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Active Parenting for Teens (12-17 yrs) St Lukes
Event's details
September 29, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke’s will host "Active Parenting for Teens" for parents of 12-17 year olds, on 6 Mondays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (excluding Oct. 13) from 7:00-9:00 PM. The classes are led by Pastor Larry Lutey, who is trained and certified in leading Active Parenting Workshops. Call the church office at 847-825-6659, or stop in to register. Enrollment for each workshop is limited. The course is open to moms, dads, single parents and grandparents. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee.
 
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Developmental Screening for Children Birth - Age 3
Event's details
October 01, 2014
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jefferson School
8200 Greendale Avenue
NILES, IL , 60714

847-318-5360

School District 64 is hosting a developmental screening for children from Birth to age 3 years at Jefferson School on Tuesday October 1, 2014, from 9am - 12pm. -- CALL (847) 318-5360 FOR FREE APPOINTMENT with the Early Childhood Diagnostic Team and find out how your child's early cognitive, social-emotional, communication, and motor skills are developing and get answers about any concerns you have about your child's development.
 
Homeschoolers program to begin at Des Plaines ...
Event's details
October 01, 2014
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

847-391-5300

Homeschool Adventures for Homeschool Families --- Wednesday, October 1, from 1-4 p.m. --- at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street. --- Cost is $3 per child, $2 per child with a member.
 
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Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
October 04, 2014
07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: parking lot at Prairie & Garden, which is just south of Touhy & east of Cumberland Avenues

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

The Farmer's Market will be held every Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. from May 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Whole Foods
Event's details
October 04, 2014-October 03, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
"Spirits of Old Park Ridge"- Tour of Town of M ...
Event's details
October 04, 2014
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Town of Maine Cemetery
Dee Road and Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847.696.1973

Community members of all ages are invited to learn more about the life and times of the men and women who helped shape the development of Park Ridge, including early settlers, former mayors and businessmen, soldiers, teachers and even a professional baseball player. Local actors will portray the “Spirits”,and bring to life their individual stories and contributions to Park Ridge history. Tour guides will accompany the groups to the various gravesites, providing additional history and anecdotes.
 
Fire Department Open House - Park Ridge Station 36
Event's details
October 04, 2014
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Fire Department Station #36
1000 N. Greenwood (at the NW corner of Oakton Street and Greenwood Ave.)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-6721

The Park Ridge Fire Department will host its annual Open House on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from Noon until 3:00 p.m. at Fire Station #36 located on the northwest corner of Greenwood and Oakton -- 1000 N. Greenwood Ave. in Park Ridge. --- This event provides a unique opportunity to meet and greet fire personnel, investigate fire apparatus, and children can learn the fundamentals of fire safety at the Fire Safety House. ----- Come enjoy this fun family event!!
 
Center of Concern Octoberfest 2014
Event's details
October 04, 2014
06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Ridgemoor Country Club
6601 W Gunnison
Harwood Heights, IL , 60076

(847) 823-0453

A wonderful Octoberfest event to benefit The Center of Concern at Ridgemoor Country Club on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm ---- Tickets $60 ($50 if purchasing 8 tickets or more) $75 after 9/23/14
 
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Active Parenting for Teens (12-17 yrs) St Lukes
Event's details
October 06, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke’s will host "Active Parenting for Teens" for parents of 12-17 year olds, on 6 Mondays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (excluding Oct. 13) from 7:00-9:00 PM. The classes are led by Pastor Larry Lutey, who is trained and certified in leading Active Parenting Workshops. Call the church office at 847-825-6659, or stop in to register. Enrollment for each workshop is limited. The course is open to moms, dads, single parents and grandparents. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee.
 
WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Whole Foods
Event's details
October 07, 2014-October 06, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
Coffee with a Cop - Park Ridge
Event's details
October 08, 2014
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
See description for exact location and address
for each date
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

Join Your Neighbors And Police Officers For Coffee And Conversation! No Agenda Or Speeches, Just A Chance To Ask Questions, Voice Concerns, And Get To Know The Officers In Your Neighborhood!
 
