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Things To Do

Although Wheaton is only 25 miles from Chicago, you will find that there’s no need to leave Wheaton to find something to do, whether it's in the vibrant downtown, several shopping districts or elsewhere.

French Market

Date: Saturdays through Nov. 12, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Commuter Parking Lot at Liberty Drive and Main Street
This Wheaton favorite will kick off its outdoor season on Saturday, April 16. Held in the commuter parking lot near Liberty Drive and Main Street (just south of the railroad tracks), the French Market is an outdoor market selling locally grown produce, flowers, handmade gifts, jewelry, baked goods, specialty foods and much more. For more information, contact Bensidoun USA at 312-575-0294 or ccbcec@sbcglobal.net

New Recycling and Waste Collection

Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 26 at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
The City of Wheaton will have a new garbage, recycling, and food scrap collection contract beginning Oct. 1. Learn about the changes coming and what will be accepted in each bin. Presented by Kay McKeen, founder of SCARCE and member of the Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission. No registration required.

Friends of the Wheaton Public Library Media Sale

Dates: Sept. 22-25
Time: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
The Friends of the Library will host its Media Sale, featuring movies, music, audio books and video games. The sale takes place during regular library hours. Included are LPs, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, audio books on CD and cassette, and computer games. All proceeds benefit Wheaton Public Library programs.

Historic Commission 25th Anniversary

Date: Saturday, Sept. 24
Time: 2:30-6 p.m.
Location: Mary Lubko Center, 208 W. Union Ave.
Created June 17, 1991 to promote historic preservation in Wheaton, the Commission held its first meeting in October 1991. The commission invites the community to attend an Open House celebrating the 25th anniversary of the City of Wheaton Historic Commission. This event is free and open to the public but an R.S.V.P. is required. R.S.V.P. after Sept. 7 at www.eventbrite.com, email wheatonhistoriccommission@gmail.com or call 847-767-5378.

Celebrate the Past, Discover the Present, Explore the Future of WPL

Date: Monday, Sept. 26
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Celebrate the library’s 125-year history through one new building, two renovations, a major expansion, and technology. Learn about WPL’s past, present, and future with presenters Donna Freymark, WPL Reference Librarian and Genealogy Specialist; Betsy Adamowski, WPL Executive Director; and Rick McCarthy, Library Design Studio Director, StudioGC Inc. Afterwards, enjoy a slice of cake to celebrate the library’s 125th anniversary. No registration required.

Local Author Visit: Karen Halvorsen Schreck

Date: Thursday, Sept. 29
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Wheaton Public Library is proud to welcome local author and library employee Karen Halvorsen Schreck as she discusses her latest book, Broken Ground, a lyrically written historical fiction and romance. Copies will be available for purchase and signing. Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520.