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Glen Ellyn

Community calendar for week of Aug. 27

Glen Ellyn, IL


West Suburban Lapidary Club 8 p.m. every fourth Friday, The Abbey, 740 W. St. Charles Road, Elmhurst. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Membership $17 per year per family. (708) 442-5452.

Wee C Miniature Club Doll house furniture and figures, 7 p.m. every fourth Friday, Salvation Army, 1S415 Summit Ave., Villa Park. Contact Betty Walter, (630) 530-9841, or Karen Priester, (630) 893-7732.

Knights in the Morning Chess group, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, Theosophical Society, Olcott Library, 1926 N. Main St., Wheaton. All levels welcome. Call (630) 668-1571, Ext. 304.

Glen Ellyn Runners Fun run for all abilities, 6:30 a.m. Sundays, Prairie Path Park, between Park Boulevard and Forest Avenue, south of the railroad tracks, Glen Ellyn. (630) 926-8053,

Leisure Riders Bicycling group, 8:35 a.m. Sundays, various locations in Kane and DuPage counties. (630) 587-6468,

Wayne Art League 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays in the parish hall of Little Home Church by the Wayside, 32W128 Army Trail Road, Wayne. (630) 232-7638 or (630) 377-7705.

Elmhurst Business Builders 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, The Elmhurst Restaurant, 441 W. Lake St. Contact Mark Entwistle, (630) 707-3646.

Wheaton Lions Club Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Masonic Building, 120 W. Wesley St., Wheaton. Call Jim Ellingson, membership chairman, (630) 665-9471,

DuPage Rivers Fly Tyers 7 p.m. Tuesdays, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.

Laughing Club 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Beacon Hill Retirement Community, 2400 S. Finley Road, Lombard. (630) 691-4007.

Bingo 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Tioga VFW Post 2149, 510 Georgetown Square, Wood Dale. (630) 766-0334.

Glen Ellyn Lions Club Social, 6:30 p.m., dinner, 7 p.m. every first and third Tuesday, Barone's Restaurant, 475 Pennsylvania Ave., Glen Ellyn. RSVP to (630) 455-8350.

Women in Career Transition Women’s career management, 7 p.m. every first Tuesday, Illinois Institute of Technology, Rice Lake Campus, 210 East Loop Road, Wheaton. Free. Preregister by e-mail to

Wheaton Woman’s Department Club 9:30 a.m. every first Tuesday except July and August, Loretto Conference Center,1600 Somerset Lane, Wheaton.

Central DuPage Kiwanis Club Noon Wednesdays, Barone’s Restaurant, 475 Pennsylvania Ave., Glen Ellyn. Call Marj Cole, (630) 469-3668, Phil Hartweg, (630) 469-8166.

Wheaton Rotary Club 12:10 p.m. Wednesdays, Arrowhead Golf Club, 26W151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton. Call Cheryl Cross, (630) 588-1987.

Windy City Harmonica Club 7 p.m. Wednesdays, First Congregational Church, 235 S. Kenilworth Ave., Elmhurst. Call Dirk Zaagman, (630) 833-2333.

Glen Ellyn Kiwanis Club Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Danby’s Station Cafe, 750 E. Roosevelt Road, Glen Ellyn. Call Doug Ward, (630) 790-1342, or Bob Carlson, (630) 469-9091.

Greek heritage group American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association DuPage Chapter 423, 7:30 p.m. every first Wednesday, Addison Village Hall, 1 Friendship Plaza. Call Frank Mitropoulos, (630) 595-9477,

West Chicago Masonic Lodge 7 p.m. every first and third Wednesday, 181 W. Washington St. (630) 231-9551.

Rotary Club of Glen Ellyn Noon Thursdays. For location and current meeting information, call Paul Keenon, president, (630) 665-5668,

Children’s story time 11 a.m. Thursdays, Borders Books and Music, 101 Rice Lake Square, Wheaton. (630) 871-9595.

Leading Ladies Networking/leads group, 8 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Monarch Landing, northeast corner of Ferry Road and Route 59, Warrenville. Call Grace Baldacci, (630) 548-4412.

Glen Ellyn preservation group 7:30 p.m. every first Thursday, Faith Lutheran Church, 41 N. Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Use northeastern building entrance. (630) 469-7924,

Senior men’s golf league Seeking members, weekly play and special events. Contact Bob Finkel, (630) 858-2058,

Support groups

Gam-Anon Gambling addiction support group, 8 p.m. Saturdays, Dieke Room at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, 200 Berteau Ave. (708) 802-0105,

Narcotics Anonymous Support group, 6:30 p.m. every Saturday; and 7 p.m. every Monday, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (708) 848-4884.

Eating disorders support 11 a.m. Saturdays, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (630) 346-9266.

Overeaters Anonymous 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (708) 346-0000.