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Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
October 11, 2014
07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: parking lot at Prairie & Garden, which is just south of Touhy & east of Cumberland Avenues

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

The Farmer's Market will be held every Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. from May 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Whole Foods
Event's details
October 11, 2014-October 10, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
Costumed Pet Parade & Craft @ Library
Event's details
October 11, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

Come one and all and celebrate the fall season with a costumed pet parade outside of the Park Ridge Public Library and enjoy craft making – from 11:00 am to Noon, Saturday, October 11, 2014. Costumes for pets and children are encouraged, but not required.
 
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Annual COPS FOR COATS thru Nov. 12
Event's details
October 13, 2014
07:00 AM - 07:05 AM
Park Ridge Police Department
200 S. Vine Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

If you have CLEAN, gently worn coats that your family no longer needs and you would like to help someone in need from our community, please take them to any of the three police departments between October 6, 2014 and November 12, 2014 --- The Park Ridge Police Department, Niles Police Department, and Des Plaines Police Department are open 24 hours a day and each will have a collection box in their lobby. Thank you for your support.
 
WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Whole Foods
Event's details
October 14, 2014-October 13, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
Citrus Sale thru 11/17/14- Rotary Club of Pk Ridge
Event's details
October 15, 2014
06:00 AM - 06:05 AM
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
P.O. Box 130
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-3442

16th Annual Citrus Sale - Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit - Rotary Club of Park Ridge Fresh Florida Grapefruit and Navel Oranges - $30/Carton - Choice of Oranges or Grapefruits or a Mixed Carton of Oranges and Grapefruits - ORDER BY November 17, 2014
 
Sporting Gear Drive /Youth Commission 10/15-11/15
Event's details
October 15, 2014
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
see list of venues for drop off

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Join the Park Ridge Youth Commission and G4G for the big gear drive and CHANGE THE WORLD. Gently used and new sports items and musical instruments are needed. All donations are eligible for a TAX DEDUCTION based on IRS guidelines. --- Please contact the venue where you intend to drop off the equipment ahead of time to assure they are open at the time you intend to drop off the equipment.
 
Annual COPS FOR COATS thru Nov. 12
Event's details
October 16, 2014
07:00 AM - 07:05 AM
Park Ridge Police Department
200 S. Vine Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

If you have CLEAN, gently worn coats that your family no longer needs and you would like to help someone in need from our community, please take them to any of the three police departments between October 6, 2014 and November 12, 2014 --- The Park Ridge Police Department, Niles Police Department, and Des Plaines Police Department are open 24 hours a day and each will have a collection box in their lobby. Thank you for your support.
 
Citrus Sale thru 11/17/14- Rotary Club of Pk Ridge
Event's details
October 17, 2014
06:00 AM - 06:05 AM
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
P.O. Box 130
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-3442

16th Annual Citrus Sale - Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit - Rotary Club of Park Ridge Fresh Florida Grapefruit and Navel Oranges - $30/Carton - Choice of Oranges or Grapefruits or a Mixed Carton of Oranges and Grapefruits - ORDER BY November 17, 2014
 
Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
October 18, 2014
07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: parking lot at Prairie & Garden, which is just south of Touhy & east of Cumberland Avenues

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

The Farmer's Market will be held every Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. from May 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Whole Foods
Event's details
October 18, 2014-October 17, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
Sporting Gear Drive /Youth Commission 10/15-11/15
Event's details
October 18, 2014
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
see list of venues for drop off

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Join the Park Ridge Youth Commission and G4G for the big gear drive and CHANGE THE WORLD. Gently used and new sports items and musical instruments are needed. All donations are eligible for a TAX DEDUCTION based on IRS guidelines. --- Please contact the venue where you intend to drop off the equipment ahead of time to assure they are open at the time you intend to drop off the equipment.
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) - PRCC
Event's details
October 18, 2014-October 17, 2014
09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Halloween Hoopla
Event's details
October 18, 2014
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Wildwood Nature Center
529 Forestview
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Join us for a fun-filled family event that gets you ready for Halloween. During the evening carve a pumpkin, stuff a scarecrow, jump on a hayride, and enjoy s’mores and apple cider or cocoa around a campfire.
 
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Annual COPS FOR COATS thru Nov. 12
Event's details
October 19, 2014
07:00 AM - 07:05 AM
Park Ridge Police Department
200 S. Vine Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

If you have CLEAN, gently worn coats that your family no longer needs and you would like to help someone in need from our community, please take them to any of the three police departments between October 6, 2014 and November 12, 2014 --- The Park Ridge Police Department, Niles Police Department, and Des Plaines Police Department are open 24 hours a day and each will have a collection box in their lobby. Thank you for your support.
 
