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A lifeguard watches over swimmers at 63rd Street Beach in Chicago on Tuesday. State guidelines say where lifeguards are required, there must be a minimum of one per 100 bathers or 2,000 square feet of water surface area. ( Armando L. Sanchez, Chicago Tribune / June 17, 2012 )

Lifeguard on duty: Swim at your own risk

Lifeguards at Pioneer Park pool in Arlington Heights always have to be on alert — for swimmers in trouble, but also for the lifeguard certification … Read more ›

Participants line up for prizes at a previous NIHR mini-golf outing. This year's event takes place on June 24.
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Hobby Shop Owners Bringing Fun and Prizes to Annual Mini-Golf Outing

CHICAGO – Nothing says summer fun like a great family event, and the Northern Illinois Hobby Retailers are ready to deliver one at its 7th … Read more ›

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Golf Mill Shopping Center Partners with the Niles Public Library for “Reading Is So Delicious” Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Festival invites teens and families to the Niles Teen Center on Friday, June 8, 5-7pm. The Teen Center, located inside … Read more ›

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Girl Scout Night at Chicago Sky Invites Alumnae to Honor 100th Anniversary and Pay Tribute to Title IX

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA and the 40th anniversary of Title IX. To honor these milestones, Girl Scouts … Read more ›

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What to Do when Summer Camp is Too Much For Your Child

Not all children enjoy a full day of summer camp and not all parents want or need their child to be away for a full … Read more ›

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Bobblehead Dad: Be a Better Dad Today

Not a day goes by that I don't get to hang out with a dad who inspires me. Yesterday, I was able to spend some … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Concert to Benefit DuPage Habitat for Humanity’s First Ever Women Build Initiative DuPage Habitat for Humanity, a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, will … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Jeopardy, The Rallye A low-pressure road rallye where you play Jeopardy as you travel the shortcourse. Not a lot of hard rallye gimmicks, but a … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Stamp Out Hunger Letter Carriers’ Food Drive The Naperville chapter of the National Association of Letter Carriers will participate in the 20th annual Stamp Out … Read more ›

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Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day at the Golf Mill Shopping Center Candy Bar.

Spoil mom this Mother’s Day with the perfect gift and a treat from our Candy Bar. Shoppers are invited to the Mother’s Day Gift Ideas … Read more ›