Final BTS


Join Senate Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford on Sunday, Aug. 8th, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for my 12th Annual Back to School Event at the Brookfield Zoo. 

The 12th Annual Back to School Event is a fun-filled Free Day for the entire family at the Brookfield Zoo. No admission fee, No parking fee, No cost for lunch, and No cost for backpacks filled with school supplies for students from PreK to College.

Free parking will be at the South Gate, 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL 60513. State that you are here for Senate Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford's Back to School Event and continue right towards the Discovery Center.

Volunteers will be at the Discovery Center to guide you to the zoo's pavilions. Also, vendors will be on site to provide educational information to the youth and parents.

Please do not miss out on this opportunity to have a fun, free day at the zoo and school supplies for the upcoming school year.