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Current Events:
February 14, 2017 Park Ridge Writers Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
February 14, 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.
 
February 15, 2017 Young Professionals Networking Event! (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
February 15, 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!
 
February 16, 2017 Candidate Forum / Park Ridge - Republican Women of Park Ridge (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
February 16, 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Prospect Park - O'Connor Building
733 N Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

Meet your Candidates on February 16, 2017 in Park Ridge, in the O'Connor Building at Prospect Park in Park Ridge, 733 N. Prospect Avenue, on Thursday, February 16th at 7:00pm. ------- Hosted by the Republican Women of Park Ridge and the Maine Township Republican Women's Club. Click here to see info and link to RSVP.
 
February 18, 2017 Love Affair 2017: An Evening at the Derby (Avenues to Independence) (06:00 PM - 11:59 PM)
Event details:
February 18, 2017
06:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-292-0870

Support Avenues to Independence and enjoy an Evening at the Derby. Cocktails, dinner, silent auction, live auction and raffle. Dance to the music of the Nick Pontarelli Orchestra. Black tie optional.
 
February 20, 2017 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
February 20, 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.
 
February 21, 2017 Senior's Breakfast with the Park Ridge Police Department (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Event details:
February 21, 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.
 
February 21, 2017 Green Drinks -- Go Green Park Ridge (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
February 21, 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Holt’s
43 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

312-282-8676

Green Drinks is a monthly networking experience that welcomes like minded people in park ridge into a social experience to discuss green topics and goals for our town! Starting in November, 2015, Green Drinks will meet at Holt's, 43 S. Prospect Ave. in Park Ridge on the 3rd Tuesday of every month! Everyone is responsible for their own bar tab!
 
February 22, 2017 Mayoral Candidate Debate /Luncheon PROGRAM FULL - Park Ridge Chamber (11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
February 22, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
720 Garden Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

UPDATE: FEB. 13, 2017 -- THIS EVENT IS FULL/AT CAPACITY. Please phone the Chamber with questions. ---- Acting Mayor and 7th Ward Alderman Marty Maloney and attorney with the law firm of Fuksa Khorshid LLC, Lucas Fuksa will debate each other during the Park Ridge Chamber's February Luncheon. ---- Guests will enjoy a buffet luncheon and networking prior to the debate. --- We will not open the floor to questions on the day. ---Election Date: April 4, 2017 ------- Registration required.
 
February 23, 2017 Multi-Chamber Mega Connect Breakfast @ Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore (07:30 AM - 09:30 AM)
Event details:
February 23, 2017
07:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore
5300 W. Touhy Avenue
Skokie,IL
60077

847-825-3121

Multiply your networking potential! Come have breakfast with members of the Park Ridge Chamber, Des Plaines, Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Lincolnwood, Mount Prospect, Niles, Northbrook, Skokie, and Wilmette/Kenilworth, and Winnetka/Northfield chambers of commerce.
 
February 23, 2017 Meet w/ Rep from IL Senator Murphy's Office @ Library (09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Event details:
February 23, 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 magazine area of the 2nd floor Reference Department.
 
February 24, 2017 Women in Business Networking Breakfast Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce (08:30 AM - 09:45 AM)
Event details:
February 24, 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).
 
Looking Forward:
March 02, 2017 Park Ridge Mayoral Candidate Forum – Park Ridge League of Women Voters (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
March 02, 2017
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Works Building
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3594

The Park Ridge League of Women Voters has scheduled a candidate's forum for 7:00 pm at the Park Ridge Public Works Building. Meet Park Ridge Mayoral Candidates: Martin Maloney and Lucas Fuksa.
 
March 03, 2017 Muskingum University Choir Concert at St. Luke's Lutheran Church (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
March 03, 2017
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-6659

This concert is open to the public and will feature sacred and secular works based on the theme "The World That Is To Be: Songs of Life, Hope, and Love." A free-will offering will be received.
 
March 08, 2017 21st Star Chapter NSDAR March Meeting 2017 (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
March 08, 2017
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068-3434

(847) 823-8682

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 8, 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 – the Uke Tones ukulele group -- to follow.
 
March 09, 2017 St. Paul of the Cross Retreat for Women (09:00 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
March 09, 2017
09:00 AM - 02:30 PM
St. Paul of the Cross Parish
320 S. Washington
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-7605

All women are invited to enjoy a day of prayer, fellowship and inspiration. "Moving along the Way" is the theme of the day. Kelley Harper and Father Britto Berchmans will facilitate the retreat. Change is a path to spiritual growth. The retreat will discuss ways that we can transition through life by using prayer as a channel to discover peace. Kelley Harper will talk about individual challenges and coping with loss.
 
March 11, 2017 Twice as Nice MOMs Spring Resale Event (08:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
March 11, 2017
08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W. Crescent Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-823-4135

Twice As Nice MOMs (Mothers of Multiples) Spring Resale - We will be selling gently used and like-new clothing from newborn to size 10+, shoes and boots, maternity clothing and items, baby equipment and gear, books, toys and much, much more!
 
