Fri, May 1, 7–8 p.m.
Sat. May 2, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Skate School Ice Show
Darien Sportsplex, 451 Plainfield Rd, Darien
The Darien Sportsplex is holding its 19th Annual Ice Show on May 1st & May 2nd. Everyone is invited to this event. The program includes the students from our Skate School and U.S.F.S. figure skaters. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon or evening! The local skaters put on exciting performance that will entertain all ages. For more information, call 630-789-6666. Tickets are $9 each and sold in advance or at the door the day of the performance. Children 2 & under are free.
Sun., May 17, 8:30- 9:30 a.m.
15th Annual Darien Dash
71st Street and Clarendon Hills Road in Darien
Darien Dash is celebrating its 15th year, registration is now open! Run the Dash on Sunday, May 17 at Darien Community Park. The Chamber is excited to announce a new 5k and 10k race course and a FREE Fun Run for children up to 10 years old. Also new this year is Extra Early Bird registration. Once again the Chamber will award $2000 to local schools and $500 to local youth organization, school foundation or booster with the most registered participants. Register online today at www.dariendash.com
Thurs., May 21, 1-3 p.m.
Free Senior Citizen Crime Prevention Class: Medicare & Health Ins. Fraud
Join the homestead Security Training Institute at College of DuPage for this FREE series on crime prevention. This session will focus on various frauds and scams aimed at seniors. Gain the skills you need to empower yourself and protect your money, your loved one and your sense of security. To register please call 630-942-3427.
Sat., May 23, 1–2 p.m..
Civil War Grave Marker Dedication Ceremony: Private Louis Klein
St. John Luthern Church Cemetery, Clarendon Hills Road & 67th Street, Darien
DescriptionJoin the St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery Trustees, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and Darien Historical Society to honor one of nine Civil War veterans who have been identified and whose graves are part of an ongoing restoration project. Hear about local experience in the Civil War and see a military ceremony with Color guard, rifle, and artillery salutes, and the playing of Taps. The public is invited to attend.
Sat., May 23, 9 a.m.-noon
Christ the Servant Electronics Recycling
Christ the Servant Church at 8700 Havens Drive in Woodridge (Havens & 87th) will be having an electronic reclining event on Saturday, May 23 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Sat., May 30, 11:00 a.m.-2 p.m.
Downers Grove Township Family Friendly Open House
Residents are invited to come and see the office, meet the elected officials and office staff, and ask questions and/or bring their concerns at 4340 Prince St. in Downers Grove. Hot dogs and refreshments will be served. Highway equipment used to maintain the roads in unincorporated Downers Grove Township will be available to view.
DGT will be collecting the following items during the open house: Cell phones, eyeglasses, hearing aids, worn American Flags & non-perishable food items for the FISH Pantry. For more information call: 630-719-6600 or visit our website at: www.dgtownship.com