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February 28th, 2014 --- 10:16:34 CST -0600
Tales and Treasures at The Morton Arboretum
Oct 01, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014
The Sterling Morton Library is turning 50! To celebrate, the Tales and...
The Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL 60532
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February 28th, 2014 --- 10:17:50 CST -0600
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit
Oct 01, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
Come learn about the gifts that the world's endangered trees give us—and how...
The Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL 60532
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February 22nd, 2014 --- 08:12:11 CST -0600
Downtown Saturday Downers Grove Market
Oct 01, 2014 - Oct 18, 2014
Since 1996, On a typical Saturday you’ll find everything you need to prepare...
Downtown Downers Grove Market
Downers Grove, IL 60517
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June 9th, 2014 --- 09:54:49 CDT -0500
Naperville Ghost Tours
Oct 01, 2014 - Nov 08, 2014
The official Ghost Tours of Naperville, with host author Kevin Frantz, is one...
Central Park
Naperville, IL 60540
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June 7th, 2014 --- 09:08:47 CDT -0500
Theatre-Hikes at The Morton Arboretum
Oct 01, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
Walk along with the action of your favorite literary tales performed live among...
The Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL 60532
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February 11th, 2011 --- 08:20:27 CST -0600
Juried Fall Art Exhibit
Oct 01, 2014 - Oct 27, 2014
Since 1999, gallery hosts the work of local and regional two and three...
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Kankakee, IL 60901
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September 11th, 2014 --- 05:05:18 CDT -0500
Scarecrow Trail! at the Morton Arboretum
Oct 01, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
Those creative scarecrows are back! Take a stroll around Meadow Lake to see the...
The Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL 60532
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September 11th, 2014 --- 05:02:37 CDT -0500
Fall Color Festivals
Oct 01, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
Outdoor autumn festival with the pumpkin painting, nature related hands-on...
The Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL 60532
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September 5th, 2013 --- 11:58:37 CDT -0500
Girls' Night Out Downtown Downers Grove
Oct 02, 2014
Grab your girlfriends and enjoy a night of shopping and dining downtown Downers...
Downtown Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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January 25th, 2014 --- 07:25:53 CST -0600
First Friday at the Gallery
Oct 03, 2014
Join us for live music, wine and snacks while you view the works of Tinley area...
Garden Gallery
Tinley Park, IL 60477
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April 10th, 2014 --- 10:17:14 CDT -0500
Oktoberfest
Oct 03, 2014 - Oct 04, 2014
Be part of an annual autumn event that celebrates our community’s heritage....
Naper Settlement
Naperville, IL 60563
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May 22nd, 2014 --- 02:28:44 CDT -0500
Heartland Creative Art and Craft Show
Oct 03, 2014 - Oct 05, 2014
Since 2006. Art and craft fair featuring exhibitors displaying and selling...
Louis Joliet Mall
Joliet, IL 60403
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September 28th, 2014 --- 10:18:46 CDT -0500
Autumn Colors Craft Show
Oct 04, 2014
Since 2007. The fall craft show features a variety of talented crafters...
Romeoville Recreation Department
Romeoville, IL 60446
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August 20th, 2013 --- 05:14:19 CDT -0500
Fall Color Festival
Oct 04, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
Fulfill your fall food cravings at the Fall Color Festival weekends in October....
The Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL 60532
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June 7th, 2014 --- 09:11:28 CDT -0500
The Fall Color 5K Run and Walk
Oct 05, 2014
Time to get up and hit the pavement! The Fall Color 5K Run and Walk offers a...
The Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL 60532
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December 13th, 2012 --- 09:55:02 CST -0600
Complete Wedding Expo
Oct 05, 2014
Everything the bride-to-be needs to help plan the perfect wedding from bridal...
Tamarack Golf Course
Naperville, IL 60564
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September 11th, 2014 --- 05:12:12 CDT -0500
Chicago Marathon Health and Fitness Expo
Oct 10, 2014 - Oct 11, 2014
Features over 175 exhibitors featuring the newest designs in running gear and...
McCormick Place Complex
Chicago, IL 60616
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July 7th, 2014 --- 05:31:03 CDT -0500
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer South Suburban
Oct 12, 2014
We invite you to join the millions in creating a world with less cancer and...
Centennial Park Soccer Field
Orland Park, IL 60462
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April 10th, 2014 --- 10:18:01 CDT -0500
All Hallows Eve-Village of Fear
Oct 17, 2014 - Oct 18, 2014
Experience two of the darkest nights of the year with haunting creatures, eerie...
Naper Settlement
Naperville, IL 60563
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March 4th, 2014 --- 07:06:01 CST -0600
Boo at the Zoo
Oct 18, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014
Come join the Zoo and celebrate Halloween with a variety of special events...
Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield, IL 60513
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August 29th, 2014 --- 12:09:26 CDT -0500
Chicagoland Petroleum & Advertising Show
Oct 19, 2014
An antique show with over 90 booths featuring petroliana and antique...
Will County Fairgrounds
Peotone, IL 60468
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February 9th, 2013 --- 07:24:04 CST -0600
Countryside Collectors Classic Model Car Show
