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Current Events:
July 16, 2016 Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2016 (May 28 to Oct. 29) (07:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
July 16, 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
 
July 16, 2016 Canopies on Courtland (10:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
July 16, 2016
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
On Summit between Prospect and Touhy
adjacent to the train station and the central parking lot
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

If you're in business to reach consumers -- both Park Ridge residents and visitors -- then you'll want a high-visibility booth at our Canopies on Courtland Consumer Expo, held concurrently with Taste of Park Ridge! -- Thousands of people throng to the Taste on Saturday -- and many of them spill over into Hodges Park to enjoy fun family activities and meet businesses and sponsors at our convenient Canopies Expo.
 
July 16, 2016 Taste of Park Ridge 2016 (11:00 AM - 10:30 PM)
Event details:
July 16, 2016
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
On Summit between Prospect and Touhy
adjacent to the train station and the central parking lot
Park Ridge,IL
60068

see website

The 2016 Taste of Park Ridge will be held Thursday July 14 (11:00 am to 10:30 pm), Friday July 15 (11:00 am to 11:00 pm) and Saturday, July 16 (11:00 am to 11:00 pm) ---- Parking available in the underground garage of the Uptown redevelopment. ----- More info will be provided on the TASTE OF PARK RIDGE website as the date draws near.
 
July 18, 2016 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
July 18, 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.
 
July 19, 2016 Senior's Breakfast with the Park Ridge Police Department (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Event details:
July 19, 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.
 
July 19, 2016 Green Drinks -- Go Green Park Ridge (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
July 19, 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!
 
July 19, 2016 Yoga Classes St. Luke's Lutheran Church (07:00 PM - 08:15 PM)
Event details:
July 19, 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!
 
July 20, 2016 Rotary Club of Park Ridge (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
July 20, 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
 
July 20, 2016 Food For Thought: Hail Caesar! - for Seniors (12:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
July 20, 2016
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60714

847-692-3597

Did Sid really hang Mel Brooks out of a window? And what was it like in the writers’ room with the greatest collection of comedy writers ever assembled? Film buff, Steven Frenzel will explore the answers to these fascinating questions and more! --- FEE and registration required.
 
July 21, 2016 Yoga Classes St. Luke's Lutheran Church (11:00 AM - 12:15 PM)
Event details:
July 21, 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!
 
July 28, 2016 Meet w/ Rep from IL Senator Murphy's Office @ Library (09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Event details:
July 28, 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.
 
July 28, 2016 Park Ridge Toastmasters Club #381 Regular meeting (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
July 28, 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.
 
July 30, 2016 Storytime LIVE! with Curious George - Kiddie Academy (11:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
July 30, 2016
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Kiddie Academy of Park Ridge
109 S. Washington Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5000

You are invited to Storytime LIVE!, a Kiddie Academy® event, where Curious George jumps off the page and visits the classroom in person! This event is FREE and open to everyone-so bring a friend. REGISTER on our website.
 
Looking Forward:
August 02, 2016 Lola's Diner Breakfast Club – Park Ridge Chamber Networking Breakfast (07:30 AM - 09:00 AM)
Event details:
August 02, 2016
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 -- $11 Park Ridge Chamber Members -- $15 Prospective members
 
August 05, 2016 Cruisin' Park Ridge! 2016 (Park Ridge Car Show & More) (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
August 05, 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!
 
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 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!
 
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 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 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.
 
Past Events:
July 03, 2016 Park Ridge July 3rd FIREWORKS Celebration (06:30 PM - 10:30 PM)
Event details:
July 03, 2016
06:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Maine East High School
2601 W. Dempster (at Dempster & Potter, west of Lutheran General Hospital)
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 692-5127

Park Ridge's annual patriotic, Independence Day fireworks display returns to Maine East High School July 3 from 6:30 pm until 10:30 pm ---- Bring a picnic (no alcoholic beverages or grills allowed) and relax before the fireworks begin. Enjoy the evening with friends and family. Come early and get a great spot!! --- Register with the Park Ridge Park District for Fireworks Preferred Parking for a fee.
 
July 04, 2016 Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED (01:00 AM - 01:05 AM)
Event details:
July 04, 2016
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.
 
July 04, 2016 Kiwanis Club Kiddie Parade (08:45 AM - 10:00 AM)
Event details:
July 04, 2016
08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Annual 4th of July Kiddie Parade sponsored by the "Noon" Kiwanis Club of Park Ridge
 
July 04, 2016 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
July 04, 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.
 
