Events

Registration opens for 4 on the 4th race

Registration opens for 4 on the 4th race

Registration is open for the 13th annual Elmhurst Running Club 4 on the 4th race. The 4-mile chip-timed run takes place at 7:15 a.m., Tuesday, July 4, starting and finishing at Elmhurst College. A 1-kilometer Kids (12-and-under) race follows at 8:25 a.m. The 4 on the 4th’s beneficiary is the […]

 
 

Local authors wanted

Local authors wanted

Local authors wanted The Villa Park Public Library is a passionate advocate for literacy and lifelong learning and supports local authors in their efforts. The west suburban area is fortunate to be home to many authors. The library would like to share the work of these local authors with patrons […]

 
 

Enjoy Kline Creek Farm at dusk at ‘Evening in the Country’

Enjoy Kline Creek Farm at dusk at ‘Evening in the Country’

Pack a picnic dinner and enjoy horse-drawn hayrides and Kline Creek Farm at dusk at “Evening in the Country” Thursdays June 1 ‒ Aug. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. at this 1890s living history farm at 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. The evenings kick off June 1 […]

 
 

DuPage County offers residents free latex paint recycling

DuPage County offers residents free latex paint recycling

DuPage County is hosting a Latex Paint Recycling Program at the County’s Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility starting June 1. Residents can drop off their usable, unwanted latex paint during designated summer collections free of charge. The County will accept latex-based paint that has not been frozen, is less […]

 
 

A Mission to Serve

A Mission to Serve

Church grateful for support of DuPagePads Homeless Shelter Elmhurst Presbyterian Church (EPC) is extending a big thanks to the community as it wraps up its 22nd year as host of a DuPagePads Interim (Overnight) Housing program. Every Saturday night from October to May, about 35 guests from DuPage County who […]

 
 

Memorial Day Parade takes place Monday

Memorial Day Parade takes place Monday

True Patriots Care to stage 300 U.S. flags in Wilder Park Led by Grand Marshal John M. Wendel, retired Brigadier General and Chaplain in the United States Air Force, some 90 entries will march in Elmhurst’s 99th Annual Memorial Day Parade through downtown Elmhurst on Monday, May 29, stepping off […]

 
 

Elmhurst Lions Club to host a free picnic

Elmhurst Lions Club to host a free picnic

On May 15, Mayor Morley proclaimed June 30, through July 4, Lions Clubs International Week in Elmhurst. This is for the 100 year anniversary of Lions Clubs International and the 77 years which the Elmhurst Lions have served their community. We, the Elmhurst Lions, would like to show our gratitude […]

 
 

37,000 pounds of electronics taken at Recycling Extravaganza

37,000 pounds of electronics taken at Recycling Extravaganza

More than 37,000 pounds of electronics and several thousand more pounds of clothing, building supplies and other materials were recycled, reused and kept out of landfills as a result of the annual Elmhurst College Recycling Extravaganza. Held in partnership with the City of Elmhurst, the environmental education group SCARCE and […]

 
 

Police announce Click It or Ticket campaign over upcoming holiday weekend

Police announce Click It or Ticket campaign over upcoming holiday weekend

As summer kicks off and travel increases, the Elmhurst Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. Funded by a grant from IDOT, the program’s goal is saving lives by reducing fatal and serious injury car crashes through additional enforcement […]

 
 

“Cop on Top” Special Olympics Fundraiser Friday

“Cop on Top” Special Olympics Fundraiser Friday

Look for cops on top of Dunkin’ Donuts outlets For the past 15 years, police officers from throughout the state have “staked out” Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops in May to heighten awareness and raise donations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Illinois Special Olympics. In return for the police […]