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After just four contestants last year, Rose Queen pageant draws 15 hopefuls

Feb 25 2015 | 8:47 am - Roselle’s annual Rose Pageant is experiencing a resurgence of sorts. With just four contestants in last year’s event, organizers opened the competition to all Roselle girls in high school and all Lake Park High School girls —...

Yuks for Youth lets students in on the joke

Feb 24 2015 | 4:04 pm - Even when it seems like everything is all in good fun, it’s really about learning. At least that’s true in Naperville Unit District 203. The annual Naperville Education Foundation Yuks for Youth fundraiser, which will happen Saturday...

Craft beers driving success of Naperville’s Winter Ale Fest

Feb 23 2015 | 1:02 pm - Naperville's Winter Ale Fest returns Feb. 28 to Frontier Park for the second year and he expects to draw roughly 4,000 participants. Last year’s inaugural fest drew about 2,500 in the middle of a punishing winter.

Benedictine’s Festival of Asia reflects global trends

Feb 09 2015 | 1:43 pm - When Benedictine University launched its international exchange program with China 15 years ago, it started with just a few students. Today, Chinese New Year at the university attracts students groups from across campus and throughout the community,...

NCC International Festival boosts study-abroad learning

Jan 29 2015 | 12:46 pm - The 19th annual International Festival on Sunday, Feb. 8, celebrates Naperville’s cultural diversity with educational exhibits, international cuisine, language immersion rooms, multicultural performances, gifts and more. The event supports...

Dog adoption part of arboretum's Husky Heroes event

Jan 23 2015 | 12:44 pm - Even if the snow doesn't return to the Morton Arboretum this weekend, the Siberian huskies will — along with their sleds. The annual Husky Heroes event is returning for the 14th year and is expected to attract several thousand visitors.

Gospel Extravaganza wraps up MLK week at North Central

Jan 22 2015 | 1:05 pm - Members of North Central College's Voices of Praise not only rehearse countless hours for their performance in the college's annual Gospel Extravaganza, they recruit the other performers and organize the event from start to finish.

'Peter Pan' helps Naperville's Magical Starlight Theatre celebrate 20th anniversary

Jan 16 2015 | 1:13 pm - Two decades after debuting with a production of "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," Naperville's Magical Starlight Theatre is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a production that lives up to the troupe's name. The company's "Peter Pan" will sprinkle...

Russian National Ballet Theatre to perform 'Sleeping Beauty' at COD

Jan 16 2015 | 12:11 am - You could take several flights around the world to see some of the best entertainment on the seven continents. Or you could head to the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, which is showcasing several top acts from across the...

Midwest CareCenter doctor named Inspirational Leader Under 40

Jan 14 2015 | 7:05 am - Midwest CareCenter Associate Medical Director Gordon Wood, M.D., was named an inspirational leader in hospice and palliative medicine under the age of 40 by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

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