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The Village is accepting event information from DuPage County non-profit organizations to be posted on the Events Calendar. Questions and event information may be sent to events@downers.us.

Events for the next 10 days

November 01, 2014
Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Central DuPage Hospital, 25 N. Winfield Rd., Winfield, IL (map)
A FREE event that will give attendees an overview of various programs offered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago. Event information site: http://www.epilepsychicago.org/2014/10/06/a-little-bit-of-efgc/
November 01, 2014
Chili Cook-off and Pie Auction
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Downers Grove Community Church, 6600 Fairview Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
12 types of chili will be offered: chicken, vegetarian, beef, etc. Mild, Medium and extra spicy will tempt your taste buds.Sample and vote for your favorite.Home baked fruit, cream and custard pies will be auctioned.All proceeds will benefit local families in financial need. www.dgcc.org
November 01, 2014
Benefit Concert: Downers Grove Music Club
7:00PM - 9:00PM
1st Congregational Church, 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, IL (map)
The Downers Grove Music Club is hosting a benefit concert, reception and silent auction to support high school student music awards for the continuation of their musical studies. Tickets at http://downersgrovemusicclub.org/); $30 for adults; Youth 18 or younger are free when accompanied by an adult.
November 02, 2014
Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast
7:30AM - 12:00PM
St. Mary of Gostyn School Gym, 444 Prairie Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Boy Scout Troop 89 and Cub Pack 89 will be hosting their annual All you can eat Pancake Breakfast. Tickets are $6.00 and Children 5 and under are free.
November 03, 2014
Cantores Community Choir Rehearsals
7:00PM - 8:30PM
First United Methodist Church, 1032 Maple Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Rehearsals are Monday nights. All are welcome. A small fee will be charged to cover the cost of music. For more info call 630-999-1190 or email cantorescc@gmail.com
November 05, 2014
"Wake Up Your Spirit" DuPage PADS Breakfast
7:00AM - 8:30AM
Benedictine University Krasa Center, 5700 College Rd., Lisle, IL (map)
Event features keynote speaker Jarrett Payton, son of former Chicago Bears running back,Walter Payton. Jarrett has a passion not only for sports, but for community service like his father. Tickets- $40. Register at www.dupagepads.org or call 630-682-3846 x2520. Proceeds will support programs that provide housing, support services, and employment training to the homeless.
November 05, 2014
Young Mothers' Bible Study
9:30AM - 11:00AM
Downers Grove Community Church, 6600 Fairview Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Child care and nursery is provided. 630.969.3320 or http://www.dgcc.org/
November 05, 2014
Parenting: "Have a New Kid by Friday"
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Downers Grove Community Church, 6600 Fairview Ave., Downers Grove, IL (map)
"Have a New Kid by Friday" a parenting book by Kevin Leman. Rev. Howard Hoekstra will present the videos and workbook discussions.The workbook is $5. 630-969-3320 or www.dgcc.org
November 08, 2014
Oak Trace Holiday Happening
9:00AM - 3:00PM
Oak Trace, 200 Village Dr., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Homemade gifts such as woodworking, art, baked goods, needlework and jewelry will be for sale. Crafts range in price from $1 to $50. Also serving a traditional, all-you-can-eat Swedish buffet from 11am to 2pm for $10, complete with spiral ham, potato sausage and pickled herring.
November 08, 2014
AAUW Used Book Collection
10:00AM - 1:30PM
Eagle Storage, 555 Rogers st., Downers Grove, IL (map)
Association of University Women will be collecting paperbacks, hard cover books and textbooks (published after 2003). All donations are tax deductible.Please no magazines, encyclopedias, or Readers Digest Condensed Books. Call 630-225-8162 for more info.