Friday

2019 Downtown Naperville Great Indoor Sidewalk Sale thru Sunday
Downtown Naperville – All along Main Street, Jefferson Avenue, Van Buren Avenue, Chicago Avenue, Washington Street, Water Street, Etc. Naperville, IL 60540

There may be a winter chill in the air, but not in Downtown Naperville. That’s because bargains and sales will be red hot in Downtown Naperville at this weekend’s Great Indoor Sidewalk Sales. Shops need to make room for Spring inventory 2019 and that’s good news for you. Come redeem your Downtown Naperville gift cards and enjoy the crisp winter weather along with fantastic specials at more than 50 shops. Bundle up and head downtown. Combine shopping with dining during 2019 Restaurant Week that begins on Sunday! 

2019 Ribfest Tickets Go On Sale Online – 10AM | $35
Ribfest in Knoch Park along West Street, July 3-6 Naperville, IL 60540
2019 Ribfest organizers remind Billy Idol fans… Tickets for Ribfest go on sale at 10AM CST Fri., Jan. 18. 2019 Ribfest is July 3-6.

An Evening with Jazz Saxophonist Mitch Paliga – 8PM | $15-20
Madden Theatre – 171 E. Chicago Ave. Naperville, IL 60540
North Central College presents An Evening with Jazz Saxophonist Mitch Paliga at 8PM Friday, Jan. 18, in the College’s Madden Theatre, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Paliga is an active performer, educator, and composer who has been touring across the globe with actor/musician Gary Sinise’s Lt. Dan Band since 2007. Tickets are $20/adults and $15/students and seniors. Tickets at finearts.northcentralcollege.edu.

Saturday

Casey’s Foods Saturday Special – 8AM | Price Varies per pound
Casey’s Foods– Naperville Plaza, Washington at Gartner Naperville, IL 60540
This week’s specials from the butcher and the gourmet section. Casey’s (Plain) Flank Steak only $9.98/lb.
Casey’s (Marinated) Flank Steak only $10.98/lb. * Italian Herb or Prima Italiano * Also, Casey’s Garlic Green Beans only $3.99/lb. This Saturday from 8AM – 7PM Only  * While Supplies Last! *

Orientation to the Community Career Center – 9AM | Free
Community Career Center – 1815 W. Diehl Rd., Suite 900 Naperville, IL 60563
Are you in a job search? Are you looking to make a career change? Looking to expand your professional network? If so, join the Community Career Center (CCC) on Wednesday or Saturday morning at 9AM to learn about the services and resources available including one-on-one appointments with human resource and business professionals covering career exploration, job search strategy, networking, resume review, interviewing, and LinkedIn. In addition, the CCC offers job search and career related workshops, networking and accountability groups, use of workstations and support from the staff. No need to RSVP.

‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ opens at DuPage Children’s Museum – 9AM  | $12
DuPage Children’s Museum – 130 N. Washington Naperville, IL 60540
DuPage Children’s Museum is proud to be the Chicagoland presenter of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit from January 19 – May 12, 2019. This new exhibit brings to life the themes presented in the award-winning PBS Kids television series created by The Fred Rogers Company that follows the adventures of 4-year-old Daniel Tiger and his friends.

Live Music at Quigley’s – 8:30PM
Quigley’s Irish Pub – 43 E. Jefferson Naperville, IL 60540
Visit Quigley’s for live music most Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Off the Charts will perform beginning at 8:30PM. For more info, visit www.quigleysirishpub.com.

Sunday

6th Annual Naperville Restaurant Week

Starting January 20 and running through February 3, the Naperville Restaurant Week will showcase many restaurants throughout town. From fast casual to fancy dining, each venue will provide either a prix fixe menu at an appetizing price, or discounts on featured menu choices. For a list of participating restaurants, visit dinenaperville.com/participating-restaurants. Also think dinner in downtown Naperville and the show at one of the venues at North Central College such as Wentz Concert Hall.

Chicago Sinfonietta Presents Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert – 3:30PM | $10-$62
Wentz Concert Hall – 171 E Chicago Ave. Naperville, IL 60540
Celebrate the birth and life of Dr. King with Chicago Sinfonietta as it presents its annual MLK Tribute Concert. Chicago Sinfonietta will perform at 3PM Sunday, January 20 at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets at finearts.northcentralcollege.edu.

Monday

MLK Prayer Breakfast – 7AM | $10-$62
Ratio Hall at the Myron Wentz Science Center – 125 S. Loomis St. Naperville, IL 60540
North Central College kicks off its Martin Luther King Jr. Week Celebration with its annual prayer breakfast at 7AM on Monday, Jan. 21 in Ratio Hall at the Myron Wentz Science Center, 125 S. Loomis St. RSVP to cmarmstrong@noctrl.edu or (630) 637-5151 by Jan. 18.

Naperville Pop-up Product Collection Drive Empowers Underserved Kids, Honors MLK Day of Service – 10AM
Fort Hill Activity Center – 20 Fort Hill Drive Naperville, IL 60540
To meet the urgent need to provide more local children with warm clothing, coats and snow boots this winter, on Monday, January 21 Cradles to Crayons Chicago is hosting a pop-up collection drive at the Naperville Park District and asking area families to drop-off donations of new and gently-used items for children living in low-income situations across the Chicago-metro area. Nonprofit Cradles to Crayons, which has already provided essentials to more than 100,000 vulnerable local children, works to eliminate the clothing insecurity that too-often keeps kids from attending school and feeling the confidence they need to succeed. Most Needed Items: Winter Coats (sizes newborn to adult medium)Winter Boots (sizes newborn to adult size 10) Warm Clothing (sizes newborn to adult medium) Toys & Books (ages 0-12).