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Current Events:
September 22, 2022 IN-PERSON Author Talk: LIVING WITH DEMENTIA DOESN'T MEAN YOU STOP LIVING with Kristine Cichowski (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 22, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Do you care for someone with dementia? Living With Dementia Doesn't Mean You Stop Living author Kris Cichowski helps you enhance quality of life using a Montessori approach.
 
September 24, 2022 Park Ridge Newcomers Fall Kids Sale 2022 (09:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
Event details:
September 24, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:30 PM
St Andrew's Lutheran Church
260 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

The Park Ridge Newcomers Club is sponsoring its semi-annual Fall Kids Sale in the St. Andrew's Lutheran Church Gymnasium. Families can find gently used children’s items for sale at unbelievable prices.
 
September 24, 2022 6th Annual Beer in the Woods (02:00 PM - 06:00 PM)
Event details:
September 24, 2022
02:00 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, 2022 Scams & Shams: Stay Safe Online (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
Event details:
September 27, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Sheridan at Park Ridge
510 N Greenwood Ave
Park Ridge,IL
60068

Crimes targeting seniors are on the rise, but your best defense is knowledge. Discover how you can minimize your risk and protect yourself and your loved ones. PRESENTED BY THE PARK RIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT
 
September 27, 2022 Virtual Library Pub Quiz (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 27, 2022
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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Hone up on your trivia for a virtual pub quiz gathering!
 
September 28, 2022 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 28, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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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 28, 2022 Virtual Park Ridge Writers' Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 28, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Online

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Do you want to write? Do you need a creative jumpstart to finish a piece? Join the Library’s writing group for positive critique and support from other writers.
 
September 29, 2022 IN-PERSON City Commissions Speakers Panel: Do You Want to Serve? (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 29, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Interested in serving on a Park Ridge City Commission? Hear from a panel of past and current Commission members about what their work looks like and how you can join them.
 
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022 Fire Truck Auction (All Day Event)
Event details:
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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The Park Ridge Historical Society will be holding an online auction to sell the little fire trucks and raise funds for the Historical Society.
 
October 01, 2022 Drop-In Help Desk (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
October 01, 2022
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 01, 2022 Spirits of Old Park Ridge (03:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
Event details:
October 01, 2022
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Town of Maine Cemtery
1100 North Northwest Highway
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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"Spirits of Old Park Ridge" Cemetery Tour at Town of Maine Cemetery
 
October 03, 2022 SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone (All Day Event)
Event details:
October 03, 2022
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Take advantage of free, confidential, business mentoring sessions by phone or virtually. Certified Mentors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to mentor small business owners and start-ups with business registration, planning, marketing, product pricing, financing, etc.
 
October 05, 2022 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 05, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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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 05, 2022 IN-PERSON Park Ridge Writers' Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 05, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Do you want to write? Do you need a creative jumpstart to finish a piece?
 
October 06, 2022 Park Ridge Community Blood Drive (12:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
October 06, 2022
12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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During a national blood shortage, join your neighbors to help save lives at this community event. Any healthy person age 17 or older may donate (age 16 must have a permission slip).
 
Looking Forward:
October 08, 2022 Come See the Fire Trucks! (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 08, 2022
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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This is your last chance to see all the little fire trucks in one place before they go to their new homes.
 
October 11, 2022 IN-PERSON Operation Market Garden with Robert Mueller (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 11, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Veteran and military historian Robert Mueller will detail the daring “Operation Market Garden” mission performed by three Airborne divisions in the Netherlands in September 1944.
 
October 11, 2022 VIRTUAL Book Discussion: VIOLETA by Isabel Allende (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 11, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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The epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.
 
October 12, 2022 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 12, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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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 12, 2022 Happy Hour Tasting for Charity (05:30 PM - 07:30 PM)
Event details:
October 12, 2022
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Harp and Fiddle
110 Main St
Park Ridge,IL
60068

Come out for small-batch craft beers from local breweries and tasty Harp and Fiddle appetizers! Come meet your neighbors and help us raise money to do good around the Park Ridge community.
 
October 12, 2022 Evening Book Discussion: PEACH BLOSSOM SPRING by Melissa Fu (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 12, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Settling in America years after his turbulent childhood in China, Renshu, now Henry Dao, refuses to talk to his daughter about her heritage.
 
October 12, 2022 VIRTUAL Author Talk: An Evening with Jesmyn Ward (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 12, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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Join us for an evening with two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward as she discusses how her literary vision and personal experiences address urgent questions about racism and social injustice.
 
October 13, 2022 Social Seniors: Wits Workout (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 13, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 s Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-720-3280

Boost your cognitive function and memory while reconnecting with your Park Ridge neighbors in this interactive program of brain puzzles and discussion starters.
 
