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Community Events Calendar


Last updated 5/27/2020 at 11:28pm

Purchase a ticket and enjoy a video recording of "Cymbeline," a Shakespearean romance First Folio performed in the summer of 2013. For more details, turn to Page 30. (photo provided)


CCMA Creates: Stuck in the Studio

Fridays in May

This series of virtual studio visits will feature artists who have previously exhibited at the Cleve Carney Art Gallery prior to its renovation into a museum-grade space, as well as artists working on future projects. Time: noon.

Studio 415


Take advantage of this opportunity to participate in a LyArts program from the comfort of home. Join LyArts program director Jimmy McDermott on Facebook Live every weekday at 4:15 p.m. to participate in an art project. The Facebook Live link and the week's lineup of sessions and supplies can be found using the web address listed above.


Buy a Brick

Be a permanent part of the history of Hinsdale Central High School by buying an engraved brick, to be installed in spring of 2022 once the new fine arts entrance is completed. Visit the website above and find the e-flyer under the "Weekly eBlast" tab, or pick up a form at the main entrance or main office of Hinsdale Central, 5500 S. Grant St. Cost: $100 per brick.


HCS Junior Board Online Food Drive


19 E. Chicago Ave., Hinsdale

The HCS Family Services Jr. Board is sponsoring this food drive to help stock the shelves at the agency's food pantry. Needed items are peanut butter, rice, pasta, pasta sauce, cereal, pancake mix, tuna fish, canned chicken, canned fruit, canned vegetables, household cleaning supplies, toilet paper, paper towels, diapers and bath soaps. Shop online with delivery to the address listed above or drop items off in the red bin outside the door (bin emptied daily). To make a cash donation, visit the website listed above.



9 W. First St.

(630) 755-5252

Curbside pickup, delivery and Grubhub delivery available for take-and-bake pizzas, cooked pizzas and other items. Hours: 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Baldinelli Pizza

114 S. Washington St.

(630) 654-4600

Curbside pickup and free delivery available, plus frozen pizzas available. Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Café la Fortuna

46 Village Place

(630) 537-1586

Curbside pickup and non-contact delivery available for Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills. Hours: 7 a.m. to noon Monday to Saturday.

Casa Margarita

25 E. Hinsdale Ave.

(630) 455-9000

Delivery available through DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats. Hours: noon to 9 p.m.

Egg Harbor

777 N. York Road

(630) 920-1344

Curbside pickup and delivery through DoorDash available. Hospital staff and first responder with work ID will have a 20-percent credit applied their bill through April 30. Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Fontano's Subs

9 S. Lincoln St.

(630) 789-0891

Delivery, takeout and pickup available. Only three customers are allowed inside the shop at a time. Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday.

Fuller House

35 E. First St.

(630) 568-5466

Takeout, curbside pickup and delivery through DoorDash and Uber Eats available. Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Giuliano's Ristorante

40 Village Place

(630) 734-1500

Regular or non-contact delivery and carryout available. Hours: starting at 4 p.m.

Harry & Eddie's

29 E. First St.

(630) 590-9047

Closed until further notice.

Hua Ting

777 N. York Road

(630) 789-0505

Closed until further notice.

Il Poggiolo

8 E. First St.

(630) 734-9400

Curbside pickup, delivery and DoorDash delivery available. Purchase a $125 gift card for $100. Hours: 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday.

Jade Dragon

43 S. Washington St.

(630) 323-6959

Carryout available. Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays.


18 E. First St.

(630) 654-8880

Curbside pickup available. Hours: 4 to 9 p.m., ordering starts at 3 p.m.

Page's Restaurant

26 1/2 E. First St.

(630) 323-9058

Carryout available. To preorder doughnuts for weekend pickup, send a text to (708) 476-0900 by Friday evening. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday-Sunday.

Sweet Ali's Bakery

13 W. First St.

(630) 908-7175

Curbside pickup available. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Toni Patisserie & Café

51 S. Washington St.

(630) 789-2020

Carryout and curbside pickup available. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday.


112 S. Washington St.

(630) 537-1459

Curbside pickup and delivery available. Hours: 4 to 8 p.m. daily.

