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May 2013 Events

 
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Bluegrass Gospel Music Comes to Park Ridge
Event's details
April 28, 2013
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Av.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers to present a unique blend of bluegrass and gospel music on Sunday, April 28th at Park Ridge Community Church
 
Beethoven 9th Symphony "Ode to Joy"
Event's details
April 28, 2013
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Park Ridge (Pickwick Theatre)
5 S. Prospect Av.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-7726

Not to be missed: the majestic Ode to Joy with over 100 musicians onstage at the Pickwick - with a free wine and cheese reception for all!
 
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Tribute to Painter Mary Cassalt
Event's details
May 03, 2013
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
The Summit of Uptown
10 N. Summit Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-1161

Lynn Rymarz brings to life Mary Cassatt, a famed American painter and printmaker, who befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists.
 
Friends of Library Book Sale MEMBERS ONLY 4-7 pm
Event's details
May 03, 2013-May 02, 2013
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library -- First Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

The Friends' Spring Book Sale will be held Friday through Sunday on the first full weekend in May. ------------ On FRIDAY, the Sale will be open for Friends of the Library members ONLY. Numbers will be given out beginning at 3:00 pm. DOORS OPEN AT 4:00 PM. Memberships to the Friends of the Library may be purchased at the door. Information on Memberships is available at the Library's Circulation Desk.------------ On SUNDAY, from Noon to 2:00 pm, all items will be half-price.
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale 9 am to 3 pm
Event's details
May 04, 2013
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library -- First Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

The Friends' Spring Book Sale will be held Friday through Sunday on the first full weekend in May. ------------ On FRIDAY, the Sale will be open for Friends of the Library members ONLY. Numbers will be given out beginning at 3:00 pm. DOORS OPEN AT 4:00 PM. Memberships to the Friends of the Library may be purchased at the door. Information on Memberships is available at the Library's Circulation Desk.------------ On SUNDAY, from Noon to 2:00 pm, all items will be half-price.
 
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Friends of the Library Book Sale -- Noon to 2 pm
Event's details
May 05, 2013
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library -- First Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

The Friends' Spring Book Sale will be held Friday through Sunday on the first full weekend in May. ------------ On FRIDAY, the Sale will be open for Friends of the Library members ONLY. Numbers will be given out beginning at 3:00 pm. DOORS OPEN AT 4:00 PM. Memberships to the Friends of the Library may be purchased at the door. Information on Memberships is available at the Library's Circulation Desk.------------ On SUNDAY, from Noon to 2:00 pm, all items will be half-price.
 
Spring Concert
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May 05, 2013
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Garrett Theological Seminary - 2nd floor chapel
5127 Lee St.
Skokie, IL , 60077

847-677-4753

Spring Concert by the Studio of Rhona Reagen. 40+ musicians aged 4 - 18 perform works by Bach, Brahms, Telemann, Vivaldi, Suzuki, and O'Connor.
 
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Meet with Congr. Schakowsky's REP @PR Library
Event's details
May 08, 2013
09:00 AM - 12:01 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

A member of U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky's Evanston office will be at the Library from 9:00 a.m. to Noon today.
 
MCYAF Appreciation Event
Event's details
May 08, 2013
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
MCYAF
2720 S. River Rd.
Des Plaines, IL , 60018

847-863-1500

MCYAF Annual Appreciation Event
 
Park Ridge Juniors Meeting
Event's details
May 09, 2013
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
TBD

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Not For Profit Group May Celebration. Board and Benefit meeting on status of club.
 
Jack Diamond Presents the Life of Julie London
Event's details
May 10, 2013
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
The Summit of Uptown
10 N. Summit Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-1161

Jack Diamond will take you back in time for a look at the life and career of Julie London, a torch singer and actress. The presentation features her smokey, sensual voice in her signature song "Cry Me a River".
 
