|October 7, 2015
CREATING A GREAT BRAND EXPERIENCE. Speaker and author Conor Cunneen will show the power of clear and compelling goals, attitude and behavior in creating a company’s brand at an entrepreneur workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7 at Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. For more information, visit www.foxvalley.score.org.
MAINTAINING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE. A panel of three local business owners will discuss the challenges faced in keeping a small business alive at an entrepreneur workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 8 at Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. Topics include how to handle competition, keep loyal customers and attract new customers. For more information, visit www.foxvalley.score.org.
STUDENT FILMS STEP UP TO BULLYING. As October is National Bullying Prevention Month, Naperville Independent Film Festival will screen five student-produced anti-bullying films from KidsMatter, a local nonprofit helping to empower youth. The short films will be shown from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, October 9 at 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive. For more information, visit www.naperville-lib.org.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS. Tune in to NCTV17 at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 9 to catch the live action matchup between the Redhawks of Naperville Central and the Huskies of Naperville North, who will meet on neutral turf at NCC’s Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium for the annual Crosstown Classic football game. The game will also be live streamed at www.NCTV17.com.
NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOPS. Individuals are encouraged to write their own novels during National Novel Writing Month in November. Writers can attend a preparatory workshop to help ensure success throughout the month from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 at 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive. For more information, visit www.naperwrimo.org or www.naperville-lib.org.
ACTIVE PARENTING EDUCATION WORKSHOP. Parents of students in Naperville Community Unit School District 203 are invited to attend a three-week workshop on Tuesday, October 13, 20 and 27 that teaches how to put an end to power struggles, how to teach children problem-solving skills and more. These workshops will be conducted in both English and Spanish from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Beebe Elementary School, 110 E. 11th Ave. For more information or to register, call (630) 420-6552 or visit www.projecthelpdupage.org.
GENEALOGY DROP-IN HELP. A volunteer from Fox Valley Genealogical Society will help any interested individuals get started on a genealogy project or complete difficult genealogical research challenges. The program will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Naper Blvd. Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd., on Wednesday, October 14. For more information, visit www.naperville-lib.org.
NAPERVILLE AREA CROP HUNGER WALK. The 2015 walk to provide financial support for local, regional, national and international agencies that help hungry families will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 18 at Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Road. For more information, visit www.napervillecropwalk.org.
“LEADING UP: BUILDING BLOCKS FOR FUTURE LEADERS.” DuPage Children’s Museum invites business and community leaders to join leadership expert and consultant Harry Jansen Kraemer, Jr., as well as a panel of experts, for an evening on how creative thinking, problem solving and risk taking are all important attributes of effective leadership. The event takes place Thursday, October 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Noah’s, 119 Shuman Blvd. For more information, visit www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/innovation.
FALL FEST. Families in need can enjoy free games, crafts and food while also receiving gently used clothing, Halloween costumes, winter wear, shoes, books and more at Restoration Community Church’s 2015 Fall Fest on Saturday, October 24. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Washington Jr. High School, 201 N. Washington St., and will feature complimentary haircuts, blood pressure screenings and flu shots (free for the uninsured). For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WINE TASTING. Support Respite Endowment Organization, which provides caregivers of children with special needs much-needed “respite” breaks, by attending a wine tasting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 24 at Peterson Spirits and Fine Wines, 1274 E. Chicago Ave. For more information, visit www.respiteendowment.org.
DUPAGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HALLOWEEN CONCERT. The DuPage Symphony Orchestra performs its “Halloween Concert,” featuring costumes and storytelling by the musicians, at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 31 in the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Avenue. For more information, call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
“NOISES OFF.” Naperville’s Brightside Theatre stages the comedy “Noises Off” at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, October 31 and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 1 in Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.brightsidetheatre.com.
WAKE UP YOUR SPIRIT BREAKFAST. Tickets are now on sale for DuPagePads’ 13th Annual Wake Up Your Spirit Breakfast, which will include heartfelt stories of transformation and a look at the agency’s vision for the future. The event will take place from 7 to 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 4 at Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle. For more information, call (630) 682-3846, ext. 2290, or visit www.dupagepads.org.
THE EASTLAND DISASTER. Dave Nelson, Eastland historian and grandson of a Chicago welder that assisted in the Eastland rescue efforts, will share a documentary he produced about the tragic sinking of the SS Eastland as it tried to dock in the Chicago River in 1915, killing 844 passengers and crew. This program will be from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7 at 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive. For more information, visit www.naperville-lib.org.
