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Aug. 18, 2013

Alumni association

holds golf outing

Milwaukee — The FBI Milwaukee Citizens Academy Alumni Association golf outing is at 1 p.m. Sept. 19 at Brown Deer Park Golf Course, 7625 N. Range Line Road.

Dinner and a silent auction follow the golfing at 5:30 p.m.

The event is open to the public. The cost, which includes practice range, golf, a cart, buffet dinner and one drink, is $90. The cost for the dinner and silent auction only is $30. All proceeds in excess the cost of the event will benefit the alumni association.

Hole sponsorship opportunities are available. Prize, raffle and silent auction donations will be accepted. The contributor's name and/or company logo will be included in the sponsorship flier and addressed prior to the dinner. All contributions must be committed by Aug. 23.

For information, call (414) 352-3353.

Church presents free

outdoor, ice cream social

Brown Deer — St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8080 N. 47th St., presents Silly Sisters at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 in its Memorial Garden.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. Following the show, an ice cream social will be held in the church's Fellowship Hall. In the event of rain, the program will be held inside.

Admission is free.

For information, call (414) 355-5030.

Friends group holds

annual book sale

Brown Deer — The Friends of the Brown Deer Library hold its fifth annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at the library, 5600 W. Bradley Road.

The sale is free and open to the public.

A preview sale for Friends members is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22. Nonmembers may pay $5 admission or buy a membership for $6.

The library will accept donations of books, DVDs or CDs at the front desk.

For information, call (414) 357-0106.

Explore the outdoors

with activities at SANC

Bayside — The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, has activities for all ages. For information, call (414) 352-2880.

· Audubon Babies: Exploring Nature with the Very Young: 10 to 11:15 a.m. Aug. 22; $5 per session for members, $6 per session for nonmembers

Participants 6 months to 2 years and their adult enjoy a hike on the trails and some fellowship. Participants meet inside and venture out. Dress for the weather; participants explore outdoors rain or shine.

· Ponding Fever: The Final Fling: 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 27; $6 for child and $8 for adult members, $10 for child and $12 for adult members

Participants take nets and scoopers to see what kind of critters dwell in Boardwalk Pond, Mystery Lake and Teal Pond.

· Tales and Trails Hikes: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29; free with center admission

Participants hear a nature-themed book focusing on fossils, and then venture out on the trails to explore. The program is best suited for families. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sarah Chudnow hosts

a variety of activities

Mequon — The Sarah Chudnow Community, 10995 N. Market St., hosts a variety of activities throughout July.

For information, call (262) 478-1500.

· 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22: Bill Simmons, regional program coordinator from the American Red Cross, speaks on disaster relief, and what volunteers did in the aftermath of the Oklahoma tornado.

· 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 25: Bring up to three items to the antiques appraisal fair. A $5 fee covers the appraisal of up to three items. Also, only items that can be hand carried will be appraised. No firearms or weapons of any type are permitted.

· 2 to 3 p.m. Aug. 25: Terry Morgenroth sings "Musical Memories of the 40s, 50s and 60s."

· 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 1: Pianist Jack Zaffiro performs.

· sundown Sept. 4: Rosh Hashanah begins. There is no cost to attend the 4:30 p.m. service in the Ruth Coleman Synagogue.

· 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 8: Julie Thompson performs High Standards.

· 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People leads a discussion on Voter's Rights and the Supreme Court Decision.

· sundown Sept. 13: Yom Kippur begins with Kol Nidre services at 6:30 p.m.

· 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 15: Music therapist Zoe Biller performs.

· sundown Sept. 18: Sukkot will begin. The community is invited to visit the Sukkah at Sarah Chudnow.

· 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 22: Janice Forward and Alberta Dhillon performs Eclectic Songs.

· 11:15 a.m. Sept. 13 and 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sept. 28: Nurse Lisa Gorelick presents information on various topics related to healthy living.

· 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 29: Representatives from PNC Bank presents a comprehensive educational opportunity, Estate and Long-Term Care Planning. The panel discusses life issues, financial planning and family dynamics and include an attorney, accountant and family therapist.

Lynden Sculpture Garden

hosts a variety of activities

River Hills — The Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, hosts a variety of activities.

The garden is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Admission is $9 and $7 for students and seniors. Members and children younger than 6 are free. All active duty military personnel and their families receive free admission through Labor Day, Sept. 2. Admission includes access to the sculpture garden and house.

