The Friends of Evanston Farmers Markets will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Evanston Civic Center.
New officers and board members for the coming year will be elected, and the group will discuss future plans for the organization.

Post date: November 23, 2012 - 4:25pm

Everything a student should know about advanced placement courses at Evanston Township High School will be explored at a forum to be held Thursday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s auditorium.

Post date: November 23, 2012 - 4:10pm

The season may be over for the traditional farmers markets, but Evanston consumers of fresh foods are already looking forward to the winter market, to be held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ecology Center from Dec. 1 through April 27.

Post date: November 23, 2012 - 3:45pm

"The Nutcracker on Ice," Robert Crown Center's winter ice show, will be performed four times the weekend of Dec. 7-9, 2012.

Post date: November 23, 2012 - 3:16pm

The Annual Holiday Open House of the Evanston History Center is Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Post date: November 23, 2012 - 3:02pm

The Community Animal Rescue Effort presents its 23rd Annual Holiday C.A.R.E. Faire -- looking forward to Happy Howlidays and a Purry New Year!
Bring a pup or kit to have their picture taken with Santa at the faire at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday, Nov. 24. 
Stock up on home-baked cookies and more in the Cookie Walk. Buy gifts for your pet loving friends from our Silent Auction, crafters and vendors or buy Raffle tickets.
Donations of canned food will be accepted for the dogs and cats at the Evanston Animal Shelter.

Post date: November 23, 2012 - 9:02am

Of course you could spend today hitting the stores for Black Friday sales, but you could also get in the holiday spirit this weekend by seeing a play -- or you could focus on gifts for your pet.

Post date: November 23, 2012 - 8:53am

Evanston/Skokie District 65 Schools Superintendent Hardy Murphy has advised parents that they can expect their students to do more writing this year as part of their educational experience.

Post date: November 21, 2012 - 5:39pm

Evanston Mentors, a new collaborative group dedicated to enhancing the lives of Evanston youth through mentorship opportunities, invites adults looking for positive ways to impact young people to a kick-off informational session.
The evening will feature youth and adults sharing their experiences in mentoring relationships. Attending this informational session will make it easy for interested volunteers to compare the time commitments and opportunities of several different Evanston-based mentoring programs that are seeking new mentors.

Post date: November 21, 2012 - 5:31pm

Someone took a wallet out of a shopping cart at a grocery store on Chicago Avenue Tuesday. This and other stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: November 21, 2012 - 3:24pm