Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

March 2018

Banquet-Show-Vat-Registration-Forms

March 21, 2018 @ 12:00 am

BUCA DI BEPPO 90 YORKTOWN MALL DRIVE LOMBARD, IL.  60148 COCKTAILS @ 7:00 – DINNER @ 7:30 RSVP BY JUNE 15th TO charlene@mpks.org       NAME____________________________________________ ADDRESS__________________________________________ CITY, STATE, ZIP____________________________________ PHONE___________EMAIL___________________________ Banquet, Show Vat, & Award Sponsorship Registration Form                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ITEM                ____      FEE   __    QTY   __   TOTAL 6’ Show Tank_______$60___________________ 8’ Show Tank_______$75___________________ Banquet Ticket _____$42___________________                 Award Sponsorship___?___________________Please name Award here:______________________________________ Total Enclosed____________________                                                                                                                                                                                                                   …

Find out more »

June 2018

Summer Gala Dinner

June 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Buca di peppo, 90 Yorktown Mall Drive
Lombard, IL 60148 United States
+ Google Map

Summer Gala Dinner Join us Saturday, June 23rd for our summer club dinner celebration of our ponds, our koi fish, and the Koi and Trade Show. The evening program will include a lifetime member award presentation, a short Koi Show awards presentation and an enjoyable evening of koi talk and fun. The dinner will be held at Buca Di Beppo, 90 Yorktown Mall Drive, Lombard IL. (The corner of Butterfield and Highland Ave.) The cash bar opens at 7:00 PM…

Find out more »

January 2019

First Meeting of 2019

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bohemian Crystal, 639 N Blackhawk Dr
Westmont , IL United States
+ Google Map

Program:  An open discussion on Winter and Ponds.  Location:  The Bohemian Crystal, 639 N Blackhawk Dr, Westmont IL (630) 789-1981 Optional Dinner:   Beef noodle soup, breaded pork tenderloin, smoked butt, roast beef, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, sweet sour cabbage, dumplings, fresh vegetable of day, homemade bread and rolls, and mixed desserts with coffee. Please make dinner reservations by Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email charlene@mpks.org The dinner cost is $22.00 per…

Find out more »

February 2019

Annual Bowling Event February 10th

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lisle Lanes, 4920 Lincoln Ave (Route 53)
Lisle, IL United States
+ Google Map

All MPKS members and their families are invited to participate in our Annual Bowling Event. This event will be held Sunday afternoon, February 10th at Lisle Lanes. Check in is 1:00 PM. After dinner, there will be 3 games of bowling. Bowling shoes are included in case you need them. The cost for this event is $25.00 per person. If you don't want to bowl, join us for dinner only for a cost of $11.00 If you don't want dinner and…

Find out more »

February Club Meeting

February 15 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Alberto’s, 150 S Gary Ave
Carol Stream, IL United States
+ Google Map

Program: Keeping your Koi Healthy presented by Myron and Ellen Kloubec from Kloubec fish farm.   Location:  Alberto's in the Holiday Inn, 150  Gary Ave, Carol Stream IL.   Dinner:   TBD   Please make dinner reservations by Tuesday, February  12, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email charlene@mpks.org The dinner cost is $23.00 per person. Dinner starts at 7:00PM. Meeting starts at 8:00PM.   Directions: From I-355 exit west on to North Ave (IL 64).…

Find out more »

March 2019

March Club Meeting

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Home Run Inn Pizza, 7521 Lemont Rd
Darien, IL 60561 United States
+ Google Map

Program:     Starting up your pond in Spring by Mike White of White Water Filters. Location: Home Run Inn Pizza, 7521 Lemont Rd, Darien IL 60561 Dinner:   Pizza, appetizers, salads, and dessert with soft drinks. Please make dinner reservations by Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email charlene@mpks.org. The dinner cost is $24.00 per person which includes tax, tip, and room fee.  Dinner starts at 7:00PM.  Meeting starts at 8:00PM.…

Find out more »

Chicago Flower and Garden Show Tour

March 23 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Navy Pier

Chicago Flower and Garden Show Tour  The theme of the Chicago Flower and Garden show this year “Flowertales – the story grows on”. The show runs from March 21st through March 24th at Navy Pier. MPKS members have an opportunity on Saturday March 23rd for a behind the scenes tour of the Chicago Flower Show. The tour starts at 9:00 AM before the show is open to the public. A tour guide walks us through the exhibits explaining their highlights…

Find out more »

April 2019

April Club Meeting

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bohemian Crystal, 639 N Blackhawk Dr
Westmont , IL United States
+ Google Map

Program:   Dr Andrew Plasz an expert on Roses will speak about growing beautiful roses. Dr Plasz’s extensive accomplishments are listed below. Location:  The Bohemian Crystal, 639 N Blackhawk Dr, Westmont IL (630) 789-1981 Dinner:  Fish, Breaded Pork Tenderloin, Polish Sausage, with soup and many side dishes. Dessert and coffee included. Please make dinner reservations by Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email charlene@comcast.net. The dinner cost is $22.00 per person which…

Find out more »

May 2019

May Club Meeting

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Alberto’s, 150 S Gary Ave
Carol Stream, IL United States
+ Google Map

Program:     Koi Herpes Virus (KHV) - The Essentials Koi herpes virus can be a devastating disease to an individual hobbyist, but it also has further-reaching consequences, and can impact trade relations on an international level as well.  It is a reportable disease, so it is in a different class than other common diseases or health problems that may occur in a koi pond or tank.  As such, it behooves the hobbyist to be familiar with this disease – how…

