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December 2019 Events

 
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Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
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December 02, 2019
06:30 PM - 07:30 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
December 02, 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.
 
Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber
Event's details
December 03, 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
 
Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting
Event's details
December 03, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 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.
 
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Women in Busn Netwk'g Brfst PR Chamb (Dec=1st Fri)
Event's details
December 06, 2019
08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Park Ridge Nonprofit Center
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 --- other than December, when it is the 1st Friday (call the Chamber to verify).
 
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Grinch's Candy Cane Hunt
Event's details
December 08, 2019
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8476925127

The Grinch discovered Santa’s elves have hidden candy canes at one of their favorite places – Maine Park! The Grinch is planning to find all of Santa’s candy canes and turn them green!
 
80th Annual Candlelight Service .
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December 08, 2019
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478256659

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Park Ridge will present its 80th annual Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 8, at 4:00 p.m.
 
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Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting
Event's details
December 10, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 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.
 
Park Ridge Writers Group
Event's details
December 10, 2019
06:00 PM - 07:30 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.
 
Holiday Line Dancing Party
Event's details
December 10, 2019
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
South Park Rec Center
833 W. Talcott Rd.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8476925129

The Park Ridge Park District's autumn line dancing lesson students wish to share their last class of the season with you and celebrate the holidays.
 
Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber
Event's details
December 11, 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.
 
Park Ridge Toastmasters Meeting
Event's details
December 12, 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.
 
Power Employment Workshop
Event's details
December 13, 2019
08:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge , IL , 60068

847-720-3230

Join Illinois WorkNet Center speakers to discuss setting SMART goals, using social media to connect with hiring managers, getting your resume through the Applicant Tracking Systems and sharpening interview skills.
 
Breakfast with Santa
Event's details
December 14, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8476925127

Join us at Maine Park for a great breakfast buffet! Choose from three seatings: 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00pm. Children can talk with Santa and have a professional photo taken.
 
Trainer Talk
Event's details
December 14, 2019
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Centennial Fitness Center
1515 W. Touhy
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5129

Participate in a question and answer session at the Centennial Fitness Center with Kathy DiPietro - Certified Physical Trainer, Wellness Coach, Author of Building Healthy Habits: The Synergy of a Healthy Routine, and group fitness instructor.
 
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Skate with Santa & Holiday Skating Exhibition
Event's details
December 15, 2019
01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Oakton Ice Arena
2800 W. Oakton St.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8476923359

Join us at Oakton Ice Arena to skate with Santa and his elves. Complimentary candy canes for all kids who attend.
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
December 16, 2019
06:30 PM - 07:30 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
December 16, 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.
 
Senior's Breakfast w/the Park Ridge Police Dept
Event's details
December 17, 2019
08:00 AM - 09:00 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.
 
Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting
Event's details
December 17, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 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.
 
Green Drinks Park Ridge - Go Green Park Ridge
Event's details
December 17, 2019
06:00 PM - 08:00 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.
 
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DAR Genealogy Assistance
Event's details
December 19, 2019
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8477203230

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. Free. No registration required.
 
Meet with Senator Murphy's REP @PR Library
Event's details
December 19, 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.
 
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Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
Event's details
December 24, 2019
01:00 AM - 01:05 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting
Event's details
December 24, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 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.
 
Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
Event's details
December 25, 2019
01:00 AM - 01:05 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
Young Professionals Networking Event!
Event's details
December 26, 2019
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
changes every month - please call Chamber OR visit their website
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Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3121

Mix and mingle with other young professionals over appetizers and refreshing beverages on the 4th Thursday of every month except holidays.
 
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Try Skating & Hockey for Free!
Event's details
December 28, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Oakton Ice Arena
2800 W. Oakton St.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8476923359

Get a free skating lesson from our experienced figure skating and hockey instructors as well as special guests! Admission and skate rental is free. Please bring a helmet and gloves. Registration is required. Register online at www.prparks.org.
 
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Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
Event's details
December 31, 2019
01:00 AM - 01:05 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting
Event's details
December 31, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 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.
 
New Year's Eve Celebration
Event's details
December 31, 2019
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Centennial Fitness Center
1515 W. Touhy
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8476925127

Help us kick off the New Year, family-style! Bring out the whole family for a fabulous New Year’s Eve event.
 
Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
Event's details
January 01, 2020
01:00 AM - 01:05 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
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