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!


May 28, 2019: Reps. Schakowsky & Schneider Host Hiring Event

When:  Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  Doors open early at 9:30 for veterans
Where:  Oakton Community College, Tenhoeve Room, 1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines
What: U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) host a hiring event featuring more than seventy local employers with current openings at all experience levels, who will be on-site to meet with job seekers.  The event will feature workshops for attendees.  Partners include the Illinois Department of Employment Security, National Able Network and Oakton Community College. For more information, including a list of participating employers, and to RSVP, register online.


June 3 & 4, 2019: Cam Davis’ Brewer & Sewer Tour in Evanston

When: Monday, June 3 & Tuesday June 4, 2019 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm each night
Where: June 3 – Sketchbook Brewing Company, 821 Chicago Ave, Evanston ; June 4 – Temperance Beer Co, 2000 Dempster St, Evanston
What: Using the power of beer, MWRD Commissioner Cameron Davis is circumnavigating Cook County to promote local microbreweries and to educate people about water. A ticket gets you two beers & hors d’oeuvres, and you’ll hear about water and beer while helping Cam win re-election as he works for our water (and the things we make out of it). The Brewer & Sewer Tour will launch with events June 3 and 4 in Evanston. More dates and places to follow. Click here to find out more about the tour and get your tickets to drink beer, talk politics, and save democracy.


June 6, 2018: Evanston Fundraiser For Marie Newman

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: The Home of Candance Chow, Evanston – address provided upon RSVP
What: A fundraiser event for Marie Newman, candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 3rd District.  Marie is challenging Daniel Lipinski in the 2020 Democratic primary. For more information or to RSVP, register online.


June 6, 2019: ICHV Race Against Gun Violence

When:  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 6:30pm
Where:  Arvey Field, Grant Park, Chicago
What:  Illinois Council against Handgun Violence (ICHV) holds its 5th annual Strides for Peace featuring an 8K run, 5K run, 2-mile walk and Tots for Peace Sprint.  Proceeds support ICHV’s mission to stop gun violence.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email whytneembush@gmail.com


June 7, 2019: End-of-Session Town Hall With Rep. Robyn Gabel

When:  Friday, June 7, 2019 from 10:00am to 11:30am
Where:  Glenview Park Center, Lakeview Room, 2400 Chestnut Ave., Glenview
What:  State Rep. Robyn Gabel holds a town hall meeting to tell what has been accomplished in Springfield this session and all the work yet to be done.


June 13, 2019: Jewish Council On Urban Affairs’ Acts Of Change Dinner

When:  Evening of Thursday, June 13 — time TBD
Where:  Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie St., Chicago
What:  The JCUA holds its 2019 Annual Acts of Change Dinner honoring Rabbi Capers Funnye. For additional information or to purchase tickets, register online or contact Jill Katz, Director of Development, at 312-663-0960 or email jill@jcua.org.


 June 18, 2019: Indivisible Evanston’s June Meeting

When: Tuesday, June 19, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: Lorraine G. Morton Civic Center, Parasol Room, 4th Floor, 2100 Ridge Ave, Evanston
What: Indivisible Evanston hosts it’s June Monthly Meeting. The topic for this meeting is, “Fighting for election integrity – before it’s too late.” Presenters include: Jay Young, Executive Director of Common Cause Illinois, who will discuss “H.R.1 – A Roadmap for Fairer Elections”; and Georgia Logothetis, Assistant Director of Common Cause Illinois, who will discuss “Money in Elections – Leveling the Playing Field.”


June 19, 2019: Sister District Project’s Winnetka Wine, Dessert & Skype Fundraiser With Alex Askew

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: Home of Lisa Flanagan (Address provided after RSVP)
What: Join Sister District Project for an opportunity to learn about the crucial importance of state legislatures, and to meet their candidate, Alex Askew! Alex, candidate for the 85th District of the Virginia House of Delegates (Virginia Beach), will join them by Skype at 7:45 pm. Democrats are just one seat down in both the Virginia House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate. Sister District is helping candidates like Alex win so they can flip both houses of the legislature blue. Virginia is one of the most gerrymandered states in the country. The legislature that is elected in 2019 will redraw district maps for the next decade. For more information or to RSVP, register online.


June 29, 2019: Visit New Trier Democrats at the Glencoe Sidewalk Sale

When: Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Where: Downtown Glencoe
What: Visit New Trier Democrats at their booth during the Glencoe Sidewalk Sale. We would love to see you – whether to chat politics, sign up to become a member, check out local volunteering opportunities or fill out a political survey.


July 19, 2019: Visit New Trier Democrats at the Winnetka Sidewalk Sale

When: Friday, July 19, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Where: Downtown Winnetka
What: Visit New Trier Democrats at their booth during the Winnetka Sidewalk Sale. We would love to see you – whether to chat politics, sign up to become a member, check out local volunteering opportunities or fill out a political survey.


July 20, 2019: Visit New Trier Democrats at Wilmette Summerfest & Sidewalk Sale

When: Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Where: Downtown Wilmette
What: Visit New Trier Democrats at their booth during Wilmette Summerfest & Sidewalk Sale. We would love to see you – whether to chat politics, sign up to become a member, check out local volunteering opportunities or fill out a political survey.


July 22, 2019: New Trier Democrats’ Annual Meet & Greet

When: Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: Avli Estiatorio Restaurant, 566 Chestnut, Winnetka
What: It’s our Annual Meet & Greet at Avli! We will have delicious Greek nibbles, refreshing drinks and lots of liberal conversation with fellow Democrats, office holders and candidates. This is a great opportunity to see your local representatives in person, as well as candidates running for office. Don’t miss this event!


Save the Date for these

2019 New Trier Democrats’ Events


September 14, 2019 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm
New Trier Democrats’ Annual Meeting & Picnic
Lakeview Center & Picnic Grove, Gillson Park, Wilmette

October 6, 2019 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm
New Trier Democrats’ Annual Dinner
Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant, Old Orchard Mall, Skokie

December 12, 2019 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
New Trier Democrats’ Holiday Party
Wilmette Wine Cellar, 1100 Central Ave., Wilmette


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