Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Administration Center, 121 West Main Street, Port Washington, Room A204, unless noted. Thursday, Aug. 21, Public Works, Highway Department, 8 a.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 27, Health & Human Services Committee, Lasata, 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 28, Finance Committee, A-200, 8 a.m.
City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Aug. 21, Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 26, Common Council, 5 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Circle, unless noted. Thursday, Aug. 21, Architectural Review Board, 5 p.m.; Monday, Aug. 25, Library Board, 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 26, Plan Commission, 6 p.m.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Aug. 21, CDA/IRC, 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 26, Public Works, 6:30 p.m.
Village of Belgium. All meetings are in Village Hall, 195 Commerce St., unless noted. Tuesday, Aug. 26, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Village of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Aug. 21, Village Board, 7 p.m.
Places to go,
Things to do
Ozaukee Washington Land Trust will hold its annual Fly In Dinner on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 3 to 10:30 p.m. A tour of the Forest Beach Migratory Preserve will be from 3 to 4 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m. Live music from Sawdust Symphony will follow. The dinner is $75 per person and a table of eight is $500. For more information, call (262) 338-1794, email
or visit owlt.org.
A Grand Night Out in Grafton will be at Flannery’s Restaurant at Fire Ridge Golf Course on Saturday, Aug. 23. An evening of unlimited wine, beer and spirit tastings and appetizers from local restaurants and caterers will be paired with casino-style gaming from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $35 for a general ticket and $20 for a designated driver ticket. For more information, call the Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce at 377-1650 or visit village.grafton.wi.us.
A Port Washington Community Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Port Washington Senior Center, 403 W. Foster St. The drive will be from 2 to 7 p.m. For an appointment, call (800) 733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are also available.
Grand Avenue United Methodist Church is hosting a free concert on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. featuring The Summer Singers. The concert is free, but donations will be accepted. For more information, call 284-9478 or visit portumc.com. The church is at 505 W. Grand Ave. in Port Washington.
A Town Hall Meeting on the fate of the Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Ozaukee County Humane Society in Saukville. The Humane Society is at 630 W. Dekora St.
The Ozaukee Master Gardeners’ August meeting will feature Paul and Linda Thomas, who are certified permaculture designers. The presentation, on Thursday, Aug. 28, will emphasize growning healthy food using organic practices including permaculture, vermicultur and aquaculture. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St. in Port Washington.
The Revolutionary War Re-Enactment and Encampment will be Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31 at Ozaukee County Pioneer Village in the Town of Saukville. The annual event brings re-enactments of life and battles during the Revolutionary War. The grounds will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Battles will be staged at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. both days. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and children age 12 to 18 and $3 for children age 3 to 11. Proceeds benefit the Ozaukee County Historical Society. For more information, call (414) 418-1669 or e-mail
Unitarian Church North is hosting its fourth annual household electronics recycling event on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The church will also accept dehumidifiers and major household appliances. There is a $10 fee per car plus a $10 charge for each TV. An additional donation is suggested for dehumidifers and major appliances. There are no geographical restrictions. For a list of items accepted, call 375-3890 or visit ucnorth.org. The church is at 13800 N. Port Washington Rd. in Mequon.
A Study of the Six Major Religions of the world will be the topic of a series at St. Peter of Alcantara Church in Port Washington. The series starts Monday, Sept. 8, through Nov. 24. The group will review a video one week and a representative from the religion will speak the next week. For more information, portadult.org. The church is at 1800 N. Wisconsin St.
Tri-Parish Festival and Fish Boil Dinner will be Saturday, Sept. 13, at St. Mary’s Parish in Port Washington. A raffle drawing, silent auction and dinner will be included at the event, which runs from 4:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Dawn at 284-0467, Chris at (262) 573-3697 or Denise at 284-6472.
Concordia University Wisconsin’s 32nd annual Falcon Day Golf Classic is set for Monday, Sept. 15, at the River Club of Mequon. The cost is $225 per golfer and includes an entry gift, lunch, green fees, golf cart, refreshments on the course, a sit-down dinner and golf prizes. Tee sponsorships are available for $200 each. Corporate sponsorships are also available. The tournament is played in a scramble format. For more information, call Sandy Vick at 243-4333 or e-mail
. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Concordia Student Scholarship Endowment.
Women’s Focus Incorporated presents Lori Gervais, a financial planner with The Gervais Group at Robert W. Baird & Co. on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The presentation will focus on Gervais’ in-depth research on women and money today. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Ozaukee Country Club, 10823 N. River Rd. in Mequon. Cost of the program is $22 and includes lunch. A gluten-free lunch option is available for $23. Reservations can be made by visiting womensfocus.org or e-mail
The Mequon Dance Club Dinner Dance is set for Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Peter Wollner American Legion Hall in Cedarburg. Live music will be featured. For reservations, call 241-3171.
