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Upcoming July National Days & Holidays:

July 4 - Independence Day
July 11 - All-American Pet Photo Day
July 17 - World Emoji Day
July 21 - National Ice Cream Day 
July 28 - National Waterpark Day
July 31 - National Avocado Day 

Summer Concerts in Villa Park!

It's starting to sound a lot like summer as the July Kiwanis Concerts and Parks & Recreation August Summer Concerts approach. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and dancing shoes to a different FREE concert each week from July through August.

July Kiwanis Concert Lineup - Celebrating 40 years of Music!:
Every Wednesday in July. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.
  • July 3: Willowbrook High School Summer Band
  • July 10: The Sting Rays
  • July 17: St. John's Lombard Praise Team
  • July 24: Lake Effect
August Summer Concert Lineup:
Every Thursday in August. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.
  • August 1: Los Tequileros
  • August 8: Bopology
  • August 15: The Wayouts
  • August 22: Howard and the White Boys
For more information on the summer concerts, click here.
Summer Concerts
Ice Cream

Villa Park Historical Society Ice Cream Social 

Who doesn't love ice cream on a hot summer day? Stop by the Villa Park Historical Museum on Wednesday, July 3 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m for ice cream, a T-Trak N-Scale Model Train Exhibit and a performance by Chicagoland's Wackiest Party DJ, DJ Matty K!

Check their Facebook Page for updates and other news.


Windy City Curling Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

Turn your favorite Olympic sport into your new favorite hobby at Windy City Curling. They celebrated their ribbon cutting and grand opening on June 20. This new curling facility will offer our community a chance to learn more about the sport, join a league or plan your next group outing.

For more information, visit their website

Curious G.

Upcoming Villa Park Public Library programs and activities

The library has a variety of activities and programs for all ages over the next month, including the following (more program details and registration information can be found on the Villa Park Public Library for each of these programs):

  • Family Storytime at the Gazebo: Tues, July 9, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Join us for stories, music and movement for famillies with young children of all ages. Children under 3 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
  • MSI Science Minors: Thurs, July 11, 2:30-3:45 p.m.. The Depot at Cortesi Park. Welcome back to an all new MSI Science Minors! This summer, we'll take a fantastic voyage through the human body. 
  • Starship Shenanigans: Mon, July 15, 2:00-3:15 p.m. Community Recreation Building. Do you dream of making out-of-this-world crafts and turning a solar flare into astro flair? Join us and build your own UFO! Create a ring of planets! Have a good time celebrating space with a twist.
  • Reptiles with Cosley Zoo Fri, July 26, 1:00-1:45 p.m. Scaly, slithery, slimy, scary...and SWEET? Reptiles are sometimes called all of these things. Meet some real-life reptiles, and sort out truth from fiction about these amazing creatures.
Community Garden

VFW hosting annual July 4th Parade

Celebrate Independence Day with the rest of the community at the annual July 4th Parade hosted by the VFW Post 2801. Line up along the parade route and watch as the floats go by with the whole family!

The parade begins at noon. Lineup for participants will begin at 10:30 a.m. For a route map, visit


Summerfest 2019 Recap

Another Summerfest is in the books! Thank you to everyone for coming out to this family-friendly community event. Although the weather was not exactly summery, we made the best of it with great music, a car show, bags tournament, food and more! 

We are looking forward to another wonderful event next year.


Going on vacation this summer? 

Don't forget to sign up for Vacation Watch! Villa Park Police will patrol your property while you are away once you sign up for this free service. Signing up is easy, simply provide the dates you will be gone and details of your property so Villa Park Police know just what to look for.

You can sign up at

Summer Vacation
Pup of the Month June - Bentley

June VP Pup of the Month 

Bentley has spent his summer days taking car rides to his favorite place, Dunkin Donuts. He loves spending time with his family as they grab a delicious drink in the sunshine. This 3-year-old rescue Papillon had the winning photo in our June VP Pup of the Month photo contest on our Facebook page. Congratulations to Bentley and his owner, Alyssa Roberts Spencer.

Your pup can be featured too! Each month we post our two day photo contest on our Facebook page and the winning photo gets featured in our Village Matters newsletter, this E-newsletter and our social media pages!


Job Opportunities

Check out open positions with the Village (you can also sign up for job notifications). 

Upcoming Meetings 

View our Calendar for details about board and commission meetings and other upcoming events throughout Villa Park.

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Questions, Comments, and Concerns
Please contact Emily Arias, the Village's Communications Specialist via email or by calling (630) 592-6082.
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