Message from John & Dia Walsh (John is CSNA President)

Sorry for the late notice, but this information is important.

Join your neighbors of the Central Street Neighbors Association in appearing before the Plan Commission on Wednesday evening, August 13, at 7pm at the Lorraine Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Avenue.

The Plan Commission is set to consider a City staff proposal that would strip from the Zoning Ordinance a protection enacted in 2007 to ensure neighborhood integrity and quality of life in the face of real estate development in the Central Street neighborhood.


City Plan Commission to consider changes to the Central Street Zoning Overlay

On Weds., Aug. 13, the Plan Commission will meet to consider a recommendation that would amend the Central Street Zoning Overlay to permit planned development. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the Civic Center.

Central Street Neighbors was active in development of the current plan which was adopted in 2008 to support the Central Street Master Plan adopted in 2007.

Canal Shores Welcomes Joel Murray and Friends for Charity Tournament

Canal Shores welcomes back Joel Murray and Friday on Monday, Aug. 18 for the Canal Shores Invitational supporting first responders locally and from around the country! 

Second Annual "groovin' on the greens" event to benefit Canal Shores set for Friday, Sept. 5 Shores welcomes neighbors to its annual fundraiser, "groovin' on the greens" scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5 from 7-11 p.m.

Enjoy locally-sourced food and refreshments with friends and neighbors in a unique setting under the stars--all to benefit the continued improvement of the Canal Shores golf course and expanded opportunities for youth golf at Canal Shores. So, circle the date on your calendar now. Tickets are $75 and include food, drink and music. Ten tickets are $650. This is an event you will not want to miss--more than 200 people joined us in 2013. We need your support and we promise a wonderful evening--all for a good cause and at a reasonable, tax-deductible price!

To purchase tickets visit

How Long Will I Cry? Voices of Youth Violence -Reading and discussion

July 12th 11:00 am Open to everyone and Free at the Heartwood In Evanston if you want some background review this Steppenwolf study guide.

Community Book Readings: Please join DC3F as we read excerpts from How Long Will I Cry? and engage in conversations about youth violence at one of the following community book readings in Evanston:

•Saturday, July 12 ~ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ~ Heartwood Center (Skylight Event Space), 1818 Dempster St. Friday, July 25 ~ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.~ Sherman United Methodist Church, 2214 Ridge Ave.



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