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.

06/26/201909:00: Brad Schneider Neighborhood Office Hours in Highland Park

When:  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 9:00 – 11:00am

Where:  Ravinia Farmers Market, Jens Jensen Park (486 Roger Williams Ave.) in Highland Park

What:  Neighborhood Office Hours allow 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, they are always available at their Lincolnshire Office at 847-383-4870.

06/26/201918:30: Democrats of Northfield Township Legislative Update and Pizza Party

When:  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30pm

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

What: State Senators Laura Fine & Julie Morrison, State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, and more will be on hand to discuss legislative accomplishments and what’s left for the veto session. They will also plan for summer events, including June 29th Glenview Summer Fest and fall primary petition season.
RSVP link

06/26/201919:30: Democratic Debate Watch Party — First Night

When:  Wednesday, June 26.  Doors open at 7:30pm; Debate is from 8:00 to 10:00pm

Where:  Warehouse Eatery, 833 Deerfield Rd. in Deerfield

What:  Join Tenth Dems and watch the first night of the Democratic Presidential Primary Debate.  Whether you’ve chosen a favorite candidate or are still undecided, let’s enjoy together.  Admission is free!  Open to Democrats.
Click here to RSVP to watch the first night of the debate with Tenth Dems!

06/27/201916:00: Rep. Joyce Mason Holds Office Hours at Antioch Farmer’s Market

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00pm

Where  Antioch Farmer’s Market, 900 Skidmore Dr. in Antioch

What:  State Rep. Joyce Mason will be hosting satellite office hours with educational materials at the Antioch Farmer’s Market.  Mason will share information on Medicare and Medicaid.
For further information on Rep. Mason’s office hours in other parts of the district, please contact her constituent service office at 847-485-9986 or emailing info@repjoycemason.com.

06/27/201918:00: Critical Gathering in Support of Personal PAC with State Sen. Toi Hutchinson

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where:  The home of Tracey and Dave Horwich, 724 Sumac Rd., Highland Park

What: A presentation supporting Personal PAC by State Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-40), a strong voice in the fight for reproductive justice in Illinois.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

06/27/201919:00: Warren Township Democrats June Meeting

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00pm

Where:  Jojo’s Restaurant (formerly Bake’s), 33251 US Highway 45, Wildwood/Grayslake

What:  The Warren Township Democrats June General Meeting.  The agenda will include guest speakers, Gurnee Days Booth/Parade discussion and sign-up, Summer Barbecue fundraiser, new membership strategy and Round Table Politics LIII, during which anyone may speak at length on any political subject they find interesting. Food and beverages available for purchase.  All Democrats and Independents are welcome.
For further information, call 847-223-0795 or visit www.warrentownshipdemocrats.com

06/27/201919:00: Sam Yingling’s Warren Township Property Tax Workshop

When:  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 7:00pm

Where:  Warren Township Center, 17801 W. Washington St. in Gurnee

What:  State Representative Sam Yingling  invites you to attend a free workshop.  The Warren Township Assessor will lead a seminar explaining the assessment process, as well as answer questions on how you can appeal your property assessment.  Bring your latest tax bill and a valid state ID or driver’s license to this workshop for advice from experts on filing an appeal.
Facebook link for more information
Any questions, please contact Rep. Yingling’s constituent service office at 847-231-6262 or email repsamyingling@gmail.com

06/27/201919:30: Democratic Debate Watch Party — Second Night

When: Thursday, June 27.  Doors open at 7:30pm; Debate is from 8:00 to 10:00pm

Where:  Bannockburn home of Hon. Kerry and Vicki Martin (address available upon RSVP)

What:  Join Tenth Dems and watch the second night of the Democratic Presidential Primary Debate.  Whether you’ve chosen a favorite candidate or are still undecided, let’s enjoy together.  Admission is free!  Open to all Democrats.
Click here to RSVP to watch the second night of the debate with Tenth Dems!

06/28/201909:30: State Representative Joyce Mason’s Senior Advisory Council

When:  Friday, June 28, 2019 from 9:30 – 11:30am

Where:  Lake Villa Township Office, 37908 North Fairfield Road, Lake Villa

What:  Representative Mason is seeking older adults to join her Senior Advisory Council, which will meet quarterly to provide feedback on ways to enrich the health and quality of life for Illinois seniors. This is the second meeting of the Council.  Whether you were able to attend the first meeting or not, all are welcome!
Facebook link to RSVP online, or call the office at 847-485-9987 or email at info@repjoycemason.com to RSVP for the meeting.