July 05, 2016 Lola's Diner Breakfast Club – Park Ridge Chamber Networking Breakfast (07:30 AM - 09:00 AM)
Event details:
July 05, 2016
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 -- $11 Park Ridge Chamber Members -- $15 Prospective members
 
July 05, 2016 Movie Critics Club: "Prescription Thugs" for Seniors (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
July 05, 2016
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60714

847-692-3597

Join us as we watch and discuss a movie chosen by club members. A documentarian uses his own family’s experiences as a springboard to explore the ethical issues surrounding the FDA and pharmaceutical industry.
 
July 05, 2016 Go Green Park Ridge Meeting at St. Mary Episcopal (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
July 05, 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.
 
July 06, 2016 Playing the Hand for Seniors (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
July 06, 2016
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60714

847-692-3597

After the bidding for tricks, the play begins. Either your team or the other team makes the final bid. Learn how to enhance your Bridge game and “Play the Hand!”
 
July 06, 2016 Beginning Bridge for Seniors (12:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
July 06, 2016
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60714

847-692-3597

This series of lessons is for those who have never played bridge or haven’t done so for a very long time and have forgotten how to bid and play. Come and learn the most stimulating partnership card game around!
 
July 06, 2016 S.T.A.R. Ice Cream Social for Seniors (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
July 06, 2016
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60714

847-692-3597

Enjoy a “do it yourself” Ice Cream Bar with all of the fixins as you listen to the sounds of Peg and Ray - the "Silverliners.”
 
July 06, 2016 Kalo/Iannelli Studios Fund Raiser AT the Harp and Fiddle (03:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
Event details:
July 06, 2016
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
The Harp and Fiddle
110 Main Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 720-4466

Help Kalo Keep Iannelli Studios Standing. Park Ridge's newest restaurant the Harp and Fiddle with donate a portion of your bill to Kalo if you mention our name. Just say KALO and Kalo benefits
 
July 10, 2016 Pet Blessing - St. Luke's Lutheran Church (11:15 AM - 11:45 AM)
Event details:
July 10, 2016
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-6659

All pets and pictures of pets are welcome for this outdoor blessing at St. Luke's Lutheran Church on the west lawn along Prospect Avenue. In case of rain, the service will take place indoors. Bring your pet to St. Luke’s for a Blessing of the Animals outside the church on the west lawn facing Prospect Avenue. All friendly pets are invited on a leash or in a carrier, or you can bring a picture of your pet to be blessed. Animal companions who have passed away this year will also be remembered.
 
July 11, 2016 Money Matters Discussion for Seniors (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
July 11, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60714

847-692-3597

Chris Valentine from Edward Jones can help you reach your financial goals. Learn the relationship between interest rates and bond prices, tax advantages of municipal bonds, and how bonds help you weather fluctuating markets.
 
July 12, 2016 Kindermusik Playdate - Zoo Train - at St. Luke's (10:00 AM - 10:45 AM)
Event details:
July 12, 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!
 
July 12, 2016 Park Ridge Writers Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
July 12, 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.
 
July 13, 2016 Park Ridge Chamber Monthly Networking Luncheon (11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
July 13, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Park Ridge NonProfit Center
720 Garden Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3121

Join the Park Ridge Chamber for their Monthly Networking Luncheon AT the Park Ridge Non-Profit Center. --- FEE: $20 for Chamber members Non-members pay $25. There are no cancellations allowed the day of the event. Parking is free.
 
July 13, 2016 Join the Park Ridge Chamber for our Monthly Networking Luncheon (11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
July 13, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
720 Garden Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Would you know what to do if there was an active shooter in your workplace, school or place of enjoyment? Join the Park Ridge Chamber for our Monthly Networking Luncheon and learn how to respond.
 
July 14, 2016 Taste of Park Ridge 2016 (11:00 AM - 10:30 PM)
Event details:
July 14, 2016
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
On Summit between Prospect and Touhy
adjacent to the train station and the central parking lot
Park Ridge,IL
60068

see website

The 2016 Taste of Park Ridge will be held Thursday July 14 (11:00 am to 10:30 pm), Friday July 15 (11:00 am to 11:00 pm) and Saturday, July 16 (11:00 am to 11:00 pm) ---- Parking available in the underground garage of the Uptown redevelopment. ----- More info will be provided on the TASTE OF PARK RIDGE website as the date draws near.
 
July 14, 2016 Opera Arts Club: "Showboat!" for Seniors (12:30 PM - 03:30 PM)
Event details:
July 14, 2016
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60714

847-692-3597

At the start we will have a talk with Betty Bryant, long time resident of Park Ridge in her later years, who was born and grew up on a showboat. Then, enjoy the most faithful production of Edna Ferber’s classic tale of life and love among a theatrical troupe on a Mississippi Showboat.
 
July 14, 2016 Park Ridge Toastmasters Club #381 Regular meeting (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
July 14, 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.
 
 
 
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