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“E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” at Tivoli Theatre to Benefit Local Family

“E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” at Tivoli Theatre to Benefit Local Family

Here’s your chance to relive the magic of the “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” movie on the big screen. The Tivoli Theatre in downtown Downers Grove is hosting a special screening of this family classic at 10AM on Saturday, February 11th. All proceeds from this showing will benefit a Downers Grove family whose two children have been diagnosed with a rare, fatal illness, LINCL-Batten disease.

January 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Home Show – Home Improvement & Landscaping Expo 2012

Home Show – Home Improvement & Landscaping Expo 2012

The DuPage County Home Improvement & Landscaping Expo 2012 is scheduled to take place the weekend of March 23rd at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton. The home show, featuring home improvement and landscaping contractors and suppliers is set to be the largest such event in DuPage County this year. The event is held indoors […]

January 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

‘Tis the season to be jolly! It’s also the season that can drain your checkbook. We all know how expensive just about everything is now, but you don’t have to break-the-bank to get into the Christmas spirit. You don’t have to spend gobs of money bringing your kids to expensive breakfasts-with-Santa or Christmas plays… There are many free or inexpensive ways to enjoy the holiday season with your family and friends.

December 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
DuPage County Property Assessments Drop

DuPage County Property Assessments Drop

All of the Chicagoland counties have experienced a decline in assessed property values. Something tells me that the lowered assessment value will have little impact on a lowered property tax bill for 2011.

November 23, 2011 | By | Reply More
Illinois Ban on Electronics Disposal Begins in 2012

Illinois Ban on Electronics Disposal Begins in 2012

Did you know that beginning January 1, 2012, you will no longer be allowed to dispose of electronic equipment in the trash? Illinois has passed the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act, which mandates that most consumer electronics be recycled. Trash collection agencies will no longer accept these items and will incur fines from the Illinois EPA if they do.

October 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Free Johnny Rockets Printable Coupons!

Free Johnny Rockets Printable Coupons!

Johhny Rockets of Naperville, near the Showplace movie theater on Route 59, is offering three valuable coupons to make dining out a bit more affordable for your family.

October 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Is your home ready for winter? We know all to well that when the leaves start to fall, winter is just around the corner. Temperatures will take a nose-dive and snow and ice become an ever-looming threat. Here are some things you should do to winter ready your house… Clean and Test Your Furnace Having […]

October 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
Cantigny Fall Festival Saturday

Cantigny Fall Festival Saturday

This Saturday, October 8th, Cantigny in Wheaton will celebrate autumn with their annual Fall Festival. The event runs from 10AM to 4PM and will feature live music by The Salt Creek Boys in addition to stilt walkers, jugglers, and a live children’s show by the entertainer ScribbleMonster. Other family-friendly fun includes a hayrides, jumping inflatables, face painting, and a petting zoo. Snacks will be available via outdoor vendors.

October 6, 2011 | By | Reply More
Fermilab Shuts Down Tevatron

Fermilab Shuts Down Tevatron

Fermilab, located between Warrenville and Batavia, shut down the Tevatron this past Friday, September 30th (at 2PM). For years, the Tevatron was a world-renowned research tool. Read more about the history of Fermilab’s remarkable Tevatron particle collider.

October 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Naperville Last Fling This Weekend

Naperville Last Fling This Weekend

The Last Fling features food, live entertainment, and fun for the whole family. The Naperville Jaycees’ sponsored event includes carnival rides and kid-friendly activities that are sure to bring thrills and smiles. The event takes place near Webster and Aurora Avenue (Naperville Settlement area). The Family Fun Land in Naperville Settlement includes: bounce/jumping features, a petting zoo, radio Disney entertainment stage, and arts and crafts area, food and beverages (including healthy options for kids), face painting and glitter tattoos, and more.

September 1, 2011 | By | Reply More