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

 

Friday, June 8

York Alumni presents theatre performance

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.

 

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Friday, June 1

Relay For Life steps off at 5 p.m. at York High School, 355 St. Charles Road. The survivor lap starts at 6:30 p.m. with a Luminaria tribute to loved ones battling or lost to cancer at 8:15 p.m. All are welcome.

 

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.

 

Tuesday, June 5

At 7 p.m., the Crestview Garden Club will hold a meeting which will feature Mary Saba, from The Growing Place, who will discuss basic design principles and how to apply them to your home to create the curb appeal you have always wanted. The meeting takes place at the Community Bank of Elmhurst, 330 W. Butterfield Road at Spring Road, second floor. Info: 630-408-7900.

 

Wednesday, June 6

From 5:30-8:30 p.m., families are invited to City Centre for a Wednesday Night Block Party with free live music and kid-friendly fun. Performing in City Centre Fountain Plaza this week is Rocks Off, a Rolling Stones tribute band. On stage at Elmhurst 255 North York Plaza location will be The Snuffy Brothers an acoustic guitar/percussion duo performing rhythm & blues and soul music.

 

Thursday, June 7

From 7-9 p.m., the Spring Road Business Association presents Music at the Gazebo. This week, The Stingrays, a Rock & Roll band will perform. Free and open to the public. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome but no alcohol is allowed. Info: springroad.com

 

Wednesday, June 13

From 5:30-8:30 p.m., families are invited to City Centre for a Wednesday Night Block Party with free live music and kid-friendly fun. Performing in City Centre Fountain Plaza this week is Red Dirt Girl. On stage at Elmhurst 255 North York Plaza location will be The Broken Halos.

 

Wednesday, June 20

From 5:30-8:30 p.m., families are invited to City Centre for a Wednesday Night Block Party with free live music and kid-friendly fun. Performing in City Centre Fountain Plaza this week is Wait for Morning. On stage at Elmhurst 255 North York Plaza location will be Atomic Shadows.

 

Thursday, June 21

From 7-9 p.m., the Spring Road Business Association presents Music at the Gazebo. This week, Scramble, a rhythm & blues and classic rock band will perform. Free and open to the public. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome but no alcohol is allowed. Info: springroad.com

 

Wednesday, June 27

From 5:30-8:30 p.m., families are invited to City Centre for a Wednesday Night Block Party with free live music and kid-friendly fun. Performing in City Centre Fountain Plaza this week is the Owen Stevenson Trio. On stage at Elmhurst 255 North York Plaza location will be Flanl.

 

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

 

Explore Elmhurst Express Summer Trolley Route

Stop 1: York and Park – Approximate boarding time is on the hour and 30 minutes after the hour

Stop 2: York and Schiller – Approximate boarding time is 5 and 35 minutes after the hour

Stop 3: Second and Addi-son – Approximate boarding time is 10 and 40 minutes after the hour

Stop 4: Cottage Hill and Virginia – Approximate boarding time is 15 and 45 minutes after the hour

Stop 5: Spring and the Illi-nois Prairie Path – Approxi-mate boarding time is 20 and 50 minutes after the hour

Stop 6: York and Vallette – Approximate boarding time is 25 and 55 minutes after the hour

Running Fridays and Satur-days from 12 noon to 12 midnight. Trains may alter approximate boarding times. To track the trolley’s exact location, visit ExploreElm-hurst.com.

 

 

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