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Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

  • | Kids, Preschool
    - Choosing the right preschool can be difficult. At Peter Pan we fully encourage you to find the rights school for your family. Peter Pan works hard to prepare your child for the the rigorous curriculum or Common Core Stands that ha be implemented recently in local schools.
    Our affordable academic based program has the best structure and content your child needs to succeed. Our skilled instructors will give your student a solid foundation for the early years of reading and math.
    Peter Pan Preschool
    314 E. Briarcliff Rd. Bolingbrook, Il. IL 60440
    Jennifer Vetter 630.739.3765 bbpp10@att.net
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Art of Illinois
    - Calling all artists from Galena to Cairo! From Quincy to Danville! We want you! Illinois is rich with talented artists and we want to showcase them in the second annual “Art of Illinois” at Joliet’s Gallery Seven, 116 N. Chicago St. We are seeking artists over 18 years of age, living in Illinois, to exhibit their work in a show highlighting the immensely talented artists from Illinois.

    “The Art of Illinois,” a juried fine art show, is accepting submissions of 2d and 3d work until August 15th. Don’t delay! Submit today! For the Prospectus visit click for details (under Events and Information) All media except film/video are welcome. Notifications of acceptance will be sent the week of August 28th.

    Gallery Seven is celebrating Illinois’ Artists Month-October. Exhibit dates are October 2nd to 31st, with a reception on Saturday, October 7th, 6-8 p.m.
    Gallery Seven
    116 N. chicago Joliet IL 60432
    815-483-4310 815.483.4310 gallery7@ymail.com
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon Phase at 5:46 AM, EDT
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to thank, honor, and celebrate the aunt in a child's life. Whether an Auntie by relation, choice or godmother for everything she does for a child not-her-own. For more information please visit click for details
     
           

Monday, July 24th, 2017

  • | Kids, Preschool
    - Choosing the right preschool can be difficult. At Peter Pan we fully encourage you to find the rights school for your family. Peter Pan works hard to prepare your child for the the rigorous curriculum or Common Core Stands that ha be implemented recently in local schools.
    Our affordable academic based program has the best structure and content your child needs to succeed. Our skilled instructors will give your student a solid foundation for the early years of reading and math.
    Peter Pan Preschool
    314 E. Briarcliff Rd. Bolingbrook, Il. IL 60440
    Jennifer Vetter 630.739.3765 bbpp10@att.net
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Art of Illinois
    - Calling all artists from Galena to Cairo! From Quincy to Danville! We want you! Illinois is rich with talented artists and we want to showcase them in the second annual “Art of Illinois” at Joliet’s Gallery Seven, 116 N. Chicago St. We are seeking artists over 18 years of age, living in Illinois, to exhibit their work in a show highlighting the immensely talented artists from Illinois.

    “The Art of Illinois,” a juried fine art show, is accepting submissions of 2d and 3d work until August 15th. Don’t delay! Submit today! For the Prospectus visit click for details (under Events and Information) All media except film/video are welcome. Notifications of acceptance will be sent the week of August 28th.

    Gallery Seven is celebrating Illinois’ Artists Month-October. Exhibit dates are October 2nd to 31st, with a reception on Saturday, October 7th, 6-8 p.m.
    Gallery Seven
    116 N. chicago Joliet IL 60432
    815-483-4310 815.483.4310 gallery7@ymail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate, honor and appreciate our cousins.
     
           

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

  • | Kids, Preschool
    - Choosing the right preschool can be difficult. At Peter Pan we fully encourage you to find the rights school for your family. Peter Pan works hard to prepare your child for the the rigorous curriculum or Common Core Stands that ha be implemented recently in local schools.
    Our affordable academic based program has the best structure and content your child needs to succeed. Our skilled instructors will give your student a solid foundation for the early years of reading and math.
    Peter Pan Preschool
    314 E. Briarcliff Rd. Bolingbrook, Il. IL 60440
    Jennifer Vetter 630.739.3765 bbpp10@att.net
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Art of Illinois
    - Calling all artists from Galena to Cairo! From Quincy to Danville! We want you! Illinois is rich with talented artists and we want to showcase them in the second annual “Art of Illinois” at Joliet’s Gallery Seven, 116 N. Chicago St. We are seeking artists over 18 years of age, living in Illinois, to exhibit their work in a show highlighting the immensely talented artists from Illinois.