October 14, 2022 Friday Morning Coffee Club: RIVETED, THE HISTORY OF JEANS (10:00 AM - 11:15 AM)
Event details:
October 14, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Worn by everyone from presidents to supermodels, farmers to rock stars, they're more than just a pair of pants, America's tangled past is woven deeply into the indigo fabric.
 
October 17, 2022 SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone (All Day Event)
Event details:
October 17, 2022
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Take advantage of free, confidential, business mentoring sessions by phone or virtually. Certified Mentors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to mentor small business owners and start-ups with business registration, planning, marketing, product pricing, financing, etc.
 
October 18, 2022 Feature Film: GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE (01:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
Event details:
October 18, 2022
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they have no idea what connection they share to the original Ghostbusters.
 
October 18, 2022 Feature Film: GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 18, 2022
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they have no idea what connection they share to the original Ghostbusters.
 
October 19, 2022 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 19, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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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 19, 2022 Virtual Park Ridge Writers' Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
October 19, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Online

,

Do you want to write? Do you need a creative jumpstart to finish a piece? Join the Library’s writing group for positive critique and support from other writers.
 
October 20, 2022 DAR Genealogy Assistance (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
October 20, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Volunteer representatives of the 21st Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) are available to answer your genealogy questions.
 
October 25, 2022 Virtual Library Pub Quiz (06:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 25, 2022
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

,

Hone up on your trivia for a virtual pub quiz gathering!
 
October 25, 2022 Green Reads: ISLANDS OF ABANDONMENT by Cal Flyn (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 25, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-720-3280

Visits the eeriest and most desolate places on Earth that have been abandoned by humans, and nature has rushed in to fill the void faster and more thoroughly than even the most hopeful projections of scientists.
 
October 26, 2022 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 26, 2022
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 27, 2022 In-Person Book Discussion: VIOLETA by Isabel Allende (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
October 27, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8477203280

The epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.
 
October 27, 2022 IN-PERSON Solar for Your Home (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
October 27, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Considering solar power for your home? Industry consultant Tim Milburn will cover options such as buying your own solar, group purchasing, leasing, community solar, and low income programs.
 
October 31, 2022 SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone (All Day Event)
Event details:
October 31, 2022
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Take advantage of free, confidential, business mentoring sessions by phone or virtually. Certified Mentors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to mentor small business owners and start-ups with business registration, planning, marketing, product pricing, financing, etc.
 
November 05, 2022 Drop-In Help Desk (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
November 05, 2022
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 17, 2022 DAR Genealogy Assistance (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
November 17, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Volunteer representatives of the 21st Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) are available to answer your genealogy questions.
 
November 24, 2022 Thanksgiving Holiday (All Day Event)
Event details:
November 24, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge,IL
60068

Thanksgiving - National Holiday
 
Past Events:
September 15, 2022 The James Webb Telescope: New Eyes on the Universe (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 15, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
CENTENNIAL ACTIVITY CENTER
100 S WESTERN AVENUE
Park Ridge,IL
60068

NASA solar system ambassador Dr. Bob Dwyer gives the latest update on information released from the James Web Telescope.
 
September 17, 2022 Pancake Breakfast - Kiwanis of Park Ridge (07:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
September 17, 2022
07:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W Crescent --- at the corner of Delphia and Crescent
Park Ridge,IL
60068

The Kiwanis of Park Ridge is hosting their 38th annual Pancake Breakfast, Sept. 17, 2022 from 7am to 11 am at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
 
September 19, 2022 SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone (All Day Event)
Event details:
September 19, 2022
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge,IL
60068

Take advantage of free, confidential, business mentoring sessions by phone or virtually. Certified Mentors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to mentor small business owners and start-ups with business registration, planning, marketing, product pricing, financing, etc.
 
September 20, 2022 Feature Film: LICORICE PIZZA (01:30 PM - 03:30 PM)
Event details:
September 20, 2022
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Two wily teenagers run around San Fernando Valley in 1973 as they navigate growing up and falling in love.
 
September 20, 2022 Feature Film: LICORICE PIZZA (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
September 20, 2022
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253123

Two wily teenagers run around San Fernando Valley in 1973 as they navigate growing up and falling in love.
 
September 21, 2022 IN-PERSON Chair Yoga (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 21, 2022
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 21, 2022 Evening Book Discussion: BLACK CAKE by Charmaine Wilkerson (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
September 21, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge,IL
60068

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Two siblings must set aside their differences to deal with their mother’s death --- a journey that takes them from the Caribbean to London to California and ends with her famous black cake.
 
 
 
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