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May @ the Franklin Park Public Library

May 1 – Lego “Star Wars” Building Challenge – Kids and their caregivers can help us build Star Wars themed displays. There will be a random winner and will have their creation displayed in the kids department! All ages. 6:00-8:00pm May 2 – Hidden Star Wars – Educator and film aficionado Steven Frenzel joins us [...]

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What’s Happening at Triton

What’s coming up at Triton College River Grove, Ill. – The following are events coming up at Triton College. All of the events listed are free and open to the public and will take place on Triton’s River Grove campus, located at 2000 Fifth Ave., unless otherwise stated. March 24 through April 18 “Robots, Machines, [...]

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Green Drinks Event at Triton College

  Triton College Sustainability Center hosts first Green Drinks event River Grove, Ill. – The Triton College Sustainability Center will host their inaugural Green Drinks program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, with guest speaker Tom Stoner, a former energy entrepreneur who authored the book “Small Change, Big Gains: Reflections of an [...]

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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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Betty’s Bites from the Booth Visits Grinders

Betty’s Bites from the Booth Visits Grinders

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

GRINDERS – Subs - Pasta – Pizza Located at 9400 Grand Ave, Franklin Park .   847-455-9400  Dine in, Carry Out or Delivery  Their Hours are Mon – Thurs 11am – 9pm  Friday & Sat  11 pm  Closed Sunday.   They share the same lot as Underpass, Bar & Grill. I had heard some good things about this new sandwich shop.  If [...]

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REV.COM

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are a wiz with a word processor consider work with a such as Rev.com. WORKING with REV REVs mission is to give more people the freedom to work from home. They have built technology to make it happen along with their website and mobile apps. They want to help their employees build the [...]

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Park District of Franklin Park Upcoming Events and Programs!

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Check out our Winter brochure online @ www.fpparks.org.   Special Events Big Band Dinner Dance Apr 13th  2:00-4:30pm Location: Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison Street Dance all afternoon to the sounds of the great bands from the ‘40s and ‘50s.  Ballroom dancing, waltzing, cha-cha, rumba—whatever you choose!  We have plenty of mixers to make [...]

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DISTRICT 212 ANNUAL EMPTY BOWLS FUNDRAISER

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

DISTRICT 212 ANNUAL EMPTY BOWLS FUNDRAISER This year’s Empty Bowls fundraiser will be held on Thursday, March 27, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., in the student cafeteria at West Leyden High School, 1000 Wolf Road, Northlake. Sponsored by the West Leyden Clay Club, the event features original art work fashioned by student members of [...]

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115 Years Serving the Community!

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Franklin Park Public Library was originally formed as a project of the Ladies Literary and Social Club – now the Franklin Park Woman’s Club. The fledgling library was housed in Wasson’s store, 9602 Franklin Avenue. That was in 1899. Come celebrate your Library’s 115th anniversary! Join us on Saturday, April 26, at 1:00pm. Some [...]

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