3 days ago

This Week in Naperville

The Adler Planetarium will bring its telescope for free viewings of Venus and Jupiter from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at Craftsman by Two Brothers, 16 W. Jefferson Ave.

Author Gennifer Choldenko will sign copies of her book, “Al Capone Throws Me a Curve,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Joanna Stroz, a carillonneur from Denmark, is the featured guest performer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave.

The Naperville Municipal Band will present a free summer concert, “Forward March” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave.

Shark enthusiast and scuba diver Kiersten Doucette will show off pictures and videos of her encounters with sharks in the Teen Shark Week Party from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Naper Settlement presents its summer community concert series, “Naper Nights,” from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

The musical “Shrek — The Musical” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 20-21, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22, in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

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One Foot in the Groove will perform for Naperville Park District’s “Concerts in Your Park” series at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at Arrowhead Park, 711 Iroquois Ave.

A lecture for families with students in 8th to 12th grades about preparing for college admissions and careers is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

Spoken Four will perform in the “Concerts in Your Park” series at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at Walnut Ridge Park, 2304 Keim Road.

    This Week in Naperville
    Naperville 's Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk featuring a 1.5-mile or a 5K walk is set for 9 a.m. Sunday, July 15, at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 912 Honorary Sindt Memorial Court. Registration begins at 8 a.m. All funds raised from the walk will be donated to the Lustgarten Foundation to fund pancreatic cancer research.
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3 days ago

Proposed Galleria of Bartlett could include Beef Shack

Village board members will consider final approval of annexation, construction of the 12,033-square-foot building and special-use permits for a drive-through, outdoor seating and the serving of alcohol at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at village hall, 228 S. Main St.

    Proposed Galleria of Bartlett could include Beef Shack
    A Beef Shack restaurant with a drive-through could be among the tenants of a seven-unit commercial building called The Galleria of Bartlett a developer hopes to build on the north side of Army Trail Road east of Route 59 on land he's asking Bartlett to annex.
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5 days ago

North Central College's Summer Musical Theatre program features "Shrek the Musical" July 13-15, 20-22

...and at 2 p.m. July 15 and 22 in North Central's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors; call the North Central...

    North Central College's Summer Musical Theatre program features "Shrek the Musical" July 13-15, 20-22
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Everyone's favorite ogre visits Naperville with "Shrek the Musical" taking the stage, featuring community actors as part of North Central College's Summer Musical Theatre program. The show is directed by Susan J. Craig-Olsen, former instructor of theatre at North Central and current teacher at the School of Performing Arts in Naperville.
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6 days ago

Molly's Cupcakes coming to downtown Naperville, joining list of new and soon-to-open businesses

Molly’s Cupcakes will be “baking soon” in the former Haagen Dazs and Popcorn Palace location at 30 W. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville.

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The WorkBench DIY Studios opened in June at 2960 Artesian Road.

    Molly's Cupcakes coming to downtown Naperville
    There's a new cake in town - cupcake, that is. Molly's Cupcakes will be "baking soon" in the former Haagen Dazs and Popcorn Palace location at 30 W. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville. "We are thrilled to announce that Molly's Cupcakes is coming to Downtown Naperville," a post on the business' Facebook page says.
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6 days ago

Wimbledon glance: Federer on No. 1 Court for quarterfinals

Wimbledon glance: Federer on No. 1 Court for quarterfinals

    Wimbledon glance: Federer on No. 1 Court for quarterfinals
    LONDON -- A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Roger Federer won't have the comforts of Centre Court to rely on as he continues his search for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title. Federer will play his quarterfinal against Kevin Anderson on No.
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6 days ago

Molly's Cupcakes coming to downtown Naperville

Molly's Cupcakes, with stores in Chicago, New York and Iowa, is opening a new location at 30 W. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville where the Haagen Dazs ice cream and Popcorn Palace store were once located.

