Monday, July 15, 2013

Summer Field Trip to Heritage Prairie Farm

Please join us on Wednesday evening, July 31, for a field trip to Heritage Prairie Farm located in Elburn, IL. Following a tour, we will enjoy a charcuterie tasting, including local cheese, sausage, meat, crackers and farm focaccia bread. Lemonade and iced tea are included. The field trip is free for members and $25 for guests. 

We will meet at 6 pm at the Downers Grove Public Library and carpool from there. Please contact Irene Hogstrom at or 312-607-2566 if you plan on attending or if you have questions.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Sow Some Hope Among the Flowers on July 13

The DG First United Methodist Church, in partnership with Bridge Communities, hosts the Hope Among The Flowers Garden Walk this Saturday, July 13, from 9:30 AM to 3 PM.

Tour some of the most beautiful gardens in the area and help Bridge Communities provide transitional housing and mentoring to formerly homeless families. 

For information on tickets and gardens, visit