Upcoming Events

We invite you to use this page to help you stay up-to-date with local activities. We post information about a wide variety of events, including our own programs and seminars as well as what’s happening in the wider community, including celebrations, fundraisers, and gatherings. You can also connect with us over social media to receive additional updates and details.

April 2018 Events

21st Ward Community Beautification Program

Apr 28, 2018 08:00 AM to Jul 20, 2018 05:00 PM

Dear 21st Ward Resident:

On behalf of Brookins, 21st Ward Alderman Howard Brookins, Jr., 4th District Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore, 27th District State Representative Justin Slaughter and 38th District State Representative Al Riley, we would like to thank you for making a commitment to the community. Thank you for partnering with us to beautify the 21st Ward through the 6th Annual Brookins Beautification Program.

All interested Beautification Program participants should contact Burma Kennedy, Community Events Coordinator at (773) 233-3002 or burma@brookinsfuneralhome.com for more details regarding the Brookins Beautification Award participant card and associated available discounts offered by our community partners. 

You are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. You will be required to show the participation card and photo I.D when asking for a discount at the participating community partners.

Again, thank you for partnering with us for a stronger and beautiful 21st Ward.

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Please download and open the attachments for the 2018 Letter of Introduction and Rules for participation in the 21st Ward Community Beautification Program.

21st Ward Community Beautification Program
June 2018 Events

Senior Health Fair Information Sheet (flyer) - 2018

Jun 1, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 11, 2018 02:00 PM

Please see the below flyer for information regarding the 2018 Senior Health Fair.

 

 

Senior Health Fair Information Sheet (flyer) - 2018
July 2018 Events

Brookins Summer Events

Jul 1, 2018 to Sep 15, 2018

Event:  **Music Festival - Jazz & Classical

Date:  July 15, 2018 *  Time:  3:00 - 5:30 PM 

Guest Artists:  Michael Manson, Musical Arts Institute, Anthony Normand

Venue:  Under the Tent * Brookins * 9300 South Ashland Avenue * Chicago, IL  60620

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Event:  **Music Festival - Gospel & Spoken Word

Date:  July 22, 2018 *  Time:  3:00 - 5:30 PM 

Guest Artists:  James & Kezia Russell

Venue:  Under the Tent * Brookins * 9300 South Ashland Avenue * Chicago, IL  60620

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Event:  **Music Festival - R & B

Date:  July 28, 2018 *  Time:  6:00 - 9:00 PM 

Guest Artists:  Vance "Guitar" Kelly Band & DJ Logan

Venue:  Under the Tent * Brookins * 9300 South Ashland Avenue * Chicago, IL  60620

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**Music Festival VIP Seating, which includes light refreshments, will be provided for $30.  Bring your lawn chairs and get comfortable. 

Contact:  Burma Kennedy, Community Events Coordinator for further information at (773) 233-3002 or Burma@brookinsfuneralhome.com 

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Event:  Beautification Reception - Audrey's Garden

Date:  August 12, 2018 *  Time:  3:00 - 4:30 PM 

Venue:  Brookins * 9300 South Ashland Avenue * Chicago, IL  60620

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Event:  6th Annual Health Fair

Date:  September 11, 2018 *  Time:  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

Venue:  Brookins * 9315 South Ashland Avenue * Chicago, IL  60620

Brookins Summer Events

Business Networking Event

Jul 24, 2018 04:30 PM to Jul 24, 2018 06:30 PM

Alderman Howard Brookins, Jr. and Brookins Funeral Home

 

Invites Business Owners to the "Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small

 

Businesses" Business Networking Event!

 

VENUE:  Audrey’s Garden at Brookins

 

9300 S. Ashland Avenue Chicago, IL 60620

 

DATE:  Tuesday, July 24, 2018

 

TIME:  4:30 PM 6:30 PM

 

Business Networking Event
August 2018 Events

Bible Study

Aug 2, 2018 07:00 PM to Sep 6, 2018 08:30 PM

In Partnership with Trinity United Church of Christ, we are hosting the class titled:  "Howard Thurman Institute Bible Study.

 

For the next segment of the Howard Thurman Institute, we will be using J. Deotis Roberts’ book, Bonhoeffer and King: Speaking Truth to Power.  We have explored the spiritual underpinnings of King found in Thurman and through reading this text, would seek similar underpinnings in Bonhoeffer, exploring his time at Abyssinian Baptist Church and at Union Theological Seminary.  

 

Dates:  Classes will be held on selected Thursdays in August and the first week in September 2018

Time:  7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location:  Brookins Funeral Home ~ 9315 S. Ashland Avenue; Chicago, IL 60620. 

 

Instruction:  Bible classes will be taught by the Rev. Dr. Norval Brown.                                   

 

Schedule below for actual dates:

August 2, 2018

August 16, 2018

August 23, 2018

August 30, 2018

September 6, 2018 

 

Bible Study