Apr
8
Sat
2017
LIBRARY EVENT: English Conversation Group @ Westmont Public Library
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This informal and friendly conversation group is for all adult English learners. Join us as we improve our verbal English skills. Co-sponsored by Literacy Dupage.

Apr
12
Wed
2017
LIBRARY EVENT: Sustainable Homes and Indoor Gardening @ Westmont Public Library
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn how to grow leafy greens, herbs, and vegetables indoors year round using the latest home sustainability technology and methods. Presented by Victor Zaderej from Molex’s Solid State Lighting Group. In celebration of Earth Month in partnership with the Village of Westmont’s Environmental Improvement Commission.
Apr
15
Sat
2017
Electronic Recycling Program @ Highway Department Facility
Apr 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Downers Grove Township Electronics Recycling Program 8 a.m to Noon at their Highway Department Facility at 318 E. Quincy Street in Westmont. The program will be held on the third Saturday of each month, unless that date falls on a holiday. There are a few program changes including a charge for TVs. AVA Recycling will be the new recycling vendor. For more info go to AVArecycling.com or call 847-397-2900

Westmont Park District Event – Bites with the Bunny @ Westmont Park District
Apr 15 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

All Ages! It’s going to be an Eggs-tra special morning with the Easter Bunny! Your family can begin the holiday with a scrumptious bite-sized breakfast buffet of assorted muffins, bagels, doughnut holes, fresh fruit and delicious cakes. There’s also plenty of milk, apple juice, orange juice and coffee. Little hands will be busy while they decorate their own egg and color an Easter picture to try to win a prize. Take all the pictures you want with our special guest � the Easter Bunny! He’lll be there all morning to pose for pictures with infants, children and the entire family. No need to wait in long lines at the mall! Then, it’s just a hop away to the Little League Field for the annual Easter egg hunt to collect colorful eggs filled with candy and prizes. Don�t forget the camera to take pictures of this memorable morning! Doors open promptly at 9:15am. You must pre-register. Sorry, no walk-ins. Hurry, this is a sell-out event! Children under age 2 are free.

Westmont Park District Event – Easter Egg Hunt @ Veterans Memorial Park
Apr 15 @ 10:30 am

Ages: 2-9 Hop on over to Veterans Park to gather colorful eggs filled with candy and toys! You’ll have an egg-cellent time at our traditional egg hunt held next to the Community Center on the Little League baseball field. Don’t forget to bring your favorite Easter basket to collect all your treasures. Children will be divided into four age categories. Adults may accompany their 2-3 year olds and special needs children. Included in the fun is 4-5 year olds, 6-7 year olds and 8-9 year olds who must find the eggs all on their own. If you happen to find a special �golden egg,� you will receive an extra prize! Don’t be late as the egg hunt starts on time and only takes a few minutes of furious egg gathering. Our special guest will be the Easter Bunny himself who will be there to greet you! Don�t forget the camera! No registration necessary.

LIBRARY EVENT: Saturday Dance Party @ Westmont Public Library
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Dance to the music, enjoy creative movement activities, and shake your sillies out in this fun and interactive drop-in program. For ages 0 to 6 with caregivers.

Apr
19
Wed
2017
LIBRARY EVENT: Spring Swing with Petra Van Nuis and Chris White @ Westmont Public Library
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Celebrate spring and Jazz Appreciation Month with an evening of sunny jazz standards performed by vocalist Petra van Nuis and pianist Chris White

Apr
20
Thu
2017
2016 Westmont Community Award Dinner @ Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau (WCCTB) will host the Annual Westmont Community Awards Dinner to recognize area individuals and businesses. The Awards Dinner will be held on  April 20, 2017 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center, 3500 Midwest Road, Westmont. Cocktails service will begin at 6:00pm.  Dinner will be served at 6:45pm.  Ticket price is $65 per person.  Registrations can be made from the Chamber website at www.westmontchamber.com or by calling the Chamber office at 630-960-5553.

The Westmont Chamber Community Awards Dinner is an annual tradition in Westmont designed to provide a special opportunity to pause and recognize the many wonderful volunteers and businesses that work to make Westmont a great place to live, work and visit. The Award Nomination process is now open.  Nominations for the following awards can be submitted online at www.westmontchamber.com or by completing a paper form available at the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau office at One South Cass Avenue, Suite 101, Westmont and the Westmont Village Hall, 31 W. Quincy Street, Westmont. The deadline for submittals is March 3, 2017.

Nominations are now open for the following Westmont Community Awards:

 The 2016 Dick Busse Business-of-the-Year Award recognizes a Westmont Chamber business that has excelled in community service, business promotion, civic responsibility and contributions to the betterment of the Chamber and the Village of Westmont.

 2016 Westmont Citizen-of-the-Year Award recognizes an individual that resides in Westmont and that has demonstrated exceptional community involvement and leadership. Mayor Gunter noted “It is a great pleasure to honor those individuals that have made such a positive impact to the success of Westmont.”

 The 2016 Educator-of-the-Year Award recognizes a local educator for their outstanding efforts in their field and to the betterment of the Village of Westmont.

 The 2016 Public Safety Officer-of-the-Year Award recognizes a local emergency medical technician, fire fighter, or law enforcement officer for their outstanding efforts in their field and to the betterment of Westmont.

 The 2016 Westmont Community Improvement Award recognizes individual business property owners and businesses that have improved the appearance of their property.

The deadline for nomination submittals is March 3, 2017.

Apr
22
Sat
2017
LIBRARY EVENT: English Conversation Group @ Westmont Public Library
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This informal and friendly conversation group is for all adult English learners. Join us as we improve our verbal English skills. Co-sponsored by Literacy Dupage.

LIBRARY EVENT: Paint the Parking Lot @ Westmont Public Library
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Help us brighten up the parking lot by designing water-based paint creations that will wash away with the April showers. Fun for youth in grades K – 2. No registration required.