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    Dog Man Day at Booked!

    March 28



    506 Main St


    Don’t miss the supa-epic DOG MAN DAY at Booked and celebrate the release of DOG MAN: TWENTY THOUSAND FLEAS UNDER THE SEA by Dav Pilkey! It’s heroic! It’s epic! You’ll howl with laughter!

    Dog Man Day at Booked will have cool giveaways, lots of laughs, and fun activities!

    A limited number of copies of DOG MAN: TWENTY THOUSAND FLEAS UNDER THE SEA will be available, but we recommend reserving your copy in advance. You can pre-order the book and register for the free event at https://booked-llc.square.site/dogman11.


    First Saturdays!

    April 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

    ART OPENING at Perspective Gallery

    April 1


    Perspective Gallery

    1210-B Chicago Ave


    Perspective Gallery is excited to announce the exhibits of Members Anthony Iacuzzi (Body Language)and Dianne Kittle (Primordial Collection).

    The exhibit opens March 30th through April 2nd with an Opening Reception on Saturday, April 1st from 5 – 7 p.m.


    "Plant Parenthood"

    with the Cultivate Plant Nerds

    April 2


    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!


    During the workshop, we will discuss plant care fundamentals - including proper light and where to find it, watering techniques, regulating humidity, and how to adjust care when you observe unwelcome changes. Everything a new plant parent needs to succeed!


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


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



    April 7


    Hemenway United Methodist Church

    933 Chicago Ave


    Help raise money for building repairs at Hemenway UMC!


    Fish Fry Menu:

    fresh fish, red rice and peas, french fries, fried plaintains, cole slaw, steamed cabbage


    Tickets: $25 at the door, all you can eat!

    ART OPENING at Perspective Gallery

    April 13




    Perspective Gallery is excited to announce the exhibits of Members Anthony Iacuzzi (Body Language)and Dianne Kittle (Primordial Collection).


    A virtual artists talk occurs on Thursday, April 13, at 7 p.m.; you can register for the discussion through Perspective Gallery’s website, https://perspectivegallery.org/april-2023.


    Justin Roberts!

    April 22

    Doors 10:30am

    Show 11:00am

    Evanston Space

    1245 Chicago Ave


    Justin Roberts is a local treasure. Don't miss this wonderful concert for kids of all ages!

    EARTH DAY Neighborhood Cleanup

    April 22


    All over the Mile!


    Cleanup supplies will be provided - trash bags, gloves (including a limited number of kid's sizes), and a route map for you or your group

    Any volunteers who help with the 2023 Earth Day Cleanup will get some treats from neighborhood businesses when they show their wristband. Here's the list so far:

    • 1 free cookie from Subway (first 75 guests)
    • Free earth-friendly gift from Stumble & Relish (first 20 guests)
    • Botanica CBD gummy samples for grown-ups and hard candy for kids
    • 10% Off entire purchase at YWCA Crowded Closet with wristband.
      One free scoop of FRiO Gelato
    • One free half-pint from Sketchbook Brewing (for the grown-ups)
    • A free can of peanuts from Binny's
      Free bamboo toothbrush from In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique and 10% off boutique purchases when you show your wristband
    • More to come!

    PREVIEW ARTY PARTY: Evanston Arts & Craft Beverage Crawl

    May 4



    1111 Chicago Ave


    Enjoy craft beer and spirit tastings, finger foods, raffle prizes, and special art offerings you won't see at the Arts & Craft Beverage Crawl on May 18th!

    WINE CLASS: Rosé All Day

    May 11


    Wine Goddess


    In this class, we’ll take a closer look at how rosé wines are made and why they’ve become so popular in recent years as we taste the highlights of this season’s offerings. By wine three we'll ALL have that rosy glow--it's gonna be great!

    Evanston Arts & Craft Beverage Crawl

    May 18


    All over the Mile!


    In partnership with Evanston Made, we're popping up one-night-only art exhibits in shops all over the Mile! While you're enjoying the art, get tastings of craft beverages made right here in Evanston too.

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