Find out more »

MPKS Spring Auction

May 18 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Growing Place, 2000 Montgomery Rd
Aurora, IL United States
+ Google Map

Midwest Pond & Koi Auction Spring Auction.  The MPKS spring koi auction will be held on Saturday, May 18th at The Growing Place, 2000 Montgomery Rd, Aurora IL.  This is an opportunity for club members to sell their koi to the public. The public is welcome to purchase fish. The viewing of the fish starts at 12:30 PM and the auction will start at 1:00 PM. Credit cards and cash will be accepted for payment of all purchases.  We will…

Find out more »

June 2019

MPKS Tosai Auction

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With the weather starting to warm up, we look forward to the MPKS Tosai Auction. The club holds this event to allow MPKS members to purchase a high quality koi fish at a better price.   The auction has about 60-70 fish and the starting price averages $20. This year the tosai koi will be supplied by Myron and Ellen Kloubec of Kloubec Koi Farm in Amana Iowa. There will be a nice selection of koi fish including long fin…

Find out more »

MPKS 27th Koi Show and Trade Show

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - June 23 @ 1:00 pm
The Max, 4750 Vernon Ave.
McCook, IL 60525 United States
+ Google Map

27th Annual MPKS Koi and Trade Show June 21 – 23, 2019 The Max Athletic & Exposition 4750 S. Vernon Ave., McCook, IL 60525  The agenda for the weekend is: Friday - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Show Floor open to the public, Benching of fish for the Koi Show. Saturday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Show Floor open to the public, Judging of fish for the Koi show. Sunday - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM -…

Find out more »

June Club Meeting

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Max, 4750 Vernon Ave.
McCook, IL 60525 United States
+ Google Map

Program:   A demonstration on Re-Potting and Dividing a Water Lily and a Lotus. Location:  MPKS Trade Show and Koi Show, The Max, 4750 S Vernon Ave, LaGrange Il Dinner:   No dinner. Please RSVP for the meeting by  Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email charlene@mpks.org Meeting starts at 2:00PM. Directions:

Find out more »

July 2019

July Club Meeting

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
White Fence Farm, 1376 Joliet Road
Romeoville, IL United States
+ Google Map

Program:      Larry Carnes of Reflections Water Gardens will present a walk through of how they built a koi pond in Chicago that was on the 2017 tour. The design, construction, and challenges of the project will be presented. Dinner: Farm Chicken OR Fried Shrimp served with baked potato, bean salad, cole slaw, cottage cheese, pickled beets, corn fritters, and ice cream for dessert with coffee. Please make your dinner reservations by Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice…

Find out more »

Southwest / West Region Pond Tour

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A self guided tour of the Midwest Pond & Koi Society Southwest / West Region 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. View Garden and Pond Tour in the events section for towns in this area and where to purchase a map. Saturday, July 20 Southwest/West – Lisle, Downers Grove, Wheaton, Bolingbrook, Naperville, Elburn, Batavia.

Find out more »

South Region Pond Tour

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A self guided tour of the Midwest Pond & Koi Society South Region 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. View Garden and Pond Tour in the events section for towns in this area and where to purchase a map. Sunday, July 21 South - Clarendon Hills, Willowbrook, Western Springs, Evergreen Park, Dolton, Orland Park, Shorewood, Chesterton IN, Schererville IN.

Find out more »

North / Northwest Region Pond Tour

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A self guided tour of the Midwest Pond & Koi Society North / Northwest Region 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. View Garden and Pond Tour in the events section for towns in this area and where to purchase a map. Saturday, July 27 North/Northwest -  Waukegan, Winnetka, Chicago, Glenview, Prospect Heights, Kildeer, Arlington Heights,  Roselle, Carol Stream, Streamwood

Find out more »

Central Region Pond Tour

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A self guided tour of the Midwest Pond & Koi Society Central Region 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. View Garden and Pond Tour in the events section for towns in this area and where to purchase a map. Sunday, July 28 Central – Lombard,  River Forest,  Riverside, North Riverside, Brookfield

Find out more »

August 2019

Kloubec Koi Farm Road Trip

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kloubek Koi farm, 1375 Baxter Ave NW
Amana, IA 52203 United States
+ Google Map

Road Trip to Kloubec Koi Farm Myron and Ellen Kloubec have extended an invitation to MPKS to visit their facility on Saturday August 10th. The agenda for the day follows: Saturday: Check in at Noon, farm tour, koi purchasing, and mud-pond grow out opportunity. Saturday evening join us for dinner at the Kloubec farm.  The dinner menu is Swiss steak and Salmon with side dishes and dessert. The dinner cost is $25. BYOB. Sunday: A 9:00 AM brunch at the…

Find out more »

August Club Meeting

August 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
$10

Program:     A Behind-the-Scenes tour  of the Garfield Park Conservatory. Location: Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park, Chicago IL. This event is on Saturday and not Friday evening.  We will meet at the Conservatory at 9:00 AM. Our tour will begin at 9:30 AM. The cost of this event is $10 per person. Please RSVP to Charlene at Charlene@mpks.org or call the MPKS voicemail (312) 409-2081. Please RSVP with your name and the number of attendee's for the…

Find out more »
+ Export Events