Memorial Day Jubilee Jog 5K

St. Joseph Catholic Church 1740 Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL

Begin Memorial Day running in the 28th annual Jubilee Jog 5k. The Jubilee Jog began in 1995 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of St. Joseph Parish, it's Jubilee! As partners in the Wilmette community, Saints Joseph and Francis Xavier Parish honors the 150th anniversary of the Village of Wilmette! The race begins at St. Joseph […]

Wilmette Local Legends – Self-guided Audio Tour

This two-part, self-guided audio tour will bring you outside the homes of some of Wilmette’s notables, starting with film star Ann-Margret and ending with professional makeup artist and entrepreneur Bobbi Brown. At each stop, you will learn a bit about a local celebrity’s life in Wilmette. Enjoy the audio tour on your phone while exploring […]

Find Postmaster McDaniel’s Lost Mail – Kids Summer Scavenger Hunt

Head out with your family this summer for some local history and a fun scavenger hunt in participating Wilmette businesses to find Postmaster McDaniel’s lost mail! Kids aged 13 and younger can win prizes offered by Homer’s Ice Cream, Lou Malnati’s, Lawrence Deans, Wilmette Bicycle & Sports Shop and Central Station Coffee & Tea. Beginning […]

Discover the Story of Your House: A Workshop for Researching Your Wilmette Home

Wilmette Public Library 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL

Are you curious about the history of your house? When was it built? What style is it? Who were the original owners? Author and local historian Julia Johnas presents an illustrated step-by-step program on how to research the history of your house. She served for more than 20 years as the research liaison to the […]

Diane Delin Quartet Jazz Concert

Wilmette Public Library 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL

Pack a picnic and celebrate Wilmette's Sesquicentennial with a jazz concert featuring Wilmette's own Diane Delin and her quartet on the library lawn! No registration required, click here for more information!

History of Village Center

Wilmette Public Library 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL

Learn about the history of Wilmette's Village Center and the need to preserve the heritage of this important part of the village with John Jacoby, former Village President and author of Wilmette at 150. No registration required, click here for more information!