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Mystery Diner: La Notte Due doubles down on flavorThe phrase "la notte due" roughly translates from Italian as "the second night," but La Notte Due could easily rank a first place in the local Italian dining pantheon.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/23/mystery-diner-la-notte-due-doubles-down-on-flavor/am2eotk/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/23/mystery-diner-la-notte-due-doubles-down-on-flavor/am2eotk/Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:00:00 GMTConcert at Sawa's to mark anniversary of Brookfield Jazz SocietyThe Brookfield Jazz Society celebrates its 10th birthday this month with a live jazz session by the Mark Colby/Jim Cooper Quartet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/23/concert-at-sawas-to-mark-anniversary-of-brookfield-jazz-society/az9ljpc/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/23/concert-at-sawas-to-mark-anniversary-of-brookfield-jazz-society/az9ljpc/Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:29:00 GMT'Jaws' about to surface in Classic Cinemas anniversary eventTo relive the terrors of "Jaws" on the big screen in honor of its 40th anniversary, fans can head to a Classic Cinemas theater in Naperville this weekend.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/23/jaws-about-to-surface-in-classic-cinemas-anniversary-event/awaxjk9/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/23/jaws-about-to-surface-in-classic-cinemas-anniversary-event/awaxjk9/Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:30:00 GMTCheck out select events in Planit 5Looking for something to do this week? We have suggestions ranging from a highly anticipated production of "Les Miserables" to a free family show by a juggling champion, the play "Enchanted April," a classical concert and art exhibit.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/20/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/auy68xl/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/20/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/auy68xl/Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:30:00 GMTJuggling champion Andy Head to appear in WinfieldAndy Head, billed as a "Wonderful Wacky Juggler," is a two-time national juggling champion. He will perform from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in the Winfield Public Library.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/20/juggling-champion-andy-head-to-appear-in-winfield/azcasqg/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/20/juggling-champion-andy-head-to-appear-in-winfield/azcasqg/Sun, 22 Mar 2015 13:30:00 GMTBeing green: Volunteers sought for FrogWatch USA chapter at Cosley Zoo in WheatonCosley Zoo in Wheaton, one of 127 FrogWatch USA chapters, invites people interested in becoming a volunteer to attend a training session.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/18/being-green-volunteers-sought-for-frogwatch-usa-chapter-at-cosley-zoo-in-wheaton/aenpug9/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/18/being-green-volunteers-sought-for-frogwatch-usa-chapter-at-cosley-zoo-in-wheaton/aenpug9/Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:30:00 GMTLizzadro Museum to display championship rings in ElmhurstA new exhibit titled “Chicago’s Championship Rings” will highlight 11 sports championship symbols in the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/16/lizzadro-museum-to-display-championship-rings-in-elmhurst/az65ah2/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/16/lizzadro-museum-to-display-championship-rings-in-elmhurst/az65ah2/Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:30:00 GMTCheck out select events in Planit 5Looking for something to do this week? We have suggestions ranging from theater productions of "Good People" and "12 Angry Jurors" to a craft fair, a Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, a classical vocal, piano and guitar concert, and the sparkly display of championship sports rings.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/12/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/afqfi9e/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/12/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/afqfi9e/Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:30:00 GMTFish fries, holiday meal, egg hunt on tap at White Pines in BensenvilleFrom fish fries to a special menu for Easter, White Pines Golf Club and Banquets tees up an array of edibles.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/11/fish-fries-holiday-meal-egg-hunt-on-tap-at-white-pines-in-bensenville/aq3bt89/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/11/fish-fries-holiday-meal-egg-hunt-on-tap-at-white-pines-in-bensenville/aq3bt89/Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:30:00 GMTMystery Diner: Big Hurt Brewhouse new player on pub scene in BerwynHeading to a restaurant named after one of my childhood heroes was an exciting prospect, and the food at Big Hurt Brewhouse did not disappoint.