MEF SUMMER MUSIC GRANT APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 1
Every year the Music Education Foundation (MEF) awards scholarships to defray costs of summer music camp to District 41 students who are currently members of band, chorus or orchestra, and who will participate in music programs at Hadley next year. All eligible District 41 students who apply will receive a Music Education Foundation (MEF) grant to attend music camp this summer. If your student is planning to attend a music camp this summer and will be participating in music programs at Hadley next year, then he or she is eligible. Please click here for more information and a Summer Music Camp Grant Application. You and your District 41 band, chorus, or orchestra student should complete the application and return it by Monday, April 1. Please email MEF Scholarship Chairman Ellen Bassett or call her at (630) 790-0978 for additional information. More information about MEF is on the MEF website.
MARCH 21 WORKSHOP ON ALCOHOL & ADOLESCENT BRAIN DEVELOPMENT
The Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Parenting presents, "What Are They Thinking? Alcohol and Adolescent Brain Development," with Aaron White. A leading researcher into the effects of alcohol on the developing brain, White will help participants gain a better understanding of this crucial teen issue. Parents of elementary, middle school and high school students are welcome and encouraged to attend this free event. The workshop will be presented on March 21 at two times--noon and 7:00 p.m.--in the auditorium at Glenbard South, 23W200 Butterfield Rd., Glen Ellyn. Before the 7:00 p.m. workshop, join "Let's Talk:" a parent-to-parent, drop-in discussion group at 6:30 p.m. For more information, click here or contact Gilda Ross at 942-7573 or email@example.com.
"MEET" FAMOUS CHICAGO ARCHITECT AT HISTORY CENTER APRIL 7
Daniel Burnham was the architect of the Chicago Plan, transforming Chicago from the "Wild Onion" to the "City of Big Shoulders." On Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 p.m., the Glen Ellyn Historical Society welcomes the famous architect, portrayed by veteran actor Terry Lynch, at the Glen Ellyn History Center, 800 N. Main Street. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at the Stacy's Corners Store during store hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; tickets are $10 for GEHS members, $12 for adult non-members and $5 for students.
Around the corner from the History Center is Stacy's Tavern Museum, 557 Geneva Rd. Starting April 7, the museum is open Sundays and Wednesdays from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. with the last tour starting at 3:45 p.m. To arrange a special tour, contact Executive Director Jan Shupert-Arick at (630) 469-1867 ext. 101, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The events above and many others are posted on the District 41 E-Backpack site. Check E-Backpack often for educational, recreational and civic opportunities for adults, children and families.