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January 2016 Events

 
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New Year’s Eve of Eve Champagne Lunch
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December 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Ring in 2016 on the eve of New Year's Eve with your friends at the Centennial Activity Center! Enjoy lunch and music. ------ Please register in advance. FEE is $17 Member/$19 Guest.
 
Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
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December 31, 2015
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.
 
Humanities Club (for Seniors)
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December 31, 2015
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

The Humanities Club works to promote understanding through discussion of a variety of important topics and current trends. Come and share your opinions! Contact the Centennial Activity Center at 847-692-3597 for more information. Free to members, non-members pay a $2.00 drop in fee to participate.
 
Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
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January 01, 2016
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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Styrofoam Collection (1/4-1/22/16)
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January 04, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
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Styrofoam Collection (1/4-1/22/16)
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January 06, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
Humanities Club (for Seniors)
Event's details
January 07, 2016
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

The Humanities Club works to promote understanding through discussion of a variety of important topics and current trends. Come and share your opinions! Contact the Centennial Activity Center at 847-692-3597 for more information. Free to members, non-members pay a $2.00 drop in fee to participate.
 
Styrofoam Collection (1/4-1/22/16)
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January 08, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
21st Star Chapter NSDAR January Meeting
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January 09, 2016
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-8682

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting -- "Keeping Yourself Safe"presented by the Park Ridge Police -- at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge. --- A luncheon will be served at 12:00 p.m. with a meeting and program to follow. Hostesses for the day are: Susan Clifford, Kathy Steplyk, Laura Beth Wolf, and Gene Andersen, Chairman.
 
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Styrofoam Collection (1/4-1/22/16)
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January 11, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
S.T.A.R. Open House & Tea - Seniors
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January 11, 2016
09:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

We are "Seniors Together At Recreation". Our mission is to keep active adults healthy, active and having fun! Meet current members, participate in a class, take a tour and find out what we have to offer you!
 
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Styrofoam Collection (1/4-1/22/16)
Event's details
January 13, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
Humanities Club (for Seniors)
Event's details
January 14, 2016
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

The Humanities Club works to promote understanding through discussion of a variety of important topics and current trends. Come and share your opinions! Contact the Centennial Activity Center at 847-692-3597 for more information. Free to members, non-members pay a $2.00 drop in fee to participate.
 
Reader’s Theatre - Seniors
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January 14, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

It’s a casting call!!! This fun, new group brings storytelling and radio theatre to life! This theatre of imagination where you do not have to memorize scripts, but, rather, get into the full meaning of different plays, and even put on a short play.
 
Styrofoam Collection (1/4-1/22/16)
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January 15, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
A Glimpse of Ancient China - Seniors
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January 15, 2016
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8476923597

Join Yi Liu and other members of Mid-USA Falun Dafa Association for a Shen Yun Performance Introduction – a short presentation on traditional Chinese dance and music, as well as a Chinese Calligraphy demonstration, and information on traditional Chinese music and dance.
 
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Styrofoam Collection (1/4-1/22/16)
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January 18, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
Knock Out Stress - One beat at a time - Seniors
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January 19, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Free program, with Midwest Palliative Care Center. Did you know that drumming for 30 minutes increases your white blood cell count, reducing stress? Beat your blues away on hand drums! Knock that stress out!
 
Styrofoam Collection (1/4-1/22/16)
Event's details
January 20, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
Happy Birthday Mozart! - Seniors
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January 20, 2016
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

It’s Mozart’s birthday month! Join music educator and historian, Jim Kendros to celebrate magnificent music from the pen of the Salzberg genius himself, Mozart! Jim will share majestic symphonic treasures, intimate chamber music, dazzling concertos and operatic favorites. Come and celebrate “the Miracle that God let be born in Salzberg.”
 
Public Screening of “The Celiac Project"
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January 20, 2016
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
OLSON Auditorium at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
1775 W. Dempster - 2nd floor Atrium, next to Yacktman Pavillion
Park Ridge , IL , 60068

847-723-2210

Intended for those who want to learn more about celiac disease, and living gluten free, and a panel discussion. ------ 6:00 PM – Doors Open 6:30 PM – Film Screening & Panel Discussion ----- Hosted in the Olson Auditorium. Free parking will be available in the WEST GARAGE on Luther Lane.
 
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Styrofoam Collection LAST DAY 1/22/16
Event's details
January 22, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
Styrofoam Collection (1/4-1/22/16)
Event's details
January 22, 2016
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Works
400 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5243

Today, January 22, 2016 is the LAST DAY Park Ridge Public Works (400 Busse Highway) will be collecting WHITE block styrofoam between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm to reduce our community's carbon footprint and keep styrofoam out of landfills. We can only accept white block Styrofoam (no food service/beverage containers or packing peanuts). Did you know that styrofoam takes 20,000 years to biodegrade?
 
Indoor Winter Farmers' Market - St. Luke's
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January 23, 2016
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: in Henderson Hall at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

INDOOR Winter Farmers’ Market hosted by St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Enjoy a wide range of seasonal, sustainably-produced goods from LOCAL farmers and vendors. Saturday, January 23 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Park Ridge. --- FREE and open to the public. Take home winter-available produce, meats, salsa, soup, honey and a variety of specialty items and homemade goods. --- For more information, call (312) 733-4640 ext. 116
 
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STAR Art Workshop - Seniors
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January 25, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

STAR Art Workshop- Mondays, January 25-March 14, 10:00-12:00 Calling out your inner Picasso! Talented instructor, Rae Penzin, can bring out the best in you artistically! All ability levels are welcome. Instruction is in acrylics.
 
