Ice skating: Eble Park Ice Arena, 19400 W. Bluemound Road, will be open for public skating
from noon to 2 p.m. daily. Admission costs $6.50 per adult and $5 per person 60 or older and
younger than 18. Skate rentals are available for $2.50 and skate sharpening is offered for $5.
For information, call the public skate information line, 262-784-5155.
Teen Craft: Teens ages 12 to 18 can make a Sharpie tile coaster from 2 to 3 p.m. at the
Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road. Materials will be provided. Registration is
required; call the library at 262-782-4140.
Ice Cream Social: Ice cream will be served in the courtyard of the Brookfield Public Library,
1900 N. Calhoun Road, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Dixie Doodlers will provide musical
entertainment. All ages are welcome to this program sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Village Farmers Market: Come purchase a variety of fresh and delicious goods from local
vendors from 3 to 7 p.m. each Thursday through October in the Village area near Brookfield
Toddler Playgroup: Children up to age 3 can enjoy play time with age-appropriate
early literacy toys and interaction with other toddlers and their caregivers during this story time at the Elm
Grove Public Library, 13600 Juneau Blvd. Drop in anytime between 10 and 11 a.m. Registration
is not needed.
Community swim time: The Elm Grove Village Pool is open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m.
weekdays and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Admission costs $4 per resident, $6 per nonresident
and free for children 3 and younger. Season passes are available. For information, call the pool house at (262) 7826940.
Hours may change, so call ahead to verify.
“Anything Goes”: The Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Road, presents this classic musical
featuring Cole Porter’s famous songs "You’re the Top,” “Blow, Gabriel, Blow,” and “I Get a Kick
Out of You.” Follow the tale of nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney as she travels aboard
an ocean liner with her pal Billy Crocker and his love Hope Harcourt. It’s a shame she’s
engaged already, however. The curtain rises at 7:30 p.m. (also 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
and 2 p.m. Sunday). Tickets cost $25; discounts are available for seniors, students, groups and
military personnel. Call the box office at 262-782-4430 or visit sunsetplayhouse.com.
Mixed doubles tennis: The Brookfield Tennis Club hosts mixed doubles at Wirth Park at 6 p.m.
every Friday in summer. Membership costs $25 for a single or $35 for a couple.For information,
JumpBunch: Kids ages 6 to 8 can take part in games, fitness activities and fun at the Brookfield
Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, at 10 a.m. Registration is required; call the library at 262-782-4140, option 2.
Brookfield Farmers' Market: Fresh produce, artisan products and more are available for
purchase at this farmers market from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays through October in the city
hall parking lot, 2000 N. Calhoun Road.
Drop in for tennis: The Brookfield Tennis Club hosts "drop-in" tennis every Monday,
Wednesday, and Saturday morning from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Wirth Park. Membership is $25 for a
single or $35 for a couple. If interested, visit www.brookfieldtennisclub.com.
Internet Resources You Need to Know: At 10 a.m. the first Saturday of each month, the
librarians at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, will teach attendees
something about Internet resources or online databases on a particular topic. This month, learn
about Job Now, which provides free career preparation assistance to help you land the job of
your dreams. It includes live interview coaching, resume assistance, career guidance, and an
adult learning center.
Movies in the Park: “Wall-E” will be shown at 8:45 p.m. (or when it is dark enough for the movie
to be visible) at the Village Park Pavilion, 13600 Juneau Blvd. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs to
sit on. The show is free.
Author visit: Hartland resident and author Eric Schlehlein will read from his book “Black Iron
Mercy,” a novel set during the Civil War, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Brookfield
Square Mall, 95 N. Moorland Road.
Family swim night: The Elm Grove Village Pool holds family swim time from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Bring your floats, noodles and other pool toys. Admission costs $4 per resident, $6 per
nonresident and is free for children 3 and younger.
“On Street” Classic Car and Motorcycle Show: The show, part of “Cruisin’ the Grove,” will take
place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Watertown Plank Road, between Juneau Boulevard and Legion
Drive. Register to take part in the show beginning at 9:30 a.m. For information, including
registration, visit www.Facebook.com/CruisinTheGrove; call 262-789-2500;
or email CruisinTheGrove@gmail.com.
Open Story Time: All ages are invited for a half-hour of songs and stories at 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.
Tuesday bridge group: Come play bridge at the Brookfield Senior Community Center located at
city hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Road, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Tuesday. The cost is $1 per
week. Play with the same partner. Prizes awarded weekly. Advance registration is required.
New players should call Iva at 262-703-9585.
Exercise One Size Does Not Fit All: Terese Beauchamp from Aurora Health Care will show
you how to use your “exercise personality” to find a physical activity plan that is right for you
during this program from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.
Participants also will receive tips for overcoming barriers to being physically active, and learn five
exercises that can be done almost anywhere.
Lap swimming: The Elm Grove Village Pool is available for adult and swim team participant lap
swimming from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and every afternoon from 3 to 3:30
p.m. Admission costs $4 per resident, $6 per nonresident and is free for children 3 and younger.
Tunes on Tuesday: Bootleg Bessie will perform a free outdoor concert at the Village Park
Pavilion, 13600 Juneau Blvd., at 8:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.
Family Movie Time: Enjoy a film for the whole family at 1:30 p.m. at the Brookfield Public
Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road. A different feature film will be shown each week. Call the library
at 262-782-4140, option 2, for the title.
The Writing Circle: Published author and Brookfield resident Lois Patton will lead the group as
members pursue their writing goals. The group has two meetings left, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Wednesdays Aug. 10 and Aug. 24. Registration is required and enrollment is limited. Call the
library at (262) 782-4140, option 1.
Blood Drive: St. Dominic Catholic Parish, 18255 W. Capitol Drive, will host a BloodCenter of
Wisconsin blood drive from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Schedule an appointment by calling 877-232-4376
or visiting bcw.edu. Anyone 17 or older who is in general good health and meets eligibility
requirements is encouraged to donate blood. Parental consent is required for 16-year-olds to
Elm Grove Village Market Night: Come shop for fruits, veggies and arts and crafts from 5 to 8
p.m. in the Ray’s Auto parking lot, 13230 Watertown Plank Road. The market runs each
Wednesday through Oct. 19.
Noon concert series: Downtown Harrison will perform at the Plaza Centre Stage Concert Series
at Civic Plaza, 2000 N. Calhoun Road, at noon. Danielle’s Deli will have sandwiches, soft drinks
and lunch combo specials available for purchase.
Evening concert series: Our House will perform from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the Plaza Centre Stage
Concert Series at Civic Plaza, 2000 N. Calhoun Road. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for this free
outdoor concert. Food will be available for purchase.
Scrabble play: The Brookfield Senior Community Center located at city hall, 2000 N. Calhoun
Road, hosts Scrabble game playing from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday. Just drop by. For
information on the center, call 262-796-6675.