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June 4

Good Morning, Evanston

It was a great weekend for gardening. Thanks for Jason Way and his volunteer crew clearing out invasive species along the canal for Canal Shores, this gorgeous field of flowers is blooming at the walking bridge over the canal just east of Green Bay Road. Photo from Sue Gartzman.

  • In Evanston:

    It’s Monday and “Leave the Office Early Day” (may not apply to RoundTable staff.)

    It’s also “Hug Your Cat” day.

    Rules Committee of the City Council. Morton Civic Center. 6 p.m.

    Human Services Committee of the City Council. Morton Civic Center. 7:30 p.m.

    • In New Zealand:

    They will celebrate the Queen’s birthday.

    • In Columbia:

                   It’s the feast of Corpus Christi.

    • In Ireland:

                   It’s Lá Saoire i mí Mheitheamh, the June holiday to enjoy sporting and cultural events.

    On this day in 1919, The Congress approves the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guarantee’s suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.

    On this day in 2141, there will be a partial eclipse of the sun.