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.

11/26/201711:30: Brad Schneider Coffee Club in Bannockburn

When: Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 11:30am – 12:30pm

Where: Newport Coffee House, 1121 Half Day Rd., Bannockburn

What:  At Brad’s Coffee Club, members enjoy a free cup of coffee and bagel or pastry during monthly meetings at local coffee shops in the 10th District.  Members also have the opportunity to meet with the campaign staff and have in-depth conversations with Congressman Schneider.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email Allison Schieber at Allison@schneiderforcongress.com or call 616-516-0734.

11/29/201719:00: Environmental Town Hall in Highland Park

When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:30pm

Where: Highland Park Library, 494 Laurel Ave., Highland Park

What: Highland Park Councilwoman Kim Stone, State Senator Julie Morrison and Lake County Board Member Paul Frank are co-sponsors of a Town Hall meeting featuring speakers who are experts on the environment.  They will discuss issues related to climate change, tell you what local officials are doing about them and what you can do to help.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

11/30/201717:30: IWIL (Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership) Trailblazers Award and Reception

When: Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Maggiano’s Banquets, 111 West Grand Ave., Chicago

What: The Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership Training Academy holds its annual Trailblazers Award and Reception celebrating 15 years and honoring IWIL’s Founding Board of Directors.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online 

12/01/201717:30: Sam Yingling Happy Hour with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin in Chicago

When: Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5:00 – 6:30pm

Where: Old Crow Smokehouse, 149 W. Kinzie St., Chicago

What: Happy Hour Reception in support of State Representatives Sam Yingling (D-62), Marty Moylan (D-55) and Mike Halpin (D-72).  Special guest for the evening is  U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL).

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

12/02/201717:30: Campaign Kickoff for Holly Kim, Candidate for Lake County Treasurer in Mundelein

When: Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Tavern on 60, 330 Townline Rd., Mundelein

What: Fundraiser in support of Holly Kim, Democratic candidate for Lake County Treasurer.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email emma@hamptonmoore.com or call 312-636-1157

12/04/201717:30: Women for Biss Cocktail Reception for Daniel Biss and Litesa Wallace in Chicago

When: Monday, December 4, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: 625 Kingsbury St., Chicago

What: A cocktail reception for Daniel Biss and Litesa Wallace, Democratic candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.

For more information or to RSVP, register online, email Rachael Mayhew at RSVP@danielbiss.com or call 773-372-6488.

12/06/201717:00: Josina’s First Anniversary Fundraiser

When:  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where:  Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters, 12 E. Erie St., Chicago, IL

What:  Join Josina Morita and Marty Durkan, Commissioners on the Water Reclamation District, to celebrate all they’ve accomplished in their first year on the MWRD.

To RSVP online click here

12/06/201718:00: Commissioner Vance Wyatt Hosts Facebook Live Town Hall

When:  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where: Online at Vance Wyatt’s Facebook page

What: Lake County Commissioner Vance Wyatt hosts a Facebook Town Hall where he will address some recent and upcoming issues facing the board.  Also, it will be a platform for participants to ask him questions directly.  His Facebook handle is @VanceDWyatt.

12/07/201710:00: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan

When: Thursday, December 7, 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 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).

12/07/201717:30: Reception for Alexandra Eidenberg, Candidate for 17th District State Representative

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 516 N. Clark St., Chicago

What: A reception in support of Alexandra Eidenberg, a Democratic candidate for 17th District State Representative.

For more information or to RSVP, email Adriadna Ginez at ariadna@kjdstrategies.com or call 312-600-9496.

12/09/201710:00: Avon Township December Meeting in Round Lake

When: Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 10:00am

Where: Round Lake Public Library, 906 Hart Road, Round Lake

What: Avon Township Dems December meeting with guest speaker Sharon Sanders.

12/14/201717:30: Susana Mendoza’s One Year in Office Celebration in Chicago

When:  Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Local 130 Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W. Washington Blvd., Suite 201, Chicago

What: Join Susana to celebrate one year in office as Illinois Comptroller.

Ticket prices start at $50 for young professionals and those who can’t afford the $150 tickets.

For more information or to RSVP, register online, email events@susanamendoza.com or call 312.600.9496.

12/16/201713:00: Commissioner Vance Wyatt’s Toy Bash and Raffle in Park City

When: Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 1:00pm

Where: McDonalds, 3249 Bevidere Rd., Park City

What: Lake County Commissioner Vance D. Wyatt partners with BoyLosCrazy and Park City McDonalds to host a Toy Bash and Raffle.  Pictures with Santa from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

For more information, email carlossmith59@gmail.com or call 224-610-9987.

12/17/201717:30: Tenth Dems Annual Awards Dinner presenting Jill Wine-Banks

When: Sunday, December 17, 2017, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Hyatt Deerfield, 1750 Lake Cook Road, (I-294 at Lake Cook) Deerfield

What: Join the Tenth Congressional District Democrats for our Annual Awards Dinner presenting Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks.

During the Watergate hearings, attorney Jill Wine-Banks played an integral role in questioning the events surrounding Richard Nixon’s secret tape recordings. An MSNBC commentator, Wine-Banks provides viewers invaluable insight into how a case can be built against a President and his aides, whether Nixon in the 1970s or Trump today.

For more information and to RSVP go to www.tenthdems.org/JillWineBanks or email events@tenthdems.org.

12/18/201717:30: A Very Cullerton Christmas & A Morrison New Year

When:  Monday, December 18, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where:  Hubbard Inn, 10 W. Hubbard, Chicago, IL

What:  Join State Senators Julie Morrison and Tom Cullerton and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton in celebrating the holidays, supporting our senators, and wishing Senator Morrison a happy birthday. 

RSVP: Kelly@ilsenatedems.org or 312-630-7700

12/31/201719:00: A Motown New Years Eve with Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham

When: Sunday, December 31, 2017 from 7:00pm to 2:00am, Monday, January 1, 2018

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

What:  Join Mayor Sam Cunningham to celebrate a Motown New Years Eve with food, fun, dancing, 50/50 raffle, prize giveaways, champagne toast and a special Motown performance by “Smokey Robinson.”

For more information or to RSVP, register online or call Sheila January-Fort at 847-263-0074 or Jackie Cunningham at 773-216-1499.