Northwestern University is holding a Movie Night, Thursday, July 29. The movie Tom & Jerry will be screened at Ryan Field starting at 5 p.m. Entrance, parking and snacks are free! Ryan Field is located at 1501 Central Street. Contact Shayla Butler at email@example.com for questions.
…that Evanston’s Grosse Pointe Lighthouse has had 16 Light Keepers since 1874 and since 1983 has been managed by Donald J. Terras, Director of the Lighthouse Park District. In 1934, the lighthouse became the first on the Great Lakes to install a photoelectric device that turned the light on and off, leading to the decommissioning […]
Trulee Evanston, a new independent living, assisted living and memory care community set to open soon in the heart of Evanston, recently hosted a live webinar discussion on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) led by Reesheda Graham Washington, CEO of RGW Consulting. The event, which drew nearly 200 online participants and a dozen in-person attendees […]
“We brought a milkweed pod home with us from Michigan after a visit last fall. My husband scattered the seeds along the rocks south of the beach at South Blvd. Monarch butterflies are a common sight there now!” Photo of the week submitted by Mary Jon Girard. Have a great photo that you’d like to […]
Dr. Benjamin Williams, the first African American director of the Evanston Human Relations Commission for the City of Evanston, passed away peacefully on June 30th in Hilton Head Island, S.C. He was 87 years old. Ben was a long-time educator and historian. Throughout his career, he served as a teacher, principal, administrator, and associate superintendent […]
Opal Lee was with President Biden at the White House on June 17 when he signed a bipartisan bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday, the first national holiday since Martin Luther King’s Birthday was established in 1983. On Sunday, July 4, the 94-year-old Ms. Lee, of Fort Worth, Texas, spoke to a crowd gathered at […]
Evanston Fight for Black Lives will host a book drive for incarcerated people from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 20 at Larimer Park, the corner of Ridge and Crain. Before books are accepted, they must first be approved through the organization. The deadline for approval is June 18, and no hardcover books may […]
The Evanston 2nd Act Players is partnering with Black Playwright Idris Goodwin this summer to stream Black Flag, one of five short plays in Goodwin’s Open Source Scripts for an Antiracist Tomorrow. A special streaming presentation of the film will take place July 1at 7 p.m., as part of the 2nd Act Players involvement with the Evanston […]
Illinois will move today to Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois Plan, the Governor’s Office said today in a prepared statement.
“On Friday, the State will eliminate all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues. Mask requirements for vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals continue to align with CDC guidelines,” said the Governor’s Office.
I have fond memories of men in my life who were fatherly toward me. These were men who acted as fathers to children/teenagers in the neighborhood whether or not these young people had fathers. They took seriously their role to protect young people and (to) guide and inspire them to “get a good education” and become good […]