Events

This calendar contains 2017-18 events that are sponsored or supported by Citizens’ Greener Evanston (CGE) or that are relevant to the local sustainability community. All events are open to the public and are in Evanston unless otherwise specified.

 

September

Edible Evanston Canning and Preserving Workshop – Saturday, Sept. 9, 11-1 p.m., Morton Civic Center.

Streets Alive/ Green Living Festival – Sunday, Sept. 10, 1-5 p.m. Main St.

Edible Evanston meeting – Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m. Morton Civic Center.

Environmental Justice meeting – Monday, Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. Morton Civic Center.

CGE Board Meeting – Wed., Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m. Morton Civic Center.

Natural Habitat Evanston quarterly meeting – Thursday, Sept. 21, 6:30, Morton Civic Center.

Green Drinks – Wed., Sept. 27, 6:30-8 p.m. Celtic Knot, 626 Church St.

“Before the Flood” film screening – Saturday, Sept. 30, 7:00 p.m., Levy Center.

October

OAKtober – Saturday, Oct. 7, 1-4 p.m., Evanston Ecology Center.

Clark St Beach Bird Sanctuary workdays – Every Thursday 4-6 PM.  Additional workdays are the second Saturday morning of each month from 9-11:30 AM; next Saturday workday is Oct 14 from 9 to 11:30.

Eggleston Anniversary Food Forest & Orchard – Saturday, Oct. 7, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., McCormick Blvd. at Payne St.

Edible Evanston meeting – Wed. Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Morton Civic Center, Room 2404.

CGE Energy Committee meeting – Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7:30pm, Morton Civic Center,  Room 2403.  Monthly, second Wednesday.

City of Evanston Environment Board meeting – Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7pm at Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave, Room 2403.

Environmental Justice meeting – Monday, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m., Morton Civic Center.

CGE Board meeting – Wednesday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., Morton Civic Center.

“Before the Flood” film screening – Sunday, Oct. 22, 4 p.m., Evanston Library.

November

CGE Energy Committee meeting – Wednesday, Nov. 8 1 at 7:30pm, Morton Civic Center,  Room 2403.  Monthly, second Wednesday.

CGE Board meeting – Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., Morton Civic Center.

“Draining Chicago” book discussion and presentation on Evanston green infrastructure projects – Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lagoon building (just south of Clark St. bird sanctuary).

CGE Environment Justice Committee meeting –  Monday, Nov. 20 at 6:30pm, Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. 2nd floor.  Monthly, 3rd Monday.

December

No meetings scheduled.

January

Chicago’s Water Intake Cribs, 1850 to the present – Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Lagoon Building, 1631 Sheridan Rd.

GE Energy Committee meeting – Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7:30pm, Morton Civic Center,  Room 2403.  Monthly, second Wednesday.

CGE Environment Justice Committee meeting –  Monday, Jan. 15 at 6:30pm, Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. 2nd floor.  Monthly, 3rd Monday.

CGE Board meeting – Wednesday, Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m., Morton Civic Center.