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Thanksgiving

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  • Muslim Education Center in Morton Grove hosts interfaith Thanksgiving

    Muslim Education Center in Morton Grove hosts interfaith Thanksgiving
    For the past 50 years, several Morton Grove congregations have held an interfaith service to celebrate Thanksgiving. The location of the service is rotated annually between the congregations. This year, it was held at the Muslim Education Center. The...
  • Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving

    Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving
    The children of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Active Learners Preschool held two Thanksgiving feasts at the Community Center Nov. 24. Boys and girls wore homemade Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats and took the time to give thanks for their...
  • Countryside Business Association thanks sponsors for Thanksgiving event

    Countryside Business Association thanks sponsors for Thanksgiving event
    The Countryside Business Association Board members and Capri Banquet staff, along with volunteers from the City of Countryside and the local community, served Thanksgiving dinner to 94 low-income families and senior citizens (365 people) on Thursday, Nov....
  • Turkey Trot draws racers ready for early run

    Turkey Trot draws racers ready for early run
    Most folks Thursday morning woke up to a cup of coffee and a lot of last-minute food preparation or travel plans to celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving Day. But as the sun came up over Naperville Central High School at 8 a.m., more than 7,000 folks...
  • Slow start in downtown Naperville on Black Friday

    Slow start in downtown Naperville on Black Friday
    Lawrence Spaulding of New Lenox had a theory Friday morning about the slow pedestrian traffic in downtown Naperville. “I think the big rush is over already,” said Spaulding, as he pushed his son in a stroller toward the Apple store where...
  • Pre-Thanksgiving revelers in Naperville unfazed by new alcohol rules

    Pre-Thanksgiving revelers in Naperville unfazed by new alcohol rules
    Restrictions on liquor service approved by the Naperville City Council in October did not deter those who gathered downtown Wednesday night for the ritual of partying the night before Thanksgiving. As early as 9 p.m., the Wise Boxer Pour House at , 16...
  • Prepare to buy local on Saturday in downtown Naperville

    Prepare to buy local on Saturday in downtown Naperville
    The shopping tradition known as Black Friday seems to have fallen victim to overzealous retailers offering deals much earlier in November and even opening on Thanksgiving. But in Naperville, and throughout the country, the annual Small Business Saturday...
  • Bill Mego: Thanksgiving cooking mistakes you don't want to make

    Thanksgiving can be an exciting day. One fellow wanted roasted chestnuts, so he set his oven to 400 degrees, as he had been told, and his timer for 15 minutes, again as he had been told. Then he put the nuts on a tray, as he had been told, and started...
  • Kane County Farm Bureau continues tradition of offering fresh turkeys from Kauffman Farms

    Kane County Farm Bureau continues tradition of offering fresh turkeys from Kauffman Farms
    The Kane County Farm Bureau is continuing its long standing Thanksgiving tradition of offering fresh Ho-Ka turkeys from the state’s largest turkey farms, which is good news to legions of fresh turkey fans. “The feedback we get is ‘I&...
  • Volunteer convinces Jeff Turner to continue with annual Thanksgiving dinner in Elgin

    Volunteer convinces Jeff Turner to continue with annual Thanksgiving dinner in Elgin
    Jeff Turner wasn’t so sure he was ready to chair the annual community Thanksgiving dinner this year. The owner of Edison Street’s In the Neighborhood Deli announced in October that his newest endeavor — the Meet Market Cafe in East...
  • Speak Out for Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

    I enjoyed the story of adopt a sailor for Thanksgiving. I also adopted a sailor. My grandson is in boot camp. He also brought a friend. The first thing they wanted to do was go to McDonalds for breakfast. It was their first time off base. They were really...