The View from 101 York – June, 2014

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.

June 1, 2014

Summer Vendor & Craft Show

Spend a little time shopping for a good cause. Opening at 10:00 am, there will be over 30 Vendors and Crafters at the American Legion Normandy Banquet Hall at 310 W Butterfield just waiting for you to examine their wares. Among the events will be a 50/50 raffle for the American Legion with fun raffle prizes. The Elmhurst Yorkfield Food Pantry and the Chicagoland Pet Rescue will be collecting food for both man and beast. Admission is free and guests receive two free raffle tickets just for attending. For more information, please email Debbie at DLH6468@comcast.net.

June 7, 2014

Chicago Food Truck FestImage

More than 20 food trucks, including Cheesie’s, The Fat Shallot, and Chicago Pizza Boss will be in one place at US Cellular Field for a tasting event that will be fun for the whole family. It costs $10 per person to get in and each truck will charge by the item. Feed the Children gets $1 from each ticket sold.

June 12, 2014

Creative Picture Taking – Photography II

Sponsored by the Elmhurst Park District, all you need to bring is a digital camera and some film. This four week course starts at 10:00 am on June 12th and will introduce students to the creative side of both traditional film and digital photography. The use of color, improving composition, texture and lighting are just a few of the subjects budding photographers will tackle. Pre-registration is required and is available at http://www.epd.org. Classes will take place at the Wagner Community Center at 615 N. West Avenue.

June 14, 2014

Smalley Pool Cardboard Regatta

Smalley Pool will be transformed into a body of water fit for many a sailing vesImagesel. Participants must build a boat out of cardboard and duct tape that will stay together long enough to paddle across the pool while holding two people. Competitors will be segregated by age and will win different awards. Check-in starts at 8:00 am and the first heat will begin at 9:00 am. Ages 6 and older can compete. Pre-registration is required with a deadline of June 9, 2014. Please call (630) 993-4724 for more information. Smalley Pool is located at 665 S York Street.

June 17, 2014

DuPage Junior Golf School

The DuPage Junior Golf School is calling your child’s name. Anybody aged 7 to 14 can learn golf fundamentals and etiquette in this five part program that features an on-course session and four practice center sessions. The cost is $95 per person and sessions take place from 9:30 to 11:00 am at the Oak Meadows Golf Club. To register visit dupagegolf.com, or call (630) 451-3471.

June 18, 2014

Blow It Up! Science Demonstration

Head over to the Elmhurst Public Library at 3:30 pm to see how much fun science can be. Taking Imageplace either in the outside reading garden or in the library lobby, depending on the weather, kids of all ages can witness the joy of exploding, foaming, zapping, big-time science with a new demonstration each session. No registration is necessary. After the demonstration, you’ll have plenty of time to catch up on some summer reading before heading home for dinner.

June 24, 2014

Chamber Music Concert in Wilder Park

Pack a picnic basket and take everyone over to Wilder Park at 7:00 pm for a delightful evening of relaxing chamber music in the wedding tent, or bring extra blankets and stretch out to enjoy a little culture under the stars. Don’t forget to check the other evenings of music in this summer series presented by the Elmhurst Park District.

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