    Molly's Cupcakes coming to downtown Naperville
    There's a new cake in town - cupcake, that is. Molly's Cupcakes will be "baking soon" in the former Haagen Dazs and Popcorn Palace location at 30 W. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville. "We are thrilled to announce that Molly's Cupcakes is coming to Downtown Naperville," a post on the business' Facebook page says.
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Jul 08

In Adam Rapp's 'The Sound Inside' in Williamstown, Mary-Louise Parker is a Yale professor facing cancer

“The Sound Inside” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.; wtfestival.org

    In Adam Rapp's 'The Sound Inside' in Williamstown, Mary-Louise Parker is a Yale professor facing cancer
    Born at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, the narrator of Adam Rapp's new play, "The Sound Inside," has ascended to one of those professorships, both tenured and scarce, teaching creative writing at an Ivy League school.
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Jul 08

Wimbledon glance: Federer, Nadal, Williams start Week 2

...2016 U.S. Open runner-up. She plays the day's first match on No. 2 Court, facing No. 20 Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, who eliminated Venus Williams in the third...

    Wimbledon glance: Federer, Nadal, Williams start Week 2
    A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic all will be in action as Week 2 begins. So will Serena Williams. Wimbledon's unique second Monday is guaranteed to be busy: This is the only Grand Slam tournament that schedules all 16 men's and women's fourth-round singles matches on one day's schedule.
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Jul 06

This Week in Naperville

Author W. Bruce Cameron will be signing copies of his book, “Max’s Story: A Dog’s Purpose Puppy Tale,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Eddy Marien, a carillonneur from Belgium, is the featured guest performer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave.

Historians Gerry and Janet Souter will tell the story of the Illinois railroads in “Bicentennial Celebration: Rails That Linked the Land of Lincoln,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Naperville Municipal Band will present a free summer concert, “A Night at the Oscars,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave.

The musical “Shrek” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 13, and Saturday, July 14, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15, in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

Qianyi Wu will present a storytime in Mandarin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at the DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

More than 200 American craft beers will be featured at the 6th annual Naperville Ale Fest-Summer from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

The Adler Planetarium will bring its telescope for free viewings of Venus and Jupiter from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at Craftsman by Two Brothers, 16 W. Jefferson Ave.

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Final Say will perform for Naperville Park District’s “Concerts in Your Park” series at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Ashbury Park, 1740 Conan Doyle Road.

One Foot in the Groove will perform for Naperville Park District’s “Concerts in Your Park” series at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at Arrowhead Park, 711 Iroquois Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    Author W. Bruce Cameron will be signing copies of his book, "Max's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale," at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. The event is presented with Dog Patch Pet & Feed, and an adoptable dog will be visiting in hopes of finding a home.
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Jul 05

Local car dealers host 'Barbecue for the Troops' July 14

• Elburn: Bob Jass Chevrolet, 300 S. Main St.; including blood drive;

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• Carol Stream: Joe Cotton Ford, 175 W. North Ave.;

• Crystal Lake: Anderson BMW Mazda Volkswagen, 360 N. Route 31; Brilliance Honda, 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave.; Courtesy Buick GMC, 6305 Northwest Hwy.; and Pauly Toyota Scion, 1035 S. Route 31;

• Naperville: Cadillac of Naperville, 1507 W. Ogden Ave.; and Naperville Italian Motorworks, 1540 W. Ogden Ave.

• Naperville: Cadillac of Naperville, 1507 W. Ogden Ave.; and Naperville Italian Motorworks, 1540 W. Ogden Ave.

• West Chicago: Haggerty Ford, 330 E. Roosevelt Road;

    Local car dealers host 'Barbecue for the Troops' July 14
    New-car dealers in the Chicago area are on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. The Chicago Automobile Trade Association and its dealer members are partnering with the USO of Illinois to host the sixth annual "Barbecue for the Troops" on Saturday, July 14.
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Jul 04

Wimbledon glance: Nadal, Djokovic favorites to reach 3rd Rd

...collect 60 wins at Wimbledon, by beating 126th-ranked Horacio Zeballos of Argentina on No. 2 Court. Zeballos has only once been past the second round at a Grand Slam tournament, getting...

