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Community Relations

  1. Higher And Higher: A Rock N' Soul Shindig! Starring Chester Gregory

    April 17, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre

    HIGHER AND HIGHER: A ROCK 'N SOUL SHINDIG! Starring Chester Gregory (Blurb) Broadway showstopper Chester Gregory (Motown: The Musical, Hairspray, Sister Act, Dreamgirls) has all the right moves singing solid gold rock n' soul hits from the Motown era. Presented by Artists Lounge Live. For ticket information, call 708-747-0580.

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  2. Edgar's Place Coffeehouse Proudly presents..."Dave Rudolf and Friends"

    April 18, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Unitarian Universalist Community Church

    Dave Rudolf is a multi-award winning singer/songwriter who just released his 37th album. This one was with singer Diana Laffey who will be joining him this evening. Dave has shared the stage with the Beach Boys, the Everly Brothers, The Mamas and the Papas and Steve Goodman, just to name a few. Admission: $15. For more information, call Virginia Jackson, 708-481-5339 or email, churchadmin@uuccpf.org.

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  3. Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Presents..."Firebird"

    April 18, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College

    Special guest Conductor. For more information, call IPO office 708-481-7774.

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  4. Southern Nights: "Michael Ingersoll Sings Glen Campbell"

    April 21, 2020, 11:00 AM @ Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre

    PBS star and nationally touring recording artist, Michael Ingersoll, celebrates beloved musical legend Glen Campbell. A gifted storyteller, Ingersoll honors Campbell's extraordinary rags to riches journey with grit, gratitude, and grace. Songs include, "Gentle on My Mind." "Rhinestone Cowboy." "Galveston." and "God Only Knows." Presented by Artists Lounge Live. For ticket information, call 708-747-0580.

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  5. Art Exhibit: "Print Makers Show" Starting Friday, April 24-May 30 Times vary: See Below

    April 24, 2020 - May 30, 2020 @ Tall Grass Arts Gallery

    Artists: Hiroshi Ariyama, Michael Goro, Jill Kramer, Deborah Maris Lader, Kim Laurel and Andrew Mullaly. These artists will share a range of subjects, printmaking techniques and media. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm; Sunday and Monday, Closed. For more information, call 708-748-3377.

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  6. NIU Steel Drum Band Concert

    April 24, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Faith United Protestant Church

    NIU Steel Drum Band is returning for their 10th Concert in Park Forest. We thought you'd be tired of them, but your keep telling us to "Bring them Back"! Classical, Pop, Jazz, Big Band; they play it! Tickets $12. For more information, call Linda Lulewicz, 708-747-1330.

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  7. Art Exhibit: "Recycled Exhibit" Starts Saturday, April 25-29, Times vary: See below. Exhibit Reception:

    April 25, 2020, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Salon Artists Gallery

    Free reception for art objects made from recycled materials. The reception will begin at 12noon with a raffle drawing for artwork at 3PM. The Earth Day closing ceremony is in conjunction with the Park Forest Environmental Commission. Gallery hours: Tuesday, 10am-4pm, Wednesday and Saturday, 12noon-4pm and Friday, 1:30-4pm. For more information, call Patricia Moore, 708-833-5108 or Bev Szaton 708-703-7806.

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Home Page Calendar

  1. Board of Trustees – Saturday Morning Rules Meeting

    April 4, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Village Hall

    Park Forest's Saturday Morning Rules Meetings offer an informal setting for residents to discuss any community issue of their choosing with the Park Forest Board of Trustees.

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  2. Board of Trustees – Rules Meeting

    April 6, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Village Hall

    All Board meetings take place at Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. Residents are encouraged to attend meetings of the Board. Residents wishing to speak before the Board should be aware of the following: • Residents must begin their comments by identifying themselves by name and address • Comments are limited to five minutes • Comments made during Rules meetings may only relate to items covered on the agenda • Comments made during Regular meetings may be on any Village-related topic • Village Board meetings are taped and broadcast live online and on Park Forest’s local cable channel

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  3. Park Forest Gardening Series: Rain Gardens

    April 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Wetlands Discovery Center

    The Park Forest Gardening Series provides tips for both beginners and avid gardeners on a a variety of topics. The series is sponsored by the Village of Park Forest and the Park Forest Environment Commission. April's session discusses rain gardens -- do you have standing water in your backyard? Is it difficult to mow or walk in certain areas? Find out about a special rain garden program the Village of Park Forest has to assist homeowners like you.

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  4. Board of Trustees – Regular Meeting

    April 20, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Village Hall

    All Board meetings take place at Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. Residents are encouraged to attend meetings of the Board. Residents wishing to speak before the Board should be aware of the following: • Residents must begin their comments by identifying themselves by name and address • Comments are limited to five minutes • Comments made during Rules meetings may only relate to items covered on the agenda • Comments made during Regular meetings may be on any Village-related topic • Village Board meetings are taped and broadcast live online and on Park Forest’s local cable channel

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  5. Board of Trustees – Rules and Regular Meeting

    April 27, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Village Hall

    All Board meetings take place at Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. Residents are encouraged to attend meetings of the Board. Residents wishing to speak before the Board should be aware of the following: • Residents must begin their comments by identifying themselves by name and address • Comments are limited to five minutes • Comments made during Rules meetings may only relate to items covered on the agenda • Comments made during Regular meetings may be on any Village-related topic • Village Board meetings are taped and broadcast live online and on Park Forest’s local cable channel

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Recreation, Parks & Community Health Department

  1. Community Blood Drive

    April 9, 2020, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Village Hall

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Sustainability

  1. Park Forest Gardening Series: Rain Gardens

    April 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Wetlands Discovery Center

    The Park Forest Gardening Series provides tips for both beginners and avid gardeners on a a variety of topics. The series is sponsored by the Village of Park Forest and the Park Forest Environment Commission. April's session discusses rain gardens -- do you have standing water in your backyard? Is it difficult to mow or walk in certain areas? Find out about a special rain garden program the Village of Park Forest has to assist homeowners like you.

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