Naper Settlement presents the second annual Naper Lights Celebration starting Thursday, Nov. 27, through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.
Holiday Lights at Mooseheart continues through Dec. 31 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Association for Individual Development reminds you that Holiday Gift Baskets make amazing gifts for friends, family, neighbors, teachers, and co-workers. For only $10, gift baskets are assembled by and benefit individuals with special needs. To order or purchase, contact the AID Elgin or Aurora offices.
In addition, AID asks that you help fulfill the requests from their client-based “Hope for the Holidays” project. Each Giving Star has a special request (e.g., arts and crafts supplies, gloves, scarves, and more) from one of their clients. Stars may be found at either AID office today.
Take a break from the holiday hustle and join Green Buddha for a peaceful, natural, and harmonic healing session with Gong Guru Andres Peraza on Dec. 14 and Dec. 21 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. This will be a good opportunity to find relaxation through the healing properties of sound vibration. Admission for the session is $20 at the door or $17 through online pre-registration.
Aurora Historical Society’s Tanner House will be open free of charge this holiday season on Fridays and Sundays.
The Holiday Express train is welcoming all aboard during the first three weekends in December at Fox Valley Park District’s Blackberry Farm for its annual Yuletide celebration amid thousands of glittering lights and festive activities. The holiday spirit comes to life from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Dec. 6-7, 13-14, and 20-21.
The YWCA of Aurora will offer a very impactful and motivating “Ready for Anything” women’s empowerment workshop series on Jan. 8 and Feb. 15 at our new location next door to the STEM school on Aurora University campus.
Kluber Architects & Engineers will be featured in a documentary being filmed at Elgin Community College for its contribution to the award-winning Health & Life Sciences Building.
Check out what’s happening at the Fox Valley Park District’s Vaughan Athletic Center in the month of December: Winter Solstice Contest, Give the Gift of Fitness, Student Winter Pass, Winter Blast Camps, Holiday Gifts Galore, Winter Break Camps and a Family New Year’s Eve Party. For more information about any of these programs contact foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.
Congratulations to Sunnymere of Aurora for being awarded the 2015 Best of Assisted Living Award.
Donna Morsovillo was named as Broker Assistant at Third Day Commercial Real Estate, LLC.
Our 2014-2014 Aurora Community Street Maps are here! If you need a map or have sales reps, drivers, delivery staff who travel around the area, pick up a map or two or many to have in their vehicles. Great stocking stuffers! Maps are available at the Chamber office during business hours 8:30 AM – 5 PM, Monday – Friday.
Fox Valley United Way were invited to host a Gift Wrapping Fundraiser at the Chicago Premium Outlet Mall. We will receive all monetary donations and an additional gift of $500 from the Outlet Mall. Our volunteer student wrappers are from West High, East High, IMSA, and Waubonsee Community College. The Gift Wrapping Station will be located in the VIP Lounge (Suite 1127) near the Adidas entrance. It is to the left of Disney (Suite 1123) and the right of Coach Men’s (Suite 1129). You can’t miss it; the doors are wrapped in red with white text saying, “VIP Lounge” and “Spread Love.” We will be open this Saturday, Dec. 13, and Sunday, Dec. 14, from noon to 5 p.m. Free cookies and hot chocolate will be available for shoppers.