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Monday, August 03, 2015

Spirit of ‘45 -- Display at the Park Ridge Library

09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Park Ridge Public Library
20 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-825-3123


During the month of August see how the Library is keeping the Spirit of ’45 alive! Visit our 2nd floor display cases for photos and artifacts of the Douglas Air Plant, the Maine Flyer, and the Park Ridge residents home front relief efforts, and more.

The Library is taking part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45 weekend of August 14–16, during which we will honor the legacy of the World War II generation during that pivotal time in world history.
 
 
The second floor display cases will feature "Park Ridge During World War II" with historical photos, documents, and memorabilia related to the airplane The Maine Flyer, the Douglas Aircraft plant, and the Park Ridge residents’ home front war relief efforts.
 
 
On Thursday, August 6, at 7:00 p.m. the 1949 Classic Film: Twelve O’Clock High will be shown in our first floor meeting room.
 
 
For more information on the Library’s programs, please call Reference Services (847) 720-3230 or visit our website at www.ParkRidgeLibrary.org
 
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Take part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45weekend of August 14–16, 2015,
during which we will honor the legacy of the World War II generation during that pivotal time in world history.
 
EVENTS:
 
Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00 pm
Special showing of "Saving Private Ryan"
Pickwick Theatre
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Show times: (847) 604-2234
(847) 825-5800
 
Friday, August 14 at 7:00 pm
USO Review Bill O’Connell’s Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Hodges Park
in HODGES PARK
at Courtland & Vine Avenues
in front of City Hall, Park Ridge, IL 
 
Saturday, August 15 at 10:00 am
Wreath laying and rededication of the American Legion WWII Memorial
South Park
833 Talcott Road at Cumberland & Talcott
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 692-5127
 
Saturday, August 15 at 2:00 pm
Untold Stories of WWII: "Rosie the Riveter" and "The Japanese-American Experience" Hosted by Colonel Jill Morgenthaler
Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland, Park Ridge
(847) 823-3164
 
 

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