WAAGR hosts rummage sale in Menomonee Falls
Menomonee Falls - Wisconsin Adopt A Golden Retriever is holding its annual Really Big Rummage Sale to benefit the organization. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2 in conjunction with a subdivision-wide rummage sale in the area. Falls at N61 W12851 Hemlock Court.
WAAGR also is looking for donations of items to sell at the event. Contact event co-chair Barb Hart at (414) 517-7725 for information.
Library hosts adult summer reading program
Menomonee Falls - The Menomonee Falls Public Library presents Between the Covers as its Adult Summer Reading program.
To participate, sign up at the library's Adult Reference desk, W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road, beginning June 4. Adults can read anything including a nonfiction book, a fiction book, listen to an audio book, Playaways, and an e-reader. Read one book per week and enter to win prizes every Friday until Aug. 3. A grand prize will be drawn from all the entries after the program ends.
For information, visit home.mf.lib.wi.us or call (262) 532-8912.
Registration opens for Relay for Life
Germantown - The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Germantown gives everyone in the community a chance to help the organization save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Register a team today by visiting RelayForLife.org or by calling (800) 227-2345.
Former and current cancer patients, those who have lost a loved one to cancer, families, businesses, faith-based and civic organizations, and anyone wanting to make a difference in the fight against cancer are invited to take part in Relay for Life, slated for 6 p.m. June 22 until 6 a.m. June 23 at Germantown High School.
Kohl's offers tickets to movie showing of 'Brave'
Milwaukee - In honor of the movie "Brave," which will be released by Disney and Pixar on June 22, the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Kohl's Education Center, 11111 W. Liberty Drive, are celebrating.
From June 1 through 15, families that visit the Kohl's Art Generation Gallery can enter to win a family four-pack of tickets to an exclusive showing of "Brave." Additionally, parents who bring their "Brave" ticket stubs to the museum from June 22 through June 30 will receive two-for-the-price-of-one full-price adult admission to the museum. Children 12 and younger are always free.
For its current Kohl's Art Generation Gallery exhibit, "Animation: Art Goes to the Movies," the Milwaukee Art Museum worked closely with Disney and Pixar animators to explore how they drew inspiration for some of today's most popular animated movies from historical works of art. The Gallery features a scene from "Brave" and connects it to the piece that inspired it - a painting of Stonehenge.
The Kohl's Art Generation Gallery is part of the Kohl's Education Center, a place where children can learn to appreciate art through participation in creative projects. Kohl's Art Generation is made possible through $3.7 million from Kohl's Cares and Kohl's Department Stores to the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Plant sale benefits Wild Ones chapters
Menomonee Falls - A native plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 9 at Johnson's Nursery, N6275 Marcy Road.
The sale benefits Wild Ones chapters. More than 150 species are available to purchase.
For information, call (414) 881-4017 or visit for-wild.org.
Golf Super Scramble set for summer
Germantown - The sixth annual golf super scramble hosted by the Richfield Lions Club is June 8 at Blackstone Creek Golf Course. Coffee and doughnuts, as well as registration is scheduled for 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Dinner and prizes are at 4 p.m.
The event is a primary fundraiser for the Richfield Lions. Along with golf, it includes dinner, raffles and hole contests.
Registrations can be mailed to Michelle Danczyk, W158 N10315 Mohawk Drive, Germantown, WI 53022 or arrangements can be made to have the donations picked up by contacting Anita Hilleman at (262) 335-6886.
Quad/Graphics hosts children's summer camp
Lannon - Parents looking for summer care for their school-aged children need look no further than Quad/Graphics' long-running Jr. Camp/Quad program, held at Lannon Elementary School, 7145 N. Lannon Road, which is open to the community.
The camp runs Mondays through Fridays beginning June 11. Parents are welcome to pick the dates they want their child to attend; Jr. Camp/Quad asks for a minimum average attendance of two days a week. Camp/Quad can accommodate most schedules. The cost for community members is $47.30 for a 10-hour day, and discounts are available for each additional family member. Hourly and extended day rates also are available.
