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Bubble Bash!

The DuPage Children’s Museum celebrated an ‘out of this world’ New Year’s Eve at their 14th annual Bubble Bash.

Kids and families spent time together on an intergalactic adventure full of jet packs, space art and live music by punk-rock band, The Boogers.

The museum helped ring in the New Year at noon instead of midnight for those who didn’t want to miss their bedtime. Both Mayor Chirico and Mayor Emeritus Pradel stopped by to join in the fun and share some of their resolutions.

“I want to lose weight, for sure. I want to innovate and create government at my job, and I definitely want to get in better shape. I want to be able to run a 5K by midyear,” said Mayor Steve Chirico.

“My new year’s resolution is to be the best cheerleader for Naperville that I can be! Making sure that the kids, and young people as well as adults, are happy and having a good time enjoying life in Naperville!” said Mayor Emeritus George Pradel.

On top of bringing in a New Year after their recent reopening, the children’s museum is making it their mission to expand their horizons.

“Every year we want to bring in a new audience. We want to reach more people in the community than ever before and that’s a goal we set for ourselves every year. So, reaching beyond our walls here and meeting new friends out in the community and just seeing new ways that we can engage the people that have come and supported us for years,” said Katie Edinger, Senior Public Programs Manager at the DuPage Children’s Museum.

Naperville News 17’s Rachel Pierson reports.


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