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  1. Special Exhibit: Rock Cafe

    January 8, 2019 - March 31, 2019 @ Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

    The Rock Café features 3 balanced meals made entirely out of stone. The Rock Café was generously donated to the Museum by the Josefeck Family in 2013. On display through May 2019.

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  2. Heart’s Desire: Reflections on Love & Marriage

    January 18, 2019, 1:00 PM - March 17, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Elmhurst History Museum

    When Cupid’s arrow strikes, the love that grows is celebrated and communicated through a variety of romantic gestures and traditions. Contemplate the power of love represented in unique and never-before-seen 19th and 20th century wedding dresses and exquisitely-detailed early 1900s valentines from the EHM collection. Explore romantic tokens of affection—including candy boxes, photos, and ephemera—that share the secrets of the heart with loved ones and the community at large.

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  3. The Rock Cafe

    January 31, 2019 - May 31, 2019 @ Lizzadro Museum

    This popular exhibit features 3 meals made of stone. Warning: Eating rocks leads to broken teeth!

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  4. Musical Theatre Intensive

    February 12, 2019 - March 19, 2019

    Calling all 3rd to 5th grade performers! Are you ready to jump into acting, singing, and dancing? This class will offer a first hand experience in the fundamentals of musical theatre. The class will be taught by performer/writer Michael Potsic, who has been seen on the stages of The Paramount, Theatre At The Center, and The Second City. With his years of performance experience and knowledge, he will guide students as they build the technique, the drive, and the confidence that is necessary to be successful in musical theatre. Students will focus on skill-building in acting, singing, and dancing. The class will culminate in a final showcase that displays all of their hard work. The workshop is open to students third through fifth grade, who are Elmhurst residents or attend Elmhurst schools. If space allows, children from neighboring communities will be admitted.

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  5. The Whole World a Bauhaus

    February 16, 2019, 11:00 AM - April 20, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Elmhurst Art Museum

    Touring the globe (Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Elmhurst, and Karlsruhe), this exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus, a legendary German school that revolutionized modern thinking and artistic approaches to industrialization. Photographs and documents combine with art and design pieces by Bauhaus masters and students—such as Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius, Wassily Kandinsky, Josef and Anni Albers, László Moholy-Nagy, Marcel Breuer and more.

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  6. Bewtiched, Bothered, or Be Murdered!

    February 22, 2019 - March 3, 2019

    Greenman’s latest murder mystery dinner theatre production is loosely based on a TV show from the 1960s in which a witch marries a mortal and humorous complications ensue. In our play, life has moved on, and they are throwing a party for their daughter to celebrate her graduation from college. Nothing for this family is ever simple, so even this party is fraught with unexpected developments - including a dead body! Our dinner shows offer a family-style meal and the chance to win prizes.

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  7. Restaurant Week

    February 23, 2019 - March 2, 2019 @ Elmhurst City Centre

    Try something - or some place - new! Enjoy specials and featured dishes in your own downtown. Visit our website for participating City Centre Restaurants and details.

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  8. By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst

    March 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019 @ 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.

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  9. Rock & Mineral ID

    March 2, 2019, 10:30 AM @ Lizzadro Museum

    Geologist Sara Kurth presents an introduction to rocks and minerals. Learn to identify minerals through basic hand-on identification including observation skills and hardness tests. Great for rockhounds and scouts, adult supervision is required.

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  10. Artists Talk: Assaf Evron and Claudia Weber

    March 2, 2019, 1:30 PM @ Elmhurst Art Museum

    Hear from Chicago-based artists Assaf Evron and Claudia Weber about their site-specific installations in Mies van der Rohe’s McCormick House. For this two person exhibition, each artist took over a separate wing of the single-family home. Learn more about their artistic intent and particular interests in Mies’s biography, his legacy, the Bauhaus, and unique features of the house. This program is part of the Year of German-American Friendship initiated by the German Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut, and supported by the Federation of German Industries (BDI).

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  11. Rockin' Jewelry for Kids

    March 2, 2019, 1:30 PM @ Lizzadro Museum

    Children can make their own gemstone jewelry to keep. Choose two different types of jewelry to make with stones from the Museum Shop and learn how to work with jeweler’s tools. Completes Girl Scout Jeweler’s badge. Adult supervision required.

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  12. Elmhurst Symphony Concert: Classical Delights

    March 2, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church

    Enjoy an evening of “Classical Delights,” spotlighting Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C major (Jupiter)—one of the greatest musical creations to ever emerge from the human mind--along with Mozart’s Concerto for Violin No. 5 in A major, featuring acclaimed violinist Jasmine Lin as soloist; and a fun-loving romp in Prokofiev’s “Classical” Symphony.

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  13. Medley of Melodies

    March 2, 2019, 7:00 PM @ First United Methodist Church

    Elmhurst Choral Union singers perform a lively mix of choruses and solos from pop, jazz, and more. Tickets are not required for this musical evening of giving back to the community. Free-will donations will be taken to benefit Elmhurst Choral Union’s programs.

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