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August 2015 Events

 
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Fall PR Baseball & Softball registration thru 8/10
Event details:
August 10, 2015
All Day Event
Park Ridge community Parks
(as listed on the PR Baseball/Softball website)
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Extended for the Park Ridge Baseball/Softball leagues ----- July 29 through August 10, 2015
 
Spirit of ‘45 -- Display at the Park Ridge Library
Event details:
August 10, 2015-August 09, 2015
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.
 
Ceramics for Seniors
Event details:
August 10, 2015
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Do you find painting or decorating relaxing? Join us at the Centennial Activity Center for our weekly ceramics class. Students work on projects of their choice and level of experience. Class instruction provided by Mickey Currie. Stop in and see what you can do!
 
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Spirit of ‘45 -- Display at the Park Ridge Library
Event details:
August 12, 2015-August 11, 2015
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.
 
Rotary Club of Park Ridge
Event details:
August 12, 2015
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Summit Square of Park Ridge
10 North Summit Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-696-2612

The Rotary Club of Park Ridge meets Wednesdays at Noon at Summit Square of Park Ridge, 10 North Summit Avenue 847-825-1161 Park Ridge, IL
 
Afternoon Adventures: Ice Cream Social
Event details:
August 12, 2015
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Des Plaines History Center

Des Plaines, IL , 60016

Families are invited to join the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016 on Wednesdays, June 17-August 12, from 1-3 p.m. For children, ages 5-12, with an adult. $3 per child, $2 per child for members. Call 847-391-5399 or visit desplaineshistory.org for information.
 
Wine 101 Class/Outing
Event details:
August 12, 2015
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
MEETS AT: Winestyles in Park Ridge
105 S Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

Wine 101 Class/Outing- Wednesday, August 12, 2:00-3:00pm ---- Meet at Winestyles in Park Ridge (105 S Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge) for a class filled with wine facts and tastings. After the class, and samplings, browse the store for different wines to take home.
 
Movie:“Saving Private Ryan” - Spirit of '45
Event details:
August 12, 2015
07:00 PM - 09:50 PM
LOCATION Pickwick Theatre -- Theater #1
5 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 825-5800

This special showing of the movie:“Saving Private Ryan” is a fundraiser for the American Legion WWII Memorial in South Park --- ALL TICKETS ARE $9 --------- Take part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45 weekend 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.
 
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Humanities Club (for Seniors)
Event details:
August 13, 2015
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597

The Humanities Club works to promote understanding through discussion of a variety of important topics and current trends. Come and share your opinions! Contact the Centennial Activity Center at 847-692-3597 for more information. Free to members, non-members pay a $2.00 drop in fee to participate.
 
Park Ridge Toastmasters Club #381 Regular meeting
Event details:
August 13, 2015
08:30 PM - 10:30 PM
United Methodist Church First floor - Park Ridge
418 West Touhy
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

224-595--9225

The Park Ridge Toastmasters club has been in Park Ridge since June 9, 1949, meeting in the same location at the United Methodist Church, 418 West Touhy. We meet on the first floor and love to have guests visit our club. --- We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from January through October. Due to the Holidays we meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month in November and December.
 
Park Ridge Toastmasters Club #381 Regular meeting
Event details:
August 13, 2015
08:30 PM - 10:30 PM
United Methodist Church First floor - Park Ridge
418 West Touhy
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

224-595--9225

The Park Ridge Toastmasters club has been in Park Ridge since June 9, 1949, meeting in the same location at the United Methodist Church, 418 West Touhy. We meet on the first floor and love to have guests visit our club. --- We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from January through October. Due to the Holidays we meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month in November and December.
 
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Spirit of ‘45 -- Display at the Park Ridge Library
Event details:
August 14, 2015-August 13, 2015
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.
 
Concert in the Park 2015 - PRFAS
Event details:
August 14, 2015-August 13, 2015
06:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Hodges Park
in front of Park Ridge City Hall at Courtland and Vine Avenues 505 Butler Place
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 604-0026

Please join us for our Summer 2015 Concerts in the Park - the 55th year that the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony (PRFAS) has presented this wonderful summertime musical experience!! Concerts will take place June 19 through August 14.
 
USO Review Bill O’Connells Chgo Skyliners Big Band
Event details:
August 14, 2015
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
LOCATION --- in HODGES PARK
at Courtland & Vine Avenues in front of City Hall
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

USO Review Bill O’Connell’s Chicago Skyliners Big Band ----------- Take part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45 weekend 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.
 
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Park Ridge Farmers' Market 2015 (5/23-10/31)
Event details:
August 15, 2015
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 23 to October 31, 2015 AT: Prairie and Garden, which is at just south of the Metra train tracks and Touhy, and east of Cumberland Avenues.
 
Wreath laying and rededication of WWII Memorial
Event details:
August 15, 2015
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
LOCATION --- South Park
833 Talcott Road at Cumberland & Talcott
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Wreath laying and rededication of the American Legion WWII Memorial in South Park ------------ Take part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45 weekend 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.
 
Untold Stories of WWII - Spirit of '45 Fundraiser
Event details:
August 15, 2015
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
LOCATION --- Park Ridge Community Church
100 S. Courtland, Park Ridge
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

Untold Stories of WWII: "Rosie the Riveter" and "The Japanese-American Experience" Hosted by Colonel Jill Morgenthaler ------------ Take part in the national and international Spirit of ‘45 weekend 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.
 
 
 
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