    Wimbledon glance: Nadal, Djokovic favorites to reach 3rd Rd
    A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Rafael Nadal owns 17 Grand Slam titles, including two at Wimbledon. Novak Djokovic has won 12 majors, three at the All England Club. Both are scheduled to play in the second round Thursday against opponents with no such hardware on their resumes.
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Jul 03

Updated Jul 03

Local car dealers to host 'Barbecue for the Troops' July 14

• Elburn: Bob Jass Chevrolet, 300 S. Main St.; including blood drive;

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• Carol Stream: Joe Cotton Ford, 175 W. North Ave.;

• Chicago: Grossinger City Cadillac Chevrolet, 1530 N. Dayton; Grossinger City Toyota 1561 N. Fremont; and McGrath Lexus Chicago, 1250 W. Division St.;

• Chicago: Grossinger City Cadillac Chevrolet, 1530 N. Dayton; Grossinger City Toyota 1561 N. Fremont; and McGrath Lexus Chicago, 1250 W. Division St.;

• Chicago: Grossinger City Cadillac Chevrolet, 1530 N. Dayton; Grossinger City Toyota 1561 N. Fremont; and McGrath Lexus Chicago, 1250 W. Division St.;

• Crystal Lake: Anderson BMW Mazda Volkswagen, 360 N. Route 31; Brilliance Honda, 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave.; Courtesy Buick GMC, 6305 Northwest Hwy.; and Pauly Toyota Scion, 1035 S. Route 31;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Elmhurst: Ed Napleton Acura, 745 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst BMW, 466 W. Lake St.; Elmhurst Toyota Scion, 440 W. Lake St.; and Howard Buick GMC, 364 W. Grand Ave.;

• Glendale Heights: Sunrise Chevrolet, 414 North Ave.

• Joliet: Hawk Chevrolet Cadillac of Joliet, 2001 W. Jefferson St.; Hawk Mazda, 2051 W. Jefferson St.; Hawk Subaru, 2200 W. Jefferson St.; Honda Superstore of Joliet, 3225 Plainfield Road; Thomas Nissan, 1427 N. Larkin; and Thomas Toyota Scion, 1437 N. Larkin Ave.

• Naperville: Cadillac of Naperville, 1507 W. Ogden Ave.; and Naperville Italian Motorworks, 1540 W. Ogden Ave.

• Naperville: Cadillac of Naperville, 1507 W. Ogden Ave.; and Naperville Italian Motorworks, 1540 W. Ogden Ave.

• Oak Park: Autobarn Volvo of Oak Park 1140 Garfield St.

• Peotone: Dralle Chevy Buick, 103 N. Harlem; and Terry's Ford of Peotone, 363 N. Harlem Ave. with Car and Motorcycle Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

• Peotone: Dralle Chevy Buick, 103 N. Harlem; and Terry's Ford of Peotone, 363 N. Harlem Ave. with Car and Motorcycle Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

• Villa Park: Haggerty Buick GMC, 300 W. Roosevelt Road;

• West Chicago: Haggerty Ford, 330 E. Roosevelt Road;

• Westmont: McGrath Lexus Westmont, 500 E. Ogden Ave.; and Oakbrook Toyota, 550 E. Ogden Ave.

• Westmont: McGrath Lexus Westmont, 500 E. Ogden Ave.; and Oakbrook Toyota, 550 E. Ogden Ave.

    Local car dealers to host 'Barbecue for the Troops' July 14
    New-car dealers in the Chicago area are on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. The Chicago Automobile Trade Association and its dealer members are partnering with the USO of Illinois to host the sixth annual "Barbecue for the Troops" on Saturday, July 14.
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Jul 03

Wimbledon glance: Williams sisters back on court on Day 3

...Bulgaria at Centre Court, while Venus meets 141st-ranked Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania at No. 1 Court. Serena, who won the 2015 and 2016 trophies at the All England Club before sitting...

    Wimbledon glance: Williams sisters back on court on Day 3
    A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY The Williams sisters - seven-time champion Serena and five-time champion Venus - are both in second-round action against qualifiers. Serena has won 15 Wimbledon matches in a row ahead of facing 135th-ranked Viktoriya Tomova of Bulgaria at Centre Court, while Venus meets 141st-ranked Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania at No.
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Jul 03

July briefs

Frank E.’s Fling Mile will begin at 8:45AM in Downtown Naperville south of the intersection of Main and Jefferson (217 S Main Street). The one mile out and back race begins and ends on Main Street, is great for all ages and families. Strollers are permitted.

