Category: Around Town

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Celebrate in Style with Diana Laufenberg

Diana Laufenberg of Celebrate in Style is the focus of this week’s feature. Diana Laufenberg was chosen this week for many reasons.  Simply to know Diana is to love Diana.  Glen Ellyn is so very lucky to have her in our community.  Not only is she an amazing business owner, but she is also very involved in our community.  She makes every person she comes … Read More Celebrate in Style with Diana Laufenberg

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Fall Fun in the Burbs

  It’s Fall Break Time…Glen Ellyn Mom’s Village wants to help with your Family Fall Bucket List.  This is the time to enjoy this spectacular season and all of the local establishments your family will love.  This list was previously published last October in Glancer Magazine and we wanted to share it again plus add a few updates that we hope you love. We … Read More Fall Fun in the Burbs

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What’s Happening: Father’s Day

Kane County Cougars Game Great offers and promotions for Dads! Enjoy pregame catch on the field. Book one of our Father’s Day Brunch suites by calling 630-232-8811. Kids eat free, run the bases after the game, friendly petting zoo, Sunday Funday.                 http://www.milb.com/promotions/index.jsp?sid=t446 51st Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show at Oakbrook Center             … Read More What’s Happening: Father’s Day

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Holes and Knolls: Mini Golfing

As the school year quickly comes to an end and summer sneaks in don’t forget that just down the road we have our own little corner of fun.   A place where kids can putt, endless mulligans can be called and friends of all ages can join in the fun. Our very own Glen Ellyn Mini Golf Course!  Holes and Knolls is located within MaryKnoll Park … Read More Holes and Knolls: Mini Golfing

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Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare and the 22 Agencies They Support

Glen Ellyn is a community that focuses on helping others and giving back. There is one organization that stands out above the rest. Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare Society supports many programs throughout Dupage County. Anima Young Singers of Greater Chicago Anima’s mission is to transform young lives through excellence in music education and choral singing. www.animasingers.org Bridge Communities transforms lives of homeless families by facilitating the … Read More Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare and the 22 Agencies They Support

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Family Entertainment at The MAC

We are excited to partner with McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage again! “Me… Jane – The Dreams and Adventure of Young Jane Goodall” is a brand new musical adaptation about the young Dr. Jane Goodall and her very special toy chimpanzee named Jubilee.   This event is perfect for a family night out and with our GEMV special 20% discount, it makes … Read More Family Entertainment at The MAC

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Celebration of Tables

The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry’s 8th Annual Celebration of Tables. The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry serves about 30,000 people each year, 14,000 of who are children. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Pantry. Sightings for Summer by Lisa Enoch, Gatherings A Sustainable Soiree by Jennifer Umlauf & Christy Truitt, Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission Fresh OJ & Blueberry Pie with Grandma … Read More Celebration of Tables

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India Hicks National Director: Katie McDevitt

Glen Ellyn Moms Village recently interviewed India Hicks and Katie McDevitt for the February Issue of Glen Ellyn Living.  In conjunction with that interview, we decided to dig deeper into Katie’s experience as one of seven National Directors for the growing company. 1. How did you learn about India Hicks and what was going on in your life that made you want to take … Read More India Hicks National Director: Katie McDevitt

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MasterMoms Talk Series

MasterMoms Talk Series registration is done through the Glen Ellyn Park District. MasterMoms Talk Series. Click to read more: https://gepark.org/2018/08/talk-series-offers-fun-learning-fellowship/

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Snow Fun!

Snow and cold temps are here to stay.  We put together a few sanity savers to help you get through this week! 40 Snow Day Boredom Busters for Kids from MommyPoppins.com https://mommypoppins.com/kids/snow-day-boredom-busters-40-indoor-activities-when-the-kids-are-stuck-at-home Wizard’s Brew is a family favorite! https://babbledabbledo.com/20-science-projects-for-preschoolers/ Glen Ellyn Park District Rain Out Line will tell you what facilities are open along with skating rink info.  https://gepark.org/rainout-line/ Ackerman Sports and Fitness will have … Read More Snow Fun!

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A Toda Madre celebrates Moms!

A TOTALLY AWESOME evening celebrating the amazing moms in this town. A huge thank you to A Toda Madre for their generosity in making this Madre Mia event one to remember.   It truly was a celebration of moms, who managed to survive the summer and are ready to send 124 kids back to school. Also a huge thank you to Agency H5!! Invitation … Read More A Toda Madre celebrates Moms!

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Sunshine Dance!

Sunshine Dance in Glen Ellyn, is a dynamic and energetic dance company that offers a wide range of classes for kids of all ages. They value fun and all share the joyous “Sunshine” spirit, but also make the commitment to dance in order to gain quality techniques to be competitive. Jared Titus is the proud Owner and Director of Sunshine Dance.  Jared is also Owner and … Read More Sunshine Dance!