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June 1, 2018 - September 1, 2018 @ Elmhurst History Museum
Take an interactive journey through Elmhurst history. See the award-winning tabletop map filled with photos from various eras, and explore fascinating object towers on different themes, from businesses to community, and watch a video on Elmhurst history. Check out the latest History Spotlight, a rotating display of special objects and photos from the museum’s collection in the second floor hallway.
June 1, 2018 - June 17, 2018 @ Elmhurst History Museum
Last call! Charles Schulz introduced Snoopy as the WWI Flying Ace in 1965, and the character has become one of the most beloved Peanuts personas. Learn about this favorite Peanuts storyline through high resolution reproductions of Schulz’s original comic strip artwork, photographs, film clips, and themed objects inspired by Snoopy as the Flying Ace. Visitors can don aviator caps and goggles for a photo-op next to Snoopy’s doghouse. Pick up a family guide in the gift shop to explore with kids.
June 8, 2018 - June 17, 2018 @ First United Methodist Church
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glenngarry Glen Ross is about devious, tough-talking real estate salesmen. This dark comedy revolves around a group of small-time salesmen competing to get the best leads as pressure from their firm to close the biggest deals heats up. As the stakes are raised and their desperation increases, the show explores just how unethically and illegally they are willing to act in their quest to win the game. This play is recommended for mature audiences.
June 11, 2018, 9:00 AM - June 22, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Epiphany Lutheran Church 314 W. Vallette Street, Elmhurst, IL.
Performers of all experience levels are invited to ‘level up’ their performance skills in acting, vocal music, and dance in this two-week Musical Theatre intensive. After a fun and easy first-day assessment the instructor will work with each participant to design a set of personal goals for their acting, vocal, and dance technique development. The class will culminate in a showcase performance of monologues, song, and dance for an audience of family and friends.
June 11, 2018, 9:30 AM - June 22, 2018, 11:30 AM @ Epiphany Lutheran Church 314 W. Vallette Street, Elmhurst, IL.
In this class, actors will learn what it takes to build a character for the musical stage. Investing time in the fine details of your character is a huge part in becoming a successful actor in Theatre. We will focus on building our vocal technique, dance and movement skills, and acting skills. Each actor will be provided a musical theatre selection from their teacher. The last class will be an invited performance for friends and family of the Actors. Actors are asked to dress comfortably in clot
June 16, 2018, All Day @ Elmhurst College - Mall
Elmhurst College's 23rd Annual June Jazz concert will feature the famed John Pizzarelli Trio.Guests are encouraged to arrive early, bring lawn chairs, blankets, drinks and a picnic, and enjoy the celebration of summer and the arts. Families are welcome, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
June 16, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Elmhurst History Museum
Get ready for Father’s Day by making a memory jar keepsake to share family history. Participants will make a gift for dad or grandad and preserve sweet memories by placing a personal item in a provided mason jar and a description of the object's significance. A perfect inter-generational history activity for families, from kids to grandparents. EHM will provide jars and craft supplies; participants need only bring personal objects and great memories.Registration required: Call 630-530-6879.
June 16, 2018, 1:30 PM
Scott Mehaffey, Executive Director of the Farnsworth House, and John McKinnon, Executive Director of Elmhurst Art Museum, will compare and contrast the two houses built by the architect Mies van der Rohe. The structures were finished one year apart, but have distinct design and functional differences.