Upcoming Events

Check this page often for upcoming events! Candidates or groups planning events that would be of interest to Democrats and Independents are welcome to submit an event by clicking here. Inclusion in the Tenth Dems Events List does not necessarily imply endorsement by the Tenth Dems.

09/20/201909:00: Climate Strike – Grayslake

When: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 9:00am

Where: Central Park, 250 Library Lane, Grayslake.

What: On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. Go to https://globalclimatestrike.net/ to find a map of events worldwide and to search for other Global Climate Strike events near you.  For additional details, visit the website.

09/20/201910:00: Climate Strike – Waukegan

When: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10:00am

Where: Waukegan High School, 1011 Washington St., Waukegan

What: A gathering outside Waukegan High School in the field east of the building to show your concern about human-caused climate change. There will be other similar events in our area, including in Evanston and Chicago. Go to https://globalclimatestrike.net/ to find a map of events worldwide and to search for other Global Climate Strike events near you.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

09/20/201910:30: Evanston US Strike

When: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10:30am

Where:  Independence Park, Stewart Ave., Evanston

What: On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. For additional information and to RSVP, go to The Action Network US Strike website.

09/20/201915:00: Climate Strike – Evanston

When: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 3:00pm

Where:  Fountain Square, Downtown Evanston, 700 Davis St., Evanston

What: On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. Go to https://globalclimatestrike.net/ to find a map of events worldwide and to search for other Global Climate Strike events near you.  For additional details, visit the website.

09/20/201915:45: Lincolnshire Stand Up for Kids Solidarity Action

When: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 5:30pm

Where:  Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire

What: On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. Go to https://globalclimatestrike.net/ to find a map of events worldwide and to search for other Global Climate Strike events near you.  For additional details, visit the website.

09/20/201917:30: Climate Strike – Buffalo Grove

When: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 5:30pm

Where:  Buffalo Grove Village Hall, Buffalo Grove

What: On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. Go to https://globalclimatestrike.net/ to find a map of events worldwide and to search for other Global Climate Strike events near you.  For additional details, visit the website.

09/20/201917:30: Highland Park US Walkout

When: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 9:40am

Where:  Roger Williams Avenue & St. Johns (Ravinia Metra Station), Highland Park

What: On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. Go to https://globalclimatestrike.net/ to find a map of events worldwide and to search for other Global Climate Strike events near you.  For additional details, visit the website.

09/20/201918:30: Highland Park Community Foundation “Gather for Good”

When:  Friday, September 20, 2019 from 6:30 to 9:00pm

Where:  Binny’s Beverage Depot – Demonstration Kitchen, 153 Skokie Valley Rd. in Highland Park

What:  Highland Park Community Foundation (HPCF) Fundraiser that benefits the communities of Highland Park and Highwood.  A casual and festive evening of celebration, food stations, and libations!  Founded in 1992, the HPCF has granted over $2 million to a wide range of local organizations that nurture children, strengthen families, assist senior citizens, develop leadership and academic confidence in teens, enhance artistic experience, and more.
For more information and to RSVP online, or contact Terri Olian at terri@hpcfil.org

09/21/201910:00: Day of Action with Brad Schneider and Other Democrats

When: Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 10:00am – 1:00pm

Where: 1670 Valencia Way, Mundelein

What: Meet Congressman Brad Schneider and help him gather petition signatures for Democratic candidates to get them on the ballot for the primary.  Bring your fully charged cell phone.
Contact Matt Lowry at 847-918-0499.  RSVP by email to fremontdems@gmail.com or online via Facebook

09/21/201913:30: Community Conversation with Rep. Bob Morgan, Treasurer Holly Kim and Board Member Paul Frank

When: Saturday September 21, 2019 from 1:30 – 3:00pm

Where: Highwood Public Library, 102 Highwood Ave., Highwood

What: Join State Representative Bob Morgan, Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim and Lake County Board Member Paul Frank for an update on their work and a conversation about the change you would like to see in Lake County.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or visit the Facebook page.

