This Week in Naperville – Chicago Tribune

Concerts in Your Park: Mr. Myers will perform at the Naperville Park District’s free Concert in Your Park at 7 pm Sunday, July 10, at Ashbury Park, 1740 Conan Doyle Road. For more information, go to www.napervilleparks.org.

Family Game Night: Family Game Night will take place at 6 pm Monday, July 11, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive. For more information, go to www.naperville-lib.org.

Gabrielle Zevin book signing: Author Gabrielle Zevin will talk about and sign copies of her book, “Tomorrow, Tomorrow and Tomorrow,” at an event at 7 pm Monday, July 11 at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. Tickets are required at www.andersonsbookshop.com.

Children’s Lunch Hour: Ben Tartar will perform as part of the Naperville Park District’s free Children’s Hour Entertainment series at 11:30 am Tuesday, July 12, at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 912 Sindt Court. For more information, go to www.napervilleparks.org.

Memory Café: The Naperville Senior Task Force and Dementia Friendly Naperville will host a Memory Café from 2 to 3:30 pm Tuesday, July 12, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive, for those living with dementia and their caregivers. Register at www.naperville-lib.org.

Eleanor Brown book signing: Author Eleanor Brown will talk about and sign copies of her book, “Any Other Family,” in an event at 7 pm Tuesday, July 12, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. Tickets are required at www.andersonsbookshop.com.

Storytime in Arabic: A storytime featuring books, rhymes and songs presented in Arabic will be held at 4 pm Wednesday, July 13, at the Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd. For more information, go to www.naperville-lib.org.

The Golden Age of Broadway: BrightSide Theater will perform songs celebrating the Golden Age of Broadway at 7 pm Wednesday, July 13, at the 95th Street Community Plaza, 3109 Cedar Glade Drive. For more information, go to www.napervilleparks.org.

Architecture Walking Tour: A walking tour highlighting the architecture of downtown Naperville will be held at 5:30 pm Thursday, July 14, starting at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster Ave. Register at www.napersettlement.org.

Scary Story Night: An evening of scary stories for teens and adults will be held at 6 pm Thursday, July 14, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. For more information, go to www.naperville-lib.org.

Municipal Band Concert: The Naperville Municipal Band will perform at 7:30 pm Thursday, July 14, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave. For more information, go to www.napervilleband.org.

Family Bingo: Family Bingo for ages 5 and older will be held at 1:30 pm Friday, July 15, at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 Jackson Ave. Register at www.napervilleparks.org.

Naper Nights: Naper Nights will be held from 5 to 10 pm Friday and Saturday, July 15-16, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. Tributes to Red Hot Chili Peppers and Blink-182 will be presented Friday and to Pearl Jam and Nirvana Saturday. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for ages 4 to 12. For more information, go to www.napersettlement.org.

The Sound of Music: Summer Place Theater will present “The Sound of Music” at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday, July 15-16, and 3 pm Sunday, July 17, at Naperville Central High School, 440 Aurora Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and children under 18. For more information, go to www.summerplacetheatre.org.

Naperville Plays: Naper Settlement, the DuPage Children’s Museum, the Knoch Knolls Nature Center and the Naperville Public Library will present Naperville Plays with hands-on activities and on-site exhibits from 9 am to noon Saturday, July 16, at the Knoch Knolls Nature Center, 320 Knoch Knolls Road. For more information, go to www.napervilleparks.org.

Children’s Business Fair: The Acton Children’s Business Fair will take place from 10 am to 12:30 pm Saturday, July 16, at the NIU Naperville campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road. More than 50 booths hosted by kid entrepreneurs will be featured. For more information, go to www.arrowcbf.com.

STEM Exploration Day: The Alive Center will host a free STEM Exploration Day for children ages 4 to 12 from 1 to 4 pm Saturday, July 16, at the Alive Center, 500 W. 5th Ave. The fair features robotics, virtual reality, slime, chemistry and coding. Register at alivestemday2022.eventcombo.com.

Pancreatic Cancer Walk: A fundraiser for pancreatic cancer research will take place at 8:30 am Sunday, July 17, at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 912 Honorary Sindt Memorial Court. The 1.5 mile or 5K walk steps off at 9:45 am For more information, go to www.lustgarten.org.

Special Needs Night: Families with individuals who have special needs can enjoy Centennial Beach, 500 Jackson Ave., from 6:30 to 8 pm Sunday, July 17. No registration is required. Cost is $4 per person or free with membership. For more information, go to www.centennialbeach.org.

Concerts in Your Park: Nashville Electric Company will perform at the Naperville Park District’s free Concert in Your Park at 7 pm Sunday, July 17, at Century Farms, 715 Sigmund Road. For more information, go to www.napervilleparks.org.

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