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4th of July Celebrations for St. Charles & the Fox Valley Area

by The Rullo Team

What are your plans for the 4th of July?  If you live in the St. Charles or Fox Valley area your choices are phenomenal!  Here is a sampling for what is available:

* St. Charles 4th of July 2014Pottawatomie Park- Fun and entertainment for the whole family!   Swim, picnic, dance, mini-golf  and listen to the music courtesy of Fox Valley Concert Band and the Student Body Band.... all leading up to the Grand Finale Fireworks! For more details: www.st-charlesparks.org

* Batavia, IL:  Batavia's Sky Concert Fireworks Field Day events start at 7 pm while the Fireworks start promptly at 9:30 pm with the best viewing from Engstrom Park at the corner of Millview Drive and West Main Street. For details see: www.bataviafireworks.org/

* Elgin, IL:  The 2014 Elgin Fireworks celebration will be nothing short of spectacular!  Held at Festival Park, this year's musical entertainment is astounding.....You'll see: Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Dennis DeYoung & The Chicago 6. For those of you who might not know the Dennis DeYoung Band and The Chicago 6, here's who they are: Dennis DeYoung is a founding member of STYX and the lead singer and writer on seven of the bands eight Top Ten Hits. His live concert with six piece band showcases all the STYX Greatest Hits spanning the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. The Chicago 6 is a band formed by Hall of Famer and former Chicago Bear Dan Hampton. Also featuring fellow '85 bears Otis Wilson and Steve McMichael, The Chicago 6 will start the party right with a mix of Motown, country, and all American rock and roll. These great musicians, along with a terrific Fireworks display, and the Elgin Fireworks will rival all other celebrations in the area! www.elginfireworks.com/

* Aurora, IL: RiverEdge Park in Aurora will once again be the site for this fabulous 4th of July Concert & Fireworks Display! The American Legion Band will kick off the Festivities at 5:30 pm and the music will continue through til 9:30 when the Fireworks display will then begin. For more details and information:  www.riveredgeaurora.com 

Whether you choose to attend one of these amazing events, or to celebrate with family and friends in the comfort and convenience of your own backyard, keep in mind the reason for our celebrations....the Independence of our great country! We were built on the foundations of individual rights, freedom, equality and justice for all; and we need to protect those rights for the generations who will come after us. So Thank the Military men and women for their service and sacrifice, and keep the reason and spirit of the day with you in whatever you choose to do.

And, from all of us at The Rullo Team.....have a SAFE & HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!


July 4th Celebrations - BATAVIA & ST.CHARLES

by The Rullo Team

 

Batavia’s 4th of July Sky Concert

 

Address: Millview Drive and West Main Street, Batavia, IL 

Date & Time: The event begins with our Savor-the-Flavor food vendors which begin to serve an assortment of treats at 5:00 p.m. and continues until the Sky Concert begins at 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting). 

Additional Information: There is additional audience space on the Batavia High School athletic fields on West Main Street.

St. Charles' July 4th Celebration

Address: Pottowatamie Park, 8. North Avenue, St. Charles, IL

Date & Time: Fireworks start at dusk, but the concerts start at 4 p.m. July 4

Additional Information: Alternate viewing location: Ferson Creek Park, 300 N. 2nd St (Route 31), St. Charles, IL

If you are interested in more information about the benefits of home ownership in the Fox Valley Area please contact a real estate professional with the Rullo Team.

Come spring, Randall Road could have life-saving yellow left-turn arrows at 11 intersections, the Kane County Division of Transportation reports. Work on the first project should start this fall and be completed by early 2015 at these intersections:

  • Gleneagle Drive
  • Christina Lane
  • Fargo Boulevard
  • Keslinger/Kaneville Road
  • Prairie Street
  • Oak Street
  • Dean Street
  • Red Haw Lane/Oakcrest Drive
  • Red Gate Road
  • Bolcum Road/Ridgewood Drive
  • Silver Glen Road

Two more projects will be completed after this first one, and should be completed by 2017. For information on how these flashing yellow left-turn signals have been successful at reducing fatalities and accidents with injuries, and video for a full verbal and visual explanation, visit the Kane County Connects website.

If you are interested in more information about the benefits of home ownership in the Fox Valley Area please contact a real estate professional with the Rullo Team. 

St Charles IL Housing Market Update

by The Rullo Team

For an overall breakdown of the St Charles area, below are the zip codes for each area within St Charles and the corresponding Housing Market Statistics:

 

 

 

 

Listings were up just 3% over one year ago but almost 20% from the previous month!  More and more listings seem to be entering the market everyday and that is great news to buyers who have seemed to outnumber our sellers up to this point.  We are looking for a strong showing of new homes on the market for the June/July market months.

