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Current Events:
September 15, 2017 36th Annual Variety Show: City of S.T.A.R.S At the Centennial Activity Center (07:00 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
September 15, 2017
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

36th Annual Variety Show: City of S.T.A.R.S At the Centennial Activity Center See your friends, neighbors, and fellow members sing, dance, and make complete hams of themselves in this year’s Variety Show.
 
September 16, 2017 Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2017 (May 27 to Oct. 28) (07:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
September 16, 2017
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 27 to October 28, 2017 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues. Celebrating its 26th anniversary, the Park Ridge Farmers’ Market features fresh seasonal produce, interesting packaged goods, Sprouts Kids Tent activities and live music. Now accepting SNAP and Illinois Link cards --- New Hope donations welcome --- Volunteers appreciated
 
September 16, 2017 Attic-To-Basement Rummage Sale - 1st United Methodist Church (09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
September 16, 2017
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge
418 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3144

Bargains galore.... as our United Methodist Women have scheduled their annual Rummage Sale for Friday and Saturday, September 15 and 16 from 9:00 to 2:00pm. Parking in our Grant Place lot, north of the church. Access via Prospect Avenue.
 
September 16, 2017 27th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Adventure (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
September 16, 2017
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Hodges Park
101 S. Courtland (Prospect & Vine across from City Hall at Prospect)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-991-4748

Come join the American Society of Artists for their 27th annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair, offering original art and handcrafted items for sale. You & your family will enjoy exploring many talents & treasures of the artists & craftsartists exhibiting an enticing array of work ranging from paintings, pottery & garden art to glass works, art wear & jewelry plus much more.
 
September 16, 2017 36th Annual Variety Show: City of S.T.A.R.S At the Centennial Activity Center (04:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
Event details:
September 16, 2017
04:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

36th Annual Variety Show: City of S.T.A.R.S At the Centennial Activity Center See your friends, neighbors, and fellow members sing, dance, and make complete hams of themselves in this year’s Variety Show.
 
September 17, 2017 Paul Kruty Presentation on Midway Gardens Iannelli (All Day Event)
Event details:
September 17, 2017
All Day Event
60068
524 courtland av
park ridge,IL
60068

8476924297

Paul Kruty will do a presentation on Midway Gardens, this is what brought Alfonso Iannelli to Chicago. The Sprites were designed for the walls Learn more about Frank Lloyd Wright and Iannelli.
 
September 18, 2017 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 18, 2017
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.
 
September 19, 2017 Senior's Breakfast with the Park Ridge Police Department (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Event details:
September 19, 2017
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Senior Center
100 S. Western Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

The Park Ridge Police Department cordially invites all seniors to breakfast THE THIRD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 9:00 a.m. at the Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 South Western Avenue, Park Ridge, IL Share breakfast and information once a month.
 
September 20, 2017 Young Professionals Networking Event! (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 20, 2017
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
changes every month - please call Chamber
.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3121

Enjoy some time mingling with the Park Ridge Young Professionals Group AT a new place every month. Join us th e3rd Wednesday of each month --- Mix and mingle with other young professionals over appetizers and refreshing beverages. Remember to bring your business cards!
 
September 21, 2017 Ladies' Night Out! - Park Ridge Chamber Retail Committee (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 21, 2017
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Ave. Park Ridge, IL
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

The Park Ridge Chamber Retail Committee is excited to bring you Ladies Night in Park Ridge! This fun evening will connect women with special shops, restaurants and services in our area. Because who doesn't love to shop, snack, socialize and relax?
 
September 21, 2017 MCYAF COMMUNITY HEROES 2017 AWARD BENEFIT DINNER (06:00 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
September 21, 2017
06:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Cafe La Cave
2777 S. Mannheim Road
Des Plaines,IL
60018

(847) 827-7818

MCYAF benefit dinner for the prevention of teen drug and alcohol use. Come celebrate our Community Heroes on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm at Café la Cave in Des Plaines – Tickets available online through September 20. A delicious dinner, silent auction, and comedy entertainment by Derick Lengwenus will make for a delightful evening. Tickets are $75 per person (adults only) and can be purchased at the MCYAF Office 847-858-7090 or through EventBrite via link (click here).
 
September 22, 2017 Women in Business Networking Breakfast Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce (08:30 AM - 09:45 AM)
Event details:
September 22, 2017
08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Park Ridge Nonprofit Center
720 Garden Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Bring your business cards for some great networking and enjoy a delicious breakfast while listening to an informative presentation. ----- $12 Members $17 Prospective Members and Walk-ins.. Please RSVP to the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce. -- The Women in Business Networking Breakfast meets the 4th Friday of the month --- other than December, when it is the 1st Friday (call the Chamber to verify).
 
September 30, 2017 Oktoberfest 2017 - Center of Concern (06:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
Event details:
September 30, 2017
06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-823-0453

Oktoberfest to benefit the Center of Concern, a local social services agency dedicated to helping those in need in our area. ---- Tickets $60 (less if purchasing multiple tickets) -- $75 at the door.
 
Looking Forward:
October 07, 2017 Genealogy Workshop @ Niles Library - 21st Star Chapter NSDAR October 2017 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
October 07, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Niles Public Library
6960 Oakton
Niles,IL
60714

(847) 663-1234

A Genealogy Workshop for women who are interested in joining the DAR. Come speak with members of the 21st Star Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.), from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor board room of the Niles Public Library located at 6960 Oakton, Niles, IL Attendees will have the opportunity to work with a member of the DAR lineage research team and receive assistance with application papers. This drop in workshop is ONLY for WOMEN interested in joining the DAR.
 