Plant & Garden Sale - 1st United Methodist Church
Event's details
May 11, 2013
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
418 Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3144

The First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge (418 Touhy Avenue) will host their 4th annual Plant and Garden Sale on Saturday, May 11th from 8:00 am to 12 Noon featuring seasoned perennials, Mother's Day gifts, and handmade garden gifts. All proceeds benefit youth & mission work.
 
Park Ridge Arts & Crafts Fair - in Hodges Park
Event's details
May 11, 2013
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Hodges Park
at Courtland & Vine
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

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Come join the American Society of Artists for their annual Arts & Crafts Fair, offering original art and handcrafted items for sale. ----------------------- This year the Arts & Crafts Fair will be held Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm AND a new and different show with new and different exhibitors will return Saturday, September 14, 2013 in Hodges Park from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
 
What is the Story of My Home? - Kalo Fndn.
Event's details
May 11, 2013
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
255 N. Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-4297

Kalo Foundation presents a program for children in Grades 3-5 designed to help them explore the story of their home. ----- Stories and drawings by the children will be published and celebrated at a reception June 2 at Iannelli Studios Heritage Center. ---- A donation of $5 is suggested.
 
Family Fun Fair - Messiah Lutheran Child Care Ctr
Event's details
May 11, 2013
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
LOCATION: Messiah Lutheran Child Care Center
1605 Vernon Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3767

Enjoy us for a fun filled family day!! --- Messiah Lutheran Church will host its annual Family Fun Fair from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
 
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Park Ridge Police Dept "A Service of Remembrance"
Event's details
May 13, 2013
06:30 PM - 07:00 PM
LOCATION: Front Steps of Park Ridge City Hall
505 Butler Place
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-318-5233

In honor of National Police Week, the Park Ridge Police Chaplains Association invites you to a service of remembrance to honor the lives of officers killed in the line of duty and to thank our police for their service. ---- TODAY at 6:30 p.m. on the front steps of Park Ridge City Hall, 505 Butler Place, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Neighboring police departments will also be participating.
 
8th Annual Outing -- Cubs Game - PR Chamber
Event's details
May 13, 2013
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
LOCATION: WRIGLEY FIELD
INFO: Park Ridge Chamber
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3121

Join the Park Ridge Chamber for their 8TH Annual Cubs Game Outing. (SORRY - TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT)
 
"Where Work Meets Faith” Community Seminar
Event's details
May 13, 2013
07:00 PM - 08:45 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Public Library 1st floor meeting room
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60631

847-825-3123

You are invited to Park Ridge Community -“Where Work Meets Faith” seminar Monday, May 13, 2013, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the first floor meeting room of the Park Ridge Public Library.
 
Annual Meeting - Center of Concern
Event's details
May 14, 2013
06:45 PM - 08:30 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Senior Center
100 S Western Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-0453

The Center of Concern will host its 35th Annual Meeting from 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the Park Ridge Senior Center.
 
PR Garden Club Meeting or Event 2013
Event's details
May 14, 2013
08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Meetings LOCATION: Park Ridge Senior Center
100 S. Western Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-3597

General meetings of the Park Ridge Garden Club are held at the Park Ridge Senior Center on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm, SEPTEMBER THROUGH JUNE. There are NO meetings in January, July or August.
 
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Family Open House Des Plaines Child Devel. Ctr.
Event's details
May 18, 2013
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Des Plaines Child Development Center
9375 W. Church St.
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

847-824-5180

Des Plaines Child Development Center in Des Plaines, IL is hosting a Family Open House
 
TheArt of Alfonso & Margaret Iannelli (5/18--8/27)
Event's details
May 18, 2013
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
LOCATION; Chicago Cultural Center — Chicago Rooms
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL , 6060

(312) 744-6630

In this FREE exhibit: discover the love Alfonso & Margaret had for modernism, and the love that they had for each other.
 
