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March 26, 2019 


Dino Robinson Shares History of African Americans on North Shore with Levy Lecture Crowd
On March 12 Morris “Dino” Robinson, founder of the Shorefront Legacy Center, shared his knowledge, love of history and pride to a group of eager listeners at the Levy Senior Center.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Two Evanstonians to be Honored By Chicago Audubon Society
On March 23, Chicago Audubon will honor local conservation heroes at its biennial Awards Banquet and Program.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Green Team's 10 Second Film Festival
The community is invited to celebrate Earth Week with the District 65 Green Teams at 6:30 p.m. on April 26 in the Rotary auditorium, 1560 Sherman Ave.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Spring Garden Cleanup with Pollinators in Mind
Cardinals sing, maple buds swell, days brighten. With these first signs of spring comes that itch to clear away the dead leaves and decaying stalks of last year’s plants to make room for fresh green shoots.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Wax Museum at Willard
Today I will tell you about my school Willard’s fourth grade Wax Museum.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Keeping It Local: How Reporters and Readers Can Navigate the Changing Media Landscape
In many communities the daily or weekly local newspaper delivered to the door is only a memory.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The Reused Muse: Satire in Past Voices

The next three columns are based on The Divine Comedy, by Dante Alighieri. Dante’s Comedy, narrated in a colorful and musical Italian, unfolds over several days culminating with Easter in the year 1300. Guided by the Roman poet Virgil, Dante first descends through many levels of hell, then ascends past many levels of sin, finally achieving redemption in multiple celestial spheres.


Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Spring Student Art at Three Crowns Park
The Spring Student Art Exhibit opened in the McDaniel Courts Gallery at Three Crowns Park, 2323 McDaniel Ave., with a reception on March 8.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Fundraiser for 46th Annual Spring Concert Series to Feature Intimate Music of J.S. Bach 
Evanston-based Bach Week Festival’s Gallery Gala fundraiser will feature intimate music of J.S. Bach at 5:30 p.m. on March 24, ...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Chessmen Club Honors Four
Two long-time Evanston residents and two Evanston Township High School students received Chessmen Club Community Service awards at the annual gala and fundraiser on March 16. The club recognized philanthropist Charles Lewis, educator Oliver Ruff and ETHS students Jillian Collins and Darius Johnson.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Local Authors Take Note The Evanston Literary Festival Needs You
Literary news you can use from Evanston Public Library’s blog The Book Bird
Great news for hometown writers: For the second year in a row the Evanston Literary Festival (ELF) will feature a book fair where local authors can present their titles.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
North Shore Harmonizers Present 'Rhythm & Romance'
The North Shore Harmonizers concert will feature “Rhythm & Romance”
at 3 p.m. on March 31 at Lake Street Church, 607 Lake St.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Flamenco Dancer's Passion is Authentic, Mohawk Aside
Italian-born and middle-aged, her gray hair sculpted in a mohawk, Chiara Mangiameli admits she is an improbable flamenco dancer.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The Moran Center for Youth Advocacy Takes the Lead in Building a Restorative Community
The idea behind the Moran Center for Youth Advocacy started in the early 1970s after a young man died in police custody. An Evanston alderman and attorney, the late James B. Moran, called for a study ...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Celebrating International Women's Day 2019
All over the world on March 8, people celebrate International Women’s Day, a time to acknowledge the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and to strengthen the call to action for accelerating gender parity. Celebrations are not specific to any institution or organization. According to the website international-womensday.com, “International Women’s Day is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action – whatever that looks like globally at a local level.”
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Wild & Scenic Film Festival Continues
More than 150 people attended the first showing of the 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival in the auditorium of Rotary International’s headquarters at 1560 Sherman Ave. Movies will be screened 7-9 p.m. on March 8 and 2-4 p.m. on March 9 in the Rotary auditorium.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
STI and Pregnancy Testing at Erie
Young people between the ages of 15 and 24 account for 50% of all new sexually transmitted infections (STIs), although they represent just 25% of the sexually experienced population.

No appointments are necessary, and testing is free.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Engaging Fathers in the Process of Early Childhood Development
The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston (IWSE) unveiled a documentary film, “The Evanston Fatherhood Initiative,” on Feb. 21 at the Family Focus Theater. The film was followed by a panel discussion and then questions and comments from the audience.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Evanston North Shore Bird Club Turns 100
March 6:1919: “The first meeting of the new Evanston Bird Club occurs tonight at the Roycemore gymnasium, when the formal organization will be completed. The promoters of the new enterprise invite and urge the attendance of everyone who has any interest in birds … and hope that a large proportion of those who attend will become charter members of the club. The annual dues for active membership have been made the nominal sum of fifty cents, so that no one may be excluded because of expense.”
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Artruck
It had been raining most of the day – the cold winter rain that, even in above-freezing temperatures seeps through coat and gloves. But fans of Artruck knew this was no night to stay home, and scores of them packed Bucephalus Bike Shop. The shop at Lake Street and Florence Avenue, an art-gallery-for-a-night, has twice served as the winter home of this showcase for local art.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Evanston Women's History Project Celebrates Women
In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, the Evanston Women’s History Project at the Evanston History Center has a full calendar of events planned for March 2019, in partnership with other Evanston women’s organizations.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Trumpet Star to Perform Haydn Concerto with Evanston Symphony Orchestra
Tage Larsen will appear as soloist with the Evanston Symphony Orchestra on March 17 performing the Haydn Trumpet Concerto.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
'Truth Telling: Frances Willard and Ida B. Wells'
In the 1890s, Woman’s Christian Temperance Union President Frances Willard and journalist and activist Ida B. Wells fought a war of words in the international press over Miss Willard’s lack of public support for Wells’ anti-lynching campaign.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
'Joyful, Toe-Tapping' Blend of Classical and Gospel Music
“This is a leap for us. We usually do one concert on the North Shore,” said North Shore Choral Society (NSCS) Music Director Julia Davids at a rehearsal for the Music of Thomas W. Jefferson, presented by NSCS on March 9 at the Unitarian Church of Evanston and March 10 at Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica in Chicago.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
The Book Bird Book Talk and Chatter: Podcasts for Literature Lovers
It’s no secret that podcasts are now the radio of the 21st century. Even if you don’t know someone who actually runs one, then you may subscribe to a couple on the sly.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Treasured Organ to Ring Out at Lenten Concerts
Thanks to Christine Kraemer’s musicality and the power of a historic organ, those who attend one of the mid-week Lenten concerts at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Ave., will experience organ music
at its most uplifting.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
World Premiere of 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses'
Twelve sisters challenge the boundaries set by an overprotective parent, and the kids in town wish to find out what is happening.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Frosty Trump
Which room this is I think I know.
My home is Mar-a-Lago though;
No one will see me flopping here
To watch another TV show.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Philip Gillette Day at Bethany Church
In addition to his many years of dedicated service at Thompson Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Mr. Gillette has been actively involved in the community as a past president of Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Evanston and as a leader of the Key Club at Evanston Township High School. He is a past Worshipful Master of Mt. Moriah Lodge #28 and has contributed his expertise to his church, Bethany Baptist, serving as a trustee and usher for more than a decade.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
'The World Is Watching' Book Talk
Former Illinois State Senator Alice Palmer and former chair of the Chicago Sister City Committee Edward “Buzz” Palmer will talk about and sign the book “The World Is Watching” for a book talk and signing at 3 p.m. on March 3 at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave. David Robinson, Dr. Palmer and Mr. Palmer edited the collection.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019



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