October 08, 2017 Park Ridge Wine Walk - Park Ridge Chamber (12:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
October 08, 2017
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Uptown Park Ridge
see details in hand-out
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Join us for our 2nd Wine Walk of 2017 this October! Click for details
 
October 14, 2017 21st Star Chapter NSDAR October Meeting 2017 (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
October 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-698-2443

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting on Saturday, October 14, 2017, 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. ----- MEMBERS ARE ASKED TO BRING NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS FOR THE DES PLAINES FOOD PANTRY.
 
October 21, 2017 Electronic Recycling & Document Shredding 2017 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
October 21, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Public Works at 519 Busse AND Avenues to Independence at 515 Busse Highway
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 318-5240

Drop off office electronics and similar items, textiles. No hazardous waste accepted. For $5-per-car fee, each driver will receive a $5 coupon off any $20 purchase at businesses listed on the coupon. Call the Chamber with questions. Volunteers/Students needing vol hours call us! (NOTE: Sponsors Needed/Fee $250 incl: Co. name on all mktg for event, table to display at event, banner hung in PWks during the event. Show your commitment to the environment by sponsoring event that typically draws 400)
 
October 26, 2017 Meet w/ Rep from IL Senator Murphy's Office @ Library (09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Event details:
October 26, 2017
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Public Library Reference area - 2nd Floor
20 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 720-3230

A member of Illinois State Senator Laura Murphy's office will be at the Library from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today. They will be situated in the Business area of the 2nd floor Reference Department. A member of this office is usually at the Park Ridge Public Library on the fourth Thursday of the following months to meet with constituents: January, Feb., April, May, July, Aug., Oct., & Nov.. Occasionally, Senator Murphy will be in attendance to answer constituent’s questions. Please phone ahead.
 
October 26, 2017 YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974) 2:00pm Classic Film Series 2017 M. Hoffman (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
October 26, 2017
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. ---- Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Click here to see details. Admission: 2:00 pm screenings = $6 all seats // 7:30 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!!
 
October 26, 2017 YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974) 7:30pm Classic Film Series 2017 M. Hoffman (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
October 26, 2017
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. ---- Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Click here to see details. Admission: 2:00 pm screenings = $6 all seats // 7:30 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!!
 
October 28, 2017 Gluten-Free Halloween @ Yacktman Children's Outpatient Pavilion/Advocate Lutheran Gen'l Hosp (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
Event details:
October 28, 2017
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
1st floor Lobby: Yacktman Children's Outpatient Pavilion/Advocate Lutheran Gen'l Hospital
1675 West Dempster
Park Ridge ,IL
60068

(847) 723-7181

Gluten-Free Halloween Party for children and families with Celiac disease on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:30pm ----- FREE: candy, games and raffles ----- 1st floor Lobby: Yacktman Children's Outpatient Pavilion/Advocate Lutheran Gen'l Hospital, 1675 W. Dempster, Park Ridge, IL
 
Past Events:
September 04, 2017 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 04, 2017
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.
 
September 05, 2017 Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber Networking Breakfast (07:30 AM - 09:00 AM)
Event details:
September 05, 2017
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
LOCATION = Lola's Diner
920 Busse Highway
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 518-5226

Start your day right at The Breakfast Club! Network over breakfast at Lola's Diner, 920 Busse Hwy. -- Hosted by Chamber Ambassador, Dave Donovan -- $12 Park Ridge Chamber Members -- $15 Prospective members --- The Breakfast Club meets at Lola’s Diner on the first Tuesday of each month.
 
September 05, 2017 Go Green Park Ridge Meeting at St. Mary Episcopal (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 05, 2017
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
St Mary's Episcopal Church
306 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 232-4003

The local environmental action group Go Green Park Ridge holds its monthly meeting on the first Tuesday of the month from September through June at St Mary's Episcopal Church on Prospect. ----- Join other members of Go Green Park Ridge and help raise awareness of environmental issues in our town. We do NOT meet formally in July or August but can be found at the Park Ridge Farmers Markets during the summer.
 
September 06, 2017 21st Star Chapter NSDAR September Meeting 2017 (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
September 06, 2017
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068-3434

847-698-2443

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their first meeting of the NSDAR year 2017-2018 Wednesday, September 6, 2017 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.
 
September 12, 2017 Park Ridge Writers Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 12, 2017
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.
 
September 13, 2017 Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber (11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
September 13, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
720 Garden Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Join the Park Ridge Chamber for our Monthly Networking Luncheon. The Monthly Networking Luncheon is always the 2nd Wednesday of the month and the speaker always changes. The location is usually 720 Garden, but can change. Bring your business cards for some great networking and enjoy a delicious lunch.
 
September 14, 2017 REAR WINDOW (1954) 2:00pm Classic Film Series 2017 M. Hoffman (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
September 14, 2017
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. ---- Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Click here to see details. Admission: 2:00 pm screenings = $6 all seats // 7:30 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!!
 
September 14, 2017 REAR WINDOW (1954) 7:30pm Classic Film Series 2017 M. Hoffman (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
September 14, 2017
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. ---- Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Click here to see details. Admission: 2:00 pm screenings = $6 all seats // 7:30 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!!
 
 
 
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