34 hours ago

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

...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.

...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...

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...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...

•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.

...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...

...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...

    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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6 days ago

This Week in Naperville

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.

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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.

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 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.

    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

Naperville arrest report

Eric Nyszczot, 39, of the 1000 block of Rutland Circle, was arrested on a charge of criminal trespass to residence at 7:42 a.m. Nov. 4 in the 100 block of South Julian Street.

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Jakobi Kinsey, 19, of the 200 block of East Bailey Road, was arrested on a warrant at 2:05 a.m. Nov. 3 in the 200 block of East Bailey Road.

Trinidad Huerta, 37, of the 4400 block of Black Partridge Lane, Lisle, was arrested on a charge of battery at 12:12 p.m. Nov. 3 in the 4400 block of Black Partridge Lane.

Cameron Ireland, 61, of the 800 block of East Ogden Avenue, was arrested on a charge of making a false report to 911 at 5:04 p.m. Nov. 3 in the 800 block of East Ogden Avenue.

Jajuan Lowe, 22, of the 6500 block of Georgetown, Aurora, was arrested on a charge of possession of cannabis at 6:30 a.m. Nov. 4 in the 600 block of South Washington Street.

Julia Prena, 22, of the 100 block of South Newport Street, Roselle, was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance at 3:25 p.m. Nov. 4 in the 1500 block of Naperville Wheaton Road.

Baldemero Bravo-Diaz, 23, of the 1300 block of Beau Bien, Lisle, was arrested on a charge of aggravated DUI at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 6 in the 1300 block of Aurora Avenue.

Zoe Winston, 20, of the 5100 block of West Touhy Avenue, Chicago, was arrested on a charge of retail theft at 9:19 p.m. Nov. 6 in the 500 block of South Route 59.

Edgar Gaytan, 23, of the 100 block of Olesen Drive, was arrested on a warrant at 1:47 a.m. Nov. 7 in the 1500 block of North Naper Boulevard.

Edgar Gaytan, 23, of the 100 block of Olesen Drive, was arrested on a warrant at 1:47 a.m. Nov. 7 in the 1500 block of North Naper Boulevard.

Vijay Gupta, 68, of the 8000 block of Modaff Road, was arrested on a charge of retail theft at 5 p.m. Nov. 7 in the 800 block of South Route 59.

Vijay Gupta, 68, of the 8000 block of Modaff Road, was arrested on a charge of retail theft at 5 p.m. Nov. 7 in the 800 block of South Route 59.

Chasity Boerum, 29, of the 600 block of West Ogden Avenue, was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended or revoked license at 10:03 a.m. Nov. 9 in the 600 block of Raymond Drive.

Ryan Trotz, 18, of the 100 block of Four Seasons Boulevard, Aurora, was arrested on a charge of possession of 10 to 30 grams of cannabis at 7:42 p.m. Nov. 9 in the 1200 block of Modaff Road.

...after being stopped between 7:26 and 7:46 p.m. Nov. 13 in the 1500 block of Lighthouse Drive. Charged with battery were Devin Forest, 19, of the 1500 block of Cranberry Lane, and...

Stephen Scott, 40, of the 100 block of 119th Street, Whiting, Ind., was arrested on a charge of assault at 12:10 a.m. Nov. 14 in the 1000 block of Preserve Avenue.

Cyrillo Salazar, 43, of the 4300 block of Grayhawk, Aurora, was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended or revoked license at 11:14 a.m. Nov. 14 in the 4300 block of Monroe.

    Naperville Arrest Report
    Jakobi Kinsey, 19, of the 200 block of East Bailey Road, was arrested on a warrant at 2:05 a.m. Nov. 3 in the 200 block of East Bailey Road. Trammel Worley, 20, of Spruce Road in Homewood, was arrested on a charge of for possession of drug paraphernalia at 12:50 a.m.
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Nov 07

This Week in Naperville

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.

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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.

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.

    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 02

Oct 27

‘Sweet Charity’ will be stages at North Central College, Nov. 9-12

Four performances will be staged. Reserve tickets for 7:30PM Nov. 9-11 and at 2PM Nov. 12 in North Central’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

    'Sweet Charity' will be stages at North Central College, Nov. 9-12 - Positively Naperville
    Above / Follow the signs to Pfeiffer Hall where North Central College is set to stage the tender, funny musical "Sweet Charity." (PN File Photo) North Central College will present "Sweet Charity," a Broadway musical with book by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Dorothy Fields Nov.
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Oct 22

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?

