Events

AAUW Naperville Area’s community programs educate members and friends on important issues, and encourage action for positive change. Events are open to the public unless noted. We’re planning a mix of in-person and virtual events. Please check frequently for updates.

2021-2022 Event Calendar

Sept. 25, 2021 (Sat) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Picnic in the Park, DuPage River Park, 808 Royce Rd, Naperville. Join us at DuPage River Park picnic shelter for a casual meet, greet and eat to start our new program year.

Oct. 3, 2021 (Sun) 2 – 3:30 p.m. – Rally for Reproductive Justice, Free Speech Pavilion (Jackson & Webster), Naperville, IL. Co-sponsored by Radical Women, Illinois NOW and AAUW Naperville Area.

Oct. 12, 2021 (Tues) 7 p.m. – Building Community Through Spheres of Influence: A workshop on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with Harriet Lewis. Naper Blvd Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd., Naperville, IL.

Oct. 30, 2021 (Sat) 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – AAUW Illinois Fall Leadership Conference. AAUW members from branch leaders to new members are invited to attend this state-wide conference. Register in advance for the Zoom link.

Nov. 9, 2021 (Tues) 7 p.m. – Appreciating, Affirming and Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community webinar with Emma Vosicky.

Nov. 29, 2021 (Mon) 7 p.m. – Does My Vote Still Count? Zoom webinar, also streamed via Facebook Live. Hosted by NAACP of DuPage. Co-sponsored by AAUW Naperville Area and a coalition of area organizations.

Dec. 14, 2021 (Tues) 6:15 p.m. – AAUW Naperville Area Holiday Dinner. Clara’s Restaurant, 6550 Rt. 53, Woodridge, IL. Tickets $40.

Jan. 6, 2022 (Thurs) 4 – 5 p.m. –  Vigil for Democracy. Join the League of Women Voters Naperville, NAACP DuPage, IL NOW, and AAUW Naperville Area at the Free Speech Pavilion at Jackson and Webster in Naperville.  Learn more and register here.

Jan. 11, 2022 (Tues) 7 p.m. on Zoom – AAUW Naperville Area Trivia Game Night with comedian Corey Rittmaster. Tickets $12.

Jan. 18, 2022 (Tues) 9:30 a.m. on Zoom – Great Decisions Day Discussion Group begins.

Jan. 20, 2022 (Thurs) 7:15 p.m. on Zoom – Great Decisions Evening Discussion Group begins.

Jan. 27, 2022 (Thurs) 7 p.m. on Zoom – Confronting the Rise of School Board Disruptions  community webinar hosted by Indivisible IllinoisIllinois Families for Public SchoolsSocial Justice Alliance -Indivisible IL, AAUW Naperville Area, and others.

Feb. 8, 2022 (Tues) 7 p.m. on Zoom – Combating Disinformation at Local School Board Meetings community webinar co-hosted by AAUW suburban branches: Naperville Area, Aurora Area, Batavia-Geneva-St. Charles, Downers Grove Area, Lombard Area, Northwest Suburban, and Wheaton-Glen Ellyn.

Mar. 8, 2022 (Tues) 7 p.m. on Zoom – Finding Home: Personal Stories of Women Immigrants, Asylum Seekers, and Refugees community webinar.

Apr. 12, 2022 (Tues) 7 p.m. on Zoom – The Truth About Election Integrity in DuPage and Will County community webinar with Becky Simon, President, League of Women Voters of Naperville. Hosted by AAUW Naperville Area.

May 6 – 7, 2022 (Fri-Sat) – AAUW Illinois State Conference, Hilton Doubletree Lisle.

May 14, 2022 (Sat) 9:30 – 11:45 a.m. – AAUW Naperville Area Spring Awards Brunch, Cress Creek Country Club, 1215 Royal St. George Drive, Naperville. Tickets $30.

May 25 – 26, 2022 (Weds-Thurs) Virtual – AAUW National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)

Aug. 4 – 6, 2022 (Thurs-Sat) – AAUW Naperville Area Used Book Sale and Fundraiser. Our biggest community event and fundraiser of the year returns to Washington Junior High School Gym, 201 N. Washington St., Naperville.