Wild Ginger

44 S. Washington St.

(630) 323-1888

Carryout, curbside pickup and delivery available. Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday, noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.

YiaYia's Cafe

13 Grant Square

(630) 487-5600

Carryout and delivery through DoorDash and Grubhub available. Hours: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Parent & Child Sports 'N' Stories @ Home

Tuesdays, June 2-23

Children ages 3-5, with the help of their parents, can jump into the world of sports and literature through this exciting virtual class. Children will enjoy a mind-awakening story, learn body challenging sports skills and enjoy some social time each week. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and gym shoes and have indoor or outdoor space with room to play. Supplies needed include a soccer ball, basketball or any ball that can be kicked or bounced; a laundry basket; two tennis balls or any small balls or balled-up socks; four cones or empty soda bottles, plastic cups, etc; a scarf; two paper/plastic plates or Frisbees; a baseball mitt, if available; a broom or hockey stick; and an indoor or outdoor chair. Time: 2 to 2:30 p.m. Cost: $58. RR, MD


Giving DuPage Days

Through May 14

The Hinsdale Humane Society, Robert Crown Center for Health Education and Assistance League Chicagoland West are among the 73 nonprofits participating in this online community fundraiser to support and create awareness for nonprofit organizations serving DuPage County. After fees (3 percent campaign fee plus credit card processing fees), 90 percent of every donation will go to the charity selected by the donor and 10 percent will be distributed to Giving DuPage as the host organization.

Virtual Kitten Shower

May 17

Join this Facebook and Instagram livestream and watch kittens play and socialize, and learn about kitten season and the importance of spaying/neutering, how the foster program works and how to make a difference. A list of needed supplies for interested donors is available at the website above; the supply drive runs from May 17 to June 1. Time: 1 p.m.


Free hockey classes

These free Zoom classes by HHD Hockey's coach Christian Hmura of Hinsdale will run about 45 minutes and will mimic HHD's small group, on-ice drills. Participants should wear workout attire and gym shoes and have a stick, gloves, green biscuit, golf ball and four black pucks. The Zoom access code will be emailed at 2:40 p.m. the day of the class. Time: 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. RR

Taekwondo Virtual Classes

Through June 17

Kids ages 4 and up, adults and families can sign up for and attend age group-specific classes within the time schedules listed below. The classes are taught by KH Kim Taekwondo staff. Times: noon to 3:50 p.m. Sundays, 4 to 7:50 p.m. Mondays, 2 to 5:50 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. and 4 to 7:50 p.m. Wednesdays, 4 to 7:50 p.m. Thursdays, 10 to 1:50 p.m. Saturdays. Cost: $76. RR, MD


Hinsdale Bite Club: Cooking From Your Pantry

May 19

The Hinsdale Public Library invites people to share a favorite pantry recipe, try their hand at preparing another participant's favorite and then discuss them in this virtual meeting. Time: 7 to 8 p.m. RR


Spring wildlife baby


Willowbrook Wildlife Center

(630) 942-6200

The DuPage Forest Preserve District is limiting admission of orphaned baby animals due to the COVID-19 outbreak The public is encouraged to allow native wildlife to shelter on their property, checking for eastern cottontail nests before mowing, watching their dogs in their yard and keeping domestic cats indoors. Prior to bringing in spring babies, people should first check the webpage listed above to see which animals have reached capacity at the center. If the animal is still being accepted, call the center at the number listed above to arrange for a no-contact curbside drop-off. Donations of supplies, food and gift cards to accommodate the influx of wildlife babies are appreciated; in-person donations are not being accepted at this time. A list of needed items is available on the webpage.


Basic Tree ID

May 17

Participants in this online Morton Arboretum program will learn to identify the common trees seen in local preserves and in local neighborhoods. Use characteristics such as leaves, bark, branches, flowers and fruit to ID a tree and learn to use keys and field guides. The online materials will take about 90 minutes to complete; participants will have access to the online materials for 60 days after the course start date. Cost: $20. RR, MD

Native Plant Sale orders

Through May 17

(630) 933-7247

Due to COVID-19, this year's DuPage Forest Preserve District Native Plant Sale will not be a tent sale but will offer preorders with curbside pickup at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. The catalog and order form is posted at the website listed above. Orders are must be received by May 17 and will be processed in the order they're received; there's a five-plant minimum on orders. Orders should be submitted to [email protected] or by phone to (630) 933-7247. Customers can choose to pick up orders on either June 5 or 6 and will be give a time slot between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. based on last name. All proceeds support educational programming at the forest district.

