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2 pm – 5 pm: Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Irish Times Cottage Entertainment, refreshments, crafts, and a great holiday photo booth opportunity at the Village Hall Professional wood carving demonstration at the historic Grossdale Station Model railroad exhibit at the Brookfield Metra Station/new Loca Mocha Strolling Carolers on Grand Blvd. Creative kids craft kits at the Library Pictures with Frosty at Betty’s Flowers and Gifts Balloon artist Tommy Twister at Tischler’s Jingle bell making at Ms…Find out more »
Outdoor summer concert featuring popular, jazz, Broadway show tunes, and patriotic music. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket. This concert was originally scheduled for Friday, July 20, but had to be rescheduled due to weather conditions.Find out more »
This event is a celebration of the Village of Brookfield’s 125th anniversary! Event will commence with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Grand re-opening of Grossdale Station which is on the National registrar of historic places. Event goers will get to tour the facility and enjoy live music. There will be a historic slideshow of photos and oral history recordings from our very own residents. Additional activities will be held at Village Hall. Light desserts and beverages will be served.Find out more »
We will have a delicious brunch: choice of pancakes & eggs, PB&J or macaroni and cheese. This will be followed by high quality pictures with real-life soft, adorable bunnies, mini goats, chicks, and piglets! What better Spring time photo-op of your dressed up little one? Once food and pictures are checked off the list, it’s time for a family walk through the Savannah Oaks trails where your little ones can find their own personalized eggs to take home. This event…Find out more »
STAR WARS! We will be turning our Village of Brookfield Recreation Hall into the Mos Eisley Cantina, known for its drinks (juice and water), hot tunes, and occasional outbreaks of shocking good times!! Come dressed to impress in your Star Wars gear. We will have themed food, games, light saber training and costume prizes!Find out more »
Parents, take advantage of this program for a night out! All kids 5-11yrs are welcome for blacklight glow yoga with art class and dance party! Kids come in glow clothes, get a glow bracelet, do yoga, relax, and then dance while glowing brightly under the blacklights! Yoga followed by music and dancing with balloon drop, then drawing activities. Pizza & drinks are included. Have a very bright and relaxing night! Program is lead by Jenine Clevenger. Cost: $20R/$25NRFind out more »
Our annual Holiday Celebration is co-hosted with Brookfield’s Chamber of Commerce. This year’s activities will include wood carving, trolley rides throughout town, family activities in the business district, petting zoo, Sponsor artwork display, children’s activities and musical performances at the Village Hall and more. Don’t forget to bring your camera for pictures with Santa too! *Event takes place throughout town & Village Hall. Check our website for additional details with map closer to the event date.Find out more »
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