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Community Relations

  1. 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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  2. Muzicnet School of Music Fall Classes

    October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018 @ Muzicnet School Of Music

    Call us today to register for your instrument or vocal class. Appointments needed. No walk-ins please. For more information, call Alan Franklin, 708.481.9870. www.muzicnet.net.

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  3. Haunts Against Hunger: Haunted House

    October 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - October 31, 2018, 9:00 PM

    Come support a good cause and visit our Haunted House. Every year has a different twist to it. Haunts Against Hunger collects canned goods and funds to donate to the local Rich and Monee Township Food Pantries. Tickets will be $6 with canned goods; $8 without canned goods; and $50 for a group of 10 or more ($5 per person), with or without canned goods. Pick a day or two, bring your entire family, friends and enjoy. Early ticket sales will start October 1. Tickets can be purchased at the Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive, Park Forest (Rec & Parks Counter, 1st Floor/Lobby), 9a-5p. After 5p, the day of the Haunted House, ticket sales will be one hour prior to start and 15 minutes prior to closing, in the Lobby of Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. Questions, call 708.748.2005 or 708.283.5621. Sponsored by: Haunts Against Hunger, Park Forest Police and Economic Development & Planning Department.

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  4. Downtown Park Forest Candy Walk & Costume Contest

    October 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Village Hall

    Join us for a candy walk in Downtown Park Forest with the businesses until candy is exhausted. We will also, have a costume contest for the little ones starting at 4:15pm. Check-in at Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive, for the list of participating businesses. Sponsored by: Recreation & Parks Commission, Park Forest Police Department and Economic Development & Planning Department. For more information, email esterling@vopf.com.

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  5. Hallelujah Night

    October 31, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ First Baptist Church

    Join First Baptist Church with a safe alternative to Halloween trick or treating with games, snacks and prizes. For more information, call Sandra Richards, 708.748.2585.

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Economic Development & Planning Department

  1. Deadline to Nominate Your Business Person of the Year is October 31

    October 31, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Village Hall

    The Park Forest Economic Development Advisory Group (EDAG) seeks nominees from residents, civic groups, and businesses to recognize a Park Forest business owner who is committed to community service. Do you know a Park Forest business owner who has made a difference for you or someone you know? Complete the online nomination form no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 31, 2018. Past recipients of the Business Person of the Year award are: Janet Fiorenzo, Tower Cleaners; Alan Franklin, Muzicnet Performing Arts Center; Jim McDannel, Lifetime Automotive Repair; Mike Jordan, State Farm Insurance; Earl and Alia Davis, Quality Classic Health and Fitness Center; Bree Breedlove, State Farm Insurance, Yvette Jones, Patricia Moore, Patricia Moore Studio, and 2017 recipient Ed Czupryn, Park Forest Currency Exchange.

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