Thursday, July 15, 2010

Mark Your Calendars for the Jazz & Blues Festival in LaGrange Park! – July 24th!

The Community Park District of La Grange Park and the Village of La Grange Park are partnering in 2010 to bring you the first ever Jazz & Blues Festival on Saturday, July 24th from 5 – 10 p.m. at Memorial Park.

This Year’s Entertainment:
→ Harry Garner Band
→ Jim Gary
→ And headliners… The Rhythm Rockets

Entertainment brought to you by the La Grange Park
Business Association, First National Bank of Brookfield
and Bluder’s Tree Service.

Bring the Whole Family…and Your Neighbors!
→ Souvenirs
→ Food Vendors
→ Beer and Wine
→ No admission fee!

Come early and enter the Best Windy City Hot Dog’s
hot dog eating contest, held in the Village Market
parking lot.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Village’s Brush Pick-up Program in Progress
Brush Collection is underway. Public Works crews pick up branches and brush debris that are stacked in
neat piles on the parkway. The Village will conduct a pickup during the first full week of each month
through the week of October 4. The Public Works Department will rotate the order of collection from week
to week so that different areas of town will be serviced first each week. Please be sure that all brush to be
collected is set out prior to Monday of the collection week.

The Village’s 2010 Brush Removal Schedule
• AREA 1 is West of La Grange Road
• AREA 2 is all streets from La Grange Road east to the IHB Railroad
• AREA 3 is all streets east of the IHB Railroad
Start of program each Estimated progress of program per week

Month/Week Days/Area

July 5 Thurs/Fri Mon/Tues Wed/Thurs
August 2 Wed/Thurs Thurs/Fri Mon/Tues
September 6 Tues/Wed Wed/Thurs Thurs/Fri
October 4 Thurs/Fri Mon/Tues Wed/Thurs

Monday, July 5, 2010

LaGrange Parks 2010 Music Under the Stars

The Community Park District, with the help of local business sponsors is proud to bring the Music Under
the Stars program every Wednesday evening through August 18th. It is an all-new line-up for 2010 - bring
your family and friends and have an evening under the stars right here in town. All concerts take place at
Memorial Park Amphitheater, located at Woodlawn and La Grange Road. IF WALKING FROM WEST


July 7 Guittarra Azul Reggae
July 14 White Saddle Band Country
July 21 Proviso Idol Singing Contest
July 28 Bagshot Row 50’s Rock
August 4 Karen Hart Band Classic Rock/Contemporary
August 11 Lisa Rene 80’s Rock
August 18 Parrot Head Express Beach Party Music

Friday, July 2, 2010

Area Independence Day Celebrations

Community Concert, Riverside – July 2
Guthrie Park
6:00 PM
Independence Day Parade, Brookfield – July 3
Grand Boulevard and 31st Street
10:00 AM
Also: Festivities at Noon at Kiwanis Park on Brookfield Avenue
Independence Day Parade, Darien – July 3
9:30 AM – Begins at Plainfield and Clarendon Hills Roads and ends at Eisenhower Junior High School
Taste of Oak Brook, Oak Brook – July 3
Oak Brook Sports Core Polo Grounds
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fireworks after 9:00 PM
Independence Day Parade, Lyons – July 3
Lawndale and 46th Street
1:00 PM
Independence Day Celebration, Lyons – July 3
Smith Park, Lawndale and 42nd Street
8:00 Music and 9:00 Fireworks
Independence Day 5K Run, Riverside – July 3
Historic Water Tower
7:30 AM
Also: Parade at Longcommon and Delaplaine Roads at 10 AM
Also: Festival at Guthrie Park immediately following parade
Independence Day Celebration, Westmont – July 4
3:00 – 9:00 PM – Festival (food, kid crafts, games) at Ty Warner Park at Blackhawk and Plaza Drives
7:30 – 9:15 PM – Concert at Ty Warner Park at Blackhawk and Plaza Drives
9:30 PM Fireworks at Ty Warner Park at Blackhawk and Plaza Drives
Independence Day Celebration, Burr Ridge – July 4
8:00 – 10:00 AM – Pancake Breakfast at Walker Park Recreation Center
4:00 PM Festival at Walker Park at 7425 Wolf Road
9:15 PM Fireworks at Walker Park at 7425 Wolf Road
Independence Day Celebration, Oakbrook Terrace – July 4
4:00 – 7:00 PM – Picnic at Terrace View Park ($10 for non-residents). Rides are free of charge.
8:00 PM – Music featuring The Moods
9:30 PM - Fireworks at Terrace View Park
Independence Day Fireworks, Clarendon Hills – July 4
9:30 PM Fireworks
View from Prospect Park (Between Chicago, Prospect, Norfolk and Oxford Avenues)
Independence Day Parade, Westchester – July 5
Dorchester Street and Mayfair Avenue
9:30 AM
Independence Day Celebration, Hinsdale – July 5
10:00 AM Parade at Sixth and Washington Street
11:00 AM Arts and Crafts Fair at Burlington Park at 19 East Chicago Avenue
11:00 AM Family Festival at Burlington Park at 19 East Chicago Avenue

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