Tick, Tick, BOOM!

28 Apr 20:00 - 29 Apr 23:00 28 Apr 20:00 - 29 Apr 23:00 - Evanston Evanston
Mussetter-Struble Theater Mussetter-Struble Theater
The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University presents the Struble Project Series tick, tick BOOM! Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jonathan...   More info

Dead Man Winter

28 Apr 22:00 28 Apr 22:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 17.00 $30.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: Playing a bull-bodied, emotionally resonant brand of Americana-infused indie rock, Dead Man Winter is a group led by Dave Simonett...   More info

Evanston Winter Market

29 Apr 08:00 - 12:00 29 Apr 08:00 - 12:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Ecology Center Evanston Ecology Center
Join us for the last winter market...   More info

Rebuilding Together

29 Apr 09:00 - 14:00 29 Apr 09:00 - 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
Pack 903 Evanston Pack 903 Evanston
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Healthy Kids Day

29 Apr 09:00 - 12:00 29 Apr 09:00 - 12:00 - Evanston Evanston
McGaw YMCA - Evanston McGaw YMCA - Evanston
Healthy Kids Day is a free, community-wide event held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9am to 12pm. It is designed to help kids get a jump start to their summer. Our goal and...   More info

Free Shred Event

29 Apr 09:00 - 11:00 29 Apr 09:00 - 11:00 - Evanston Evanston
Tim Shaker - North Shore Realtor Tim Shaker - North Shore Realtor
Free Shred Event Bring Your Old...   More info

A Special Storytime for Independent Bookstore Day!

29 Apr 10:30 - 11:30 29 Apr 10:30 - 11:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
We'll read CURIOUS GEORGE GOES TO A BOOKSTORE and every child gets a free copy to take home! Next, our special storytime Guest Author PATRICIA J. MURPHY will read her newest book...   More info

Tell Your Story at the Nine Lives Podcast Story Booth!

29 Apr 12:00 - 16:00 29 Apr 12:00 - 16:00 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
They say everyone has a book inside them or at least a story to tell! So we’ve invited Nine Lives Podcast to help us celebrate Independent Bookstore Day by hosting a story booth...   More info

NRG CTQ - Modern

29 Apr 12:00 - 21:00 29 Apr 12:00 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Games and Cafe Evanston Games and Cafe
Nerd Rage Gaming Championship Trial Qualifier This event will carry a 2x multiplier Date: April 29th, 2017 Location: Evanston Games & Cafe 1610 Maple Ave, Suite 1 Evanston IL...   More info

Greenwood Beach Day 2017

29 Apr 12:00 - 23:00 29 Apr 12:00 - 23:00 - Evanston Evanston
Temperance Beer Co. Temperance Beer Co.
Let's get summer started early! Our pineapple blonde ale is back, and we'll be partying all day. Starting at noon we're tapping the first keg, opening sales of sixers, and...   More info

Charles Gates Dawes: A Life

29 Apr 13:00 - 14:30 29 Apr 13:00 - 14:30 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston History Center Evanston History Center
Join us for a lively look at the new biography of a forgotten yet legendary American. His list of accomplishments is unparalleled, his legacy is an open book. The Evanston History...   More info

Chicago, Illinois - ANA Support Group Meeting

29 Apr 13:30 - 16:30 29 Apr 13:30 - 16:30 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
Topics: Meet and Greet; Caring, Sharing, Networking and Support For more info., please visit: https:/www.anausa.org/finding-support-overview/support-groups/scheduled-meetings/list...   More info

Love Between the Covers

29 Apr 14:00 - 16:30 29 Apr 14:00 - 16:30 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
Do romance novels exploit women or empower them? How do authors work within the genre’s expectation of a HEA (Happily-Ever-After)? Why is romance the best-selling genre in...   More info

Bourbon: Basics and Beyond

29 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 29 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 - Evanston Evanston
Whiskey Thief Tavern Whiskey Thief Tavern
Curious about all the excitement around bourbon these days? Find out at this fun-filled bourbon tasting afternoon as part of Downtown Evanston's Women's Weekend of Fun! Spirits...   More info

Street Food! Everything You Need to Know Across the Globe

29 Apr 17:00 - 18:30 29 Apr 17:00 - 18:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
Helping celebrate Independent Bookstore Day, we will be launching the definitive new STREET FOOD: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OPEN-AIR STANDS, CARTS, AND FOOD TRUCKS ACROSS...   More info

Education Fund Benefit Dinner

29 Apr 18:00 - 22:00 29 Apr 18:00 - 22:00 - Evanston Evanston
The League of Women Voters of Evanston, IL The League of Women Voters of Evanston, IL
Our 2017 Education Fund Benefit GET VOCAL Act LocaL Saturday, April 29, 2017 Evanston Art Center 6 pm Cocktails 6.45 pm Dinner Stations Open 7:30 pm Guest Speaker K. Sujata...   More info

Beltane (May Day) - The Sacred Union with Lindy Ferrigno

29 Apr 19:00 - 22:00 29 Apr 19:00 - 22:00 - Evanston Evanston
Zen Shiatsu Chicago Zen Shiatsu Chicago
Join us as we take a Journey to bless the Sacred Marriage of Female and Male, of Body and Soul, in each of us. A guided Journey creates an opening of consciousness for...   More info

Church & Oak [a storytelling event]

29 Apr 19:00 - 21:30 29 Apr 19:00 - 21:30 - Evanston Evanston
Sojourner Covenant Church Sojourner Covenant Church
Join us for a compelling night of true, 5-minute stories from regular people on the theme of SECRETS. No script, no notes just people, a microphone, and real stories. This month's...   More info

Broadway Bound- The Princess and the Pea, Jr.

29 Apr 19:00 - 21:30 29 Apr 19:00 - 21:30 - Evanston Evanston
Puth Family Theater Puth Family Theater
Mary Rodgers’ 1959 classic retells the story of The Princess and the Pea with hilarious jazz numbers in this comic romp whose Broadway productions featured the comic stylings of...   More info

Beethoven Project X: Rick's Birthday Bash

29 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 29 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
The Musical Offering The Musical Offering
Join MO artistic director Rick Ferguson for his annual birthday bash concert (also the next installment of our ongoing Beethoven Project series). This lecture-recital will...   More info

Pines of Rome: NU Symphonic Band in Concert

29 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 29 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Pick-Staiger Hall Northwestern University Pick-Staiger Hall
THE PROGRAM Turner: Through the Looking Glass (2008) Reed: Variations on the Porazzi Theme by Wagner (1882/1988) Bernstein/trans. Grundman: Slava! (1977) Respighi/trans. Kimura...   More info

Half Pint of Hilarity

29 Apr 19:30 - 20:15 29 Apr 19:30 - 20:15 - Evanston Evanston
Temperance Beer Co. Temperance Beer Co.
100 OF TICKET SALES WILL GO TO CURT'S CAFE (www.curtscafe.org) -30 MINUTES OF COMEDY MAGIC -ONE PINT BREWERY CHOICE -UNLIMITED LOL -WHOLE LOTTA WTF? Sit back, relax and enjoy...   More info

Sam Outlaw with Michaela Anne

29 Apr 20:00 29 Apr 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 12.00 $22.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: The future's bright for the young AngelenoAnd an old song plays in his headFar as he knows. . .These lines from the title track of...   More info

Whisperings of Spirit with Billie Topa Tate

30 Apr 10:00 - 12:00 30 Apr 10:00 - 12:00 - Evanston Evanston
MSI Wellness Center MSI Wellness Center
Our Life's Journey is so wonderfully enhanced when we can utilize the wisdom of our wonderful medicine guides and spiritual helpers. Our Native American tradition has spoken the...   More info

Outrage Overload: The Keys to Finding Balance in a Crazy World.

