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August 2015 Events

 
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Pet Blessing St. Luke's Church
Event's details
July 26, 2015
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

Pet Blessing at St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Sunday, July 26 at 11:15 a.m. Bring your pet or a picture of your pet for a blessing outside on the west lawn.
 
Summer Family Carnival – Hinkley Park /Park Ridge
Event's details
July 26, 2015
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Hinkley Park
283 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Summer Family Carnival – Hinkley Park /Park Ridge --- Thursday, July 23, Friday, July 24, 2015 - 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 12:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm, Ages: All Ages, Location ------ Single Day Wristband: $30 unlimited rides, Mega Pass: $55 unlimited rides all four days
 
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Fall PR Baseball & Softball registration thru 8/10
Event's details
July 29, 2015
All Day Event
Park Ridge community Parks
(as listed on the PR Baseball/Softball website)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Extended for the Park Ridge Baseball/Softball leagues ----- July 29 through August 10, 2015
 
Lunch & Learn: Medicare Part D- Learn How to P ...
Event's details
July 29, 2015
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Learn more about how to pay for your prescription drugs. Discuss enrollment periods, the four phases of coverage, formularies and tips on how to choose the best plan for you.
 
Afternoon Adventures: Won't You Be My Teddy Bear?
Event's details
July 29, 2015
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center

Des Plaines, IL , 60016

Families are invited to join the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016 on Wednesdays, June 17-August 12, from 1-3 p.m. For children, ages 5-12, with an adult. $3 per child, $2 per child for members. Call 847-391-5399 or visit desplaineshistory.org for information.
 
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Concert in the Park 2015 - PRFAS
Event's details
July 31, 2015-July 30, 2015
06:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Hodges Park
in front of Park Ridge City Hall at Courtland and Vine Avenues 505 Butler Place
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 604-0026

Please join us for our Summer 2015 Concerts in the Park - the 55th year that the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony (PRFAS) has presented this wonderful summertime musical experience!! Concerts will take place June 19 through August 14.
 
Fall PR Baseball & Softball registration thru 8/10
Event's details
August 01, 2015
All Day Event
Park Ridge community Parks
(as listed on the PR Baseball/Softball website)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Extended for the Park Ridge Baseball/Softball leagues ----- July 29 through August 10, 2015
 
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Fall PR Baseball & Softball registration thru 8/10
Event's details
August 04, 2015
All Day Event
Park Ridge community Parks
(as listed on the PR Baseball/Softball website)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Extended for the Park Ridge Baseball/Softball leagues ----- July 29 through August 10, 2015
 
Kindermusik Playdate St. Luke's Church
Event's details
August 04, 2015
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
St. Luke's Church
205 N Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-6659

Come sing, play, move and groove with us as we enjoy a family time single Kindermusik class at St. Luke's Church.
 
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT - HODGES PARK IN PARK RIDGE
Event's details
August 04, 2015
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
LOCATION: Hodges Park
at Courtland & Vine Avenues, across from City Hall
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

Please join us as we give criminals a “Going Away Party.” Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm in Hodges Park (located in front of City Hall). --- Enjoy a FREE fun-filled evening of music, games, petting zoo, train rides, bounce houses, refreshments, crime prevention information, K-9 Demonstration and much, much, more! --- Residents are asked to turn on their porch lights to support National Night Out from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
 
Afternoon Adventures: Kinder House
Event's details
August 05, 2015
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center

Des Plaines, IL , 60016

Families are invited to join the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016 on Wednesdays, June 17-August 12, from 1-3 p.m. For children, ages 5-12, with an adult. $3 per child, $2 per child for members. Call 847-391-5399 or visit desplaineshistory.org for information.
 
Classic Film: TWELVE O’CLOCK HIGH - PR Library
Event's details
August 06, 2015
07:00 PM - 09:15 PM
Park Ridge Public Library - First Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3123

As part of the “Spirit of ‘45” celebration here at the Library, the 1949 Classic Film: Twelve O’Clock High will be shown in our first floor meeting room on Thursday, August 6, at 7:00 p.m. --- No registration necessary. Seating is limited to 90 and begins 30 minutes prior to show time.
 
