Diversions: 4 picks for June 21-28
Updated: June 21, 2012 10:48AM
1. “Hello, Dolly!” will be presented by The Theatre of the Highlands June 22-24 at the Lyons Township High School’s Reber Center, 100 S. Brainard, La Grange. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15; $10 for children 12 and under and senior citizens. Visit www.theatreofthehighlands.com or call (708) 824-8684.
2. Summer Symphony Series at Cantigny Park, 1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, presents “Salute to Broadway!” with the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. June 23. The program includes selections from “Oklahoma!” “My Fair Lady,” “Les Misérables,” and “Carousel.” The themed musical event takes place on the lawn outside the First Division Museum; bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. Tickets are $12 in advance; $18 the day of show. Children under 8 will be admitted free, and parking is complimentary for ticket holders. Visit www.cantigny.org or call (630) 260-8162.
3. A Summer Garden Soiree, a fundraiser for 16th Street Theater, will be held from 2-5 p.m. June 23 at the Arthur J. Dunham Home, 3131 Wisconsin Ave., Berwyn. The event features a performance of “Stories of Love, Faith & the Unknown,” live music, and refreshments. $40 per person; $75 per couple. For information, visit www.16thstreettheater.org or call (708) 795-6704, ext. 107.
4. Classic Movie Mondays film series features “The Goonies,” rated PG, at 7 p.m. June 25 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. The 1985 comedy-adventure film, from a story by Steven Spielberg, follows a group of kids who embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map. Admission is 80 cents. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit www.paramountaurora.com.