Events

AAUW Used Book Sale opens Thursday

AAUW Used Book Sale opens Thursday

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Elmhurst Area Branch is hosting its annual Used Book Sale August 3-6 at Lincoln Elementary School, 565 S. Fairfield Avenue. Thousands of books (hardback and paperback) are available to purchase. Donated entirely by the community and sorted into over 30 categories, the sale […]

 
 

York Theatre, History Museum present “Saturday Night Fever”

York Theatre, History Museum present “Saturday Night Fever”

Film celebrates 40-year anniversary of classic starring Travolta This year marks the 40th  anniversary of the release of “Saturday Night Fever,” the American cult classic that brought disco music out of the clubs and to the masses creating an enduring cultural, cinematic and musical phenomenon. With its danceable Bee Gees […]

 
 

Thousands answer the call, but Red Cross blood shortage continues

Thousands answer the call, but Red Cross blood shortage continues

In appreciation, $5 Target eGiftCard™ available for all those who come out to give Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, but there continues to be a critical summer blood shortage. Eligible donors of […]

 
 

Cantigny expands French celebration with new event

Cantigny expands French celebration with new event

French Picnic Under the Stars debuts prior to 10th Annual French Connection Day This year, Cantigny Park’s annual tribute to France begins a day early, with a festive French-themed evening combining food, wine, live music and stargazing. French Picnic Under the Stars, a first-time event, is set for Saturday, August […]

 
 

Villa Park recreation programs

Villa Park recreation programs

Free Fitness Week  Villa Park Recreation is offering a free Fitness Week July 31-August 4. Attend any Fitness Easy Pass class at the Iowa Community Center, 338 N. Iowa for free. No Easy Pass punch card is necessary; just sign in prior to attending each class. Choose from several classes […]

 
 

Park District seeks input on potential new park sites

Park District seeks input on potential new park sites

Public hearing set for Thursday at Butterfield Park This past April, the Elmhurst Park District deeded a portion of land at Golden Meadows Park to the City of Elmhurst as part of an Intergovernmental Agreement to assist the City in its efforts to address stormwater detention. Two properties recently considered […]

 
 

Career workshops at Villa Park Public Library

Career workshops at Villa Park Public Library

 Feeling stuck in your current job? Bring an open mind to Career Passioneering at the Villa Park Public Library and begin the career path that you design! Meetings will take place on Saturdays, July 29 and Aug. 26 from 9:30–11:30 a.m. Tom Somora, an employment services representative with IDES (Illinois Department of […]

 
 

Villa Park Recreation offers free fitness week

  Villa Park Recreation is offering a FREE Fitness Week  July 31-August 4.  Attend any Fitness Easy Pass class at the Iowa Community Center, 338 N. Iowa for free.  No Easy Pass punch card is necessary; just sign in prior to attending each class.  Choose from several classes such as […]

 
 

Lombardian History to come alive this weekend

Lombardian  History to come alive this weekend

Steve Spoden photos Lombardian Cannon fire will echo across Lombard this weekend as Union and Confederate soldiers meet again in battle during the Lombard Historical Society’s seventh annual Civil War Reenactment in Lombard’s Four Seasons park Saturday, July 22, and Sunday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stanford’s […]

 
 

Addison Community Calendar

Addison Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 26 Amelia Earhart: The 80th anniversary of her mysterious disappearance From 7-8 p.m. at the Addison Public Library, there will be a lively living-history performance sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Learn how Amelia learned to fly, what inspired her adventurous spirit, and why she set off in 1937 […]