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.

12/15/201914:00: Sen. Ram Villivalam Winter Open House

When: Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00pm

Where: Sen. Villivalam District Office, 3851 W. Devon Ave., Chicago

What: State Senator Ram Villivalam holds a family-friendly Winter Open House with snacks, games for kids and plenty of cheer.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

12/15/201914:30: Brad Schneider End of the Year Get-Together

When:  Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 2:30 – 4:00pm

Where: Max and Benny’s – Ariella’s Event Space, 461 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook

What: End of the year get-together in support of Congressman Brad Schneider.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email Emanuela Frankel at Emanuela@schneiderforcongress.com or call 312-213-3588

12/15/201916:30: Latkes & Vodkas with Congressman Schneider

When: Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 4:30 – 6:00pm

Where: Hosted by Erica and Rob Regunberg. Address provided upon RSVP.

What: Annual Latkes & Vodkas event in support of Congressman Brad Schneider.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or call Emanuela Frankel at 312-213-3588 or email Emanuela@schneiderforcongress.com

12/16/201917:30: IL Treasurer Mike Frerichs Chicago Reception

When: Monday, December 16, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Hubbard Inn, 2nd Floor, 110 W. Hubbard St., Chicago

What: Reception in support of Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or contact Sam Szpunar at sam@friendsoffrerichs.com

12/17/201917:30: Holiday Happy Hour for Jacob Meister

When: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: City Winery, 1200 West Randolph St., Chicago

What: Holiday Happy Hour in support of Jacob Meister, Democratic candidate for Clerk of the Circuit Court.
For questions or to RSVP, call Elizabeth at 773-876-7472 or email Elizabeth@JacobForClerk.com

12/17/201918:30: Josina Morita Midterm Skokie Fundraiser

When: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:00pm

Where: Ignite Gaming Lounge (Skokie), 8125 Skokie Blvd., Skokie

What: Midterm Glass Half Full Fundraiser for Josina Morita, Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.
For additional information or to RSVP, visit the Facebook page.

12/18/201918:30: Tenth Dems Annual Awards Dinner

When: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Hyatt Regency Deerfield, 1750 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield

What: The Tenth Congressional District Democrats (Tenth Dems) holds its Annual Awards Dinner.  Keynote Speaker will be Renato Mariotti, CNN Legal Analyst, POLITICO Magazine Legal Affairs Columnist, former federal prosecutor, and host of “On Topic” podcast.
At the Tenth Dems Annual Awards Dinner, the group will honor Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart with the Mikva Leadership Award, Jeanine Chyna with the Founders Award, and Thomas Recht with the Rosenblit Volunteer Award.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online. email events@tenthdems.org or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

12/18/201918:30: Democrats of Northfield Township Pizza and Trivia Party

When: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Middy Mags Pizzeria, 1127 Depot St., Glenview

What: Democrats of Northfield Township hold an evening of holiday fun, including pizza, salad, soda, and a Brain Bash Trivia Contest.
To RSVP, register online.

12/19/201918:30: Debate Watch and Campaign Involvement Party for Pete Buttigieg

When:  Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 6:30 – 10:30pm

Where:  Mission Hills in Northbrook (details provided upon RSVP)

What:  Watch Mayor Pete in the debate, and explore how to get involved in the Buttigieg Campaign.
RSVP online, or ideally send a separate email with your name, cell phone, address and email to: Elliotthartstein@gmail.com  or call him at  847-830-6474 for questions.

12/19/201919:00: Elizabeth Warren Debate Watch Party

When: Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 7:00 – 10:00pm

Where: Pizano’s, 1808 N. Waukegan Rd., Glenview

What: Debate watch party with supporters of Senator Elizabeth Warren, candidate for President of the United States.  Food and drinks can be ordered individually.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

12/31/201917:00: Sam Cunningham’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball

When: Tuesday, December 31, 2019. Doors open at 7:00pm, dinner at 8:00pm

Where: Milan Banquet Hall, 651 Lakehurst Rd., Waukegan

What: Mayor Sam Cunningham hosts his 21st Annual New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball.
For additional information or to RSVP, email Jackie Cunningham at jackie.cunningham45@yahoo.com or call 847-263-0074

