Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Lake Ellyn Boathouse opened for use on Nov. 12, 1937. The Glen Ellyn Park District is hosting a celebration Sunday.
Residents who visit the Lake Ellyn Boathouse this weekend will be reliving some nostalgia from the 1930s during an open house celebration recognizing its 75th anniversary. The boathouse was first opened for use on Nov. 12, 1937 and to celebrate the occasion, the Glen Ellyn Park District will be holding an event for the community Sunday. The open house will include a live performance of a Dick Tracy radio program, and screening of the 1937 film Make Way for Tomorrow, which will help provide a sense of what life was like when the building first opened in Glen Ellyn. A celebration for the boathouse has never been held before, said Kathleen Talenco, marketing and communications supervisor for the park district. In addition to some of the …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Sparky the Fire Dog will be on hand Saturday to meet with children as the fire company holds its annual open house in advance of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7 - 13.
Sparky the Fire Dog will be on hand Saturday as the Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Co. holds its annual open house and safety expo to kick off Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13. Children will have the opportunity to meet with Sparky and participate in a number of activities that are planned. This year’s theme for Fire Prevention Week is “Always Have Two Ways Out.” During the open house children will have the chance to dress up like firefighters and to practice STOP, DROP and ROLL, according to Craig Eldridge, public information officer for the Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Co. In addition, a safety trailer will be on site, awards will be given for the fire company’s poster contest and treats will be handed out. The open house will be held from 10 a…
Friday, September 28, 2012
A look at homes for sale at different price points in Glen Ellyn.
A traditional home with charm and lots of room to lounge is currently for sale in Glen Ellyn and listed at $675,000. The Colonial home at 635 Carolyn Drive is located in a Lake Ellyn cul-de-sac and features a first floor family room, along with a finished basement with room for entertaining. The home also has French doors, which open to a backyard patio. Built in 1970, the home has five bedrooms, 2.5 baths in 2,374 square feet, according to the listing. The home has undergone several “family-friendly” updates. This home is holding an open house this weekend. The open house is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Do you have a home you'd like featured in this column? Contact Local Editor Mary Ann Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find out what …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
School notes from Glenbard District 87.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
From Glenbard District 87 The staff at Glenbard South invites parents and guardians to the annual Parents' Night on Wednesday. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a presentation by South's counselors about the Choices program geared toward each grade level. Later in the evening, parents and guardians will have an opportunity to follow their students' schedule during a typical school day in a condensed format. During each 10-minute period, the teacher will discuss the content and organization of the course. Find more details about South's Parents' Night. Glenbard West will host an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 12. Details will be forthcoming.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Argonne National Laboratory will open its gates to host a free Energy Showcase for the community.
Friday, April 8, 2011
Get your open house information on Patch.
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Friday, April 8, 2011
1. 655 Duane St., Glen Ellyn, Illinois Open Sunday, 4/10, 2-4 pm 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths $650,000 For more information call 630-790-1000 Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage The website address for this listing is: http://www.coldwellbankeronline.com/ID/1700462 2. 22W065 Stratford Pl., Glen Ellyn, Illinois Open Sunday, 4/10, 2-4 pm 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths $495,000 For more information call 630-790-1000 Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage The website address for this listing is: http://www.coldwellbankeronline.com/ID/1856270
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Willowbrook Wildlife Center searches for wildlife lovers.
If you were not among the 115 people who attended the DuPage Forest Preserve Open House, you haven’t lost your chance. On Saturday, January 15 115 people walked in off the street to learn more about volunteer opportunities within the DuPage Forest Preserve District, including the Willowbrook Wildlife Center,525 S. Park Blvd. Other programs included were the Danada Equestrian Center in Wheaton, Fullersburg Woods Nature Center in Oakbrook, Klein Creek Farm in Winfield, Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook, and St. James Farm in Warrenville. The Open House event takes place once per year every January, and is aimed at getting potential volunteers through the door to educate them on opportunities within the district. “We aim this particular …