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Things to do around Naperville this Father’s Day weekend


Happy Father’s Day!

Be sure to peruse the North Central College and Anderson’s Bookshop Booksignings as well as other upcoming events on our Community Calendars in the drop down from the navigation bar.


AAUW 4-DAY BOOK SALE TWO MORE DAYS / June 15-16 / Hours:   10AM-8PM,  Fri.;  9AM-Noon, Sat. / Held at Neuqua Valley High School / INFO: www.aauw-il.org/naperville  Inquire at: aauwnaperville@hotmail.com.

SUMMER PLACE THEATRE SUMMER SEASON BEGINS / 8PM Fri., June 15 /  Summer Place Theatre will present several performances, including “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” from June 15-17 and June 22-24, “Harvey” from July 13-15 and July 20- 22, and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” from July 27-29 and August 3- 5. Performances will be held at 8 PM on Fridays and Saturdays and 3PM on Sundays at the Naperville Central High School auditorium, 440 W. Aurora Ave.   INFO:  (630) 355-7969 or www.summerplacetheatre.com.


(SUB)URBAN ART WALK / Noon-4PM Sat., June 16 / The (sub)URBAN Art Walk is a unique one-day art event where visitors can stroll various downtown shops and see pieces of art on display from a jury-selected local or regional artist.   INFO: www.downtownnaperville.com.

2012 NAPERVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL IN CENTRAL PARK / 4PM, Sat., June 16 / Live jazz performances will be presented from 4:15 to 10PM /  Sponsored by Calamos Investments at CityGate Centre / Proceeds from the Naperville Jazz Festival go to benefit Project H.E.L.P. / Note: No pets, other than service animals, are allowed in the park for the event.  Presale tickets are priced at $25. At the day of the event, ticket prices are $30. Group special of 10 tickets for $200. Emailcontact@napervillejazzfest.org for more information on purchasing group tickets. Tickets are Cash-Only at the gate the day of the event. All sales are final and no refunds will be made in case of inclement weather.

RELATED STORY: Early Jazz Festival Post


FATHER’S DAY / Most dads are the outdoor grillin’ type! Give ‘em a cut above the rest from Casey’s butcher and ramp up the BBQ. Happy Father’s Day!

FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH AT MESON SABIKA / 10AM-3PM Sun., June 17 /Enjoy a buffet of your favorite tapas, paella, house specialties, prime rib carving station, grilling station (weather permitting), desserts and one complimentary glass of mimosa or champagne /  Adults- $34.95 Children 7-12 years- $14.95 Children 6 & under- complimentary / Reservations required 630.983.3000 x 2  (Credit card is needed to hold a reservation) / Restaurant reopens for regular dinner at 5:30-9PM.

Mark your calendars for next Sunday

LITTLE FRIENDS’ STEP UP FOR AUTISM WALK / 10AM, Sun., June 24 / Register in advance atwww.stepupforautism2011.kintera.org or at Riverwalk Grand Pavilion beginning at 8:30AM / Since 2009, this family-friendly event has been a morning of fun for walkers and runners of all ages. Festivities will include a 2.5-mile walk and fun run and a one-mile kid-friendly route. This year’s event will also feature a fun-filled Kids Area, complete with interactive displays, moon jumps and entertainment. INFO: www.littlefriendinc.com.


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