Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…


Monday, May 28

Memorial Day Parade

The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry, in cooperation with the City of Elmhurst, Elmhurst Park District and Elmhurst veterans organizations, announces the 100th Annual Elmhurst Memorial Day Parade. The Parade steps off at 9:30 a.m., from Elmhurst City Centre at Third and York and will proceed to the Elmhurst Veterans Memorial in Wilder Park. Following the parade will be a Post-Parade Military Ceremony at Wilder Park.




Saturday, May 26

Elmhurst College commencement exercises take place.


Wednesday, May 30

From 7 – 9 p.m. at Sandburg Middle School, District 205 School Board and administra-tion will host a Future Fo-cused presentation on the facilities study.


Saturday, June 2

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Immaculate Conception Parish will host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand event in the church parking lot to support Anna Cimarra, a kindergartener who was diagnosed with leukemia. To donate online, visit alexslemonade.org/mypage/1439001

At 2 p.m., Lizzadro Museum presents a Stone Hunt. This hands-on activity allows children and adults to search for gems and minerals among more common rocks. Each rock or mineral found is identified and can be taken home. For ages 5-adult. Registration recommended. $5 fee.



Friday, June 8

At 7:30 p.m. in the Baker Auditorium at York High School, York Drama to pre-sents “The 25th Annual Put-nam County Spelling Bee” as their 2018 Alumni Produc-tion. Tickets are $20 each and will be available begin-ning May 11 at ticketpeak.com/yorkdrama. For more information, send an e-mail to: yorkdramatick-ets@gmail.com.




Ongoing programs:

  • Widows or Widowers (WOW) meet every third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 537 S. York Road. WOW lends support and provides social activities for those who have lost a spouse. Admission: $5 per person includes live entertainment. Info: Dave at 630-620-4060 or visit WOW.cfsites.org.
  • The Elmhurst American Legion, T.H.B. Post No. 187, hosts a fish fry every Friday night from 6-8:30 p.m. New York steaks are available first Friday of the month. Musical entertainment follows. Karaoke on the second Friday of each month. Bingo on Wednesdays, starting with Early Birds at 6:45 p.m. Info: 630-833-7800
  • TOPS—Take Off Pounds Sensibly—meets on Friday mornings at Grace Lutheran Church 950 S. York Road, Bensenville. Weigh-in at 9:30 a.m., meeting from 10-

11 a.m. Info: email Millie at johnreiter@sbcglobal.net


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