Thanksgiving Refuse/Recycling

The Village of Skokie offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017. Regular Village Hall business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Following is the Thanksgiving week holiday refuse and recycling collection schedule:
Refuse collection - Monday and Tuesday collections unchanged, attempt to complete Thursday and Friday collections on Wednesday.
Recycling collection - Monday, Tuesday and Friday collections unchanged; Thursday collection on Wednesday.

Skokie Theatre Mural
Behind-the-Scenes

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Throughout August 2017, Chicago artist Nick “Sick” Fisher created a large-scale mural on the north wall of the Skokie Theatre in Downtown Skokie. Get a behind-the-scenes perspective of the mural creation process from Fisher, Wendy Kaplan, owner of the Skokie Theatre and John Maloof, member of the Skokie Public Arts Advisory Committee and owner of Miishkooki Art Space in Skokie.

The Skokie Theatre mural was Fisher’s largest to date and his work has had an extraordinary impact on Downtown Skokie and the community.

November 21 Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

The Niles Township Clergy Forum Thanksgiving Interfaith Service will be hosted by St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8013 Laramie on Tuesday, November 21 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The speaker this year is Mr. Kareem Irfan, Chairman of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (a Federation representing about 500,000 American Muslims).  He also served as the first Muslim President of the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago (a leadership body convening the highest-level representatives of Chicago’s diverse faith traditions). Contributions of canned goods will be given to the Niles Township Food Pantry and cash contributions will the Village of Skokie Assist-A-Family program.

December NewSkokie Available

The December edition of NewSkokie is now available and can be found by clicking here.

 

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