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Annual Projects

WINTER - MOTHER & SON GYM JAM

Sponsored by the Downers Grove Park District and The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club, the Gym Jam brings together Moms and Sons for a night of dancing, activities and entertainment.  All proceeds from the event will benefit The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund awarded to District 99 college bound seniors.   Open to the public.

 

SPRING - DOWNERS GROVE HANDMADE MARKET

To support our mission, The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club sponsors a craft fest each year, with all proceeds from crafter booths supporting our efforts throughout the year.   This year, The Downers Grove Handmade Market will take place indoors at O’Neill Middle School on Saturday, April 29th from 9a.m. – 3:00p.m. The event is committed to including the newest artisans and undiscovered handmade goods. 

Interested in participating?  Please visit: https://downersgrovehandmademarket.wordpress.com/2017/01/10/application-now-available/

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SUMMER:  SAFETY TOWN

Safety Town is a nationally recognized safety education program for children ages 5-6 and is presented by the Downers Grove Police Department in cooperation with The Downers Grove Junior Woman's Club and the Downers Grove Park District.  Through hands-on activities, songs, books, videos and classroom presentations, children bring home important safety lessons appropriate for everyday life.  Open to the public.  

Anyone entering 6th Grade or older in the Fall of 2017 is welcome to apply by emailing dgjwc.safety.town@gmail.com. Volunteer both weeks or only one!

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FALL:  EAT, DRINK AND BE SCARY 

The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club will host its 3rd annual “Eat, Drink and Be Scary” Halloween fundraiser in October 2017.  Proceeds from this event will benefit a local charity as well as the Charity Fund of The Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club which provides financial resources to local organizations and individuals.  Open to the public.