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Author events: Meet Chloe Lukasiak at Naperville's Anderson's Jan. 24

...fi novel, "Iron Gold," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth, on the campus of North Central College in Naperville. This book-signing event requires the...

...Bookshop welcomes celebrated teen dancer Chloe Lukasiak of "Dance Moms" fame to the Naperville location, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24. Lukasiak recently released "Girl on Pointe: Chloe's...

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...Getting Over Yourself," at noon Monday, Jan. 22, at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 25 E. Pearson St., Chicago (RSVP required), and at 7 p.m. Monday at New Trier High School/Northfield...

• Meet author and illustrator Renee Galvin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd. Galvin will read from her books and talk about the writing and illustrating process. All ages. For details, call the library at (708) 485-6917.

    Author events: Meet Chloe Lukasiak at Naperville's Anderson's Jan. 24
    Four-time Emmy Award-winning producer Tom Weinberg presents his book "Chasing the Lost City: Chronicles of Discovery in Honduras" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. It's based on an expedition to Honduras that led to a scientific, historical and archaeological breakthrough -- the uncovering of incontrovertible evidence of a previously unknown civilization.
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2 days ago

Naperville News Digest

State Sen. Michael Connelly will hold a fraud prevention program at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Naper Settlement will present a traveling exhibit, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," now through March 19 at the history museum, 523 S. Webster St.

Seniors looking to stay in their home can attend a program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. The lecture will be presented by Denise Vaughn, president of HomeWatch Caregivers, and will teach seniors how to utilize community resources.

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Additional housing programs will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 21, at Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd., and at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

    Naperville News Digest
    State Sen. Michael Connelly will hold a fraud prevention program at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. The program is free, and information will be provided on how to protect yourself from being a victim of identity theft and consumer fraud.
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2 days ago

This Week in Naperville

Naper Settlement is hosting a traveling exhibit, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," now through March 19 at the Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Naperville Plays, a program of hands-on activities and exhibits, is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at the DuPage Children's Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

New York Times best-selling author Pierce Brown will sign copies of his latest book, "Iron Gold," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 23, at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 21 S Ellsworth St.

State Sen. Michael Connelly will present a fraud prevention program at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Reality show star Chloe Lukasiak will pose for pictures with fans at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Harry Eng, principal partner at Fox Valley Tax Solutions, will talk about changes in the tax laws and what can be done to better prepare for this year's tax filing in a lecture at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

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Award-winning singer, author and speaker Tatiana Cameron will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Road.

Dr. Michelle Dougherty of Lifetime Health & Wellness and the National Wellness Foundation will present a lecture for women on understanding hormones at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

The Naperville Women's Leads Club is inviting businesswomen to a "Networking Bowl" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Cress Creek Country Club, 1215 Royal Saint George Dr.

Brittany Cavallaro, best-selling young adult author and poet, will perform a reading and answer questions at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at North Central College's Koten Chapel in Kiekhofer Hall, 329 E. School St.

The Wailers will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, in North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    Naper Settlement is hosting a traveling exhibit, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," now through March 19 at the Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. The exhibit is free with museum admission. For more information, go to www.napersettlement.org. Hike with a naturalist Adults can learn about local wildlife during a free hike with a naturalist from 10 a.m.
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Free tax return assistance available for lower income families, individuals

For the 21st consecutive year, a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site will operate in Naperville during the income tax filing season. The VITA location this year is the Naperville Public Library, Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. in downtown Naperville.

    Free tax return assistance available for lower income families, individuals - Positively Naperville
    Above / The 2018 Volunteer Tax Assistance site will be at Nichols Library in downtown Naperville. Taxpayers with incomes up to $54,000 are eligible to participate in Volunteer Tax Assistance site, soon to open in Naperville for 21st year. (PN File Photo) For the 21st consecutive year, a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site will operate ...
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3 days ago

Introducing Peace, a conscious living boutique

Abhyaasa Yoga, downtown Naperville’s premier boutique yoga studio, is excited to expand its operations by opening a conscious living boutique, Peace. Peace will be located below Abhyaasa Yoga at 143 W. Jefferson in downtown Naperville.

    Introducing Peace, a conscious living boutique - Downtown Naperville
    Abhyaasa Yoga, downtown Naperville's premier boutique yoga studio, is excited to expand its operations by opening a conscious living boutique, Peace. Peace will be located below Abhyaasa Yoga at 143 W. Jefferson in downtown Naperville. Peace is a unique store that selects natural, healthy, cruelty-free products.
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4 days ago

Teen author brings 'keep-it-real' guide to Naperville

"Marley Dias Gets It Done: and So Can You" will be celebrated at a book event at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at Naperville's Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. Marley will be in conversation at the event with Luvvie Ajayi, a blogger and a New York Times best-selling author.

