Friday, August 24, 2012
Get Out: Your local community event calendar lists tons of stuff to do.
When/Where: Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon at The Center of Concern, 1580 N. Northwest Highway in Park Ridge. Why Go: Blood pressure and blood sugar testing is available at The Center of Concern at no charge and appointments are not required. Donations are welcome. Pricing: Free. Check out all the things to do this weekend on Patch's free community calendar, and add your events for other readers. Morton Grove Farmers Market When/Where: Saturday 8 a.m. to noon, 6210 W. Dempster, Morton Grove Why Go: Fresh produce, coffee and pastries, hot food served, crafts and gifts, snacks and community spirit. Pricing: free admission When/Where: Saturday, Aug. 25, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Dick Pond Athletics store, 29 S. Prospect Ave. in Park …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Pancakes, dance, taking awesome photos, bingo, fashion show, mom-daughter tea time.
Events this weekend: Maine East’s Orchesis Dance Concert When/Where: Friday April 13 and Saturday April 14 at 7 p.m., Maine East High School, 2601 Dempster St., Park Ridge. Why Go: Love to watch dancing? This is good stuff. Pricing: $7. Take Knockout Travel Photos When/Where: Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m., Niles Library, 6960 W. Oakton, Niles. Why Go: Paul Petersen, an award-winning photographer, will show you techniques for taking really impressive photos. Pricing: Free. Step up Your Cultural Enrichment at the Spring Dance Show by Artistry in Motion When/Where: Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m. at the Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker St. in Des Plaines. Why Go: Put a spring in your step with this …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Take the kids to Breakfast with Bunny or an egg and candy-gathering scramble; audition your musical talents or watch a musical revue.
March 29 to April 1 Rummage Sale at Our Lady of Ransom When/Where: Friday March 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday March 31 from 9 a.m. to noon, Our Lady of Ransom parish, 8300 N. Greenwood, Niles. Why Go: Because it’s too early for garage sales. Plus, you can browse household items, tools, seasonal decor, housewares, clothing, jewelry, accessories. Pricing: $2. Spring Egg Scramble When/Where: Saturday March 31, 9:30 a.m., Golf View Recreation Center, 7700 N. Caldwell, Niles. Why Go: Kids from 1 to 8, bring your basket and collect eggs from the bunny! You’ll get a goody bag, too. Pricing: $8 residents, $10 non-residents. Stagedoor Talent Showcase When/Where: Sunday April 1 from 2 to 4 p.m., Niles Library, 6960 W. Oakton Street, Niles. …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Have you ever been to a traditional Italian St. Joseph Table banquet? How about a momentous play, "The Things They Carried," about one man's take on the Vietnam War?
'Thoroughly Modern Millie' When/Where: Friday March 9 and Saturday March 10, 7:30 p.m., Maine East High School, 2601 Dempster, Park Ridge. Why Go: A fun musical with lots of great music. Pricing: $10. The Things They Carried When/Where: Special pre-show reception for active and veteran members of the military at 6:30 p.m. on March 8. Show is performed Thursday March 8 and Friday March 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday March 10 and Sunday March 11 at 4 p.m. Show continues Mar. 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Mar. 17 at 4 and 8 p.m. and Mar. 18 at 4 p.m., at Notre Dame College Prep, 7700 W. Dempster, Niles. Why Go: Dramatic, poignant production brings home truths about the Vietnam war and its effects on combatants and the Vietnamese. Pricing: $5 high…
Friday, March 2, 2012
Stand-up comedy, how to make balloon animals and much more happening in our area this weekend.
Camping with Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of the Girl Scouts When/Where: 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 3 at Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave Why Go: The Girl Scouts of America were founded in March 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low, a wealthy socialite living in Savannah, Georgia, and Great Britain. Join us as Betsey Means, an actress who specializes is historical portrayals, reenacts Ms. Low's life and the founding of Girl Scouting. Pricing: Free Decades of Dresses II When/Where: 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 4 at Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave Why Go: Ruth Thomas and Chloe Berg present a fabulous fashion show highlighting two dresses from each decade of the 20th century. Located in the Baxter Room Auditorium on the main …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Find out what's happening in our area this weekend.
