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September 2014 Events

 
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Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 31, 2014
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-4297

Illinois Chapter of Surface Design Association presents Transparent-Translucent-Transformed,a show consisting of both literal and conceptional/abstract interpretations of the theme. The show is primarily Textile and Fiber Art.
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
September 01, 2014
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.
 
Go Green Park Ridge Meeting
Event's details
September 02, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
St Mary's Episcopal Church
306 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 232-4003

Join other members of Go Green Park Ridge and help raise awareness of environmental issues in our town. The group meets monthly on the first Tuesday of each month. Go Green does NOT meet in June, July or August.
 
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Backyard Campout (5 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday)
Event's details
September 05, 2014
05:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Camp out with your family in the Park District’s backyard, outside at the Wildwood Nature Center. Enjoy a campfire dinner and s’mores on Friday night, as well as breakfast on Saturday morning. After dinner, say hello to the Wildwood critters, borrow a fishing pole and visit the pond, and enjoy a family friendly movie before turning in for the night. 5 PM Friday overnight to 10AM Saturday
 
Cruisin' Park Ridge by Park Ridge Chamber
Event's details
September 05, 2014-September 04, 2014
05:00 PM - 10:00 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

847-825-3121

Car Show! May 2, June 6, August 1, and September 5, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monster Jump House -- Live Music -- Food for sale -- T-shirts for sale -- LOCATION: Park Ridge Central Parking Lot next to the Library -- Sponsored by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
 
Backyard Campout (5 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday)
Event's details
September 06, 2014
12:01 AM - 10:00 AM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Camp out with your family in the Park District’s backyard, outside at the Wildwood Nature Center. Enjoy a campfire dinner and s’mores on Friday night, as well as breakfast on Saturday morning. After dinner, say hello to the Wildwood critters, borrow a fishing pole and visit the pond, and enjoy a family friendly movie before turning in for the night. 5 PM Friday overnight to 10AM Saturday
 
Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
September 06, 2014
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 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
Outdoor Flea Market
Event's details
September 06, 2014
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Oakton Sports Complex
2800 W. Oakton St.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Clean out your attic, closets, and basement and rent a space at this popular sale, held at Oakton Ice Arena! Avoid the hassle of running an ad and putting up signs, we take care of the advertising.
 
Jiggle Jammies Jamboree
Event's details
September 06, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley Street
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Jumpin and jiggling is what we’ll be doing with professional children’s singer, Jodi Koplin.
 
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Outdoor Yoga at Wildwood
Event's details
September 07, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Join the fun! Enjoy a relaxing morning of 100 minutes of Yoga outdoors at the Wildwood Nature Center.
 
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Park Ridge Writers Group
Event's details
September 09, 2014
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.
 
Center of Concern Estate Planning Seminar
Event's details
September 10, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Summit of Uptown
10 N Summit Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-0453

Estate Planning Seminar Panel of professionals to answer your questions and help you plan the future for you and your family.
 
Free Estate Planning Seminar @ Summit
Event's details
September 10, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Summit of Uptown
10 N. Summit Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-1161

Free Estate Planning Seminar that will include local professionals who will answer questions from the attendees on estate planning. This event is being hosted by the Center of Concern.
 
Park Ridge Chamber Luncheon to Benefit PRCF
Event's details
September 10, 2014
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-5311

Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce Hosts Luncheon for Park Ridge Community Fund Kick Off Campaign!
 
Collectors Evening: Souvenirs and Postcards
Event's details
September 11, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

847-391-5399

Collectors Evening: Souvenirs and Postcards Thursday, September 11 7-8 p.m. at the Des Plaines History Center 781 Pearson Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016
 
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Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
September 13, 2014
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 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
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Autumn Apple Fest
Event's details
September 14, 2014
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Hodges Park
101 S. Courtland Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Celebrate the beginning of autumn with family, friends, and neighbors with a variety of seasonal activities and autumn themed food.
 
Active Parenting for Teens (12-17 yrs) St Lukes
Event's details
September 15, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke’s will host "Active Parenting for Teens" for parents of 12-17 year olds, on 6 Mondays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (excluding Oct. 13) from 7:00-9:00 PM. The classes are led by Pastor Larry Lutey, who is trained and certified in leading Active Parenting Workshops. Call the church office at 847-825-6659, or stop in to register. Enrollment for each workshop is limited. The course is open to moms, dads, single parents and grandparents. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee.
 
Park Ridge Old Things Antique Club -- Meeting
Event's details
September 15, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park RidgeI, IL , 60068

The Old Things Antique Club in Park Ridge Club meets on the THIRD MONDAY of the MONTH from September to May.
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
September 15, 2014
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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Twenty-first Star Chapter DAR Meeting
Event's details
September 17, 2014
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 their first meeting of the NSDAR year 2014-2015, Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge at 11:30 a.m.
 
