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A flag for the ages: a Darien relic comes home

It was July 3, 1861. The Cass community (now Darien) annual Independence Day parade was 24 hours away, but they didn’t have an American flag. Read the incredible story of a group of young Cass ladies who embodied the spirit, determination and perseverance that has come to represent the American spirit.

More than $10,000 awarded in JCS Fund Visual Arts mini-grants

The JCS Fund of the DuPage Foundation recently awarded grants on the theme of diversity.

Battle of Cantigny centennial Memorial Day

Memorial Day marks the 100th anniversary of America’s first key battle of WWI; Commemoration activities for all ages planned at Cantigny Park.

May Programs & Events at Downers Grove Park District

Upcoming Downers Grove Park District events and programs include a Summer Concert Series, Men's Basketball League and a Nature Tot Workshop.

Stranger in a Strange Land: National Geographic Live at the MAC

Join veteran National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb on a whirlwind retrospective of a distinguished career that has spanned four decades.

Indian Prairie Public Library hosts Artist in Residence Dorothy Bury Shaw

As part of the Indian Prairie Public Library’s 30th anniversary celebration, local artists have been invited to create their work in the library. Fine artist Dorothy Bury Shaw is the second Artist in Residence, and will be working in the lobby through June.

Grove Players presents Best of Friends

Grove Players Community Theatre in Downers Grove presents Best of Friends. Performances will be held the weekends of April 27 and May 4 at the Lincoln Center.

Picosa showcases the superb music of composers from Spain and Latin America

Picosa brings a moving program to the stage on Sunday, May 20th at 7:00pm, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook.

Naperville Public Art Competition Call for Artists

Artists from the community are invited to submit one entry per person under the theme “Hidden Detail”.

Naperville Art League Open House Sat. Feb. 24

In January, a water pipe froze and broke at the Naperville Fine Art Center & Gallery, 508 N. Center St., causing considerable damage. This led to repairs and renovations, which now are complete.
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