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.

11/21/201910:00: Brad Schneider Hosts Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Session for Seniors

When: Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Where: Waukegan City Hall, 100 N. Martin Luther King Drive, Waukegan

What: Congressman Brad Schneider, in partnership with the Illinois Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) and North Shore Senior Center, hosts personal consultation appointments for seniors to meet with counselors. Attendees must bring their prescriptions or a pharmacy printout of their medications in order to accurately compare coverage plans.
Sessions are by appointment only. To RSVP and schedule personal consultation: call (847) 383-4870.  Spanish speakers available.

11/21/201918:30: Let’s Talk Politics Mundelein

When:  Thursday, November 21, 2019.  Doors open at 6:30pm for dinner (available for purchase); LTP begins at 7:00pm.

Where:  Park Street Craft Kitchen and Bar, 14 East Park Street in Mundelein

What:  Tenth Dems and Fremont Township Democrats host Tenth Dems University’s Let’s Talk Politics, a moderated discussion that allows opportunities for Democrats in and around the 10th District to talk about important issues of the day with each other and guests who often include elected officials, candidates, political analysts, and authors.  Open to all Democrats.
Admission is free.
Link to RSVP

11/21/201919:00: IWLC and DCCC Training

When:  Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30pm

Where:  Lindenhurst address provided with RSVP

What:  IWLC (Indivisible Western Lake County) and the DCCC (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) train Democrats in how to get involved for their favorite candidates. Topics include different ways to get involved, Votebuilder MiniVAN training and more.
RSVP to Carissa Casbon at indivisiblewlc@gmail.com

11/21/201919:30: Waukegan to College (W2C) Evening with Danny Schuman

When: Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

Where: Waukegan to College, 410 Grand Ave., Waukegan

What: Waukegan to College (W2C) Alumni Board hosts An Evening with Danny Schuman, author of The Worst Business Model in the World: A New Kind of Entrepreneur.  Guests will receive a free signed copy of the book.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online

11/22/201910:00: WE WILL Legislative Coffee Date with Rep. Bob Morgan

When: Friday, November 22, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:30am

Where: Hansa Coffee, 600 Walnut Ave., Lake Bluff

What:  WE WILL (Women Empowering Women In Local Legislation) holds a Legislative Coffee Date Event with State Representative Bob Morgan. WE WILL is a nonprofit organization that helps women and children get involved in legislation and politics.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

11/22/201917:30: Reception Benefitting the Tammy Duckworth Victory Fund

When: Friday, November 22, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Private residence in the John Hancock, address provided upon RSVP.

What:  Reception with Senator Tammy Duckworth to benefit her Victory Fund.
To RSVP, email Monica Medvedec at Monica@TammyDuckworth.com or call 513-504-1368.

11/23/201909:30: Breakfast with Eric Rinehart, Lake County State’s Attorney Candidate

When: Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 9:30 – 11:00am

Where: The Buffalo Restaurant (back room), 1180 W. Lake Cook Road, Buffalo Grove

What: A breakfast Meet and Greet with Eric Rinehart, Democratic candidate for Lake County State’s Attorney. Cost – what you order from the menu.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

11/24/201917:30: Reception Supporting Betsy Dirksen Londrigan with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

When: Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Home of Mayor Nancy Rotering. Address provided upon RSVP.

What: A reception in support of Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, Democratic candidate for Illinois’ 13th Congressional District, with special guest, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online, or email Madeline Doctor at Madeline@betsydirksenlondrigan.com or call 574-286-9964.

11/25/201913:00: WE WILL Legislative Coffee Date with Rep. Robyn Gabel

When: Monday, November 25, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:30pm

Where: Ayla’s Originals, 1511 Sherman Ave., Evanston

What:  WE WILL (Women Empowering Women In Local Legislation) holds a Legislative Coffee Date Event with State Representative Robyn Gabel. WE WILL is a nonprofit organization that helps women and children get involved in legislation and politics.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

11/25/201918:00: Fall Fundraiser for Rep. Mary Edly-Allen

When: Monday, November 25, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:30pm

Where: Timothy O’Tooles, 412 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville

What: State Representative Mary Edly-Allen hosts a signature celebration and fundraiser to close out the petition season. All are welcome. Free admission for those who collected signatures.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

11/26/201909:00: Cong. Schneider Neighborhood Office Hours in Wheeling (and Other Locations Across the 10th District)

When:  Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 9:00 – 11:00am

Where:  Indian Trails Public Library, 355 Schoenberg Rd. in Wheeling

What:  Click here to find the dates, times and locations of Neighborhood Office Hours across the 10th District, allowing constituents to more easily meet with caseworkers and staff to discuss any casework needs they may have.  These include issues regarding Medicare, Social Security, the Veterans Administration, immigration and more.  If you can’t make it to any of the neighborhood office hours, Cong. Schneider’s staff is always available at their Lincolnshire Office at 847-383-4870.

