The View from 101 York – January 2015

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.

Up to January 26, 2015
Holiday Light Recycling

When taking down your holiday decorations, if you decide to get rid of some lights, your best optiolightsn is to recycle them. Drop both working and non-working lights, mini-lights, extension cords, rope and LED lights off at Elmhurst City Hall, Courts Plus (186 S West Avenue), Wagner Community Center (615 N West Avenue), or the Park District Administrative Building (375 W First Street) through January 26th. Look for the bins with the sign “Holiday Lights.”

For more information, please call (630) 993-8941 or visit

January 11, 2015
The Great Midwest Train Showtrain show

If you like trains, take a ride out to the DuPage County Fairgrounds and check out the world’s largest monthly train show with over 180 exhibitors featuring all types and sizes of trains.

January 12, 2015
Elmhurst Children’s Theatre Auditions for Mary Poppins

Mary PoppinsThe Elmhurst Children’s Theatre is looking for the next “uncanny nanny” for their production of Mary Poppins. If you have a budding actor enrolled in an Elmhurst school, grades five through eight, take them over to Epiphany Lutheran Church at 314 W Vallette Street to audition.

January 21, 2015
The Lunch & Learn Program at Elmhurst College

SELmhurst Collegetart off your new year with an extra boost in marketing for your business from Elmhurst College’s corporate training division, Elmhurst Partners. Eat a boxed lunch while learning from Chris Hogan, a manager with experience at Con Agra Foods and Kraft Foods, Inc. and expertise in the field of consumer insight and building effective marketing communication plans. The cost is $10 and runs from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

January 28, 2015summer
Thirteenth Annual Summer Recreation Open House

Starting at 6:00 pm, summer comes to York High School. Come see what fun activities your students can perfect this summer including local and regional organizations with camps for all abilities and special needs. Programs for preschool through high school, and even some university/collegiate programs for older students.

January 31, 2015
Fifth Annual Bags for Wags Bean Bag Tournament

Come to the Visitation Valentino Center at 815 S York BEWStreet at 6:00 pm and either compete or cheer for your favorite team while raising money for the Brian E Wagner Scholarship Fund. Enjoy Mamma Maria’s pizza, and exciting raffle prizes. Registration is $75 per two-player team before January 24, and $100 per team after the 24th. Click here to volunteer.

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