Sun Calendar: Schedule of events from Nov. 7 through 21
November 6, 2012 4:04PM
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Hiring Our Heroes job fair Wednesday. | Sun-Times Media file
Updated: December 8, 2012 6:18AM
Art exhibit: An exhibit featuring Domingo Parada’s paintings and acrylics on paper closes today at North Central College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St. Call 630-637-5543 for gallery hours. Visit northcentralcollege.edu/show for details.
How People Make Things: Students in kindergarten through fifth grade can check out the new DuPage Children’s Museum exhibit for half price during School Promotion Nights: District 203 — 4 to 8 tonight; District 204 — 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 14. Visit www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/schoolpromo to sign up.
Cheers for our Veterans: Naperville Responds for Our Veterans is hosting its second gala from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Cress Creek Country Club, 1215 Royal St. George Drive. Tickets for the event are $100 per person and include a wine tasting from Cooper’s Hawk Winery, chef-prepared food stations, scotch and cigar sampling and a silent auction. Contact Bob Koch at 630-363-5741 or visit www.napervilleresponds.org.
Gumshoe Detectives: Do you have what it takes to be a spy? Join the Naperville Public Library as they listen to and solve mysteries, create a disguise, make an ID badge, crack codes and choose a spy name. This program from 4 to 4:45 p.m. at the Nichols Library is for children in grades 1 through 3.
Hiring Our Heroes: A veterans job fair will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tellabs, 1415 West Diehl Road. Preregistration is encouraged at www.hoh.greatjob.net.
Healing Field of Honor: The memorial will return to downtown Naperville Nov. 8 through 13 with American flags displayed on Rotary Hill. The proceeds from this memorial will be used to create new and better treatments for veterans suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries, (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Healing Field of Honor, Naperville 2012 is sponsored by Operation Support Our Troops — America and the Naperville Park District. Visit www.healingfield.org/naperville-il-2012. Follow on Facebook /Healing Field of Honor, Naperville 2012.
Putting SPIN on COD: The admissions and outreach office at the College of DuPage will host a free Student and Parent Information Night (SPIN) Nov. 8 in room 2000 of the Student Resource Center at the college’s main campus in Glen Ellyn. The doors will open at 6 p.m., and a presentation by admissions specialist Adam Schauer will begin at 7 p.m. Call 630-942-3000, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cod.edu/admissions/spin.
‘Eat and Earn’ at Francesca’s Passaggio Restaurant: Enjoy food and help support Naper Settlement during “Eat and Earn” from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Francesca’s Passaggio Restaurant, 3124 S. Route 59, Naperville (Route 59 and 95th Street). Just say you’re supporting Naper Settlement and the Naperville Heritage Society and Francesca’s will donate 20 percent of the proceeds from the food purchased.
Post-presidential election discussion: Northern Illinois University’s Naperville campus will host the discussion with analysis provided by Illinois political figures — former U.S. Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert and former U.S. Rep. William Lipinski. The free event begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the event room of Naperville campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road.
The Fox Valley Genealogical Society: The club’s November meeting will feature Paul Milner who will present a program on “Irish Emigrants to North America: Before and After the Famine”at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. Visit www.ilfvgs.org.
Creating a Culture of Innovation: DuPage Children’s Museum will present keynote speaker and innovation guru Tom Kuczmarski, co-founder of the Chicago Innovation Awards and professor in the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Meiley-Swallow Hall on the campus of North Central College. Tom will talk about necessary steps for businesses to create a culture of innovation. Registration is required at www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/innovation.
Kiss Me, Kate: North Central College departments of theater and music present Cole Porter’s Tony Award-winning musical “Kiss Me, Kate” at 8 p.m. Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-11, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 10-11 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults, $10/students and seniors. Call 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Ladies Night Out: The Naperville Junior Woman’s Club is hosting its third annual event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Hotel Arista in Naperville. Tickets are $35. Proceeds benefit DuPage PADS and Safety Town. To purchase tickets, visit www.napervillejuniors.org
Women Living Dangerously: Hear the true-life stories of three remarkable women: Amelia Earhart, Mother Jones and Alma Rose at 7p.m. at the 95th Street Library.
