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May 2019 Events

Sunday, May 05, 2019
  • Centennial Activity Center Spring Craft & Vendor Fair Park Ridge IL (10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 05, 2019
    10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
    100 S. Western Ave.
    Park Ridge, IL , 60714

    847-692-3597

    Spring Craft & Vendor Fair
     
  • Concert - 2018-19 Season - Park Ridge Civic Orchestra - PRCO (03:00 PM - 04:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 05, 2019
    03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
    LOCATION: MAINE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL -- Watson Auditorium
    1111 South Dee Road
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    25th Silver Anniversary Season "Taking the Show on the Road: Concerts at Maine East & Maine South" Please join the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra for its 2018-2019 Season for a variety of classical music symphonic performances. -- Details will be posted for individual dates soon. -- To order tickets, please contact the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra office at 847-692-PRCO (847-692-7726), or 847-823-8861 or order from the PRCO website. -- VISIT website for info -- https://www.parkridgecivicorchestra.org
     
Monday, May 06, 2019
  • Maine Township Property Tax Seminar Sponsored by IL Senator Murphy (06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 06, 2019
    06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
    PARK RIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY - First Floor Meeting Room
    20 S. Prospect Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    1-847-825-3123

    Please join us at this property tax seminar at the Park Ridge Public Library, sponsored by Illinois Senator Laura Murphy. You will learn how to appeal your property tax bill with the county. Residents of Maine Township should bring their property tax bill, paperwork from any appraisal performed in the past 18 months and a closing statement if the house was purchased within the last year. --- ((This is not a Library-run event.))
     
  • All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 06, 2019
    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 1645 Meetings - DesPlaines Library (08:00 PM - 09:45 PM)
    Event details
    May 06, 2019
    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.
     
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
  • Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber Networking Breakfast (08:30 AM - 10:30 AM)
    Event details
    May 07, 2019
    08:30 AM - 10:30 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
     
  • Early Childhood Developmental Screening (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 07, 2019
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Jefferson School
    8200 Greendale Ave
    Niles, IL , 60714

    847-318-5360

    School District 64 offers monthly free developmental screenings for children age 2yrs 9mos through 5yrs 11mos who live in the School District 64 community.
     
  • Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting (12:00 PM - 01:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 07, 2019
    12:00 PM - 01:30 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.
     
  • Go Green Park Ridge Meeting at St. Mary Episcopal (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 07, 2019
    07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
    St Mary's Episcopal Church
    306 S Prospect Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    312-282-8676

    The local environmental action group Go Green Park Ridge holds its monthly meeting from 7PM to 8:30PM on the 1st Tuesday of the month from September through June at St Mary's Episcopal Church on Prospect. ----- Join other members of Go Green Park Ridge and help raise awareness of environmental issues in our town. We do NOT meet formally in July or August but can often be found at the Park Ridge Farmers Markets during the summer or at Green Drinks on the third Tuesday of each month
     
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
  • 21st Star Chapter NSDAR General Meeting, May 2019 (11:30 AM - 02:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 08, 2019
    11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
    Park RidgePark Ridge Country Club
    636 N. Prospect Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068-3434

    847-328-6946

    The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge at 11:30 a.m. A luncheon will be served at 12:00 p.m. with a meeting and program to follow.
     
  • Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber (12:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 08, 2019
    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.
     
Thursday, May 09, 2019
  • PR Garden Club Meeting 2018-19 (07:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 09, 2019
    07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Meetings LOCATION: Centennial Activity Center
    100 S. Western Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    (847) 692-3597

    General meetings of the Park Ridge Garden Club are held at the Centennial Activity Center (formerly named the Park Ridge Senior Center) on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm, SEPTEMBER THROUGH JUNE. There are NO meetings in July or August. Meetings include a short business session, followed by guest speakers, refreshments and socializing, and conclude between 9:00-10:00 pm
     
  • Park Ridge Toastmasters Meeting (08:30 PM - 10:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 09, 2019
    08:30 PM - 10:30 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.
     
Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • 29th Annual Arts & Crafts Adventure - Hodges Park (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 11, 2019
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Hodges Park
    101 S. Courtland (Prospect & Vine across from City Hall at Prospect)
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    847-991-4748

    Come join the American Society of Artists for their 29th annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair, offering an enticing array of artwork from paintings and wood, original art to glass works, jewelry, and handcrafted items for sale. Hodges Park will fill with artists and crafts artists exhibiting work they created. Exhibitors located on the grass alongside sidewalks which wind around and thru the Park. Free Admission
     
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
  • Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting (12:00 PM - 01:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 14, 2019
    12:00 PM - 01:30 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 (07:00 PM - 08:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 14, 2019
    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.
     
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
  • ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE (1969) 1:00pm Classic Film Series - M. Hoffman (01:00 PM - 03:25 PM)
    Event details
    May 15, 2019
    01:00 PM - 03:25 PM
    LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre (in theater #1)
    5 S. Prospect Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    (847) 825-5800

    Prelude music by organist Jay Warren at 7pm Doors open at 6:30pm -- Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. ---- Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. -- CLICK HERE TO SEE DETAILS. Admission for 1:00 pm screenings = $8 all seats or for 7:30pm screenings = $12 all seats ($10 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!!
     
  • ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE (1969) 7:30pm Classic Film Series - M. Hoffman (07:30 PM - 09:55 PM)
    Event details
    May 15, 2019
    07:30 PM - 09:55 PM
    LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre (in theater #1)
    5 S. Prospect Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    (847) 825-5800

    Prelude music by organist Jay Warren at 7pm Doors open at 6:30pm -- Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. ---- Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. -- CLICK HERE TO SEE DETAILS. Admission for 1:00 pm screenings = $8 all seats or for 7:30pm screenings = $12 all seats ($10 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!!
     
Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Healthy, Well-Thy & Wise Senior Expo 2019 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 16, 2019
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
    100 S. Western Ave.
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    847-692-3597

    Enjoy demonstrations, raffles, screenings, educational discussions, service exhibits and much more!
     
Saturday, May 18, 2019
  • Harry O'Brien 2019 Fund Run & Walk (08:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
    Event details
    May 18, 2019
    08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Centennial Activity Center
    100 S. Western
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    (847) 692-3597

    The Harry O'Brien Fund Run/Family Walk is sponsored by the Park Ridge Community Fund & the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds are used to help 29 local agencies -- This is a 5k timed run -- or 1.5 mile walk -- to benefit the Park Ridge Community Fund. ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH MAY 17. T-Shirts are only guaranteed to those that register by April 29! Adults $25 Kids 6-18 $15 - Kids 5/under Free -- Bring the whole family! Strollers, bicycles, leashed friendly dogs welcome.
     
  • PLANT SALE 2019 Park Ridge Garden Club in Hodges Park (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 18, 2019
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    LOCATION: HODGES PARK
    at Vine, Prospect and Courtland, across the street from the front steps of City Hall
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    Come to Hodges Park to purchase your garden plants from members of the Park Ridge Garden Club. Why pay retail? Our plants are value priced. Find lovely annuals, herbs and vegetables, the latest perennial varieties -- sun, shade, Butterfly, pond plants, hanging baskets and planters plus successful plants from the Garden Club Members' own gardens. For a nominal fee a club member will design and plant containers the day of the sale. Pots will be available at the sale.
     
