Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!

 

Saturday, Jan. 11

EHM hosts Train Songs of America

At 2 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum presents Train Songs of America with

folk musician Dean Milano, who will bring an engaging musical program of train-themed songs from America’s past—both well-known favorites and a few obscure selections as well. The program includes a slideshow featuring photos and artwork of trains throughout history. Program takes place in the Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave. Free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, call 630-833-1457 or visit elmhursthistory.org.

 

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Saturday, Jan. 11

At 2 p.m. the Elmhurst Symphony present “Mozart Magic” at Mayslake Peabody Estate. Tours of the Mayslake mansion will be available for $5 per person from 1-2 p.m. before the concert. Single concert tickets range in price from $12 to $32. Group and family rates are also available. Visit elmhurstsymphony.org or call 630-941-0202 for tickets and information.

 

Sunday, Jan. 12

At 12:15 p.m., the Single Mothers Support Group will meet at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Rd. The program will feature an attorney talking about our rights as single mothers regarding child support, custody rights, etc. Free child care will start at 1 p.m. for infants through age 12, while mothers enjoy the program. Free, no registration needed. Info: elmhurstcrc.org/she or call 630-936-2444.

 

Saturday, Jan. 18

Beginning at 7 p.m., the Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry is hosting its second annual trivia night at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 537 S. York Road. Doors open at 7 p.m. and trivia begins at 8 p.m. Includes split-the-pot raffle, prizes for winners, light dinner, cash bar. Tickets available at eyfp.org, are $30 per person, $300/table of ten. Proceeds benefit EYFP.

 

Sunday, Jan. 26

  • At 2 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum presents Chicagoland: City and Suburbs of the Railroad Age. Join Dr. Ann Durkin Keating, Professor of History at North Central College, as she discusses the influence of the railroad in the 19th century in northeastern Illinois through a slide lecture. Dr. Keating is an accomplished author of many publications and she is co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Chicago. Program takes place in the Education Center and registration is required. Admission is free to Elmhurst Heritage Foundation members, $5 non-members. To register, call 630-833-1457 or visit elmhursthistory.org.
  • At 3 p.m., the Elmhurst Symphony present “Mozart Magic” at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church. A bake sale to benefit the Youth Outreach programs of the ESO will be held during intermission. Single concert tickets range in price from $12 to $32. Group and family rates are also available. Visit elmhurstsymphony.org or call 630-941-0202 for tickets and information.

 

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. 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. Live musical entertainment every Friday evening. Karaoke on the second Friday of each month. Bingo on Wednesdays, starting with Early Birds at 6:45 p.m. Info: 630-833-7800.

 

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