Five Things to Know Today: July 11

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1. Today is 7-11 — 7-Eleven Offering Free Slurpees

7-Eleven Stores will celebrate the only 7-11-11 birthday this century with

To commemorate 7-Eleven, Inc.’s 84th birthday on July 11, aka 7-Eleven Day, participating 7-Eleven stores in the Chicago-area and across the nation will celebrate bygiving customers a free 7.11-ounce Slurpee® beverage.

With the theme “Our Birthday – Your Bash,” participating 7-Eleven stores will thank customers for their patronage and supportby offering a free Slurpee in a cup specially designed for this daywhile supplies last.

2. Win a One-Year Family Membership to the DuPage Children's Museum

DuPage Children's Museum announces the We Love DCM video contest to take place beginning July 5 through September 5, 2011.  Members and visitors can submit a short video entry on why they love the Museum via YouTube.  All approved entries receive one Family Pass (admission for 2 adults and up to 6 children) valued at $76.

To enter the contest, participants need to create an original creative video between 30 seconds and 2 minutes long detailing why they love DuPage Children's Museum.  All videos must be uploaded to the participant’s personal YouTube account and submitted for approval via the Museum’s onlinesubmission form.  Once entries are approved by DuPage Children's Museum staff, they will appear on a Playlist on the DCM YouTube Channel.

For more information, click .

3. Facebook Fan Poll

Bolingbrook Patch's daily "Facebook Fan Poll" now appears in our daily "Five Things to Know Today" feature.

Today's question: Where is Bolingbrook's best sushi?

Chime in below by leaving a comment!

Or, to participate in the poll and become a fan of Bolingbrook Patch via Facebook, click HERE

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5. Power Connection Holds Monthly Indoor Garage Sale

Start stocking up for your spring and summer wardrobe at the Power Connection's monthly indoor garage sale. The event is open open from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. 

The sale will feature clothing (infants through adults), household items, electronics, toys, children's books, seasonal items and more 

For more information, click .


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