30 Apr 10:00 - 17:00 30 Apr 10:00 - 17:00 - Evanston Evanston
Core Energetics Chicago Core Energetics Chicago
Is your desire to be informed interfering with your sanity? Have your relationships been comptomised because of your views? Do you want to bury your head in the sand instead...   More info

One Year Anniversary Party!

30 Apr 11:00 - 14:00 30 Apr 11:00 - 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
Threads Boutique Threads Boutique
You are invited to join us for our One Year Anniversary Party. Stop in and enjoy: Amazing Shopping, Gourmet Snacks, & Fun Giveaways. Thank you to all our loyal customers...   More info

EPL and EHC Present: The September Issue

30 Apr 13:00 - 16:00 30 Apr 13:00 - 16:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
In anticipation of the new exhibit Evanston Accessorized, running May 1 December 31, 2017, the Evanston History Center and the Evanston Public Library are happy to present this...   More info

Nancy Doyle: Manage Your Financial Life (Women's Voices, 1)

30 Apr 13:00 - 14:30 30 Apr 13:00 - 14:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
Is it time to take control of your financial life? Nancy Doyle offers an objective and straightforward perspective based on a wealth of professional and personal experience. In...   More info

Lutheran-Catholic Marriages

30 Apr 13:00 - 15:00 30 Apr 13:00 - 15:00 - Evanston Evanston
St Paul's Lutheran Church of Evanston St Paul's Lutheran Church of Evanston
Lutheran-Catholic Marriages Sunday, April 30 1:00 3:00 pm St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 1004 Greenwood St, Evanston Contact: Brigitte Bell, mutti1919@yahoo.com This facilitated...   More info

Emil Ferris: My Favorite Thing is Monsters Signing & Interview

30 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 30 Apr 13:00 - 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
Comix Revolution Comix Revolution
Comix Revolution Evanston will host My Favorite Thing Is Monsters creator, Emil Ferris for a book signing and interview as part of the Evanston Literary Festival. Set against the...   More info

Spring Concerts

30 Apr 13:30 - 20:00 30 Apr 13:30 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Pick-Staiger Hall Northwestern University Pick-Staiger Hall
The Midwest Young Artists Conservatory spring concerts will be held at Pick-Staiger Hall at Northwestern University on Sunday, April 30th. The 1:30 PM concert will feature the...   More info

Broadway Bound- The Princess and the Pea, Jr.

30 Apr 14:00 - 15:30 30 Apr 14:00 - 15:30 - Evanston Evanston
Puth Family Theater Puth Family Theater
Mary Rodgers’ 1959 classic retells the story of The Princess and the Pea with hilarious jazz numbers in this comic romp whose Broadway productions featured the comic stylings of...   More info

Immigration Policy Forum Moderated by WBEZ's Jerome McDonnell

30 Apr 14:30 30 Apr 14:30 - Evanston Evanston
Pope John 23rd School Pope John 23rd School
Join the Democratic Party of Evanston for an Immigration Policy Forum moderated by WBEZ's Jerome McDonnell (Host of Worldview). The event is free and open to the public...   More info

Poetry Reading: Aozora Brockman & Anita Olivia Koester

30 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 30 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
Come celebrate National Poetry Month as two talented poets read from their latest collections. Aozora Brockman will share her new chapbook Memory of a Girl , and Anita Olivia...   More info

Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists

30 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 30 Apr 16:00 - 17:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
Who hasn't wondered where-aside from Georgia O'Keeffe and Frida Kahlo-all the women artists are? In many art books, they've been marginalized with cold efficiency, summarily...   More info

Nadine Kenney Johnstone: Speak Your Truth Writing Workshop

30 Apr 16:30 - 18:00 30 Apr 16:30 - 18:00 - Evanston Evanston
Frances Willard House Museum Frances Willard House Museum
Join us for this FREE writing workshop with author and memoirist Nadine Kenney Johnstone! You want to write about a moment from your past, but you worry about what your real life...   More info

Sunday Tasting - The Spanish Farm

30 Apr 17:00 - 21:00 30 Apr 17:00 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Farmhouse Evanston Farmhouse Evanston
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Renee Engeln: Beauty Sick (Women's Voices, 3)

30 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 30 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
For the past fifteen years, award-winning Northwestern University psychology professor RENEE ENGELN has dedicated herself to studying girls’ and women’s struggles with beauty and...   More info

Sunday Salon Pop-Up at Evanston Literary Festival

30 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 30 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
Celtic Knot Public House Celtic Knot Public House
Join us for a pop-up Sunday Salon reading at the Evanston Literary Festival! The readers: LAURYN ALLISON TONI NEALIE QURAYSH ALI LANSANA RYAN KENEALY SUZANNE CLORES Sunday...   More info

Layla Frankel EP Release Show with Max Subar

30 Apr 19:00 30 Apr 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 10.00 $18.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: Soulful, dynamic, and always ear-pleasing, Folk/Soul songwriter and vocalist, Layla Frankel, has been delighting audiences with her...   More info

Opens May 1st

01 May 05:00 - 07:30 01 May 05:00 - 07:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bumble Bee Bar Bumble Bee Bar
We will open our Drive-Thru for breakfast starting on May 1, 2017 from 5 AM 7:30 AM. We will feature Breakfast Burittos, Breakfast Sandwhiches. Come check out our menu. drivethru...   More info

Bellydance! A 100Days Improv Challenge™

01 May 11:00 - 02 May 11:15 01 May 11:00 - 02 May 11:15 - Evanston Evanston
Hip Circle Studio Hip Circle Studio
Are you ready to commit to developing a personal practice for improving your improvisational bellydance skills? This challenge will help you do that and so much more! DAILY...   More info

Kick-off

01 May 12:00 01 May 12:00 - Evanston Evanston
Nichols Middle School Nichols Middle School
Get ready to kick off fundraising for the 10th annual Walk-a-Thon...   More info