March 11, 2017 21st Star Chapter NSDAR March Genealogy Workshop (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
March 11, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
LOCATION: 3rd floor meeting room Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068-3434

847-698-2443

This drop in workshop is ONLY for WOMEN interested in joining the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.). --- Attendees will have the opportunity to work with one of the members on the DAR's lineage research team and receive assistance with APPLICATION papers to the DAR. (This is NOT a Library-run event.) Join us Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on the first floor of the Park Ridge Library located at 20 S. Prospect Avenue across the street from the Pickwick Theater.
 
March 16, 2017 SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950) 2 pm Classic Film Series 2017 M. Hoffman (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
March 16, 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!!
 
March 16, 2017 SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950) 7:30pm Classic Film Series 2017 M. Hoffman (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
March 16, 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!!
 
Past Events:
January 31, 2017 Hassle-Free Outings & Daily Life Enrichment Park Ridge Presbyterian Church (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
January 31, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W. Crescent
Park Ridge,IL
60068

857-951-3365

Watching a loved one’s quality of life diminish because of declining memory or other health conditions can be hard on family and friends. Make outings, casual visits, and daily routines meaningful and comfortable for all involved. Learn how to use art, music, and other creative activities to show life purpose. Registration - $15 per person $5 discount when registering for 2 or more programs
 
February 02, 2017 S.T.A.R. Book Worms Club - for Seniors (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
February 02, 2017
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

S.T.A.R. Book Worms Club meets on the 1st Thursday of the month. ---- Join us in reading a variety of books and meet monthly for intelligent discussion.
 
February 03, 2017 Park Ridge Noon Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner - @ Park Ridge Presbyterian Church, (04:45 PM - 07:30 PM)
Event details:
February 03, 2017
04:45 PM - 07:30 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 West Crescent Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-208-7801

Park Ridge “Noon” Kiwanis Club members will don their chef hats once more when the club will hold its 30th annual homemade SPAGHETTI DINNER at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church, 1300 W. Crescent Avenue, Park Ridge on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 4:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children six to 12. There is no charge for children under six. Dine in and carry out options are available.
 
February 06, 2017 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
February 06, 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.
 
February 07, 2017 Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber Networking Breakfast (07:30 AM - 09:00 AM)
Event details:
February 07, 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.
 
February 07, 2017 Expand Your Resource Network Park Ridge Presbyterian Church (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
February 07, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W. Crescent
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-951-3365

Changes in health can impact a person’s ability to stay connected to others. Learn how to develop new friendships and expand social networks. Have greater access to people, places, and resources to support you as a family caregiver with ways to stay healthy and happy. Registration - $15 per person $5 discount when registering for 2 or more programs
 
February 07, 2017 Go Green Park Ridge Meeting at St. Mary Episcopal (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
February 07, 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.
 
February 08, 2017 Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber (11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
February 08, 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.
 
February 08, 2017 21st Star Chapter NSDAR February Meeting - Awards/ “History of Wrigley Field” (11:30 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
February 08, 2017
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Des Plaines Elks Lodge #1526
495 Lee Street
Des Plaines,IL
60016

(847) 824-1526

The Chapter is pleased to have Penny Kerndt present a program entitled, “History of Wrigley Field”. The 21st Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its February meeting at the Des Plaines Elks Lodge #1526, 495 Lee Street in Des Plaines. -- Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. ---- Outstanding American History Scholars & Good Citizen winners from the Maine Township High Schools and Niles North and Niles West High Schools will be honored at this meeting.
 
February 08, 2017 Concert - 2016/17 Season - Park Ridge Civic Orchestra - PRCO (07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
February 08, 2017
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Pickwick Theatre
5 South Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-7726

Please join the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra for its 2016-2017 Season for a variety of classical music symphonic performances. -- Details will be posted for individual dates soon. -- To order tickets, please contact the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra office at 847-692-PRCO (847-692-7726), or 847-823-8861 or order from the PRCO website. -- VISIT website for info -- http://parkridgecivicorchestra.org
 
February 09, 2017 S.T.A.R. Opera Arts Club - for Seniors (12:30 PM - 03:30 PM)
Event details:
February 09, 2017
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8476923597

Do you have a love for operas and/or musicals? Opera Arts Club Meets 2nd Thursday of the month, REGISTER IN ADVANCE.
 
February 09, 2017 VERTIGO (1958) 2 pm Classic Film Series 2017- M C Hoffman. (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
February 09, 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!!
 
February 09, 2017 VERTIGO (1958) 7:30pm Classic Film Series 2017- M C Hoffman. (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
February 09, 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!!
 
February 11, 2017 "A Night of Stars" - Park Ridge (06:00 PM - 11:30 PM)
Event details:
February 11, 2017
06:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Cafe La Cave
2777 Mannheim Road
Des Plaines,IL
60018

8478253121

The community is invited to the Park Ridge Chamber's annual "A Night of Stars” annual Community Star dinner & dance" at Cafe La Cave in Park Ridge on Saturday, February 11, 2017. At this event, the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce will recognize and honor a select group of outstanding individuals and companies as Community Stars for their exceptional contributions to local volunteer organizations and community service in Park Ridge in 2016. RSVP required in advance. $85 per person.
 
 
 
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