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The View from 101 York – September, 2014

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LW Reedy has been serving the Elmhurst community and surrounding areas since 1951. As the largest locally-owned real estate agency in Elmhurst, we have a passion for local news and events. Here’s our view of the community for this month, from our perch at 101 York in the heart of downtown Elmhurst.

September 5 and 6, 2014

Rock The Block Party at Elmhurst City Centre

SRock the Blocktarting at 4 pm on the 5th, there will be food and drink booths with live music all over town, and performances by The Personnel and 7th Heaven in the square. The party continues on Saturday at 12 pm with live music and activities for the kids at the Community Partner area. Music events include music from the School of Rock, Best of York High School Rock, Kevin Presbrey Band, the Super Crush and ARRA. There will be fun all the way around the block in Elmhurst.

September 7, 2014

old grau millCornfest Family Fun Day at Old Graue Mill

Spend your Sunday at this family picnic with hot dogs, hamburgers, roasted corn on the cob, homemade pies and taffy apples. Starting at 11:30 am, entertainment including games, races and a fishing tournament for kids will make the day extra special. There is no general admission fee and tickets will be sold for food, drinks and activities.

September 9, 2014

UCS_Cooler_Smarter_book_cover2Elmhurst Cool Cities Coalition

John Rogers, a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists, and co-author of “Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low Carbon Living” will lead a discussion about effective ways to cut your global warming emissions by 20 percent or more. The event begins at 7:00 pm at the Elmhurst Public Library. Reservations are required and may be made by calling (630) 462-9789 or emailing

September 6 and 7, 2014

Home Improvement Tinley Park LOGOThe Tinley Park Home Improvement Expo

Take a road trip to the Tinley Park Convention Center for this free Fall Expo featuring everything you need to spruce up your home for the holidays. See hundreds of contractors displaying the most popular interior and exterior decorating and remodeling projects. Times are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday and until 5:00 on Sunday.

world music brochure coverSeptember 11-21, 2014

World Music Festival Chicago

This is a multi-venue festival that has something for everyone. Open your mind to exotic music or expose your kids to some musical cultural diversity. Choose from over 650 artists and ensembles from over 80 countries. It’s your opportunity to expand your musical horizons for free.

September 27, 2014

Churchville Schoolhouse Open House

Visit the Churchville Schoolhouse in Bensenville from 11:00 am churchvilleto 3:00 pm and celebrate back-to-school with the Elmhurst Historical Museum. Visit the Schoolhouse, built circa 1846, and enjoy the Conrad Fischer Singers as they perform numbers from a bygone era. Folk singer Bucky Halker will share classic Illinois folk songs. Old fashioned games, vintage crafts, and a story time will delight the young and young at heart. Lemonade and light refreshments will be provided.

September 28, 2014

Amazing Walk for Cancer

The Amazing Walk will start and end at the Center for emhf_amazingwalklogo_woemhfCancer Care at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital on Brush Hill Road. The route will go north on York Road, cross on Cayuga to York Commons and then return south on York Road, cross to the west on Quincy, south on York Road and finish at the Center for Cancer Care. Registration is required.

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