Petite Opera Benefit Concert and Wine Tasting
Event's details
May 18, 2013
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mary Wilson House Beyer Auditorium (on St. Mary's Episcopal Church Campus)
306 S Prospect Ave, at Crescent Ave
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-553-4442

Benefit: Concert & Wine Tasting all in one. Reservations requested by May 15
 
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Norwegian Constitution Day Parade
Event's details
May 19, 2013
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Hodges Park / Southpark Field House
833 Talcott Road at Cumberland & Talcott
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-5127

A parade celebrating Norwegian Constitution Day will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Park Ridge. Festivities begin in Hodges park from Noon to 4:00 pm. --- The PARADE starts at Southpark at Cumberland and Talcott and marches north on Cumberland from Southpark to Park Ridge City Hall.
 
PhotoVoice - Art Exhibit (5/20-5/31) @Brickton
Event's details
May 20, 2013
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
LOCATION: Brickton Art Center
306 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-6611

An extraordinary collection of new photos by students from Maine East, Maine South and Maine West High Schools on display at Brickton Art Center May 20–May 31
 
PhotoVoice - Art Exhibit RECEPTION @Brickton
Event's details
May 21, 2013
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
LOCATION: Brickton Art Center
306 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-6611

Reception and artists’ discussions for this Art Exhibit - PhotoVoice will be held on May 21, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. ----- An extraordinary collection of new photos by students from Maine East, Maine South and Maine West High Schools on display at Brickton Art Center May 20–May 31
 
Meet with Congr. Schakowsky's REP @PR Library
Event's details
May 22, 2013
09:00 AM - 12:01 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

A member of U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky's Evanston office will be at the Library from 9:00 a.m. to Noon today.
 
PhotoVoice - Art Exhibit (5/20-5/31) @Brickton
Event's details
May 23, 2013
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
LOCATION: Brickton Art Center
306 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-6611

An extraordinary collection of new photos by students from Maine East, Maine South and Maine West High Schools on display at Brickton Art Center May 20–May 31
 
Opera in Pop Culture Presentation
Event's details
May 23, 2013
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
The Summit of Uptown
10 N. Summit Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-1161

Bob Levi showcases Opera in Pop Culture by focusing on the popular works of Rossini and Donizetti.
 
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TheArt of Alfonso & Margaret Iannelli (5/18--8/27)
Event's details
May 25, 2013
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
LOCATION; Chicago Cultural Center — Chicago Rooms
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL , 6060

(312) 744-6630

In this FREE exhibit: discover the love Alfonso & Margaret had for modernism, and the love that they had for each other.
 
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PhotoVoice - Art Exhibit (5/20-5/31) @Brickton
Event's details
May 26, 2013
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
LOCATION: Brickton Art Center
306 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-6611

An extraordinary collection of new photos by students from Maine East, Maine South and Maine West High Schools on display at Brickton Art Center May 20–May 31
 
Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
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May 26, 2013
12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
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May 27, 2013
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
The Park Ridge Public Library will be closed today in observance of the holiday.
 
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PhotoVoice - Art Exhibit (5/20-5/31) @Brickton
Event's details
May 29, 2013
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
LOCATION: Brickton Art Center
306 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-6611

An extraordinary collection of new photos by students from Maine East, Maine South and Maine West High Schools on display at Brickton Art Center May 20–May 31
 
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PhotoVoice - Art Exhibit (5/20-5/31) @Brickton
Event's details
May 31, 2013
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
LOCATION: Brickton Art Center
306 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-6611

An extraordinary collection of new photos by students from Maine East, Maine South and Maine West High Schools on display at Brickton Art Center May 20–May 31
 
TheArt of Alfonso & Margaret Iannelli (5/18--8/27)
Event's details
June 01, 2013
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
LOCATION; Chicago Cultural Center — Chicago Rooms
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL , 6060

(312) 744-6630

In this FREE exhibit: discover the love Alfonso & Margaret had for modernism, and the love that they had for each other.
 
 
 
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