If you know of an event that would be of interest to fellow Democrats and Progressives, you may submit an event via our Contact Form. Inclusion in the New Trier Democrats’ Events List – whether it’s a fundraising event for a specific candidate or an event concerning a particular issue – does not mean that the New Trier Democrats have endorsed that candidate or adopted that position on an issue.  Thanks!


December 14, 2019: Schneider For Congress Holiday Party

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: Fuller Center Lake County, 141 S. Genesee St., Waukegan
What: Schneider for Congress 2019 Holiday Party. Free admission. For additional information or to RSVP, register online.


December 15, 2019: Brad Schneider End of the Year Get-Together

When:  Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Where: Max and Benny’s – Ariella’s Event Space, 461 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook
What: End of the year get-together in support of Congressman Brad Schneider. For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email Emanuela Frankel at Emanuela@schneiderforcongress.com or call 312-213-3588.


December 15, 2019: Latkes & Vodkas With Congressman Schneider

When: Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Where: Hosted by Erica and Rob Regunberg. Address provided upon RSVP.
What: Annual Latkes & Vodkas event in support of Congressman Brad Schneider. For additional information or to RSVP, register online or call Emanuela Frankel at 312-213-3588 or email Emanuela@schneiderforcongress.com.


December 16, 2019: IL Treasurer Michael Frerichs Reception

When: Monday, December 16, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:00pm
Where: Hubbard Inn, 2nd Floor, 110 W. Hubbard St., Chicago
What: Reception in support of Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs. For additional information or to RSVP, register online or contact Sam Szpunar at sam@friendsoffrerichs.com.


December 17, 2019: Holiday Happy Hour for Jacob Meister

When: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: City Winery, 1200 West Randolph St., Chicago
What: Holiday Happy Hour in support of Jacob Meister, Democratic candidate for Clerk of the Circuit Court. For questions or to RSVP, call Elizabeth at 773-876-7472 or email Elizabeth@JacobForClerk.com.


December 17, 2019: Josina Morita Midterm Skokie Fundraiser

When: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: Ignite Gaming Lounge, 8125 Skokie Blvd., Skokie
What: Midterm Skokie Fundraiser for Josina Morita, Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. For additional information or to RSVP, visit the Facebook page.


December 18, 2019: Tenth Dems Annual Awards Dinner

When: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Deerfield, 1750 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield
What: The Tenth Congressional District Democrats (Tenth Dems) holds its Annual Awards Dinner.  Keynote Speaker will be Renato Mariotti, CNN Legal Analyst, POLITICO Magazine Legal Affairs Columnist, former federal prosecutor, and host of “On Topic” podcast. At the Tenth Dems Annual Awards Dinner, the group will honor Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart with the Mikva Leadership Award, Jeanine Chyna with the Founders Award, and Thomas Recht with the Rosenblit Volunteer Award. For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email events@tenthdems.org or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).


December 19, 2019: Elizabeth Warren Debate Watch Party

When: Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Where: Pizano’s, 1808 N. Waukegan Rd., Glenview
What: Debate watch party with supporters of Senator Elizabeth Warren, candidate for President of the United States.  Food and drinks can be ordered individually. For additional information or to RSVP, register online.


January 8, 2020: Deputy Voter Registrar Training With Tenth Dems

When: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: Northbrook Public Library, Civic Room, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook
What:  A training for Deputy Voter Registrars.  Participants must be Cook County residents at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in the County.  Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained they can register new voters anywhere in the state of Illinois.  This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office  and is free of charge.  Sign-ups will be taken up to five hours before the class starts.  Late sign-ups may or may not be added to the class. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online, email volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).


January 11, 2020: Wisconsin Voter I.D. Canvass in Kenosha

When: Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 11:00am to 2:30pm (arrive in Kenosha by 11:00am for training; 11:30 head out to canvass; leave Kenosha around 2:30pm)
Where: Kenosha Democratic Party office, 5712 7th St, Kenosha
What: Join fellow north suburban Democrats as they canvass in Kenosha, Wisconsin to identify new potential Democratic voters and make sure they have proper identification to vote in 2020. All predictive lists concur that Wisconsin, with just 10 electoral votes, could easily be the state that determines the 2020 presidential winner. Our boots on the ground are needed to flip it! To register for this canvass, please contact Nancy Bruski at nancysbruski@gmail.com – When you do, PLEASE indicate your cellphone number as well as whether you need a ride or can offer one.


January 26, 2020: New Trier Democrats’ Endorsement Meeting

When: Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Where: Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka
What: New Trier Democrats will be voting on candidates to endorse and support – as an organization – for the upcoming 2020 Democratic Primary. This meeting is your opportunity to have a say in local, state and national politics. Our endorsement meetings are always spirited, and we expect this meeting will be no different given the number of candidates running for office.

We will be hearing presentations from candidates (or their chosen representatives) in the following contested races: U.S. President, Cook County State’s Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, IL Supreme Court and IL Appellate Court.

To be eligible to vote in New Trier Dems’ Endorsement Meeting, you must be: (1) a current member – so you must be paid up on your membership dues; (2) a resident of New Trier Township; and (3) at least 18 years of age on the date of the March 17, 2020 Primary.

Become a 2020 member now! Questions? newtrierdemocrats@gmail.com or 847-446-8030


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