GARAGE SAILING: Find a treasure when the Mount Prospect Village-Wide Garage Sale takes place Friday – Sunday (May 21-23). This popular spring event attracts hundreds of shoppers from near and far. As of this writing, more than 300 homes are participating. To obtain a map, visit www.mpgaragesale.com or call 847/259-8600 for more information.
CRUISE NIGHTS: The Bluesmobile Cruise Nights return to the neighborhood! Enjoy the best classic car show in town on Saturday (May 22) from 3 – 9 p.m. in the East Commuter Lot (Northwest Highway and Emerson Street.). Sponsored by the Lions Club, this popular event should be on your “to-do” list. Get re-acquainted with friends and neighbors. A new addition for 2021 will allow motorcycles to be shown on the driveway outside the former police/fire station building (112 E. Northwest Hwy.). Visitors are required to wear masks and social distance. For more information, visit www.mplions.org.
DIVE INTO SUMMER: The Mount Prospect Park District has opened registration for summer programs. Rediscover workshops and programs for the whole family. Visit www.mppd.org then register online or call 847/255-5380. Program guides will not be delivered to your residence.
VACCINE CLINIC THIS WEEKEND: Anyone over the age of 12 who has not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine, can receive one on Sunday (May 23) from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Frisbie Senior Center (52 E. Northwest Hwy. DP). Approximately 1,250 doses of the Pfizer vaccine has been made available for the clinic through a partnership with Jewel-Osco. The first of the Pfizer two-dose vaccine will be administered with the second shot scheduled for Sunday (June 13) from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Appointments can be made online at www.kordinator.mhealthcoach.net/vel/1611365440763. Frisbie will also accept walk-ins to the clinic.
MENTAL HEALTH WEBINAR: The Mount Prospect Human Services Department hosts the 3rd Annual Mental Health Matters event on Thursday (May 27) at 6 p.m. This free webinar will discuss the effects of the COVID19 pandemic on the social and emotional well-being of students. Presenters include representatives of AMITA Behavioral Health, Community Consolidated School District 59 and Harper College. To register, call 847/506-4930 or visit https://bit.ly/2pxsujx.
All information for This Week in Mount Prospect is gathered from various local news sources.