If you know of an event that would be of interest to fellow Democrats, Progressives and Independents, you may submit an event via our Contact Form. Inclusion in the New Trier Democrats’ Events List does not necessarily imply endorsement by the New Trier Democrats.  Thanks!

October 18, 2018: Women’s Leadership Training Academy Trailblazers Award and Reception

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where:  Maggiano’s, 111 W. Grand St., Chicago
What: Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership Training Academy (IWILTA) holds its annual Trailblazers Award and Reception honoring organizers that helped pass the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in Illinois. For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

October 18, 2018: Pizza & Postcards For State Sen. Julie Morrison

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:00pm
Where: Morrison Campaign HQ, 1910 First Street, Highland Park
What: Help #TeamMorrison get out the word about the upcoming election and tell neighbors why they should support Senator Morrison on Election Day! We need volunteers to help stuff envelopes, sign and stamp postcards to send to our friends and family in the district. We’ll also chow down on some delicious pizza. For more information or to RSVP, register online.

October 19, 2018: Get Out The Vote On Female Friday

When: Friday, October 19, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Curt’s Cafe, 2922 Central Street, Evanston
What: Get out the vote organizing meeting with Jan Schakowsky, Robyn Gabel, Laura Fine and Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz. Come get fired up to vote with Jan, Robyn, Laura, and Jennifer as they talk about the issues facing women voters on Friday, and support a wonderful local enterprise in Curt’s Cafe!

October 20, 2018: Candidates Forum Sponsored by the League of Women Voters

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:10pm
Where: Wilmette Village Hall, 1200 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette
What: The League of Women Voters chapters of Evanston, Glenview/Glencoe, Wilmette, and Winnetka-Kenilworth/Northfield will sponsor three Candidate Forums ahead of the November 6 general election. Races covered are US Congressional Representative, IL 9th District; Cook County Commissioner 13th & 14th Districts; and IL State Representative 17th and 18th Districts. The IL State Senate 9th District race will not be covered because a candidate declined participation. Questions will be collected from the audience and asked by a non-partisan moderator. 9:00 – 9:50 am: 9th Congressional District (Jan Schakowsky, John Elleson) 10:00 – 11:00 am: Cook County Commissioner 13th District (Larry Suffredin and Chris Hanusiak) and 14th District (Scott Britton and Greg Gosslin) 11:10 am – 12:00 pm: Illinois State Representative 17th District (Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Peter Lee) and 18th District (Robyn Gabel and Julie Cho) RSVP is not required.

October 23, 2018: Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence Holds Lincoln Awards Luncheon

When: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 11:30am Check-in; 12:00pm Lunch
Where: University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe, Chicago
What: Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence holds its 2018 Abraham Lincoln Awards Luncheon.  Recipients include: State Senator Don Harmon (D-39) and State Representative Kathleen Willis (D-77). For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

October 23, 2018: How To Get And Stay On The Ballot

When: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 7:00pm
Where: Location to be determined
What: Tenth Dems, Lake Dems and Sixth Dems sponsor a discussion with experienced election law attorneys and campaign strategists about how to get and stay on the 2019 ballot.  This presentation is open to any Democrat interested in becoming a candidate in the upcoming (mostly) non-partisan races. RSVP required, so register online.

October 24, 2018: Annual Fall Rally Supporting Rep. Robyn Gabel

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where: Home of Dana Pearl, 1426 Mulford St., Evanston
What: Join Rep. Robyn Gabel for her Annual Fall Rally fundraiser. The Annual Fall Rally will be held at Dana Pearl’s home, which is Evanston’s first LEED platinum-certified house and was designed by Chicago-based architect Nathan Kipnis. Enjoy an in depth tour of this 100% electric home made from many recycled materials. To RSVP or for more information, you may register online or contact Katy Langenfeld at 312-600-9496 or katy@kjdstrategies.comf

October 27, 2018: State Sen. Julie Morrison’s Halloween Day of Action

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 1:00pm
Where: Morrison Campaign HQ , 1910 First Street, Highland Park
What: Calling all ghosts and goblins: Join us for a SPOOKTACULAR Day of Action on Saturday, October 27! We will be knocking on doors to let our neighbors know why they should support Julie on Election Day in November — and, of course, we encourage you to dress up in costume! For more information or to RSVP, register online.

To sign up for other GOTV activities for Julie during the final weeks of her campaign, register here.

October 30, 2018: An Evening in Support of Congressman Brad Schneider

When: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: Warehouse Eatery, 833 Waukegan Rd., Deerfield
What: Come for an evening of appetizers and refreshments in support of Congressman Brad Schneider. For additional information or to RSVP, register online  or contact Emanuela Frankel at emanuela@schneiderforcongress.com or Allison Schieber at allison@schneiderforcongress.com.


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