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Current Events:
August 23, 2016 Kindermusik Playdate - Leaves in the Wind - St. Luke's (10:00 AM - 10:45 AM)
Event details:
August 23, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
St. Luke's Church
205 N. Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(773) 307-7370

Kindermusik Playdates are a one-time themed music class where you as the parent, or another loving caregiver come with your child to do the same laughing and learning that we do in a Kindermusik class as we sing, dance and play instruments!
 
August 23, 2016 Yoga Classes St. Luke's Lutheran Church (07:00 PM - 08:15 PM)
Event details:
August 23, 2016
07:00 PM - 08:15 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke's Lutheran Church at 205 N. Prospect Ave.is hosting Yoga classes every Tuesday eve. at 7:00 p.m. -8:15 p.m. and Thursday mid morning from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. The instructor is Dawn Christiansen and she is a 200 hour Certified Yoga Instructor. A $5.00 donation per class goes directly to St. Luke's for their debt reduction program. Come and enjoy a nice relaxing class. All are Welcome!
 
August 25, 2016 Meet w/ Rep from IL Senator Murphy's Office @ Library (09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Event details:
August 25, 2016
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.
 
August 25, 2016 Yoga Classes St. Luke's Lutheran Church (11:00 AM - 12:15 PM)
Event details:
August 25, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke's Lutheran Church at 205 N. Prospect Ave.is hosting Yoga classes every Tuesday eve. at 7:00 p.m. -8:15 p.m. and Thursday mid morning from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. The instructor is Dawn Christiansen and she is a 200 hour Certified Yoga Instructor. A $5.00 donation per class goes directly to St. Luke's for their debt reduction program. Come and enjoy a nice relaxing class. All are Welcome!
 
August 25, 2016 Park Ridge Toastmasters Club #381 Regular meeting (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
August 25, 2016
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
United Methodist Church First floor - Park Ridge
418 West Touhy
Park Ridge,IL
60068

224-595--9225

The Park Ridge Toastmasters club has been in Park Ridge since June 9, 1949, meeting in the same location at the United Methodist Church, 418 West Touhy. We meet on the first floor and love to have guests visit our club. --- We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from January through October. Due to the Holidays we meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month in November and December.
 
August 26, 2016 Women in Business Networking Breakfast Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce (08:30 AM - 09:45 AM)
Event details:
August 26, 2016
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 speakers Julia Smolka & Margherita Albarello from Di Monte & Lizak, LLC as they present “Legal Concerns for Your New Start Up”. ----- $10 Members // $15 Prospective Members Please RSVP to the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce.
 
August 27, 2016 Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2016 (May 28 to Oct. 29) (07:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
August 27, 2016
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 28 to October 29, 2016 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues. Celebrating its 25th 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 02, 2016 Cruisin' Park Ridge! 2016 (Park Ridge Car Show & More) (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 02, 2016
06:00 PM - 09:00 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) 647-8717

Car Shows are back again‼ June 3, July 1, August 5, and Sept 2 (first Fridays of the month) from 6pm to 9pm. Fun for the whole family! Live entertainment at 6pm (June 3 Tainted Jake - July 1 Serendipity - August 5 Mike Stone Trio - September 2 Rusty Nails) food, beer/wine, bounce house and, cars, cars, cars! IN THE Park Ridge Central Parking Lot next to the Library AND on Summit Ave. between Touhy and Prospect -Sponsored by the Park Ridge Chamber. -- Free to exhibit your car! Free to attend!
 
Looking Forward:
September 05, 2016 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 05, 2016
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 06, 2016 Go Green Park Ridge Meeting at St. Mary Episcopal (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 06, 2016
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 07, 2016 21st Star Chapter NSDAR September Meeting 2016 (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
September 07, 2016
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 2016-2017 Wednesday, September 7, 2016 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 May, Ann Michael, Julia Trelease, and Gene Andersen, Chairman.
 