For a registration packet or for information, contact Camp Director Linda Johns by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (414) 566-2170.
Free Bible camp for children offered in Jackson
Jackson - All children ages 3 to those entering fifth grade are invited to a free morning Bible camp from 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily June 11-15 at David's Star Lutheran Church and School, 2740 David's Star Drive, in Jackson.
This year's theme is A Ticket to Adventure, which takes children through deserts and dungeons in stories, songs and crafts.
Call (262) 677-2412 or visit davidsstar.org to register or for information.
Registration for the 2012-2013 school year takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 12 and 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 13 at the school.
Big Band trip planned for Germantown seniors
Germantown - The Germantown Senior Center is hosting Celebration Belle Big Band Cruise on July 11.
Seniors can enjoy a four-hour cruise aboard a riverboat while listening to big band entertainment.
Register at the Senior Center, W162N11960 Park Ave., by June 6. Call (262) 253-7799 for information. A coach bus leaves from the Germantown Center Mall at 7 a.m. and returns at 7 p.m. The cost is $109 per person.
LindenGrove plans car show in Menomonee Falls
Menomonee Falls - LindenGrove in Menomonee Falls, a nonprofit organization that provides services to senior citizens, is holding an Antique and Vintage Car Show for its residents and the community from 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 13 in the north parking lot of the facility located at N8071 Town Hall Road.
The organization is looking for car owners to put their vehicles on display, however, reservations must be made as there are a limited number of spaces available.
To reserve a space, call (262) 253-2700. Entertainment at the event will be provided by the Remember When Duo and refreshments will be served.
Presentation teaches seniors how to care for feet and nails
Germantown - Toe Nail Trimmers is hosting a free presentation called Caring for Your Feet scheduled for 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. June 13 at the Germantown Senior Center, N11960 Park Ave.
Learn how your feet change over the years and how to care for both feet and nails. The presentation is taught by a registered nurse with special training, who is also certified in foot and nail care. Refreshments and door prizes are available.
Call (262) 253-7799 to sign up.
Seminar to focus on hearing aid education
Germantown - A one-day patient education seminar on hearing aids is slated for 1 to 2:30 p.m. June 15 at the Germantown Senior Center, W162 N11960 Park Ave.
RSVP by calling (262) 253-7799 or visit the senior center. Admission is free, but space is limited. The seminar will educate participants on the benefits of hearing aids.
Christian Women's Club hosts banquet and conference
Menomonee Falls - The Milwaukee West Suburban Christian Women's Club is hosting a brunch from 9:30 to 11 a.m. June 18 at Davians Banquet and Conference Center, 16300 Silver Spring Drive in Menomonee Falls.
Jon Cerny from the Great Harvest Bread Company in Elm Grove discusses how the bake shop began, as well as all the things the shop has to offer.
Jan Merritt, from Normall, Ill., gives a presentation called From Superwoman to Mild-Mannered Mom: A "Super" Natural Makeover.
The cost is $14. Tax and tip are included. Call (262) 251-3841 no later than June 11 to make a reservation. Free child care is provided if notified at the time of a reservation.
'Celebrate the U.S.A.' at Fireman's Park
Germantown - Celebrate the U.S.A. is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 27 at Fireman's Park shelter.
Lunch is slated for 11:45 a.m. with entertainment provided by the Bryan O'Donnell Band from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $3.50 for members of the Germantown Senior Center and $10 for nonmembers.
Sign up at the Germantown Senior Center, N11960 Park Ave., by June 22.
Kettle Hills schedules golf outing for women
Richfield - Kettle Hills Golf Course in Richfield is hosting a women's only nine-hole golf outing on June 24.
An 11 a.m. shotgun start on the Rolling Nine is planned. The cost is $40 per person, which includes golf, a cart, goody bag, on-course events, participation in raffles and a lunch to follow. Golfers of all skill levels are encouraged to play. Money raised will be donated to the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition. Registration can be done online at kettlehills.com or by calling the pro shop at (262) 628-0200.
