CTA Holiday Train to Stop in Evanston Dec. 16, 18, 19, 22

Posted in holiday, special events

It’s that time of year to get into the holiday spirit and catch a ride on the Sprint CTA Holiday Train! The Chicago Transit Authority's Holiday Train will make stops on Evanston’s Purple Line on Wednesday, December 16; Friday, December 18; Saturday, December 19; and Tuesday, December 22. The train generally operates from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends, and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on select weekdays, and will make stops at all stations along the respective routes.…more »

"The Nutcracker on Ice" Celebrates the Holiday Season Dec. 11-13

Posted in arts and entertainment

"The Nutcracker on Ice," Robert Crown Community Center's beloved winter ice show, will celebrate its 41st year entertaining families with four performances this holiday season.  Two matinees and two evening performances of the special holiday show, performed by Robert Crown Center ice skating school students and competitive figure skaters, will be held the weekend of December 11-13, 2015. Show times are Friday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, December 12 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, December 13 at…more »

City to Complete Additional Street Cleaning Operations December 1-4

Posted in Parking, Public Works, Street Sweeping

The City of Evanston’s Public Works Agency will complete additional street cleaning operations from Tuesday, December 1 through Friday, December 4. Public Works crews will concentrate on clearing drainage structures and areas where large amounts of leaves have collected. Street sweepers will also perform a final sweep, weather permitting. Street cleaning parking restrictions will not be in effect. However, residents are encouraged to avoid parking near drainage structures and leaf piles so that Public Works crews can clear leaves…more »

"Shop Evanston" on Small Business Saturday November 28

Posted in Economic Development, evanston, Holiday, Shopping

Evanston residents and visitors are encouraged to participate in national Small Business Saturday on November 28 by shopping at Evanston's small, local shops in various business districts, including West Village, Central Street, Chicago/Main/Dempster, and Downtown Evanston. Special holiday deals, events and small business videos can be found at shopevanstonfortheholidays.com. Observed annually on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday is a day when holiday shoppers are encouraged to support the small, independent businesses that help make their communities special.…more »

Winners of the 10th Annual Paint Evanston Plows Contest Announced

Posted in Kids, Public Works, Snow

Ten Evanston snow plows are looking particularly festive this season thanks to the teachers and students who participated in the 10th annual Paint Evanston Plows Contest. At the November 23 Administration and Public Works Committee Meeting, Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl announced the following winners: Evanstonian's Choice Award – Pope John XXIII School Best Theme Spirit Award – Lincolnwood Elementary School Mayor’s Choice Award – Saint Athanasius School and Lincoln Elementary School Every year, the City's Infrastructure and Maintenance Bureau invites…more »

Evanston Yard Waste Collection Ends Dec. 3

Posted in Public Works, Yard Waste

The City of Evanston reminds residents that the final week for yard waste collections in 2015 will be November 30 through December 3. Yard waste is collected on residents’ regular refuse/recycling collection day, and must be placed in the City's wheeled yard waste carts or in paper yard waste bags affixed with a City yard waste sticker. Tree trimming bundles must also be affixed with a yard waste sticker. Residents are encouraged to save money, conserve landfill space and recycle…more »

Holiday Light Recycling Program Begins Dec. 1

Posted in Holiday, holiday lights, Recycling

Newsy Items on Monday City Council Agenda

Evanston Fire Department Announces Promotions

Posted in Fire Department

City of Evanston Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Posted in Facilities, Holiday, Public Works, refuse, Thanksgiving

2016 Pet Registration Forms Due by December 31

Posted in Pet license

City Seeks Public Comment on Environmental Review Process

Support Young Evanston Artists at First-ever GOALed Gallery Holiday Art Sale December 5

Posted in Arts, Events

Evanston Public Library Hosts Big Holiday Book Sale December 4-6

No Furlough Day December 31

Attend the Grand Chanukah Menorah Lighting and Celebration December 10

Posted in Events, Holiday

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