6:30 pm18:30

Client Meet & Mingle Night

  • Celtic Knot Public House

Join our staff and other Blossoms by attending a Lilac Tree Client Meet & Mingle evening of making new connections, general support and some laughter.  

This event is FREE thanks to the generosity of our Sponsor Heather Locus of Balasa Dinverno Foltz, LLC! 

Please RSVP to info@thelilactree.org or call 847-328-0313 to reserve your spot.  Space is limited so Reservations Required.

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2:00 pm14:00

CEU Presentation for Mental Health Professionals

  • Highland Park Community House

The New Laws Concerning Children in Divorce

2 CEUs provided

Join The Lilac Tree and Youth & Family Counseling for two hours of CEUs for Mental Health Professionals as we learn about the newest changes in the Child Custody and Visitation laws and the effects of these changes on our clients. 

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4:00 pm16:00

Networking Event for Professionals

  • Highland Park Community House

Oui! Join us on to Celebrate Bastille Day and start your weekend with a French flair!  

A friendly early evening of food, drink and networking with other divorce professionals. Meet The Lilac Tree Board and committee members, staff and other professionals in the divorce field.

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1:30 pm13:30

Nuts & Bolts of Divorce

  • Evanston Public LIbrary

Legal, Financial & Emotional Issues

Divorce can be overwhelming - especially with all the information out there.  Join us for a Saturday afternoon workshop to hear insights about the legal, financial and emotional aspects of divorce.

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6:30 pm18:30

Divorce Math

  • Evanston Public Library

Assets, Liabilities & Your Budget

Once you make the decision to divorce and start the process, the second step is often all about the finances. Regardless of the approach you are using (mediation, collaborative or traditional) in this workshop we will uncover the mysteries surrounding the process of Divorce Math.

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8:15 am08:15

Divorce University Conference

  • Hilton Garden Inn

Join us for a day-long conference of Education, Support & Resources.

Learn how to prepare for and cope with a divorce (whether your choice or not).  

Hear from a Judge, family law attorneys, mediators, collaborative attorneys, therapists, financial experts and many more, as well as women who have come through the process. 

Registration now OPEN


6:30 pm18:30

Should I Stay or Leave My Marriage?

  • Evanston Public Library

Have you thought about divorce but are unable to decide? Do you agonize whether the marriage is really over? Do  you fear whether you can handle it emotionally or financially? Are you staying because of the children?


3:00 pm15:00

Second Annual Bowl-A-Thon

  • Brunswick Zone

Have Fun While Helping Others!

Looking for something warm to do on a cold January afternoon? Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of cosmic bowling at the Brunswick Zone in Deerfield. Families welcomed! Proceeds go to help programming at The Lilac Tree.


6:30 pm18:30

What I Learned in My Divorce

  • Evanston Public Library

Real Women, Real Divorce Stories 

Join us for an evening of stories and open conversation from Blossoms (divorced women who used Lilac Tree services). Hear how and when they knew their marriage was over, how they went through the process, how their lives are now, and what they learned along the way. Register Now >