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Center is Closed

Until the center reopens, we're working hard to keep our community engaged. See items below, and visit the city's parks & rec Facebook page for activities, info and support.

For the latest City of Evanston Covid-19 information and resources, click here.

June 2 Lecture Webinar:

Megan Wells Portrays

Florence Nightingale

In the Year of the Nurse, we celebrate the 200th birthday of the originator of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale served on the “frontlines” of the Crimean War in 1854 as Superintendent of Nursing for the British Military. Register

The City of Evanston

Offers Free Virtual Workout Classesin May

Access free online classes, including Cardio, Strength & Stretch, Beginning Yoga and Zumba Gold Toning among other offerings. Classes will be locked shortly after the start time so be sure to sign in early. See calendar of classes.

Foundation Partners with ETHS Students to Help Seniors 
with Social Distancing Issues

The LSCF and a group of ETHS students can help with tech issues (Zoom, smart phone, Facetime) and other ways to connect with people online. They can also help with errands. Interested? Contact

Exciting Plans Are in the Works for a Renovated and Upgraded Linden Room

Help us support our goal of a full revamp of the Linden Room with the installation of enhanced audio, slip resistance flooring, state of the video features and more. Donate today!

Check Out Virtual Lectures You Missed, or Read a Recap of Lectures You Enjoyed

Featuring acclaimed speakers, the Foundation's virtual lecture series continues to engage our community on subjects including the infamous Leopold & Loeb, biologist Rachel Carson, Queen Elizabeth and more.  Read more.

Five Tuesdays in June: Florence, Frankenstein, Frank, Fire...and Dandelion Wine

Our virtual lectures continue with Megan Wells, a theater artist and a top literary storyteller. Megan will bring selections from her vast repertoire into our homes starting June 2. Learn more.
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