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Community Relations

  1. Vintrendi Wine's One Year Anniversary Party

    September 22, 2018, 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Come join Vintrendi Wine as they celebrate their one year anniversary! For more information, call 708.433.9563 or email rick@vintrendiwines.com.

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  2. Historical Museum Ice Cream Social

    September 23, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Village Hall, Boardroom

    Take part in an annual meeting with elections, and program TBA. Free and open to the general public. For more information, call Jane Nicoll, 708-481-4252.

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  3. Park Forest Historical Society's Annual Meeting

    September 23, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Park Forest Historical Society, Inside St. Mary's Catholic Church Ryan Hall

    Join Park Forest Historical Society for their annual meeting and election of new board members followed by the Park Forest slide show and tour of 1950s Park Forest House museum exhibit in honor of the 70th anniversary. For more information, contact Jane Nicoll, 708.481.4252, or visit www.parkforesthistory.org.

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  4. September Night Hike

    September 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Thorn Creek Nature Center

    Come join us to explore the autumn woods at night just after the equinox. FREE! Adults and children over 16 years old. Registration required. For more information, call 708.747.6320, email thorn_creek@att.net or visit www.tcwoods.org.

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  5. Art Exhibit: Soundwaves- Nature -Forms -Colorcodes

    September 28, 2018 - November 3, 2018 @ Tall Grass Arts Association

    Paintings, prints, photographs and sculptures. Artists: James Bowden, Bill Dixon, Linda Lane Hayes, Ricardo Mondragon, & Patricia Moore; these artists created a large body of work that is primarily abstract, exploring concepts related to music, sound, natural forms and pure geometric design. Works that represent a clearly identifiable and personal language of form, shape, color, texture, imagery and mark-making or process. Curators: Claudia and Deborah Craemer. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 11am-4pm; Sunday and Monday: Closed. For more information, call 708.748.3377 or visit www.tallgrassarts.org.

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Economic Development & Planning Department

  1. Park Forest Water Bill Buck Buster - Drawing September 28

    September 28, 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

    September 18, 2018, All Day

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

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  2. Garbage Collection

    September 25, 2018, All Day

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

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  3. Recycling Collection

    September 25, 2018, All Day

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

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Home Page Calendar

  1. Main Street Market

    September 22, 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

    September 24, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Village Hall

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  3. Neighborhood Meeting for Ash Street and Eastgate residents

    September 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Freedom Hall

    Residents of the Ash Street Cooperative and the Eastgate neighborhood are invited to take part in this neighborhood meeting. Neighborhood meetings allow residents an opportunity to ask questions and offer feedback to Village officials. Residents also receive a 30-minute briefing from Park Forest leadership. Please note that these meetings are not televised.

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  4. Main Street Market

    September 29, 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. Influenza and Pneumovax Immunization Clinic 60 Years & Older

    September 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Shirley Green Senior Center

    Flu and Pneumonia shot clinic, vaccines are given by the pharmacy team from Jewel-Osco. Free with Medicare Part B, bring Medicare card. Medicare pays for pneumonia shot after the age of 65. Please call 708-748-5454 for reservation. Clinic Dates: Thursday, September 27, 2018 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Thursday, October 25, 2018 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

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