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Petra’s Recession Seven

July 10, 2019 • 8:00 pm

Free

Petra’s Recession Seven is comprised of internationally recognized Chicago musicians. Formed at the peak of the 2008 Recession, they play 1920s/30s Chicago-style Hot Jazz through 1940s Big Band Swing. The three horn front line provides exciting support behind Petra’s dynamic vocals while the rhythm section drives a swinging beat! Their repertoire includes the music of Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, and Bing Crosby. Petra’s Recession Seven is loved by young and old, musical novices and aficionados alike!

Details

Date:
July 10, 2019
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
concerts.palatineparks.org

Organizer

Palatine Park District
Phone:
847.991.0333

Venue

Fred P. Hall Amphitheater
256 E. Palatine Road
Palatine, 60067
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Phone:
847.991.5318
Website:
amphitheater.palatineparks.org

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    ​On Saturday, January 27, Partners for Our Communities​ will host an ICompete Fundraiser at Durty Nellies​, 180 N. Smith Street, in Palatine from 6:30-8:30pm.

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  • Fitness Center Open House at Community Center to Feature Various Specials

    Meet the Palatine Park District Fitness Center​ staff at a free Open House on Saturday, January 13 beginning at 9:00am and running until 12:00pm.

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    District Job Fair Coming to Community Center on January 8

    The District’s first Job Fair​will be held at Community Center​, 250 E. Wood Street, in Palatine on Monday, January 8 from 4:00pm-7:00pm. The event provides the opportunity for attendees to meet supervisors and learn more about the various positions currently available.

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    Community Park Ice Rinks Open in Time for the Holiday Weekend

    Community Park Ice Rinks are officially open for skating! Ice skating is a fun winter recreation activity and our two outdoor ice rinks are free for residents to use while the weather permits.

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  • Allegro Community Chorus Celebrates the Season with “Joyful, Joyful” at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center

    “The Allegro Chorus has been growing rapidly, I think, because singers enjoy the wide variety of music we perform and the challenge of improving their sound with hard work,” says Artistic Director Kevin Kelly​.

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    37th Annual Turkey Trot at Harper College This Thanksgiving

    All Turkey Trot participants who are pre-registered by November 16 at 7:00pm will receive a complimentary long sleeve dri-fit shirt. Goody bags full of information and products from the event sponsors will be given to the first 2,000 registered runners.

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    Volunteer Stewardship Developed in Palatine with PURSUIT Adult Day Program

    Members of the volunteer stewardship program have recently participated in stewardship projects at Palatine Stables​ where they assisted with the care of horses, facility maintenance, and other projects.

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  • Palatine Cobras Wrestling Club Begins October 30 with New Head Coach

    Palatine Cobras Wrestling Club​ begins Monday, October 30 at Palatine High School under the direction of newly appointed Head Coach Jeff Keske.

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    Halloween Party for Children Ages 12 and Under at Community Center on October 28

    Families with children ages 12 and under are invited to Palatine Park District​’s annual Halloween Party​ on Saturday, October 28 from 9:30 to 12:00pm at Community Center, 250 E. Wood Street, in Palatine.

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    Palatine Park District Appreciates 2017 Sponsors at Falcon Park Recreation Center

    ​On September 21, Palatine Park District​ welcomed and entertained various local business leaders at a sponsor appreciation event held at Falcon Park Recreation Center​ in Palatine. There were 63 attendees from over 120 invited businesses.

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  • District Celebrates Two Decades of Fall Festival at Palatine Stables

    Palatine Park District will host the 20th annual Fall Festival at Palatine Stables on Saturday, October 14 from 11:00am until 4:00pm.

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    Culmination of Enhancements at Palatine Hills Golf Course Emerge as Fall Rates Begin

    Fall rates at Palatine Hills are now in effect that apply to both residents and non-residents. Play 18 holes Monday through Friday with a cart for $39 and on weekends for only $44.

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    Register Online for 2017-2018 Youth Basketball League

    ​Palatine Park District​ offers a Youth Basketball League​ for boys and girls in grades 3 through 8. The League emphasizes the fundamentals of the game, good sportsmanship, and teamwork while having fun through league play. Registration for the 2017-2018 Youth Basketball League will close on Sunday, October 1. Registration after the deadline does not guarantee placement on a […]

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  • Last Chance to Register for Feet Fest on Sunday Morning

    Palatine Park District hosts the 14th annual Feet Fest 3K Family Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Towne Square, 150 W. Palatine Road, in Palatine.

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    2017-2018 Preschool Begins This September at Four Palatine Locations

    Palatine Park District offers a state licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 providing a warm, accepting environment where learning is fun.

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    Introducing the Volunteer Voice Newsletter

    “Whether you’re an annual or perennial inour volunteer program,” says Palatine Park District Volunteer Coordinator Alissa DePue, “we appreciate the time, talents, and energy you provide.”

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  • Family Movie Night in the Park on August 17

    Palatine Park District presents a free annual outdoor movie night for the whole family featuring “Moana” on Thursday, August 17 beginning at dusk (approximately 8:15pm).

