Jun 01

This Week in Naperville

The Naperville Community Gardeners will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 4, at Knox Presbyterian Church of Naperville, 1105 Catalpa Lane.

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Children in third to fifth grades can participate in Club Innovate from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

A Wii U MarioKart tournament is set for 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Author Robert Fieseler will sign copies of his book, “Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Upstairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Naper Settlement will host a story time at 11 a.m. for children ages 2 to 5 and at 1 p.m. for children ages 5 to 7 Wednesday, June 6, at the museum, 523 S. Webster St.

A sneak peek at the annual AAUW Naperville area book sale will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at Washington Junior High School, 201 N. Washington St. There is a $10 entry fee.

Brightside Theatre will perform the musical “Hairspray,” at 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, and at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10, in North Central College’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Qianyi Wu will present a story time in Mandarin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at the DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Naperville Park District’s 14th annual “Concerts in Your Park” series will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday June 10, at Queensbury Greens, 1520 Brookdale Road.

    This Week in Naperville
    Children in third to fifth grades can participate in Club Innovate from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr. The program will focus on inventors and inventions and is limited to 40 children. For more information, go to www.naperville-lib.org.
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May 25

Chef's Choice: Getting creative with seafood

This week, we speak with Peggy Grosse, 47, manager at Succulent Seafood at 192 W. Gartner Road. She graduated from culinary school at the College of DuPage and worked for the Hilton Corp. for about 10 years in catering. She took off some time to be a mom and then came to Succulent Seafood.

    Chef's Choice: Getting creative with seafood
    In Chef's Choice, the Naperville Sun asks local chefs to share their culinary background and experiences and talk about a featured dish found on their menu. This week, we speak with Peggy Grosse, 47, manager at Succulent Seafood at 192 W. Gartner Road.
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May 24

Things to do around Naperville Memorial Day Weekend: May 25–28

Casey’s Foods – 124 W. Gartner Rd. Naperville, IL 60540

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Theatre at Meiley-Swallow, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, IL 60540

Ratio Hall (Wentz Science Center), 131 S. Loomis St. Naperville, IL 60540

    Things to do around Naperville Memorial Day Weekend: May 25-28 - Positively Naperville
    Friday Vinegar Tom- 7:30PM | $10 Theatre at Meiley-Swallow, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, IL 60540 North Central College offers five performances of the socially conscious musical "Vinegar Tom" at 7:30PM May 24-26 and 2PM. May 26-27 in the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow, 31 S. Ellsworth St.
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May 24

Baseball: Burlington Central tops Sycamore in 8

There were concerned looks on those same faces entering the bottom of the sixth inning, at which point the No. 2 subsectional seed trailed No. 7 Sycamore (13-15) by 3 runs.

    Baseball: Burlington Central tops Sycamore in 8
    The Burlington Central baseball players flashed broad smiles after they rallied to win Wednesday's playoff opener against Sycamore 5-4 in eight innings in Genoa. There were concerned looks on those same faces entering the bottom of the sixth inning, at which point the No. 2 subsectional seed trailed No.
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May 21

Things to do around Naperville: May 18-20

Knox Presbyterian Church – 1105 Catalpa Naperville, Il 60540

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Community Career Center – 1815 W. Diehl Rd., Suite 900 Naperville, IL 60563

Naper Settlement – 523 S. Webster St Naperville, IL 60540

St. Margaret Mary Church – 1450 Green Trails Drive Naperville, IL 60540

May 19

Baseball: Scouting the postseason in the Fox Valley

At Genoa-Kingston: Burlington Central (21-9) is the No. 2 seed in subsectional B behind Stillman Valley (26-7). The Rockets open the playoffs Wednesday against the winner of Monday's play-in game between No. 8 Marengo (8-19) and No. 7 Sycamore.

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...Neuqua Valley, open the postseason Thursday against the winner of Monday's contest between No. 21 West Chicago (5-22) and No. 12 South Elgin (13-8-1). South Elgin won 2 of...

...North (8-24). The other semifinal pits No. 8 Lake Park (19-14) against No. 9 Geneva (18-11-1). The Vikings have won 6 of their last 7 games...

    Baseball: Scouting the postseason in the Fox Valley
    The 2017 Class 4A baseball state champion hailed from the Fox Valley Conference. Will No. 1 seed Huntley, among eight FVC teams assigned to the McHenry sectional, follow Crystal Lake South's blueprint and compete for a state title? Elsewhere, nine Upstate Eight Conference teams are assigned to the wide-open Bartlett sectional.
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May 11

This Week in Naperville

A six-week free writer’s workshop, “Life Writing for Pleasure or Profit” will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting May 16 at Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane.

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The Naperville Public Library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group will be working to create items for the DuPage Animal Shelter from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

Author Kathleen Rooney will sign copies of her book “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Bike Bald’s 24-hour annual fitness event to raise money for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses will take place from 5 a.m. Saturday, May 19 through 5 a.m. Sunday, May 20 at 360 Fit, 1807 S. Washington St.

The Western Suburban Great Strides 5K to raise money for cystic fibrosis will take place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Naperville Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 320 W. Jackson Ave.

The DuPage Children’s Museum is hosting two Tiny Great Performances at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19 at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Hundreds of reenactors will participate in Civil War Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

The band 10,000 Maniacs will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    The Naperville Youth Symphony will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. More information is at www.thebachacademy.org/. The Naperville Public Library's community knit, crochet and needlecraft group will be working to create items for the DuPage Animal Shelter from 3 p.m.
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May 03

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: May 4-6

Knox Presbyterian Church – 1105 Catalpa Naperville, Il 60540

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Meiley-Swallow Hall – 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, Il 60540

Community Career Center – 1815 W. Diehl Rd., Suite 900 Naperville, IL 60563

St. John United Church of Christ – 1190 Olesen Drive Naperville, IL 60540

    Things to do around Naperville this weekend: May 4-6 - Positively Naperville
    Friday North Central College presents 'Almost Living' - 7:30PM | $3-5 Meiley-Swallow Hall - 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, Il 60540 North Central College presents a whimsical new musical "Almost Living" at 7:30PM May 3-5 and at 2PM May 6 in Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.
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Apr 27

This Week in Naperville

The AAUW will host its annual used book donation drive from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane.

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ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee will talk about and sign copies of her book, “Chasing Helicity,” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 30, at North Central College’s Ratio Hall, 131 S. Loomis St.

Dr. Michelle Dougherty of Lifetime Health and Wellness and the National Wellness Foundation will lecture on women’s hormonal health at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

Teens can decorate mini flower pots that will be donated to a local senior living community at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Global Center for Education at North Central College will show the film “To Damascus with Love,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St.

The musical “Almost Living” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, to Saturday, May 5, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in North Central College’s Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis will sign copies of his book, “The Journey of Little Charlie,” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 4, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Russian National Ballet Theatre will perform one-act stories from “Romeo and Juliet” and “Carmen” at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 5, in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter will host its 25th annual Makin’ Strides for Strays walkathon Sunday, May 6, at Naperville Central High School, 440 Aurora Ave.

Naper Settlement will host the Happy Illinois Bicentennial Birthday Bash from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at the Century Memorial Chapel at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

    This Week in Naperville
    Pianist Philip Fortenberry will perform "The Hands of Liberace" at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in the Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $35 and $30. For more information, call 630-637-7469 or go to www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. The Youth Symphony of DuPage will perform at 7:30 p.m.
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