09/21/201915:00: Bernie 2020 Plan to Win Party – Revised date

When: Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 3:00 – 5:00pm

Where: Indian Trail Public Library, 355 Schoenbeck Rd., Wheeling

What: Our Revolution Buffalo Grove holds “Plan to Win Party” in Lake County and IL-10 for Bernie Sanders and progressive candidates on a local, state and federal level.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

09/22/201912:00: State Rep. Jonathan Carroll Day of Action

When: Sunday, September 22, 2019, 12:00 – 3:00pm

Where: Jonathan Carroll’s House, Northbrook

What: Starting at State Rep. Jonathan Carroll’s house, collect signatures for his 2020 candidacy.  Contact the Carroll campaign by email at jc@carrollforillinois.com for the Representative’s home address.  Refreshments will be served.

09/22/201913:00: Brad Schneider Campaign Kickoff in Fox Lake

When:  Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00pm

Where:  Address provided upon RSVP

What: Join Team Brad for his campaign kickoff in Fox Lake. Hear from Congressman Schneider what is at stake in the 2020 election. Sign petitions, say “Hello” to friends new and old, and enjoy refreshments near the lake.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email Jake@schneiderforcongress.com.

09/22/201915:00: Re-Election Kickoff for State Rep. Bob Morgan

When:  Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00pm

Where:  Warehouse Eatery, 833 Deerfield Rd., Deerfield

WhatJoin State Rep. Bob Morgan as he officially begins his re-election campaign.
Enjoy some refreshments, hear about Bob’s work in Springfield and his vision for our state, and learn about ways to help the effort.
Link to register for this event

09/22/201916:00: Vernon Township Democrats Hold Camp Democrat Summer 2019

When:  Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00pm

Where: Century Park Boat Dock, 1001 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills

What: Congressman Brad Schneider, State Senator Terry Link, State Rep. Dan Didech and Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim will discuss goals for Campers during the 2019-2020 election season, ways to get involved, what to focus on, and how Campers can help Democrats win in 2020!  Holly Kim’s birthday will be celebrated. Participation in games is voluntary, but highly recommended!
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email info@vernontownshipdems.com

09/22/201918:00: Brad Schneider’s Second Annual Pro-Choice Event with State Sen. Melinda Bush

When: Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30pm

Where: Highland Park home of Dana Gordon. Address provided upon RSVP.

What: Join special guest, State Senator Melinda Bush, in recognizing Congressman Brad Schneider’s 100% record on Choice and Women’s Issues.
For additional information or to RSVP, email Emanuela Frankel at emanuela@schneiderforcongress.com or call 312-213-3588.

09/23/201911:00: Global Climate Strike, Rally and Teach-in

When: Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:00am

Where: Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus, Margaret Burke Lee Science and Health Careers Center Pavilion, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines

What: A gathering of students, faculty, staff, community members, and fellow citizens to demand a response to the global climate crisis. Make signs, create prayer flags and resistance art to communicate what you love and value and to emphasize what is at stake. There will be other similar events in our area, including in Evanston and Chicago. Go to https://globalclimatestrike.net/ to find a map of events worldwide and to search for other Global Climate Strike events near you.  NOTE: Later date for this event.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

09/23/201911:00: Personal PAC Annual Awards Luncheon

When: Monday, September 23, 2019. Registration and reception at 11:00am; luncheon at 12:00noon

Where: Chicago Hilton and Towers, 720 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

What: Personal PAC holds its Annual Awards Luncheon that will highlight the group’s efforts and raise funds to elect pro-choice officials. Pro-choice activist Cecile Richards is the keynote speaker.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online. If you would like to sit with Tenth Dems, write “Tenth Dems” in the <Please seat me with> field.

09/23/201917:00: Democratic Party of Illinois 2019 Fall Reception

When: Monday, September 23, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where: Sheraton Grand Chicago Ballroom, 301 E. North Water St., Chicago

What: Democratic Party of Illinois 2019 Fall Reception. For more information, please call 312-578-1554 or email AGaspar@ildems.com.

