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DuPage Children’s Museum redesigned its Wonder Room as a calming, nature-inspired space, offering guests an immersive respite.

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People, places, and scenes around the area   Photos: Naperville Park District (Magical…
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The North Central College women’s triathlon team won the Division III collegiate national championship November 11, defending its crown and claiming its fifth national title in program history. Pictured on the podium in Tempe, Arizona, are (from left) Charlotte Kumler, Hailey Poe, and Bethany Smeed

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People, places, and scenes around the area   Photos: Thomas Fernandez, USA Triathlon;…
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Authors Kate Moore and Elizabeth Smart both spoke to full houses during their respective October events at the McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn.

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Loaves & Fishes Community Services held its annual gala, Night to End Hunger, to raise awareness about food insecurity in the community. Held at the Butterfield Country Club in Oak Brook on September 16, the event raised more than $300,000.

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People, places, and scenes around the area   Photos: Time Stops Photography (Night…
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Highlights from Naperville’s Last Fling over Labor Day weekend included a foam party, carnival, and live music (including the Hairbangers Ball).

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People, places, and scenes around the area   Photos: Jen Banowetz (Picasso); Glenn…
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Through both its Community Foundation’s Discretionary Grantmaking and Youth Engagement in Philanthropy programs, the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley awarded 41 grants on July 11 totaling more than $615,000 to support local nonprofit organizations working to improve the quality of life for Fox Valley residents.

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North Central College’s Division III-winning Cardinals football team was among the various NCAA champions welcomed to the White House June 12 for College Athlete Day.

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People, places, and happenings around the area   Photos: Jen Banowetz (Field of…
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At its annual Community Service Grants Award Luncheon on June 1, the Rotary Club of Naperville awarded $175,000 to 36 nonprofit organizations that provide community support and basic humanitarian needs.

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People, places, and happenings around the area   Photos: Jen Banowetz (Warhol);…
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On April 23 Naper Settlement opened its new Mary and Richard Benck Family Agriculture Center, which showcases Naperville’s agricultural history while connecting it to the farming story of the region and the nation.

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The DuPage Children’s Museum’s March 23 story time featured local author Elizabeth Nielsen, who read her book, ‘Udder Chaos: Amusing Adventures With Farm Animals.’

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People, places, and scenes around the area   Photos courtesy of North Central College,…
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The College of DuPage Foundation hosted its “For the Love of Warhol: A Night at Studio 54” gala February 18 at Esplanade Lakes in Downers Grove. The benefit drew more than 330 attendees and raised nearly $200,000 to support future exhibitions, including this summer’s Warhol exhibit at the McAninch Arts Center and the Cleve Carney Museum of Art, running June 3 through September 10.

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With funds raised by the 2022 Holiday Parade of Lights, the Rotary Club of Naperville awarded more than $70,000 to 13 local nonprofits February 9.

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People, places, and scenes around the area   Photos courtesy of Michael Hudson Photography…
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