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22nd Annual DuPage County Back to School Fair

The 22nd Annual Back to School Fair will be held on August 8th, 2012 from 11am until 6pm at the DuPage County Fairgrounds located at … Read more ›

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The Wheaton Municipal Band Salutes the Youth at Kid's Concert on June 14

Come hear The Wheaton Municipal Band’s Annual Kids’ Concert on Thursday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Park. Approximately 50 Wheaton middle school students … Read more ›

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Friends and Family Fair

Wheaton Sport Center, a premier fitness and tennis club, is hosting their 4th annual Friends and Family Fair on Wednesday June 6th from 5 to … Read more ›

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Summer Tennis Camps

Tennis anyone???? School will be out soon and if you’re still scrambling for a fun and active way to keep your kids healthy and happy … 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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Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Club

Starting Monday, June 4, booklets for recording accumulated reading time for Wheaton Public Library's 2012 Summer Reading Club will be available at the Children's Desk. … 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 ›

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Wheaton Municipal Band to Hold Auditions, Kick Off 2012 Season

The Wheaton Municipal Band kicks off its 2012 summer season on Thursday, June 7, at 8:00 p.m. at the bandshell in Wheaton’s Memorial Park. Band … Read more ›

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Tempel Lipizzans Leap into 2012!

After a hiatus in 2011 to focus on training, Tempel Farms is launching a series of performances featuring the internationally-recognized Lipizzan Stallions. The season kicks … Read more ›

Antonio Rice, front, shows off some moves on his skateboard during the Franklin Middle School club's practice on Tuesday. (Michelle Manchir/Tribune)

School skateboard club rolls into first year

The middle school students glided  on skateboards up and down ramps on the hot concrete on a warm spring day at a skate park in … Read more ›