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Hymn Festival
Event's details
July 30, 2018
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

All are welcome to attend a program of readings, prayers, and hymns/songs from many times and places that explore and celebrate the richness of the Church Year. Freewill offering at the door.
 
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Cruisin' Park Ridge! 2018 (Car Show & More)
Event's details
August 03, 2018-August 02, 2018
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

Come out for Cruisin' Park Ridge, the car shows in Park Ridge on the First Fridays of June, July, August, and September! Hosted by the Park Ridge Chamber, held in the library lot and on Summit Ave. between Touhy and Prospect. Fun for the whole family! Live entertainment, (music starts playing at 6:00pm) food, beer/wine, bounce house and, of course, cars, cars, cars! Thank you to all of our sponsors! --- FREE to exhibit and FREE to attend!!!
 
Tino & The Latin Swing Factor Concert@ Hodges Park
Event's details
August 03, 2018
07:15 PM - 09:30 PM
Hodges Park
101 S. Courtland Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Join the Park Ridge Park District at Hodges Park for a great night of music with family and friends! This week features Tino & The Latin Swing Factor, an energetic Latin band that heats up the dance floor with salsa, cumbia, and merengue music. ---Enjoy free salsa lessons from 7:15pm-8:00pm.
 
Kite Fest - Hinkley Park
Event's details
August 04, 2018
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Hinkley Park
25 Busse Hwy.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Enjoy a day of good old fashioned kite flying and picnicking with family and friends. Watch fantastic kite flying demonstrations from Chicago Kite Company along with a DJ, concessions, inflatables, and games. Chicago Kite Company will have kites for sale throughout the entire day. Wind or no wind, be a part of this fun andexciting event.
 
Clara Barck Welles 150th Bday - Kalo Foundation
Event's details
August 04, 2018
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
LOCATION: O'Connor Community Building at Prospect Park
733 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-4297

Clara Barck Welles 150th Birthday Celebration Lecture and Luncheon with Sharon Darling O'Connor Community Building at Prospect Park COST: $25 per person -- Please RSVP by July 30
 
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Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
August 06, 2018
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.
 
Des Plaines Toastmasters DesPlaines Library
Event's details
August 06, 2018
08:00 PM - 09:45 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.
 
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Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber
Event's details
August 08, 2018
12:30 PM - 02:30 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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Summer Concert at South Park - The Sting Rays
Event's details
August 10, 2018
08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
South Park
833 W. Talcott Road
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Join the Park Ridge Park District for our new summer concerts at South Park! The StingRays play the greatest hits with energy, passion, and authenticity. Their music and great rapport with audiences have made them repeated favorites throughout the Midwest.
 
Compass to Care Bubble Fun Run 5K & 1 Mile -- 2018
Event's details
August 11, 2018
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
 
Donate & Celebrate w/Jimmy! LifeSource Blood Drive
Event's details
August 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
come into the LIFESOURCE BUS parked at
930 S. Broadway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

877-543-3768

Stop in the LIFESOURCE BUS at 930 S. Broadway in Park Ridge --- Jimmy was diagnosed in 2013 on his birthday with Stage 4 of a very rare and aggressive Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Please celebrate this young man and donate blood. The donation process takes about an hour and is perfectly safe and comfortable. *** DRINK lots of WATER the night before and the morning you donate, eat well, BRING YOUR I.D..
 
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Park Ridge Writers Group
Event's details
August 14, 2018
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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Summer Concert at South Park - Tainted Jake
Event's details
August 17, 2018
08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
South Park
833 W. Talcott Road
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Join the Park Ridge Park District for our new summer concerts at South Park! TAINTED JAKE blends alt-rock and blues soul, performing chart-topping hits from the ‘60s to today - from The Rolling Stones and AC/DC to Foo Fighters and Mumford & Sons.
 
Vine St BBQ Competition & Fest 2018
Event's details
August 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Hodges Park
at Butler, between Prospect & Courtland Avenues
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

2nd Annual Vine St BBQ Competition & Fest in Hodges Park! BBQ Competition to raise money for local charities combined with great food, music and family fun! The Vine Street BBQ Competition will take place on Saturday, August 18, 2018.
 
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Des Plaines Toastmasters DesPlaines Library
Event's details
August 20, 2018
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.
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
August 20, 2018
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.
 
Des Plaines Toastmasters DesPlaines Library
Event's details
August 20, 2018
08:00 PM - 09:45 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.
 
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Movies in the Park - Paddington 2 -- Prospect Park
Event's details
August 23, 2018
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Prospect Park
733 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

It’s a SIT-in DRIVE-in! Remember what great fun it was to pile everyone in the car and head out to a drive-in movie? Well, it’s back...kind of! It’s a screen, it’s in a park, it's movies you love, and it’s TOTALLY fun! 7:00pm-8:30pm: Face painting, concessions, and family activities! Movies start at dusk.
 
Women in Busn Netwk'g Brfst PR Chamb (4th Fri)
Event's details
August 24, 2018
09:30 AM - 10:45 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).
 
Park Ridge Historical Society Bike Tour 2018
Event's details
August 25, 2018
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
TOUR BEGINS AT History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-696-1973

Park Ridge Historical Society's Bike Tour of Catalog Homes --- The bike tour will highlight a number of “Sears houses” along with a few other noteworthy houses. The route is about one mile long and will last about 90 minutes while riding at a leisurely pace. The tour will stop at each home to hear a description. - $10 per person donation suggested. Space is limited to 20. Pre-Reservation required.
 
Give Skating & Hockey a Try for FREE! 2018
Event's details
August 25, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Oakton Ice Arena
2800 W. Oakton St.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-4121

Get a FREE skating lesson from Oakton Ice Arena's experienced figure skating and hockey instructors, as well as special guests!
 
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