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Group photo of the 54 children who attended Calamos Investments' Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
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Calamos Kids Learn the Business!

On April 26, Calamos Investments, located in CityGate Centre at the intersection of I-88 and Route 59, participated in the 20th Annual Take Our Daughters … Read more ›

Judy Hsu, Emcee and ABC 7 News This Morning Co-Anchor; Amy Louis, 2012 Honorary Chairperson; and Sue Broad, DCM President and CEO at DuPage Children's Museum’s 2012 Champions for Children Benefit Ball.
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DuPage Children's Museum Champions for Children Benefit Ball Raises Nearly $233,000

DuPage Children’s Museum (DCM) hosted its annual Champions for Children Benefit Ball on Saturday, April 14 at Hotel Arista at CityGate Centre inNaperville. Presented under … Read more ›

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The Plate Spinner Chronicles – The Winds of Change

Four years ago, I posted my first column on TribLocal, inviting you to follow my adventures as a working parent. With each submission, I’ve shared … Read more ›

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Graduates Receive Free Entrée at CityGate Grille in April, May and June!

CityGate Grille is helping recent graduates celebrate their accomplishments with their families by giving one free entrée to graduates now through June 30, 2012. In … Read more ›

Photo Courtesy of the United Nations Foundation
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Bobblehead Dad: We Can Save 1.7 Million Children

I recently took my teenage son to the pediatrician for an annual check-up. Driving to the doctor’s office, my son asked, “Do I have to … Read more ›

The Drum Ice Dog Sled Team will make their second appearance at this year's Green Earth Fair.
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2012 Green Earth Fair

On Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 12:30 to 5 p.m., the Green Earth Institute is holding the 9th annual Green Earth Fair at its organic … Read more ›

Tanya Robinson of Crest Hill works on her laptop while daughter Amartya Robinson, 3, plays with toys at Cafe 'N' Play. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Cafe combines toys and tranquility

With two children and her own chiropractic office, Cathy Subber knows how tough it can be to balance her need for quiet time with her … Read more ›

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15th Annual Mayors’ Community Leadership Breakfast

The Boy Scouts of America’s Three Fires Council Thunderbird District is inviting the public to attend the 15th Annual Mayors’ Breakfast at Benedictine University in … Read more ›

Bring the family to enjoy this old-time radio program recreation
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Sci-Fi on Old Time Radio

The troupe from Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear present two short programs on Sunday, April 15 in a disconcerting Sci-fi vein: Isaac Asimov’s “The Liar” … Read more ›

Photo by Stuart Miles
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The Price of Prom

Ka-ching! It's prom time! Having now safely navigated two of my three kids through this rite of passage, I can honestly say I'm enjoying a … Read more ›