Volunteers Join Northbrook Parks Team to Plant Native Species at Floral Park

Volunteers Join Northbrook Parks Team to Plant Native Species at Floral Park

June 7, 2022

On Monday, May 16, volunteers from Monarchs, Milkweed, and More joined forces with Northbrook Park District’s Parks Team to plant a variety of native species at Floral Park, located at 3105 Floral Drive. Around 350 forbs, grasses, sedges, and shrubs were purchased by the Park District to help beautify Floral Park as well as provide …

Northbrook Seniors Assist in Food Pantry Donation Drive

Northbrook Seniors Assist in Food Pantry Donation Drive

June 6, 2022

The Northfield Township Food Pantry is in need of donations and members of the Northbrook Senior Center are stepping up. In partnership with Whitehall of Deerfield, the Senior Center is collecting non-perishable donations that can make an immediate difference to those experiencing food insecurity. Senior Center members and volunteers will be hosting a Drive-By Drop …

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Northbrook Park District Awarded $690,000 in ComEd Energy Efficiency Grants

May 27, 2022

Northbrook Park District is slated to receive $689,967.50 from ComEd to install energy-efficient lighting throughout District facilities and parks. In addition to covering the costs of labor and materials for lighting upgrades, projected energy savings are estimated to be $135,616 annually. These savings represent approximately 28% of the District’s pre-COVID-19 electric usage in 2019. The …

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Oaklane Park Renovation Planning

May 22, 2022

In 2019, the District started the community input process for improvements at Oaklane Park at 636 Berglund Place. An initial survey was made available to residents, concepts for the park were developed, and a community Open House was hosted at the park in August of that year to gather additional input from neighbors. The project …

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Techny Prairie Activity Center Celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day

May 18, 2022

On Wednesday, May 25, celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day by joining Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC) for a variety of specialty classes, workshops, knowledgeable instructors, and a light lunch. Beginning at 10am, guests will check in and be welcomed to TPAC. Events to be held at 180 Anets Drive include: 10:30am-11:15am • MEGA …

Two Golfers at Heritage Oaks Golf Club

Have Fun with Friends at Sips & Tips at Heritage Oaks Golf Club

May 16, 2022

Heritage Oaks Golf Club, located at 3535 Dundee Road in Northbrook, will be hosting a new and exciting event series, the first of which is to be held on May 21 from 7pm to 8pm. Sips & Tips is an adult friendly opportunity to enjoy special beverages from Acorn Grill + Terrace while receiving tips …

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Cedar Lane Tot Lot Playground Replacement Project

May 9, 2022

The District recently sent out two mailings to Cedar Lane Tot Lot neighbors. The first was a survey to discover how the playground is used and what residents would like to see in this park. The second was an invitation to vote on possible playground designs developed from the survey results. Based on the Initial …

Northbrook-On-Ice: Skate the Red Carpet at Northbrook Sports Center

Experience the Glamour of Hollywood with Northbrook-On-Ice: Skate the Red Carpet

May 3, 2022

Northbrook-On-Ice: Skate the Red Carpet is set for Mother’s Day weekend May 6, 7, and 8 at the Northbrook Sports Center. The production features dazzling costumes, impressively designed sets, dazzling lighting, exceptional choreography, and high-energy theatrical performances by hundreds of skaters including the 2022 Icettes.

Kids' Fishing Derby at Wood Oaks Green Park

Catch Fish and Fun at Northbrook Park District’s Free Kids’ Fishing Derby

April 28, 2022

Northbrook Park District is excited to host the annual Kid’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 14 from 10am-Noon at Lake Shermerville inside Wood Oaks Green Park, 1150 Sanders Road.

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Get a “Taste of TPAC” at the Activity Center’s Open House on April 23

April 21, 2022

After opening to the public only 15 months ago, the Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC) will host an Open House this Saturday, April 23, from 8am-1pm. The free admission event aims to introduce potential members to TPAC’s many services and amenities. Located at 180 Anets Drive, TPAC is home to a fitness floor with cardio, …