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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

Government

Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington, unless noted. Tuesday, Jan. 17, Public Safety Committee at 8:15 a.m. in the Justice Center, 1201 S. Spring St., Port Washington. Wednesday, Jan. 18, Health and Human Services Board at 3 p.m. in room A-200. Thursday, Jan. 19, Public Works Committee at 8 a.m. at the Highway Department offices, 410 S. Spring St., Port Washington; Joint Ozaukee Washington Board of Health at 8:30 a.m. at Newburg Village Hall.

City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Jan. 12, Parks and Recreation Board at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, Community Development Authority at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, Finance and License Committee at 6:30 p.m.; Common Council at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, Plan Commission at 6 p.m.

Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Rd., unless noted. Thursday, Jan. 12, Public Safety Committee at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, Finance Committee at 7 p.m.; Village Board at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, Community Development Authority at 5:30 p.m.

Town of Saukville. All meetings are in Town Hall, 3762 Lakeland Rd., unless noted. Tuesday, Jan. 17, Town Board at 7 p.m.

Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Cir., unless noted. Thursday, Jan. 12, Architectural Review Board at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, Village Board at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, Parks and Recreation Board at 6 p.m.

Town of Grafton. All meetings are in Town Hall, 1230 11th Ave., unless noted. Wednesday, Jan. 18, Open Space Commission at 7 p.m.

Village of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Jan. 19, Village Board at 7 p.m. 

Northern Ozaukee School District. All meetings are in the high school library, unless noted. Monday, Jan. 16, School Board at 7 p.m.

Village of Belgium. All meetings are in Village Hall, 104 Peter Thein Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Jan. 19, Public Utility Committee at 6 p.m.

Places to go, Things to do

“Defending Jacob” by William Landay will be discussed by the book group at the Grafton library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12.

A community gathering for justice and peace will be held at First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St., Port Washington, from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12. The gathering will include readings, silent meditation and prayer and a candle lighting.

Opening reception for “Drawing Attention,” the new exhibit at Gallery 224 in Port Washington, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. The gallery is at 224 E. Main St.

Learn the basics of downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks during two seminars at the Grafton library. One will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, and the other at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27. Bring your device to the session if you like. To register, call 375-5315 or visit www.graftonpubliclibrary.net.

Career diplomat and Air Force veteran John Katzka will discuss the decline and fall of the USSR during the Monday, Jan. 16, meeting of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Military Historians at the Rose-Harms American Legion Hall, 1540 13th Ave. There is a $20 fee for dinner and the presentation or $8 for just the presentation. For reservations, call Ken Grigas at 284-1090 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Tax talk with local professionals discussing what is new and what has changed in state and federal forms will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Grafton library. Topics will include the PATH Act, changes in the Affordable Care Act, education and deductions and credits. Register in person or by calling 375-5315.

The Ozaukee Technology Club at the Grafton library will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18. The group is for anyone from hobbyists to professionals as well as beginners.

“Exploring the Meaning of American Values” is the topic for the Thursday, Jan. 19, meeting of Port Conversations, a nonpartisan group that explores relevant ideas. This discussion will center on the values we stand for instead of who or what citizens stand against. The 6 to 7:30 p.m. meeting will be in the community room at the Niederkorn Library, 316 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington. For information, call Louise at (414) 852-3077.

Adult crafting will be done at the Grafton library at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. Participants are asked to bring a scissors and some tacky glue. Other supplies will be provided. Advance registration is requested in person or by calling 375-5315.

An open house sponsored by the Relay for Life Ozaukee Lakeside will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Niederkorn Library, 316 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington. Breakfast and bingo will be part of the event, which will also disseminate information about the relay. For information, call Courtney at (920) 517-0478 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Bonnie Koloc and Don Stille will perform a Wisconsin Singer Songwriter Series concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Unitarian Church North in Mequon. Tickets are $18 in advance, $22 at the door and $10 for students. Discounts of $1 per donated food item to a maximum of $4 will be given at the door. Tickets are available at Vines to Cellar in Port Washington, Grapes & Tastes and Stagecoach Inn, both in Cedarburg, and North Shore Bank in Mequon and Grafton. For more information call (262) 457-4399 or visit www.wsss.org.

A fiction writers group will meet at the Grafton library at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. The group is open to area writers of novels, short stories and fan fiction, and those attending are encouraged to bring 1,000 words of their works to share. For more information, visit www.graftonpubliclibrary.net.

The West Bend Antique & Fine Art Show will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Washington County Fair grounds, highways 45 and PV, West Bend. Admission is $5, and children younger than 16 are free. For more information, visit WestBendAntiqueShow.com.

Blood drive will be held at St. Matthew Church, 1525 Grant St., Port Washington, from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24. Walk-ins are welcome. Child care is provided. For appointments, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

“The Art and Craft of Rug Hooking” will run from Jan. 25 through March 19 at the Cedarburg Art Museum, W63 N675 Washington Ave. An opening reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28.

The opening reception for the exhibit “Painting the Winter Muse: Rix and Ruschman” will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Cedarburg Art Museum, W63 N675 Washington Ave. The exhibit runs from Jan. 25 through March 19. 

“Florence Foster Jenkins” will be shown at the Grafton library at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. The movie, which stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant, is rated PG-13. Bring snacks. For more information, visit www.graftonpubliclibrary.net or call 375-5315.

Port Washington Chamber of Commerce Awards Night will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Ansay and Associates, 100 W. Grand Ave. For information and reservations, call 284-0900.

Sugar Dragon Scurry, a snowshoe race and day of activities, will be held at Riveredge Nature Center in the Town of Saukville from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. There are races for adults and children, as well as family events. A fat tire bike demonstration, pancake dinner and other activities are part of the fun. Call 375-2715 for more information.

 


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