See the latest in "Green" at the 2010 Evanston Green Living Festival on Oct 2

2010 Evanston Green Living Festival
Where: Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd
When: Oct 2, 9am - 3pm
Come to the one event in Evanston where you can:

6th Ward meeting, Wed., Sept. 22, 7PM

A 6th Ward meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 7:00PM at the Three Crowns Park. Three Crowns is located at 2323 McDaniel, Evanston. The meeting will take place in the Multi-purpose Room on the first floor, north side of the building. There will be someone at the McDaniel entrance to direct you.

Library Board to hold funding forums

The public is encouraged to attend the City of Evanston's public library funding forums. The Library Board will hold two forums to discuss the history of the Evanston Public Library, an overview of the Task Force on Sustainable Funding's report and an overview of the Library Fund. There will be a period for questions and answers.

The first forum will be held Saturday, August 28 from 10 AM to noon in the Community Meeting Room at the Main Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue, Evanston.

6th Ward: Bird tests positive for West Nile virus

Evonda Thomas, Evanston Public Health Director, announced today the first bird testing positive for West Nile virus in Evanston this year.
“As temperatures start to warm up, we’re going to start seeing more mosquito activity and an increased risk for West Nile virus,” said Ms. Thomas. “Although most cases of West Nile virus are mild, the virus can still cause serious, life-altering and even fatal disease. That is why it is so important to protect yourself against mosquito bites by wearing insect repellent and getting rid of any standing water around your home.”

Have fun at the DUCK RACE AND PLUCK - this Saturday, Aug 14, from 3 - 5pm

This Saturday, Aug 14, from 3pm - 5pm, a DUCK RACE AND PLUCK will be held at the Dawes Park lagoon in Evanston.  This event is held to raise funds for the care of the "critters" that reside at the Evanston Ecology Center.  Rubber ducks race on waves created by volunteers with paddles.  Sponsor one duck for $10, or three (in a Quack Pack) for $25.  Kids and adults alike will have fun.  Attendees can win cool prizes.  For more information, or to reserve ducks, call 847 448-8256.


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