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Weekend Life briefs: Kite-flying fun, craft fair and more

Published: Friday, April 12, 2013 4:18 p.m. CDT

Science show set for Sunday at Fermilab BATAVIA – A Wonders of Science Show is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in the Ramsey Auditorium in Wilson Hall at Fermilab, which is at Kirk Road and Pine Street in Batavia.

The show is a fast-paced demonstration of scientific concepts, geared toward children. The show will be presented by a group of high school teachers.

The cost is $4 a person. For information, visit

• Spring Fling Family Fun Night set for April 20 MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Fun Fest Committee is hosting a Spring Fling Family Fun Night from 6 to 9 p.m. April 20, at the Maple Park Firehouse, 305 S. County Line Road, Maple Park. There will be dancing, entertainment and food.

Games, activities, and Minute-To-Win-It challenges will be held throughout the night for the chance to win prizes. Music and entertainment will be provided by DJ Vibe.

The cost is $5 per family, which includes a hot dog meal. Donations will be accepted at the event. For information, visit

Collie Rescue to host craft, vendor fair AURORA – Collie Rescue of Greater Illinois has planned its second annual craft and vendor fair – the Collie Craft and Vendor Corral – from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 20, at the Vaughan Community Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora.

There will be more than 75 exhibitors and a bake sale. Collies will also be present at the event. For information, visit

Park district to host kite-flying in the park ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District has planned a kite-flying event from noon to 2 p.m. April 20, at Mount St. Mary Park, which is off Prairie State, east of Route 31.

Advance registration is required for the free event, and can be done at

Garage sale to raise funds for teen center ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Community Garage Sale, a fundraiser for the STC Underground teen center, will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 and 20.

Information is available online at

To learn more, call 630-513-4380.

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