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Current Events:
December 15, 2014 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
December 15, 2014
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Niles Public Library
6960 Oakton Street
Niles,IL
60714

847-663-1234

The Niles All American Speakers are charter members of Toastmasters International, a club devoted to the refinement of speech, our mission is to make better speakers of everyone.
 
December 15, 2014 Park Ridge Old Things Antique Club -- Meeting (07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
December 15, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park RidgeI,IL
60068

The Old Things Antique Club in Park Ridge Club meets on the THIRD MONDAY of the MONTH from September to May.
 
December 16, 2014 WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Park Ridge Whole Foods - “One Dime At A Time” Program (08:00 AM - 10:00 PM)
Event details:
December 16, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
December 16, 2014 Santa's Holiday Express (10:30 AM - 01:45 PM)
Event details:
December 16, 2014
10:30 AM - 01:45 PM
Departs from Dee Rd. Train Station

Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

All aboard Santa’s Holiday Express! Join Santa and his holiday crew as we sing songs, talk with Santa, play games, and enjoy face painting. Please bring a nut-free sack lunch to enjoy as Santa reads us a story. We stay on Santa’s Holiday Express train all the way to Santa’s barn (Harvard) where it turns around and heads back home to Park Ridge (Dee Rd.) station.
 
December 17, 2014 Holiday Savings Pass (11/01 to 12/31/14) Park Ridge IL (08:00 AM - 08:05 AM)
Event details:
December 17, 2014
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
At businesses all around the community
See the details below.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

Shop in Park Ridge, IL this holiday season with your Holiday Savings Pass, "Your Pass to Local Savings". ---- Holiday Savings Pass Valid from November 1, 2014- December 31, 2014. ---- Card must be present to receive offer. Not valid on previous purchases. May not be combined with other offers, check merchant details for additional restrictions. No cash value.
 
December 17, 2014 Senior Citizen Law Enforcement Academy (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
December 17, 2014
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Frisbie Senior Center
52 E. Northwest Highway
DesPlaines,IL
60016

847-768-5944

The Cook County Sheriff's Office invites seniors to attend this "Law Enforcement Academy", Wednesdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, November 5, 12, 19 and December 3, 10, 17 at the Frisbie Senior Center in DesPlaines.
 
December 23, 2014 The Nutcracker - departs from the PR Senior Center (12:00 PM - 06:00 PM)
Event details:
December 23, 2014
12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
DEPARTS FROM The Park Ridge Senior Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

See the Joffrey Ballet present Chicago’s most beloved holiday tradition - The Nutcracker! --- Transportation and tickets included. Minimal walking. Departs from the Senior Center.
 
December 24, 2014 Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED (01:00 AM - 01:05 AM)
Event details:
December 24, 2014
01:00 AM - 01:05 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
December 25, 2014 Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED (01:00 AM - 01:05 AM)
Event details:
December 25, 2014
01:00 AM - 01:05 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
Looking Forward:
December 31, 2014 Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED (01:00 AM - 01:05 AM)
Event details:
December 31, 2014
01:00 AM - 01:05 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
December 31, 2014 New Year's Eve Celebration - Park Ridge Community Center (05:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
December 31, 2014
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Community Center
1515 W. Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Help us kick off the New Year, family style! Bring out the whole family for a fabulous New Year’s Eve event. Enjoy together a fantastic dinner & dessert buffet, DJ entertainment, inflatables, tot play area, miniature golf, and of course, a fabulously fun countdown to midnight (8pm).
 
January 01, 2015 Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED (01:00 AM - 01:05 AM)
Event details:
January 01, 2015
01:00 AM - 01:05 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
January 06, 2015 Park Ridge LIBRARY Closing Early at 5:00 p.m. (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
January 06, 2015
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

The Park Ridge Public Library will be closing early today due to the extreme cold.
 
January 07, 2015 The King's Birthday - Park Ridge Senior Center (12:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
January 07, 2015
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Senior Center
101 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

Celebrate Elvis' birthday at the Park Ridge Park District Senior Center!
 
January 09, 2015 Park Ridge Panhellenic Club Meeting - PR Country Club (12:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
January 09, 2015
12:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-696-4789

The Park Ridge Panhellenic Meeting on Friday, January 9, will feature Nancy McCully presenting" Beach Towns of Michigan". The luncheon and meeting will be held at noon at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge.
 
January 09, 2015 Mega Movie Pajama Night (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
January 09, 2015
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Hey kids, come dressed in your favorite pjs and enjoy an evening of fun at the Park Ridge Park District!
 
January 10, 2015 Feel Good Party - Community Center (09:15 AM - 11:15 AM)
Event details:
January 10, 2015
09:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Community Center
1515 W. Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5129

Don't miss this FREE event at the Park Ridge Park District Community Center!
 
