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  1. Calendar Overlay Administration (1)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Relations (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Garbage Collection Schedule (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay Recreation & Parks Department (6)
  5. Calendar Overlay Sustainability (10)

Administration

  1. Board of Trustees – Rules and Regular Meeting

    July 22, 2019, 7:00 PM

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Community Relations

  1. Art Exhibit: "Midwest Collage Society Exhibit"

    July 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Tall Grass Arts Association

    Wide range of approaches to collage by members of this highly respected group of artists. Images created primarily from cut and paste papers and pictures to works that incorporate painting, glazing, textural surfaces and even 3D objects. Curators: Claudia Craemer and Debbie 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. Art Exhibit: "Midwest Collage Society Exhibit"

    July 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Tall Grass Arts Association

    Wide range of approaches to collage by members of this highly respected group of artists. Images created primarily from cut and paste papers and pictures to works that incorporate painting, glazing, textural surfaces and even 3D objects. Curators: Claudia Craemer and Debbie 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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Garbage Collection Schedule

  1. Garbage Collection (for single family homes only)

    July 23, 2019, All Day

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

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  2. Garbage Collection (for single family homes only)

    July 30, 2019, All Day

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

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Recreation & Parks Department

  1. Main Street Market - May 4 to October 26, 2019

    July 20, 2019, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  2. Main Street Nights

    July 24, 2019, 6:30 PM

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  3. 2019 Beautification Awards Volunteer Meeting

    July 24, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Village Hall, Boardroom

    Volunteers Needed - Once the nominations are in, we will need groups of volunteers to review the nominations and help select the properties that will receive recognition. Some guidelines will be provided for these reviewers. Volunteer forms are available at Village Hall at the Recreation & Parks Department or online at https://www.villageofparkforest.com/forms.aspx?FID=71 . There is a meeting scheduled for all volunteers on July 24, 2019, 7 pm, at Village Hall, Boardroom. For more information, please contact Carolyn Hoff at 708-283-5652 or choff@vopf.com.

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  4. Great American Campout

    July 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - July 27, 2019, 12:00 PM @ Central Park

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  5. Main Street Market - May 4 to October 26, 2019

    July 27, 2019, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  6. Main Street Nights

    July 31, 2019, 6:30 PM

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Sustainability

  1. Applications Now Available for AmeriCorps Greenest Region Corps!

    July 17, 2019 - August 25, 2019

    NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE GREENEST REGION CORPS FELLOW OF PARK FOREST! The Greenest Region Corps is a partnership between the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus and AmeriCorps to find enthusiastic volunteers to lead sustainability projects in a select group of our GRC communities. The pioneer GRCorps is currently underway serving 7 communities and one non-profit group. Read about the GRCorps here. GRC volunteers work directly for a GRC community on a project that will result in greater environmental awareness and stewardship. A total of 12 positions are expected to begin in the fall of 2019. The program is anticipated to start before October 2019 and volunteers must complete 1,720 service hours by September 2020.

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  2. Book Drive

    July 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Village of Park Forest is having a book drive to support it's FREE Pop-Up Bookstore. Please place your used books in the Village Lobby for collection and sorting by the Sustainability Staff Members.

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  3. Book Drive

    July 22, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Village of Park Forest is having a book drive to support it's FREE Pop-Up Bookstore. Please place your used books in the Village Lobby for collection and sorting by the Sustainability Staff Members.

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  4. Book Drive

    July 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Village of Park Forest is having a book drive to support it's FREE Pop-Up Bookstore. Please place your used books in the Village Lobby for collection and sorting by the Sustainability Staff Members.

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  5. Book Drive

    July 24, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Village of Park Forest is having a book drive to support it's FREE Pop-Up Bookstore. Please place your used books in the Village Lobby for collection and sorting by the Sustainability Staff Members.

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  6. Book Drive

    July 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Village of Park Forest is having a book drive to support it's FREE Pop-Up Bookstore. Please place your used books in the Village Lobby for collection and sorting by the Sustainability Staff Members.

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  7. Book Drive

    July 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Village of Park Forest is having a book drive to support it's FREE Pop-Up Bookstore. Please place your used books in the Village Lobby for collection and sorting by the Sustainability Staff Members.

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  8. FREE Pop-Up Bookstore

    July 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Bookstore will be open on the following dates: July 27, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM July 31, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM August 7, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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  9. Growing Green Recycling Fest

    July 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Downtown Park Forest

    Park Forest's annual recycle event allows residents to recycle televisions (for a fee), document shredding, eyeglasses, books, and much more. See flyer for full details.

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  10. FREE Pop-Up Bookstore

    July 31, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Bookstore will be open on the following dates: July 27, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM July 31, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM August 7, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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