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This Week in Naperville: Earth Week, women's half marathon, Patton Oswalt

Naperville Public Library will host a seminar on how to avoid mistakes when saving for retirement from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Best-selling author, actor and photographer Keegan Allen will sign copies of his book, “Hollywood,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The DuPage Children’s Museum will host a Renaissance Faire from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at 301 N. Washington St.

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The races start and end on North Central’s campus at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St.

Actress and historian Leslie Goddard will portray biologist Rachel Carson, who warned of the environmental impact of chemicals and pesticides in 1962, in a History Speaks lecture at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Entertainer Patton Oswalt and best-selling author Gillian Flynn will talk about the murder mystery, “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” written by Oswalt’s late wife, Michelle McNamara,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane.

The Shimer Great Books School and North Central College’s Department of English will host professor David Koukal at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in Seybert Hall, 208 N. Loomis St.

A free workshop offering tips to plan and maintain an organic garden is set from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the Sportsman’s Community Clubhouse, 735 S. West St.

    This Week in Naperville: Earth Week, women's half marathon, Patton Oswalt
    The 3rd annual Naperville Women's Half Marathon and 5K is set for Sunday, April 22. The half marathon starts at 7 a.m. and the 5K at 7:30 a.m. The races start and end on North Central's campus at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St. For more information, go to www.napervillewomenshalf.events.
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This Week in Naperville

Naperville Public Library will host a seminar on how to avoid mistakes when saving for retirement from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Best-selling author, actor and photographer Keegan Allen will sign copies of his book, “Hollywood,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The DuPage Children’s Museum will host a Renaissance Faire from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at 301 N. Washington St.

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The races start and end on North Central’s campus at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St.

Actress and historian Leslie Goddard will portray biologist Rachel Carson, who warned of the environmental impact of chemicals and pesticides in 1962, in a History Speaks lecture at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Entertainer Patton Oswalt and best-selling author Gillian Flynn will talk about the murder mystery, “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” written by Oswalt’s late wife, Michelle McNamara,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane.

The Shimer Great Books School and North Central College’s Department of English will host professor David Koukal at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in Seybert Hall, 208 N. Loomis St.

A free workshop offering tips to plan and maintain an organic garden is set from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the Sportsman’s Community Clubhouse, 735 S. West St.

    This Week in Naperville
    The 3rd annual Naperville Women's Half Marathon and 5K is set for Sunday, April 22. The half marathon starts at 7 a.m. and the 5K at 7:30 a.m. The races start and end on North Central's campus at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St. For more information, go to www.napervillewomenshalf.events.
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'The Laramie Project' at Wauconda High

Wauconda High School and the Nasqual Theatre Company will present "The Laramie Project" April 19-21, at the school, 555 N. Main St. All show times are at 7 p.m.

    'The Laramie Project' at Wauconda High
    Wauconda High School and the Nasqual Theatre Company will present "The Laramie Project" April 19-21, at the school, 555 N. Main St. All show times are at 7 p.m. The play is about the people of Laramie, Wyoming, and their lives after the brutal murder of college student Matthew Shepard.
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Apr 12

Fire that ravaged historic Hinsdale home may have been caused by owners' efforts to restore roof, they say

The Hinsdale Fire Department said the contractors working on the house on the 300 block of East Sixth Street called 911 at about 3:30 p.m. and said the house was on fire.

    Owners of 1899 Hinsdale house ravaged by fire overwhelmed with community support
    The owners of the nearly 120-year-old Hinsdale house damaged by fire Wednesday said they will try to rebuild it, but they do not know if that is possible. "The irony is we were trying to preserve it, by putting a new roof on," said Neal Reenan.
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Apr 12

Owners of 1899 Hinsdale house ravaged by fire overwhelmed with community support

The Hinsdale Fire Department said the contractors working on the house on the 300 block of East Sixth Street called 911 at about 3:30 p.m. and said the house was on fire.

    Owners of 1899 Hinsdale house ravaged by fire overwhelmed with community support
    The owners of the nearly 120-year-old Hinsdale house damaged by fire Wednesday said they will try to rebuild it, but they do not know if that is possible. "The irony is we were trying to preserve it, by putting a new roof on," said Neal Reenan.
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Apr 12

Historic house burns in Hinsdale

Emergency crews responded to the scene in the 300-block of East 6th Street.

