R E C U R R E N T    E V E N T S

EVERYDAY

SOLID FORM MEDICATION COLLECTION

Collection 24/7 in the Police Department at 200 S. Vine

(PLEASE - NO LIQUID MEDS OR SHARPS!)

 

TUESDAY & THURSDAY

YOGA

St. Luke's Lutheran Church; 75 minute classes; $5 donation

Tuesday 7 pm regular; Thursday 9:30 am regular; Thursday 11 am Chair

 

THIRD TUESDAY

SENIOR BREAKFAST WITH THE POLICE

at the Senior Center, 100 S. Western Avenue / 9 a.m.

Questions?  Call Officer Ben Peterson at 847/318-5233

 

FIRST THURSDAY

MEDICATION, SHARPS, & BULB COLLECTION

1st Thursday of every month in the foyer of City Hall; 8 am - 11 am

Questions? Call 847.318.5281

 

SECOND FRIDAY

SENIOR ASSISTANCE

Kris Sadur, Outreach Coordinator from Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky's office

Senior Center, 100 S. Western Avenue  / 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

 

SECOND & FOURTH SUNDAY

PARK RIDGE HISTORY CENTER OPEN HOUSE  1 pm - 3 pm

721 N. Prospect Avenue

(through August 2019)

 

MONTHLY

CENTER OF CONCERN

QUESTIONS?  Call 847/823-0453

Every Monday, by appt.

Employment Counseling

Every Wednesday, by appt.

Grief & Loss Counseling

Seniors & Caregiving Counseling

Medicare Counseling

Legal Counseling

          

  

 

 

 

 

 

A P R I L

Volunteer Recognition Month

 

Healthy Living Month  

 

 

8 Monday – 12 Friday

Neat to Use Your Feet Week

 

10 Wednesday

Monthly Networking Luncheon; 11:30 am

PR Chamber of Commerce & The Capitol Grille – Rosemont

 

11 Thursday

AARP Driver Safety Class (and 4/12) 9 am – 1 pm

Public Works Service Center @ 400 Busse Hwy.

Note: Participants must attend both classes

 Register: 847/318-5220   Questions: 847/682-3423

 

Orchesis Dance Concert; 4 pm

Maine East HS Fine Arts @ Auditorium

(Also 4/12 at 7:30 pm)  

 

CSL Art Exhibition; 5:30 pm

Maine East Fine Arts @ The Art Center, Highland Park

 

FREE Les Mills BodyPump 109 Launch Party; 6:15 p.m.

Park Dist. @ Centennial Fitness Ctr.

 

Perennials that wake up with the bulbs; 7:00 pm

Garden Club @ Centennial Activity Center

 

12 Friday

“Into the Woods” Fine Arts Musical; 7:30 pm

Maine South Fine Arts - Auditorium

4/13, 26 and 27 @7:30 pm; 4/14 @ 2pm; 4/17 seniors @ 4pm

 

13 Saturday

Bunnytime Brunch & Egg Hunt; 9 am

Park Dist. @ Maine Park

 

Pedals for the Parks Bike & Trike Donation Drop-off; 9 am

Park Dist. @ Centennial Aquatic Center

 

Free Spin Orientation ; 11:15 am

 

Park Dist. @ Centennial Fitness Center

Free Les Mills CXWORX 34 Launch Party; 10:20 am

Park Dist. @ Centennial Fitness Ctr.

 

S21st Star Ch. NSDAR Meeting/Luncheon; 11:30 am

featuring the “KALO Foundation’’ @ Country Club

 

Park Ridge Chorale “Songs for Ireland”; 7 pm

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church

 

Middle School Open Gym & Swim; 7 pm

Park Dist. @ Centennial Fitness Ctr.

 

14 Sunday

Community Art Exhibit; 1 pm

Park Dist. @ Centennial Activity Ctr.

 

15 Monday – 19 Friday

Go Green Week 

 

15 Monday

Free Les Mills BodyAttack 104 Launch Party; 7:05 pm

Park Dist. @ Centennial Fitness Ctr.

 
Old Thing Antique Club; Comic Book Art; 7:15 pm

Prospect Park

 

18 Thursday

WMTH-TV Video Showcase; 4 pm

Maine East HS Fine Arts - Auditorium

 

Flashlight Egg Hunt; 7:30 p.m.  

Park Dist. @ Maine Park

 

20 Saturday

Oakton Batting Cages & Driving Range Opening Day; 10 am

Park Dist. @ Oakton Sports Complex

 

22 Monday – 26 Friday

Screen Free Week

 

22 Monday

Earth Day Work Day; 4:30 pm

Park Dist. @ Wildwood Nature Ctr.