Fall PR Baseball & Softball registration thru 8/10
Event's details
August 07, 2015
All Day Event
Park Ridge community Parks
(as listed on the PR Baseball/Softball website)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Extended for the Park Ridge Baseball/Softball leagues ----- July 29 through August 10, 2015
 
Concert in the Park 2015 - PRFAS
Event's details
August 07, 2015-August 06, 2015
06:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Hodges Park
in front of Park Ridge City Hall at Courtland and Vine Avenues 505 Butler Place
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 604-0026

Please join us for our Summer 2015 Concerts in the Park - the 55th year that the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony (PRFAS) has presented this wonderful summertime musical experience!! Concerts will take place June 19 through August 14.
 
Weekend Film Camp
Event's details
August 08, 2015
08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Ages 18 & Up!- Weekend Film Camp- August 8-9, 14-16 and 21st Gather your friends for a week and make a film of your choice. Pick from any genre and film it on your video camera, smart phone or tablet.
 
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Fall PR Baseball & Softball registration thru 8/10
Event's details
August 10, 2015
All Day Event
Park Ridge community Parks
(as listed on the PR Baseball/Softball website)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Extended for the Park Ridge Baseball/Softball leagues ----- July 29 through August 10, 2015
 
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Afternoon Adventures: Ice Cream Social
Event's details
August 12, 2015
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center

Des Plaines, IL , 60016

Families are invited to join the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016 on Wednesdays, June 17-August 12, from 1-3 p.m. For children, ages 5-12, with an adult. $3 per child, $2 per child for members. Call 847-391-5399 or visit desplaineshistory.org for information.
 
Wine 101 Class/Outing
Event's details
August 12, 2015
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
MEETS AT: Winestyles in Park Ridge
105 S Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Wine 101 Class/Outing- Wednesday, August 12, 2:00-3:00pm ---- Meet at Winestyles in Park Ridge (105 S Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge) for a class filled with wine facts and tastings. After the class, and samplings, browse the store for different wines to take home.
 
Movie:“Saving Private Ryan” - Spirit of '45
Event's details
August 12, 2015
07:00 PM - 09:50 PM
LOCATION Pickwick Theatre -- Theater #1
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-5800

This special showing of the movie:“Saving Private Ryan” is a fundraiser for the American Legion WWII Memorial in South Park --- ALL TICKETS ARE $9 --------- Take part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45 weekend of August 14–16, 2015, during which we will honor the legacy of the World War II generation during that pivotal time in world history.
 
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Concert in the Park 2015 - PRFAS
Event's details
August 14, 2015-August 13, 2015
06:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Hodges Park
in front of Park Ridge City Hall at Courtland and Vine Avenues 505 Butler Place
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 604-0026

Please join us for our Summer 2015 Concerts in the Park - the 55th year that the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony (PRFAS) has presented this wonderful summertime musical experience!! Concerts will take place June 19 through August 14.
 
USO Review Bill O’Connells Chgo Skyliners Big Band
Event's details
August 14, 2015
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
LOCATION --- in HODGES PARK
at Courtland & Vine Avenues in front of City Hall
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

USO Review Bill O’Connell’s Chicago Skyliners Big Band ----------- Take part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45 weekend of August 14–16, 2015, during which we will honor the legacy of the World War II generation during that pivotal time in world history.
 
Wreath laying and rededication of WWII Memorial
Event's details
August 15, 2015
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
LOCATION --- South Park
833 Talcott Road at Cumberland & Talcott
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Wreath laying and rededication of the American Legion WWII Memorial in South Park ------------ Take part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45 weekend of August 14–16, 2015, during which we will honor the legacy of the World War II generation during that pivotal time in world history.
 
