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Pick of the Week – the event NOT to be missed! Sunday, June 25 — History Museum presents Disco Explosion event From 3-6 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum presents a Disco Explosion Community Event, as it celebrates everything ‘70s with a little disco and a little rock ‘n’ roll. Grammy-winning […]

 
 

The Block to Block Party is back

The Block to Block Party is back

Summer is here, which means the Block to Block Party is back and ready to rock! Visit the heart of downtown Elmhurst every Wednesday night, starting June 7th from 5:30pm-8:30pm for free, live music and family-friendly fun put on by the Elmhurst City Centre. Each week, there will be two […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week — Saturday, June 17 — Lizzadro trip to collect geodes Collect geodes near the Mississippi River on a trip sponsored by the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, 220 Cottage Hill Ave. This private quarry yields abundant and fascinating geodes along with other minerals and fossils. Trip […]

 
 

Community turns out for dancing under the stars

Community turns out for dancing under the stars

MARISA MANCINI PHOTO Elmhurst Independent Matt, Kassondra and baby Amalia Schref enjoy music on the seventh floor which is appropriately named after Elmhurst College. On Saturday, June 3, the Elmhurst College Jazz Band performed for a substantial crowd on the top floor of the Addison Parking Deck at 135 No. […]

 
 

Maddie Hurt among elite to compete in women’s national tournament

Maddie Hurt among elite to compete in women’s national tournament

Distinguished Western Women’s Golf Association Amateur event comes to River Forest CC When top amateur golfers from around the world gather to compete in the upcoming 117th annual Women’s Western National Amateur Golf Championship, Elmhurst’s own Maddie Hurt will be in the line-up. An Elmhurst resident and recent graduate of […]

 
 

Programs coming to Elmhurst Public Library

Programs coming to Elmhurst Public Library

Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 • 9:30-9:50 a.m. Chicka Chicka Baby Join us under the Alphabet Tree in the Kids’ Library for twenty minutes of songs and rhymes perfect for infants. Make visiting the library a regular part of your baby’s week. For newborns to 11 months with […]

 
 

Artist Talk with photographer Paul Elledge

Artist Talk with photographer Paul Elledge

Tuesday, June 13 at 7 p.m., Park Art Center, 9 East Park Blvd., Villa Park, Photographer Paul Elledge will be the focus of an Artist Talk about his current exhibit at Park Art Center (PAC), iPhone Once a Day, Everyday. Although this event is free and open to the public, […]

 
 

Art Guild welcomes Marge Hall

Art Guild welcomes Marge Hall

Photo courtesy of Greg Maksymiw   Marge Hall offers an oil painting demonstration to members the Addison Art Guild at a recent meeting held on May 11. She painted and lectured on painting a floral as well as a landscape work of art. Marge has a one-person exhibit currently on […]

 
 

School Board capsules

School Board capsules

Here’s what’s happening at District 205… By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on May 23 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. Public forum brings discussion of class sizes […]

 
 

Knights of Columbus third annual Classic Car Show

Knights of Columbus third annual Classic Car Show

The Elmhurst Knights of Columbus will be holding their third annual Classic Car Show on Sunday June 25, in the city parking lot located behind the Knights of Columbus Hall on York and Vallette. The show which starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. is open to all […]