Elmhurst Park District News

Eldridge Lagoon CLOSED for Skating

Today, Tuesday, January 27; the lagoon is closed and the red flag is in place. 

As a reminder, ice fishing is not allowed at the Eldridge Park Lagoon. 

The park district posts a green flag when the ice is open for skating, while the red flag warns skaters the ice is dangerous and the lagoon is closed.

 

Second Annual Girls Nite Out at Wilder Mansion

February 20, 2015 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Wine Tastings, Pampering, Boutiquing and Art!

See the best Elmhurst has to offer; sip a new wine, enjoy a five-minute massage, indulge in chocolate, dip you hands in paraffin, take home free giveaways, learn new makeup tricks and shop for that someone special, you!

Your admission fee includes a free glass of wine and pampering for everyone. 

$10 Residents  $15 Non-Residents  Pre-register or pay-at the door. ( 21 and over)

New Year, New Skill - Try Drum Lessons at the Elmhurst Park District

Drum Instructor Tom Corrao

If you're looking to learn a new skill in the new year, why not try out an instrument that comes with the added perk of stress relief?  Instructor Tom Corrao has been teaching drums and percussion at the Elmhurst Park District for eight years, and swears by the instrument as an effective stress reliever.  "After a long day, playing the drums lets you get out all that pent-up energy," Corrao says.  "Drums are surprisingly soothing for a loud instrument."

Elmhurst Garden Club Donates $1,000 Toward Rec Assistance Fund

(l. to r.) Elmhurst Garden Club representatives Marilyn Arado, Penny O'Neill, and President Georgia Dolan present the Board of Park Commissioners with a donation to the Rec Assistance Fund.

Elmhurst Garden Club representatives President Georgia Dolan, Penny O'Neill, and Marilyn Arado presented the Board of Park Commissioners with a donation of $1,000 toward the Park District's Recreation Assistance Fund, which provides financial assistance to residents for recreational programs.  The donation proceeds are from the club's annual Garden Walk & Faire held in July 2014.

Level 5 Girls Gymnastics Team Wins Tristate Meet

The Elmhurst Park District Level 5 Girls Gymnastics Team vaulted to a win last weekend, taking home first place at the Leenda’s Island Adventure meet at Lake County College in Grayslake.  The team bested over 2,000 competitors from three states.  According to Coach Cody Golz, this was only the team’s second meet of the season.  “It’s early still, but their hard work has been paying off,” Golz said.  “We were hoping to win, but really aiming to just do our best and it happened to lead to a championship.”

Wilder Mansion Earns Couples' Choice Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Based on stellar reviews from past newlywed clients, Wilder Mansion was voted one of the best Ceremony and Reception Venues within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Project Wedding, Brides.com, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Weddingbee, for the fourth consecutive year. 

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