4 days ago

Community news: Lincoln-Way cadets take 3rd at national academic bowl

...will be held on Wednesday at the White Oak Library District’s Lockport Branch Library, 121 E. 8th Street. Master beer judge Mike Pezan will offer tips on selection, storage and consumption. Samples will...

    Community news: Lincoln-Way cadets take 3rd at national academic bowl
    Lincoln-Way East High School Junior Air Force ROTC cadets placed third in the nation after being one of 16 teams in the country to participate in the Academic Bowl Championship in June in Washington, D.C. Team members included seniors PJ Janicki, Kirsten Lutz, Paige Sackman and Alex Desjardins.
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4 days ago

From fests to concerts to stargazing, lots of events offer free admission this summer

•The first 500 attendees get swag bags and admission is free for all to the fourth annual Comicopolis from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th Street in downtown Lockport.

    From fests to concerts to stargazing, lots of events offer free admission this summer
    Summertime means plenty of opportunities for fun. Free fun is even better. Here are some ideas to enjoy the season while saving a few bucks, too. Festivals Plenty of festivals offer free admission, parking and activities. *On Aug. 4, take the family to enjoy bounce houses, a petting zoo, deejay and other entertainment at Kidzfest, an annual free event, from 10 a.m.
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Jun 22

Bloomington booming with good times

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    Bloomington booming with good times
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Few cities, large or small, offer more than Bloomington, Indiana. Located just four hours from Chicago, Hoosiers there are always looking for a good time. Bloomington is also home to several international restaurants. There's 75 eateries from 18 countries to choose from, including a taste of Paris at La Vie En Rose.
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May 31

Lockport's annual summer series to celebrate art and history

...presents his one-man show set in 1876 on June 14 at the Gaylord Building, 200 W. 8th St. Tickets are $50 and include a buffet-style dinner by the Public Landing at 6...

Artist John McDavitt, who frequented Old Canal Days as a child, will paint a mural with community involvement at the White Oak Public Library Lockport Branch, 121 E. 8th St.

...m. Aug. 26 and Sept. 23 at the Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery located at 201 W. 10th St. on the main floor of the Norton Building. His Lockport Poetry Project drop boxes are...

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•Flower of Life Gallery — “By the Gods,” a mythology- and religion-themed art show, will open with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. June 16 and run through August 11 at 1601 S. State St. Details at 815-838-9078 or via Facebook.

    Lockport's annual summer series to celebrate art and history
    In the old canal town of Lockport this summer, art goes beyond traditional oil painting or sketching to incorporate materials such as phytoplankton, neon and grow lights, Mississippi River mud and digital information woven into fabric.
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May 25

This Week in Naperville

Following the parade, a 30-minute observance will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the Naperville Community Concert Center in Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave. The ceremony remembers the sacrifice of veterans and features patriotic music performed by the Naperville Municipal Band.

Naperville’s Farmers Market is set for 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays starting June 2 at the 5th Avenue Station parking lot, 200 E. 5th Ave.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham will talk about his book, “The Soul of America,” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the Science Center at North Central College, 131 S. Loomis St.

Exam Crams are scheduled from 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, and from noon to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, and Thursday, May 31, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

Author Mary Kay Andrews will sign copies of her book, “The High Tide Club,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

More than 20 vendors will be selling produce, baked goods, honey, flowers and more at the St. John’s Farmers Market from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 750 Aurora Ave.

The event will feature music for dancing and sing-alongs and a performance by juggler Jason Kollum. In case of rain, the program will move to Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Naperville Park District is showing “The Parent Trap” as part of its free outdoor movie series, “A Night at the Movies,” at 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Rotary Hill, 443 Aurora Ave.

Online registration has closed, but walk-in registration is available from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 31, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Naperville Running Company, 34 W. Jefferson Ave. There will be no race-day registration.

    This Week in Naperville
    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham will talk about his book, "The Soul of America," at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the Science Center at North Central College, 131 S. Loomis St. Tickets are required to attend and include a copy of the book. For more information, go to www.andersonsbookshop.com.
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May 18

New farmer's market in Naperville to cater to city's south side

The Naperville Farmers Market, 200 E. Fifth Ave., will be open from 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays from June 2 to Oct. 27.

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The 95th Street Farmers Market, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive, will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays from June 7 to Sept. 27.

The Farmers Market at St. John’s, 750 Aurora Ave., will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays from May 30 to Sept. 19.

    New farmer's market in Naperville to cater to city's south side
    The 95th Street Library and the Naperville Park District are launching a new farmers market in June - the first to cater to Naperville's south side. The city has two other markets - the Naperville Farmers Market on 5th Avenue on Saturdays and the Farmers Market at St.
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