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Helen Price is Bloomingdale’s “go to” gal

The Anticipation is Palpable by Marianne McKoveck is on display at the Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce.
The Anticipation is Palpable by Marianne McKoveck is on display at the Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce.
Helen Price

For the “inside scoop” on Bloomingdale events, contact Helen Price.

She’s “in-the-know” about the Bloomingdale Garden Club, the Bloomingdale Artists Association, Chamber of Commerce events, and so much more.

For example, Price can tell you that the 2nd Annual Art Exhibit and Sale is currently on display from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce, 108 W. Lake Street. Visitors can view works of art created by members of the Bloomingdale Artists Association. The display will continue through May 30.

At 6:45 p.m. on April 9, Sue Dix will present a ceramics workshop at the Bloomingdale Park District Museum, 108 S. Bloomingdale Road. First, attendees will create a small tray. Then, they’ll apply a variegated blue glaze. Dix will complete the project by kiln firing the trays. Class fee is $5. A materials fee may apply.

At 6:45 p.m. on May 14, Fred Drury will explain new techniques in digital photography at the Bloomingdale Park District Museum. A faculty member at the College of DuPage and lecturer at The Morton Arboretum, Drury specializes in nature photography including underwater photography. Class fee is $5.

On May 20, the lower level meeting room at the Bloomingdale Police Dept., 201 S. Bloomingdale Road, is the place to be. The Bloomingdale Garden Club will sponsor Wally Schmidtke’s presentation, Tremendous Tomato Tips. An expert gardener, Schmidtke will share his secrets to creating an organic tomato garden.