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.

02/22/201814:00: What’s Up with DACA?

When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 2:00 – 3:00pm

Where: College of Lake County (CLC), Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St., Building 4, Room 424, Grayslake

What: The CLC Undocumented Student Issues Committee, the Diversity Council, the Multicultural Center, and Mano a Mano of Lake County sponsor a workshop that will provide information on recent court ordered updates on DACA.  Mano a Mano representatives will give an overview of the recent court orders and how they impact students who are DACA recipients as well as the March 5 DACA deadline for Congress.

This workshop is open to CLC and the community.  The presentation will be in English; Spanish translation will be available if needed.

For more information, email Jesse Morales at jMorales3@CLCIllinois.edu or call 847-543-2914.

02/22/201818:00: A Conversation With Mark Walker, Candidate for State Representative

When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: Armand’s Pizzeria, 101 West Campbell St., Arlington Heights

What: Join a conversation about the future of Illinois with Mark Walker, Democratic candidate for State Representative of the 53rd District.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email Mark@markwalker4illinois.com.

02/22/201818:30: Libertyville Phone Bank for Daniel Biss

When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Address of home provided upon RSVP to katieszark@gmail.com

What: A phone bank in support of Daniel Biss, Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois.  There will be a short training at the beginning.  Please bring a phone and a computer or tablet if you can.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email katieszark@gmail.com

02/24/201811:30: Biss for Illinois Weekend of Action Canvass in Waukegan

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 11:30am – 2:30pm

Where: Dunkin Donuts, 1609 Grand Ave., Waukegan

What: A canvass for Daniel Biss, Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois.  Be ready to phone bank in the event of bad weather.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

02/24/201812:30: Biss for Illinois Weekend of Action Phone Bank in Libertyville

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 12:30 – 2:30pm

Where: Address of home provided upon RSVP to allie@danielbiss.com

What: A phone bank in support of Daniel Biss, Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois.  Please bring a laptop and a cell phone.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email  allie@danielbiss.com

02/24/201814:00: What’s Wrong with Illinois’ Economy — and What are You Going to Do About It?

When:  Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:30pm

Where:  New Trier High School (Cornog Auditorium), 7 Happ Road, Northfield

What:  The Invest to Elect Gubernatorial Forum will give Daniel Biss, Chris Kennedy and J.B. Pritzker each an opportunity to present his vision for Illinois.  The candidates will respond to a range of questions from the Invest to Elect moderator and the public on critical topics and will appear individually for 40 minutes. Only questions submitted in advance through the registration process will be considered.

Link to RSVP and to submit candidate questions, email Ashley Prasad at boysrus101@yahoo.com

02/25/201810:30: Biss for Illinois Weekend of Action Canvass in Highland Park/Deerfield

When: Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 10:30am – 1:30pm

Where: Highland Park Democratic Headquarters, 474 Central Ave., Highland Park, 2nd floor above Mizuki Grill.  Plenty of free parking in the lot a half-block to the east of the office.

What: Knock on doors and have conversations with voters about the issues that matter in support of Daniel Biss, a Democratic primary candidate for Governor of Illinois.  There will be training for anyone who is new to canvassing.  In the event of bad weather there will be phone banking in the office.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

02/25/201814:00: 2018 Democratic Convention in Lake County

When: Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

Where: College of Lake County (Grayslake Campus), 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake

What: The Convention will include short speeches from Democratic candidates in 2018 races.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

02/27/201819:00: Fundraiser for Daniel Biss at Evanston SPACE

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 7:00 – 9:00pm

Where: Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston

What: A fundraiser in support of Daniel Biss and Litesa Wallace, Democratic candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email Rachael at RSVP@danielbiss.com

02/28/201817:30: Fundraiser in Support of Toni Preckwinkle

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: The Alhambra Palace Restaurant, 1240 West Randolph St., Chicago

What: Annual fundraiser in support of Toni Preckwinkle’s re-election as Cook County Board President.

For additional information or to RSVP, email Nish Dittakavi at nish@tonipreckwinkle.org or call 773-609-5393.

02/28/201818:00: An Evening in Support of Judge Oran F. Whiting

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: Chicago private residence.  Address provided upon RSVP.

What: An evening supporting the reelection of Judge Oran F. Whiting to the Cook County Circuit Court.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online,  email Samantha Ellison at campaign@judgewhiting.com or call 773-669-8195.

03/01/201817:00: Release of Cook County Treasurer Candidate’s book: “Who Among Giants”

When: Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where: Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant, 100 W. Grand Ave., Chicago

What: The release of Who Among Giants, a book about the mindset and motivation of Peter Gariepy, a husband, father, and first-time political candidate as he embarks on a campaign for Cook County Treasurer.  Profits from the sale of the book will be donated to TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund.

Free admission; cash bar and appetizers will be provided.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

 

03/01/201817:00: Pinnacle Cocktail Party in Support of Judge Oran F. Whiting

When: Thursday, March 1, 2018, from 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where: 670 N. Wabash, Apt. 2805, Chicago

What: A cocktail party in support of Judge Oran F. Whiting’s reelection to the Cook County Circuit Court.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email Samantha Ellison at campaign@judgewhiting.com or call 773-669-8195.

03/01/201818:30: Libertyville Phone Bank for Daniel Biss

When: Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Address of home provided upon RSVP to katieszark@gmail.com

What: A phone bank in support of Daniel Biss, Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois.  There will be a short training at the beginning.  Please bring a phone and a computer or tablet if you can.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email katieszark@gmail.com

03/04/201816:00: Event for Adam Broad, Candidate for Lake County Clerk

When: Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 4:00 – 6:00pm

Where: The Highland Park home of Matt Sobczyk and Holly Shapiro, 345 Lincolnwood Rd., Highland Park

What: An opportunity to meet Adam Broad, Democratic candidate for Lake County Clerk, and hear his platform.

