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.
August 1 – August 31, 2016
Visit the Elmhurst Art Museum and take a look at projects from hundreds of scientists, artists, educators and others addressing the challenges of living in this world. Take your own turn with the creative process and explore the tools and experiences used by the AOSL’s Chicago, San Diego and Worcester (MA) Incubators to create your own solutions. The cost is $8 for an adult, $7 for seniors and free for students under 18 years old.
Take a drive to the College of DuPage and enjoy some free music under the stars. Purchase delicious food on site from local restaurants or sip some wine while you listen to the funk, rhythm and blues sounds of Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters. If you can’t make it on the 4th, award-winning jazz organist Brian Charette will perform on August 11, and acclaimed Chicago-born trumpeter and composer Marquis Hill will entertain on August 25th. Admission to WDCB LIVE Jazz Concerts is free and all performances begin at 7:30 pm. For more information, call (630) 942-4000.
August 5, 2016
City Centre Plaza in Downtown Elmhurst will be rocking with music from the School of Rock’s House Band and then with other talented students from the area. Bring your friends and family and spend a fun evening in downtown Elmhurst.
August 14, 2016
The Veterans Park on Main Street and Church Road in Bensenville is the place for a tour of the Black Chicago Gravel Company steam locomotive #18, along with the Hiawatha passenger car and bay window caboose. Conductor Karl will give tours and answer questions about this antique train. The tours take place from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
August 20, 2016
The fourth annual Park Palooza will invade Berens Park with music, food and fun at 5:00 pm. The food trucks, face painting and kids activities will be the perfect close to summer. Food trucks from Barbeque Jim’s, Big World’s Tortas, Cupcakes for Courage, Da Pizza Dude, Happy Lobster Truck, Kona Ice, Mario’s Cart, Toasty Cheese and Yum Dum will be on site. New Odyssey will play from 5:30 to7:30 pm. and No Alternative from 8:00 to 10:15 pm.
August 27, 2016