Untold Stories of WWII - Spirit of '45 Fundraiser
Event's details
August 15, 2015
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
LOCATION --- Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland, Park Ridge
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Untold Stories of WWII: "Rosie the Riveter" and "The Japanese-American Experience" Hosted by Colonel Jill Morgenthaler ------------ Take part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45 weekend of August 14–16, 2015, during which we will honor the legacy of the World War II generation during that pivotal time in world history.
 
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Taste of Nashville
Event's details
August 17, 2015
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Taste of Nashville- Monday, August 17, 12:30-2:30pm ----- Johnny Gray, Country music Extraordinaire, takes us to the capital of country music, featuring yesterday’s hits through today’s favorites! Dine on a half slab of ribs, baked potato and a garden salad with pecan pie for dessert.
 
Lunch & Learn: Elder Law & Estate Planning- Th ...
Event's details
August 18, 2015
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Lunch & Learn: Elder Law & Estate Planning- The ABC’s of Resources Do you know the top 10 documents and financial tools you need for estate planning? Are you aware of how to use the elder law? Join Matt Margolis in this educational seminar designed to help us understand elder law, how to use Medicare/Medicaid, how to structure portfolios to meet goals, commitments and dreams, how to take advantage of the tax law to transfer wealth tax free and the top ten documents for estate planning.
 
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Summer's End Food Truck Picnic
Event's details
August 24, 2015
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Summer’s End Food Truck Picnic- Monday, August 24, 12:30-3:30pm Toasty Cheese Food Truck is making a stop at the Centennial Picnic Pavilion just for us. Dine on a variety of different grilled cheese sandwiches, fries, and dessert while enjoying picnic games and a musical performance by Kym Frankovegia.
 
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Spirit of ‘45 -- Display at the Park Ridge Library
Event's details
August 31, 2015-August 30, 2015
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3123

During the month of August see how the Library is keeping the Spirit of ’45 alive! Visit our 2nd floor display cases for photos and artifacts of the Douglas Air Plant, the Maine Flyer, and the Park Ridge residents home front relief efforts, and more.
 
"55 & Over" Investing in Uncertain Times
Event's details
September 01, 2015
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Join Joe Havansek and John Moran from the Moran Havansek Financial Group in Park Ridge and get in on the latest thinking on: the U.S. and global markets and economies, stock and bond investing ideas in various market conditions, and, ways to help you create a sound investing plan and stay disciplined and on course even when the investments waters get choppy.
 
Lite Lunch & Learn: The RTA and You
Event's details
September 02, 2015
12:30 PM - 02:15 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) gets you where you’re going with three transit operators: the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus and rail system, Metra commuter rail, and Pace suburban bus service. Join Kristin Salkas from the RTA as she explains the workings of the RTA, the new changes, and what the RTA can do for you.
 
Beginning Ukulele Class
Event's details
September 03, 2015
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the ukulele? During this seven week class (beginning Sept. 3rd) Peggy Mistak will teach you this very simple and delightful instrument.
 
Intermediate Ukulele Class
Event's details
September 03, 2015
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Brush up on your skills or learn new songs! This seven week class (beginning Sept. 3rd) is for those who have experience playing the ukulele and want to continue their skills.
 
Maine Township Property Tax Assessment Appeal Semi
Event's details
September 03, 2015
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Maine Township Office
1700 Ballard Road
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(312) 603-7356

Dan Patlak, of the Cook County Board of Review, is hosting this property tax assessment appeal forum to assist property owners with the appeal process on Thursday, September 3, 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Maine Township Office - 1700 Ballard Road, Park Ridge, IL ---- This event is free to the public and will consist of a presentation to discuss the function of the Board of Review.
 
Cruisin' Park Ridge /1st Fridays 2015 - PR Chamber
Event's details
September 04, 2015-September 03, 2015
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) 647-8717

Car Show! June 5, July 17, August 7, and September 4, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Bounce/jump house for the kids! -- Live Music -- Food & t-shirts for sale -- LOCATION: Park Ridge Central Parking Lot next to the Library -- Sponsored by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce --- Free admission.
 
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