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Geneva Jazz in Batavia:

The River Rhapsody Concert Series, presented by the Batavia Park District, will feature the Geneva Jazz Ensemble from 7 to 8:30 Wednesday night on the Batavia Riverwalk, Houston Street at Island Avenue. The ensemble is a 20-member jazz band, with members from Kane and DuPage counties. Call (630) 879-5235 or visit

Movie in Sugar Grove:

As part of the Summer Reading Wednesday Special Programs, the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Municipal Drive, will show the PG-rated movie, "Monsters vs. Aliens," from 2 to 3:40 p.m. today. Admission is free, with concessions at 75 cents each. Adults must accompany anyone 5 and younger. For details, call (630) 466-4686 or visit

Senior fun in Elburn:

The Elburn Seniors club meets at 11:30 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Elburn Lions Club, 400 S. Filmore St. You do not have to live in Elburn to participate. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Coffee, iced tea and lemonade are provided. Cards, bingo and other games are played. Dues are $15 per year, of which $5 goes toward the annual pork chop dinner in August and $10 for a Christmas party. The club has a picnic in July. Call (630) 879-7898.

Girls' Night Out in Sugar Grove:

Spring Bluff Nursery will hold its annual Girls' Night Out celebration from 5 p.m. until dusk July 15 at 41W130 Norris Road, Sugar Grove. Local artists and vendors will begin showing at 5 p.m. and gourmet food tastings will begin at 6 p.m. A free perennial and goody bag will be given to the first 250 ladies to register for the event and a raffle for a large gift basket will benefit the Fox Valley Hospice. There is no charge for the event but canned food items will be collected and distributed to local food pantries. For more information, call (630) 466-4278 or go to

Yo-yos as art:

Gallery 28 in Geneva is having the "YO! Art On A YoYo All Ages Community Art Contest and Show." Participants can get an unassembled, unfinished yo-yo at the gallery, 28 N. Fourth St., or use their own. Designs must include art done on a standard-sized yo-yo. Entry is free, and a popular vote will determine the winner. Entries are due July 31. For an entry form and rules, visit