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Naperville's Fling fun fills last days of summer

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  • Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comJack Maloney, 4, of Naperville enjoys his carnival ride during the opening day of the Last Fling celebration in Naperville.

    Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comJack Maloney, 4, of Naperville enjoys his carnival ride during the opening day of the Last Fling celebration in Naperville.

  • Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comErin O'Donnell, a Naperville Jaycee Rooster, shows beverage tickets for the opening day of the Last Fling celebration in Naperville.

    Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comErin O'Donnell, a Naperville Jaycee Rooster, shows beverage tickets for the opening day of the Last Fling celebration in Naperville.

  • Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comEarly arrivers stake out their place near the Last Fling Main Stage in Naperville.

    Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comEarly arrivers stake out their place near the Last Fling Main Stage in Naperville.

  • Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comAvery McEttrick,1, inspects a duck while brother Liam McEttrick, 2, right, picks his prize during the opening day of the Last Fling celebration in Naperville.

    Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comAvery McEttrick,1, inspects a duck while brother Liam McEttrick, 2, right, picks his prize during the opening day of the Last Fling celebration in Naperville.

 
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It's still summer for a few more days, and the Naperville Jaycees Last Fling festival offers one way to take advantage of it.

The celebration began Friday evening with a carnival and concerts, business booths and food vendors, and continues through Monday in the city's downtown. Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday.

Saturday highlights include the Ashley Whippet World Championships of dog disc competitions from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and a skaters picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Centennial Beach skate park, 500 W. Jackson Ave.

Sunday activities include concerts by Vertical Horizon at 6 p.m. and Smash Mouth at 8 p.m. as well as a meet-and-greet with Disney's "Liv and Maddie" star Dove Cameron from 3 to 5 p.m.

Monday concludes the festival with the Fling Mile at 9:15 a.m., the Labor Day Parade at 10 a.m. and the carnival open until 6 p.m.

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