2019 Summer in EvanstonAugust 8, 2019
Check out these events happening in Evanston!
Saturday, 8/10/2019 – Bethel AME Health Fair and Community Day
2019 Health Fair – Community Day Back to School Jam, School Supplies Giveaway Event
August 10th, 2019
10am – 2pm
Bethel AME Church
1744 Darrow Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
Community Forum Talks
10:30-11:30 Staying Young
11:30am – 12:30pm Estate Planning – Atty Story
Immunizations and Physicals
Dental Exams and Vision Screening
Physical Fit Games
Rush Department of Psychiatry Mental Health Check
Blood pressure and glucose check
Rush Department of Psychiatry Mental Health Check
Exercise Classes for all ages
Sunday 8/18/2019 Humanitarian Day
Dar-us-sunnah Masjid and Community Center
ANNUAL COOKOUT AND HUMANITARIAN DAY
Sunday, August 18, 2019 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Twiggs Park , Evanston, IL 60201
Across the street by Dar-us-Sunnah Majid
2045 Brown Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
Please join us with your family and friend to enjoy
A Full Day Of Fun and Treats for All
Different sports and game events for all ages
Free Back – to – school supplies will be available for the school going children residing around the Masjid neighborhood ( while supplies last ).
Student ID will be required
For additional information please contact
Br. Dr. Zafar Ahmed (708) 420- 1815
Br. Mohiuddin Ahmed (847) 637 – 6130 & Akter Bhuiyan (773) 554 – 8254
Friday, 8/23/2019 CEDA 2019 Community Day
Date: Friday 8/23/2019
Time: 10am – 3pm
Location: Family Focus, Norwood Hall, 2010 Dewey Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
Learn the latest information about CEDA Programs and services!
Call 847-328-5166 press 9 then ext 5416 for more information
Register now to receive School Supplies during this event! School supplies is a limited first come first served basis and will only be distributed o those who have pre-registered only!
Go to Room 308 in Family Focus to get the school supply application!
Saturday, 8/24/2019 Back to School Giveaway
Back to School Giveaway
Infinity & Me and Saving Our Sisters Foundation Presents the 5th Annual Back to School Giveaway
749 W Howard Street, Evanston, IL 60202
DJ, Food, Fun, Facepainting, Raffles, Backpack and School supplies giveaway
MASON PARK PLAYERS
LABOR DAY WEEKEND PICNIC-FESTIVAL
SATURDAY AUGUST 31th 2019
11:00 am – 7:00 pm
GAMES , FOOD, FUN& KID FRIENDLY,
GRILLS & TENTS WELCOME
MASON PARK ( CHURCH \ FLORENCE )
MUSIC BY THE BAND BLU 41
DJ PRESS PLAY
Sat 9/14 MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR
A free community healthcare event open to all!
Saturday , September 14th , 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Evanston Public Library 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL, 60201
Join us to learn more about mental health and the variety of service and supports available in the community
Additional Parking at Church Street Self-Park, 525 Church St. ( 1 block east of library)
Over 25 mental health organizations and practitioners. Resources for adolescents through older adults. Art exhibit by people with experience of mental illness . Creative arts therapy demonstrations. Free education sessions onmental health issues. Refreshments, giveaways, and door prizes!
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE LIBRARY SOCIAL WORKER AT 847-448-8659
Sept/Oct EVANSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY MOBILE RESOURCE CENTER
EVANSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY MOBILE RESOURCE CENTER :
ADVANCING KNOWLEDGE OF PERSONAL FINANCE, LAW, & HEALTH
Monthly , topical sessions 90 Minute classes Childcare Available
– September 17: Free BBQ and Kick-off
– October 15: How to Find a Lawyer if You Can’t Afford One
Kickoff BBQ – September 17 6 – 7:30 pm
All are welcome! No registration
Founded in part through a grant from the Evanston Community Foundation
Hear medical experts experts discuss a variety of consumer health topics!
Wednesdays , 2 pm – 3 pm or 7 pm – 8 pm
Evanston Public Library – 1703 Orrington Avenue – Evanston , IL 60201 Unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, July 17,7 pm ,: Aug 21 , 10 am; Sep 4, 7 pm; sep 18, 7 pm
” Medicare Education 101: Medicare basics” with Eric Slaughter Small Meeting Room
* Wednesday , Oct 2, 7 :30 pm ; Nov 2 , 7:30 ; Oct 9, 7:30 pm; Nov 6 , 7:30 pm at Gibbs- Morrison Cultural Center, 1823 Church St, Evanston, Il 60201
” Medicare Education 101: Medicare options” with Eric Slaughter
Wednesday, July 24, 2 pm
” Menthol Cigarettes: an African American health threat” with Dr. Alicia K. Matthews Small Meeting Room
Wednesday , Oct 16, 7 pm ” Understanding Medicare” with John Larson Community Room
Phone the readers Services desk at (847) 448 – 8620 to register.
Friday and Saturday, 8/16-8/17 COPE & District 65 School Supplies Drive
School Supply Kits for Evanston Students in Need
Sponsored by COPE and Distict 65
Friday, August 16th 4pm-6pm at St. Mark’s & Y.O.U.
Saturday, August 17th 10am-1pm at St. Mark’s
1509 Ridge Avenue, Evanston
Entrance on Ridge Avenue
1911 Church Street, Evanston
Parking at SE Corner of Church & Dodge
Supplies will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Students must be enrolled in a District 65 or District 202 school to receive supplies.
Limited quantities available.
Para información en español ve a la póster abajo
What’s more fun than gathering with your friends, family and fellow Evanstonians to enjoy an afternoon in the park with free food, games, activities and entertainment?
The 2019 CommUNITY Picnic will take place on Sunday, August 25 from Noon-4 p.m. in Ingraham Park (west of the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Avenue).
Admission is free. Bring the whole family for hours of entertainment, fun activities, free food and giveaways!
Check back soon for a list of our events and activities for this year’s picnic!
Sunday, September 8th, 2019 Evanston Streets Alive! + Green Living Festival 2019
Evanston Streets Alive featuring the Green Living Festival is Sunday, Sept. 8:
Don’t miss this Open Streets celebration of active living, public spaces, and community!
When and Where:
1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept.8th
Main Street from Florence to Chicago Ave.
Read on the learn how you can get involved as a Sponsor, Exhibitor, Activity Leader, Food Vendor or Volunteer at Streets Alive 2019!
Kits, Cats And Kids Block Party
Evanston residents of all ages are invited to celebrate the back to school season at the ‘Kits, ‘Cats and Kids Block Party!
The 2019 Block Party is scheduled for Thursday, September 12 from 4:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The party will take place in Downtown Evanston (Sherman Avenue at Davis St.).
There will be games, arts and crafts, family-friendly activities filling the street, live music, the ETHS Marching Band and NU Marching Band, rousing pep rally-style speeches, and lots of dining options.