As always, we'd love to talk with you about the value of your current St. Charles or Fox Valley Home and how The Rullo Team will market your property to give you the highest selling price in the lowest selling time. Give us a call today!

**TUESDAY MORNING 5am - Channel 7 NEWS**

by The Rullo Team

      

ABC Ch. 7's Morning News will be broadcasting live from Geneva's historic Third Street to promote the start of Swedish Days Tuesday, June 17! Visit the City of Geneva website for all the details and come show your community and Swedish Days spirit!

If you would like any information on local real estate, visit our website at www.therulloteam.com.

Charlestowne 18 Theatre, St. Charles

by The Rullo Team

Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18 Theatre

3740 E. Main Street, Saint Charles, IL 60174

PRESENTS:

$5 Films at Classic Cinemas Theatres Every Tuesday

Classic Cinemas recently introduced “$5 Tuesdays,” a weekday value where patrons can purchase tickets to showings at the Charlestowne 18 Theatre for only $5 each Tuesday. The $5 deal is available all day. The price per person includes new releases, with 3D showings offered at an additional $2; this special program excludes special events. For more information and for other participating Classic Cinemas locations, please visit the Classic Cinemas website.

$1 Wednesday Morning 10am Movie Series

6/11/2014 - 8/6/2014
The Series will run for 9 weeks, kicking off on June 11th and continuing every Wednesday through August 6th.  The Series is perfect for all ages, showing G and PG rated movies! Admission is only $1!  The movie will start at 10:00 a.m., but come early to meet some of your favorite characters and join in with the fun games and activities.

Wednesday Morning Series Charlestowne 18 Partners:
June 11- STC Dairy Queen with Curly Cone Mascot
June 18
- Chili's with Pepper Mascot
June 25
– Gumby Costume
July 2
– Raccoon Costume
July 9
- STC Fire Department
July 16
– Culvers with Scoopie Mascot
July 23
– Blue Bear Costume
July 30
– Pro Martial Arts with Rhino Mascot
August 6
– St. Charles Police Department

If you would like any information on local real estate, visit our website at www.therulloteam.com.

Swedish Days 2014, Geneva, Illinois

by The Rullo Team

June 17-22, 2014

Year after year, smiles return to faces at Swedish Days, Geneva’s Midsommar Festival. During this 6-day celebration, the whole family can enjoy a parade, great food, carnival rides, live music, Sweden Väst, and many children’s games. Back by popular demand – our Geneva’s Got Talent Contest! Enjoy our hometown festival and all Geneva has to offer! See you there! Visit the Geneva Chamber of Commerce website for more information.

If you are interested in more information about the benefits of home ownership in the Fox Valley Area please contact a real estate professional with the Rullo Team.

‘Pavement Rejuvenation’ for 6 Kane County Roads

by The Rullo Team

The Pavement Preservation and Rejuvenation program involves the application of surface treatments to various County roads in order to extend the service life of the roadway.  Subject to change, six major Kane County roads below are scheduled to be treated in the following order, beginning the week of June 2, 2014 and, weather permitting, scheduled to be complete by July 14, 2014.

  • West County Line Road (Main Street to Perry Road)
  • Granart Road (County Line to Rhodes Road)
  • Fabyan Parkway (Main Street to South Mill Creek Drive)
  • Corron Road (Silver Glen Road to McDonald Road)
  • Silver Glen Road (Randall Road to 200 ft west of IL Route 31)
  • Keslinger Road (West County Line Road to IL Route 47)

The roads being treated will remain open during treatment and may be reduced to one lane travel using temporary daily lane closures. For all Kane County Traffic Advisories, see http://www.co.kane.il.us/dot/trafficalerts.

If you are interested in more information about the benefits of home ownership in the Fox Valley Area please contact a real estate professional with the Rullo Team.

Are You Considered a St Charles or Fox Valley Home Seller?

by The Rullo Team

GENEVA PARK DISTRICT ACQUIRES MILL CREEK POOL

by The Rullo Team

The 2014 season opens at 10:30am on Saturday, June 7.

The Shodeen family recently gifted  Mill Creek Pool to the Geneva Park District. The pool is located at 39W125 S Mill Creek Drive in Geneva.  New Gold Pool Passes to both Sunset Pool and Mill Creek Pool are available for purchase at Sunset Community Center, 710 Western Avenue, and the Stephen D. Persinger Recreation Center, 3507 Kaneville Road.  Pool passes are available for individuals, seniors and families. For more information, call (630) 232-4542 or visit genevaparks.org to find information on daily fees and season pass fees.

If you are interested in more information about the benefits of home ownership in the Fox Valley Area please contact a real estate professional with the Rullo Team.

 

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