The Evanston community is invited to celebrate the back to school season during the ’Kits, ’Cats and Kids Block Party on Thursday, September 15 from 4:45 to 7:30pm. This free community-wide Block Party will be held in Downtown Evanston on Sherman Avenue, between Church and and Clark Streets, and on Clark Street, between Sherman and Benson Avenues. The streets will be closed to traffic.
The event will feature family-friendly activities such as games, arts and crafts, live music, and performances by the marching bands of Evanston Township High School and Northwestern University. A variety of local food trucks will also be on site.
The week culminates with football games on Friday, September 16 (at ETHS, Lazier Field, 7:30pm) and Saturday, September 17 (at Northwestern, Ryan Field, 7:00pm).
The ‘Kits, ’Cats and Kids Block Party is sponsored by the City of Evanston, Northwestern University, Downtown Evanston, the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, Evanston Township High School, and Evanston/Skokie School District 65.
More information is available from the City of Evanston (http://www.cityofevanston.org/festivals-concerts/kits-and-cats/).