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The service will be led by Dr. Egon Gerdes, and all are welcome to attend. St. John UCC is located at 1190 Olesen Dr. German services are held on the first Sunday of every month and will continue on Aug. 5. For more info, call (630) 355-5208.

Mesón Sabika is located at 1025 Aurora Avenue.

    July briefs - Positively Naperville
    'Buy a Brick' Campaign continues During the Riverwalk 2000 fundraiser launched in 1997, the Daily Herald sponsored a "Buy a Brick" ad campaign featuring different residents holding the "Your Name Here" brick. Today, the initiative that gives individuals the opportunity to write a message to be engraved on a brick or a granite stone continues ...
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Jul 03

Things to do around Naperville Independence Day Weekend: July 4-8

Central Park – 104 E. Benton Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

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95th Street Library Parking Lot – 3015 Cedar Glade Dr. Naperville, IL 60564

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

    Things to do around Naperville Independence Day Weekend: July 4-8 - Positively Naperville
    Wednesday Find Waldo during 2018 Tour of Independents - FREE every day until July 31 More than 40 participating businesses throughout Naperville, IL 60540, 60563, 60564, 60565 Waldo returns to raise awareness about the good value of shopping locally in support of local independent businesses.
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Jul 03

Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks at Ribfest in Naperville…

Central Park Benches (104 E. Benton)

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May Watts Park Sled Hill (820 S. Whispering Hills)

Good Shepherd Church Parking Lot (1310 Shepherd Drive just south of 75th St.)

St. Charles at dusk, Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Ave.

Jul 03

Things to do around Naperville Independence Day Weekend: July 4-8

Central Park – 104 E. Benton Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

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95th Street Library Parking Lot – 3015 Cedar Glade Dr. Naperville, IL 60564

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

    Things to do around Naperville Independence Day Weekend: July 4-8 - Positively Naperville
    Wednesday Find Waldo during 2018 Tour of Independents - FREE every day until July 31 More than 40 participating businesses throughout Naperville, IL 60540, 60563, 60564, 60565 Waldo returns to raise awareness about the good value of shopping locally in support of local independent businesses.
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Jul 03

July briefs

Frank E.’s Fling Mile will begin at 8:45AM in Downtown Naperville south of the intersection of Main and Jefferson (217 S Main Street). The one mile out and back race begins and ends on Main Street, is great for all ages and families. Strollers are permitted.

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The service will be led by Dr. Egon Gerdes, and all are welcome to attend. St. John UCC is located at 1190 Olesen Dr. German services are held on the first Sunday of every month and will continue on Aug. 5. For more info, call (630) 355-5208.

Mesón Sabika is located at 1025 Aurora Avenue.

Jul 03

Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks at Ribfest in Naperville…

Central Park Benches (104 E. Benton)

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May Watts Park Sled Hill (820 S. Whispering Hills)

Good Shepherd Church Parking Lot (1310 Shepherd Drive just south of 75th St.)

St. Charles at dusk, Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Ave.

    Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks at Ribfest in Naperville... - Positively Naperville
    Above / Enjoy professionally displayed fireworks. Remember, backyard fireworks are illegal in Illinois. Be mindful of essential fire safety tips before, during and after Independence Day. Thanks! Alert! For 2018, Naperville Fireworks hosted by Ribfest and sponsored by Meijer will begin at dusk on the 4th of July.
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Jul 02

The Latest: Svitolina the latest seed to fall at Wimbledon

The 24th-seeded Gasquet entered the tournament in better form, having claimed a grass-court title at 's-Hertogenbosch, but it was Monfils who prevailed on No. 2 Court. He will next face Laslo Djere of Serbia or Paolo Lorenzi of Italy.

The fourth-seeded Stephens produced an error-strewn display on No. 1 Court as she exited in the opening round for a second consecutive year.

