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Current Events:
September 16, 2021 "The Long Shadow" - Q&A with Frances Causey (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 16, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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Join Emmy award-winning filmmaker Frances Causey to discuss her documentary, "The Long Shadow," about her North Carolina family’s slaveholding past and how the American legacy of slavery exists today.
 
September 17, 2021 Friday Morning Coffee Club: Saving Notre Dame (10:00 AM - 11:15 AM)
Event details:
September 17, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8477203280

When the Notre Dame cathedral caught fire in April 2019, Paris came very close to losing over 800 years of history. Now engineers are in a different race against time: to rebuild the roof and secure the medieval structure.
 
September 21, 2021 Feature Film: NOMADLAND (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 21, 2021
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

After losing her home in the Great Recession, a retired woman sets out on a journey as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
 
September 21, 2021 Feature Film: NOMADLAND (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 21, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

After losing her home in the Great Recession, a retired woman sets out on a journey as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
 
September 22, 2021 Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting (07:00 AM - 08:00 AM)
Event details:
September 22, 2021
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
The Park Ridge Kiwanis-Noon Club meets every Wednesday @ 7 AM and the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 12:00 PM.
 
September 22, 2021 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 22, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
September 22, 2021 Virtual Park Ridge Writers' Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 22, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Online

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The Park Ridge Writers' Group reunites... virtually! Group facilitator Kelly is back to keep your writing progress going from the comfort of home.
 
September 23, 2021 Park Ridge Toastmasters Meeting (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
September 23, 2021
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
c/o First United Methodist Church
418 W Touhy Ave
Park Ridge,IL
60068

773-848-3377

Park Ridge Toastmasters meets at the First United Methodist Church in Park Ridge on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month from 7:30 to 9:30 pm EXCEPT during November and December. Please see our Club Calendar for more information, particularly in the months of November and December, as dates may change due to the holidays. Park Ridge Toastmasters is a community that empowers its members to succeed through effective communication and leadership.
 
September 25, 2021 Free Document Shredding Event 2021 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
September 25, 2021
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Township Town Hall Parking Lot
1700 Ballard Road
Park Ridge,IL
60068

Free Document Shredding Event for Maine Township residents in the Township parking lot. Shred First Inc. of Des Plaines will perform the document shredding.
 
September 25, 2021 Spirits of Old Park Ridge (10:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
September 25, 2021
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Town of Maine Cemetery
2101 W Touhy Ave
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-308-3288

Join us at the Town of Maine Cemetery and meet the spirits of early Park Ridge residents!
 
September 25, 2021 Oktoberfest 2021 (12:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 25, 2021
12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Hodges Park

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The 2021 Oktoberfest event is hosted by the Park Ridge Park District, Harp and Fiddle, and Beer on the Wall.
 
September 25, 2021 5th Annual Beer in the Woods (01:00 PM - 06:00 PM)
Event details:
September 25, 2021
01:00 PM - 06:00 PM
LaBagh Woods
5275 North Cicero Avenue, Grove 2
Chicago,IL
60646

312-356-9990

Nature and Beer Lovers! Sip beer and enjoy the outdoors while supporting the Friends community and our work to protect, promote, and care for the forest preserves.
 
September 27, 2021 SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone (All Day Event)
Event details:
September 27, 2021
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Take advantage of free business coaching sessions over the phone. Counselors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing, or financial solutions during this unprecedented time.
 
September 28, 2021 Virtual Library Pub Quiz (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 28, 2021
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Hone up on your trivia for a virtual pub quiz gathering!
 
September 29, 2021 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 29, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
September 30, 2021 IN-PERSON Book Discussion: ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
September 30, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8477203280

Looking at real estate isn’t usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage.
 
Looking Forward:
October 02, 2021 Drop-In Help Desk (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
October 02, 2021
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
Park Ridge Public Library
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-720-3280

The experts from FireLogic will be available to assist you with your tech questions.
 
October 05, 2021 Green Reads: THE DEATH AND LIFE OF THE GREAT LAKES by Dan Egan (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 05, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-720-3280

The epic story of the lakes with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to come.
 
October 06, 2021 Centennial Activity Center Open House & Community Resource Fair (08:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Event details:
October 06, 2021
08:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-692-5127

Visit the Centennial Activity Center and explore everything S.T.A.R. (Seniors Together at Recreation) has to offer. From fitness to trips, and everything in between, we have been providing fun and friendship for over 40 years.
 
October 06, 2021 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 06, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
October 07, 2021 Open Knitting & Crocheting Night (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 07, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join the Park Ridge Fiber Artists for an evening of free knitting & crocheting advice and lively conversation.
 
October 09, 2021 Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR October Meeting (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
October 09, 2021
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068-3434

847-328-6946

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge at 11:30 a.m.
 
October 11, 2021 SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone (All Day Event)
Event details:
October 11, 2021
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Take advantage of free business coaching sessions over the phone. Counselors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing, or financial solutions during this unprecedented time.
 
October 12, 2021 Virtual Book Discussion: VIRTUAL Book Discussion: MISS BENSON'S BEETLE by Rachel Joyce (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 12, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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Unsatisfied with her humble existence, schoolteacher and spinster Margery Benson leaves behind her job to set out on an expedition for the golden beetle of New Caledonia.
 