    Teen author brings 'keep-it-real' guide to Naperville
    Small shoulders, big issues. At age 11, Marley Dias found a major issue: books she was exposed to featured characters who did not look like her. An avid reader from New Jersey, Marley wondered why African-American girls were so seldom pictured as main characters in her reading.
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5 days ago

Marley Dias, Teen Activist, Celebrates New Book at Anderson's Bookshop

...You will be celebrated at a special book event at Naperville's Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. The event takes place on Wednesday, January 31 at 6:00 p.m. Dias will...

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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...

    Marley Dias, Teen Activist, Celebrates New Book at Anderson's Bookshop
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Small shoulders, big issues! At 11, Marley Dias grasped a major issue: books she was exposed to featured characters who did not look like her. An avid reader from New Jersey, Marley wondered why African American girls were so seldom pictured as main characters in her reading.
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6 days ago

Library buildings will open later due to staff training

Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave., will be closed from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31.

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95th St. Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr., will be closed from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 1.

    Library buildings will open later due to staff training
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS -January 15, 2018 - Due to staff training, certain buildings of the Naperville Public Library will be closed during the morning hours of January 26, January 31 and February 1. Naper Blvd. Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd. will be closed from 9 a.m.
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6 days ago

Naperville seniors can learn about housing options at the library

With so many different housing options available, it can be a confusing process with many questions. Fortunately, seniors will be able to get answers at Senior Home Finding 101 at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17 at Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

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Additional Naperville: The Place to Age in Place programs will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday February 21 at Naper Blvd. Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd., and at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 28 at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

    Naperville seniors can learn about housing options at the library
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Two programs focusing on housing options for seniors will be held at the Naperville Public Library this month. With so many different housing options available, it can be a confusing process with many questions. Fortunately, seniors will be able to get answers at Senior Home Finding 101 at 6:30 p.m.
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Jan 12

Five Things to Do in the western suburbs

...Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville. Tickets are $22 and included a pre-signed book. At 123 W. Jefferson St. Call 630-355-2665 or go to chloeandersons.brownpapertickets.com...

    Five Things to Do in the western suburbs
    Here are five things to do in the western suburbs Jan. 19-24. Kid stuff: "Skippyjon Jones Snow What" will be performed at 9:30 a.m. and noon Jan. 19 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. Tickets are $8.50. At 23 E. Galena Blvd. Call 630-896-6666 or go to paramountaurora.com.
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Jan 12

This Week in Naperville

The DuPage Children's Museum is hosting Day-Off Discovery day camps from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, and Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Children can learn about the 1960s, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and more in the Naper Settlement's School's Out Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Author Samira Ahmed will sign copies of her book, "Love, Hate and Other Filters," at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Senior citizens interested in learning about different home options, such as independent and assisted living, can attend a lecture from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Aavegh dance troupe will present "The Making of a Bahu" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

The Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation meeting will hear from area state lawmakers at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

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Benedictine University in Lisle is sponsoring a day of service in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, in Kindlon Hall at the university, 5700 College Road.

Women business owners are invited to discuss business challenges in a roundtable discussion from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

    This Week in Naperville
    The DuPage Children's Museum is hosting Day-Off Discovery day camps from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, and Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St. Advanced registration is required for the programs, which are designed for children in first through fifth grades. For more information, go to www.dupagechildrens.org.
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Jan 11

Hugo's offers fresh fish on a daily basis

Logistics: Hugo's is located at 55 S. Main St. in downtown Naperville (inside the Main Street Promenade). The dining room is open (for lunch...

    Hugo's offers fresh fish on a daily basis
    Whether you are seeking a fine dining experience or a quick bite and a cocktail, Hugo's Frog Bar and Fish House has you covered. Since opening in 2004, the upscale restaurant has been delighting suburban diners with fresh seafood and USDA Gibsons Prime Angus beef at their location in the Main Street Promenade in downtown Naperville.
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Jan 10

Naperville parks offer preschool info session

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

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

    Naperville parks offer preschool info session
    Parents are invited to learn more about the Naperville Park District's preschool programs at an upcoming Preschool Information Night. The session will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at Knoch Knolls Nature Center, 320 Knoch Knolls Road.
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Jan 08

Naperville Public Library Board Meeting rescheduled

NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS - JANUARY 8, 2018 - The Naperville Public Library Board Meeting that was scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17 in the Board Room of Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson, has been rescheduled.

