Naperville Now 12-27-2018

Frida Kahlo Exhibit Coming to College of DuPage

A major exhibition of works by Frida Kahlo will be coming to the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage in 2020. This is the largest private collection of the 20th century Mexican artist, and the first time since 1978 that her works will be shown in the Chicagoland area. The 26-piece collection is on loan from the Museo Dolores Olmedo. The college will be hosting a number of events leading up to the exhibition in June 2020 to raise awareness and funds to cover its costs.

 

Daniel Tiger coming to DuPage Children’s Museum

And kids may be excited about another exhibit headed our way. The DuPage Children’s Museum will be hosting Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grrr-ific Exhibit from January 19 through May 12. The display will showcase the characters and lessons taught through the popular animated PBS Kids television series of the same name, modeled after the character created by Mr. Rogers.

 

Will County Forest Preserve Photo Contest

There’s still time to submit your best shots in the Preserve the Moment Photo Contest, sponsored by the Forest Preserve District of Will County. The monthly contest will be wrapping up at the end of the year, with cash prizes to be awarded for the year’s top three finishers, and a $75 gift card to the December monthly winner. Your photo needs to have been taken in a Will County forest preserve or on a District trail. You can enter on the Forest Preserve district of Will County’s website. https://www.reconnectwithnature.org/preserve-the-moment-contest-submission

 

High School Winter Classic Hockey

This Sunday the winter classic tradition will continue at the Bobby Hull Outdoor Ice Rink in Cicero. Neuqua Valley and Naperville North will be playing outdoor hockey back to back in the middle of the day. Neuqua plays OPRF at 12:45 p.m. while Naperville North takes on Sandburg at 2:15. Waubonsie will also be playing at the outdoor rink against Naperville Central on January 3 at 8:15 p.m.

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