January 5, 2013 9:08PM
Updated: February 7, 2013 6:52AM
Throughout 2013, the Healthy, Wealthy and Wise initiative will educate Naperville area individuals and families on how they can develop and sustain a healthy physical, financial and mental lifestyle.
The initiative will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31 with an interactive fair featuring booths sponsored by area health and financial organizations at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.
For more information, call Kim Neidermyer at 630-637-2234 or email email@example.com.
Naper Settlement wants volunteers
In February, Naper Settlement will hold meetings for parents whose children want to be Junior Volunteers and a meeting for adults and teens who are interested in becoming Building Interpreters or History Connectors.
A Junior Volunteer is a young person in grades four through seven who loves history. Parents must attend one of two introductory meetings either from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 2 or from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6.
Building Interpreters must be at least 18 years old and have the option of wearing 19th century costumes. History Connectors must be at least 14 years old and wear Naper Settlement logo wear.
Volunteers interested in becoming a Building Interpreter or a History Connector must attend an introductory meeting that will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 5.
For more information about volunteering, call 630-305-5256 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
On May 6, 1937, WLS reporter Herb Morrison was sent to Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey to cover the first anniversary of transatlantic passenger service, but what he witnessed was one of the greatest disasters of the 20th century.
Hear Morrison, portrayed by veteran actor and historian Terry Lynch, recount the horrific details of that day during a presentation from 4 to 5 p.m. Jan. 13 at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.
For tickets, call 630-420-6010 or visit www.napersettlement.museum.
at North Central
North Central College students will perform “Float,” a play about women forced to confront life’s big issues.
Three performances of “Float” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 to 19 in Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave.
Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. For more information, call 630-637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Fundraiser to help student programs
The Naperville Education Foundation (NEF) will host its annual fundraiser Yuks for Youth from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 26 in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave.
The evening will feature hors d’oeurves, a cash bar, raffle and 8 p.m. performance by The Second City: Laughing Matters.
Tickets can be purchased at www.nef203.org for $50 a person through Jan. 15. Tickets will increase to $60 after that date.
All proceeds underwrite NEF programs benefiting Naperville Community Unit School District 203 students. For more information, call 630-420-3086.
Gospel event set in Naperville
North Central College’s 25th Gospel Extravaganza will feature performances by Dexter Walker and Zion Movement Chorale and other acclaimed choirs.
The musical celebration starts at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for senior citizens and students. For more information, call 630-637-7469 or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.