09/23/201917:00: Reception for Beto O’Rourke in Chicago

When: Monday, September 23, 2019 from 5:00 – 6:00pm

Where:  Location provided upon RSVP

What: A reception in support of Beto O’Rourke, Democratic candidate for President.
Link to RSVP and contribute online
For more information contact Fran Katz Watson at (202) 546-0474 or fran@betoorourke.com

09/24/201918:00: JACPAC Hosts Reception in Highland Park

When: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: JAC Highland Park office. Address provided upon RSVP

What: JACPAC (Joint Action Committee PAC) hosts a reception in support of Kristine Schanbacher, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Congress in Illinois 7th District.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

09/25/201918:00: Democratic Party of Illinois Delegate Information Session

When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30pm

Where: Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Rd, North Chicago

What: An information session to find out how to be a delegate to the National Convention, the delegate process, how to get involved, and how to help build a pool of delegates in Illinois and/or to become a 2020 Democratic volunteer for the candidate of your choice.
RSVP is required. Register online. For more information, visit the website.

09/26/201911:30: YWCA Women of Achievement Leadership Luncheon

When:  Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 11:30am – 2:00pm

Where:  Noah’s Event Venue, 200 Barclay Blvd., Lincolnshire

What:  The YWCA of Lake County is celebrating 41 years of honoring women who create real change with its Annual Leadership Luncheon.
Link to purchase tickets

09/26/201912:15: Sen. Terry Link Golf Outing

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019. Lunch: 12:15pm; Tee off: 1:30pm

Where: Edgewood Valley Country Club, 7500 Willow Springs Road, La Grange

What: State Senator Terry Link holds his annual golf outing. To RSVP, email Carly@ilsenatedems.org

09/26/201917:30: Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough Fall Fundraiser

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Cratic & Shaffer Consulting, 180 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago

What:  Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough to hold her Fall Fundraiser.
For more information or to RSVP, email info@craticshaffer.com or call 312-798-9376.

09/26/201918:30: Fundraiser for Reps. Dan Didech, Rita Mayfield, Bob Morgan and Sam Yinglng

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Timothy O’Toole’s Pub, 412 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville

What: A fundraiser supporting State Representatives Dan Didech, Rita Mayfield, Bob Morgan and Sam Yingling.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

09/26/201918:30: Electing More Democrats – Effective Voter Contact Training

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

Where: Highland Park address available upon RSVP.

What: Tenth Dems University, Lake Dems, Moraine Township Dems and West Deerfield Township Dems are sponsoring a  workshop for precinct committeepersons and grassroots activists.  The workshop will cover best practices in effective voter contact, door knocking and persuasion. Any Democrat interested in taking a more active role in 2019 is invited.
Click here to register. For questions,  email volunteers@tenthdems.org or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

09/26/201918:30: Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz Campaign Kickoff

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:30-8:00pm

Where: Ten Ninety Brewing Co., 1025 North Waukegan Road, Glenview

What: State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz kicks off her campaign. A notary will be on hand, so participants are urged to bring petitions.
Register online.

09/26/201919:00: Warren Township Democrats Meeting

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00pm

Where: Jo Jo’s Restaurant, 33251 N. US Highway 45, Wildwood/Grayslake

What:  On the agenda will be guest speakers Carissa Casbon, Democratic Candidate for Lake County Board 7; Eric Reinhart, Candidate for Lake County States Attorney; Jake Kaplan for the Brad Schneider 10th District US Congressional Campaign, and Ashley for the Lauren Underwood 14th District US Congressional Campaign.

09/27/201911:30: State Reps. Morgan and Didech Reflect on First Year in Legislature

When: Friday, September 27, 2019 from 11:30am to 1:30pm

Where:  Continental Restaurant, 788 S. Buffalo Grove Rd. (at Dundee), Buffalo Grove

What:  Lunch and Learn event sponsored by The League of Women Voters-Deerfield/Lincolnshire.  This is an opportunity for constituents to interact with their sitting representatives. It is not a political event, so please do not bring nominating petitions, etc.
Reservations required by email, only: contact Linda.J.Alexander@comcast.net

09/28/201918:00: Korean BBQ and Karaoke for Holly Kim’s Birthday

When: Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00pm (karaoke could go later)

Where:  Woori Village, 8526 W. Golf Rd., Niles

What:  Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim and her family invite you to gather for her birthday and an all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ grilled at your own table.
Link to RSVP online for tickets

09/29/201913:00: Brad’s Coffee Club – Zion

When:  Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00pm

Where:  It’s All Good Coffee & Expresso, 2780 Sheridan Rd., Zion

What: This is an opportunity to sit down with Congressman Brad Schneider for coffee and pastries and discuss the issues that matter to you most.
To RSVP, register online. For questions or concerns, email Emanuela at Emanuela@schneiderforcongress.com  or call 312-213-3588.