Hydrangea How-To's Webinar

May 19

This online Morton Arboretum program - using Zoom video conferencing - will be led by horticulturist Katrina Lewin, teaching all one should know about selecting, caring for and enjoying hydrangeas. Learn about exciting new varieties and classic favorites and get professional advice on how to care for hydrangeas so they will continue to add color and structure to one's landscape for years to come. Time 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cost: $14. RR, MD


Cancer & The Environment events

May 28 & June 4

On May 28, watch the film "Living Downstream," based on the book "Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment Biologist" by cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., an internationally recognized authority on environmental links to cancer and human health. Then on June 4, join Steingraber virtually for an inspiring talk on environmental toxins, health and what people can do to protect it. Participants can register for one or both events. Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m. RR

Meditation for Healthy Living

Fridays through June 12

The DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau in partnership with Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle launched a six-part virtual meditation series May 8. An experienced facilitator of meditation will guide participants with techniques and strategies to assist in learning the art and science of meditation in the hour-long live online sessions. The May 15 session is My Calming Word: Reducing Stress; May 22 is Using Gratitude in Meditation and Life. All sessions will be available on demand once aired. Time: 4 p.m. RR

Men's & Women's Drop-in Support Groups

Every Tuesday

Men and women of all ages with a cancer diagnosis are invited to join online support groups to exchange questions, tips and support about physical and/or emotional experiences on the cancer journey. Times: noon to 1:30 p.m. for men, 3 to 4:30 p.m. for women. RR

Virtual counseling

(224) 770-2489

JourneyCare counselors will provide care and support for patients and families in need with online counseling 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call the number listed above for immediate assistance (24 hours a day, seven days a week) or complete the form available at the website listed above so the appropriate JourneyCare team member can follow up as soon as possible.


Tomorrow's History Today


The Hinsdale Historical Society is recording the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine for future generations and invites all ages to help by contributing pictures, videos, drawings and/or journal entries or a phone interview. Submissions can be of an individual, nature, about one's family or a loved one. Contributors should include their name, age and household makeup, and consider answers to these questions: How has your daily routine changed? Are you working from home? Has social isolation/distancing changed your work? Recreation? Communication with loved ones? Did you, or anyone you know get sick? How did you cope or prepare? What does your quarantine workspace look like? What quarantine activities and snacks are your favorites? To submit, visit the website listed above and email the submission to [email protected]; use the hashtag #HinsdaleAtHome and #HinsdaleHistory on Facebook and Instagram.


CCMA Creates: Kids

Tuesdays in May

This online series of art classes from the Cleve Carney Museum of Art is being offered to parents looking for free interactive learning activities for their children. The programs are geared for ages 12 and younger but accessible to all ages and skill levels. Archived art classes can be found on Facebook and new episodes air each week. Time: noon.

CTWS Unstaged


This series of virtual live workshops from Children's Theatre of Western Springs for youth in kindergarten through high school will cover topics such as singing, drama games, acting, music, technical theater, improv and more. There are 12 live Zoom classes per week Monday through Friday for various suggested age groups, and subscribers can attend as many as they'd like. A few pop-up workshops will be scheduled on weekends. Archived workshops are also accessible anytime. Questions should be emailed to [email protected] Times: 4 and 7 p.m. Cost: $65 per month per household. RR

Bedtime Relaxation for Kids

Second and fourth Thursdays starting May 14

Children ages 5-12 are invited to join in this guided meditation Zoom program from Wellness House to learn ways to calm their minds and relax their bodies to help ensure a good night's sleep. After initial registration, participants will receive ongoing, optional invitations to join in. This program is for families impacted by cancer. Time: 7 to 7:45 p.m. RR


Broadway Spotlight Workshops

Mondays ongoing

This series of virtual classes and activities from BAMTheatre is aimed at keeping students connected by presenting guest artists teaching master classes and hosting Q&A sessions. The May 18 program will feature a college audition workshop and Q&A with Laura Duncan, head of admissions for the Boston Conservatory. Cost: $15, $75 audition performer. Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Humane Ed Live

Thursdays through June 4

The Hinsdale Humane Society's Jen and Lauren will bring updates from the Pet Rescue and Resource Center, present Books Barks Meow Live! and provide tips and tutorials on pet enrichment activities at home on the HHS Facebook and Instagram sites. A list of program subjects as well as past videos are available at the website listed above. Time: 2:05 p.m.


