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PARK DISTRICT OF FRANKLIN PARK EVENTS

Check out our Fall brochure online @ www.fpparks.org.   WE NOW OFFER ONLINE REGISTRATION. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS! Special Events Information in your local paper, or call the Park District at 847-455-2852 Halloween Hoot Friday, October 31st 4-6pm Location: North Park, 10040 Addison St. Ghosts and goblins, come dressed in your Halloween best! [...]

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Franklin Park Military Days October 11, 2014 –  WW II Girls Baseball Living History League

Franklin Park Military Days October 11, 2014 – WW II Girls Baseball Living History League

Rebecca Tulloch of the WW II Girls Baseball Living History League talks about the All American Girl Baseball League, the Rockford Peaches and her outfit in this short video I took at the Franklin Park Military Days event held on October 11 and 12, 2014.

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Franklin Park Military Days

Franklin Park Military Days

Franklin Park Military Days took place on October 11 and 12, 2014.  One of the highlights was a World War II battle re-enactment here’s a short video that I took at the  event

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In Case You Missed It

Crazy but True -Intoxication without drinking?

Man gets drunk without drinking a drop: Is it possible to get drunk without drinking a drop of alcohol?  Yes, it turns out, thanks to a rare and bizarre ailment newly dubbed “auto-brewery syndrome.” As National Public Radio NPR explains, this case involved a Texas man who would get drunk at random times while swearing up and down that [...]

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OCTOBER OBSERVANCES – Familiar and some Funny too!

October Monthly Observances – Some you know, some you don’t Adopt A Shelter Dog Month AIDS Awareness Month (President Reagan) American Cheese Month Antidepressant Death Awareness Month Apple Month Link Bat Appreciation Month Black Speculative Fiction Month  Link Breast Cancer Awareness Month Bullying Prevention Month Link (World) Blindness Awareness Month Link Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month Celiac Disease Awareness Month Celebrating [...]

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Teen Hero – Lancaster, PA.

Teen Hero – Lancaster, PA.

 This is a Feel Good Story,  Kids doing the Right thing.  A story that could have ended tragically.   Lancaster ,PA. —  Temar Boggs, 15, is being praised as a Teen Hero after saving a 5-year-old girl from an attempted abduction. Pennsylvania police say on July 11 the girl, little Jocelyn Rojas, was kidnapped  while  playing  in her Grandmothers front  yard. Temar Boggs and a [...]

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Thank You to Our National Library Card Sign-up Month Sponsors!

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

A big THANK YOU to all the Library’s sponsors for September’s National Library Card Sign-up Month: Baranowski Bakery & Deli, De Campana Restaurant, Cochiaro’s Pizza, Culver’s Restaurant, Diverse Cuts Salon, La Dulce Vida Neveria, Gianni’s Ristorante & Pizzeria, Grand Stand Pizza, Hagen’s Automotive, HopScotch Bar, Jake’s Pizza, Jewel Osco, LuLu Belle’s Pancake House, Macaluso Landscaping, [...]

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November @ the Franklin Park Public Library

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are located at 10311 Grand Avenue in Franklin Park, IL and offer a range of services and programs for children, teens and adults. Further information is available at www.fppld.org or by calling 847-455-6016. Hours of Service: Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM     Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM     Sunday: CLOSED November 1 – Morning Bookworms – Start [...]

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Franklin Park’s Eddie Biondo Fall Festival Parade This Weekend, October 5, 2014

Franklin Park’s Eddie Biondo Fall Festival Parade This Weekend, October 5, 2014

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Eddie Biondo Fall Festival Parade kicks-off at 1:00pm on October 5, 2014 at the corner of Grand Avenue and Scott Street in Franklin Park.  Come on out and celebrate the fall season. You will not regret it. The parade will be televised on The Larry and Mike Show during the month of November.  Sundays [...]

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The Larry and Mike Show to Feature Franklin Park Mayor Barrett Pedersen in October

The Larry and Mike Show to Feature Franklin Park Mayor Barrett Pedersen in October

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Larry and Mike Show can be seen on Comcast Public Access channel 19 and is aired out of the Elmhurst, IL studios of Comcast.  The October program  will feature Mayor Barrett Pedersen of Franklin Park and can be seen on Sundays at 7:00pm and Saturdays at 8:30pm.  Your host is Larry Conklin and the [...]

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Expanding Services for our Senior Citizens

Expanding Services for our Senior Citizens

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

West Suburban Senior Services (WSSS) specializes in the health and wellbeing of all of our senior citizens 60 and over; a much needed and a huge support system for seniors in our area. WSSS (not affiliated with West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park) is already a part of Proviso Township health services for over 40 [...]

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