Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Administration Center, 121 West Main Street, Port Washington, Room A204, unless noted. Thursday, Dec. 5, Natural Resources Committee 8:30 a.m.
City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Monday, Dec. 9, Harbor Commission 7 p.m., Police and Fire Commission 7 p.m. at Police Station, 365 N. Wisconsin St., Commission on Aging, 7 p.m., Senior Center, 403 W. Foster St.; Tuesday, Dec. 10, Public Works, 5:30 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 12, Parks and Recreation, 6:30 p.m., Recreation Center, 201 N. Webster St.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Tuesday, Dec. 10, Library Board, 6 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 12, Public Safety Committee, 6 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Circle, unless noted. Monday, Dec. 9, Public Works 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Dec. 10, Public Safety Commission 6 p.m.
Village of Belgium. All meetings are in Village Hall, 195 Commerce St., unless noted. Monday, Dec. 11, Village Board, 7 p.m.
Town of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Wednesday, Dec. 11, Town Board, 7:30 p.m.
Town of Grafton. All meetings are in Town Hall, 1230 11th Avenue., Grafton, unless noted. Wednesday, Dec. 11, Town Board 7 p.m.
Town of Port Washington. All meetings are in Town Hall, 3715 Highland Rd., unless noted. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 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, Dec. 11, School Board, 7 p.m.
Northern Ozaukee School District. All meetings are in the high school library, 401 Highland Dr., unless noted. Monday, Dec. 9, School Board, 7 p.m.
Port Washington-Saukville School District. All meetings are in the school district office, 100 W. Monroe St., unless noted. Monday, Dec. 9, School Board 6 p.m.
Grafton School District. All meetings are in the Grafton High School library, 1950 Washington Street, unless
noted. Monday, Dec. 9, School Board, 6 p.m.
Places to go, Things to do
3rd Encore, a classic rock band, will perform Friday, Dec. 6, as park of the Grafton Area Live Arts, Inc. 2013-2014 Indoor Concert Series at the Rose Harms American Legion Post, 1540 13th Ave., Grafton. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. A cash bar will be available. The show is free to attend. For more information, contact
The Ozaukee Chorus will hold their holiday concert titled “Listen to the Wind” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1619 Washington St., Grafton. Tickets are $7 at the door. Children ages 12 and younger are free.
Christmas at the Legion will be hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Landt-Thiel American Legion Post Unit 470, 601 W. Dekora St., Saukville. Event includes crafts, cookies a soup and sandwich lunch and raffle.
Holiday Dinner Dance with live music 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at North Shore Country Club, 3100 W. Country Club Dr., Mequon. The event is sponsored by the Mequon Dance Club. To make reservations, call (262) 241-3171.
Christmas on the Corner and Christmas Parade Saturday, Dec. 7. Parade at 6:15 p.m.. in downtown Port Washington. For more information, call 268-1132.
Herbal Gift Making Class with Linda Conroy from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Wellspring Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend. Make approximately 10 herbal items to give during the holiday season. Supplies and decorative packaging will be provided. Cost is $65 until Dec. 1, $75 after. To register or for more information, visit www.wellspringinc.org or call (847) 946-5565.
Tree Lighting and visit with Santa in Saukville at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. Event will be held at Veterans Park. Afterwards families are invited to Saukville Elementary School for a chance to meet Santa. For more information, visit http://jci.port-washington.org/.
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will perform a holiday pops concert at the Cedarburg Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. Reserved seats, priced at $35 and $50 are available by calling the Performing Arts Center Box Office at 376-6161 or online at www.cedarburgpac.com. Student tickets are $25. The Center is at W68 N611 Evergreen Blvd.
Polar Express, a tri-community event, will take place Saturday, Dec. 14, in Cedarburg. Tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 18. Cost is $6 per person, ages 2 and younger are free. Children in fifth grade and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For details, call the Port Washington Parks and Recreation Department at 284-5881.
Acacia Theatre Company will celebrate the season of Advent with “Advent Redemption” on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. at Concordia University’s Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr., Mequon. Tickets are “pay what you like” at the door. For more information, call 414-744-5995 or visit www.acaciatheatre.com.
The Grafton Public Library, 1620 11th Ave., will offer a penny rug stitching class on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. Cost is $14, which will include fabric, tools, needles and thread. Please bring a small pair of scissors. Register at the front desk or call 375-5315.
