Arbor Day - April 26

Skokie has been designated as a Tree City for over 30 years. Each year on Arbor Day the Village and the Skokie Park District cosponsor a tree planting ceremony. This year’s ceremony is Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Devonshire Park, 4400 Greenwood Street with student participants from Devonshire School. The entire community is invited to attend this family friendly event. For more information, please contact the Village Forester at 847/933-8427.

Skokie Stands Against Racism

The Skokie Human Relations Commission invites you to join the fourth annual Skokie Stand Against Racism on Friday, April 27 between 10:25 and 10:50 a.m. All are welcome to join with others in standing on Skokie streets as a visible reminder that racism affects all of us, and that Skokie will continue to build racial equity and stand against all forms of racism. You can plan to stand with others at the following locations: Oakton Street from Lincoln Avenue west to Niles West High School, Gross Point Road near Oakton Street or along Gross Point Road near Church Street and along Lawler Street. There is no cost to participate, and materials will be available after registering your group by visiting and completing the registration.

Morton Grove Niles Water Project

Construction has begun on the Morton Grove Niles Water Commission Water Supply Improvement Project. This project includes approximately four miles of construction through Skokie to install a water main to deliver water from the City of Evanston to the Villages of Morton Grove and Niles. To sign up for updates or to learn more about the project, visit To leave a comment regarding the project, contact the project message center at 847/588-7979. To view a map of the construction route through Skokie, click here.

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