10/01/201918:30: Property Tax Assessment and Appeals Seminar with Rep. Joyce Mason and Treasurer Holly Kim

When: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 5:30 – 6:30pm

Where: Zion City Hall, 2828 Sheridan Rd., Zion

What: Join State Representative Joyce Mason, Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim, and Zion Assessor Larry Wicketts C.I.A.O. for an evening about property assessments and property tax appeals.
For additional information or to RSVP, visit the Facebook page.

10/01/201919:00: League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Presents “A Forgotten Injustice”

When: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 7:00pm

Where: 117 N. Genesee St., Waukegan

What: As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, LULAC presents “A Forgotten Injustice: The Repatriation of Mexican Americans” with special guests: Congressman Brad Schneider, State Representative Rita Mayfield and Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg.

10/02/201918:30: Ethylene Oxide Town Hall

When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 6:30pm

Where: College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake

What: State Senator Melinda Bush announced a formal Town Hall meeting that will be hosted by the Lake County Health Department. The IL EPA (Environmental Protection Agency); the IDPH  (Illinois Department of Public Health ), and the ATSDR (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, part of the Center for Disease Control) will be in attendance to answer questions on ethylene oxide emissions and cancer risks in Lake County.
For additional information or to RSVP, visit the Facebook page.

10/04/201907:30: Lake County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast

When: Friday, October 4, 2019 from 7:30 – 9:00am

Where: Wedgewood Weddings North Shore (Monterey Entrance), 4555 W. Yorkhouse Rd., Wadsworth

What: The 2019 Lake County Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Breakfast. Panelists include: Congressman Brad Schneider; State Senator Melinda Bush; State Representatives Daniel Didech, Joyce Mason, Rita Mayfield; and  Lake County Board President Sandy Hart. Opening remarks by Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

10/05/201910:00: Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim Hosts Free Financial Literacy Classes

When:  Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Where:  The University Center,  1200 University Center Dr., Grayslake.

What: Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim’s Office, First Midwest Bank, and Restoration America have partnered to offer the residents of Lake County three free Financial Literacy courses. The theme of this class is “Securing Your Identity.”
For more information or to enroll call Anton Mathews at 847-377-2043 or email AMathews@lakecountyil.gov.

10/05/201913:00: Brad Schneider Campaign Rally

When: Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

Where: Schneider Campaign HQ, 3710 Commercial Ave., Suite 5, Northbrook

What: A campaign rally and party for Congressman Brad Schneider’s dedicated volunteers and supporters.

10/06/201908:00: Become a NAMI Lake County Champions Walk Hero

When: Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 8:00am (check-in; run at 9:00; walk at 9:15am)

Where:  Northwestern University, Norris Center (East lawn), 1999 Campus Dr., Evanston

What:  Walking/running to raise awareness of mental illness and raise funds for the important work of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), which provides support, education, and advocacy to individuals and families.
Link to RSVP 

10/06/201909:00: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walks/Runs Cook County North Suburban

When: Sunday, October 6, 2019.

Where: To be determined

What: NAMI Cook County North Suburban holds its Walk/Runs fundraiser.

10/06/201909:00: Chicago Area Political Items Collectors (CAPIC) Fall Political Collectibles Show

When:  Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 10:00am – 3:00pm.  Set up at 9:00am.  Social hour Saturday, October 5th, at 6:00pm

Where:  Hilton Garden Inn, 1191 Woodfield Rd., Schaumburg

What: CAPIC holds “The Heartland of the Hobby” Fall Show for buying, selling and trading political campaign artifacts: buttons, ribbons, china, posters, autographs and more.  Free admission and parking plus door prizes.  All ages welcome.
The evening before the show there will be a hospitality event (free food!) with room-hopping shortly thereafter.  Advance reservations and prepayment required.
Click here for a limited number of guest rooms at a special rate.  To book your tables, contact Barb Zaczek at barbarazaczek@yahoo.com or via text at 720-545-8484.

