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Girl Scouts Observe Earth Day

More than 120 Girl Scouts came to Lighthouse Beach on April 18 to celebrate Earth Day and learn about the lakefront. The afternoon event, dubbed “VISTA Earth Day,” was brainstormed and run by Junior Girl Scout Troop 49, based at Lincolnwood Elementary School, as part of a yearly program backed by the Evanston Girl Scout […]

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Green Pages: NU Hopes for Greener Life

On April 22, Northwestern University celebrated Earth Day with numerous events including construction of a miniature “Mt. Trashmore,” built to represent the amount of waste generated on campus yearly. In 2008, Northwestern’s Evanston campus alone generated 3,732 tons of refuse, according to Julie Cahillane, NU’s manager of recycling and refuse. To help dispose of generated […]

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Health & Fitness Notes

Medical Reserve Corps Recruitment/Orientation   The City’s Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Emergency Preparedness are seeking to increase membership in the Citywide Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program. There will be a recruitment/orientation session at 7 p.m. on April 30 at the Fire Department headquarters, 909 Lake St. Interested medical and […]

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Mitchell Museum Brings Native American Art Outside

The City of Evanston possesses a cultural vitality that many cities only hope to attain. Evanston’s Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St., is bringing Native American art outside. Its current installation, “New Mexico Canyon,” is a modernist landscape by noted Navajo artist Tony Abeyta (b. 1965) that provides a colorful facelift to […]