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Arts & Culture

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre:
The Metropolis Performing Arts Centre offers more than 50 productions each year ranging from musical theatre, plays, live jazz, vocal and symphonic music, dance, family shows, the Second City Comedy, and professional children’s theatre.  Visit for more information.  The Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is located at 111 W. Campbell Street Arlington Heights, IL 60005; 847.577.2121.

Arlington Heights Historical Museum:
The Arlington Heights Historical Museum is a five-building complex, including a Coach House, Log Cabin, the 1882 home of F. W. Muller, and the 1908 Banta House. These buildings and their contents tell the story of Arlington Heights over the last 150 years. Tour guides introduce you to the life of early residents.  Visit for more information.  The Arlington Heights Historical Museum is located at 110 W. Freemont Street Arlington Heights, IL 60004; 847.255.1225.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library: 
The Arlington Heights Memorial Library is a world class library facility. Approximately 66 percent of Arlington Heights residents possess a library card. The 132,000 square foot facility provides over 450,000 items including 39,000 videos and DVD’s and over 35,000 CD’s and cassettes. The library loaned over 2,300,000 items in 2007. The facility has over 60 computers available in the library, with Internet access, paid information databases. Laptop computers are available at the Computer Desk for use throughout the library and free Wi-Fi is also available.  Visit  for more information.  The Arlington Heights Memorial Library is located at 500 N. Dunton Avenue Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004.

Paragon Arlington Heights:
Paragon Arlington Heights,located at at 53 S. Evergreen Ave., features luxury electronic recliners with footrests providing double legroom of traditional move theater seats and a fully reclining movie-going experience with just the touch of a button. A concession stand and full bar serve moviegoer favorites. View showtimes and reserve your recliner at

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