Third Annual Run/Walk/Bike fundraiser, sponsored by The Run To Eat Club on Sunday November 24th, 2013. Please join us at 8:30 am at the north parking lot off Cass Avenue of Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve for a 15K run, bike or walk. Click this link for the official registration form and waiver.
8th Annual Write-On! Teen Literary Festival at Indian Prairie Public Library is rapidly approaching. Cool Compositions contest deadline is Monday, October 28. Submit your entries in three categories, poetry, short stories, and song writing to IPPL to win cash prizes.
Also, meet Legend Trilogy author Marie Lu at the library on Thursday November 7th, at 7 p.m. Cool Compositions prizes will be awarded at this event.
June's joint recycling effort with Elgin Recycling collected almost 50,000 lbs of electronic scrap metal. Thank you citizens of Darien for your recycling efforts.
Even though the weather changed our venue from Borse Memorial Park to indoors at the Library, the first ever teen music fest "The Sound" was a huge success. The winning solo artist was Nick Garvey; the winning band was Phantom Tollbooth; and the fan favorite was duo Nick and Luke Pallisard.
2013 Carl Vuillaume Scholarship winners from Hinsdale South High School were awarded at the Thespian Banquet on May 21. The winners are: 1st place - Maura Carr, 2nd place - Paige Perconti, and 3rd place tie - Stephanie Hart and Kelly Rocks.
Arbor Day 2013 was held on Friday April 26th, at 10:30 a.m. at Smart Oaks Park in Darien. Four trees were planted in memory of Hunter Himes, Cory Michael Lyell, Tom Sarwark, and Dorothy & Edward Miller. Lace School and Cass Jr. High raised butterflies, which were released during the ceremony. Almost 300 school children attended this celebration. Thank you also to Kohl's of Elmhurst for providing volunteers to help[ make treat bags for all of the students. We couldn't have done it without you!
"Regifting: A Benefit Concert" was created by the talented HSHS Senior Maura Carr and sponsored by theater teacher, Pamela Baker-Karnstedt. Students from both Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South theater departments put on an amazing performance on Friday, April 12th. Almost $4,000 was raised for the Foundation by these talented students.
Prior years "Lobby Shots" were sold for $15 each. If you would still like to purchase lobby shot photos, please contact Pamela Baker-Karnstedt at HSHS. Thank you to all who came out that night and enjoyed the show.
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