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Today in Wheaton: Sunny Skies, Home Composting Workshop and Book Talk

A roundup of what’s ahead in Wheaton today.

A roundup of what’s ahead in Wheaton, Ill., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. | Credit: Patch file
A roundup of what’s ahead in Wheaton, Ill., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. | Credit: Patch file

It’s Thursday and the weekend is drawing nearer, as is fall, but we’ve still got some incredible weather to enjoy, and today is no exception.


AccuWeather is predicting a high of 76 degrees today under mostly sunny and pleasant conditions, with a heat index of about 78 degrees. Watch for temperatures to drop to an overnight low of 56.


If you’re looking for things to do today, there’s a workshop on composting at home this afternoon. For bibliophiles, there’s a book discussion on tap this evening at the Wheaton Public Library.

Here are details for today’s activities.


  • 2 p.m. — Composting at Home: Free food scrap and yard waste outdoor composting workshop. SCARCE, 799 Roosevelt Road, Building 2, Suite 108, Glen Ellyn

  • 7 p.m. — NAMI DuPage Gives Hope to Families: NAMI of DuPage County (The National Alliance on Mental Illness) will offer the free NAMI Family to Family Education course at Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane, Naperville

  • 7 p.m. — Contemporary Books Discussion: September’s book is The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty. Meets regularly at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month and at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday and Wednesday.  At the Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., Wheaton.


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