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November 2018

Plastic-Free Great Lakes: An Advocacy Toolkit to Make a Difference in Your Community

November 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar

Want to make a difference in the fight against plastic pollution in the Great Lakes? Tune in on Thursday, November 8th at 12pm CT to learn how you can take action in your community. On the webinar, we’ll talk with experts and advocates to: Understand the Great Lakes plastic pollution problem, Learn how communities have taken action to reduce plastic pollution, and Explore tools to help you become plastic-free Great Lakes champion in your community. You’ll also get a first look…

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Chicago Young Professional Council Trivia Night

November 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Racine Plumbing Bar and Grill, 2642 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
$15

Join the Alliance for the Great Lakes Young Professional Council for an evening of Chicago-themed trivia for a great cause! Event proceeds support the Alliance's Lake Michigan protection programs. RSVP & Buy Tickets Online: https://donate.greatlakes.org/trivianight

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February 2019

Brewers Rock Festival

February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Wire, 6845 W. ROOSEVELT ROAD
Berwyn, IL United States

14 local brewer bands will take the stage on Saturday, February 2nd at Wire in Berwyn, Illinois to raise money for Alliance for Great Lakes — you can't make great beer without Great (Lakes) water. With your ticket, you will receive a souvenir Brewers Rock Festival glass and a handful of tickets for samples of the more than 25 beers made by the brewers performing. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the music starts at 3:30 p.m. Purchase tickets here.

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March 2019

ALEX AND ANI Alliance Benefit

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

ALEX AND ANI will donate 15% of gross sales to Alliance for the Great Lakes on March 30 at all 5 Chicagoland locations from 1 to 4 p.m. Visit them at Orland Square, Oakbrook, Woodfield, Shops at North Bridge and Water Tower Place.

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April 2019

Adopt-a-Beach at Buffalo Harbor State Park

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gallagher Beach – Buffalo Harbor State Park, 1111 Fuhrmann Blvd
Buffalo, New York 14203

Start the Adopt-a-Beach season with Alliance for the Great Lakes, team leaders and volunteers. Every Earth Month, thousands of volunteers come together to kick off the Adopt-a-Beach season and get our Great Lakes beaches ready for the summer. Join us for Spring Kick-Off in Buffalo, NY — and bring your friends and family! Meetup Location: Gallagher Beach Pier

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Adopt-a-Beach Spring Kick-Off at Chicago’s 31st Street Beach

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
31st Street Beach in Chicago, 3100 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616

Start the Adopt-a-Beach season off right with Alliance for the Great Lakes and the Urban League's MetroBoard. Every Earth Month, thousands of volunteers come together to kick off the Adopt-a-Beach season and get our Great Lakes beaches ready for the summer. Join us for Adopt-a-Beach Spring Kick-Off at 31st Street Beach in Chicago — and bring your friends and family!

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Adopt-a-Beach Spring Kick-Off in Milwaukee, WI

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bradford Park Beach, 2400 N Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Start the Adopt-a-Beach season with Alliance for the Great Lakes, team leaders and volunteers. Every Earth Month, thousands of volunteers come together to kick off the Adopt-a-Beach season and get our Great Lakes beaches ready for the summer. Join us for Adopt-a-Beach Spring Kick-Off in Milwaukee, WI — and bring your friends and family!

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Adopt-a-Beach at Buffalo Harbor State Park

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gallagher Beach – Buffalo Harbor State Park, 1111 Fuhrmann Blvd
Buffalo, New York 14203

Join the Alliance for the Great Lakes for Adopt-a-Beach at Gallagher Beach in Buffalo Harbor State Park. Every Earth Month, thousands of volunteers come together to kick off the Adopt-a-Beach season and get our Great Lakes beaches ready for the summer. Join us for Spring Kick-Off in Buffalo, NY — and bring your friends and family! Meetup Location: Gallagher Beach Pier

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Adopt-a-Beach Spring Kick-Off at Belle Isle in Detroit

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Belle Isle Beach, 1 Riverbank Drive
Detroit, MI 48207 United States

Start the Adopt-a-Beach season off right with Alliance for the Great Lakes and the Belle Isle Conservancy. Every Earth Month, thousands of volunteers come together to kick off the Adopt-a-Beach season and get our Great Lakes beaches ready for the summer. Join us for Adopt-a-Beach Spring Kick-Off at Detroit's Belle Isle Beach — and bring your friends and family!

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June 2019

Webinar: Green Is The New Black

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online – Register Using Link Below

Green Is The New Black: Our Water, Our Future Fifty years ago, Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River was so polluted it caught fire. This ignited a national movement to reclaim clean water, pass the Clean Water Act, and establish the U.S. EPA. Today, life has returned to the Cuyahoga River and it is a thriving waterway at the heart of Cleveland’s downtown. But our waters face new threats: agricultural runoff pollution and harmful algal blooms. Join us for a conversation about the…

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