What’s going on today?
July 3, 2012 11:04PM
Updated: August 5, 2012 6:13AM
Art exhibit: Painter Kimble Bromley’s “Resurrection” exhibit at North Central College reflects on perseverance and rebirth. On display through Aug. 12, the exhibit is free and open to the public in the college’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Call 630-637-5375.
Carillon recital: Joey Brink will hold a free performance at the Millennium Carillon in Moser Tower, 210 Aurora Road at the base of Rotary Hill. The performance is part of the 2012 recital series. These free performances are held rain or shine, unless there is lightning, and audiences are welcome to picnic on the lawn. Post-recital Moonlight Carillon Tours are available from 8 to 9 p.m. Visit www.napervilleparks.org.
Parade walk: The Knoch Knolls Homeowners Association would like to extend an invitation to celebrate our nation’s independence in its ninth annual neighborhood parade and walk at 1 p.m. They encourage everyone to walk or ride bikes in the parade. We will assemble at 12:45 p.m. in the Springbrook School circle drive, 2700 Seiler Drive. A brief ceremony to dedicate a tree for Mr. Wild and memorial bricks for the Habib children at Springbrook starts at 1 p.m., immediately followed by the annual march down Gateshead Street to Knoch Knolls Commons at the intersection of Dupahze Street and Haddassah Drive. Call Jim Lawlor at 630-881-7666 or email@example.com.
Trolley tour: Learn about old Naperville, and see the new Naperville. This one-hour historical tour of Naperville blends the past with the present, highlights Naperville’s growth, and includes some fun stories. The tour includes Naperville’s Historic District, North Central College, downtown businesses, shopping areas, police and fire stations, the Riverwalk, Naper Settlement, and Centennial Beach. Tours are at 11 a.m. every Friday during June, July, and August. This tour starts and ends at the southeast corner of Jackson Avenue at Eagle Street. Reservations are requested, walk-ons permitted if space. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Call 630-420-2223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concert: The public is invited to enjoy free live music from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Riverwalk Pavilion, located at Jackson Avenue and Webster Street. Hawaiian music from Wacky Keys can be enjoyed as part of the 2012 Rollin’ on the River concert series. It is sponsored by Petland and Hugo’s Frog Bar. Visit www.napervilleparks.org.
‘The Little Mermaid’ musical: The Center Stage Players are returning to the Saturday morning shows to present “The Little Mermaid” musical at noon on July 7, 14, 21 and 28 at Center Stage Theater, 1665 Quincy Ave. Come see the magic of Center Stage bring this Disney classic to life with rollerblading Ariel, Ursula, “Merpeople” and fish. All tickets are $8 and $6 for groups of 20 or more. Call 630-355-9212 or e-mail email@example.com.
Concerts in Your Park: The public is invited to enjoy a variety of free, family-friendly concerts on six Sunday evenings this summer at parks throughout the community, as the Naperville Park District’s Concerts in Your Park series begins its tenth season. This Sunday, Billy Croft & The 5 Alarm will play from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Seager Park, 1163 Plank Road.
Art classes: “The Art of the Comic Strip,” “Drawing Faces” and “Drawing Animals” are just some of the four-week classes for kids from ages 7 to 15 that begin July 9 at the DuPage Art League, 218 West Front St. in Wheaton. July art classes for adults include “Colored Pencil,” “Drawing People,” “Oil Painting” and “Oil Pastels.” Students attend for approximately one hour each day for five days in a row, depending on the class. All skill levels are welcome and supplies are provided. Visit www.dupageartleague.org. or call 630-653-7090.
Discovery activity: Experiment with cars powered by everything from gravity to rubber bands to light in this science-focused discovery activity during DuPage Children’s Museum normal business hours from July 9 to 15 at the museum, 301 N. Washington St. Morning and afternoon sessions are scheduled on most days; free with admission or membership. Check the website for details or to view a weekly schedule of alternating math-, science-, art- and literacy-focused activities in the Museum’s Art Studio. Visit www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org or call 630-637-8000.
Tuesday, July 10
Theatre: North Central College’s Summer Musical Theatre presents the rarely performed Gilbert and Sullivan farcical operetta “Princess Ida” from July 10 to15. Five performances will be staged at 7:30 p.m. July 10 to 14 and at 2 p.m. July 15 in North Central’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Tickets are $15/adults and $10/students and senior citizens. Call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Carillon recital: Stephan Burton, assistant carillonneur from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, will hold a free performance at the Millennium Carillon in Moser Tower, 210 Aurora Road at the base of Rotary Hill. The performance is part of the 2012 recital series. These free performances are held rain or shine, unless there is lightning, and audiences are welcome to picnic on the lawn. Post-recital Moonlight Carillon Tours are available from 8 to 9 p.m. Visit www.napervilleparks.org.
Lunch time entertainment: Parents looking for fun things to do with their children this summer can head to Naperville’s lunch time entertainment. The 2012 Children’s Lunch-Hour Entertainment series will include music, interactive games, comedy, and more. At noon, Dave Rudolf will be at the Riverwalk. Parents and kids are encouraged to pack a lunch, bring a blanket and sunglasses, and enjoy the performance and the summer weather. Visit www.napervilleparks.org.
Wednesday, July 11
Women in Business breakfast: The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce invites all members and non-members to attend the Women in Business breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Hilton Lisle/Naperville, 3003 Corporate West Drive in Lisle. This month, Judy Phillip and Tom Duffey from Your Cause Marketing Edge will present “How Doing Good Can Help Your Business Do Well”. The cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers, adding $5 if you pay at the door. Register online at www.naperville.net.