10/06/201914:00: Stevenson Center on Democracy Presents: Climate Change and What it Means to our Children

When: Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00pm

Where: Stevenson House, 25200 N. St. Mary’s Rd., Libertyville (on St. Mary’s Road south of Rt.60)

What: The Stevenson Center on Democracy presents “Climate Change and What it means to our Children” featuring Adele Simmons, President, Global Philanthropy Partnership.  For additional information and to RSVP, register online.

10/07/201917:00: Give-Back Monday Launch Party

When: Monday, October 7, 5:00pm

Where: Ravinia Brewing Co., 582 Roger Williams Ave., Highland Park

What: North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic holds a Give-Back Launch Party with 25% of the entire proceeds during the Party donated to the Clinic.

10/09/201918:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Round Lake

When: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 6:00pm

Where: Round Lake Area Public Library, 906 Hart Rd., Round Lake

What: A training for Deputy Voter Registrars will be held.  Participants must be at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Lake County.  The event is open only to Lake County residents who are interested in helping to register new voters.  Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained, can register voters anywhere in Illinois.  Training takes about an hour.

This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office and is free of charge.  Sign-ups will be taken up to 5 hours before the class starts.  In most cases, late sign-ups will not be added to the class.

For additional information or to RSVP,  register online, e-mail volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

10/10/201918:00: State Rep. Rita Mayfield and CUB Hold Utility-Bill Clinic

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where:  Waukegan Public Library, Meeting Room A, 128 North County Street, Waukegan

What: State Rep. Rita Mayfield and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) hold a free utility-bill clinic.  Participants should bring gas, electric, and phone bills for an expert, one-on-one analysis with a CUB representative.  Subjects covered at the clinic include: how to spot unnecessary charges on electric, natural gas, and phone bills; which energy efficiency programs and rebates can help; what to watch for when shopping around in the energy market; and options when it comes to phone, TV, and Internet.
For more information and to register call CUB at 312-263-4282 ext. 111, or email events@citizensutilityboard.org with the subject line “Waukegan 10/10.”

10/10/201918:00: Sen. Laura Murphy’s Campaign Kickoff

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: Moretti’s Ristorante & Pizzeria, 1799 Busse Rd., Mount Prospect

What: The kickoff of State Senator Laura Murphy’s campaign.  For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email Carly@ilsenatedems.org

10/11/201911:30: 16th Annual Coalition To Reduce Recidivism Luncheon

When: Friday, October 11, 2019; Networking 11:30am, Luncheon 12:00 to 2:00pm.

Where:  Wedgewood Weddings – The Chandler room, 4555 W. Yorkhouse Road, Wadsworth

What:  The Coalition to Reduce Recidivism will be hosting its 16th Annual Luncheon in conjunction with the Coalition Legal, LLC.  The Coalition provides programs and supportive services that enable ex-offenders to become self-sufficient.  The Annual Luncheon is a prime source of funding for these efforts.
Link to RSVP online for tickets.  For further information contact Robbie Randle at Rrandle@waukegantownship.com

10/11/201918:00: National Coming Out Day Celebration

When: October 11, 2019 from 6:00 – 10:00pm

Where: Viper Alley, 275 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire

What: Pinta Pride Project 2019-2020 hosts the National Coming Out Day Celebration in Lincolnshire featuring DJ, Drag Queen bingo, face painting, crafts, vendors, food, rainbow picture opportunities and more. Tickets available at pintaprideproject.com

10/12/201918:00: Waukegan to College (W2C) Tenth Anniversary Celebration

When:  Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 5:00 – 8:00pm

Where:  Glen Flora Country Club, 2200 N Sheridan Rd, Waukegan

What:  Waukegan to College celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of  First-Generation Success.  For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email karenjpapp@gmail.com or mike.marion@waukegantocollege.org

10/13/201900:00: Indo-American Democratic Organization Annual Banquet

When: Sunday, October 13, 2019.  5:30 Networking, 6:30 Program.

Where: Holiday Inn Northshore, 5300 Touhy Avenue, Skokie

What: Indo-American Democratic Organization (IADO) 40th annual banquet.  IADO represents Illinois’ 270,000+ South Asian Americans. Since 1980, IADO has engaged South Asian Americans in the political process, and recruited and endorsed candidates who champion progressive policy solutions.
Register online.  Email for sponsorship opportunities.