STELLA ZEE ART EXHIBIT. North Central College presents an art exhibit by Chicago painter Stella Zee. This exhibit is free and open to the public through Thursday, October 8 in the College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St. For more information, call (630) 637-5543 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/show.
YOUTH AND FAMILY VOLUNTEER FAIR. Students in grades 6 through 12 can discover service opportunities that match their interests, career goals and schedules at the KidsMatter Youth and Family Volunteer Fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 8 at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. For more information, contact Bridget Hatch at (630) 995-0275 or visit www.kidsmatter2us.org.
FREE LECTURE ON ARAB STEREOTYPES. North Central College welcomes Alexander Barna, outreach coordinator at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago, who will give a free lecture on Arab stereotypes and the perpetuation of negative labels at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, in the College’s Smith Hall at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St. For more information call (630) 637-5132.
“A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE.” North Central College welcomes Jason Gerace to direct student actors in Tennessee Williams’ master work “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 8 through Saturday, October 10 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 11 at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For more information, visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
WOODSTOCK MOZART FESTIVAL TRIO. DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 1828 Old Naperville Road, welcomes a resident string trio from the Woodstock Mozart Festival for an evening about “The First Ten Years of Mozart’s Life” at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 9. For more information, visit www.dupageuuchurch.com.
GHOST STORIES IN THE PARK … IN THE DARK. The Naperville Park District and Summer Place Theatre present “Ghost Stories in the Park ... In the Dark!” at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 9 and Sunday, October 11 as well as at 6 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 912 Sindt Court. These performances are designed for those ages 5 and older. For more information, call (630) 848-5000 or visit www.napervilleparks.org.
CROSSTOWN CLASSIC FOOTBALL. North Central College hosts the Wes Spencer Crosstown Classic football game matchup between Naperville Central and Naperville North high schools. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 9 in Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St. For ticket information, contact the high schools.
A WALK TO REMEMBER. Support those who have experienced pregnancy loss and infant death at Naperville’s 11th annual A Walk to Remember on Saturday, October 10 at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 500 Jackson Ave. A memorial service begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by a two-mile walk at 10:15 a.m. For more information, visit www.napervillewalktoremember.org.
HEADSTONES IN HISTORY: A NAPERVILLE CEMETERY WALK. Learn about 19th century mourning customs and superstitions during Headstones in History: A Naperville Cemetery Walk that will be held from 2 to 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 beginning at Naper Settlement’s Visitor Center, 523 S. Webster St., and continuing with a walk through the Naperville Cemetery. For more information, visit www.napersettlement.org.
JEWISH ROOTS OF BROADWAY. Join Chicago a cappella for a Saturday, October 10 concert that explores traditional Jewish music and the Jewish composers such as George Gershwin and Irving Berlin that influenced American musical theater. The concert begins at 8 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom, 772 W. 5th Ave. For more information, visit www.chicagoacappella.org.
“TWO TIMES TCHAIKOVSKY.” The DuPage Symphony Orchestra presents “Two Times Tchaikovsky,” featuring the 2012 Young Concert Artists International winner Aleksey Semenenko. The concert begins at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 at North Central College’s Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For more information, call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
NAPERVILLE PARK DISTRICT FAMILY HAYRIDES. Round up the family and take a hayride in the crisp autumn air through Seager Park, 1163 Plank Road, on Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 18. Each child and adult attending must register except for children younger than three who may ride for free. For more information, visit www.napervilleparks.org.
“FOR ONLY” ART EXHIBIT. North Central College will showcase artwork by sculptor Marina Kuchinski through Sunday, October 11. Titled “For Only,” the free exhibit will be on display in the Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For more information, call (630) 637-5375 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/show.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL. Recognize women’s rights and the challenges girls and women faces around the world during an International Day of the Girl celebration at WAR Chest Boutique, 4 E. Jefferson St., from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 11. For more information, call (630) 904-9200, email email@example.com or visit www.facebook.com/events/1018290454862044.
GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS WALKING TOUR. The architecture and history of business in downtown Naperville will be highlighted during a Sunday, October 11 tour from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The tour begins at Naper Settlement’s Visitor Center, 523 S. Webster St., and includes about 14 blocks of walking. For more information, visit www.napersettlement.org.