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/09/mystery-diner-big-hurt-brewhouse-new-player-on-pub-scene-in-berwyn/aje47np/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/09/mystery-diner-big-hurt-brewhouse-new-player-on-pub-scene-in-berwyn/aje47np/Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:00:00 GMTHorse programs for spring break to debut at Danada in WheatonTwo new half-day spring break programs will introduce kids to the world of horses at the Danada Equestrian Center in Wheaton.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/04/horse-programs-for-spring-break-to-debut-at-danada-in-wheaton/ayh5gn8/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/03/04/horse-programs-for-spring-break-to-debut-at-danada-in-wheaton/ayh5gn8/Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:30:00 GMT'West Side Story' extended at Drury Lane TheatreThe fastest-selling production in Drury Lane Theatre’s 30-year history, "West Side Story" will play through March 29 in Oakbrook Terrace. Buzz has been great for the show, which is helmed by award-winning Director Rachel Rockwell of Berwyn.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/26/west-side-story-extended-at-drury-lane-theatre/a8o3ng0/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/26/west-side-story-extended-at-drury-lane-theatre/a8o3ng0/Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:30:00 GMTElmhurst solo art exhibit shows work by Charlotte CziperleWorks by Burr Ridge artist Charlotte Cziperle are on display in a solo exhibit titled “Contemplation” in the Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Gallery through March 20.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/26/elmhurst-solo-art-exhibit-shows-work-by-charlotte-cziperle/af7jvy2/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/26/elmhurst-solo-art-exhibit-shows-work-by-charlotte-cziperle/af7jvy2/Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:30:00 GMTMystery Diner: Dao explores sushi and Thai cuisinesFinding a restaurant that delectably delivers on its promise of multiple cuisines in one menu can be an arduous task.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/23/mystery-diner-dao-explores-sushi-and-thai-cuisines/a9urird/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/23/mystery-diner-dao-explores-sushi-and-thai-cuisines/a9urird/Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:00:00 GMTLeslie Goddard to portray Mary Pickford for AAUW in RiversideA dramatic portrayal of Mary Pickford, silent film heartthrob and movie mogul, will be presented by the Riverside branch of the American Association of University Women for Women's History Month. Leslie Goddard will be the featured presenter Monday evening, March 2.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/23/leslie-goddard-to-portray-mary-pickford-for-aauw-in-riverside/aa91662/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/23/leslie-goddard-to-portray-mary-pickford-for-aauw-in-riverside/aa91662/Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTCheck out select events in Planit 5Looking for something to do this week? We have some suggestions ranging from two noted children's choirs sharing the stage, to a tequila dinner at Barbakoa, a talk by a Freedom Rider who advanced the civil rights movement, Faure's Requiem sung by Tower Chorale, and a shopping spree benefit for Trinity Lutheran School.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/axck52t/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/check-out-select-events-in-planit-5/axck52t/Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTStudents to sharpen comedic skills in 'Spamalot' musicalThe irreverent humor of "Monty Python's Spamalot" will be brought to the stage by students at South Elgin High School, including cast members from Bartlett, Wayne and Streamwood.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/students-to-sharpen-comedic-skills-in-spamalot-musical/a5dri0t/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/students-to-sharpen-comedic-skills-in-spamalot-musical/a5dri0t/Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTLa Grange restaurant month menu unveiled at prasinoThe eatery prasino offers a special La Grange restaurant month menu through February, featuring some of its signature items.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/la-grange-restaurant-month-menu-unveiled-at-prasino/asd2ewb/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/20/la-grange-restaurant-month-menu-unveiled-at-prasino/asd2ewb/Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:00:00 GMTKara Kesselring releases new albumKara Kesselring, a founding member of the Berwyn Arts Council, just released her latest album. "Hurry Up … and Relax" features the singer-songwriter with her Sugarcreek Road band. http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/19/kara-kesselring-releases-new-album/a4nwhm7/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/19/kara-kesselring-releases-new-album/a4nwhm7/Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMTCeltic dance troupe to star at McAninch Arts CenterThe National Dance Company of Ireland will set in motion “Rhythm of the Dance” at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn.http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/17/celtic-dance-troupe-to-star-at-mcaninch-arts-center/a1gdsno/http://www.planitlife.com/2015/02/17/celtic-dance-troupe-to-star-at-mcaninch-arts-center/a1gdsno/Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:30:00 GMT