Events

Kiwanis to hold 13th annual house walk May 19

Kiwanis to hold 13th annual house walk May 19

The Kiwanis Club of Lombard will present its 13th annual “Over the Threshold…A Tour of Distinctive Lombard Homes” on Friday, May 19. The house walk will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and again from 5-8:30 p.m. All attendees are invited to a reception from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at […]

 
 

Broadway in Elmhurst

Broadway in Elmhurst

Local performers with Elmhurst roots join to support Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts Elmhurst native, Julie Peterson, returns to Elmhurst on Saturday, May 13, for a special performance in Broadway in Elmhurst, an evening of musical theatre and entertainment to benefit the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts, a not-for-profit organization […]

 
 

Honoring the legacy of former CA&E Railroad

Honoring the legacy of former CA&E Railroad

Jack Jones remembers when a train fare was around a dime, and that the Chicago Aurora & Elgin train went all the way to Wells Street in Chicago, where one could then take an el train to the Loop. The era of that third-rail train sprouting from the far west […]

 
 

Enjoy old-fashioned garden party to benefit Mayslake Hall restoration June 4

Enjoy old-fashioned garden party to benefit Mayslake Hall restoration June 4

Support the restoration of historic Mayslake Hall at a 1920s-era garden party featuring games, activities, antique cars, a silent auction and music on Sunday, June 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. on the lawn at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook. Tickets are $65 per person […]

 
 

ICGS inviting all school alumni, parents, and friends for reunion

ICGS inviting all school alumni, parents, and friends for reunion

ICGS inviting all school alumni, parents, and friends for reunion On the evening of June 2 from 7 – 10 p.m., alumni, alumni parents, current former teachers and staff, and friends of Immaculate Conception Grade School in Elmhurst, are invited to gather for drinks, food, and friendship at the Knights […]

 
 

Addison Community Blood Drive May 7th

Addison Community Blood Drive May 7th

With this being the 41st year of having Blood Drives under the Addison Blood Commission we have been quite active. Our next Blood Drive is Sunday May 7, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 37 Army Trail Road, Addison, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. We invite all to join us […]

 
 

Montini Catholic crown Prom King and Queen

Montini Catholic crown Prom King and Queen

Montini Catholic High School in Lombard crowned their Prom King and Queen during a Vintage Disney themed event on Friday, April 21. The prom was held at Carriage Greens Country Club in Darien. Senior Samantha Santay (5th from left) won the honors as queen and Jacob Junger (6th from left) […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week — the event NOT to be missed… Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 — Art in the Park, Wilder Park From 10 a.m.-5 p.m., more than 125 artists will gather in Wilder Park for the 21st annual Art In The Park. The day includes music, […]

 
 

Krishnamoorthi holds Town Hall meeting

Krishnamoorthi holds Town Hall meeting

Congressman interacts with guests U.S. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi greets guests who gathered at Willowbrook High School on Saturday, April 22 for his Town Hall meeting. The Congressman took questions from the audience for just over an hour and then spoke with constituents individually.   Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (on stage) takes […]

 
 

Savvy Sister consignment event opens May 18

Savvy Sister consignment event opens May 18

By Marisa Mancini For the Elmhurst Independent They may look like sisters — and sometimes act like sisters — but Sarah Link and Leslie Schlesinger, owners of Savvy Sister, a clothing consignment company, are not related. The pair first met when Leslie moved to Elmhurst two years ago. “Between the […]