MCYAF Community Heroes Award Benefit Dinner
Event's details
September 18, 2014
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Cafe La Cave
2777 S. Mannheim Road
Des Plaines, IL , 60018

847-858-7090

Celebrate our Community Heroes!
 
Goldfinger (1964)Classic Film Series - M C Hoffman
Event's details
September 18, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us this month for Goldfinger (1964) at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. Doors open at 7:00 -- Show starts at 7:30. Admission is $7 ($5 for seniors).
 
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Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
September 20, 2014
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 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
Twice As Nice Moms Fall Resale 2014
Event's details
September 20, 2014
08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W Crescent
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Mothers of multiple resale of gently used kids, baby, maternity clothes, gear, shoes, equipment.
 
Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Adventure - Hodges Park
Event's details
September 20, 2014
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Hodges Park
101 S Courtand (Prospect & Vine by City Hall)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-991-4748

24th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Adventure from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in Hodges Park ------ Free Admission -------- Artists & Crafts artists will fill Hodges Park. Some working/demonstrating at their booths at various times during the show.
 
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Coffee, Classics Car Show - Center of Concern
Event's details
September 21, 2014
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Central Parking Lot adjacent to the Park Ridge Public Library
corner of Summit and Prospect Ave. (20 S. Prospect Ave.)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-0453

Come see dozens of beautiful vintage/muscle/sports cars in the central parking lot next to the Park Ridge Public Library from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on the 3rd Sunday of each month from May 18 through October 19, 2014. [These Sundays: 05/18/14, 06/15/14, 07/20/14, 08/17/14, 09/15/14, & 10/19/14] -- Sponsored by the Center of Concern
 
Avenues To Independence Anniversary Celebration
Event's details
September 21, 2014
09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge
418 W. Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3144

First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge invites all to a celebration of Avenues To Independence and their continuing service to the developmentally challenged in our community.
 
Sunday Afternoon Adventures
Event's details
September 21, 2014
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

847-391-5399

Afternoon Adventures for families September 21, October 19, and November 16 from 1-4 p.m. at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street. Cost is $3 per child.
 
Active Parenting for Teens (12-17 yrs) St Lukes
Event's details
September 22, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke’s will host "Active Parenting for Teens" for parents of 12-17 year olds, on 6 Mondays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (excluding Oct. 13) from 7:00-9:00 PM. The classes are led by Pastor Larry Lutey, who is trained and certified in leading Active Parenting Workshops. Call the church office at 847-825-6659, or stop in to register. Enrollment for each workshop is limited. The course is open to moms, dads, single parents and grandparents. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee.
 
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Attic To Basement Rummage Sale
Event's details
September 26, 2014
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge
418 W. Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3144

Trash or treasure? You be the judge, as our United Methodist Women hold their annual sale of lightly pre-used surplus items. Two days only, Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27 from 9am to 3pm.
 
Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
September 27, 2014
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 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
Attic To Basement Rummage Sale
Event's details
September 27, 2014
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge
418 W. Touhy Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3144

Trash or treasure? You be the judge, as our United Methodist Women hold their annual sale of lightly pre-used surplus items. Two days only, Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27 from 9am to 3pm.
 
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Active Parenting for Teens (12-17 yrs) St Lukes
Event's details
September 29, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke’s will host "Active Parenting for Teens" for parents of 12-17 year olds, on 6 Mondays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (excluding Oct. 13) from 7:00-9:00 PM. The classes are led by Pastor Larry Lutey, who is trained and certified in leading Active Parenting Workshops. Call the church office at 847-825-6659, or stop in to register. Enrollment for each workshop is limited. The course is open to moms, dads, single parents and grandparents. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee.
 
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Developmental Screening for Children Birth - Age 3
Event's details
October 01, 2014
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jefferson School
8200 Greendale Avenue
NILES, IL , 60714

847-318-5360

School District 64 is hosting a developmental screening for children from Birth to age 3 years at Jefferson School on Tuesday October 1, 2014, from 9am - 12pm. -- CALL (847) 318-5360 FOR FREE APPOINTMENT with the Early Childhood Diagnostic Team and find out how your child's early cognitive, social-emotional, communication, and motor skills are developing and get answers about any concerns you have about your child's development.
 
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Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
October 04, 2014
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 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
"Spirits of Old Park Ridge"- Tour of Town of M ...
Event's details
October 04, 2014
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Town of Maine Cemetery
Dee Road and Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847.696.1973

Community members of all ages are invited to learn more about the life and times of the men and women who helped shape the development of Park Ridge, including early settlers, former mayors and businessmen, soldiers, teachers and even a professional baseball player. Local actors will portray the “Spirits”,and bring to life their individual stories and contributions to Park Ridge history. Tour guides will accompany the groups to the various gravesites, providing additional history and anecdotes.
 
 
 
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