Events

Plans in the works for Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Plans in the works for Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade

On Saturday, March 10, the 22nd Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at 12 noon from its starting point at the intersection of Wilson Street & Spring Roads. The parade then continues north on Spring Road to the railroad tracks. Considered by many to be the best […]

 
 

Community Calendar.

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Thursday, Feb. 8 The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 18th annual Chef Fest will be held at the Drury Lane Theatre & Conference Center, 100 Drury Ln. in Oakbrook Terrace. Guests will enjoy a variety of signature menu items from […]

 
 

Speaker presents ‘How to Thrive in your Singleness’ at Single Mothers event

Speaker presents ‘How to Thrive in your Singleness’ at Single Mothers event

Single moms along with your children are invited to the next Single Mothers Luncheon event scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 14 from 12:15-2:30 p.m. to hear a special guest speaker. The program will be feature pediatric ER doctor and author/lecturer LinaAbujamra, who uses the same skills serving patients in the ER […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Friday, Jan. 12 — ECPA presents “Broadway in Elmhurst” At 7:30 p.m., theElmhurst Centre for Performing Arts (ECPA) will host “Broadway in Elmhurst” at Timothy Christian School Auditorium, featuring performers with Elmhurst roots. Tickets are $20 for adults in […]

 
 

Second Run of “Broadway in Elmhurst”

Second Run of “Broadway in Elmhurst”

Local arts groups, performers with Elmhurst roots join to support Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts The momentum continues as Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts (ECPA) prepares for “Broadway in Elmhurst” to be held Friday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Timothy Christian School Auditorium in Elmhurst. The evening of song […]

 
 

Jack Island to be entered into Civic Hall Of Fame

Jack Island to be entered into Civic Hall Of Fame

Chamber to present honor at upcoming 100th anniversary Elmhurst restaurateur and long-time Chamber partner Jack Island will be honored as the 2017 inductee into the exclusive Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry Civic Hall of Fame. Island will become the Hall of Fame’s 26th member during the induction ceremony at the […]

 
 

For second time, ZPC votes down nursing facility proposed on Fremont

For second time, ZPC votes down nursing facility proposed on Fremont

Vote comes down to 4-4; Mushow abstains By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It was a meeting of the Elmhurst Zoning & Planning Commission that offered a public forum, even though none of the testimony was able to be further considered for the topic at hand. Still, six people […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Lizzadro presents Dinosaur Day On Saturday, Jan. 6, Dinosaur Day returns to the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, 200 Cottage Hill Ave., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about fossils with hands-on activities. See and touch real fossils, […]

 
 

Joe Newton Memorial celebration planned for Saturday, Jan. 27

Joe Newton Memorial celebration planned for Saturday, Jan. 27

A memorial celebration is planned to honor legendary York Boys Cross Country coach Joe Newton on Saturday, Jan. 27 beginning at 2 p.m. in the York Commons at York Community High School, 355 W. St. Charles Rd. Mr. Newton died in the early morning of Dec. 9 in Arizona. He […]

 
 

Victory Meat & Seafood opens

Victory Meat & Seafood opens

Latest venture for Tony Gambino who owns HB Jones, Doc’s Victory Pub By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Victory Meat & Seafood, a neighborhood steak and seafood restaurant has opened its doors at 116 No. York St. in downtown Elmhurst. It is the latest restaurant venture by Elmhurst resident […]