Silver Lake Shade Tree Commission Meetings – Canceled

Village Hall Silver Lake

The Shade Tree Commission is an advisory board to promote the regulation and control of the planting and maintenance of trees and shrubs on Village property, such as tree lawns, Fauser Arboretum, and street islands. The Shade Tree Commission meets the first Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m., February through November, at Village Hall. [...]

Silver Lake Historical Society Annual Picnic & History of Silver Lake Island

Village Hall Silver Lake

Polly Bloom, Historic Preservationist, will give a presentation on Silver Lake's Willisle Island. The island was constructed during the winter of 1904 by William R. Lodge, the 29-year-old-son of the park's owner, Ralph H. Lodge. Learn about the steps he took to create an island and how this historic landmark is unique to the United [...]