January 10, 2015 Middle School Open Gym & Swim (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
January 10, 2015
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Community Center
1515 W. Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Don't miss this social for 6th-8th graders!
 
January 11, 2015 Larry Zgoda Stained Glass Show (1/11-2/23/15) - Iannelli Studios Heritage Center (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
January 11, 2015
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-4297

Saturdays 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sundays 1:00 to 4:00 pm. --- The exhibition will open on Sunday, January 11 with a public reception from 1 to 4 in the afternoon and run through February 23. Renowned stain glass artist Larry Zgoda will be on exhibit at the Iannelli Studios Heritage Center. Close to 100 original pieces of stained glass and original furniture pieces will be on display, as well as for sale. This is a must see show.
 
January 16, 2015 Candy Crush Hunt - Maine Park Leisure Center (06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
Event details:
January 16, 2015
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Grab your jackets and flashlights and join us over at Maine Park to explore for hidden candy treats!
 
January 16, 2015 Friday Night Live Club - Maine Park Leisure Center (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
January 16, 2015
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Friday Night Live Club is a fun and safe club designed for students in 4th & 5th grade.
 
January 17, 2015 8th Annual Rock 'n Dodge Dodgeball Tournament (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
January 17, 2015
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Community Center
1515 W. Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Grab your friends and play dodgeball at the Community Center!
 
January 17, 2015 80s Night Public Skate - Oakton Ice Arena (08:30 PM - 09:50 PM)
Event details:
January 17, 2015
08:30 PM - 09:50 PM
Oakton Ice Arena
2800 W. Oakton St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3359

Get ready for a totally awesome time at the Oakton Ice Arena!
 
January 19, 2015 Oakton Open House - Oakton Ice Arena (11:00 AM - 12:50 PM)
Event details:
January 19, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM
Oakton Ice Arena
2800 W. Oakton St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3359

Join us on your day off school for some ice skating!
 
January 22, 2015 Science Night - Wildwood Nature Center (06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
Event details:
January 22, 2015
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3570

Turn your family into scientists and explore fun science concepts with us!
 
January 22, 2015 Women, Wine & Wellness - Park District/Whole Foods (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
January 22, 2015
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
LOCATION: Whole Foods Market of Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Learn about wine and wellness with Whole Foods Market and the Park District!
 
January 30, 2015 Friday Night Live Club - Maine Park Leisure Center (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
January 30, 2015
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Friday Night Live Club is a fun and safe club designed for students in 4th & 5th grade.
 
February 02, 2015 Groundhog Day at Wildwood Nature Center (06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
Event details:
February 02, 2015
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3570

Celebrate the groundhog with us!
 
February 07, 2015 Frostival - Oakton Sports Complex (11:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
February 07, 2015
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Oakton Sports Complex
2800 W. Oakton St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Join us for our annual Frostival at Oakton Sports Complex!
 
February 07, 2015 Pajama Party Public Skate - Oakton Ice Arena (08:30 PM - 09:50 PM)
Event details:
February 07, 2015
08:30 PM - 09:50 PM
Oakton Ice Arena
2800 W. Oakton St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3359

Join us for a Valentine's Day Pajama Party!
 
February 11, 2015 Park Ridge Park District Preschool Open House (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
February 11, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Learn about the Park Ridge Park District Preschool Program!
 
February 11, 2015 Americana with Wayne Messmer – Free Night for Vets at the Orchestra PRCO (07:30 PM - 09:15 PM)
Event details:
February 11, 2015
07:30 PM - 09:15 PM
The Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-7726

It’s the eve of Lincoln’s birthday and the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra is celebrating our heritage with Wayne Messmer as he sings and narrates the American classics. Free admission for ALL veterans and active-duty military and ages 18 and under
 
February 12, 2015 Valentine's Bingo Senior Center - Park Ridge Park District (12:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
February 12, 2015
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Senior Center
101 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

Celebrate Valentine's Day at the Park Ridge Senior Center!
 
February 13, 2015 Valentine's Day Treat Decorating - Park District (04:00 PM - 05:30 PM)
Event details:
February 13, 2015
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Decorate treats for Valentine's Day!
 
February 14, 2015 "Over the Rainbow" Love Affair Gala - Avenues to Independence (06:00 PM - 11:59 PM)
Event details:
February 14, 2015
06:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Loew's Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont,IL
60018

(847) 544-5300

Join Avenues to Independence for the "Over the Rainbow" Love Affair Gala at the Loew's Chicago O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road in Rosemont.
 
Past Events:
December 01, 2014 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
December 01, 2014
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Niles Public Library
6960 Oakton Street
Niles,IL
60714

847-663-1234

The Niles All American Speakers are charter members of Toastmasters International, a club devoted to the refinement of speech, our mission is to make better speakers of everyone.
 
