|Evanston Firewood Sale to Begin November 5|
The City of Evanston’s annual firewood sale will begin on Saturday, November 5, and will continue through March of 2017 or until supplies are exhausted. Sale hours are Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 2310 Oakton St., between the Recycling Center and the Evanston Animal Shelter.
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|Registration for Zombie Scramble Now Closed|
Due to overwhelming demand, registration for the 2016 Zombie Scramble is now closed. Thank you to all who registered.
The Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department is still seeking "zombie" volunteers and makeup artists for the event on Saturday, October 22. Visit Volunte... More >>|
|Fall Flea Market at Robert Crown Center November 5|
On Saturday, November 5, community members are invited to attend Robert Crown Center's Fall Flea Market, located at 1701 Main St., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
The annual market connects people who are looking to resell their great “stuff” to ... More >>|
|Luke Stowe Appointed City of Evanston Chief Information Officer|
City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz today announced the appointment of Luke Stowe as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Evanston. Stowe has been serving as the interim Information Technology Division Manager since August, has served as Digital Services Manager since March, and before that... More >>|
|Early Voting for Suburban Cook County Voters Begins October 24|
Early voting for the November 8 Presidential Election will begin on Monday, October 24 and continue through Monday, November 7.
At the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., early voting will take place in Room G300.
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|City of Evanston to Host "It's the Great Pumpkin Compost" Collection Event November 5|
This fall, community members can rescue their Halloween pumpkins and jack-o’-lanterns from withering on the front porch or ending up in the trash by participating in the City's “It's the Great Pumpkin Compost” collection event. The inaugural event will take place on Sat... More >>|
|City of Evanston Seeks Public Comment on 2017 Action Plan|
The City of Evanston’s Housing & Community Development Act Committee will hold a public meeting to hear comment on the City's 2017 Action Plan on Tuesday, November 15, 7 p.m., in the Morton Civic Center, Room 2402. All interested community members are encouraged to attend.
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|Evanston Announces Sale of Howard Street Building to Ward Eight Cocktail Lounge Owners|
The City of Evanston today announced the sale of the three-story mixed-use building at 629 Howard Street, Evanston, to the owners of Ward Eight Cocktail Lounge as part of a lease-to-own agreement on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. A celebratory “key hand-off” ceremony will take place at... More >>|
|Newsy Items on Monday City Council Agenda|
Meeting starts at 7:00 PM
1. Update on Sheridan Road Bike Path and Bike Safety Issues
2. FY 2017 Budget Presentation
FY 2017 Proposed Budget
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|Watch Chicago Cubs NLCS Playoff Games at Evanston Community Centers|
UPDATE: Due to cable connectivity issues, the Levy Center will not be showing NLCS Games 6 and 7 (if necessary). The games will still be aired at the Robert Crown Center and Chandler-Newberger Center.
The City of Evanston will open three facilities for viewing of the National League Championsh... More >>|
|Community Alert - Unauthorized Flyer Being Distributed to Residents|
The Evanston Police Department is issuing a community alert due to residents who have reported receiving flyers titled Operation Safe Home. The flyers are purported to be from an organization that is painting house addresses on the curb in exchange for $20.00 which will be collected by a service... More >>|
|City of Evanston Police and Fire Departments Provide 2016 Halloween Safety Tips|
To help everyone have a safe and enjoyable Halloween, the Evanston Police and Fire Departments encourage community members to follow the safety tips below. Official hours for “Trick or Treating” in Evanston are from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, October 31, 2016. For more Halloween fes... More >>|
|City of Evanston and Northwestern University Announce Second Good Neighbor Fund Allocation|
Mayor Tisdahl, President Schapiro announce how this year’s donation will be spent
Support for street improvements, paramedic services, youth job training and a fund for families impacted by crime are among the projects and services that will be funded, for the second year in a row, by a ... More >>|
|Celebrate DÃa de los Muertos at the Levy Center October 30|
Community members are invited to celebrate Día de los Muertos with the Academy of Mexican Dance & Music (AMDM), the region’s premiere Mexican Folkloric performing ensemble. The event will take place at the Levy Center, located at 300 Dodge Ave., on Sunday, October 30, from 4 p.m... More >>|
|Free Public Art Workshop with Indira Freitas Johnson October 20|
Award-winning artist Indira Freitas Johnson is offering a workshop for artists and community organizers to explore the expanding field of public art. Johnson will use her own experience in creating public art in Evanston, Chicago and across the world to discuss the complexities and cha... More >>|