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City of Des Plaines Meetings Calendar

  1. Youth Commission

    October 27, 6:00 PM @ Prairie Lakes Community Center

  2. Plan Commission

    October 27, 7:00 PM @ City Hall

  3. 4th Ward Meeting

    October 28, 7:00 PM @ Golf Road Baptist Church

    4th Ward Residents Meeting Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – 7:00 PM Golf Road Baptist Church 501 W. Golf Rd, Des Plaines, IL (Corner of Golf Road and Beau Drive) ---------------------------------------------------------- Guests: Representatives from the Illinois Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division will talk about how Des Plaines residents can protect themselves from fraud, deception, and unfair business practices. ------------------------------------------------------------- 55th District Candidates State Representative Martin J. Moylan and Challenger Mel P. Thillens --------------------------------------------- Representatives from Com Ed will talk about reliability and communication enhancements for reporting interruptions to Com Ed -------------------------------------------------- And of course, questions are encouraged and will be answered Any questions, call Alderman Dick Sayad at 847-769-8209 or E-mail at

  4. Zoning Board of Appeals

    October 28, 7:30 PM

  5. Budget Meeting

    October 29, 6:30 PM @ Des Plaines City Hall

    If Necessary

  6. 5th Ward Meeting

    October 29, 7:00 PM @ Good Shepherd Church

    5th Ward Alderman Brookman Ward Meetings Last Wednesday of every month 7pm Good Shepherd Church Lake Park (Lake Opeka)

Community Events Calendar

  1. Des Plaines Police Department - Cops for Coats Drive

    October 10, 9:00 AM - November 12 @ The Des Plaines, Park Ridge, Niles Police Departments , along with Maine Township.

    The Park Ridge, Niles and Des Plaines Police Departments, along with Maine Township, have partnered together again for a coat drive to assist the families of Maine Township. With the holidays approaching, many of us are thinking about ways to help others and give back to the community. The Des Plaines, Park Ridge, and Niles Police Departments are doing their part by collecting coats for the needy in their communities. The coats collected will be distributed to Maine Township residents on: Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:00 am– 1:00 pm Maine Township Hall 1700 Ballard Road, Park Ridge, Illinois If you have CLEAN, gently worn coats that your family is no longer using and would like to help someone in need from our community, please take them to any of the listed police departments between October 6th through November 12th. A drop box for the coats will be located in the lobby of each department. The departments are open 24 hours a day. For additional information, contact Park Ridge, Niles

  2. Candidate Forum

    October 22, 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM @ Des Plaines City Hall

    Candidates running for three local state representative offices (55th, 20th, & 15th Districts) will be featured in a debate/forum sponsored by the Journal & Topics Newspapers on Wednesday, October 22. Everyone is invited to attend and meet and hear these candidates talk about why they are running in the November 4, 2014 election.

  3. Des Plaines Police Association - Dinner and Dance

    October 24, 6:30 PM @ Cafe La Cave Banquet Hall

    Join us for the 77th anniversary of the Des Plaines Police Association Dinner and Dance. Tickets are $65 per person and include dinner, open bar, dancing, and door prizes. The event is being held at the Cafe La Cave Banquet Hall, 2777 S. Mannheim Road, Des Plaines. For tickets, please contact Officer Erik Bjork at (847) 391-5440.

  4. Des Plaines Fire Department - CPR Instruction

    October 25, 9:00 AM @ 405 S. River Rd

    Des Plaines Fire CPR/AED Instruction 847-391-5345 or

  5. Maryville Academy - Garage Sale

    October 25, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Maryville Warehouse/Thrift shop

    Maryville Fall Garage Sale, Saturday, October 25, 9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m. 1150 N. River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 (in the Thrift Store). All proceeds support our crisis nursery which provide free childcare for families in crisis. (ages birth to 6 yrs)

  6. Des Plaines History Center - Sugar Skull Painting

    October 25, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Des Plaines History Center

    Sugar Skull Painting Saturday, October 25, 11-4 Des Plaines History Center $3 per child.

  7. Des Plaines Fire Department - Free CPR Classes

    October 29, 6:30 PM - November 1, 12:00 PM @ TBD

    The Des Plaines Fire Department is offering FREE CPR Classes on Oct. 29 from 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM and Nov. 1st from 9:00 AM to Noon. Registration is required. For additional information, call 847-391-5342.

  8. Spotlight Youth Theater - The Sound of Music

    October 31, 7:00 PM - November 9, 6:00 PM @ Prairie Lakes Theater

    The Hills are Alive with The Sound of Music! Students ages 8-18 of Spotlight Youth Theater present, The Sound of Music, one of the most beloved Rogers and Hammerstein musicals of all time. Maria Rainer, a free-spirited nun is sent to be a governess to seven children of Captain Von Trapp. Maria's love of music and of life, soon endears her to the children and even the strict of Captain begins to deeply admire her. From the openhearted innocence of the title tune to the uplift of "Climb Every Mountain," to the folk simplicity of "Edelweiss," to the charm of "Do-Re-Mi," and "My Favorite Things," The Sound of Music continues to delight families with its memorable story and music! October 31st – November 9th Friday, October 31st – 7:00pm Saturday, November 1st – 2:00pm & 6:00pm Sunday, November 2nd – 2:00pm & 6:00pm Friday, November 7th – 7:00pm Saturday, November 8th – 2:00pm & 6:00pm Sunday, November 9th – 2:00pm & 6:00pm For tickets, call 847-

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