Just before sunrise at the solstice, Lighthouse Beach.

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June 21

It’s the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Summer begins at 5:07 a.m., and daylight will decrease incrementally until the autumnal equinox.

Open Communities office hours. Main Library, 9 a.m.-Noon

Downtown Evanston Summer Stroll (formerly Wine Walk: Shop and sip in downtown Evanston stores. 5-8 p.m.

Open Communities; office hours. Main Library. 9 a.m.-Noon

Downtown Evanston Summer Stroll (formerly Wine Walk: Shop and sip in downtown Evanston stores. 5-8 p.m.

Third Thursday at Danon Art Frames features artwork by Gale Hartman and Larry Geni. 6-9 p.m.

Out of Space: Shovels & Rope. Temperance Beer Co. 6-10 p.m.

Joint Second and Fifth Ward meeting. Morton Civic Center. 7-8:30 p.m.

Thursday Night Live: Chip Ratliff & the Dirty BluCrue! (Funk and Soul). Fountain Square south. 7-9 p.m.

Artist Talk with Joerg Metzner. Evanston Art Center. Sponsored by Evanston Made. 7-8 p.m.