News Posted in: Athletics

Team Evanston Soccer Brings Home National Championship

The City of Evanston congratulates the Team Evanston soccer club on winning the Under-14 Boys US Youth Soccer National

Enjoy Upcoming Independence Day Parade, Fireworks and Activities

Posted in Fourth of July, Independence Day

The Evanston Fourth of July Association is planning a terrific Independence Day celebration on Friday, July 4, with fun, healthy

Help Evanston Police Department Raise Money for Illinois Special Olympics

On Friday, May 30, community members are encouraged to participate in the 10th annual “Cop on Top” event to

Robert Crown Center Student Awarded Gold Medal

Robert Crown Community Center is proud to announce that Christopher Davis recently became a U.S. Figure Skating Quadruple Gold

Registration Now Open for Winter Break Camps

Registration is now open for winter break camps offered by the City of Evanston Recreation Division. Twelve programs are

City of Evanston Honored for Support of Biking, Walking and Transit

On November 19, 2013, the Active Transportation Alliance presented a Public Leadership Award to the City of Evanston for

'Kits and 'Cats Week - Go Wild! Set for September 16-21

Posted in special events

With the dawn of a new academic year on the horizon, Northwestern University and the City of Evanston will

Shared Streets Evanston Event Closes Dempster Street September 1 for Gala Activities

Enjoy Dempster Street like never before from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 1 by attending the Shared Streets Evanston

Labor Day Holiday Weekend City Schedule and Closures

The City of Evanston has announced the service schedules and facility closures for the 2013 Labor Day holiday weekend.

State Seeks Input on Illinois Bike Transportation Plan

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and team partners are hard at work on the State's first Bike Transportation

Evanston Bicycle Registration Now Online

The Evanston Police Department has developed a free online bicycle registration form in order to reduce bicycle theft, make

Celebrate Bike to Work Week 2013 June 8-14

Chicagoland’s Bike to Work Week 2013 is June 8-14. To celebrate biking as a healthy and green way to

Evanston Police and Fire Foundation to Hold Inaugural Golf Outing June 17

The Evanston Police and Fire Foundation (EPFF) will be holding its Inaugural Golf Outing on Monday, June 17 at

City Purchases New Boat to Enhance Lakefront Aquatic Programs

The Evanston City Council approved the purchase of a 17’ utility boat by the city’s Recreation Division to enhance

Evanston Recognized in Nationwide Commuting Study

Evanston was ranked as one of the top ten cities with the greenest commuting habits in a recent study.

New "Evanston Life" Magazine Now Online

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Evanston Life! Over the past several years, the Highlights newsletter and the Arts

Mayor's State of the City Address March 8, Registration Still Open

Please join the Evanston Chamber of Commerce on March 8 to hear from the Honorable Elizabeth Tisdahl, Mayor of

NU Wildcats Football Team Honored by Evanston City Council for Gator Bowl Win

On Monday, January 14, 2013, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and members of the Evanston City Council honored Northwestern University’s

City of Evanston Winter Holiday Closures

The City of Evanston has announced its hours of operation along with its recycling and refuse schedule for Christmas

Evanston Day at Ryan Field, "Paint Evanston Purple" Sept. 29

Northwestern University's Athletic Department and the City of Evanston are once again teaming up to Paint Evanston Purple! “Evanston

Bike the Ridge Set for Sept. 30

Join us on Sunday, September 30, 2012 for the Annual Bike the Ridge ride! Ridge Avenue will be closed

This Weekend in Evanston on Video

Chainsaw Dupont took the stage on Saturday, August 25 at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center for this year's Summertime

Evanston Receives "City Livability Award" from U.S. Conference of Mayors

On July 9, 2012, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl received the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) “City Livability Award” for

Vote for "Noah's Playground for Everyone"

Does your family love going to Noah’s Playground for Everyone? If you think this inclusive playground is the best

Twilight Historical Kayak Tour July 13

Take a kayak fishing trip on July 6 and catch a bluegill, or go on a Twilight Historical Kayak

Ongoing Activities for Youth, Teens & Young Adults

Free summer activities are in full swing for youth, teens and young adults. Evanston youth age 13-18 ice-skate for

Bike to Work Week 2012 June 9-15

Chicagoland’s Bike to Work Week 2012 is June 9-15. To celebrate biking as a healthy and green way to

Women Out Walking Kick Off March 24

It’s that time again! The 4th Annual Women Out Walking (W.O.W.) 12-week program will kick off on Saturday, March 24,

Texas Beef, Illinois Ribs on the Line for Mayors Tisdahl & Berry in Meineke Bowl Wager

Posted in football, Mayor, Northwestern University

Wildcats, Aggies square-off Dec. 31 at Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Evanston, IL Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and College Station, TX

Evanston Day & Wildcats Basketball at Welsh-Ryan Arena Dec. 17

Posted in Basketball, Northwestern University

Residents and families of the City of Evanston are invited to experience Northwestern basketball at Welsh-Ryan Arena! Join honorary captain,

New Roller Skating Program at Community Centers

Posted in Fleetwood-Jourdain, kids

New Roller Skating Program at Community Centers Evanston children, youth, teens and adults of all ages now can participate in

New Roller Skating Program at Community Centers

Evanston children, youth, teens and adults of all ages now can participate in a new, fun activity: roller skating! Starting October 7,

Community Comes Together to Support NU Wildcats

Northwestern University's Athletic Department and the City of Evanston are once again teaming up to Paint Evanston Purple! “Evanston Day”

Fall "Highlights" Now Available

Posted in Highlights

The Fall 2010 edition of "Highlights" will be delivered to residents in the next few days. You can check it

City Wraps up Successful 2nd Annual Women Out Walking Program - 208 Million Steps Later

The Evanston Health Department recently completed its second year of its Women Out Walking (WOW) program. Building upon the success