Santa will pay a holiday visit to the Downtown Evanston Visitor Information Center at 820 Davis St., on Saturday, Dec. 7 & 14 from noon-4:00 p.m.

Free parking is available in the City’s three downtown self-park garages. Garages at Sherman Plaza, Maple Avenue and Church Street are offering free parking weekdays from 5:00 p.m.-midnight and all day Saturdays and Sundays through Jan. 4.

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Northwestern (4-1) stays home for the Thanksgiving holiday, hosting No. 25 DePaul at Welsh-Ryan Arena, Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2:00 p.m. Northwestern partners with the Chicagoland chapter of Autism Speaks for the annual Autism Awareness Game. Click here to find out why this cause is so important for the Northwestern women's basketball program.

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Saturday, Nov. 30, 7:00 p.m. at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston

Northwestern makes its final push to secure its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2010 as it concludes the grueling Big Ten slate this week. The Wildcats have been part of the tournament field four times under head coach Keylor Chan, in 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2010.

Promotions: Celebrate the career of NU's all-time kills leader Stephanie Holthus with a Purple Out on senior night. The first 1,000 fans at Welsh-Ryan Arena will get a FREE purple NU volleyball t-shirt, compliments of Coke Zero.

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Saturday, Dec. 7, 3:30 p.m., Community Meeting Room, Evanston Public Library

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Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m., Community Meeting Room, Evanston Public Library

Open to all adults who value reading aloud to young children

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A group of bicycle enthusiasts are planning a “bike + shop” in Evanston this Friday afternoon, according to a listing posted on "the chainlink," an online website for cyclists.

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Someone slashed the tires of a 2009 GMC vehicle in the 2200 block of Forestview Road in northwest Evanston. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

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Evanston police seized 85 grams of cannabis and $4,100 in cash believed to be linked to drug sales during a routine traffic stop earlier this week.

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The City of Evanston is asking residents to contribute toys and food items for distribution to families in need over the holidays.

It’s the fifth annual Holiday Food & Toy Drive, sponsored by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and local community organizations.

Items may be dropped off through Friday, Dec. 13, at the following locations:

Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave.  Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.–9 p.m.

Main Library, 1703 Orrington Ave. Sun., Noon-6 p.m.; Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri. and Sat., 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Enjoy tasty treats, wine, champagne and multiple raffles to win Eve Jewelry.

10% of all direct sales at the party will go to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Join Eve J. Alfille Gallery & Studio on Saturday, Dec. 7th from noon-6:00 p.m. RSVP Online

Every subscription to Make It Better’s email newsletter at the fundraiser will generate five dollars for the Michael J. Fox Foundation.


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