ONE Small Change

01 May 12:00 - 12:30 01 May 12:00 - 12:30 - Evanston Evanston
Hip Circle Studio Hip Circle Studio
Take control of your health and wellness, ONE small change at a time. This 12-week virtual workshop will guide you through a series of single, small changes that can have a big...   More info

Relaxation & Biofeedback

01 May 14:00 - 14:50 01 May 14:00 - 14:50 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University CAPS Northwestern University CAPS
Learning ways to de-stress can help you feel better, study more efficiently and effectively, and be more healthy in mind, body, and spirit. The Relaxation and Biofeedback workshop...   More info

Reading and Signing

01 May 18:00 - 19:30 01 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
I will be at Evanston's Bookends and Beginnings on the evening of May 1, 2017 to talk about, read from, and sign copies of my new book, The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American...   More info

Bill Savage: How Breweries & Saloons Caused Prohibition

01 May 18:00 - 19:30 01 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Whiskey Thief Tavern Whiskey Thief Tavern
'Beer Here!' v. the WCTU: How Breweries and Saloons Caused Prohibition With Bill Savage The onset of Prohibition is often, and mistakenly, attributed to the activism of the...   More info

Summer URG Kick Off Party!

01 May 18:00 - 19:30 01 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Undergrad Research at Northwestern University (UR@NU) Undergrad Research at Northwestern University (UR@NU)
Come meet your Peer Menor and other Summer URG winners with our kick-off bash! There will be extra special goodie bags, plus some useful info for getting your experience off on...   More info

Bill Savage at Whiskey Thief

01 May 18:30 - 19:30 01 May 18:30 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Whiskey Thief Tavern Whiskey Thief Tavern
'Beer Here!’ v. the WCTU: How Breweries and Saloons Caused Prohibition The onset of Prohibition is often, and mistakenly, attributed to the activism of the Evanston-based Women’s...   More info

Everyday Wildness Walk and Reading With Gavin Van Horn

01 May 18:30 - 20:00 01 May 18:30 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Ecology Center Evanston Ecology Center
Whether it is a place, a nonhuman animal or plant, or a state of mind, wild indicates autonomy and agency, a will to be, a unique expression of life. WILDNESS: RELATIONS OF PEOPLE...   More info

Lunafest

01 May 18:00 - 21:00 01 May 18:00 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Aspen Cinemas Aspen Cinemas
You’re invited to be inspired by stories of reflection, hope and humor from women around the world. Join us at 6:00 pm for a reception with food, drinks & a silent auction...   More info

Align Strength and Stretch Demo Class

01 May 19:30 - 20:30 01 May 19:30 - 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
Ridgeville Park District Ridgeville Park District
Looking for a workout that helps to support good posture? Kristin Ross's new Align Strength and Stretch class will focus on strengthening muscles that are essential to stabilizing...   More info

Monday Night Music - featuring Chris Greene Quartet

01 May 20:00 - 22:00 01 May 20:00 - 22:00 - Evanston Evanston
La Principal La Principal
Monday Night Music Series featuring Chris Greene Quartet. Doors open at 7:30pm, show starts at 8:00pm. $10 at the door, cocktails offered. ABOUT CGQ: http:/chrisgreenejazz.com...   More info

Mangoes & Chicharrones Sale

02 May 11:00 - 16:00 02 May 11:00 - 16:00 - Evanston Evanston
Kellogg School of Management Kellogg School of Management
Our Mango picado and Chicharron Sale will take place on Tuesday May 2nd from 11am to 4pm. We will be outside Kellogg if the weather permits, if not we will be at the MCC. The...   More info

NUvention Information Session Two

02 May 12:00 - 13:30 02 May 12:00 - 13:30 - Evanston Evanston
Ford Design Studio (Room 1.230) Ford Design Studio (Room 1.230)
Dear Northwestern Students, Join The Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation's Co-Directors Mark Werwath and Michael Marasco at our second NUvention Information Session...   More info

Midwest Connection

02 May 12:00 - 05 May 12:00 02 May 12:00 - 05 May 12:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston, Illinois Evanston, Illinois
Refresh, renew, and relax while learning and being resourced for ministry with others in the Midwest. For church planters and pastors and their wives, local leaders, and seminary...   More info

Christopher de Bellaigue, The Islamic Enlightenment

02 May 18:00 - 19:30 02 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
As part of the Evanston Literary Festival and in collaboration with Northwestern's Middle Eastern and North African Studies Program (MENA) and Chicago Book Expo, Bookends...   More info

Beginning the Exploration of the Universe w/ Gravitational Waves

02 May 18:00 - 19:30 02 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Technological Institute Technological Institute
CIERA Eighth Annual Public Lecture Free and open to the public. No registration or ticket required. Parking lots on campus are unrestricted after 4:00PM. The Technological...   More info

Chicago Quarterly Review Reading

02 May 18:30 - 21:00 02 May 18:30 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
Join us as award-winning contributors to the Chicago Quarterly Review share their work. Founded in 1994, CQR is an independent literary journal devoted to publishing the finest...   More info

Written Inside With Alex Kotlowitz and Jennifer Lackey

02 May 19:00 - 20:30 02 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
Sojourner Covenant Church Sojourner Covenant Church
Northwestern Philosophy Professor Jennifer Lackey and author and journalist Alex Kotlowitz will discuss and play clips of stories written by inmates at Stateville Correctional...   More info

Louie Loves and The Children's Heart Foundation

03 May 11:00 - 04 May 02:00 03 May 11:00 - 04 May 02:00 - Evanston Evanston
Bar Louie Bar Louie
Come join Bar Louie on Wednesday, May 3rd to show your support for The Children’s Heart Foundation. All day at Bar Louie, we will be donating 20 of net sales to The Children’s...   More info

Panino's Food Day

03 May 11:00 - 21:30 03 May 11:00 - 21:30 - Evanston Evanston
Paninos Pizzeria Paninos Pizzeria
Panino's will be supporting the Nichols 10th annual Walk-a-Thon on Wednesday, May 3. Order lunch, dinner, or both! 15 of orders throughout the entire day will be donated to our...   More info

Lab Lunch with Lorena Mesa of PyLadies Chicago

03 May 11:30 - 13:00 03 May 11:30 - 13:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Knight Lab Northwestern University Knight Lab
At this week’s Lab Lunch, the Knight Lab will host Lorena Mesa, data engineer at Sprout Social and co-founder and organizer of PyLadies Chicago. PyLadies is an international...   More info

IBM Watson + Cognitive Computing

03 May 17:30 - 19:00 03 May 17:30 - 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
The Garage at Northwestern The Garage at Northwestern
Join NUIT and The Garage for an overview of the IBM Watson Bluemix services available to Northwestern students and faculty in northwestern.onthehub.com. We'll then take a deeper...   More info

Workshop: Poetry of Witness

03 May 17:30 - 19:30 03 May 17:30 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Block Museum Block Museum
All experience levels are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop with the works of If You Remember, I’ll Remember, a current exhibition at the Block Museum...   More info

