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Sonshine Christian Preschool Registration
Thursday, February 02, 2017 -
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year at the Sonshine Christian Preschool starts Monday, February 6th!  The Preschool located at 18N377 Galligan Rd, Dundee Township, IL 60118 .  This us just north of Gilberts.  

Our Philosophy
The philosophy of Sonshine Christian Preschool is to provide children with a developmentally appropriate and positive learning environment that is Christian based. Your child will experience a peaceful, respectful, and caring classroom where they can develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically; through exploration activities and open ended questions. Your child will acquire the foundation needed for successful social interaction and future school experiences.

Our Program Features:
· DCFS Certified
· 1:10 Teacher to Student Ratio
· Classroom Computer Center
· Language, Literacy, Writing
· Math and Science Centers
· Bible stories, Prayer, Chapel Visits
· Nutritious Snack Provided Daily
· Music and Movement
· Daily Large Motor Indoor/Outdoor Play

 Contact Rachel Iverson at (847) 551-9935 or email if you are interested in registering. Mention this ad to receive 10% off your registration fee! 

Fox River Trolley Museum Now Open
Saturday, July 15, 2017 -
Sunday, September 03, 2017

COME RIDE WITH US at the Fox River Trolley Museum, a nostalgic trip back to an era when the electric trolley car was a vital part of American life.
Experience EDUCATION THROUGH DEMONSTRATION the sights and sounds of this unique part of American history aboard a genuine old-time trolley car.
Open Weekends and Holidays, Check our website for specific times and more information.
Fox River Trolley Museum 365 South LaFox Street (Illinois Route 31) South Elgin, IL 60177 (847) 697-4676

The Down East Boys Concert
Sunday, August 27, 2017

St John Lutheran Church in Royal, IL presents The Down East Boys on Sunday August 27th.   The doors open at 5pm the concert starts at 6.   The Down East Boys have received 2017 Dove Award nominations for both best Album of the Year and Song of the Year.  The best part there are no Tickets required and no admission at the door.  An offering will be collected. 

The Church is located at 203 Church st in Royal, IL

For questions, please call Les at (217)841-3132 M-F 5-10 pm, S/S 9 am- 10 pm, or go to .

Open House
Monday, October 09, 2017

You are invited to come experience a day of Classical Conversations with your children of ages 4-12. Watch and learn while your child responds to how the tutor gives a demonstration on how classically trained children learn at home.  Please arrive at 8:45 AM at 9009 West Algonquin Road in Algonquin.  The program will begin at 9 AM and end at NOON.  You are welcome to join us for lunch in the cafeteria. Bring your lunch and learn the goals and vision of our community and program. 

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