Coffee, Classics Car Show - Center of Concern
Event's details
October 19, 2014
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Central Parking Lot adjacent to the Park Ridge Public Library
corner of Summit and Prospect Ave. (20 S. Prospect Ave.)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 823-0453

Come see dozens of beautiful vintage/muscle/sports cars in the central parking lot next to the Park Ridge Public Library from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on the 3rd Sunday of each month from May 18 through October 19, 2014. [These Sundays: 05/18/14, 06/15/14, 07/20/14, 08/17/14, 09/15/14, & 10/19/14] -- Sponsored by the Center of Concern
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) - PRCC
Event's details
October 19, 2014-October 18, 2014
11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Sunday Afternoon Adventures
Event's details
October 19, 2014
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

847-391-5399

Afternoon Adventures for families September 21, October 19, and November 16 from 1-4 p.m. at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street. Cost is $3 per child.
 
The IL Brass Band Presents "An Evening w/Sousa"
Event's details
October 19, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Cutting Hall
150 E. Wood Street
Palatine, IL , 60067

847-202-5222

Join The Illinois Brass Band on Sunday, October 19, 2014 as they present a tribute to the march King, John Philip Sousa. Concert will take place in Palatine's historic Cutting Hall at 7:00 PM. Tickets available in advance in person or online.
 
Citrus Sale thru 11/17/14- Rotary Club of Pk Ridge
Event's details
October 20, 2014
06:00 AM - 06:05 AM
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
P.O. Box 130
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-3442

16th Annual Citrus Sale - Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit - Rotary Club of Park Ridge Fresh Florida Grapefruit and Navel Oranges - $30/Carton - Choice of Oranges or Grapefruits or a Mixed Carton of Oranges and Grapefruits - ORDER BY November 17, 2014
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 20, 2014-October 19, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Active Parenting for Teens (12-17 yrs) St Lukes
Event's details
October 20, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke’s will host "Active Parenting for Teens" for parents of 12-17 year olds, on 6 Mondays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (excluding Oct. 13) from 7:00-9:00 PM. The classes are led by Pastor Larry Lutey, who is trained and certified in leading Active Parenting Workshops. Call the church office at 847-825-6659, or stop in to register. Enrollment for each workshop is limited. The course is open to moms, dads, single parents and grandparents. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee.
 
Park Ridge Old Things Antique Club -- Meeting
Event's details
October 20, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Iannelli Studios Heritage Center
255 N. Northwest Hwy.
Park RidgeI, IL , 60068

The Old Things Antique Club in Park Ridge Club meets on the THIRD MONDAY of the MONTH from September to May.
 
WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Whole Foods
Event's details
October 21, 2014-October 20, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
Sporting Gear Drive /Youth Commission 10/15-11/15
Event's details
October 21, 2014
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
see list of venues for drop off

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Join the Park Ridge Youth Commission and G4G for the big gear drive and CHANGE THE WORLD. Gently used and new sports items and musical instruments are needed. All donations are eligible for a TAX DEDUCTION based on IRS guidelines. --- Please contact the venue where you intend to drop off the equipment ahead of time to assure they are open at the time you intend to drop off the equipment.
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 21, 2014-October 20, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Lecture featuring Bears Legend Mike Ditka
Event's details
October 21, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
North Shore Senior Center - Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Campus
161 Northfield Road
Northfield, IL , 60093

847-784-6030

The Golder Lecture affords the featured speaker the opportunity to share his or her "Observations on Life." This year’s lecture will turn the spotlight on NFL legend, Mike Ditka, Former Coach of the Chicago Bears --- Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7 p.m.
 
