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Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
April 02, 2018
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 DesPlaines Library
Event's details
April 02, 2018
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.
 
Go Green Park Ridge Meeting
Event's details
April 03, 2018
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
St Mary's Episcopal Church
306 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 232-4003

The local environmental action group Go Green Park Ridge holds its monthly meeting on the first 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 be found at the Park Ridge Farmers Markets during the summer.
 
Meet with Rep from IL Rep Moylan's ofc @ PRLibrary
Event's details
April 04, 2018
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library Reference area - 2nd Floor
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge , IL , 60068

847-720-3230

A member of Illinois State Representative Marty Moylan's office will be at the Library from 9:30 a.m. to Noon today. They will be situated in the Business area of the 2nd floor Reference Department. Please phone ahead to confirm.
 
Town Hall Meeting MCYAF re: Drug Awareness
Event's details
April 04, 2018
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Principal’s Conference Room @ Maine South High School
1111 S. Dee Road
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-7711

Hear about ways parents and adults in the community can support our teens in making healthy choices. Join members of the MCYAF Youth Program in the Principal’s Conference Room of Maine South High School in Park Ridge for a Town Hall Meeting on Drug Awareness on April 4, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
 
Rotten Egg Hunt
Event's details
April 05, 2018
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Maine Park
2701 W. Sibley Street
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Egg hunts have come and gone and we are left with all the leftover eggs. They are “rotting” away waiting for you to find them! Help us search and find all the “rotten” eggs through the 10 acres of Maine Park.
 
Trivia Night! - Park Ridge Chamber
Event's details
April 06, 2018
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Park Ridge Chamber
720 Garden Street
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3121

Join us for a night of brain-twisting fun at the Park Ridge Chamber's Trivia & Pizza Night! You can make your own teams or we can add you to a team! Multi-generational teams encouraged - questions for all generations!
 
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Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber
Event's details
April 10, 2018
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 Diagnostic Screening
Event's details
April 10, 2018
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jefferson School
8200 Greendale Ave
Niles, IL , 60714

847-318-5360

Free screening for children from birth through age 3 living in the School District 64 community. Meet with our Early Childhood Diagnostic Team and find out how your child’s early cognitive, social-emotional, communication, and motor skills are developing.
 
Maine Township Annual Town Meeting
Event's details
April 10, 2018
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Maine Township Town Hall
1700 Ballard Road
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 297-2510

Maine Township Annual Town Meeting Tuesday, April 10, 2018 starting at 7:00 pm
 
Park Ridge Writers Group
Event's details
April 10, 2018
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.
 
Early Childhood Diagnostic Screening
Event's details
April 11, 2018
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jefferson School
8200 Greendale Ave
Niles, IL , 60714

847-318-5360

Free screening for children from birth through age 3 living in the School District 64 community. Meet with our Early Childhood Diagnostic Team and find out how your child’s early cognitive, social-emotional, communication, and motor skills are developing.
 
Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber
Event's details
April 11, 2018
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. Bring your business cards for some great networking and enjoy a delicious lunch.
 
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LEANING TOWER Y -- A night at the movies: Moana
Event's details
April 13, 2018
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
LeaningTower YMCA
6300 W. Touhy Avenue
Niles, IL , 60714

847-410-5117

Community Movie Night at the Leaning Tower YMCA --- Get out your grass skirts, Hawaiian shirts and leis for an evening of surfing, hula and MOANA! -- When: Friday, 4/13 Where: Skyline Room, 9th floor Time: 6:30 PM Members: Free Non-Members: $5 per family
 
21st Star Chapter NSDAR April Meeting 2018
Event's details
April 14, 2018
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068-3434

847-698-2443

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge at 11:30 a.m. A luncheon will be served at Noon, with a meeting and program to follow. Mr. Philip Mohr, will present the program “You Will Like Des Plaines”. Mr. Mohr is the Senior Curator of the Des Plaines History Center located at 781 Pearson Street in Des Plaines.
 
British Pub Dinner - Park Ridge "Sister Cities"
Event's details
April 14, 2018
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church -- in the Great Hall
100 Courtland Ave.-- At Butler, between Prospect & Courtland Aves.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-3164

The Park Ridge "Sister Cities Commission" is hosting a casual evening event in town full of food, drinks, & fun @ $30/person. Buffet dinner featuring locally catered, traditional & modern British cuisine is included. Seating is at round tables to boost jolly conversation. Click here to learn more! Reserve Now!! CALL: 1-847-698-2100 or 1-847-318-5204
 
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Hamilton's Women - PR 1st United Methodist Church
Event's details
April 15, 2018
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge
418 West Touhy Ave.
PARK RIDGE, IL , 60068

847-825-3144

A First United Methodist Church luncheon fundraiser and "living history" performance by Leslie Goddard focusing on the women in founding father Alexander Hamilton's tumultuous life.
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
April 16, 2018
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 DesPlaines Library
Event's details
April 16, 2018
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.
 
Senior's Breakfast w/the Park Ridge Police Dept
Event's details
April 17, 2018
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.
 
Green Drinks
Event's details
April 17, 2018
08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Beer on the Wall
106 Main Street
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(312) 720-3732

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! Starting in November, 2017, Green Drinks will meet at Beer on the Wall, located at 106 Main Street in Park Ridge on the 3rd Tuesday of every month! Everyone is responsible for their own bar tab! Please note: Green Drinks does NOT meet in June, July or August.
 
Meet with Rep from IL Rep Moylan's ofc @ PRLibrary
Event's details
April 18, 2018
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library Reference area - 2nd Floor
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge , IL , 60068

847-720-3230

A member of Illinois State Representative Marty Moylan's office will be at the Library from 9:30 a.m. to Noon today. They will be situated in the Business area of the 2nd floor Reference Department. Please phone ahead to confirm.
 
