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  1. Calendar Overlay Community Relations (6)
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Community Relations

  1. Pentecost Mass on the Grass & Picnic

    June 20, 2018, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Church of the Holy Family

    Join us for a celebration of the working of the spirit in the world and especially Park Forest. We will have hot dogs, hamburgers and games for all. For more information, call Rev. Johnnette Shane, 708.748.1100.

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  2. Women's Conference

    June 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Rehoboth Ministries Church of God In Christ

    Join Rehoboth Ministries COGIC for their Women's conference with a night of fellowship, motivating speakers and refreshments. For more information, call Belinda Horton or Mirriam Knox at 708.679.0100.

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  3. Car Wash For A Cause

    June 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Church of the Holy Family

    Support your local church by getting your car washed for a cause. For more information, call Rev. Johnnette Shane, 708.748.1100

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  4. Women's Conference

    June 24, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Rehoboth Ministries Church of God In Christ

    Join Rehoboth Ministries COGIC for their Women's conference with a morning of fellowship, motivating speakers and refreshments. For more information, call Belinda Horton or Mirriam Knox at 708.679.0100.

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  5. Gospel Fest

    June 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ On the Green (Behind Village Hall)

    Join us for an afternoon of gospel and inspirational music. We will have guest, stellar award winner, Tiff Joy, along with many more. Questions, call 708.748.2005

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  6. House Music Night

    June 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ On the Green (Behind Village Hall

    Calling all " House Heads". We will have a variety of DJs this year. This year, we have confirmed: Mike Love and DJ Lil Jon from 106.3, DJ Flick, DJ Christopher Lynn and many more. Get ready for a night of dancing and just fun. Wear your dancing shoes and be ready to have a blast. Free! Bring extra cash; food and our local wine vendor will be on-site. For more information, email esterling@vopf.com

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Economic Development & Planning Department

  1. Park Forest Water Bill Buck Buster - Drawing June 29

    June 29, 2018, All Day

    Spend $150 each quarter in Park Forest and you'll be entered in our quarterly raffle for a $100 water bill credit! Submit receipts totaling $150 or more dated within each quarter starting in April from Park Forest business(es). Win Village swag with 1st $50 in receipts per quarter. Three drawings will be held in 2018: June 29, September 28 & December 28, To participate, email your receipts with name, address, and phone number to mdelord@vopf.com or drop them off in person to Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive, 2nd Floor. Receipts are due day before drawings. Questions: (708) 283-5617 Please Note: One entry per household per quarter. Cannot use same receipts each quarter. Water bill credit cannot be redeemed for cash.

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Garbage Collection Schedule

  1. Garbage Collection

    June 19, 2018, All Day

    Garbage (brown carts) will be picked up every week on Tuesday.

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  2. Recycling Collection

    June 19, 2018, All Day

    Recycling (green carts) is picked up every other week.

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  3. Garbage Collection

    June 26, 2018, All Day

    Garbage (brown carts) will be picked up every week on Tuesday.

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Health Department

  1. Health Department Farewell Open House

    June 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Village Hall

    The Health Department is closing after 66 years of service on June 29th 2018. Stop by to say goodbye to staff and wish them well on Wednesday June 27th . Light refreshments will be served.

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Home Page Calendar

  1. Main Street Market

    June 23, 2018, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    The Main Street Market -- formerly the Park Forest Farmers' Market -- offers a variety of fresh flowers, fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, herbs and dairy products. Local businesses are also on hand selling artwork, garden ornaments, jewelry, and more. EBT/Link, WIC, and Senior Nutrition Coupons accepted. The Market is open Saturdays, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., May through October, for shopping, food, and entertainment.

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  2. Board of Trustees – Rules & Regular Meeting

    June 25, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Village Hall

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  3. Main Street Market

    June 30, 2018, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    The Main Street Market -- formerly the Park Forest Farmers' Market -- offers a variety of fresh flowers, fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, herbs and dairy products. Local businesses are also on hand selling artwork, garden ornaments, jewelry, and more. EBT/Link, WIC, and Senior Nutrition Coupons accepted. The Market is open Saturdays, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., May through October, for shopping, food, and entertainment.

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Recreation & Parks Department

  1. Wednesday Morning Walkers at Thorn Creek Nature Center

    June 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Thorn Creek Nature Center

    WEDNESDAY MORNING WALKERS - WEEKLY PROGRAM Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m. Free! Ages 13-adult. Registration required two days before your first walk. Follow the forest’s seasonal changes, enjoy light exercise and experience nature first-hand on 2 miles of Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve’s winding trails. Registration is required for programs. Call or email the nature center two days before the program.

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  2. Main Street Nights

    June 20, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Cunningham Dr. & Main St.

    6:30 pm - Frank Birdsall, 7:30 pm - Huntertones

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  3. Solstice Hike - Thorn Creek Nature Center

    June 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Thorn Creek Nature Center

    Free, All ages. Celebrate the beauty of the summer woods with a woodland hike on the longest day of the year. Discover the naturalist in you as you explore the woods, observing birds and insects, identifying trees and flowers, following tracks and much more.

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  4. Great American Campout at Central Park

    June 22, 2018, 4:00 PM - June 23, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Central Park

    Family Event - Camping in Central Park. Contact the Recreation & Parks Department for more information at 708-748-2005. Pre-registration required. Registration deadline: June 15, 2018.

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  5. Thorn Creek Chamber Plays - Thorn Creek Nature Center

    June 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Thorn Creek Nature Center

    Ages 12 or older; $10 per person. Purchase tickets by Friday, June 22, 2018. Cellist Ingrid Krizan and the Thorn Creek Chamber Players present a concert celebrating the advent of summer. Join us for an evening of music echoing through the woods.

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  6. Wednesday Morning Walkers at Thorn Creek Nature Center

    June 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Thorn Creek Nature Center

    WEDNESDAY MORNING WALKERS - WEEKLY PROGRAM Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m. Free! Ages 13-adult. Registration required two days before your first walk. Follow the forest’s seasonal changes, enjoy light exercise and experience nature first-hand on 2 miles of Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve’s winding trails. Registration is required for programs. Call or email the nature center two days before the program.

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  7. Main Street Nights

    June 27, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Village Green

    6:30 pm - Cold Blooded Creatures, 7:30 pm - Carla Prather and Company

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