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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Historic Lawn Event at the Library - Park Ridge

06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

LOCATION: in front of the Park Ridge Public Library, on the Lawn
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123


We're celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Park Ridge Library!! Join the Library on Wednesday, June 26, on the front lawn for an old-fashioned evening of carnival games, music, and more! A once-in-a-CENTURY, history-making “Hands Around the Library” set to take place promptly at 7:30 pm during the annual summer lawn event!

Join the Library on Wednesday, June 26, on the front lawn for an old-fashioned evening of carnival games, bluegrass music, roving performers, and more!

Be a part of the ONCE IN A CENTURY, history-making "Hands Around the Library" set to take place during the annual summer lawn event!

"Hands Around the Library" will be the largest human chain ever seen in Park Ridge, winding all the way around the library building and culminating in a rousing chorus of "Happy Birthday" to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The moment will be photographed from the roof of the Pickwick Building.
 
Musical entertainment will be provided by the Third Sunday String Band.
 
Co-sponsored by Liberty Bank for Savings, the lawn event takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic basket and blanket to enjoy on the lawn; there will also be free Italian ice for everyone!
 
 
(Please note: In the case of inclement weather, the Lawn Event will be brought indoors. No food can be brought into the Library.)
 
 
For more information, please call the Library Information Coordinator at 847-720-3209 or the Library Reference Dept. at 847-720-3230.
 
 
Schedule for Summer Lawn Event 2013
 
Games: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
 
Bean Bag Toss
Duck Pond
Magic Boxes
Egg Races
Face Painting
Bingo
Guessing Jar
Liberty Bank Money Machine
Ring Toss
 
All games are located on the Library Lawn and commons, 20 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge.
 
 
Entertainment
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Live Music by The Third Sunday String Band
 
 
Hands Around the Library
7:30 p.m.
Set-up begins promptly and ends at 7:45 p.m. Games will temporarily stop during the "Hands."
 
Visit the Park Ridge Public Library website for more information!!
 
 

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