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Current Events:
January 17, 2017 Senior's Breakfast with the Park Ridge Police Department (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Event details:
January 17, 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.
 
January 17, 2017 Planning for the Care of a Love One - Park Ridge Presbyterian Church (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
January 17, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W. Cresent
Park Ridge,IL
60068

837-951-3365

Balancing responsibilities at work and home can be challenging when you care for an elderly parent or someone with a chronic illness or disability. Discover options for supportive home care with strategies for communicating with family members. Learn how to identify needs for help and safety, tips for interviewing caregivers, and ways to engage your loved one in the process. Registration - $15 per person $5 discount when registering for 2 or more programs
 
January 17, 2017 Green Drinks -- Go Green Park Ridge (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
January 17, 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!
 
January 18, 2017 Styrofoam Collection (1/3-1/20/17) Park Ridge Public Works (07:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
January 18, 2017
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 318-5243

January 20, 2017 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam to be recycled. Drop it off between 7am and 3pm and help reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. Styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade. Sorry NO food/beverage containers; NO straws, lids, plastic wrap; NO packing peanuts; NO building insulation/foam of any kind. Questions? Call Mike at 847-318-5243
 
January 18, 2017 Young Professionals Networking Event! (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
January 18, 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!
 
January 20, 2017 Styrofoam Collection LAST DAY - Park Ridge Public Works (07:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
January 20, 2017
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 318-5243

January 20, 2017 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam to be recycled. Drop it off between 7am and 3pm and help reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. Styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade. Sorry NO food/beverage containers; NO straws, lids, plastic wrap; NO packing peanuts; NO building insulation/foam of any kind. Questions? Call Mike at 847-318-5243
 
January 24, 2017 Kindermusik Playdate - It's Cold Outside! (10:00 AM - 10:45 AM)
Event details:
January 24, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
St. Luke's Church
205 N. Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

It's Cold Outside! Join us for a winter themed musical playdate inside where it is nice and warm!
 
January 26, 2017 Meet w/ Rep from IL Senator Murphy's Office @ Library (09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Event details:
January 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 magazine area of the 2nd floor Reference Department.
 
January 27, 2017 Women in Business Networking Breakfast Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce (08:30 AM - 09:45 AM)
Event details:
January 27, 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).
 
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
 
Looking Forward:
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 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 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 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.
 
February 22, 2017 Mayoral Debate and Luncheon - 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

Election Date: April 4, 2017 --- 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. 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.
 
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 03, 2017 Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber Networking Breakfast (07:30 AM - 09:00 AM)
Event details:
January 03, 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.
 
January 03, 2017 Go Green Park Ridge Meeting at St. Mary Episcopal (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
January 03, 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.
 
January 05, 2017 S.T.A.R. Book Worms Club - for Seniors (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
January 05, 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.
 
January 08, 2017 Digital Assistance -- Eagle Scout project AT the Park Ridge Library (12:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
January 08, 2017
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library First Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-823-0453

Did you receive a new electronic device? Need help setting up your new Laptop, Tablet or Phone? Have questions on your technology that need answering? Want to set up an account with Facebook, Google or others? WE CAN HELP YOU!! We will have computers available and multiple people on-hand to assist you. --- Please come help a Boy Scout working toward his Eagle Scout rank, and help yourself at the same time. Thank you!! --- These sessions are AT the Park Ridge Library. -- CLICK HERE for details.
 
January 10, 2017 Park Ridge Writers Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
January 10, 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.
 
January 11, 2017 Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber (11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
January 11, 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.
 
January 12, 2017 S.T.A.R. Opera Arts Club - for Seniors (12:30 PM - 03:30 PM)
Event details:
January 12, 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.
 
January 12, 2017 Reinvent Yourself in the Midst of Caring for a Loved One (06:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
Event details:
January 12, 2017
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W. Cresent
Park Ridge ,IL
60068

847.951.3365

Start the New Year with a plan to rediscover interests and passions in life. Develop strategies to reconnect with old friends, create new friendships, and stay on course with your life purpose. Whether you're caring for a loved one or just want to start the New Year in a positive way, these light and lively empowerment programs can help you take charge, reduce stress, and improve life balance. Registration - $15 per person $5 discount when registering for 2 or more programs
 
January 14, 2017 21st Star Chapter NSDAR January Meeting 2017 (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
January 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 823-8682

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting --“Your Family Heirloom” presented by Carol Gale -- at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge. --- A luncheon will be served at 12:00 p.m. with a meeting and program to follow.
 
January 16, 2017 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
January 16, 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.
 
 
 
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