    Naperville Public Library Board Meeting rescheduled
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS - JANUARY 8, 2018 - The Naperville Public Library Board Meeting that was scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17 in the Board Room of Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson, has been rescheduled.
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Jan 08

Naperville Park District Preschool Information Nights Offered Jan. 11 and 18

• Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center at 305 W. Jackson Ave. • 95th Street Center at 2244 W. 95th St.

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• Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center at 305 W. Jackson Ave. • 95th Street Center at 2244 W. 95th St.

    Naperville Park District Preschool Information Nights Offered Jan. 11 and 18
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Parents are invited to learn more about the Naperville Park District's preschool programs at one of two identical Preschool Information Nights. The first will take place from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 11 at Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center and the second will be held from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
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Jan 08

NAPERVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES CHAIRMAN OF THE BOAR

Above / The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce is located in Main Street Promenade, 55 S. Main Street, 3rd Level, in downtown Naperville. (PN File Photo)

    NAPERVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD - Positively Naperville
    Above / The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce is located in Main Street Promenade, 55 S. Main Street, 3rd Level, in downtown Naperville. (PN File Photo) Naperville, IL. The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has named Emily Ory chairman of its Board of Directors.
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Jan 06

Naperville events this week

Sonali Dev will sign copies of her book, "A Distant Heart," and Kristan Higgins will sign copies of her book, "Now That You Mention It," at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Young entrepreneurs can speak with an advisory group of their peers at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Fox Valley Genealogical Society will host a show-and-tell of family heirlooms at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Gayle Haas will portray Corrie ten Boom, whose family was active in the Dutch underground hiding Jews during World War II, at a History Speaks Lecture at 4 p.m. Jan. 14, at the Century Memorial Chapel at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

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The Naperville Community Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane, for a presentation on winter sowing.

Children ages 3 to 5 accompanied by an adult can explore different music through books, props, songs and instruments at 11:15 a.m. Friday at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

The Chicago Sinfonietta will perform its annual "Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Ask Your Mama" concert at 3 p.m. Jan. 14 at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

    Naperville events this week
    Children can listen to stories and songs and make a craft about Curious George at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd. For more information, go to www.naperville-lib.org . Community Garden Club The Naperville Community Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m.
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Jan 04

Heaven on Seven runs its course, closes in downtown Naperville

The restaurant's run in downtown lasted 14 years at 224 S. Main St., during which time it built a following with its wall full of hot sauces and its gumbo, corn muffins, po'boy sandwiches and Southern classics.

    Heaven on Seven runs its course, closes in downtown Naperville
    Mardi Gras in Naperville won't be the same this year with the closing of longtime downtown restaurant Heaven on Seven. The Cajun spot popular for its Fat Tuesday celebrations closed effective Jan. 1 because ownership decided not to renew the lease, General Manager Russ Hillard said Wednesday.
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Jan 03

Heaven on Seven, Haagen Dazs, Popcorn Palace depart downtown Naperville

The restaurant's lease for the building at 224 S. Main St. was up with end of the year and Heaven on Seven decided not to renew, said Shannan Hofman Bunting, spokeswoman for Heaven on Seven. It's unknown what will take the place of the New Orleans-inspired Cajun Creole restaurant.

Also exiting downtown Naperville at the end of 2017 was Haagen Dazs and Popcorn Palace at 30 W. Jefferson Ave. The business spent eight years in downtown Naperville, according to a post on its Facebook page.

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

    Heaven on Seven, Haagen Dazs, Popcorn Palace depart downtown Naperville
    After 15 years on Main Street in downtown Naperville, Heaven on Seven closed its doors on the last day of 2017. The restaurant's lease for the building at 224 S. Main St. was up with end of the year and Heaven on Seven decided not to renew, said Shannan Hofman Bunting, spokeswoman for Heaven on Seven.
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Jan 03

Elmhurst restaurant owner joins chamber's Hall of Fame

A chamber member since 1986, Island is owns The Silverado Grill at 447 Spring Road.

    Elmhurst restaurant owner joins chamber's Hall of Fame
    Elmhurst restaurateur Jack Island will be honored as the 2017 inductee into the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry Civic Hall of Fame. Island will become the Hall of Fame's 26th member during an induction ceremony at the chamber's 99th Annual Awards Gala and 100th Birthday Bash from 5 to 9 p.m.
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Jan 03

New outlots proposed for Bartlett Commons shopping center

Village board members will discuss the proposal at their committee-of-the-whole meeting Thursday, at which no binding vote can occur. The committee of the whole will meet immediately after the regular board meeting at 7 that night at village hall, 228 S. Main St.