    Historic house burns in Hinsdale
    Firefighters battled a massive blaze at a historic home in West suburban Hinsdale Wednesday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to the scene in the 300-block of East 6th Street. The home was built in 1899 and is considered a national treasure once known as "American Beauty." "It's heartbreaking.
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Apr 12

Fire rages in 'American Beauty' historic house in Hinsdale

Hinsdale Fire Department officials said no one was home when a fire started in a large, historic home on the 300 block of East Sixth Street.

    Fire in Hinsdale mansion
    A fire is burning in a large Hinsdale home.
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Apr 12

Historic Hinsdale home burned in massive fire

...home in west suburban Hinsdale Wednesday afternoon.Emergency crews responded to the scene in the 300-block of East 6th Street. The home was built in 1899 and is considered a national treasure once known as...

    Historic Hinsdale home burned in massive fire
    Firefighters battled a massive blaze at a historic home in west suburban Hinsdale Wednesday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to the scene in the 300-block of East 6th Street. The home was built in 1899 and is considered a national treasure once known as "American Beauty." "It's heartbreaking.
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Apr 11

Fire in Hinsdale mansion

Firefighters are battling a fire in a large Hinsdale home on the 300 block of East Sixth Street that was reported at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday.

    Fire in Hinsdale mansion
    A fire is burning in a large Hinsdale home.
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Apr 11

Crews battling Hinsdale house fire

Firefighters are battling a massive blaze at a house in west suburban Hinsdale.Emergency crews are on the scene in the 300-block of East 6th Street.There are no reports of any injuries at this time.This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.

    Crews battling Hinsdale house fire
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Firefighters are battling a massive blaze at a house in west suburban Hinsdale. Emergency crews are on the scene in the 300-block of East 6th Street. There are no reports of any injuries at this time. This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.
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Apr 09

Elgin resident says fire caused by burning stove while she went out

The female resident of the apartment on the second floor of the building on the 200 block of Center Street told firefighters "she left some food on the stove and went out to the store," Elgin Fire Battalion Chief Rich Carter said.

    Elgin resident says fire caused by burning stove while she went out
    A kitchen fire Monday afternoon in Elgin left uninhabitable an apartment in the former Burnham Schoolhouse near downtown Elgin. The female resident of the apartment on the second floor of the building on the 200 block of Center Street told firefighters "she left some food on the stove and went out to the store," Elgin Fire Battalion Chief Rich Carter said.
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Apr 09

Golf superstore taking over lease of Babies R Us in Vernon Hills

Parent company Golf & Tennis Pro Shop Inc. was the winning bidder for the lease at 295 Center Drive, north of Route 60 just west of Hawthorn Mall.

    Golf superstore taking over lease of Babies R Us in Vernon Hills
    Georgia-based PGA Tour Superstore has acquired the lease for the Babies R Us in Vernon Hills and will be converting the space for its third suburban Chicago location. Plans have not been submitted to the village, but spokeswoman Megan Mahoney said the growing chain plans to open in Vernon Hills later this year.
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Apr 09

This Week in Naperville

Author Christina Lauren will sign copies of her book, "Love and Other Words," at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Naperville Men's Glee Club will perform its 30th Anniversary Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Naperville's School of Performing Arts show choir and a chorus from Naperville's Brightside Theatre will also perform.

"Daughters of Ire," a performance about strong Celtic women by North Central College alumna Savanna Rae, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the Thrust Theater at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Salt Creek Ballet will perform excerpts from their spring show, "Carnival of Animals," at 10 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Saturday, April 21 at the DuPage Children's Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

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Hands-on activities, crafts and story-telling are some of the featured events at Naperville Plays being held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Bettye Wehrli will portray Orville and Wilbur Wright's sister, Katherine, during a talk about the Wright brothers' successes at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

The Naperville Jaycees will present "Rock the Mic!" a lip sync contest from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Center Stage Theater, 1665 Quincy Ave.

The races start and end on North Central's campus at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St.

The Turkish American Cultural Alliance and Turkish Friends of Naperville will present International Children's Day from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Ranch View Elementary School, 1651 Ranchview Drive.

    This Week in Naperville
    Hands-on activities, crafts and story-telling are some of the featured events at Naperville Plays being held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. Naperville Plays is a joint venture with Naper Settlement, the DuPage Children's Museum, Knoch Knolls Nature Center and the Naperville Public Library, For more information, go to www.napersettlement.org.
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Apr 03

April events at North Central College

...scholarships and financial aid. Registration begins at 9:30AM in Smith Hall at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St., and concludes with a walking tour of campus at 10:45AM. For more information or...