    The Latest: Svitolina the latest seed to fall at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- The Latest from Wimbledon: (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Elina Svitolina became the latest seed to fall on day one at Wimbledon as she lost to 57th-ranked Tatjana Maria 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-1. The German took advantage of the fifth-seeded Svitolina's 44 unforced errors to reach the second round at the All England Club for the fourth time in her career.
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Jul 02

Elmhurst Clinic welcomes Dr. William Noorlag, podiatric surgeon

Dr. Noorlag is accepting new patients at the Clinic's offices in Lombard at the Edward-Elmhurst Health Center, 130 S. Main St., Suite 202 and in Naperville at the Edward-Elmhurst Health Center and Immediate Care, 1804 N. Naper Blvd., Suite 103.

    Elmhurst Clinic welcomes Dr. William Noorlag, podiatric surgeon
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | William Noorlag, DPM, a board-certified podiatric surgeon with more than 30 years of experience, has joined Elmhurst Clinic. Dr. Noorlag is accepting new patients at the Clinic's offices in Lombard at the Edward-Elmhurst Health Center, 130 S.
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Jun 29

Naperville News Digest

...10, at Colonial Café, 1101 S. Washington St., Naperville; Wednesday, July 18, at Einstein Bagels, 22 Jackson Ave. Naperville; and Tuesday, July 24, at Honey Milk, 2 S. 505, IL-59 Warrenville...

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Open Bike Nights will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 11, 18 and 25 and on Aug. 1 at Safety Town, 1320 Aurora Ave. The cost is $5 per child. Children can bring their own bicycles or small four-wheeled bikes can be rented for $3.

    Naperville News Digest
    Art Van Furniture is holding an American Flag exchange through Monday, July 9, at its stores, including the one at 404 Route 59 in Naperville. Customers can trade in their used American flag for a new 3-foot-by-5-foot flag. The store will retire the old flags and dispose of them in accordance with the U.S.
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Jun 29

This Week in Naperville

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and magician Mary Macaroni will perform for children at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Naperville Municipal Band will present its jazz band in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave.

Author Richelle Mead will sign copies of her book “The Emerald Sea” at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

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New York Times bestselling author and former Naperville resident Emily Giffin will talk about and sign copies of her book, “All We Ever Wanted,” at 7 p.m. Monday, July 2, at Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane.

Final Say will perform for Naperville Park District’s “Concerts in Your Park” series at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Ashbury Park, 1740 Conan Doyle Road.

    This Week in Naperville
    Summer Place Theatre will perform "Sugar," the musical version of the movie "Some Like It Hot," at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at Naperville Central High School, 440 W. Aurora Ave. Other shows are set for July 13 to July 15. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and students and $10 for children.
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Jun 26

Sen. Connelly hosts series of coffees with residents

22 Jackson Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

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1101 S. Washington St. Naperville, IL 60540

    Sen. Connelly hosts series of coffees with residents
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Naperville, IL... State Senator Michael Connelly (R-Naperville) will be hosting a series of Coffee and Conversations around the 21st District throughout the month of July. Connelly invites all constituents to attend one of the events closest to them.
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Jun 25

Tallest building in South Elgin coming to village center

Marison Mill Suites at 126 Center St. will be a three-story, 70-unit building with affordable housing for people 55 and older. The developer, The Burton Foundation, plans to break ground next month.

    Tallest building in South Elgin coming to village center
    Two residential construction projects -- including the tallest building in the village at four stories high -- are expected to break ground within the next few weeks in South Elgin's village center. Panton Mill Station will have 100 one- and two-bedroom apartments on four stories at 355 N. La Fox St.
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Jun 22

This Week in Naperville

The Naperville Woman’s Club Fine Art Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Brightside Theatre will perform the musical “Hairspray” at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 24, in North Central College’s Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Chicago-area author Chad Sell will sign copies of his book “The Cardboard Kingdom” at 7 p.m. Monday, June 25, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Mark Olsen, a representative of Software MacKiev, will discuss the software Family Tree Maker from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Naperville carillonneur Sue Bergren is the featured guest performer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave.

The Naperville Municipal Band will present its free summer concert “Patriotic Salute and 1812 Overture” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave.

The School of Rock Naperville will participate in Music and Movement Time from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, at the DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

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Fletcher Rockwell will perform in Naperville Park District’s “Concerts in Your Park” series at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Gartner Park, 524 W. Gartner Road.