FAMILY BINGO & PIZZA. Join the Naperville Park District for Family Bingo & Pizza from 12 to 1:15 p.m. on Monday, October 12 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave. The event includes 12 games of Bingo, food, drinks and prizes for adults and children. For more information, call (630) 848-5000 or visit www.napervilleparks.org.
THE SOCIAL INVASION: KEEPING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION PRIVATE. Learn how personal information is being collected and used for marketing, what agencies and regulations protect the individual and how to take advantage of social media security settings at The Social Invasion: Keeping Your Personal Information Private on Tuesday, October 13 at 7 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Celebration Community Life Center, 919 S. Washington St. For more information, visit http://naperville-il.aauw.net.
GRANT PROPOSAL WRITING WORKSHOP. This free nuts-and-bolts workshop by the Naperville Education Foundation provides basic information needed to prepare a high-quality grant proposal. It will be held on Thursday, October 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. with a repeat session from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at School District 203’s Administrative Center, 203 W. Hillside Road. For more information, contact Ann E. Spehar at (630) 420-3086 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“NO MORE PERFECT WOMAN.” Jill Savage from Hearts At Home will speak from 9 to 11:15 a.m. at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Drive, on Friday, October 16 with the goal of helping women shelve their desires for perfection along with their insecurities of not measuring up to others. For more information, call (630) 643-7468 or visit www.growingkidschicago.org.
ALL HALLOWS EVE. Encounter some of the scariest characters of the past, present and future from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. The entire 12 acres are haunted during two of the darkest nights of the year with otherworldly creatures, eerie entertainment and must-see horrors. For more information, visit www.napersettlement.org.
AN EVENING WITH JAZZ PIANIST CHRIS WHITE. North Central College presents “An Evening with Jazz Pianist Chris White” along with supporting North Central jazz faculty artists at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 16 at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For more information, call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
SENIOR TASK FORCE TRANSPORTATION FOCUS GROUP. The Naperville Senior Task Force is looking for seniors to share their thoughts on transportation in Naperville during a roundtable discussion on Saturday, October 17 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in Meeting Room A at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. For more information and to register, call the Senior Help Desk at (630) 848-3613 or e-mail email@example.com.
SOUPS ON. Enjoy the best of Naperville restaurants and entertainment by local students at the Rotary Club of Naperville Soup’s On! The afternoon dedicated to heightening awareness and raising funds to help prevent hunger and homelessness will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 18 at Naperville Central High School, 440 Aurora Ave. For more information, visit www.soupsonrotary.com.
GRIMM’S GRIMMEST. Listen to the 19th century tales of the Brothers Grimm as originally intended for adults on Sunday, October 18 at the History Speaks Lecture Series: Grimm’s Grimmest from 7 to 8 p.m. at Naper Settlement’s Century Memorial Chapel, 523 S. Webster St. For more information, call (630) 420-6010 or visit www.napersettlement.org.
NAPERVILLE GIVES DAY. Show your support for local charities that make an impact right here in Naperville by donating through Naperville Gives on Wednesday, October 21. Beginning at midnight and continuing until 11:59 p.m., Naperville-area residents can go to www.napervillegives.org, connect with causes and make tax-deductible donations. For more information, visit www.napervillegives.org.
“WASTELAND.” North Central College presents the student-directed play “Wasteland,” which tells the story of two U.S. prisoners held underground during the Vietnam War. Performances will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21; Thursday, October 22 and Saturday, October 24 in Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. For more information, call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
CAPS AWARDS DINNER. Citizens Appreciate Public Safety (CAPS) will honor outstanding service by Naperville Fire Department personnel at an awards dinner on Thursday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Meson Sabika, 1025 Aurora Ave. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.napervillecaps.com.
PETER FRAMPTON RAW. North Central College welcomes Grammy Award-winning guitarist Peter Frampton in his acoustic-only set, “Raw, An Acoustic Tour,” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 22 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
HOMECOMING KICKOFF CONCERT. North Central College’s annual Homecoming Kickoff Concert opens the concert season for the College’s Cardinal Chorus, Chamber Singers, Women’s Chorale, Concert Choir, Concert Winds, Symphonic Band and Jazz Combo I. The free concert begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 23 at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
NAPERVILLE PARK DISTRICT FAMILY HAYRIDES. Round up the family and take a hayride in the crisp autumn air through Knoch Knolls Park, 336 Knoch Knolls Road, on Saturday, October 24. Each child and adult attending must register except for children younger than three who may ride for free. For more information, visit www.napervilleparks.org.
