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Scams & Shams: Stay Safe Online
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September 27, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Sheridan at Park Ridge
510 N Greenwood Ave
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Crimes targeting seniors are on the rise, but your best defense is knowledge. Discover how you can minimize your risk and protect yourself and your loved ones. PRESENTED BY THE PARK RIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT
 
Virtual Library Pub Quiz
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September 27, 2022
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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Hone up on your trivia for a virtual pub quiz gathering!
 
IN-PERSON Chair Yoga
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September 28, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
Virtual Park Ridge Writers' Group
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September 28, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Online

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Do you want to write? Do you need a creative jumpstart to finish a piece? Join the Library’s writing group for positive critique and support from other writers.
 
IN-PERSON City Commissions Speakers Panel
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September 29, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Interested in serving on a Park Ridge City Commission? Hear from a panel of past and current Commission members about what their work looks like and how you can join them.
 
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Fire Truck Auction
Event's details
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

The Park Ridge Historical Society will be holding an online auction to sell the little fire trucks and raise funds for the Historical Society.
 
Drop-In Help Desk
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October 01, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
Park Ridge Public Library
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-720-3280

The experts from FireLogic will be available to assist you with your tech questions.
 
Spirits of Old Park Ridge
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October 01, 2022
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Town of Maine Cemtery
1100 North Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

"Spirits of Old Park Ridge" Cemetery Tour at Town of Maine Cemetery
 
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Fire Truck Auction
Event's details
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

The Park Ridge Historical Society will be holding an online auction to sell the little fire trucks and raise funds for the Historical Society.
 
Fire Truck Auction
Event's details
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

The Park Ridge Historical Society will be holding an online auction to sell the little fire trucks and raise funds for the Historical Society.
 
SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone
Event's details
October 03, 2022
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Take advantage of free, confidential, business mentoring sessions by phone or virtually. Certified Mentors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to mentor small business owners and start-ups with business registration, planning, marketing, product pricing, financing, etc.
 
Fire Truck Auction
Event's details
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

The Park Ridge Historical Society will be holding an online auction to sell the little fire trucks and raise funds for the Historical Society.
 
Fire Truck Auction
Event's details
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

The Park Ridge Historical Society will be holding an online auction to sell the little fire trucks and raise funds for the Historical Society.
 
IN-PERSON Chair Yoga
Event's details
October 05, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
IN-PERSON Park Ridge Writers' Group
Event's details
October 05, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Do you want to write? Do you need a creative jumpstart to finish a piece?
 
Fire Truck Auction
Event's details
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

The Park Ridge Historical Society will be holding an online auction to sell the little fire trucks and raise funds for the Historical Society.
 
Park Ridge Community Blood Drive
Event's details
October 06, 2022
12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

During a national blood shortage, join your neighbors to help save lives at this community event. Any healthy person age 17 or older may donate (age 16 must have a permission slip).
 
Fire Truck Auction
Event's details
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

The Park Ridge Historical Society will be holding an online auction to sell the little fire trucks and raise funds for the Historical Society.
 
Fire Truck Auction
Event's details
October 01, 2022-October 08, 2022
All Day Event
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

The Park Ridge Historical Society will be holding an online auction to sell the little fire trucks and raise funds for the Historical Society.
 
Come See the Fire Trucks!
Event's details
October 08, 2022
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge History Center
721 N. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8473083288

This is your last chance to see all the little fire trucks in one place before they go to their new homes.
 
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IN-PERSON Operation Market Garden
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October 11, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8477203280

Veteran and military historian Robert Mueller will detail the daring “Operation Market Garden” mission performed by three Airborne divisions in the Netherlands in September 1944.
 
VIRTUAL Book Discussion: VIOLETA by Isabel Allende
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October 11, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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The epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.
 
IN-PERSON Chair Yoga
Event's details
October 12, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
Happy Hour Tasting for Charity
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October 12, 2022
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Harp and Fiddle
110 Main St
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Come out for small-batch craft beers from local breweries and tasty Harp and Fiddle appetizers! Come meet your neighbors and help us raise money to do good around the Park Ridge community.
 
Author Talk: An Evening with Jesmyn Ward
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October 12, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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Join us for an evening with two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward as she discusses how her literary vision and personal experiences address urgent questions about racism and social injustice.
 
Evening Book Discussion: PEACH BLOSSOM SPRING
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October 12, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8477203280

Settling in America years after his turbulent childhood in China, Renshu, now Henry Dao, refuses to talk to his daughter about her heritage.
 
