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Elgin Valley Fox Trot

YOU can help us fundraise simply by volunteering for the Elgin Valley Fox Trot Sunday June 2nd, 7-11 a.m. We need 10+ volunteers for water stations and to guard a few intersections. These are easy tasks for a fun time with over 1000 runners participating. FOTFR as a volunteer sponsor receives a portion of the proceeds. ... Read more

Friends of the Fox River Board Meeting

Please call or email to be included in this hybrid meeting: or 815-356-6605. Board members convene to discuss upcoming events and current campaigns, our strategic plan, programs, etc. The public is welcome.

Aurora Greenfest

Aurora GreenFest is a free and accessible event, with something for everyone in the whole family. We’ll be here rain or shine! Parents, bring your kids!  Kids, bring your parents!

Canoe Raffle Drawing at Rosie’s

Win this Northstar Northwind 16' StarLite Canoe! Join Friends of the Fox River at Rosie O'Hare's Public House on Monday, June 24th for the drawing of the winning ticket for this beautiful Northstar Northwind 16' StarLite Canoe! Valued at over $3000, the Northwind 16 offers a wide variety of paddling possibilities. This is the canoe ... Read more

It’s Our Fox River Day – A Watershed-Wide Celebration

Fox River

On Saturday, September 21, Friends of the Fox River will coordinate our fifth river-length event on the entire Fox River from Waukesha, Wisconsin to the confluence in Ottawa, Illinois We are reaching out to Mayors, City Councils, Park Districts and Forest Preserve Districts along the river, along with environmental groups, faith communities, youth organizations and ... Read more