Thursday, Aug. 23

From 6:30-8 p.m., the Elmhurst Art Museum will host a Zine Launch Party, presented by the Teen Art Council. Come out to celebrate the launch of the Teen Art Council’s inaugural project, ArchiTeenZine, a visual response to architecture created and designed by our teen group.


Monday, Aug. 27

From 5-7 p.m., the City is hosting an open house event at Elmhurst City Hall to demonstrate the use of the WaterSmart Portal and how residents can track their water usage. Free and open to the public. Info:


Thursday, Aug. 30

  • From 6-8 p.m., Cool Cars Under the Stars will take place at the American Legion Post #187 at Spring & Butterfield Rd. $5 food specials. Theme: Groovy 70s, 80s & 90s.


Sunday, Sep. 2

Elmhurst Walk-In Assistance Network will host its annual ‘Cue for a Cause in the City parking lot at York and Vallette from 12 noon until 8 p.m. To register to compete or to learn more about EWAN, go to the website


Ongoing programs:

  • Widows or Widowers (WOW) meet every third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 537 S. York Road. WOW lends support and provides social activities for those who have lost a spouse. Admission: $5 per person includes live entertainment. Info: Dave at 630-620-4060 or visit
  • The Elmhurst American Legion, T.H.B. Post No. 187, hosts a fish fry every Friday night from 6-8:30 p.m. New York steaks are available first Friday of the month. Musical entertainment follows. Karaoke on the second Friday of each month. Bingo on Wednesdays, starting with Early Birds at 6:45 p.m. Info: 630-833-7800
  • TOPS—Take Off Pounds Sensibly—meets on Friday mornings at Grace Lutheran Church 950 S. York Road, Bensenville. Weigh-in at 9:30 a.m., meeting from 10-

11 a.m. Info: email Millie at


Explore Elmhurst Express Summer Trolley Route

Stop 1: York and Park – Approximate boarding time is on the hour and 30 minutes after the hour

Stop 2: York and Schiller – Approximate boarding time is 5 and 35 minutes after the hour

Stop 3: Second and Addison – Approximate boarding time is 10 and 40 minutes after the hour

Stop 4: Cottage Hill and Virginia – Approximate boarding time is 15 and 45 minutes after the hour

Stop 5: Spring and the Illinois Prairie Path – Approximate boarding time is 20 and 50 minutes after the hour

Stop 6: York and Vallette – Approximate boarding time is 25 and 55 minutes after the hour

Running Fridays and Satur-days from 12 noon to 12 midnight. Trains may alter approximate boarding times. To track the trolley’s exactlocation, visit


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