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. Inclusion in the Tenth Dems Events List does not necessarily imply endorsement by the Tenth Dems.

07/25/201717:30: Event in Chicago Supporting Bob Morgan, Candidate for 58th District State Representative

When: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Joy District, 112 W. Hubbard St., Chicago

What: Young Professionals Event in support of Bob Morgan, a Democratic candidate for State Representative, 58th District.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email Sarah Carrillo at scarrillo@newchicagollc.com or call 312-448-8014.

07/27/201718:00: Letter to the Editor Training in Waukegan

When: Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: 118 N. Genesee St., Waukegan

What: Team Brad hosts a Letter to the Editor training session, supporting the work of Congressman Brad Schneider.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email Tyler Sadonis at  tyler.sadonis@gmail.com or call 315-506-5828.

07/28/201707:00: YWCA Lake County Annual Drive Fore Change Charity Golf Classic

When: Friday, July 28, 2017.  Registration at 7:00am, shotgun start at 8:00am

Where: White Deer Run Golf Club, 250 W. Greggs Parkway, Vernon Hills

What: A day of golf with proceeds benefiting YWCA Lake County and its programs.

For additional information and to RSVP, register online 

07/29/201713:30: Ameya Pawar Hosts Waukegan Roundtable

When: Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 1:30 – 3:00pm

Where: Waukegan Public Library, 128 North County St., Waukegan

What: Ameya Pawar, 47th Ward Alderman and a Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois, hosts a roundtable discussion as part of his One Illinois Bus Tour.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

07/29/201713:30: Know Your Rights Training in Waukegan

When: Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 1:30 – 3:30pm

Where: Waukegan Public Library, Lewis Room A, 128 North County St., Waukegan

What: Black Lives Matter Lake County and the ACLU of Illinois present “Know Your Rights” training, providing information on First Amendment rights: police stops, demonstrating and protesting.

08/02/201709:30: March with Brad Schneider in the Lake Forest Days Parade

When: Wednesday, August 2, 2017.  Line up at 9:30am, step off at 10:00am

Where:  Lineup location: Vine and Western Avenues, Lake Forest.  Lineup number TBD

What: Celebrate Lake Forest Days by marching with Team Brad Schneider in the Lake Forest Days Parade.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

08/02/201718:00: Rep. Carol Sente Property Tax Appeals Workshop in Wheeling

When: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 6:00 – 7:30pm

Where: The Indian Trails Library, 355 Schoenbeck Rd., Wheeling

What: State Representative Carol Sente offers a free Property Tax Appeals Workshop for residents of Wheeling Township.  Staff from the Cook County Assessor’s Office will be available to explain the residential property assessment and appeal process including how to fill out their paperwork.

08/02/201718:00: Letter to the Editor Training in Buffalo Grove

When: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: Address provided upon RSVP

What: Team Brad hosts a Letter to the Editor training session, supporting the work of Congressman Brad Schneider.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email Tyler Sadonis at  tyler.sadonis@gmail.com or call 315-506-5828.

08/02/201719:00: Let’s Talk Politics in Fox Lake

When: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 7:00pm.

Where: Dockers Restaurant, 33 West Grand Ave., Fox Lake

What: TDU’s Let’s Talk Politics is 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.

For additional information or to RSVP, email events@tenthdems.org or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

08/05/201709:30: March with Brad Schneider in the North Chicago Days Parade

When:  Saturday, August 5, 2017.  Line up at 9:30am, step off at 10:00am

Where:  Lineup location at Adams and 10th Streets, North Chicago.  Lineup number TBD.

What:  Celebrate North Chicago Days by marching with Team Brad Schneider in the North Chicago Days Parade.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

08/05/201712:00: March with Vance Wyatt, Lake County Board Member, in the North Chicago Community Days Parade

When: Saturday, August 5, 2017

Where: Details to follow

What:  March with Vance Wyatt, Lake County Board Member, District 14, in the North Chicago Community Days Parade.

08/05/201718:00: Music of the Movements: An Evening of Social Justice Song (singing along is welcome)

When: Saturday, August 5, 2017, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Where: Illinois Federation of Teachers Hall, 248 Ambrogio Dr., Gurnee

What:  Join us for songs of solidarity from movements throughout history. Enjoy songs inspired by labor, protest, gospel, folk, hip hop, rap and more!

Pizza, beer and soft drinks available for purchase.  All ages welcome.

For more information or to RSVP register online, email events@tenthdems.org or call (847) 266 VOTE (8683).

08/10/201718:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Libertyville

When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 6:00pm

Where: Lake County Central Permit, 500 W. Winchester Rd., Libertyville, IL

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 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.

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

08/12/201710:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Northbrook

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10:00am

Where: Northbrook Public Library Interactive Classroom, 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 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.

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

08/12/201717:30: Sen. Melinda Bush 2nd Annual Stallion Ballet at Temple Farms

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 5:30pm

Where: Temple Farms, 17000 Wadsworth Rd., Old Mill Creek

What:  State Senator Melinda Bush’s 2nd Annual Evening in Lake County with the Temple Lipizzans at Temple Farms in Old Mill Creek.

Details to follow.

