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August 2019 Events

Current Events:
May 31, 2019-December 31, 2020 Hug-a-Tree Program Presentation (12:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
May 31, 2019-December 31, 2020
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge

Park Ridge,IL
60068

The Hug-a-Tree Program is offered free of charge and teaches children (age 5-12) how to stay safe and survive in the woods should they ever become lost.
 
August 17, 2019 Compass to Care Bubble Fun Run 5K & 1 Mile -- 2019 (08:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
August 17, 2019
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hodges Park
at Butler, between Prospect & Courtland Avenues
Park Ridge,IL
60068

Join us for a 5K run & 1 mile walk through loads of BUBBLES in Park Ridge to benefit Compass to Care & help kids fight cancer. Racers will be able to run, walk, skip, and hop through piles of foaming bubbles!! REGISTER TODAY at www.BubbleFunRun.org
 
August 19, 2019 Des Plaines Toastmasters 1645 Meetings - DesPlaines Library (07:00 PM - 08:45 PM)
Event details:
August 19, 2019
07:00 PM - 08:45 PM
Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood Ave
Des Plaines,IL
60016

847-823-1777

Do you want to become a better speaker/leader? Then the Toastmasters can help you! "Become the Speaker/Leader you were Meant to be!" -- Des Plaines Toastmasters 1645 meets on 1st & 3rd Mondays in Room A or B at Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL -- FREE -- Upcoming meetings are: Feb 5; Mar 19; April 2 & 16, May 7 & 21.
 
August 19, 2019 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
August 19, 2019
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.
 
August 20, 2019 Senior's Breakfast with the Park Ridge Police Department (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Event details:
August 20, 2019
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.
 
August 20, 2019 Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting (12:00 PM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
August 20, 2019
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
MEETING LOCATION: The Summit of Uptown
10 N. Summit
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-1161

The Park Ridge Kiwanis-Noon Club meets at Noon on Tuesdays at the Summit Square of Uptown.
 
August 22, 2019 Young Professionals Networking Event! (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
Event details:
August 22, 2019
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
changes every month - please call Chamber OR visit their website
.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 825-3121

Enjoy some time mingling with the Park Ridge Young Professionals Group AT a new place every month. NEW DAY: Join us the FOURTH THURSDAY of each month (EXCEPT HOLIDAYS) - contact the Chamber or visit their website to confirm the location and details. --- Mix and mingle with other young professionals over appetizers and refreshing beverages. Remember to bring your business cards! --- Contact the Park Ridge Chamber to register at 847-825-3121 or via email.
 
August 22, 2019 Park Ridge Toastmasters Meeting (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
August 22, 2019
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.
 
August 23, 2019 Women in Business Networking Brfst (4th Fri.) Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce (08:30 AM - 09:45 AM)
Event details:
August 23, 2019
08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
LOCATION - Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
720 Garden Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Bring your business cards for some great networking and enjoy a delicious breakfast while listening to an informative presentation. ----- $12 Members $17 Prospective Members and Walk-ins.. Please RSVP to the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce. -- The Women in Business Networking Breakfast meets the 4th Friday of the month --- EXCEPT in December, when it is the 1st Friday (call the Chamber to verify).
 
August 24, 2019 Pennyville Days (12:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
August 24, 2019
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
721 N. Prospect Ave. (event)
920 Courtland
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8476929202

Bring the family and meet your neighbors for some "good old fashion" fun. Pennyville is the original name of Park Ridge. Go back in time and tour the History Center and Prospect Park. Enjoy ice cream, lemonade and much more. FREE
 
August 29, 2019 Meet w/ Rep from IL Senator Murphy's Office @ Library (09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Event details:
August 29, 2019
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Public Library 2nd Floor Study Room
20 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 720-3280

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 a study room on the 2nd floor. A member of this office is usually at the Park Ridge Public Library on the fourth Thursday of the following months to meet with constituents: Feb., March, May, June, Aug., Sept., Nov., & Dec.. Occasionally, Senator Murphy will be in attendance to answer constituent’s questions. Please phone ahead.
 
Looking Forward:
September 04, 2019 Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR September 2019 Meeting (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
September 04, 2019
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge

Park Ridge,IL
60068-3434

8473286946

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 2019-2020 on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. It will be held at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. 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 06, 2019-September 07, 2019 Attic-To-Basement Clearance Sale (09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
September 06, 2019-September 07, 2019
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge
418 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8478253144

Bargains galore.... as our United Methodist Women have scheduled a Rummage Sale for Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7 from 9:00 to 2:00pm at First UMC, 418 West Touhy, Park Ridge. Parking lot on Grant Place, north of the church. Access our lot from Prospect Avenue.
 
September 06, 2019 Cruisin' Park Ridge 2019 - 1st Fridays - Park Ridge Chamber (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 06, 2019
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) 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. Join us on June 7, July 5, August 2, and September 6, 2019! ---- Guests will enjoy live music (starting at 6pm), food, beer/wine, beverages, a bounce house for the kids, FREE admission and of course cars, cars, and more cars! ---- CLICK here to see Live Music Schedule // Thank you to Green Tech Plumbing /// YOU CAN SHOW YOUR CAR TOO- Visit the Chamber website
 
September 08, 2019 Park Ridge History Center Open House (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 08, 2019
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
721 N. Prospect Ave. (event)
920 Courtland
Park Ridge,IL
60068

8476929202

Park Ridge History Center is open on most 2nd and 4th Sundays. View exhibits, pictures, videos and artifacts of Park Ridge history. Open to the public. Free.
 