Oct 19, 2014
Join us at Park Place of Countryside Union Hall,for the Countryside Collectors...
Park Place of Countryside Union Hall
Countryside, IL 60525
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September 10th, 2012 --- 12:28:16 CDT -0500
Halloween Fest
Oct 24, 2014
Some of the spine-tingling activities are a trick or treat trail, craft area,...
Romeoville Recreation Department
Romeoville, IL 60446
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February 22nd, 2014 --- 08:01:01 CST -0600
Halloween Window Painting
Oct 25, 2014
We will supply the paints, and all we ask is that you bring your paintbrush and...
Downtown Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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May 4th, 2012 --- 04:58:10 CDT -0500
Boo at the Zoo
Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
Come join the Zoo and celebrate Halloween with a variety of special events...
Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield, IL 60513
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June 9th, 2014 --- 09:59:17 CDT -0500
Halloween Happening
Oct 26, 2014
The Naperville Park District sponsors this holiday event for chiidren age 10...
Riverwalk Grand Pavilion
Naperville, IL 60563
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February 22nd, 2014 --- 08:01:28 CST -0600
Safe Trick-or-Treating
Oct 26, 2014
Trick-or-Treat after the Costume Parade at participating Downtown Merchants.
Downtown Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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October 12th, 2011 --- 05:04:30 CDT -0500
Halloween Costume Parade
Oct 26, 2014
Halloween Costume Parade Meet at the parking lot west of the Main Street Train...
Downtown Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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January 25th, 2014 --- 07:26:04 CST -0600
First Friday at the Gallery
Nov 07, 2014
Join us for live music, wine and snacks while you view the works of Tinley area...
Garden Gallery
Tinley Park, IL 60477
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April 10th, 2014 --- 10:23:30 CDT -0500
Weed Ladies Winter Floral Sale
Nov 13, 2014 - Nov 16, 2014
The Weed Ladies winter sale features holiday-themed floral arrangements and...
Naper Settlement
Naperville, IL 60563
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March 24th, 2010 --- 03:55:05 CDT -0500
Christmas At The Mill - Fine Artisan Boutique
Nov 14, 2014 - Nov 16, 2014
The Mill and the Graue House will be open for a special holiday shopping event...
Graue Mill and Museum
Oak Brook, IL 60521
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May 5th, 2006 --- 09:20:05 CDT -0500
Naperville Turkey Trot
Nov 27, 2014
Since 1988. Sponsored by the Naperville Lions Club this annual 5k turkey trot...
Naperville Central High School
Naperville, IL 60540
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November 8th, 2012 --- 04:28:14 CST -0600
Gingerbread Festival Downtown Downers Grove
Nov 28, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
We are offering a weekend packed with events for all ages: Gingerbread...
Downtown Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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September 10th, 2012 --- 12:29:36 CDT -0500
Winter Wonderland and Tree Lighting Ceremony
Dec 05, 2014
Join us for another year of celebrating the holidays with activities, pictures...
Romeoville Recreation Department
Romeoville, IL 60446
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January 25th, 2014 --- 07:26:16 CST -0600
First Friday at the Gallery
Dec 05, 2014
Join us for live music, wine and snacks while you view the works of Tinley area...
Garden Gallery
Tinley Park, IL 60477
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March 24th, 2010 --- 04:40:19 CDT -0500
Step By Step Promotions Arts and Crafts Show
Dec 06, 2014 - Dec 07, 2014
This is a large craft show with 180 exhibitors featuring their handcrafted...
Tinley Park Convention Center at The Holiday Inn
Tinley Park, IL 60477
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March 4th, 2014 --- 07:08:00 CST -0600
Holiday Magic Festival
Dec 06, 2014 - Dec 07, 2014
The zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland, its walkway lit with over...
Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield, IL 60513
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April 23rd, 2008 --- 08:01:44 CDT -0500
Festival of Gnomes
Dec 06, 2014
Since 1975. The gnomes are coming to town! A family tradition for many, the...
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
Joliet, IL 60435
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February 10th, 2013 --- 01:09:17 CST -0600
Tinley Park Annual Holiday Toy Show
Dec 07, 2014
Don’t miss our annual Tinley Park Annual Holiday Toy Show! People come from...
Tinley Park High School
Tinley Park, IL 60477
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December 13th, 2011 --- 06:13:50 CST -0600
Holiday Magic Festival
Dec 13, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014
The zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland, its walkway lit with over...
Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield, IL 60513
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May 30th, 2008 --- 11:58:10 CDT -0500
Deck the Depot Festival of Lights
Dec 13, 2014
Annual Christmas light display in the square and beyond.
Historic Depot District
Berwyn, IL 60402
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December 13th, 2011 --- 06:14:09 CST -0600
Holiday Magic Festival
Dec 20, 2014 - Dec 21, 2014
The zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland, its walkway lit with over...
Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield, IL 60513
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December 13th, 2011 --- 06:14:22 CST -0600
Holiday Magic Festival
Dec 26, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
The zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland, its walkway lit with over...
Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield, IL 60513
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October 1st, 2014 --- 00:17:09 CDT -0500
157-C Hosts Lincoln-Way Presentation on Changes in Illinois Education

