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May 2018 Events

 
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Breakfast Club @ Lola's Diner – Park Ridge Chamber
Event's details
May 01, 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
 
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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Park Ridge Park District Spring Craft/Vendor Fair
Event's details
May 06, 2018
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

FREE ADMISSION! Shop 30+ vendors at the Centennial Activity Center to see what is new this spring in fashion, accessories, jewelry, skin care and cosmetics, home and kitchen goods, art, and sweet treats! Vendor registration deadline: April 22.
 
Toastmasters Club Meeting - Niles Library
Event's details
May 07, 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
May 07, 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.
 
Early Childhood Diagnostic Screening
Event's details
May 08, 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.
 
Park Ridge Writers Group
Event's details
May 08, 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.
 
21st Star Chapter NSDAR May Meeting 2018
Event's details
May 09, 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 Wednesday, May 9, 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 12:00 p.m. with a meeting and program to follow. Chapter Regent, Carol Gale, will present a program entitled, "The Year in Review". Delegates to the State Conference will have a report, and the newly elected officers will be installed.
 
Monthly Networking Luncheon – PR Chamber
Event's details
May 09, 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. Please contact the Chamber or check their website to confirm location. ---- Bring your business cards for some great networking and enjoy a delicious lunch.
 
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28th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Adventure
Event's details
May 12, 2018
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 28th annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair, offering original art 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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Senior's Breakfast w/the Park Ridge Police Dept
Event's details
May 15, 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
May 15, 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
May 16, 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.
 
Planet of the Apes (1968) - 2:00pm Classic Film
Event's details
May 16, 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
 
Young Professionals Networking Event!
Event's details
May 16, 2018-May 15, 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 - 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.
 
Planet of the Apes (1968) - 7:30pm Classic Film
Event's details
May 16, 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
 
Healthy, Well-Thy & Wise Senior Expo
Event's details
May 17, 2018
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 2018 Fund Run & Walk
Event's details
May 19, 2018
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 and the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds are used to help those in need in our community through the agencies supported by the Park Ridge Community Fund. This is a 5k timed run -- or 1.5 mile walk -- to benefit the Park Ridge Community Fund.
 
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Norwegian Constitution Day Parade 2018
Event's details
May 20, 2018
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Parade travels BEGINS at Southpark
833 Talcott Road at Cumberland & Talcott /// Pre-parade festivities IN Hodges Park
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-5127

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 at the conclusion 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 21, 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
May 21, 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.
 
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Women in Busn Netwk'g Brfst PR Chamb (4th Fri)
Event's details
May 25, 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 --- EXCEPT in December, when it is the 1st Friday (call the Chamber to verify).
 
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Memorial Day Parade 2018
Event's details
May 28, 2018
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 co-sponsored by Park Ridge Chamber and the Park Ridge American Legion and V.F.W. Post 3579. --- 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
 
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Cruisin' Park Ridge! 2018 (Car Show & More)
Event's details
June 01, 2018-May 31, 2018
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Event will be in Central parking lot next to the Library AND
on Summit Avenue between Prospect and Touhy Avenues
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3121

Come out for Cruisin' Park Ridge, the car shows in Park Ridge on the First Fridays of June, July, August, and September! Hosted by the Park Ridge Chamber, held in the library lot and on Summit Ave. between Touhy and Prospect. Fun for the whole family! Live entertainment, (music starts playing at 6:00pm) food, beer/wine, bounce house and, of course, cars, cars, cars! Thank you to all of our sponsors! --- FREE to exhibit and FREE to attend!!!
 
Trot Against Trafficking 5K@ Washington School PR
Event's details
June 02, 2018
08:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Washington Elementary School
1500 Stewart Ave
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Trot Against Trafficking is a fast and fun 5K run/walk in Park Ridge, IL, with the goal of raising awareness and funding organizations and programs that are working to raise awareness and put an end to child and human trafficking.
 
Genealogy Workshop @Niles Library- 21st Star NSDAR
Event's details
June 02, 2018
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Niles Public Library
6960 Oakton
Niles, IL , 60714

(847) 663-1234

A Genealogy Workshop, sponsored by the Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in the third floor board room of the Niles Maine District Library. The library is located at 6960 Oakton, Niles, Illinois. Attendees will have the opportunity to work with one of the members on our lineage research team. This workshop is for women who are interested in joining the DAR.
 
 
 
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