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April 2021

Climate Coffee with Kumar Jensen, Chief Sustainability and Resilience Officer, via Zoom

April 15 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Noon-1 p.m. Climate Coffee with Kumar Jensen, Chief Sustainability and Resilience Officer, as he answers questions about CARP. This event will be live-streamed on the City of Evanston’s Facebook page. Join via Zoom.  

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Earth Week for Everyone 2021 Lunch and Learn

April 22 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
registration required

Citizens’ Greener Evanston, in conjunction with Evanston Public Library, Rotary International and others, presents a series of online sessions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 11:00 a.m. — Opening Kick-off/Welcome 11:10 a.m. — “Let’s Get Going” Moderator: Rachel Rosner Northwestern University’s Sustainability Plan Colleen O’Brien and Grace Wickerson Traveling Sustainably: 5 Ways to Get There Vickie Jacobsen, CMAP Transportation Planner Noon — “Resources Matter: Ways to Prevent Waste and Recycle Right” Moderator: Evanston Public Library Mary Allen of SWANCC 1:00 p.m. — “Deconstruction: The…

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Library Lunch and Learn: “Resources Matter: Ways to Prevent Waste and Recycle Right”

April 22 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Noon-1 p.m. Library Lunch and Learn: “Resources Matter: Ways to Prevent Waste and Recycle Right.” Register.

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Earth Week for Everyone 2021 Afternoon/Evening Sessions

April 22 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
registration required

4:00 p.m.—“Greening Evanston’s Schools” Moderator: Rachel Rosner Panel Discussion with: 6th Grade Science Teacher, Carla Stone ETHS grad and former Sustainability Intern, Aldric Martinez-Olsen D65 & Quest 4 Earth Students Becky Brodsky of D65 Green Team, ETHS Sustainability committee, and Seven Generations Ahead   5:00 p.m.—“Green Business Brainstorm for Entrepreneurs of Color” Co-hosted with Evanston’s NAACP Moderator: Mila Marshall of the Sierra Club A Professional Panel for Entrepreneurs of Color Gabrielle Walker, 4 Suns Fresh Juice and Chef Q Ibraheem…

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Earth Week for Everyone 2021 Lunch and Learn Sessions

April 23 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
registration required

Citizens’ Greener Evanston, in conjunction with Evanston Public Library, Rotary International and others, presents a series of online sessions on Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23 plus a Saturday morning, April 24 legislative session. These include the following Friday “Lunch and Learn” sessions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m: 11:00 a.m. “Keeping Habitat Resilient” Moderator: Jean Saunders Take action for Climate, Community Health and Biodiversity: Do Less Garden Cleanup Leslie Shad, CGE Natural Habitat Evanston Climate and Soil Health…

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Earth Week for Everyone 2021 Afternoon Sessions

April 23 @ 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
registration required

4:00 p.m.—Beyond Waste Moderator: Brian Becharas Finding a Composting Solution Mary Beth Schaye and Erlene Howard, Collective Resource Compost Circular Economy Michelle Redfield Why Ecological is Economical: Reuse, Repurpose, Repair Rachel Rosner 5:00 p.m.—“Renewable Energy in Evanston” Moderator: Brian Becharas Renewable Energy Options Len Sciarra, Consulting Architect Rooftop Solar Personal Story Joel Freeman, Consulting Engineer Joining Community Solar Ajiah Gilbert, City of Evanston 6:00 p.m.—“Water and Earth” Moderator: Ajiah Gilbert Water for All or Just for Us? Debra Shore, Commissioner…

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Earth Month Neighborhood Clean Ups

April 24

All day: Self-Organized Neighborhood Clean Ups. Volunteers can pick up gloves and trash bags at the Evanston Ecology Center or Robert Crown Community Center between April 19 and 24.

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Beach Clean-up with City of Evanston and Alliance for the Great Lakes

April 24 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

10 a.m.-Noon. Beach Clean-up with City of Evanston and Alliance for the Great Lakes

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Earth Week for Everyone 2021 Legislative Event

April 24 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
registration required

10:00 a.m.—Environmental Action in Washington and Springfield Moderated by Kady McFadden U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowksy State Representative Robyn Gabel State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz State Senator Laura Fine​ Jack Darin of the Sierra Club  

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Annual Earth Day Neighborhood Cleanup on the Mile

April 24 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
registration required

Spend 30 minutes cleaning up a street or park on the Main-Dempster Mile and earn free treats from neighborhood businesses, including: * 1 free scoop of gelato at FRIO Gelato * 1 free half pint at Sketchbook Brewing Company (grown-ups only) * Free samples of best selling CBD gummies at Botanica Plant Based Health * 1 can of peanuts from Binny's * 1 free bagel or coffee/drink from Bagel Art Cafe * First 10 wristbands get a free Bee's Wrap from stumble & relish * Treats from NiceLena &…

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May 2021

Butterfly Sky

Stop by the Crown Branch Library for an up-close look at the magic of metamorphosis!   You'll be able to check out the live animal display of Painted Lady insects during various stages of their life cycle, learn more about the Pollinator Pledge, and discover which butterflies are native to Evanston.   Plus, pick up materials to make a simple butterfly sun catcher. You can either take-and-make the craft to complete at home (you'll need to supply colored pencils and…

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CARP Implementation Task Force – VIRTUAL

May 6 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The meeting agenda can be found here. Join Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/96591745051?pwd=ZDFQNUtuQ0NqcXVIQkpwa3FZOGN5Zz09 Meeting ID: 965 9174 5051 Passcode: 676758 One tap mobile +13126266799,,96591745051#,,,,*676758# US (Chicago) Call-in: +1 312 626 6799

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