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Five Things You Need to Know for Thursday, Oct. 11

Find out what's happening on Thursday in Algonquin and Lake in the Hills.

In the forecast for Thursday, expect it to be breezy with a high of 65 of degrees during the day. West winds will be between 15 to 20 mph and wind gusts could reach as high as 35 mph, according to weatherbug.com. Sunny skies in the morning will turn to partly sunny skies as the day goes on. Expect temps to drop down to a low of 34 degrees overnight. 

A red-carpet premiere event is planned for Algonquin filmmaker, Matt Sommerfield, at Classic Cinemas Cinema 12 in Carpentersville. His film, "A Shallow Grave," will premiere at 8 p.m. at the theater. Several area actors star in the film. Read more on Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch. 

Several area residents have been sounding off on what they think about the cease and desist letter Starbucks sent to one Algonquin dog daycare facility, Starbarks, asking the business to change its name, logo and website URL. Join the conversation by commenting in today's story and/or voting in our poll or joining others who are commenting on the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch Facebook page. 

It's that time of year, again — have you picked up a pumpkin, yet? Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch has a list of pumpkin patches worth checking out in the area in today's article. 

Conley Elementary School is looking for the public's help. The school is aiming to get the public to vote for Conley in a nationwide contest put on by U.S. Cellular that will award thousands of dollars to the schools that get the top votes. Learn more about how to vote for Conley in today's Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch article.

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