Wilder Park Conservatory Holiday Flower Show
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wilder Park Conservatory, 225 Prospect Ave., Elmhurst
Poinsettias and other seasonal plants come together at the Wilder Park Conservatory for a festive design created by Elmhurst Park District horticultural staff. Explore the conservatory and stop at the garden kaleidoscope to experience a unique view of the conservatory’s plant life.
Winter Members Show
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, closed Monday
Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Gallery at Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Road, Elmhurst
$8 adults, $6 senior citizens, free for students, children and museum members
Current exhibit is showing contemporary artworks by local artists in a variety of media and styles. Admission will be free the first Friday of the month, Jan. 5.
Jan. 3-Feb. 28
Outdoor Ice Skating
10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
Oakbrook Center, 100 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook
$9 adults, $7 for children younger than 12
Oakbrook Center invites everyone to its new outdoor ice skating rink, located on the Village Green. For more information, call (630) 573-0700.
Christmas Memories House Tours
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago
Enjoy the house decked in ornaments and greens, savor the spicy aromas of holiday treats as they bake in the wood-burning oven, and discover the origins of holiday foods, cards, decorated trees and other traditions. Tours begin on the hour. All ages. No registration needed. Questions? Call (630) 876-5900.
Low-cost Pet Vaccine Clinic
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Spay Illinois, The Pet Well Clinic, 2765 Maple Ave., Lisle
Various prices for services
The clinic will offer pet vaccines, microchips, heartworm testing and other services. For an appointment, call (630) 961-8000. Spay Illinois is a registered non-profit organization. Visit spayillinois.org to learn more about its programs and services.
Jan. 6-Feb. 26
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
Blackwell Forest Preserve, on Butterfield Road one-quarter mile south of Winfield Road, Warrenville
Adults $5 for rubber inner tube and $7 for tube with nylon cover
Are you a thrill seeker? Then you’ll have a blast taking an 800-foot ride down Mount Hoy in Blackwell. Mount Hoy opens if there’s plenty of snow on the hill, usually 3 or more inches. Only forest district tubes are allowed. For more information, call (630) 933-7200.
Central DuPage Camera Club
Wheaton Park District Community Center, 1777 S. Blanchard, Wheaton
The Central DuPage Camera Club will hold its monthly program night. The CDCC is a member of the Chicago Area Camera Club Association (CACCA). For more information, go to centraldupagecameraclub.org.
Glen Ellyn Woman’s Club
Glen Ellyn History Center, 800 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn
Sue Kowalski, representative from The Book Store in Glen Ellyn, will talk about the new books, magazines, and publications that The Book Store will be stocking in 2018. The public is invited. Reservations can be made by calling Jean Jeske at (630) 469-6372. A collection for socks and toiletries for PADS will be taken at this meeting.
Lisle Township Job Club
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Community Career Center, 1815 W. Diehl Road, Suite 900, Naperville
Facilitator Sarah Breithaupt, director of youth and family services, Lisle Township, will lead the session. Held in large-group format, this club allows job seekers the time to broadcast their targets to the group and offer support to others. Participants should bring copies of their handbill/resume to share. Registration is not necessary.
–DuPage County Calendar of Events Jan. 3 – Jan. 10–