Port Conversations, an adult discussion group for those interested in exploring current issues relevant to life will meet Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the WJ Niederkorn Library in the lower level community room. For more information, contact Louise or David at
or call (414) 640-3077. The library is at 316 W. Grand Ave. in Port Washington.
Concordia University Wisconsin’s Habitat for Humanity Student Chapter will host its second annual Shantytown Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27, on the CUW campus. Students and church youth will build a ‘shantytown’ where they will spend the night Friday. A scavenger hunt will also take place. Registration for the event, which is partnered with the Ozaukee County Chapter of Thrivent Financial and the CUW Street Team, can be done by visiting cuw.edu/friends/congregationalministries.html. Sign up is required by Monday, Sept. 1 if you want a T-shirt, or by Monday, Sept. 15. For more information, contact Diana Eggold at 375-0309 or email
The 2014 Cedarburg Cultural Center Main Stage performance season kicks off Saturday, Sept. 27, with No Sinner and special guest Alex Wilson Band. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for students with an ID (standing room), $14 in advance (standing room), $16 the day of the show (standing room) and $20 for a seated ticket. CCC members receive a 20% discount on tickets. For more information, visit cedarburgculturalcenter.org or call 375-3676. The Center is at W62 N546 Washington Ave.
Acacia Theatre Co. presents “Fish Eyes,” a comedy about the eternal story of Jesus told through the eyes of two fishers-of-men, Peter and Andrew, an odd pair who hilarious misunderstand their Lord as they attempt to follow His Call. The play, by Ted Swartz and Lee Eshleman, will run Friday, Oct. 17, through Sunday, Oct. 26, at Concordia University Wisconsin’s Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr. in Mequon. For more information, call (414) 744-5995 or visit acaciatheatre.com.
Van Ells-Schanen Post 82 American Legion Auxiliary meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. the Legion Hall on Lake Street.
Sister Circle, an ecumenical women’s spirituality group, meets the third Thursday of each month. Books are provided. Meetings are rotated to different area churches every three months. For more information, call Mary McHugh at 284-4266.
Anchor Investment Club is seeking new members. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month. For information, call Chuck at 284-4414 days or 284-0744 nights.
Ozaukee Toastmasters meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Aurora Medical Center Room 5, 975 Port Washington Rd., Grafton. Toastmasters is dedicated to making members become better speakers and honing their listening and thinking skills. For more information, call Susan Omalley-Larson at 284-0389.
By My Hands, a club for people who do any type of needlework, meets from 9 a.m. to noon the first and third Fridays of each month at Ye Olde Schoolhouse Quilt Shop, 318 Green Bay Rd., Cedarburg. For more information, call Kris at 377-9072 or the shop at 377-2770 or visit the Web site www.yeoldeschoolhouse.com.
Port Washington Kiwanis Club meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Nisleit’s Country Inn, 3704 Highland Dr., Port Washington. Meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and a program. For more information, call John Sigwart at (920) 946-0215.
Port Washington Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays from September through May at Nisleit’s Country Inn. For more information, call Orv Froh at 284-0669 or Kari Gerrits at 284-6757 or visit www.portlions.org.
Ozaukee Master Gardeners meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month in the auditorium of the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. For more information on the club, call Jean Schanen at 284-3494, extension 1120, or e-mail her at
. The club has a speakers bureau, which will provide guest speakers on gardening topics. To arrange a speaker, call 284-8288 or 238-8288.
Ozaukee Wellness League will meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Health Port, 650 Main St., Belgium. For information, call Ty Wade at 284-0022 or the store at 285-3535.
Helping Hands, a group for people with multiple sclerosis, meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at St. John’s lutheran Church, 824 Fredonia Ave., Fredonia. For information, call (920) 994-2482.
Sexual Assault Support Group will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Advocates of Ozaukee’s shelter. A children’s life skills group meets at the same time. Call 284-6902 or 284-3577 for information.
Mourning Cloak offers peer support group for children, teens and families who are grieving the death of a loved one meets from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month in the Mourning Cloak office at 211 N. Franklin St. For information, call Mourning Cloak Executive Director Pat Morrissey at 268-7599.
REFRESH Support Group, a group focusing on parents/caregivers of a child or teen with, or at risk for, mental illness, ADHD or behavior issues, meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at Ozaukee Family Services in Grafton from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For information, call Nanci Schiman at (414) 520-1561 or e-mail
Ostomy Support Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month at St. Joseph Community Hospital in West Bend. For information, call Donna at 334-7079, Carrie at (920) 994-4261 or Mary Theisen-Faber at 334-8267.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at the Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA. Free group provides new friends, a network, learning experiences, a chance to vent or listen to group discussions. For more information, call Kassie McManus at 284-6692 or e-mail her at
Saukville every Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15 through Oct. 26 at Veteran’s Park. Closed Labor Day weekend.
