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Events: James Graham Speaks on His Book on the Kennedys and the “Victura”

When: Wednesday July 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Where: Lake Forest Book Store, 680 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest

What: Jim Graham will be speaking about his new book Victura: The Kennedys, A Sailboat and the Sea, about the Kennedys’ relationship with Victura, the 25-foot sloop purchased in 1932 and sailed by the children. Jim’s book tells of how the small sailboat related to the Kennedy family through the years. Refreshments will be served.

Please register for the talk by calling 847-234-4420.

Events: Sen. Daniel Biss Critical Issues Series Event on Suburban Flooding

When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Where: Tyner Center, 2400 Compass Rd., Glenview

What: Sen. Daniel Biss invites you to “Suburban Flooding: Finding regional solutions to a growing problem,” a discussion of the causes and approaches to the severe flooding issues that plague our community. Experts speaking will include David St. Pierre, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District; Imad Samara, Project Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Abby Crisostomo, Project Manager for Stormwater Mitigation projects with the Metropolitan Planning Council. The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District will also be hosting a rain barrel drawing at the event.

The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome. To RSVP, click here to sign up, or for any questions or concerns you can reach Sen. Biss at his district office at 847-568-1250.

Events: Showing of “The Prosecutors” Film on Sexual Violence in Conflict and Forced Migration

When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Where: Northwestern University School of Law, Arthur Rubloff Building, Thorne Auditorium, 375 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago

What: Northwestern University Buffett Center and other sponsors invite you to join them for a screening of “The Prosecutors,” a portrayal of the use of the judicial system to end impunity for perpetrators of sexual violence in conflict and forced migration. The film will be followed by a discussion and Q&A session with experts in the field and the film’s director.

Free and open to the public. Please RSVP by email.