Citrus Sale thru 11/17/14- Rotary Club of Pk Ridge
Event's details
October 22, 2014
06:00 AM - 06:05 AM
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
P.O. Box 130
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-3442

16th Annual Citrus Sale - Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit - Rotary Club of Park Ridge Fresh Florida Grapefruit and Navel Oranges - $30/Carton - Choice of Oranges or Grapefruits or a Mixed Carton of Oranges and Grapefruits - ORDER BY November 17, 2014
 
Annual COPS FOR COATS thru Nov. 12
Event's details
October 22, 2014
07:00 AM - 07:05 AM
Park Ridge Police Department
200 S. Vine Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

If you have CLEAN, gently worn coats that your family no longer needs and you would like to help someone in need from our community, please take them to any of the three police departments between October 6, 2014 and November 12, 2014 --- The Park Ridge Police Department, Niles Police Department, and Des Plaines Police Department are open 24 hours a day and each will have a collection box in their lobby. Thank you for your support.
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 22, 2014-October 21, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Why "COOK COUNTY MATTERS" – Park Ridge L.O.W.V.
Event's details
October 22, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Library 1st Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue (corner of Touhy and Prospect)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3594

The Park Ridge League of Women Voters has scheduled a forum regarding "Why cook County matters" -- What do these officials do? How much does it cost? Where does the money come from? What are some of the issues?
 
Coffee with a Cop - Park Ridge
Event's details
October 23, 2014
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
See description for exact location and address
for each date
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

Join Your Neighbors And Police Officers For Coffee And Conversation! No Agenda Or Speeches, Just A Chance To Ask Questions, Voice Concerns, And Get To Know The Officers In Your Neighborhood!
 
Meet with Senator Kotowski's REP @PR Library
Event's details
October 23, 2014
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Public Library Reference area
20 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 720-3230

A member of Illinois State Senator Dan Kotowski's office will be at the Library from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today.
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 23, 2014-October 22, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Citrus Sale thru 11/17/14- Rotary Club of Pk Ridge
Event's details
October 24, 2014
06:00 AM - 06:05 AM
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
P.O. Box 130
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-3442

16th Annual Citrus Sale - Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit - Rotary Club of Park Ridge Fresh Florida Grapefruit and Navel Oranges - $30/Carton - Choice of Oranges or Grapefruits or a Mixed Carton of Oranges and Grapefruits - ORDER BY November 17, 2014
 
Sporting Gear Drive /Youth Commission 10/15-11/15
Event's details
October 24, 2014
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
see list of venues for drop off

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Join the Park Ridge Youth Commission and G4G for the big gear drive and CHANGE THE WORLD. Gently used and new sports items and musical instruments are needed. All donations are eligible for a TAX DEDUCTION based on IRS guidelines. --- Please contact the venue where you intend to drop off the equipment ahead of time to assure they are open at the time you intend to drop off the equipment.
 
Park Ridge Panhellenic Benefit
Event's details
October 24, 2014
11:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Carol Gonzalez
Park Ridge Panhellenic Club
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-2074

Park Ridge Panhellenic Club will hold a benefit card party/luncheon at the Park Ridge Country Club at 636 N. Prospect Ave. in Park Ridge to benefit scholarship winners who graduate from the Maine Township high schools.
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 24, 2014-October 23, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Annual COPS FOR COATS thru Nov. 12
Event's details
October 25, 2014
07:00 AM - 07:05 AM
Park Ridge Police Department
200 S. Vine Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

If you have CLEAN, gently worn coats that your family no longer needs and you would like to help someone in need from our community, please take them to any of the three police departments between October 6, 2014 and November 12, 2014 --- The Park Ridge Police Department, Niles Police Department, and Des Plaines Police Department are open 24 hours a day and each will have a collection box in their lobby. Thank you for your support.
 
Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2014 (5/24-10/25)
Event's details
October 25, 2014
07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: parking lot at Prairie & Garden, which is just south of Touhy & east of Cumberland Avenues

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

The Farmer's Market will be held every Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. from May 24 to October 25, 2014 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Whole Foods
Event's details
October 25, 2014-October 24, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) - PRCC
Event's details
October 25, 2014-October 24, 2014
09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Paint Sugar Skulls (craft) Des Plaines History Ctr
Event's details
October 25, 2014
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center
781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

847-391-5300

Children are invited to fly, gallop, or march into the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street, in their Halloween costumes to paint their very own sugar skull in recognition of Dia de los Muertos --- Sugar Skull Painting Saturday, October 25, 11-4 Des Plaines History Center
 
"MOM"-ster Ball
Event's details
October 25, 2014
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley St.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

“Mom”-sters, grab your kids for a fantastic evening filled with Halloween themed finger foods, drinks, games, and a costume contest.
 
