There is a lot going on in Glen Ellyn and surrounding suburbs. Here is a sampler of upcoming events and news items.
November 20 - Prairie Food
Coop offers its first public forum in
Lombard to learn about what a food coop store is and how to become an owner.
November 23 - Naperville
Astronomical Association open house at Astronomy Education Center in
Naperville. Look through large amateur telescopes (weather permitting), NAA
November 27 - Deadline for
energy efficiency grants for schools, Illinois
State Board of Education.
November 30 - This
Thanksgiving, you can recycle cooking oil in Glen
Ellyn. For other locations, see the list posted on the SCARCE web site.
December 8 - Ten Thousand Villages
fundraiser for Glen Ellyn League of Women Voters, shopping from 12-4 pm. - new
December 14 - Next restoration
work day at Glen
Ellyn Park district
Various dates - DuPage Forest Preserve Restoration workdays and
Illinois DNR proposes new hydraulic fracturing rules for oil and gas wells. The photo above shows Jennifer Hensley of the Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club explaining the new fracking laws at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center during a recent Sierra Club River Prairie Group program.
The Conservation Foundation announces a new preserve.
Illinois is more energy efficient than you might think, at least when
compared to other states, ACEEE.
But for renewable energy sources like solar to really take off, we need to fix
the rules, veto session
Shop local. Due to growing demand, Glen Ellyn has a second electric vehicle
charging station in its central business district, map Naperville has them also.