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  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 21:55

    3/23/17 9:00 a.m. at Roosevelt @ Circle: Join Mayor Calderone and the Commissioners for a ground breaking ceremony as the Village begins its long anticipated redevelopment of Roosevelt Road.

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 21:10

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  • Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 17:12

    Re: 12th Street Wings - 7247 Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park, IL 60130

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 22:38

    The overnight parking ban has been lifted this holiday season. You do not need to call your car in until Monday night, January 2nd. Snow routes will remain in effect and must be adhered to in snow events. Thank you and Happy Holidays!

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 18:10

    On Wednesday, December 14th at Cocina Lobos - 6:00 pm - free appetizers and soft drinks. Cash Bar. Please bring a new and unwrapped gift to benefit those less fortunate during this holiday season. All gifts distributed throught the Howard Mohr Community Center. Thank you and Merry Christmas!

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 18:22

    Tree lighting ceremony kicks off the event at Thomas & Madison - 6:00 pm

  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 00:13

  • Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 00:06

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  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 16:39

  • Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 16:46

    At the Howard Mohr Community Center located at Jackson and Desplaines. Free Health tests and services - free giveaways! 11:00 am until 2:00 pm

  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 23:53

    In honor of the Labor Day weekend, th

  • Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 23:33

    Being held at the Howard Mohr Community Center on Wednesday, September 21st at 6:30 pm.

  • Friday, August 5, 2016 - 23:38

    Congressman Danny K. Davis of the 7th District invites you to a Town hall Meeting for Forest Park residents being held on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm being held at the Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison Street.

  • Friday, July 1, 2016 - 23:25

     

  • Friday, July 1, 2016 - 23:20

    The Village of Forest Park will host an official public forum to discuss information known about Video Gaming.

  • Monday, June 6, 2016 - 20:28

    Being held at the Forest Park Picnic Grove on July 23rd between noon and 10pm. The event will have a motorcyle show, demontrations, live music, prominent speakers, food and drink. Two pre-used squad cars being raffled.

  • Monday, June 6, 2016 - 20:11

    Click here for event line-up or call 366-2543.

  • Monday, June 6, 2016 - 19:53

    Being held at the Forest Park Picnic Grove, 7820 Madison Street. Authentic German Food, Live music German Bier, Games  & Fun. Sponsored by the Harlem Manner-und Damenchor & D.A.N.K. West.

  • Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 22:54

    Recent discussions about Video Gaming on the Council floor directed staff to coordinate a public forum with a balanced member panel to be held on a “to be determined” Saturday in the month of May.

  • Friday, April 1, 2016 - 18:48

    Seeking volunteers with a fondness for Art!

  • Friday, April 1, 2016 - 18:40

    The Forest Park Police Department has adopted a new policy where officers will now carry two doses of the lifesaving opiate antidote NARCAN, and will be trained in its use over the next couple of months.

  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 17:59

    MUST BE DISPLAYED BY FRIDAY, APRIL 1ST. SALES TAKING PLACE IN THE LOWER LEVEL OF VILLAGE HALL. WE WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 7PM WEDNEDSAY, MARCH 30TH AND THRUSDAY, MARCH 31ST.

  • Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 22:31

    On Saturday, May 7, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Forest Park National Bank & Trust Co. is sponsoring a FREE Sensitive document shredding event in its Madison Street parking lot.

  • Monday, March 14, 2016 - 17:30

    Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Village of Westchester Water Tower. Call 708-453-9115 for more information.

  • Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 00:04

    How will YOU care for aging parent? On April 7th, the Howard Mohr Community Center will host an Aging Parent Fair from 5-7pm. Information on senior resources and other professionals will be on hand to help you with this important topic.

  • Friday, February 26, 2016 - 17:08

    YOUTH MENTORING is coming to Forest Park this Spring!

  • Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 22:25

    An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, but are not.

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 23:06

    The Forest Park Youth Soccer Association is preparing the league for another season this coming Spring. FPYSA's Little Kickers divison introduces the basics of soccer to boys and girls ages three to five years old. The league's team divsion includes players up through 8th grade.

  • Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 20:07

    Save the dates/4th Tuesday of the month - Don't make plans for dinner but instead consider joining us for a warm bowl of soup and some hearty bread. Pay whavever you want, or not at all! All contributions support the Forest Park Food Pantry.

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 16:57

    @Village Hall, 7pm on Thursday, January 21st. Please consider helping your Village Council shape the future of the village by serving on one of the village's boards/committees.

  • Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 21:47

    A Village Employee may be knocking on your door asking permission to inspect & repair the water meter installed in your home. He will have a Village issued Picture ID and will present the ID immediately. This employee will be replacing the battery in your water meter so that it can be read e

  • Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 18:15

    The Forest Park Police Department will not ticket for overnight parking beginning Wednesday night, December 23 (for Thursday morning, December 24).  We will resume ticketing, Sunday night, January 3 (for Monday am, January 4), 2016.

  • Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 18:00

    The 2016 Village Calendar has been published and is available to you free of charge. Please pick on up at any of the following locations: Village Hall, Community Center, Library, Ed's Way, Forest Park National Bank, and Schauer's Hardware.

  • Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 00:40

    On Tuesday, December 15th from 6pm until 9pm at Cocina Lobos, 7321 Madison Street. Please bring an unwrapped gift. All gifts benefit the Howard Mohr Community Center Gift Basket Program for Forest Park families in need. Free appetizers and soft drinks. Cash bar.

  • Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 00:34

    December 4th, from 6pm until 9pm along Madison St. Visit Forest Park Chamber of Commerce to learn more.

     

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 20:05

    AARP Tax Aide for Seniors & Disabled helps low, to moderate income people, especially those 60 and older, prepare their taxes, ensuring the get all the deducations and credits they deserve. You'd make a great volunteer!

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 22:17

    Beginning November 25, you will begin to notice red bags covering parking meters and parking pay boxes throughout the business districts in town.

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 18:38

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  • Monday, October 26, 2015 - 23:57

    On Saturday, October 31st from 3:00 - 7:30

  • Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 18:01

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  • Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 17:46

    October 28th from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm at the Howard Mohr Community Center, 7640 Jackson Blvd.

  • Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 17:42

    October 23rd from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the Forest Park Picnic Grove, 7820 Madison Street.  Click here for more information.

  • Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 17:41

    October 24th from 8:00 pm until midnight. Click here for more information.

  • Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 18:32

    Illinois Department of Transportation is analyzing traffic noise as part of the general study of I290, from west of Mannheim Road to Racine Avenue. Public forums will be held to discuss the potential installation of noise walls along the Eisenhower Expressway in conjunction with the planned road

  • Monday, September 28, 2015 - 17:24

    CTA staff will present an overview of proposed Blue Line improvements at Village Hall on October 13, 2015 

  • Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 00:36

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  • Friday, September 25, 2015 - 21:40

    On September 19, 2015, the Village of Forest Park dedicated a memorial to four fallen Public Safety officers whose lives were cut short as a result of their chosen profession. The Memorial stands at Remembrance Park located at Randolph and Circle and is a fitting tribute to those individuals.

  • Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 23:47

    Come out to Thatcher Woods in River Forest on Saturday, September 26 from 12-3:30pm to participate in the Student Conservation Association’s ConSERVE Chicago kickoff event, where volunteers will help restore the

  • Friday, August 28, 2015 - 18:22

    August 27 - 30th.  Please visit www.exploreforestpark.com for more information.

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 22:43

    1 WEEK ONLY, SEPTEMBER 14TH - 19TH

  • Friday, August 14, 2015 - 19:42

    A status update on village-wide construction projects as

  • Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 23:59

    Hosted by Living Word Christian Center held at 7600 Roosevelt Rd. 3 Pm - 9 Pm, Friday, August 7th.  Backpacks, Supplies, Free Go Hard T-Shirts, Games, Prizes, Dunk Tank, Bouncy House and water slide, food and sweets, and live entertainment. 

