Events

In Her Own Right exhibit closing on March 12

In Her Own Right exhibit closing on March 12

Show about state’s first woman architect still offers programs Architecture is a subject on the minds of many Chicagoans, and the city’s rich history is closely entwined with its visionary architects. Yet, one of those pioneers has yet to become a household name in a place that puts its architects […]

 
 

Misericordia dinner seeks to break record

Misericordia dinner seeks to break record

The date of Wednesday March 22 marks the 11th annual fundraiser for the Misericordia Wild Game Dinner sponsored by many local organizations and Elmhurst resident Butch Navarro. Misericordia is a continuum of care and a network of services for persons with mild to profound developmental disabilities, many of whom are […]

 
 

Mayor Steve Morley to serve as Grand Marshal

Mayor Steve Morley to serve as Grand Marshal

This year, the Grand Marshal of the 21st Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley. After being elected Alderman of the 6th Ward in 2007, he was re-elected for a second in 2011. As an alderman, he served on the Finance, Council Affairs & Administrative […]

 
 

Hops for Humanity made 9th donation to help disabled people.

Hops for Humanity made 9th donation to help disabled people.

Growing dreams through charity Members of the Elmhurst based Hops for Humaniy charitable organization present a check for $10,600 to ‘We Grow Dreams Greenhouse and Garden Center’ at the Red Arrow Tap Room on Monday, Feb. 6. ‘We Grow Dreams’ provides jobs for developmentally disabled people and is based in […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calender

Saturday, Feb. 25 • From 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., the York Athletic Boosters will holds its Annual Green Scene fundraiser at Fitz’s Spare Keys in downtown Elmhurst. Enjoy a casual night of bowling, silent and live auctions, raffles, pool, and bowling. Bowl with your favorite York coach. Many prizes will […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules…

Here’s what’s going on at the Elmhurst Park District By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on Feb. 13 at The Hub at Berens Park, 493 Oaklawn Ave. Commissioner Patricia Morissette-Moll was absent from the meeting. There were no public comments. […]

 
 

Give a pint, get a St. Patrick’s Day theme t-shirt

It has less to do with luck and everything to do with giving. Participating donors who visit any of 17 LifeSource community donor centers between March 5-19 and mention “Give a Pint” will receive a limited-edition St. Patrick’s Day themed T-shirt, while supplies last. The green shirt features a shamrock […]

 
 

Elmhurst Trolley at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Elmhurst Trolley at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Join the fun for the 21st Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday March 4th starting at noon. The parade will begin at the intersection of Wilson Street and Spring Road and continue north on Spring Road in Elmhurst. The Grand Marshal of the Parade will be Elmhurst Mayor Steven […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Monday, Feb. 20 – History Museum welcomes AIC curator From 1-2:30 p.m. at the Elmhurst History Museum Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave., Debora Wood, artist, author and curator at the Art Institute of Chicago, will teach forest portraits […]

 
 

Jon Favreau – Tweets, speeches and storytelling

Tweets, speeches and storytelling: Messages from the 2016 election Obama speechwriter and adviser Jon Favreau to speak at Elmhurst College on March 9 As chief speechwriter and senior aide to President Barack Obama during the 2008 and 2012 elections, Jon Favreau was at the center of the storm for two […]