06/28/201917:00: Event for Kim Foxx

When:  Friday, June 28, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where:  Taste 222, 222 N. Canal Street in Chicago

What:  Event in support of Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx.
Link to RSVP online.  For more information contact Liz or Lauren at rsvp@kimfoxx.com or (312) 806-2743

06/29/201910:00: Coffee and Conversation with Holly Kim and John Wasik

When:  Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 10:00am – 12:00pm

Where:  Prairie Crossing School, 1531 Jones Point Rd., Grayslake

What: Coffee and conversation with Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim and Lake County Board member, John Wasik.

06/29/201912:30: Donuts with Dan

When:  Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 12:30pm

Where:  Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd. in Lincolnshire

What:  Complimentary coffee and pastries, as well as an open community discussion on the issues facing Illinois and the community with State Rep. Dan Didech.
Online link for more information or via email at info@repdidech.com, or call 847-478-9909.

06/29/201914:00: The Plans: A Conversation on the Affordable Care Act

When:  Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00pm

Where:  Deerfield Public Library, 920 Waukegan Road, Deerfield

What:  ACA Consumer Advocacy hosts a discussion of the several plans bouncing around Congress to improve health care in America. Come on out, discuss some of the details, and see what they are about. The event is free.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or visit the Facebook page.

06/29/201915:00: Reception for Senator Amy Klobuchar in Winnetka

When:  Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 3:00 – 4:30pm

Where:  At the Home of Kris & Rob Schriesheim (address available upon RSVP)

What: A reception to meet Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, a Democratic presidential candidate.
To RSVP, click here or contact Eli Wald at (773) 428-7998 and Eli@amyklobuchar.com

06/30/201919:00: Lauren Beth Gash Hosts Reception at Her Home for Congressman Brad Schneider

When:  Sunday, June 30, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30pm

Where:  Home of Hon. Lauren Beth Gash & Gregg Garmisa (address provided upon RSVP)

What:  Reception in support of U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10).
To RSVP click here, email laurenbethgash@gmail.com or call (847) 702-6635

07/01/201919:00: Celebrating Dick Durbin in Evanston

When:  Monday, July 1, 2019 at 7:00pm

Where:  Home of Kathy Tisdahl & Patrick Hughes, Jr. (address available upon RSVP)

What:  Reception in support of the reelection of U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, with special guest Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.
You may RSVP for the reception through the secure link here.
Please contact Michal Schoenberg at Michal@kohnsulting.com or (312) 527-3667 for more information.

07/04/201910:00: Walk with Local Democrats – Highland Park July 4th Parade!

When:  Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 10:00am (begin lining up by 9:15 – please arrive no later than 9:30)

Where  Highland Park Train Station, 1700 St. John’s Ave., in Highland Park (look for Spot #40 in the train station lot east of the tracks and south of Laurel – Moraine Township Democrats)

What:  Join fellow Democrats and show your support for Democratic values and our candidates!  People needed to walk in the parade, help decorate the convertible, and can help to staff the Democrats’ table at the Fourth Fest at Sunset Park after the parade.  Also, just feel free to come by our booth and visit.
RSVP to morainedems@gmail.com or for questions call (847) 702-6635.

07/04/201912:00: March with Rep. Bob Morgan in the Deerfield 4th of July Parade

When:  Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 12:00 – 1:30pm (step off at noon)

Where  Deerspring Pool, 200 Deerfield Road in Deerfield

What:  March with State Representative Bob Morgan in the Deerfield 4th of July Parade.

Facebook link to RSVP
Questions contact Joshua May at josh@bobmorganforillinois.com

07/07/201913:10: Reception for Rita Mayfield Before Crosstown Classic

When:  Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 1:10pm (Gates open two hours before the game)

Where: Guaranteed Rate Field, 333 W. 35th St., Chicago

What:  State Representative Rita Mayfield hosts an afternoon of all-Chicago baseball.  Watch the Cubs and White Sox play, while enjoying food and reception in the suite boxes.
To purchase a ticket(s), or for additional information email ritamayfield60@gmail.com or call 847-971-4035Please RSVP by Monday, June 24th.

07/08/201919:00: Grant Township Democrats July Meeting

When:  Monday, July 8, 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.

07/09/201918:00: Rep. Bob Morgan Summer Kickoff

When:  Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30pm

Where:  District Brew Yards, 417 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago.  Street parking off Ashland Green & Pink Line Station and the Ashland & Grand bus stop.