  • Monday, July 27, 2015 - 17:19

    Community-wide meetings to discuss redevelopment of vacant properties.

  • Monday, June 15, 2015 - 19:54

    Summer Rec begins the week of June 15th.  Rec takes place Monday through Firday at both Remembrance Park (Circle & Randolph) and Reiger Park (16th & Circle) througout the summer months and is geared toward grammar school students who are craving something free and fun to do...there will

  • Monday, June 15, 2015 - 19:48

    Free outdoor summer concerts.  1st one begins Tuesday, June 16th with "The Redmonds" performing.  Concert begins at 7:00 pm.  Soda, Wine, & Beer will be sold along with hotdogs and nachos however you may bring your own food and drink (no glass bottles please).

  • Friday, June 5, 2015 - 00:41

    The following will provide interested parties with the design and information regarding the Forest Park/River Forest Madison Street rehab project commencing west of Desplaines Avenue: 

  • Friday, May 22, 2015 - 20:27

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  • Friday, May 22, 2015 - 20:11

    Held in Constitution Court (Madison & Thomas) in the heart of Forest Park's downtown district.

    Free to all

    Live Music and cool cars

  • Friday, May 22, 2015 - 20:08

    Free monthly outdoor live concerts - held at 7:00 pm / bring your blanket and picnic basket (dancing under the stars optional). 

    Tuesday, June 16th

    Tuesday, July 21st

    Tuesday, August 18th

    Call 771-7737 for information.

  • Friday, May 22, 2015 - 19:25

    The Forest Park Dog Park has been closed for a number of weeks due to the risk of spreading canine influenza.

  • Friday, April 10, 2015 - 22:17

    Due to the increased risk of canine upper respiratory disease in the Chicagoland area, the Village is taking precautionary steps in temporarily closing its Dog Pa

  • Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 21:58

    On Saturday, May 2, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00noon, Forest Park National Bank & Trust Co.

  • Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 18:42

    After nearly a year since its inception, Mayor Calderone's Economic Development Committee has completed its work with Business Districts Inc., who submitted a final report to the Village Council last month.  The report contains lots of empirical data on Forest Park's business community and makes

  • Friday, March 27, 2015 - 18:00

    Spring Carnival - Sat. March 28th from 10:30 - 12:30 @ Howard Mohr Community Center, 7640 Jackson Blvd. Bring camera for pics with the Easter Bunny and there will be games and lunch provided.  Cost is $6 per child and $4 per adult.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 17:32

    Sponsors Famous Liquor and the Chamber of Commerce invite you to Wine Walk & Shop on Madison Street.  Tasters' will enjoy sample wines and finger foods from local eateries at 18-plus unique boutiques, specialty shops and other retail locations.

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 20:21

    Remembering Selma and Focusing on Chicagoland’s Future - 

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 20:09

    Saturday, March 28 - Drury Lane, Oak Brook, IL

  • Friday, February 6, 2015 - 00:54

    Calling all parents! Forest Park Kiwanis has joined forces with the All American Soap Box Derby to host a Derby Day on Sat., May 9, 2015 along the Circle Avenue Bridge.

  • Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 22:14

    For ages 7 and up, held @ the Howard Mohr Community Center - February 27th, from 7pm - 9pm - cost $15 pp / girls make body lotion, lip gloss, fashion bracelets, while enjoying raffles, pizza and Sundaes.  Registration required.  Call 708-771-7737.

  • Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 18:53

     

  • Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 23:23

    Please view the March/April 2015 version of the Senior Newsletter here.

  • Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 18:10

    Forest Park is a member of the West Cook County Housing Collaborative (WCCH

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 20:09

    Thank you Forest Park for supporting the effort to erect a monument in honor of those Forest Park First Responders who have lost their lives while protecting ours.  With your help we have met the initial goal of $7,000!  But we're not don

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 17:20

    The hours for trick or treating in Forest Park are from 3:00 pm until 7:30 pm

  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 23:18

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  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 17:34

    There are currently three opportunities to appeal your taxes: