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HOME ALONE - 7:00pm Classic Film Series
Event's details
November 30, 2017
07:00 PM - 09:30 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. ---- Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Click here to see details. Admission: 7:00 pm screening = $10 all seats ($8 advance) Come enjoy this classic film as it was meant to be presented: on the big screen!!
 
Women in Business Networking Breakfast
Event's details
December 01, 2017
08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Park Ridge Nonprofit Center
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).
 
Cookie Walk and Holiday Bake Sale @ 1st UMC
Event's details
December 02, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge
418 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3144

Can the holidays get any sweeter? We think not! Start off your holidays deliciously at our Cookie Walk and Bake Sale on Saturday, December 2 from 9:00 am to Noon. Jorgeson Hall will be decked with holiday decorations, delicious home-baked holiday treats and special gift items... come early for the best selection! It's your chance to stock up before company comes! ---- Parking on Grant Place north of the church; access our lot from Prospect Avenue. --- Proceeds will benefit UMC youth programs.
 
"Bethlehem Walk - St. Andrews Lutheran Church
Event's details
December 02, 2017
03:00 PM - 08:00 PM
LOCATION: St. Andrews Lutheran School & Church
260 N Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-9308

The Bethlehem Walk will occur on Saturday, December 2 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday, December 3 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the campus of St. Andrews Lutheran Church and School at 260 North Northwest Highway, Park Ridge, IL with a new group of re-enactors every 10 minutes -- ** Reservations required. Call 847.886.9745 or email standrewsbethlehemwalk at gmail dot com to make a reservation!
 
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"Bethlehem Walk - St. Andrews Lutheran Church
Event's details
December 03, 2017
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
LOCATION: St. Andrews Lutheran School & Church
260 N Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-9308

The Bethlehem Walk will occur on Saturday, December 2 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday, December 3 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the campus of St. Andrews Lutheran Church and School at 260 North Northwest Highway, Park Ridge, IL with a new group of re-enactors every 10 minutes -- ** Reservations required. Call 847.886.9745 or email standrewsbethlehemwalk at gmail dot com to make a reservation!
 
St. Luke's 78th Candlelight Svc of Lessons &Carols
Event's details
December 03, 2017
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Park Ridge will present its 78th annual Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 3, at 4:00 p.m.
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
December 04, 2017
06:30 PM - 07:30 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.
 
If On A Winter's Night - Oakton String & Guitar
Event's details
December 04, 2017
08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Oakton Community College, Footlik Theater
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL , 60017

847-635-1900

Oakton String & Guitar Ensembles will present IF ON A WINTER'S NIGHT -- Monday, December 4, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. IN THE Oakton Community College, Footlik Theater --- $5 general admission; $3 students and seniors --- Tickets at www.oakton.edu/tickets or 847-635-1900.
 
Early Childhood Diagnostic Screening
Event's details
December 05, 2017
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.
 
Go Green Park Ridge Meeting
Event's details
December 05, 2017
06:00 PM - 07:00 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
December 06, 2017
08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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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A Night in Bethlehem at Redeemer Lutheran Church
Event's details
December 09, 2017
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Redeemer Lutheran Church
1006 Gillick Street
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-3634

During this 2-hour Christmas open house, families will wander through the bustling Bethlehem marketplace and discover what life was like when Jesus was born. Everyone will create unique keepsakes as they interact with local shopkeepers who share the Christmas story. ---- An RSVP is not required, but if you let us know you plan to come, it will help our team get prepared!
 
Park Ridge Chorale presents A Christmas Special
Event's details
December 09, 2017
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
St. Lukes Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-6659

Park Ridge Chorale presents A Christmas Special Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) AT St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Park Ridge at 7:00 p.m. --- music from “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Lawrence Welk, and so much more! ---- Ticket prices: Advanced (ends December 7) -- $16.00 for adults and $14.00 for seniors. ---- At the door - $18.00 for adults and $16.00 for seniors.
 
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CRAFT SHOW at Mary, Seat of Wisdom - Barry Gym
Event's details
December 10, 2017
12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
LOCATION: Barry Gym of Mary Seat of Wisdom School
1352 South Cumberland (at Granville)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-2500

MSW 1st annual CRAFT SHOW!!! In the Barry Gym of Mary, Seat of Wisdom. -- First 75 attendees receive a free raffle ticket. -- Raffles / Food / crafts...... JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
 
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Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber
Event's details
December 12, 2017
07:30 AM - 09:30 AM
LOCATION = Lola's Diner
920 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 518-5226

Start your day right at The Breakfast Club! Network over breakfast at Lola's Diner, 920 Busse Hwy. -- Hosted by Chamber Ambassador, Dave Donovan -- $12 Park Ridge Chamber Members -- $15 Prospective members --- The Breakfast Club meets at Lola’s Diner on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
 
WHITE CHRISTMAS - 2:00pm Classic Film Series
Event's details
December 12, 2017
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. ---- Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Click here to see details. Admission: 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!!
 
Park Ridge Writers Group
Event's details
December 12, 2017
06:00 PM - 07:30 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.
 
WHITE CHRISTMAS - 7:30pm Classic Film Series
Event's details
December 12, 2017
07:30 PM - 09:30 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. ---- Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Click here to see details. Admission: 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!!
 
21st Star Chapter NSDAR December meeting
Event's details
December 13, 2017
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-698-2443

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 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. The Maine South Vocal Jazz Ensemble will present a program entitled "Christmas in Song". NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS WILL BE COLLECTED FOR THE MAIN TOWNSHIP EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY.
 
Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber
Event's details
December 13, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:30 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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S.T.A.R. Holiday Sing - for Seniors
Event's details
December 18, 2017
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60714

847-692-3597

Join us at Prospect Park for our S.T.A.R. Holiday Sing!
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
December 18, 2017
06:30 PM - 07:30 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.
 
Senior's Breakfast w/the Park Ridge Police Dept
Event's details
December 19, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 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
December 19, 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 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
December 20, 2017
08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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
December 20, 2017-December 19, 2017
05:00 PM - 07:00 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 th e3rd 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.
 
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Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
Event's details
December 24, 2017
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.
 
Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
Event's details
December 25, 2017
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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Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
Event's details
December 31, 2017
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.
 
Park Ridge LIBRARY CLOSED
Event's details
January 01, 2018
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.
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
January 01, 2018
06:30 PM - 07:30 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.
 
Go Green Park Ridge Meeting
Event's details
January 02, 2018
06:00 PM - 07:00 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
January 03, 2018
08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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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