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.
March 7, 2015
Attend a free concert at 7:00 pm in the beautiful Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel featuring gospel, inspirational and a variety of other music. Joshua’s Troop is a group of over 50 high-achieving singers led by Pastor Clay Evans and Charles Jenkins. Their high-energy mixture of urban and hip-hop music with contemporary gospel combines for a unique musical experience. The Elmhurst College Gospel Choir and Chicago Mass will also perform. Contact Trudy Sulit by email at email@example.com or by phone at (630) 617-3492 for more information.
March 7, 2015
Starting at 4:00 pm, take a stroll through Oak Park and enjoy a potpourri of Jazz music presented by 90.0 fm WDCB and playing in select restaurants. Go where the spirit leads as live music drifts out of the jazz tour locations. Order dinner at your favorite Oak Park eatery or purchase sample appetizers at each restaurant. Then catch one of three renowned jazz performers as they top off the evening with concerts. Check out this website to see the schedule. And best of all, the music is free.
March 7, 2015
Walk over to to Spring Road by noon and catch one of the largest and longest-running St. Patrick’s Day Parades in the Chicagoland area. Dress up in your most creative green outfit and celebrate this Irish tradition with leprechauns, clowns, jugglers, bands, dancers, bagpipes and floats. Look for the folks from LW Reedy as they walk in the parade celebrating the one day of the year that makes everyone wish they were Irish. It’s free fun for the whole family.
March 12 – 14, 2015
Spend a few days in the world of the independent film maker, sponsored by the Cultural Arts of Commission in Geneva. Screen a variety of independent films and screenplays. Take in technical workshops with industry professionals for the film maker and enthusiast. Click here to see a schedule of events. Click here to purchase tickets.
March 13 – 15, 2015
Keep the car lovers in your family happy by visiting the World of Wheels Auto Show at The Rosemont Convention Center, where you will see hot rods, competition cars, specialty and concept vehicles. Admission is $19 for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12. Hours are Friday from 3 pm to 10:30 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm, and Sunday 10 am to 7 pm.
March 14 – 15, 2015
It wouldn’t be March without the sweet taste of fresh maple syrup. Witness maple sap as it boils into syrup and tour the historic businesses and homes in Naper Settlement. Dance to live music, try drilling for sap yourself and enjoy fresh maple flavored treats. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for kids, four through twelve. Members and Naperville residents are free.
March 28-29, 2015
Shower of Crafts & Art Fair
Choose from over 175 juried exhibitors of hand made craft items at the College of DuPage. For more information, visit their website or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission is $5 with children under 16 free. The show will be open from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday.