27 hours ago

Where to find Santa in Chicago suburbs

...the Bartlett History Museum: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 2. Bartlett village hall, 228 S. Main St. Bring your wish lists and camera to capture the moment with the jolly old soul...

Bensenville Santa's Brunch at White Pines: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at White Pines Golf Club & Banquets, 500 W. Jefferson. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Buffet breakfast, including kid-favorite dishes, holiday crafts and visits with Santa. (630) 766-0304, ext. 2. whitepinesgolf.com.

...1 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at John Shields Elementary, 85 S. Main St., holiday craft/vendor show, as well as Cookies With Mrs. Santa and children's crafts...

Wauconda Tree Lighting: 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, Wauconda Park District community Center, 600 N. Main St. After a day of activities on Main street starting at 2 p.m., Santa will...

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Elk Grove Village Tree Lighting and Concert: 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, village green, 901 Wellington Ave. Tree lighting and concert by Gary Lewis and the Playboys. Cookies, hot chocolates and refreshments. Santa and his elves will follow 5:30 tree lighting. For information, www.elkgrove.com.

...Storytime: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, Garden Terrace Banquets at the Pavilion, 1000 Wellington Ave. A magical evening with holiday entertainment. Story time with Mrs. Claus. Crafts and hot chocolate...

...Mistletoe Market: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Hampshire Middle School, 560 S. State St. Join the Hampshire Area Chamber of Commerce for this newly revamped event. In addition to...

Hanover Park Tree-lighting Ceremony: 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, village hall, 2121 W. Lake St.. Entertainment and refreshments. A special guest "flips the switch" to light up the village. Free. www.hpil.org/Our-Community/Village-Events.aspx.

Libertyville Tree lighting: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, Cook Park, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave.. After the tree lighting, Santa arrives around 7 p.m. Visit www.libertyville.com.

Lisle Santa Train: 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Lisle metra station, 1000 Front St. Santa Train leaves at 9:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Join Santa and costumed characters for a trip to Chicago's Union Station and back. $18. (630) 769-1000 or www.facebook.com/TheLislePolarExpressTrain.

...Race: 8:30--11 a.m. Sunday Dec. 3, Streamwood Park District, Hoosier Grove Park, 700 W. Irving Park Road. A 2.5-mile trek along the paved path to Aquarius Park and back to...

...and Menorah Lighting: 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, Vernon Hills Golf Course, 291 Evergreen Drive. Mayor Roger Byrne will flip the switch to light the holiday tree. Enjoy hot chocolate...

    Where to find Santa in Chicago suburbs
    Even though Santa is getting ready for Christmas Eve, he seems to be just about everywhere nowadays. How? We don't know. But at the Daily Herald, we put together a list where you can find Kriss Kringle in the suburbs. The hot event?
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34 hours ago

It's the most wonderful time of the year: Naperville holiday roundup

...Sponsored by Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise. No charge for admission. The Settlement is at 523 S. Webster Ave. For more information, go to www.naperlights.com...

...must be purchased in advance and in person at the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, 55 S. Main St., Monday throught Friday. Payment is cash or check only...

...and 2 p.m. Dec. 9-10 at North Central College's Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. The Organic Theater Company's comedy explores how Ebeneezer Scrooge's late business partner Jacob...

...m. Dec. 11 for ages 3 to 12 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave. Participants will design outfits and seasonal jewelry for their American Girl or other similar-sized...

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...Toy Shop" — 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1 at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. The AlphaBet Soup Productions show follows a group of life-sized toys that set out...

•Naperville Garden Club's Cup of Cheer Holiday Market — noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 at North Central College's Harold and Eva White Activities Center, 325 E. Benton Ave. No charge. For more information, go to napervillegardenclub.org.

•Quick Holiday Appetizers — 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Naperville Park District's 95th Street Center, 2244 W. 95th St., Cost is $42 for residents; $63 for nonresidents Register at www.napervilleparks.org.

    It's the most wonderful time of the year: Naperville holiday roundup
    With the Christmas season getting under way Friday, there will be no shortage of ways to get your holilday cheer on in Naperville. Here are some events we know are already planned: *Naper Lights - Nov. 24 through Dec. 23 at Naper Settlement. Hours are 4:30 to 7 p.m.
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47 hours ago

Suburban tree-lighting events kick off holiday season

...m.; holiday craft/vendor show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at John Shields Elementary, 85 S. Main St.; and Cookies With Mrs. Santa and children's crafts. Mrs. Santa Sweet Shoppe, 8 a...

...2-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, downtown Wauconda and Wauconda Park District Community Center, 600 N. Main St. A day of activities on Main Street from 2-6 p.m. including a parade...

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Downers Grove Tree-lighting Ceremony: 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, Main Street train station, 5001 Main St. Mayor lights tree decorated with more than 1,000 ornaments handmade by local youth. Free. events.downers.us.

Elk Grove Village Tree Lighting and Concert: 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, Village Green, 901 Wellington Ave. Tree lighting and concert by Gary Lewis and the Playboys. Cookies, hot chocolates and refreshments. Free. www.elkgrove.com.

Hanover Park tree-lighting ceremony: 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, village hall, 2121 W. Lake St. Entertainment and refreshments. A special guest "flips the switch" to light up the village. Free. www.hpil.org/Our-Community/Village-Events.aspx.

Libertyville Tree Lighting: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, Cook Park, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave. After the tree lighting, Santa arrives around 7 p.m. Free. www.libertyville.com.

...and Menorah Lighting: 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, Vernon Hills Golf Course, 291 Evergreen Drive. Mayor Roger Byrne will flip the switch to light the holiday tree. Hot chocolate, cookies...

    Suburban tree-lighting events kick off holiday season
    Check out this list of suburban Chicago tree-lighting events and kick off the holiday season.
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2 days ago

Legendary Chicago Bear Set for Anderson's Bookshop Visit

The outside linebacker who was instrumental in the making of that legendary 1985 team visits Anderson's Bookshop on Friday evening, December 15 at 7:00 p.m. Anderson's is located in the heart of downtown Naperville, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

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...store has been helping Naperville readers for six generations. Additional locations include Downers Grove, at 5112 Main Street (630)-963-2665 and La Grange, at 26 S. La Grange Rd. (708) 582-6353...

    Legendary Chicago Bear Set for Anderson's Bookshop Visit
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | He's mama's boy Otis, he's one of a kind...and he's now the author of an inside look at the Chicago Bears of the Super Bowl winning era. Otis Wilson, Super Bowl Champ, will share his new book, If These Walls Could Talk: Chicago Bears.
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4 days ago

Railroad club right at home in Wauconda

Formed in 1972, the club gathers in basement space at 107 S. Main St., beneath the Honey Hill Coffee Co. shop.

    Railroad club right at home in Wauconda
    The Lake County Model Railroad Club held its annual fall open house Sunday at its Wauconda headquarters. Formed in 1972, the club gathers in basement space at 107 S. Main St., beneath the Honey Hill Coffee Co. shop. Miniature trains chug through layouts that feature the names of real places, including Wauconda, Palatine and Madison.
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6 days ago

This Week in Naperville

The program, "Plymouth Rocks," will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive; 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd.; and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Christkindlmarket Naperville opens at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

The DuPage Children's Museum will host its Builder Extravaganza weekend from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Fans of "Beauty and the Beast" can meet the characters from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Main Street Promenade, 55 S. Main St.

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The program, "Plymouth Rocks," will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive; 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd.; and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson will sign copies of his latest book, "Oathbringer," at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane.

The School of Performing Arts will present its production of "Annie" at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    The DuPage Symphony Orchestra presents "Enduring Classics" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets range from $15 to $38. For more information, call 630-637-7469 or go to www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
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6 days ago

Park District 2018 Winter Program Guide Delivery Begins Nov. 27

• Naperville Park District Administration Building, 320 W. Jackson Ave.

• Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave.

• Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

• Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., Main Level

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• 95th Street Center, 2244 West 95th Street, 2nd and 3rd floors

• Springbrook Golf Course, 2220 W. 83rd St.

• 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

    Park District 2018 Winter Program Guide Delivery Begins Nov. 27
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | On Monday, November 27, the virtual version of the 2018 Winter Program Guide will be available at napervilleparks.org and the print version of the Program Guide may be picked up at any of the following facilities: * Naperville Park District Administration Building, 320 W.
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6 days ago

Naperville Park District Hours of Operation for Thanksgiving Weekend 2017

The Naperville Park District Administration Building at 320 W. Jackson Ave. will be closed Thursday, November 23 through Sunday, Nov. 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

• Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave.

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• 95th Street Center, 2244 W. 95th St.

• Springbrook Golf Course, 2220 W. 83rd St.

• Sportsman's Park Trapshooting Range, 735 S. West St.

    Naperville Park District Hours of Operation for Thanksgiving Weekend 2017
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The Naperville Park District Administration Building at 320 W. Jackson Ave. will be closed Thursday, November 23 through Sunday, Nov. 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The following recreational facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23: * Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W.
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Nov 16

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: November 10-12

Naperville Municipal Center – 400 S. Eagle Street Naperville, IL 60540

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

DuPage Children’s Museum – 301 North Washington Street Naperville, IL 60540

...Or enjoy the keyboard played during Sunday brunch, 10AM to 3PM, at Heaven on Seven, 224 S. Main St. in downtown Naperville. Brunch is served New Orleans-style Saturday, too...

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Lifesource is located at 2764 Aurora Avenue off of Fort Hill. INFO: (877) 543-3768.

Heartland Blood Center is located at 1297 South Naper Boulevard in Market Meadows Shopping Center. INFO: (630) 428-3632.

Dairy Queen – 1817 Wehrli Road at Lisson Naperville, IL 60565

Also, a new restaurant recently opened to jazz up the south side of Naperville. Pete Miller’s Steak and Seafood Naperville, 3032 English Rows, will be open 4:30- 10PM Monday-Thursday, 4:30-11PM Friday-Saturday, and 4:30-9PM Sunday. For more information, visit www.petemillers.com.  

    Things to do around Naperville this weekend: November 10-12 - Positively Naperville
    ICYMI / Friday / Nov. 10 U.S. Marines Flag Raising - 10AM | Free Naperville Municipal Center - 400 S. Eagle Street Naperville, IL 60540 The Naperville Marines will host their annual flag raising to commemorate their 242nd birthday on Nov. 10. Joining the program will be a Corral Group from NNHS preforming the National Anthem and ...
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Nov 15

Naperville Park District Offers Holiday Lights Recycling at 3 Locations

• Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, located at 305 W. Jackson Ave. Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Naperville Park District Offers Holiday Lights Recycling at 3 Locations
    The Naperville Park District announces its 7th annual holiday lights recycling program in partnership with Elgin Recycling, beginning Nov. 17, 2017 and ending Feb. 1, 2018. Residents and businesses are invited to bring their old, nonworking lights to any of three locations throughout the District.
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Nov 15

Naperville Park District Offers 2017-18 Holiday Lights Recycling at 3 Locations

• Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, located at 305 W. Jackson Ave. Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Naperville Park District Offers 2017-18 Holiday Lights Recycling at 3 Locations
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The Naperville Park District announces its 7th annual holiday lights recycling program in partnership with Elgin Recycling, beginning Nov. 17, 2017 and ending Feb. 1, 2018. Residents and businesses are invited to bring their old, nonworking lights to any of three locations throughout the District.
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Nov 15

Small Business Saturday Coming Soon

...Naperville, where Becky Anderson is an owner of her family's bookstore, Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. and the company's companion store, Anderson's Toyshop, 111 W. Jefferson Ave. Anderson also...

...s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. and the company's companion store, Anderson's Toyshop, 111 W. Jefferson Ave. Anderson also serves as part of IndieBound Naperville, the group working to promote local businesses...

    Small Business Saturday Coming Soon
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Shoppers and businesses, get ready! American Express has announced its lineup of partnerships and activities to amplify the eighth annual Small Business Saturday, which will take place on November 25.
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Nov 10

Naperville News Digest

The Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home in Naperville will host its 20th annual Memorial Luminary Program from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the funeral home, 44 S. Mill St.

    Naperville News Digest
    The DuPage County Bar Association is sponsoring its annual clothing and toy drive. Clean, new or gently used winter clothing can be dropped off at the State's Attorney's office, 503 N. County Farm Road, or the DCBA Bar Center, 126 S. County Farm Road, both in Wheaton, beginning Monday, Nov.
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Nov 10

Naperville Arrest Report

•Feng Ho, 36, of the 1300 block of Waterside Circle, Aurora, was arrested on a charge of retail theft at 2:53 p.m. Nov. 1 in the 100 block of West Jefferson Avenue.

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•Gaspare Iannello, 30, of the 1500 of Forster Avenue, Schiller Park, was arrested on a charge of theft at 12:07 a.m. Nov. 1 in the 100 block of Foxcroft Road.

•Hoang Dang, 67, of the 6800 block of Bennett Place, Aurora, was arrested on a charge of retail theft at 9:19 a.m. Nov. 1 in the 600 block of East Ogden Avenue.

•Joseph Banse, 42, of the 100 block of Blue Ridge Drive, Oswego, was arrested on a warrant at 5:06 p.m. Nov. 2 in the 1300 block of Aurora Avenue.

    Naperville Arrest Report
    Roundup of recent arrests made by the Naperville Police Department.
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Nov 07

Food pop-ups starting Sunday in Elgin

The event, also known as a pop-up, is 5 to 9 p.m. at Local-Vore, 11 Douglas Ave. Two more solo pop-ups will follow, also at Local-Vore, with Tortilleria Chihuahua Nov. 17 and BeaUnique's Latin Kitchen Nov. 18. Tickets -- $18 Sunday and $10 Nov. 17 and 18 -- are at ilocalvore.com/attend/#/all.

    Food pop-ups starting Sunday in Elgin
    Startup food entrepreneurs will showcase their goods at the first New Kitchens on the Block event Sunday in downtown Elgin. It will feature Auntie Amber's Kreative Konfections of Bartlett, serving baked goods including vegan, peanut- and gluten-free; Lulu's Whole Food Kitchen of St.
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Nov 07

This Week in Naperville

Actress, producer and author Krysten Ritter will sign copies of her book, "Bonfire," at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Brightside Theatre presents "The Bridges of Madison County" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Meiley-Swallow Theatre, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

A grand opening celebration of DuPage Children's Museum's newest exhibit, Art is Instrumental, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Naper Settlement will present a lecture on World War I, "A Hundred Years Ago on the Homefront: How American Families Faced the War to End All Wars," at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Century Memorial Chapel at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Catch 35, 35 S. Washington St., will host the "Toasting for a Cause" fundraiser to benefit the Loaves & Fishes Community Services at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13.

Jeff Mishur, owner of Art Excursions, will present a lecture, "Art Appreciation 101: Talking Intelligently about Works of Art," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

...women in media at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

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German historian Anette Isaacs will talk about the Berlin Wall in a lecture, "The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive. For more information, go to www.naperville-lib.org.

North Central College's production of the Neil Simon musical "Sweet Charity" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 9-11 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in the Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    Naperville practitioner Candace Lawrence from the Trager Healing Center will give a talk on nutrition as part of the Fort Hill Activity Center's wellness lecture series. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the center, 20 Fort Hill Drive. It's free for Fort Hill Fitness members, $5 for nonmembers.
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Nov 06

Elgin food co-op needs to find new home

The group that wants to start Shared Harvest planned to open in an empty area of the Ziegler's Ace hardware store building at 215 Spring St. in downtown Elgin. Shared Harvest signed a rent-free lease through 2027, stipulating it would pay for interior work.

    Elgin food co-op needs to find new home
    The ongoing effort to start a food cooperative in Elgin is dealing with an unexpected blow -- finding a new space. The group that wants to start Shared Harvest planned to open in an empty area of the Ziegler's Ace hardware store building at 215 Spring St. in downtown Elgin.
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Nov 02

Stories from the northeast corner of Jefferson at Main bounce off walls with the first shot

Articles have already been written about the businesses located at 41 W. Jefferson, once Russell’s Dry Cleaners, the Rubin Store, Slick & Kochly and Martin Brown’s dry...

    Stories from the northeast corner of Jefferson at Main bounce off walls with the first shot - Positively Naperville
    Above / The building built in the 1850s where Russell's Dry Cleaners served the community for five decades is being demolished to make way for a 3-story building. Note Russell's marketing of the 59-minute service! (PN File Photo) The historic Russell's Dry Cleaners' building on the northeast corner of Jefferson Avenue and Main Street in ...
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Nov 01

Naperville Park District "Pennies for Pies" Drive to Benefit Loaves & Fishes

• Naperville Park District Administration Building, 320 W. Jackson Ave. (Open M-F: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)

• Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave. (Open M-F: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

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• 95th Street Center, 2244 West 95th Street, 2nd floor (Open M-F: 8:30a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

    Naperville Park District
    The Naperville Park District will hold its 11th annual "Pennies for Pies" drive from November 1-17 to help provide pumpkin pies for holiday meals through Naperville's Loaves & Fishes Community Services. Residents and guests visiting Park District facilities are encouraged to donate small change (or make larger donations) that will be used to purchase pumpkin pies to benefit Loaves & Fishes' Thanksgiving dinner initiative for residents in need.
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Nov 01

Eleventh Annual "Pennies for Pies" Drive to Benefit Loaves & Fishes

• Naperville Park District Administration Building, 320 W. Jackson Ave. (Open M-F: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)

• Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave. (Open M-F: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

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• 95th Street Center, 2244 West 95th Street, 2nd floor (Open M-F: 8:30a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

    Eleventh Annual "Pennies for Pies" Drive to Benefit Loaves & Fishes
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The Naperville Park District will hold its 11th annual "Pennies for Pies" drive from November 1-17 to help provide pumpkin pies for holiday meals through Naperville's Loaves & Fishes Community Services .
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Oct 31

This Week in Naperville

Freelance illustrator, cartoonist and writer Nidhi Chanani will sign copies of her book, "Pashmina," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Weed Ladies will present their winter floral sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 2-4, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Naper Settlement's historic Daniels House, 523 S. Webster St.

Brightside Theatre presents "The Bridges of Madison County" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Meiley-Swallow Theatre, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Children in first through fifth grades who have a day off school Friday, Nov. 3, can take part in the DuPage Children's Museum's Day-Off Discovery camp from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

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Participants can learn how to trust news articles in the Naperville Public Library's lecture, "News You Can't Use: How to Spot Fake News" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wedneday, Nov. 1, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

The Naperville Responds Cheers for Veterans gala and fundraiser will be held from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Embassy Suites Naperville, 1823 Abriter Court.

Residents can compost their pumpkins at the annual Pumpkin Smash from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Ron Ory Community Garden Plots, 811 S. West St.

St. Margaret Mary Parish will host a Veterans Day prayer service from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the church, 1450 Green Trails Dr.

    This Week in Naperville
    Actor and comedian Denis Leary will talk about his new book, "Why We Don't Suck," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are required to attend and include a pre-signed copy of his book. The event also features a question-and-answer session.
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Oct 28

Celebrate safely! Halloween weekend has arrived in Naperville

Anderson’s Toyshop, located at 111 W. Jefferson, two doors east from the book store, also has fun ideas of Halloween costumes.

Family Fun Events come with admission or membership. The DuPage Children’s Museum is located at 301 N. Washington St.

Head to the brightly illuminated Millennium Carillon at Rotary Hill, 443 Aurora Ave., for a Halloween-themed concert on Sat., Oct. 28, and hear spooky and atmospheric pieces, featuring both classical and popular music from 7 to 8PM.

Quigley’s Irish Pub is located at 43 E. Jefferson in downtown Naperville. Celebrate safely!

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...Second Chance Resale Shops in two locations. One store in Tower Crossings is located at 1512 N. Naper Blvd., Suite 172 Naperville. A second store is located at 1131 Fairview Ave. in Westmont...

Or if your dog needs a costume, stop by Dog Patch Pet and Feed. You just might find a fun outfit or seasonal scarf! Dog Patch is located at 1108 E. Ogden. (And remember their annual bird seed sale is all during the month of November!)

...630) 717-6622 ext. 115. The new address for the School of Performing Arts is 1112 S. Washington Street (a little south from Gartner Road and across Washington Street from Naperville Plaza...

Casey’s Foods located at Naperville Plaza, 124 W. Gartner Road, will be firing up its grill every Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 2PM through...

...4:30 to 5:15PM at the Riverwalk Amphitheater across Jackson Avenue from Nichols Library, 200 S. Jefferson Ave., on Mon, October 30. Enjoy stories, songs and a puppet show. For more information, visit...

    Celebrate safely! Halloween weekend has arrived in Naperville - Positively Naperville
    Above / By day, by night or by Naperville Trolley, this weekend offers many opportunities to get into the spirit of the season. Celebrate safely. Halloween Events this weekend Every October is chock full of seasonal traditions and family-friendly events. Don't be frightened by all the opportunities.
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Oct 27

Fandom-themed shop to open in downtown Wauconda

Literary Alterations on Main is set to open Sunday at 119 S. Main St. The shop will feature jewelry, keychains, wands and other merchandise inspired by novels, comic books, cartoons, films, TV shows and even Broadway plays.

    Fandom-themed shop to open in downtown Wauconda
    A Lake County family with a fondness for the "Harry Potter" books and other popular fictional franchises is launching a fandom-friendly business in downtown Wauconda. Literary Alterations on Main is set to open Sunday at 119 S. Main St.
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Oct 26

Algonquin proposes razing downtown building

The village purchased the 101 S. Main St. property for $250,000 this year in hopes of controlling its future, Senior Planner Ben Mason said. At the time, he said, officials were weighing several options for the roughly century-old building, including turning the space into a temporary field office.

    Algonquin proposes razing downtown building
    Vacant for years and prone to flooding, a building in the heart of downtown Algonquin could soon be torn down to accommodate the village's ongoing streetscape plan. The village purchased the 101 S. Main St. property for $250,000 this year in hopes of controlling its future, Senior Planner Ben Mason said.
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Oct 23

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Oct 22

Count down to Halloween 2017

Anderson’s Toyshop, located at 111 W. Jefferson, two doors east from the book store, also has fun ideas of Halloween costumes.

Family Fun Events come with admission or membership. The DuPage Children’s Museum is located at 301 N. Washington St.

