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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.

Note: Scroll down to see Recurring Events, like the French Market. 

Library Book Sale

Date: Aug. 26-29, Preview Sale for Friends Members Aug. 25
Time: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 26-27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 28-29
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.

The Friends of the Wheaton Public Library annual book sale will feature 20,000+ adult books and a separate children’s area with thousands of books, movies, and music, all at super bargain prices. All proceeds benefit library programs. The sale is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Wednesday, August 26 and Thursday, August 27; and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29. A Preview Sale for Friends Members only will be from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 25. Donations of books and more are being collected in the lobby of the library now. More information 

Shakespeare in the Park

Dates: Aug. 28-29
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave. 

The Wheaton Park District and Wheaton College Arena Theater will present "Midsummer Night's Dream" at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 and Aug. 29 in Memorial Park. This is a free event, but donations will be accepted. More information 

Ying’s Kitchen: Chinese Cooking Demo

Date: Thursday, September 10
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Join Asian cooking instructor Ying Stoller as she demonstrates how to cook the perfect fried rice and chicken and vegetable stir fry. Registration required. More information 

Wheaton World Tour

Date: Sunday, Sept. 13
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: West plaza of Adams Park, adjacent to Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.

Celebrate the diversity and cultures found in Wheaton with an afternoon of music, crafts, storytelling, dance and more. This outdoor event is sponsored by the Wheaton Community Relations Commission, Wheaton Public Library and Wheaton Park District. More information 

Ebru: Turkish Paper Marbling

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 15
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.

Paper marbling artist Sevim Surucu will discuss the beautiful and unique art of Ebru and its various techniques. She will also demonstrate her Ebru skills and answer audience questions. Registration required. More information 

Cristina Henríquez: The Overlooked Immigrant

Date: Thursday, Sept. 17
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St

The Wheaton Public Library will welcome Cristina Henríquez, author of Wheaton Reads 2015 book “The Book of Unknown Americans.” She will discuss the “overlooked immigrant” within the historical context of immigration, celebrating the stories and people we don’t usually hear about. The author will also sign copies of her book. Registration required. More information  

Wheaton Wine & Cultural Arts Festival

Date: Saturday, Sept. 19
Time: 1-6 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave. 

The Wheaton Park District's Wine & Cultural Arts Festival boasts of fine art, more than 72 wine varieties, local food vendors, and live entertainment. Guests may purchase a tasting ticket including entry fee, commemorative wine glass, and initial tastings, or for an entry fee join us in the park to peruse art, entertainment, and visit our beer garden. More information 

Book Buzz

Date: Monday, September 21
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.

Need something new to read? A representative from Penguin Random House will fill you in on new and upcoming titles for fall 2015. Attendees will receive a free tote bag and booklet samples. Registration is required. More information 

India’s Holiest Cities

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 22
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.

Experience India’s holy cities of Varanasi and Bodh Gaya with travel expert Bill Helmuth. From the banks of the Ganges River where the faithful purify themselves to the Bodhi Tree and Buddha’s Enlightenment, Bill will serve as your personal travel guide.

Organizing Household Paper Clutter

Date: Thursday, September 24
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.

We all have paper that tends to pile up. Professional Organizer Beth Randall will give you tips and ideas on how to keep paper from ever getting into your house and what to do with all the paper you already have. Registration is required. More information 

Medicare 101

Date: Wednesday, September 30
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.

David Wylly of the Medicare Solutions Network returns to explain what Medicare covers, what it doesn't, and your potential out-of-pocket exposure. He will also discuss Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost-saving strategies for the future. Registration is required. More information


Recurring Events

Biz Books Review

Dates: Third Tuesdays of the month
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross

Business and career coach Vickie Austin highlights business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs, from the hottest bestsellers to time-honored classics. She’ll share each book’s essence to give you new ideas and insights for your own business and career and include you in a lively discussion, whether you’ve read the book or not. No registration necessary. Co-sponsored by Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Prairie Path Books and CHOICES Worldwide.

Vintage Rides

Date: Fridays, May 29-Aug. 28 (except no events June 5 and July 3)
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Front Street near Main Street, downtown Wheaton

Rev up your summer with Vintage Rides, a weekly car show featuring classic cars, custom vehicles, muscle cars and more each Friday night in downtown Wheaton. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Friday, May 29 through Aug. 28, 2015, classic cars, collectibles, concept cars and muscle cars will be displayed along Front Street between Main and Cross streets. This family friendly event is an annual tradition of the Downtown Wheaton Association. More information 

Wheaton French Market

Dates: Saturdays through Nov. 14, 2015 
Times: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Municipal Parking Lot at Main Street and Liberty Drive

This outdoor market, modeled after those found in France, offers much more than your typical Farmers Market. Find flowers, gifts, seasonal items, produce, jewelry, specialty foods and much more each week. For more information, contact Bensidoun USA at 312-575-0294 or ccbcec@sbcglobal.net