3 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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3 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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3 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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4 days ago

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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5 days ago

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 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 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.

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.

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.

    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 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 23

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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 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

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.

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

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 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 14

Naperville news digest: Metra station construction limits access

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.

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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.

    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

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.

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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.

    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 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."
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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.
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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.
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Oct 04

Police: Ride-Hailing Driver Fired Shots After Crash In Aurora

Investigators were able to find the woman because the SUV’s license plate fell off and a trail of fluid from the vehicle led to the passenger’s home in the 600 block of Spring Street, police said. She was cited for running a stop sign and driving with a revoked license.

    Police: Ride-Hailing Driver Fired Shots After Crash In Aurora
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A ride-hailing driver has been charged with firing shots at another vehicle Monday evening after a crash in west suburban Aurora. Ray P. Buckner, 53, faces charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm and reckless discharge of a firearm, according to Aurora police.
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Oct 03

This Week in Naperville

Pizza taste-off: Teenagers in grades 6 through 12 can take a blind pizza taste test and vote on Naperville's best pizza at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Raymond Benson book signing: Chicago-based thriller writer Raymond Benson will sign copies of his latest book, "Secrets on Chicory Lane," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Oktoberfest: Live German music, beer and food are among the activities planned for this year's Oktoberfest from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, and noon5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8 at the Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

High Flying Science: The DuPage Children's Museum will present its High Flying Science course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9,at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

The annual Youth and Family Volunteer Fair to help families and students find volunteer opportunities in the community will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

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Coffee with a Cop Day: Naperville Police Chief Robert Marshall will have coffee with residents for National Coffee with a Cop Day from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Naperville McDonald's, 1298 S. Naper Blvd.

Daniel Borzutzky talk: Author and poet Daniel Borzutzky, winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Poetry, will read from his new work, "The Performance of Being Human," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

West African concert: Musician Sean Gaskell will perform original and traditional songs of the West African Kora, a 21-string harp that is native to the Mandinka people of western African countries, in a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

High school football: Naperville Central and Naperville North high schools will play in the Wes Spencer Crosstown Classic game at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in North Central College's Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St.

Family Fall Festival: The Naperville Farmers Market is sponsoring the Family Fall Festival with free games, prizes, food, demonstrations and music from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 7, at the 5th Avenue Station, 200 E. 5th Ave.

Cub Scout bike drive: Highlands Elementary School Cub Scout Pack 66 is hosting a bike drive from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 7, at the school, 523 S. Brainard St.

Cool Science Halloween potions class: Children ages 6 to 11 can take part in the Naperville Park District's "Cool Science Halloween Potions, Elixirs and Magical Mixtures" class from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the 95th Street Center, 2244 W. 95th St.

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    Coffee with a Cop Day: Naperville Police Chief Robert Marshall will have coffee with residents for National Coffee with a Cop Day from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Naperville McDonald's, 1298 S. Naper Blvd. For more information, go to www.naperville.il.us.
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Sep 28

SUV fire damages house near downtown Naperville

No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported at 6:47 a.m. at 522 W. Benton Ave., Deputy Fire Chief Andy Dina said.

    SUV fire damages house near downtown Naperville
    A house near downtown Naperville was damaged Thursday in a fire started by an SUV parked next to it, the Naperville Fire Department said. No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported at 6:47 a.m. at 522 W. Benton Ave., Deputy Fire Chief Andy Dina said.
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Sep 28

Waukegan Tour of Homes offers music, art to complement show

...on Sunday, Oct. 1. The tour will feature four private residences: 335 N. West St., 333 Douglas Ave., 332 Douglas Ave., and 308 Stanley Ave.; as well as the Waukegan History Museum and...

...1. The tour will feature four private residences: 335 N. West St., 333 Douglas Ave., 332 Douglas Ave., and 308 Stanley Ave.; as well as the Waukegan History Museum and Lilac Cottage, both...

    Waukegan Tour of Homes offers music, art to complement show
    The Waukegan Historical Society will host its annual Tour of Homes from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. The tour will feature four private residences: 335 N. West St., 333 Douglas Ave., 332 Douglas Ave., and 308 Stanley Ave.; as well as the Waukegan History Museum and Lilac Cottage, both in Bowen Park, 1917 N.
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