 

23 Tuesday

Book Fair (all day) and Ice Cream Social; 6:15 pm

Messiah Child Care Center

 

25 Thursday

Swing into Spring Senior Expo 2019; 9 am

Maine Township @ Golf Mill Shopping Center

 

“The Tempest” – Spring Play; 4 pm

Maine East Fine Arts; Actors Studio

(and 4/26 & 27 at 7:30 pm)

 

Rotten Egg Hunt; 7:30 pm

Park Dist. @ Maine Park

 

26 Friday

Women in Business Breakfast; 8:30 am

PR Chamber of Commerce @ 720 Garden

 

 Misericordia Tag Day (and 4/27)

@ various locations t/o City

 

Third Grade Throwdown; 7 pm

Park Dist. @ Maine Park

 

27 Saturday

Outdoor Garage Sale; 9 am

Park Dist. @ Maine Park

 

Pedals for the Parks Bike & Trike Donation Drop-off; 9:30 am  

Park Dist. @ Centennial Aquatic Center

 

Maine South Color Run; 10 am

@ Maine South High School

 

Spring Luncheon – Circle of Friends; 11 am

20th Century Club @ PR Country Club

Call 847/698-2100 for tickets / $50 each

 

Earth Day Celebration; 11 am

Park Dist. @ Maine Park

 

28 Sunday

Chicago Art Deco Society

Presentation & Book Signing; 1 pm

@ Kalo/Iannelli Studios

 

29 Monday

Orchestra Gala Concert; 7 pm

Maine East HS Fine Arts - Auditorium

 

M A Y

1 Wednesday

Spring Drama 1-2 Showcase; 7:00 pm

Maine East HS Fine Arts – Auditorium

 

Fine Arts Orchestra Concert; 7:30 pm

Maine South HS Fine Arts - Auditorium

 

2 Thursday

Spring Drama 3-4 Showcase; 7:00 pm

Maine East HS Fine Arts - Auditorium

 

3 Friday

Historical Society Program; 12:15 pm

Alumnae Panhellenic Club at PR Country Club

 

Finale Band & Choir Concert; 7:00 pm

Main East HS Fine Arts - Auditorium

 

Friday Night Club; 7 pm

Park Dist. @ Maine Park

 

50th Anniversary Oakton Ice Show; 7 pm

Park Dist. @ Oakton Ice Arena

(also 5/4 at 1:30 pm & 7 pm)

 

4 Saturday

Pitch, Hit & Run; 9 am

Park Dist. @ Hinkley Park

 

Playdate with Nature; 9 am

Park Dist. @ Wildwood Nature Ctr.

 

Friends of the Library Book Sale; 9 am – 3 pm

Public Library

 

5 Sunday

Spring Craft & Vendor Fair; 10 am

Park Dist. @ Centennial Activity Ctr.

 

Royal Princess Tea & Fashion Show; noon

Park Dist. @ Maine Park

 

Half-price book sale; noon – 2 pm

Friends of the Library @ Public Library

 

PR Civic Orchestra; 3 pm

Maine South HS Fine Arts - Auditorium

 

Chicago Photo Arts Society; 6 pm

Kalo/Iannelli Studios

 

6 Monday

Fine Arts Guitar Concert; 7:00 pm

Maine South HS Fine Arts – Auditorium

 

8 Wednesday

21st Star Ch. NSDAR Meeting/Luncheon; 11:30 am

“The Year in Review” @ Country Club

 

Fine Arts Film Fest; 7:00 pm

Maine South HS Fine Arts - Auditorium

 

9 Thursday

Electronics Recycling Event; 10 am

Keller Williams @ 700 Busse Highway

 

Vitalant Blood Drive; 10 am

Keller Williams @ 700 Busse Highway

 

Creating your spring container (fees apply); 7:00 pm

Garden Club @ Centennial Activity Center

 

10 Friday

Clearbrook Jelly Belly Days Tag Day (and 5/11)

@ locations t/o City

 

Fine Arts Choir Concert; 7:30 pm

@ Maine South HS - Auditorium

 

11 Saturday

Triage Cancer Conference; 9 am 

Marriot O’Hare

 

Annual Arts & Crafts Adventure; 9 am – 5 pm

Hodges Park

 

Annual Pancake Breakfast; 7 am – 11 am

Kiwanis Club (Morning) @ PR Presbyterian Church

 

 18 Saturday

Plant Sale; 9 am – 1 pm  

Garden Club @ Hodges Park

 

Fun Fair; 11 am – 2 pm

Messiah Child Care Center

 

19 Sunday

Norwegian Nat’l League Norway Day Parade; 1 pm

Parade route to City Hall

 

20 Monday

Old Things Antique Club; Depression glass; 7:15 pm

Prospect Park

 

24 Friday

Buchheit Day; 1 pm – 6 pm

Historical Society in Hodges Park

 

27 Monday

Memorial Day Parade; 10 am 

American Legion Post 247 / parade route

 

30 Thursday

Young Professionals Networking; 6 pm

Hay Caramba

 

J U N E 

1 Saturday

Fitness Fun for Everyone – Adult Downs Syndrome 5 K Run/3K Walk

@ Maine East High School

 

Flea Market; 9 am – 4 pm

Old Things Antique Club @ Hodges Park (6/2 Rain Date)

 

Garden Club Meeting & Crafters Boutique; 7:00 pm

Centennial Activity Center

 

5 Wednesday

School District 64 

School Year Ends

 

7 Friday

PR Alumnae Panhellenic Club Social; 6 pm

Countryside Saloon – 2501 E Ballard Rd

 

Cruisin’ Park Ridge; 6 pm – 9 pm

Chamber of Commerce / Uptown

 

8 Saturday

Trot Against Trafficking 5K

Registration at Washington School

 

12 Wednesday

School District 64

Summer Session 1 begins (ends 6/28)

 

28 Friday

Application deadline

Garden Club Beautification Awards

 

30 Sunday+

Garden Club Garden Walk; 2 pm

Tickets and info: www.parkridgegardenclub.org

 

                                                                                

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