Saturday, October 20, 2012
Residents strolled through the market, looking at Christmas wreaths and jewelry and sampling food that ranged from fresh honey to different kinds of breads and tamales.
Local farmers and artisans offered everything from homegrown brussel sprouts to cheesehead scarves at the Brookfield Farmers' market on what started out as a relatively cold and gray Saturday. The market, which lasted through noon on Saturday morning, also drew political activists from both parties. Residents strolled through the market, looking at Christmas wreaths and jewelry and sampling food that ranged from fresh honey to different kinds of breads and tamales. Patch also had a booth at the market. There's just one Farmers Market day left this year: Saturday, Oct. 27, from 7:30 a.m. to noon in the parking lot between City Hall and the Civic Plaza, 2000 N. Calhoun Rd.
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Also this week: a new city clerk might be hired and Sunset Playhouse offers a special dinner and a show.
It's a short work week and the temps are dropping from humid 90s on the first two days of school to highs as low as the upper 60s. If you care about which elementary school or schools, if any, Elmbrook closes next fall, you probably want to attend the School Board meeting Tuesday evening. Check out that and other Brookfield happenings this week: School closure decision? The Elmbrook School Board on Tuesday night might choose one school closure option to recommend at community information meetings later this month. The public is invited to the board's work session that starts at 5:30 p.m. at the district's central administrative offices, 13780 Hope St. New city clerk, redistricting: The city could have a new clerk overseeing elections, …
Saturday, August 20, 2011
The final full week of summer before school starts for many also includes a library program on China and office hours for state Sen. Rich Zipperer.
Parents are getting excited and children are realizing the end of summer is near. So what are you going to do the last full week before school starts for many on Sept. 1? Here's a glimpse into what's happening in Brookfield events and news this week: Elementary school closure discussion: The Elmbrook School Board might narrow which school closure options should be presented for community input at September listening sessions. The board meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the central administrative offices, 13780 Hope St. All politics is local: Offer your take on state politics or get assistance as state Sen. Rich Zipperer (R-Pewaukee) holds district office hours at Brookfield. He'll be at Town Hall at 6 p.m. Wednesday and then head to the city …
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Also on tap this week are Town Truck Day, discussions about filling an open aldermanic spot, a varsity swim meet and library ice cream social.
Summer's winding down, as the city wraps up its summer concert series this week and the city pool and county park beach close on Sunday. Here's a glimpse into what's coming up in Brookfield news, sports and events: Park and recreation plans: Curious which greenway trails or park improvements are planned for next year? The Park and Recreation Commission will review its 2012 capital improvement plan and budget at its meeting 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Road. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson staffers: Want to talk about a federal issue or concert? Staff members for U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson will be at Brookfield City Hall from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Concealed carry in city buildings: The city's Legislative and Licensing Committee will …
Sunday, August 7, 2011
The week ahead also includes Plan Commission review of Pistol Pete's Neighborhood Grill renovations and a Lego City library event.
Brookfield Patch offers you a glimpse into the week ahead. Here are some things on the horizon in Brookfield area news and events: Pistol Pete's wants to renovate: Pistol Pete's Neighborhood Grill wants to turn an existing attached garage into a banquet hall / game room, erect canopies over the west building entrance and over part of the deck and expand the deck to add a storage area for seasonal items. The Plan Commission will review the plans at its 6:30 p.m. meeting Monday at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Road. Longer ban on building in the Shire: City staff is proposing again extending a 2004 moratorium on development of additional housing in the Shire subdivision, southwest of Gebhardt and Brookfield Roads. Staff wants the moratorium …