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Grinnell-in-Chicago: Evanston Picnic

Sunday, June 23, 2019 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Grinnell-in-Chicago: Evanston Picnic

Anne Stein '84, Jen Sultz '88, the Grinnell-in-Chicago Regional Planning Committee, and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations invite all members of the Grinnell community and their families in the area to the Grinnell-in-Chicago summer picnic. See old friends, make new ones, and give a special welcome to the just-graduated class of 2019 and the entering class of 2023.

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4–7 p.m. Sunday, June 23
Dawes Park, Site C
1700 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Please register with the Office of Development and Alumni Relations by Wednesday, June 19. Phone: 866-850-1846; online below

Potluck instructions

Please bring a dish to share based on the list below.

If your last name begins with:
A–H: please bring finger foods (fruit, cheese, crackers, etc.).
I–R: please bring a salad or side dish.
S–Z: please bring dessert.

As hosts, Anne and Jen will provide meat and veggie burgers, buns, table service (plates, napkins, and utensils), ice, and beverages. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets if you can. We look forward to seeing you!


The picnic will be in Dawes Park on Evanston's lakefront, 1700 Sheridan Road between Lake and Greenwood Streets. The picnic site is one block south of Davis Street (six blocks east of the Davis Street Metra and El stops), with street parking on Sheridan Road, which is one way going north along Dawes Park. If you're heading north, take Forest Avenue, go right on Greenwood Avenue for a block, and park.

We'll have two grills and four picnic tables at Site C in the center of the park.

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