Coffee with the Curator

Join us on the second Tuesday of the month for a behind-the-scenes history chat with our Museum Curator, Concetta while enjoying a cup of coffee. This open house-style morning in the Beaubien Tavern will feature different topics, light refreshments, and some special guests each month. Reservations are not required.

FREE PARKING is available in the lot in front of the Beaubien Tavern and at Village Hall and in the commuter parking lots.

Download Our Coffee With the Curator Poster

Tuesday, April 11 from 10:00-11:30am

  • Doing Good Research

Co-host: Lisle Library

Questions? Please contact us at 630-968-0499 or


The Museums at Lisle Station Park invites families to come to the Museum on the following dates from 10:30-11:30am for a free fun family activity. Activites will vary depending on the theme of the month, are best suited for kids ages 4-10, and will be held in the Netzley/Yender Farmhouse.

FREE PARKING is available in the lot in front of the Beaubien Tavern and at Village Hall and in the commuter parking lots.

Program Co-Hosted By: Lisle Public Library

Download Our Kids Time Poster

Saturday, May 13 from 10:30-11:30am

  • BINGO!

Bring the whole family and meet us in the Lisle Depot Museum to play some museum bingo! Grab a bingo card to learn what stories our artifacts can tell about Lisle’s history and culture while savoring a special frozen treat.

Saturday, June 17 from 10:30-11:30am

  • Water-y Paths

How did people get around quickly before cars and trains? The river, of course! Read stories and trace our water-y paths through history.

Saturday, July 15 from 10:30-11:30am

  • Little Printers

Travel back to a time when people did not have computers, learn how words used to be typed, and print your name the old-fashioned way!

Saturday, August 26 from 10:30-11:30am

  • Passing Notes

Learn how the train crew used to send messages to each other and make your own message holder to pass notes to the Stationmaster.

Questions? Please contact us at 630-968-0499 or


Lisle Park District's 50th Anniversary

Exhibit Opening Reception
Saturday, May 13 from 10am-1pm

Exhibit Open Through Saturday, November 11
The exhibit will be on display in the Historic Lisle Depot

Join us in celebrating 50 years by taking a walk through time as we open our exhibit celebrating the Lisle Park District's 50 years of service to the greater Lisle community.

Questions? Please contact us at 630-968-0499 or

2015 Annual Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony & Free Community Picnic

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Ross Bishop Memorial Post #5696 presents the Village of Lisle Memorial Day Annual Parade, Remembrance Ceremony & Community Picnic on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 11:00am.

11th Annual Parade

The Memorial Day parade will begin at 11:00am at Lisle Junior High School, 5211 Center Ave, Lisle. It will proceed down Main Street and will end at the Lisle Veterans Memorial, 4721 Center Avenue, Lisle.

If you are participating in the parade, please arrive at the Lisle Junior High no later than 10:45am to receive your spot and line up.

Spectators are invited to walk in the parade. Any and all vets are welcome to participate.

Download the Memorial Day Participant Form

Veterans Remembrance Ceremony

Ceremony begins at approximately 11:30am at the Lisle Veterans Memorial, 4721 Center Avenue, Lisle. In the event of inclement weather, please proceed directly to the Lisle Cemetery, 979 Ogden Avenue, Lisle.
Bottled water at ceremony sponsored by the Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau.


Donald B. Smith
Sergeant; U.S. Army Vietnam War Veteran
2017 Parade Grand Marshal


Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District - Honor Guard
Chief Keith Krestan - Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District
Colonel Brett Nila, U.S.A. Retired, Commander - Ross Bishop VFW Post #5696
Honorable Chris Pecak - Mayor of Lisle
Remembrance Table Ceremony - Performed By: Boy Scout Troop 108
Lisle Senior High School Band - Directed By: Scott Gumina

Ross Bishop VFW Post #5696 Ceremony:

Ceremony begins at approximately 11:45am at the Lisle Cemetery, 979 Ogden Avenue, Lisle.

Community Picnic at The Museums of Lisle Station Park:

Come for the parade and ceremony, stay for the picnic! Picnic will begin after the Ross Bishop VFW Post #5696 Ceremony. It will be held on the grounds of The Museums at Lisle Station Park, 921 School Street, Lisle. Admission is free!

Picnic presented by the event committee, parade and picnic sponsors.


The commuter parking lot has been designated as the pick-up area for participants after the parade, and for event parking. There will be extra handicap parking available at the Bank of America on Center and the Lisle Village Hall.

Heartfelt Gratitude and Appreciation:

To the dedicated men and women who served and continue to serve to protect freedom and liberty at home and abroad. This special event will honor those who have served and sacrificed for our freedom.

THIS EVENT IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE SUPPORT OF: VFW Ross Bishop Memorial Post #5696, Lisle Park District, Village of Lisle, Lisle Police Department, Lisle School District 202, Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District, Lisle Teens With Character, Lisle Area Chamber of Commerce, and Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau.

GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS: Lisle Eyes to the Skies Festival

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS: Kimm Biedermann Family, Lisle Chamber of Commerce and Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation

IN-KIND DONATIONS: 7-Eleven, Bono’s, Fox Restaurant, Fireplace & Chimney Authority II, Inc., Hilton Lisle/Naperville, Hyatt Regency Lisle, Jewel, Malloy’s Finest Wine & Spirits, Pizza Hut, Sheraton Lisle, Smithfield Packaged Meats, Subway, and Walgreens

For more information, call the Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau at 630-769-1000.

Download the Memorial Day Brochure

Download the Memorial Day Parade Map

Historial Lisle Cemetery Walking Tour

11:00am Parade  •  12:00-4:00pm Ice Cream Social
Ice Cream Social Hosted By: Lisle Heritage Society

The Museums at Lisle Station Park will be open following the 4th of July Parade through Downtown Lisle until 4:00pm. Here's the scoop! You're invited to join us for a Community Ice Cream Social hosted by the Lisle Heritage Society. Discover Lisle's past while savoring a frozen treat.

Questions? Please contact us at 630-968-0499 or