Scott Turow on Authors, Bookstores, and Amazon

03 May 18:00 - 19:30 03 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
We are proud to host internationally best-selling author and Evanston resident Scott Turow for this Evanston Literary Festival appearance. And we’re proud, not only because he’s...   More info

Conscious Community: A Guide to Inner Work

03 May 19:30 - 10 May 21:00 03 May 19:30 - 10 May 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation - JRC Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation - JRC
This class is a series and meets on Wednesday, May 3, 10, and 24. Conscious Community: A Guide to Inner Work Instructor: Rabbi Sam Feinsmith The Rabbi of the Warsaw Ghetto...   More info

Operation Breadbasket With Martin Deppe

03 May 19:30 - 20:30 03 May 19:30 - 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
First United Methodist Church of Evanston First United Methodist Church of Evanston
Author Martin L. Deppe was one of the founding pastors of Operation Breadbasket, the interfaith economic justice program in from 1996-1971 that transformed into Jesse Jackson’s...   More info

Wednesday English Country Dancing

03 May 20:00 - 22:00 03 May 20:00 - 22:00 - Evanston Evanston
St. Mark's Episcopal Church St. Mark's Episcopal Church
We shuffled the schedule from what has been posted earlier to include an extra dance day for the month of May! Plus an extra chance for our house band, Putting on Aires to join us...   More info

The Brothers Comatose with Emory Gap

03 May 20:00 03 May 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 12.00 $22.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: Expansive, uplifting, and just downright beautiful, City Painted Gold is one of the most anticipated records of the coming year...   More info

Meet John Germ, Rotary Int'l Pres. 2016-17

04 May 12:00 - 13:30 04 May 12:00 - 13:30 - Evanston Evanston
Rotary Club of Evanston Rotary Club of Evanston
Friend, neighbors and other Rotarians are invited to meet this year's Rotary International president John Germ. Thursday, May 4, 12 1:30 p.m. at Rotary International 1560 Sherman...   More info

Speaker Event: Andy Bohn, Co-Founder + Partner, The Film Arcade

04 May 17:15 - 18:15 04 May 17:15 - 18:15 - Evanston Evanston
MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises at Northwestern University MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises at Northwestern University
Join us for our speaker series with Andy Bohn, Co-Founder Partner, The Film Arcade. Reception to follow. Free and open to the public. Register here: https:/events.r20...   More info

MFA Thesis Exhibition Opening

04 May 18:00 - 21:00 04 May 18:00 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Block Museum Block Museum
Join us to celebrate the opening of Northwestern University’s Art Theory and Practice MFA Thesis Exhibition. This exhibition presents work by Lama Altakruri, Kentaro Kumanomido...   More info

Shulin Sun: Opening Reception

04 May 18:00 - 20:00 04 May 18:00 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Art Center Evanston Art Center
Join us for the opening reception of Shulin Sun's exhibition that will run from May 3 to May 28. Shulin Sun believes that art should come from nature and elevate from it. For...   More info

FNFVF Spring 2017: Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

04 May 18:00 - 19:30 04 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
FNFVF returns to the Mitchell Museum in Evanston for the FNFVF Short Films Program: Sparrow Hawk 15:00 Native Snaglines 4:52 Written in my Blood 3:02 Gripped 7:28 Empire State 5...   More info

Diverse Books Discussion and Reception

04 May 18:00 - 20:00 04 May 18:00 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
Evanston Cradle to Career, Bookends and Beginnings, and the Evanston Literary Festival are proud to present a panel discussion on the importance of children seeing diverse...   More info

Den Meetings

04 May 18:30 04 May 18:30 - Evanston Evanston
Pack 903 Evanston Pack 903 Evanston
Each Den will meet to go through some Adventures in their handbook...   More info

Wine and Dine: A Grad and Alumni Affair

04 May 18:30 - 05 May 20:30 04 May 18:30 - 05 May 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge
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Un-American With Richard Cahan

04 May 19:00 - 20:00 04 May 19:00 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Perspective Gallery Perspective Gallery
Join author and photo historian Richard Cahan as he discusses his new book UN-AMERICAN: THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR II. In 1942, the United States...   More info

Equal Means Equal: A Documentary Screening

04 May 19:00 - 21:00 04 May 19:00 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Women's Center Northwestern University Women's Center
Come to a free screening of Equal Means Equal, the definitive documentary on the status of women in America, hosted by the Women's Center. HARRIS HALL 107 7 P.M. THURSDAY MAY...   More info

Troop Meeting

04 May 19:30 - 21:05 04 May 19:30 - 21:05 - Evanston Evanston
Boy Scout Troop 3 Evanston Boy Scout Troop 3 Evanston
At a typical Troop Meeting, Scout play dodgeball from 7:30-8, then meet for activities, work on skills and advancement, or have a Scoutmaster conference...   More info

Datura Style Phase 1: Side Study

04 May 19:30 - 21:30 04 May 19:30 - 21:30 - Evanston Evanston
Hip Circle Studio Hip Circle Studio
In our Phase 1: Vocabulary series the focus is on adding to our Datura Style Vocabulary toolbox. This 4-week series will focus in on the magical Side Study. This workshop is best...   More info

Jason Eady at Evanston SPACE

04 May 20:00 - 22:00 04 May 20:00 - 22:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
Thursday May 4 I 8pm I Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE Presents.... Jason Eady w/Special Guest Joe Ely Buy Tickets Now http:/www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch...   More info

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Advanced Screening!

04 May 21:30 - 23:59 04 May 21:30 - 23:59 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston 12 / CineArts 6 Evanston 12 / CineArts 6
Northwestern University Off-Campus Life is pleased to bring you an advanced screening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, a day before the nationwide release! This event is open to...   More info

Chicago Area Social and Political Behavior (CAB) Workshop

05 May 10:00 - 13:00 05 May 10:00 - 13:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Department of Political Science Northwestern University Department of Political Science
Details outlined at http:/faculty.wcas.northwestern.edu/jnd260/conference.html. Organized by James Druckman, Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science and IPR Associate...   More info

Imagining Climate Change: Noah’s Flood to The Day After Tomorrow

05 May 12:00 - 13:00 05 May 12:00 - 13:00 - Evanston Evanston
Buffett Institute at Northwestern Buffett Institute at Northwestern
The biblical story of Noah’s Flood served as a template for some of the very first theories of global climate change in the Scientific Revolution, and it is once again being used...   More info

Spring Sing 60 2017

05 May 16:00 - 07 May 19:00 05 May 16:00 - 07 May 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston, Illinois Evanston, Illinois
The Works are extraordinarily psyched to have been invited to be performing on Friday, May 5 as 2017 Featured Guest Group at SPRING SING 60 in Evanston, IL! Sponsored by The...   More info

