4 hours 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 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.

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.

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 Christkindlmarket Naperville opens at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster 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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35 hours ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Student Charged With Threatening To Shoot Up Wauconda High School

About 1 p.m., students at Wauconda High School, 555 N. Main St., notified administrators of a Snapchat video threat, in which Goodson said, “I will show you what a school shooter is,” police said.

    Student Charged With Threatening To Shoot Up Wauconda High School
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A student is accused of posting a video to social media threatening to shoot up a high school Tuesday in northwest suburban Wauconda. Carston H. Goodson, 18, faces one count of disorderly conduct, a Class 4 felony, according to Wauconda police. About 1 p.m., students at Wauconda High School, 555 N.
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Nov 09

ASG proposes sexual assault training mandate

...Training Mandate, which requires two leaders from each ASG-funded group to attend one of 10 Center for Awareness, Response and Education training sessions on issues ranging from consent to sex positivity...

    ASG proposes sexual assault training mandate
    To address student concerns about sexual assault and misconduct, Associated Student Government Senate proposed a code change Wednesday to mandate sexual assault, misconduct and harassment training for ASG-funded student groups. ASG President Nehaarika Mulukutla and Chief of Staff Lars Benson presented the Student Group CARE Training Mandate, which requires two leaders from each ASG-funded group...
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Nov 08

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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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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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.

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.

...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 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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Oct 31

Aurora's First Friday to feature French Connection Poetry Slam

• SciTech, 18 W. Benton St., offers a sneak peek at the museum along with activities focused on tessellations and quilts. Argonne scientist Linda Dugovic will be presenting quilts and the mathematical art of its creation from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Aurora's First Friday to feature French Connection Poetry Slam
    First Fridays brings French Connection Poetry Slam to downtown Aurora on Nov. 3. One Poetic Voice is kicking off their annual weekend slam with a family-friendly show at Metropolitan Coworking, 14 W. Downer Place, Suite 16. "French Kiss," a One Poetic Voice performance, will be 6 to 9 p.m.
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Oct 31

This Week in Naperville

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Celebrate safely! Halloween weekend has arrived in Naperville

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Celebrate safely! Halloween weekend has arrived in Naperville - Positively Naperville
    Above / By day, by night or by Naperville Trolley, this weekend offers many opportunities to get into the spirit of the season. Celebrate safely. Halloween Events this weekend Every October is chock full of seasonal traditions and family-friendly events. Don't be frightened by all the opportunities.
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Oct 28

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Oct 25

Fiber art show opens at Naperville Fine Art Center & Gallery with reception Oct. 29

Above /  Naperville Fine Art Center & Gallery is located at 508 N. Center Street. (PN File Photo / Halloween Past)

    Fiber art show opens at Naperville Fine Art Center & Gallery with reception Oct. 29 - Positively Naperville
    Above / Naperville Fine Art Center & Gallery is located at 508 N. Center Street. (PN File Photo / Halloween Past) "Elements of Innovation" is the title of the latest Gallery show at Naperville Art League's Fine Art Center & Gallery, 508 N. Center Street, just off Fifth Avenue, in Naperville.
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Oct 24

Naperville Art League's new leader has big plans

  Erin Schneider of Naperville is the new executive director of the Naperville Art League. She's looking forward to building a donor base so the league can offer more classes and potentially add onto its gallery at 508 N. Center St.

    Naperville Art League's new leader has big plans
    Inside its mural-adorned building at 5th Avenue and Center Street, the Naperville Art League is drawing up big plans. The 56-year-old league this fall hired new Executive Director Erin Schneider and tasked her with leading a strategic planning process, marketing the organization to create a larger donor base, adding a wider variety of art classes and considering whether the gallery space needs to expand.
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Oct 22

Count down to Halloween 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Car broken into

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

Oct 21

Faces in the crowd

The Emerson Collective's nationwide campaign tour's stop at the gallery Saturday will tell people more about the collective and allow them to have their pictures taken for an art project being applied on the exterior of the 508 N. Center St. property.

    Faces in the crowd
    Naperville residents have a chance to share their voices - and faces - through art as part of a pop-up art project at the Naperville Fine Art Center and Gallery. The Emerson Collective's nationwide campaign tour's stop at the gallery Saturday will tell people more about the collective and allow them to have their pictures taken for an art project being applied on the exterior of the 508 N.
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Oct 20

Naperville residents to be spotlighted in city pop-up art project

The Emerson Collective's nationwide campaign tour's stop at the gallery Saturday will tell people more about the collective and allow them to have their pictures taken for an art project being applied on the exterior of the 508 N. Center St. property.