For additional information or to RSVP, email Matt Sobczyk at matfs@att.net.

03/04/201816:00: Scott Britton for Cook County Board Campaign Kickoff

When: Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 4:00 – 6:00pm

Where: Ten Ninety Brewing Co., 1025 North Waukegan Rd., Glenview

What: The kickoff to Democrat Scott Britton’s campaign for Cook County Board.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email scott4commish@gmail.com

03/05/201817:30: Reception for Toni Preckwinkle

When: Monday, March 5, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where:  Private residence in Chicago – address provided upon RSVP

What: An evening reception in support of Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President.

For additional information or to RSVP, email Scott Kastrup at scott@tonipreckwinkle.org or call 773-746-7225.

03/06/201817:00: Angelo Kyle Pizza Party

When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where: Gojo’s Restaurant, 2929 Belvidere Rd., Waukegan

What: A campaign fundraiser pizza party supporting Angelo Kyle.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

03/06/201817:00: Artis Yancey HBCU Scholarship and Tour Fundraiser

When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:30pm

Where: Genesee Theater, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan

What: Waukegan Township and the HBCU Committee host a fundraiser supporting scholarships and tours of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  The event features live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or call 847-244-4900

03/06/201817:30: Reception for Bob Morgan

When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Where: Nacional 27, 325 W. Huron St., Chicago

What: A reception in support of Bob Morgan, Democratic candidate for State Representative of the 58th District.

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

03/08/201818:30: Libertyville Phone Bank for Daniel Biss

When: Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Address of home provided upon RSVP to katieszark@gmail.com

What: A phone bank in support of Daniel Biss, Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois.  There will be a short training at the beginning.  Please bring a phone and a computer or tablet if you can.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email katieszark@gmail.com

03/09/201819:30: Jonathan Carroll, State Representative: Thai Food and Karaoke Fundraiser

When: Friday, March 9, 2018 at 7:30pm

Where: Jimmy Thai, 475 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield

What: Enjoy an evening of Thai food, drinks and karaoke at a fundraiser in support of Jonathan Carroll, candidate for 57th District State Representative.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email Daniel J. Berkowitz at daniel@djbpolitical.com

03/11/201809:00: Brad Schneider Coffee Club in Glencoe

When: Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 9:00 – 10:00am

Where: Glencoe Roast, 700 Vernon Ave., Glencoe

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 questions or to RSVP, register online.

03/11/201812:00: Moraine Democrats Spring Forward Event

When: Sunday, March 11 from 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where:  Mizuki Grill, 474 Central Ave., Highland Park

What: Moraine Democrats holds its Spring Forward event – details to follow.

03/15/201818:30: Libertyville Phone Bank for Daniel Biss

When: Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: Address of home provided upon RSVP to katieszark@gmail.com

What: A phone bank in support of Daniel Biss, Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois.  There will be a short training at the beginning.  Please bring a phone and a computer or tablet if you can.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email katieszark@gmail.com

03/28/201817:30: Sen. Laura Murphy’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

When: Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: The Harp & Fiddle, 110 Main St., Park Ridge

What: State Senator Laura Murphy (D-28) holds her annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online,  email Lexie@ilsenatedems.org or call 312-630-7700.

04/14/201817:30: Save the Date! Wine Women & Shoes Benefitting A Safe Place

When:  Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 5:30pm

Where:  Venue One North Shore, 550 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

What:  If you’re a wine, shoe or fashion enthusiast, then this is the place for you!  All proceeds will help A Safe Place provide lifesaving services for survivors and children of domestic violence.

Tickets on sale now.  Early bird pricing ending on February 16th!

Link to RSVP online or call (847) 731-7165

04/21/201818:30: NAMI CCNS 2018 Gala: Finding Peace After War

When: Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 6:30 – 10:00pm

Where: Northmoor Country Club, 820 Edgewood Rd., Highland Park

What: The National Alliance on Mental Illness Cook County North Surburban (NAMI CCNS) holds its annual Gala.  This year’s theme, “Finding Peace After War,” will focus on what can be done to help military service members, veterans and their families cope with a mental health condition.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online

04/22/201808:00: Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center Race to Zero 5K Run/Walk

When: Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Registration at 8:00am, race kickoff at 9:00am

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

What: The 6th Annual Race to Zero 5K Run/Walk to end sexual violence.  This event celebrates and coincides with Sexual Assault Awareness Month.   The event includes a “Race to Zero” t-shirt for every runner, a finish line celebration party with snacks, activities, music and Recovery Yoga from 10:00 – 10:30 (please bring your own mat or towel).

For more information or to RSVP, register online,  email Rachael Josephsen at RJosephsen@zcenter.org or call 847-244-1187 ext. 121.

05/05/201807:30: A Safe Place EmpoweRun 5K Run/Walk to End Domestic Violence

When: Saturday, May 5, 2018.  Registration: 7:30am, race begins at 9:00am.

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

What: A Safe Place holds its 6th annual EmpoweRun 5K Run/Walk to End Domestic Violence.  All runners receive a t-shirt, goody bag and access to family fun activities.  Prizes awarded for fastest time by age and most money raised.  Proceeds help A Safe Place continue to provide lifesaving services for survivors and children of domestic violence.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online .

05/12/201818:00: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Gala

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

Where: InterContinental Chicago, 505 North Michigan Ave., Chicago

What: The CASA Lake County 2018 Gala celebrates the accomplishments of nearly 300 volunteer advocates for children.    Terri Zenner Award Honoree: Debra S. Waller, Chairman and CEO, Jockey International.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email Brendan Siegfried at bsiegfried@casalakecounty.com or call 847.383.6260 Ext. 212.