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Valentine’s Day Events and Activities

Valentine’s Day Events and Activities

Happy February! And soon we’ll be saying “Happy Valentine’s Day”. You’ll find that the Elgin area is preparing for many themed events this month. Grab that special someone, the family or the girls to head out or tune into to an event about this LOVEely holiday!


Valentines for Veterans

Symonds-Madison Funeral Home
February 1 – February 10
Drop off your handwritten or store-bought valentines to the special Valentine mailbox in our lobby and cheer up a local veteran this Valentine’s Day! All valentines will be distributed to veterans in local nursing homes, hospitals, served by home care professionals, and veterans service organizations. Questions? Call or text Joy Symonds, 847-741-1168.
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Valentines Dance Party!

Gail Borden Public Library Online Event
February 9 at 10AM – 10:30AM
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at our virtual dance party! We will bop, dance & sing, as well as share sweet stories. Best for ages 3-6.
This event will be held on the virtual platform, Zoom. Please register and you will receive a link to the program via email one hour before the program.
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Easy Cake Truffles for Your Valentine

Gail Borden Public Library on Facebook Live
February 9 at 7PM – 7:30PM
Join Elda on Facebook Live and learn how to make a yummy Cake Truffle for Valentine’s Day! All you need is are a few simple ingredients. You will be amazed at how easy and delicious these Cake Truffles are! The hardest part is not eating them before you give them to your Valentine!

Ingredients: Cake mix (flavor of your choice), Frosting (whatever flavor you like). Melting chocolate and Sprinkles.
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Galentine’s Sip & Shop

River Street Collective
February 11 at 6PM – 9PM
Join us for a night to indulge in sweets, sips and shopping with your girlfriends! As a way of giving back to the community that has given us so much we are partnering with Go With The Flow! Go With the Flow is 501c3 nonprofit organization with a mission to provide individuals experiencing homelessness or living with financial limitations within Kane County with vital menstrual products, new underwear and toiletries. Their goal is to positively enable individuals to provide for their own menstrual and personal hygiene allowing them to feel confident and dignified.
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Galentine’s Day Modern Calligraphy at The Haight!

The Haight
February 11 at 6:30PM – 8PM
Join us for a night of sipping on champagne and pretty lettering! Whether you’re a stationery nerd, DIY Bride-to-be, or just a crafty individual, in this workshop you’ll be learning an introduction to modern calligraphy with a pointed dip pen and ink. We will cover all the basics and get you ready to add those special lettered details to your snail mail, wedding paper goods, home decor and more! The perfect crafty night out! Class includes 1.5 hours of instruction and demonstration, a glass of champagne, our beginner’s calligraphy kit (two nibs, black ink pot, 2 letter guides, tracing paper and straight pen holder), and all materials to write on. We will also make some valentine’s at the end of class! Everything is yours to keep at the end of the night!
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Decorate Your Own Wine Glasses

Fox River Valley Public Library District Online Event
February 11 at 7PM – 8PM
Decorate a pair of fun wine glasses with a Valentine’s Day theme. Pick up your supply kits at the Dundee Library Information Desk anytime from 2/6-2/11 and then join the group on Zoom as we chat and decorate.
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Valentines Day Weekend

February 12 – February 14 at 9 AM – 6 PM Each Day
Join us for Valentine’s Day Weekend at Meraki Market Hub! Grab your bestie for a Galentine’s Day out, surprise your wife with a fun visit to our multi-vendor market, or enjoy a few moments of alone time browsing our vendors and enjoying a warm drink from our coffee bar. Don’t forget to pre-order a Valentine’s Day Package, which includes a small bouquet, a delicious red velvet coffee, and a Valentine’s Day cookie to sweeten your day! We have three (3) different bouquet packages to choose from!
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Family Friday: Be My Valentine

Gail Borden Public Library Online Event
February 12 at 2PM – 3PM
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a virtual party full of stories, crafts, and more. Please register for event: http://bit.ly/3npffkA
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Fatsoz Valentine’s Surf & Turf Dinner!

February 12 – February 13 6PM – 10PM
Valentine’s Surf & Turf Dinner from 6-10pm FRIDAY AND SATURDAY! Come treat yourself or that special someone!
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Valentine’s Day Tea Tasting

River Street Collective
February 13 at 10AM – 2PM
Join us for a special Valentine’s day tea tasting at the River Street Shoppes.
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day! Celebremos el Día de San Valentín

Gail Borden Public Library Online Event
February 14 at 12PM – 12:30PM
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with stories, puppets and more! For children 2-6 and their families. ¡Celebra El Día de San Valentín con cuentos, títeres y más! Para niños 2-6 y sus familias. Join us to celebrate Valentine’s Day with stories, puppets, music and more! For children 2-6 years old and their families. This program will be in English and Spanish. ¡Acompáñanos a celebrar El Día de San Valentín con cuentos, títeres, musica y mucho más! Para niños 2-6 y sus familias. El programa será en español e inglés.
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