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Halloween Parade and Party

Halloween Parade and Party

Celebrate Halloween in downtown Evanston on Saturday, October 28! Bring your kids in costume to trick-or-treat at downtown businesses from 12-3pm and take part in special Halloween activities. Check in at Gather and Bottle & Bottega Evanston to pick up a map of participating businesses. Visitdowntownevanston.org/halloween for details.

Make your final stop the Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston for a Halloween Party! From 3-6pm several businesses including the Evanston Explorers group will provide face painting, big games, arts and crafts, obstacle courses, Halloween-themed music and dancing, and more! Plus, the Holiday Inn will have a candy station for kids and a cash bar for adults! 

Where: Downtown Evanston
When: Saturday, October 28th
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CloseKnit Yarn Store "I Love Yarn Day" Special Sale & Event

CloseKnit Yarn Store "I Love Yarn Day" Special Sale & Event

Celebrate your love for yarn at CloseKnit on Saturday, October 14. Stop by for a special BOGO (buy-one-get-one) deal on any yarn from the sale bin and take a free arm knitting class at 3pm. 

Where: CloseKnit Yarn Store, 1630 Orrington Ave.
When: Saturday, October 14, 11am - 4:30pm
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Eve J. Alfille Artist Talk at Evanston History Center

Eve J. Alfille Artist Talk at Evanston History Center

Join Eve Alfillé at the Evanston History Center as she shares lessons learned during the thirty-year existence of her gallery, and tells the story behind many of the works on display in the current exhibition, "The Finishing Touch: Evanston Accessorized!" This exhibit features a chronological survey of Eve's fine art jewelry pieces, on view through December.

Tickets are $10 at the door (or free to EHC members), and reservations are recommended. To reserve, email jthompson@evanstonhistorycenter.org or visit the website.

For more information about the Eve Alfille Gallery & Studio, visit www.evejewelry.com

Where: Evanston History Center
When: Thursday, October 27 at 7:00pm; reception at 6:30pm
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Acquirent Hosts CPR Training Workshops on October 27

Acquirent, a sales and marketing company in downtown Evanston, is hosting two 70-minute CPR Trainings on Friday, October 27 at 12-1:15pm and 1:30-3pm. Basic CPR will be covered as well as the use of an Automated External Defibrillator device (AED). Attendees will be awarded an American Heart Association credential card good for 2 years. 

The class will be led by Emily Bonanno. She has trained individuals and groups across Chicagoland for the American Heart Association – and holds a Master Degree in counseling and has previously served as medical support for wildfire fighting teams in Colorado and the American West.  
 
Workshops are open to the public. Cost is $50, payable by cash or credit at the workshop. Please RSVP with your name, email and workshop time you want to attend to Justin Lind at jlind@acquirent.com. 
 

Where: Acquirent, 1603 Orrington Ave. 4th Floor
When: Friday, October 27