Celebrating the Mission

Members of the Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society host two major fundraisers each year – Tee It Up Fore Kids in June and Holiday Housewalk & Market in December.

In addition, events are held throughout the year to support the mission of the organization – events to build friendships and membership, donor development and stewardship, plus community awareness and outreach.

Calendar of Events

'Twas the Night Before... Opening Party

November 30, 2017
Nineteenth Century Club, Oak Park
An exclusive shopping event and evening reception hosted on Thursday evening to open the Holiday Market.

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Holiday Housewalk & Market

December 1 & 2
Nineteenth Century Club, Oak Park
Major fundraiser, benefiting the IWS Children’s Clinic, held annually on the first weekend in December.

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IWS Children's Clinic Holiday Party

Second Saturday in December
Pleasant Home, Oak Park
A children's party hosted by Circle 80 to celebrate the holiday season. Children enjoy pictures with Santa, Refreshments of juice and cookies, craft room fun, and a gift of a holiday stocking filled with surprises!

Homeowner Reception - Holiday Housewalk & Market

IWS Children’s Clinic, Oak Park
An event to thank our Holiday Housewalk & Market homeowners and provide them with a tour of the clinic.


A weekday in March
An All-Circle event and kick-off party for one of our major fundraisers, Tee It Up Fore Kids golf classic.

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Complimentary Spring Reception

A weekday in May
Nineteenth Century Club, Oak Park
A reception with dialogue about the work of the IWS Children’s Clinic and the importance of surrounding the children in our communities with integrated medical, dental and mental health services.

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River Forest Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Weekend
Participating with a float entry.

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Tee It Up Fore Kids Golf Classic

June 18, 2018
North Riverside Golf Club
Major fund raiser, benefiting the IWS Children’s Clinic, held annually in June on the Monday after Father’s Day.

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Lil Sumpin’ FOR THE KIDS

August 20, 2018
Lagunitas Brewing Company
em>Fundraiser benefiting the IWS Children’s Clinic that includes an evening of networking, food and drink, a 50/50 raffle plus tours of brewing operations.

2017 Lil Sumpin’ Photos
2016 Lil Sumpin’ Photos
2015 Lil Sumpin’ Photos

Membership Open House

A weekday in September, October, and November
Member Home, TBA
An evening reception for people to learn more about Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society.

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Annual Meeting & Appreciation Dinner

October 19, 2017
Oak Park Country Club
A celebration of our mission, the talented staff of the IWS Children’s Clinic, our diverse community, and our members - who are all committed to helping children access quality health care.

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Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society Circle Meetings

Circle 1
1st Tuesday, 7:30 PM

Circle 2
1st Thursday, 9 AM

Circle 4
2nd Wednesday, 7:30 PM

Circle 14
1st Friday, 1 PM

Circle 31
1st Wednesday, 12 Noon

Circle 32
4th Tuesday, 7:30 PM

Circle 41
1st Tuesday of the month, 7 PM

Circle 80
2nd & 4th Sunday, 12:30 PM

Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society Leadership

Board of Directors
3rd Tuesday, 7 PM

Auxiliary Board
4th Wednesday, 7 PM

IWS Children’s Clinic Executive Team
3rd Thursday, 12 Noon

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