But First, This Word From Our Sponsors! -Seniors
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January 25, 2016
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

But First, This Word From Our Sponsors!- Monday, January 25, 1:30-3:00 --- Take a video journey through time as we view and discuss some of the earliest TV commercials.
 
Dancing for Weddings and Special Occasions
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January 26, 2016
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Dancing for Weddings and Special Occasions- Tuesdays, January 26-April 19, 10:20-11:20 This class will brush you up on all of the most important dances for your special event. Be the hit of the party with you cha-cha or waltz! Sizzle it up with a salsa or a bachata! This class is taught by a professionally trained, working dancer and dance instructor.
 
Bingo & Pizza - Senior
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January 27, 2016
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Bingo & Pizza- Wednesday, January 27, 12:30-3:30 Treat yourself to hot slices of Spuntinos cheese, sausage, and veggie pizza. Afterwards play several games of bingo!
 
Community Input Meeting Library Improvement Plan
Event's details
January 27, 2016
07:00 PM - 08:55 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Library 1st Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue (corner of Touhy and Prospect)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-720-3202

The Library welcomes citizens to join us for this community input meeting to discuss ideas for "Phase I of the Library Improvement Plan". -- First floor meeting room. No registration necessary however the room will only accommodate 90 people so please arrive by 6:45 pm. Please contact the Library Business Office with questions or regarding special accommodations for disabled persons.
 
Rachel Barton Pine plays Beethoven!
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January 27, 2016
07:30 PM - 09:20 PM
The Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-7726

Rachel Barton Pine plays Beethoven! The much-anticipated return of Ms. Pine to the PRCO stage promises to be memorable in every way. Playing the Beethoven Violin Concerto, this world-famous star and Chicago native’s performance will be a highlight of the season. Mahler’s melodic First Symphony completes this can’t-miss program of the best in classical favorites.
 
Movie: 13 HOURS - The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
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January 28, 2016
08:00 PM - 10:20 PM
Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

One Night Event!! 13 Hours - The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Pickwick Theater 01/28/16 at 8:00pm True Story - See what really happened, through the eyes of the brave men who were there. --- Hosted by the Republicans of Maine Township and the Niles Township Regular Republican Organizations. The GOP package price for movie, popcorn and soda is only $15! All are welcome.
 
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Writing the Chapters of Your Life - 1 Day Workshop
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January 30, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Understand the importance of capturing your family stories --- This interactive workshop takes you through the steps of finding, documenting, and preserving (in print version) your family’s treasures for future generations. It could be your own life or the life of your parents/grandparents. Ages 18 and over. Fee is $27.
 
Belly Dancing (NO partner needed!) for seniors
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January 30, 2016
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

The Belly dance is a Western-coined name for a type of Middle Eastern dance. Originally a solo, improvised dance involving torso articulation, belly dance takes many different forms depending on the country and region; both in costume and dance style, and new styles have evolved in the West as its popularity has spread globally. This is a great workout for the body – limbering up the torso, and keeping your whole being balanced. Come and learn the fun techniques of this classic dance.
 
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Nova scienceNOW: Can We Live Forever? for seniors
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February 01, 2016
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

This 2011 documentary shows astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson consulting computer scientists and bioengineers and investigates the possibility of extending human life indefinitely and if the principles that keep a Volvo running could be applied to our own biology.
 
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Lunch & Learn: Home Safety for seniors
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February 03, 2016
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

With Amy Fields from Bright Star Home Care An accident or injury can occur in any part of your home. Some safety hazards are obvious — such as a pair of shoes left lying at the top of the stairs. Others are not so easily identified — such as a stairway railing that has become loose or a rug. Come learn about home safety and get some tips you can use to keep your home safe.
 
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Park Ridge Noon Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner
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February 05, 2016
04:45 PM - 07:30 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 West Crescent Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-208-7801

Park Ridge “Noon” Kiwanis Club members will don their chef hats once more when the club will hold its 29th annual homemade SPAGHETTI DINNER at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church, 1300 W. Crescent Avenue, Park Ridge on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 4:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children six to 12. There is no charge for children under six. Dine in and carry out options are available. For tickets, call Dave Donovan, president, at 847-692-9077.
 
Community Input Meeting Library Improvement Plan
Event's details
February 06, 2016
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Library 1st Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue (corner of Touhy and Prospect)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-720-3202

The Library welcomes citizens to join us for this community input meeting to discuss ideas for "Phase I of the Library Improvement Plan". -- First floor meeting room. No registration necessary however the room will only accommodate 90 people so please arrive by 1:45 pm. Please contact the Library Business Office with questions or regarding special accommodations for disabled persons.
 
Easy Line Dancing for Everyone! for seniors.
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February 06, 2016
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows without regard for the gender of the individuals, all facing either each other or in the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Sounds too complicated??? It’s not!! Join us for a great time learning the easy way to line dance!
 
 
 
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