    “The Art of Illinois,” a juried fine art show, is accepting submissions of 2d and 3d work until August 15th. Don’t delay! Submit today! For the Prospectus visit click for details (under Events and Information) All media except film/video are welcome. Notifications of acceptance will be sent the week of August 28th.

    Gallery Seven is celebrating Illinois’ Artists Month-October. Exhibit dates are October 2nd to 31st, with a reception on Saturday, October 7th, 6-8 p.m.
    Gallery Seven
    116 N. chicago Joliet IL 60432
    815-483-4310 815.483.4310 gallery7@ymail.com

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Dinosaur, Dragon, Dinos, Summer, Exhibit, Zoo, Chicago, Family, Friends, Fun
    - Dinosaurs are roaring back to life at Brookfield Zoo! Starting May 6, guests of all ages can step back in time and walk amongst these famous historical creatures and their mythical dragon friends at the zoo’s new Dinos & Dragons temporary exhibit.

    The exhibit will feature 17 lifelike animatronic creatures, including a Tyrannosaurus rex and Chinese dragon, alongside engaging signage that explores the myths and legends of these fearless creatures. A dinosaur dissection lab, excavation site and other hands on activities will be onsite; as well as an indoor area where zoogoers can get up-close views of live reptiles, including a 6-foot-long Komodo dragon, seen for the first time at Brookfield Zoo.
    Brookfield Zoo
    8400 31st Street Brookfield IL 60513
  • | Kids, Preschool
    - Choosing the right preschool can be difficult. At Peter Pan we fully encourage you to find the rights school for your family. Peter Pan works hard to prepare your child for the the rigorous curriculum or Common Core Stands that ha be implemented recently in local schools.
    Our affordable academic based program has the best structure and content your child needs to succeed. Our skilled instructors will give your student a solid foundation for the early years of reading and math.
    Peter Pan Preschool
    314 E. Briarcliff Rd. Bolingbrook, Il. IL 60440
    Jennifer Vetter 630.739.3765 bbpp10@att.net
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Art of Illinois
    - Calling all artists from Galena to Cairo! From Quincy to Danville! We want you! Illinois is rich with talented artists and we want to showcase them in the second annual “Art of Illinois” at Joliet’s Gallery Seven, 116 N. Chicago St. We are seeking artists over 18 years of age, living in Illinois, to exhibit their work in a show highlighting the immensely talented artists from Illinois.

    “The Art of Illinois,” a juried fine art show, is accepting submissions of 2d and 3d work until August 15th. Don’t delay! Submit today! For the Prospectus visit click for details (under Events and Information) All media except film/video are welcome. Notifications of acceptance will be sent the week of August 28th.

    Gallery Seven is celebrating Illinois’ Artists Month-October. Exhibit dates are October 2nd to 31st, with a reception on Saturday, October 7th, 6-8 p.m.
    Gallery Seven
    116 N. chicago Joliet IL 60432
    815-483-4310 815.483.4310 gallery7@ymail.com
  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
     
           

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Kids, gardening, kids
    - The U of I Extension Master Gardeners are back this summer! Each day will feature different activities to bring the love of gardening and digging in the dirt to kids. All sessions are free and appropriate for children ages 5-10 years old. No registration required.

    July 13: Above Ground
    Discover how they make colored flowers with capillary action, learn about the parts of plants with a crafty activity, plant a Mr. Grasshead, learn about erosion and soil layers, enjoy yoga for kids and go on a nature scavenger hunt!