PUMPKIN DECORATING AND S’MORES. The whole family is invited to enjoy some Halloween fun at the Naperville Park District’s Pumpkin Decorating and S’mores event from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 24 at the Seager Park Interpretive Center, 1163 Plank Road. For more information, call (630) 848-5000 or visit www.napervilleparks.org.
HOMECOMING PARADE. North Central College invites the public to view its annual Homecoming parade starting at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 24. The parade begins at North Brainard and East School streets and proceeds south on Brainard to Championship Plaza, where a pep rally will be held. For more information, visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/homecoming.
MARY POPPINS AUDITIONS. Children and adults are invited to audition for Magical Starlight Theatre’s “Mary Poppins” on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave. Auditions for children under age 16 will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and auditions for actors 16 and older will be 2:30 to 4 p.m. both days. For more information, visit www.magicalstarlighttheatre.org or e-mail info@MagicalStarlightTheatre.org.
STEP UP FOR AUTISM WALK. Little Friends will host its seventh annual Step Up for Autism walk on Saturday, October 24 along the Riverwalk in downtown Naperville to raise awareness about autism. Festivities include a fun-filled Kids’ Area and food vendors starting at 5:30 p.m. and continue with a one-mile family friendly walk beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.littlefriendsinc.org.
SCARE-ILLON CONCERT. Head to the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave., for a Halloween-themed concert on Saturday, October 24 and hear spooky and atmospheric pieces, featuring both classical and popular music from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.napervilleparks.org.
HALLOWEEN HOP. Join others for great gobs ‘o fun when downtown Naperville hosts its first ‘Halloween Hop’ on Sunday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to noon. Costumed goons and goblins, along with their parents will check in at Main Street and Jefferson Street and receive a map of Halloween ‘stops’ they can hop to for non-candy treats. For more information, visit www.downtownnaperville.com.
FASHION SHOW: “ON THE RED CARPET.” Enjoy lunch out with friends at the Hilton Hotel, 3003 Corporate West Drive, while taking in a fashion show and enjoying a raffle and auction on Sunday, October 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.downtownnaperville.com.
HALLOWEEN HAPPENING. Enjoy lots of free Halloween activities at Naperville’s best Halloween fest for little ones ages 10 and younger. Naperville Park District’s Halloween Happening will be held on Sunday, October 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 912 Sindt Ct. For more information, visit www.napervilleparks.org.
HALLOWEEN HAYRIDE. Calling all witches, wizards, ghosts and goblins. Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume (parents included) and join the Naperville Park District for a Halloween Hayride on Sunday, October 25 at Knoch Knolls Park, 336 Knoch Knolls Road. This event is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and includes a bonfire and hot chocolate. For more information, visit www.napervilleparks.org.
JONNY LANG IN CONCERT. North Central College welcomes singer Jonny Lang in concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 25 at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., to perform selections from his popular release “Fight For My Soul.” For more information or to purchase tickets, call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
WEDNESDAY WALKING CLUB. Every Wednesday at 8 a.m. through October 28, join the free Wednesday Walking Club at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. Check in at the Pre-Emption House Visitor Center then log your minutes to earn reward tickets to Naper Settlement programs and events. No registration is required. For more information, call (630) 420-6010 or visit www.napersettlement.org.
HONORS CHORAL INVITATIONAL. North Central College presents its annual Honors Choral Invitational, featuring guest ensembles and the College’s Cardinal Chorus, Chamber Singers, Women’s Chorale and Concert Choir. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28 at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (630) 637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
FIFTH AVENUE STATION FARMERS MARKET. Local farmers sell fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, baked goods and other produce in an open-air market at the Fifth Avenue Station parking lot, 200 E. 5th Ave., from 7 a.m. to noon every Saturday through October. For more information, call (630) 369-5638.
HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST. Carve, decorate or paint a pumpkin and then send a photo of it to TeenSpaceNPL@gmail.com for a chance to win a prize. Entries, which must be received by midnight on Saturday, October 31, will be shared on the library’s Instagram accounts. Include the pumpkin designer’s name, grade and phone number along with the photo. For more information, visit www.naperville-lib.org.
MILLENNIUM CARILLON WEEKLY RECITALS AND CONCERTS. Weekly recitals and concerts at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave., are held every Saturday at noon and Sunday at 3 p.m. through December. For more information, visit www.Naperville-Carillon.org.