Social Seniors: Wits Workout
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October 13, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 s Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-720-3280

Boost your cognitive function and memory while reconnecting with your Park Ridge neighbors in this interactive program of brain puzzles and discussion starters.
 
Friday Morning Coffee Club: RIVETED
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October 14, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Worn by everyone from presidents to supermodels, farmers to rock stars, they're more than just a pair of pants, America's tangled past is woven deeply into the indigo fabric.
 
21st Star Chapter NSDAR October Meeting
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October 15, 2022
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

The Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge, at 11:30 a.m. A luncheon will be served at noon, with a meeting and program to follow.
 
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SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone
Event's details
October 17, 2022
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Take advantage of free, confidential, business mentoring sessions by phone or virtually. Certified Mentors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to mentor small business owners and start-ups with business registration, planning, marketing, product pricing, financing, etc.
 
Feature Film: GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE
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October 18, 2022
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they have no idea what connection they share to the original Ghostbusters.
 
Feature Film: GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE
Event's details
October 18, 2022
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they have no idea what connection they share to the original Ghostbusters.
 
IN-PERSON Chair Yoga
Event's details
October 19, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
Virtual Park Ridge Writers' Group
Event's details
October 19, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Online

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Do you want to write? Do you need a creative jumpstart to finish a piece? Join the Library’s writing group for positive critique and support from other writers.
 
DAR Genealogy Assistance
Event's details
October 20, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Volunteer representatives of the 21st Star Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) are available to answer your genealogy questions.
 
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Fall Rummage Sale PR Presbyterian Church
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October 22, 2022
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
1300 W Crescent Ave
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478234135

HUGE Fall 2022 Rummage Sale Saturday, October 22nd, 9a – 3p $5 Pre-Sale, Friday, October 21st, 6p-8p
 
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Virtual Library Pub Quiz
Event's details
October 25, 2022
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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Hone up on your trivia for a virtual pub quiz gathering!
 
Green Reads: ISLANDS OF ABANDONMENT by Cal Flyn
Event's details
October 25, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-720-3280

Visits the eeriest and most desolate places on Earth that have been abandoned by humans, and nature has rushed in to fill the void faster and more thoroughly than even the most hopeful projections of scientists.
 
IN-PERSON Chair Yoga
Event's details
October 26, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
Book Discussion: VIOLETA by Isabel Allende
Event's details
October 27, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8477203280

The epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.
 
IN-PERSON Solar for Your Home
Event's details
October 27, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

18477203280

Considering solar power for your home? Industry consultant Tim Milburn will cover options such as buying your own solar, group purchasing, leasing, community solar, and low income programs.
 
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Electronic Recyling
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October 29, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine South Circle Drive, by Door #3
1111 S. Dee Rd
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

3125936342

The Maine South Environmental Club is hosting an electronic recycling drive!
 
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SCORE Small Business Counseling by phone
Event's details
October 31, 2022
All Day Event
By phone

Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Take advantage of free, confidential, business mentoring sessions by phone or virtually. Certified Mentors from the SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter #0726 are available to mentor small business owners and start-ups with business registration, planning, marketing, product pricing, financing, etc.
 
VIRTUAL Book Discussion: THIS TIME TOMORROW
Event's details
November 01, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

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40-year-old Alice is happy enough with her life until she wakes up one morning, 16 again and reunited with her father as a young man.
 
IN-PERSON Chair Yoga
Event's details
November 02, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Join Sun and Moon instructor Joan McGee for this gentle yoga class. Stretch, breathe, and meditate your way to renewed energy. No experience necessary!
 
Open Knitting & Crocheting Night
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November 03, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

8478253123

Join the Park Ridge Fiber Artists for an evening of free knitting & crocheting advice and lively conversation.
 
IN-PERSON Lost Chicago Department Stores
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November 03, 2022
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

18477203280

Historian and author Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., revisits the stores along Chicago’s State Street, including Marshall Field’s, Sears, Wieboldt’s, and Goldblatt’s. Reminisce about these retail emporiums in this illustrated lecture.
 
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Drop-In Help Desk
Event's details
November 05, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
Park Ridge Public Library
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-720-3280

The experts from FireLogic will be available to assist you with your tech questions.
 
IN-PERSON Book Club Mixer
Event's details
November 05, 2022
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

18477203280

Local book clubs are invited to a virtual visit with Mia Manansala, author of the cozy mystery Arsenic and Adobo.
 
 
 
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