Culture: Bridal Expo 2013
January 17, 2013 4:56PM
Updated: January 19, 2013 8:28PM
Bicentennial Park: Saturday Youth Drama Classes Jan. 19-Feb. 23: Grades 1-5 meet 9-10:15 a.m. ($55) and grades 6-12 meet 10:30 a.m.-12 noon ($60). At 201 West Jefferson Street, Joliet. Register online at bicentennialpark.org.
University of St. Francis Concert Chorale: This choir meets at the university on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with some performances throughout the year. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Contact USF professor Will Thomen (815) 740-5043, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
University of St. Francis Bernie’s Band: The Band, which meets at the university at varying practice times, provides music at all home football games as well as other special events. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. E-mail USF professor Robert Stumpf at email@example.com, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: The group rehearses every from 6-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays that school is in session at Lewis University, 1 University Parkway, Romeoville. Players ome from Lewis University and Joliet Junior College, and from area high schools and middle schools. Visit www.mysomusic.org.
Fox Valley Festival Chorus: Rehearsals are at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. New members welcome. No auditions required for Chorus membership, only for solos. At St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, corner of Edgelawn and Galena, Aurora. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit foxvalleyfc.org.
Heartland Voices: Not-for-profit choral arts organization based in Elgin seeks new singers for the upcoming season. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from late September through late April. Anyone wishing to audition should either email email@example.com or phone Dr. John G. Slawson, artistic director, at (847) 347-4584.
The Senior Suburban Orchestra: Rehearsals are at 1-3:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Oak Trace, 200 Village Drive, Downers Grove. New members are welcome. The orchestra needs players on violin, viola, cello, double bass, bassoon, and percussion. Call Lori Davis at (630) 935-7103.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Curtis Jobling, “Wereworld,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 18, Naperville. Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, “The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published,” Discussion and Panel Critique, 2 p.m. Jan. 19, Naperville. Dr. Joel Fuhrman, “Super Immunity: The End of Diabetes,” Presentation and Booksigning, 2 p.m. Jan. 20 at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. at North Central College. Brad Taylor, “Enemy of Mine,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Naperville. Kadir Nelson, “I Have a Dream,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 22, Naperville. Melissa de la Cruz, “In Gates of Paradise,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Naperville. At 5112 Main St. in Downers Grove and 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Anderson’s Two Doors East is at 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call (630) 963-2665 or visit andersonbookshop.com.
Bridal Expo 2013: Brides-to-be can do all of their wedding planning in one day, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 20. $8-$10. At the Rialto Square Theatre, 15 E. Van Buren St., Joliet. Call (815) 726-7171 or visit Rialtosquare.com.
After Hours Film Society: “The Sessions,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Screenings are at 7:30 p.m. At the Tivoli, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. Cost is $5 for members and $9 for others. Call (630) 534-4528. Visit afterhoursfilmsociety.com.
Lewis University’s Performing Arts Series: “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Philip Lynch Theatre. Tickets are $10. At One University Parkway, Romeoville. Call (815) 836-5385 or visit lewisu.edu.
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