Events

Jeffrey Panko in Concert at Bethel UCC

Jeffrey Panko in Concert at Bethel UCC

Bethel United Church of Christ presents acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Panko, Saturday, April 22, 7 p.m., as part of its Music@Bethel Concert Series. Artistic Director and Minister of Music, Jeffrey Panko will present a solo performance featuring the music of Bach, Schubert, Beethoven, Busoni and Enrique Granados, in a concert that […]

 
 

Third in state!

Third in state!

Willowbrook students win trophy at state drama meet in Springfield By Chris Fox Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff Reporter A cast and crew of about 75 Willowbrook High School students won a third-place trophy at the IHSA drama and group interpretation state competition, which took place March 24-25 at the University […]

 
 

Election Day coming April 4

Election Day coming April 4

Time to get out and vote By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent By the time this edition of the Elmhurst Independent hits the newsstands, there will only be a few days left to consider early voting, available at City Hall. City Clerk Patti Spencer announced at the latest City […]

 
 

ICCP hosts panel discussion with NFL experts

ICCP hosts panel discussion with NFL experts

The IC Catholic Prep (ICCP) Football Program will be hosting B-B-B (Bowen-Biggs-Bears), a special fundraising event Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Ditka’s Restaurant in Oak Brook. The Knights will welcome Coach Matt Bowen and Brad Biggs for a panel discussion about all things Chicago Bears. Bowen, in addition […]

 
 

Art in the Park returns for 21st year

Art in the Park returns for 21st year

Art in the Park returns for 21st year More than 125 artists will gather at Wilder Park on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for this free event, which will also feature food, music and children’s activities. Browse a wide array of art including jewelry, […]

 
 

Addison Township residents face three propositions

Addison Township residents face three propositions

By Dee Longfellow For The Independent Residents of Addison Township should be aware there are three propositions that will appear on the April 4 ballot regarding some key issues that could affect the future of the quality of life in the area. The first reads: “Should the Federal Aviation Administration […]

 
 

City, College to co-host 2017 Recycling Extravaganza

City, College to co-host 2017 Recycling Extravaganza

The City of Elmhurst is partnering with Elmhurst College, DuPage County and SCARCE to host the 2017 Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The event will be held at Elmhurst College, using the Alexander Parking Lot. Items that will be recycled include: eye glasses, […]

 
 

Forest Preserve District celebrates Earth Day – offers programs

Forest Preserve District celebrates Earth Day – offers programs

Programs for scouts, youth groups, companies and individuals The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites fans of the forest preserves to celebrate Earth Day in April by helping to remove litter and enhancing the environment at several volunteer workdays. Individuals and families as well as school and church groups, […]

 
 

Conroy to host coffee discussion at the Corner House in Lombard

Conroy to host coffee discussion at the Corner House in Lombard

Members of the community will have the opportunity to share their opinions on state issues and gain insight on legislation up for debate in Springfield at a Coffee Shop Stop hosted by state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, on Saturday, March 25 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at The […]

 
 

Hospital team on mission to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Hospital team on mission to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon

When we see images of children injured in the war in Syria or displaced with their families to refugee camps in neighboring countries, it’s too easy to feel a moment of sympathy and go on to the next news story. It’s quite a different matter when you’ve met these families, […]