December 02, 2014 Go Green Park Ridge Meeting at St. Mary Episcopal (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
December 02, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
St Mary's Episcopal Church
306 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 232-4003

Join other members of Go Green Park Ridge and help raise awareness of environmental issues in our town. The group meets monthly on the first Tuesday of each month. Go Green does NOT meet in June, July or August.
 
December 03, 2014 Holiday Tea at the Drake Hotel with PR Senior Center (12:30 PM - 04:30 PM)
Event details:
December 03, 2014
12:30 PM - 04:30 PM
DEPARTS FROM The Park Ridge Senior Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

Come enjoy a Holiday Tea at the Drake Hotel --- Departs from the Park Ridge Senior Center. --- Transportation, admission and tea are included.
 
December 03, 2014 Music from Frozen and Holiday Classics PRCO (07:30 PM - 09:15 PM)
Event details:
December 03, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:15 PM
Pickwick Theatre
5 S.Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-5800

Sounds of the season from the Nutcracker Suite to “Let it Go” from the hit movie Frozen, plus familiar tunes in unique renditions on the harmonica. Park Ridge Civic Orchestra’s popular annual celebration of beloved holiday favorites.
 
December 04, 2014 GONE WITH THE WIND (1939) - Classic Film Series - M C Hoffman. (06:00 PM - 11:30 PM)
Event details:
December 04, 2014
06:00 PM - 11:30 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-5800

Experience the epic American Film Classic, “Gone with the Wind” as it was meant to be: on a big screen surrounded by the splendor of the historic Pickwick Theatre. Doors open at 6:00 pm – Organ prelude at 6:30 pm – Movie starts at 7:00 pm. ----- Admission is $7 ($5 for seniors). This Classic Film Series is presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian.
 
December 05, 2014 Park Ridge Panhellenic Club meeting - Maine East Choral Group (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
December 05, 2014
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
1221 Castle Drive
Park Ridge,IL
60068-5023

847-696-4789

The Park Ridge Panhellenic Club monthly meeting will be held on Friday, Dec. 5 at the Park Ridge Country Club at noon.
 
December 06, 2014 Breakfast with Santa (09:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Event details:
December 06, 2014
09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Join us at Maine Park for a great breakfast buffet catered by All on the Road Catering. Children can talk with Santa and have a professional photo taken. Before or after breakfast join us for some holiday shopping at our Candy Cane Lane Shoppe.
 
December 07, 2014 Grinch's Candy Cane Hunt (01:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
December 07, 2014
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

The Grinch discovered that Santa’s elves have hidden red and white candy canes along with some specialty canes at one of their favorite places – Maine Park! The Grinch is planning to find all of Santa’s candy canes and turn them green!
 
December 07, 2014 St. Luke's Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols (04:00 PM - 06:00 PM)
Event details:
December 07, 2014
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-6659

St. Luke’s 75th annual Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols will be held on Sunday, December 7. ------ The musical celebration begins with the prelude music at 4:00 p.m. A freewill offering will be received.
 
December 09, 2014 Park Ridge Writers Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
December 09, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Panera Bread
39 S. Northwest Highway
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-823-7672

The purpose of this group is to encourage members to write and provide a safe place to read one’s work and get some feedback. We meet the second Tuesday of every month.
 
December 10, 2014 Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR Meeting (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
December 10, 2014
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 328-6946

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge at 11:30 a.m. A luncheon will be served at 12:00 p.m. with a meeting and program to follow. Hostesses for the day are: Carol Pauly, Carol Yoshioka, Nancy Meyer, and Nancy Ruscitti, Chairman.
 
December 10, 2014 Annual Holiday Party - PR Seniors @ Fountain Blue (12:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
December 10, 2014
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Fountain Blue
2300 S. Mannheim Road
Des Plaines,IL
60018

Join all of your friends from the Park Ridge Park District Senior Center as we celebrate the holidays together at Fountain Blue with lunch and music.
 
December 13, 2014 Summit Breakfast with Santa (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
December 13, 2014
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Summit of Uptown
10 N. Summit Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-1161

The Summit of Uptown hosts Breakfast with Santa (and Mrs. Claus) to the enjoyment of the whole family. It's a great place to bring the kids or grandchildren. Vote for your favorite Christmas tree too.
 
December 13, 2014 Santa's Holiday Express (10:50 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
December 13, 2014
10:50 AM - 02:00 PM
Departs from Dee Rd. Train Station

Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

All aboard Santa’s Holiday Express! Join Santa and his holiday crew as we sing songs, talk with Santa, play games, and enjoy face painting. Please bring a nut-free sack lunch to enjoy as Santa reads us a story. We stay on Santa’s Holiday Express train all the way to Santa’s barn (Harvard) where it turns around and heads back home to Park Ridge (Dee Rd.) station.
 
 
 
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