Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington, unless noted. Tuesday, Oct. 18, Public Safety Committee at 8:15 a.m. at the Justic Center, 1201 S. Spring St., Port Washington. Wednesday, Oct. 19, County Board at 9 a.m. in room A-204; Health and Human Services Board at 3 p.m. in room A-204. Thursday, Oct. 20, Public Works Committee at 8 a.m. in the Highway Department office building, 410 S. Spring St., Port Washington.
City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Oct. 13, Parks and Recreation Board at 6 p.m. at the Recreation Center, 201 N. Webster St. Monday, Oct. 17, Community Development Authority at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, Finance and License Committee at 6:30 p.m.; Common Council at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, Plan Commission at 6 p.m.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Monday, Oct. 17, Village Board budget workshop at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, Finance Committee at 7 p.m.; Village Board at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, Community Development Authority and Industrial Retention Committee at 5:30 p.m.
Town of Saukville. All meetings are in Town Hall, 3762 Lakeland Rd., unless noted. Tuesday, Oct. 18, Town Board at 7 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Cir., unless noted. Thursday, Oct. 13, Architectural Review Board at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, Village Board at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, Parks and Recreation Board at 6 p.m.
Town of Grafton. All meetings are in Town Hall, 1230 11th Ave., unless noted. Wednesday, Oct. 19, Town Board budget workshop at 5:30 p.m.; Open Space Commission at 7 p.m.
Village of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Thursday, Oct. 20, Village Board at 7 p.m.
Northern Ozaukee School District. All meetings are in the high school library unless noted. Monday, Oct. 17, School Board at 7 p.m.
Places to go, Things to do
“Empty Mansions” by Billy Dedman and Paul Clark Newell Jr. will be discussed by the Grafton library book discussion group at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Copies of the book are available at the library.
The fall book sale at the Grafton library will run from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14; 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15; and 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17. Monday is half-price day.
Tall ship Denis Sullivan will be in Port Washington from Oct. 14 to 16, offering a cruise on Friday and Halloween-themed tours during the remainder of the visit. For reservations and information, call (414) 765-8625 or visit www.portexploreum.com.
Blues for the Cure concert with four bands, including headliner Moreland and Arbuckle, will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Country Inn & Suites in Port Washington. Tickets are $35. For information, visit www.paramountmusic.org.
Port Washington’s beer garden in Upper Lake Park will be hosted by the Port Washington Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, Oct. 15. Food and a variety of beers will be on tap Saturdays through Oct. 22, with a service club hosting each event. Music and entertainment is also part of the event. For information, call 284-5881.
A walk in the maple and beech woods at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Field Station will be held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, led by Jim Reinartz, director of the station at the Cedarburg Bog. Register online at www.bogfriends.org, then click on the Events tab, call 675-6844 or email
Food for Fines program will run at the Grafton library from Oct. 17 to 29. Bring in one or more nonperishable food items and the library will forgive Grafton fines to a maximum $5. Food will be given to the Family Sharing food bank.
A forum for candidates seeking the District 6 Congressional seat will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at Grafton Town Hall, 1230 11th Ave. Two fo the three candidates are expected to participate. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Ozaukee County.
Technology club will meet at the Grafton library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19.
“Health care problems and solutions” will be discussed by Port Conversations, a nonpartisan group, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Port library, 316 W. Grand Ave. For information, call Luoise at (414) 852-3077.
Making pumpkins or scary cats from old books is the project for the crafts class at the Grafton library at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Participants should bring a scissors and tacky glue. Preregistration is requested by calling 375-5315.
Gothic history tours of Cedarburg will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 21, 22 and 28. The 90-minute walking tours will feature stories of mystery and intrigue led by costumed characters. Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 the day of the event. For information, call 375-3676 or visit www.cedarburgculturalcenter.org.
A Halloween party will be held at the Port Exploreum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. Family fun, games and treats will be part of the event, which costs $2 per child or $5 for a family. For information, call 284-2406.
A fall harvest hike around Quarry Lake at Harrington Beach State Park in the Town of Belgium will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 22. Tiki torches will light the paths. For information, visit call 285-3015.
Drug collection will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Ozaukee County Transit Building, 741 Oakland Ave., Port Washington, and Concordia University Wisconsin in Mequon. Prescription and over-the-counter drugs that are expired, no longer needed or no longer wanted will be accepted. Keep medicine in its original container, and do not cover the name of the medication. Medications will be properly disposed of. For more information, call 284-8170.
Port Washington’s beer garden in Upper Lake Park will be hosted by the Port Washington Environmental Planning Committee on Saturday, Oct. 22. Food and a variety of beers will be on tap. Music and entertainment is also part of the event. For information, call 284-5881.
Quilts will take center stage during a 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, session at the Grafton library. The stories of some of the quilts not often on exhibit at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts will be told. To register, call 375-5315.
“Captain America: Civil War” will be shown at the Grafton library at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26. The movie is rated PG-13. Bring popcorn and snacks.
Harvest moon dance with music bny Jerry & Nora and The Revue will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the Saukville Legion Hall. A 50-50 raffle and basket raffle will also be part of the event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The cover charge is $8 per person.
Comedy Sportz will perform a show at Grafton High School at 7 p.m,. Friday, Oct. 28. The event is a fundraiser for the school’s German exchange program. Tickets are $9 each or four for $32. For information, call the school at 376-5500.
Scare 5K run and walk will be held in Saukville beginning at 9 a.m. Oct. 29. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes. The fee is $23 in advance and $30 on race day. For information, call 268-1970 or visit www.saukvillechamber.org.
Harvest at the Market and Pumpkinmania will be held in downtown Port Washington from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 29. The farmers market, Halloween activities and gtrick or treating at merchants are part of the event. For information, call 268-1132.
Monster Dash family fun run and walk will be held beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Cedarburg Cultural Center, W63 N546 Washington Ave. The event includes a 5K run and a 1-mile fun runs and walk through Cedarburg, ending at Cedar Creek Park. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes. No dogs allowed. Event is hosted by the Cedarburg Junior Woman’s Club. Proceeds benefit Advocates of Ozaukee. For information or registration, call 618-4180 or visit www.cedarburgjuniors.org.