Young Professionals Networking Event!
Event's details
April 18, 2018-April 17, 2018
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

Enjoy some time mingling with the Park Ridge Young Professionals Group AT a new place every month. Join us the 3rd Wednesday of each month --- 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.
 
The Sound of Music - 2:00pm Classic Film Series
Event's details
April 19, 2018
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. --- For evening show doors open one hour prior/ Open 1:30pm other. Click here for details.--- Tickets: 2:00 pm screenings = $6 all seats // 7:00 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!! --- Come early to hear Jay Warren will perform on the organ at 7:00 - MOVIE starts at 7:30 pm
 
The Sound of Music- 7:00pm Classic Film Series
Event's details
April 19, 2018
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. --- For evening show doors open one hour prior/ Open 1:30pm other. Click here for details.--- Tickets: 2:00 pm screenings = $6 all seats // 7:00 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!! --- Come early to hear Jay Warren will perform on the organ at 7:00 - MOVIE starts at 7:30 pm
 
Lives In Bloom Gala - The Harbor
Event's details
April 20, 2018
06:30 PM - 11:00 PM
The Metropolis Ballroom
6 S. Vail Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL , 60005

(847) 870-8787

Fundraising event for The Harbour’s housing and supportive services for youth. Come enjoy an evening of cocktails and fine dining, dancing, a live and silent auction.
 
Huntington's Disease Research Auction Maine South
Event's details
April 21, 2018
All Day Event
LOCATION: Lot 14 Auctions in Oak-Mil Mall
7900 N Milwaukee Avenue, #2
Niles, IL , 60714

(847) 625-0555

A community auction held as part of the 2017-18 Maine South High School Schoolwide Fundraiser to support Huntington's Disease research. - LOCATION: Lot 14 Auctions in Niles, Il (Oak-Mil Mall) on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10 am to 8 pm. Auction previews at Lot 14 will be held on Thursday and Friday (April 19 & 20) from noon to 5 pm, or by appointment.
 
Healthy Kids Day
Event's details
April 21, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Leaning Tower YMCA
6300 W. Touhy Ave.
Niles, IL , 60714

847-410-5108

School's out and it's time to relax, decompress and have fun with friends. Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities that stimulate the body and mind ends with the school year. In fact, research shows that kids are prone to gain more weight and fall behind in studies. On April 21, the Y will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. Details for the 2018 Healthy Kids Day will be provi
 
Earth Day Celebration at Maine Park Leisure Center
Event's details
April 21, 2018
11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley Street
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Celebrate Earth Day at the Park Ridge Park District! Enjoy fun activities, create recycled crafts, discover inventive creations at the Re-purposed Project Fair, dance to live music, discover live birds of prey and creatures big and small in the animal show, shop at eco-friendly vendor booths, learn from "green" organizations, give Smokey the Bear a high five, and rope climb up a tree. --- In case of inclement weather, call the Maine Park Leisure Center to see if it will be held indoors.
 
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Wings (1927) - 2:00pm Classic Film Series
Event's details
April 26, 2018
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. --- For evening show doors open one hour prior/ Open 1:30pm other. Click here for details.--- Tickets: 2:00 pm screenings = $6 all seats // 7:30 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!! --- Come early to hear Jay Warren will perform on the organ at 7:00 - MOVIE starts at 7:30 pm
 
Wings (1927) - 7:30pm Classic Film Series
Event's details
April 26, 2018
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us at the Pickwick Theatre for this Classic Film Series presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. --- For evening show doors open one hour prior/ Open 1:30pm other. Click here for details.--- Tickets: 2:00 pm screenings = $6 all seats // 7:30 pm screenings = $10 all seats ($8 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!! --- Come early to hear Jay Warren will perform on the organ at 7:00 - MOVIE starts at 7:30 pm
 
Women in Business Networking Breakfast
Event's details
April 27, 2018
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 --- other than December, when it is the 1st Friday (call the Chamber to verify).
 
49th Annual Oakton Ice Show @ Oakton Ice Arena
Event's details
April 27, 2018
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Oakton Ice Arena
2800 W. Oakton Street
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3359

Get ready for an exciting show featuring our Oakton skaters of various ages performing spectacular routines! Park Ridge's local stars are hitting the ice to perform fabulous routines in the 49th Annual Ice Show, "Into the Wild". General Admission: $8 -- Reserved Seating: $15 --- Tickets go on sale March 13, 2018 at 9:00am.
 
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Go Green Park Ridge Meeting
Event's details
May 01, 2018
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
St Mary's Episcopal Church
306 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 232-4003

The local environmental action group Go Green Park Ridge holds its monthly meeting on the first 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 be found at the Park Ridge Farmers Markets during the summer.
 
Meet with Rep from IL Rep Moylan's ofc @ PRLibrary
Event's details
May 02, 2018
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library Reference area - 2nd Floor
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge , IL , 60068

847-720-3230

A member of Illinois State Representative Marty Moylan's office will be at the Library from 9:30 a.m. to Noon today. They will be situated in the Business area of the 2nd floor Reference Department. Please phone ahead to confirm.
 
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RELAY FOR LIFE - American Cancer Society
Event's details
May 05, 2018
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Prospect High School
801 W. Kensington Road
Mount Prospect, IL , 60056

630-764-9222

American Cancer Society 12 hour family, community fundraiser. Prospect High School (football field) 801 W. Kensington Road Mount Prospect, IL 60056 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
 
 
 
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