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Northwestern Bhangra performs at Fountain Square Friday, May 25 at noon!

Northwestern Bhangra performs at Fountain Square Friday, May 25 at noon!

Grab lunch and join us at Fountain Square for a pop up performance by Northwestern Bhangra, a dance group that promotes awareness of Punjabi culture. The group strives to represent bhangra in its purest, most traditional form, while still incorporating some modern flair into the dance. 

The performance will take place at Fountain Square's south plaza at the intersection of Davis St. and Sherman Ave. It will last 20 minutes so arrive at noon! 

Special thanks to Christopher B. Burke Engineering for sponsoring this event! 

Where: Fountain Square, intersection of Davis St. and Sherman Ave.
When: Friday, May 25, 12-12:30pm
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Wear Orange Day at Fountain Square on June 2

Wear Orange Day at Fountain Square on June 2

Will you be one of thousands of Americans joining together to recognize National Gun Violence Awareness  Day this June? Join Evanston residents, businesses, students teachers, faith leaders and more on Saturday, June 2, 10:00am to 12:30pm for Wear Orange Day, to show that there is a movement to stop gun violence. The event features guest speakers Chantal Pryor, sister of Kaylyn Pryor, a victim of gun violence, and Reverend Cherry. The event takes place at Fountain Square. Click the link below for more information and don't forget to wear orange to show your support!

Where: Fountain Square Plaza, intersection of Davis and Sherman
When: Saturday, June 2, 10am to 12:30pm
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One River School of Art + Design Grand Opening on June 2-3

One River School of Art + Design Grand Opening on June 2-3

With a mission to develop what the New York Times called, “the next generation of Basquiats and Warhols,” the innovative One River School of Art + Design is hosting its Grand Opening weekend event on Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 1033 Davis St. in Evanston.

Kids, teens and adults can participate in free art and design workshops, tour the studios and art gallery, as well as meet the instructors and other prospective students. Refreshments and registration discounts will be available throughout the grand opening weekend.

Where: 1033 Davis Street
When: Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, 10am to 4pm
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Furious Spoon Partners with Smoque BBQ for National BBQ Month

Furious Spoon Partners with Smoque BBQ for National BBQ Month

May is National BBQ Month and Furious Spoon has teamed up with Smoque BBQ to create a special bowl to celebrate!  The bowl features Smoque bbq brisket, beef broth, miso, shoyu, cabbage, sweet corn and Smoque Memphis BBQ sauce.

The bowl is $14.95 and will be featured at all Furious Spoon locations
except Revival Food Hall from May 1 - 31. 

Where: Furious Spoon | 1700 Maple Ave.
When: May 1-31
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Evanston Games & Cafe Hosts Weekly Game Night on Tuesdays

Evanston Games & Cafe Hosts Weekly Game Night on Tuesdays

The demo library at Evanston Games and Cafe is always available and free to peruse, but Tuesdays bring our community together for our weekly board game meetup. Come by any time after 6 PM to learn a new game or meet a new friend - and bring your appetite! Our sandwiches, soups, salads, and baked goods are provided by the award-winning chef Sarah Stegner of Prairie Grass Cafe in Northbrook.

Where: Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave.
When: Tuesdays after 6pm
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