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Sock Hop in Wheaton IL! With guests from U.S. & U.K.


Wheaton Park District's Leisure Center and Cosley Zoo are hosting a Sock Hop, with special guests from classic rock: Bob Abrams, formerly of Chicago's own Buckinghams: "Don't You Care?" "Kind of a Drag;" and Mick Broch, formerly of Herman's Hermits; "I'm into Something Good," "I'm Henry the VIII I Am." Come and dance the night away!

The Wheaton Park District's Leisure Center will be hosting the Sock Hop on Friday, October 14, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Wheaton Park District Community Center, located at 1777 S. Blanchard Road in Wheaton. The doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets purchased before October 13 are $15 per person and $25 per couple. Tickets purchased on the night of the event are $20 per person and $30 per couple. Register for the event online at or by calling (630) 665-1415. The cost of a ticket covers live musical entertainment by Broch and Adams, food, prizes, an optional costume contest and more. All proceeds from the show will benefit the Wheaton Park District Leisure Center. Sponsoring the event is APEX Home Health Care.

The live entertainment will be performed by two of the most entertaining guys from the classic rock circuit, playing popular hits from the 50s, 60s and beyond.

For more than 30 years the Wheaton Park District Leisure Center (formerly the Senior Center), has been a leading provider of innovative research programming for active adults. The Center is conveniently located downtown in picturesque Memorial Park. The 125-year-old coach house is a warm and inviting place with a casual atmosphere. The Wheaton Park District has long been at the forefront in improving the quality of life for Wheaton's 50+ population by offering their 3,000 members a wide variety of high quality, trend-conscious programs, services and travel opportunities.

For more information or to register for the event, please contact Linda Dolan at (630) 510-5030 or by email: