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EPL Progams for Kids and Adults
Here's a description of upcoming EPL programs for kids and adults.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Making Peace: Stories of Healing April 25
Jeanne Bishop and Karli Butler join Peaceable Cities: Evanston for a program about two women’s journeys toward healing after devastating and violent loss.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
New Director at CNE
On April 24, Carol Teske will join CNE in the role of Interim Executive Director. Ms. Teske is an experienced nonprofit executive, involved citizen, and an Evanston resident of over 30 years.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Clothing Accessories 1860-2000 on Exhibit at Evanston History Center
Accessories help to define the way individuals present themselves to the world. On May 1, the Evanston History Center (EHC) will open “The Finishing Touch: Evanston Accessorized!” an exhibit of clothing accessories for men, women, and children,1860-2000.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards - Winners Announced
Winners of the 39th Annual Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards will have the honor of reading their prize winning poetry. The competition winners in the adult, high school, middle school, and elementary school categories will receive their awards at a ceremony to be held on April 23 at 2 p.m. in the Library’s Community Meeting Room.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Poem in Your Pocket Day Hits Evanston Neighborhoods
For people who like poetry, Poem in Your Pocket Day is a way to move poetry out of the closet and into classrooms, offices, libraries, and virtually anywhere else where people gather, congregate, and rub shoulders.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Environmental Services Bureau Chief Wins Protector of the Environment Award
The Chicago Audubon Society awarded City of Evanston Environmental Services Bureau Chief Paul D’Agostino its Protector of the Environment award in the category of Political Service.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Aging Well Film Night and Conference
Evanston community members are invited to celebrate Older Americans Month at the 19th annual Aging Well Film Night and Conference on May 3 and 5.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Evanston Water Treatment Facility Tour
As part of National Drinking Water Week (NDWW), May 7-13, community members are invited to tour the Evanston Water Treatment Facility, located at 555 Lincoln St., on May 13.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Water Justice Conference Water is Life, Water is a Gift
Faith in Place and Grace Lutheran Church in Evanston will co-host a remote broadcast of Trinity Institute’s global conference, Water Justice.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Watershed Group Meets May 6
The adult learning community that is studying water this spring will meet next on May 6. The topic of this meeting is “Our Town: The City Talks About Water,” featuring special guests Darrell King and Lara Biggs from the City of Evanston.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Environmental Exploration at James Park
The City of Evanston will be conducting investigative work on Dodge Avenue and Oakton Street in the vicinity of James Park to continue obtaining information about the presence of waste oils in soils to support the environmental lawsuit filed against Nicor and ComEd.  Previous SCS Engineering investigations have determined that there are waste oils and methane present at high concentrations in and around James Park.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Bird Club Meeting on Nature Photography, Birding
Emma England will share her experiences birding in faraway Sweden and nearby Lake County, including her close encounter with a Great Grey Owl in Sweden that inspired her passion for bird photography at the next meeting of the Evanston North Shore Bird Club.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
YWCA Evanston/North Shore Intensifies Its Outreach to Men
YWCA Evanston/North Shore continues to confront domestic violence from all angles, and, as part of that strategy, is stepping up its efforts to include men in developing solutions.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
GO Evanston: Helping Evanstonians Get Around Town
Go Evanston, a new grassroots group aiming to improve all forms of transportation, held its kick-off event on April 6 with a promise to push for streets that work for walkers, bicyclists, transit users, and motorists.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Justine Janis: Library Social Worker
Libraries serve as a central gathering place where everyone is welcome and information resources and services are free for all.  This wide open welcome will be more expansive now that the services of a licensed clinical social worker are available on a full-time basis at the Evanston Public Library.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Neighborhood Meeting on Affordable Housing for Women
Residents are invited to a meeting about an affordable housing project in the Second Ward, proposed by Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW). The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on April 25 at Erie Evanston-Skokie Health Center, 1285 Hartrey Ave.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Garden Council Program
Insight and inspiration will be the takeaways from a free program, “Using Native Plants to Create a Sustainable Garden,” presented by the Evanston Garden Council at the Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd., at 1:30 p.m. on May 6.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Immigration Policy Forum Set for April 30
Community members are invited to join policy experts to discuss the status of the Trump administration’s immigration bans and deportation orders at 2:30 p.m. on April 30 at St. Nicholas Church/Pope John XXIII School, 1120 Washington St.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
'Black Whalemen' Continues at Friends Meeting
Deena Uzzell will share parts 2 and 3 of her Black Whalemen/Abolition discussion series, which tells the stories of men who established early communities of color and were part of the underground  railroad. Ms. Uzzell’s  presenation will begin at 11:30 a.m. on April 23 at Friends Meeting House, 1010 Greenleaf St.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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