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Community Events

  1. Community Event - Fire Department Open House

    October 4, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fire Department (Headquarters)

    The Westmont Fire Department will be participating in a number of events in recognition of National Fire Prevention Week. The Westmont Fire Department will host an Open House on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m. at its Headquarters Station, 6015 S. Cass Ave. This year’s theme is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives. Test Yours Every Month!” The department has several fun and educational activities planned for the public. Some activities include equipment demonstrations, kids jump house, children’s fire safety house, and raffle prizes. Freddy the Fire Truck and Sparky the Fire Dog will also be present to meet and greet visitors. For more information contact the Fire Department at 630-981-6400.

  2. Community Event - State of the Village Address

    October 8, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Hilton Chicago Oak Brook Hills Resort

  3. Community Event - Westmont High School Homecoming Parade

    October 10, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Downtown Westmont - Cass Avenue from Norfolk to Burlington

  4. Community Event - Silent Parade

    October 10, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Parade begins at Garfield Street & Chicago Avenue in Hinsdale and proceeds west on Chicago Avenue/Naperville Road through Clarendon Hills, Westmont, Downers Grove and ends in Lisle.

    On Friday, October 10, 2014, the Fire Department will participate in the 20th Annual Silent Parade. The parade will begin at 7 p.m. from Garfield Street and Chicago Avenue in Hinsdale and proceed west on Chicago Avenue/Naperville Road through Clarendon Hills, Westmont, Downers Grove and then ending in Lisle. A brief ceremony, which officially closes Fire Prevention Week, will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1101 Kimberly Way (two blocks south of Route 53 and Maple Avenue), Lisle at approximately 7:45 p.m. The parade pays tribute to all those who have lost their lives to fire and features fire department vehicles from many surrounding villages. For more information, contact the Fire Department at 630-981-6400.

  5. Community Event - Westmont Ale Harvest Fest

    October 11, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Ty Warner Park

    The inaugural Ale Harvest Fest will take place on Saturday, October 11th, 2014 and will showcase over 80 unique beers from craft breweries across the country with an emphasis on autumn and seasonal beers. We are also excited to announce that the final competition of the Illinois Professional-Amateur Homebrew Championship will take place at the fest. Attendees will be able to sample home brews from beer aficionados across Illinois and vote for their favorite. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Westmont Educational Foundation.

  6. Community Event - WSEC Board Meeting

    October 13, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Westmont Centre

    Westmont Special Events is a non-profit organization that coordinates community events in the Village of Westmont. Our events are volunteer based and monthly board meetings are held for event planning. Our meetings are open to the public.

  7. Community Event - Trick or Treat Trail

    October 25, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Downtown Westmont - Cass & Burlington

    Hosted by the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau within our Downtown Business Community, the Annual Westmont Trick or Treat Trail invites families to enjoy trick-or-treating in the safe environment of our downtown Business District. The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau will have Judges at the event to present special recognition awards at-large for fun and unique costumes for children and adults during the Trick-or-Treat Trail.

Village Boards, Commissions and Committees

  1. Special Meeting - Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

    October 2, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM @ Police Department

  2. Meeting - Administration-Finance Committee - Special Meeting

    October 2, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Village Hall

  3. Meeting - Building and Zoning Committee

    October 2, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  4. Meeting - Village Board

    October 2, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Village Hall

  5. Meeting - Planning and Zoning Commission

    October 8, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Village Hall

  6. Meeting - Westmont First Committee

    October 15, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Village Hall

  7. Meeting - Public Safety Committee

    October 16, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Executive Session Board Room

  8. Meeting - Village Board

    October 16, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Village Hall

  9. Meeting - Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

    October 21, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Police Department

  10. Meeting - Public Works Committee

    October 30, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  11. Meeting - Village Board

    October 30, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Village Hall

Westmont Park District

  1. The Last Straw Fall Event

    October 5, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Gregg House Museum

    Bring the whole family and experience bales of fun at the Gregg House Museum. Most activities are FREE! See www.westmontparks.org for more information.

  2. Park District: Board Meeting

    October 8, 6:00 PM @ Administrative Offices & Senior Center

  3. A Scarecrow Tale

    October 17, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Twin Lakes Woods

    Walk with us on the Twin Lakes Trail for the tale of The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything. After the story, we'll gather around for some festive fall refreshments and yummy s'mores. This event is for little ones, 2-9 years old, and a parent or caregiver.

  4. Haunted Forest: Chaos!

    October 25, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Twin Lakes Park

  5. Halloween Fun Fair

    October 31, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Center

  6. Jr. High Halloween Dance

    October 31, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Center

Westmont Public Library

  1. LIBRARY EVENT: Halloween Craft and Storytime

    October 5, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Westmont Public Library

    Come for some not-so-spooky stories, make a glittery spider web, a light up ghost, and munch on a spooky snack. Ages 3-6 with a parent or caregiver.

  2. LIBRARY EVENT: Creating Costumes

    October 11, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Westmont Public Library

    Come learn how to make expert level costumes from basic items you have around your house. Three costumes will be given away to lucky attendees!

  3. LIBRARY EVENT: Did You Ever Think of Writing a Memoir?

    October 12, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Westmont Public Library

    Everyone has a story to tell. Join published author William Hazelgrove as he takes you through the steps of successfully writing and publishing a memoir.

  4. LIBRARY EVENT: Healthcare and Your Retirement

    October 15, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Westmont Public Library

    Discuss rising healthcare costs and retirement savings at this informative presentation. Participants will get an introduction to Medicare coverage, how to estimate long-term care costs, and available options for supplemental coverage.

  5. LIBRARY EVENT: The Civil War Soldier & War Artifacts

    October 19, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Westmont Public Library

    David Overeem will provide a glimpse of life as a soldier and present actual Civil War artifacts, including soldier's gear and weaponry. Learn about how soldiers endured hardships on the battlefield and were exposed to disease and lack of food.

  6. LIBRARY EVENT: Introduction to Ukelele

    October 28, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Westmont Public Library

    Interested in learning to play the ukelele? Join Joh Kostal of Uncle Jon's Music as he discusses a brief history of the instrument, different types of ukeleles, and how you can get started right away. Audience members will have a chance to test different ukeleles and ask Jon questions.

  7. LIBRARY EVENT: Discover your Past: Cemeteries

    October 29, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Westmont Public Library

    Genealogist Jeff Bockman will discuss how cemetery records can reveal what really lies below the ground. View photographs of unique tombstones and monuments along with samples of cemetery and funeral home records and obituaries.