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The Actors Gymnasium Opens "All the Time in the World" on Feb. 16

The Actors Gymnasium Opens "All the Time in the World" on Feb. 16

Get ready for an exciting new show at The Actors Gymnasium. All the Time in the World is a circus about time. Trudy is a young girl who lives a hectic life with her very busy family, and who also has an imaginary friend. When Trudy's imaginary friend is suddenly too busy to play with her and leaves to join the circus, she and her parents enter the circus paracosm to find more time and reunite Trudy and her imaginary friend. 


Where: Noyes Cultural Art Center | 927 Noyes St.
When: February 16 - March 24
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Special February Offer at Deka Lash: "Fall in Love with True Volume"

Special February Offer at Deka Lash: "Fall in Love with True Volume"

Have you been wanting to try that thick, dramatic volume look? Now is the time! Just $119.99 for first-time volume clients!! Call the Deka Lash studio today, or use code VFS to book online at www.dekalash.com.

*One redemption per client. First-time volume clients only. Gratuity not included. 


Where: Deka Lash | 816 1/2 Church St.
When: February 1-28, 2018
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f45 Evanston East Kicks Off 8-Week Challenge on February 4

f45 Evanston East Kicks Off 8-Week Challenge on February 4

f45 Training has an awesome challenge to get you in gear this year! Starting on February 4, take advantage of the 8 Week Challenge Package for just $250. The package includes everything below plus a lot of fun and fitness!  

Package/Promo includes:
  • Unlimited classes (Feb. 4 to March 31)
  • F45 Challenge App (meal plan, motivational tips, nutritional tips)
  • Weekly Trainer Check in
  • Initial, Midpoint, and Final Weigh ins
  • Top male and female win $300
  • Weigh out party 
  • Motivational community
  • Playoffs, our fitness benchmark upon completion of the Challenge.

Learn more and register at link below. 

Where: f45 Training Evanston | 1723 Benson Ave.
When: February 4 to March 31
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Frances Willard House Hosts Carole Stewart on Feb. 19

Frances Willard House Hosts Carole Stewart on Feb. 19

The Frances Willard House Museum is excited to host Carole Stewart who will give a talk titled "A Temperate and Creole Cosmopolitanism in Frances Harper and Amanda Berry Smith." The talk will draw on her recent book about African-American reformers. 

Please note that this event will be held 2 blocks north of the Willard House, in Northwestern's Deering Library. Many thanks to NU Libraries for generously providing this convenient venue. 

Admission is FREE, but please RSVP using the link below. 

Where: Northwestern's Deering Library (Room 208), 1937 Sheridan Rd
When: Tuesday, February 19, 7pm
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Ayla's Originals Hosts Bead Love: Tribal Heaven Necklace on Feb. 23

Ayla's Originals Hosts Bead Love: Tribal Heaven Necklace on Feb. 23

In honor of Black History Month, Ayla's Originals is offering a Bead Love class focused on making a necklace with African beads and design concepts. Class cost includes all materials and instruction. 

 


Where: Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave.
When: February 23, 3-5pm
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TruFit Hosts Children's Book Drive Through March 5

TruFit Hosts Children's Book Drive Through March 5

TruFit Personal Training Studios in Evanston is holding a children's book drive for Bernie's Book Bank and their goal is to collect 1,500 books!

Please bring new or gently used children's books* (birth-6th grade level) to help us provide valuable reading education and entertainment to low-income and at-risk Chicagoland youth.  

TruFit is located at 610 Davis Street, Suite 2 in downtown Evanston. Donations will be accepted M-F, 7AM-12PM or during a scheduled training appointment, through March 5th.

​Please contact allison@trufitpersonaltraining.com if you have any questions!

*Bernie's Book Bank will not accept textbooks, reference books, or coloring/activity books. 

Where: TruFit Personal Training Studio | 610 Davis St., 2nd Floor
When: Now Through March 5
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6th Annual JCC Chicago Film Festival March 1-17 Comes to Century 12 Evanston

6th Annual JCC Chicago Film Festival March 1-17 Comes to Century 12 Evanston

The 6th annual JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival runs March 1 - 17 and features 43 films at venues, including several films at Century 12 Theater/CineArts 6 in downtown Evanston. The festival includes a World Premier, 12 Midwest Premiers and 4 Chicago Premiers, along with insightful talkbacks following many of the films. This year, the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival is a celebration of strength and resilience, and in particular, a tribute to strong female protagonists whose experience made a difference for their families and the world. 

The Crystal Ballroom and Lounge, located here in downtown Evanston, is a Crew sponsor of the JCC Chicago Film Festival. 






Where: Century 12 Theater/CineArts 6, 1715 Maple St.
When: March 1-17, 2019
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"Truth Telling: Frances E. Willard & Ida B. Wells on March 14

"Truth Telling: Frances E. Willard & Ida B. Wells on March 14

On Thursday March 14, the Frances Willard House Museum and Archives will launch Truth Telling: Frances Willard and Ida B. Wells, a community history project that explores a war of words in the international press over Willard’s lack of public support for Wells’ anti-lynching campaign. 

The project includes a digital exhibit of original archival sources, community conversations, and public programs. The goal of the project is to uncover the full truth of the conflict, and explore its many meanings and ramifications for our world today. The launch event will include a view of the in-progress digital exhibit, a panel discussion with invited scholars, and audience feedback and conversations.

The launch will take place from 6-8 p.m. in Harris Hall room 107 at Northwestern University, beginning with a 5:30pm public reception. The event is free to the public. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. RSVP at this link or call 847-328-7500. 

Where: Northwestern University, Harris Hall, Rm. 107 (1881 Sheridan Rd)
When: Thursday, March 14, 5:30-8pm
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