Northbrook Theatre Takes the Show Online!

September 13, 2020

Northbrook Park District Performing Arts staff got creative when theatre venues closed due to the pandemic, delivering a new kind of experience for youth actors.   The Northbrook Theatre Youth Company is excited to present The Show Must Go Online, a virtual musical created through Beat by Beat Press. The show is available for viewing on …

Step Into the Spotlight At Northbrook Theatre This Autumn

September 11, 2020

From Pod Plays and a virtual show to physically distanced live performances, Northbrook Theatre is offering a creative lineup of performing arts programming this autumn! Among live productions is the hilarious and clever Northbrook Theatre Youth Company show We Are Monsters, set to be performed October 30 and 31 at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome in …

Discover a Bounty of Fun at the Northbrook Park District

September 4, 2020

Prepare for a diverse lineup of fall activities—the Northbrook Park District’s online Autumn Guide is available at nbparks.org! The Guide features a variety of programming for all ages, including athletics, art, golf, fitness and senior activities. The Guide is only available online at nbparks.org and will not be mailed to residents’ homes. Program registration is …

Northbrook Park District Offers Childcare Program for Remote Learners

August 31, 2020

Community TIES is a new childcare program offered by the Northbrook Park District to assist children with remote learning days. The program is for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade and is held at the Northbrook Sports Center, 1730 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook. The caring and experienced program staff members provide supervision as well as assistance …

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Northbrook Park District Unveils Name and Logo for New Energy Efficient Facility

August 26, 2020

On July 10, 2019, the Northbrook Park District broke ground on a new 44,200 square foot activity center at Techny Prairie Park and Fields. The facility, scheduled to open in January 2021, includes sweeping views from oversized windows of the surrounding prairie, parkland and neighboring Anetsberger Golf Course and will be home to a wide …

Music at Meadowhill Brings Sounds of Summer to the Velodrome

August 14, 2020

Summer isn’t over yet—two magical evenings remain to enjoy live music at the Northbrook Park District’s Ed Rudolph Velodrome in Meadowhill Park! The free concerts include One Night Band performing on August 18 and The Millennials taking the stage on August 25 inside the Velodrome at 1479 Maple Avenue. Seating begins at 6pm, with assigned …

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Northbrook Park District Collaborates with Area School Districts

August 12, 2020

From sharing facilities and green space to providing care for school age children, the Northbrook Park District has been a partner with many Northbrook school districts for decades. The Park District has made a commitment to continue and expand upon these cooperative efforts as students return to school this fall in Northbrook. In an effort …

Northbrook Park District provides support for students with Community TIES Program

Northbrook Park District provides support for students with Community TIES Program

August 7, 2020

Community TIES is a day program held at the Northbrook Sports Center for children in grades K-8 with a hybrid school schedule. This opportunity is available to residents, full-time teachers in School Districts 27, 28, 30, 31, 225 and non-resident families. Community TIES has been created to meet the community’s need for support for families who have alternative …

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Music at Meadowhill Brings Three Evenings of Entertainment

July 29, 2020

Free outdoor concerts are coming to the Northbrook Park District’s Meadowhill Park Velodrome! Set for Tuesday nights August 11, 18 and 25, Music at Meadowhill concerts will take place at Meadowhill Park, inside the Ed Rudolph Velodrome, 1479 Maple Avenue. Seating begins at 6pm, with group seating every fifteen minutes and music starting at 7pm. …

Cyclist Breaks Multiple National Records at Northbrook Park District’s Velodrome

July 28, 2020

History was made at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome on Tuesday, July 28 when cyclist Dan McGehee broke three World UltraCycling Association records. An optometrist and former Aurora native, McGehee, 57, rode for more than five hours, breaking the outdoor track record in the men’s age 50-59 solo category for 100 miles—finishing in 4 hours, 7 …