Good Morning, Evanston

It’s July 26, the 207th day of the year; 158 days remain in 2018.

The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 74 at the Chicago shore, 71 at the Chicago crib and 70 at the Wilmette buoy.


Y.O.U. Summer Showcase, 5-6:30 at the Levy Center

Friends of Gilbert Park & Evanston Lakefront & Parks Alliance invite everyone to stop by and see the restored Mural of Africa. 6-7:30 at Gilbert Park, Emerson Street just west of Asbury Avenue.

The North Branch Book Group will discuss “My Favorite Thing Is Monsters.” 7 p.m. North Branch Library,

Music and dancing at Fountain Square Second Hand Soul Band (Motown, Soul, and Rock & Roll). 7 p.m.

In History:

1775: U.S. postal system established

1908: FBI founded.

1942: William Faulkner begins a screenwriting stint in Hollywood.

1943: Mick Jagger born.

1945: Winston Churchill resigns.

 Happy birthday, Katy