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Current Events:
October 17, 2014 Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit Citrus Sale - Rotary Club of Park Ridge (06:00 AM - 06:05 AM)
Event details:
October 17, 2014
06:00 AM - 06:05 AM
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
P.O. Box 130
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 692-3442

16th Annual Citrus Sale - Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit - Rotary Club of Park Ridge Fresh Florida Grapefruit and Navel Oranges - $30/Carton - Choice of Oranges or Grapefruits or a Mixed Carton of Oranges and Grapefruits - ORDER BY November 17, 2014
 
October 17, 2014 Annual COPS FOR COATS thru Nov. 12 - Park Ridge, DesPlaines, Niles (07:00 AM - 07:05 AM)
Event details:
October 17, 2014
07:00 AM - 07:05 AM
Park Ridge Police Department
200 S. Vine Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 318-5252

If you have CLEAN, gently worn coats that your family no longer needs and you would like to help someone in need from our community, please take them to any of the three police departments between October 6, 2014 and November 12, 2014 --- The Park Ridge Police Department, Niles Police Department, and Des Plaines Police Department are open 24 hours a day and each will have a collection box in their lobby. Thank you for your support.
 
October 18, 2014 Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (May 24 to Oct. 25) (07:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
October 18, 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.
 
October 18, 2014 Sporting Gear Drive - PR Youth Commission/G4G (10/15-11/15/14) (08:00 AM - 08:05 AM)
Event details:
October 18, 2014
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
see list of venues for drop off

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Join the Park Ridge Youth Commission and G4G for the big gear drive and CHANGE THE WORLD. Gently used and new sports items and musical instruments are needed. All donations are eligible for a TAX DEDUCTION based on IRS guidelines. --- Please contact the venue where you intend to drop off the equipment ahead of time to assure they are open at the time you intend to drop off the equipment.
 
October 18, 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:
October 18, 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!
 
October 18, 2014 Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) - PRCC (09:00 AM - 07:00 PM)
Event details:
October 18, 2014
09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
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 Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR Meeting (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
October 18, 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 Saturday, October 18, 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: Mary Seaman, Julia Trelease, Laura Wolfe, and Nancy Ruscitti, Chairman.
 
October 18, 2014 Halloween 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.
 
October 19, 2014 Coffee, Classics Car Show - Center of Concern (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
October 19, 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
 
October 19, 2014 Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) - PRCC (11:00 AM - 07:00 PM)
Event details:
October 19, 2014
11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
October 19, 2014 Sunday Afternoon Adventures at the Des Plaines History Center (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
October 19, 2014
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines,IL
60016

847-391-5399

Afternoon Adventures for families September 21, October 19, and November 16 from 1-4 p.m. at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street. Cost is $3 per child.
 
October 19, 2014 The Illinois Brass Band Presents "An Evening with Sousa" (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 19, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Cutting Hall
150 E. Wood Street
Palatine,IL
60067

847-202-5222

Join The Illinois Brass Band on Sunday, October 19, 2014 as they present a tribute to the march King, John Philip Sousa. Concert will take place in Palatine's historic Cutting Hall at 7:00 PM. Tickets available in advance in person or online.
 
October 20, 2014 Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) - PRCC (03:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
Event details:
October 20, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
October 20, 2014 Active Parenting for Teens (for parents of 12-17 year olds) St Luke's (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
October 20, 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.
 
October 20, 2014 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 20, 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.
 
October 20, 2014 Park Ridge Old Things Antique Club -- Meeting (07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
October 20, 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.
 
October 21, 2014 Lecture featuring Bears Legend Mike Ditka (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 21, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
North Shore Senior Center - Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Campus
161 Northfield Road
Northfield,IL
60093

847-784-6030

The Golder Lecture affords the featured speaker the opportunity to share his or her "Observations on Life." This year’s lecture will turn the spotlight on NFL legend, Mike Ditka, Former Coach of the Chicago Bears --- Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7 p.m.
 
