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.
September 2-5, 2016
The Last Fling
The largest annual fundraiser of the Naperville Jaycees, the Last Fling runs Thursday evening through Labor Day. There are concerts, a carnival, food booths and a host of other activities for people of all ages and interests. For the kids, take a look at the schedule in Family Funland. The Last Fling takes place in downtown Naperville at Jackson Avenue and Eagle Street. Click here for concert information and ticket prices.
September 9-10, 2016
Elmhurst City Centre’s Rock The Block Party
This is City Centre’s premier event of the season where downtown Elmhurst turns into party central with food booths by Elmhurst’s favorite restaurants, fantastic free music and all your neighbors joining in the fun right in the middle of town at Schiller and York. Hop on the yellow trolley and avoid the hassle of parking while taking a comfortable ride through the streets of Elmhurst.
September 11, 2016
Fishing by Kayak
Learn how fishing on the water is different from sitting on the pier. Come to Hidden Lake at 9:00 am, and don’t forget your kayak or canoe. If you don’t own one, you can rent one for $20 per person. Minimum age is 14, but kids under 18 need an adult with them. Register here or call (630) 933-7248.
September 16 and September 30, 2016
Epiphany Children’s Clothing Resale and Children’s Toy/Equipment Resale
A tradition for over 25 years, it is time again for Epiphany Lutheran Church’s fall sale of used children’s clothing, equipment and toys. The sale is open to everyone in the community and volunteer opportunities are available for those who want to help and also get the first look at the merchandise. The clothing sale is on Friday, the 16th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and then again on Saturday the 17th from 8:00 to 11:00 am. The toy and equipment sale is on Friday, September 30th from 7:30 to 9:30 pm and then October 1st from 8:00 to 10:00 am. The church is located on the corner of Spring Road and Vallette Street. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your shopping experience.
September 14, 2016
Girls Nite Out at Wilder Mansion
Don’t miss the Third Annual Girls Nite Out at Wilder Mansion. Try some new wines, enjoy a 5-minute massage, sample chocolate and score some free giveaways. There will also be experts with make-up tips and other surprises waiting. The admission is $10 at the door and the hours are 4:00 to 9:00 pm. Wilder Mansion is located at 211 Prospect Avenue.
September 23, 2016
Night Hike By Lantern Light
Take a hike after dark without getting in trouble. McKee Marsh is open for a lantern-lit self-guided hike complete with snacks and s’mores around the fire. Don’t forget your flashlight and protection against mosquitoes. All ages are welcome and the cost is $5 per person. Register online or at (630) 850-8110.