Culture: ‘All Our Crosses’
August 30, 2012 1:46PM
Updated: August 31, 2012 9:22AM
Jewelry needed: Anderson Animal Shelter seeks jewelry for their 6th Annual Jewelry Faire to be held Sept. 7 and 8 at the American Legion in Geneva. Better handbags are also needed. Bring donations to the shelter, 1000 S. LaFox (Rt. 31), South Elgin during business hours. Contact Kathleen Graff at (847) 382-1945 or email@example.com.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Two Doors East. Michael Perry, “Visiting Tom: A Highway and the Road to Roughneck Grace,” reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. Aug, 31, Naperville. Denise Swanson & Heather Blake, “Murder of the Cat’s Meow,” reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. Sept. 6, Naperville. Tess Gerritsen, “Last to Die,” reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Naperville. Dav Pilkey, “Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers,” booksigning line world record attempt, 2 p.m. Sept. 8, Naperville. Come early, at 1 p.m. with underpants on your head to help us set a world record. 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 Maria-Viktoria Abricka, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 31. 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 and concert from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays to Sept. 3 along Central Square in Lockport. Call (815) 838-1183.
Super Car Saturday: From 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 1 at the Bolingbrook Promenade, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. www.supercarsaturdays.com.
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; children under 12 are free. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
Monarch Chapter Beer Can and Breweriana Show: The next show is at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at American Legion Post 76 in Carol Stream. Admission is $2. At 570 S. Gary Ave., Carol Stream. Tables are $10 for members; $15 for non-members. Call Alan Bormann at (630) 305-8618 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frankfort Fall Fest: This craft fair has more than 300 vendors, a parade, carnival, live entertainment and food court Sept. 1-3. Kansas Street, downtown Frankfort.. (815) 469-3356. Frankfortfallfestival.info.
The bracingly unsentimental story of youthful passion, “Goodbye First Love.” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10. At the Tivoli, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. Cost is $5 for members and $9 for others. Call (630) 534-4528. Visit afterhoursfilmsociety.com.
Copley Cinematheque: “Gomorrah,” (R) 6:45 p.m. Sept. 11. $8 for non-members and $5 for members. At the Copley Theatre, in North Island Center at 8 E. Galena. Visit paramountaurora.com/20110921cineastes.php.
“All Our Crosses”: Lewis University presents three short plays at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Philip Lynch Theatre. Tickets are $10. At One University Parkway, Romeoville. Call (815) 836-5500 or visit lewisu.edu.
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