October 22, 2014 Why "COOK COUNTY MATTERS" – Park Ridge League of Women Voters (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 22, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Library 1st Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue (corner of Touhy and Prospect)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3594

The Park Ridge League of Women Voters has scheduled a forum regarding "Why cook County matters" -- What do these officials do? How much does it cost? Where does the money come from? What are some of the issues?
 
October 23, 2014 Coffee with a Cop - Park Ridge (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
October 23, 2014
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
See description for exact location and address
for each date
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 318-5252

Join Your Neighbors And Police Officers For Coffee And Conversation! No Agenda Or Speeches, Just A Chance To Ask Questions, Voice Concerns, And Get To Know The Officers In Your Neighborhood!
 
October 24, 2014 Park Ridge Panhellenic Benefit (11:30 AM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
October 24, 2014
11:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Carol Gonzalez
Park Ridge Panhellenic Club
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-2074

Park Ridge Panhellenic Club will hold a benefit card party/luncheon at the Park Ridge Country Club at 636 N. Prospect Ave. in Park Ridge to benefit scholarship winners who graduate from the Maine Township high schools.
 
October 25, 2014 Paint Sugar Skulls (craft) at the Des Plaines History Center (11:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
October 25, 2014
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines,IL
60016

847-391-5300

Children are invited to fly, gallop, or march into the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street, in their Halloween costumes to paint their very own sugar skull in recognition of Dia de los Muertos --- Sugar Skull Painting Saturday, October 25, 11-4 Des Plaines History Center
 
October 25, 2014 Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR Genealogy Workshop (01:30 PM - 04:30 PM)
Event details:
October 25, 2014
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
LOCATION: 3rd floor meeting room Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue (corner of Touhy and Prospect)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 328-6946

A Genealogy Workshop, sponsored by the Twenty-first Star Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Attendees will have the opportunity to work with one of the members on our lineage research team and receive assistance with application papers. This workshop is for women who want to join the NSDAR.
 
October 25, 2014 "MOM"-ster Ball - Maine Park Leisure Center (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 25, 2014
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

“Mom”-sters, grab your kids for a fantastic evening filled with Halloween themed finger foods, drinks, games, and a costume contest.
 
October 25, 2014 Nightmare on Olmsted: Annual PRCW Fundraiser to Benefit the Britt Family (07:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
Event details:
October 25, 2014
07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Dirty Martini Lounge (formerly “The Snuggery”) 2nd floor party room
6727 N. Olmsted
Chicago,IL
60631

(773) 631-1223

Park Ridge Community Women challenges YOU to attend our annual fundraiser on October 25, 2014 or make a donation to support the Britt Family, a local family affected by ALS. The PRCW invites you to join them at this Halloween costume party (costumes NOT required) /fundraiser at the Dirty Martini Lounge and have fun while helping the Britt Family.
 
October 29, 2014 Successful Aging Workshop II - Center of Concern @ Library (09:30 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
October 29, 2014
09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Library 1st Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue (corner of Touhy and Prospect)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-720-3280

The Center of Concern will host this seminar on SUCCESSFUL AGING: EARLY DETECTION OF ALZHEIMER'S, and related helpful information on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Park Ridge Public Library. Register to attend by calling the Center of Concern.
 
October 29, 2014 Trunk or Treat 2014 (05:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
October 29, 2014
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Hodges Park
101 S. Courtland Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Celebrate Halloween with the Park District and the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra (PRCO)! Wear your costume and follow the trick-or-treat trail around Hodges Park, where we’ll pass out treats (or tricks!) from the trunks of our festively decorated cars. It’s a fun and safe event that goes beyond trick or treating with games, a pumpkin contest, music, and a parade!
 
October 29, 2014 Wizarding Games / Costume Parade @ Library (05:00 PM - 06:30 PM)
Event details:
October 29, 2014
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

Visit the Children’s Department to enjoy some wizard-themed games, activities, and stories read aloud. Drop in any time between 5:00-6:30 p.m. Afterwards, join the Park District costume parade from Hodges Park to the Pickwick for the 7:00 p.m. Halloween concert by the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra.
 
