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Upcoming October Important Days:

October 2 - Coffee with a Cop Day
October 28 - Board Meeting
October 5 - Village Strategy Session
October 31 - Halloween 
October 12 - Fire Department Open House 

Coffee with the Board Cancelled/Strategic Planning Session in Place

This month's Coffee with the Board, scheduled for Saturday, October 5 will be cancelled. The board, along with department heads and staff, will participate in a strategic planning session that day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Odeum Expo Center (1033 N. Villa Ave.). The purpose of this session is to identify issues of priority for the Village and establish a framework for accomplishing short and long term goals. Public attendance is encouraged. 
Strategic Planning Session
Adult-Use Cannabis Resources

October 28 Board Meeting 

On Monday, October 28, the Village will hold its regularly scheduled Board meeting at the Iowa Community Center at 7:00 p.m. A section of this board meeting will be dedicated to receiving public comments on recreational cannabis in the Village. This is an opportunity for residents to submit their comments to the Board. For more information, click here

Coffee with a Cop

Coffee with a Cop 

Join the Villa Park Police Department on National Coffee with a Cop Day, Wednesday, October  2. Join police officers for free coffee, pastries and conversation at Funky Java Coffee House (40 S. Villa Ave. #6) from 8-10 a.m.


Halloween Trick-or-Treat Hours

During the September 23 board meeting, the Board passed a resolution for this year's Halloween Trick-or-Treat hours. The official trick-or-treat hours for Thursday, October 31, 2019 are from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

This uniform time allows the police department to increase patrol for the purpose of protecting the children who are participating in the Halloween festivities. 

Fire Station Open House 

Join the Villa Park Fire Department Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. for a day of fun activities!

The event will be held at Fire Station 81, 1440 S. Ardmore Ave. 

Activities include: apparatus and equipment displays, kid's combat challenge, and many other fun and educational activities for the kids.

Fire Department

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):

  • Library Grand Opening: Sat, Oct 19, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The days' activities will include a ribbon cutting, tours of the library's new and refurbished spaces, highlights of the library's history, and fun activities for the entire family.  
  • Holiday Matinees: Mon, Oct 14, 1:00 p.m. Join us for a free showing of The Secret Life of Pets 2. 
  • Crafty Creations with Gilda: Thursday, Oct 3, 6:30-8:35 p.m. Iowa Community Center.  Join Gilda as she presents this month's craft creation. Just in time for Halloween, she will be creating Halloween wall plaques.  
  • Mystery Readers: Thurs, Oct 17, 7:00-8:15 p.m. Join our Mystery Readers book group as they discuss The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy. Registration required.
Report a coyote sighting

Reminder: Do Not Feed Wildlife  

In light of recent coyote sightings, please do not feed wild animals or leave open food in accessible places. 

Please report any coyote sightings here. This will help the village and Scientific Wildlife Management identify possible dens and ensure that human food sources are eliminated. 


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.

Connect with Villa Park

Villa Park Chamber of Commerce
Villa Park Library 
Villa Park Parks and Recreation 

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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