1September 11 Remembrance
Where: Behind the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St, Naperville
When: Wednesday, Sept. 11
Naperville’s Millennium Carillon once again will mark the solemn occasion of the events of Sept. 11, 2001. On Wednesday, Sept. 11, the bells will toll during the morning at the following times of impact:
8:46 a.m. for Tower One of the World Trade Center
9:03 a.m. for Tower Two of the World Trade Center
9:37 a.m. for the Pentagon
10:03 a.m. for Shanksville, PA
Additionally, the bells will ring from 5:30 until 5:45 p.m. as a prelude to the 6 p.m. remembrance ceremony at the Comdr. Dan Shanower Memorial at the City’s Municipal Center. Wheaton Christian Grammar School Assistant Principal and School Counselor Roger Burgess will be the featured speaker. Burgess was United Airlines Flight 93 passenger Todd Beamer's teacher and soccer and basketball coach. Beamer was one of the passengers who attempted to foil the hijacking of the plane by terrorists and reclaim the aircraft, which ultimately crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pa.
For more information, http://www.naperville.il.us/dynamic_content.aspx?id=28352
2Dancing with the Celebrities
Where: Mason Sabika, 1025 Aurora Ave., Naperville
When: Thursday, Sept. 12 from 5 - 8 p.m.
Join in an exciting evening of friendly dance competition, sangrias, tapas and dancing exhibition. This year’s celebrities include: Ryan Alvarez, Vice President - Financial Advisor Naperville Bank & Trust; Dan Bridges, Superintendent Naperville District 203; Michele Calibi, Vice President – Strategic Invitiatives/GM Navistar; Randy DeGuzman, GM – Sullivan’s Steakhouse; Kevin Harris, GM – BP, and Marci Schatz Deputy City Manager of the City of Naperville.
For more details, visit http://www.communitycareercenter.org/events
3Riverwalk Fine Art Fair
Where: Naperville Riverwalk, Naperville
When: Saturday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. until Sunday, Sept. 15, 5 p.m.
The Naperville Art League proudly presents the 28th Annual Riverwalk Fine Art Fair at the Riverwalk in downtown Naperville between Jackson and Main Streets.
For more details, www.napervilleartleague.com.
4Food Network's Giada De Laurentiis Book Signing
Where: North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville
When: Monday, Sept. 9 - 7 p.m.
The Food Network star is set to visit North Central College to sign copies of her latest children's books Recipe for Adventure: Naples and Recipe for Adventure: Paris. Locals can get a copy of their book signed by De Laurentiis at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., on Monday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m.
For more details and tickets, http://www.andersonsbookshop.com/events