Solemn tribute: At sunset on Friday, November 9, Cantigny Park and the First Division Museum will begin Veterans Day weekend by lighting about 2,200 luminary candles. Admission and parking are complimentary on Friday evening and also on Veterans Day. The tribute will take place regardless of weather and conclude at 9 p.m. A performance of “Veterans’ Voices” will be at 6 and 8 p.m. The program features living history re-enactors reading actual letters written and posted by soldiers through the years. Visit FirstDivisionMuseum.org.
The Union: North Central College welcomes Bellarive, a six-member band from Orlando that crafts artistic worship music, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at The Union, 129 W. Benton Ave. Tickets are $10 at the door and $8 in advance. Call 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. Visit theunionnetwork.com.
‘Kiss Me, Kate’: North Central College presents Cole Porter’s Tony Award-winning musical “Kiss Me, Kate” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-11 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 10-11 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults, $10/students and seniors. Call 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
To market: The regular season for the Naperville Farmers Market ended Oct. 27, but an abbreviated market with fewer vendors will offer fall produce, bakery, meats and other goods one final time, from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Fifth Avenue Station, 200 E. Fifth Ave.
Mistletoe Marketplace: Grace United Methodist Church’s annual holiday bazaar is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 in fellowship hall, 300 E. Gartner Road, featuring hand-crafted holiday items and other goods, a drawing for hand-stitched quilted treasures, silent auction and baked goods. Brunch in the Mistletoe Cafe is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit local, national and global United Methodist Women missions.
Holiday bazaar: The DuPage County Historical Museum, 102 E. Wesley Ave., Wheaton, will host the 29th annual sale from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Entrance is free. Sponsored by the Museum Guild, the Bazaar offers handmade ornaments, wreaths, holiday decorations and other stocking stuffers. Between noon and 1 p.m., the adult chorus, “Beyond Glee,” will perform a selection of popular carols. Visit www.dupagemuseum.org or call 630-510-4941.
Electronics Recycling Drive: The Neuqua Valley High School Environmental Club is sponsoring the drive from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the front circle of the school’s main building, 2360 95th St., Naperville.
Thanksgiving traditions: Join Penelope Bingham, food historian and cookbook enthusiast, who will share the history of Thanksgiving and its food traditions from 1 to 3 p.m. at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. Tickets are $12 per person. Call 630-420-6010 for reservations.
Migratory Bird Hike: The free, family program for those at least 7 years old will be at 8 a.m. at Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve, in Plainfield. Registration is required. Dress for the weather and bring a bird guide and binoculars if you have them. Call 708-946-2216.
The Velveteen Rabbit: North Central College presents Theatreworks USA’s family-friendly production, based on the children’s book by Margery Williams, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $10/adults, $5/children (younger than 12). Call 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Kids Nite Out: Benedictine University will provide area children, ages 4 to 12, with a variety of activities that promote fitness and fun while offering parents a break from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and March 2 in the campus’ Dan and Ada Rice Center in Lisle. The fee is $15 per child per date. Each child must be registered by a parent at the door, which open at 5:45 p.m. Children must be picked up promptly at 9 p.m. Call Kate Keller at 630-829-6149.
Bark for Books: Trot over to “Bark for Books” on the second Saturday of each month this fall, and read to a certified therapy dog and handler from a local organization. The dogs will be waiting at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Naper Boulevard Library. For readers in grades 1 through 5.
Fashion show: The Main Street Promenade Fashion Show and Brunch will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Hugo’s Frog Bar and Fish House, 55 S. Main St., Naperville. The fashion show will be hosted by Scott Mackay, the morning radio host at 95.9 The River. There will be drawings for special prizes and gift cards throughout the morning. The cost is $15 per person, plus tax and gratuity, payable at the event. Reservations can be made by calling Hugo’s at 630-548-3764.
Free Recycling Drive: In cooperation with Vintage Tech Recyclers and Interstate Batteries, Wheatland Township will host a one-day recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 31w236 91st St. in Naperville. All electronic equipment received will be fully processed and recycled with a Zero-Tolerance for landfill policy adopted by Vintage Tech Recycling. Contact the township office at 630-851-3952 or email JayM@WheatlandTownship.com.