October 29, 2014 Tricks and Treats at the Mighty Organ: A Halloween Concert for All Ages PRCO (07:00 PM - 08:15 PM)
Event details:
October 29, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:15 PM
The Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 692-7726

Ghosts and goblins, special effects, and a grand Wurlitzer theatre organ combine with the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra to make this a night to remember for the whole family. Trick-or-treating begins at 5 pm and concert at 7 pm. Back by popular demand!
 
October 30, 2014 Son of Frankenstein (1939) - Classic Film Series - M C Hoffman. (07:00 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
October 30, 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 the Classic Film Son of Frankenstein (1939) presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. Doors open at 7:00 -- Show starts at 7:30. Admission is $7 ($5 for seniors).
 
Looking Forward:
October 31, 2014 Halloween Family Magic Show- (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 31, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Tired after trick or treating? Need a fun, relaxing event to do with the kids? Join Magic by Randy for a fun, exciting and ghoulish Magic show.
 
November 01, 2014 Holiday Bazaar 2014 Park Ridge Senior Center (10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
November 01, 2014
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Senior Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

Handmade holiday crafts, sweaters and afghans, baked goods, yesterday’s treasures, and much more is all for sale during our Annual Bazaar. Bring your wallet and a friend to support the Senior Center with this fundraiser! Lunch is available for purchase.
 
November 01, 2014 Pumpkin Smash & Bash 2014 (12:30 PM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
November 01, 2014
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Centennial Sled Hill
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Get ready for fun and recycle your pumpkin at the Pumpkin Smash and Bash!
 
November 05, 2014 Senior Citizen Law Enforcement Academy (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
November 05, 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.
 
November 07, 2014 4 to 7 pm - Friends of the Library Book Sale Preview MEMBERS ONLY (04:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
Event details:
November 07, 2014
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library -- First Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

The Friends' Fall Book Sale will be held Friday through Sunday on the first full weekend in November. ------------ On FRIDAY, the Sale will be open for Friends of the Library members ONLY. Numbers will be given out beginning at 3:00 pm. DOORS OPEN AT 4:00 PM. Memberships to the Friends of the Library may be purchased at the door. Information on Memberships is available at the Library's Circulation Desk.------------ On SUNDAY, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, all items will be half-price.
 
November 08, 2014 9 am to 3 pm - Friends of the Library Book Sale -- All Are Welcome (09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
November 08, 2014
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library -- First Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

The Friends' Fall Book Sale will be held Friday through Sunday on the first full weekend in November. ------------ On FRIDAY, the Sale will be open for Friends of the Library members ONLY. Numbers will be given out beginning at 3:00 pm. DOORS OPEN AT 4:00 PM. Memberships to the Friends of the Library may be purchased at the door. Information on Memberships is available at the Library's Circulation Desk.------------ On SUNDAY, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, all items will be half-price.
 
November 08, 2014 Santa’s Estate Sale (don’t worry, he’s just downsizing!) Christmas Rummage Sale - PR Presbyterian Ch (09:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
November 08, 2014
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W. Crescent AT Greenwood
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 823-4135

Park Ridge Presbyterian Church is hosting its annual, HUGE Christmas Rummage Sale on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the church. --- Admission is free. --- 3000+ Sq. Ft. of all things Christmas! --- This will be OUR LAST SANTA SALE!
 
November 08, 2014 Coffee with a Cop - Park Ridge (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
November 08, 2014
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
See description for exact location and address
for each date
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 318-5252

Join Your Neighbors And Police Officers For Coffee And Conversation! No Agenda Or Speeches, Just A Chance To Ask Questions, Voice Concerns, And Get To Know The Officers In Your Neighborhood!
 
November 08, 2014 Pirate & Princess Pizza Party (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
November 08, 2014
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Ahoy there, matey! All pirates and princesses are invited to join us for a fun event. Walk the plank, dig for treasure, hunt for Cinderella’s glass slipper, and enjoy more fun activities. Argh! Shiver me timbers!
 