10/13/201912:00: Democrats of Northfield Township Luncheon with Senator Dick Durbin

When: Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 12:00 – 2:00pm

Where: The Glen Club, 2901 West Lake Avenue, Glenview

What: Democrats of Northfield Township hold their third annual fall fundraising luncheon, featuring Keynote Speaker U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Congresspersons Jan Schakowsky and Brad Schneider.
For additional information or to RSVP register online.

10/14/201919:00: Grant Township Democrats October Meeting

When:  Monday, October 14, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30pm

Where: Fox Lake District Library, 255 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake

What: Monthly meeting of Grant Township Democrats. This organizational meeting is for people in the Grant Township area, including Fox Lake, Lakemoor, Long Lake, Round Lake, Volo and Ingleside. This group is looking for those interested in planning events, managing projects, fundraising, communications, and other leadership roles.

10/17/201911:00: WE WILL Legislative Luncheon

When: Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 11:00am – 1:30pm

Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie

What: Join WE WILL’s 5th Annual Fundraiser celebrating their accomplishments, legislative collaborations and women having a voice and being heard. This year’s panel is about Women of Color with confirmed panelists Donna Miller, Cook County Board Commissioner; Xza Higgina, MommyCon Founder, coalition builder;  Sol Flores, Illinois Deputy Governor and Josina Morita, Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

10/21/201917:00: EMILY’s List Annual Ignite Change Midwest Regional Reception

When: Monday, October 21, 2019. Registration: 5:00pm; reception: 5:30pm; panel discussion: 6:30pm

Where: Fig & Olive, 104 East Oak St., Chicago

What: Join EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock and featured guests, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, discussing the crucial role of EMILY’s List and women candidates in the 2020 election. Panelists include: Minnesota Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan, Chicago City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin and Congresswomen Elissa Slotkin (MI-08).
For additional information or to RSVP, register online. For questions, email McCaul Nelson at mnelson@emilyslist.org.

10/22/201908:30: Coffee and Conversation with Rep. Joyce Mason

When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 8:30 – 10:00am

Where:  Bailey’s Supper Club, 2723 Sheridan Rd., Zion

What: Join State Representative Joyce Mason for coffee and conversation about state and local issues that matter to you.
For additional information or to RSVP, visit the Facebook page.

10/22/201917:30: EMILY’s List Hosts Cocktails for Change

When: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 5:30pm

Where: Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., Chicago

What: EMILY’s List hosts Cocktails for Change featuring Marie Newman, candidate for U.S. House (IL-03).

10/23/201914:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 2:00pm

Where: 10th Floor, County Building, Assembly Room, 18 N. County St., Waukegan

What: A training for Deputy Voter Registrars will be held.  Participants must be at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Lake County.  The event is open only to Lake County residents who are interested in helping to register new voters.  Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained, can register voters anywhere in Illinois.  Training takes about an hour.

This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office and is free of charge.  Sign-ups will be taken up to 5 hours before the class starts.  In most cases, late sign-ups will not be added to the class.

For additional information or to RSVP,  register online, e-mail volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

10/24/201917:30: Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership Training Academy Trailblazers Reception

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Chicago address to be determined

What: Illinois Women’s Institute Leadership Training Academy holds its annual Trailblazers Award and Reception.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

10/24/201919:00: Clean Energy Town Hall

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30pm

Where:  Zion New Tech High School, 1634 23rd St., Zion

What:  Town Hall in support of the Clean Energy Job Act with State Representative Joyce Mason and Senator Melinda Bush, Clean Power Lake County, Faith in Place, Sierra Club, and the Illinois Environmental Council.

RSVP at:  ilenviro.org/zion

11/04/201918:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Deerfield

When: Monday, November 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

Where: Deerfield Public Library, 920 Waukegan Road, Deerfield

What: A training for Deputy Voter Registrars will be held.  Participants must be at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Lake County.  The event is open only to Lake County residents who are interested in helping to register new voters.  Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained, can register voters anywhere in Illinois.  Training takes less than an hour.

This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office and is free of charge.  Sign-ups will be taken up to 5 hours before the class starts.  In most cases, late sign-ups will not be added to the class.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, e-mail volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

11/07/201917:00: Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim Hosts Free Financial Literacy Classes

When:  Thursday, November 7, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where:  The University Center,  1200 University Center Dr., Grayslake.