Sign up for Turkey Shoot golf tourney: Registration begins at 8 a.m. Saturday for the annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition Turkey Shoot golf tournament at 9 a.m. Nov. 17 at Naperbrook and Springbrook golf courses. Registrations will be taken in person or by phone at Springbrook Golf Course, 2220 W. 83rd St., Naperville, 630-848-5060, and at Naperbrook Golf Course, 22204 W. 111th St., Plainfield, 630-378-4215. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
History Speaks Lecture Series: “FDR & Lincoln Together” will be presented from 4 to 5 p.m. at Century Memorial Chapel, Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt will appear together to talk about their times of challenge. Cost is $5 to $7. Contact 630-420-6010.
Art exhibit: Artist Larry Holmes’s free exhibit “Hear No Evil” opens today through Jan. 10 at North Central College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville. Call 630-637-5375 for gallery hours; visit northcentralcollege.edu/show for details.
Veterans Memorial: The Naperville Cemetery will dedicate its new Veterans Memorial at 9:30 a.m. at 705 S. Washington St., Naperville. The memorial consists of five jet black granite monoliths each individually engraved with the symbol representing one of the five branches of the armed forces. Call 630-355-1057.
e-books Workshop, Digital Petting Zoo: Are you considering buying an e-reader or tablet, but are overwhelmed by the number of choices? The Naperville Public Library’s Digital Petting Zoo will give you the opportunity to see and play with a variety of devices, including the Nook, Sony Reader and iPad. Talk to experienced librarians and representatives from a Verizon Wireless store to find out how different devices can work with library materials from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Nichols Library.
Twelve Angry Men: The Community Players presents performances at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 and 10; 3 p.m. Nov. 11, and 8 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17 at Community United Methodist Church, 20 N. Center St., Naperville. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students with ID.
Monday, Nov. 12
Veterans Day Read-In: College of DuPage will host the fifth annual event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in the Student Services Center, room 2201, on the Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd. Call Bob Hazard at 630-942-2402, or email email@example.com, referencing the event in the subject line.
DuPage Textile Arts Guild: The club’s monthly meeting will feature a free lecture and workshop by Weeks Ringle of Fun Quilts, a contemporary quilt design studio in Oak Park. The workshop will be on piecing and appliquéing circles. Workshop is $45; registration is required. Program begins at 10 a.m. at the Elmhurst Presbyterian Church, 367 Spring Road, Elmhurst. The guild meets on the second Monday of each month, September through May. Call 630-964-2614 to register. Learn more at www.dupagetextileartsguild.com.
Online used computer sale: Starting today, the Naperville Public Library will conduct an online sale of used computer equipment. Sale items include computers, monitors and other equipment. Fill out the form on the library’s website, www.naperville-lib.org, and you will contacted about when to pick up your merchandise. Contact the help desk at 630-961-4100, ext. 4993.
Curbside leaf pickup: The final cycle of the city’s bulk collection program will begin today. Rake leaves into the street, next to the curb, avoiding storm drains, by 6 a.m. Crews will collect leaves once during the final pass. A map of bulk curbside leaf collection progress is updated daily and posted at www.naperville.il.us/leafcollection.aspx.
NCC visit day: Registration for North Central College’s high school visit day begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Wentz Concert Hall lobby at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., and concludes with lunch at 12:30 p.m. High-achieving students are invited to an optional session at 9 a.m. To register call 630-637-5800 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/visit.
NCC graduate session: North Central College will host an information session at 6 p.m. for students interested in learning about the college’s master of leadership studies program. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m. in Smith Hall at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St. To register, contact 630-637-5840 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit northcentralcollege.edu/graduate.
Pizza and Books: Teens can talk about books they choose, with pizza to fuel the conversation from 7 to 8 p.m. at Nichols Library. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100 to learn more.
Forest Fitness Walk: Join a naturalist for a brisk weekly walk, and enjoy some healthy exercise as you take in the wonders of the woods from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Herrick Lake Forest Preserve in Wheaton on Butterfield Road two miles west of Naperville Road. Adults only. To register, call 630-850-8110.