    This Week in Naperville
    The Naperville Woman's Club Fine Art Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. The fair is the longest continuously-running art fair in Illinois and also will feature a silent auction, a children's activity tent and fundraisers for local food pantries.
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Jun 20

2 businesses with gambling request permits in Bartlett

May's Lounge, which already has locations in Lake Zurich and Hickory Hills, seeks to occupy the 1,587-square-foot space at 211 S. Main St., between O'Hare's Pub & Restaurant and Arts in Bartlett directly east of village hall.

    2 businesses with gambling request permits in Bartlett
    Both a gambling lounge that would serve food and liquor and a full-service restaurant that would have gambling are seeking permits to open in Bartlett within the next few months. May's Lounge, which already has locations in Lake Zurich and Hickory Hills, seeks to occupy the 1,587-square-foot space at 211 S.
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Jun 16

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    SELF CERT; RENOVATION OF EXISTING 1,332 SF SECOND FLOOR BUSINESS USE TENANT SPACE INTO A NEW BUSINESS USE VETERINARY CLINIC. SCOPE OF WORK INCLUDES ARCHITECTURAL, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL, HVAC, FIRE PROTECTION - NO PARKING

    333 E. Benton Pl. Issued June 14, 2018 Comment

Jun 15

Weekend Heat Wave To Grip Chicago

228 S. Main Street

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425 S. Halsted St.

3000 W. 107th Pl.

5255 Main St.

130 S. Oak Park Ave.

4565 W. Harrison St.

    Weekend Heat Wave To Grip Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS)- A heat wave is expected to grip Chicago this weekend, with temperatures soaring into the high 90's. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist says the steamy weekend will pack sunny skies and near record-breaking temperatures. Highs will push past 95 on Saturday, and the thermostat could reach 97 degrees for Father's Day on Sunday.
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Jun 15

Cook County Cooling Centers: Public Places To Beat The Heat

228 S. Main Street

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425 S. Halsted St.

3000 W. 107th Pl.

5255 Main St.

130 S. Oak Park Ave.

4565 W. Harrison St.

    Cook County Cooling Centers: Public Places To Beat The Heat
    Residents who do not have access to air conditioning, are encouraged to utilize cooling centers open throughout Cook County. Barrington 602 S. Hough St. Barrington, IL 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. M-F Transport: No Barrington (Train Station) 201 S. Spring St. Barrington, IL 6:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. M-F, except for holidays.
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Jun 15

This week in Naperville

Brightside Theatre will perform the musical “Hairspray” at 3 p.m. June 17 and 24 at 8 p.m. June 22 and 23 at North Central College’s Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Helen Hawley, a carillonneur from Grand Rapids, Mich., is the featured guest performer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave.

A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter will host a fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Jimmy’s Grill, 245 S. Washington St.

Molly Page, author of “100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die,” will give tips on seeing Chicago at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Naperville Municipal Band will present its free summer concert, “In the Good Ol’ Summertime,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave.

More than 100 artists will exhibit, sell or demonstrate at the 59th annual Naperville Woman’s Club Fine Art Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Author Deborah Reber will sign copies of her book, “Differently Wired,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

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American Eagle Productions will perform “Charlotte’s Web” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

The Naperville Senior Center, Adult Day Services, will host a mini Relay For Life to benefit the American Cancer Society from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the center, 1504 N. Naper Blvd.

Tickets are available at the shelter, 420 Industrial Dr., or at the door.

Fletcher Rockwell is the featured act for Naperville Park District’s “Concerts in Your Park” concert series at 7 p.m. Sunday June 24, at Gartner Park, 524 W. Gartner Road.

    This week in Naperville
    Summer Place Theatre will perform the comedy "Bleacher Bums" at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at the Naperville Central High School auditorium, 440 W. Aurora Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors and $10 for children. For more information, go to www.summerplacetheatre.org.
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Jun 15

Cook County Cooling Centers: Public Places To Beat The Heat

228 S. Main Street

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425 S. Halsted St.