Head to the Millennium Carillon at Rotary Hill, 443 Aurora Ave., for a Halloween-themed concert on Saturday, October 28 and hear spooky and atmospheric pieces, featuring both classical and popular music from 7 to 8PM. For more information, visit 2017 Schedule for Moser Tower.

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...Second Chance Resale Shops in two locations. One store in Tower Crossings is located at 1512 N. Naper Blvd., Suite 172 Naperville. A second store is located at 1131 Fairview Ave. in Westmont...

Or if your dog needs a costume, stop by Dog Patch Pet and Feed. You just might find a fun outfit or seasonal scarf! Dog Patch is located at 1108 E. Ogden. (And remember their annual bird seed sale is all during the month of November!)

...630) 717-6622 ext. 115. The new address for the School of Performing Arts is 1112 S. Washington Street (a little south from Gartner Road and across Washington Street from Naperville Plaza...

First Community Financial Bank, soon to be Busey, will host an Identity Theft Seminar from 1:30 to 3:30PM on Mon., Oct. 23, at Walker’s Charhouse in Naperville Plaza, 8 W. Gartner Road at Washington Street.

Casey’s Foods located at Naperville Plaza, 124 W. Gartner Road, will be firing up its grill every Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 2PM through...

...4:30 to 5:15PM at the Riverwalk Amphitheater across Jackson Avenue from Nichols Library, 200 S. Jefferson Ave., on Mon, October 30. Enjoy stories, songs and a puppet show. For more information, visit...

    Count down to Halloween 2017 - Positively Naperville
    Small Sampling of 2017 Autumn & Halloween Events in Naperville October is chock full of seasonal traditions and family-friendly events. Don't be frightened by all the opportunities. No family is expected to do everything! Please note this post features special October events beginning the week of Oct.
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Oct 21

Car broken into

An suv parked in the driveway in front of my boyfriends house was broken into last night. No sign of forced entry. Items and money both stolen. He lives in northeast part of Naperville. Has anyone else had this happen?

Oct 18

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Oct 17

Old Nichols’ story dates back to 1895, timeline continues after Naperville City Council grants landmark status

March 11, 1986 / New Nichols Library opens at 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

May 16, 2017 / Developer/Great Central Properties hosts Community Open House at Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, 55 S. Main Street / City Council Meeting 7PM, Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street.

May 16, 2017 / Developer/Great Central Properties hosts Community Open House at Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, 55 S. Main Street / City Council Meeting 7PM, Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street.

    Old Nichols' story dates back to 1895, timeline continues after Naperville City Council grants landmark status - Positively Naperville
    UPDATE, October 17, 2017 / Bonnie McDonald, President & CEO, of Landmarks Illinois, responds to the Chicago Tribune with letter to the editor titled, "Preservation a win for Naperville, not an overreach." UPDATE, October 13, 2017 / The Editorial Board at the Chicago Tribune takes an online view of the Old Nichols landmark, "How Naperville trampled ...
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Oct 17

During October, sunsets seem to highlight local event scene

Anderson’s Toyshop, located at 111 W. Jefferson, two doors east from the book store, also has fun ideas of Halloween costumes.

Family Fun Events come with admission or membership. The DuPage Children’s Museum is located at 301 N. Washington St.

Head to the Millennium Carillon at Rotary Hill, 443 Aurora Ave., for a Halloween-themed concert on Saturday, October 28 and hear spooky and atmospheric pieces, featuring both classical and popular music from 7 to 8PM. For more information, visit 2017 Schedule for Moser Tower.

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...take place at 6PM on Thurs., Oct. 19, 2017, in the Pavilion at Meson Sabika, 1025 Aurora Ave.  With nominations from the community (Due by Oct. 1), CAPS Awards recognize Naperville Fire Department...

Space is limited and tickets are available for purchase for $30 at the Fire Department Administration Office, 1380 Aurora Ave., or by calling Ruthi Sommers at (630) 305-5900.

First Community Financial Bank, soon to be Busey, will host an Identity Theft Seminar from 1:30 to 3:30PM on Mon., Oct. 23, at Walker’s Charhouse in Naperville Plaza, 8 W. Gartner Road at Washington Street.

Casey’s Foods located at Naperville Plaza, 124 W. Gartner Road, will be firing up its grill every Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 2PM through...

...Second Chance Resale Shops in two locations. One store in Tower Crossings is located at 1512 N. Naper Blvd., Suite 172 Naperville. A second store is located at 1131 Fairview Ave. in Westmont...

Or if your dog needs a costume, stop by Dog Patch Pet and Feed. You just might find a fun outfit or seasonal scarf! Dog Patch is located at 1108 E. Ogden. (And remember their annual bird seed sale is all during the month of November!)

...630) 717-6622 ext. 115. The new address for the School of Performing Arts is 1112 S. Washington Street (a little south from Gartner Road and across Washington Street from Naperville Plaza...

...4:30 to 5:15PM at the Riverwalk Amphitheater across Jackson Avenue from Nichols Library, 200 S. Jefferson Ave., on Mon, October 30. Enjoy stories, songs and a puppet show. For more information, visit...

    During October, sunsets seems to highlight local event scene - Positively Naperville
    Above / October sunsets are pretty amazing right here in Naperville, Illinois! What's in the evening forecast this week? Above / The sunset over Oswego Road about 6:15PM Oct. 15, 2017, reflected beautifully in the clouds after eight inches of rain fell over the weekend, creating flooding throughout the community.
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Oct 17

This Week in Naperville

Medicare seminar: The Naperville Public Library will host a seminar on Medicare from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Av e.

