Posts Tagged ‘Zoo’

Tree Trim 2017

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Another year, another trip to Brookfield Zoo to decorate a tree with homemade Star Wars ornaments.

First, the making of the baubles:

It was a sunny but chilly day on Sunday:

And we were ready to decorate:

Our two-part crew:

Of course, a trip to the carousel was in order:

And how can you go to the zoo without seeing the animals?

 

Brookfield Zoo Tree Trim 2017

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Join us at Brookfield Zoo for our Annual Tree Trim!

Check out the details here.

 

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Tree Trim 2016!

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Winter arrived the weekend of the Tree Trim, but that didn’t stop Chicago Force. We came, we trimmed, we ran to Tropic World as soon as possible to warm up. Check it all out!

And here’s Tropic World:

Tree Trim Weekend 2015

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

On Saturday, November 21st, we gathered at the home of Mark Franklin to make ornaments for the tree trim. Supplies included paint, brushes and a lot of newspaper.

On Sunday, November 22nd, it was time to trim the tree at Brookfield Zoo.

 

Brookfield Zoo Tree Trim 2015

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

We would be honored if you would join us for Brookfield Zoo’s Tree Trim. Chicago Force will have our own tree to decorate. We will provide the ornaments and you will bring the fun. We will decorate on November 22nd. Our tree is number 397, located on the West Mall, between the Pachyderm House and Tropic World. We will meet there at one in the afternoon.
We will have a limited number of zoo passes. Please contact Carrie on Facebook if you are interested.
Brookfield Zoo

2014 Brookfield Zoo Tree Trim

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
We found our tree

We found our tree

Before

Before

Let your geek ornament hang

Let your geek ornament hang

Let the decorating commence!

Let the decorating commence!

O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree

How lovely are thy branches

How lovely are thy branches

How lovely are thy branches

How lovely are thy branches

The Rebel Legion visits

The Rebel Legion visits

Time out for a photo op

Time out for a photo op

O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree

How lovely are...

How lovely are…

...thy branches

…thy branches

Tree Hugger

Tree Hugger

We visit the Rebel Legion Tree

We visit the Rebel Legion Tree

2014 Brookfield Zoo Tree Trim Prep

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
Snacks and Crafts

Snacks and Crafts

The Liams Pitch In

The Liams Pitch In

Keep Cutting!

Keep Cutting!

The Supervisor Checks In

The Supervisor Checks In

Storytime

Storytime

Mark shows off the crafts while the Flash makes a brief apperance

Mark shows off the crafts while the Flash makes a brief apperance

Annual Picnic 2014: Zoo Pics!

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

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Brookfield Zoo

Friday, August 18th, 2006

Chicago Force goes to the zoo!

Brookfield Zoo is hosting its Zoo Stars Parade on Sunday, 8/20/06, and Chicago Force wants you to come and see! There will be several costumed Star Wars characters in attendance, representing Chicago Force, the 501st Midwest Garrison, the Rebel Legion Midwest Base, and the Jedi Assembly Midwest Order.

Brookfield Zoo will be open from 9:30am to 6pm that day, with the parade starting at 1pm in the North Mall and ending at the East Mall.

General admission to the zoo lasts all day, priced as follows:
Adults (12-64) $10.00
Children (3-11) $6.00
Seniors (65+) $6.00
Children 2 and Under Free
Members Free

Car/Van parking $8.00

Check here for more information about this super-cool event.