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    4th Annual Food Truck Frenzy on August 11

    A variety of food trucks will take over the Family Aquatic Center parking lot, 340 E. Palatine Road, on Friday, August 11 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm for the 4th annual Palatine Park District Food Truck Frenzy. At 8:00pm, Morry Sochat and the Special 20’s will take to the Fred P. Hall Amphitheater stage to close out the 30th annual Sounds of Summer Concert Series. The event will include free parking, raffles, giveaways, and goody bags for the first 500 attendees.

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    Canine Carnival on July 27 at Fred P. Hall Amphitheater

    Palatine Park District presents the annual Canine Carnival on Thursday, July 27 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at Fred P. Hall Amphitheater, 256 E. Palatine Road, in Palatine. This special event is a carnival designed just for dogs and their owners and made possible by presenting sponsor, A Closer Bond Dog Community Center.

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  • Adult Battle of the Bands on July 19 at Fred P. Hall Amphitheater

    Palatine Park District will present the 2017 Adult Battle of the Bands competition tonight at Fred P. Hall Amphitheater, 256 E. Palatine Road, in Palatine.

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    “Completely Hollywood! (Abridged)” at Cutting Hall from July 14-23

    High School Comedy Playhouse will bring to life 186 of Hollywood’s greatest films in a fast-paced ninety minute production of “Completely Hollywood! (Abridged)” at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E. Wood Street, in Palatine.

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    Monarch Waystation Garden at Community Center

    The Monarch Waystation designation that Palatine Park District has been awarded for the front of Community Center is through the Monarch Watch Organization. In order to qualify the district needed to meet criteria at this site for pesticide use, land management, and what plants are grown. The re-landscaping of Community Center due to our recent “face-lift” opened the door to the possibility for this to happen.

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  • Chickadee Park Grand Opening

    On Thursday, June 8, Palatine Park District hosted a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the new Chickadee Park, located at 18 E. Preserve Drive in Palatine. Several surrounding neighbors came out to take part in the celebration.

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    Annual Fishing Derby at Plum Grove Reservoir on June 3

    West Suburban Bass Anglers Club returns to Plum Grove Reservoir, located on Algonquin Road near Harper College, with the annual Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 3 from 8:00am to 12:00pm. Join friends and family for a morning of catch and release fishing fun for all ages. Event will include contests for largest fish, most fish, […]

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    High School Comedy Playhouse Auditions on May 31

    Students with a valid high school ID are invited to audition for this summer’s comedy production to be presented at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center in July. Palatine Park District’s High School Comedy Playhouse will hold auditions for “The Complete History of America (Abridged)” on Wednesday, May 31 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at Community Center, […]

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  • 30th Annual Sounds of Summer Concert Series Lineup

    While the arts have been prevalent in Palatine for well over three decades, 2017 is a milestone worthy of pause and recognition as it marks the 30th annual Sounds of Summer Concert Series.

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    PalParks Black Box ‘Beyond Therapy’ Opens May 18

    Designed to offer non-musical theatre in an intimate space, the PalParks Black Box program will present Christopher Durang’s Beyond Therapy on May 18, 19, 25, 26, and 27. All performances will begin at 7:00pm at the Palatine Park District Community Center, 250 E. Wood Street in Palatine. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased in […]

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    Head to the Hills Golf Fest on Saturday, May 13

    Head to the Hills Golf Fest is a free family-friendly event being held on Saturday, May 13 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at Palatine Hills Golf Course, 512 W. Northwest Hwy, in Palatine. Head to the Hills is open to the community and will include a variety of free games, clinics, contests, and raffles. Food and […]

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  • Preschool Spring Preview This Saturday

    Palatine Park District’s state-licensed preschool program will host a Preschool Preview event on Saturday, April 22, from 9:30am to 11:00am at all four Park District preschool locations: Birchwood, 435 W. Illinois Avenue Maple Park, 3216 N. Winston at Anderson Parkside, 262 E. Palatine Road in Community Park Eagle Park, 1425 N. Oak Street at Home […]

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    Musical Matinee Brings Back Jazz Community Big Band to Cutting Hall

    Back by popular demand, Jazz Community Big Band returns to Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E. Wood Street, in Palatine on Sunday, April 23 at 3:00pm for a Musical Matinee concert. Jazz Community is an 18-piece big band playing the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Thad Jones, and many more. Concert […]

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    Teen Battle of the Bands Application Deadline Extended to April 21

    Palatine Park District and Salt Creek Park District will host the annual Teen Battle of the Bands this summer at Twin Lakes Recreation Area, 1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive, in Palatine on Monday, June 12 at 7:00pm. The two districts have extended their submission deadline one week and are now accepting applications from interested teen […]

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  • Groundbreaking Partnership at Harper College

    On Monday, April 10, Harper College hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Health and Recreation Center, which is a $38 million renovation and addition to the Wellness and Sports Center (otherwise known as Building M). This project will transform the facility into a leading-edge community health and recreation center for Palatine scheduled to open in […]

