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Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra Presents “Brass Fanfare II” November 13; Veterans to Be Honored

Have you ever heard a tuba soloist in an orchestral performance? If not, this is a concert you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendars now for an exhilarating afternoon of music starring Eugene Pokorny, principal tuba of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, who joins the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra in “Brass Fanfare II” on Sunday, November 13, at 3:00 p.m. at  Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church. Resounding with magnificent music featuring the powerhouse of the orchestra—the brass—the program includes the exciting world premiere of Terry Everson’s Brass Fanfare II, performed by Mr. Pokorny and area high school brass players, commissioned especially for this concert. You will also enjoy Verdi’s La Forza del Destino Overture and Vaughan Williams’ Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra with Mr. Pokorny as soloist. In honor of Veterans’ Day, the orchestra will perform the Armed Forces Salute. Veterans and active duty members of the military are invited to come in uniform. Tickets for all current, retired and former military personnel will be offered at half-price; please call 630-941-0202 to purchase tickets. Generous sponsors of the concert are Keith and Irmgard Olson (music scores) and Shirley Myers (guest soloist Eugene Pokorny.)

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Celebrate Halloween with a Free Showing of “Hotel Transylvania 2” at York Theatre!

Elmhurst, IL Halloween festivities will delight moviegoers this year with a special screening of PG-rated “Hotel Transylvania 2on Saturday, October 29th at 9:30 AM in the York Theatre, 150 North York Street in downtown Elmhurst. Sponsored by Elmhurst City Centre’s BOOtiful Saturday, the York Theatre will present this Halloween film for FREE. Kids are encouraged to come in costume and trick-or-treat downtown after the movie!

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Guild artists exhibit new works in Fall Member Show

Members of the Elmhurst Artists’ Guild are exhibiting their latest oil, watercolors, acrylics, photos, ceramics and sculptures in the EAG Fall Member Show, running from October 2 through November11, 2016, in the Guild’s gallery at the Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst, Illinois. Works in many, distinct and unique styles from more than 50 members are being shown.

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The Elmhurst Jaycees are accepting nominations for their 65th Distinguished Service Award (DSA)

ELMHURST, Ill., September 29th, 2016 -- The Elmhurst Jaycees are accepting nominations for their 65th Distinguished Service Award (DSA). The prestigious DSA is an annual award given as the Jaycees’ way of recognizing a citizen for his/her dedication to making Elmhurst a better community. Individuals may be nominated at any time of the year for the upcoming year, past recipients are not eligible to be nominated but they, residents and business people are encouraged to submit letters of nomination, in accordance with the following rules:

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