Support local businesses and Evanston organizations!

    Beer 101 w/ Beesy from Sketchbook!

    June 8


    The Wine Goddess

    702 Main St


    We asked our favorite beer professional, Beesy Malone from Sketchbook, if she'd consider co-teaching a class with our very own beer guy, Morgan. To our delight, she agreed, and on June 8th she'll teach Beer 101, helping us navigate the wonderful world of beer in all of its varieties, from lagers to ales, from IPAs to Stouts.


    June 9


    600 Main St

    Train Station Alley


    Live music by Midnight Sun the Band, great food and beverage from the Wine Goddess, Firehouse Grill, YoFresh and more, plus all the block party staples - sidewalk chalk

    PRIDE FIGHT at Northside Boxing Gym

    June 9


    Northside Boxing & Fitness

    1310 Sherman Ave


    Gay or straight, fight the hate. This is a a USA Boxing sanctioned amateur show. Proceeds to benefit charity.


    June 10


    Evanston SPACE

    1245 Chicago Ave


    Show your pride by supporting queer local artist and artisans at an indoor Queer Maker's Market at SPACE. Find the perfect gift made by someone in the LBGTQIA+ community.


    "Plant Parenthood"

    with the Cultivate Plant Nerds

    June 11


    Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery

    704 Main St


    Join Cultivate's very own Lee for this lecture format class designed to instill the confidence and knowledge you need to to cultivate your own green oasis at home!


    We offer 15% off your purchases on the day of your workshop.


    Our workshops are all BYOB and BYOF (Bring your own friends!)

    PRIDE Candle Lighting & Remembrance Ceremony

    June 11


    St. Paul (Pride) Park

    780 Chicago Ave


    Evanston Pride will hold their annual candle lighting and remembrance ceremony at their adopted city park, St. Paul Park, at the corner of Chicago Ave & Washington St.

    GET DOWN FOR GOOD! at Pour

    June 14


    Evanston Pour

    528 Dempster St


    Evanston Made+Pour present Get Down for Good, a monthly 2 hour dance party fundraiser benefiting local nonprofits.


    Get Down for Good on Wednesday, June 14, in support of Evanston Made! 7-9p. $5/door, cash bar, dance music by DJ Johnny Price !


    Dance, make friends, and support the Arts and Culture in Evanston!

    4th Annual Evanston Juneteenth Parade

    June 17


    Click the Link for Details


    The parade will consist of performances by the South Shore Drill Team and The Jesse White Tumblers along with floats, walking groups, marching bands and cars.


    The commemoration will continue where the parade ends at Ingraham Park until 6pm with additional festivities, food, vendors and speakers.


    Date & time:
    Saturday June 17th
    Parade start time 10:30am
    Robert Crown Community Center
    1801 Main street, Evanston


    After celebration:
    12noon to 6pm
    Ingraham Park (back of Civic Center)
    2100 Ridge ave, Evanston

    Astro Talk & Tea

    Lighthouse Yoga

    1234 Sherman Ave

    Cancer season, 6.17
    Leo season, 7.22
    Virgo season, 8.19
    Libra season, 9.23


    Discover the energy and symbolism of each new astrological season. Every month, we’ll gather to discuss the featured zodiac sign and what it can mean for your life. She’ll offer ideas on how to use the energy in your work, relationships, yoga practice, wellness practices, and more! Plus, learn about the new moon, full moon, and other key astrological dates occurring that month.

    Ricky Byrdsong Race Against Hate

    June 18


    Long Field, Evanston




    Each year, Race Against Hate, one of the largest events of its kind in the nation, brings together thousands of people every year from all over Chicagoland to run and walk in unity against racial hatred and violence.

    Live at Sketchbook Evanston:

    June 18th


    Sketchbook Evanston

    821 Chicago Ave


    Join us this week for country tunes from DB3! Expect to hear Johnny Cash to John Prine to Kenny Chesney and EmmyLou Harris to Miranda Lambert, with many stops in between.

    Female fronted by Reva Goodman (Rhythm Guitar), paired with Rich Nelson (bass guitar) create tight vocal harmonies. Multi-instrumentalist Rick Veras (guitar, fiddle mandolin) adds texture and excitement to their sound. No cover, hit the tip jar to support local musicians!

    SPACE/UNION 15th Anniversary Festival

    June 24

    CLICK for Schedule


    1245 Chicago Ave



    • 11am - 1pm - Children's Face Painting + Balloons in Union
    • 11am - 1pm  - Pizza Making in Union
    • 11am - 2pm - Anchorfish Live T-Shirt Printing
    • 11am - 3pm - Squeezebox DJ
    • 11am - 3pm - Community Vendor Market (featuring niceLena & Friends, Evanston Pour, Stumble and Relish, Evanston Art Center, Maison du Prince, and Evanston Made)
    • 12pm - 3pm - Anniversary T-Shirt Tie-Dying
    • 1pm - 2pm - Beer Tasting
    • 2pm - 3pm - Cocktail Demo

    Union Stage Schedule:

    • 11am Joel Frankel (Kids Show)
    • 12pm Guy King
    • 1pm Anne Harris
    • 2pm Nicholas Tremulis


    June 24



    506 Main St


    We're thrilled to close out the month with a Pride Party with bestselling author, activist and journalist Juno Dawson to celebrate her new book, YOU NEED TO CHILL!, which is out (and in store!) now.


    We'll have adorable giveaways, story time and signing with Juno and rainbow crafts galore! Galore, we say! RSVP requested.


    First Saturdays!

    July 1

    CLICK HERE to see exhibits, events and details


    First Saturday Evanston Art Events invite the community to explore Evanston’s Creative Community, at openings and events across Evanston. Build your art-filled day using the event listing below (all have different times and locations) and the Google Map

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