For  questions or more information, email Kelly McKevitt at Kelly@ilsenatedems.org or call 312-630-7700.

08/13/201712:00: March with Lake County Board Member Vance Wyatt in the Gurnee Days Parade

When: Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 12:00 noon

Where: Details to follow

What:  March with Vance Wyatt, Lake County Board Member, District 14, in the Gurnee Days Parade.

08/13/201712:00: March with Sen. Melinda Bush in the Gurnee Days Parade

When: Sunday, August 13, 2017 at noon

Where: Details to follow

What:  March with State Senator Melinda Bush in the Gurnee Days Parade.

08/14/201718:00: Letter to the Editor Training in Bannockburn

When: Monday, August 14, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: Address provided upon RSVP

What: Team Brad hosts a Letter to the Editor training session, supporting the work of Congressman Brad Schneider.

For additional information or to RSVP register online, email Tyler Sadonis at  tyler.sadonis@gmail.com or call 315-506-5828.

08/18/201712:00: Staben House & Eddie Washington Center Annual Golf Outing

When: Friday, August 18, 2017 at 12:00 noon

Where: Foss Park Golf Course, 3124 Argonne Drive, North Chicago

What:  Waukegan Township hosts the 13th annual Staben House & Eddie Washington Center golf outing.  The beneficiaries for the event are the Staben House and Eddie Washington Center, which offer programs designed to empower homeless men, women and children in Lake County with the main objective of self-sufficiency.

 For additional information and to RSVP, register online, email tsprings@waukegantownship.com or call 847-244-4900.

08/19/201718:30: March with Sen. Melinda Bush at the Grayslake Summer Days Parade

When: Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 6:30pm

Where: Details to follow.

What: March with State Senator Melinda Bush at the Grayslake Summer Days Parade.

08/23/201710:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan

When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 10:00am

Where: 10th Floor, County Building – A, 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 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.

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

08/28/201718:00: Letter to the Editor Training in Libertyville

When: Monday, August 28, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: Address provided upon RSVP

What: Team Brad hosts a Letter to the Editor training session, supporting the work of Congressman Brad Schneider.

For additional information or to RSVP register online, email Tyler Sadonis at  tyler.sadonis@gmail.com or call 315-506-5828.

08/31/201718:00: Lisa Madigan Birthday Bash – Cubs vs. Braves Baseball

When: Thursday, August 31, 2017. Reception at 6:00pm, game starts at 7:05pm

Where: Wrigley Rooftops, 3609 North Sheffield, Chicago

What: Root for the Chicago Cubs at Lisa Madigan’s annual Birthday Bash.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, or email Michelle Young at michelle@lisamadigan.org or call 312-670-0606

09/02/201708:00: 5k For Labor Day

When:  Saturday, September 2, 2017. Check in at 8:00am; Run begins at 9:00am; Walk begins at 9:10am; rain or shine

Where:  Independence Grove Forest Preserve, 16400 Buckley Rd., Libertyville, IL

What:  Waukegan Township Park Place presents its 17th Annual 5K For Labor Day. Run or walk 3.5 miles to raise money for senior services at Park Place. The senior center provides high-quality support programs for those who are 55 and older.

For more information or to RSVP, register online, email rthompson@waukegantownship.com or call (847) 244-4900.

09/04/201713:00: March with Sen. Melinda Bush at the Zion Jubilee Days Parade

When: Monday, September 4, 2017 at 1:00pm

Where: Details to follow.

What: March with State Senator Melinda Bush at the Zion Jubilee Days Parade.

09/05/201718:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Deerfield

When: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 6:00pm

Where: Deerfield Public Library, 920 Waukegan Rd., Deerfield, IL

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 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.

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

09/14/201718:00: Save the Date! Environmental Law & Policy Center’s Dinner & Celebration

When:  Thursday, September 14, 2017 (evening program)

Where:  Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL

What: Environmental Law & Policy Center’s 2017 Dinner & Celebration

You can RSVP online, or if you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please fill out the form and contact David Perry at dperry@elpc.org or 312.795.3701

09/23/201709:00: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Hosts Out of Darkness Community Walk

When: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 .  Check in/registration begins at 9:00am; walk begins at 11:00am.

Where: Arvey Field, Grant Park, 1501 S. Lake Shore Drive, located at Columbus Drive and Roosevelt Road, Chicago

What: The Illinois Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) hosts its Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Community Walk.  Proceeds from the walk support the work of the AFSP to help fight suicide.

Click for additional information or to RSVP, register online.

09/23/201715:00: Sox vs. Royals Fundraiser for Rep. Rita Mayfield

When: Saturday, September 23, 2017,  Reception from 3:00 – 6:00pm.  Game starts at 6:10pm

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

What: A fundraiser and reception for State Representative Rita Mayfield with Secretary of State Jesse White, Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Majority Caucus Whip Senator Terry Link.

For additional information or to RSVP, email ritamayfield60@gmail.com or call 847-971-4035.

10/27/201718:00: Coalition to Reduce Recidivism Annual Luncheon

When: Friday, October 27, 2017.  Save the date

Where: To be determined

What:  Annual luncheon of the Coalition to Reduce Recidivism (C2RR).