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The Village is accepting event information from DuPage County non-profit organizations to be posted on the Events Calendar. Questions and event information may be sent to

Events for the next 10 days

October 25, 2014
HGNA Pancake Breakfast
8:00AM - 11:00AM
Ballydoyle, 5157 Main St., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Proceeds to Helping Girls Navigate Adolescence (HGNA). Adults $6, Children $3 and Children under 2 years of age are FREE!
October 25, 2014
Downtown Halloween Window Painting
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Downtown Management Corp., 933A Curtiss St., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Kids aged K-6th grade, bring your paint brush and pick up paints at 933A Curtiss St. Please bring a non-perishable food item for FISH pantry. More info call (630) 725-0991.
October 25, 2014
Baird & Warner Halloween Happening
9:00AM - 12:30PM
Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Registration for the costume contest begins at 9 AM with judging slated for 9:30 AM. Prizes will be awarded. Then attend a FREE movie, Casper, at 11 AM. Plus, the Tivoli will be providing free popcorn. For more information, call Baird & Warner at 630-964-1855.
October 25, 2014
FISH Volunteer Training
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Community Bank of Downers Grove, 1111 Warren Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
FISH maintains a free food pantry and clothing closet. Emergency assistance is provided to approximately 500 people each month. Especially in need of drivers to provide transportation for medical services and for phone volunteers to answer messages. Call Lori 630.655.8001 for more information and to register .Also visit us at
October 25, 2014
DG Woman's Club Luncheon
11:30AM - 1:00PM
Ashton Place, 341 75th St., Willowbrook, IL (map)
Enjoy the entertainment of the Legacy Girls, a lively review of the 50's & 60's. All ages are welcome.Tickets are $40, includes lunch.Proceeds benefit various philanthropies. More info at or contact or 630-624-7235.
October 26, 2014
Halloween Costume Parade and Trick-or-Treating
12:30PM - 3:00PM
Downtown Downers Grove, IL (map)
Sponsored by the DG Lions Club. Meet in costume at the parking lot west of the Main Street Train Station (across from Caribou Coffee) at 12:30 pm. Parade proceeds down Main Street to Fishel Park. After the parade, trick-or-treat at participating downtown merchants from 1-3pm.
October 26, 2014
American Wind Band Concert
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Avery Coonley School, 1400 Maple Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Free admission. Overtures, lighter music and Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain to kick off Halloween week will be featured. More information visit
October 26, 2014
West Suburban Symphony
3:30PM - 5:00PM
St. Jospeph Chapel, 1515 W. Ogden Ave., La Grange Park, IL (map)
The West Suburban Symphony, conducted by Peter Lipari, will perform a concert of circus-inspired music. Tickets: $22 adult, $20 senior, $5 teens, children free. More info at or call 630-887-7464.
October 26, 2014
SCARCE Green Tie Gala
4:00PM - 8:00PM
Westin Hotel, 70 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard, IL (map)
Come ready to learn more about SCARCE while having a good time to help us make a difference locally and globally! Silent Auction, Live auction, open bar and dinner. Register at
October 27, 2014
Cantores Community Choir Rehearsals
7:00PM - 8:30PM
First United Methodist Church, 1032 Maple Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Rehearsals are Monday nights. All are welcome. A small fee will be charged to cover the cost of music. For more info call 630-999-1190 or email
October 29, 2014
Young Mothers' Bible Study
9:30AM - 11:00AM
Downers Grove Community Church, 6600 Fairview Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Child care and nursery is provided. 630.969.3320 or
October 29, 2014
Parenting: "Have a New Kid by Friday"
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Downers Grove Community Church, 6600 Fairview Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
"Have a New Kid by Friday" a parenting book by Kevin Leman. Rev. Howard Hoekstra will present the videos and workbook discussions.The workbook is $5. 630-969-3320 or
October 29, 2014
Play/Fundraiser: "Design for Murder"
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Theatre of Western Springs, 4384 Hampton Ave., Western Springs, IL (map)
A benefit performance to raise funds to help local low-income families stabilize and remain in their homes after a temporary financial crisis occurs for LOVE Christian Clearinghouse: For tickets call 630-512-8673.
November 01, 2014
Chili Cook-off and Pie Auction
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Downers Grove Community Church, 6600 Fairview Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
12 types of chili will be offered: chicken, vegetarian, beef, etc. Mild, Medium and extra spicy will tempt your taste buds.Sample and vote for your favorite.Home baked fruit, cream and custard pies will be auctioned.All proceeds will benefit local families in financial need.
November 01, 2014
Benefit Concert: Downers Grove Music Club
7:00PM - 9:00PM
1st Congregational Church, 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, IL (map)
The Downers Grove Music Club is hosting a benefit concert, reception and silent auction to support high school student music awards for the continuation of their musical studies. Tickets at; $30 for adults; Youth 18 or younger are free when accompanied by an adult.
November 02, 2014
Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast
7:30AM - 12:00PM
St. Mary of Gostyn School Gym, 444 Prairie Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Boy Scout Troop 89 and Cub Pack 89 will be hosting their annual All you can eat Pancake Breakfast. Tickets are $6.00 and Children 5 and under are free.