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News briefs from Wheaton and Glen Ellyn. Glen Ellyn The village of Glen Ellyn is accepting applications for grants for local non-profit organizations. The Community Grant Program funding for 2013-14 is $25,000. Last year, the village budgeted $30,...
Tags: U.S. Army, Environmental Issues, Government Aid, FEMA, Politics
This is is not all-inclusive June 1-2 Bolingbrook Cavalcade of Planes 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport for the annual festival of aircrafts. Enjoy a close look at historic planes and helicopters on the ground and...
Dozens of climbers are getting ready to scale the trees at Wheaton's Cantigny Park, but their mission is not child's play. The statewide Illinois Tree Climbing Championship on Saturday will feature professional arborists and tree-trimmers, replicating...
Listen to your mother! If you don't usually absorb mom's wisdom, perhaps now is the time to start. "Listen to Your Mother, Chicago," at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5 features readings by local writers tackling the topic of motherhood from many perspectives....
Tags: Mother's Day
The Civil War and its ties to DuPage Whether you are a history buff, a novice, or just interested in learning more about fellow locals of the Civil War, join in a special Civil War presentation from local history professor Dr. David Maas. Get...
There's no doubt that vegetable gardening is hot. Folks who've never grown a radish suddenly want to plant pots or plow up their lawn so they can add fresh food to the table. The upside: You can harvest edibles untouched by synthetic chemicals, and the...
Tags: Parsley, Chicago Botanic Garden, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Agriculture
STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
Special to the Chicago TribuneMany people visit Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois, for the 27-hole golf course or the prized military museum, which features impressive exhibits of the 1st Infantry Division's war efforts, and an outdoor collection of refurbished tanks. The 500-acre...
Tags: Wheaton, Fennel, Museums, Thyme, Chicago Tribune
Staff reporterHinsdale Orchestra to Appear at Cantigny Park on July 28 The West Suburban Symphony of Hinsdale returns to Wheaton's Cantigny Park on Saturday, July 28, at 1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton to perform music inspired by real and fictional heroes, on the...
WGN NewsKidwinks Father and Son Outings First Division Museum at Cantigny Park Cantigny Park was the home of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, former editor and publisher of The Chicago Tribune. Now it houses the McCormick Museum, beautiful gardens, the First...
Tags: New York City, Cook County, U.S. Army, India, Egypt
TribLocal - ElmhurstThe Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council hosted a day-long community showcase Scout-O-Rama – “Daily Good Turn” at Cantigny Park. There were over a …...
TribLocal - ElmhurstJeopardy, The Rallye A low-pressure road rallye where you play Jeopardy as you travel the shortcourse. Not a lot of hard rallye gimmicks, but a …...
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