September 17, 2019 Green Drinks Park Ridge - Go Green Park Ridge (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Event details:
September 17, 2019
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Beer on the Wall OR Harp & Fiddle in Park Ridge (contact Go Green)
Beer on the Wall is at 106 Main Street // Harp & Fiddle is at 110 Main Street
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! Green Drinks MEETS from 7PM to 9PM ON THE 3rd Tuesday of every month either at Beer on the Wall or Harp & Fiddle! Everyone is responsible for their own bar tab! Please note: Green Drinks does NOT formally meet in July or August, but can be found meeting the community at their booth/table at the Farmers' Market.
 
September 18, 2019 Classic Film Series 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) (06:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Event details:
September 18, 2019
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Pickwick Theatre Classic Film Series ***Season 7 Opening Night*** September 18, 2019 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) 1 PM & 7:30 PM With actor Keir Dullea (“Astronaut David Bowman”) in person at 7 PM! Visit our blog for details about being a VIP guest at the pre-show Meet & Greet!
 
September 19, 2019 MCYAF Community Heroes Benefit Dinner (06:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Event details:
September 19, 2019
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The 6th Annual MCYAF Community Heroes Dinner will take place on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Cafe la Cave 2777 S. Mannheim Road in Des Plaines, Illinois.
 
September 21, 2019 29th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Adventure (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
September 21, 2019
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
American Society of Artists
P O Box 1326
Palatine,IL
60078

Arts & crafts artists from far and near will fill Hodges Park with work they created. You, your family & friends will enjoy exploring the many talents & treasures of the artists and crafts artists. They are located on the grass alongside sidewalks which wind around and thru the Park Programs available free of charge at the show listing the exhibitors and their mediums and location in the show.
 
September 21, 2019 COFFEE, CLASSICS, and CONNECTIONS fun-filled Family Event (09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Event details:
September 21, 2019
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Classic car show set for September 21, 2019 The Annual classic car show - Coffee, Classics, and Connections will be held Saturday, September 21st . The Center of Concern has teamed up with Glenview Bank & Trust, Mariano’s, WTMX, 101.9 The Mix, Kiwanis Club of Glenview-Northbrook and many others to participate in Coffee, Classics & Connections, a networking and family event featuring classic cars!
 
September 26, 2019 Meet w/ Rep from IL Senator Murphy's Office @ Library (09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Event details:
September 26, 2019
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Public Library 2nd Floor Study Room
20 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 720-3280

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 a study room on the 2nd floor. A member of this office is usually at the Park Ridge Public Library on the fourth Thursday of the following months to meet with constituents: Feb., March, May, June, Aug., Sept., Nov., & Dec.. Occasionally, Senator Murphy will be in attendance to answer constituent’s questions. Please phone ahead.
 
Past Events:
August 05, 2019 Des Plaines Toastmasters 1645 Meetings - DesPlaines Library (07:00 PM - 08:45 PM)
Event details:
August 05, 2019
07:00 PM - 08:45 PM
Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood Ave
Des Plaines,IL
60016

847-823-1777

Do you want to become a better speaker/leader? Then the Toastmasters can help you! "Become the Speaker/Leader you were Meant to be!" -- Des Plaines Toastmasters 1645 meets on 1st & 3rd Mondays in Room A or B at Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL -- FREE -- Upcoming meetings are: Feb 5; Mar 19; April 2 & 16, May 7 & 21.
 
August 05, 2019 All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
August 05, 2019
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.
 
August 06, 2019 Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber Networking Breakfast (07:30 AM - 09:30 AM)
Event details:
August 06, 2019
07:30 AM - 09:30 AM
LOCATION = Lola's Diner
920 Busse Highway
Park Ridge,IL
60068

(847) 518-5226

Start your morning off with a business development kick at The Breakfast Club. The crowd is welcoming and business-minded. Chamber host Dave Donovan curates and makes introductions in a natural way to ensure all members connect with the type of people their businesses need to know. Strategic, targeted, authentic business connections made! Remember your business cards! -- $12 Park Ridge Chamber Members /$15 Prospective members -- RSVP to the Chamber (847) 825-3121 or at info@parkridgechamber.org
 
August 08, 2019 Park Ridge Toastmasters Meeting (07:30 PM - 09:30 PM)
Event details:
August 08, 2019
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.
 
August 13, 2019 Park Ridge Writers Group (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
Event details:
August 13, 2019
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.
 
August 14, 2019 Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber (11:30 AM - 01:30 PM)
Event details:
August 14, 2019
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
720 Garden Street
Park Ridge,IL
60068

847-825-3121

Join the Park Ridge Chamber for our Monthly Networking Luncheon. The Monthly Networking Luncheon is always the 2nd Wednesday of the month and the speaker always changes. The location is usually 720 Garden, but can change. Please contact the Chamber or check their website to confirm location. ---- Bring your business cards for some great networking and enjoy a delicious lunch.
 
 
 
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