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10 Year Anniversary Celebration

May 01, 2022 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

2020 North McCormick Boulevard, Evanston, IL, USA

Register by April 22

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 Join us for a Partner Walk With Purpose & Community Picnic

Sunday, May 1, 2022

International Friendship Garden in Evanston

11:30am - 1:30pm 

  •  Celebrate our 10th Anniversary 

  •  Celebrate the community that has supported us throughout our 10 years

  •  Celebrate the 500+ students that Curt's Cafe and help us raise funds to serve the next 500+ students

Our celebration will take place at the International Rotary Friendship Garden, located at 2020 N McCormick BLvd. in Evanston, where we will WALK  the garden that will be lined with our community partner booths;   see the Curt's Globe, and break bread as a community. Curt's Cafe will provide all the PICNIC food! Please feel free to bring your own chairs and blankets to set up before the Community Partner Walk begins. 


Registration Includes:

  • Games for Kids and Adults
  • Great PICNIC Food (provided by Curt's Cafe)
  • A complete Map for our Community Partner WALK WITH PURPOSE Around the Garden
  • Awards and Stories
  • Anniversary t-shirt


With Special Recognition of our Founder & Executive Director, Susan Trieschmann

Please bring your favorite picnic blanket and chairs. If you purchase a Curt's limited edition Picnic Blanket, it will be available for pick up at the Celebration on May 1. 

**Rain Date: In case of inclement weather, we will email you with an alternate location.

 Register By April 22


Help Curt's Cafe by creating your own fundraising page today!

Your individual fundraising page allows you to share your story and set a goal to help raise the funds that allow us to continue our work to  improve outcomes of young adults living in at-risk situations through work and life skills  training.

Champion Donations over $40 will be considered fully registered to attend the WALK & PICNIC unless otherwise indicated.


The CHAMPIONS that raise the most money will be recognized at our event on May 1 and will receive the following:

1st Place: The Champion that raises the most money will receive 10 Dinner & Dialogue Dinners; 10 free Cups of Coffee; A Curt's Cafe Coffee Mug; A pound of coffee and 10 free scones

2nd Place: This Champion will win 10 free Cups of Coffee; A Curt's Cafe Coffee Mug; A pound of coffee and 10 free scones

3rd Place:  This Champion will win 10 free Cups of Coffee and 10 free scones

$15,000 Goal


Total Raised

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2020 North McCormick Boulevard, Evanston, IL, USA

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We encourage our Evanston residents to bike, walk or ride-share to the event as parking is limited. There is plenty of parking on the residential streets adjacent to the Garden. .