3000 W. 107th Pl.

5255 Main St.

130 S. Oak Park Ave.

4565 W. Harrison St.

    Cook County Cooling Centers: Public Places To Beat The Heat
    Residents who do not have access to air conditioning, are encouraged to utilize cooling centers open throughout Cook County. Barrington 602 S. Hough St. Barrington, IL 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. M-F Transport: No Barrington (Train Station) 201 S. Spring St. Barrington, IL 6:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. M-F, except for holidays.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jun 15

Naperville Park District considering indoor pool possibilities

Both YMCA facilities in Naperville -- Kroehler at 34 S. Washington St. and Fry at 2120 95th St. -- include pools. But McGury said YMCA officials have been "pretty public" that the Kroehler facility "is going to close at some point."

    Naperville Park District considering indoor pool possibilities
    Respondents to a Naperville Park District survey ranked an indoor pool tops on their list of what they'd like to see at the future Southwest Community Park. But preliminary plans for the 33-acre park as approved by park commissioners do not include an indoor swimming option.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jun 15

This Week in Naperville

Brightside Theatre will perform the musical “Hairspray” at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at 8 p.m. Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23, and at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24, in North Central College’s Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Helen Hawley, a carillonneur from Grand Rapids, Mich., is the featured guest performer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave.

A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter will host a fundraiser from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Jimmy’s Grill, 245 S. Washington St.

Molly Page, author of “100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die,” will give tips on seeing Chicago at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Naperville Municipal Band will present its free summer concert, “In the Good Ol’ Summertime,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave.

More than 100 artists will exhibit, sell or demonstrate at the 59th annual Naperville Woman’s Club Fine Art Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Author Deborah Reber will sign copies of her book, “Differently Wired,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

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American Eagle Productions will perform “Charlotte’s Web” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

The Naperville Senior Center, Adult Day Services, will host a mini Relay For Life to benefit the American Cancer Society from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the center, 1504 N. Naper Blvd., Suite 120.

Tickets are available at the shelter, 420 Industrial Dr., or at the door.

Fletcher Rockwell is the featured act for Naperville Park District’s “Concerts in Your Park” concert series at 7 p.m. Sunday June 24, at Gartner Park, 524 W. Gartner Road.

    This Week in Naperville
    Summer Place Theatre will perform the comedy "Bleacher Bums" at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at the Naperville Central High School auditorium, 440 W. Aurora Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors and $10 for children. For more information, go to www.summerplacetheatre.org.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 14

Fox Valley police reports

• A toolbox containing various tools, valued about $1,000 total, was reported stolen June 6 out of a Dundee Township Park District truck parked at 21 N. Washington St.

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• A resident on the 400 block of Blackhawk Avenue reported June 8 that someone drove a vehicle in circles on his lawn and damaged the apple tree in his front yard.

    Fox Valley police reports
    Carmen Segovia, 31, of Elgin was charged Sunday with retail theft, Carpentersville records show. She is accused of stealing $73 worth of merchandise from Walmart on Lake Marian Road. * Marisol Zavala-Hernandez, 37, of Carpentersville was charged Saturday with retail theft, police said. She is accused of stealing $36 worth of merchandise from Walmart.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jun 12

Community garden now home to farmers market in Fox Lake

The market at the Fox Lake Community Garden, 17 E. School St., will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday through the month of September.

    Community garden now home to farmers market in Fox Lake
    The Fox Lake Community Garden now is the home of the Fox Lake Farmers Market. "We're really excited to use this new setting. This is our community garden green. I think we are going to continue to grow," said Laura Linehan, assistant to the Fox Lake village administrator.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jun 12

The Sure Thing – $42 Prix Fixe Menu

244 South Main Street

    The Sure Thing - $42 Prix Fixe Menu - Downtown Naperville
    Enjoy Three-courses of both seasonal picks and Sullivan's favorites - all for $42. Mix & match our starters, soups & salads, and entrees for an incredible meal any day of the week. Sullivan's Steakhouse 244 South Main Street Naperville, IL 60540
    http://downtownnaperville.com

Jun 12

Nora Fleming Now Available!! – SaraBoo Creek

107 W. Jefferson Ave.

    Nora Fleming Now Available!! - SaraBoo Creek - Downtown Naperville
    We are excited to announce that Nora Fleming is NOW available at our Naperville store! Just in time for Mother's Day and all of your Summer entertaining needs! SaraBoo Creek 107 W. Jefferson Ave. 630-428-3671
    http://downtownnaperville.com

Jun 12

Downtown Naperville Gift Cards!

