FILE 2022

Brookfield Women’s Club Youth Entrepreneur Market 

Sunday, Nov. 5, 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Compassion Factory

Last year was such a success that the Brookfield Women’s Club is happy to announce that the Young Entrepreneur Market is back! If you missed last year’s market, this event is all about putting the spotlight on the kids, the young entrepreneurs! These entrepreneurs will include children from grades 4-12 who want to promote their own businesses and products they have made themselves. The Women’s Club prides themselves on supporting and encouraging the women and children of the Riverside Brookfield area. Cash only. 9210 Broadway Ave., Brookfield.

“The Ghost and Mrs. Muir”

Thursday Afternoon Movie

Thursday, Nov. 2, 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Riverside Township Hall 

Come on down the Riverside Township Hall this Thursday for a PG movie! “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” will be playing for this special movie day. The movie runs for a little under an hour and 45 minutes. Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, Natalie Wood, George Sanders and more act in an American supernatural romantic fantasy film that was released in 1947. This movie is a perfect after-Halloween flick because who wants to say goodbye to Halloween so soon? Make Halloween last another night and attend the hall with your friends and family! 27 Riverside Rd., Riverside.

Wines in the Wild 

Saturday, Nov. 4, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Brookfield Zoo 

Enjoy some booze in the Zoo’s Discovery Center this weekend. Wines in the Wild is sponsored by the Chicago Zoological Society and will be purveyed by Prestige Countryside Liquors and SSA Group. Prestige Liquors will handle all your drinking needs from wineries and distilleries across the United State, whereas SSA Group will provide hors d’oeuvres. The fundraiser will feature a silent auction and a show to meet and greet some of the Zoo’s animals. Funds raised by the event will go toward the education, conservation, and scholarship programming needs for the Women’s Board of the Chicago Zoological Society. 8400 31st St.

Ames Elementary School

Ames Elementary School Fall Auction 

Friday, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Riverside Golf Club 

Calling all Ames students, parents, and neighbors! Ames Elementary will be having their fall auction Friday, which will be full of Ames community members coming together for the cause of the school. This night will call participants to bid on exclusive items and experiences, connect with the community, and support the future of Ames. Food and drink will be provided so feel free to come hungry! Fun fact: This upcoming year marks 100 wonderful years of Ames. Ames encourages everyone to come dressed in their best Gatsby attire to represent the year 1924, when the school opened. Celebrate like you’re in the Roaring 20s! The best dressed will receive a prize. See you there! 2520 Des Plaines Ave., North Riverside.


Thursday, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m., Pub 78  

What do you get when you combine Bingo and Music? Singo! Pub 78 will be hosting a Singo Night where snippets from various songs are played and it is your job to name the song appropriately. Once you guess the song, you mark the correct space on your Bingo card. The first person with four across or down will receive a prize! The best part about this event is that it is free: Who doesn’t like free activities? Bring your friends and family to Pub 78 to play Singo! 3733 Grand Blvd, Brookfield.

Supreme Court Decisions Presentation 

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library 

The League of Women Voters of the La Grange Area is sponsoring a presentation that will feature recent Supreme Court decisions. This presentation will educate people on what the rulings are and what they mean. This is an amazing opportunity considering every decision affects some part of everyone’s lives. Additionally, it is very important to know what is going on in the country. LWV member Jan Goldberg will discuss 2022-23 cases including affirmative action cases: Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina; Student Loans: Biden v. Nebraska and Dept. of Education v. Brown; and Independent State Legislature Theory: Moore v. Harper. Some upcoming cases will be discussed as well. 3541 Park Ave., Brookfield.