What: Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim’s Office, First Midwest Bank, and Restoration America have partnered to offer the residents of Lake County three free Financial Literacy courses. The theme of this class is “Financial Recovery.”
For more information or to enroll call Anton Mathews at 847-377-2043 or email AMathews@lakecountyil.gov.

11/08/201910:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan

When: Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:00am

Where: 10th Floor, County Building, Assembly Room, 18 N. County St., Waukegan

What: A training for Deputy Voter Registrars will be held.  Participants must be at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Lake County.  The event is open only to Lake County residents who are interested in helping to register new voters.  Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained, can register voters anywhere in Illinois.  Training takes about an hour.

This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office and is free of charge.  Sign-ups will be taken up to 5 hours before the class starts.  In most cases, late sign-ups will not be added to the class.

For additional information or to RSVP,  register online, e-mail volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

11/11/201919:00: Grant Township Democrats November Meeting

When:  Monday, November 11, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30pm

Where: Fox Lake District Library, 255 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake

What: Monthly meeting of Grant Township Democrats. This organizational meeting is for people in the Grant Township area, including Fox Lake, Lakemoor, Long Lake, Round Lake, Volo and Ingleside. This group is looking for those interested in planning events, managing projects, fundraising, communications, and other leadership roles.

12/06/201912:00: J Street Chicago Annual Luncheon

When:  Friday, December 6, 2019 from 12:00 noon – 2:00pm

Where: Venue Six10, 610 South Michigan Ave., Chicago

What:  J Street Chicago holds its annual luncheon, this year honoring Richard Goldwasser, Chair of J Street’s Chicago chapter.  Keynote speaker will be David Axelrod, chief strategist and senior advisor to President Barack Obama.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or for questions, please contact Sam Berkman at chicago@jstreet.org.

12/09/201919:00: Grant Township Democrats December Meeting

When:  Monday, December 9, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30pm

Where: Fox Lake District Library, 255 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake

What: Monthly meeting of Grant Township Democrats. This organizational meeting is for people in the Grant Township area, including Fox Lake, Lakemoor, Long Lake, Round Lake, Volo and Ingleside. This group is looking for those interested in planning events, managing projects, fundraising, communications, and other leadership roles.

12/10/201914:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan

When: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 2:00pm

Where: 10th Floor, County Building, Assembly Room, 18 N. County St., Waukegan

What: A training for Deputy Voter Registrars will be held.  Participants must be at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Lake County.  The event is open only to Lake County residents who are interested in helping to register new voters.  Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained, can register voters anywhere in Illinois.  Training takes about an hour.

This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office and is free of charge.  Sign-ups will be taken up to 5 hours before the class starts.  In most cases, late sign-ups will not be added to the class.

For additional information or to RSVP,  register online, e-mail volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

12/10/201917:30: Sen. Laura Murphy Reception

When: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:30pm

Where:  Café la Cave, 2777 Mannheim Rd., Des Plaines

What:  A reception in support of State Senator Laura Murphy (D-28).
Sponsorships are available.
RSVP to Carly@ilsenatedems.org

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02/23/202013:00: Save the Date for Sarah’s Circle 28th Annual Winter Walk

When: Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 1:00 – 3:00pm

Where:  Truman College, 1145 W Wilson Ave., Chicago

What:  This event takes participants on a one-mile walk through the Uptown neighborhood while stopping along the way to listen to stories of women who have rebuilt their lives with the help of Sarah’s Circle. “Winter Walk: A Mile in Her Shoes” emphasizes the reality that women are homeless even during Chicago’s most dangerous weather.
Participants first meet at Truman College where they separate into walking groups to brave the cold together. After returning from the one-mile walk, they enjoy a meal of Chicago-style hot dogs generously donated by Vienna Beef while listening to the program.
Anyone is welcome to attend this free, family-friendly event which offers a shortened walk and special activities for children.
Click here to sign up for event updates
If you have any ideas, questions, or concerns about this event, please contact Mary NeCastro at mnecastro@sarahs-circle.orgor 773.728.1014 ext. 313.

02/29/202008:00: South Carolina Primary Election

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03/03/202008:00: Super Tuesday

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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03/17/202008:00: Arizona, Florida, Illinois Primaries

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