We Are Rivals: Movie Premiere Event – January 17, 2014

You may know the final scores, or even watch the games, but do you know what goes on behind the scenes to prepare for the big game?

Hear the stories from the students, cheerleaders, coaches and players as each school gets ready to take on their rival on the football field.

NCTV17 will present their newest documentary “We Are Rivals” on January 17 at North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall.  The fill will share the stories of the football rivals between Neuqua Valley and Waubonsie Valley, and Naperville Central and Naperville North high schools.

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11th Annual Chocolate Festival In Naperville: January 18, 2014

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Chocolate and fun for all ages!

The 11th Annual Chocolate Festival will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Neuqua Valley Freshman Campus.

Hosted by 360 Youth Services, guests can enjoy free chocolate samples, see live cooking demonstrations, enjoy live entertainment and participate in family fun activities.

Also a huge attraction each year at the Chocolate Festival is the Sweet Treats Baking Competition. Entrants of all ages enter their baked goods while local judges pick the winners.  Then the Chocolate Festival guests get to taste all the entries! [Read more…]

Bridal Showcase at Naper Settlement – January 10 & 11, 2014

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If you’re planning a wedding, the Bridal Showcase at Naper Settlement is the perfect opportunity to meet with over 50 local vendors.

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming.  Let Naper Settlement help! With over 50 vendors, the Bridal Showcase is the perfect place to have one-one-one personal consultations with everyone you need to make your wedding day perfect. Featuring some of the best in the bridal business, vendors that will be present include photographers, florists, DJs, ministers, musicians, bakers, caterers and more. See the entire list of vendors below.

One of the best in the Western suburbs, let the Bridal Showcase  help you plan your wedding! [Read more…]

Bubble Bash New Year’s Eve Fun For Kids

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Build It Big New Year’s Eve Bubble Bash

The New Year’s Eve Bubble Bash is back at the Dupage Children’s Museum in Naperville.

This year’s bash will be the biggest ever. “Build It Big” Bubble Bash New Year’s Eve celebration will allow guests to explore all three floors of the museum. Bubble fun will be everywhere!

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Naperville’s Family-Friendly New Year’s Celebration

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When: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: Downtown Naperville and Rotary Hill

Cost:  Free

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2013 Max Lacewell Foundation Gala – November 9

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The Max Lacewell Foundation presents the 2013 Best Day Evuh Gala benefiting Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago


  • Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.


  • Bobak’s Signature Events – 6440 Double Eagle Drive – Woodridge, IL 60517

This is the 3rd annual gala benefiting The Max Lacewell Foundation and the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. [Read more…]

Halloween Events This Weekend: Pet Parade, Costume Contest, & More!

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There are a bunch of Halloween-related events going on this weekend in Naperville and we’ve highlighted 4 of them here.

Costume Contest Spooktacular!

  • Saturday, October 26
  • 9:30pm to 2am
  • At the Wise Boxer Pour House:  16 W. Jefferson Ave – Naperville
  • $10 entry fee benefiting the Naperville Jaycees

Come by the Wise Boxer Pour House in Naperville for a Halloween party and costume contest!  There are prizes for the sexiest, scariest, most original, funniest, and best couple costumes.  Prizes are awarded to each category plus another for best-in-show. [Read more…]

Job Fair For People With Disabilities: Oct. 25

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The Naperville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Job & Resource Fair for people with disabilities this week.

When & Where

  • Friday, October 25
  • 8am to 12/noon
  • Northern Illinois University, Naperville Campus:  1120 E. Diehl Rd. – Naperville, IL 60563 [Read more…]

All Hallows Eve At Naper Settlement: Dates, Times, Info

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Welcome to the Village of Fear!

Well, actually it’s Naper Settlement.  But it’s going to be all dressed up for All Hallows Eve, so get ready for some “PG-Creepy” rated excitement.

Where and When?

  • Naper Settlement: 523 S. Webster St. – Naperville, IL 60540
  • Friday & Saturday, October 18 & 19, 2013
  • 6:30-10:00 pm [Read more…]

Halloween Happening; Naperville Park District Event For Kids

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If you are looking for some child friendly, non-spooky Halloween fun for young children, Naperville Park District’s Halloween Happening is for you. This event is specifically meant for children ages 10 and under and their families.

Kids can come dressed up in their Halloween costumes for a fun-filled afternoon of games and activities. This is a great opportunity for parents and their young children to spend the afternoon outdoors enjoying the fabulous fall weather together.

Best of all, this is a free event! [Read more…]