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Games for Brains Benefit

Join Fair Game and a number of local game publishers and entertainment providers for a special benefit to support the Alzheimer's Association for Alzheimer's research. Here are the important details:

Time: 1 to 6 PM CST

Date: Saturday, June 19

Location: Fair Game Downers Grove

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Here are are a full list of events and activities (events that require preregistration includes links to register for the event):


All Day
Silent Auction

Starting on Friday, June 18 and running through Sunday, June 20, we will be hosting a silent auction. We will be featuring a number of games and items from our sponsors as well as a few additional surprises! Winning bids will be contacted virtually the following week.

All Weekend
All Day
Special Offers

We will have a number of great titles at awesome "one day only" prices and will also have ways for customers to grab discounts on purchases thru donations they make to the Alzheimer's Association!
1 to 3 PM
Root Beer Float Challenge with Gray Matters Games

Teams will compete to complete different tasks from the game Root Beer Float Challenge. Victory with come with a very special prize!

Great for Families/No Reservation Needed
1 to 3 PM
Otrio Demo with Otrio Games

Game designer Brady Peterson will be demoing his award-winning game Otrio!

Great for Families/No Reservation Needed
2 to 4 PM
Mosaic Demo with Glenn Drover

Glenn Drover from Forbidden Games will be demoing his new civilization-building board game, Mosaic!

Reservations Required/Register Here
3 to 4 PM
Puzzles with Fuzzy Logic Escape Rooms

Fuzzy Logic Escape Room, a local Downers Grove small business, is proud to support raising funds for The Longest Day! They will be bringing a taste of their escape room fun with a minigame that families and small groups can enjoy!

Great for Families/No Reservation Needed
3 to 5 PM
Canvas/Canvas Reflections Demo with Road to Infamy Games
Canvas co-designer Andrew Nerger will be demoing Canvas, a 1-5 player competitive family game. In addition to the base game, Nerger is also bringing along a sneak peek at the not-yet-released Reflections expansion.

Reservations Required/Register Here
5 to 5:30 PM
Mike O'Donnell Handcrafted Magic

The night concludes with a performance from local magician Mike O'Donnell!

Great for Families/Reservation Required