Lisa See – 7PM
Anderson’s Bookshop – 123 W. Jefferson Ave. Naperville, IL 60540
The New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and Shanghai Girls has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of women and the complex meeting of history and fate. Now comes Lisa Sees highly anticipated new novel, China Dolls. www.andersonsbookshop.com.
Banned in Chicago
The Museums at Lisle Station Park – 921 School Street Lisle, IL 60532
Banned in Chicago examines the history behind film censorship in Chicago and provides a glimpse into the types of films that were being censored and a broader look at the implications of censorship throughout America.
Design & Promote Seminar: Social Media Strategy for Event Marketers – 4PM
Design and Promote – 1952 McDowell Rd Naperville, IL 60563
Free seminar on how event marketers can use social media to promote their events. Who is this for? This free training seminar is for those who want to use social media to improve their event promotion strategy. www.designandpromote.com Contact: (630) 995.7109 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday Walking Club – 8AM
Naper Settlement – 523 S. Webster St Naperville, IL 60540
Join fellow walkers for this free, healthy lifestyle program held from 8 to 9AM on Wednesdays through Oct. 29, at Naper Settlement. Choose your route through the beautiful museum grounds, with a longer circuit option along the Riverwalk. Sign in at the Pre-Emption House Tavern, log your minutes and then enjoy a healthy treat. Call (630) 420-6010 to register.
Farmers Market at St. John’s – 3PM
Farmers Market at St. John’s – 750 Aurora Avenue Naperville, IL 60540
Offers a wide variety of seasonally fresh vegetables and fruits, as well as meats, eggs, smoked fish, cheese, breads, baked goods, honey, fresh cut flowers, plants, herbs, teas, spices, oils and vinegars, sauces, table linens, jewelry, soaps and other fine offerings from local vendors. At St. John’s Episcopal Church Parking Lot at Farmers Market at St. John’s, at St. John’s Episcopal Church.
The Morton Arboretum – 4100 Illinois Route 53 Lisle, IL 60532
Listen to the awe-inspiring performances of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as it returns to The Morton Arboretum for three nights in June. Concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and refreshments. Alcoholic beverages will not be allowed into the Arboretum, but food and alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase on site. Thursday, June 26 will feature musical excerpts from Oscar-nominated films, including ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘Gone with the Wind.’ Enjoy a classical repertoire from masters Tchaikovsky and Beethoven Friday, June 27 and stringed instruments will shine as the orchestra plays Dvor k’s New World Symphony, featuring solo violinist Elena Urioste Saturday, June 28. Tickets for Thursday’s concert are $45 and $40 for Friday and Saturday’s shows. Parking is $10 per vehicle. Arboretum member ticket prices are $35 for each concert and include free parking. www.mortonarb.org.
Community Concert Center – 104 E. Benton Ave. Naperville, IL 60540
The Naperville Municipal Band’s free weekly summer concert is ‘Thursday Night in Central Park,’ featuring the children’s teddy bear parade. Children are encouraged to bring a favorite teddy bear to join the parade around Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave. in Naperville. The guest artist is Thomas Bough, Director of Athletic Bands at Northern Illinois University. The concert raffle sponsor is Naperville Bank & Trust and the ice cream social sponsor is the Naperville Woman’s Club.
Mullen’s – Lisle – 3080 Warrenville Road Lisle, IL 60657
Pete Ellman’s Big Band ~ Every Thursday from 8 -10PM. Teachers receive 20% discount off food bill with school id.