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Have Fun, Learn to Be Safety Smart at Safety Town

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 18, 2012 Contact: Megan McNamara(630) Have Fun, Learn to Be Safety Smart at Safety Town ELMHURST, Ill. – Join our new … Read more ›

Judah and Keenan attend the Summer Fun & Games program each week with their grandmother.
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Summer Fun & Games program offers affordable, crafty fun for families

School is out and the kids are already saying: “I’m bored!” What’s a parent to do? Elmhurst Historical Museum has a popular answer for families … Read more ›

Jim Gill brings his special brand of playful musical fun to the Elmhurst Historical Museum on June 24.
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Sweet Home Spectacular ramps up summer fun on June 24 at Elmhurst Historical Museum

The grounds of the Elmhurst Historical Museum will transform into a family fun-for-all event on Sunday, June 24 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. when the … Read more ›

Volunteers Distributing Books to Children
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22nd Annual DuPage County Back to School Fair

The 22nd Annual Back to School Fair will be held on August 8th, 2012 from 11am until 6pm at the DuPage County Fairgrounds located at … Read more ›

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Check Out New & Improved Kindergarten Kapers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 8, 2012 Contact: Megan McNamara(630) Check Out New & Improved Kindergarten Kapers ELMHURST, Ill. – Perfect for your active, curious child, … Read more ›

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Haiti reopens for adoption

Lifelink International Adoption’s Haitian adoption program is now operational. The agency is working with Haiti-based Three Angels Children’s Relief to place orphaned and relinquished children … Read more ›

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Girl Scout Night at Chicago Sky Invites Alumnae to Honor 100th Anniversary and Pay Tribute to Title IX

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA and the 40th anniversary of Title IX. To honor these milestones, Girl Scouts … Read more ›

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Front porch gazing evokes pride of neighborhood

While sitting on my front porch the other day and gazing down my block which I have lived on for 25 years, I observe my … Read more ›

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Why Should Kids Read Every Day? Let's Do the Math

Student A reads 20 minutes five nights every weekStudent B reads only 5 minutes a night (or not at all)20 minutes/night x 5 times each … Read more ›

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Bobblehead Dad: Be a Better Dad Today

Not a day goes by that I don't get to hang out with a dad who inspires me. Yesterday, I was able to spend some … Read more ›