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Monday, November 21, 2011

Santa Claus is coming to Evanston!

November 22
Holiday Tree Lighting
Fountain Square, 1560 Sherman Ave. Evanston, IL at 5:30 PM

This annual celebration will feature a visit from Evanston Mayor Elizabeth B. Tisdahl, Rotary International’s Deputy General Secretary, Pete Deberge and Santa Claus, who will arrive at Fountain Square on an Evanston fire truck. Immediately following the tree lighting ceremony there will be a festive warm-up reception with holiday goodies hosted by Rotary International in their CafĂ© International at One Rotary Center, at 1560 Sherman Ave., across from Fountain Square.

In the spirit of holiday giving, warm essentials (socks, long underwear, gloves, hats, etc.) will be accepted at the reception for donation to Hilda's Place, Evanston's emergency housing and support services for the homeless. Hilda's provides more than 12,600 nights of shelter and serves 20,000 meals per year to those in need. For more information, call 847-866-6319 or visit

This event will take place at Fountain Square on Tuesday, November 22 at 5:30 pm.

Information from the City of Evanston website, visit for more info.

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