Events

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. […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calender

Elmhurst Community Calender

Pick of the Week — The event NOT to be missed! Friday, March 17; Saturday, March 18; Sunday, March 19 ECT to perform Cats! The Elmhurst Children’s Theatre will perform Cats! in the auditorium of Bryan Middle School. Curtain times are Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 2 p.m. and […]

 
 

Rotary Club to host gala fundraiser

Rotary Club to host gala fundraiser

The Elmhurst Rotary Club invites area residents to a Gala Spring Fundraiser on April 29 at the Hyatt Lodge on MacDonald’s Campus in Oak Brook. “We have planned a memorable evening of fun and fellowship with friends and neighbors,” said Rob Kopecky, fundraising chairman. The festive event begins at a […]

 
 

Saint Genesius Productions Youth Theater Group performs Finian’s Rainbow Jr.

Saint Genesius Productions Youth Theater Group performs Finian’s Rainbow Jr.

Saint Genesius Productions youth theater group will perform Finian’s Rainbow Jr. at Montini High School, April 7 – 9, 2017.  More than 50 talented students from local Catholic grade schools, including St. Pius X, Sacred Heart, and Kingswood Academy will come together to prepare this exciting performance. Adapted from the […]

 
 

Home and Garden Expo coming to Lombard March 25-26

Home and Garden Expo coming to Lombard March 25-26

The Home and Garden Expo premieres at the beautiful Westin Hotel in Lombard at Yorktown Shopping center on March 25 and 26 with free admission and free parking. Thousands of homeowners in the prestigious DuPage County communities as well as the entire Chicagoland area have attended this event to find […]

 
 

Cullerton to host town hall meetings in Itasca, Glendale Heights, Bartlett and Villa Park

Cullerton to host town hall meetings in Itasca, Glendale Heights, Bartlett and Villa Park

In an effort to bring state government to the residents of the 23rd State Senate District, Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) is hosting four community town hall meetings this month. The meetings give residents the chance to ask Cullerton questions and discuss issues important to the 23rd Senate District. Below […]

 
 

Elmhurst Symphony Association announces Stanger audition winners

Elmhurst Symphony Association announces Stanger audition winners

Held on February 11 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church in Elmhurst, the competition showcased 25 outstanding high school musicians from many of the western suburbs. Special thanks go to this year’s judges, Jean Hatmaker, Susan Merdinger and Dianne Ryan, who spent many hours listening to and critiquing these spectacular young […]