    New outlots proposed for Bartlett shopping center
    Bartlett village board members Thursday will review a concept plan for two new outlot buildings in the Bartlett Commons Shopping Center, at the northwest corner of Route 59 and Stearns Road.
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Jan 02

New outlots proposed for Bartlett shopping center

Village board members will discuss the proposal at their committee-of-the-whole meeting Thursday, at which no binding vote can occur. The committee of the whole will meet immediately after the regular board meeting at 7 p.m. that night at village hall, 228 S. Main St.

    New outlots proposed for Bartlett shopping center
    Bartlett village board members Thursday will review a concept plan for two new outlot buildings in the Bartlett Commons Shopping Center, at the northwest corner of Route 59 and Stearns Road.
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Jan 02

10 things to look forward to in 2018

...is Aug. 31-Sept. 3 in Naperville. The Naperville Jaycees' Last Fling, held at the 200 block of Jackson Ave., is a family-friendly festival which takes place over Labor Day weekend in and around...

    10 things to look forward to in 2018
    Somehow, we're flipping open a new calendar to the year 2018 - look at all those blank boxes just waiting to be filled up. From town festivals to live entertainment, there's a lot going on in the area in 2018. Here are a few highlights.
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Jan 01

New Year’s Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville

...s Eve Celebration and Countdown Dublin Time at 6PM at Quigley’s Irish Pub at 43 E. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville. This family-friendly tradition at Naperville’s authentic Irish pub is filled...

...http://www.catch35.com/new-years-eve-menu-2017/. Catch 35 Naperville is located at 35 S. Washington St., just steps from the Van Buren Parking Deck. For more info about fine dining every...

...Cajun cuisine of critically-acclaimed Chef/Owner Jimmy Bannos. Heaven on Seven is located at 224 S. Main Street in downtown Naperville. Advance reservations are recommended at (630) 717-0777...

    New Year's Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville - Positively Naperville
    Above / As it rings in another year, Naperville will offer many reasons to experience this city throughout 2018. Thanks for discovering this fun place to live, shop, dine and entertain. So what have you decided to do New Year's Eve? Here are a few of PN's picks among many choices in our city's grand ...
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Dec 29

This Week in Naperville

Naperville's Millennium Carillon will host two New Year's Eve countdowns on Sunday, Dec. 31, at the base of the Millennium Carillon in Moser Tower, 443 Aurora Ave.

Staff from the Naperville Public Library will present stories, songs and more at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the DuPage Children's Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Teenagers can paint canvases, decorate mugs, drink hot cocoa and watch "The Nightmare Before Christmas," in a program from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Brides and grooms planning a wedding can meet with local vendors during the Wedding Showcase being held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

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Children ages 5 through 5th grade can learn yoga at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

    This Week in Naperville
    The DuPage Children's Museum will host its family-oriented New Year's Eve party from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, Dec. 31, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St., Naperville. The event, "Bubble Bash 2017: Walk on the Wild Side," features a jungle-themed party where families can make drums, build a raft, do animal pose yoga, look for hidden animals, weave a spider web and more.
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Dec 27

Find last-minute Christmas gift ideas throughout Naperville

...during business hours at the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, located in Main Street Promenade, 55 S. Main Street, 3rd Floor Suite 351. Payment for the gift cards may be by cash, check or...

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...hang frames (5 x 7 to 16 x 20) at Colbert Custom Framing, located at 1283 S. Naper Blvd. at 75th St. For last-minute shopping hours, call (630) 717-1448...

    Find last-minute Christmas gift ideas throughout Naperville - Positively Naperville
    Above / Cross over the Covered Bridge at Webster Street that leads to the Riverwalk and downtown Naperville. Find free parking at the Naperville Municipal Center, Aurora at Eagle streets, and at the new Water Street parking deck across Webster Street. (PN File Photo of a white Christmas to remember!)
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Dec 23

Naperville Park District Releases Draft of Proposed 2018 Budget

...at http://www.napervilleparks.org/about/finances/cafrbudgettreasurersreport, at the Park District Administration Building at 320 W. Jackson Ave. and at the Fort Hill Activity Center at 20 Fort Hill Drive...

    Naperville Park District Releases Draft of Proposed 2018 Budget
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | A draft of the Naperville Park District's proposed 2018 Budget is now available for public review at http://www.napervilleparks.org/about/finances/cafrbudgettreasurersreport, at the Park District Administration Building at 320 W. Jackson Ave. and at the Fort Hill Activity Center at 20 Fort Hill Drive.
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Dec 22

This week in Naperville

The Naperville Park District will host its Family Bingo and Pizza at noon Dec. 28 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave.