For information, call (414) 446-8794.

· Second annual Harry & Peg Bradley's Backyard Barbecue from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22

The fundraiser benefits Lynden's education programs. Activities include entertainment, hands-on art and nature activities, a garden-themed silent auction and a backyard feast. The cost is $65 per person, $150 per family. To order tickets, call (414) 446-8794 or

· Emilie Clark's "Sweet Corruptions" exhibit: through Aug. 25

· Summer art and nature camps: through Aug. 28; ages 4 to 14; fees vary

Art camps feature environmental programs, visiting artists and the opportunity to explore a wide variety of art media. The nature camp shifts the balance toward ecology and makes extensive use of the grounds. Each camp concludes with an informal showing for family and friends.

· Sarah Luther's "Lynden, 2012-2013" exhibit: opening reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 11; runs through Sept. 8

River Club offers free live

music throughout the summer

Mequon — The River Club of Mequon, 12400 N. Ville du Parc Drive, presents free live music throughout the summer.

From 7 to 10 p.m., the following acts perform:

Aug. 28: Myles Hayes Trio

From 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., the following acts perform:

Aug. 15: Christopher's Project Trio

Aug. 22: Kyle Feerick

Aug. 29: Matt Haeffel

Children 12 and younger eat free Wednesdays

For information, call (262) 518-0129.

Village holds a variety of activities

Bayside — The village is holding a variety of activities this summer.

· The annual village picnic is from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 7 at Ellsworth Park. The picnic features activities, food and refreshments for village residents. Activities include interactive Police Department display, wine tasting, live music and games.

To volunteer for any of these events, call (414) 351-8813.

Library accepts entries

for local photography contest

Mequon — The deadline to submit an entry in the Frank L. Weyenberg local photography contest is 6 p.m. Aug. 24.

The contest is open to all amateur photographers. Entries must be black and white and be of anything in Mequon or Thiensville. Additional requirements and entry forms are available at the library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road, and online,

Entries will be displayed in the library during September and October and three winning images from each community will be chosen by a jury of local residents. In addition, all visitors will vote and select the People's Choice award from the submitted pictures. The winning photographs will be displayed long term at the library.

For information, call (262) 242-2593 or email

Churches host

interfaith run/walk

Fox Point — Fox Point Lutheran Church and North Shore Congregational Church host the Fox Trot Interfaith 5K Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Sept. 7 at Fox Point Lutheran Church, 7510 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

A 1K kids run/walk/roll will follow at 10 a.m.

The cost for adults 15 and older is $20 for the run only, $30 for the run and a T-shirt or $35 for the run and tech shirt. The cost for children 5 to 15 is $10 for the run or $15 for the run and a T-shirt. The cost for children younger than 5 is free or $10 for the run and a T-shirt.

Proceeds from the race benefit Sojourner Truth House, a resource for battered women and their children.

Registration forms are available at the churches. Same-day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. To guarantee a T-shirt, registrations must be in by Aug. 26.

Participants are encouraged to walk or bike to the event; parking will be available at North Shore Congregational Church, 7330 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

For information, call (414) 352-8990.

Department offers DNR hunter safety class

Mequon — The Mequon Police Department offers a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources hunter safety class from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 27 to 29 and Sept. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 and 19 at the Mequon Safety Building, 11300 N. Buntrock Ave.

Students must bring their DNR customer ID number or obtain a DNR customer ID number before the start of the class.

The class fee is $10, and the class is limited to 20 students.

To register, call (262) 242-3500.

Alliance offers free

series on mental illness

Mequon — The National Alliance for Mental Illness of Ozaukee County sponsors a 12-week family-to-family education program specifically for families of persons diagnosed with serious mental illness from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 to Nov. 12 at Christ Church, 13460 N. Port Washington Road.

The course covers information about schizophrenia, mood disorders (bipolar disorder and major depression), panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder; coping skills such handling crisis and relapse; basic information about medications; listening and communication techniques; problem-solving skills; recovery and rehabilitation; and self-care around worry and stress.

The course is designed specifically for parents, siblings, spouses, teenaged and adult children, and significant others of persons with severe and persistent mental illness. The course in not appropriate for individuals who themselves suffer from one of the major mental illnesses.

The course is free.

