AAUW Naperville Area’s community programs educate members and friends on important issues, and provide action steps to make changes happen. 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 Events

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 Dangerous 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. Register and pay.

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. Advance register here.

Feb. 8, 2022 (Tues) 7 p.m. – Program TBA

Mar. 8, 2022 (Tues) 7 p.m. – Program TBA

Apr. 12, 2022 (Tues) 7 p.m. – Program TBA

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