Visit veterans! Play bingo!

Every month from September to June on the second Tuesday, a bus departs promptly at 6:15PM from the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 and American Legion Post 43, 908 W. Jackson Ave., with folks eager to spread good cheer to veterans receiving treatment at Hine VA Hospital in Maywood.

The public is welcome to help fill the bus on Tues., Jan 8, then Feb.12, a special time when visitors play BINGO and visit with the veterans.

For more info, call organizer John Shaw at (630) 961-3479, Mike Barbour at (630) 240-1645 or Jan Barbour at (630) 247-9007.

Park District partners with Elgin Recycling to recycle holiday lights

The Naperville Park District annual holiday lights recycling program in partnership with Elgin Recycling, will end Feb. 1, 2019.

Residents and businesses are invited to bring their old, nonworking lights to any of the following locations:

  • Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, located at 305 W. Jackson Ave. Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday, 8:30AM to 5PM.
  • Fort Hill Activity Center, located at 20 Fort Hill Drive. Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday, 5AM-10PM, Saturday, 6AM-7PM and Sunday, 7AM-6PM.
  • Knoch Knolls Nature Center, located at 320 Knoch Knolls Rd. Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday, 9AM-4PM, Saturday, 10AM – 3PM.
  • Springbrook Golf Course Golf Shop, located at 2220 W. 83rd. St.

The following types of lights will be accepted: Mini-lights, C-7 lights, C-9 lights, Rope lights, LED lights and extension cords. All colors and lengths will be accepted.

BNFS Service Reliability Town Hall Meeting, 8-10AM Sat., Jan. 26

State Rep. Grant Wehrli from the 41st District has organized a panel of experts from BNFS Railway and Metra for a Town Hall Meeting on Sat., Jan. 26, to address commuter rail service. A short presentation will be followed by a Q & A session. The informal session will be held from 8AM to 10AM in Council Chambers of the Naperville Municipal Building, located at 400 S. Eagle St.