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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster

    March 29, 2019 - April 28, 2019 @ Elmhurst History Museum

    The hardworking American political poster first appeared in the 1844 presidential election, and it has attempted to catch both eyes and votes through the use of powerful visual language ever since. This national traveling exhibit showcases a variety of presidential poster styles, design trends, and printing technologies spanning 168 years. Explore 50 colorful, high-quality reproductions of the most exciting and rarely-seen presidential campaign posters in our country’s history.

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  5. Moon Over Buffalo

    April 12, 2019 - April 28, 2019 @ First United Methodist Church

    "Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig is a laugh-out-loud farce stuffed with "comic invention, running gags, and a neat sense of absurdity " (The New York Post). In the play, Charlotte and George Hay are on tour in Buffalo, doing “Cyrano de Bergerac” and “Private Lives” in repertory, when they receive word that Frank Capra, the famous Hollywood director, is coming to town to see their matinee. This could be their last chance at stardom!

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  6. Teen Design Competition

    April 13, 2019, All Day @ Elmhurst Art Museum

    In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, we invite area teens to submit their own architecture and design proposals. This juried competition will be on view at the museum, and will celebrate creative design of today’s young creatives. Designed objects in any 3D medium are welcome, the use of today’s industrial materials and technologies is encouraged. Sponsored by the OPUS Foundation.

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  7. Courts Plus Health and Wellness Fair

    April 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Courts Plus

    Discover tips and resources for maintaining a healthy lifestyle at the Courts Plus Health and Wellness Fair. Raffle prizes and giveaways, free health screenings and free samples from local vendors. Stop by and receive a two-week free trial!

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  8. Recycling Extravaganza 2019

    April 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Elmhurst College

    The Elmhurst College Recycling Extravaganza is a great place to bring items to be recycled, reused and kept out of landfills. Several nonprofit groups will be there to collect building supplies, clothing, bicycles, home goods and much more. Paper shredding also will be available. Because the City of Elmhurst now offers quarterly electronics recycling, the College event will not be collecting electronics. More information will be available after March 1 at

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  9. Easter Egg Hunt at Berens Park

    April 13, 2019, 10:00 AM @ Berens Park

    Egg hunt for ages newborn to 5th grade. Plenty of eggs and candy, inflatables, and games. Fun for the whole family.

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  10. Electronic and Recycling Drop Off Event

    April 13, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Immanuel Lutheran Church

    Recycle your old electronics! Bring your old electronics, metal, computers, x-rays etc and we will be happy to recycle them safely for you. Please see our website for a more detailed list of items for the event.

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  11. Multi-Strand Bead Stringing

    April 13, 2019, 1:00 PM @ Lizzadro Museum

    For those times when a single strand is not enough, learn to combine various beads and chain to create one piece of jewelry with a layered look. Students will receive kits with sufficient materials to complete a 3-strand necklace. Use of stringing wire, crimp tubes, 3:1 connectors and various clasps will be taught. Tools for use in the class will be provided or students may bring their own. Round nose, chain nose and crimping pliers plus wire cutters will be used.

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