...by audience members. The program begins at 7PM in the College’s Meiley-Swallow Theatre, 31 S. Ellsworth St. For more information, call (630) 637-5132...

...Pan and the Pirates” at 10:30AM Friday, April 13, in NCC’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. The musical brings the classic children’s tale to life as Peter Pan and Wendy...

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...22. The run starts and ends on North Central’s campus at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St. The Half Marathon will start at 7AM and the 5K at 7:30AM. To learn...

...Department of English at NCC will host David Koukal at 4:15PM in Seybert Hall, 208 North Loomis Street. Koukal is professor of philosophy, University of Detroit Mercy. The title of his talk is...

...the Judy G. Stevenson Ratio Hall at the College’s Dr. Myron Wentz Science Center, 131 S. Loomis St. For more info, call (630) 637-5132...

    April events at North Central College - Positively Naperville
    Through April 8, Art Exhibit: NCC presents the LeRoy Neiman Golf Collection on display in the Schoenherr Gallery, 171 E. Chicago Ave. The late artist's work depicts a variety of sports in an eye-catching, pop art style with dramatic brushwork and vibrant color. April 6, Transfer information session: NCC will host an information session Friday, ...
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Mar 31

Back 2 School Illinois launches school supplies contest for Chicago schools

Back 2 School Illinois will launch a contest on April 1 to win year's worth of school...

    Back 2 School Illinois launches school supplies contest
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Back 2 School Illinois will launch a contest on April 1 to win year's worth of school supplies for every student in that school. Two Chicago schools can win "Back 2 School" supply kits for every student in the school.
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Mar 30

Elburn talking tax increase vote for parks

The board meets at 6:45 p.m. at the village hall, 301 E. North St., for a public hearing on its proposed budget.

    Elburn talking tax increase vote for parks
    The Elburn village board will talk Monday about asking voters to increase property taxes or sales taxes as its parks commission looks to improve village-owned parks. The commission submitted a "wish list" of items totaling $160,000 for the 2018-19 fiscal year, Elburn President Jeff Walter said, but the village board has only budgeted about $50,000.
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Mar 27

Former Hobart game store owner faces more charges with 2 new victims

David E. Jackson III, 37, pleaded not guilty after he was charged earlier this month with child molesting and sexual misconduct with a minor for kissing and inappropriately touching a girl, who was 13 when the incidents began, at Games Inn, 301 Center St., according to Hobart police.

    Former Hobart game store owner faces more charges with 2 new victims
    A former Hobart game store owner is facing more charges, including rape, stemming from alleged sexual conduct with two additional underage girls, according to court records. David E.
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Mar 23

This Week in Naperville

Brightside Theatre will perform "The 39 Steps" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Theater at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth Ave.

Teens can participate in the Kindness Rocks program — decorating rocks with inspirational messages — at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Men in Black Pest Control Services will show off their bug zoo at the Bug Bonanza from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the DuPage Children's Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Leslie Odom Jr., Tony- and Grammy award-winning artist and star of "Hamilton," will talk about his new book, "Failing Up," at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

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The Summer Place Theatre will perform "By Thy Rivers Gently Flowing," a musical revue to celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial, at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the Little Theatre at Naperville Central High School, 440 Aurora Ave.

Children with a day off from school can learn about the Illinois Bicentennial at a School's Out Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Naperville Police will talk about burglary and how to safeguard your home in a forum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street.

The Naperville Park District is hosting family bingo at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 Jackson Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    The Summer Place Theatre will perform "By Thy Rivers Gently Flowing," a musical revue to celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial, at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the Little Theatre at Naperville Central High School, 440 Aurora Ave. Cost is $15 per person, and seating is limited. For more information, go to www.summerplacetheatre.org.
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Mar 20

Get out for family fun during spring break week

SciTech Egg Drop, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 30 at SciTech Hands-On Museum, 18 W. Benton St. $8-$10. 630-859-3434; www.scitechmuseum.org.

Tour the Elgin Police Department, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. March 28 at 151 Douglas Ave. Free. 847-289-2700; www.cityofelgin.org/tour.

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Prisco Spring Break PJ Party, 6-8 p.m. March 28 at Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave. $12-$18. 630-859-8606; www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.

School's Out Day Camp — Illinois Turns 200, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 28 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. $45. 630-420-6010; www.NaperSettlement.org.

Family Bingo and Pizza, 12-1:15 p.m. March 29 at Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center — Community Hall, 305 W. Jackson Ave. $10-$24. Call 630-848-3615 or go to apm.activecommunities.com/napervilleparks/Activity_Search/family-bingo-pizza-regular-price-begins-mar-27/15037.