What:  Kick off the summer with an evening in support of State Representative Bob Morgan.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or contact Joey Slater at 312-448-8014 or email joey@newchicagoconsultingllc.com

07/10/201913:30: State Senator Gabel’s Chief of Staff Available for Assistance

When:  Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 1:30 – 3:00pm

Where:  New Trier Township Hall, 739 Elm St., Winnetka

What: Robyn Gabel’s Chief of Staff, Karen McCormick, will be available to answer questions about State of Illinois services.  Township residents and neighbors are encouraged to drop by during the scheduled office hours.

07/11/201909:00: Coffee and Conversation with Joyce

When:  Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 9:00 – 10:30am

Where:  The Point Pancake House, 1952 North US 41 in Gurnee

What:  State Representative Joyce Mason discusses local and state issues, successes and concerns with constituents.

Facebook link to RSVP online or for further information call 847-485-9986 or email info@repjoycemason.com

07/11/201918:00: Curt’s Café Highland Park Fundraiser

When:  Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Where:  The Highland Park Art Center, 1957 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park

What:  A fundraiser and cabaret with a Taste of Curt’s Café.

07/13/201910:00: Congressman Schneider to Hold “Congress on Your Corner” in Lake Bluff

When:  Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00am

Where:  Lake Bluff Village Hall, 40 E. Center Ave. in Lake Bluff

What:  Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will host a “Congress on Your Corner” event to answer questions from constituents and brief attendees on his work in Washington.
Credentialed media who plan to attend should RSVP to Steven Kirsch at (202) 225-4835 or steven.kirsch@mail.house.gov

07/16/201917:30: Rep. Robyn Gabel Annual Rooftop Reception

When:  Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where:  Five & Dime Rooftop, 1026 Davis St., Evanston

What:  A reception in support of State Representative Robyn Gabel.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or contact Katy Langenfeld at 312-600-9496 or katy@kjdstrategies.com

07/17/201918:00: Representative Joyce Mason’s Women’s Advisory Council

When:  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where:  Office of State Representative Joyce Mason, 36100 Brookside Drive, Ste. LL 60 in Gurnee

What:  Representative Joyce Mason is launching her Women’s Advisory to discuss important issues relating to women, including economics, healthcare and education.
Facebook link to RSVP online
Please RSVP by contacting Rep. Mason’s district office at info@repjoycemason.com or 847-485-9986.

07/18/201910:00: A Day at the Races with State Senator Julie Morrison

When:  Thursday, July 18, 2019.  Time To Be Determined

Where:  More information to follow

What:  A day at the races with State Senator Julie Morrison.  Details to follow.

07/18/201919:00: Ending Gun Violence: Community and Legislative Solutions

When:  Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30pm

Where:  Lindenhurst Village Hall, 2301 Sand Lake Road in Lindenhurst

What:  Indivisible Western Lake County,  Illinois Council against Handgun Violence, and Speak for Safety Illinois will discuss how you can help end gun violence in your community.  There will be two 30-minute presentations followed by a Q&A.
For information contact Gary Oltmans at gary.oltmans@rosalindfranklin.edu

 

07/19/201910:00: Breakfast with Holly Kim and Vance Wyatt

When:  Friday, July 19, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00 noon

Where:  Foss Park Community Center, 1730 Lewis Ave., North Chicago

What:  Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim will detail the progress being made within her office and Foss Park Commissioner Vance Wyatt will detail some of the programming available for the community through the Park District. Oak Street Health will provide information about Medicare.
Facebook Link to RSVP online
For more information contact Vance Wyatt at 224-419-4509

07/20/201907:30: North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic: North Shore Taco Run 5K

When:  Saturday, July 20, 2019.  On-site Registration and Packet Pick up: 7:30am, Race from 9:00 – 10:30am

Where:  335 Waukegan Ave., Highwood (in front of Bent Fork Bakery)

What:  Highland Park Equinox sponsors North Shore Taco Run 5K Run/Walk event supporting North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic (formerly the Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic).  Pets, strollers and Bikes welcome (free with registered adult).  Rain or Shine. Special route for walkers.  For additional information or to RSVP, register online or visit the race website.

07/22/201917:30: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart Summer Reception

When:  Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where:  District Brew Yards, 417 North Ashland Ave. in Chicago

What:  Summer reception for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.  Sample from a wide variety of tap beers.
You may RSVP online by clicking here
For more information, contact (708)297-6945 or TDartCommittee@gmail.com

07/22/201917:30: New Trier Democrats’ Annual Meet & Greet

When:  Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where:  Avli Estiatorio Restaurant, 566 Chestnut, Winnetka

What:  New Trier Democrats hold their Annual Meet & Greet featuring delicious Greek nibbles, refreshing drinks and lots of liberal conversation with fellow Democrats, office holders and candidates.

