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  1. By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst

    March 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018

    Experience the latest enhancements to this interactive journey through Elmhurst history. Take a trip back in time via the tabletop map, explore the object towers and watch a video on Elmhurst history. View the History Spotlight in the second floor hallway that showcases special objects and photos from the museum’s collection that currently features items from Elmhurst’s airport.

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  2. Rescuer of Once Loved Things: The Art of Donna Castellanos

    March 17, 2018 - May 6, 2018

    Donna Castellanos collects and transforms everyday objects, which she calls "once loved things", into a bold hands-on exhibit. Visitors experience the museum galleries as if they were a home; each room includes worn and well-loved items that share a commonality, from repurposed encyclopedias to antique musical instruments. Both nostalgia and inclusion are strong motifs throughout the exhibition, as visitors are invited to add their own contributions.

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  3. Artwork of Terri Shimkus

    April 21, 2018 - June 2, 2018

    Mixed media artwork by local artist, Terri Shimkus. Meet the artist at a reception open to the public, Friday April 27, 2018. Open 11am-5pm Tu Th W Sa Su / 11am-7pm Friday

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  4. Art in the Park at Lizzadro Museum

    May 5, 2018 - May 6, 2018

    A juried show of Fine Art, Craft and Design, over 100 artists from around the Midwest will be showing and selling their creating in Wilder Park. At the Lizzadro Museum, members of the West Suburban Lapidary Club will be demonstrating forms of lapidary art.

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  5. 15th Annual Run for the Kids: Superhero Hustle

    May 5, 2018, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ 830 S. Addison Ave. Villa Park, IL 60181

    Join forces on Saturday, May 5th at the 15th Annual Run for the Kids: Superhero Hustle. More than 600 people will join together to support children with developmental delays or disabilities by running, walking or volunteering. All abilities and skill levels welcome! Distances include a 5K Run, 2 Mile Walk and/or Kids Dash!

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  6. Elmhurst's 22nd Annual Art in Wilder Park

    May 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 6, 2018, 5:00 PM

    22nd Annual Art in Wilder Park presented by Brewpoint Coffee will feature over 130 Midwest Artisans selling their unique one of a kind art. Kid's Court, Food Vendor Court/Gourmet Food Gift Section, and Entertainment. Wilder Mansion will be selling coffee, pastries, and serving lunch. Sponsored by the Elmhurst Park District and Produced by Roz Long (RGL Marketing for the Arts). For further information please contact

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  7. Elmhurst Symphony Concert: European Romance

    May 5, 2018, 7:00 PM

    Stellar performances and exquisite music bring the Elmhurst Symphony's season to a rousing conclusion when the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's principal second violin, Baird Dodge, joins the ESO in an evening of audience favorites. Also on the program is the 2017 Stanger Audition winner, violist Aditi Prakash.

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