11/26/201909:00: Cong. Schneider Neighborhood Office Hours in Zion (and Other Locations Across the 10th District)

When:  Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 9:00 – 11:00am

Where:  Zion Benton Public Library, 2400 Gabriel Ave. in Zion

What:  Click here to find the dates, times and locations of Neighborhood Office Hours across the 10th District, allowing constituents to more easily meet with caseworkers and staff to discuss any casework needs they may have.  These include issues regarding Medicare, Social Security, the Veterans Administration, immigration and more.  If you can’t make it to any of the neighborhood office hours, Cong. Schneider’s staff is always available at their Lincolnshire Office at 847-383-4870.

12/02/201909:00: Rep. Joyce Mason Winter Clothing Drive

When: Monday, December 2, 2019, all day, every day, through Saturday, December 7.

Where: Rep. Mason’s District Office, 36100 N. Brookside Drive, Ste. LL 60, Gurnee

What: State Representative Joyce Mason is collecting new or gently used hats, scarves, gloves, thermal layers, and sweatshirts to support PADS Lake County, (Public Action to Deliver Shelter), Inc. and help local families in need. Items can be donated at Rep. Mason’s District Office in Gurnee.

12/02/201918:30: Representative Joyce Mason’s Environmental Advisory Council

When:  Monday, December 2, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:00pm

Where: Rep. Mason’s District Office, 36100 N. Brookside Dr., Ste LL60, Gurnee

What: The December meeting of State Representative Joyce Mason’s Environmental Advisory Council.  Residents interested in joining the Council are asked to call Rep. Mason’s District Office at 847-485-9986 or email info@repjoycemason.com.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

12/03/201910:30: Mary on the Matters in Mundelein with Mary Edly-Allen

When: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 10:30 – 11:30am

Where: Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein

What: State Representative Mary Edly-Allen holds a casual gathering where constituents can share concerns.

12/04/201917:30: Senator Ann Gillespie First Year Celebration

When: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Trezeros Kitchen + Tap, 302 W. Northwest Hwy., Mt. Prospect

What: A celebration of Ann Gillespie’s first year as State Senator of District 27.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email jillian@ilsenatedems.org or call 312-630-7700.

12/05/201918:30: Warren Township Democrats Holiday Party

When: Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:30pm

Where: Saluto’s Pizza & Pasta, 7680 Grand Ave., Gurnee

What: Warren Township Democrats holds its Annual Holiday Party with buffet and silent auction. Cash bar available. Free to Warren Township Democrats. New members welcome.

12/06/201909:00: Rep. Joyce Mason Hosts K9 First Aid Workshop

When: Friday, December 6, 2019 from 9:00am – 5:00pm

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

What: State Representative Joyce Mason and Gander: Service Dog host a K9 First Aid and Service Dog Education and Awareness Workshop.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or visit the Facebook page.

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.

12/07/201909:30: Representative Joyce Mason’s Holiday Open House

When: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9:30 – 11:30am

Where: Rep. Mason’s District Office, 36100 N. Brookside Dr., Ste. LL, Gurnee

What: State Representative Joyce Mason’s holiday celebration. Coffee and other light refreshments will be served.  Santa Claus will be there!
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

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

12/10/201918:00: Rep. Bob Morgan Holiday Party

When: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30pm

Where: Warehouse Eatery, 833 Deerfield Rd., Deerfield

What: Holiday Party in support of Hon. Bob Morgan, Illinois State Representative, 58th District.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or contact Joey Slater at joey@newchicagollc.com or call 312-448-8014.

12/14/201914:00: Schneider for Congress Holiday Party

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00pm

Where: Fuller Center Lake County, 141 S. Genesee St., Waukegan

What: Schneider for Congress 2019 Holiday Party. Free admission.
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

12/17/201918:30: 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 Skokie Fundraiser for Josina Morita, Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.
For additional information or to RSVP, visit the Facebook page.

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.  Participants must be Cook County residents at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in the County.  Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained they can register new voters anywhere in the state of Illinois.  This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office  and is free of charge.  Sign-ups will be taken up to five hours before the class starts.  Late sign-ups may or may 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

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

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02/22/202008:00: Nevada Caucus

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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

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

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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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