On Sept. 25 at , Daniel Coyle, author of The Talent Code, will visit the Evanston area to make a presentation to share ideas from his book about methods of practice, motivation and coaching to become successful.  The presentation will take place at the Joseph E. Hill Education Center,

1500 McDaniel Ave.



Monday, Sept. 28
All District 65 schools and offices closed.


On , Sept. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. the Magnet School Planning Committee will meet in the board room of the Joseph E. Hill Education Center, 1500 McDaniel Ave. The D65 Magnet School Planning Committee was formed to address a strategic plan goal to discuss and make written recommendations for the future purpose and instructional focus for each of the District’s magnet schools.  For more information call 847 859-8032.



Let’s Talk About It – Youth Depression & Suicide, a community discussion about youth depression and suicide sponsored by D65 and the Mental Health Association of North Shore will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 30 at Haven Middle School,

2417 Prairie Ave.

For more info call 847 859-8099. 


Lincolnwood Elementary SchoolOn Sept. 26 from to Lincolnwood Fall Festival will take place, featuring pony rides, games, dunk tank, food and more.  Rain or shine, this fall fun event will take place at Lincolnwood School,

2600 Colfax Street

. This is a PTA fundraising activity for the school to support the school’s enrichment activities.  For more info, call the school at 847 859-8880.


Oakton Elementary School

On Saturday, Sept. 26 at from , Oakton School families and neighbors throughout Evanston and the surrounding communities are invited to the 2nd annual Fall Concert, The Oakton Beat at Ridgeville Park District (

South Boulevard

and Ridge Avenues). This year’s main stage will be occupied by Evanston‘s own, S.O.U.L. Creations, as they lead participants in a drum circle. Bring a picnic lunch, blanket and your dancing shoes. Admission is free, but there is a suggested donation of $5/adult and $1/child. All proceeds benefit Oakton Elementary School‘s PTA, whose aim is to raise funds to support diverse enrichment programs and experiences for their students, including before and after school classes and clubs, special assemblies and field trips. For more information, call the school at 847 859-8800.


Washington Elementary SchoolWashington Elementary School will host its annual Fall Fest from to  on Saturday, Oct. 3, (rain or shine) on the grounds of the school,

914 Ashland Ave.

  The event, featuring pony rides, a moonwalk, pie toss, games, crafts, and refreshments, will help raise funds for school activities. For more information call the school office at 847-859-8180.