The following events have been rescheduled because of COVID-19.


Sept. 20

The Westin Lombard

70 Yorktown Center

The Hinsdale Auxiliary chapter of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago has postponed its annual fundraiser, originally scheduled for March 21. Ticket-holders are invited to transfer their tickets or consider the price a donation to the auxiliary. Proceeds benefit the Angel Harvey Family Health Center in Chicago. Time: noon to 4 p.m.


Call 911 Community Conversation

May 15

Join local medical experts and community health leaders as they share insight and firsthand perspective on what hospitals are doing to keep the public safe and when and how to seek help during COVID-19 during this Zoom event. Panelists are Lisa Hinton, executive director, Metro Chicago American Heart Association; Dr. Herb Zerth, medical director, Amita Medical Center Hinsdale Emergency Department; and Adam Maycock, chief operating officer, Amita Health Adventist Medical Centers Hinsdale and La Grange. Hinsdale's Judy Hsu, anchor at ABC 7 Chicago, will moderate. The event is hosted by the American Heart Association, Amita Health, The Community House and Community Memorial Foundation. Time: 11 to 11:30 a.m. RR

Virtual Candlelight Tribute

May 15

Join Buddy's Place and the National Alliance for Grieving Children in a Virtual Candlelight Tribute that will unite individuals across the nation in recognizing those who are grieving the death of a family member or special person. At any time on May 15, download and print the United in Grief candle graphic, write in the name of the person to be honored, color the sheet creatively for those whose world seems dark and post it in a window to show others you stand with them in their grief. Share a photo of the candle on social media with a message of remembrance and hope using the hashtag #unitedingrief. Don't have a printer? Simply use your creativity and share a personalized image and message in the window and on social media using the hashtag #unitedingrief.

Nominate a Regional Rock Star


Community Memorial Foundation is inviting folks to nominate a neighbor, colleague, co-worker or friend who is making a difference with acts of kindness, hope and gratitude, igniting hope and inspiring action as businesses, organizations and neighbors adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic. Collaborating on this effort are AMITA Health, the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce, West Central Municipal Conference and the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Individuals will be recognized at a community celebration at the end of the year.


Grace Episcopal Church

120 E. First St.

(630) 323-4900

Sunday 10 a.m. service livestreamed at

Hinsdale Covenant Church

412 S. Garfield Ave.

(630) 323-2318

Thursday 7:30 p.m. worship offered live at

Hinsdale United Methodist Church

945 S. Garfield Ave.

(630) 325-1280

Sunday 10:30 a.m. worship livestreamed at

Redeemer Lutheran Church

139 E. First St.

(630) 323-5530

Sunday 10 a.m. and Wednesday 7 p.m. worship livestreamed at

St. Isaac Jogues Church

306 W. Fourth St.

(630) 323-1248

Livestreaming of Holy Mass available online at 9 a.m. Monday through Sunday at or 8:45 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at

The Chapel

620 N. Oak St.

(847) 201-2777

Saturday 5 p.m. and Sunday 9, 10 and 11 a.m. worship livestreamed at

Trinity Presbyterian Church

Worshiping at Seventh-Day Adventist Church

201 N. Oak St.

(630) 286-9303

Sunday 10 a.m. worship livestreamed at

Union Church

137 S. Garfield Ave.

(630) 323-4303

Sunday 10 a.m. worship and other events livestreamed at

Unitarian Church of Hinsdale

17 W. Maple St.

(630) 323-2885

Sunday 10:30 a.m. worship online at

Zion Lutheran Church

204 S. Grant St.

(630) 323-0384

Watch sermons on YouTube using link available online at address listed above.


RR - registration required

MD - member discount


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