Sexaholics Anonymous Support group, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (630) 415-0341.

Alcoholics Anonymous 8:30 p.m. Saturdays, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (630) 653-6556.

Co-Dependents Anonymous 9:30 a.m. Saturdays, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Room 202, 393 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. (630) 476-2479.

Cocaine Anonymous Support group, 8:30 p.m. Sundays, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (773) 202-8898.

Overeaters Anonymous 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays, St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 2S511 Route 53, Glen Ellyn. Call Margaret, (630) 719-1625.

Emotions Anonymous 10 a.m. Mondays, St. Barnabas Church, 22W415 Butterfield Road, Glen Ellyn. (708) 383-0200.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous 7 p.m. Mondays, Trinity Lutheran Church, 3S460 Curtiss St., Warrenville. (586) 219-1867,

Career transition support group 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Gary United Methodist Church, 244 N. Main St., Wheaton. (630) 668-3100.

Al-Anon and Al-Ateen Support group, 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (630) 933-4234.

Alcoholics Anonymous 8 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 393 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. (630) 220-6200.

Eating disorder support group National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders of Glen Ellyn, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 751 Roosevelt Road, Building 7, Suite 115, Glen Ellyn. Call Judy Montminy, (630) 533-2164,

Stroke support group 4:15 p.m. every first Tuesday, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, 26W171 Roosevelt Road, Wheaton. Call Betty Gunterman, (630) 932-7135.

Parkinson’s support group For caregivers, 10 a.m. every first Tuesday, The Meadows of Glen Ellyn, 60 North Nicoll Way, Glen Ellyn. (630) 446-1527.

Brain injury support group For teens and young adults, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, 26W171 Roosevelt Road, Wheaton. Call Amy Grant, (630) 909-6154.

Postpartum depression support group 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Central DuPage Hospital, Conference Room B, 25 N. Winfield Road, Winfield. (630) 933-4234.

Mental illness support 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (630) 933-4234.

Employment support group 7 p.m. every first and third Wednesday, St. James the Apostle Church, 480 S. Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn.

Overeaters Anonymous 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 515 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton. Call Kim, (630) 858-6295.

Families Anonymous Support group, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (630) 933-4234.

Chronic Pain support group 3:30 to 5 p.m. every first Thursday, Marianjoy at Oakbrook Terrace, 682 Butterfield Road, Oakbrook Terrace. Call Dr. Angelique Strand, (630) 268-7536.

Adult grief support group “Pathway to Wholeness,” 6:30 to 8 p.m. every first and third Thursday, Alden Valley Ridge, 275 E. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale. Call Rev. Jeffrey Pears, bereavement coordinator, (630) 317-3341.

Liver foundation support group 7 to 8:30 p.m. every first Thursday, Central DuPage Hospital, Behavioral Health Services, 27W350 High Lake Road, Winfield. (630) 933-4372.


Practice ACT test 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, Sylvan Learning Center, 300 E. Roosevelt Road, Suite 100, Wheaton. Free. Register at (888) 598-5437 Ext. 112,

Women’s classes “Women Who Wonder Why,” 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services office, 27W031 North Ave., West Chicago. Discussion of concerns and issues important to women. $25 per session. Pre-class consultation, $13. Register at (630) 231-7166.

Teen anger class 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services office, 27W031 North Ave., West Chicago. Ten sessions, $25 per session. Register at (630) 231-7166.

Jung’s analytical psychology class 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 9 and 23, Wheaton Franciscan Collaborative Ministry, 26W171 Roosevelt Road. $60. Register at (630) 909-6805.

Cake decorating school Wilton School of Cake Decorating, 7511 Lemont Road, Darien, offers 50 courses throughout the year. Fees range from $75 to $950. (630) 985-6077,

Community interest

Blood drives Heartland Blood Centers, noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, Central DuPage Hospital, 25 N. Winfield Road, Winfield, (630) 933-2062.

Volunteer restoration workday Ages 8 and older, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 29, West Chicago Prairie Forest Preserve, Industrial Drive, south of Hawthorne Lane. Register at (630) 961-2041.

Cantigny “Green Fair” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. Promotes living a green lifestyle.


Boy Scout popcorn sale Supporting troops in DuPage area, starting Tuesday, Sept. 1. Contact Adrianne Mikrut, (630) 351-0896,

Cash prize raffle DuPage Senior Citizens Council, through Friday, Sept. 4. $5 each or six for $25. (630) 620-0804.

Golf Outing Benefits Infant Welfare Society, 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, Prairie Landing Golf Course, 2325 Longest Drive, West Chicago. $110 for golf, $35 for lunch. (630) 681-9181.

