Evanston Magazine provides the area’s comprehensive social calendar to see what’s doing and who’s doing it.
EDITED BY STACY FLANNERY
A Salute to
Where: North Shore
Country Club, Glenview
When: 5:30 p.m.
Tickets: Begin at $195 per person
Join Light Opera Works’
Michael Kotze and other special guests in a presentation and performance of how movie musicals have influenced popular culture in America. lightoperaworks.org
Where: 630 Clinton Place, Evanston When: 2 to 4 p.m.
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Celebrate the release of RHINO Poetry Forum’s 2015 journal. rhinopoetry.org
Honor Thy Mother
Where: Bryn Mawr
Country Club, Lincolnwood
When: 11:15 a.m.
Tickets: $125 per person
Join Literature for All of Us in celebrating their annual luncheon, as well as a keynote speech from the author B.A. Shapiro. literatureforallofus.org
Where: Homes in Evanston
When: Noon to 5 p.m.
Tickets: $40 in advance, $45 on Mother’s Day
In the 40 years since its inception, the Evanston
History Center’s Mother’s Day walk has embodied the best of history and architecture. evanstonhistorycenter.org
of Chicago’s 85th Anniversary Gala
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Chicago When: 5:30 p.m.
Tickets: Begin at $550
The Music Institute of Chicago celebrates 85 years of being one of the oldest community music schools in Illinois, reaching more than 12,000 school-age children each year, during its annual gala, which presents the
Dushkin Award. musicinst.org
Spring Gala and Benefit Concert
Where: The Madison Room at the Musical Offering, Evanston WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $40 per person
The Musical Offering presents a very special evening of chamber music for piano
and strings combining two very different Russian masters, performed by some of the most gifted artists in the Chicago area.
28th Annual Young Evanston Artists Festival
Where: Raymond Park, Evanston
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets: Open to the public
Young Evanston Artists (YEA!) will present an exhibition of children’s artwork from various Evanston schools. yeaevanston.org
Gala Party &
Live Art Auction
Where: Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central Street, Evanston When: 6 p.m.
Tickets: $200 per person
Be a part of Evanston Art Center’s long awaited grand opening, featuring a live auction of art donated by Chicago area artists, as well
as an “experience auction,” filled with one-of-a-kind
Fourth Annual Evanston Green Ball
Where: Levy Senior Center, Evanston
When: 7 to 10:30 p.m.
Tickets: $65 in advance, $75 at the door
Presented by the Evanston Environmental Association and City of Evanston, this popular night offers festive food, drink, and live music, all to support the Evanston Ecology Center.
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