Forest preserve planning session: Residents can offer input on what projects should be done by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County over the next five years at a planning session set for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

...and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22, at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Ian Doescher book signing: Author Ian Doescher will sign copies of his book, "William Shakespeare's Force Doth Awaken" at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

All Hallows Eve: Naper Settlement presents its All Hallows Eve fright fest from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-21, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

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Hamilton's women: Leslie Goddard will present a first-person portrayal of Alexander Hamilton's women as part of the Naperville Public Library's Brown Bag Lecture series at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

Science center dedication: North Central College's Dr. Myron Wentz Science Center will be dedicated at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at the southwest exterior entrance of the center, 131 S. Loomis St.

The North Central College Cardinals face off against Augustana College at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St.

Public Safety open house: The police and fire departments' rescheduled annual Public Safety Open House, postponed by rain last weekend, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Naperville Public Safety Campus, 1380 Aurora Ave.

Maggie Stiefvater book signing: Author Maggie Stiefvater will sign copies of her latest book, "All the Crooked Saints," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane.

    This Week in Naperville
    Medicare seminar: The Naperville Public Library will host a seminar on Medicare from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Av e. For more information, go to www.naperville-lib.org.
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Oct 17

Time to reset on Lombard library plan

The library was given a tremendous opportunity to build a state of the art facility whether within the clearly known constraints of their current Maple Street site or at three nearby options (if only they would pull the trigger) at Lombard Common, 101 S. Main, or the old Z's property.

    Time to reset on Lombard library plan
    A Lombard letter to the editor: While Lombard voters, in November 2016 mind you, approved an unprecedented increase in the tax rate for the Helen Plum Library District here we are nearly a year later with no shovel ready plans, no agreements with the park district, and still with a director that clearly can't execute yet alone lead.
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Oct 16

Spooky delights await Halloween revelers

...book "The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street." 6:30-10 p.m. at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. $20. 630-420-6010; www.napersettlement.org...

...light or white shirt. 4:30-6 p.m. at the Nichols Library Community Room, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. Free. 630-961-4100; www.naperville-lib.org...

...Pickers. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 12-5 p.m. Sunday at 301 N. Washington St. $12. 630-637-8000; www.dupagechildrens.org...

Carillon Scare-illon concert, Oct. 28: Halloween-themed concert with performance by Elan Dance Company. 7-8 p.m. at Millennium Carillon at Rotary Hill, 443 Aurora Ave. Free. 630-848-5000; www.napervilleparks.org.

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Death Comes to the Tanner House, Oct. 27-29: This year's theme is "A Drop of Poison: What Victorians knew — or Didn't." Guests may enter at 6:30, 7:30 or 8 p.m. Reservations required. William Tanner House, 304 Oak Ave. $15. 630-906-0650; www.aurorahistory.net.

Halloween Family Scarecrow "Stuff," Oct. 28: Build your own scarecrow, paint pumpkins, games, photo booth, costume parade and light refreshments. 1-3 p.m. at Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave. $5-$8. 630-859-8606; www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.com.

Friday Night Fright presents "Night of the Living Dead," Oct. 27: See the classic at 10 p.m. Classic Cinema Ogden 6, 1227 E. Ogden Ave. $5. 630-357-5050; www.classiccinemas.com.

...2 p.m. $1 and a non-perishable food item to benefit Loaves and Fishes. 1320 Aurora Ave. 630-369-8400; www.napersafetytown.com/event/trick-or-treat...

    Spooky delights await Halloween revelers
    As darkness falls across the land, it comes to mind that Halloween is close at hand. Clear your calendars, witches. Here are some upcoming Halloween events happening in the Fox Valley area that are sure to send chills down your spine. Aurora Haunted Trails, Oct.
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Oct 16

Stage and Screen Star Neil Patrick Harris is Set for Area Visit

...6440 Double Eagle Drive, in Woodridge. This special event is presented by Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. Tickets are available exclusively at NPHAndersons.brownpapertickets.com. Demand should be high for this event...

...26 S. La Grange Road, (708) 582-6353. A toy shop, Anderson's Toyshop, at 111 W. Jefferson Ave., opened in 2016. Key to Anderson's success has been special author events, like the...

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...Naperville, the store has grown with the community. Additional locations include downtown Downers Grove, at 5112 Main Street (630) 963-2665 and La Grange, 26 S. La Grange Road, (708) 582-6353. A...

    Stage and Screen Star Neil Patrick Harris is Set for Area Visit
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The magic unfolds this December when Neil Patrick Harris, the award-winning actor of stage and screen, arrives in Naperville for a very special Anderson's Bookshop event. In addition to his wonderful acting talent, Harris is also widely known for his abilities as an accomplished magician!
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Oct 14

Naperville news digest: Metra station construction limits access

Commuters will not have access to the daily fee-payment machines or bicycle racks on the west side of the Naperville Metra Station, 105 E. Fourth Ave., during the latest construction project.

Magical Starlight Theatre will host auditions for "The Little Mermaid" on Oct. 28 and 29 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave.

    Naperville news digest: Metra station construction limits access
    Commuters will not have access to the daily fee payment machines or bicycle racks on the west side of the Naperville Metra Station, 105 E. 4th Ave., during the latest construction project. The last phase of the Metra Station improvement project requires the west covered roof area at the station to be fenced off while old roof tiles are removed and new asphalt shingles are installed.
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Oct 13

Naperville news digest: Metra station construction, Leaf collection, 5th Avenue meetings

Commuters will not have access to the daily fee payment machines or bicycle racks on the west side of the Naperville Metra Station, 105 E. 4th Ave., during the latest construction project.

The city of Naperville and Ryan Companies will host public meetings on the 5th Avenue Project from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, and from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Magical Starlight Theatre will host auditions for "The Little Mermaid" on Oct. 28 and 29 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave.

