Culture: West Suburban Irish Parade
March 14, 2013 11:22AM
Fox Country Players: Auditions for radio shows called “On the Air” will be held from 2-4 p.m. March 16 and 17 and 7-9 p.m March 18 at the Community Christian Church in Yorkville. Visitfoxcountryplayers.org.
Elgin Theatre Company: Auditions for “Princess Diana, the Musical” will be held at 1 to 5 p.m. March 24 and 7 to 10 p.m. March 25. Callbacks will be 7 to 10 p.m. March 26 at the Sears Gallery of the Elgin Academy. Visit http://elgin-theatre.com/directions.htm.
NMGC Voices of Hope: Area singers (male and female) who have been affected by cancer are invited to join and attend rehearsals at 10 a.m. Saturdays at Church of The Brethren, 1020 W. Jefferson, Naperville. Organized by The Naperville Men’s Glee Club, this mixed voice choir will learn a variety of songs to be presented in concert on April 28 at Wentz Concert Hall. Call (630) 448-0518 or visit nmgc.org.
The Summer Place: Naperville’s community theater is seeking choreographers and Music Directors, Vocal Directors, and Rehearsal Pianists for the musicals “Legally Blonde” and “Oklahoma.” Rehearsal schedules have not been coordinated to date. Send resume email@example.com.
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.
Swedish American Children’s Choir: The choir is seeking new singers for the fall/holiday season. Children 4-17 years of age are welcome to join the midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children. The choir rehearses in Batavia. Call (630) 414-9700.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Tom Angleberger, “Art2-D2’s Guide to Folding and Doodling,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. March 15, Naperville. Randy Wayne White, “Night Moves,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. March 15, Two Doors East. Jodi Picoult, “The Storyteller,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. March 15 at Kennedy Junior High School, 2929 Green Trails Dr., Lisle. Sharon Draper, “Panic,” Reading and Booksigning, 2 p.m. March 16, Naperville. Edward Kelsey Moore, “Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. March 20, Naperville. Loren Long, “Otis and the Puppy,” Reading and Booksigning, 7 p.m. March 21, Naperville. Anderson’s is located at 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville, (630) 355-2665. 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.
Cathy Streul Booksigning: The signing for “Adventures from the Farm” is at 9 a.m. March 20 at Parkwood Elementary, 2150 Laurel Ave, Hanover Park. Call (888) 361-9473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barnes and Noble: At the Promenade Center, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Call (630) 783-0009 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Barnes & Noble: Weekly story times take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Events are free. At 47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 579-0200. Visit bn.com.
Culture Stock: At 43 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Call (630) 264-3380 or visit liftaurora.org/.
West Suburban Irish Parade: The 20th annual parade includes floats, bands, dancers, bagpipes, drums and more in downtown Naperville at 10 a.m. March 16. Visit wsirish.org.
Sugar Bush Fair: Vera Meineke Nature Center at Spring Valley hosts this event, 9 a.m. March 16-17. At 1111 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Call (847) 985-2100 or visit Parkfun.com.
Kane County Flea Market: Flea markets take place the first weekend of the month from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Randall Road and Route 64, St. Charles. Featuring antiques, collectibles and hundreds of dealers. Admission is $5 each day; children under 12 are free. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
Beer Can and Breweriana Show: 31st Annual Monarch Fest at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 22 at American Legion Post 76, 570 S. Gary Ave., Carol Stream, (RT. 64/North Ave. and Gary Ave.). Buy, sell or trade. Tickets are $2. Tables are $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Set-up time is 7 a.m. Dues are $10 for one year and $25 for three years. Call (630) 305-8618 or e-mail to Abormann6735@wowway.com.
“The Believers:” Fermilab Lecture Series presents the science documentary at 8 p.m. March 15 followed by a panel discussion with Clayton Brown, Dr. Eric Prybes and Dr. Heidi Schellman. Tickets are $7. At Ramsey Auditorium, located in Wilson Hall, the high-rise building on the campus of Fermilab. The main entrance is via Pine Street at Kirk Road in Batavia. Call (630) 840-2787 or visit fnal.gov/culture. Visit thebelieversmovie.com.
Paramount’s Classic Movie Mondays: Movies start at 7 p.m. “The Sound of Music,” March 18. Tickets are $1. At 23 E. Galena Blvd. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit ParamountAurora.com.
After Hours Film Society: “Royal Affair,” March 25. 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.