Charity golf outing Kiwanis Club of Central DuPage, 8 a.m. Friday, Sept .18, Klein Creek Golf Club, 1N333 Pleasant Hill Road, Winfield. $150. Call Phil, (630) 469-8166.

Special events

Catholic/evangelical debate 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, Wheaton College, Edman Memorial Chapel, northeast corner of Washington and Franklin streets. (630) 752-5886,

Crafters needed St. Irene Council of Catholic Women Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, St. Irene Parish Center, 28W441 Warrenville Road, Warrenville. $40 per booth.


Downers Grove North High School 50th reunion Class of 1960. Plans being made for 2010. Send addresses to Rolfe Sick, 8003 Fairmont Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60516.

Morton West High School 20th reunion
Class of 1989. Saturday, October 10, Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd St.

Downers Grove South Class of 1989 Friday to Sunday, Sept. 18 to 20. For details of events, visit

Westmont High School Class of 1979 Thursday to Sunday, Sept. 24 to 27, Westmont High School, 909 N. Oakwood Drive. Call Bonnie McKnight, (630) 915-4358.

Downers Grove multi-class reunion Downers Grove Community High School, classes of 1963 and earlier, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26, Hickory Ridge Marriott Hotel, 1195 Summerhill Drive, Lisle. Contact Mickey Gerg Haws, (630) 968-3518,, or George Vorel, (630) 964-3151,

Downers Grove South Class of 1984 Saturday, Sept. 26. For more information and online invitation, send contact information to

Downers Grove North Class of 1974 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, Roundheads Pizza Pub, 2001 63rd St., Downers Grove. $15. Contact Jean Kovac Jones, (630) 971-0641,

York High School reunions Class of 1984, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2 and 3. Party, 7 p.m. Saturday, Fitz’s Lanes, 119 N. York Road, Elmhurst. RSVP to; Class of 1969, 7:30 p.m. meet and mingle, Friday, Oct. 2, Golden Pheasant, 668 W. North Ave., Elmhurst, and 6:30 p.m. dinner, Saturday, Oct. 3, American Legion, 310 W. Butterfield Road, Elmhurst. Call Suzanne, (630) 928-8835.

Lyons Township High School 50th Reunion Class of 1959, Oct. 9 to 11. Searching for lost members. Mail to Barbara Hamilton, 10 Kyle Court, Willowbrook, IL, 60527, or

Fenton High School 40-Year Reunion Looking for classmates from class of 1969. Set for Labor Day weekend, Friday to Sunday, Sept. 4 to 6.

St. Domitilla all-school reunion 3 p.m. mass, 6 p.m. dinner Saturday, Oct. 17, St. Domitilla School, 4940 Washington St., Hillside. $20. (708) 449-8430 Ext. 10,

Morton High School Class of 1960 Seeking lost classmates. Reunion in fall 2010. Call Carl Reina, (708) 749-2114 or (312) 731-2574, or e-mail Mary Ann Bernas,


Women’s book study 7 p.m. Wednesdays, First Presbyterian Church, 715 N. Carlton St., Wheaton. Call Mary Kinsey, (630) 668-5147.

College Ministry Bible and Breakfast, 9 a.m. Sundays starting Aug. 30, First Baptist Church of Wheaton, Room 218, 1310 N. Main St.

Prayer breakfast Wheaton Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee, 7 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, the Abbington, Butterfield Road and Route 53, Glen Ellyn. $15. Register by Monday, Aug. 31, to Wheaton Leadership Prayer Breakfast, P.O. Box 1063, Wheaton, IL, 60187. Call Lanette Vesper, (630) 665-4440, or T.J. Coppoth, (630) 665-4440.

Parent’s Day Out Applications for fall session, First United Methodist Church of Glen Ellyn, 424 Forest Ave. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, following District 41 calendar. $50 application fee, $25 per day. (630) 942-0226.


Author event “Chicago Stories and Other Thoughts from a Working Class Guy” by Rich Cronborg, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane St. Register at (630) 790-6630,


Seeking young singers Anima, setting appointments for ensemble placement. Ages 8 to 18. Group meets in Glen Ellyn. (630) 858-2471.

Senior musicians needed Senior Suburban Orchestra, openings violin, viola, cello, double bass, oboe, bassoon, bass clarinet and percussion. Other instruments valuable as substitutes. Call Lori Davis, (630) 530-2910.

Symphony auditions DuPage Symphony Orchestra, openings in all sections, auditions by appointment. Call Barbara Schubert, (773) 702-7628.

Preschool registration 2009-10 school year, Prairie Path Preschool, St. Matthew Church, 1420 S. Gables Blvd., Wheaton. There is a Monday, Wednesday and Friday four- and five-year-old class and a 3-year-old class. School also offers Enrichment Series sessions during the school year, including seasonal Discovery and Drama programs. For more information, call Judy Dane, director, at (630) 665-1872.

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