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 does not necessarily imply endorsement by the New Trier Democrats.  Thanks!


January 19, 2019: Young Women’s March Rally 2019

When:  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 10:00am
Where:  Federal Plaza, 219 S. Dearborn St., Chicago
What:  Young women and allies of all ages are coming together in Chicago to stand in solidarity with the Women’s March on January 19, 2019! The Women’s March believes that the single most powerful act we can do is prepare young people with the skills and commitments to take action around causes that matter to them with courage, compassion, and collaboration. This rally is youth-organized and youth-led, but everyone young and old is invited to attend this event. Youth Empower is the youth voice of the Women’s March Network, aligned with the Women’s March Unity Principles. Note, this rally is not associated with We March On Chicago/Women’s March Chicago. RSVP online, and for more information visit their Facebook page.


January 20, 2019: Reception to Honor Daniel Biss

When: Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd., Evanston
What: An open house reception to honor Daniel Biss as he concludes his service as State Senator, and to welcome State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and MWRD Commissioner Cam Davis as they begin their service to our community. Jan Schakowsky, Larry Suffredin, Robyn Gabel, Laura Fine, Litesa Wallace, Kelly Cassidy, Heather Steans, Carol Ronen, Mike Cabonargi, Debra Shore and Josina Morita invite our members and others to help honor these wonderful public servants.


January 22, 2019: Indivisible Evanston January Meeting

When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7:00pm
Where: Loraine H. Morton Civic Center, Parasol Room, 2100 Ridge Ave., Evanston
What: Join Indivisible Evanston for their monthly meeting and find out how you can take action to resist the Trump agenda and help support progressive legislation and candidates for office. January Meeting Speakers: State Senator Laura Fine; Ben Head – Political Director, Schakowsky for Congress; and Maddy Norris – representing Robyn Gabel, State Rep for IL 18th District. Laura, Ben and Maddy will provide them with a report on the Democratic Party’s plans for 2019 – on both the federal and state level. They’ll also announce the results of their member survey on Indivisible Evanston priorities for 2019. For more information, visit their Facebook event page.


January 26, 2019: Forum, Toward Healthcare for All – the Opportunity to Act Now

When: Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: SIEU Healthcare IL, Member Hall, 2229 S. Halsted St., Chicago
What: An opportunity to learn, to connect with others working to expand health insurance coverage, and to explore walking toward healthcare for all in Illinois and the nation.  Activists, community members, health professionals and others interested in healthcare access and health equity are invited. The event is free, but registration is required. For additional information or to RSVP, register online.


January 27, 2019: Committeeman Dean Maragos’ Volunteer Appreciation Party

When: Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: JP’s Pizza & Grill, 509 4th Street, Wilmette
What: New Trier Democratic Committeeman Dean Maragos hosts his annual Volunteer Appreciation Party to say “thank you” to all those who helped New Trier Dems this past year. It’s always a nice event and an excellent way to personally meet other North Shore Democrats and many of our local office holders. Please join us for free pizza and a fun afternoon!


January 27, 2019: The Capitol Steps with Tenth Dems

When: Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2:00pm
Where: Center Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie
What: A performance of “Make America Grin Again” by the political satire comedy troupe The Capitol Steps. For more information or to order tickets, register online.  If you’re interested in joining Tenth Dems for the show and/or for the dinner around 5:00 pm, click here or call (847) 266-VOTE (8683).


January 30, 2019: Personal PAC Chicago Pizza Tour

When:  Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Where:  Labriola Chicago, 535 North Michigan Ave., Chicago
What:  Personal PAC Chicago sponsors a three-hour tour featuring three styles of pizza, wine/beer and transportation by coach.  Attendees will have a unique opportunity to learn about Chicago’s pizza culture from a connoisseur, while tasting the best pizza the city has to offer.  Tour guide:  ABC News food reporter Hungry Hound Steve Dolinsky. For additional information or to purchase tickets, call Malia Huff at 312-422-0005 or email maliah@personalpac.org.


February 11, 2019: Screening and Discussion of Documentary the “The Hunting Ground”

When: Monday, February 11, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30pm
Where:  Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook
What:  A film documenting the stories of undergraduate survivors of sexual assault, the response from their schools, and the campus culture that allows assault to go unchecked.  A discussion, led by the Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (CASA), will follow the screening.  Free admission. For additional information or to reserve a spot, register online.

February 21, 2019: New Trier Democrats’ Winter Networking Pop-Up

When: Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Rock House, 1150 Central Ave., Wilmette
What: Let’s get together and talk politics! New Trier Democrats invite you to join us for drinks, mingling and conversation. Here’s a great opportunity to network with like-minded people in our area and form connections with other Dems and activists. Drinks will be available for purchase. This event is not a fundraiser – It’s just an opportunity to have fun and meet other area Dems as well as some of our local representatives.


Save the Date for these

2019 New Trier Democrats’ Events


May 16, 2019 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
New Trier Democrats’ Spring Networking Pop-Up
Wilmette Wine Cellar, 1100 Central Ave., Wilmette

June 29, 2019 from 9:00am – 3:00pm
Visit New Trier Democrats at the Glencoe Sidewalk Sale

July 12 & 13, 2019 from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Visit New Trier Democrats at the Winnetka Sidewalk Sale

July 19 & 20, 2019 from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Visit New Trier Democrats at Wilmette Summerfest & Sidewalk Sale

July 22, 2019 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm
New Trier Democrats’ Annual Meet & Greet
Avli Estiatorio Restaurant, 566 Chestnut St., Winnetka

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 Networking Pop-Up
Wilmette Wine Cellar, 1100 Central Ave., Wilmette


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