Addison News

ACA announces Ukrainian Refugee Benefit and Art Sale

The public is invited to join the Addison Center for the Arts (ACA) and artists/activists Tania Blanco and Jennifer Hereth in the ACA’s fundraising efforts to benefit Ukrainian refugees. There will an art sale and exhibition at the ACA Gallery opening Thursday, May 5, remaining through June 18. The highlight […]

 
 

Library launches new memory kits; Available to those affected by Alzheimer’s, memory loss conditions

Library offers memory kits 
These memory kits are available to be checked out by Addison Public Library cardholders. The kits are interactive and help stimulate a loved one’s mind in a fun and engaging way.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, about 1 in 9 Americans age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s, which amounts to more than 6 million people. In response to the growing number of people affected by Alzheimer’s and other memory-related conditions, libraries across the country have been developing memory kits for their […]

 
 

Second largest USBC tournament in the country coming to Addison; County ready to welcome 3,400 teams, 13,000 athletes at Stardust Bowl

The DuPage Sports Commission (DSC) and DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB) are just weeks away from hosting one of the largest women’s tournaments in the United States—the United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships. Larger than Chicago’s NFL Draft, this 71-day tournament will take place from April 24 through July […]

 
 

AT alumnus uses success from children’s book to support Ukraine

AT alumnus uses success from children’s book to support Ukraine

When Addison Trail alumnus Aaron Ozee (class of 2014) published his children’s book “Regulus” in 2017, he never imagined how far the book would go and how it would continue to reach audiences throughout the world. And Ozee is now using that success to support residents of Ukraine who are […]

 
 

Are you ready to rock…like really rock?!

Are you ready to rock…like really rock?!

Nominated for five Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Rock of Ages will take you back into the iconic music era of the 80s, where rock-n-roll dreamers line up to turn their fantasies into reality — and you can be in the front row to watch it all come to life. Just a small-town […]

 
 

Behind the scenes: How the library adds new items to the collection

Behind the scenes: How the library adds new items to the collection

You already know that library shelves are filled with books, movies, and more. But do you know how those items get into the library’s collection for patrons to take home? The Materials Management department at the Addison Public Library works behind the scenes to bring the best materials to our […]

 
 

AT to present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’; Shakespeare play performance opens Thursday, April 7

AT to present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’; Shakespeare play performance opens Thursday, April 7

Addison Trail Theatre invites you to step into a world of lighthearted, whimsical comedy filled with fantasy and love with the school’s spring play, Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Performances will take place at Addison Trail on Thursday, April 7, Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 at 7 p.m., […]

 
 

Bond set at $5 million for man charged with drug induced homicide

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Addison Director of Police Bill Hayden have announced that bond has been set for a Naperville man accused of supplying a fatal dose of a fentanyl/fluorofentanyl mixture to an Addison woman. Courvoisier Thomas, 38, appeared at a bond hearing where Judge John […]

 
 

Coming events

Friday, March 18 • Crafting for the Community Circle From 10-11 a.m. at the Large Meeting Room of the Addison Public Library, join us for a crafting circle with a focus on donating to local organizations. We will be working on no-sew fleece blankets. Registration is required due to limited […]

 
 

Park District plans Easter events

On Saturday, April 9, the Addison Park District will host an Easter Breakfast followed by an Egg Hunt at the Community Rec Center. Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. before the Egg Hunt which begins at 10:30 a.m. SHARP. Don’t miss it because it’s usually over by 10:31! For […]