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Monday, May 20, 2024

Things to do in Naperville this weekend



Lisle Public Library presentation and screening of Small Town Flavor 7PM

The Lisle Public Library is presenting a special screening of Small Town Flavor Episode 1 “Fairhope” as well as a Q&A / Discussion with Executive Producer Stuart Meyer.  For details and to register free of charge, click the link below. Hit the road with small town celebrity chef, Panini Pete, as he day trips across America and into the lives, history, traditions and food culture of one-of-a-kind small towns

Live Music at CityGate Grille 8:30PM

CityGate Grille is located in the Calamos Investments Building at CityGate Centre. Friday’s performer is Amy Yassinger, www.amydoesjazz.com (Jazz & Pop).  Reservations for dinner may be made by calling (630) 718-1010 or visiting www.citygategrille.com.



Naperville Community Gardeners 31st Annual Flower & Garden Show

Exhibit entries 7 – 10AM – Public viewing 1:30 – 3 PM / The Barn Recreation Center, 421 W. Martin Ave. / INFO: www.napervillecommunitygardeners.org

Waubonsie Valley High School Marching Band Pancake Breakfast 7:30 – 10:30AM

The fundraiser to offset costs of four major band competitions for the WVHS Marching Band will take place in the high school cafeteria, 2900 Ogden Ave. Tickets at the door are $5 each or $15 per family.

Western Suburbs Walk for Lupus Now 9AM – 12PM

Naperville Riverwalk, Naperville, IL (500 W. Jackson Ave.)

Walk starts at 10AM, registration begins at 9AM.

$25 advance registration, $30 on-site, $10 for children 12 and under

The LFAI is the leading organization dedicated to helping Illinois’ lupus community by providing programs and services at no cost to those in need. Its mission is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of lupus, support individuals and families affected by the disease, increase awareness of lupus among health professionals and the public and find the causes and cure.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call (312) 542-0002 or register online at WWW.LUPUSWALKIL.ORG.

Drew’s Family Fest for Cured 2012 11AM – 8PM

This awareness raiser is in honor of one of Naperville’s very own, Drew Mastrino, a 4-year- old boy who was diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis “EE” in June of 2011. The family fest will take place at Terrace View Park in Oakbrook Terrace, and ALL proceeds will go to the CURED foundation for research to find a cure. Tickets for Drew Fest 2012 are now on sale. Purchase tickets ahead of time and pay the pre-pay price: KIDS 3-12 are $3 and ADULTS 13+ are $6.  The first-time event will feature Expression Dance Studio, 30 Bands Later, rides, games, craft tent, face painting, additional live entertainment, food and much more!  To volunteer or for more info, visit www.drewfest.com or contact KrisSna Mastrino at (630) 579-3403 or drewfest@gmail.com.

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