Adult Work Weekend

05 May 17:00 - 07 May 12:00 05 May 17:00 - 07 May 12:00 - Evanston Evanston
McGaw YMCA Children's Center McGaw YMCA Children's Center
Every spring, a hearty crew of volunteers help ready camp for the summer by painting buildings, installing piers, cleaning cabins, and much much more. These weekends are a classic...   More info

Cameraperson (Film) with director Kirsten Johnson

05 May 18:30 - 21:00 05 May 18:30 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Block Museum Block Museum
Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson, 2016, USA 102 min.) A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family...   More info

Financial Modeling for Entrepreneurs

05 May 18:30 - 20:00 05 May 18:30 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
The Garage at Northwestern The Garage at Northwestern
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the following from veteran and serial entrepreneur Troy Henikoff: -How to reduce risk in your new venture -How to better communicate...   More info

2017 Spring Lock-in

05 May 19:00 - 06 May 11:00 05 May 19:00 - 06 May 11:00 - Evanston Evanston
St. Nicholas Church St. Nicholas Church
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The Quarterly Report with Dan Sinker, Jessica Hopper & Friends

05 May 19:00 - 20:00 05 May 19:00 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Comix Revolution Comix Revolution
Dan Sinker (The F ing Epic Twitter Quest of @MayorEmanuel, Says Who Podcast) looks back at last quarter's portfolio performance. Joined by portfolio managers Jessica Hopper (The...   More info

Forget Yourself and Become the Universe

05 May 19:00 - 07 May 16:00 05 May 19:00 - 07 May 16:00 - Evanston Evanston
Ösel Ling Mindrolling International Ösel Ling Mindrolling International
FORGET YOURSELF AND BECOME THE UNIVERSE: CALLIGRAPHING THE HEART SUTRA Taught By Lopön Helen Berliner The practice known as copying the Heart Sutra is traditionally revered as...   More info

The Paul and Fred Acoustic Duo

05 May 19:00 - 23:00 05 May 19:00 - 23:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
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When the cat is napping session

05 May 19:30 - 21:00 05 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
The Musical Offering The Musical Offering
Come join us for an intimate set in a wonderful sounding space. We are playing a show for the Music on Madison series hosted by the wonderful Musical Offering. We have so much to...   More info

Bach Week Festival: 'Virtuoso Soloists'

05 May 19:30 - 21:00 05 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Nichols Concert Hall Nichols Concert Hall
This Bach Week Festival concert features J. S. Bach keyboard works with international piano virtuoso Sergei Babayan of the Cleveland Institute of Music and one of Babayan's former...   More info

Dexter Kennedy, Chartres International Organ Competition Winner

05 May 19:30 - 21:00 05 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Opus 327 Opus 327
It’s not often that an American wins the prestigious Chartres International Organ Competition. In fact, it happens only once in a generation. Held in France, the competition is...   More info

Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat

05 May 20:00 05 May 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 20.00 $35.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: Paul Barrere plays guitar and slide guitar, and sings lead and background vocals for Little Feat. Paul Barrere joined Little Feat for...   More info

Free Comic Book Day 2017

06 May 10:00 - 19:00 06 May 10:00 - 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
Comix Revolution Comix Revolution
Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May when participating shops give away exclusive comic books absolutely free. There are many titles to choose from, and our customers...   More info

Nutritional Healing through Astrology ~ Intro. with Dawn Silver

06 May 10:00 - 13:00 06 May 10:00 - 13:00 - Evanston Evanston
MSI Wellness Center MSI Wellness Center
The Stars in Your Bowl Nutritional Healing through Astrology intro Healthcare is a multi-billion dollar business in which astrologers can make a significant contribution to the...   More info

Open House: Summer Camp

06 May 11:00 - 13:00 06 May 11:00 - 13:00 - Evanston Evanston
Little Beans Cafe - Evanston Little Beans Cafe - Evanston
Come by and learn more about our awesome Summer Camp Program! Meet the camp staff, make summery art, get $5 playspace admission for the day , learn more about our fun program and...   More info

Waa-Mu & Imagine U Community Day

06 May 11:00 - 14:00 06 May 11:00 - 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
The Waa-Mu Show The Waa-Mu Show
The popular Imagine U family theatre series at the Wirtz Center is pleased to partner with The Waa-Mu Show to offer a variety of community engagement activities as well as an ASL...   More info

Perspective Gallery Student Show

06 May 12:00 - 18:00 06 May 12:00 - 18:00 - Evanston Evanston
Perspective Gallery Perspective Gallery
The Perspective Gallery Student Show begins pm Saturday, May 6 from 12:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Perspective Gallery in Evanston, IL and closes on May 28. The following VHHS students...   More info

The Drop Bottle Release Party

06 May 12:00 - 15:00 06 May 12:00 - 15:00 - Evanston Evanston
Temperance Beer Co. Temperance Beer Co.
Our Double IPA is back, and this time it's in bottles 22 oz bombers, to be exact. Smooth and deceivingly drinkable, The Drop is the feeling of complete abandon, total oneness...   More info

Undercurrents: Opening Celebration

06 May 13:00 - 19:00 06 May 13:00 - 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
Eve J Alfille Gallery & Studio Eve J Alfille Gallery & Studio
Never before have the depths of the sea seemed so close that you could take the purple line! That’s what artist Eve Alfille’s newest series of fine art jewelry, Undercurrents...   More info

RCB Sporcle Tournament

06 May 13:00 - 16:00 06 May 13:00 - 16:00 - Evanston Evanston
Residential College Board Residential College Board
Come participate in the RCB trivia competition of the year! Compete against other RCs to see who comes out on top in Sporcle quizzes of various categories. FREE PIZZA! Prizes...   More info

Osama Alomar: The Teeth of the Comb

06 May 14:00 - 15:00 06 May 14:00 - 15:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
Born in Damascus, Syria in 1968 and now living in Pittsburgh after years as a Chicago cabdriver, Osama Alomar is the author of three collections of short stories and a volume of...   More info

Evanston Literary Salon: The Rhythm in the Words – How Music and

06 May 16:00 - 18:00 06 May 16:00 - 18:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
Musicians make music. Authors write books. And when musicians write books, the results can be eclectic. Join musicians Mike Grosso (I Am Drums) and Donovan Mixon...   More info

Restorative Yoga & Reiki: A Healing Afternoon

06 May 16:30 - 18:00 06 May 16:30 - 18:00 - Evanston Evanston
Heaven Meets Earth family yoga studio Heaven Meets Earth family yoga studio
Join Ellie and Constance for this relaxing restorative reiki class. You will be put in relaxing restorative yoga poses and have reiki practiced on you during the pose. Reiki is a...   More info

Mound Town, works by Joey Garfield, Opening & Party

06 May 18:00 - 21:00 06 May 18:00 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
1100 Florence 1100 Florence
Joey Garfield is a filmmaker, photographer and multi-disciplinary artist. His work focuses on rhythm, flow, simplicity, attitude and humor. He honors and documents the counter...   More info

