The damage done by an unknown vandal to the horse embellished by Naperville artist Diana Leviton Gondek put the "pain" in painter. Still, she said restoring it promptly, so it can be returned as soon as possible to its Michigan Avenue spot in front of the Wrigley Building, is nothing compared to the sacrifice made by the fallen police officer whose memory it honors.
Oct. 21 11:58 a.m. |
Susan Frick Carlman
The Center for Civic Leadership (CCL) at Benedictine University will host former presidential economic adviser Austan Goolsbee, who will lecture on “Economic and Political Realities: 2015 and Beyond” at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center in Lisle.
Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 16 10:52 a.m. |
In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month in October, the library will showcase the musical talents of “The X Factor” and “American Idol” contestant Jillian Jensen on Monday, Oct. 20.
Things To Do
The St. John’s Episcopal Church kitchen crew, nicknamed the Righteous Brothers, serves a monthly Sunday-morning breakfast. In addition, these ambitious chefs prepare a women’s tea, a fish fry, a steak dinner, a lobster extravaganza and other special meals throughout the year.
Oct. 16 6 a.m. |
Naperville resident Margaret Sommer is experiencing a bittersweet moment these days after learning that her late dog Spice — a mixed breed that is half English Setter and half Sheltie — will be featured in the 2015 365 Dogs-A-Year Calendar published by Workman Publishing in New York.
Four local students were named semifinalists in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program. Three local students were named recipients in the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program.
Oct. 15 11:02 a.m. |
Naper Settlement's newly hired president and CEO, Rena Calabrese, is the first new face at the helm of the downtown Naperville indoor/outdoor history museum in 35 years. She sees the local stories told through the Settlement's assets and programs as reflections of the nation's history itself.
Oct. 15 9:09 a.m. |
Susan Frick Carlman
Terry Lynch will present “Edgar Allan Poe — To Tell a Tale,” part of the History Speaks Lecture Series, from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, in Century Memorial Chapel at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Lynch will give a brief biographical sketch of Poe’s life and retell some of Poe’s greatest works, including “The Raven” and “The Tell Tale Heart.”
A year ago, Lindstrom and her children, Sasha and Vaughn, made an incredible difference in the lives of many people through their Yes We Can! Food Drive that raised more than 10,000 pounds of food in a short time and with little planning.
Oct. 14 5:32 p.m. |