    Naperville residents to be spotlighted in city pop-up art project
    Naperville residents have a chance to share their voices - and faces - through art as part of a pop-up art project at the Naperville Fine Art Center and Gallery. The Emerson Collective's nationwide campaign tour's stop at the gallery Saturday will tell people more about the collective and allow them to have their pictures taken for an art project being applied on the exterior of the 508 N.
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Oct 17

During October, sunsets seem to highlight local event scene

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    During October, sunsets seems to highlight local event scene - Positively Naperville
    Above / October sunsets are pretty amazing right here in Naperville, Illinois! What's in the evening forecast this week? Above / The sunset over Oswego Road about 6:15PM Oct. 15, 2017, reflected beautifully in the clouds after eight inches of rain fell over the weekend, creating flooding throughout the community.
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Oct 16

Spooky delights await Halloween revelers

...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...

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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.

...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...

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...

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.

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

Classical Latin music in Naperville concert

The free concert will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 25 E. Benton Ave.

    Classical Latin music in Naperville concert
    Classical music from Mexico, Brazil and Argentina will be featured this weekend when Chamber Musicians for Change performs in the First at Two concert series in Naperville. The free concert will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 25 E. Benton Ave.
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Oct 14

Naperville news digest: Metra station construction limits access

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

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

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

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

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

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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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.

    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 12

First at Two Concert will showcase classical music by Latin composers on Oct. 22

Above / First Congregational United Church of Christ, 25 E. Benton Avenue, again will be the location of First at Two, a free concert for the public performed by Chamber Musicians for Change on Oct. 22, 2017.

    First at Two Concert will showcase classical music by Latin composers on Oct. 22 - Positively Naperville
    Above / First Congregational United Church of Christ, 25 E. Benton Avenue, again will be the location of First at Two, a free concert for the public performed by Chamber Musicians for Change on Oct. 22, 2017. The public is welcome to enjoy impassioned classical music from Mexico, Brazil and Argentina when the First at ...
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Oct 11

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Oct 04

Wauconda High employee launches blanket drive to help homeless

Blankets can be dropped off in the main office of the school, 555 N. Main St. Anyone can participate.

    Wauconda High employee launches blanket drive to help homeless
    With cold weather on the way, a Wauconda High School employee is collecting blankets for homeless people living in Chicago. Stephanie Provenzano, who works as Principal Dan Klett's administrative assistant, said she hopes to collect 500 new or used blankets by Nov. 17.
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Oct 04

Fox Valley police reports

• An extension ladder was stolen in the 500 block of North Washington Avenue, it was reported to police at 9:09 p.m. Friday.

    Fox Valley police reports
    Alexander D. Holland, 18, of the 0-99 block of 12th Street, St. Charles, was charged Saturday with retail theft at 5:41 p.m. at Walmart, 801 N. Randall Road, police said. * Amy J. Kaval, 31, of the 300 block of West Sunset Place, DeKalb, was charged with retail theft at 1:56 p.m.
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

    This Week in Naperville
    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.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Sep 28

Naperville DUI suspect struck hydrant in front of firefighters, police say

It was the second time less than three months that Patrick J. Meath, 24, of the 500 block of North Center Street, was arrested for drunken driving, DuPage County court records said.

    Naperville DUI suspect struck hydrant in front of firefighters, police say
    A Naperville man who ran his car into a fire hydrant in front of group of firefighters was charged with DUI, the Lisle police chief said. It was the second time less than three months that Patrick J. Meath, 24, of the 500 block of North Center Street, was arrested for drunken driving, DuPage County court records said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Sep 22

Construction starts Monday on Fourth Avenue Metra station

Construction on the 105 E. Fourth Ave. building is to take about six weeks, a news release from the city of Naperville said. It will be divided into three, two-week phases in order to "keep the station open and minimize the disruption to commuters," the release said.

    Construction starts Monday on Fourth Avenue Metra station
    Work repairing the roof, exterior brick, fascia and soffit of the Fourth Avenue Metra train station near downtown Naperville is scheduled to start Monday. Construction on the 105 E. Fourth Ave. building is to take about six weeks, a news release from the city of Naperville said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Sep 21

'Farm to Table' dinner to benefit Elgin food co-op

Another milestone for Shared Harvest earlier this year was signing a rent-free lease through 2027 for a vacant area of the Ziegler's Ace hardware store building at 215 Spring St., Echevarria said.

    'Farm to Table' dinner to benefit Elgin food co-op
    Nearly 1,000 households have bought shares for the future Shared Harvest food cooperative in Elgin, and volunteers hope a "Farm to Table" dinner will give the effort another bump. Shared Harvest Board President Pam Echevarria said 938 households have bought shares at $100 each, and more than 1,300 shares have been sold overall.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Sep 21

Improvements to Naperville Metra Station Scheduled to Begin September 25

Construction on the Naperville Metra Station located at 105 E. 4th Ave. will begin on Monday, September 25. Work on the roof, soffit, fascia and exterior brick...

    Improvements to Naperville Metra Station Scheduled to Begin September 25
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Project will be divided into three phases to minimize disruption to commuters Construction on the Naperville Metra Station located at 105 E. 4th Ave. will begin on Monday, September 25. Work on the roof, soffit, fascia and exterior brick of the building is expected to take up to six weeks to complete.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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