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Stand on Every Corner is back with Karen Peck 

Check Karen’s FB page for the dates and times she will be there. Karen is not there daily.

Dandelion fountain on the Naperville River Walk at Jackson & Webster.

Citizens Climate Lobby Presents a PEP Talk given by Dr. Rob Sargis

Tuesday, 6/25/19, @ 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Wentz Science Center, Room 104, North Central College, 131 S. Loomis, Naperville

Dr. Sargis will lead a conversation on “PEP: Pesticides, Energy, and Plastics” with a focus on environmental drivers of disease risk and what we can do from a personal and policy perspective.


ACE Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate Watch Party

Wednesday, 6/26/19, @ 7:45 p.m.

Up North Ale House, 1595 N. Aurora Rd., Naperville

Join friends for drinks, appetizers, and dinner and to watch the debate. More information here.


DuPage Clean Energy Coalition Meeting

Wednesday, 6.26.19, @ 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

DuPage County Board, 421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton

This is the June monthly meeting (4th Wednesday). Learn how suburban communities, cities, businesses and homeowners are moving toward renewable energy sources.

Joliet Pride Fest

Saturday, 6.29.19 @ 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet

More event information here.

Party Bus to the Chicago Pride Parade

Sunday, 6/30/19, @ 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Ogden Mall, 1271 E. Ogden Ave., Naperville

Ride with your friends to the Chicago Pride Fest. Seats are $25 per person. Meet by the old Kmart. The bus will take passengers to the end of the parade route. Pick up from Chicago will be at 6 p.m. More information here.

Sponsored by Friends Who March.

March for Choice

Thursday, 7/4/19, @ 1 – 4 p.m.

Central Street and Ridgeway, Evanston

Join for the annual pro-choice contingent in the Evanston 4th of July Parade. Assemble at 1 p.m. The parade steps off at 2 p.m. More information here.

Rain Barrels and Rain Gardens

Tuesday, 7/9/19, @ 7 – 8 p.m.

Fountain View Recreation Center, 910 N. Gary Ave., Carol Stream

Sponsored by the Conservation Foundation of Naperville. Register here for a seat.

Naperville City Council presents a workshop on the 5th Avenue Project

Monday, 7/15/19, @ 6 p.m.

Council Chambers, Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

City Council will review the efforts to date of the 5th Ave. Project and seek Council input on outstanding issues including project direction, roles and responsibilities.

Census 2020: Why it’s important and how it impacts Illinois

Thursday, 7/18/19, @ 6:30 p.m. Social time, and 7:00 p.m. for the program

McCormick House, Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd., Wheaton

Hosted by the League of Women Voters-Wheaton. Guest speaker will be Tina Hone, Chief Impact Officer at YWCA Metro Chicago.

Solar Power Hours (an educational collaboration of DCEC, DuPage County, CUB, and Midwest Renewable Energy Assn.) 

Saturday, 7/20/19, @ 10:30 a.m.

Winfield Library, 0S0291 Winfield Rd., Winfield

Learn about solar energy and a group buy opportunity for owners of rooftop solar and how to get discounts “on top of” existing state and federal incentives. Presentation will be given in 10 DuPage cities and communities this summer. Repeating event.

DuPage Clean Energy Coalition July Meeting

Wednesday, 7/24/19, @ 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Glen Ellyn Public Library

400 Duane St., Glen Ellyn

Learn about solar energy and how buyers can get additional discounts for rooftop solar panels.

Solar Power Hours (an educational collaboration of DCEC, DuPage County, CUB, and Midwest Renewable Energy Assn.) 

Wednesday, 7/31/19, @ 7 p.m.

Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane St., Glen Ellyn

Learn about solar energy and a group buy opportunity for owners of rooftop solar and how to get discounts “on top of” existing state and federal incentives. Presentation will be given in 10 DuPage cities and communities this summer. Repeating event.

Solar Power Hours (an educational collaboration of DCEC, DuPage County, CUB, and Midwest Renewable Energy Assn.) 

Thursday, 8/1/19, @ 7 p.m.

Location TBD, Naperville

Learn about solar energy and a group buy opportunity for owners of rooftop solar and how to get discounts “on top of” existing state and federal incentives. Presentation will be given in 10 DuPage cities and communities this summer. Repeating event.


ACE Summer Book Discussion— The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by David Wallace-Wells

Saturday, 8/10/19, @ TBD

Naper Settlement, Naperville

Join ACE for the Food Truck Festival and a lively discussion of David Wallace-Wells’ book, The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming.


Solar Power Hours (an educational collaboration of DCEC, DuPage County, CUB, and Midwest Renewable Energy Assn.) 

Wednesday, 8/12/19, @ 7 p.m.

Bloomington Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale

Learn about solar energy and a group buy opportunity for owners of rooftop solar and how to get discounts “on top of” existing state and federal incentives. Presentation will be given in 10 DuPage cities and communities this summer. Repeating event.


There are many more events posted at Left Out-DuPage Area and Persist List, many of which are in the city of Chicago, often mid-week and scheduled mid-to-late afternoon. Nevertheless, members may find the time or inclination to join one of these, so please bookmark this site and look it over each week to see what’s coming up.

Check out the League of Women Voters-Naperville’s website and the upcoming events posted there.

Quick Contact Information (D.C. offices) for Legislators

Senator Dick Durbin: 202-224-2152

Senator Tammy Duckworth: 202-224-2854

Rep. Sean Casten: 202-225-4561

Rep. Bill Foster: 202-225-3515

Rep. Lauren Underwood: 202-225-2976

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