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Friday, July 10, 2015

Concert in the Park 2015 - PR Fine Arts Symphony PRFAS

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.

Please join us for our Summer 2015 Concerts in the Park – Thanks to your patronage, this is the 55th year that the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony (PRFAS) has presented this wonderful summertime musical experience!!
 
Please join us for the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony's (PRFAS) Summer Concerts in the Park.
 
Barbara Schubert, Music Director and Conductor -- The Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony is a 50-piece ensemble of the finest free-lance professional musicians in the Chicago area. Please see the PRFAS website for special details about the concerts.
 
All concerts EXCEPT the July 3 concert are at 8:00 pm in Hodges Park
in front of Park Ridge City Hall at
Courtland and Vine Avenues
505 Butler Place, Park Ridge

 
2015 Concert Schedule:
  • June 19 – Viva l’Italia! featuring Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien
  • June 26 – Made in America including Dvorak’s New World Symphony and music by Aaron Copland
  • July 3 – Maine East HS Fireworks Band Sponsored by Park Ridge Park District
  • July 10 – Hooray for Hollywood with works by John Williams, Burt Bacharach, and more. Enjoy the Taste of Park Ridge along with our Hollywood celebration. Bring some cash, checks or your credit card. The Park Ridge Community Women will be selling raffle tickets for great gift baskets full of goodies. All proceeds benefit future concerts, so bring your cash, checkbooks or credit cards. Bring your address labels and adhere to back of ticket to make it easier to identify yourself as the winner!!! Winner needs to be present or give to your friend if you must leave early. We just need the ticket. Good luck!!!
  • July 17 – Broadway Gems including favorite medleys by Rogers & Hammerstein and Lerner & Loewe
  • July 24 – Russian Splendors featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2, "Little Russian"
  • July 31 – Brian Patti Big Band: Tribute to Frank Sinatra
    During Brian Patti, bring your appetite and some cash/check for **Dave’s Fourth Annual BBQ Grilling for the Arts, Sponsored by Whole Foods Market Park Ridge to honor the memory of Mayor David Schmidt. Wear your Hawaiian best. Our aldermen will be grilling. All donations will benefit future concerts.
  • August 7 – 1976 (1970's Rock Hits )- Band Sponsored by Park Ridge Park District
  • August 14 – Bill O’Connell’s Chicago Skyliners (Big Band) - Band Sponsored by Park Ridge Park District
These concerts are sponsored in part by the Music Performance Fund of the American Federation of Musicians as administered by the Chicago Federation of Musicians. Thanks to the following organizations that contribute to making these concerts possible for our community.
  • Musician’s Performance Fund and Chicago Federation of Musicians
  • The City of Park Ridge
  • The Park Ridge Recreation & Park District
 
***Park Ridge Park District will be selling food for the convenience of our patrons and families. Pizza, hot dogs, drinks from vending truck. You can buy something in the park, take a break from cooking and just enjoy the evening.
 
You can help support the concerts. Join us for our Fundraiser Dinner-dance or make a donation. You can mail a check to our PO Box or make a donation online.
 
November 7, 2015 – Annual Fundraiser/Dinner Dance Looking forward to another wonderful evening Saturday November 7, 2015 at Park Ridge Country Club!!! The evening will be filled with the usual delicious country club meal, silent auction, 50/50 raffle and dancing!!! Mark your calendar for Saturday November 7, 2015 and join us for the next dinner. Support Concerts in the Park by joining us for an evening of dinner and dance. $125 per person or $1,250 for table of 10. Email us at prfas@yahoo.com and we will email or mail you an invite.
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Help Support Our Summer Concerts!
Concert donations can be mailed to:
PRFAS (Park Ridge Fine Arts Society)
PO BOX 89A
Park Ridge, IL 60068
 
(847) 604-0026
 
For complete program information, visit their website.
 
Please CALL or E-Mail the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony Orchestra for more information
 

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