    Get out for family fun during spring break week
    The ground is thawing, the days are longer and there is maybe, definitely warmth in the air. When you were in college, spring break meant something entirely different than it does now. Nowadays, you're probably more interested in how to entertain the kids for a week than where to break in that fake ID.
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Mar 17

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Mar 16

SF Eats: 'Lush Gelato,' 'Cafe X' expand to North Beach, FiDi gets 'Freshroll'

...third location for the fast-casual eatery, which has outposts in SoMa at the Metreon (157 4th St.) and also in the FiDi (220 Bush St.).Al said that the space is currently...

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...gelato joint, another robotic cafe, and a Vietnamese eatery opening downtown.Lush Gelato/Gelateria Naia (520 Columbus Ave.) Hoodline tipster extraordinaire Al M. reports from North Beach that Gelateria Naia has closed on...

...to hand over the keys to Lush Gelato."Lush has another San Francisco outpost at 1817 Polk St. in Russian Hill as well as locations in Oakland and North Berkeley.According to the...

Fatal 8-vehicle crash closes intersection near Congress and Wells

    SF Eats: 'Lush Gelato,' 'Cafe X' expand to North Beach, FiDi gets 'Freshroll'
    In this edition, we focus on culinary happenings in the city's northeast, with news of a new gelato joint, another robotic cafe, and a Vietnamese eatery opening downtown. Lush Gelato/Gelateria Naia (520 Columbus Ave.) Hoodline tipster extraordinaire Al M. reports from North Beach that Gelateria Naia has closed on Columbus Avenue between Union and Green streets.
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Mar 15

Hobart store owner charged with molesting teenage girl

Over the last year, Jackson's "kissing and touching had become more frequent and intimate" with the victim, who was 13 years old when the incidents began, at Games Inn, 301 Center St., Lt. James Gonzales, Hobart police spokesman, said Thursday in a release.

    Hobart store owner charged with molesting teenage girl
    A Hobart game store owner is facing charges after reportedly molesting a teenage girl, police said. David E. Jackson III, 37, was charged with child molesting and sexual misconduct with a minor, both felonies, Lake County court records show.
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Mar 09

March is Women's HERstory Month! Join Us!

In celebration of Women's HERstory Month, we invite you to join us a member of the Great Lakes Illinois Republican Women organization! GREATLAKESILRW.CLUB

    Great Lakes Illinois Republican Women
    Interested in joining the ​Great Lakes Illinois Republican Women? ​Leave us a message!
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Mar 09

Chicago Public Education Fund honors three local CPS principals

Principal Octavio Casas is in his second year as principal of Chicago Military, a Level 1 School at 3519 S. Giles Avenue. Before becoming principal, Casas was assistant principal at Chicago Military for three years.

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Patsiopoulos has led Holden, located at 1104 W 31st St., for six years and has taken the school from Level 3 ranking (probationary status) to Level 1 (excellent standing) by transforming school culture, applying instructional rigor, and improving academic achievement.   

Principal Dana Andre Butler has been with CPS for 29 years, with 28 at Ruiz, 2410 S. Leavitt St. He spent ten years as a teacher and coach and five years as an assistant...

Principal Octavio Casas is in his second year as principal of Chicago Military, a Level 1 School at 3519 S. Giles Avenue. Before becoming principal, Casas was assistant principal at Chicago Military for three years.

    Gazette Chicago " Chicago Public Education Fund honors three local CPS principals
    March 8, 2018 The City's Principal Appreciation Campaign honored three local Chicago Public School principals through the Chicago Public Education Fund (CPEF, also known as "the Fund."). Thanks to CPEF, all three will participate in prestigious development programs this school year. Konstantinos Patsiopoulos of the Charles N.
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Mar 07

America’s Best Irish Pubs

15 E. 7th St.

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3484 Washington St.

    America's Best Irish Pubs
    By Laurie Jo Miller Farr There are twice as many people of Irish "primary ancestry" in America than the population of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland combined. According to research by Trulia, the most Irish cities in the U.S. are Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia.
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Mar 02

This Week in Naperville

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco will sign copies of his book, "Stay Hungry," at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.,

The Naperville Public Library will present "Retirement University," at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The DuPage Children's Museum will host a special story time presented in Mandarin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

BrightSide Theatre Youth Project presents Disney's "High School Musical, Jr.," at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, and Saturday, March 17, and at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 11, and Sunday, March 18, at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth Ave.

