Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Administration Center, 121 West Main Street, Port Washington, Room A-204, unless noted. Thursday, Oct. 8, Executive Committee, Auditorium, 9 a.m.; Monday, Oct. 12, ADRC Board/Commission on Aging, A-200, 9 a.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 14, Board of Adjustment, Room 118, 8:45 a.m.
City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Oct. 8, Parks and Recreation Board, Port Rec Department, 6:30 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 12, Harbor Commission, 7 p.m.; Police and Fire Commission, Port Police Station, 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 13, Board of Public Works, 5:30 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 15, Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Circle, unless noted. Thursday, Oct. 8, Architectural Review Board, 5 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 12, Board of Public Works, 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 13, Public Safety Commission, Grafton Police Department, 6 p.m.
Village of Belgium. All meetings are in Village Hall, 104 Peter Thein Ave., unless noted. Monday, Oct. 12, Village Board, 7 p.m.
Village of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Oct. 15, Village Board, 7 p.m.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Oct. 8, Architectural Board, 5:30 p.m., Public Safety, 6 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 12, Budget workshop, 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 13, Library Board, 6 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 15, CDA/IRC 5:30 p.m.
Town of Grafton. All meetings are in Town Hall, 1230 11th Ave., Grafton, unless noted. Wednesday, Oct. 14, Town Board, 7 p.m.
Town of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Wednesday, Oct. 14, Town Board, 7 p.m.
Town of Saukville. All meetings are in Town Hall, 3762 Lakeland Rd., unless noted. Wednesday, Oct. 14, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Town of Port Washington. All meetings are in Town Hall, 3715 Highland Rd., unless noted. Wednesday, Oct. 14, Town Board, 8 a.m., Plan Commission, 7:30 p.m.
Cedar Grove-Belgium School District. All meetings are in the High School library, 321 N. 2nd St., Cedar Grove, unless noted. Wednesday, Oct. 14, School Board, 7 p.m.
Grafton School District. All meetings are in the Grafton High School library, 1950 Washington Street, unless noted. Monday, Oct. 12, School Board, 6 p.m.
Port Washington-Saukville School District. All meetings are in the school district office, 100 W. Monroe St., unless noted. Monday, Oct. 12, School Board, 5:30 p.m.
Places to go, Things to do
Chef James Jens will host a cooking class focused on soups from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Port Senior Center. Roasted potato Parmesan, charred corn and sausage chowder and roasted tomato soup with aged cheddar will be sampled. The class fee, which is intended for those age 18 and older, is $35 for center and Port Washington-Saukville School District residents and $45 for nonresidents. Registration is required by Oct. 1. For more information, call 284-5821. The center is at 403 W. Foster St.
Washington County Separated, Divorced and Widowed Support Group will host Alex Lombard of the Red Cross at its Friday, Oct. 9, meeting. The group meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Kettle Moraine YMCA, 1111 W. Washington St., West Bend. For more information, call Jim at 483-0940 or Mary at (262) 334-3766.
“Black, White and Shades of Gray” is the title of an exhibit opening at Gallery 224 in Port Washington on Friday, Oct. 9. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. The exhibit will run through Dec. 12. Gallery hours are Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 224 E. Main St., Port Washington.
The second annual “Broom K” Witches Night Out to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held at Pear & Simple in Port Washington on Friday, Oct. 9. For $10, participants receive a broom with a decorative bow in the cancer awareness color of their choice. Full witch attire is encouraged. Refreshments will be served. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Pier and Franklin streets.
Tickets are available for the Port Washington Historical Society gala, which will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. The event will include a bar, heavy appetizers, music by Gary Hasely and silent and live auctions. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased at the Port Exploreum, 118 N. Franklin St., or by emailing
. The gala will be held in the board room at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St.
The Cedarburg Artists Guild’s annual juried exhibit and sale will run through Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Cedarburg Cultural Center. Approximately 260 artists will be featured. For more information, call the cultural center at 375-3676. The center is at W62 N546 Washington Ave.
The TeRonde House Museum in Cedar Grove will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11. New display items in the garage display area will be featured. Free refreshments will be served. The museum is at 102 S. Main St.
The art method of Zentangle will be explained through the creation of leaves at the Niederkorn Library in Port Washington from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12. The event is intended for teenagers and adults. For more information, call 284-5031. The library is at 316 W. Grand Ave.
