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Current Events:
August 14, 2014 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Park Ridge Kickoff Reception (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
August 14, 2014
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

312-960-2329

The kickoff reception for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Park Ridge 5K walk will be held on Thursday August 14, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge. This year's walk will be held on Saturday, October 25th at Hodges Park in Park Ridge. To RSVP for the kickoff please call 312-960-2329 or visit www.makingstrideswalk.org/parkridgeil to register as an individual or as a team.
 
August 16, 2014 Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (May 24 to Oct. 25) (07:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
August 16, 2014
07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: parking lot at Prairie & Garden, which is just south of Touhy & east of Cumberland Avenues

Park Ridge,IL
60068

The Farmer's Market will be held every Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. from May 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
August 16, 2014 Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile and Fiber Art Show (10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
August 16, 2014
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-4297

Illinois Chapter of Surface Design Association presents Transparent-Translucent-Transformed,a show consisting of both literal and conceptional/abstract interpretations of the theme. The show is primarily Textile and Fiber Art.
 
August 16, 2014 The Boxcar Children FREE Movie Screening! (12:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
August 16, 2014
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
The Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-5800

FREE screening of the movie AT THE historic Pickwick Theatre on August 16 at Noon --- A suggested donation of one used book for Chicago literacy organization Open Books will admit two guests to the screening! (Seats are first-come, first-served) --- Albert Whitman & Company is celebrating the release of The Boxcar Children DVD with this screening. --- Voice actors Zachary Gordon and Jadon Sand will be in attendance. The first 500 kids will receive exclusive Boxcar goodie bags!
 
August 17, 2014 Coffee, Classics Car Show - Center of Concern (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
August 17, 2014
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Central Parking Lot adjacent to the Park Ridge Public Library
corner of Summit and Prospect Ave. (20 S. Prospect Ave.)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 823-0453

Come see dozens of beautiful vintage/muscle/sports cars in the central parking lot next to the Park Ridge Public Library from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on the 3rd Sunday of each month from May 18 through October 19, 2014. [These Sundays: 05/18/14, 06/15/14, 07/20/14, 08/17/14, 09/15/14, & 10/19/14] -- Sponsored by the Center of Concern
 
August 17, 2014 Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile and Fiber Art Show (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
August 17, 2014
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-4297

Illinois Chapter of Surface Design Association presents Transparent-Translucent-Transformed,a show consisting of both literal and conceptional/abstract interpretations of the theme. The show is primarily Textile and Fiber Art.
 
August 18, 2014 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
August 18, 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.
 
August 22, 2014 Garage Sale - Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR (09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
August 22, 2014
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Twenty-first Star Chapter Garage Sale
501 N. Grand Blvd
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-698-2443

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the NSDAR is holding a garage sale on two days: August 22, from 9:00am to 3:00pm and August 23, from 9:00am to 1:00pm. --- This is a "multi-household" fundraiser, so we have a large selection of interesting items for all ages.
 
August 23, 2014 Garage Sale - Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
August 23, 2014
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Twenty-first Star Chapter Garage Sale
501 N. Grand Blvd
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-698-2443

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the NSDAR is holding a garage sale on two days: August 22, from 9:00am to 3:00pm and August 23, from 9:00am to 1:00pm. --- This is a "multi-household" fundraiser, so we have a large selection of interesting items for all ages.
 
August 23, 2014 Des Plaines History Center to visit Chicago Botanic Garden (12:00 PM - 05:30 PM)
Event details:
August 23, 2014
12:00 PM - 05:30 PM
carpool from the Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines,IL
60016

847-391-5399

Des Plaines History Center’s Historic Adventures trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden Saturday, August 23. Participants will gather at the History Center, 781 Pearson Street, Des Plaines, at noon and carpool to Glencoe. “Bring a camera and capture the colorful beauty of flowers and shrubs,” said William G. Grice, III, one of the Historic Adventures volunteer coordinators. Grice and Janet Thompson lead excursions around the Chicago area.
 
August 24, 2014 Coffee Talk to Construct the History of Illinois Roads (03:00 PM - 04:30 PM)
Event details:
August 24, 2014
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines,IL
60016

847-391-5399

The Des Plaines History Center presents: Coffee Talk: "Road Tripping" on Sunday, August 24 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street --- Learn how the roads of Illinois got their names. Des Plaines History Center welcomes Larry McClellan.
 
Looking Forward:
August 30, 2014 My Civic Day (from the Illinois Center for Civic Education) (10:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
August 30, 2014
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Library 1st Floor Meeting Room (phone # is not the Library)
20 S. Prospect Avenue (corner of Touhy and Prospect)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(312) 213-9787

Join the Illinois Center for Civic Education and our special guest Mo Khan, as we play games, watch movies, read books, and much more to learn what it means to live in America and what it takes to be a great American citizen. Civics means citizen, so take this opportunity to learn about the history that has shaped America, and how our rights and responsibilities continue to shape it!
 
