News & Events

November 20, 2019
A Holiday Party With New Trier Democrats
Thursday, December 12th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

New Trier Democrats will provide the hors d'oeuvres, and drinks will be available for purchase. This event is not a fundraiser. It's just an opportunity to have fun and meet other area Democrats.

We will be collecting non-perishable canned and packaged food, useful paper goods, and toiletry items to donate to the New Trier Township Food Pantry.  A complete list of priority pantry items is here . Anything you can donate is greatly appreciated - let's help fill their shelves!
Other Events of Interest
Inclusion in our "Other Events of Interest" List – whether it’s a fundraising event for a specific candidate or an event concerning a particular issue – does not mean that the New Trier Democrats have endorsed that candidate or adopted that position on an issue. 
Tonight, November 20, 2019: Reception for Dr. Woody Myers, Candidate for Indiana Governor

When : Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 6:00pm
Where : Chicago (address provided upon RSVP)
What : Chicago reception in honor of  Dr. Woody Myers , Democratic candidate for Indiana Governor. For more information or to RSVP, contact Roz Skozen at or 312.237.0436.
Tonight, November 20, 2019: Indivisible Evanston’s Debate Watch Party

When : Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 7:30pm to 11:00pm
Where : Prairie Moon, 1635 Chicago Ave, Evanston
What : Join Indivisible Evanston to watch the Democratic Presidential Primary Debates at Prairie Moon in Evanston. The next (fifth) round of debates will be hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post and will be held in Atlanta on November 20, 2019. Attendees buy their own food and drinks.
Tomorrow Night, November 21, 2019: Glenview Fundraiser for Marie Newman, Candidate for Congress IL-3

When : Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where : Glenview address provided upon RSVP
What : A fundraiser in support of Marie Newman, Candidate for Congress from Illinois 3rd Congressional District.  Register online . Questions? please contact
Bob Morgan
This Friday, November 22, 2019: We Will Legislative Coffee Date With Rep. Bob Morgan

When : Friday, November 22, 2019 from 10:00am to 11:30am
Where : Hansa Coffee, 600 Walnut Ave, Lake Bluff
What : Join We Will for a Legislative Coffee Date Event with Representative Bob Morgan of the 58th District. Food, coffee, networking, comfy legislative chats, kids welcome.  Register here, and RSVP kid count too .
This Friday, November 22, 2019: Reception Benefitting the Tammy Duckworth Victory Fund

When : Friday, November 22, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where : Private residence in the John Hancock, address provided upon RSVP.
What : Reception with Senator Tammy Duckworth to benefit her Victory Fund. To RSVP, email Monica Medvedec at or call 513-504-1368.
This Sunday, November 24, 2019: Fundraiser for Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, Candidate for Congress IL-13

When : Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where : Highland Park (address provided upon RSVP)
What : A Reception in support of Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, Democratic Candidate for Illinois 13th Congressional District.  Register online . For more information, please contact Madeline Doctor at (574) 286-9964 or
Robyn Gabel
Monday, November 25, 2019: We Will Legislative Coffee Date With Rep. Robyn Gabel

When : Monday, November 25, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 2:30pm
Where : Ayla’s Originals, 1511 Sherman Ave, Evanston
What : Join We Will for a Legislative Coffee Date Event with Representative Robyn Gabel of the 18th District. Food, coffee, networking, comfy legislative chats, kids welcome.  Register here, and RSVP kid count too .
Sunday, December 1, 2019: Impeachment 101 With Democratic Party of Evanston

When : Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Where : Maggiano’s Little Italy, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie
What : Join the Democratic Party of Evanston at Maggiano’s Old Orchard to hear Northwestern University constitutional law professor Andrew Koppelman break down the now official impeachment proceedings. Democratic Party leaders are aiming to conclude public fact-finding hearings in the Intelligence Committee around Thanksgiving. The Judiciary Committee would then have several weeks to draft and debate articles of impeachment before a possible House vote on impeachment by Christmas. For more information or to register,  visit DPOE’s facebook event page .
Tuesday, December 3, 2019: Indivisible Evanston’s Holiday Potluck Celebration

When : Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where : Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave, Evanston
What : Join Indivisible Evanston for its third annual holiday celebration and last monthly meeting of 2019. They will come together to celebrate their accomplishments for the year, recognize all the hard work and dedication of Indivisible Evanston volunteers, and also talk about what’s next. Let’s celebrate everything Indivisible Evanston accomplished in 2019 and get excited about repeating our 2018 Blue Wave victories in 2020!  Please sign up online for their potluck to bring a dish or paper goods to share with their community . If you have questions, please email
Friday, December 6, 2019: J Street Annual Luncheon

When : Friday, December 6, 2019 from 12:00noon to 2:00pm
Where : Venue Six10, 610 South Michigan Ave., Chicago
What : J Street Chicago holds its annual luncheon, this year honoring Richard Goldwasser, Chair of J Street’s Chicago chapter. Keynote speaker will be David Axelrod, chief strategist and senior advisor to President Barack Obama. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online  or for questions, please contact Sam Berkman at
Saturday, December 7, 2019: Wisconsin Voter I.D. Canvass in Kenosha

When : Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 11:00am to 2:30pm (arrive in Kenosha by 11:00am for training; 11:30 head out to canvass; leave Kenosha around 2:30pm)
Where : Kenosha Democratic Party office, 5712 7th St, Kenosha
What : Join fellow north suburban Democrats as they canvass in Kenosha, Wisconsin to identify new potential Democratic voters and make sure they have proper identification to vote in 2020. All predictive lists concur that Wisconsin, with just 10 electoral votes, could easily be the state that determines the 2020 presidential winner. Our boots on the ground are needed to flip it!  To register for this canvass, please contact Nancy Bruski at  – When you do, PLEASE indicate your cellphone number as well as whether you need a ride or can offer one.
Sunday, December 8, 2019: Jan Schakowsky’s Holiday Reception and Political Discussion

When : Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Where : Jan’s House, 1101 Ridge Ave, Evanston
What : Please Join Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky for her Holiday Reception and Political Discussion. To RSVP please  register online , or for more information contact Sarah Gersten at 847-424-1998 or email
Tuesday, December 10, 2019: Rep. Bob Morgan Holiday Party

When : Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Where : Warehouse Eatery, 833 Deerfield Rd., Deerfield
What : Holiday Party in support of Hon. Bob Morgan, Illinois State Representative, 58th District. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online   or contact Joey Slater at or call 312-448-8014.
Saturday, December 14, 2019: Schneider For Congress Holiday Party

When : Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where : Fuller Center Lake County, 141 S. Genesee St., Waukegan
What : Schneider for Congress 2019 Holiday Party. Free admission. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online .
Sunday, December 15, 2019: Brad Schneider End of the Year Get-Together

When : Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Where : Max and Benny’s – Ariella’s Event Space, 461 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook
What:  End of the year get-together in support of Congressman Brad Schneider. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online  or email Emanuela Frankel at or call 312-213-3588.
Sunday, December 15, 2019: Latkes & Vodkas With Congressman Schneider

When : Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Where : Hosted by Erica and Rob Regunberg. Address provided upon RSVP.
What : Annual Latkes & Vodkas event in support of Congressman Brad Schneider. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online  or call Emanuela Frankel at 312-213-3588 or email
Josina Morita
Tuesday, December 17, 2019: Josina Morita Midterm Skokie Fundraiser

When : Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where : Ignite Gaming Lounge, 8125 Skokie Blvd., Skokie
What : Midterm Skokie Fundraiser for Josina Morita, Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. For additional information or to RSVP, visit the  Facebook page .
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