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    for Emerging Entrepreneurs

    September 16, 23, 30


    Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center

    Huron Conference Ctr (4th Fl)

    2100 Ridge Ave

    Monday September 9th: How To Secure Funding From Bankers and SBA Representatives

    Monday September 16th: What Do Entrepreneurs Need To Know About Funding Solutions

    Monday September 23rd: Key Steps For A Successful Enterprise

    Monday September 30th: Entrepreneurial Motivation


    Consultation, Free Parking on Premises and Refreshments!


    Sponsors: Creative Capital Corp, F.E.S.I.I., Green Kiva Lighting LLC and City of Evanston Economic Development Department.

    For more information call


    Quarterly Thermography Appointments at In Fine Fettle

    September 16, 2019

    Appointments starting at 11:00am

    In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique

    900 Chicago Ave, Suite 100

    (Main St entrance, next to Subway)

    Thermography, also called thermal imaging, uses a special camera to measure the temperature of the skin on the breast’s surface. It is non-invasive test that involves no radiation.


    Contact In Fine Fettle to schedule an appointment.



    Roundtable Discussions

    September 17


    J.E.H. Education Center

    1500 McDaniel Ave.


    September 19

    1:00pm to 3:00pm 
    Main Evanston Public Library, Community Room (1st floor), 1703 Orrington Ave.


    September 21

    12:00noon to 2:00pm 
    Levy Senior Center

    300 Dodge Ave.

    A Spanish translator will be available at meetings on September 17 and September 19. All meetings will have an activity table for children.


    As part of efforts to engage the Evanston community in the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget process, the City of Evanston will host three Community Budget Roundtable Discussions in September. This year, the City will prepare a two-year budget for Fiscal Year 2020 and 2021 in order to aid long-term planning.


    The meetings will include a brief overview of the City’s budget process followed by small group table discussions. Input gathered at the meetings will be compiled and provided to City Council as part of the City's Proposed Budget on Friday, October 4.


    For more information on the City Budget, visit cityofevanston.org/budget or call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.


    at The Lucky Platter and Amanecer Taco Shop

    September 18, 2019


    The Lucky Platter & Amanecer Taco Shop

    512-514 Main Street

    The Lucky Platter and Amanecer Tacos are joining forces and donating 10% of all sales on September 19th to help Detained Immigrants! Join us by ordering dine-in, carryout or delivery all day long!

    The organization we will be donating to is the Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants - a local organization that is doing great work to help detained immigrants through the many stages of the detention process. Please check them out at icdichicago.org and please please help us make this a huge success - so remember THIRD THURSDAY in September - the 19th at both The Lucky Platter and Amamencer Tacos (514/512 Main Street in Evanston).


    with Local Author Cheryl Y. Judice

    September 18, 2019


    YoFresh Yogurt Cafe

    635 Chicago Ave

    YoFresh Cafe welcomes Dr. Cheryl Judice in its first Quarterly Book Discussion on Wednesday, September 18th from 7-8:30 PM


    Black Women and White Men Married! This discussion will assist you in learning about contemporary research on the topic. A Q & A session will follow, along with a Book Signing.

    • Free Admission Free Parking
    • Books may be purchased at Heckys; on Amazon; from Dr. Judice on the day of the event
    • Reserve your ticket now - limited seating
    • Arrive early to enjoy menu items - reference menu on www.yofreshcafe.com
    • Reserve your seat early as seating is limited. Preregistration required! Questions: Ask for J. Murphy @ (847) 942-1270


    to Benefit the Local PTA Equity Project

    September 23-27, 2019

    Any Meal at

    Any Participating Restaurant

    During the week of September 23-27, have a delicious meal at any of these participating local restaurants and give back to the Evanston community. A portion of each dollar spent will go to the PTA Equity Project, a collaborative effort across the district to address disparities in PTA fundraising opportunities among schools.
    Please visit our participating restaurants and tell them you support PEP!


    Participating MDM Restaurants:

    • Firehouse Grill
    • La Principal
    • YoFresh Yogurt Cafe
    • FRiO Gelato


    Taco Tuesday ...

    For a Cause!

    September 24, 2019

    All Day!

    La Principal

    700 Main Street

    Support local charities with your appetites! For every taco we sell on Taco Tuesday for a Cause, La Principal will donate $1 to a different worthy group.

    Tacos purchased during regular dining room hours, whether dine-in, carryout or delivery, will count towards the total.


    AUGUST - Team To End AIDS

    JULY - United We Dream

    JUNE - Evanston Baseball & Softball Association

    MAY - ETHS Global Visionaries Summer Trip to Guatemala

    APRIL - COPE (Caring Outreach by Parents in Evanston)

    MARCH - Family Focus

    FEBRUARY - Dewey PTA

    JANUARY - Dawes Elementary

    Be sure to check back for more Taco Tuesday for a Cause events, occurring the last Tuesday of every month.


    Poetry, Storytelling & Art

    September 27, 2019


    Divine Creative Synergy

    707 Chicago Ave

    Join us for an evening of sharing stories, poetry and art. Read your own work, or from your favorite author, or just come to listen.



    at Divine Creative Synergy

    September 30, 2019


    Divine Creative Synergy

    707 Chicago Ave

    Watch the assigned films and arrive for a healthy evening discussion of this month's films!


    SEPT: "The 39 Steps" and "Rope"

    AUG: "Annie Hall" and "Zelig"

    JULY: "The Conformist" and "All the King's Men"


    Second Saturday Brewery Tours

    October 12, 2019


    Sketchbook Brewing Co.

    821 Chicago Ave

    Learn about brewing from one of our head brewers, while enjoying samples of three beers. Hear more about Sketchbook’s commitment to sustainability, and our community-supported brewery model. Questions welcome!

    The $10 fee (pay at the taproom or online) includes an up-close-and-friendly one-hour tour at Sketchbook’s small production brewery, free samples, a 12-oz. Belgian glass to take home, and one FREE full pour in the taproom.

    All tour participants must be 21+; everyone will be carded before the tour. Limited tickets available. Please enter through the taproom.


    CLICK HERE to reserve tickets

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