Robert Crown Center Flea Market

October 29, 2011 under Uncategorized

There’s something for everyone at this popular market, which will be held at the Robert Crown Center from 8a-5p on Saturday, November 5.  Games, clothes, toys, jewelry, household items and more!  Or, rent your own table for $35 and trade your extra items for cash.  Proceeds from table rentals benefit the Robert Crown Advisory Board.

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Trick or Treating in Evanston

October 24, 2011 under Uncategorized

The City of Evanston’s official trick or treating time is 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 31.  Looking forward to seeing all the costumes this year!

Photo by Pedro J. Ferreira

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An Evening of Classic (Spooky) Radio

October 12, 2011 under Uncategorized

This Halloween season, join radio historian Steve Darnall, host of “Those Were the Days” on WDCB-FM, for an evening of spooky sounds and stories from and about the Golden Age of Radio, when creaking doors and Martian invasions thrilled and terrified the nation.

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 7pm-8:30pm
Location: Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood St.
Cost: $15 adults ($10 EHC members)/$5 kids (12 and under)

Reservations are recommended!  To make a reservation, call: 847-475-3410 or

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Bike the Ridge!

September 25, 2011 under Uncategorized

On Sunday, October 2, 2011, Ridge Avenue between Howard and Church will be closed to all vehicular traffic so that participants can cycle Ridge in this annual non-competitive event.  For more information, visit

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Green Living Festival

September 21, 2011 under Uncategorized

The Evanston Green Living Festival is an annual event happening this Saturday, September 24.  It’s put on by the Evanston Environmental Association (EEA) and the City of Evanston.  The festival is held to present green products, services and ideas that will help attendees lower their carbon footprint.  For more information, visit

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Community Picnic: Free Lightbulbs, Backpacks and School Supplies!

August 21, 2011 under Uncategorized

Every Evanston resident is invited to this community picnic at Ingraham Park, located just west of the Morton Civic Center on August 28 from noon till 5p. The fun includes a NEW 3-on-3 basketball tournament, a performance by the Jesse White Tumblers, two entertainment stages, balloon art, face painting, a dunk tank, bingo and board games. CFL lightbulbs will be distributed free of charge. Children enrolled in School Districts #65 and 202 will receive a backpack and school supplies, as supplies last.*
* Child must be present for give-aways

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Duck Race!

August 18, 2011 under Uncategorized

RESCHEUDLED!  This was rescheduled due to weather…it will be held on August 27 from 3-5p.


It’s that time again!  The Evanston Environmental Association’s Duck Rack and Pluck will take place this Saturday, August 13, at Dawes Park.  Sponsor one duck for $10, or a “Quack Pack” of three for $25.  Ducks are floated in the lagoon, and then winners are chosen.  You can take your ducky home after the race.  For more info or to reserve your duck, call 847-448-8256.  Funds raised from the event go towards the Evanston Ecology Center’s resident critters.


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Free Starlight Concert Tonight: Akasha

August 11, 2011 under Uncategorized

Akasha will perform at Twiggs Park on Thursday from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. as part of the City of Evanston’s Starlight Concert Series.

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