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Churchville Schoolhouse Open House

Elmhurst History Museum 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL, United States

Celebrate the end of the school year with family-friendly festivities at the historic Churchville One-Room Schoolhouse! Listen to the Conrad Fischer Singers and learn to dance a Virginia reel with folk music by the Cook County Revelers at this National Register of Historic Places landmark. Play old-fashioned games, take a lesson with a 1910 schoolteacher,...

Free

Film Screening: A League of Their Own

Elmhurst History Museum 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL, United States

During World War II, many of the jobs that were left vacant by departing soldiers were filled by women. Not wanting baseball to become a forgotten pastime, team owners decided to take a different approach. View the popular 1992 film starring Tom Hanks and Geena Davis that chronicles the lives of women breaking ground as...

Free

Vintage Baseball Game

Elmhurst History Museum 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL, United States

Join Elmhurst University alumni and City of Elmhurst staff as they battle for victory in this year’s “Town vs. Gown” old-fashioned baseball game, played by the wildly different rules of 1858. Beginning at 1 p.m., learn about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League from the WWII Girls Baseball Living History League and grab your mitt...

Free

Event Series Museum Maker Monday

Museum Maker Monday

Elmhurst History Museum 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL, United States

Drop in at the museum on three select Mondays throughout the summer. Kids and caregivers can explore exhibits on a day reserved for families, play games, and complete a craft (while supplies last). Appropriate for elementary age children accompanied by an adult, no registration required. Craft activity changes monthly. Please note: Due to summer construction,...

Free

Event Series Museum Maker Monday

Museum Maker Monday

Elmhurst History Museum 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL, United States

Drop in at the museum on three select Mondays throughout the summer. Kids and caregivers can explore exhibits on a day reserved for families, play games, and complete a craft (while supplies last). Appropriate for elementary age children accompanied by an adult, no registration required. Craft activity changes monthly. Please note: Due to summer construction,...

Free

Event Series Museum Maker Monday

Museum Maker Monday

Elmhurst History Museum 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL, United States

Drop in at the museum on three select Mondays throughout the summer. Kids and caregivers can explore exhibits on a day reserved for families, play games, and complete a craft (while supplies last). Appropriate for elementary age children accompanied by an adult, no registration required. Craft activity changes monthly. Please note: Due to summer construction,...

Free

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