Events

Wilder Park Egg Hunt returns

Wilder Park Egg Hunt returns

Doggie Eggstravaganza to follow There will be more eggs than ever at the Elmhurst Park District’s annual Easter Egg Hunt in Wilder Park this year, scheduled for Saturday, April 15. Celebrate spring with the whole family, including the four-legged ones. Visit with the Easter Bunny and be ready for the […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week — The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed: Saturday, April 8 – Lake Effect band to perform as fundraiser for ESO From 12 noon-4 p.m., the band Lake Effect will perform a benefit fundraiser concert at Pinstripes in Oak Brook for the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra. Tickets […]

 
 

Lifeline Church -West opens in Villa Park

Lifeline Church -West opens in Villa Park

A new church is scheduled to launch its service beginning on Wednesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at their location at 136 E. Highland Avenue. Join Senior Pastors Reggie & London Royal and Campus Pastors Terrance & Keisha Campbell for this special occasion. Church hosts Egg Hunt Sat. On Saturday, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Choral Union, Orchestra to perform Mozart

Elmhurst Choral Union, Orchestra to perform Mozart

Elmhurst Choral Union and Orchestra present Totally Mozart on Sunday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m. in Hammerschmidt Chapel on the campus of Elmhurst College. Guest soloists Sarah van der Ploeg, Sarah Ponder, Stephen Noon, and Wilbur Pauley join Elmhurst Choral Union and a professional orchestra for Mozart’s Requiem and Solemn […]

 
 

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 […]