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!


March 23 & 24, 2019: Kenosha Dems Canvass for Lisa Neubauer for the Wisconsin Supreme Court

When: Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm; Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Where: Kenosha Dems’ office, 5712 7th Ave, Kenosha
What: There is a critically important Supreme Court election in WI coming up this April 2nd. Lisa Neubauer is a progressive candidate running for the WI Supreme Court, and if she doesn’t get elected, the WI Supreme Court may not be able to change the state’s awful gerrymandering for another 10 years. The Kenosha Democratic Party has organized these canvasses for Lisa Neubauer over the next couple of weekends before the election. Sign up for these canvasses here.


March 23, 2019: Schneider for Congress and Democrats of Northfield Township Open House

When:  Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Where:  3710 Commercial Avenue, Suite 5, Northbrook
What:  Join Congressman Brad Schneider and Democrats of Northfield Township in the opening of their joint political office in Northbrook.  There will be an update from Congressman Schneider, and an opportunity to sign up for your 2019 Democrats of Northfield Township membership. For additional information or to RSVP, register online.


March 23, 2019: How Fascism Works – The Politics of Us and Them

When:  Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Where:  Levy Center, 300 Dodge Ave., Evanston
What: United for Democracy Now and the Chicago Chapter of Refuse Fascism sponsor Yale Professor Jason Stanley discussing his book, How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them.  The presentation will be followed by audience Q&A and a panel discussion of strategies to stop this trajectory.  Books will be available for purchase.  Free admission with refreshments and free parking. For more information or to RSVP, register online or email March23HFW@gmail.com.


March 25, 2019: “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” Film and Discussion

When:  Monday, March 25, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where:  Northbrook Public Library, Auditorium, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook
What:  A powerful documentary that tells the story of the everyday women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971.  A discussion will follow the screening.


March 30, 2019: Personal PAC’s Spinning for Choice Fundraiser

When:  Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Where:  SALT Fitness Chicago, 1714 N. Damen Avenue, Chicago
What:  Unique and entertaining fitness fundraiser encourages supporters of choice to join fellow spin enthusiasts to protect reproductive rights for the women of Illinois. Please use this link to register.


March 30 & 31, 2019: Kenosha Dems Canvass for Lisa Neubauer for the Wisconsin Supreme Court

When: Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm; Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Where: Kenosha Dems’ office, 5712 7th Ave, Kenosha
What: There is a critically important Supreme Court election in WI coming up this April 2nd. Lisa Neubauer is a progressive candidate running for the WI Supreme Court, and if she doesn’t get elected, the WI Supreme Court may not be able to change the state’s awful gerrymandering for another 10 years. The Kenosha Democratic Party has organized these canvasses for Lisa Neubauer before the April 2nd election. Sign up for these canvasses here.


April 2, 2019: Municipal Election Day – Remember to Vote!


April 2, 2019: Indivisible Evanston’s Monthly Meeting

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: Lorraine G. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., Parasol Room — 4th Floor, Evanston
What: Join Indivisible Evanston for an expert panel on Climate Change. Find out what’s happening at the local, state & federal levels and how YOU can be part of the solution! We’ll learn more about the Green New Deal and Carbon Pricing legislation and actions we can take to support. Panel Speakers include: Cam Davis, Commissioner Metropolitan Water Reclamation District; Eleanor Revelle, Alderman, City of Evanston, League of Women Voters of the U.S., Climate Change Task Force; Mike Zanillo, Citizens Climate Lobby – Illinois State Co-Coordinator; Jennifer Linton, Chair of the The Climate Reality Project – Chicago, IL Chapter; Regina Gomez, MD, League of Women Voters, Arlington Heights-Buffalo Grove-Mount Prospect, Environmental Issues Specialist. All are welcome to come, learn, and to get involved! For more information, visit their Facebook event page.


April 4, 2019: Mikva Challenge’s 20th Anniversary Fundraiser

When: Thursday, April 4, 2019: 5:30pm to 6:30pm, Cocktail reception; 6:30pm to 8:30pm, Dinner and program; 8:30pm, Dessert reception
Where: Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Upper Wacker Dr., Chicago
What: Mikva Challenge will host its 20th anniversary fundraiser, 20 Year Forward // Empowering Youth & Renewing Democracy, to raise support for its transformative youth leadership and civic engagement programs in Chicago. The evening will feature a cocktail reception, dinner and program, followed by a dessert reception. Register and learn more.


April 6, 2019: A Town Hall Discussion On Cannabis Legalization

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10:00am to 11:30 am
Where: Evanston Civic Center – Parasol Room, 4th Floor, 2100 Ridge Avenue, Evanston
What: This Town Hall discussion on cannabis legalization is being hosted by  IL State Senators Heather Steans and Laura Fine, as well as IL State Representatives Robyn Gabel, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Kelly Cassidy. Individuals of all viewpoints are invited to attend and learn about proposed cannabis legislation. Please RSVP here or contact 847-424-9898 for more information.


April 6, 2019: Warming House Annual Benefit and Silent Auction

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Where: Wilmette Golf Club, 3900 Fairway Drive, Wilmette
What: The Warming House is that place for so many teenagers in our community. A place to go for friendship and support, where we’re always glad you came. Join them for an evening in support of the Warming House Youth Center and local teen programming. The Warming House Youth Center’s annual fundraising benefit is a festive evening featuring appetizers and a buffet, drinks, a silent auction with great sports packages like Cubs tickets with an on-field visit, and a fun Wine Pull event featuring great wines from our Board’s collections. Your $100 ticket includes dinner, drinks, and live music featuring Louie Zagoras. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit their website.


When:  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:00pm
Where:  Jack Benny Center for the Arts, 39 Jack Benny Drive, Waukegan
What:  The Tenth Dems 9th Annual Poetry and Prose competition will receive submissions from high school students through March 20, 2019.  These students, from Zion, Waukegan and North Chicago, will submit original poetry and prose on the theme of “Respect.”  The student authors of prize-winning pieces, selected by our panels of published poets and past prizewinners, will receive cash gift cards and all participants, who receive Certificates of Participation, are invited to read their submissions. To RSVP, register online.  For more information contact 847-266-VOTE (8683), or email info@tenthdems.org.


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 19 & 20, 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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