Things to do: Susan Lucci book signing
March 31, 2011 3:14PM
Updated: September 24, 2012 6:25AM
Book signing: Susan Lucci will sign books at 7 p.m. at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are required and available for about $26. Call Anderson’s Bookshop at 630-355-2665.
Tax help: Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry will offer the IRS-sponsored VITA Program, which provides free help preparing tax returns for households with a declared income below $49,000 or who are age 60 and up. Trained community volunteers are available on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to April 15. No appointment is necessary. Loaves & Fishes is at 1871 High Grove Lane in Naperville. Visit www.loaves-fishes.org or call 630-355-3663.
April Fools’ Adventure: Enjoy some April Fools’ jokes, and go on a search to see what doesn’t belong on an 1890s farm from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Call 630-876-5900.
Footloose matinee: The 1984 film Footloose starring Kevin Bacon will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd. No registration is required.
Speaker: North Central College welcomes author, professor and artist Diane Grams to give a lecture based on her books “A Tale of Two Cities: New Orleans and Chicago” and “Producing Local Color: Art Networks in Ethnic Chicago” at 7 p.m. in Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Her talk is free; contact Judy Brodhead at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-637-5276.
Music: The Union will feature Andrew Osenga, longtime member and vocalist of Caedmon’s Call, and opening acts Jenny & Tyler and Jeremiah Higgins at 7 p.m. at 129 W. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $10 at the door or $8 in advance; call the box office at 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. Visit nccunion.com.
Italian cooking: Cucina Italiana will be held at 7 p.m. in the lunch room of the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. Call Jim at 630-405-9457 or email email@example.com.
Fundraiser: The Woodridge Junior Woman’s Club will hold this years annual fundraiser, “Bowling with Friends,” for adults 21 and over from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. April 9 at Suburbanite Bowl, 201 W. Ogden Ave. in Westmont. The $25 ticket includes unlimited cosmic bowling, shoes, chips and a large pizza per lane. Send payment made out to Woodridge Junior Woman’s Club to P.O. Box 5221, attn: Val, Woodridge, IL 60517 before today. Call Valerie at 630-640-6529.
Book signing: Libby Hellman & Cara Black will sign books at 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call 630-355-2665.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations: Stop by the wagon shed to see the blacksmith repair equipment and demonstrate the tools and techniques of the trade. Demonstrations ongoing from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Call 630-876-5900.
Music: Best-selling jazz saxophonist Richard Elliot performs at 8 p.m. in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $40 and $30; call 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Volunteer Nature 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 one-half mile south of 75th Street. Ages 8 and up; under 14 with an adult. 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.
Music: North Central College hosts the classical vocal ensemble Chicago a cappella for “Chicago, Chicago,” at 7:30 p.m. in Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Call 773-281-7820 or visit chicagoacappella.org.
Music: Enjoy “An Evening with Jazz Guitarist John McLean” at 7:30 p.m. in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $15/adults, $12/students and senior citizens; call 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Money Smart Nutrition: Mom and nutrition expert Cheryl Reining will present “Money Smart Nutrition” from noon to 2 p.m. at Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry, Naperville as part of Money Smart Week DuPage. This event is free. Visit www.chicagofed.org/applications/money_smart_week/pubmain3.cfm?maincityid=1. Pull down “west suburbs” on the right hand side under “Region.”
Investing in Uncertain Times: Join Edward Gjertsen II for an informative and entertaining session about investing in today’s markets at 7 p.m. at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. No registration is required.
Career workshop: The Workforce Services Division of Will County will offer a resume writing workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. today and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 20 on the fourth floor of the JJC City Center Campus building at 214 N. Ottawa St. All workshops are offered at no cost for Will County residents. To reserve a seat, contact Kerby Fischer at 815-727-4444, ext. 101, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.jobs4people.org.
Musical: North Central College will host the national tour of “Calculus: The Musical!” Know Theatre of Cincinnati will present two performances at 4 and 7 p.m. in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Admission is free. However, groups of 10 or more need to contact Judy Brodhead in advance; email email@example.com or call 630-637-5276.