    Jul 27: In the Air
    Learn about bumble bees, make a seed root viewer, see how to re-grow veggies from scraps, make leaf rubbings and enjoy yoga for kids.
    The Growing Place Garden Center
    2000 Montgomery Rd Aurora IL 60504
    Becca Massat 630.355.4000 grow@thegrowingplace.com
  • | Kids, kids, family, circus, entertainment, performance, water
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    GET READY ST CHARLES, IL, BECAUSE IT’S TIME TO BE AMAZED! CIRQUE ITALIA IS COMING WITH A BRAND NEW SHOW AND TONS OF EXCITEMENT!
    Cirque Italia is a unique show in every sense. After five years of consolidation, a rigorous casting selection, and over 1,000 performances nationwide; this spectacular production has become the greatest version of a “traveling circus”. Cirque Italia is proud to have developed a well-deserved reputation as one of the most innovative shows to be staged in the US.
    Conceived by Mr. Manuel Rebecchi, and meticulously directed and produced by Chanté DeMoustes, Cirque Italia is a creative mix of the best elements of entertainment and technology. A “never-seen-before” production that combines acrobatics, dance, contortion, and even high-performance BMX and roller-skating. All performances are done in ways that push the physical boundaries of human abilities, which leaves audiences amazed and astonished.
    Performers from all over the world are united under the magic spiral of the white and blue big top. They merge their extraordinary selection of skills and put together a stimulating spin on the industry by embracing the element of water. Cirque Italia has managed to find a delicate balance between the poetic and expressive power of the human body and the versatility and fluidity of water as an artistic scenario.
    With a magnetism that draws you into your deepest fantasies, the water circus offers two hours of high-end entertainment. Mermaids and dinosaurs make dreamy appearances while awakening the inner child within you. Laser lights and bubbles act as interdimensional movers. Aerialists, acrobats, and contortionists take the human body to the next level – one you never thought possible!
    You may think that such a sophisticated production is out of your budget, but Cirque Italia is committed to bringing Las Vegas to your own hometown. They bring an experience and make it not only memorable, but affordable with very competitive prices and special offers.
    Cirque Italia also contributes to the modernization of the performing arts and the circus industry by abiding by a strict animal free policy. The company takes a leading stance in offering quality entertainment beyond the use of animals.
    For more information visit click for details and make sure to check all our social media accounts. Tickets can be purchased now starting at $10.00-$50.00 depending on availability. Cirque Italia offers one free child admission with every full priced paying adult ticket in levels 2 or 3. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts or deals. Please call 941-704-8572 to find out the promo code for this location.

    When: July 27-30
    Where: 525 Randall Rd, St Charles, IL 60174
    At: Kane County Fairgrounds

    —Under the stunning White & Blue Big Top Tent

    • July 27 – Thursday: 7:30pm
    • July 28 – Friday: 7:30pm
    • July 29 – Saturday: 1:30pm, 4:30pm, & 7:30pm
    • July 30 – Sunday: 1:30pm & 4:30pm


    Box office hours:
    The box office opens on-site on Tuesday, the week of the show.
    Non-show days: 10am – 6pm
    On show days: 10am – 9pm

    You can purchase tickets through our website (cirqueitalia.com/tickets) or by phone: (941) 704-8572. We also respond to text message.

    Non vediamo l'ora di vedervi allo spettacolo! Let Your Imagination Wander...and come DIVE into the Magical world of CIRQUE ITALIA.
    Kane County Fairgrounds
    525 Randall Rd St Charles IL 60174
    Cirque Italia 941.704.8572 corpteam.cirqueitalia@gmail.com
  • | Kids, Preschool
    - Choosing the right preschool can be difficult. At Peter Pan we fully encourage you to find the rights school for your family. Peter Pan works hard to prepare your child for the the rigorous curriculum or Common Core Stands that ha be implemented recently in local schools.
    Our affordable academic based program has the best structure and content your child needs to succeed. Our skilled instructors will give your student a solid foundation for the early years of reading and math.
    Peter Pan Preschool
    314 E. Briarcliff Rd. Bolingbrook, Il. IL 60440
    Jennifer Vetter 630.739.3765 bbpp10@att.net
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Art of Illinois
    - Calling all artists from Galena to Cairo! From Quincy to Danville! We want you! Illinois is rich with talented artists and we want to showcase them in the second annual “Art of Illinois” at Joliet’s Gallery Seven, 116 N. Chicago St. We are seeking artists over 18 years of age, living in Illinois, to exhibit their work in a show highlighting the immensely talented artists from Illinois.

