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The Illinois Art Education Association has recognized Batavia High School as a School of Distinction for the second time.
Batavia High School held their annual homecoming parade through Batavia on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023.
Batavia police are asking for the public’s help in locating Thomas Ekstrom, 57, who was last seen Sept. 14 in the 600 block of Harrison Street, Batavia, according to announcements on social media.
Traffic will be detoured on W. Wilson Street and on Main Street west of Route 31 (Batavia Avenue) as both W. Wilson Street and Main Street will be subject to temporary road closures for the Batavia High School homecoming parade.
The second annual Pints by the Pond Craft Beer Festival, hosted by Batavia Park District, returns to Peg Bond Center on Sept. 23 for an afternoon of tastings of unique small-batch beer from 15 local breweries, including an IPA specially made for festival-goers.
Sept. 5-6, 2023
A public celebration event is scheduled for 2-5 p.m. Oct. 1 at Patriot's Park in downtown Batavia.
The Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry and Clothes Closet will open in a new temporary location on Oct. 3.
Daniel White, Kadin Johnson and Aleksandar Simeunovic were named by officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation along with approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
The second annual Batavia Peace Day, presented by the Rotary Club of Batavia in partnership with the Batavia Parks Foundation, is scheduled for 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Peace Bridge and Riverwalk South Plaza.
The 543,603-square-foot, state-of-the-art logistics facility is scheduled for completion in March 2024 and is currently available for lease or sale.
The Batavia Public Library has invited the public to meet their new executive director during three “meet and greet” events.
Kathy Barkei was announced as the 2023 Donna Dallesasse Award recipient and will be honored at the annual Chamber Cheers event next month.
Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2023
Perched not far from the Fox River, the restaurant is a welcoming destination for breakfast and lunch.