Teenagers can play traditional lawn games such as bean bag toss, bocce ball and ladder golf from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Grinch Hunt Wrap-Up Party, featuring activities, raffles and a chance to meet the Grinch, is scheduled at 11 a.m. Dec. 29 at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The DuPage Children's Museum will host its family-oriented New Year's Eve party from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 31 at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Naperville's Millennium Carillon will be the site of two New Year's Eve countdowns on Dec. 31 at Moser Tower, 443 Aurora Ave.

    This week in Naperville
    Nature Discovery Days featuring "Illinois Mammals," are scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 27 to Dec. 29 at the Knoch Knolls Nature Center, 320 Knoch Knolls Road. Participants can touch animal pelts and antlers, play games, make crafts and more. No advanced registration is required. For more information, go to www.napervilleparks.org.
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Dec 22

Naperville News Digest

The administration building, 320 W. Jackson Ave., will be closed Monday and Tuesday and Jan. 1. It will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Dec. 29.

The Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave., and the 95th Street Center, 2244 W. 95th St., will be open until noon for scheduled programs Sunday and Dec. 31. It will be closed Monday and Tuesday and Jan. 1 and open Wednesday through Dec. 30 for scheduled programs only.

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The Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave., and the 95th Street Center, 2244 W. 95th St., will be open until noon for scheduled programs Sunday and Dec. 31. It will be closed Monday and Tuesday and Jan. 1 and open Wednesday through Dec. 30 for scheduled programs only.

The Naperville Fire Department is sponsoring the Everyday Hero Holiday Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Safety Town, 1320 Aurora Ave.

    Naperville News Digest
    Some Naperville Park District facilities will be closed or operating on a different schedule for the Christmas and New Year's holidays. The administration building, 320 W. Jackson Ave., will be closed Dec. 25 and 26 and Jan. 1. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Dec.
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Dec 21

Naperville Arrest Report

•Antoine Jackson, 36, of the 4200 block of Denver Court, was arrested on a charge of illegal possession or transportation of liquor by a driver at 3:34 p.m. Dec. 10 in the 100 block of West Jefferson Avenue.

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•Lawrence Pappageorge, 36, of Redwood Lane, Mokena, was arrested on a charge of possession of stolen property at 10 a.m. Dec. 8 in the 1300 block of Aurora Avenue.

•Jessica Enriquez, 36, of the 100 block of North Julian Street, was arrested on a warrant at 5:31 p.m. Dec. 8 in the 1100 block of Brighton Road.

•Jessica Enriquez, 36, of the 100 block of North Julian Street, was arrested on a warrant at 5:31 p.m. Dec. 8 in the 1100 block of Brighton Road.

•Jarrod Horne, 46, of the 100 block of Testa Drive, was arrested on a charge of assault at 7:08 p.m. Dec. 8 in the 100 block of Testa Drive.

•Robert Miller, 22, of the 3000 block of Mistflower Lane, was arrested on a charge of criminal trespass to land at 10:19 p.m. Dec. 8 in the 3000 block of English Rows Avenue.

•Robert Miller, 22, of the 3000 block of Mistflower Lane, was arrested on a charge of criminal trespass to land at 10:19 p.m. Dec. 8 in the 3000 block of English Rows Avenue.

•Crisanto Mendez, 38, of the 1300 block of Modaff Road, was arrested on a charge of operating an uninsured motor vehicle at 11:36 a.m. Dec. 9 in the 1300 block of Modaff Road.

•Peter Salvitti, 27, of the 100 block of Kensington Circle, Wheaton, was arrested on a charge of DUI at 10:20 p.m. Dec. 9 in the 400 block of South Wright Street.

•Burton Coit, 31, of the 1500 block of McClure Road, Aurora, was arrested on a charge of DUI at 7:43 a.m. Dec. 10 in the 1500 block of North Aurora Road.

•Trensae Ware, 18, of the 5100 block of Modaff Road, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault at 3:11 p.m. Dec. 10 in the 500 block of East Bailey Road.

•Trensae Ware, 18, of the 5100 block of Modaff Road, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault at 3:11 p.m. Dec. 10 in the 500 block of East Bailey Road.

•Robert Booth, 39, of the 4200 block of Rural Street, Aurora, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving with a suspended or revoked license at 7:28 p.m. Dec. 10 in the 400 block of Fort Hill Drive.