September 09, 2016 Park Ridge Panhellenic Club - Monthly meeting (12:15 PM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
September 09, 2016
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

Monthly meeting for lunch and conversation at the Park Ridge Country Club. Hear presentation about news from National Panhellenic Conference.
 
September 10, 2016 Park Ridge Community Wide Garage Sale DEADLINE 8/15/16- Keller Williams (08:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
September 10, 2016
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
All around Park Ridge -- MAPS available from:
Keller Williams Realty Partners, 700 Busse Hwy
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-685-2290

10th Annual Park Ridge Community Wide Garage Sale --- Deadline 8/15/16 to be included on official map. --- Garage sales must be registered with City of Park Ridge AND Keller Williams Realty Partners.--- If you are not able to hold a sale at your address: Please consider donating your gently used items (soft goods only) to our drop box. The drop box is conveniently located in our parking lot at 700 Busse Highway, Park Ridge.
 
September 15, 2016 Classic Film Series 2016- THE SEARCHERS -M C Hoffman (02:00 PM - 04:30 PM)
Event details:
September 15, 2016
02:00 PM - 04:30 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 // 7:00 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance)
 
September 15, 2016 3rd Annual MCYAF Community Heroes Award Benefit Dinner (06:00 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
September 15, 2016
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 17, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm at Café la Cave in Des Plaines – Tickets available online through September 15. Early bird tickets $60 // Tickets purchased after 8/16/16 are $70 each -- Table of ten = $500 before 8/16, and $600 after. Dinner, entertainment, silent auction, raffle and cash bar. See www.mcyaf.com for tickets or call Dr. Collins at 847-858-7090. See ww
 
September 15, 2016 Classic Film Series 2016 THE SEARCHERS - M C Hoffman (07:00 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
September 15, 2016
07:00 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 // 7:00 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance)
 
September 17, 2016 Twice as Nice MOMs Fall Resale 2016 (08:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
September 17, 2016
08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W. Crescent Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

Twice As Nice MOMs (Mothers of Multiples) Fall 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!
 
September 17, 2016 26th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Adventure (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
September 17, 2016
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 26th annual 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 17, 2016 S.T.A.R. 35th Annual Variety Show and Dinner -- "Anything Goes" (04:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 17, 2016
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

S.T.A.R. 35th Annual Variety Show- “Anything Goes”, Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm ---- Come to the Centennial Activity Center and see your friends, neighbors, and fellow members sing, dance, and make complete hams of themselves in this year’s Variety Show.
 
September 18, 2016 S.T.A.R. 35th Annual Variety Show and Brunch -- "Anything Goes" (11:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 18, 2016
11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-3597

S.T.A.R. 35th Annual Variety Show- “Anything Goes”, Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 11:00am to 3:00pm --- Come to the Centennial Activity Center and see your friends, neighbors, and fellow members sing, dance, and make complete hams of themselves in this year’s Variety Show.
 
September 18, 2016 Beyond the Runway Tea and Fashion Show @ Hilton Chicago/Northbrook Hotel (02:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
September 18, 2016
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
LOCATION: Hilton Chicago/Northbrook Hotel
2855 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook,IL
60062

(847) 480-7500

Support Avenues to Independence Thrift Shoppe AveVenture Program, which provides retail and customer service training to adults with developmental disabilities. Avenues to Independence is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Register on-line at http://avenuestoindependence.org/contribute/events/tea_and_fashion_show/ or call 847-292-0870 X 108 for more information
 
September 20, 2016 Ladies' Night Out! - Park Ridge Chamber (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 20, 2016
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Do you like to shop, snack, socialize and relax? Come and with the special shops, restaurants and services in our area. The Park Ridge Chamber Retail Committee is excited to bring you Ladies' Night in Park Ridge! FEE: $15 early bird by September 16 // after September 17 and after = $20
 
September 24, 2016 Community Garage Sale 2016 - Maine Township (All Day Event)
Event details:
September 24, 2016
All Day Event
Maine Township Town Hall
1700 Ballard Rd.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-720-4495

The Annual Community Garage Sale is a popular place for residents to sell their own wares or for shopping for great bargains on kid’s toys, clothes, furniture, tools, lawn equipment, household items and much more. It is held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine at Maine Township Town Hall, 1700 Ballard Rd., Park Ridge, IL. Info at 847-297-2510.
 
