Events

College to screen documentary on renowned art collective

College to screen documentary on renowned art collective

Elmhurst College will be screening a documentary about a renowned Chicago art collective on Friday, March 31 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Schaible Science Center, Illinois Hall, on the campus of Elmhurst College elmhurst.edu/campusmap). The documentary, called Hairy Who and The Chicago Imagists is an engrossing and lavishly illustrated […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 23 Join the League of Women Voters of Elmhurst at 7 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., as they explore the resources available in DuPage County for those dealing with mental health issues. Meredith Kober of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), will […]

 
 

There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

New exhibition tours America’s residential landscape at History Museum Home. It’s where we all come from. Whether we have lived in military barracks or college dormitories; in rental apartments or condos; in public housing or gated communities; in trailer parks or row houses—where we live is home. But the word […]

 
 

ESO musicians to perform at Mayslake

ESO musicians to perform at Mayslake

The Elmhurst Symphony Musicians in Performance at Mayslake series concludes its 2016-17 season with “All That Jazz” on Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook. ESO Assistant Conductor Allison Gaines will lead a selected group of ESO musicians in an […]

 
 

Lake Effect to perform benefit concert for Symphony

Lake Effect to perform benefit concert for Symphony

The local band Lake Effect will be performing a concert to benefit the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 8 from 12-4 p.m at Pinstripes in Oak Brook. Lake Effect will be the spotlight of the afternoon, providing music from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s will be in the spotlight […]

 
 

Paint your pet/ BYOB class

Paint your pet/ BYOB class

Enjoy painting while cleansing your palette. Invite your friends or come solo and make new ones! Our event will focus on our beloved pets, whether alive or fondly remembered, winged or furred, bring in your favorite photo and our instructor will help you break down the image and step by step […]

 
 

City to share proposed downtown zoning changes with public

City to share proposed downtown zoning changes with public

The City of Elmhurst will host an Open House event  Monday, March 13 from 5-7 p.m. It will take place at City Hall, where the public can receive information regarding proposed downtown zoning changes. In June of 2016, the City of Elmhurst adopted a new Downtown Plan, designed to present a […]

 
 

Local men vie to beat Guinness World Record for pull-ups

Local men vie to beat Guinness World Record for pull-ups

Proceeds will fund memorial to Elmhurst fallen soldier Joe Vanek By Marisa Mancini For The Elmhurst Independent Two very patriotic men — Nick Janowitz, owner of Patriot Sports and Fitness in Elmhurst, and Jeremy Miller, a Patriot trainer — will each attempt to do 7,500 pull-ups in a 24-hour period […]

 
 

Presale orders begin today for District’s 10th annual native plant sale on May 12 & 13

Presale orders begin today for District’s 10th annual native plant sale on May 12 & 13

Sale Offers Over 100 Types of Flowers, Grasses, Shrubs and Trees (March 13, 2017) — The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites gardeners to get ready to go native by placing presale orders today through April 17 for its 10th annual Native Plant Sale. This year’s sale will be […]

 
 

Taxing decisions

Taxing decisions

Library, sewer funding referendum questions on the ballot by Paul DelGuidice For The Villa Park Independent Villa Park voters will have more to decide on at the polls on April 4 than who the best choices are for Trustee or which of three candidates will be the next Village President. […]