Talk of the Town Swing Band: The Sandwich Opera House is at 8 p.m. March 16. Tickets are $5. At 140 E. Railroad Street. Call (815) 786-2555.
Acappellago: Singers from all over the western suburbs, will present two performances of its annual spring concert, “Escape to … Blue Skies” at 7:30 p.m. March 16 at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook. and 4:30 p.m. March 17 at the Congregational Church of Batavia, 21 S. Batavia Ave. Tickets are $15-$17. Call (708) 484-3797 x.2 or visit Acappellago.org.
St. Patty’s Day at Raue Center: The night will feature music from Áthas, comedy from Bob Rumba and Irish dancers from The Rebecca McCarthy School of Dance at 8 p.m. March 16 at Raue Center in Crystal Lake. Tickets are $20. At 26 N. Williams Street, Crystal Lake. Call (815) 356-9212 or visit rauecenter.org.
Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra: The group presents Blueprint at 2, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 17 At Elgin Community College. Tickets are $14-$25. At 1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin. Call (847) 622-0300 or visit tickets.elgin.edu.
The Gallery Chamber Series: Fermilab’s series hosts a performance at 2:30 p.m. March 20 with Arianna String Quartet. A reception with the performers follows the concert. Tickets are $17. At Kirk Road at Pine Street, Batavia. Call (630) 840-2787 or visit fnal.gov/culture.
Charles “Delta Blues Hog” Hayes: The renowned Delta-style bluesman will be the headliner at the March 21 fundraiser for the Aurora Historical Society, which also features dinner with beer pairings at Two Brother’s Roundhouse in Aurora. Hours are 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets are $80 and include dinner and beer. Club Level tickets are $150 and feature balcony seating and an open bar. At 205 N. Broadway St, Aurora. Call (630) 906-0650 or visit aurorahistory.net.
Phillip Phillips: 2012’s American Idol will perform at Benedictine University’s Ben Bash at 8 p.m. April 13 at the Dan and Ada Rice Center. Tickets are $30. At 5700 College Road, Lisle. Call (630) 829-6090 or visit ben.edu/benbash.
DuPage Symphony Orchestra: Baroque Bonanza, an afternoon of chamber music, will be performed at 3 p.m. April 28 at the Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton. Tickets are $8-$15. At 155 S. Main Street, Lombard. Call (630) 778-1003 or visit dupagesymphony.org.
Downers Grove Choral Society: A Choral Collaboration, with students from District 99 Choirs will be performed at 3 p.m. April 28 at First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $5-$20. 1032, Maple Ave, Downers Grove. Call (630) 515-0030 or dgcs.org/concertseason.html.
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”: TownSquare Players presents the musical comedy to March 24 at the Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Call (815) 338-5300 or visit woodstockoperahouse.com.
“The Art of Murder”: Fox Valley Repertory presents this mystery to March 17 at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. Tickets are $32-$42. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit Foxvalleyrep.org.
“Becky’s New Car”: Steel Beam presents this midlife crisis story to March 17. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $23-$25. At 111 W. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 587-8521 or visit SteelBeamTheatre.com.
“Deathtrap”: Independent Players presents the play to March 16 at the Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division Street, Elgin. Tickets are $10-$15. Call (847) 697-7374.
“Fiddler on the Roof”: The Broadway series presents this musical to March 24 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Tickets are $34.90-$46.90. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit paramountaurora.com.
“Hollywood Arms”: The Albright Theatre Company will run weekends to March 16. Rated PG-14. Tickets are $10-$13. At 100 N. Island Ave. (3rd floor of the Batavia Government Building), Batavia. Call (630) 406-8838 or visit albrighttheatre.com.
“Underneath the Lintel”: First Folio Theatre presents this play to March 27 to April 28. Tickets range from $26-$37 and preview tickets are $22. At Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. and Rt. 83. Call (630) 986-8067 or visit firstfolio.org.
“On Golden Pond”: The Riverfront Playhouse performs this comedy weekends to April 14. No performances on Easter weekend. Tickets are $15-$17. At 11-13 South Water Street Mall, Aurora. Call (630) 897-9496 or visit riverfrontplayhouse.com.
“Sunset Boulevard”: Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace will present the musical to March 24. Tickets are $20-$68. Some tickets include lunch/dinner. At 100 Drury Lane. Call (630) 530-0111, (800) 745-3000, or visit drurylaneoakbrook.com.
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