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September 2014 Events

 
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Summer Carnival @ Hinkley Park
Event's details
July 27, 2014
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Hinkley Park
25 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Park Ridge Park District Summer Carnival -- BIGGER & BETTER than ever! Friday through Sunday, July 25-27, 2014 --- Hours of Carnival: Friday 4:00 pm to 10:30 pm -- Saturday 12Noon to 11:00 pm -- Sunday 12Noon to 10:00 pm
 
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Cruisin' Park Ridge by Park Ridge Chamber
Event's details
August 01, 2014-July 31, 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
 
Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
August 02, 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.
 
Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 02, 2014
10:00 AM - 03:00 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.
 
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Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 03, 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
August 04, 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.
 
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT - HODGES PARK IN PARK RIDGE
Event's details
August 05, 2014
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
LOCATION: Hodges Park
at Courtland & Vine Avenues
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

Park Ridge Police Host 10th National Night Out on Tuesday August 5 in Hodges Park -- Come for a free, fun-filled evening complete with crime prevention informational booths, canine demonstration, defensive tactics demo, as well as children’s games and activities including a bounce house, petting zoo, donut eating contest, or just dance the night away with our DJ. National Night Out is sponsored by the Park Ridge Police Department.
 
Go Green Park Ridge Meeting
Event's details
August 05, 2014
08:00 PM - 09:00 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.
 
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Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
August 09, 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.
 
Quilters Group to form at Des Plaines History Ctr
Event's details
August 09, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

847-391-5399

Want to sew and stitch with some local quilters? Come to the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street on Saturday, August 9, from 10 a.m. to noon
 
Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 09, 2014
10:00 AM - 03:00 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.
 
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Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 10, 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.
 
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Park Ridge Writers Group
Event's details
August 12, 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.
 
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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Park R ...
Event's details
August 14, 2014
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

312-960-2329

The kickoff reception for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Park Ridge 5K walk will be held on Thursday August 14, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge. This year's walk will be held on Saturday, October 25th at Hodges Park in Park Ridge. To RSVP for the kickoff please call 312-960-2329 or visit www.makingstrideswalk.org/parkridgeil to register as an individual or as a team.
 
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Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
August 16, 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.
 
Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 16, 2014
10:00 AM - 03:00 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.
 
The Boxcar Children FREE Movie Screening!
Event's details
August 16, 2014
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
The Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-5800

FREE screening of the movie AT THE historic Pickwick Theatre on August 16 at Noon --- A suggested donation of one used book for Chicago literacy organization Open Books will admit two guests to the screening! (Seats are first-come, first-served) --- Albert Whitman & Company is celebrating the release of The Boxcar Children DVD with this screening. --- Voice actors Zachary Gordon and Jadon Sand will be in attendance. The first 500 kids will receive exclusive Boxcar goodie bags!
 
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Coffee, Classics Car Show - Center of Concern
Event's details
August 17, 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
 
Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 17, 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
August 18, 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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Garage Sale - Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR
Event's details
August 22, 2014
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Twenty-first Star Chapter Garage Sale
501 N. Grand Blvd
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-698-2443

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the NSDAR is holding a garage sale on two days: August 22, from 9:00am to 3:00pm and August 23, from 9:00am to 1:00pm. --- This is a "multi-household" fundraiser, so we have a large selection of interesting items for all ages.
 
Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
August 23, 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.
 
Garage Sale - Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR
Event's details
August 23, 2014
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Twenty-first Star Chapter Garage Sale
501 N. Grand Blvd
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-698-2443

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the NSDAR is holding a garage sale on two days: August 22, from 9:00am to 3:00pm and August 23, from 9:00am to 1:00pm. --- This is a "multi-household" fundraiser, so we have a large selection of interesting items for all ages.
 
Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 23, 2014
10:00 AM - 03:00 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.
 
DesPlaines History Center visit to Botanic Garden
Event's details
August 23, 2014
12:00 PM - 05:30 PM
carpool from the Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

847-391-5399

Des Plaines History Center’s Historic Adventures trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden Saturday, August 23. Participants will gather at the History Center, 781 Pearson Street, Des Plaines, at noon and carpool to Glencoe. “Bring a camera and capture the colorful beauty of flowers and shrubs,” said William G. Grice, III, one of the Historic Adventures volunteer coordinators. Grice and Janet Thompson lead excursions around the Chicago area.
 
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Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 24, 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.
 
Coffee Talk to Construct the History of Illinois
Event's details
August 24, 2014
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

847-391-5399

The Des Plaines History Center presents: Coffee Talk: "Road Tripping" on Sunday, August 24 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street --- Learn how the roads of Illinois got their names. Des Plaines History Center welcomes Larry McClellan.
 
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Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
August 30, 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.
 
My Civic Day (from the IL Center for Civic Ed)
Event's details
August 30, 2014
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Library 1st Floor Meeting Room (phone # is not the Library)
20 S. Prospect Avenue (corner of Touhy and Prospect)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(312) 213-9787

Join the Illinois Center for Civic Education and our special guest Mo Khan, as we play games, watch movies, read books, and much more to learn what it means to live in America and what it takes to be a great American citizen. Civics means citizen, so take this opportunity to learn about the history that has shaped America, and how our rights and responsibilities continue to shape it!
 
Transparent-Translucent-Transformed - Textile Art
Event's details
August 30, 2014
10:00 AM - 03:00 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.
 
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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
08:00 PM - 09:00 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.
 
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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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