    “The Art of Illinois,” a juried fine art show, is accepting submissions of 2d and 3d work until August 15th. Don’t delay! Submit today! For the Prospectus visit click for details (under Events and Information) All media except film/video are welcome. Notifications of acceptance will be sent the week of August 28th.

    Gallery Seven is celebrating Illinois’ Artists Month-October. Exhibit dates are October 2nd to 31st, with a reception on Saturday, October 7th, 6-8 p.m.
    Gallery Seven
    116 N. chicago Joliet IL 60432
    815-483-4310 815.483.4310 gallery7@ymail.com
  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Friday, July 28th, 2017

  • | Kids, kids, family, circus, entertainment, performance, water
    -
    GET READY ST CHARLES, IL, BECAUSE IT’S TIME TO BE AMAZED! CIRQUE ITALIA IS COMING WITH A BRAND NEW SHOW AND TONS OF EXCITEMENT!
    Cirque Italia is a unique show in every sense. After five years of consolidation, a rigorous casting selection, and over 1,000 performances nationwide; this spectacular production has become the greatest version of a “traveling circus”. Cirque Italia is proud to have developed a well-deserved reputation as one of the most innovative shows to be staged in the US.
    Conceived by Mr. Manuel Rebecchi, and meticulously directed and produced by Chanté DeMoustes, Cirque Italia is a creative mix of the best elements of entertainment and technology. A “never-seen-before” production that combines acrobatics, dance, contortion, and even high-performance BMX and roller-skating. All performances are done in ways that push the physical boundaries of human abilities, which leaves audiences amazed and astonished.
    Performers from all over the world are united under the magic spiral of the white and blue big top. They merge their extraordinary selection of skills and put together a stimulating spin on the industry by embracing the element of water. Cirque Italia has managed to find a delicate balance between the poetic and expressive power of the human body and the versatility and fluidity of water as an artistic scenario.
    With a magnetism that draws you into your deepest fantasies, the water circus offers two hours of high-end entertainment. Mermaids and dinosaurs make dreamy appearances while awakening the inner child within you. Laser lights and bubbles act as interdimensional movers. Aerialists, acrobats, and contortionists take the human body to the next level – one you never thought possible!
    You may think that such a sophisticated production is out of your budget, but Cirque Italia is committed to bringing Las Vegas to your own hometown. They bring an experience and make it not only memorable, but affordable with very competitive prices and special offers.
    Cirque Italia also contributes to the modernization of the performing arts and the circus industry by abiding by a strict animal free policy. The company takes a leading stance in offering quality entertainment beyond the use of animals.
    For more information visit click for details and make sure to check all our social media accounts. Tickets can be purchased now starting at $10.00-$50.00 depending on availability. Cirque Italia offers one free child admission with every full priced paying adult ticket in levels 2 or 3. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts or deals. Please call 941-704-8572 to find out the promo code for this location.

    When: July 27-30
    Where: 525 Randall Rd, St Charles, IL 60174
    At: Kane County Fairgrounds

    —Under the stunning White & Blue Big Top Tent

    • July 27 – Thursday: 7:30pm
    • July 28 – Friday: 7:30pm
    • July 29 – Saturday: 1:30pm, 4:30pm, & 7:30pm
    • July 30 – Sunday: 1:30pm & 4:30pm


    Box office hours:
    The box office opens on-site on Tuesday, the week of the show.
    Non-show days: 10am – 6pm
    On show days: 10am – 9pm

    You can purchase tickets through our website (cirqueitalia.com/tickets) or by phone: (941) 704-8572. We also respond to text message.

