December 3, 2015
In This Issue
Upcoming Events
Cooking Oil Recycling Event
History Museum Christmas Open House
Electronic Recycling Event
Holiday Light Recycling Program
Roselle Public Library Mitten Tree
American Legion Auxiliary Giving Tree

 Community Coupons  
 Upcoming Events

December 4: Roselle Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party & Awards Banquet, 6:30 p.m. at Bloomingdale Golf Club. Jared Wickstrom of Wickstrom Chevrolet will be recognized as Business Person of the Year, and Don Smolinski will be recognized with a service award. Call the Chamber office at (630) 894-3010 for more information.

December 5: 34th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at Lake Park High School West Campus, 500 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.,  10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults, and free for senior citizens and children. Call (630) 295-5313 for more information

December 5: Roselle Lions Club Lunch With Santa, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 405 S. Rush St. Non-perishable food donations for the Bloomingdale Township Food Pantry will be accepted. 

December 5: Parents and grandparents, bring your little ones to visit Santa at Itasca Bank & Trust's Roselle branch, One E. Irving Park Rd., from 9:00 a.m. to noon. This event includes a free photo & goodie bag. Call (630) 773-0350 for more information.

December 12: Roselle Park District Brunch With Santa at Clauss Recreation Center, 555 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., catered by Brunch Café. Two seatings are available at 9:00 a.m. and at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $13 for residents, $15 for non-residents, and $5 for children 3 and under. Registration is required.

December 18: Deadline for Toys for Tots donations. New, unwrapped toys are being accepted in the special donation bins at Village Hall, the Roselle Police Station, and the Roselle Fire Station.   

Quick Links 
Roselle Metra Station Commuter Parking Permits
on Sale December 8
Commuter lot parking permits for 2016 will be available for purchase at Village Hall by cash or check during normal business hours, or by credit card online, starting December 8.
Permit parking is available at the North and South Permit Lots at the Roselle Metra Station and in the center two aisles of the Maple Avenue Lot. The sale of permits for the Maple Avenue lot is limited to Roselle residents only.

Parking lot permit rates will increase for 2016, pending the passage of the budget by the Village Board on December 7. Visit the Village of Roselle Permit Parking page for details, including the new rates and how to purchase commuter parking permits. 
The Roselle Metra Station is a stop on the Milwaukee District/West Line, with service to and from Union Station in downtown Chicago.
History Museum Hosting Christmas Open House December 6
History museum
The Roselle History Museum is hosting its annual Christmas Open House on December 6 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Residents are invited to view exhibits illustrating Roselle's history at the Museum Campus, 102 S. Prospect St., while enjoying refreshments. Door prizes will be awarded at the open house.
Visit the Roselle History Museum website for details.
Bloomingdale Township Electronic Recycling Event December 5 
Old ElectronicsBloomingdale Township sponsors electronic recycling events the first Saturday of every month (except holiday weekends) April through December from 8:00 a.m. to noon.
Holiday Light Recycling Program 
Tangled Lights Roselle residents can recycle broken and tangled strands of non-working holiday lights through a program sponsored by the Village of Roselle.  
Bring unusable indoor, outdoor, LED, or specialty holiday lights to the holiday light recycling drop boxes located at Village Hall, 31 S. Prospect St., and at Clauss Recreation Center, 555 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Decorate the Mitten Tree at the Roselle Public Library 
Help decorate the "Mitten Tree" at the Roselle Public Library throughout the month of December. Please bring new mittens, gloves and hats to the Circulation Desk at the library, 40 S. Park St., for donation to those less fortunate this holiday season.
The Bloomingdale Township General Assistance Office will distribute all items collected through this program.  
American Legion Auxiliary Giving Tree 
American Legion Auxiliary American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1084 is seeking donations to support its Kids Giving Tree, a project to fulfill the wishes of less fortunate kids.  
Those interested in participating can stop by the American Legion Hall, 344 E. Maple Ave., to pick a gift request tag off the tree. Unwrapped gifts should be returned no later than December 10. Monetary donations will also be accepted.
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