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  • 200 trees come down in Lombard’s Madison Meadow Feb 11, 2015 4:10 PM
    Roughly 200 trees have been removed from Lombard’s Madison Meadow Park in an effort to combat the Emerald Ash Borer. Officials say more than 1,000 trees on Lombard Park District grounds have been infested with the destructive insects since 2012.

  • Lombard’s Winter Carnival a cabin fever reliever for families Feb 7, 2015 8:50 PM
    Kids and parents were able to combat cabin fever during the Lombard Park District’s annual Winter Carnival at the Sunset Knoll Recreation Center Saturday. Activities at the event were located both inside and outside, giving participants a chance to have some winter fun by sledding, painting snow with dyed water and enjoying s’mores near an outdoor fire pit.

  • Lombard health fair kick-starts fitness resolutions Jan 4, 2015 5:47 PM
    If getting back in shape is the most popular of New Year’s resolutions, it may also be the hardest to keep. That’s where the Lombard Park District stepped in Sunday to help with its annual Health Fair and Fitness Expo at the Sunset Knoll Recreation Center.

  • Lilac Time quickly approaching in Lombard Apr 18, 2014 6:01 AM
    The Lilac Village’s favorite time of the year is quickly approaching. “It’s unique because it’s Lombard’s way to celebrate spring and tradition,” Jackie Brzezinski of the Lombard Park District said of the annual Lilac Time, which runs from the end of April to mid-May.

  • Lilac Time event schedule Apr 18, 2014 6:01 AM
    The schedule of events for this year's Lilac Time in Lombard.

  • Lombard Winter Carnival full of snowy family fun Feb 8, 2014 7:10 PM
    The key to a great s'more? "You have to put it (the marshmallow) by the fire and make it almost golden-brown" said Monica Salonga, 10, of Villa Park. She was enjoying the activities at the Lombard Park District's Winter Carnival Saturday afternoon.

  • Lombard's Lilac Time offers a variety of blooms, activities May 3, 2013 10:29 AM
    One of the strengths of Lombard's lilac collection is its variety. Some bushes bloom early, reminding visitors Lilac Time is on its way. Other plants hit the nail on the head, bursting with fragrance and purple blooming beauty from May 4 to 19 — this year's dates for the annual festival held in Lilacia Park, 150 S. Park Ave. The festival offers activities as varied as the types of lilacs, including art fairs, library events, culinary activities and a 5K.

  • Cleanup begins at Lombard parks, homes Apr 19, 2013 10:56 AM
    Park district officials are joining Lombard residents in flood cleanup efforts Friday morning, as waters in the nearby Salt Creek and DuPage River East Branch begin to recede. The Lombard Park District's popular Lilacia Park was hit with flooding, just weeks before the annual Lilac Time celebrations. "Lilacia Park was under more water than I've ever seen in 15 years," Executive Director Paul Friedrichs said. "It receded relatively quickly and we were able to pump most of it out as of this morning."

  • Lombard park, school districts discussing tennis court upkeep Apr 12, 2013 4:40 PM
    Parents are pushing for repairs to two tennis courts near Pleasant Lane school in Lombard Elementary District 44 that they say are no longer safe, leading the school district and the Lombard Park District to begin discussing a possible partnership to fix the cracking courts. "Neighbors are talking about the grass growing on the courts," Pleasant Lane parent Cathy McNulty said. "I don't ever remember them being in good shape."

  • John Bielenda: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:36 PM
    Candidate information for John Bielenda, running for Lombard Park Board (6-year Terms)

  • Jim Scalzo: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:36 PM
    Candidate information for Jim Scalzo, running for Lombard Park Board (6-year Terms)

  • Sarah Richardt: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:36 PM
    Candidate information for Sarah Richardt, running for Lombard Park Board (6-year Terms)

  • Dave Lemar: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:36 PM
    Candidate information for Dave Lemar, running for Lombard Park Board (6-year Terms)

  • Michael Kuderna: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:36 PM
    Candidate information for Michael Kuderna, running for Lombard Park Board (6-year Terms)

  • David Kundrot: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:36 PM
    Candidate information for David Kundrot, running for Lombard Park Board (6-year Terms)

  • Kids have snowy fun at Lombard Winter Carnival Feb 9, 2013 5:53 PM
    The Lombard Park Districtís annual Winter Carnival gave families plenty of ways to celebrate the snowy season Saturday afternoon with a sled hill, símores and games at Sunset Knoll recreation center.

  • Lombard Park District showcases health and fitness programs Jan 6, 2013 4:50 PM
    Lombard residents got a jump on their new year's resolutions to get in shape by attending the Lombard Park District's annual Health Fair and Fitness Expo Sunday. The park district provided demonstrations of fitness classes and hosted a variety of health-related vendors.

  • Future of former golf course hinges on Lombard debate Nov 29, 2012 2:33 PM
    Land use discussions under way in Lombard could help shape the future of the former Ken-Loch golf links, a 30-acre site for sale on the south side of town. The owners have found a prospective buyer in Donven Homes, which would like to annex the unincorporated land into Lombard and build apartments and for-sale units. The village has designated the area for open space in its comprehensive plan, so unless the plan is amended, annexation to build apartments and condos would be unable to gain approval, village officials say.

  • Downtown Lombard adds activities to Jinglebell Jubilee Nov 28, 2012 2:48 PM
    The shops and eateries of downtown Lombard will be making their presence felt more than ever during the annual Jinglebell Jubilee holiday tree-lighting festival, organizers say. A gingerbread house decorating station and live performances in store windows of scenes from "The Nutcracker" ballet will highlight the event Saturday, Dec. 1.

  • Shoot free throws, win turkeys at Lombard event Nov 14, 2012 8:03 AM
    In the old days, anyone who wanted a turkey for a Thanksgiving feast had to shoot for it, possibly even with a bow and arrow. This fall, the Lombard Park District is bringing back the concept of shooting for a turkey — but with a different type of shot, a basketball shot.

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