Culture: State Street Dance show
June 7, 2012 11:08AM
(sub)URBAN ART WALK: The downtown Naperville Art Walk scheduled for June 16 seeks artists. Prizes offered. Visit http://arranmorearts.org/suburban-art/suburban-art-walk/.
Jewelry needed: Anderson Animal Shelter seeks jewelry for their 6th Annual Jewelry Faire to be held Sept. 7 and 8 at the American Legion in Geneva. Better handbags are also needed. Bring donations to the Shelte, 1000 S. LaFox (Rt. 31), South Elgin during business hours. Contact Kathleen Graff at (847) 382-1945 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Buzz Bissinger, “Father’s Day: A Journey into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son,” reading and booksigning, 2 p.m. June 10, Naperville. John Coy, reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. June 11, Naperville. Neil Abramson, “Unsaid,” reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. June 12, Naperville. Lauren Kate, “Rapture,” reading and booksigning, 2 p.m. June 16, Naperville. At 5112 Main St. in Downers Grove and 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Anderson’s Two Doors East is at 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call (630) 963-2665 or visit andersonbookshop.com.
Barnes and Noble: At the Promenade Center, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Call (630) 783-0009 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Barnes & Noble: Weekly story times take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Events are free. At 47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 579-0200. Visit bn.com.
State Street Annual Show: “Swan Lake” and “King of the Pridelands” will danced be at The Paramount Arts Center in Aurora at 1 and 5 p.m. June 10. Tickets are $15-$20. At 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Call (630) 232-0444 or visit statestreetdancestudio.com.
Louche Puce Flea Market: The European-style vintage and collectable market will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9 on the second Saturday of each month through September at the Downtown Water Street Mall next to City Hall, 44 E. Downer Place, Aurora. Visit facebook.com/pages/Louche-Puce-Market.
Green Fest: Aurora’s environmentally friendly celebration runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9 at the Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora. Visit auroragreenlights.org.
Railroad Collectibles Show: The 33rd annual event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 10 at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. $6. Visit kanecountyfair.com.
Aurora Farmer’s Market: The Market celebrated its 100th anniversary this year, and is open from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturdays to Oct. 27 at Wilder Park, 350 N. River St, Aurora. www.aurora-il.org.
Geneva French Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays to Oct. 28 in downtown Geneva at the Metra train station parking lot, corner of South and Fourth streets. Visit genevachamber.com.
Lisle French Market: The sixth annual market will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays to Oct. 27 in the commuter lot west of the Village Hall, 925 Burlington Ave., Lisle. Visit villageoflisle.org.
Naperville Farmers Market: Held rain or shine from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturdays to Oct. 27 at the Fifth Avenue Station parking lot, 200 E. 5th Ave., Naperville. www.naperville.il.us.
Riverview Farmstead Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays to Sept. 27 at Riverview Farm, 111th Street and Brook Road, Naperville.www. reconnectwithnature.org.
We Grow Dreams Garden Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays to Oct. 29 at Freedom Commons on Freedom Drive, between I-88 Naperville exit and Diehl Road, Naperville. Visit freedomcommons.com.
Kane County Flea Market: Flea markets take place the first weekend of the month from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Randall Road and Route 64, St. Charles. Featuring antiques, collectibles and hundreds of dealers. Admission is $5 each day; children under 12 are free. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
M-Pact: Oswego Foundation For Educational Excellence presents family oriented shows M-Pact at 8 p.m. Sept. 22 as part of our fundraising campaign for 2011-2012. Tickets are $18. At 1525 Harvey Road, Oswego. Visit oswegofoundation.org/current-events.html.
Monarch Chapter Beer Can and Breweriana Show: The next show is at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at American Legion Post 76 in Carol Stream. Admission is $2. At 570 S. Gary Ave., Carol Stream. Tables are $10 for members; $15 for non-members. Call Alan Bormann at (630) 305-8618 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Aurora ArtWalk: A Work in Progress, will be held at 7 to 10 p.m. June 8 in downtown Aurora at Stolp Avenue and Downer Place. Free admission. Visit AuroraArtwalk.com.
Pride of the Fox RiverFest: The 30th annual fest June 8-10 features a juried craft show, traditional Chinese dragon boat races, live music on two stages, water ski shows, sand sculptures, a rugby tournament, food vendors and more. Along the Fox River from Pottawatomie Park to Lincoln Park, St. Charles. Call (630) 513-5386 or visit Prideofthefox.com.
Illinois Paddlesports Festival: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 9 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10 at Mastodon Lake Phillips Park, 1000 Ray Moses Dr., Aurora. Free. Vist illinoispaddlesportsfestival.org.