Volunteer for holiday fun: Volunteers 12 years and older interested in helping at Santa House are invited to attend the Naperville Park District’s holiday volunteer open house and sign up night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, room 206, 305 W. Jackson Ave. Santa House runs from Dec. 1 through 16 on weekends and some evenings, and then daily from Dec. 17 through 23. Contact Lynnette Hoole at email@example.com or call 630-848-3606.
High school music: The North Central College concert winds hosts the annual Instrumental Invitational Festival, featuring local high school ensembles at 7 p.m. in Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $5/adults and $3/students and seniors. Call 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Recycle holiday lights: Starting today through April 1, residents may discard lights that no longer work at the Public Works Service Center building, 180 Fort Hill Drive, or the recycling drop-off center, there also. The drop-off center’s normal hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Brownies & Books: Teens, enjoy some chocolaty treats while discussing some of the best books for teens. This month discussion is about “Trash,” by Andy Mulligan, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the 95th Street Library. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010: Pre-registrater at any of the Naperville Public Library’s three computer labs. The class meets from 6 to 8 p.m. in the computer classroom at the 95th Street Library. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Great Books Discussion Group: Using the Great Books format, this discussion group will discuss “Guests of the Nation,” by Frank O’Connor, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Naper Boulevard Library. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Pay It Forward: The last session of Knitting & Crocheting Afghan Squares is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the 95th Street Library. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Entrepreneurial MeetUp: Entrepreneur Neil Kane and the West Suburban Illini Group invite entrepreneurs, the self-employed and those who work from home to a workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. at Black Finn Saloon, 16 W. Jefferson St., Naperville. To register, visit suburbanentrepreneur.eventbrite.com.
Jazz concert: Students in North Central College’s jazz studies program are showcased in The Fall Great Evening of Jazz at 7:30 p.m. in Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $5/adults, $3/students and senior citizens. Call the box office at 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
The Derriere Affair: The Naperville Public Library celebrates bottoms with an underwear craft, a guessing game, dancing and plenty of stories from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the Naper Boulevard Library. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Job search business writing: Becky Brillon, program director of the Community Career Center, will offer job searching tips from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nichols Library. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Covered Wagon Tours: Enjoy a 30-minute guided covered wagon ride, and learn about the natural and cultural history of St. James Farm along the way from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville at Madison Street and Hoy Avenue. Cost is $5 per person ages 13 to 54; $4 ages 55 and older; $2 ages 5 to 12; free for 5 and yougner. Registration not required. Call 630-933-7248.
Southwest Community Park open house: The Naperville Park District is looking for input on the future development of new park amenities at Southwest Community Park, a 33-acre park at 3252 Wolf’s Crossing Road in southwest Naperville. A community open house will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the South Maintenance Facility, 3415 Book Road. Submit comments via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Luminary Program: Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, will host its annual open house from 5 to 7 p.m. with a memorial tribute at 6 p.m. Families are invited to arrive at 4:30 p.m. to participate in lighting a loved one’s candle.
Thursday, Nov. 15
The Winter 2013 Program Guide: Look for the Naperville Park District’s program guide on Naperville doorsteps beginning today. If you do not receive yours by Monday, Nov. 19, call 630-848-5000 to request redelivery.
NCTV17 anniversary year: A special screening of “Our Story” will take place at the Madden Theatre on the campus of North Central College. This fundraising event will cap off a year of events and activities celebrating NCTV17’s 25 years of broadcasting. The documentary will then premiere on Channel 17 at 8 p.m. Nov. 18 and will be re-broadcast multiple times throughout the remainder of the year. Visit www.NCTV17.com to learn more.
Friday, Nov. 16
DuPage Senior Citizens Council benefit: The third annual Aging Gracefully Wine Tasting and Benefit Auction will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Northern Illinois University’s Naperville campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville. This year’s festivities include beer tasting. For tickets ($75 a person), sponsorships, and information contact Dianne Skrabacz, 630-620-0804, ext. 108.
Veterans art exhibit: Artwork by eight artists who are also military veterans is featured in the free exhibit “In War” Nov. 16 through Jan. 6 in North Central College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. A reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17; complimentary refreshments will be served. Call 630-637-5543 for gallery hours; visit northcentralcollege.edu/show for details.
