Culture: Girls Night — The Musical
May 17, 2012 11:48AM
Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra: EYSO 2012-13 Season Auditions Auditions will be held from May 30 to June 3. Students who will begin 4th grade in the fall to college students may audition for a seat in one of the six ensembles. Call (847) 841-7700 or visit eyso.org.
Downtown Aurora Summer ArtWalk: The Aurora ArtWalk slated for June 8 in downtown Aurora seeks interested artists. Apply at AuroraArtwalk.com.
(sub)URBAN ART WALK: The downtown Naperville Art Walk scheduled for June 16 seeks artists. Prizes offered. Visit http://arranmorearts.org/suburban-art/suburban-art-walk/.
Elmhurst Choral Union: The chorus seeks singers to perform with a full orchestra. Rehearsals are Monday evenings. Contact elmhurstchoralunion.org or call (630) 758-1100.
Fox Valley Festival Chorus: The chorus is a 50+ year tradition in the area, and membership is extended to any person with singing interest and ability. Rehearsals begin at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church at the corner of Edgelawn and Galena, Aurora. Visit foxvalleyfc.org or email@example.com.
The Southwest Community Concert Band: Rehearsals are 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the First Church of the Nazarene, 12725 South Bell Road, Lemont. Call (815) 773-4159, visit swcommunityband.com, or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: MYSO rehearses every Wednesday that school is in session from 6-8:30 p.m. at Lewis University on the main campus in Romeoville. Visit www.mysomusic.org.
The Joliet Symphony Orchestra: The University of St. Francis invites community members to join the ensemble, which is preparing for an April concert. String players and oboists are needed. Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the Sexton Auditorium in the Moser Performing Arts Center, 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Contact Conductor Jim Stopher at jolietsymphonyorchestra.org.
JJC Chorale: The Chorale is open to community members of at least high school age. No audition is required, prior singing experience and/or the ability to read music is desirable. Tenors and basses are needed. Rehearsals are 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the JJC Main Campus in K-Building, room 1003. Call (815) 280-2223.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Ted Williams, reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. May 22, Naperville. Sharon Draper, reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. May 23, Naperville. Michaela Muntean, reading and booksigning, 4 p.m. May 25, Naperville. At 5112 Main St. in Downers Grove and 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Anderson’s Two Doors East is at 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call (630) 963-2665 or visit andersonbookshop.com.
Barnes and Noble: Naperville Writers Group 2012 Literary Series With Presentation by Chris Green, 7 to 9 p.m. May 25. At the Promenade Center, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Call (630) 783-0009 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Barnes and Noble: At 2621 Plainfield Road, Joliet. Call (815) 254-2493 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Lockport Cruise Nights: Classic car show from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays May 31 to Sept. 6 along Lockport Street in Plainfield. www.mainstreetplainfield.org.
Kane County Flea Market: Flea markets take place the first weekend of the month from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Randall Road and Route 64, St. Charles. Featuring antiques, collectibles and hundreds of dealers. Admission is $5 each day. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
JJC Sustainability Fest: Free Family Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19. Includes farmers and artisans; live music; nature walks; tours; screenings of “Tapped” and “Vanishing of the Bees;” Rock Climbing Wall and petting zoo. Then, stay for a picnic with music by Hoots and Hellmouth from 4-7 p.m. Visit www.celebratingsustainability.com.
Taste of Glen Ellyn: The first big fest of the year continues to May 20 in downtown Glen Ellyn. American English headlines May 19. See web site for hours. Free admission. Visit glenellynchamber.com.
Civil War Days: Naper Settlement’s event goes back to the War between the states this year from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19 to 20 at 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Tickets are $5-$10. Visit www.napersettlement.com.
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: will perform at 4 p.m. May 20 at the Fine Arts Auditorium at Joliet Junior College. Admission is $7. At 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Call mysomusic.org.
“Girls Night: The Musical”: The fun event is scheduled for 8 p.m. May 18 at the Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Tickets are $20-$49. Call (815) 726-6600 or visit rialtosquare.com.
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