October 1, 2014
52 E Northwest Hwy
2014-9-24T7:00 PMSeptember 24, 7:00 PM
@ Good Shepherd Church
5th Ward Alderman Brookman
Last Wednesday of every month
Good Shepherd Church
Lake Park (Lake Opeka)
2014-9-29T7:00 PMSeptember 29, 7:00 PM
@ City Hall
2014-9-30T7:30 PMSeptember 30, 7:30 PM
2014-9-17T12:00 AMSeptember 17 - September 23
Raise public awareness of the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution and encourage study and understanding of this document that is the basis of our government.
2014-9-19T7:00 AMSeptember 19, 7:00 AM - September 21, 7:00 PM
@ Outside selected retail stores and at major intersections of Des Plaines.
The Knights of Columbus need your help. Each year we take to the streets to raise money for the intellectually disabled. Be a part of making a difference in their lives.
2014-9-20T9:00 AMSeptember 20, 9:00 AM
@ The Historic Methodist Campground
The popular and growing 9-mile Des Plaines River Trail Bike Ride is scheduled for Sept. 20th with riders of all ages welcome.
Starting and ending at the Historic Methodist Campground located at 1250 Joseph Schwabb (Campground) Road, Des Plaines, IL. Participation is Free. 9AM Registration, 10AM Start with food, entertainment & raffles following the ride.
Registration and bike ride maps available at www.dpbpac.org. All riders must be registered, sign a waiver and wear a helmet to participate. Lutheran General Hospital Trauma staff will be on hand with bike helmets for sale at $11.00 each.
The ride is organized by the Des Plaines Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (DPBPAC), and sponsored by Deep Green in cooperation with the Special Events Commission.
2014-9-20T5:00 PMSeptember 20, 5:00 PM
@ Lake Park (Lake Opeka)
The Inaugural Golf in the Dark at Lake Park event to benefit the Des Plaines Park District Youth Scholarship Fund. Come out and play some glow-in-the-dark golf to help the kids of Des Plaines!! Golf, Dinner and two drinks included with your ticket. $50 per individual or $175 per foursome.
2014-9-20T6:00 PMSeptember 20, 6:00 PM
@ St. Stephen Hanley Hall
St Stephen Culinaires All American Chicken Dinner 9/20/14 6 PM 1280 Prospect St Des Plaines, IL
2014-9-21T1:00 PMSeptember 21, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
@ Des Plaines History Center
Sunday Afternoon Adventures for families September 21, October 19, and November 16 from 1-4 p.m. at the Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street. Cost is $3 per child, $2 per child with a member.
2014-9-23T1:00 PMSeptember 23, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
@ Frisbie Senior Center
HHS has partnered with Frisbie Senior Center and Northwest Community Hospital to hold a Fall Prevention Awareness event to raise awareness on the risk factors of falling for older residents and what measures can be taken to prevent and reduce falls. All community seniors, as well as their family members, are welcomed to the free event where they can learn about fall prevention. Falls, and fear of falling, greatly impacts the health and independence of our senior residents. Senior falls are preventable. Please join the City of Des Plaines, Health and Human Services, along with the Frisbie Senior Center and Northwest Community Hospital, for a free, Fall Prevention Awareness Expo. We want to keep our seniors healthy, safe, and standing. Join us from 1-3pm on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at the Frisbie Senior Center. 52 E Northwest Hwy.
2014-9-24T3:00 PMSeptember 24, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
@ Prairie Lakes Community Center
Health and Human Services, along with the Park District, is sponsoring the annual Women's Health Fair. We will have a variety of vendors that will provide valuable health information to the women in our community. Our goal is to educate and empower women in our community. Please join the City of Des Plaines, Health and Human Services and the Park District for our annual Women's Health Fair. The event will be held at Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker, from 3pm-7pm and is free to the public. We will have a variety of local organizations delivering relevant health information, tips, and screenings.
