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September 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017 @ Elmhurst History Museum
Check out the latest enhancements to this journey through Elmhurst history! Take a trip back in time via the tabletop map, featured in the Chicago Tribune’s “50 Museum Marvels” guide (July 2017). A new History Spotlight showcases a changing array of special objects and photos from the museum’s collection, and currently features objects from the Lindlahr Sanitarium in Elmhurst.
Elmhursthistory.org or (630) 833-1457
September 22, 2017 - October 15, 2017
In the show, a terrible water shortage has led to a ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities regulated by a malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanities most basic needs. Before all hope drains away, a hero must arise to save the People! The show won 3 Tonys, including for Best Original Score and Best Book of a Musical.
September 24, 2017 - November 3, 2017 @ Elmhurst Artists' Guild Gallery at Elmhurst Art Museum
View contemporary artworks by more than 50 living, local artists, in a diverse array of media and styles, including paintings, ceramics, photography, sculpture, collage, digital and mixed media. Members of the Elmhurst Artists' Guild include professional artists, corporate art directors, educators, feature film animation artists, woodcut print makers, tombstone carvers and self-taught artists.Opening reception is free, Friday, Sep 29, from 7-9pm. Most artworks are for sale.
October 1, 2017 - October 30, 2017 @ Lot behind Sandburg Middle School
Be a part of this charming Elmhurst tradition and decorate your front yard with a festive Nova Scotia Balsam tree purchased from the District 205 Foundation’s holiday tree sale fundraiser. Neighborhood outdoor tree group orders of four or more will be delivered free of charge in late November. Beautiful assortment of indoor trees also available. Proceeds help fund educational enhancements and programs that benefit the students of Elmhurst Public Schools.
October 14, 2017, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Three Chicago-based, Latino artists will exhibit their works on paper this fall at Elmhurst College. Herman Aguirre, Javier Chavira and Gabriel Villa are stylistically diverse artists who work in a variety of media. Each artist expresses a very personal vision. Aguirre’s images are concerned with issues of loss and human fragility. Chavira’s drawings reference nature and celebrate the beauty of abstraction. Villa’s works portray the struggle of everyday life and the human condition.
October 14, 2017, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Join us in the galleries of the museum, amidst inspiring works of art or overlooking the surrounding vistas of Wilder Park, for a dynamic hatha/vinyasa yoga class. Focusing on the connection of breath with movement, students will flow through sequences of poses and leave class feeling energized, centered, grounded and refreshed. All levels welcome. Bring your own yoga mat and any props you typically use. Fee: $20 (Refunds will not be accepted within 48hrs of the start of this program) INSTRUCTOR: JoAnn Concialdi
October 14, 2017, 10:00 AM @ Elmhurst City Hall
Staying in your home---Safely. When there is "no place like home" for seniors, learn the resources available to help you stay in your safely. Topics for this include a Panel of professional presenters identifying Hoarding and how to help, Jennifer Prell, Home Maintenance Services, Ralph King, How to Choose home care and companion services, Katie Fielmann and When additional resources are needed who to call, Helen Fitzpatrick. Reserved seating , call 630-306-7077.
October 14, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Wild Meadows Trace
Dress in your Halloween best and take in the sights and sounds of autumn. Bring the family to Wild Meadows Trace for Safety Town trick-or-treating, family photo opportunities, an inflatable corn maze, face painting, magician, fall games, food trucks and more! This event is free to the public.
October 14, 2017, 10:30 AM
Geologist Sara Kurth presents and intro to rocks and minerals. Learn to identify minerals through basic hands-on identification including observation skills and hardness tests.
October 14, 2017, 1:30 PM @ Lizzadro Museum
This beginner's class allows children to make their own gemstone jewelry to keep. Choose two different types of jewelry to make and learn how to work with jeweler's tools.
October 14, 2017, 1:30 PM @ Elmhurst Art Museum
Join us for an in-depth look at the current exhibition, “Hebru Brantley.”
October 14, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
Guest artist Elizandro Garcia-Montoya, clarinet, plays Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A Major. A Mozart overture and Beethoven's masterpiece, Symphony No. 6 in F Major (Pastoral) open the ESO's exciting 57th season.