2023-2024 Community Events Calendar
Our community events educate on important issues and encourage action for positive change. Events are open to the public unless noted. We host a mix of in-person and virtual events. Please check back for updates.
Nov. 14, 2023 (Tues) 7 p.m. Virtual – Debunking Gun Violence Myths with Devin Hughes of GVPedia.
Oct. 19 – 21, 2023 – Celebrating AAUW – Reaching New Heights Together: AAUW Central States Regional Conference, Drury Plaza Hotel, St. Louis, MO. Register by Sept. 16.
Oct. 11, 2023 (Weds) 7 p.m. – Gender and Politics, Naper Blvd Library, 2035 Naper Blvd., Naperville. Our speaker will be Dr. Suzanne Chod, Professor of Political Science, Coordinator of Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Coordinator for Interdisciplinary Connections at North Central College.
Sept. 9, 2023 (Sat) 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Take a Morning Break with AAUW get-together at the DuPage River Park shelter, 808 Royce Road, Naperville. Members and prospective members welcome.
June 15 – 17, 2023 (Thurs-Sat) – AAUW Naperville Area Used Book & Media Sale. Our biggest community event and fundraiser moves to June this year! Washington Junior High School Gym (south door), 201 N. Washington St., Naperville.
June 12, 2023 (Sat) 9 a.m. – Noon – Used Book & Media Collection Drive, Washington Junior High School Gym (south door), 201 N. Washington St., Naperville.
June 10, 2023 (Sat) 9 a.m. – Noon – Used Book & Media Collection Drive, Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Ln, Naperville.
May 31 – June 3, 2023 – AAUW National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), University of Maryland, College Park.
May 25, 2023 (Thurs) – Sip & Shop Fundraiser at J.McLaughlin, 630-300-5147, 216 S. Main St., Naperville. 15% of sales will benefit AAUW Naperville Area. Shop in-store or by phone.
May 20, 2023 (Sat) 9 a.m. – Noon – Used Book & Media Collection Drive, Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Ln, Naperville.
May 13, 2023 (Sat) 9 – 11:30 a.m. – AAUW Naperville Area Spring Awards Brunch and Annual Meeting, White Eagle Golf Club, 3400 Club Drive, Naperville.
May 5-6, 2023 (Fri-Sat) – AAUW-IL State Convention, Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center, East Peoria, IL.
Apr. 20, 2023 (Thurs) 7 p.m. Virtual – Raising Awareness of Diversity and Inclusion, with diversity advocate, Deanie Brown. Hosted by AAUW Elmhurst Area. Co-sponsored by AAUW Jane Addams, AAUW Naperville Area and AAUW Downers Grove.
Apr. 20, 2023 (Thurs) 6:30 – 8 p.m. – A Night Out with Girls in STEM, for junior high and high school girls and their parents or guardians, Neuqua Valley High School, Naperville, IL. Co-hosted by NVHS Girls in STEM and Vision 1948.
Apr. 11, 2023 (Tues) 7 p.m. Virtual – Domestic Violence: Impact, Resources, Advocacy, with victim advocates from the Naperville Police Department and Family Shelter Services.
Apr. 4, 2023 (Tues) Illinois Consolidated Elections. Check our Voters’ Guide for candidates’ responses to questions of interest to AAUW members. VOTE!
Mar. 14, 2023 (Tues) 7 p.m. Virtual – Critical Media Literacy Today: An Antidote to Fake News and Corporate Media Bias, with Dr. Steve Macek and Dr. Nolan Higdon.
Feb. 21, 2023 (Tues) 7 p.m. Virtual – Artificial Intelligence 101, an interactive program presented by Vision 1948.
Jan. 26, 2023 (Thurs) 7:15 p.m. Virtual – Great Decisions Evening Discussion Group begins.
Jan. 24, 2023 (Tues) 9:30 a.m. Virtual – Great Decisions Day Discussion Group begins.
Jan. 10, 2023 (Tues) 6:30 p.m. – Cheers to 2023!! Wine Social, Tasting deVine Cellars, 21 W. Jefferson, Naperville.
Dec. 12, 2022 (Mon) 6:30 p.m. – Holiday Party With a Purpose, Basil’s Greek Dining, 4000 Fox Valley Center Dr, Aurora.