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    District Welcomes Community Partners at the Rise & Shine Business Breakfast on March 23

    Palatine Park District hosted a Rise & Shine Business Breakfast at Falcon Park Recreation Center on Thursday, March 23 to bring the business community together, thank community partners for their contributions to the District, and to offer networking opportunities. Those in attendance included leaders from community organizations, Downtown Palatine Business Association members, Palatine Area Chamber […]

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    Hound Egg Hunt at Towne Square on Saturday

    Palatine Park District will host the annual Hound Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8 at 10:00am at Towne Square, 150 W. Palatine Road, Palatine. Check in will begin at 9:30am. This fun and enjoyable event consists of two egg hunts: one for small dogs and one for big dogs. “People really enjoy spending time with […]

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  • Palatine Hills Golf Course Opens Friday

    Spring has arrived! The snow has melted and the decision has been made to open the course for the 2017 season on Friday, March 24. Visit PalatineHills.org to view and book available tee times. Palatine Hills is an 18 hole, par 72 course that has four sets of tees that provide a challenging yet enjoyable experience for […]

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    Youth Basketball Celebrates Sportsmanship

    Palatine Park District’s Youth Basketball League, presented by Arlington Toyota​, partnered up with KIND Snacks​ this season to introduce the PLAY KIND Sportsmanship program. At the conclusion of the season, 11 sportsmanship awards were given out to players who best demonstrated good sportsmanship characteristics such as, offering a hand to injured players on the opposing […]

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    ‘Beyond Therapy’ Auditions Tonight

    Tonight, PalParks Black Box will be holding auditions for the Christopher Durang comedy, Beyond Therapy, at Community Center, 250 E. Wood Street, in Palatine from 7:00-9:00pm. The mission of this program is to offer adult actors in the community an opportunity to participate in a non-musical production in a smaller performance space. Performances will be […]

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  • Friday Fun Night at Community Center

    Children ages 7 to 13 are invited to Palatine Park District’s Community Center for an evening of sports, games, contests and other activities on Friday, March 10, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Friday Fun Night will be held in the gym at Community Center, 250 E. Wood Street, Palatine. “Friday Fun Night gives kids the opportunity […]

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    Indoor Drive-In to Feature ‘Finding Dory’

    Indoor Drive-In Movie Night is an event for the whole family that will be held at Birchwood Recreation Center, 435 W. Illinois Avenue, in Palatine on Friday, March 3 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Each child supplies their own cardboard box to create a car with their family that they can sit in to enjoy the […]

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    Oak Park – 2016 Healthy Play Action Grant

    At the 2017 IAPD/IPRA Conference in Chicago this January, Palatine Park District was named one of 18 agencies in the state of Illinois to be awarded the 2016 Healthy Play Action Grant from GameTime, a PlayCore company. The grant funds, which total 1.45 million dollars, are part of an Illinois statewide initiative to promote healthy […]

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  • Tryout for the Tiger Sharks Swim Team

    Palatine Tiger Sharks Swim Team is a multi-ability-level program that offers competitive opportunities, technique development, and fun for swimmers ages 6 and older. The swim team is divided into progressive groups with open tryouts held twice a year (in spring and summer). Interested in joining the Palatine Tiger Sharks? Come out to tryouts on Monday, […]

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    Recognizing the 2016 Volunteers of the Year

    On Saturday, February 4, 2017, Palatine Park District presented the 18th annual Volunteer of the Year Luncheon at Cotillion Banquets, 360 S Creekside Drive in Palatine. At the event, 20 volunteers were recognized for their service with affiliate groups and associated organizations. Additionally, 4 individual volunteers were inducted into the Volunteer of the Year Honor […]

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    Family Friendly Theatre Brings Charlotte’s Web to Cutting Hall

    The beloved children’s book Charlotte’s Web will be brought to life in a musical performance for children in grades K-4 on Monday, January 16 at 10:30am at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 East Wood Street, Palatine. Charlotte’s Web is the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a spider named Charlotte. […]

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  • Community Fitness Center Open House on January 14

    Palatine Park District’s Community Fitness Center will host a free Open House on Saturday, January 14 from 10am to 2pm. The district’s fitness center offers an affordable and convenient fitness option in the heart of Palatine located on the upper level of Community Center, 250 E. Wood Street, Palatine. The Open House will include membership […]

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    Service Committee Raises Funds for Children

    The Palatine Park District Service Committee collected “Coins for Kids” earlier this month to purchase toys and clothing for children in need. Park District staff, as well as the generous Community Center night cleaning crew, contributed $198.88 the week after Thanksgiving. With this money, five children attending the Kiwanis/Jaycee Christmas party on December 13 were […]

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    Community Park Ice Rinks Open

    Community Park Ice Rinks are now open! The skating and hockey rinks are located across the street from the Community Center, 250 E. Wood Street, Palatine. Hours of operation are daily from 9am-10pm. Enjoy and be safe out there!

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