    Naperville news digest: Metra station construction limits access
    Commuters will not have access to the daily fee payment machines or bicycle racks on the west side of the Naperville Metra Station, 105 E. 4th Ave., during the latest construction project. The last phase of the Metra Station improvement project requires the west covered roof area at the station to be fenced off while old roof tiles are removed and new asphalt shingles are installed.
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Oct 13

A Pop-Up Perfume Gallery Hits the South Loop

Drybar (thedrybar.com) will open a Naperville location at 144 West Jefferson Avenue on Friday. The popular chain offers $40 blowouts, and has a menu of cocktail-inspired styles including the Old Hollywood–inspired Old Fashioned and the sleek and smooth Manhattan.

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Lush (lushusa.com) may be best known for its colorful bath bombs. But, the popular beauty brand also has house perfumes scented with essential oils—and it’s showing them off at an interactive pop-up shop open at 900 South Wabash Avenue through Sunday.

At Kate Spade (900 N. Michigan Ave., katespade.com), sale items include a hummingbird scarf (reduced from $98 to $69), a floral cold-shoulder top (reduced from $278 to $222), and a cropped PJ set decked with pink birds (reduced from $98 to $74).

At Rag & Bone (25 E. Delaware Pl., rag-bone.com) sale items have been discounted by up to 50 percent. Find deals on Italian leather booties (reduced from $495 to $250), a laser-cut dress (reduced from $495 to $250), and the brand’s beloved jeans.

Eloquii (eloquii.com) at the Shops at North Bridge (520 N. Michigan Ave.) is hosting a weekly Happy Hour Flash Sale on Wednesdays. Running from 5 to 7 p.m. each week, the sale offers deals that change up weekly and are announced in-store; there are also refreshments and sweets on hand.

Francesca’s (francescas.com) opens a new boutique at 654 West Diversey on Saturday. The new outpost of the Houston-based chain will stock women’s clothing, jewelry, shoes, and accessories; it also carries home items and festive gifts including sugar skull mugs and light-up pumpkin necklaces.

SoulCycle Loop (111 W. Wacker Dr., soul-cycle.com) will host a charity ride benefitting disaster-relief organization Love for Love...

The Waldorf Astoria Chicago Spa (11 E. Walton St., waldorfastoria3.hilton.com) is offering a Dermalinfusion facial that has a satisfying—if somewhat stomach...

...give it a plumped, youthful appearance. The cream is available locally at Saks Fifth Avenue (700 N. Michigan Ave.) and Neiman Marcus (737 N. Michigan Ave...

...cream is available locally at Saks Fifth Avenue (700 N. Michigan Ave.) and Neiman Marcus (737 N. Michigan Ave....

    A Pop-Up Perfume Gallery Hits the South Loop
    Lush ( lushusa.com) may be best known for its colorful bath bombs. But, the popular beauty brand also has house perfumes scented with essential oils-and it's showing them off at an interactive pop-up shop open at 900 South Wabash Avenue through Sunday.
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Oct 12

At Naperville Park District: 'Can You Afford to Retire?' Class Set for November 8th

That provocative, but urgent, question is also the title of a free one-hour presentation delivered by a retirement expert on Wednesday, November 8th at the Naperville Park District's Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 Jackson Ave. The presentation will take place in Room 205 of the center.

    At Naperville Park District: 'Can You Afford to Retire?' Class Set for November 8th
    Can you afford to retire? Depending on your situation, it's a simple question that you may welcome with a sense of accomplishment or receive with more than a little concern. That provocative, but urgent, question is also the title of a free one-hour presentation delivered by a retirement expert on Wednesday, November 8th at the Naperville Park District's Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 Jackson Ave.
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Oct 12

At Naperville Park District: `Can You Afford to Retire?' Class Set for November 8th

That provocative, but urgent, question is also the title of a free one-hour presentation delivered by a retirement expert on Wednesday, November 8th at the Naperville Park District's Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 Jackson Ave. The presentation will take place in Room 205 of the center.

    At Naperville Park District: `Can You Afford to Retire?' Class Set for November 8th
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Can you afford to retire? Depending on your situation, it's a simple question that you may welcome with a sense of accomplishment or receive with more than a little concern.
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Oct 12

Images: After Hours, Oct. 16, 2017

Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to commemorate the renovated office at 55 S. Main St., Suite 351 in downtown Naperville. NACC President & CEO Nicki Anderson was joined by Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico, city council members and NACC Board members.

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The Batavia Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the eighth anniversary of Water Street Studios, 160 S. Water St., and the unveiling of a new wheelchair lift. Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke, Water Street Executive...

    Images: After Hours, Oct. 16, 2017
    Images from the After Hours section of the Daily Herald Business Ledger Oct. 16 issue.
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Oct 10

Country Curtains closing after 15 years in downtown Naperville

Country Curtains at 233 S. Main St. in downtown Naperville is closing after 15 years on the prominent downtown street corner.

    Country Curtains closing after 15 years in downtown Naperville
    After 15 years at the corner of Main Street and Jackson Avenue in downtown Naperville, the owner of Country Curtains is pulling the shade down on its business for good. Signs outside the 233 S. Main St. business announce, "Everything 20 percent to 40 percent off original price" and "Everything must go!"
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Oct 10

Tango's back, Halsted Street's closed, Le Chocolat opens second store

...steak and tapas restaurant and revival of the original Tango, opened in late September at 5 Jackson Ave. The restaurant replaces the place of Latin Fusion restaurant Delirio. The original Tango occupied the...

•Denim & Soul opened Sunday at 26 W. Jefferson Ave. The high-end jeans store also sells cashmere tops, handbags and shoes.

•Kilwins, a Michigan-based chain known for its chocolates, ice cream and handmade sweets, is working on moving into the space at 36 W. Jefferson Ave. that used to house a Subway sandwich shop. The old-fashioned sweets shop isn't expected to open until late 2018, the company said Monday.

