Originally the Miller, the Woodstock Theatre just off the square maintains much of its original 1920’s glory from its twinkling marquee to its ornate interior features, plus the technology and conveniences of modern moviegoing. This unique attraction is due in no small part to a family with a passion for keeping downtown theaters alive and well.

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Louanne Ho, owner of Creative Occasions, finds joy in the difference made by her downtown Algonquin boutique. All-natural body products and artisan-crafted and fair trade items draw shoppers in and better the world all at once.

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3-D Bowl, adjacent to Sideouts Bar & Eatery in Island Lake, gears up for another season as it hosts leagues, friends and families from all over the region.

 

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Get geared up to make a grand entrance on the first day of class. Try some of these back-to-school beauty secrets from the pros at Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas to catch everyone’s eye!

 

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Long a tradition in McHenry County, seasonal farmers markets feature local vendors selling fresh produce, food, plants, flowers and more. 

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Summer is a great time to keep children’s minds growing while having fun with new and old friends. From fine arts to martial arts, sports to nature, there’s a great program for every interest and age group!

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Deadheading – or removing spent blossoms – proves beneficial for your garden’s aesthetics and creates potential for more blooms.

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Anyone can take a crack at adventure gardening with native plants and flowers. So ‘dress to till’ with a pair of grubby jeans, crunch a garden hat on your head and let’s get started!

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For severely at-risk teens in McHenry County, the Day Reporting Center (DRC) is a safe place to learn about how to make choices for a lifetime of success.

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Taste your way to wellness this summer at local farmers markets!

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