Alice Peacock in Concert

06 May 20:00 - 23:00 06 May 20:00 - 23:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
Folk/Pop singer songwriter Alice Peacock (joined by John Rice and Don Stiernberg) returns to SPACE in Evanston, Il for an intimate night of stories and heartfelt songs. Ernie...   More info

Mother/Daughter Bellydance

07 May 13:00 - 14:00 07 May 13:00 - 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
Hip Circle Studio Hip Circle Studio
Open to daughters 4 and up, this workshop focuses on gaining comfort in your body and boosting self-esteem through dance. Bellydance started, historically, as a dance done by...   More info

Claudia Schmidt and Sally Rogers welcomed by WNUR Folk Show

07 May 13:00 07 May 13:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 15.00 $25.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: Sally and Claudia are thrilled with the release of their fourth collaboration, their latest CD titled, We Are Welcomed. It's a whole...   More info

5/7 1pm (or 4 or 7) YOUniverse GONG Experience by Preston Klik

07 May 13:00 - 14:30 07 May 13:00 - 14:30 - Evanston Evanston
Preston Klik Sound Meditation Preston Klik Sound Meditation
Sunday 5/7 YOUniverse GONG Experience by Preston Klik NOTE: Gound floor only: floor, nooks, Pillow Pit, Gong Throne, couch. My mammoth YOUniverse Gong, which rumbles with a sub...   More info

ঐতিহ্যে পহেলা বৈশাখ

07 May 13:00 - 18:30 07 May 13:00 - 18:30 - Evanston Evanston
Levy Senior Center Foundation Levy Senior Center Foundation
BAC is celebrating POHELA BOISHAKH 1424 in our program ঐত হ য পহ ল ব শ খ Oitijjhey Pohela Boishakh . Join us for classic Bangla food and songs to welcome in the New Year! SUNDAY...   More info

Monu / Mental: Opening Reception

07 May 13:00 - 16:00 07 May 13:00 - 16:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Art Center Evanston Art Center
Join us for our opening reception of Monu Mental! Featuring artists Matt Bodett, Kandi Jamieson and Megan Sterling. Monu Mental is an exploration of mental health as a major...   More info

Libby Fischer Hellmann: War, Spies, & Bobby Sox

07 May 14:00 - 15:30 07 May 14:00 - 15:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
War, Spies, & Bobby Sox is award-winning author Libby Fischer Hellmann’s fourteenth work and fourth volume of historical fiction, set when the impact of World War II raging across...   More info

Inspirational Talk on Christ Healing & Harmony Now

07 May 14:00 - 15:00 07 May 14:00 - 15:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
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May Festival for our Birds

07 May 14:00 - 16:00 07 May 14:00 - 16:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Ecology Center Evanston Ecology Center
Come to the May Festival for our Birds to hear how we all can welcome birds to our community. Find out how the City of Evanston and Natural Habitat Evanston are improving habitat...   More info

Women's Bible Study

07 May 13:00 - 21 May 13:00 07 May 13:00 - 21 May 13:00 - Evanston Evanston
Calvary Chapel Evanston Calvary Chapel Evanston
Finding I Am by Lysa...   More info

Spring Concert: American Masters

07 May 15:00 07 May 15:00 - Evanston Evanston
Alice Millar Chapel Alice Millar Chapel
The Apollo Chorus of Chicago presents composer Jeff Beal, a multiple Emmy winner for scores, including the Netflix series House of Cards. The concert program includes the Midwest...   More info

Renee Rosen: Windy City Blues

07 May 16:00 - 17:30 07 May 16:00 - 17:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
Leeba Groski doesn’t exactly fit in, but her love of music is not lost on her childhood friend and neighbor, Leonard Chess, who offers her a job at his new record company in...   More info

Historic Self: Journaling as Self-Preservation

07 May 16:30 - 17:30 07 May 16:30 - 17:30 - Evanston Evanston
Frances Willard House Museum Frances Willard House Museum
Join us for a special workshop at the historic Frances Willard House Museum as part of the Evanston Literary Festival! Remember what it was to be me: that is always the point...   More info

T7 at Northwestern's Native Students Congratulatory Dinner

07 May 17:00 - 19:00 07 May 17:00 - 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Northwestern University
Save the Date, more details to come! This event is open to the public and we want to invite all community members to join us there in the celebration of all the Native American...   More info

Phandemonium Book Club - The Core of the Sun

07 May 18:00 - 19:30 07 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Così Così
Join us for the May Phandemonium Book Club as we discuss The Core of the Sun by award-winning Finnishe author and Helsinki Worldcon Guest of Honor Johanna Sinisalo. From Good...   More info

Tasting the Midwest with Beth Dooley, In Winter's Kitchen

07 May 18:00 - 19:30 07 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Found Found
While farm-to-table has become something of a catch-phrase in foodie circles, what does it actually mean when you live in a tough climate like the Upper Midwest? That's a question...   More info

Opera Gala 2017

07 May 19:00 07 May 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
Alice Millar Chapel Alice Millar Chapel
Featuring the fabulous singers under the tutelage of Janice...   More info

Davina and the Vagabonds

07 May 19:00 07 May 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 15.00 $27.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: PRESALE: WED FEB 8 at 10AMPUBLIC ONSALE: SAT FEB 11 at 11AMDavina Sowers and The Vagabondshave created a stir on the national music...   More info

Poets Resist

07 May 19:00 - 20:30 07 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
Celtic Knot Public House Celtic Knot Public House
During these dark times will there also be singing? Yes there will be singing about the dark times. Throughout history poets have responded to atrocities through poetry. The...   More info

Two-Day Symposium: Metallomes, Mito-tones and Chromosomes

08 May 09:00 - 09 May 14:00 08 May 09:00 - 09 May 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
Norris Center Norris Center
The meeting format will be a series of sessions that highlight opportunities for holistic understanding of chromatin-mito-metallome intersections. We will explore how the state...   More info

Books, Bones, Billiards: Real Presence in the Place of the Past

08 May 16:00 - 18:00 08 May 16:00 - 18:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Northwestern University
South African artist and academic Pippa Skotnes is this year's Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies. Skotnes is the founding director of the Centre for...   More info

Celebrating the Short Story: Juan Martinez and Christine Sneed

08 May 18:00 - 19:30 08 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
Two locally based fiction writers and Northwestern creative writing professors, JUAN MARTINEZ and CHRISTINE SNEED, will read from their new story collections, BEST WORST AMERICAN...   More info

Pin-Ups On Tour: Evanston, IL

08 May 18:30 - 09 May 21:30 08 May 18:30 - 09 May 21:30 - Evanston Evanston
American Legion Post 42 American Legion Post 42
Pin-Ups on Tour is a Vintage Burlesque & Variety Show that includes singing, dancing, comedy, and burlesque! Our goal is to recreate the bawdy fun of 1940's burlesque theaters so...   More info

