Step back to the 80's at DuPage Children's Museum's “Back for the Future” Fundraising Event

DuPage Children's Museum’s Next Gen Board invites visitors, members, and Museum supporters to the "Back for the Future" fundraising event on Friday, June 20 from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. at DuPage Children's Museum in Naperville. Featuring totally awesome 80’s music, tubular trivia, silent auction items, and rad raffles, the 80’s-themed adults-only event will serve as the Board’s inaugural fundraising event to benefit the future of children.

Award-winning journalist and broadcaster, Dolly McCarthy will serve as Honorary Chair for the event. Dolly is an anchor for the Tribune Company’s CLTV News and also hosts the popular Internet Radio Show, The Dolly McCarthy Show.

 “I’m honored to be a part of the event, as DuPage Children’s Museum has always been a special place for me and my five children. It’s a priority of mine and of many volunteers to keep this happy place in DuPage County for future generations. I hope the community will come out to join me on June 20 for a fun evening supporting a worthy cause, “ said Dolly McCarthy, CLTV News Anchor and Radio Host of The Dolly McCarthy Show.  

The exciting 80’s-themed event will feature a variety of fun adult games and activities, as well as appetizers, beverages, and desserts. Are you still a gamer? Test your Nintendo and Sega skills in the arcade. Or leave your mark in neon on the graffiti wall. Participate in the Double Dare Adult Challenge for a chance to win an awesome prize. Or grab a team to take part in our 80’s trivia game.

The event will also feature a number of silent auction and raffle items including Blackhawks, Cubs, and Bears tickets; an overnight stay at the Wit Hotel in Chicago; a week of kid’s summer camp at School of Rock or Kidz Kabaret; Notre Dame football tickets; and tickets to the Ravinia Music Festival, just to name a few. Don’t miss your chance to walk away with some of these fabulous items and prizes!

Come dressed in your favorite 80’s style and enjoy a fun-filled evening of totally awesome music, tubular trivia, rad raffles and silent auction items, and to-the-max dancing. Please join us to go back to the 80’s to benefit the future of our children.

Tickets for the event are $75 per person. For tickets, sponsorship opportunities, or more information, visit dupagechildrensmuseum.org/back-for-the-future or call Julie O’Keefe at (630) 637-8000 ext. 3190.

“McFly” level sponsors include Crowe Horwath, School of Rock, and Victory Packaging. “Doc Brown” level sponsors include Okyne Medialab, Patrick Land Rover, Chris and Anne Pohlman, and RSA Medical. “Flux Capacitor” level sponsors include John Greene Realty; Midwest ENT Consultants; Charles and Rose Margosian, Sr.; J.C. Marovich/Triangle Dies and Supplies, Inc.; New Generation Power/Lindsay Wagner; Rock Fusco & Connelly, LLC; and Tutoring Center. “1.21 Gigawatts” level sponsors include C.B. Conlin Landscapes; FirstMerit Bank; Great Western Flooring; Naperville Bank & Trust; Ollus Realty/Tim Damis; Rider Dickerson, Inc.; Riverwalk Family Dental; and Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.


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