All District 157-C parents are invited to attend an informational session on October 22, from 7:00 - 7:45 p.m., in the Cafetorium at Hickory Creek Middle School, 22150 W. 116th Avenue in Frankfort. The presentation will be "Lincoln-Way and the Changes in Illinois Education: What Every Parent Needs to Know."



September 30th, 2014 --- 20:34:00 CDT -0500
Will County budget talks include possible tax hike

Budget battles have begun in Will County with Republicans and Democrats differing on how to fund capital improvement projects during a finance committee meeting Tuesday. In his recent budget address, County Executive Larry Walsh, a Democrat, proposed increasing the property tax levy by 1.5 percent, the rate of inflation, which with new property would generate $2.9 million annually, $2.4 million of which would be earmarked for capital projects such as remodeling the sheriff's office, building a new courthouse and improving the health department.



September 25th, 2014 --- 11:31:23 CDT -0500
Frankfort man believes laughter helps in cancer fight

Cancer patient Mike Chlebek visits with staff from the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. Also pictured are radiation oncologist Kathleen Meyer , radiation therapist Rosie Damian , and radiation oncologist Eric Miller, Dr. Daniel Golden and lead physicist Chris Stepaniak.



September 25th, 2014 --- 03:50:30 CDT -0500
MHS Grateful For Koerner Family Donation

The Manhattan Historical Society is celebrating the recent acquisition of World War II memorabilia donated by one of the village's most prominent families. The collection includes perfectly preserved photographs, letters, documents, a flag, medals and newspapers that chronicle the life and military service of Woodrow Henry Koerner.



September 21st, 2014 --- 13:03:34 CDT -0500
Style points: McAuley grad opens boutique in Frankfort

"Years ago, if you told me I would move to the suburbs, I never would have believed you," Angela Williamson said as she stood inside her newly opened boutique, The Dressing Room, in Frankfort. In 2003, during her senior year at Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School in Chicago's Mount Greenwood community, Williamson designed her prom gown and sold hand-sewn garters to classmates.



September 19th, 2014 --- 20:10:09 CDT -0500
Get Up and Go

Misericordia Day of Giving: More than 50 Chicago-area Culver's restaurants, several of which are in the Southland, will feature pumpkin shakes on Sept. 23 to benefit Misericordia, which provides residential care and programs for people with developmental disabilities.



September 18th, 2014 --- 20:17:55 CDT -0500
Trouble on the Mean Streets of Frankfort: Frankfort Police Blotter

Shane Allard, 19, of 8017 W. Farmhouse Road in Frankfort was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of alcohol, failing to signal and a seatbelt violation about 7 a.m. near the corner of 95th Avenue and Lincoln Highway. Three people ran into trouble with the law shortly before 12:30 p.m. near the corner of LaGrange Road and Lincoln Highway.