Art in the Park: 12 to 5 p.m. June 9 and 10 at Philips Park, 1000 Ray Moses Drive, Aurora. Free. Visit illinoispaddlesportsfestival.org.
PrairieFest: The 24th annual celebration is held June 14-17 throughout town with the main festival grounds at PrairieFest Park, 91 Plank Road, Oswego. Free. Visit prairiefest.com.
After Hours Film Society: “The Kid With a Bike,” June 11. At the Tivoli, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. Cost is $5 for members and $9 for others. Call (630) 534-4528. Visit afterhoursfilmsociety.com.
Paramount Classic Monday Movies: “The Princess Bride” (1987), 7 p.m. June 11. Admission is 80 cents. At the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena. Visit paramountaurora.com.
Copley Cinematheque: “Tell No One,” (R) 8:30 p.m. June 12, during Taste of Aurora. $8 for non-members and $5 for members. At the Copley Theatre, in North Island Center at 8 E. Galena. Visit paramountaurora.com/20110921cineastes.php.
Elgin Short Film Festival: We encourage all interested filmmakers to apply and experience the art of short cinema at The Hemmens Cultural Center. Deadline is Aug. 17. At 45 Symphony Way, Elgin. Tickets to the screening are $5. Call (847) 931-5900 or visit hemmens.org/annualfilmfestival.
Free Concert: George’s Circle plays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 10 at Peck Farm Park, 4038 Kaneville Road, Geneva. Visit genevaparks.org.
Concerts in Your Park: Hear The New Invaders from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 10 at Knock Knolls, 336 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville. Free. Visit napervilleparks.org.
Zazz concert: Alternative jazz quintet perform at 3 p.m. June 10 at Cantigny in Wheaton. Free with parking fee. Visit cantigny.org.
20th Century Countdown: The Fox Valley Festival Chorus presents its annual spring concert at 3 p.m. June 10 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10 N. Edgelawn, Aurora. Tickets are $5-$12. Call (630) 247-4831.
Summer Recitals: Millennium Carillon performances are at 7 p.m. Tuesdays to Aug. 21 at 210 Aurora Road, Naperville. No performance July 3. Free. Visit naperville-carillon.org.
Wednesdays, Woods and Wine: Enjoy fine wine and music from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays (excluding July 4) to Aug. 15 at Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53, Lisle. Tickets are $10-$15. Visit mortonarb.org.
Summer Jazz in the Park: The Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble performs from 7 to 9 p.m. June 13 at Lake Ellyn in Glen Ellyn. Visit gepark.org.
Naperville Municipal Band: Free concert at 7:30 p.m. June 14 at the Naperville Community Concert Center, 104 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Free. Visit napervilleband.org.
Lucy’s Music Cafe: Come to Lucy’s Cafe for music at 8:30 p.m. June 22 at Raue Center for the Arts. Tickets are $25, $20 in advance. Ages 18+. At 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Call (815) 356-9212 or visit rauecenter.org.
“Ah, Wilderness!”: The Theatre of Western Springs presents this Eugene O’Neill classic to June 10. Tickets are $18 and $20. Free parking. At 4384 Hampton Ave. Call (708) 246-3380 or visit theatreofwesternsprings.com.
“Beyond Therapy”: The Village Theatre Guild of Glen Ellyn presents this comedy to June 16. Tickets are $18. At Park Blvd. and Butterfield Road. Call (630) 469-8230 or visit villagetheatreguild.org.
“Hairspray”: The musical will be presented at Drury Lane Theatre to June 17. Show tickets are $20 to $46. Lunch and dinner theater packages are $49.75 to $68. At 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. Call (630) 530-0111 or visit drurylaneoakbrook.com.
“Route 66”: The jukebox musical runs has been extended to Aug. 19 at the Copley Theater, 8 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Tickets are $29. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit ParamountAurora.com.
“Some Enchanted Evening:” Performed at 8 p.m. to June 7 and 2 p.m. June 14 and 28; and 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays to July 2 at Fox Valley Repertory Theatre in St. Charles. Tickets are $32 to $42. At 4051 E. Main St. in St. Charles. Call (630) 584-6342 or foxvalleyrep.org.
Yorkville’s Follies Theatre: Comedy Improv weekends, $28 to $32. “Social Security,” to May 27. “Snow White & the 7 Dwarfs,” (Theatre for Children) to June. At 217 South Bridge Street, Yorkville. Call (630) 385-2535 or visit folliestheatre.com.
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