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What's Up Downtown 01-20-2021

New Year, New You in St. Charles

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There's no better time than the present to get started on those New Year's resolutions! Come explore all the ways St. Charles can help you reach your goals!


St. Charles is amazing for those looking to reach some fitness and health goals. Talk to the experts and get yourself a set of amazing running shoes at Dick Pond Athletics, sign-up for a class at one of our terrific fitness studios, explore the vast amount of recreational activities available in St. Charles and at the St. Charles Park District, or change up your diet and find some nutritious, delicious options at St. Charles restaurants.


If your New Year's resolution is to pick up some new skills or talents, St. Charles has many opportunities! Explore your creative side with painting and more at Board and Brush, delve into a diverse selection of winter and spring classes at Fine Line Creative Arts Center, or learn some stylish dance moves at our phenomenal dance studios.


Become a bookworm this New Year with an outstanding selection of books from TownHouse Books & Cafe. Everything from the classics to the latest bestsellers are available and ready for pick-up or delivery through their online store. Find some amazing specials, deals and news from St. Charles businesses and organizations that you won't want to miss!



Dick Pond Athletics - Dick Pond Athletics is offering their ALREADY REDUCED collection of Closeout Running/Walking Shoes at an ADDITIONAL 20% OFF until closing on Jan. 31. All brands are represented including New Balance, Brooks, ASICS, and HOKA.


Forever Yogurt - Forever Yogurt is open! You're welcome to come inside for as much or as little as you want. Order hand-crafted hot chocolates available in six decadent flavors. Call for curbside delivery or go to Uber Eats or Grubhub to order.


Fred Astaire Dance Studio - Check out Fred Astaire's New Year's resolution specials for a can't miss opportunity! Also, come celebrate Valentine's Day with a Dancing Date Night at their studios from 7:30-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12.


Hotel Baker - Celebrate Valentine's Day at Hotel Baker. Make a room reservation for an evening with your significant other and enjoy a night of romance! Call 630-584-2100 to put in your reservation today. .


Kimmer's Ice Cream - National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day is Saturday, Feb. 6. Doors open at 9 a.m. This year, they will have Party Packs available for pre-order (pre-order dates are Jan. 27-31) and a handful to grab and go the day of. They will include Donut, Cinnamon Roll, Mimosa and Blueberry Muffin (gluten free!), Sparkle Cones™, waffle cones and Fruity Pebble sprinkles. Maple Bacon will be the other breakfast flavor (but will not be included in Party Packs). Breakfast flavors will be available to scoop in shop and to order online beginning on Friday prior to the official event.


Larimar Med - Larimar Med, a new kind of med spa! They offer everything from Functional Medicine to Facials & Massages, Cryotherapy, IV Therapy and much more! Your one-stop for your optimizing health and relaxation needs!


Pollyanna Brewing Co. - The renowned Alinea Group is partnering with Pollyanna to deliver a coveted three course dinner on Jan. 29-31. To book this amazing experience, visit here , and while you're at it, pair it with a Pollyanna brew that will go perfectly with the meal.


Sage Healing Collective - Sage has Room for two! What better way to connect with the one you love than in your very own private spa room for a Couples Massage. Choose 60 or 90 minutes sessions. Each Guest can individually choose between a Relaxation Massage to ease stress & unwind or a Therapeutic Massage to release muscle tension & relieve aches & pains. Schedule your Couples Massage today!




The St. Charles Business Alliance is always welcoming volunteers to get involved and make a difference in our wonderful community. If you want to learn more about volunteering, get first-hand stories and experiences on why you should volunteer in our volunteer podcast episode, see how volunteering helps benefit our community, or take our quiz t