Wednesday, December 12, 2012
In the latest edition of Patch's "Ask a Stylist" series, Salon Hype owner Ross Bartolomei tackles hairstyles for the holiday season.
Every so often on Patch, Salon Hype owner Ross Bartolomei answers a question about the ubiquitous discussion topic that is our hair. Got a question for Ross? Email it to email@example.com. Question: What's in for holiday hair in 2012? Answer: Holiday hair is fun and 60s inspired this season. With this look you definitely want to show off your neck line and shoulders. Hair is off the face slightly, teased on top, and pulled back into a pony tail. With the pony tail, there are a couple of options. It can be curled, and I'm talking about spiral, large loose curls, or the pony tail can be loosely braided down off the front of one shoulder. I recommend visiting your local beauty supply store and look for clip-in hair pieces. These are …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department's Breakfast with Santa event is set for 9 a.m. at the Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge.
The following is a release from the Village of Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department: Santa is making a last minute stop by the beautiful Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge on Saturday, Dec. 8, to check who has been naughty or nice. Join us for an intimate morning visit with Santa at 9 a.m. The event will include picture opportunities with Santa and a light breakfast that includes donuts, bagel, juices and coffee. Crafts will also be provided. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $13 for Hinsdale residents and $18 for non-residents. All participants age 2 and over need to register. Register online at www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr, by fax to 630-789-7016, by mail, or in person at the parks and recreation office.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Add photos with Santa or with the to-be-lit Clarendon Hills Christmas tree to Patch and share them with the community.
The holiday season is in full swing and Patch wants your pictures from one of the season's signature events, the Clarendon Hills Christmas Walk. The Christmas Walk takes place Friday night at 6 p.m. and we know you're going to be taking plenty of pictures at the tree-lighting, with Santa, and mingling outside downtown businesses. It's really easy to add them to Patch and share them with the community! Add your Christmas Walk photos to this story by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above. Type the names of those pictured in the caption space, and send the link out to Grandma, Grandpa and all your friends so they can see your fam on one of everyone's favorite nights. We'll re-feature the story throughout the weekend, so you …
The DuPage County Health Department offers tips to ensure trees, decorations and lights look pretty and work safely.
Those holiday decorations are beautiful to look at with lights twinkling and tinsel sparkling. Taking steps to make sure the lights, decorations and trees are used properly will make the holidays safer. When decorating for the holidays its important to take safety measures to keep all the sparkle from going up in flames or causing family members injury, according to officials. The DuPage County Health Department offers a number of tips to keep your holidays merry and bright this holiday season. Here are some tips for tree, light and decoration safety: Source: DuPage County Health Department
Monday, December 3, 2012
Patch highlights a few of the notable goings-on this week that have been posted by the community to our events calendar.
Click on the links to see the events' Patch listings and get more information. Want your event to be featured in a future edition of The Week Ahead? Post it now to the Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Patch events calendar! Have a great week! WEDNESDAY Sign Language Classes—The Community House, 415 W. 8th St., Hinsdale; 4:30 p.m.; $100. Managing High Blood Pressure—Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge, 6800 N. Frontage Rd., Burr Ridge; 2 p.m.; Free. THURSDAY 'Dine and Share' with Community Support Services—Meathead's, 7137 S. Kingery Hwy., Willowbrook; 11 a.m. Holiday Cookie Party at the Clarendon Hills Park District—Chefs For A Day, 858 75th St., Willowbrook; 4 p.m.; $45. FRIDAY Clarendon Hills Christmas Walk—Downtown Clarendon Hills; 6:00 p.m…
Sunday, December 2, 2012
The annual Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce event took place Friday night from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. downtown.
The 47th annual Hinsdale Christmas Walk took place Friday night in downtown Hinsdale. Among the attractions at the event, put on by the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce, were the arrival of Santa Claus on a Hinsdale Fire Department truck, the tree-lighting ceremony, and a mariachi band outside CiNe Modern Taqueria. Do you have any photos from Friday night? Click the "Add Photos and Videos" button above and share them with the community!
Friday, November 30, 2012
The Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce's annual event will run from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday night and will feature a tree-lighting ceremony outside Memorial Hall and Santa Claus himself!
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Clarendon Hills interior design business' showroom manager joined Steve Sanders for WGN's "Midday Fix" segment Thursday.
Showroom manager Jennifer Sterna of Linly Designs in Clarendon Hills was on WGN Midday News Thursday, giving tips on decorating a home for the holidays during the "Midday Fix" segment. The video can also be found here on WGN's website.
HCS Family Services in Hinsdale needs volunteers to wrap gifts for Oakbrook Center shoppers this Christmas season in an effort to raise money for the nonprofit.
The folllowing is a release from HCS Family Services: HCS Family Services in Hinsdale is seeking energetic people to support a seasonal fundraiser by wrapping holiday gifts for shoppers at Oakbrook Center. We need volunteers for several shifts each day. Days and times listed below. Individuals and organizations are invited to sign up for as many shifts as they would like. Wrapping paper and supplies will be provided by Oakbrook Center and all donations will go directly to HCS Family Services! For inquires about shift availability and to sign up, please call or e-mail Julie Suarez at 630-323-2500 x106 or firstname.lastname@example.org The gift wrap station will be located in the upper level between Sears and Nordstrom’s, near Baby GAP.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
From Thanksgiving through New Year's, Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Patch is keeping you informed on all the holiday season's deals and events.