Evanston Community Foundation hosts its annual Celebrate!Evanston benefit from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 19 at the Michigan Shores Club, 911 Michigan Ave., Wilmette. The theme for this year’s benefit is “Celebrating the Bounty of Evanston.”  

A highlight of the evening will be the stage parody “The Wizard of EvanstOz” performed by professional actors and featuring cameo appearances by State Representative Robyn Gabel and other leading Evanstonians and surprise guests.