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.
Running Through This Month
Ice Skating at Eldridge Park
As long as the green flag is flying, you can get some exercise ice skating at Eldridge Park at 363 Commonwealth Lane in Elmhurst. The Polar Vortex has had one good result: at least 8 inches of ice on the lagoon. So pull out your skates, dress the kids warmly, and hold your own Olympic event.
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Light Opera Workshop at Elmhurst College
Elmhurst College students will present music from opera and musical theater that will delight people of all ages. The concert is free at the college’s Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel on the beautiful Elmhurst College Campus at 3:00 pm.
Sunday, February 3, 2014
Grand Mardi Gras Celebration with the Elmhurst Garden Club
After the meeting, horticulturalist and garden designer Lynn Baralt of Baralt Landscaping Co. will present The King is in the Cake, the Queen is in the Garden. Everyone is welcome and the event is free to the public. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Take a Romantic Night Hike in Fullersburg Woods
Wander hand-in-hand with your sweetheart through a lantern-lit self-guided walk through the woods and then cuddle up in front of a cozy fire at Fullersburg Woods with a hot cup of cocoa and roasted marshmallows. The lanterns will be lit from 7:00 to 9:00 and the walk is open to adults only and costs $10 per couple. To register, call (630) 850-8110.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Family Open Swim at York High School
Take this opportunity to splash and play in the pool at York High School, 355 South St.Charles Road, between 1:00 and 4:00 pm. Lap swimming, open swim and diving boards will all be open for Elmhurst residents. If you can’t make it on the 16th, the pool will also be open on the 23rd.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Doubtful Abbey, Murder and Mayhem at Fussworthy Manor
This production takes place at Angelo’s Ristorante at 247 N. York for five weekend performances between February 21 and March 2, 2014. Pick up clues about the crime portrayed within the show while mingling with cast members at a pre-show social hour with a cash bar and enjoy a delicious meal while watching the show. All tickets must be reserved and paid in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets may be reserved by calling the box office at 630-464-2646 or by visiting the GreenMan website. Tickets are $50 per person.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Elmhurst Choral Union: Medley of Melodies
Enjoy a lively mix of choruses and solos from Opera, Broadway and the Great American Songbook. The concert begins at 7:00 pm at First United Methodist Church at 232 S. York in Elmhurst. This is a free event, and good will donations will be taken. Tickets are not required and proceeds will benefit Elmhurst Choral Union’s programs. The Elmhurst Choral Union is an auditioned choir performing all types of music from Classical and great choral music of all eras. Click here for more information.
Monday, February 27, 2014
Lambing at Kline Creek Farm
Learn about the role of livestock on an 1890s farm while looking at some cute and cuddly newborn lambs on the Kline Creek Farm at 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. If the weather is bad on the 27th, click here to see other dates. The lambs are accepting visitors between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.