•Drybar, a salon that offers hair blowouts, is scheduled to open Friday at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Webster Street. The salon at 144 W. Jefferson Ave. marks the company's third Illinois location.

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...Le Chocolat de Bouchard has opened a second Naperville location at 1807 S. Washington St. in the Hawthorn Square shopping center. Le Chocolat Bakery & Chocolates serves cookies, macaroons, brownies, cakes...

    Tango's back, Halsted Street Deli's closed, Le Chocolate opens second store and more
    An Argentinian steak and tapas restaurant has returned to downtown Naperville, Halsted Street Deli & Bagel's South Washington Street location has closed and a few downtown businesses are expanding. Here's a rundown of the changes: Now open *Downtown Naperville diners can again feast on Tango's "world's longest steak."
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Oct 10

Tango's back, Halsted Street Deli's closed, Le Chocolate opens second store and more

...steak and tapas restaurant and revival of the original Tango, opened in late September at 5 Jackson Ave. The restaurant replaces the place of Latin Fusion restaurant Delirio. The original Tango occupied the...

•Denim & Soul opened Sunday at 26 W. Jefferson Ave. The high-end jeans store also cashmere tops, handbags and shoes.

•Kilwins, a Michigan-based chain known for its chocolates, ice cream and handmade sweets, is working on moving into the space at 36 W. Jefferson Ave. that used to house a Subway sandwich shop. The old-fashioned sweets shop isn't expected to open until late 2018, the company said Monday.

•Drybar, a salon that offers hair blowouts, is scheduled to open Friday at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Webster Street. The salon at 144 W. Jefferson Ave. marks the company's third Illinois location.

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...Le Chocolat de Bouchard has opened a second Naperville location at 1807 S. Washington St. in the Hawthorn Square shopping center. Le Chocolat Bakery & Chocolates serves cookies, macaroons, brownies, cakes...

    Tango's back, Halsted Street Deli's closed, Le Chocolate opens second store and more
    An Argentinian steak and tapas restaurant has returned to downtown Naperville, Halsted Street Deli & Bagel's South Washington Street location has closed and a few downtown businesses are expanding. Here's a rundown of the changes: Now open *Downtown Naperville diners can again feast on Tango's "world's longest steak."
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 10

Country Curtains closing after 15 years in downtown Naperville

Signs outside the 233 S. Main St. business announce, "Everything 20 percent to 40 percent off original price" and "Everything must go!"

    Country Curtains closing after 15 years in downtown Naperville
    After 15 years at the corner of Main Street and Jackson Avenue in downtown Naperville, the owner of Country Curtains is pulling the shade down on its business for good. Signs outside the 233 S. Main St. business announce, "Everything 20 percent to 40 percent off original price" and "Everything must go!"
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 10

This Week in Naperville

Philip and Erin Stead: Author and illustrator Philip and Erin Stead will sign copies of "The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine" at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Essential Edgar Allan Poe: William Pack will use dramatic storytelling to talk about the life and writings of Edgar Allan Poe at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Century Memorial Chapel at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Adventure into Outer Space: Children in kindergarten to second grade can learn about spaceflight during a program, "Adventure into Outer Space," at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

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Fire prevention training: The American Red Cross and AmeriCorps Illinois will present hands-on fire prevention activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

Stop, Drop and Run 5K: The inaugural Stop, Drop and Run 5K run and walk will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Safety Town entrance to the Naperville Public Safety Campus, 1320 Aurora Ave.

Public Safety open house: The police and fire departments will host the annual Public Safety Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Naperville Public Safety Campus, 1380 Aurora Ave.

Wynonna Judd appearance: Wynonna & the Big Noise will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, in North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    Fire prevention training: The American Red Cross and AmeriCorps Illinois will present hands-on fire prevention activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive. For more information, go to www.naperville-lib.org.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 06

Chocolate shop opens in downtown Wauconda

Puna Chocolate is Main Street's latest gastronomical enterprise. Other recent entries include: Legacy 1878, a meat and cheese shop that opened in January at 107 S. Main St.; and the Green Goat restaurant, which opened in March at 203 S. Main St.

Puna Chocolate is Main Street's latest gastronomical enterprise. Other recent entries include: Legacy 1878, a meat and cheese shop that opened in January at 107 S. Main St.; and the Green Goat restaurant, which opened in March at 203 S. Main St.

    Chocolate shop opens in downtown Wauconda
    The latest business to open in downtown Wauconda has what you might call a distinctive flavor. The Puna Chocolate Co., 106 N. Main St., offers chocolate bars, tea and other tasty products made with cacao beans grown in Hawaii. The store opened about a week ago in space previously occupied by Lakeside Travel Advisors.
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Oct 06

Willow Creek's Crystal Lake church to open in new downtown location

Willow Crystal Lake will mark the opening of its permanent new home at 100 S. Main St. with a celebration and services Oct. 21 and 22.

    Willow Creek's Crystal Lake church to open in new downtown location
    The suburbs' largest megachurch is inaugurating a new worship space in downtown Crystal Lake later this month. Willow Crystal Lake will mark the opening of its permanent new home at 100 S. Main St. with a celebration and services Oct. 21 and 22.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Oct 05

Adults and Youth Invited to Audition Oct. 28-29 for "The Little Mermaid"

Auditions will be held at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, located at 305 W. Jackson Ave. in downtown Naperville. Children must be in fourth grade or above to audition. Actors under...

    Adults and Youth Invited to Audition Oct. 28-29 for "The Little Mermaid"
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Children and adults are invited to audition on Oct. 28-29, 2017 for Magical Starlight Theatre's January 2018 production of "The Little Mermaid." Auditions will be held at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, located at 305 W. Jackson Ave. in downtown Naperville.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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