Make a Date on the Village Calendar!

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@downers.us.

Events for the next 10 days

April 24, 2014
ADHD or Not!
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Good Samaritan Hospital Wellness Center, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
So you think you or your child may ADHD? Learn about ADHD symptoms and what else can mimic ADHD. Dr. Remer-Osborn, Clinical Neuropsychologist explains. This is a free seminar but registration is required. Reserve your seat by calling 1-800-323-8622, and provide a registration code of 4G42.
April 25, 2014
Grannie's Attic: Resale Event
9:00AM - 2:00PM
Peace Memorial Manor, 3737 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Find treasures you never even knew you needed. North side of the Good Sam Campus, between the hospital and Wellness Center.
April 25, 2014
Understanding Medicare
9:30AM - 11:00AM
Good Samaritan Wellness Center, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
An overview of Medicare Part A (Inpatient Coverage), Part B (physician and Outpatient Coverage), Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans), and the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. There is a nominal charge of $2 and registration is required. Reserve by calling 1-800-323-8622, and provide a registration code of 4S04.
April 26, 2014
"Shop For a Cause" for Family Shelter Service
10:00AM - 2:00PM
St. Andrew's Church, 1125 Franklin St., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Shopping event to benefit the Downers Grove Family Shelter. Vendors include Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, PartyLite, Tastefully Simple and more. Plus raffle and light refreshments.
April 26, 2014
Movie Screening: "Generations in Solidarity"
7:00PM - 8:30PM
DG First United Methodist Church, 1032 Maple Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
The Guatemala Connection mission of the Downers Grove First United Methodist Church is hosting this public screening and discussion. The 42-minute documentary explores the governmental and faith-community relationships between North and Central American over the past 25 years. More info at dgfumc.org/solidarity and generationsinsolidarity.com.
April 27, 2014
West Suburban Symphony Orchestra
3:30PM - 5:00PM
York High School, 355 W. St. Charles, Rd., Elmhurst, IL (map)
Performing music by Prokofiev, Poulenc, Schubert, and Tchaikovsky in an hour-long concert.Ticket $22 adult, $20 senior, $5 teens, children free. For more information, see www.westsubsymphony.org or call 630-887-7464..
April 28, 2014
Cantores Community Choir
7:00PM - 8:30PM
First United Methodist Church, 1032 Maple Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Rehearsals on Mondays through December 9. All are welcome. A small fee will be charged to cover the cost of music. For more info call 630-999-1190 or email cantorescc@gmail.com
April 30, 2014
Speaking Series: "You Gotta Keep Dancin'"
7:00PM - 8:00PM
DG Community Church, 6600 Fairview, Downers Grove, IL (map)
Based on a book by the same name, Rev. Howard Hoekstra will engage participants to choose joy in the midst of life's pains and struggles. The three part series continues on May 7 and May 14. For more information, reservation or need for child care call 630-969-3320.
May 03, 2014
Speaking Series: "You Gotta Keep Dancin'"
9:00AM - 10:00AM
DG Community Church, 6600 Fairview, Downers Grove, IL (map)
Based on a book by the same name, Rev. Howard Hoekstra will engage participants to choose joy in the midst of life's pains and struggles. The three part series continues on May 10 and May 17. For more information, reservation or need for child care call 630-969-3320.
May 03, 2014
Electronics Recycling
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Electronics ONLY are collected at this event, held monthly on the first Saturday. More info at www.downers.us.
May 03, 2014
Wildflower Walk
10:00AM - 1:00PM
Lyman Woods Interpretive Center, 901 31st St., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Fundraiser for Pierce Downer's Heritage Alliance (PDHA). Walks start at 10 AM and at 12pm, Groups will be limited to about 15 participants. Walkers should expect to spend about 90 minutes exploring the woods of this high quality nature preserve. A $25 donation per person is requested. To register, visit www.PDHA.org.
May 03, 2014
Founders Day
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Downtown Downers Grove, IL (map)
Sponsored by DG Historical Society. Family Bike Ride at 10:30 am, meet at Fishel Park; From Noon to 4pm, visit the petting zoo at the Museum, 831 Maple Ave. www.downersgrovehistory.org.
May 03, 2014
Tower Chorale: Music of the Beatles
3:00PM - 4:30PM
Nazareth Academy, 1209 W. Ogden Ave., LaGrange Park, IL (map)
"Here Comes the Sun: Music of the Beatles. Tickets are $20 Adult, $17 Senior/Student, Children 10 and under Free. Tickets can be purchased from singers in advance, at the door, or on the website, www.towerchorale.org or by calling 708-505-9570.