DuPage County Calendar of Events

Chronicle Media Staff

St. John’s Lombard Praise Team of Lombard will perform Christian music at the next Kiwanis Summer Concert at 6 p.m. July 19 at Ruggard Gazebo on the Prairie Path in Villa Park.

July 13


Rock ’N’ Wheels

6-10 p.m.

Addison Village Green, 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison


Grill Night will feature food from Addison restaurants: Pyramid Club, Rosati’s, Famous Dave’s, Muggs ‘N Manor and Chapalita’s plus delicious treats from Uncle Harry’s Ice Cream and Millie’s Pancake Shoppe. Music by the hip hop band “Two White Crew” will perform at 7:30 with Funky Monks (Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute) at 6:30 on the 95.9 The River “Rock ‘N Wheels” stage. Classic cars and motorcycles will be on display in the cruise night area along Army Trail Road east of May Street; entry open until 7:30 or when parking is full. Addison Historical Museum craft fair and open house until 8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free parking at Friendship Plaza and Indian Trail Jr. High School.


July 15


Yoga in the Street

10:30 a.m.

Elmhurst 255 Public Plaza, Hahn Street and York Road, Elmhurst


The public is invited to a Next Yoga studio class accompanied by a live DJ. Bring water and a mat. There is limited mat rental, and water for purchase. Call (630) 433-2413 or go online at www.next-yoga.com to register.


Victorian Crafts Workshop

1-3 p.m.

DuPage County Historical Museum, 102 E. Wesley, Wheaton


Enjoy a day of Victorian crafts. Create a quilt squares, learn needlepoint or design a Victorian greeting card. To register, call (630) 510-4941.


July 16


Special Needs Night

6:30-8 p.m.

Centennial Beach, 500 W. Jackson Ave., Naperville


Families with individuals who have special needs are invited to enjoy a quiet, relaxing evening after regular operating hours of Centennial Beach. The shallow end and slide will be open. No registration is required. For more information, call (630) 848-5092.


Concerts in Your Parks

7 p.m.

Ashbury Park, 1740 Conan Doyle Road, Naperville


The Hat Guys will perform in one of the Concerts in Your Park Sunday evening summer music series that travels to various Naperville parks. Concert-goers may bring their own food and beverages or may purchase food from a variety of food trucks that may be on site for some or all of the concerts. For more information, call (630) 848-5000.


July 19


Block to Block

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Two locations, downtown Elmhurst


Listen to live music while you dine and shop. The next Block to Block party will feature My So Called Band in the City Centre Plaza, 147 N. York St., and Owen Stevenson Trio in the Elmhurst 255 Plaza, Hahn Street and York Road.


Kiwanis Summer Concerts

6 p.m.

Ruggard Gazebo on the Prairie Path in Villa Park


St. John’s Lombard Praise Team of Lombard will perform Christian music at the next Kiwanis Summer Concert. A concession stand will sell hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, popcorn, soft drinks and more. Alcohol is prohibited on the Prairie Path. Proceeds from concessions will benefit needy children per the Kiwanis mission. The Friends of the Library will present a children’s craft corner. For more information, call (630) 834-8500.


Movies on the Green

7 p.m.

Oakbrook Center’s Village Green, 100 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook


“Sing” will be shown on the Village Green. The plot: In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario’s attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander

than he anticipates even as its finalists’ find that their lives will never be the same. Seating is first-come, first-serve on the Village Green. Grass seating only. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Movies are subject to change. No rain dates.


Summer Concert Series

7:30 p.m.

Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center, 375 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook


The Nick Pontarelli Band is the next act to perform in Bolingbrook’s Summer Concert Series. They perform the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Frankie Valli, Bobby Darin, Elvis and others. For more information, call (630) 226-8400.

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