Nightmare on Olmsted: PRCW Fundraiser Britt Family
Event's details
October 25, 2014
07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Dirty Martini Lounge (formerly “The Snuggery”) 2nd floor party room
6727 N. Olmsted
Chicago, IL , 60631

(773) 631-1223

Park Ridge Community Women challenges YOU to attend our annual fundraiser on October 25, 2014 or make a donation to support the Britt Family, a local family affected by ALS. The PRCW invites you to join them at this Halloween costume party (costumes NOT required) /fundraiser at the Dirty Martini Lounge and have fun while helping the Britt Family.
 
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Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) - PRCC
Event's details
October 26, 2014-October 25, 2014
11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Citrus Sale thru 11/17/14- Rotary Club of Pk Ridge
Event's details
October 27, 2014
06:00 AM - 06:05 AM
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
P.O. Box 130
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-3442

16th Annual Citrus Sale - Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit - Rotary Club of Park Ridge Fresh Florida Grapefruit and Navel Oranges - $30/Carton - Choice of Oranges or Grapefruits or a Mixed Carton of Oranges and Grapefruits - ORDER BY November 17, 2014
 
Sporting Gear Drive /Youth Commission 10/15-11/15
Event's details
October 27, 2014
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
see list of venues for drop off

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Join the Park Ridge Youth Commission and G4G for the big gear drive and CHANGE THE WORLD. Gently used and new sports items and musical instruments are needed. All donations are eligible for a TAX DEDUCTION based on IRS guidelines. --- Please contact the venue where you intend to drop off the equipment ahead of time to assure they are open at the time you intend to drop off the equipment.
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 27, 2014-October 26, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Active Parenting for Teens (12-17 yrs) St Lukes
Event's details
October 27, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
205 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-6659

St. Luke’s will host "Active Parenting for Teens" for parents of 12-17 year olds, on 6 Mondays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (excluding Oct. 13) from 7:00-9:00 PM. The classes are led by Pastor Larry Lutey, who is trained and certified in leading Active Parenting Workshops. Call the church office at 847-825-6659, or stop in to register. Enrollment for each workshop is limited. The course is open to moms, dads, single parents and grandparents. Childcare is provided for a nominal fee.
 
Annual COPS FOR COATS thru Nov. 12
Event's details
October 28, 2014
07:00 AM - 07:05 AM
Park Ridge Police Department
200 S. Vine Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

If you have CLEAN, gently worn coats that your family no longer needs and you would like to help someone in need from our community, please take them to any of the three police departments between October 6, 2014 and November 12, 2014 --- The Park Ridge Police Department, Niles Police Department, and Des Plaines Police Department are open 24 hours a day and each will have a collection box in their lobby. Thank you for your support.
 
WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Whole Foods
Event's details
October 28, 2014-October 27, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 28, 2014-October 27, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Citrus Sale thru 11/17/14- Rotary Club of Pk Ridge
Event's details
October 29, 2014
06:00 AM - 06:05 AM
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
P.O. Box 130
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-3442

16th Annual Citrus Sale - Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit - Rotary Club of Park Ridge Fresh Florida Grapefruit and Navel Oranges - $30/Carton - Choice of Oranges or Grapefruits or a Mixed Carton of Oranges and Grapefruits - ORDER BY November 17, 2014
 
Successful Aging Workshop II - Center of Concern @
Event's details
October 29, 2014
09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
LOCATION: Park Ridge Library 1st Floor Meeting Room
20 S. Prospect Avenue (corner of Touhy and Prospect)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-720-3280

The Center of Concern will host this seminar on SUCCESSFUL AGING: EARLY DETECTION OF ALZHEIMER'S, and related helpful information on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Park Ridge Public Library. Register to attend by calling the Center of Concern.
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 29, 2014-October 28, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Wizarding Games / Costume Parade @ Library
Event's details
October 29, 2014
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-3123

Visit the Children’s Department to enjoy some wizard-themed games, activities, and stories read aloud. Drop in any time between 5:00-6:30 p.m. Afterwards, join the Park District costume parade from Hodges Park to the Pickwick for the 7:00 p.m. Halloween concert by the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra.
 
Trunk or Treat 2014
Event's details
October 29, 2014
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Hodges Park
101 S. Courtland Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Celebrate Halloween with the Park District and the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra (PRCO)! Wear your costume and follow the trick-or-treat trail around Hodges Park, where we’ll pass out treats (or tricks!) from the trunks of our festively decorated cars. It’s a fun and safe event that goes beyond trick or treating with games, a pumpkin contest, music, and a parade!
 