...fourth was arrested on a warrant at 2:03 p.m. Dec. 11 in the 600 block of South Route 59. Arrested were Deshawn Guy, 18, of the 600 block of Charles Street, Aurora; Dejay...

•Gilberto Marquez-Tello, 29, of the 2000 block of Navarone Drive, was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended or revoked license at 9:15 a.m. Dec. 12 in the 2000 block of Navarone Drive.

•Daniel Chambers, 26, of the 100 block of Alago Road, was arrested on a charge of criminal trespass to land at 12:57 p.m. Dec. 12 in the 1500 block of Bond Street.

•Zavell Perry, 23, of the 1500 block of South Washington Street, was arrested on a warrant at 1:43 a.m. Dec. 15 in the 1900 block of Naperville Wheaton Road.

•Shannon Brandt, 35, of the 1900 block of Harbor Court, Aurora, was arrested on a charge of retail theft at 3:53 p.m. Dec. 15 in the 1900 block of West Jefferson Avenue.

•Jonee Newman, 18, of the 100 block of North Sleight Street, was arrested on a charge of knowingly damaging property at 5:25 p.m. Dec. 15 in the 100 block of West Hillside Road.

•Jonee Newman, 18, of the 100 block of North Sleight Street, was arrested on a charge of knowingly damaging property at 5:25 p.m. Dec. 15 in the 100 block of West Hillside Road.

•William Guerrero-Diaz, 29, of the 100 block of Petersons Street, Aurora, was arrested on a DUI charge at 9:14 p.m. Dec. 15 in the 1000 block of West Jefferson Avenue.

•Jessica Perez, 30, of the 800 block of Cottonwood Circle, Bolingbrook, was arrested on a DUI charge at 12:37 a.m. Dec. 16 in the 800 block of North Washington Street.

•Garner Arnold, 38, of the 600 block of Dilorenzo Circle, was arrested on a DUI charge at 2:36 a.m. Dec. 17 in the 600 block of Dilorenzo Circle.

•Michael Srch, 25, of the 6900 block of Applegate Drive, was arrested on a DUI charge at4:32 a.m. Dec. 17 in the 800 block of West 75th Street.

•Lawrence Briggs, 22, of the 4600 block of South Clairemont Street, Chicago, was arrested on a theft charge at 2:05 p.m. Dec. 17 in the 400 block of Industrial Drive.

•Lance Spisak, 51, of the 1700 block of Rice Street, Chicago, was arrested on a DUI charge at 5:12 p.m. Dec. 18 in the 1700 block of West Ogden Avenue.

•Andrew Coughlin, 19, of the 1200 block of Woodview Lane, was arrested on a charge of retail theft at 6:18 p.m. Dec. 19 in the 1200 block of South Naper.

•Maria Tolbert, 50, of the 600 block of Timber Trail Drive, was arrested on a warrant at 9:15 p.m. Dec. 19 in the 600 block of Timber Trail Drive.

    Naperville Arrest Report
    Lawrence Pappageorge, 36, of Redwood Lane, Mokena, was arrested on a charge of possession of stolen property at 10 a.m. Dec. 8 in the 1300 block of Aurora Avenue. *Jessica Enriquez, 36, of the 100 block of North Julian Street, was arrested on a warrant at 5:31 p.m. Dec.
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Dec 15

This Week in Naperville

The Christkindlmarket Naperville, where vendors sell ornaments, holiday decor, gifts, food and drinks, is extending its hours the week before Christmas at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Rick Saucedo will perform "A Very Elvis Christmas" at 7 p. m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Meiley Swallow Performing Arts Center, 31 N. Ellsworth St.

Tables for group study, free Wi-Fi and snacks will be available from 3:30 p. m. to 8:30 p. m. Monday, Dec. 18, and from 2 p. m. to 8:30 p. m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, and Wednesday, Dec. 20, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Families can have breakfast with Santa in two reserved seatings at 9 a. m. and 11 a. m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at Catch 35, 35 S. Washington St.

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Space is also reserved from 2 p. m. to 8:30 p. m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, and from 12 p. m. to 8:30 p. m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, and Thursday, Dec. 21, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

    This Week in Naperville
    The Christkindlmarket Naperville, where vendors sell ornaments, holiday decor, gifts, food and drinks, is extending its hours the week before Christmas at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. The market will be open from 11 a. m. to 6 p. m. Sunday, Dec. 17; from 11 a. m. to 8 p.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 14

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: December 15-17

Catch 35 Naperville – 35 S. Washington St. Naperville, IL 60540

Community United Methodist Church  – 20 North Center 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.

