Mark your calendar!

Here's what's coming up in Evanston ...


Saturday, July 18, 10 a.m.

Advocates for Action hosts it's weekly Community Coffee


This week's guests are Henry Wilkins to talk about bringing a STEM school to Evanston's fifth ward, and Craig Lynch, the new CEO at Y.O.U.


Where: Streamed live on Facebook at Evanston Cradle to Career and Radio La Difference Chicago every Saturday morning and hosted by Kimberly Holmes-Ross and the Advocates for Action team.


Henry Wilkins

Saturday, July 18

ETHS graduates hold a food drive for families that have been affected by Covid-19


11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m: if you have food to donate, drop it off at parking lot 1.

2 p.m. to 6 p.m: if you need food, come and pick up a box!


Organized by Grace Sarkor and Parker English.

Where: ETHS parking lot 1.


Saturday, July 18, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The free Black Children’s Library Summer Pop-Up Series: Drumming, yoga for kids and families, an ancestral healing rally, food, fun, and giveaways

Where: Dawes Park on the Lake, 1700 Sheridan road


Sponsored by Robin Rue Simmons 5th Ward Alderman.

Featuring Brown Books & Paint Brushes and Real Men Charities.

Dr. Gilo Kwesi Cornell Logan of Dr. Logan Speaks will open with Libations.

Free food, good times, culture rich.


Co-sponsors:

-- Evanston Cradle to Career -- Dear Evanston --Infrastructure Engineering Corporation -- Judge Lionel Jean Baptiste



Saturday, July 18, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Litehouse Evanston presents "Flights and Dancing:"


Where: Litehouse Evanston, 1823 Church Street


Wine tasting! Bring your friends, bring a date, bring one of your favorite people and socially-distance with great wine, better music and their full restaurant menu available! Cost: $15



Sunday, July 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free ice cream sponsored by the Evanston Fire Department and C&W Market and Ice Cream Parlor


Where: C&W Market and Ice Cream Parlor, 1902 Church Street

Free ice cream, while supplies last at C & W Market and Ice Cream Parlor, handed out to kids by EFD firefighters from Fire Station 3, shift 1.