City Hall
303 W. Wesley Street,  
Hours: M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 630-260-2000

Things To Do

Although Wheaton is only 25 miles from Chicago, you will find that there’s no need to leave Wheaton to find something to do, whether it's in the vibrant downtown, several shopping districts or elsewhere.

In Good Taste Restaurant Week

Date: Feb. 24-March 5
Location: Participating downtown Wheaton restaurants
Visit downtown Wheaton restaurants during Restaurant Week, which features special menu items, discounts, pre-fixe menus, special events and more. The Downtown Wheaton Association organizes this event. For more information, see www.downtownwheaton.com.

Electronic Recycling

Date: Saturday, March 11
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Location: Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W. Liberty Drive (just east of the Wheaton Police Department)
Bring unwanted electronics to the monthly electronic recycling collection. This is a drive-through event where volunteers will help unload items from your car. Please note that there is a charge for all TVs and monitors at this event. More information

Real News About Fake News

Date: Monday, March 13
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Learn how the internet has helped foster the "fake news" phenomenon and how you can distinguish between credible, unbiased news and media bias or outright misinformation. Register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520.

Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Visit

Date: Thursday, March 16
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Geralyn Hesslau Magrady, 2016 winner of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project for her historical fiction novel, Lines, will discuss her writing journey and the STBF award experience. Part of the Inside Writing & Publishing series, co-sponsored by Warrenville Public Library. Register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520.

Native Plants: The Basics

Date: Thursday, March 23
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Horticulturist Sharon Yiesla will discuss basic concepts for using native plants in your garden, including plants that are relatively low maintenance. Native plants are better for our local environment, have few disease and insect problems, and adapt to a range of growing conditions. Register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520.

The History of Writing and the Alphabet

Date: Thursday, March 30
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
For over 5,000 years, people have made use of writing to make language visible and permanent, from cuneiform and Egyptian hieroglyphics to today’s alphabet. PhD student Andrew Burlingame will discuss how these writing systems emerged, why their earliest inventors used them, and how they have changed. Register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520.