    Non vediamo l'ora di vedervi allo spettacolo! Let Your Imagination Wander...and come DIVE into the Magical world of CIRQUE ITALIA.
    Kane County Fairgrounds
    525 Randall Rd St Charles IL 60174
    Cirque Italia 941.704.8572 corpteam.cirqueitalia@gmail.com
  • | Kids, Preschool
    - Choosing the right preschool can be difficult. At Peter Pan we fully encourage you to find the rights school for your family. Peter Pan works hard to prepare your child for the the rigorous curriculum or Common Core Stands that ha be implemented recently in local schools.
    Our affordable academic based program has the best structure and content your child needs to succeed. Our skilled instructors will give your student a solid foundation for the early years of reading and math.
    Peter Pan Preschool
    314 E. Briarcliff Rd. Bolingbrook, Il. IL 60440
    Jennifer Vetter 630.739.3765 bbpp10@att.net
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Art of Illinois
    - Calling all artists from Galena to Cairo! From Quincy to Danville! We want you! Illinois is rich with talented artists and we want to showcase them in the second annual “Art of Illinois” at Joliet’s Gallery Seven, 116 N. Chicago St. We are seeking artists over 18 years of age, living in Illinois, to exhibit their work in a show highlighting the immensely talented artists from Illinois.

    “The Art of Illinois,” a juried fine art show, is accepting submissions of 2d and 3d work until August 15th. Don’t delay! Submit today! For the Prospectus visit click for details (under Events and Information) All media except film/video are welcome. Notifications of acceptance will be sent the week of August 28th.

    Gallery Seven is celebrating Illinois’ Artists Month-October. Exhibit dates are October 2nd to 31st, with a reception on Saturday, October 7th, 6-8 p.m.
    Gallery Seven
    116 N. chicago Joliet IL 60432
    815-483-4310 815.483.4310 gallery7@ymail.com
  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - July 28-30 (tentative). Grant Park, Chicago, IL. Music festival started in 1991 by Perry Farrell. Today's Lollapalooza spans more than 115 acres, a diverse array of more than 130 artists, multiple stages and lots more! Annually, the last weekend in July or first weekend in August.
     
           

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - | Charity, Fundraiser
    - On Saturday, July 29, 2017 the Humane Society of Aurora is hosting their second annual Rescue Ride. The Rescue Ride is over a hundred scenic miles to ride with five stops. On-site registration and check in starts at 8:30 am at Aurora Animal Care and Control (600 S. River Street). From 8:30 am until 10:00 am meet some of our adoptable animals! First bike out at 10:00 am.

    Enjoy the ride at your leisure and stop at our participating locations:
    The Last Resort (4163 E 2603rd Rd, Sheridan)
    Boondocks (1 E Dupont Road, Seneca)
    The Office Bar & Grill (25520 Pheasant Ln, Channahon)
    Rambo’s Bar & Grill (140 W Market St, Somonauk)

    Our final stop and After Party location is AMVETS (1194 Jericho Rd, Aurora) where we will be arriving around 4:00. After Party will include food, raffles and music. Local band 671 Grains will be performing!

    All motorcycles and vehicles are welcome! Participants must be 18 years or older. All registrations include After Party. VIP registrations include Rescue Ride t-shirt.
    $30 Driver VIP
    $20 Driver Standard
    $25 Passenger VIP
    $15 Passenger Standard
    If you can't attend the whole day, join us for the After Party for just $15.

    Opportunities to sponsor this event start at only $250! Sponsorships must be received by June 30. Email sponsor.hsa@gmail.com for more information on sponsorships.

    For more information on the Rescue Ride or to register, visit humanesocietyofaurora.org/rescueride.

    About the Humane Society of Aurora
    The mission of the Humane Society of Aurora is to work in partnership with Aurora Animal Control and Care to increase adoptions and rescues, improve shelter conditions, and to educate and assist the community in responsible pet ownership. HSA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
    Aurora Animal Control and Care
    600 S. River St. Aurora IL 60506
  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Celebration, gardening, landscapes, flowers
    - It is our annual party to say "thank you" to our customers with specials, treats, and more surprises. Watch click for details for more details. Everyone is invited to this event at The Growing Place at 2000 Montgomery Rd in Aurora. Admission is free!
    The Growing Place Garden Center
    2000 Montgomery Rd Aurora IL 60504
    Becca Massat 630.355.4000 grow@thegrowingplace.com

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