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City of Des Plaines Meetings Calendar

  1. Labor Day (City offices closed)

    September 7, All Day

  2. City Council Meeting

    September 8, 7:00 PM @ City Hall

  3. Zoning Board of Appeals

    September 8, 7:30 PM @ City Hall

  4. Tax Increment Financing District Annual Joint Review Board

    September 9, 10:00 AM @ City Hall

  5. 3rd Ward Meeting

    September 9, 7:00 PM @ Prairie Lakes Community Center

    3rd Ward Alderman Denise Rodd Ward Meetings Second Wednesday of every month at 7pm Prairie Lakes, 515 E. Thacker

  6. Plan Commission

    September 14, 7:00 PM @ City Hall

  7. Consumer Protection Commission

    September 15, 6:30 PM @ City Hall

  8. City Council Meeting

    September 21, 7:00 PM @ City Hall

  9. Plan Commission

    September 28, 7:00 PM @ City Hall

  10. Zoning Board of Appeals

    September 29, 7:30 PM @ City Hall

Community Events Calendar

  1. City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market

    September 4, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Located on Ellinwood Street, between Pearson and Lee Streets.

    The City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market will be rolling out a summertime of fresh foods starting Friday, June 19th. Scheduled as a weekly event through October 16th, the market will be bustling with activity every Friday from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Located on Ellinwood Street, between Pearson and Lee Streets, the market is easily accessible by car, bike, foot, or train. Vendors such as Patz Maple & Honey Farms, Hardin Farms, Arnold's Meat Farm, and Pappardelle’s Pasta are just a few of the great participants offering an array of fresh foods for purchase. For updates and information, please visit "City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market" on Facebook. We hope to see you there!

  2. Des Plaines Art Guild - September Meeting

    September 8, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Prairie Lakes Community Center

    Oil pastel demonstration by artist Didier Nolet.

  3. City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market

    September 11, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Located on Ellinwood Street, between Pearson and Lee Streets.

    The City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market will be rolling out a summertime of fresh foods starting Friday, June 19th. Scheduled as a weekly event through October 16th, the market will be bustling with activity every Friday from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Located on Ellinwood Street, between Pearson and Lee Streets, the market is easily accessible by car, bike, foot, or train. Vendors such as Patz Maple & Honey Farms, Hardin Farms, Arnold's Meat Farm, and Pappardelle’s Pasta are just a few of the great participants offering an array of fresh foods for purchase. For updates and information, please visit "City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market" on Facebook. We hope to see you there!

  4. Maryville Academy - Jammin' with Jen Dinner & Show

    September 11, 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Maryville's Jen School

    Featuring a farm-to-table dinner created with fresh produce from the Jen School garden, the event is designed to showcase the students’ commitment to healthy eating, good nutrition and grass-roots environmentalism. The Maryville Jen School provides specialized academic and vocational opportunities for young men ages 12-21, who are experiencing academic, emotional, behavioral or cognitive challenges. The garden serves as a cornerstone of the Jen School’s vocational program. The “Jammin’ with Jen” festivities will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Maryville’s Des Plaines Campus, 1150 N. River Road. Along with beer and wine, hors d’oeuvres and sumptuous buffet dining under the big tent, “Jammin’ with Jen” will get extra spice from live entertainment. Expect the classic rock and Chicago-style blues of local favorite The Poker Night Band to turn the heat up on the dance floor and keep the party jumpin’! “Jammin’ with Jen” will also spotlight the Jen School’s new greenhouse, which was

  5. Des Plaines River Trail Bike Ride

    September 12, 9:00 AM @ The Historic Methodist Campground

    Bring the Family! Participation is free. All riders must have signed registration and waiver form on file to participate. Helmets are required by all riders. Lutheran General Hospital will have helmets for sale at $11.00 each. The 9 Mile ride starts/ends at the Historic Methodist Campground, 1250 Joseph Schwabb (Campground) Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016. Sept. 12th, 9AM Registration. 10AM Start. Food, Entertainment & Raffles following ride.

  6. Illinois Railway Safety week

    September 13, 9:00 AM

    Illinois Railway Safety week is a week where local law enforcement and the trucking industry partner to raise awareness about the dangers associated with railways. It involves a public awareness campaign and enforcement to improve public safety.

  7. Des Plaines History Center - Book Discussion

    September 16, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Des Plaines History Center

    Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut to be discussed at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street, Wednesday, September 16, from 6-7 p.m. Adults and high school students are welcome. Call 847-391-5399 to register.

  8. Maine Community Youth Assistance Foundation - 2015 Community Heroes Dinner

    September 17, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Café La Cave

    Celebrate Our Community Heroes at the Dinner and Fundraiser for Maine Community Youth Assistance Foundation. Open to the Public. For information call 847-858-7090.

  9. Knights of Columbus - ID Drive

    September 18, 7:00 AM @ Selected retail stores and business around the City of Des Plaines.

