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Sunday, July 21, 2024

Things to do around Naperville this weekend



Weed Ladies Winter Floral Sale at Naper Settlement / The Weed Ladies Winter Floral Design Sale will be held from 10AM to 4PM Thursday through Saturday, Nov 1-3 and from 1 to 4PM Sunday, Nov. 4 in the historic Daniels House at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. The winter sale features holiday-themed floral arrangements and accessories. Admission to the sale is free. For more info visit www.napersettlement.org.

Live Music at CityGate Grille: The Crown Vics / 8:30-11:30PM / Meals with a side of melody! Visit CityGate Grille for live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night.  The Crown Vics to play 1950’s Style Rock & Roll CityGate Grille is located in the Calamos Investments Building at CityGate Centre, Rt. 59 and I88. Reservations for dinner may be made by calling (630) 718-1010 or visiting www.citygategrille.com.

Author Talk at Anderson’s Bookshop / 7PM / NY Times Best Selling Author Jennifer Chiaverini author of The Giving Quilt. Anderson’s is located at 123 W. Jefferson in downtown Naperville. INFO: (630) 355-2665 www.andersonsbookshop.com.

The Chicago Sinfonietta’s annual Day of the Dead celebration makes its Naperville debut with the concert “Día de los Muertos” / 8PM / North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $50, $40/adults and $10/children and students; call 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.


Storytimes for Children with Special Needs 30-Minute Storytime / First Saturday Monthly / 11 – 11:30AM / The whole family is invited to sing and dance and share books. These special storytimes will be held the first Saturday of every month in the Program Room, Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd. All ages and abilities are welcome with an adult caregiver. For more information about this and other children’s programs, visit www.naperville-lib.org.

HOPE United Church of Christ – Holiday Craft Fair / Noon – 3PM / The First Annual Holiday Fair and Bake Sale will offer a variety of items to choose from. Invite your neighbors and friends for this fun-filled day. HOPE United Church of Christ, 1701 Quincey Avenue Suite 27, Naperville, IL. INFO: www.sharehope.org.

Rotary-Sunrise presents NaperPalooza 4 — Vegas-Style / 6-11PM / Naperpalooza 4 … Vegas Style! At Reebie Moving and Storage (Formerly Jackson Moving and Storage), located at 740 Frontenac Road. Enjoy live music of ARRA, cuisine from many of Naperville’s favorite eateries and drinks. Raffles too! Remember – what happens at Naperpalooza … stays at Naperpalooza! Naperville Rotary Sunrise NaperPalooza 4 will benefit The Education Center, KidsMatter and Feed My Starving Children. Register at NaperPalooza 4.

Compass Church VetCom Panel Discussion on PTSD & TBI / 7:30 – 9PM / The Compass Church’s military ministry, VetCom, hosts panel discussion on PTSD / TBI. The panel will feature three speakers: LCDR Pamela H. Wall, first female psychiatrist nurse practioner for the 2nd MarineDivision, Camp Lejuene. NC. Frank McGraw, Jr., former Marine Captain, now a Marketplace Chaplain. Deb Rickert, founder and president of Operations Support Our Troops America. A Q & A time will follow panelists. E-mail panel questions to vetcom@thecompass.net. Compass Church’s second campus is located at 2244 West 95th St. The Public is welcome.


German language church service at St. John’s / 11:30AM / Church services in the German language will be held at St. John United Church of Christ. All are welcome to attend. St. John UCC is located at 1190 Olesen Drive. Services in German are held on the first Sunday of every month and will continue on December 2 and January 6. In addition, there will be an afternoon service on Monday, December 24. For more information, call (630) 355-5208.

Great Food for a Great Cause with the Naperville Men’s Glee Club/ 4 – 9PM / Don’t miss this fun-filled evening of great food and song, while supporting The Naperville Men’s Glee Club! Dine at La Sorella di Francesca (18 W. Jefferson, downtown Naperville) on November 4, 2012 between 4 – 9PM, and 20% of your dinner bill will be donated back to the Glee Club. Must mention the Glee Club when ordering (dine in or take out). Reservations recommended at (630) 961-2706.


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