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Friday, February 24, 2012
T.G.I.F. Family Fun Night When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m. at Morton Grove Park District, 6834 Dempster St, Morton Grove Why Go: Bring your family to the Prairie View Community Center for some fun! The entertainment this evening will be a magician so be sure to stop by. There will also be a tot play area and other activities. Pricing: Free Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ With Originally-Composed Music When/Where: February 23, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium at Maine South High School, 1111 S. Dee Road in Park Ridge. Why Go: The tale of Prospero and company has magic, humor, intrigue and romance. A student composed original music, which is performed by live musicians, and the whole thing takes place on a specially-built …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Couples' massage, Valentine treats, pancakes, concert, bingo, Latino dance, princess ball and more.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 11, 2 p.m. at Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove Why Go: The final film in the series begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest of finding and destroying the Dark Lord's three remaining Horcruxes, the magical items responsible for Voldemort's immortality. Pricing: Free Valentine Bingo When/Where: St. John Brebeuf Parish, 8301 N. Harlem Ave., Niles, Sunday Feb. 12, 3 p.m. Why Go: The final game will have a $250 jackpot. Food is available at a nominal cost. Pricing: $2 admission, $15 gets you 15 games. Princess Ball When/Where: Friday, Feb. 10 from 7 to 9 p.m., Howard Leisure Center, 6676 W. Howard St., Niles. Why Go: Girls ages 3 to…
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Get out there and have some fun this weekend.
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Thursday, January 26, 2012
Lyric Opera Profile: Show Boat When and Where: Sunday, Jan. 29, 2 p.m.,Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove Why Go: Unforgettable songs, dazzling choreography, and an epic story that moves with its humanity — Show Boat is both great entertainment and great art. Kip Kelley, Lyric Opera of Chicago, presents this profile. Pricing: Free Get Hooked: Quilting When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m., Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove Why Go: Try your own hand at quilting when Debbie Moyes, of Twisted Stars Quilting, demonstrates the tips and tricks of quilting by hand. Pricing: Free Northbrook Originals Art Show When and Where: Friday, Jan. 27, 9 p.m., Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Ln…
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Get out and do something this weekend!
Get Hooked: Crafts When/Where: Saturday, October 22 at 10 a.m. at the Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove Why Go: Ages 12 and up are welcome to join us for a fun craft made out of newspaper. Pricing: Free Halloween Parade and Party When/Where: Saturday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m. The parade will start at Oak Park, Lee Street and Ottawa Street, Niles, and go to Grennan Heights Park, Odell and Monroe Streets, both in Niles. Why Go: Celebrate the October holiday by filling the streets in your best Halloween attire. Afterward, kids up to sixth grade can play a large variety of games in the gym. There will be no shortage of candy. Pricing: Free to watch parade; $8 to $10 to attend the event. Registration required. Pride …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Fear City opens this weekend in Morton Grove and more!
An Herbal Culinary Experience When/Where: Oct. 1, at 11 a.m. Morton Grove Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove, IL. Why Go: Fresh and dried herbs have been used to season and enhance foods for thousands of years. Learn how to use the herbs from the garden to make a savory herb rub great for everything from tofu to turkey, an herbal-infused oil, and custom tea blend, packaged in real tea bags. You'll take home the items you make in the workshop along with recipes. Limited to 20. Must be age 12 and up. Pricing: Free Fear City When/Where: Starts Saturday, October 1 from 7 p.m. until midnight at Fear City; 8240 N. Austin Ave, Morton Grove. Why Go: Are you brave enough to explore 40,000 sq.ft. of pure terror? Find out at Fear City where …