Brookfield Daily Briefing: Mar. 30

Everything you need to know this weekend in Brookfield.

Today is Friday, March 30, the 90th day of the year and National Doctors' Day.

Today's Headlines


House Hunt:

Later Today: Winner of

Today's Weather 

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Northwest wind between 8 and 10 mph. 

Friday Night: A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Southeast wind between 3 and 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Events & Reminders

  • The (HHES) PTO is hosting Family Fun Bingo Night tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the upper gym at HHES. .
  • Friday at 8 p.m. is opening night of the 2012 Brookfield Film Festival "Shorts and to the Point" at (TBTA). A second and third screening will be held on Saturday at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. . 
  • The 13th Annual Flashlight Egg Hunt starts at 8 p.m. sharp at .  .
  • The 16th Annual Egg Hunt will be on Saturday at 12 p.m. at Town Hall. Participants will be split up into four age groups. .
  • Learn the basic steps of East Coast Swing at "An Evening of Swing Dance" at Saturday at 7 p.m. .

Today in History

  • 1867: Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2 cents/acre, by U.S. Secretary of State William Seward.
  • 1949: A riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík when Iceland  joins NATO.
  • 1972: The Easter Offensive begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam.
  • 1981: President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.


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