Port Washington every Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 26. On Main St. between Franklin and Wisconsin Streets.
Thiensville every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. from June 10 through Oct. 28, at Village Park.
Cedarburg from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays from June 6 through Oct. 24, at the corner of Mill Street and Washington Avenue.
Town of Cedarburg from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays from June 14 through Oct. 11, in the parking lot at Wayne’s Drive In, 1331 Covered Bridge Rd.
The park on Highway D east of I-43 in the Town of Belgium is open daily. Admission is a Wisconsin State Park sticker. Daily stickers are $7 for Wisconsin residents and $10 for nonresidents. An annual sticker is available for $25 to Wisconsin-licensed vehicles and $35 for out-of-state vehicles. An annual senior resident pass is $10. Park users with more than one vehicle may purchase additional stickers for half price. Admission stickers are available at the park.
Membership in the Friends of Harrington Beach State Park are $25 for a yearly membership and $150 for a life membership.
For more information about the park, visit www.harringtonbeach.org or call 285-3015. For more information on the Friends of Harrington, visit friendsofharrington.org.
Cedar Grove museums will be open on the second Sunday of every month starting this Sunday, August 10, from 1-4 p.m.
Het Museum, located at 118 S. Main St., features a special display of artifacts sent from Cameroun, Africa, from a local missionary who was there in 1933.
The updated and recently republished book, Cedar Grove, Wisconsin: More then 150 Years of Dutch-American Tradition, will be available for sale at the museum.
For more information, visit cedargrovewi.com.
WJ Niederkorn Library
The library is located at 316 W. Grand Ave. and is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.
Listeners are needed for the adult and teen lines for Ozaukee County. Training begins in September. Volunteers must be age 18 and older. For more information, call 377-1477 to schedule an informative interview.
Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County offers various opportunities to volunteer throughout the county. Contact the center at 377-1616 or via e-mail at
Port Washington Research Center
Offered by the Port Washington Historic Society, the Research Center at 205 N. Franklin St. is a wealth of information for those looking for information on the area. The center is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays and
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, or by appointment. E-mail
or call 268-9150 for an appointment.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon
Weekly meetings for District 24 are:
Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at the the United Methodist Family Activity Center, 505 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington.
Thursdays Big Book study at 8 p.m. at Living Hope Lutheran Church, 1991 Hwy. 33, Saukville.
Fridays at 6:30 p.m. at Alliance Community Bible Church, 280 Lakeview Dr., Belgium.
Sundays at 3 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St., Port Washington.
For information, call DonnaMae at 284-5230.
Northern Ozaukee YMCA Senior Center for adults 55 and older in the Northern Ozaukee School District meets from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesday in Ozaukee Elementary School. Weekly wellness and health programs, cards, games, coffee and monthly guest speakers are offered. For information, call 268-5416.
Chess and Scrabble nights for people of all ages and abilities will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Mondays at the Java Dock Cafe in Port Washington. For information, call Tom Hudson at 284-1948.
Tri-County New Horizons Band meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Living Hope Lutheran Church, 1991 Hwy. 33, Saukville. The band is for adults who have never played a band instrument or who haven’t played in many years. Lessons are available and instruments can be rented. For information, call Diana Jonen at (262) 644-6704.
Moms groups meet twice weekly in the family lounge at the Columbia Center at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Hospital in Mequon. One group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and the other from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Fridays. Mothers with babies from infants through toddlers are welcome for the free sessions.
Ozaukee Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol, an auxiliary branch of the Air Force, is a volunteer organization that occasionally assists local military, law enforcement and emergency personnel. The cadet program is open to boys and girls ages 12 to 18. Meetings are held from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Thursdays in the Saukville municipal building, 639 E. Green Bay Ave. The annual fee is $34. For more information, call Maj. Ron Kridler at 284-0729 or Capt. Gary Mader at 376-9171.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Friedens Evangelical Church, 454 N. Milwaukee St., Port Washington. In Belgium, it meets at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Ozaukee Fitness, 303 Lakeview Dr. For more information about the Port program, call 284-2403. For the Belgium program, call Rosemary Bruss at (262) 873-0400.
Teen trading card club will meet every Saturday from noon until 1:45 p.m. at the Oscar Grady Public Library, 151 S. Main St., Saukville. Meetings will be held in the community room. Teens of all ages are welcome to come and learn how to play Magic the Gathering. Decks of cards will be provided for new players.
Retired Educators of Ozaukee County meets periodically. For reservations or more information on the club, call 284-0735.
The CamoQuilt Project holds workshops periodically to assemble camouflage quilts for soldiers serving in Iraq or Afghanistan at St. John Lutheran Church, 824 Fredonia Ave., Fredonia.
Fredonia Area Garden Club meets periodically. For information, call Carolyn MacLaurin at 414-659-9491.