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May 2019 Events

 
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Le Cheap Boutique Park Ridge Community Church
Event's details
April 27, 2019-April 28, 2019
09:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 Courtland Avenue -- at Butler, between Prospect & Courtland Avenues
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-3164

An accessory resale event supporting Park Ridge Community Church programs and outreach
 
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Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting
Event's details
April 30, 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.
 
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Centennial Activity Center Spring Craft & Vend ...
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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
 
Park Ridge Civic Orchestra Concert @ Maine South
Event's 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
 
Maine Township Property Tax Seminar Sponsored by
Event's 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.))
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's 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 DesPlaines Library
Event's 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.
 
Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber
Event's 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
Event's 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
Event's 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 St. Mary Episcopal
Event's 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
 
21st Star Chapter NSDAR May 2019 Meeting
Event's 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
Event's 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.
 
PR Garden Club Meeting 2018-19
Event's 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
Event's 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.
 
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29th Arts & Crafts Adventure - Hodges Park
Event's 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
 
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Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting
Event's 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
Event's 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.
 
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE 1pm Classic Film
Event's 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 7:30p Classic Film
Event's 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!!
 
Healthy, Well-Thy & Wise Senior Expo 2019
Event's 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!
 
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Harry O'Brien 2019 Fund Run & Walk
Event's 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 Hodges Park
Event's 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.
 
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Norwegian Constitution Day Parade 2019
Event's 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
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's 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 DesPlaines Library
Event's 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.
 
Senior's Breakfast w/the Park Ridge Police Dept
Event's 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
Event's 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
Event's 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.
 
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Young Professionals Networking Event!
Event's details
May 23, 2019
07:00 PM - 09:00 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. 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
Event's 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.
 
Women in Busn Netwk'g Brfst PR Chamb (4th Fri)
Event's 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
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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.
 
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Memorial Day Parade 2019 - (10am to 11:30am)
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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 - Des Plaines
Event's 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.
 
Park Ridge Kiwanis - Noon Club meeting
Event's 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.
 
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Meet with Senator Murphy's REP @PR Library
Event's 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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Genealogy Workshop 21st Star Chapter NSDAR
Event's details
June 01, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
3rd floor meeting room of the Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068-3434

847-328-6946

A Genealogy Workshop, sponsored by the Twenty-first Star Chapter, DAR, will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until Noon. The workshop will be held in the third-floor meeting room of the Park Ridge Library, located at 20 S. Prospect Avenue. -- Attendees will have the opportunity to work with one of the members on our lineage research team and receive assistance with application papers. -- This drop in workshop is ONLY for WOMEN interested in joining the DAR.
 
Relay For Life American Cancer Soc-- MAINE WEST HS
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June 01, 2019
12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
MAINE WEST HIGH SCHOOL-SOFTBALL FIELD
1755 S. Wolf Road
Des Plaines , IL , 60016

American Cancer Society 6-hour family, community fundraiser. MAINE WEST HIGH SCHOOL-SOFTBALL FIELD at 1755 S. Wolf Road, Des Plaines, IL from Noon to 6pm --- Relay For Life is a unique 12 hour family-oriented community fundraising event. --- Some of the highlights of our Relay include a survivor/family reception, survivor and caregiver recognition and a luminaria ceremony, in which we honor and remember those who have battled this disease.--- Admission to our event is free!
 
 
 
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