Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Administration Center, 121 West Main Street, Port Washington, Room A204, unless noted. Thursday, Aug. 28, Finance Committee, A-200, 8 a.m.; Tuesday, Sept. 2, Natural Resources Committee, A-200, 8:30 a.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 3, County Board followed by Executive Committee, 9 a.m.
City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Tuesday, Sept. 2, Finance and License Committee followed by Common Council, 6:30 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Circle, unless noted. Monday, Sept. 1, Public Safety Commission, 1981 Washington St., 6 p.m.
Village of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Sept. 4, Village Board, 7 p.m.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Sept. 4, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Town of Grafton. All meetings are in Town Hall, 1230 11th Avenue., Grafton, unless noted. Wednesday, Sept. 3, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Town of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Wednesday, Sept. 3, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Town of Belgium. All meetings are in Town Hall, 814 Main St., unless noted. Tuesday, Sept. 2, Town Board, 7 p.m.
Town of Port Washington. All meetings are in Town Hall, 3715 Highland Rd., unless noted. Tuesday, Sept. 2, Town Board, 7:30 p.m.
Places to go, Things to do
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 growing healthy food using organic practices including permaculture, vermiculture 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.
The UWM Field Station and Bill Mueller, director of the Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory, will discuss “Bats over the Bog” on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn about bats and their habits and take part in the group’s ongoing bat monitoring project. For more information, call 675-6844. The field station is at 3095 Blue Goose Rd. in Saukville.
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.
Ozaukee Chorus will hold its first rehearsal of the fall season on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grafton. The weekly rehearsals will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. to prepare for the December concert. Singers from high school age up are welcome. No auditions are required. For more information, visit ozaukeechorus.org or call Randy at (262) 305-1044. The church is at 1619 Washington St.
Local Author Jim Rice will discuss everything you wanted to know about football but didn’t want to ask. Rice will lead a discussion on NFL rules Wednesday, Sept. 10, and a class on NFL history and why we love the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 11. Both discussions will be at the Grafton Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Register for both programs at the front desk or by calling 375-5315.
Lifetree Cafe’s September meeting will focus on how to avoid being fooled by fake charities. The program, which will be Thursday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m., features a filmed interview with a woman who rallied her community to raise money for a friend who lied about needing cash for cancer treatment. Free snacks and beverages will be provided. The presentation is at River of Life, 598 W. Hillcrest Rd. in Saukville.
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.
Portraits in the Park sponsored by the Grafton Education Foundation will be Sunday, Sept. 14, at lower Lime Kiln Park. The $60 cost includes the sitting fee and one portrait 16x20 or smaller. Additional photos or holiday cards can be ordered. Proceeds benefit Grafton Public School students. To reserve a session, visit graftoneducationfoundation.org.
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.
Celiac Connections Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church ministry center in Sheboygan. The discussion will center on encouragement and information about Celiac Disease and gluten sensitivity. For more information, call Gail at 284-0094 or Donna at (920) 980-4709. The church is at 904 N. 9th St.
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.
The Landt-Thiel American Legion and Auxiliary will hold “Casino Night” on Saturday, Sept. 27. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with free beer for the first hour. Food, Texas Hold ‘Em poker, blackjack, roulette, craps, a raffle and silent auction are included. The Legion is at 601 W. Dekora St. in Saukville.
Cornerstone Church presents an evening with Stuart and Jill Briscoe on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. The Briscoes have traveled more than 100 countries sharing their messages of faith, hope and love. The $25 price includes dinner and the program. Tickets can be purchased by calling 377-9300 or online at cornerstonechurchgrafton.org. Stuart will also share a message at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, service at the church, which is at the corner of Falls Road and Port Washington Road in Grafton.
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.
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.
Concept Cafe, a discussion group where participants can exchange ideas and explore philosophies and beliefs, will meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month in the Grafton Library’s main-floor meeting room, 1620 11th Ave. For information, call librarian John Hanson at 375-5315.
Ewesful Knitters Guild for knitters of all ages and skill levels will meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month in the Cedarburg Senior Center. Beginning knitters may learn from experienced needleworkers, and patterns and ideas will be exchanged. For more information on the guild, call the center at 375-7644.
MOPS, or Mothers of PreSchoolers, meets on the first and third Tuesdays from 9 to 11:15 a.m. from October through May at Portview Christian Center, 3457 Hwy. LL, Port Washington. For information, call Deidre at (262) 573-9055 or e-mail her at
Ozaukee Chapter of Great Lakes Sport Fishermen meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Railroad Station Hall, 200 S. Railroad St., Saukville. For more information, call (262) 644-8481.
Grafton Little League board meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Grafton MultiPurpose Senior Center, 1665 Seventh Ave. For information, call Beth Esselmann at 375-0971.
Port Washington Junior Women’s Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at First Congregational Church on Webster Street in Port Washington. For information, call Michelle Cole at 268-0570.
Grafton Lions Club meets for a 6 p.m. social hour and 6:45 p.m. dinner the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Rose-Harms American Legion Hall, 1540 13th Ave. For more information, call David Liss at (414) 429-0177.
Fredonia Area Lioness/Lions Club meets the first Wednesday of each month at a local restaurant. The club serves the community with local projects. For information, call Ginny at (414) 429-1588 or Fern at 692-2503.
Grafton Chess Club will be meet at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at the Grafton library, 1620 11th Ave. People of all abilities are welcome. Instruction will be provided for beginners.
Northern Cross Science Foundation, which is aimed at people interested in astronomy, meets on the first Thursday of each month at Unitarian Church North in Mequon. For information, visit www.ncsf.info.
Kettle Moraine ATV Association meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Lighthouse Lanes, 7292 Sleepy Hollow Rd., West Bend. For information, call Al Tackes at (262) 224-2432 or visit www.kmatva.com.
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.
Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Niederkorn Library, 316 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington. For information, call the local chapter of the association at (414) 479-8800 or Ginny Nyhuis at (920) 838-1311.
Diabetes Support Group meets at Milwaukee Medical Center’s Cedar Creek Center,. 215 W. Washington St., Grafton, from 6 to 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month.
Lakefield Caregiver Support Group will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at St. John Lutheran Church, 1193 Lakefield Rd., Grafton. Free care provided if arrangements are made ahead of time by calling Lakefield
Adult Day Center at 377-9780.
Parents Without Partners meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Black Wheel Restaurant, 1221 Wauwatosa Rd., Cedarburg. For information, call 375-1837.
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.
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.