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Scroll down for this week’s events list. View the complete list to see all upcoming events or submit an event for future inclusion. Please try to get your info to us by Monday so it can be in our weekly Tuesday email blast.Featured Event

03/27/2017: Deerfield: Let’s Talk Politics

When: Monday, March 27, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:30pm.

Where: Deerfield Public Library, 920 Waukegan Ave., Deerfield

What: TDU’s Let’s Talk Politics is a moderated discussion that allows opportunities for Democrats and independents in and around the 10th District to talk about important issues of the day with each other and with guests who often include elected officials, candidates, political analysts, and authors.

The Deerfield Public Library provides meeting space as a community service. Neither the Library nor the Board sponsors or endorses these events or the presenting individuals or organizations.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email events@tenthdems.org or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

Upcoming Events

03/23/2017: Protest Paul Ryan in Chicago

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 4:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Chicago Club, 81 E. Van Buren St., Chicago

What: A protest at a $50,000 a seat fundraiser in Chicago against Paul Ryan and Washington’s agenda of racism, sexism, bigotry and war.

For further information or to RSVP, register online.

03/23/2017: Highland Park Phone Bank to Help Turn a Georgia Congressional Seat Blue

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 4:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Highland Park Democratic Headquarters — Moraine Township Democrats, 474 Central Ave., Highland Park, IL. Suite 200, 2nd floor above Mizuki Grill. Plenty of free parking in the lot a half-block to the east of the office.

What: A phone bank to help elect Democrat Jon Ossoff to Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, the seat vacated by Republican Tom Price’s appointment as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Please bring a cell phone and laptop/tablet.

For additional information or to RSVP, email events@tenthdems.org or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

03/23/2017: Warren Township Democrats March Meeting

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 7:00 – 9:00pm.

Where: Bake’s Sports Theme Restaurant, 33251 N. US Highway 45, Grayslake, IL (near Deerpath, just north of Center Street)

What: The regular monthly meeting of the Warren Township Democrats.

Food and beverages available for purchase from Bake’s. Everyone is welcome!”

For further information, call (847) 223-0795, visit them on Facebook, or drop them a line at P.O. Box 8061, Gurnee, Illinois 60031.

03/25/2017: Waukegan Animals Getting Saved (WAGS) Spa Day

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8:00am

Where: 401 N. Genesee St., Waukegan

What: WAGS presents its 4th Annual Spa Day.

03/25/2017: Canvassing for Warren Township Democratic Candidates

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:30am meet-up time

Where: 1919 US Highway 83, Round Lake Beach

What: Canvassing and distribution of literature to turn Warren Township BLUE. Work continues through election day.

03/25/2017: United for Democracy Now Hosts Discussion in Chicago

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00pm

Where: Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 Knox Ave., Chicago

What: United for Democracy Now hosts three politically active speakers: David Borris of Chicago Area Peace Action (CAPA), Andy Kurz, former CFO of Blue Cross Blue Shield, Wisconsin and Mary Shesgreen, co-founder of Fox Valley Citizens for Peace & Justice. Q & A session follows.

For additional information or to RSVP, email sharsand1950@gmail.com

03/25/2017: Mental Health America of Illinois (MHAI) Bowl-a-Thon

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017. Two time slots: Turkeys: 2:00 – 3:45pm; Owls: 3:45 – 5:30pm

Where: Timber Lanes Bowling Alley, 1851 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago

What: An afternoon of bowling to strengthen MHAI’s advocacy efforts, educational programs, awareness campaigns and support for mental health services in Illinois. Registration includes nearly two hours of bowling for a team of six, shoe rental and a pizza lunch.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online.

03/26/2017: West Deerfield Township Democratic Slate Discussion with Rep. Brad Schneider

When: Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 9:30 – 11:00am

Where: 1436 Hackberry Rd., Deerfield

What: West Deerfield Township Democratic Slate hosts a discussion with Congressman Brad Schneider about what is happening in Washington and its impact on our nation and local community.

For additional information or to RSVP, email Sarah Feiger at F24Sarah@gmail.com

03/26/2017: Highland Park Phone Bank to Help Turn a Georgia Congressional Seat Blue

When: Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00pm

Where: Highland Park Democratic Headquarters — Moraine Township Democrats, 474 Central Ave., Highland Park, IL. Suite 200, 2nd floor above Mizuki Grill. Plenty of free parking in the lot a half-block to the east of the office.

What: A phone bank to help elect Democrat Jon Ossoff to Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, the seat vacated by Republican Tom Price’s appointment as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Please bring a cell phone and laptop/tablet.

For additional information or to RSVP, email events@tenthdems.org or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

03/26/201: Gun Laws and Community Violence Discussion at Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy

When: Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

Where: The Stevenson Center on Democracy, 25200 N. St. Mary’s Rd., Mettawa (Libertyville).

What: Colleen Daley, Executive Director of the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, discusses current Illinois gun laws and citizen actions to decrease gun violence.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online or call 847-816-7433

03/26/2017: Film Screening of “Louder Than a Bomb”

When: Sunday, March 26, 2017 from3:00 – 6:00pm

Where: The John & Nancy Hughes Theater at the Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest.

What: Screening of multi-award winning documentary, Louder Than a Bomb, with director Jon Siskel. Film is about an annual poetry slam competition in Chicago. Tickets benefit re-election campaign of West Deerfield Supervisor Alyson Feiger.

03/26/2017: Meet and Greet John Idleburg, Candidate for Zion Township Supervisor

When: Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00pm

Where: N&T Restaurant, 3077 Sheridan Rd., Zion

What: An opportunity to meet John Idleburg and hear his plans for Zion Township.

This is a free event. Finger food and beverages will be provided.

For additional information or to RSVP, email Pam Idleburg at PJ.Idleburg@yahoo.com or call 224-436-2691

03/27/2017: Deerfield: Let’s Talk Politics

When: Monday, March 27, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:30pm.

Where: Deerfield Public Library, 920 Waukegan Ave., Deerfield

What: TDU’s Let’s Talk Politics is a moderated discussion that allows opportunities for Democrats and independents in and around the 10th District to talk about important issues of the day with each other and with guests who often include elected officials, candidates, political analysts, and authors.

The Deerfield Public Library provides meeting space as a community service. Neither the Library nor the Board sponsors or endorses these events or the presenting individuals or organizations.

For additional information or to RSVP, register online, email events@tenthdems.org or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

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