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Art Imitates Water
On one of the last days of the school year, Evanston beaches served as classrooms for 300 sixth-grade students from Haven Middle School. They played litter tag and picked up litter, tested the quality of water and compared the infiltration of water through sand and through a grass lawn.
Monday, June 20, 2016
Teaching Teens That Philanthropy is More Than a Band-Aid
A small group of ETHS students, all participants in Y.O.U.’s  (Youth & Opportunity United) after-school program, have had a potent taste of civic engagement this spring.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Eagle Scout Leads Project in Eggleston Park for Ecology Center
Tucked away in a corner of Eggleston Park on McCormick Boulevard at Bridge Street, just beyond the Anniversary Orchard, is Greg Wooten’s completed Eagle Scout project: a tool shed, a harvest table and a three-stage compost bin. They can be found in the Ecology Center Farmette, a section of Eggleston Park that will be used for classes and programs and as an urban farming demonstration site
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Garden Variety Diversity on the 2016 Evanston Garden Walk
Distinct, personal, and lively, the eight private gardens on the 27th annual Evanston Garden Walk on June 26 are anything but “garden-variety.”
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Remembering Ali
Literary news you can use from Evanston Public Library’s blog The Book Bird
This month we mourn the passing of a heavyweight champ in every sense of the word, Muhammad Ali.  Fighter.  Activist. 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Paul Janicki Architects and Stone Terrace Bed & Breakfast Win Preservation Award
 The City of Evanston has awarded Paul Janicki Architects its highest building preservation honor – the 2016 Margery B. Perkins Award – for the rehabilitation and restoration of Stone Terrace Bed & Breakfast, which opened in January.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Three Honored With Local Street Names
City Council June 13 voted to honor three Evanstonians with honorary street names. Honorary street name signs are displayed for 10 years and cover a one-block long section of street.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
'Miller's Valley'
During the Depression the United States built many dams, mostly in the right places. However some were either not large enough or found later to be destroying the natural balance of nature.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
U.S. Pizza Team holds Midwest Culinary and Acrobatic Trials at Panino's Pizzeria
The U.S. Pizza Team hosted the Midwest Culinary and Acrobatic trials on June 13 at Panino’s Pizzeria, 1968 Dempster St.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Evanston Native Stars In NYSE Food Event

The lead-up to Donna Lee’s May 26 appearance in front of the New York Stock Exchange was clandestine and quick.


Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Late Term Births May Offer Future Cognitive Benefits
When mothers deliver later, babies are more likely to have physical problems, but they also are likely to have cognitive benefits down the road, suggests new NU research.
Monday, June 6, 2016
Noticias Latinas/Latino News
Dynamic Couple Work Together to Give Back to Community/ Pareja Dinámica Trabajan Juntos para Apoyar a la Comunidad

This is the last column of Noticias Latinas.
The RoundTable would like to thank Emmanuel Patiño Gómez for his outstanding work.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Lighthouse Tours
While the grounds of Grosse Point Lighthouse National Landmark, Central Street at Sheridan Road, are open to the public free of charge year-round, tours of the lighthouse are held seasonally due to weather conditions.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
New DV Coordinator At YWCA
Sandy Williams has joined the staff of the YWCA Evanston/North Shore as domestic violence residential and community services director.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Friday Night at the Dearborn Observatory
The Dearborn Observatory is open for public observing with the historic 18.5-ich refracting telescope every Friday night from 9 to 11 p.m.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Plants Fresh From the Yard
The annual Evanston Garden Fair showcased the green thumbs of Evanston:
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Naomi Ruth Cohen Community Mental Health Conference
The theme for the 15th annual Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Community Mental Health Conference (NRCI) is “Mental Health: Why Does it Matter?
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
May Day Trees For ETHS
Twenty small trees and shrubs were donated to Evanston Township High School on May 1, thanks to the efforts of Natural Habitat Evanston, a local community effort initiated by Citizens’ Greener Evanston.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Arts Circle Celebration At NU
At noon and again at 3 p.m. on June 4 members of the Trisha Brown Dance Company will be dancing on multiple rooftops around Northwestern University’s Arts Circle, their classic work “Roof Piece” visually uniting the architecture of the circle and the arts across academic disciplines.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Library Book Sale
The Evanston Public Library will hold a Book Sale from Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12. The 3-day event will be overflowing with books of all types for adults, teens, and children, all at low prices.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016



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