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The Naperville Newcomers and Neighbors Club will host its welcome coffee from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, March 5, at Naperville Bank and Trust, 555 Fort Hill Dr.

The Naperville Park District will host an open house on its master plan from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Art historian Jeff Mishur will discuss Georgia O'Keefe's art in a History Speaks lecture at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

    This Week in Naperville
    Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco will sign copies of his book, "Stay Hungry," at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., For more information, go to www.andersonsbookshop.com. Welcome coffee The Naperville Newcomers and Neighbors Club will host its welcome coffee from 11 a.m.
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Mar 01

5 new Pittsburgh restaurants you need to visit soon

Penn Cove Eatery, 245 Seventh St., Downtown

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Brugge on North, 40 W. North Ave., North Side

    5 new Pittsburgh restaurants you need to visit soon
    Pittsburgh's emerging reputation as a foodie hotspot almost has us forgetting this was the place known for putting fries on top of sandwiches and salads. Among the latest wave of new (and newly relocated) dining destinations aiming to please are these five, all of which have our mouths watering.
    https://www.nextpittsburgh.com

Mar 01

Today marks the seventh anniversary of City o...

Today marks the seventh anniversary of City of Evanston 311 Center! Since March 1, 2011 (3-1-11), 311 has handled: 915,000 phone calls, 11,000 chats, 6,000 texts and 199,085 service requests.

    City of Evanston Illinois Government
    Today marks the seventh anniversary of City of Evanston 311 Center! Since March 1, 2011 (3-1-11), 311 has handled: 915,000 phone calls, 11,000 chats, 6,000 texts and 199,085 service requests.
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Feb 28

Updated Mar 01

Top 5 New Restaurants You Need to Visit

Penn Cove Eatery, 245 Seventh St., Downtown

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Brugge on North, 40 W. North Ave., North Side

    Top 5 New Restaurants You Need to Visit
    Pittsburgh, the place known for putting fries on top of everything from sandwiches to salads, is earning a reputation as a foodie town. Hungry residents have plenty of tried and true restaurants to choose from, but there's wave of new hotspots ready to whet their appetites ...
    https://www.nextpittsburgh.com

Feb 28

Naperville officers honored for saving the lives of two opioid overdose victims

...responded to a call about an unconscious person victim possibly overdosed on opioids in the 100 block of School Street, Cmdr. Lou Cammiso said. When he observed the victim turning blue and sweating, Cottrell administered...

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In a separate case, Koziel responded to a report of an unconscious victim in the 2900 block of Brossman Street at about 4 a.m. Jan. 20, Cammiso said. The officer observed obvious signs of heroin abuse and administered naloxone, he said.

    Naperville officers honored for saving the lives of two opioid overdose victims
    Four Naperville police officers have been recognized for saving people from potentially fatal opioid overdoses. The officers -James Cottrell, Jason Duffy, James Koukal and Jordan Koziel - were presented with the police department's Life Saving Award. They are the first to receive the recognition this year; in 2017, 18 Life Saving Awards were given out, most of them for drug overdose saves.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 28

March events at North Central College

...and at 2PM March 3-4 in the College’s Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Through a series of vignettes, the show explores the taboos and stereotypes of love and...

...of Zabbaleen at 7:30PM Thursday, March 1, in Smith Hall located at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St. This 2009 film, directed by Engi Wassef, tells the story of Marina, a seven-year...

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...from 6 to 8PM Monday, March 19, in the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St. Representatives from some 200 in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities, as well...

    March events at North Central College - Positively Naperville
    Feb. 28-March 2, Theatre: AlphaBet Soup productions presents two performances of the timeless classic Charlotte's Web at 10:30AM Feb. 28-March 2 at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall Theatre, 310 Benton Ave. Based on E.B. White's original story, the play depicts the loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte.
    http://www.positivelynaperville.com

Feb 26

Lunchbreak: Healthy recipes for kids

301 N. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540

    Lunchbreak: Healthy recipes for kids
    Shannon "Peacasso" Seip Bean Sprouts in DuPage Children's Museum 301 N. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540 www.beansprouts.com www.dupagechildrens.org Crocamole 1 avocado, sliced in half lengthwise 1/2 cup (113 g) hummus 1 teaspoon lemon juice 14 matchstick carrots 4 olive slices 4 zucchini rounds Your favorite veggies for dipping Use a spoon to scoop out the avocado pulp and place in a bowl.
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