September 18th, 2014 --- 06:38:40 CDT -0500
Wine Around Downtown Frankfort Sept. 28

The Frankfort Historic Business Association will hold its third annual Wined-ing through Historic Downtown Frankfort wine and ale tasting event on Sunday, September 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. New for 2014 are event partners WineStyles of Frankfort, 350 Brewing and Hailstorm Brewing both of Tinley Park, extended walk hours and live music on Breidert Green. Guests will enjoy wine and ale samples, along with tastes from local restaurants, during the walk.



September 18th, 2014 --- 00:24:48 CDT -0500
Local Businesses Support Lincoln-Way Foundation

THE NEWEST Associate Partners of the Lincoln-Way Foundation were recognized at the most recent Foundation board meeting. Pictured with Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Superintendent Dr. Scott Tingley are Brian Ciapinski of Shark Shredding and Document Management, Dave Ferricks of Doc's Pharmacy, Mike Waleski of Hague Quality Plumbing and Joe D'Ortenzio of Distinctive Gold Jewelry.



September 17th, 2014 --- 11:01:46 CDT -0500
25 years later, a mother still pursues her daughter's death

It's been 25 years, and Holly Dvorak's bedroom in her family's Mokena home remains largely unchanged. Her bed is neatly made, and her roller skates and teenage clothes wait for the young woman who would have turned 42 on Wednesday.



September 16th, 2014 --- 12:09:08 CDT -0500
Gatto's in New Lenox Offers 20 Percent off Dinner if You Buy LW Dream Raffle Tickets

Caption: Foundation Board Directors and Dream Raffle Co-Chairs Bob Kennedy and David Zang encourage you to purchase your Dream Raffle ticket before the Sunday, Sept. 28 deadline.



September 16th, 2014 --- 00:53:50 CDT -0500
Register Now for Old Plank Road Trail 5K Run/Walk

Registration is open and ongoing for a local favorite, the Old Plank Road Trail 5K Run/Walk, set for Saturday, Oct. 4. The race starts at the Village Green in downtown Frankfort at 9:30 a.m. Pre-race presentation and activities kick off at 8:30 am. All participants receive a long-sleeve T-shirt Registration fee is $15 prior to the day of the race, $20 the day of event.



September 15th, 2014 --- 18:43:21 CDT -0500
Golf outing benefits Kevin Charles Kaler Brightside Foundation

Charity Golf Outing: The Kevin Charles Kaler Brightside Foundation will host its first-ever fundraising event in the community in which it was established, a golf outing, slated for Thursday at Prestwick Country Club, 601 Prestwick Drive, Frankfort. The foundation was established in honor of Kevin Charles Kaler, son of Mark and Patricia Kaler, to provide funding for children and young adults in need of assistance.



September 15th, 2014 --- 14:29:53 CDT -0500
Fundraiser helps Franciscan sisters offer 'neighborly love'

Sister Joyce , Mother Superior and general community leader for the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, of St. Francis Woods in Frankfort; and Miki Jarvie, of Frankfort, meet to discuss Fraternitas2014, an annual fundraiser that helps support the community of sisters. For the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart of St. Francis Woods in Frankfort, an annual fundraiser makes a difference in their ability to survive as a community.



September 13th, 2014 --- 15:51:24 CDT -0500
Civil War research case study of William Long or Lang, part 2

With a goal to write a short narrative of William Long or Lang during the Civil War era and afterward, this article will discuss the sources, citations and information gleaned from each record type. The second step in the Board for Certification of Genealogists Genealogical Proof Standards reads that the genealogist will provide accurate citations for all sources.



September 11th, 2014 --- 18:26:10 CDT -0500
Will County may tighten zoning rules for medical pot

Will County officials may take another look at the county's regulations on medical marijuana cultivation centers to determine whether they should be more restrictive. At Thursday's meeting of the county board's executive committee, board member Jim Moustis, R-Frankfort, suggested that a special-use zoning permit be required for the businesses.



September 10th, 2014 --- 18:16:35 CDT -0500
Despite opposition, Illiana stays in Illinois' long-term road plans

Despite overwhelming opposition to the proposed Illiana Tollway, members of a regional transportation panel on Wednesday kept the project in its long-term plan against opponents' wishes. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning discussed the revisions to its regional transportation plan, dubbed GO TO 2040, Wednesday morning and will vote on its final approval Oct. 8 in a meeting with the Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Committee.





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