What’s happening in Evanston this week? Here are some events – informative, useful, and fun – that are coming up soon.
Blue Monday with Ivy Ford
10. January. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m.
Chicago-based blues singer and musician Ivy Ford will perform at Evanston SPACE on Chicago Avenue Monday night. Tickets are available online for $ 10.
All guests at Evanston SPACE are required to show a full vaccination card and wear masks during the show.
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11th January 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Produce Mobile offers people in need fresh fruit and vegetables every second Tuesday of the month. It is available from the Robert Crown Community Center while supplies last.
Interfaith Action of Evanston operates the Produce Mobile in partnership with the city and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Residents can register on site or bring a GCFD pantry card.
Understand the Medicare Labyrinth
January 12, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Evanston Public Library is hosting a free virtual event to answer questions about Medicare. The event will be hosted by Eric Slaughter, who works as a Medicare broker. According to the EPL website, the session will cover the basics of Medicare and how to get started, as well as the benefits covered by Medicare health insurances.
Interested residents can register on the EPL website to receive a zoom link.
January 13th to 16th, either from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., depending on the night.
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theater on Howard Street is staging a musical based on 1970s music and is about four young adults grappling with the changes of the decade. The musical started playing in the theater on December 3, but it will end soon.
All visitors must present a vaccination card to participate. Children under the age of 12 cannot participate. A mask is compulsory at all times, with the exception of food and drink.
Tickets range from $ 42 to $ 54 per person, with a $ 5 discount for those over 65.
Discussion before the MLK day with Prof. Kate Masur
January 13, 12pm to 1pm
The Evanston History Center is hosting a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event with history professor Kate Masur before the holidays to discuss her new book, Doing Justice: America’s First Civil Rights Movement, from Revolution to Reconstruction. The book describes the movement for equal rights before the civil war.
The event takes place virtually. Participants can register here to get the zoom information.
Microwave Cooking Class
January 15, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
EPL has planned a course for children from kindergarten through fifth grade on Saturday. Attendees can watch demonstrations of gluten-free recipes that can be microwaved through Zoom.
A list of ingredients will be sent to registrations in advance. Residents can register on-line.
Cortney Lederer: How art gets us through the pandemic
January 16, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
As part of the Evanston Art Center’s “In Focus” lecture series, Cortney Lederer will speak about how art has helped people survive the pandemic. Lederer is the founder of CNL Projects, an organization that provides art advice, programming and professional development for artists.
The event will have a hybrid format. Personal visitors are required to wear masks and there are only a limited number of people in the rooms at any one time. to register here participate either online or in person.
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– Producemobile to deliver fruit and vegetables on Tuesday
– The Evanston Public Library is expanding its hours and services on June 1st
– Theo Ubique is granted a lease on the Howard Street property