Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington, unless noted. Thursday, June 23, Finance Committee at 8:30 a.m. in room A-200; Radio System Users Group at 2:30 p.m. at the Justice Center. Wednesday, June 29, County Board at 9 a.m. in room A-204.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Tuesday, June 28, Fourth of July Committee at 6 p.m.; Finance Committee at 7 p.m.; Village Board at 8 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Cir., unless noted. Monday, June 27, Library Board at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, Plan Commission at 6 p.m.
Village of Belgium All meetings are in Village Hall, 104 Peter Thein Ave., unless noted. Monday, June 27, Plan Commission at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 29, Public Works Committee at 7 p.m.
Places to go, Things to do
The tall ship Denis Sullivan will be docked in Port Washington’s Coal Dock from June 22 to 28, offering deck tours and sails. Reservations for the sails, which vary in price, may be made by visiting www.portexploreum.com/parties-rentals/denis-sullivan-bookings. Tickets may also be purchased using a credit card at the
Exploreum, 118 N. Franklin St., Port Washington. The cost of deck tours is $2 per person.
The Freeport Music series kicks off with a concert by Freedy Johnson, a New York singer-songwriter, at 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 24. Opening the show will be Brett Newski at 7 p.m. For information, visit www.freeportmusic.org or call 284-5881.
Breakfast on the Farm will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at Roden Echo Farm, 5545 Hwy. Y, Newburg. Breakfast, farm tours, a petting zoo, face painting, wagon rides and more are part of the event. Tickets are $7 in advance and may be purchased at area banks and businesses or $9 at the farm. For information, visit www.ozaukeecountybreakfastonthefarm.com.
Independence Day fireworks show will be held in Belgium’s Heritage Park about 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 24.
Family Fun Before the Fourth will be held in downtown Thiensville Saturday, June 25. A variety of activities, including a parade, carnival, picnic, water-ski show and fireworks, are part of the event. For information, call (262) 613-3320.
Strawberry Festival in Cedarburg will be held June 25 and 26. A wide variety of family activities will be held in the downtown, including entergtainment, an art show, plein air painting contest, petting zoo, music, CedarQuacker 500 rubber duck race, Berry Big 5K run/walk. For information, call (888) 894-4001.
The Frebeka Five will be held beginning at Waubedonia Park in Fredonia at 8 a.m. Sunday, June 26. There are runs and walks for adults and children sponsored by the Fredonia Lions Club. For information, email
or call 692-9143.
Rods-N-Relics 26th annual car, truck and motorcycle show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Lime Kiln Park in Grafton. In addition to the vehicles, music will be played from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For information, call 377-6181 or visit www.rodsnrelics.org.
The Port Washington City Band will perform a concert in the Veterans Memorial Park band shell at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26. For information, call 284-5881.
Riveredge River Valley Ride, which has routes ranging from 8 to 100 miles, will be held from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 26. The routes start in Newburg and end at Riveredge Nature Center, where there will be music, food and beverages. For information, call 375-2715 or visit www.riveredge.us.
Divine Savior Church festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in Community Park, Belgium. For information, call 692-9994.
Pommerntag Festival will be held from noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Rotary Park in Mequon. Ethnic food, music, dancers, genealogical information and exhibits are part of the event. For information, call 242-0724 oer visit www.pommerschervereinfreistadt.org.
A blood drive will be held at the Port Washington Senior Center, 403 Foster St., from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 28. To register for a time, call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Port Washington City Band will perform a concert in the bandshell in Veterans Memorial Park at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 28.
Vinyl Groove will perform a Live at the Triangle Concert at Saukville’s Veterans Memorial Park at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29.
The film “Joy,” rated PG-13, will be shown at the Grafton library at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29. For information, call 375-5315.
Grillin’ In Grafton will open at 5 p.m. Friday, July 1, and continue at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 2, in Grafton’s Centennial Park. The event includes a children’sarea, barbecue tasting, bingo, music and other events.
Great Lakes Sport Fishermen’s annual fishing derby will be held July 1 to 3 on Port Washington’s lakefront. Cash prizes will be awarded for salmon and trout catches. Call (262) 644-8481 for more information.
Adult coloring will be done at the Grafton library at 1 p.m. Friday, July 1. Coloring sheets and utensils will be provided. For information, call 375-5315.
Wild Child, a band from Austin, Texas, will perform indie pop music from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 1, in Cedarburg’s Cedar Creek Park. Special guest is Bascom Hill. Food and beverages will be sold. For information, visit www.summersounds.net.
Grafton’s Independence Day activities include an 11 a.m. parade from Grafton High School to Centennial Park Saturday, July 2, a fifth-quarter performance by the University of Wisconsin Marching Band at 11:30 a.m. and a spectacular fireworks display at dusk. For information visit www.GrillinInGrafton.com.
The 17th annual Rotary Music Festival at Cedarburg High School will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 3. Drum and bugle corps from throughout the country will perform. Tickets are $20 to $40 and may be purchased at www.dci.org/tickets or by calling (317) 275-1212.
The Independence Day parade through downtown Port Washington will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 4, followed by judging of decorated bicycles and children’s activities in Veterans Memorial Park. Music will be provided throughout the afternoon. Fireworks will be set off over the lake at dusk. For information, call 284-5881.
Saukville’s Independence Day parade will begin with a 1 p.m. parade through downtown, Monday, July 4, followed by activities and a picnic in Grady Park.
Fireworks will be shot off in Peninsula Park at dusk. For information, call 284-9423.
Chess will be played at the Grafton library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 6. Sets will be provided, or you may bring your own. Instruction will be given to those who don’t know how to play. For information, call 375-5315.
The Muddy Crows will perform roots-rock music from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 7, in Grafton’s Veterans Memorial Park as part of the Grafton Area Live Arts series. There is no admission fee. For information, visit www.graftonarealivearts.us.
The annual book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Cedarburg Library will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the Community Gym, W63 N643 Washington Ave. , Travel, Self-help, How-to, Reference, Poetry, Humor, Crafts, Sports, Children, Teen. Proceeds support the Cedarburg Public Library.
An Agate Expo will be held at Cedarburg high School from July 7 to 10. More than 40 vendors will display and sell their treasures, and a symposium featuring speaker Johann Zenz will be held Thursday. For information and tickets, visit www.agateexpos.com.
The Muddy Magnolias will perform folk pop and country music from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 8, in Cedarburg’s Cedar Creek Park. Special guest is Ben Wagner. Food and beverages will be sold. For information, visit www.summersounds.net.
“The Minions,” a PG-rated film, will be shown at dusk in the bandshell in Port Washington’s Veterans Memorial Park. Bring a blanket and chair. Admission is free, and popcorn and soda will be available for purchase. Call 284-5881 for information.