September 05, 2014 Backyard Campout (5 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday) (05:00 PM - 11:59 PM)
Event details:
September 05, 2014
05:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Camp out with your family in the Park District’s backyard, outside at the Wildwood Nature Center. Enjoy a campfire dinner and s’mores on Friday night, as well as breakfast on Saturday morning. After dinner, say hello to the Wildwood critters, borrow a fishing pole and visit the pond, and enjoy a family friendly movie before turning in for the night. 5 PM Friday overnight to 10AM Saturday
 
September 06, 2014 Backyard Campout (5 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday) (12:01 AM - 10:00 AM)
Event details:
September 06, 2014
12:01 AM - 10:00 AM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Camp out with your family in the Park District’s backyard, outside at the Wildwood Nature Center. Enjoy a campfire dinner and s’mores on Friday night, as well as breakfast on Saturday morning. After dinner, say hello to the Wildwood critters, borrow a fishing pole and visit the pond, and enjoy a family friendly movie before turning in for the night. 5 PM Friday overnight to 10AM Saturday
 
September 06, 2014 Outdoor Flea Market (09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 06, 2014
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Oakton Sports Complex
2800 W. Oakton St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Clean out your attic, closets, and basement and rent a space at this popular sale, held at Oakton Ice Arena! Avoid the hassle of running an ad and putting up signs, we take care of the advertising.
 
September 06, 2014 Jiggle Jammies Jamboree (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 06, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Jumpin and jiggling is what we’ll be doing with professional children’s singer, Jodi Koplin.
 
September 07, 2014 Outdoor Yoga at Wildwood (10:00 AM - 11:40 AM)
Event details:
September 07, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Join the fun! Enjoy a relaxing morning of 100 minutes of Yoga outdoors at the Wildwood Nature Center.
 
September 14, 2014 Autumn Apple Fest (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
September 14, 2014
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Hodges Park
101 S. Courtland Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Celebrate the beginning of autumn with family, friends, and neighbors with a variety of seasonal activities and autumn themed food.
 
September 15, 2014 Active Parenting for Teens (for parents of 12-17 year olds) St Luke's (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 15, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke’s will host "Active Parenting for Teens" for parents of 12-17 year olds, on 6 Mondays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (excluding Oct. 13) from 7:00-9:00 PM. The classes are led by Pastor Larry Lutey, who is trained and certified in leading Active Parenting Workshops. Call the church office at 847-825-6659, or stop in to register. Enrollment for each workshop is limited. The course is open to moms, dads, single parents and grandparents. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee.
 
September 15, 2014 Park Ridge Old Things Antique Club -- Meeting (07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 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.
 
September 18, 2014 Classic Film Series - M C Hoffman. (07:00 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
September 18, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us monthly at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. Doors open at 7:00 -- Show starts at 7:30. Admission is $7 ($5 for seniors).
 
October 18, 2014 Park Ridge Electronics & Textiles Recycling Event . (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
October 18, 2014
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Public Works Service Center
505 Busse Highway
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Bring your electronics and textiles to be recycled Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 9:00 am to Noon at the Park Ridge Public Works Service Center. ------ If unsure about what we take, contact the Chamber at 847-825-3121. Drop off office electronics and similar items, textiles. No hazardous waste accepted. Receive a coupon for $5 off a $20 purchase from Chamber member in exchange for your $5 per car cost. Let us know if you want to be listed on the coupon. Volunteers to work the event are needed
 
October 18, 2014 Hallowee Hoopla (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 18, 2014
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Join us for a fun-filled family event that gets you ready for Halloween. During the evening carve a pumpkin, stuff a scarecrow, jump on a hayride, and enjoy s’mores and apple cider or cocoa around a campfire.
 
Past Events:
August 01, 2014 First Fridays - Cruisin' Park Ridge -- Park Ridge Chamber (05:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Event details:
August 01, 2014
05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event will be in Central parking lot next to the Library AND
on Summit Avenue between Prospect and Touhy Avenues.
Park Ridge ,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Car Show! May 2, June 6, August 1, and September 5, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monster Jump House -- Live Music -- Food for sale -- T-shirts for sale -- LOCATION: Park Ridge Central Parking Lot next to the Library -- Sponsored by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
 
August 04, 2014 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
August 04, 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.
 
August 05, 2014 National Night Out - Hodges Park in Park Ridge (06:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
August 05, 2014
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
LOCATION: Hodges Park
at Courtland & Vine Avenues
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 318-5252

Park Ridge Police Host 10th National Night Out on Tuesday August 5 in Hodges Park -- Come for a free, fun-filled evening complete with crime prevention informational booths, canine demonstration, defensive tactics demo, as well as children’s games and activities including a bounce house, petting zoo, donut eating contest, or just dance the night away with our DJ. National Night Out is sponsored by the Park Ridge Police Department.
 
August 05, 2014 Go Green Park Ridge Meeting at St. Mary Episcopal (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
August 05, 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.
 
August 09, 2014 Quilters Group to form at Des Plaines History Center (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
August 09, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines,IL
60016

847-391-5399

Want to sew and stitch with some local quilters? Come to the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street on Saturday, August 9, from 10 a.m. to noon
 
August 12, 2014 Park Ridge Writers Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
August 12, 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.
 
 
 
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