Optimist Club honoring veterans at Popcorn Wagon
Menomonee Falls - The Optimist Club of Menomonee Falls is honoring veterans with Honor Flight Night at the club's Popcorn Wagon from 6 to 9 p.m. June 26 located in the parking lot of Total Health Nutrition, W15485 Appleton Ave.
The Milwaukee War Dogs Organization will also be in attendance.
County seeks nominations for most admired senior
West Bend - Washington County is seeking nominations of residents 60 years or older to be selected as the county's most admired senior citizen.
Anyone can make a nomination for their favorite senior. Entry forms are available at the Aging and Disability Center at Washington County Fair Park. Forms must be postmarked no later than July 9. Winners will be selected on current activity, rather than past accomplishments.
The most admired senior citizen winners will be recognized at 11:30 a.m. July 25 at a special program at the Washington County Fair.
Call (262) 335-4497 for information.
Suburban Christian Women's Club hosts brunch banquet
Menomonee Falls - The Milwaukee West Suburban Christian Women's Club invites the public to a brunch from 9:30 to 11 a.m. July 16 at Davians Banquet and Conference Center, 16300 Silver Spring Drive.
The event features Karen Maihofer, from Cedarburg, who hosts cooking classes and has been a television cooking show personality. She will teach attendees how to add special garnishes to food.
The speaker is Sue Selbin from Webster, whose presentation is called Lavish, exquisite, tantalizing: The frosting on the cake of life. Selbin writes, is a speaker and does literacy tutoring.
The cost is $14 and tax and tip are included. Call Lois at (262) 251-3841 no later than July 9 to reserve a space. Free child care is provided if scheduled at the time of the reservation.
Senior center offers Tai Chi classes to help arthritis
Germantown - Tai Chi for Arthritis classes, open to all adults and anyone interested in tai chi, are slated to begin in July.
There is a free workshop from 1 to 2 p.m. July 16 with an eight-week session scheduled from July 30 to Sept. 27. The class is from 1 to 2 p.m.
The cost is $65 and those interested can sign up at the Germantown Senior Center, W162 N11960 Park Ave., or call (262) 253-7799 to make a reservation. The class is taught by KT Rusch, who has 18 years experience and is a certified arthritis foundation tai chi instructor.
St. John Church seeks exhibitors for annual Fall Fair
Germantown - St. John United Church of Christ, N104 W14181 Donges Bay Road, is holding its 27th annual Fall Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 and is currently looking for exhibitors.
Only outdoor space is available. Booths for adults cost $30 and booths for ages 18 and younger cost $10. For information, call (262) 251-0365.
Visit old haunts during West Bend ghost tours
West Bend - Do you believe in ghosts? Whether you're a believer or a skeptic, it's undeniable that stories of the paranormal represent modern day folklore. J. Nathan Couch, author of the upcoming book "Washington County Paranormal: A Wisconsin Legend Trip," blends historical facts, local legends, and alleged eyewitness accounts on this leisurely stroll past an assortment of alleged spooks, specters and spirits.
These stories come to life on the family-friendly ghost walks that run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on various dates in April through November, or by appointment, in front of the old sheriff's residence and jail, 340 S. Fifth Ave. in West Bend. Each walk is $10 per person. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are strongly suggested. Visit washingtoncountyparanormal.com for dates and reservation information.
Serenitas Gardens offers quiet reflection spots, scenery
Menomonee Falls - During the summer months, if you are craving a quiet spot to reflect, meditate or enjoy some peaceful moments, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, N7863 Town Hall Road, offers the Serenitas Gardens that is now open to the public.
The garden includes paths for walking, a labyrinth, native trees of Wisconsin, a garden of Biblical herbs, an Adult Day Care flower garden and benches. Some of the paths are also wheelchair accessible.
For information, visit fallsgloriadei.com.
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