Northfield residents are actively involved in numerous community events and organizations. Popular annual events include the PTO Family Fair, the 4th of July celebration complete with a parade and community festivities, Ribfest and the Northfield Farmers’ Market, operated by the Northfield Chamber of Commerce. Recognized by both NorthShore Magazine and the Chicago Tribune, Northfield is proud to have one of the best farmers’ markets on the North Shore. A Saturday tradition from the end of May through October, the Farmers’ Market brings area residents locally grown fruits, vegetables, specialty products and more.
The North Shore Senior Center (NSSC), located in Northfield, is a community resource for all ages. While focusing on programs for active adults 50+, as well as services for those with particular needs, NSSC offers the community an art gallery, concerts, lectures and intergenerational programs. NSSC helps older adults and their families near and far through a national network of service providers. NSSC is accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers, attesting to the quality of programming and services.