FALL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE PARK DISTRICT. Get involved with the Naperville Park District by volunteering to staff Halloween Happenings on Sunday, October 25. Those interested in volunteering at this or other events, such as “Ghost Stories in the Park … In the Dark” or “Pumpkin Decorating and S’Mores,” can learn more and register at www.napervilleparks.org.
MILLENNIUM CARILLON COLORED LIGHTING SCHEDULE. In addition to providing a community gathering place and ringing its bells to entertain and to mark special occasions, Naperville’s Millennium Carillon helps celebrate holidays and community causes silently through its colored lighting schedule. The regular white lights shine most of the year. This autumn, the lights will change to yellow from September 8-14 to highlight childhood cancer awareness and then will shine orange from September 15-21 to mark Hunger Action Month. Orange lights will shine for Halloween from October 27-November 2 and the lights will switch to red, white and blue to honor Veterans Day from November 3-11.
SUNDAY HOURS. Nichols and 95th Street libraries will be open from 1 to 9
p.m. every Sunday through May 22. Stop in to get last-minute projects,
homework or reading time in before the week begins. Naper Blvd. Library
will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, visit www.naperville-lib.org.
NAPER NOTIFY. Naper Notify provides emergency and quality-of-life information via phone call, text message, email or smart phone app. For more information and to sign up, visit www.napernotify.com.
SMART911. When you make an emergency call from a registered phone, Smart911 displays your profile on the 9-1-1 call taker’s screen. To register, visit www.naperville.il.us/smart911.aspx.
POWER OUTAGES. If you are experiencing a power outage, please report it 24 hours a day, seven days a week to Naperville City Dispatch by calling (630) 420-6187.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITY. Household Hazardous Waste may be safely disposed of at the new drop-off facility located at 156 Fort Hill Drive. For more information, visit www.naperville.il.us/hhw.aspx.
HOLIDAY GARBAGE COLLECTION. When residential garbage collection falls on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas, pickup will resume one day later for the remainder of the week.
NAPERVILLE SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM. The Naperville Search and Rescue Team helps locate persons who are missing and in distress. They also may assist with evidence recovery and help out at local festivals, such as Ribfest and Last Fling. For more information, contact Judy Cittadino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“CLUNKER” VEHICLE DONATIONS. The Naperville Fire Department is seeking donations of used and otherwise “clunker” vehicles. To donate, contact Ruthi Sommers at (630) 305-5900.
MUNICIPAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM. The City of Naperville has shifts for its front desk reception volunteer position. If you are interested, contact email@example.com to obtain an application.
ONLINE LIBRARY NEWSLETTER. Patrons can subscribe to the Naperville Public Library’s monthly newsletter to receive up-to-date library news by visiting http://bit.ly/nplnewsletter.
RECYCLE MY FRIDGE. Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA) customers can recycle secondary refrigerators and receive a prepaid card. For more information, visit www.RecycleMyFridge.org.
FIRST AID AND CPR/AED TRAINING. The City is offering first aid, CPR and AED certification classes for residents and businesses. For more information, visit www.naperville.il.us/cpraed.aspx.
FINANCE DEPARTMENT HOURS. The Finance Department is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
MUNICIPAL MEETING SCHEDULE
Please note that all meeting locations listed below are rooms in the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., unless otherwise indicated.
- Liquor Commission: Thursday, October 8, 3 p.m., Mayor’s Conference Room
- Public Utilities Advisory Board: Thursday, October 8, 5 p.m., Electric Service Center, South Entrance, Second Floor, Conference Room East, 1392 Aurora Ave.
- Public Utilities Advisory Board: Monday, October 12, 5 p.m., Electric Service Center, South Entrance, Second Floor, Conference Room East, 1392 Aurora Ave.
- Board of Fire and Police Commissioners: Tuesday, October 13, 7 p.m., Mayor’s Conference Room
- Riverwalk Commission: Wednesday, October 14, 7:30 a.m., Lunch Room
- Sister Cities Commission: Wednesday, October 14, 7 p.m., Mayor’s Conference Room
Any individual with a disability requesting a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in a public meeting should contact the Communications Department at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting. The Communications Department can be reached in person at 400 S. Eagle Street, Naperville, IL, via telephone at (630) 420-6707 or (630) 305-5205 (TDD) or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Every effort will be made to allow for meeting participation.