For information or to register, call (262) 243-3627 or email

Village holds its

first-ever 5K run/walk

Bayside — The village's first-ever 5K run/walk starts at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6. The run starts and finishes at Ellsworth Park, 600 E. Ellsworth Lane, with the course winding through the streets of Bayside.

Following the event there will be music, food trucks and a bonfire in the park.

The cost to participate is $10 per participant. The cost includes a T-shirt and snacks.

To register, visit

To volunteer, call (414) 351-8811.

Senior center sponsors

trip to Amish country

Shorewood — The Shorewood Senior Resource Center is sponsoring a trip to Amish country Sept. 20.

The bus leaves the center, 3920 N. Murray Ave., at 7 a.m. and returns at about 7 p.m. The route passes through the Horicon Marsh. The tour in Amish country includes visits to a cheese factory, bakery, general store and wood shop. Lunch is buffet style at the historic Kingston House. After lunch, participants visit an Amish school and have the opportunity to talk with the teacher and students. There is not a lot of walking, but there is a lot of getting on and off the bus.

The cost for the tour is $67 for Shorewood residents and $70 for nonresidents and includes lunch and deluxe motorcoach transportation. No seats will be held without payment and a completed reservation form available at the center office or via email.

For information and to register, call (414) 847-2727 or email by Sept. 12.

Recycle electronics,

appliances at Mequon church

Mequon — Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Road, hosts its third annual household electronics recycling event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14.

Items accepted include: TVs, computers (and peripherals: keyboard, mouse, speakers, etc.), monitors, cordless and cell phones, iPods, printers (including ink and toner), scanners, fax machines, stereos, old holiday lights, extension cord; personal digital assistants, clock radios and all other consumer electronics. All types of batteries, microwaves, dehumidifiers and larger appliances also will be accepted.

Items not accepted include: light bulbs and nonelectrical material.

There is a $10 fee per car, plus a $10 charge for each TV (excludes personal computers and laptop monitors). An additional $10 donation is suggested for each dehumidifier and major appliance. Everything else is recycled free of charge.

There are no geographical restrictions related to this event; all are welcome.

For information, call (262) 375-3890 or visit

Rotary club holds

annual LobsterFest

Thiensville — The Mequon-Thiensville Sunrise Rotary hold its 16th annual LobsterFest from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Shully's Cuisine, 146 Green Bay Road.

The event features food and a live auction and music. Beef and vegetarian pasta options will be available.

The cost is $75 per person.

For information and tickets, visit

Concordia hosts

musical performances

Mequon — Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, hosts musical performances in its Chapel of Christ Triumphant.

Admission is $7 for adults, free for children 17 and younger except where noted. Tickets can be purchased at the door. All seating is general admission.

For information call (262) 243-4405.

· 3:30 p.m. Sept. 29: Faculty Organ Recital

·7:30 p.m. Oct. 4: Family Weekend All Ensemble

·7:30 p.m. Oct. 25: Pops Concert (Symphonic Wind, Jazz and String)

·7:30 p.m. Nov. 17: Christ the King Celebration (Kammerchor and The Alleluia Ringers)

·7:30 p.m. Dec. 6: Christmas at Concordia (all adult tickets are $10, students 17 and younger are admitted free; all tickets must be reserved by email music.department@cuw.eduor through the automated ticket line (262) 243-4243; tickets will be available after Nov. 1)

Acacia Theatre Company

announces 2013-14 season

Mequon — Acacia Theatre Company presents three productions during its 2013-14 season.

All performances are performed in Concordia University Wisconsin's Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive.

· "Malcolm and Teresa" by Cathal Gallagher

8 p.m. Oct. 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26, 4 p.m. Oct. 26 and 3 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27

· "Searching for David's Heart" by Cherie Bennett

8 p.m. Feb. 28, March 1, 6, 7 and 8, 4 p.m. March 8 and 3 p.m. March 2 and 9

· "Jane Austen's Persuasion" adaptation by Jennifer Le Blanc

8 p.m. July 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19, 4 p.m. July 19 and 3 p.m. July 13 and 30

Season subscriptions cost $38 or $30 for senior citizens, full-time students and full-time clergy. Single tickets for all productions will go on sale starting Sept. 1. Single tickets will cost $16 or $13 for senior citizens, full-time students and full-time clergy.

For information, call (414) 744-5995 or visit

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