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

Thursday-Sunday,
Aug. 2-5
AAUW’s annual Used Book Sale
The AAUW will hold its annual Used Book Sale at Lincoln Elementary School. The hours are:
• Thursday, 6-9 p.m. — Preview Sale – $10 Admission Fee;
• Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
• Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Sunday, 12 noon – 3 p.m. – $10 Bag Sale

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Saturday, August 4
At 1:30 p.m., there will be a lecture by Jonathan D. Solomon from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, who will expand on ideas from EAM’s current exhibition. Free with museum admission or current membership. Info: call 630-834-0202 or visit elmhurstartmuseum.com

Thursday, August 9
From 6:30-8:30 p.m., the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation invites residents for a skate back in time to enjoy a night for all ages at the Lombard Roller Rink, 2011 W. 22nd St. NOTE: Waivers are required of all skaters and must be signed before participation. View rink rules at lombardrollerrink.com. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult and children 14-18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Skate at your own risk. Fees: Foundation members $4, non-members $5; skate rental $4. Reservations are required and can be made online at elmhursthistory.org (Family Programs section). Info: 630-833-1457

Monday, Aug. 13
From 5-7 p.m., the City is hosting an open house event at Elmhurst City Hall to demonstrate the use of the WaterSmart Portal and how residents can track their water usage. Free and open to the public. Info: elmhurst.org/watersmart.

Wednesday, Aug. 15
The Elmhurst Kiwanis, Rotary and Lions Club present the Elmhurst All-Service Golf Outing at White Pines Golf Club at 500 W. Jefferson in Bensenville. Foursomes choose tee times. Late morning times available. Fees: $50 per golfer and includes lunch, dinner, green fees and cart. $20 for dinner only. Info: Jim Worden at 630-327-5643 or Jim Hallberg at 630-306-4622.

Friday, Aug. 17
The Elmhurst Children’s As-sistance Foundation (ECAF) will host its 23rd annual Golf Outing at White Pines Golf Course, 500 W. Jefferson, Bensenville. This year ECAF will be honoring Mike La Spisa as Friend of the Chil-dren for 2018. Registration and lunch at 11:30 a.m., fol-lowed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. An open bar cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m.; dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The full golf package is $175 per person or $700 for a foursome and includes lunch golf, cart, putting contest, dinner and open bar. Tickets for dinner and open bar only are $60 per person or $480 for a table of eight. To regis-ter, visit ecaf4kids.org.

Monday, Aug. 27
From 5-7 p.m., the City is hosting an open house event at Elmhurst City Hall to demonstrate the use of the WaterSmart Portal and how residents can track their water usage. Free and open to the public. Info: elmhurst.org/watersmart.

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 Addison – 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 exactlocation, visit ExploreElm-hurst.com.

 

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