Sunday, May 19, 2019
  • Norwegian Constitution Day Parade 2019 (12:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 19, 2019
    12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Parade travels north on Cumberland beginning at South Park
    833 Talcott Road at Cumberland & Talcott /// Pre-parade festivities IN Hodges Park
    Park Ridge, IL , 60008

    A parade celebrating Norwegian Constitution Day featuring Scandinavian organizations with members in traditional costumes along with marching bands, antique cars and floats. ---- Festivities begin in Hodges Park prior to the beginning of the parade. --- The PARADE starts at South Park at Cumberland and Talcott and marches north ON Cumberland from South Park to Park Ridge City Hall. --- This event is sponsored by the Norwegian National League www.nnleague.org
     
Monday, May 20, 2019
  • All American Toastmasters Club 5577 Meeting - Niles Library (07:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 20, 2019
    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 1645 Meetings - DesPlaines Library (08:00 PM - 09:45 PM)
    Event details
    May 20, 2019
    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.
     
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
  • Senior's Breakfast with the Park Ridge Police Department (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
    Event details
    May 21, 2019
    09:00 AM - 10:00 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 (12:00 PM - 01:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 21, 2019
    12:00 PM - 01:30 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 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 21, 2019
    07:00 PM - 09:00 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.
     
Thursday, May 23, 2019
  • Young Professionals Networking Event! (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 23, 2019
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    changes every month - please call Chamber OR visit their website
    .
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    (847) 825-3121

    Enjoy some time mingling with the Park Ridge Young Professionals Group AT a new place every month. NEW DAY: Join us the FOURTH THURSDAY of each month (EXCEPT HOLIDAYS) - contact the Chamber or visit their website to confirm the location and details. --- Mix and mingle with other young professionals over appetizers and refreshing beverages. Remember to bring your business cards! --- Contact the Park Ridge Chamber to register at 847-825-3121 or via email.
     
  • Park Ridge Toastmasters Meeting (08:30 PM - 10:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 23, 2019
    08:30 PM - 10:30 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.
     
Friday, May 24, 2019
  • Women in Business Networking Brfst (4th Fri.) Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce (09:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
    Event details
    May 24, 2019
    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).
     
  • Buchheit Day - Park Ridge Historical Society (03:00 PM - 06:00 PM)
    Event details
    May 24, 2019
    03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Park Ridge History Center
    721 North Prospect Avenue
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    847-696-1973

    The Park Ridge Historical Society and History Center celebrates the 109th anniversary of the election of our first mayor, Dr. Albert Buchheit, on May 24, the very day he was elected in 1910.
     
Monday, May 27, 2019
  • Memorial Day Parade 2019 -- 10am to 11:30am (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
    Event details
    May 27, 2019
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Parade steps off AT Talcott & Cumberland
    ends at City Hall 5050 Butler Place [Courtland & Vine, Park Ridge]
    Park Ridge, IL , 60068

    Honor those who have served our nation. Come watch the Memorial Day Parade sponsored by the Park Ridge American Legion Post 247 --- THE PARADE STEPS OFF AT 10:00 AM at Talcott & Cumberland at AND WILL END AT Hodges Park (505 Butler Place, Park Ridge IL). Parade Route: Talcott/Cumberland north to Prairie, to Main, to Park Ridge City Hall, 505 Butler Place, Park Ridge IL
     
  • Kosher Pickle Making - Chabad Cares - Des Plaines (10:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 27, 2019
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Chabad Cares
    9401 Margail Ave
    Des Plaines, IL , 60016

    224-392-4442

    The event is geared for adults and kids (educational program). Kosher is so much a part of our lives, but how much do we know about it? --- TJV Memorial Day Edition: Kosher Pickle Making Workshop. -- *Experience the joy of making Kosher pickles --*Take home your own home made Kosher Dill Pickles -- *Find out what makes a pickle Kosher -- *Learn more what Kosher is all about -- Suggested Donation $10 -- The event is geared for adults and kids.
     
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
  • Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting (12:00 PM - 01:30 PM)
    Event details
    May 28, 2019
    12:00 PM - 01:30 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.
     
Thursday, May 30, 2019
  • Meet w/ Rep from IL Senator Murphy's Office @ Library (09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
    Event details
    May 30, 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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