The Chicago Trilogy a Staged Reading

08 May 19:00 - 20:30 08 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
In A CHANCE MEETING two former employees of a wealthy white family meet, revealing contrasting attitudes about race and class. In THE LOOKOUT Mildred parks outside a mansion to...   More info

Camp Echo Main Camp First Timer Info

08 May 19:00 - 20:30 08 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
McGaw YMCA Children's Center McGaw YMCA Children's Center
1st Timer Information Nights are an opportunity for new Echo campers and parents to learn more of the nuts and bolts of Main Camp @ Camp Echo, gaining first-hand information from...   More info

Blue Monday featuring Wayne Baker Brooks

08 May 20:00 08 May 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 8.00 Age All Ages Tickets: http:/www.ticketweb.com/fb/7339905...   More info

US Rep. Jan Schakowsky: Poli Sci Student Q and A

09 May 11:00 - 14:00 09 May 11:00 - 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Department of Political Science Northwestern University Department of Political Science
Representative Jan Schakowsky will speak with undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff. There will be opening remarks, followed by Q&A. Lunch to follow at 12:15pm...   More info

National Able Network Orientation | Evanston Public Library

09 May 15:00 - 17:00 09 May 15:00 - 17:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
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Kristy Woodson Harvey: “Life By Design”

09 May 17:00 - 19:00 09 May 17:00 - 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
Meet Kristy Woodson Harvey! Kristy is the author of Dear Carolina (Berkley/Penguin Random House, 2015), Lies and Other Acts of Love (Berkley/Penguin Random House, 2016) and the...   More info

Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye: A Book Discussion

09 May 18:00 - 19:00 09 May 18:00 - 19:00 - Evanston Evanston
Comix Revolution Comix Revolution
A genre-bending work that depicts the life of a comic artist, the story of his native Singapore, and the evolution of the comic art form itself...   More info

Emel

09 May 20:00 09 May 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 15.00 $25.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: Prominent Tunisian Singer/Songwriter Emel returns with Ensen, out now.From her home in New York Emel reaches for the international...   More info

An Evening with Robin Ellis

10 May 18:00 - 20:00 10 May 18:00 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Music Institute of Chicago Music Institute of Chicago
Bookends & Beginnings Bookstore invites you to an evening with actor ROBIN ELLIS, who starred in the original 1970s Masterpiece Theater series Poldark as the brooding...   More info

Debt Dialogues: Student Debt in the American University

10 May 19:00 - 20:30 10 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
A moderated discussion about the role of student loan debt in the contemporary university how a learning environment is affected by an indebted student base; how financial debt...   More info

Samantha Crain - CANCELLED

10 May 20:00 10 May 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 12.00 $22.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: Don't underestimate Samantha Crain. In the video for her new song Oh Dear Louis off her forthcoming album 'You Had Me At Goodbye' (3...   More info

MEM Online Info Session

11 May 11:00 - 14:00 11 May 11:00 - 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern Master of Engineering Management Program Northwestern Master of Engineering Management Program
MEM invites you to join us to learn about our program and what it can do for you! The session will offer the opportunity to speak with a professor and current students...   More info

Dempster Street Mural Artist Selection: Community FeedbackNight!

11 May 18:00 - 19:30 11 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bagel Art Cafe Bagel Art Cafe
A new mural is scheduled to be installed on Dempster Street this fall. Six potential artists' work will be showcased for discussion and rankings. Those rankings will be used as an...   More info

Kevin Coval, A People's History of Chicago

11 May 18:00 - 19:30 11 May 18:00 - 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Bookends & Beginnings Bookends & Beginnings
KEVIN COVAL is a poet and community builder. As the artistic director of Young Chicago Authors, founder of Louder Than A Bomb: The Chicago Youth Poetry Festival, and professor at...   More info

Evanston Public Library - Medical Marijuana Sign Up Event

11 May 18:00 - 20:00 11 May 18:00 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
Join us as we discuss the Compassionate Use Act of Medicinal Cannabis Pilot Program set forth by the Illinois Department of Public Health. This event is free and open to the...   More info

Off-Campus Writers: Mystery Tools for Any Story

11 May 18:30 - 20:00 11 May 18:30 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Public Library Evanston Public Library
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The Loving Story (Film)

11 May 19:00 - 21:00 11 May 19:00 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Block Museum Block Museum
The Loving Story (Nancy Buirski, 2011, USA, 77 min.) This documentary film tells the dramatic story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple living in Virginia in the...   More info

Troop Meeting

11 May 19:30 - 21:05 11 May 19:30 - 21:05 - Evanston Evanston
Boy Scout Troop 3 Evanston Boy Scout Troop 3 Evanston
At a typical Troop Meeting, Scout play dodgeball from 7:30-8, then meet for activities, work on skills and advancement, or have a Scoutmaster conference...   More info

Friends Disappear With Mary Barr and Al Hunter

11 May 19:30 - 21:00 11 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Evanston Evanston
Second Baptist Evanston Second Baptist Evanston
Mary Barr discusses her book about local racial segregation, FRIENDS DISAPPEAR: THE BATTLE FOR RACIAL EQUALITY IN EVANSTON. Northwestern sociology professor Al Hunter moderates...   More info

JR JR

11 May 20:00 11 May 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
$ 22.00 $25.00 Age All Ages Additional Info: PRESALE: WED 4/5 at 8AMPUBLIC ONSALE: FRI 4/7 at 8AMYou could certainly call it a Turning point or a New chapter, but Detroit's JR JR...   More info

2017 Evanston Garden Fair

12 May 09:00 - 13 May 09:00 12 May 09:00 - 13 May 09:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Garden Fair Evanston Garden Fair
Proceeds from this fair go to help beautify...   More info

Robot Artists and Automating Art

12 May 12:00 - 13:00 12 May 12:00 - 13:00 - Evanston Evanston
Buffett Institute at Northwestern Buffett Institute at Northwestern
Robots are increasingly integrating into our lives: we are transported by driverless cars, have vacuums that autonomously clean our homes, and expect machines to deliver our...   More info

Kellogg's Africa Week Mile Run

12 May 16:00 - 17:00 12 May 16:00 - 17:00 - Evanston Evanston
The Global Hub, Kellogg School of Management The Global Hub, Kellogg School of Management
A one mile run before the annual Africa Week TG. The ticket INCLUDES a food voucher at the Africa Week TG. 100 of the proceeds go to support Ambassador's for Sustained Health (ASH...   More info

Special Free Community Wesak Meditation with Billie Topa Tate

12 May 18:30 - 20:00 12 May 18:30 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
MSI Wellness Center MSI Wellness Center
What does the Wesak Full Moon Mean? The Wesak full moon is considered the most powerful full moon of the year. When doing mediation on the Wesak a down pouring of healing energy...   More info

Camp Echo Send a Teen to Camp Fundraising Event

12 May 19:00 - 22:00 12 May 19:00 - 22:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Ecology Center Evanston Ecology Center
Come join us for the Send a Teen to Camp Fundraising! The event will focus on the important impact that Camp Echo has on the lives of our campers as told by participants and...   More info

LCMNU Presents: Trivia Night

12 May 19:00 - 21:30 12 May 19:00 - 21:30 - Evanston Evanston
Lutheran Campus Ministry at NU Lutheran Campus Ministry at NU
Join LCMNU for a night of fun, food and fellowship. It cost $10 per person or $35 per team to compete. All process support LCMNU...   More info

Stick Fly

12 May 19:30 - 21 May 19:30 12 May 19:30 - 21 May 19:30 - Evanston Evanston
Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts
The affluent, African-American LeVay family is gathering at their Martha’s Vineyard home for the weekend, and brothers Kent and Flip have each brought their respective girlfriends...   More info

Shawn Colvin Live in Evanston, IL.

