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  • Interfaith Action’s (fundraising) first Walk for Warmth takes place on Jan. 20, beginning at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 516 Church St. The walk will be led by Leadership Walkers including Mayor Stephen Hagerty, most of the aldermen, Interim City Manager Erika Storlie, Fire Chief Brian Scott, Police Chief Demitrous Cook and Rev. Dr. Michael Nabors as President of the NAACP. 
  • Adults who live, work, or worship in Evanston are invited to take part in racial healing circles led by YWCA Evanston/North Shore at various sites throughout Evanston, Jan. 21-24.
  • Those who are thinking of going may wish to consider fixing their own computers rather than throwing away or paying someone else to fix a broken laptop.
  • The City of Evanston has launched a year of hosting a new popup exhibition from the National Archives, "Rightfully Hers," commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. “Rightfully Hers” contains simple messages exploring the history of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, women’s voting rights before and after the 19th, and its impact today. 
  • Shear Comfort’s Owner Hangs Up Clippers After 30+ Years
    Dec. 21, 2019 was a busy day at Shear Comfort, known by some as “Evanston’s finest grooming salon.” Owner Cynthia Suszycki and Tammie Caswell, long-time friend and employee, greeted each furry client and human owner with their ready smiles and genuine warmth. It seemed like a typical day, except all the humans were trying not to cry.
  • Wind and Water Sweep Evanston’s Lakefront in a Show of Power
    The subject heading on Charles West’s Saturday evening email was succinct: “Lee Street Beach is gone.”
  • Evanston Art Events & News
    Evanston Made newsletter of Jan. 8
  • Calling All Evanston Foodies: Favorites With a Cult Following
    We want to know where you go and what you eat when you crave your favorite Evanston foods.
  • The Evanston Public Library will hold discussions for the History, Keepinit Real and African American Literature book groups in early January at the Main Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, E.M. SKINNER
    The community is invited to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Ave., at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 19 for an organ recital in honor of Ernest Skinner, the builder of the renowned 1922 pipe organ at St. Luke's Church. Mr. Skinner was born on Jan. 15, 1866. 
  • Evanston Made Newsletter - Evanston Art Events & News
    Need a New Year's resolutions? Here's what we all can do for the arts in 2020: Grow awareness for Evanston Artists by sharing events listed in this newsletter. Collect Evanston Art and keep Evanston creatives living and thriving in the community! Learn more about the artists in the community at evanstonmade.org
  • Under One Roof Approach a Good Fit for First Night
    The entire evening remained family friendly, and children were welcome to accompany their parents. All were invited to ring in the new year with sparklers and singing on the steps the church.
  • Anette Isaacs Enthralls Levy Lecture Crowd with Exploits of German Resistance to Nazism

    The topic of the last Levy Lecture for the 2019 season, presented on Dec. 10 at the Levy Center by German historian Anette Isaacs, was “Silent Heroes: the Resistance Movement in Nazi Germany.” The capacity crowd listened attentively as Ms. Isaacs described how ordinary German citizens, working covertly and independently, made several attempts to assassinate Adolf Hitler, only to fall short for a myriad of reasons.

  • Readers can fill in the numbers and do the counting

  • Residents Celebrate the Holidays at Community Sharing Events
    Evanston residents and visitors celebrated the holiday season at special events that included the annual Tree Lighting and Chanukah Menorah Lighting ceremonies at Fountain Square, and the celebration of the first day of Kwanzaa at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center. Beth Emet the Free Synagogue will hold a Chanukah ceremony this evening, Dec. 27.
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