Labor Day marks the end of summer for many, but it also honors the American worker. Learn more about the 19th century labor movement and how it led to this holiday.
The March on Washington was a high point in the Civil Rights movement. Learn more about this seminal moment, and view Martin Luther King Jr.’s stirring “I have a dream” speech.
Whether you are brushing up on your investments or trying to rein in your spending, our financial databases and recommended websites will help you achieve your goals.
Learn more about service dogs and the many ways they assist and comfort people.
Celebrate the double birthdays of author J. K. Rowling and her character Harry Potter! Read a Harry Potter book and watch your favorite Harry Potter movie.
Nothing says summer like a game of baseball. Check out our All Time Faves: Round the Bases–Books about Baseball or watch one of our Great Movies: Take Me Out to the Ballgame—Baseball Movies.
The City of Darien’s Fourth of July parade begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Jewel parking lot and will proceed north on Cass Avenue to 71st Street, east onto Clarendon Hills Road, and then south to Hinsdale South High School.
Along with the Villages of Downers Grove and Woodridge, the City will co-sponsor a firework show at the Zigfield Troy golf course that will begin around 9:30 p.m. Check the latest Direct Connect for information.