Pfeiffer Hall – 310 E. Benton Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

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

C2 Education Naperville – 1160 E Ogden Ave, #106 Naperville, IL 60563

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: December 15-17 - Positively Naperville
    Above / 'Tis the season to wrap up with the Naperville Municipal Band during its annual Holiday Concert at 3PM Sun., Dec. 17, on stage in the Wentz Concert Hall. Admission is free of charge. Friday The Tenors - 8PM | $65-$85 Pfeiffer Hall - 310 E. Benton Ave.
    http://www.positivelynaperville.com

Dec 14

New Year’s Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville

...s Eve Celebration and Countdown Dublin Time at 6PM at Quigley’s Irish Pub at 43 E. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville. This family-friendly tradition at Naperville’s authentic Irish pub is filled...

...http://www.catch35.com/new-years-eve-menu-2017/. Catch 35 Naperville is located at 35 S. Washington St., just steps from the Van Buren Parking Deck. For more info about fine dining every...

...Cajun cuisine of critically acclaimed Chef/Owner Jimmy Bannos.  Heaven on Seven is located at 224 S. Main Street in downtown Naperville. Advance reservations are recommended at (630) 717-0777...

    New Year's Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville - Positively Naperville
    Above / As it welcomes in its 27th year in Naperville throughout 2018, Meson Sabika offers a choice of two seatings on New Year's Eve. Cheers to celebrating at the Mansion! So what have you decided to do New Year's Eve? Here are a few of PN's picks among many choices in our city's grand ...
    http://www.positivelynaperville.com

Dec 12

Meet Chicago Wolves forward Tyler Wong at Nichols Library

Rookie forward Tyler Wong speaks with children at 4:30 p.m. at Nichols Library (200 W. Jefferson Street). All families are welcome to take part in these free visits that have involved more than 500,000 students throughout the Chicago area since 1995.

    Meet Chicago Wolves forward Tyler Wong at Nichols Library
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The Chicago Wolves launch their 23rd season of the Read to Succeed program, presented by Butternut and J.U.L.I.E. Call 811, on Wednesday, Dec. 13, with a visit in Naperville. Rookie forward Tyler Wong speaks with children at 4:30 p.m. at Nichols Library (200 W.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 11

New Year’s Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville

...s Eve Celebration and Countdown Dublin Time at 6PM at Quigley’s Irish Pub at 43 E. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville. This family-friendly tradition at Naperville’s authentic Irish pub is filled...

...http://www.catch35.com/new-years-eve-menu-2017/. Catch 35 Naperville is located at 35 S. Washington St., just steps from the Van Buren Parking Deck. For more info about fine dining every...

...Cajun cuisine of critically acclaimed Chef/Owner Jimmy Bannos.  Heaven on Seven is located at 224 S. Main Street in downtown Naperville. Advance reservations are recommended at (630) 717-0777...

    New Year's Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville - Positively Naperville
    Above / As it welcomes in its 27th year in Naperville throughout 2018, Meson Sabika offers a choice of two seatings on New Year's Eve. Cheers to celebrating at the Mansion! So what have you decided to do New Year's Eve? Here are a few of PN's picks among many choices in our city's grand ...
    http://www.positivelynaperville.com

Dec 11

Wolves' Tyler Wong to encourage Naperville kids to read for fun

Rookie forward Tyler Wong speaks with children at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. More than 500,000 students throughout the Chicago area have taken part in the free visits since the program began in 1995.

    Wolves' Tyler Wong to encourage Naperville kids to read for fun
    A Chicago Wolves hockey player will visit Naperville this week to encourage children to enjoy reading as a hobby as part of the team's Read to Succeed partnership with suburban libraries. Rookie forward Tyler Wong speaks with children at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Dec 09

This Week in Naperville

New York Times bestselling author James Rollins will sign copies of his latest book, "The Demon Crown," at 7 p. m. Monday, Dec. 11, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Presenters Rich Wistocki and Tim Ryan will speak about the drug epidemic, how to beat addiction and how to find recovery options in a lecture, "The Cop and the Convict," at 7 p. m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Families can have breakfast with Santa in two reserved seatings at 9 a. m. and 11 a. m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at Catch 35, 35 S. Washington St.

Rick Saucedo will perform "A Very Elvis Christmas" at 7 p. m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Meiley Swallow Performing Arts Center, 31 N. Ellsworth St.

