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2nd Annual Decor Swap at Wilder Mansion

April 18, 2015 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Join us for the 2nd Annual Decor Swap at Wilder Mansion on Saturday, April 18 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Find slightly used and unused wedding decor items such as vases, candles, centerpieces, shoes, guest books and more.  Want to host a table?  Those looking to sell their gently-used items can obtain a table for just $20.  Contact Meagan or call (630) 993-8186 to reserve your space.  Wilder Mansion is located at 211 S. Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst.

Smalley Pool Roof Replacement

If you've driven by Smalley Pool recently, you may have noticed a lot of commotion.  In accordance with the 2015 capital budget, the roofs of the Smalley Pool pump room and bath house will be torn off and replaced. The pump room and bath house roofs were last replaced in 1990 and have reached the end of their useful lives. This project will preserve the integrity and improve the appearance of both buildings, and is expected to be complete by May 22, just in time for the summer pool season. 

Help Shape the Future of Wilder Park - Lizzadro Museum Public Meeting

April 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to April 25, 2015 - 2:00pm

Help shape the future of Elmhurst's oldest park.  The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art is considering relocating to a new spot in Wilder Park.  Stop in at one of two public meetings (Monday, April 20 at 7 p.m., or Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m.) held jointly by the Park District and Lizzadro Museum and share your feedback with us.  Meetings will be held at the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, 220 S. Cottage Hill, Elmhurst.

Courts Plus Health & Wellness Fair

April 25, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Come check out the Health & Wellness Fair and explore all that Courts Plus has to offer.  Get free health screenings, visit with a Courts Plus personal trainer, and receive a free two-week trial membership.  Enjoy a free yoga class at 9:30 a.m., and a free foam roller seminar at 10:30 a.m.  Please register at the Courts Plus service desk, call (630) 833-5064, or email us.  Hope to see you there!

Help Preserve Elmhurst's 10,000-Year-Old Prairie

April 18, 2015 - 9:00am

Located on six acres between Spring Road and Salt Creek, Elmhurst’s 10,000-year-old Great Western Prairie is a living time capsule of Illinois in its original condition, when most of the northern two-thirds of the state was covered in prairie.  Now far less than one percent of that original grassland remains, and Elmhurst has a unique opportunity to help preserve and maintain our own section.  On Saturday, April 18 at 9 a.m., volunteers will meet coordinator Keith Olson at the intersection of Berkley Avenue and the Prairie Path (between Spring Road and Route 83) to clear brush.