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Naperville Gardener – What do you know about Father’s Day?

Did you know that Father’s Day became an official American holiday in 1972? Back then President Richard Nixon signed a proclamation designating the third...

Applications are open for the 2024 Labor Day Parade

The 2024 Labor Day Parade, organized by the Naperville Jaycees, is set for Mon., Sept. 2, 2024. (PN File Photo 2023) Join the Jaycees as...
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Art Talk – Head to Head

Logic may tell you that if getting ahead is good, getting two heads is even better. Perhaps that was the thought process behind the...

School board member, long-time employee of Kroehler Furniture

Arthur Jay Goodge was born June 25, 1880, in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, the son of Frank P. Goodge and Jane Agnes Busch. He came...

Nutrition Knowledge – Fresh, local produce means great nutrition

The advantage of eating vine-ripened fruit and vegetables is that they are the most nutritious. The vast majority of nutrients enter the fruits and...
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Movies with Tarek – ‘Wildcat’

Written and directed by Ethan Hawke, Wildcat follows the true story of the writer Flannery O’Connor. Through the direction of Hawke, he casts his...

BEE-lieve it or not… Downtown Naperville is abuzz for summer

From a dragon fly in 2023 (above) to a caterpillar in 2024, local artist Adela Vystejnova has been featured among local artists in the...

June Editor’s Notes

“June is bustin’ out all over,” as the 1945 Broadway song from “Carousel” proclaims. To a tune by composer Richard Rogers, lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II...

Art exhibit celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Nichols Library / May 30, 2024

Chinese American Women in Action (CAWA) will be hosting the 2nd Annual CAWA Youth and AYA Art Exhibition from 4:30 to 7:30PM Thurs., May 30, at...

Naper Settlement June 2024 Events and Programs

Naper Settlement recently opened a new entrance to the living history museum, located at 523 S. Webster Street in the heart of Naperville. Naper Settlement...

Annual Memorial Service pays tribute to Naperville Fallen Firefighters

Every May, the community pauses with citizens throughout the nation to honor firefighters who made the supreme sacrifice while serving their departments. On Thurs., May...

‘Kite Fly’ event returns to Frontier Sports Complex on June 2 and other news

Naperville Park District again will host Annual Kite Fly, a free, family-friendly event on Sun., June 2, 2024. (PN File Photo) The 17th annual Kite Fly, hosted...

Volunteers will begin placing flags to honor Veterans at Blue Star Memorial

Updated Post, May 25, 2024 / James Hoch Photography captures four days of the annual volunteer flag-placing initiative at local cemeteries to honor Veterans...

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: May 17-19

Friday Gift Cards for Merry Month of May Occasions! Available during store hours in downtown Naperville, purchase gift cards for graduations, teacher gifts, coaches and...

Buddy Poppy Days lead up to Memorial Day, May 27, 2024

Memorial Day is the time set aside on the last Monday in May to commemorate American military personnel that died in all wars, recognizing...

Naperville Millennium Carillon Summer Recital Series Is Set to Begin June 4

Above / Naperville Millennium Carillon Summer Recitals will be performed at 7PM Tuesdays, June 4 through August 13, 2024. (Moser Tower, PN File Photo) Naperville’s...

Tackle joys of fishing at Naperville ponds and then some

Above / Local fishing opportunities abound all around Lake Osborne, located just west of  the Naperville Public Safety Center along Aurora Avenue and from...

Things to do on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2024

Enjoy the great outdoors! Today's forecast reports it'll be mostly sunny with the high about 82F. It's a perfect day to take an afternoon...
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Movies with Tarek – ‘Unfrosted’

Directed by and starring Jerry Seinfeld, Unfrosted is one of those clever and sarcastic comedies that dives into ambitious aspirations in a quirky way. A film where the revolutionary days of...

Transitions – An actor and a gentlemen: Lou Gossett, Jr.

A Broadway actor at 17, Lou Gossett, Jr., spent over 70 years entertaining on stage, screen, and voice-overs. His Emmy performance as Fiddler, a...

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