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Friday, August 12, 2022

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Century Walk: ‘Mr. and Mrs. Naperville’

According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the Dog Days of summer are traditionally the 40 days beginning July 3 and ending August 11, which...

August Editor’s Notes / Dogs and Dog Days

Above / Back in 2012, Karl-the-Girl-Dog was among six dogs that joined McGruff-the-Crime-Dog to introduce the dog patio at Meson Sabika. (See group photo...

Naperville Municipal Band summer concerts take the stage through August 11

Above / Against the backdrop of a large audience, Naperville Municipal Band Conductor Ron Keller leads the City band on stage at the Naperville...

August Events at Naper Settlement

Naper Settlement presents the following events and programs during August 2022. Summer Admission & Hours will be Tuesday-Saturday from 10AM-4PM and Sunday from 1-4PM...

A few things happening in Naperville the first week in August 2022

Above / Just back from a getaway to Mason City, Iowa, a stop along the way to experience a "Nature Trail" in Brandon, Iowa,...

Naperville garden clubs will blossom in show at Botanic Garden in early August

Above / A striking display of red flowers created a Blue Ribbon design by Flower Show Chair Diane Greenawalt. "Let's Go to the Movies"...

Gifts of music continue Thursday evenings in Central Park through Aug. 11

Did you know? According to a report in Southern Living Magazine, "Christmas in July" started on July 24 and July 25 in 1933 at...

North Central College introduces line up for 2022-2023 Performance Series

Tickets for the 2022-2023 North Central College Performance Series are now available at the North Central College Box Office, located in the Fine Arts...

Movies with Tarek – Chicago Critics Film Festival: ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Review

A new up and coming actor and director, Cooper Raiff, has created a masterpiece which is both charming inspirational. Cha Cha Real Smooth is...

Joseph and Almeda Naper’s son-in-law (twice)

Cheney Moses Castle was born April 11, 1829, in Jericho, Chittenden County, Vermont, the son of Deacon Joel Castle and Aurelia Lane. At the age...

Plaques throughout Fredenhagen Park, Riverwalk have been restored to enhance original shine

Thanks to the Naperville Riverwalk Foundation under the leadership of its president, John Cuff, tarnished plaques along the Riverwalk and throughout Fredenhagen Park have...

Nutrition Knowledge – Stress and the microbiome

As we continue exploring how to help our gut microbiome be at its best, we must talk about stress. We all experience stress to...

Pulse of Naperville Music Scene – Thanks for the musical memories

Some moments are forever vivid such the time a tall figure walked into my tiny office when it was located under the staircase up...

Downtown Naperville summer sidewalk sales are set for July 14-17

Above / As has been tradition through the years, Dean's Fine Clothing Summer Sale Days are now in progress inside the spacious store as...

Art Talk – Fate has turned the light on

If an award-winning Broadway musical is on your list of favorite things, then here’s some news for you: Naperville’s Summer Place Theatre (SPT) is...

Custom printed matting, you say? Why, yes!

With its large in-house pigment ink art printers and a creative team of graphic artists, Colbert Custom Framing & Art Printing is excited to...

Upbeat! with the Naperville Municipal Band: 2022 8th Grade Scholarship Recipients

The Naperville Municipal Band is pleased to announce the continuation of its tradition of awarding a $250 music scholarship to one 8th grade student...

Upcoming July events at Naper Settlement

Naper Settlement presents the following events and programs during July 2022. Summer Admission & Hours will be Tuesday-Saturday from 10AM-4PM and Sunday from 1-4PM...

The Naperville Salute is set for two more days, July 3-4, to celebrate Independence Day

Above / Before kids raced or rolled down Rotary Hill Friday evening, many were attracted to stop and chat with several Naperville Police stationed...

Naperville Gardener – Super Power of the Month…. ‘I Pay Tribute to our Armed Forces!’

Naperville is fortunate to be home to two Blue Star Memorial Markers. Yes, two! These markers take their name from the blue star in...

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Apply now for 10-week Citizen Police Academy that begins Sept. 28, 2022

Above / Naperville Police Department, located at 1350 Aurora Avenue, is now accepting applications for its Fall Citizen Police Academy, a course that includes...
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