Family

Westminster School, a ministry of First Presbyterian Church in Glen Ellyn at 550 N. Main St., will host two evening information nights for interested parents. Monday, November 30th beginning at 7:30 p.m. parents will hear a brief overview of the program and visit the classrooms, music room and gym.

Small group tours will be led by staff and ministry volunteers. A second session will be offered Tuesday, January 12, 2010. A RSVP is encouraged but not required, contact Sue Clary the director at (630) 469-2090 or e-mail Westminster@firstpresge.org.

November 12, 2009
7:30pm
Civic Center, Duane Street, Glen Ellyn

League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn (http://www.lwvge.org) analyzes the new downtown strategic plan passed by the Glen Ellyn Village board of trustees on Monday, October 26, 2009.

Presenters include:

Event Start Date: 
Nov 12 2009 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Civic Center, Glen Ellyn, IL

GEL SHARE: District 41 Addresses Response to H1N1

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This year promises to be a challenging one from a number of perspectives. While many of these challenges are exciting, those posed by H1N1 influenza are producing some anxiety.

As the year unfolds, health officials are learning more about the disease, vaccine is becoming available, and the flu has become widespread in our communities. School districts are working hand-in-hand with the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) to promote prevention, provide accurate information and work together to help safeguard the health of our community.

GEL EVENT: Emmy-winning Filmmaker to Present Environmental Message at COD

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Larry Lansburgh, an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker, will present A Hard Look at Global Realities: Is Environmental Activism Really Effective? Humankind’s pursuit of money and power can lead to environmental devastation and abuses of human rights. He will share scenes from his documentary, “Dream People of the Amazon.”

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Jack H. Turner Conference Center
Student Resource Center (SRC 2800)
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL


Event Start Date: 
Nov 17 2009 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
College of DuPage

GEL EVENT: Glen Ellyn Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Glen Ellyn Friends of the Library will be hosting a used book sale on Saturday, October 24, from 9:00AM - 4:00PM in the basement of the library at 400 Duane St., Glen Ellyn.

The book sale offers adult, young adult, and children's fiction, as well as a wide variety of mysteries/thrillers. Nonfiction selections include history, biography, business, cooking, self-help, parenting, education, and religion. Audio books, CDs, DVDs, and VHS videos are also available.

Event Start Date: 
Oct 24 2009 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library
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It wasn’t just hot dogs and hamburgers cooking at Glen Ellyn’s Inaugural Backyard Barbecue Cook-Off held last week on October 10th, on the 700 block of Willis. Eighteen teams competed for first and second place trophies along with bragging rights for the year. View photos from event courtesy of Sue Nelson.

Pictured here are Mike Redding (left) of Western Springs who won first place ribs and Gabriel Montiel of Hanover Park who placed second. This was their first food competition.

6th Annual "This Run's For Jack" Melanoma 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, October 18, at 8:00 a.m. at Ackerman Park in Glen Ellyn.

Join the 1500+ runners and walkers who will come out on Sunday, October 18th at 8AM for ‘This Run’s For Jack”. Great Family Event! JACK FM will also be joining us this year!

The race honors the memory of Jack Marston, a loving father, coach to hundreds of children and avid runner. Jack’s Run reflects Jack’s qualities of determination, tenacity, compassion, competitive spirit and sense of fun.

Event Start Date: 
Oct 18 2009 8:00am
Location: 
Ackerman Park, Glen Ellyn
Diamante Montessori School Plan

On October 15, 2009, DuPage County Circuit Court Judge Thomas C. Dudgeon dismissed the claims against the Village of Glen Ellyn and individual Village officials in the first amended complaint brought by residents challenging the special use permit for the Diamante Montessori preschool at 625 Hillside Avenue.

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn Backyard Barbeque Cook-Off

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The Inaugural Glen Ellyn Backyard Barbeque Cook-Off will be held Saturday, October 10th, at 744 Willis, Glen Ellyn, IL.

The event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend. To enter the competition, participants must submit a form and a $10 fee by the October 3rd deadline.

Judging is from 2pm to 4pm. The Cook-Off will run concurrently with an all day block party from 9am to 6pm in the 700 block of Willis.

Event Start Date: 
Oct 10 2009 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
744 Willis, Glen Ellyn

Grace Lutheran Church, located at 493 Forest and Pennsylvania avenues in downtown Glen Ellyn, has had a busy year. The members are celebrating their 100th Anniversary as a thriving congregation in Glen Ellyn. If that wasn’t exciting enough, earlier this year an addition to the building as well as improvements to other areas of the complex were completed after five years of planning and construction.

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