01/08/202019:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Northbrook

When: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 7:00 – 8:30pm

Where: Northbrook Public Library, Civic Room, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook

What: A training for Deputy Voter Registrars will be held. Participants must be at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Cook County. The event is open only to Cook 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, email volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

01/15/202018:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Libertyville

When:  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 6:00pm

Where:  Lake County Central Permit Facility (2nd Floor Conference Room), 500 W. Winchester Rd. in Libertyville

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, email volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

01/19/202013:30: Screening and Discussion of “Reversing Roe”

When:  Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 1:30 – 4:30pm

Where:  Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview

What:  The film, a Netflix original documentary, lifts the lid on a decades-long political campaign to overturn Roe v. Wade.  The screening and discussion is co-sponsored by the North/Northwest Suburban Illinois chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and Men 4 Choice.  It is not a library-sponsored event.  Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations in order to participate should contact (312) 933-0655, or email nwsubilnow@gmail.com with questions.

01/19/202014:00: MWRD Comm. Josina Morita’s Asian Lunar New Year Celebration

When: Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 2:00 – 4:00pm

Where: Oakton Community Center, 4701 Oakton St., Skokie

What: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Commissioner Josina Morita’s Second Annual Asian Lunar New Year Celebration to benefit the Niles Township Food Pantry.  Diapers and wrapped toilet paper donations are welcome.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or contact Chakena Sims at 773-408-0232 or email JosinaLunarNY@gmail.com

01/19/202018:00 : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

When: Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: First Corinthian Baptist Church, 1529 Elizabeth Ave., North Chicago

What:  North Shore Baptist Ministers Alliance sponsors musical and oratorical presentations in celebration of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

01/22/202014:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan

When:  Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 2:00pm

Where:  County Building (10th Floor – Assembly Room), 18 N. County St. in 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, email volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

01/26/202014:00: Tenth Dems Field Trip: Capitol Steps “The Lyin’ Kings” in Skokie

When: Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 2:00pm

Where: North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie

What: Join Tenth Dems for 1) an afternoon of laughs with the Capitol Steps followed by a dinner at Jameson’s Charhouse next door at 9525 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, and/or 2) come to just the show at 2:00 pm, or 3) just dinner at 5:00 pm.  Click here to RSVP.

Tickets for The Capitol Steps are $55 per person, which is $4.05 less than you what you’d pay to purchase your tickets online. And dinner is $30 per person, including tax and tip.

So extend the fun by joining us for dinner next door at Jameson’s Charhouse. Click here to RSVP.

02/03/202008:00: Iowa Caucuses

When: Monday, February 3, 2020

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02/05/202018:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan

When:  Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 6:00pm

Where:  County Building (10th Floor – Assembly Room), 18 N. County St. in 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, email volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

02/11/202008:00: New Hampshire Primary Election

When: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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02/19/202017:30: EMILY’s List Cocktails for Change

When: Wednesday, February 19, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Fremont, 15 West Illinois St., Chicago

What: EMILY’s List holds its annual Chicago Cocktails for Change event featuring Marie Newman, candidate for U.S. House (IL-03), and Emily Cain, EMILY’s List Executive Director. Light refreshments provided.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

02/20/202017:00: EMILY’s List Annual Ignite Change Midwest Regional Reception

When:  Thursday, February 20, 2020. Registration: 5:00; Reception: 5:30; Speaking program: 6:00pm

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

What: EMILY’s List Annual Ignite Change Midwest Regional Reception featuring Stephanie Schriock, EMILY’s List President; Kim Foxx, Cook County State’s Attorney; and panelists Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Chicago City Treasurer and Betsy Dirksen-Londrigan, Candidate for U.S. House (IL-13).
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email McCaul Nelson at mnelson@emilyslist.org.

02/22/202008:00: Nevada Caucus

When: Saturday, February 22, 2020

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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

When: Saturday, February 29, 2020

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03/03/202008:00: Super Tuesday

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Where: Alabama, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont primaries

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03/07/202008:00: Louisiana Primary Election

When: Saturday, March 7, 2020

Where: Statewide in Louisiana

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03/10/202008:00: Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio Primaries, North Dakota Caucus

When:  Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Where: Statewide in five states

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

When:  Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Where: Statewide in three states

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