Community Calendar

For the Linn County Leader


Sewing Class at the  Brookfield YMCA. Free sewing class on Mondays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. Sewing machines, accessories, material all provided, along with teachers who will walk you through needed basics and/or get you started on a project. Call Fran Lambert 660-752-5084, Rosanne Riley 307-850-8885.

Coed Softball at Brookfield’s Graff Field every Sunday. Brookfield Parks & Recreation. Concessions available for spectators. For more information, call the Brookfield Parks & Recreation office, 660-412-2544.

Linn County Concert Band rehearsal. Linn County is gaining a Community Concert Band. Looking for all concert instruments to fill the band. Weekly rehearsals every Tuesday through July. For inquiries, email

Youth Flag Football Registration July 1 – Sept. 1. Two Divisions: Iddy Biddy and 1 st/2nd grade. Call the YMCA for more information.

Brookfield Aquatics Center Water Aerobics and Lap Swim continues. For more information, call the Brookfield Parks & Recreation office, 660-258-5644. 

July 17

YMCA Walking Group. Will meet the third Saturday of each month at 8 a.m.. First walk at Pershing Park’s Boardwalk, Call the YMCA today to get signed up. Each month, new location. No cost for members.  $5 for nonmembers per month.

Brookfield High School Alumni Weekend. 5K Walk/Run. 6:30 a.m., East Twin Parks. Sign-up starts at 6:00 AM, $5 per person. For more information, contact Vicky Burns at 660-735-5229.

Brookfield High School Alumni Weekend. Parade 12 p.m. “Let’s Do the Time Warp Again”. Line-up starts at 11:15 a.m., Trinity Methodist Church. Awards following parade. For more information, call 660-258-7278.

Brookfield High School Alumni Weekend. Social – Brookfield Elks Club, 3 – 10 p.m. Cash Bar. Overton’s Helm Street Inn, Open Mic with full band set-up. Outside in parking lot. at 3 p.m, Band “Cheap Trick” inside at 9 p.m.

July 18

Benefit Dinner. Jesse and Katherine Jobson and Family. 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Walmart Community Center, Marceline. Spaghetti, salad and garlic bread. Free will donation. Silent and live auctions. For more information, call Mike Kelly, 660-413-2233.

July 20

Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m., at the Immaculate Conception Parish Hall, 200 West John Street, Brookfield. Monthly programs, Show and Tell, Community Service projects. Visitors and guests are always welcome. For more information, contact Linda Quigley at 660-734-3378.

Marceline City Market 3-6 p.m., at the Walsworth Community Center, Marceline.

Book presentation by the author. "Order of the Redeemed" by Warren Cain. Free event. 7 – 8 p.m., at Bethany Baptist Church, Marceline. Warren is a first-time author who found inspiration to write from his boyhood and his imagination.

Marceline City Council meeting: 5:30 p.m., Marceline City Hall. 

July 22

Farmers Market, Brookfield. Outdoor Farmer’s Market. Weather permitting. West parking lot of the Trinity United Methodist Church, 300 South Main, Brookfield. Call Brookfield Parks & Recreation for more information, 660-258-5644.

July 24 

Linn County Historical Society Tillman House Museum open to the public. 10:30 a.m., – 3 p.m., 303 N. Livingston St., Brookfield. Admission is free. Call Judy at 660-258-7160 for more information. 

July 27

Brookfield City Council meeting. 5:30 p.m., City Hall. Call 660-258-3377 for more information.