Downtown Evanston will host a PARK(ing) Day this coming Friday, September 19th. “PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks.” – From the PARK(ing) Day website. Wordwide there are just under 1,000 PARK(ing) events being held this year and Evanston’s will take place downtown in from of the Rotary International Headquarters. The event is located at 1560 Sherman Ave Evanston, IL 60201 and will run from 9 AM – 3 PM this coming Friday.
There will be Test your Eco Trivia, free CFLs, Jumbo Jenga, Bicycle Benefits, The Tap Water Station and much more. Come down, meet your neighbors, stretch your legs during lunch and learn about what Downtown Evanston is doing for the Evanston downtown! For more information please contact Downtown Evanston here. For more information on events around the world and what others are doing please visit their website Parkingday.com