The benefits of meditation will be discussed at the Grafton Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12. The presentation, which will be led by popular instructor John Oestreicher, will teach the importance of meditation and why it can be helpful to calm the jittery mind. To register, call 375-5315 or online at graftonpubliclibrary.net. The library is at 1620 11th Ave.
The Random Lake Ecumenical Association’s annual workshops will be held Oct. 15, 22 and 29. Oct. 15’s workshop will focus on pre-planning funeral services; Oct. 22 will discuss helping older loved ones transition as they require more advanced care; and Oct. 29 will focus on advance directives. Workshops are held at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 98 Random Lake Rd. To register or for more information, call Deb Hamm at (920) 994-4380 ext. 103.
Port Conversations will discuss climate change Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Niederkorn Library. For more information, call Louise at (414) 852-3077. The library is at 316 W. Grand Ave.
“The Importance of Being Earnest” will be performed at the Todd Wehr Auditorium on the campus of Concordia University Wisconsin Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 15 to 18. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and non-CUW students, $5 for veterans, faculty and alumni and $3 for students. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, email Lori Woodall at
or call 243-2035. Concordia is at 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr., Mequon.
Patty Stevenson and Craig Siemsen will headline the Wisconsin Singer/Songwriter Series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Unitarian Church North in Mequon. Special guest is Chuck Mitchell. Tickets are $16 in advance and $20 at the door and can be purchased at Vines to Cellar Winery in Port Washington, The Stagecoach Inn and Grapes & Tastes in Cedarburg, North Shore Bank branches in Grafton and Mequon or online at wsss.org. For more information on the performers, visit pattycraig.com. The church is at 13800 N. Port Washington Rd.
The annual Mike Boesch memorial bowling event to benefit ALS research will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, at Circle B Recreation in the Town of Cedarburg. A silent auction, raffle, food and bowling are among the featured events. For more information, visit mikeboeschmemorialwordpress.com. Circle B is at 6261 Hwy. 60.
Oscar Grady Library will celebrate the Village of Saukville’s 100th anniversary from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. Exhibits, children’s activities, photographs and an appearance by Pine View Wildlife Center will be featured. The library is at 151 S. Main St.
A walk in the beech woods will be led by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee director Jim Reinartz from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18. The maple-beech woods will show some of its fine fall foliage during the walk. Reservations can be made online at bogfriends.org, emailing
or by calling 675-6844. The walk is free, but a $5 donation to the Friends of the Cedarburg Bog is suggested. Dogs are not allowed. The field station is at 3095 Blue Goose Rd., Town of Saukville.
A blood drive will be held at the Port Washington Senior Center from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20. Appointments can be made by calling (800) 733-2767, online at redcrossblood.org or by walking in. The senior center is at 403 W. Foster St.
Cedarburg’s Gothic History Tours will be offered Fridays, Oct. 23 and 30, Sunday Oct. 25. Tickets are $13 in advance or $15 on the day of the tour. Tours begin at 7 p.m. Fridays and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit cedarburgculturalcenter.org.
A metal recycling event to benefit the Grafton High School girls basketball team will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 35, at the high school parking lot. Item pick up is also available. For more information, call Larry at (414) 379-3275, Doug at (920) 980-4612 or Mark at (262) 305-1472.
A discussion on ending homelessness in Ozaukee County will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Port Washington State Bank in Port Washington. Janice Wilberg of Community Planning LLC will discuss homeless prevention initiative. A light breakfast will be served. To register, email
. The bank is at 206 N. Franklin St.
A fine art show will be held at the Cedarburg Senior Center through Oct. 30. The show is sponsored by the Mequon/Thiensville Senior Art League. The center is at W63 N643 Washington Ave.
Michael & The Bystanders will play the First Fridays concert series at the Cedarburg Cultural Center on Friday, Nov. 6. Tickets for are $5 for nonmembers and free for cultural center members. For more information, visit cedarburgculturalcenter.org or call 375-3676. The center is at W62 N546 Washington Ave.
Pine View Wild Life Rehabilitation Center’s 35th annual Spirit of Freedom gala will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. The evening will feature a silent auction, wine tasting, buffet-style dinner and guest speaker Dan Panetti, representing Wild Bird’s Unlimited and Milwaukee Audubon. Tickets for the gala are $75 by Oct. 7 or $85. To register, visit pineviewwrc.org or call 692-9021. The event is held at Forest Beach Migratory Preserve, 4970 Country Club Rd., in the Town of Port Washington.