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List View Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Healthy Kids Day (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Join the McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove St. on Saturday, April 25, from 10:00A – 1:00P for Healthy Kids Day®. HKD is a free, community-wide event and is designed to help kids to get a jump start to their summer. Our goal and commitment to the community is to raise awareness about health and encourage families to get active. We have a fun day of activities and demonstrations planned, as well as participation from various community organizations. Hope to see you there!

Contact Info : Marcelina Tobar Email : marcelinat@mcgawymca.org Url: http://www.mcgawymca.org/hkd/
Purple Crayon Player's Spring Workshop! (10:30 am - 12:00 - noon)
Look to the Sky! A puppet and drama workshop for 5-7 year olds. Different cultures tell different stories about the sky, such as how stars are made, or how the moon waxes and wanes - changing shape! You're invited to explore these stories through different types of puppetry and creative dramatics in this puppetry workshop! The workshop will take place over four Saturdays from 10:30-12 April 18th-May 9th A light snack will be provided each week!

Contact Info : Sign up here: http://goo.gl/forms/igyPaxFy4F Email : purplecrayonplayers@gmail.com
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Evanston Symphony Orchestra (2:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

Extended Excerpts from Swan Lake Highlight Evanston Symphony’s All-Orchestral Concert 

The Evanston Symphony Orchestra continues its 69th season – titled Romanticism Endures, at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall in Evanston conducted by Music Director Lawrence Eckerling on Sunday April 26, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. The program opens with one of Mozart’s most popular works, the Symphony No. 40 in G Minor.

The principal work of the concert will be a “Symphonic Suite” taken from Tchaikovsky’s score for the ballet Swan Lake. This suite presents the most powerfully symphonic sections of the ballet in addition to well- known shorter dances, and has a playing time over 50 minutes.

The Romanticism Endures season features works of both the 19th and 20th centuries that exemplify the continuing appeal of Romanticism to both composers and audiences.

Single tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for seniors, $5 for students and FREE for children. Order forms, additional information and single tickets are available on-line at www.evanstonsymphony.org or by calling 847.864.8804. Children’s tickets are only available by calling 847.864.8804.

Founded in 1945, the Evanston Symphony was the Illinois Council of Orchestra’s “Orchestra of the Year” in 2010.  The ESO mission is to provide community members of all ages with convenient, affordable opportunities to perform and hear fine classical music from locally, nationally and internationally renowned artists.                     



Contact Info : David Ellis, (847) 864-8804 Email : esomusic@evanstonsymphony.org Url: http://www.evanstonsymphony.org/
Evanston Symphony Orchestra - Swan Lake & Mozart (2:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
The Evanston Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Lawrence Eckerling, will perform favorite works by Tchaikovsky and Mozart. Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake is the iconic ballet, subject of movies such as the Black Swan and a favorite musical source for Olympic skating programs. Its 1877 premiere was not a great success as the music was criticized for being “too symphonic.” Our symphonic suite presents 50 minutes of both favorite dances and its grandest symphonic passages. Mozart was Tchaikovsky’s favorite composer, and the passionate 40th Symphony shows why as it opens this all-orchestral concert.

Contact Info : 847-864-8804 Email : tickets@evanstonsymphony.org Url: http://www.evanstonsymphony.org
Monday, April 27, 2015
The Mudflapps Live @ The Knot (8:00 pm)
The Mudflapps play every Monday in the Pub from 8pm onwards.. $4 16oz Pints of Smithwick’s Ale. Uncomplicate your Mondays. No TVs in the bar. Eat, drink, converse and enjoy free live music. Food and drink served late. Never a cover. The Mudflapps are a Chicago- based band that plays original acoustic music. Whether plugged-in on the big stage, or truly unplugged and unamplified, they give audiences a dose of country storytelling at its finest. The songs weave tales of woe, whiskey, and wild living into a mix of styles with nearly universal appeal. Sometimes it sounds like honky-tonk, sometimes more like bluegrass, sometimes more like jug band blues. It often sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard before. Upright bass, guitars and banjo combine with strong songwriting and tight vocal harmony to create a show fit for stages of any size.

Contact Info : The Celtic Knot Public House 626 Church Street 847-864-1679 Email : celticknotpub@sbcglobal.net Url: http://www.celticknotpub.com/
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The Mudflapps Live @ The Knot (8:00 pm)
The Mudflapps play every Monday in the Pub from 8pm onwards.. $4 16oz Pints of Smithwick’s Ale. Uncomplicate your Mondays. No TVs in the bar. Eat, drink, converse and enjoy free live music. Food and drink served late. Never a cover. The Mudflapps are a Chicago- based band that plays original acoustic music. Whether plugged-in on the big stage, or truly unplugged and unamplified, they give audiences a dose of country storytelling at its finest. The songs weave tales of woe, whiskey, and wild living into a mix of styles with nearly universal appeal. Sometimes it sounds like honky-tonk, sometimes more like bluegrass, sometimes more like jug band blues. It often sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard before. Upright bass, guitars and banjo combine with strong songwriting and tight vocal harmony to create a show fit for stages of any size.

Contact Info : The Celtic Knot Public House 626 Church Street 847-864-1679 Email : celticknotpub@sbcglobal.net Url: http://www.celticknotpub.com/
Irish Music Session @ The Celtic Knot Public House (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Join us for our weekly session at the pub. Sometimes traditional, sometimes not but always a good time. Eat, drink and enjoy free live music.

Contact Info : The Celtic Knot Public House 626 Church Street. 847-864-1679 Email : celticknotpub@sbcglobal.net Url: http://www.celticknotpub.com
Girl Rising: Movie Screening And Q&A With Maaza Mengiste (8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Join International Gender Equality Movement, UNICEF NU, Buffett Institute at Northwestern, Northwestern University Women's Center, GlobeMed at Northwestern, Northwestern University Community for Human Rights, EDU - Educate Discuss Unite, and Fight For Freedom - F3 as we host a screening of Girl Rising, a movie that follows nine girls from nine different countries and their struggles to overcome major obstacles to education, health, and even freedom. Following the screening, we will hold a short Q&A session with award-winning author Maaza Mengiste about her creative process and perceptions of global development issues. Maaza is the writer of the Ethiopia chapter of the movie and the current author-in-residence at the Center for Writing Arts at Northwestern.

Email : ariellezimmerman2017@u.northwestern.edu Url: https://www.facebook.com/events/825940740775190/
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Kids Eat Free At The Celtic Knot Public House (All Day)
Wednesdays are Family Day at The Celtic Knot Public House- Kids Eat Free! Every Wednesday from 11:30 am to 9 pm, one child 12 and under can enjoy a selection from our Kids' Menu with every adult meal purchased.

Contact Info : The Celtic Knot Public House 626 Church Street 847-864-1649 Email : celticknotpub@sbcglobal.net Url: http://www.celticknotpub.com
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