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Naperville Now 03-31-17

Fawell Dam

The gates at Fawell Dam in McDowell Forest Preserve here in Naperville are open about four feet, due to the nearly three inches of rain we’ve received in the last week, resulting in higher stream elevations for the West Branch of the DuPage River. The gates are normally opened a full ten feet to allow the stream to pass through, but elevated water levels require the gates to lower to help alleviate flooding along the stream, in areas like downtown Naperville.


John Oates

Tonight, music legend John Oates will be at Pfeiffer Hall on the campus of North Central College to discuss his book “Change of Seasons.” Taking place at 7 p.m., Oates will speak, play a few songs and answer audience questions before signing books. Hosted by Anderson’s Bookshop, tickets for the event can be purchased online.


April Fools!

Tomorrow is April Fools, and our local cidery is celebrating! 2 Fools Cider will be hosting their inaugural 2 Fools – April Fools Day Cider Event, in honor of the day. The event will feature live music, food trucks, and of course, cider. Tickets can be purchased online, with regular and designated driver options.


Boys Volleyball

Neuqua Valley and Naperville Central boys volleyball travelled to Wheaton Warrenville South last night to take part in the Tiger Classic. Neuqua Valley faced Lincoln Way East, but the Griffins were able to quickly dispatch of the Wildcats in two sets, 25-13 and 25-19. Naperville Central did not fare much better against Barrington. The Redhawks dropped set one 25-14, but kept things close in set two. Despite a late comeback, Barrington took the 2nd set as well, 25-21. Naperville North and Metea Valley take their turn in the Tiger Classic tonight at 5pm.


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