November 09, 2014 1 to 3 pm - Friends of the Library Book Sale / Half Price Sale (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
November 09, 2014
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library -- First Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

The Friends' Fall Book Sale will be held Friday through Sunday on the first full weekend in November. ------------ On FRIDAY, the Sale will be open for Friends of the Library members ONLY. Numbers will be given out beginning at 3:00 pm. DOORS OPEN AT 4:00 PM. Memberships to the Friends of the Library may be purchased at the door. Information on Memberships is available at the Library's Circulation Desk.------------ On SUNDAY, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, all items will be half-price.
 
November 13, 2014 Park Ridge Community Fund Night at Zanies! (08:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Event details:
November 13, 2014
08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Zanies Comedy Club
MB Financial Park at Rosemont 5437 Park Place
Rosemont,IL
60018

847-825-5311

Enjoy a night of laughs at Zanies in Rosemont! All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Park Ridge Community Fund!
 
November 14, 2014 Center of Concern Auxiliary Lunch Bunko Party Men & Women (12:15 PM - 02:45 PM)
Event details:
November 14, 2014
12:15 PM - 02:45 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-823-0453

Bunko is a fun game for everyone. Come be a part of a fun-filled afternoon event to benefit a social service agency dedicated to helping our neighborhood in need. Get some friends together for lots of laughs. at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N Prospect, Park Ridge, IL 60068
 
November 14, 2014 Center of Concern Auxiliary Dinner Bunko Party Ladies Night (06:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
November 14, 2014
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-823-0453

Bunko is a fun game for everyone. Come be a part of a fun-filled afternoon event to benefit a social service agency dedicated to helping our neighborhood in need. Get some friends together for lots of laughs. at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N Prospect, Park Ridge, IL 60068
 
November 14, 2014 Sculpture and Artwork of local artist, Ed Coyne @ Ianelli (07:00 PM - 07:05 PM)
Event details:
November 14, 2014
07:00 PM - 07:05 PM
Ianelli Studios
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-4297

Local sculpture and artist, Ed Coyne, will display his work at the Ianelli Studios 11/14-11/16/14. Public is welcome. Cocktails and snacks on Friday evening for grand opening of the event. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Ianelli Studios and the Park Ridge Rotary Charitable Foundation End Polio Now Fund.
 
November 15, 2014 Sculpture and Artwork of local artist, Ed Coyne @ Ianelli (10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
November 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Ianelli Studios
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-4297

Local sculpture and artist, Ed Coyne, will display his work at the Ianelli Studios 11/14-11/16/14. Public is welcome. Cocktails and snacks on Friday evening for grand opening of the event. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Ianelli Studios and the Park Ridge Rotary Charitable Foundation End Polio Now Fund.
 
November 15, 2014 Spirit of Christmas Boutique - PRCC (10:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
November 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Ave
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 823-3164

The Women's Circle 10 of Park Ridge Community Church will host the Spirit of Christmas Boutique on Saturday, November 15. Start your holiday shopping with a unique selection of hand-crafted items by local artisans and fair trade merchants. While browsing, stop by for some refreshments at the Spirit Cafe. Please join us for a fun-filled day!
 
November 15, 2014 Tea with Rachel Barton Pine -Park Ridge Civic Orchestra Benefit PRCO (12:15 PM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
November 15, 2014
12:15 PM - 02:30 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-7726

Tea with Rachel Barton Pine ---- See and hear famed violinist Rachel Barton Pine in a musical presentation on her collection of rare stringed instruments. --- AT THE Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N Prospect Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068
 
November 16, 2014 Sculpture and Artwork of local artist, Ed Coyne @ Ianelli (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
November 16, 2014
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Ianelli Studios
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-4297

Local sculpture and artist, Ed Coyne, will display his work at the Ianelli Studios 11/14-11/16/14. Public is welcome. Cocktails and snacks on Friday evening for grand opening of the event. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Ianelli Studios and the Park Ridge Rotary Charitable Foundation End Polio Now Fund.
 
