Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed…


Sunday, Sept. 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 ewanet.org.




Thursday, Aug. 30

Cool Cars Under the Stars

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


Thursday, Sept. 6

From 6:30-8:30 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum is hosting a Book Discussion about ‘All Quiet on the Western Front,’ by Erich Maria Remarque, led by Elmhurst Public Library and Elmhurst History Museum staff. Program includes after-hours access to exhibits and a special display of WWI objects from the Museum’s collection. Free admission but registration required, send email to: ehmprograms@elmhurst.org or call 630-530-6879. Info: elmhursthistory.org or call 630-833-1457.


Saturday, Sept. 8

At 2 p.m., the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art will host a Chakra Stones Lecture

Led by Ann O’Malley, RN, HTCP-I, who is certified as a Healing Touch Practitioner and Instructor. Recommended for youth to adult. Regular Museum Admission applies. Reservations recommended. Call 630-833-1616 or visit lizzadromuseum.org.


Wednesday, Sept. 12

From 4-9 p.m., the 5th Annual Girls Nite Out will be held at Wilder Mansion. Enjoy wine tastings and wine for sale provided by Doti Liquors while listening to local acoustic musician Scottie Long. Food tastings, beauty products and services, wellness experts, boutique shopping, artisans, art activities, jewelry for sale, door prizes and free giveaways. Tickets, available at the door, are $10.

Presented by Brewpoint Coffee, produced by RGL Marketing for the Arts and sponsored by the Elmhurst Park District. Info: rglmarketingforthearts.com


Saturday, Sept. 15

  • From 1-5 p.m., celebrate fall and the craft beer movement at the 4th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest, with more than 100+ brews and ciders from 50+ brewers. Sample an array of craft beers on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum and enjoy live music and food from Barbecue Jim’s Catering. Presented by the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and sponsored by Pints Elmhurst. VIP tickets offer early entry at 12-1 p.m. Tickets: $40 before 9/8/18; $50 after. For tickets and information, visit elmhursthistory.org or call 630-833-1457.

Artist-led Exhibition Tour

  • Beginning at 1:30 p.m., there will be an artist-led exhibition tour at the Elmhurst Art Museum with artist David Wallace Haskins, who will provide an in-depth look at the current exhibition.

Free with museum admission or current membership. Info: 630-834-0202 or elmhurstartmuseum.org


Sunday, Sept. 23

From 2-4 p.m., relive skating memories with James Turner, author and founding member of the National Roller Skating Museum, who will discuss the history and popu-larity of the sport. Bring your own skating memorabilia to participate in a “pop-up” exhibit following the talk, meet fellow rink rats, and share memories. Admission is free to Members, $5 Non-Members. Registration re-quired and can be done online at elmhursthistory.org (Adult Programs) or call 630-530-6879.


Thursday, Sept. 27

At 7 p.m., One Fifty One Kitchen & Bar, 151 N. York St. will host a Craft Beer Dinner and History of Beer Talk in honor of the 4th annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest scheduled for Sept. 15.

If you like beer, food and history, enjoy a special evening presented by Pints, the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest event sponsor. A selection of craft beers will be matched with a four-course menu selected by One Fifty One Kitchen | Bar’s chef. History Museum’s Executive Director Dave Oberg will share his vast knowledge of the Histo-ry of Beer. Tickets at $60 each and reservations are required online through Event-brite at event-brite.com/e/craft-beer-dinner-tickets-48387261602?aff=efbeventtix. Info: 331-979-7198


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 WOW.cfsites.org.
  • 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 johnreiter@sbcglobal.net





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