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SEPTEMBER MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 FAMILY Concert – The Northwest Concert Band is 65-member group presenting one of Chicagoland’s premier concerts. Classical, marches, Broadway, pop, rock, swing and jazz. Lawn seating; chairs and blankets welcome. 3 PM. Cantigny Park, Wheaton. www.cantigny.org. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 ADULTS/TEENS Auditions –Join the cast of frightening characters to create an atmosphere of bloodcurdling delight at All Hallows Eve. Auditions held at Meeting House, Webster Street and Porter Avenue. No costumes at audition, must read 2-3 lines. Auditions 5-7 PM. Event 10/21-22. Naper Settlement, Naperville. 630-420-6010. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 ADULTS/TEENS Auditions –Join the cast of frightening characters to create an atmosphere of bloodcurdling delight at All Hallows Eve. Auditions held at Meeting House, Webster Street and Porter Avenue. No costumes at audition, must read 2-3 lines. Auditions 5-7 PM. Event 10/21-22. Naper Settlement, 48 great events
Naperville. 630-420-6010. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 ADULTS Art Exhibit, Gala and Benefit – Twist Out Cancer will host "Brushes With Cancer," an exhibition that showcases works created by those with a cancer journey. 6 PM. Fulton Market, Chicago. twistoutcancer.org. ADULTS Fundraiser – Open Heart Magic presents "Magicpalooza," a party is filled with food, drinks, raffles, live music and magic. Benefits Hospital Magicians who provide seriously ill children with entertainment, stress relief, interactions and laughter. 115 Bourbon Street, Merrionette Park, IL. eventbrite.com. SPORT Carp-O-Rama Tournament – Grab your fising pole for a chance to win prizes while you help reduce the overpopulation of carp in the lake. FB LIKE fill 12.16:Layout 1 12/14/16 Independence Grove Forest Prserve, 16400 W. Buckley
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Rd. Libertyville. 847-968-3499. FAMILY St. James Farm Dairy Day – Experience life in the 1900s from making butter to seeing suburban family | subfam.com
a hay elevator at work. Guided wagon rides, displays, games. 10 AM-2PM. St. James Farm, Warrenville. 630580-7025. PETS Annual Darien Pet Parade – Family activities and prizes awarded to the top 3 best dressed dogs. Benefits Canine Companions for Independence. All donations entered into prize raffle. All pets must be leashed. Check-in 12-1 PM. Darien Community Park. www.darienchamber.org. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 ADULTS Healing Gardens – Mosquito free perennial gardens in wooded setting open to those who are looking for restoration of spirit following illness or for whatever reason. 11 AM- 4 PM. St. Charles. To register for yoga, call 630-940-4041. To register for Tai Chi, contact dailyharmony.mae.com. Healinggardensatstonehillfarm.com.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 ADULTS Abstract Painting – Artist-led workshop. Explore form, color and reduction to simpler elements to create original piece. Bring acrylic paint/ brushes (if you have them), water cup and surface to paint on (cardboard, wool, canvas, etc). Bloomingdale Park District. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org. 630624-9545. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 FAMILY Platform Tennis Open House Exhibition – Top platform tennis pros will be on hand to provide instruction and demonstrate proper technique. Open play will be available. This event is free to attend September/October 2017