2014-9-26T8:00 AMSeptember 26, 8:00 AM - September 27
@ Select Des Plaines Intersections
Kiwanis Peanut Day! Fri. Sept. 26 & Sat. Sept. 27. All money raised will be used to help other Des Plaines organizations and residents.
2014-9-26T2:00 PMSeptember 26, 2:00 PM - September 27, 1:00 PM
@ Christ Church United Church of Christ
Clothing and household items may be purchased at very reasonable prices.
2014-9-27T9:00 AMSeptember 27, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
@ Golf Road Baptist Church
4th Ward Garage Sale
At the Golf Road Baptist Church,
501 W. Golf Rd., at the corners of Golf Rd. and Beau Dr.
Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9AM to 2 PM
Come and shop for great deals, then enjoy with us FREE
REFRESHMENTS, HOT DOGS and more.
If you want to sell your items, we will provide only 30 tables that are first come at NO COST.
To reserve a spot and for more details, please call
Pastor Gary Houdek at 847-364-0530.
Join your neighbors for a fun day of shopping.
Hope to see you there!
4th Ward Alderman Dick Sayad - 847-769-8209
2014-9-27T9:00 AMSeptember 27, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
@ Niles Senior Center
Are you ready for a little friendly competition between communities? The 50+ Sports Challenge is a sporting event for men and women age 50 and better. Join team Niles and compete against other towns in events including swimming, run/walk, indoor cycling, table tennis, Wii bowling, billiards and bag toss.
Saturday, September 27
9:00am – 2:00 p.m.
Niles Senior Center
Learn more about participating in or volunteering for the challenge at the 50+ Sports Challenge Kick-off Party Thursday, August 7 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Niles Senior Center or call 847-588-8420 for more information.
Des Plaines residents call 847-768-5944 to register.
2014-9-27T9:00 AMSeptember 27, 9:00 AM - September 28, 5:00 PM
@ Des Plaines Library
Friends Used Book Sale, DP Library, Open to Public, Sept. 27 9am-5pm & Sept. 28 1pm-5pm
2014-9-27T9:00 AMSeptember 27, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
@ Maine Township Town Hall
Maine Township will host its annual Community Garage Sale on Saturday, Sept. 27, rain or shine. An estimated 75 vendors will be on hand to sell household items, clothes, tools and other useful items at bargain prices. For information call 847-297-2510 or visit www.mainetownship.com.
2014-9-28T10:00 AMSeptember 28, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
@ Rand Red Hots
Visitors are FREE. Free Child ID Program, Educational Activities, Live DJ, Raffle, and a Flag Presentation
Vehicle Entry Fee (1989 or older): $20, Awards
All proceeds benefit local Boy Scout STEM Programs
2014-9-29T12:00 PMSeptember 29, 12:00 PM
@ Maple Meadows
Maryville Marrero Golf Outing Monday, September 29, 2014 Maple Meadows 272 S. Addison Addison, IL 60101 Online registration at maryvilleacademy.org 847-294-1982 firstname.lastname@example.org
2014-9-30T4:00 PMSeptember 30, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
@ Catholic Charities
Access to Care registration for clients needing affordable primary care Access to Care is a 26-year-old non-profit program providing affordable primary health care services to residents of suburban Cook County who do not qualify for public health programs (Medicaid, CountyCare, Medicare, All Kids, Family Care). Access to Care can also be used in conjunction with high-deductible insurance plans. You don’t have to be stuck with a high deductible and be unable to go for a doctor visit! Access to Care can help! Services include: Doctor’s visits for $5; lab and X-ray for $5; prescription medications for $15, $30 and $40. If you or someone you know fits the above description, there is a special registration to attend: Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Time: 4 to 7 p.m. Location: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago 1717 Rand Road Des Plaines, IL 60016 Access to Care has an annual enrollment fee of $20 for one adult, $40 for two adults or $50 for three or more adults (including de