels on the blacktop in the Main Beach parking lot. Registration required. Information: www.crystallakeparks.org.
GREEN STREET CRUISE NIGHTS
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 30
WHERE: Route 120 and Green Street, McHenry
COST & INFO: Schedule: June 17, Oldsmobile; June 24, Ford (live music); July 1, Ladies Night Cars; July 8, Buick (live music); July 15, Race Cars & Exotics; July 22, Pre-World War II; July 29, Trucks; Aug. 5, Motorcycles, Model T, Model A (live music); Aug. 12, European/Sport Cars (liv music); Aug. 19, Fast & Furious (sport compacts, Asian cars, live music); Aug. 26, Orphan Makes (models no longer made); Sept. 2, Chevrolet (live music); Sept. 9, Back to the ‘50s; Sept. 16, Pony Cars (Mustang, Camaro, Firebird, etc., live music); Sept. 23, Mopar (Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram); Sept. 30, Street Rod & Street Machines. Information: 815-728-0404 or www.letiziafinancial.com.
WHEN: through Aug. 31
WHERE: Illinois Railway Museum, 7000 Olson Road, east of Union
COST & INFO: Exhibit honoring the lives of women on the North Shore Line continues through Aug. 31. Schedule: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October. Fares: $10 adults, $7 children, $38 families weekdays (except holidays); $10 adults, $7 children, $38 families weekends April and October; $14 adults, $10 children, $50 families weekends May through September. Information: 815-923-4000 or www.irm.org.
ART ON THE FOX
WHEN: June 15-16
WHERE: downtown Algonquin
COST & INFO: This is an annual public art program featuring artwork on display in both indoor and outdoor locations. Information: www.algonquin.org.
CAMP I SUMMER ART CAMP
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 17-20
WHERE: Creative Artistry Fine Arts School, 400 Highland Ave., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Summer art camp for ages 6-10 with art activities, projects and summer fun adventures. Cost: $168. All supplies included. Registration and information: 815-404-6520 or www.creativeartistryschool.com.