Want to help your child make a positive transition to kindergarten? Sunbeams & Rainbows is the perfect preschool program for 3-5-year-olds, celebrating almost 50 years of providing enriching recreational, social and academic experiences for youngsters, as well as informal creative playtime. With a well-rounded curriculum including creative art experiences, singing and rhythm activities, stories, finger plays and role-playing, body movement and coordination education, and science discovery, "learning through play" has never been more versatile - or fun. Classrooms are c
Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes swimming at the Elmhurst Park District pools. By purchasing a season pool membership you will have access to East End Pool, Norman P. Smalley Pool, and the Spray Ground at The Hub at Berens Park. Individual pool passes are on sale starting March 1! Resident pool passes are $34 until May 23 at 9 p.m., and $49 starting May 24. Non-resident pool passes are $100.
On Wednesday, March 5, the Eldridge Park Lagoon remains CLOSED for skating. Until the ice freezes to 8 inches the lagoon will remain closed. The red flag has been posted. We will check the ice again tomorrow morning and reopen the lagoon as soon as conditions allow. For questions, contact Division Manager of Facilities Anne Scheppele.
Happy Mardi Gras! On Tuesday, March 4, Abbey Members Delores Kumnick, Carol Nelson, and Rose Reina headed over to Lexington Square to take on their spellers. The event featured words of French origin in honor of Mardi Gras, which is French for "Fat Tuesday." Kumnick, Nelson, and Reina crushed words such as "croissant" and "au gratin," defending their title. The Lexington Square team awaits a May rematch, for which both teams were told to brush up on their Spanish; the next bee will feature words of Spanish origin in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. For more inform
Spring has arrived early at the Wilder Park Conservatory & Greenhouse. Inside it is a comfortable 80 degrees and the springlike scent of soil and plants lingers. It's hard to believe that just on the other side of the glass is the frigid winds and arctic temperatures of another polar vortex. The contractors continue to wrap up their work; completing paint touch-ups, hanging exterior lights, and installing the Conservatory windows and vestibule. The unfrozen portions of the perimeter construction fence have been removed, giving patrons a better look at the restore
What's missing at Courts Plus? You! Whether you are deciding to get in shape for the first time, trying to lose those last few pounds, working on improving your game or just want to keep fit and stay active, Courts Plus is ready to team up with you to meet that challenge. And with a brand new exercise studio and challenging new class formats, there's never been a better time to check out Courts Plus.