Open mic night: Teens, read a poem, tell a joke, play an instrument or just watch from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Nichols Library. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Saturday, Nov. 17
Rally for Ryan : Chicago Bear NFL alumni Alex Brown and Desmond Clark will attend the gala from 6:30 to 11 p.m. to raise awareness and research funds for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at the White Eagle Golf Club. Brown will be signing a football he retired two years ago to raise funds for the event. David Eichenberg of “Chicago Fire”, and former “Sex in the City” star, will also be in attendance for the event. To purchase tickets for the gala and the raffle, go to www.rallyforryan.org.
Covered Wagon Tours: Enjoy a 30-minute guided covered wagon ride, and learn about the natural and cultural history of St. James Farm from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville at Madison Street and Hoy Avenue. Cost is $5 per person ages 13 to 54; $4 ages 55 and older; $2 ages 5 to 12; free for 5 and younger. Registration not required. Call 630-933-7248.
Farrier Demonstrations: See the farrier tend to Danada’s herd of horses and exhibit the tools and techniques of the trade. Demonstrations are ongoing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Danada Equestrian Center, 3s507 Naperville Road in Wheaton. Call 630-668-6012.
St. James Farm Walking Tours: Learn about the natural and cultural history of St. James Farm during a one-mile guided walk from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville at Madison Street and Hoy Avenue. Registration not required. Call 630-933-7248.
Volunteer Restoration Workday: Help restore a natural area by removing nonnative vegetation or collecting seed from 9 a.m. to noon at Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve in Naperville on Plainfield-Naperville Road a half mile south of 75th Street. All ages; younger than 14 with an adult. Free. To register, call 630-933-7681.
Sunday, Nov. 18
The DuPage Symphony Orchestra: The orchestra will showcase British composers in “British Masters” at 3 p.m. in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $30/adults, $26/seniors, $16/front two rows and $12/students. Call 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Independent film experience: Watch “Frozen River,” about a single mother struggling to keep her family together, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the 95th Street Library. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Covered Wagon Tours — Enjoy a 30-minute guided covered wagon ride, and learn about the natural and cultural history of St. James Farm along the way. 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville at Madison Street and Hoy Avenue. $5 per person ages 13 – 54; $4 ages 55 and up; $2 ages 5 – 12; under 5 free. Registration not required. Call 630-933-7248.
Volunteer Restoration Workday: Help restore a natural area by removing nonnative vegetation or collecting seed from 1 to 4 p.m. at Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve in Naperville on Plainfield-Naperville Road a half mile south of 75th Street. All ages; under 14 with an adult. Free. To register, call 630-933-7681 at least five business days in advance; groups of five or more must call 10 business days in advance.
DuPage Community Foundation: The DuPage Community Foundation’s 20th annual benefit dinner will feature “American Idol” finalist Gina Glocksen at the Butterfield Country Club, 2800 Midwest Road, Oak Brook. Call 630-665-5556 or visit www.dcfdn.org.
Watercolor demonstration: Peggy MacNamara, the Artist in Residence at the Field Museum, will demonstrate watercolor techniques at 7 p.m. at the DuPage Art League, 218 W. Front St., Wheaton. Call 630-653-7090 or visit www.dupageartleague.org.
Naperville Public Library: The library branches will be closed starting at 5 p.m. through Thanksgiving. Normal hours of 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. will resume on Friday, Nov. 23.
St. Joan of Arc sale: St. Joan or Arc school, 4913 Columbia Ave., Lisle, will sell more than 1,000 items for $6 from 7:30 to 4 p.m. in Lisle. Complimentary snacks and coffee will be served. Call Carole Gassett 630 960-2916
A Gavin Coyle Christmas: Award-winning recording artist Gavin Coyle offers Christmas cheer at his annual holiday concert, “Songs of the Season: A Gavin Coyle Christmas,” at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 at North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. The show will benefit People’s Resource Center. Tickets are available at 630-637-7469, or online at http://tickets.noctrl.edu. Tickets are $30.
Yard waste collection ends: Weekly bag or bundled yard waste collection ends for the year Yard waste collection will begin again March 18, and a yard waste sticker will be required on all bags and bundles.