Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the Village has created a listing of resources, events, and community programming. See below for more information on all the ways in which our community is celebrating AAPI history! Additional resources, programming, and events will be added as they are announced!

AAPI Month Proclamation

Click here to read the proclamation read at the Village Board’s April 25, 2023 meeting.

Wilmette Public Library

The Wilmette Public Library has a variety of resources including recommended readings, AAPI celebration events for kids and families, and other toolkits. Click here to view the libraries hub of resources!

AAPI Celebration

The Village’s Human Relations Commission is excited to host the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration on Sunday, May 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center (3000 Glenview Road). This year’s event is co-sponsored by the Wilmette Park District and the Wilmette/Kenilworth Chamber of Commerce. Come join us as we celebrate AAPI culture from across the world with various demonstrations, performances, and food! Check back here for updates! 


This post was updated 5/5/23.