The View from 101 York

LW Reedy has been serving the Elmhurst community and surrounding areas since 1951. As the largest locally-owned real estate agency in Elmhurst, we have a passion for local news and events. Here’s our view of the community for this month, from our perch at 101 York in the heart of downtown Elmhurst.


Back to School

Elmhurst public schools start August 19. For tips on school supplies, back-to-school haircuts, and avoiding first-day anxiety, check out our Back to School Basics blog post. For data on schools in Elmhurst and surrounding areas, like student-teacher ratios and number of students per grade, visit the LW Reedy website.
Rock Out!

Free concert and more! Sons of the Never Wrong and the Matt Stedman Band perform at Berens Park’s Park Palooza. Saturday, August 24, 5 to 10pm. Music, BBQ, beer garden. Activities for kids and families.

Rock out and help man’s best friend at the 4th annual Rockin’ for Rescue Sunday, August 25 from 11am to 4pm at Silverado in Elmhurst, headlining Forget Hannah and featuring the School of Rock band. Proceeds benefit the Great Lakes Lab Rescue, an organization that places unwanted Labrador Retrievers into loving homes. Tickets $13 for adults, $8 for kids in advance, more at the door. Reserve your spot today!


Don’t miss the last Music at the Gazebo August 15 on Spring Road in Elmhurst.

Taste of Elmhurst

School is starting, but the farmer’s market goes on. Farm fresh produce and other yummy treats at York & Valette Farmer’s Market Wednesdays from 7am to 1pm. The market goes on through October.

Only one more of the Wilder Mansion Culinary Series with of Cafe Amano’s Chef Marco on Wednesday August 21: The Islands of Greece.

Library Programs for All Ages

Summer reading programs have ended, but reading fun continues with special library programs. Sign up for programs for all ages from Littlest Story Time for the youngest library patrons to Duct Tape Club or Movie Night (this month The Great and Powerful Oz) for the junior high crowd to drop-in training for learning how to download e-books.

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