November 22, 2014 Blanket of Dreams 2014 - CCW Mary Seat - Park Ridge (08:00 AM - 06:00 PM)
Event details:
November 22, 2014
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Mary Seat of Wisdom Clark Ministry Center
1335 S. Clifton Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-456-8267

Blanket of Dreams is an annual event and a labor of love sponsored by the Council of Catholic Women at Mary Seat of Wisdom Church where the entire community is invited to come make blankets for the needy. ----- 2014 marks the 13th Annual Blanket of Dreams, which is held at Mary Seat of Wisdom Clark Ministry Center from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.-- Come join us in making blankets for the homeless! Bring 2 to 4 yards of fleece and a pair of scissors to cut material. No need to know how to sew.
 
November 26, 2014 Park Ridge LIBRARY Closing Early at 6:00 p.m. (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
November 26, 2014
06:00 PM - 09:00 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 in observance of the holiday.
 
November 27, 2014 Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED (01:00 AM - 01:05 AM)
Event details:
November 27, 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 03, 2014 Senior Citizen Law Enforcement Academy (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
December 03, 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 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 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 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.
 
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.
 
Past Events:
October 04, 2014 "Spirits of Old Park Ridge"- Tour of Town of Maine Cemetery (10:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
October 04, 2014
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Town of Maine Cemetery
Dee Road and Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847.696.1973

Community members of all ages are invited to learn more about the life and times of the men and women who helped shape the development of Park Ridge, including early settlers, former mayors and businessmen, soldiers, teachers and even a professional baseball player. Local actors will portray the “Spirits”,and bring to life their individual stories and contributions to Park Ridge history. Tour guides will accompany the groups to the various gravesites, providing additional history and anecdotes.
 
October 04, 2014 Fire Department Open House - Park Ridge Station 36 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 04, 2014
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Fire Department Station #36
1000 N. Greenwood (at the NW corner of Oakton Street and Greenwood Ave.)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 318-6721

The Park Ridge Fire Department will host its annual Open House on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from Noon until 3:00 p.m. at Fire Station #36 located on the northwest corner of Greenwood and Oakton -- 1000 N. Greenwood Ave. in Park Ridge. --- This event provides a unique opportunity to meet and greet fire personnel, investigate fire apparatus, and children can learn the fundamentals of fire safety at the Fire Safety House. ----- Come enjoy this fun family event!!
 
October 04, 2014 Center of Concern Octoberfest 2014 (06:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
Event details:
October 04, 2014
06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Ridgemoor Country Club
6601 W Gunnison
Harwood Heights,IL
60076

(847) 823-0453

A wonderful Octoberfest event to benefit The Center of Concern at Ridgemoor Country Club on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm ---- Tickets $60 ($50 if purchasing 8 tickets or more) $75 after 9/23/14
 
October 06, 2014 Active Parenting for Teens (for parents of 12-17 year olds) St Luke's (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
October 06, 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.
 
October 06, 2014 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 06, 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.
 
October 07, 2014 Go Green Park Ridge Meeting at St. Mary Episcopal (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 07, 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.
 
October 08, 2014 Coffee with a Cop - Park Ridge (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
October 08, 2014
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
See description for exact location and address
for each date
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 318-5252

Join Your Neighbors And Police Officers For Coffee And Conversation! No Agenda Or Speeches, Just A Chance To Ask Questions, Voice Concerns, And Get To Know The Officers In Your Neighborhood!
 
October 11, 2014 Costumed Pet Parade & Craft @ Library (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
October 11, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3123

Come one and all and celebrate the fall season with a costumed pet parade outside of the Park Ridge Public Library and enjoy craft making – from 11:00 am to Noon, Saturday, October 11, 2014. Costumes for pets and children are encouraged, but not required.
 
October 14, 2014 Park Ridge Writers Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 14, 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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