September 24, 2016 Park Ridge Newcomers Fall Kids Sale 2016- (09:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
Event details:
September 24, 2016
09:00 AM - 12:30 PM
St Andrew's Lutheran Church Gym
260 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-347-0564

The Park Ridge Newcomers Club is sponsoring its semi-annual Fall Kids Sale in the St. Andrew's Lutheran Church Gymnasium. Families can find gently used children’s items for sale at unbelievable prices. Doors will open at 9:00 am to the public. First come, first shop. No cart or strollers allowed. Shoppers will enter starting as directed by "staff". No numbers will be given out this year. Sales tax will be charged on all purchases; please plan accordingly. All sales are final. No refunds.
 
October 01, 2016 Fall Festival for Scholarships - Panhellenic Club (11:30 AM - 03:30 PM)
Event details:
October 01, 2016
11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N Prospect Ave
Park Ridge,IL
60068

This fundraising event / luncheon will be at the Park Ridge Country Club. Each fall the Club hosts this fundraiser to raise money for scholarships that are awarded in the Spring to graduating seniors from the 3 Maine Township High Schools. Tickets are $40 per person.
 
October 14, 2016 Arts and Carafes-Kalo Foundation 2016 (06:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Event details:
October 14, 2016
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-4297

The Kalo Foundation of Park Ridge invites the public to “Arts and Carafes,” an evening of fine wine, fine food, friends and fundraising, starting at 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 14, 2016 at the Park Ridge Country Club ---- Wine tasting at the Park Ridge Country Club with auctions and raffle to support the Kalo Foundation. This is our major annual fundraiser.
 
Past Events:
August 09, 2016 Park Ridge Writers Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
August 09, 2016
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.
 
August 10, 2016 Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber (11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
August 10, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
720 Garden Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Join us for our Monthly Networking Luncheon with speaker Superintendent Dr. Ken Wallace. Catered by All On The Road. Bring your business cards for some great networking and enjoy a delicious lunch.
 
August 10, 2016 Rotary Club of Park Ridge (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
August 10, 2016
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Summit Square of Park Ridge
10 North Summit Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-696-2612

The Rotary Club of Park Ridge meets Wednesdays at Noon at Summit Square of Park Ridge, 10 North Summit Avenue 847-825-1161 Park Ridge, IL
 
August 11, 2016 Park Ridge Toastmasters Club #381 Regular meeting (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
August 11, 2016
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
United Methodist Church First floor - Park Ridge
418 West Touhy
Park Ridge,IL
60068

224-595--9225

The Park Ridge Toastmasters club has been in Park Ridge since June 9, 1949, meeting in the same location at the United Methodist Church, 418 West Touhy. We meet on the first floor and love to have guests visit our club. --- We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from January through October. Due to the Holidays we meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month in November and December.
 
August 15, 2016 Fore! -- The Harbour Fundraiser (10:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
Event details:
August 15, 2016
10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
The Grove Country Club
3217 Stayton Lane
Long Grove,IL
60047

847-540-5100

Spend a day on the course for a cause and help “putt” an end to youth homelessness. The Harbour is hosting the third annual golf outing on Aug. 15 at The Grove Country Club in Long Grove.
 
August 15, 2016 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
August 15, 2016
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 16, 2016 Senior's Breakfast with the Park Ridge Police Department (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Event details:
August 16, 2016
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.
 
August 16, 2016 Green Drinks -- Go Green Park Ridge (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
August 16, 2016
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!
 
August 17, 2016 Young Professionals Networking Event! - Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
August 17, 2016
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Shakou Park Ridge
130 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge ,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Come join the Young Professionals Group and network at the new restaurant, Shakou! on Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge. Bring your business cards and get ready for a delicious meal while making new connections. No meeting fee. Order off the menu and pay for your own meal.
 
 
 
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