Elmhurst History Museum

  1. Events
  2. Organizers
  3. Elmhurst History Museum
Events from this organizer
Today

Cultural Crossroads Celebration

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

Join us for a colorful celebration of cultural diversity featuring an array of exciting performances and interactions with special guests. View the In Pursuit of Happiness exhibit on its closing weekend and participate in family-friendly activities outdoors (weather permitting) and in our Education Center. Watch an amazing performance by the Illinois Shaolin Kung Fu Academy,...

Free

Elmhurst Community Ride

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

Join members of the Elmhurst Bicycle Club for a fun summer ride on low traffic streets throughout Elmhurst. Riders are required to wear a helmet. Ages 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Riders meet in the Elmhurst History Museum parking lot. The museum will be open after hours from 5-6:30 p.m. to...

Free

Bike Bonanza

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

It’s time to celebrate everyone’s favorite summer mode of transportation: the bicycle! Join a fun-filled afternoon with family-friendly games and activities on the Elmhurst History Museum grounds. See a thrilling BMX bike performance by Matt Wilhelm, three-time X Games Medalist, two-time U.S. National Champion, Guinness World Record Holder, and semi-finalist on America's Got Talent (2:30...

Free

Safety Town Open Road – SOLD OUT

Elmhurst Safety Town 511 S. York Street, Elmhurst, IL, United States

Little ones can learn the rules of the road in a fun environment at Elmhurst Safety Town. Kids will use provided tricycles to take a journey with Elmhurst Park District staff offering bicycle safety tips. Craft station, snacks and water included. Limit: 45 participants. Appropriate for ages 3-6 accompanied by an adult, and helmets are...

Free

Victorian Valentine’s Workshop

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

Love is in the air! Visit the museum to create a Valentine just in time for the holiday. All materials will be provided. At 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., learn about the origin of Valentine’s cards and the popular Vinegar Valentine’s, the not so sweet sister to traditional cards. All ages welcome.   For information...

$4

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 University 190 Prospect Avenue, 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...

Free

We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.

Submit an Event
Click on the button above to submit an event to the Kidlist calendar. We welcome everyone to submit events, given that they are family-friendly, free and/or drop-in, and are local for families in the west and northwest suburbs of Chicago. All submitted events are reviewed by the Kidlist team.

Join the List

Let us help you plan fun days!
Get kid-friendly updates straight to your inbox

"*" indicates required fields

When would you like to receive Kidlist emails?*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Our Amazing Sponsors
Popular Guides