07/23/201918:30: Moraine Township Democrats Meeting and Dinner

When:  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:00pm

Where  La Casa de Isaac & Moishe Restaurant, 2014 1st Street in Highland Park

What:  Join fellow Democrats for a conversation about how to support Democratic candidates at the grassroots level in the 2020 election.  Dinner is available for purchase.
RSVP to info@morainedems.org or call 847-433-8344 for information

07/25/201909:30: Invest to Elect and Democratic National Committee Brunch in Chicago

When:  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 9:30am

Where:  DLA Piper, 444 West Lake Street, Suite 900, Chicago

What:  Invest to Elect hosts a brunch with Organizing Corps 2020 featuring Tom Perez, DNC Chair, and other guests.
To RSVP, please contact Wendy Serrino at wserrino@aol.com or 847-421-9966

07/30/201917:30: Glenview Event for Sen. Laura Fine

When:  Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where:  Valley Lo., 2200 Tanglewood Dr., Glenview

What:  Support State Senator Laura Fine at her Glenview event.
Link to purchase tickets.  To RSVP and for further questions contact CARLY@ILSENATEDEMS.ORG

08/12/201919:00: Grant Township Democrats August Meeting

When:  Monday, August 12, 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.

08/17/201911:00: Lake County AfroFest 2019

When:  Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 11:00am – 8:00pm

 Where:  Waukegan Lakefront, Waukegan

What:  The largest African American Event in Lake County!!  An all-day event of great food, fun, music, socializing, dancing, fashion shows, book bags for kids, car show, motorcycle show, pony rides, vendors, T-Shirts, free prizes and more…

Event contact phone:  847.404.1591

08/19/201911:00: A Safe Place Golf Outing to Drive Out Domestic Violence

When:  Monday, August 19, 2019 from 11:00am to 7:00pm

Where:  Briarwood Country Club, 355 Deerfield Rd., Deerfield

What: A Safe Place, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing services, programs, and resources to empower and transform the lives of victims of domestic violence and their children, is hosting its 17th annual “Drive Out Domestic Violence” Golf Outing.

The event, which raises much needed funds for the agency’s lifesaving work for families of domestic violence, includes a luncheon, raffle, on-course events, live auction, dinner, and cocktails. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 12:30 p.m.

Link to RSVP online

For more information, please contact their Events Department at (847) 731-7165, ext. 104 or rlee@asafeplaceforhelp.org

09/09/201919:00: Grant Township Democrats September Meeting

When:  Monday, September 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.

09/11/201913:30: State Senator Gabel’s Chief of Staff Available for Assistance

When:  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 1:30 – 3:00pm

Where:  New Trier Township Hall, 739 Elm St., Winnetka

What: Robyn Gabel’s Chief of Staff, Karen McCormick, will be available to answer questions about State of Illinois services.  Township residents and neighbors are encouraged to drop by during the scheduled office hours.

 

09/13/201918:30: Coalición Latinos Unidos de Lake County (CLULC) Biennial Noche De Gala

When: Friday, September 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Where: Deer Path Inn, 255 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest

What: The CLULC Noche de Gala raises funds to continue the mission of the Coalición, recognizing community leaders and celebrating their scholarship recipients. As Lake County’s leading non-profit Latino organization, CLULC is dedicated to serving and to improving the quality of life in the Latino community through education, professional networking, and accessibility of services and opportunities.
For more information on Noche de Gala and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Luis Fuentes, Fundraising Director at (847) 366-3159 or contact the Coalición directly at clulcorg@gmail.com.

09/19/201918:00: Girl Scouts “Smart Cookies: Savoring Science”

When:  Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 6:00 – 9:00pm

Where:  The Ivy Room, 12 E. Ohio St., Chicago

What:  A cocktail reception for Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana. “Smart Cookies: Savoring Science” will feature experiments in the food science industry.  The event includes bites, beverages, a silent auction and much more.  Proceeds benefit Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana.
For additional information or to order tickets, register online or email Holly Johnson at hjohnson@girlscoutsgcnwi.org

09/26/201911:30: Save the Date! 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

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

When:  Saturday, October 12, 2019, time tentative 6:00 – 9:00pm – SAVE THE DATE

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

What:  Waukegan to College celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of  First-Generation Success.  Details to follow.

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.

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.

12/09/201919:00: 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.