12 May 20:00 - 23:00 12 May 20:00 - 23:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
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Soundscapes of Latinidad: Race, Citizenship, & Belonging

12 May 21:00 - 13 May 17:00 12 May 21:00 - 13 May 17:00 - Evanston Evanston
Scott Hall Scott Hall
The Latina and Latino Studies Program at Northwestern University invites you to its annual symposium, Soundscapes of Latinidad . This event will showcase some of the most...   More info

Free Practice LSAT at Northwestern University

13 May 09:00 - 13:00 13 May 09:00 - 13:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Northwestern University
Join us on Saturday, May 13th at Northwestern University University Hall, Room 122. Northwestern's Pre-Law Advising Department and Blueprint LSAT Prep will be hosting a FREE...   More info

Mums and Mimosas

13 May 10:00 - 15:00 13 May 10:00 - 15:00 - Evanston Evanston
Random Acts of Flowers Chicago Random Acts of Flowers Chicago
Sessions 10am-Noon OR 1-3pm Join us Mother’s Day weekend for light brunch, a Bring Your Own Bubbles mimosa bar, and a flower arranging lesson led by our talented program staff...   More info

Northwestern University Kids Fare

13 May 10:30 - 12:00 13 May 10:30 - 12:00 - Evanston Evanston
Northwestern University Pick-Staiger Hall Northwestern University Pick-Staiger Hall
Date and Time: Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:30am Venue: Pick-Staiger Concert Hall Led by Billy Siegenfeld, the Jump Rhythm Jazz Project takes to the stage with their uniquely...   More info

Still Standing Mother's Day Luncheon

13 May 10:30 13 May 10:30 - Evanston Evanston
Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center
It's time to celebrate the wonderful women in our lives and all they do and have done! Rather they are here or have gone on to be with the Lord, come celebrate the women that have...   More info

I AM

13 May 11:00 - 14:00 13 May 11:00 - 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
Creative Coworking Creative Coworking
I AM .. Our youth struggle with self-esteem problems more now than ever, in a time when America’s is bombarding them with so many confusing messages about their roles, who they...   More info

Temperance Brewery Tour

13 May 13:00 - 16:00 13 May 13:00 - 16:00 - Evanston Evanston
Temperance Beer Co. Temperance Beer Co.
The Chicago Reader rated our tour 4 stars! See where the magic happens! For just $10, you get: -a backstage pass to the brewery -beer samples before and during tour -a souvenir...   More info

Second Saturday Brewery Tour

13 May 15:00 - 17:00 13 May 15:00 - 17:00 - Evanston Evanston
Sketchbook Brewing Company Sketchbook Brewing Company
Join us for our montly second Saturday brewery tours! Meet at the taproom and travel behind-the-scenes to the brewery. Learn about brewing from one of our head brewers, while...   More info

The Silver Whistle: Spring Youth Circus

13 May 16:30 - 21 May 15:00 13 May 16:30 - 21 May 15:00 - Evanston Evanston
Actors Gymnasium Actors Gymnasium
Meet Prudence. She’s a bit like Cinderella, but without the shoes, fairy godmother, or curfew. Instead, Prudence has only a taste for adventure and the silver whistle left to her...   More info

Annual Mother's Day Flower Sale

13 May 16:30 - 18:00 13 May 16:30 - 18:00 - Evanston Evanston
St. Nicholas Church St. Nicholas Church
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The Art Party

13 May 18:00 - 23:00 13 May 18:00 - 23:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston Art Center Evanston Art Center
Experience The Lives We Touch and the Art We Create Join us for a night of silent and live auctions, dinner, dancing and wine! Mark your calendar for our upcoming benefit...   More info

Full Moon Gong & Reiki: Mothers Day Treat!

13 May 19:00 - 20:30 13 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Evanston Evanston
Heaven Meets Earth family yoga studio Heaven Meets Earth family yoga studio
Celebrate the energy of the Full Moon with Martha and Constance for a night of deep relaxation and healing. Enjoy a restorative yoga practice while Constance gives reiki energy...   More info

Shawn Colvin Live in Evanston, IL.

13 May 20:00 - 23:00 13 May 20:00 - 23:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
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Chicago's Bluegrass Legends Concert Series

13 May 20:00 13 May 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
American Legion Post 42 American Legion Post 42
Exciting to hitting Chi-town for the first time. A great Concert Series...   More info

Casino Ball 2017: Find your thrill in Monte Carlo

13 May 20:00 - 14 May 00:00 13 May 20:00 - 14 May 00:00 - Evanston Evanston
Hilton Orrington/Evanston Hilton Orrington/Evanston
Save the Date! Casino Ball is a party featuring gambling, silent auction, open bar, and dancing, all to benefit an important cause. Casino Ball is a long-running Kellogg...   More info

BimBamBoom@ Temperance Beer Co

13 May 21:00 - 22:00 13 May 21:00 - 22:00 - Evanston Evanston
Temperance Beer Co. Temperance Beer Co.
Bim Bam Boom swings into Temperance Beer Co with a night of comedy, magic and dance galore! Beginning on April 8th, this exciting new show combines an appreciation for the...   More info

Mothers Day Prix Fixe Champagne Brunch

14 May 10:00 - 14:00 14 May 10:00 - 14:00 - Evanston Evanston
Jilly's Cafe Jilly's Cafe
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Mothers Day May 14, 2017

14 May 10:00 - 16:00 14 May 10:00 - 16:00 - Evanston Evanston
Farmhouse Evanston Farmhouse Evanston
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Annual Mother's Day Flower Sale (Day 2)

14 May 10:00 - 15:00 14 May 10:00 - 15:00 - Evanston Evanston
St. Nicholas Church St. Nicholas Church
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Mouths of Babes CD Release - Chicago, IL

14 May 19:00 - 20:00 14 May 19:00 - 20:00 - Evanston Evanston
Evanston SPACE Evanston SPACE
MoB's CD Release Show at Evanston SPACE! Tickets available at: http:/www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch loadSelectionData&eventId 7221735&pl space&REFID...   More info


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