...recipient) or purchased in person at Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce offices (Main Street Promenade, 55 S. Main Street, suite 351, above Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House), Pinot’s Palette (175 W. Jackson...

    Downtown Naperville Gift Cards! - Downtown Naperville
    Perfect for Teachers, Coaches & Grads! Want the perfect gift to honor teachers and grads and thank coaches? Downtown Naperville gift cards make the perfect gift! Available for purchase in any amount from $10-$500, Downtown Naperville allows them to choose over 150 downtown shops, spas or restaurants where they can use them!
    http://downtownnaperville.com

Jun 12

Complementary Yoga every Saturday!

lululemon 21 West Jefferson Avenue

    Complementary Yoga every Saturday! - Downtown Naperville
    Join us each Saturday from 8:30am-9:30am for a complementary in-store yoga class. Find your flow, and leave feeling refreshed and strong!Classes are open to all levels and taught by instructors from our Studio of the Month. lululemon 21 West Jefferson Avenue Naperville , Illinois, United States 60540
    http://downtownnaperville.com

Jun 11

'A legend of Mount Prospect': Blind roller derby champion Sammy Skobel dies at 92

Friends are invited to celebrate Skobel's life from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Mount Prospect's Brick City Tavern, 34 S. Main St. -- the site of the original Sammy Skobel's Hot Dogs Plus.

    'A legend of Mount Prospect': Blind roller derby champion Sammy Skobel dies at 92
    Sammy Skobel lost his eyesight in the beginning of his life. At the end, it was his memory. Yet neither setback stopped him from seizing on a life of love and family, roller derby and hot dogs, beating the odds and empowering the blind.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jun 11

'He was a legend of Mount Prospect;' Blind roller derby champion Sammy Skobel dies at 92

Friends are invited to celebrate Sammy's life from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, at Mount Prospect's Brick City Tavern, 34 S. Main St. -- the site of the original Sammy Skobel's Hot Dogs Plus.

    'He was a legend of Mount Prospect;' Blind roller derby champion Sammy Skobel dies at 92
    Sammy Skobel, the blind roller derby champion and longtime owner of Sammy Skobel's Hot Dogs Plus, has died at 92. Skobel died in his sleep Saturday at his Mount Prospect home, several years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, family members said Monday.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jun 08

This Week in Naperville

Naper Settlement is sponsoring its Hometown Picnic from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Brightside Theatre will perform the musical, “Hairspray,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 1;, at 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, and Saturday, June 16, and at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17, in North Central College’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Bestselling author Allison Pearson will sign copies of her latest book, “How Hard Can it Be?” at 7 p.m. Monday, June 11, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Carillonneurs from across the world will present an evening of free music at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, as part of the Millennium Carillon Summer Recital series at 443 Aurora Ave.

The Naperville Municipal Band will present its free summer concert, “Family Night,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave.

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Midwest Dueling Pianos will perform at Naperville Park District’s 14th annual “Concerts in Your Park” concert series, which begins at 7 p.m. Sunday June 10, at Queensbury Greens, 1520 Brookdale Road.

A celebration of the Illinois Bicentennial featuring folk songs, stories and photos is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

    This Week in Naperville
    The Naperville Women's Triathlon, formerly the Esprit de She Naperville Triathlon, is scheduled from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, June 10, starting at Centennial Beach, 500 Jackson St. The event features a half-mile swim, a 13.3-mile bike and a 3.1-mile run. For more information, go to www.pem.events.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 08

New restaurant to open in former Heaven on Seven space in downtown Naperville

While Mason and his father, with the help of others, have been working almost around the clock on the interiors of the 224 S. Main St. space, passerby have been popping their heads in to see what’s going on. The community has been welcoming so far, he said.

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Heaven on Seven has a Chicago location at 111 N. Wabash Ave. on the 7th floor.

    New restaurant to open in former Heaven on Seven space in downtown Naperville
    Six months after downtown Heaven on Seven closed, a new owner is transforming the almost empty space into Allegory, a restaurant featuring seasonal, local and organic fare, and trying to figure out what to do with all the hot sauce the Cajun-creole restaurant left behind.
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