October 13, 2021 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 13, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
October 13, 2021 Park Ridge Rotary Charitable Foundation Fundraiser at Harp and Fiddle (05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
Event details:
October 13, 2021
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Harp and Fiddle
110 Main Street
Park Ridge ,IL
60068

Come out for small-batch craft beers from local breweries and tasty Harp and Fiddle appetizers! Support a good cause!
 
October 13, 2021 IN-PERSON Park Ridge Writers' Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 13, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Do you want to write? Do you need a creative jumpstart to finish a piece?
 
October 13, 2021 Virtual Author Talk: THE COLOR OF LAW with Richard Rothstein (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 13, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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Author and researcher Richard Rothstein presents the policies that led to racial segregation in American communities, and what can be done to reverse these practices and work towards racial equity.
 
October 14, 2021 IN-PERSON Democracy in America: A Social Gathering with Jane Addams (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 14, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-720-3280

Actor and living history presenter Betsey Means will bring to life Jane Addams, the founder of Chicago’s Hull House and a crusader for social justice.
 
October 15, 2021 Friday Morning Coffee Club: Fly Girls (10:00 AM - 11:15 AM)
Event details:
October 15, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

In the midst of World War II, the call went out - women with flight experience were needed to fly for the military.
 
October 16, 2021 Go Green Park Ridge’s “Every Day is Earth Day” Clean-Up Event (01:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
Event details:
October 16, 2021
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Dam No. 4 Woods (across from Maine South)

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Join us to help clean up our little piece of Earth! For the third time this year, we are heading out into our local Park Ridge forest preserves and local woodlands to clean up litter, trash, and other manmade detritus that has built up over the past decades.
 
October 20, 2021 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 20, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
October 20, 2021 Evening Book Discussion: THE MOST FUN WE EVER HAD by Claire Lombardo (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 20, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8477203280

The four adult daughters of two Chicago parents recklessly ignite old rivalries, until a long-buried secret threatens to shatter the lives they built.
 
October 22, 2021-October 24, 2021 Friends of the Library Book Sale (All Day Event)
Event details:
October 22, 2021-October 24, 2021
All Day Event
Park Ridge Public Library -- First Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3123

Mark Your Calendar for the Fall Book Sale! Come join us for great bargains on books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, and more. We offer recent bestselling novels and thrillers, children’s books, cookbooks to tempt all appetites, and gorgeous art and coffee table books.
 
October 25, 2021 SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone (All Day Event)
Event details:
October 25, 2021
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Take advantage of free business coaching sessions over the phone. Counselors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing, or financial solutions during this unprecedented time.
 
October 26, 2021 Virtual Library Pub Quiz (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 26, 2021
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Online

,

Hone up on your trivia for a virtual pub quiz gathering!
 
October 27, 2021 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 27, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
November 04, 2021 Open Knitting & Crocheting Night (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
November 04, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join the Park Ridge Fiber Artists for an evening of free knitting & crocheting advice and lively conversation.
 
November 06, 2021 Drop-In Help Desk (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
November 06, 2021
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
Park Ridge Public Library
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-720-3280

The experts from FireLogic will be available to assist you with your tech questions.
 
November 08, 2021 SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone (All Day Event)
Event details:
November 08, 2021
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Take advantage of free business coaching sessions over the phone. Counselors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing, or financial solutions during this unprecedented time.
 
November 17, 2021 IN-PERSON Park Ridge Writers' Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
November 17, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Do you want to write? Do you need a creative jumpstart to finish a piece?
 
Past Events:
September 02, 2021 Open Knitting & Crocheting Night (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 02, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join the Park Ridge Fiber Artists for an evening of free knitting & crocheting advice and lively conversation.
 
September 03, 2021 Cruisin' Park Ridge 2021 - 1st Fridays (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 03, 2021
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Central parking lot next to the Library
Also on Summit Avenue between Prospect and Touhy Avenues
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3121

Bring the whole family to Cruisin' Park Ridge hosted by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce on the first Fridays of the month this summer. YOU CAN SHOW YOUR CAR TOO- Visit the Chamber website
 
September 05, 2021-September 06, 2021 Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED (09:00 AM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 05, 2021-September 06, 2021
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
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.
 
September 07, 2021 Art Workshop: Fall Forest Blue Sky (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 07, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Christine Thornton of Hello Art Studio returns to lead a watercolor workshop of colorful fall trees against a blue sky.
 
September 08, 2021 Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR September Meeting (11:30 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
September 08, 2021
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 North Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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 2021-2022 on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. It will be held at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 North 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.
 
September 08, 2021 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 08, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
September 08, 2021 IN-PERSON Park Ridge Writers' Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 08, 2021
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Do you want to write? Do you need a creative jumpstart to finish a piece?
 
September 10, 2021 Concert at Hodges Park - Shout Out RESCHEDULED (08:00 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
September 10, 2021
08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Hodges Park

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Shout Out is comprised of some of Chicago’s finest professional musicians, performing a wide variety of music from the 60s through today’s top hits.
 
September 13, 2021 SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone (All Day Event)
Event details:
September 13, 2021
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Take advantage of free business coaching sessions over the phone. Counselors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing, or financial solutions during this unprecedented time.
 
September 15, 2021 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 15, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
 
 
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