Tuesday, July 2, 2013
For A Happy Fourth of July on Independence Day
HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY Upcoming Local Events The following events are subject to change. Please contact your local village for further information before you head out. July 4 - Downers Grove The Independence Day parade begins at 12:45 pm, stepping off at DG North High School at Main and Grant and heading south to Warren. Fireworks are presented by the Village of Downers Grove and Village of Woodridge. The fireworks show will be at Zigfield Troy Golf Course, 75th Street and Lemont Road, Woodridge, from 9:30 - 10:00 pm. July 2-4 - Glen Ellyn The 2013 theme is Glen Ellyn, Home of the Champions! The festivities began on Saturday, June 29th with spills and chills at the annual Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta and great food at the Picnic in the Park. On Thursday, July 4th 2013, enjoy a full day of activities, including the Freedom Four ® Four-Mile Run, Glen Ellyn's 4th of July Parade, Carnival in the Park and Glen Ellyn's Fireworks. July 3-6 - Lisle The Annual Eyes to the Sky festival at Lisle Community Park runs July 3-6, 2013, while the carnival runs July 3-7, 2013. Lots of music, food, crafts, games, hot air balloons and four nights of fireworks! The 4th of July Parade Committee will present the Fourth of July Parade on July 4th, 2013. The parade will begin promptly at 11:00 am with “staging” at Lisle Jr. High at 10:45 am. The Parade will proceed east on Jonquil then North down Main Street, then turn West down School Street, South down Center Street, ending at Village Hall, followed by an old fashioned ice cream social sponsored by the Lisle Heritage Society. July 2-6 - Lombard The Taste of Lombard, sponsored by the Lombard Jaycees, will be open July 2nd-6th. On July 2-3 & 5 it will be open from 5 pm-11 pm and July 4 & 6 from Noon-11 pm. Fireworks on the 4th of July around 9:30 pm! Admission is $3 for anyone 10 years of age and older and FREE for anyone 9 years of age and younger. The Taste of Lombard is located at Madison Meadow Park, 600 E. Madison Street in Lombard. July 4 - Oak Brook Terrace Thursday, July 4 - picnic at Terrace View Park (tickets required); Bingo 6-7 pm (residents only-ID required). City of Oak Brook Terrace and Flood Brothers Concert at 8 pm followed by fireworks display at 9:30 pm. July 2-4 - Wheaton The Wheaton Municipal Band Summer Concert Series will be on Tuesday, July 2 at 8 pm at Memorial Park, located at Wheaton and Karlskoga Avenues. The Wheaton Park District invites the community to Wheaton's annual Independence Day celebrations, featuring a fireworks display on Wednesday, July 3, and a parade on Thursday, July 4 at 10:00 am. July 10 - Lombard Summer Blood Drives 9:30-1:00 at Yorktown Center - 1:30 - 7:30 PM at Lombard Village Hall - If you have eligibility questions call Heartland Blood Centers at 1-800-7-TO-GIVE.