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 Dems’ Events List does not necessarily imply endorsement by the New Trier Dems.  Thanks!


August 24, 2017: A Screening of the Documentary “Equal Means Equal”

When: Thursday, August 24, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Century 12 Evanston, 1715 Maple Ave
What:  Friends for ERA Illinois present a screening of “Equal Means Equal,” a documentary supporting adoption of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing equal rights for women. For additional information or  to RSVP for Evanston click here. (The Evanston event will only happen if enough tickets are reserved. )


August 26, 2017: A Protest at the NRA Concealed Carry Gun Show

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Where: Outside Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI
What: Peaceful Communities sponsors a demonstration protesting an NRA Concealed Carry Gun Show at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee to express their view that our country will be safer when fewer people are carrying guns.  There will be a call for repeal of the Second Amendment so that needed laws can be enacted. For additional information or to RSVP, email Lee Goodman at Lee@PeacefulCommunities.org or call 847-559-9525.


August 27, 2017: March for Solidarity Against White Supremacy

When: Sunday,  August 27, 2017 at 2:00pm
Where: Federal Plaza, Chicago
What: Inspired by Donald Trump, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and other racists who have taken to the streets across the country to spread their message of hate and violence. In Charlottesville, VA, they murdered one activist and injured scores of others. But, the following weekend 40,000 marched on the streets of Boston to oppose the fascists. We need this show of strength and solidarity in every city. Activists in the Bay Area have called for national solidarity actions against the far right during the weekend of August 26 and 27. Join a coalition of Chicagoans in saying NO to the far right and their hate.


August 29, 2017: A Reception for Commissioner Michael Cabonargi

 
When: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm
Where: Highline Bar + Lounge, 169 West Kinzie, Chicago
What: A fundraising reception supporting Michael Cabonargi, Commissioner, Cook County Board of Review. For additional information or to RSVP, register online or email eric@blueprintcampaignconsulting.com

August 31, 2017: A Screening of the Documentary “Equal Means Equal”

When: Thursday, August 31, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: AMC Village Crossing, 18-7000 Carpenter Road, Skokie
What:  Friends for ERA Illinois present a screening of “Equal Means Equal,” a documentary supporting adoption of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing equal rights for women. For additional information or to RSVP for Skokie click here. (The Skokie event will only happen if enough tickets are reserved. )


August 31, 2017: Lisa Madigan’s Birthday Bash – Cubs vs. Braves Baseball

When: Thursday, August 31, 2017; Reception at 6:00pm, game starts at 7:05pm
Where: Wrigley Rooftops, 3609 North Sheffield, Chicago
What: Root for the Chicago Cubs at Lisa Madigan’s annual Birthday Bash.
For additional information or to RSVP, register online, or email Michelle Young at michelle@lisamadigan.org or call 312-670-0606.

September 9, 2017: Campaign Kickoff to Reelect Brad Schneider

When: Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 10:00am
Where: Warehouse Eatery, 833 Deerfield Road, Deerfield, IL
What: Official kickoff for 10th District Congressman Brad Schneider’s 2018 reelection campaign. Help to reelect Brad and keep the 10th District blue! You can RSVP online. 


September 10, 2017: New Trier Dems’ Annual Meeting & Picnic

When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: Gillson Park, Lakeview Center Room and Beach Pavilion, Wilmette, IL
What: Join the New Trier Dems at their annual membership meeting and picnic. Hang out with fellow Dems and enjoy some delicious grilled food and refreshments near the beach in beautiful Gillson Park.

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October 8, 2017: New Trier Dems’ Annual Dinner

When: Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: Maggiano’s Old Orchard, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie, IL 60077
What: New Trier Dems host our annual dinner and fundraiser with Guest Speaker Congressman Mike Quigley from Illinois’ 5th Congressional District.  As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Quigley will bring his perspective on the possible Russian meddling in our 2016 Election and the seriousness of such a threat to our democratic process.  (Were any Trump operatives involved?) — By October, who knows what our guest speaker may have to report?

November, 2017: New Trier Dems’ “Head Start for 2018” Conference

All North Shore Democrats Invited! Date, Time and Place TBA

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