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Garbage Collection Schedule

  1. Garbage Collection

    April 24, 2018, All Day

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

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  2. Recycling Collection

    April 24, 2018, All Day

    Recycling (green carts) is picked up every other week.

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Home Page Calendar

  1. Congresswoman Kelly's Youth Job and Resource Expo

    April 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Thornton Township High School

    Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 24 on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Thornton Township High School. Over 50 companies and agencies will be accepting applications for jobs, summer internships and apprenticeships. Representatives from various Youth Services will also be on hand to talk with young people about program offerings that will help them succeed. Participating employers and agencies include Nike, Gamestop, Walmart, VILLA, DTLR, Walgreens, and more. Prior to the Expo, Rep. Kelly is sponsoring a Job Readiness Training Session to help young people enhance their interview skills. The session takes place Thursday, April 19, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the Technical Building of Thornton Township High School. To pre-register, visit reprobinkelly.eventbrite.com. For more info, contact Vaughn Roland at 708-679-0078 or at Vaughn.roland@mail.house.gov, or visit robinkelly.house.

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  2. Freedom Hall Lecture Series

    April 22, 2018, 3:00 PM @ Freedom Hall

    On Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. at Freedom Hall, the Park Forest Commission on Human Relations hosts its first in a series of lectures on race. The Freedom Hall Lecture Series kicks-off with a conversation on the reality of racial divisiveness. Residents are encouraged to attend this free event to further dialogue happening in Park Forest on race. Freedom Hall is located at 410 Lakewood Blvd.

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  3. Board of Trustees – Rules & Regular Meeting

    April 23, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Village Hall

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  4. Bus tour of Park Forest

    April 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Are you new to Park Forest or just want to see what’s new in town? Take part in a local bus tour on April 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., to learn the history of the Park Forest community along with local attractions and things to do. From a winery to a tennis club to a makers lab to a rail fan park, and much more. Learn how you can make the most of the place you call home. Bus loads at Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. Space is limited. RSVP by April 23 by calling Evelyn Sterling at 708-283-5621 or email esterling@vopf.com.

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  5. Teen Job Fair

    April 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @

    The Park Forest Youth Commission presents a Teen Job Fair for ages 16-24. Employers will be on-site accepting applications.

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Recreation & Parks Department

  1. Wednesday Morning Walkers at Thorn Creek Nature Center

    April 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Thorn Creek Nature Center

    WEDNESDAY MORNING WALKERS - WEEKLY PROGRAM Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m. Free! Ages 13-adult. Registration required two days before your first walk. Follow the forest’s seasonal changes, enjoy light exercise and experience nature first-hand on 2 miles of Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve’s winding trails. Registration is required for programs. Call or email the nature center two days before the program.

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