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INsite - Once in a lifetime experience at Farnsworth House in Plano

A light and sound illumination by LUFTWERK October 17-20

The Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announces a once in a lifetime opportunity to see Farnsworth House in a light that you will never see again!

October 17‐20 INsite by Luftwerk, will transform the world famous Farnsworth House into a canvas of light and sound.

88-year-old Aurora supermarket rebrands, expands offerings

Prisco’s Family Market is the new name for Prisco’s Fine Foods, a four‐generation supermarket with an 88‐year history serving Aurora.

“We made a subtle change in our store’s name to be more in touch with what we stand for,” said Robert “Rob” Prisco, store president.

Artisan Market at Kishwaukee Hospital Oct. 17

DeKalb, IL. – The Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual Artisan Market on Friday, Oct. 17, from 9 am to 5 pm in the Kishwaukee Hospital Roberts Conference Center.
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Amenti Haunted House Opens October 17

DeKalb, IL - “Amenti” is the Egyptian Goddess guarding the world of the dead. Within her gates lie the horrors of the 
Egyptian underworld. Terror after terror, await those who dare to enter. Be careful, Amenti jealously guards her gates and
assures that no one escapes.

Decorating Pumpkins

Aurora's Erik Longo, left, 7, and sister Julianna, 11, were among students at Hall Elementary School in Aurora who celebrated annual Pumpkin Night Tuesday, Oct. 7. Kids and adults decorated about 300 pumpkins in the school gym before taking their artworks home. Refreshments were included.
(Al Benson photo)


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Teaching Future Teachers

Sandwich resident Pamela Reilly, center, 2013-2014 Illinois Teacher of the Year, explored her teaching career with about 200 Fox Valley high school students and teachers at Aurora University Thursday, Oct. 9. Reilly, a 1994 AU alum and  second-grade teacher at Sandwich's Woodbury Elementary School, keynoted an AU-sponsored 17th annual Future Educators Association fall kickoff at the university banquet hall. The daylong training conference hosted members of FEA future-teacher chapters from 13 area high schools from St. Charles to Yorkville. 
(Al Benson photo)




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