Tricks and Treats at the Mighty Organ PRCO
Event's details
October 29, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:15 PM
The Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-7726

Ghosts and goblins, special effects, and a grand Wurlitzer theatre organ combine with the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra to make this a night to remember for the whole family. Trick-or-treating begins at 5 pm and concert at 7 pm. Back by popular demand!
 
Sporting Gear Drive /Youth Commission 10/15-11/15
Event's details
October 30, 2014
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
see list of venues for drop off

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Join the Park Ridge Youth Commission and G4G for the big gear drive and CHANGE THE WORLD. Gently used and new sports items and musical instruments are needed. All donations are eligible for a TAX DEDUCTION based on IRS guidelines. --- Please contact the venue where you intend to drop off the equipment ahead of time to assure they are open at the time you intend to drop off the equipment.
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 30, 2014-October 29, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Son of Frankenstein Classic Film Series -Hoffman
Event's details
October 30, 2014
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
LOCATION: Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-5800

Please join us monthly at the Pickwick Theatre for the Classic Film Son of Frankenstein (1939) presented by Matthew C. Hoffman, film historian. Doors open at 7:00 -- Show starts at 7:30. Admission is $7 ($5 for seniors).
 
Citrus Sale thru 11/17/14- Rotary Club of Pk Ridge
Event's details
October 31, 2014
06:00 AM - 06:05 AM
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
P.O. Box 130
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 692-3442

16th Annual Citrus Sale - Funding Futures with Fantastic Fruit - Rotary Club of Park Ridge Fresh Florida Grapefruit and Navel Oranges - $30/Carton - Choice of Oranges or Grapefruits or a Mixed Carton of Oranges and Grapefruits - ORDER BY November 17, 2014
 
Annual COPS FOR COATS thru Nov. 12
Event's details
October 31, 2014
07:00 AM - 07:05 AM
Park Ridge Police Department
200 S. Vine Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 318-5252

If you have CLEAN, gently worn coats that your family no longer needs and you would like to help someone in need from our community, please take them to any of the three police departments between October 6, 2014 and November 12, 2014 --- The Park Ridge Police Department, Niles Police Department, and Des Plaines Police Department are open 24 hours a day and each will have a collection box in their lobby. Thank you for your support.
 
Pumpkin Patch (10/18-10/31/14) PRCC
Event's details
October 31, 2014-October 30, 2014
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland Avenue (corner of Prospect & Crescent just south of the Uptown Metra station)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-823-3164

Come enjoy this annual youth event that takes place October 18-31 and is located on the lawn of the Church, on the lawn at the corner of Prospect & Crescent Avenue in the heart of Park Ridge. ---- Hours: weekdays 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ---- Proceeds from the patch benefit the PRCC Youth Ministry Fund activities and the Navajo tribe that raises all of the items on a farm in New Mexico. Free movie on Friday and Saturday nights weather permitting.
 
Halloween Family Magic Show
Event's details
October 31, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Maine Park Leisure Center
2701 W. Sibley Street
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Tired after trick or treating? Need a fun, relaxing event to do with the kids? Join Magic by Randy for a fun, exciting and ghoulish Magic show.
 
Holiday Savings Pass(11/01 to 12/31/14) Park Ridge
Event's details
November 01, 2014
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
At businesses all around the community
See the details below.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Shop in Park Ridge, IL this holiday season with your Holiday Savings Pass, "Your Pass to Local Savings". ---- Holiday Savings Pass Valid from November 1, 2014- December 31, 2014. ---- Card must be present to receive offer. Not valid on previous purchases. May not be combined with other offers, check merchant details for additional restrictions. No cash value.
 
WINGS Fundraiser thru 12/31/14 @Whole Foods
Event's details
November 01, 2014-October 31, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Park Ridge
225 W. Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 292-7100

The group WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger) has been selected to be the recipient of the Park Ridge Whole Foods “One Dime At A Time” Program. Bring your own shopping bag to the Park Ridge store October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and when you check out at the register you can donate to WINGS just by using your own bag!
 
Pumpkin Smash & Bash 2014
Event's details
November 01, 2014
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Centennial Sled Hill
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-5127

Get ready for fun and recycle your pumpkin at the Pumpkin Smash and Bash!
 
 
 
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