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Celebrate National Night Out On August 7!

National Night Out photos

Take a public stance against crime by attending "National Night Out" celebration events throughout the city on Tues., Aug. 7! Events include a Starlight Movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, at Penny Park, neighborhood gatherings, activities at the Evanston Public Library and Evanston Animal Shelter, and much more.

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Starlight Movie 'Moana' Tonight at Ryan Field

Moana promo

Evanston’s 2018 Starlight Movies in the Park series begins tonight, Thurs., Aug. 2, at 7 p.m., with Northwestern Athletics' special showing of Disney's Moana at Ryan Field! Parking and admission are free. The Starlight Movie series will continue on Sat., Aug. 4 with Black Panther at Twiggs Park, beginning at dusk.


Enjoy Pollinator Palooza at the Ecology Center

Butterfly pollinator

Celebrate summer at the Evanston Ecology Center’s Pollinator Palooza this Sat., Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.! Festivities will include live butterflies, pollinator activities, guided tours of the pollinator garden, and information about how you can help pollinator populations. Admission is free.

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FJT's "Crowns" On Stage August 11-26

"Crowns" poster

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre's (FJT) "Crowns," by Regina Taylor, will take the stage August 11-26! Performances of the third and final play of FJT's Summertime Season will take place on Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center. The August 11 performance is sold out.

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Trees Need Watering Due to Low July Rainfall

Watering a tree

With low rainfall in July and high temperatures predicted in the coming week, residents are reminded to water trees on their property and in the parkway once per week.

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Thursday Night Live in Fountain Square 8/2

Thursday Night Live 2017 promo

Acoustic Beatles tribute band Kaleidoscope Eyes will perform in Fountain Square tonight, Thurs., Aug. 2, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., as part of Downtown Evanston's Thursday Night Live concert series.

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Interfaith Action PopUp Pizza Fundraiser 8/12

Interfaith Action

Support Interfaith Action's homeless support services, including the overnight winter warming shelter, at a Pizza PopUp for Good fundraiser on Sun., Aug. 12, at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Curt's Café North, 2922 Central St. 

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Community Events at Northwestern in August

NU events guide August 2018

Northwestern invites residents to enjoy community events on campus this August, including a campus art walk, Dearborn Observatory viewing sessions, live theater and more.

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Main Street Concert Series Continues 8/3

Main Street concert series art

High-energy R&B ensemble Paul Maslin Group will perform at the train station alley at 600 Main St. this Fri., Aug. 3, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., as part of the Main Street Summer Concert Series!

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Property Tax Appeal Workshop 8/13

Property Tax home

The Cook County Board of Review, Commissioner Larry Suffredin's Office and the City of Evanston are co-hosting a property tax appeal workshop on Mon., Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the ETHS auditorium.

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