Events

1893 Chicago World’s Fair to be focus on Kline Creek Farm’s ‘Country Fair’

1893 Chicago World’s Fair to be focus on Kline Creek Farm’s ‘Country Fair’

Fair offers fun way to celebrate Labor Day Experience elements of the 1893 Columbian Exhibition at this year’s “Country Fair” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 2 and 3, at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago. It will feature Columbian Wyandotte chickens, which debuted at the 1893 […]

 
 

Evolution dance offers competitive company auditions

Evolution dance offers competitive company auditions

Join Evolution Dance Studio, 576 N. Michigan St., Elmhurst, Saturday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 23, 4 – 8 p.m. for auditions at the Hip Hop Jazz Company. The company is looking for new dancers for the 2017-2018 season. Evolution Competitive Dance Company was designed […]

 
 

First Division Museum grand reopening

First Division Museum grand reopening

Exhibits await visitors The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park in Wheaton will reopen to the public on Saturday, August 26, at 11 a.m. The museum began a transformational update last fall including the addition of “Duty First,” an all-new gallery focusing on the modern (post-Vietnam) history of the Army’s […]

 
 

Conroy to host “Civics 101” discussion

Conroy to host “Civics 101” discussion

     State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, will host a “Civics 101” community discussion about the legislative process from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Funky Java located at 30 S. Villa Ave. in Villa Park. “Now more than ever there is a lot of […]

 
 

Early bird tickets now on sale for the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest

Early bird tickets now on sale for the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest

The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and the Rotary Club of Elmhurst are proud to host the third annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum, located at 120 E. Park Ave.in Elmhurst. The Elmhurst Craft Beer […]

 
 

EMH Foundation’s 13th Annual Autumn Affair to be held Sept. 23

EMH Foundation’s 13th Annual Autumn Affair to be held Sept. 23

The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital (EMH) Foundation’s 13th Annual Autumn Affair will be held Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Place in Chicago. Proceeds from the 2017 Autumn Affair will support Elmhurst Hospital’s behavioral health services, including programs to treat opioid addiction. The event will […]

 
 

Brewfest event tempts beer lovers

Brewfest event tempts beer lovers

Something new and exciting is brewing in Villa Park. Villa Park BREWFEST will be held Saturday, September 23, at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park, 318 E. Kenilworth, 2-5:30 pm. This first ever event will be a fantastic craft beer tasting festival and will showcase the talents and unique beers from area […]

 
 

ECAF names Joe Schamberger ‘Friend of the Children’

ECAF names Joe Schamberger ‘Friend of the Children’

Golf outing returns to White Pines Golf Course on Aug. 18 By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation (ECAF) will hold its annual golf outing on Friday, Aug. 18 at White Pines Golf Course in Bensenville. ECAF announced it would be honoring Joe Schamberger as […]

 
 

Elmhurst Evangelical Catholic Church to begin Sunday Rosary for Peace

Elmhurst Evangelical Catholic Church to begin Sunday Rosary for Peace

    “A welcoming community of faith rooted in the Catholic tradition” Beginning Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at 12:30 PM, The Evangelical Catholic Church of the Holy Family at 159 West North Avenue will begin offering a public Rosary for the cause of world peace. Our invitation is also extended […]

 
 

Association plans 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Association plans 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

World’s largest event to raise awareness, funds for care, support, research The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Saturday, September 23 at Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village. Nearly 850 people from the area are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to […]