The Evanston Environmental Association (EEA) in partnership with the city of Evanston offers a variety of programs throughout the year. To find out more about these outstanding programs, review the descriptions below and then click on the provided links for more details.
The Evanston Garden Walk is an annual event traditionally held on a Sunday afternoon in late June that allows attendees to experience the best and most beautiful gardens Evanston has to offer. For more details on this event, that will delight amateur and accomplished gardeners alike, click HERE.
The EEA and the City of Evanston present the Evanston Green Ball in May of each year to raise funds for the Evanston Ecology Center. This event brings together environmentally focused residents from Evanston and the surrounding communities for a night of food, drink, conversation and dancing. Click HERE for more details.
Green Living Festival
The EEA has co-presented the Evanston Green Living Festival since 2007 with the City of Evanston. The festival was created to provide organizations with an opportunity to present products, services, and ideas to attendees seeking to lead a greener life style.
In 2015, the green fest was integrated for the first time with Streets Alive, Evanston's pro-walk, pro-bike, and pro-place event that draws thousands of attendees each year. Click HERE to learn more.
Livable Landscapes, a landscaping program designed to help participants control storm water in their yards, was created by the EEA with administrative help from the City of Evanston. Program partners who bring planting and landscaping expertise to Livable Landscapes include Nature's Perspective and Logic Lawncare. Click HERE for more details.
SAGE is a school gardening program that was started to promote a healthy future for children by getting them outdoors to plant, harvest and ultimately eat the food that they have grown themselves. For more information on this successful program that has expanded to many of Evanston's schools, click HERE.
Wild & Scenic Film Fest
The EEA and City of Evanston present the Wild & Scenic Film Festival each February, bringing some of the nation's most outstanding environmental and adventure short films to Evanston. To learn more about this event that has grown each year since Evanston joined the Wild & Scenic festival in 2012, click HERE.