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...and chronic illnesses, at 7 p. m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

The Tenors, an award-winning Canadian band, will perform holiday music at 8 p. m. Friday, Dec. 15, in North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

    This Week in Naperville
    The free 2nd annual Community Unity Walk is scheduled from 3 p. m. to 5 p. m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at Fredenhagen Park at Washington Street and Chicago Avenue near the Naperville Riverwalk. The half-mile walk to Naperville Central High School will feature community speakers on unity among faiths, races and cultures.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 08

Naperville Arrest Report

•Nikos Varvarezos, 21, of the 4300 block of Cumberland Road, Aurora, was arrested on a warrant at 12:55 a.m. Dec. 3 in the 100 block of West Van Buren Avenue.

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Matthew Cosgrove, 39, of the 8000 block of Vermillion Court, was arrested and charged with DUI at 4:44 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 800 block of South Whispering Hills Drive.

•Patrick Clinton, 31, of the 100 block of Kiowa Drive, was arrested on a warrant at 1:39 p.m. Nov. 30 in the 1300 block of Aurora Avenue.

•Xiaoqinq Zhang, 43, of the 100 block of West 48rd Place, Chicago, was arrestedand charged with prostitution at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 1000 block of East Diehl Road.

•Sokito Taylor, 19, of the 1300 block of Hillside Court, Darien, was arrested on a warrant at 4:51 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 1300 block of South Naper Boulevard.

•Tynika Fleming, 31, of the 1300 block of Bent Creek Court, was arrested on a warrant at 5:57 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 1300 block of Aurora Avenue.

•Thomas Chemler, 29, of the 1600 block of Trent Avenue, was arrested and charged with driving an uninsured motor vehicle at 7:57 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 1600 block of North Mills Street.

•Seneca Wilder, 38, of the 100 block of West Ogden Avenue, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended or revoked license at 9:54 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 1200 block of East Ogden Avenue.

•Seneca Wilder, 38, of the 100 block of West Ogden Avenue, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended or revoked license at 9:54 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 1200 block of East Ogden Avenue.

•Douglas Sheldon, 55, of the 800 block of South River Road, Aurora, was arrested and charged with fighting at 2:15 p.m. Dec. 2 in the 800 block of East Ogden Avenue.

•Ebony White, 45, of the 100 block of East Bailey Road, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended or revoked license at 10:52 p.m. Dec. 2 in the 1500 block of South Washington Street.

•Ebony White, 45, of the 100 block of East Bailey Road, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended or revoked license at 10:52 p.m. Dec. 2 in the 1500 block of South Washington Street.

    Naperville Arrest Report
    Matthew Cosgrove, 39, of the 8000 block of Vermillion Court, was arrested and charged with DUI at 4:44 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 800 block of South Whispering Hills Drive. *Richard Williams, 53, of Travelaire Avenue, was arrested and charged with DUI at 8:15 p.m. Nov. 29 at Modaff Road and Avarone Drive.
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Dec 08

Naperville News Digest

Donations can be made to the Ecumenical Adult Care at 305 W. Jackson Ave., on the center's Facebook page or at www.ecumenicalcenter.weebly.com.

    Naperville News Digest
    The Naperville YMCA and the Naperville Park District will host the 34th annual Christmas luncheon for senior citizens who may otherwise be alone on Christmas. The luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 25 at the Chicago Marriott Naperville, 1801 N. Naper Blvd. Interested seniors must make reservations by Dec.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 07

Anderson's Bookshops in Naperville and La Grange Promote Grow Your Heart 3 Sizes Promo

...wrap-up party beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson's in downtown Naperville (123 W. Jefferson Ave.) or at 2:00 p.m. at Anderson's in La Grange (26 S. La...

...community ever since. Additional locations include La Grange and downtown Downers Grove. Anderson's Toyshop, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., opened last year in Naperville...

    Anderson's Bookshops in Naperville and La Grange Promote Grow Your Heart 3 Sizes Promo
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | December again brings some extra fun to Naperville this year because the Grinch is on the loose. Naperville turns into Whoville, the Seussian village that is the setting for Dr. Seuss's classic book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 06

Chloe Lukasiak, of "Dance Moms" Fame, Set for Anderson's Bookshop Event

...on Wednesday, January 24 at 7 pm. The event is scheduled for Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave in the heart of Naperville. Tickets are required and exclusively available at ChloeAndersons.brownpapertickets.com...

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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...

    Chloe Lukasiak, of "Dance Moms" Fame, Set for Anderson's Bookshop Event
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Anderson's Bookshop, Naperville, is delighted to present a special event with celebrated teen dancer, Chloe Lukasiak on Wednesday, January 24 at 7 pm. The event is scheduled for Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave in the heart of Naperville.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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