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Oct 10

This Week in Naperville

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.

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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.

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.

    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 06

Amita Health opening outpatient facility in Carol Stream

Amita Health announced Friday that it will open an Immediate Care and Outpatient Center Monday, Oct. 23, in the eastern portion of the building at 630 E. North Ave.

    Amita Health opening outpatient facility in Carol Stream
    A former Kmart along North Avenue in Carol Stream is being transformed into a 25,000-square-foot outpatient facility designed to provide health services in a retail-like setting. Amita Health announced Friday that it will open an Immediate Care and Outpatient Center Monday, Oct. 23, in the eastern portion of the building at 630 E.
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Oct 06

North Central College to host '1984' discussion seminars

In addition, retired Shimer professor David Shiner will lead two conversations at noon and 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at North Central's School of Business and Entrepreneurship building, room 162, 40 N. Brainard St.

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Patterson will guide a discussion at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, in Goldspohn Hall, 31 N. Loomis St.

    North Central College to host '1984' discussion seminars
    Renewed interest in the George Orwell novel "1984" is being tapped by Shimer Great Books School at North Central College, which has chosen it for four discussion-based seminars in the coming week. The conversations likely will include such Orwellian terms as "doublethink" and "newspeak," which have been referenced in headlines the past year.
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Oct 06

Shimer Great Books School will lead discussion-based events about Orwell’s ‘1984’

Retired Shimer professor David Shiner will lead two conversations at noon and 2PM Friday, Oct. 13, in North Central’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship building, room 162, 40 N. Brainard St.

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Patterson will guide a discussion at 11AM Saturday, Oct. 14, in Goldspohn Hall, 31 N. Loomis St. Registration is free for all on-campus conversations at manyconversations.org.

    Shimer Great Books School will lead discussion-based events about Orwell's '1984' - Positively Naperville
    Above / North Central College is among many sites worldwide that will be hosting "One Book, Many Conversations" programs for all ages in the community. First up, George Orwell's 1949 fictional novel "1984." NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Oct. 6, 2017)-The Shimer Great Books School at North Central College is joining an international conversation centering on George Orwell's ...
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Oct 06

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Oct 03

Two brothers charged after Aurora man dies following birthday party fight

Erick Mendez, of the 700 block of East Benton Street, died at a suburban hospital later that night, according to the Aurora Police Department. Court records show he turned 36 on Saturday.

    Two brothers charged after Aurora man dies following birthday party fight
    Two brothers have been charged in connection with the death of a 36-year-old Aurora man during a fight at his birthday party early Sunday on the city's Near East Side. Erick Mendez, of the 700 block of East Benton Street, died at a suburban hospital later that night, according to the Aurora Police Department.
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Sep 28

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Sep 26

This Week in Naperville

Art show reception: A reception for three Chicago-area artists will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at North Central College's Oesterle Library Gallery, 420 E. School St.

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Denise Kiernan book signing: Author Denise Kiernan will sign copies of her latest book, "The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Sicilian wine: Karen Occhipinti will discuss southern Italian wines in a presentation, "Sicily and Wine Through the Ages," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

Blood drive: Heartland Blood Centers will host a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Culinary class: The Naperville Park District will host a culinary class on how to make sushi at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the 95th Street Center, 2244 W. 95th St.

Stephen King event: Author Stephen King and his son Owen King will speak about their collaboration on the new book, "Sleeping Beauties," at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the Residence Hall and Recreation Center at North Central College, 440 S. Brainard St.

A brunch and fall fashion show will be presented at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Sullivan's Steakhouse, 224 S. Main St. For reservations, call 630-305-0230.

Ken Baker/Giuliana Rancic: E! News correspondent Ken Baker will talk about his latest book, "The Ken Commandments," joined by guest Giuliana Rancic, in a book event at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane.

    This Week in Naperville
    Denise Kiernan book signing: Author Denise Kiernan will sign copies of her latest book, "The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. For more information, go to www.andersonsbookshop.com.
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