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YOUTH SERVICE AWARDS
UPCOMING FREE PUBLIC EVENTS
JANUARY 13-17, 2020
Local High Schools
Jan 13th – Metea Valley High School
Jan 14th – Neuqua Valley High School
Jan 16th – Naperville North High School
Aurora and Naperville
Angst is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and a very special interview with Michael Phelps.
JUNE 7, 2020
10:00 am. – 4:00 p.m.
3380 Cedar Glade Drive, Naperville
KICKOFF TO SUMMER
The 14th annual Frontier Kite Fly Festival and Kickoff to Summer is a free event with fun for all ages! View gigantic kites flown by kite enthusiasts, practice flying your own kite, or jump around at the bouncy houses. Pack a picnic lunch or purchase food from a variety of food trucks on site.
JANUARY 21, 2020
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Real Talk: A Candid Conversation about Vaping & Marijuana
The Compass Church
1551 Hobson Rd. Naperville, IL 60540
REAL TALK: A CANDID CONVERSATIN ABOUT VAPING & MARIJUANA
KidsMatter’s educational series presents a candid conversation about vaping and marijuana. This series is presented by these keynote speakers – Dr. Aaron Weiner (Director of Addiction Services Linden Oaks), Matt Quinn (Community Relations Rosecrance), Adam Russo (CEO Edgewood Clinical Services), and Detective Rich Wistocki (CEO Be Sure Consulting). We are looking forward to opening the conversations about such hot topics with our teenagers.
JUNE 1, 2020
11:00 am. – 11:00 p.m.
Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria
131 W Jefferson Avenue, Naperville
SCHOOL'S OUT DAY
Our annual celebration of the end-of-school and the start of summer begins at Lou Malnati’s in downtown Naperville. From 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. supporters are encouraged to dine-in, carryout, or cater a lunch or dinner for co-workers, with a portion of proceeds benefitting KidsMatter. Dine-in guests will enjoy an array of musical acts from local area schools.
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