    The Knights of Columbus will be conducting their annual Intellectual Disabilities Fund Drive on September 18th, 19th, 20th. All proceeds go to children.

  10. City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market

    September 18, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Located on Ellinwood Street, between Pearson and Lee Streets.

    The City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market will be rolling out a summertime of fresh foods starting Friday, June 19th. Scheduled as a weekly event through October 16th, the market will be bustling with activity every Friday from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Located on Ellinwood Street, between Pearson and Lee Streets, the market is easily accessible by car, bike, foot, or train. Vendors such as Patz Maple & Honey Farms, Hardin Farms, Arnold's Meat Farm, and Pappardelle’s Pasta are just a few of the great participants offering an array of fresh foods for purchase. For updates and information, please visit "City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market" on Facebook. We hope to see you there!

  11. 4th Ward Garage Sale

    September 19, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Golf Road Baptist Church

  12. Maryville Academy - Treasure Trove of Bargains

    September 19, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Maryville Academy Warehouse (northwest corner of property)

    Come to the Maryville warehouse to uncover great finds! New items arriving every day so you never know what you will be able to buy for you, your family or your home. Enhance your fall wardrobe! Add a special little something to your home! Low, low prices.

  13. Christ Church United Church of Christ - Concert

    September 19, 3:00 PM @ Christ Church United Church of Christ

    Christ Church United Church of Christ invites the community to join us on Saturday, September 19 at 3 p.m. for an afternoon of song and storytelling by popular Irish tenor and balladeer Paddy Homan. Paddy will perform for 90 minutes. Pianist, Wayne Bradley, will accompany him. Hailing from County Cork, Paddy Homan isn’t just another name on list of Ireland’s gifted tenors. He is a natural, elevating traditional Irish songs to new heights. A born entertainer, Paddy adds a layer of warmth and familiarity to his performances, bringing the audience not just closer to the music, but welcoming them into a unique Irish experience. Paddy’s quick-witted Cork humor and spontaneity on the stage gave birth to the nickname Paddy ‘The Show-Man Homan’. He has earned his place beside a wide variety of talented musicians who are recognized as the best in the business. Paddy doesn’t just create an atmosphere of beautiful music, but rather, crafts an authentic real Irish experience. The concert will be a

  14. Senior Celebration Day

    September 24, 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM @ Arlington Park Racecourse

    Free event with health screenings, exhibitors, discounted lunch, entertainment, raffle prizes and much more! For more information, please contact HHS at (847) 391- 5480.

  15. Kiwanis Club of Des Plaines - Peanut Day

    September 25, 9:00 AM @ Street corners and store fronts in Des Plaines.

    Support the Kiwanis Club of Des Plaines on Friday, September 25 & 26. All proceeds from this fundraiser event stays and helps support the children in Des Plaines.

  16. Christ Church United Church of Christ - Fall Rummage Sale

    September 25, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Christ Church Wobbe Hall

    Christ Church United Church of Christ, 1492 Henry, Des Plaines, IL 847-297-4230 is having a Fall Rummage Sale on Friday, September 25th from 2 - 6 p.m. and Saturday, September 26th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Wobbe Hall. All rummage sale items will be ½ price beginning Saturday morning. A light lunch and baked goods will be available for purchase on Saturday. Please join us to find exactly what you need.

  17. City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market

    September 25, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Located on Ellinwood Street, between Pearson and Lee Streets.

    The City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market will be rolling out a summertime of fresh foods starting Friday, June 19th. Scheduled as a weekly event through October 16th, the market will be bustling with activity every Friday from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Located on Ellinwood Street, between Pearson and Lee Streets, the market is easily accessible by car, bike, foot, or train. Vendors such as Patz Maple & Honey Farms, Hardin Farms, Arnold's Meat Farm, and Pappardelle’s Pasta are just a few of the great participants offering an array of fresh foods for purchase. For updates and information, please visit "City of Des Plaines Farmers' Market" on Facebook. We hope to see you there!

  18. Bridge Community Church - The Bridge 5K Rescheduled

    September 26, 9:00 AM @ The Bridge Community Church

    5K runners or walkers of all ages! Go to www.thebridge.church/5k to register! 12-Adult $32, 5-11 $5 and 4 and under is free! Race Day registration is available.

  19. Des Plaines Fire Dept - CPR Instruction

    September 26, 9:00 AM

    Call 847-391-5345 for additional information

  20. Maine Township - Community Garage Sale

    September 26, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Maine Township Town Hall

    Over 80 families will participate in the 10th Annual Community Garage Sale hosted by Maine Township. The event is on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Maine Township Town Hall, 1700 Ballard Rd., Park Ridge. All township residents are invited to exhibit and sell their own wares (subject to availability of spaces) or to simply come by to shop. For more information call 847-297-2510.


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