Events

Elmhurst Cycling Classic gears up for 5th year

Elmhurst Cycling Classic gears up for 5th year

Plans come together for professional bicycle race in Collegeview neighborhood By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It’s almost time for the 5th Annual Superior Ambulance Elmhurst Cycling Classic, which is coming to town on Friday, July 21 in the neighborhood surrounding Elmhurst College. The day features Pro-Am Racing under […]

 
 

Veteran Prescott to join Roll of Remembrance

Veteran Prescott to join Roll of Remembrance

Elmhurst Veterans Memorial Honor Roll Leonard F. Prescott, deceased June 24, 2013, a World War II, U.S. Navy veteran will be honored during the 1:00 p.m. honor guard ceremony this Sunday, July 16, 2017, by having his name placed in the Roll of Remembrance at the Veterans Memorial in Elmhurst’s […]

 
 

Rock on!

Rock on!

ELMHURST HISTORY MUSEUM PHOTO Elmhurst Independent This group of students from the School of Rock took the stage on Sunday, June 25 at the Elmhurst History Museum to perform for people who came to the “Disco Explosion.” The event, which celebrated all things 70s, was held in conjunction with its […]

 
 

Rotary Club salutes past presidents

Rotary Club salutes past presidents

DEE LONGFELLOW PHOTO Elmhurst Independent The installation ceremony for the Elmhurst Rotary Club held on Thursday, June 29 at the Elmhurst Art Museum included a special salute to the Club’s current and past presidents. Pictured are (from left): Rotary District Governor Scott McAdam who conducted the installation, and past presidents […]

 
 

Girls XC team holds mattress sale fundraiser

Girls XC team holds mattress sale fundraiser

Communities that work together and pull together form the backbone of America. An important aspect of a healthy community is supporting and encouraging our youth, including supporting High School Athletics programs. By supporting the Mattress Sale Fundraiser for the benefit of the York Girls Cross Country Team on Saturday, July […]

 
 

AAUW Used Book Sale

AAUW Used Book Sale

The AAUW (American Association of University Women) Elmhurst Area Branch is hosting its annual Used Book Sale August 3-6, at Lincoln Elementary School in Elmhurst, 565 S. Fairfield Avenue. Thousands of books (hardback and paperback) are available to purchase. Donated entirely by the community and sorted into over 30 categories, […]

 
 

Conroy and Alzheimer’s Association hosting emergency town hall on CCP Services

Conroy and Alzheimer’s Association hosting emergency town hall on CCP Services

Reaffirming her commitment to protecting senior home care services, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, is hosting an Emergency Town Hall with the Alzheimer’s Association at the Glendale Heights Senior Center located at 260 Civic Centre Plaza in Glendale on Wednesday, July 12 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. “With […]

 
 

Garden Club hosts Walk on July 23

Garden Club hosts Walk on July 23

On Sunday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Villa Park Garden Club will hold its Garden Walk. For more information, please contact Bob Wendorff at 630-833-2813 or visit homegardeining.org

 
 

Paul Elledge – artist exhibit extended

Paul Elledge – artist exhibit extended

The Park Art Center (PAC) Exhibit, Paul Elledge, iPhone Once A Day, Everyday, will be extended through Saturday, July 22 at 9 East Park Blvd., Villa Park, Il.. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm. For further information call 630-501-1455 or visit their website parkcenter.org. All […]

 
 

Panel discussion reunites Disco Demolition Players to Chicago in the 1970s

Panel discussion reunites Disco Demolition Players to Chicago in the 1970s

Music, culture, baseball and radio all collided in a perfect storm on July 12, 1979 at Comiskey Park on an evening that has become known as Disco Demolition Night. What really happened that night, and what set the tone for an event that was innocently billed as Teen Night—and ended […]