Portal, Inc. will host its annual cookie and bake sale at the Cedarburg Senior Center, W63 N643 Washington Ave., Thursday, Dec. 5 to Saturday, Dec. 7. Boxed holiday cookies, candies, breads and snack mixes will be available for purchase. Hours are 12 to 5 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
New and unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the Cedar Grove-Belgium Elementary School cafeteria until Wednesday, Dec. 11. Toys will be donated to the local Cedar Grove-Belgium holiday assistance program.
Christmas for Kids will be held at St. Matthew Church, 1525 N. Grant St., Port Washington, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. Children can enjoy holiday fun while their parents shop or run errands. For more information, call 284-3360.
St. John’s Lutheran Church will hold its 11th annual cookie walk on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The church is at 217 N. Freeman Dr., Port Washington. Call 284-2131 for more information.
Christmas at Concordia will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Chapel of Christ Triumphant. Tickets are $10 for adults and children age 17 and younger are admitted free. Tickets must be reserved by emailing
or by calling 262-243-4444. The chapel is at 12800 N. Lake Dr., Mequon.
Lakeshore Symphonic Band will present its annual Christmas Concert at Holy Hill at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15. The concert will include a mix of traditional and contemporary holiday music. Admission is free, with donations accepted. Holy Hill is at 1525 Carmel Road, Hubertus. For more information, visit http://www.lakeshoresymphonicband.org/
Ozaukee County Agricultural Society will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, at the Ozaukee County Fairgrounds. Anyone interested in helping put on the county fair is welcome to attend. For more information, call Holly Wilger at 414-520-9922. The fairgrounds are at W67 N866 Washington Ave., Cedarburg.
Tri-Parish Women’s Society is hosting its annual Christmas bake sale following the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses on Sunday, Dec. 8, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Port Washignton. Baked goods should be dropped off at the school from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Any questions, call Sue Bruner at 284-0644.
Grafton Blues Association presents Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Sir James Pub in Port Washington. Admission is free. Sir James Pub is at 316 N. Franklin St. The Blues Association is also hosting its annual Christmas party from 6 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Alley Katz in Port Washington. Live music will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free for current and future Grafton Blues Association members. Alley Katz is at 219 N. Franklin St.
Port Washington Historical Society has renovated its resource center and will be open during Christmas on the Corner from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. For more information, call 268-1950 or visit
Reservations are required for programs at Riveredge Nature Center, which is on Highway Y north of Highway 33 in Newburg. To make
reservations, call 375-2715 or 675-6888 or visit the Web site www.riveredge.us. Some programs require payment in advance.
Nature Detectives is a program for children ages 6 to 12. Fee is $6 for adults and $4 for children, or $4 for adults and $3 for children who
are center members. Visit www.riveredge.us for dates and times or call 375-2715 or 675-6888 to register.
Nature Tots programs are for children ages 3 to 5 with parents, grandparents or other adult. Fee is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Center
members will pay $4 for adults and $3 for children. Visit www.riveredge.us for dates and times or call 375-2715 or 675-6888 to register.
Riveredge Bird Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. Bird hikes are at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month from April
through October. For information, call Carl Schwartz at (414) 964-2052 or e-mail him at
Photographers Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month.
Habitat Healers, volunteers responsible for the management of the Riveredge property, meet from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays.
Science for Everyone, a monthly lecture series covering topics that include natural history, science, public policy and the environment, is at
7 p.m. at Riveredge Nature Center or the Washington County Public Agency Center, 333 E. Washington St., West Bend. Visit the Web site
www.riveredge.us for details. Programs are free, but a $5 donation is suggested.
The Wisconsin Humane Society Ozaukee Campus, Victoria Wellens Center at 630 W. Dekora St., Saukville, is open for pet adoptions and drop-offs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. The shelter is closed Mondays.
For information, call the society at 377-7580 or visit www.ozaukeehumane.org.
Girl and Boy Scout Night from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. Scouts kindergarten through sixth grades take a behind-the-scenes tour, interact with a cat, learn about dogs and animal safety and make a cat toy to take home. Fee is $7 per scout and $4 per adult chaperone. To register or for more information, call (262) 988-5947.
Bow Wow Blizzard Camp from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29. For children ages 8 through 12. Fee is $60. Snacks and material will be provided. Registration deadline is Monday, Dec. 23. To register or for more information, call (262) 988-5947.
The Port Washington Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the basement of the rectory at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington. Use the back entrance.
Saukville Community Food Pantry is open from 6 to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month and from 9 a.m. to noon the third Saturday and fourth Thursday of the month. Enter the pantry at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 166 W. Dekora St., using the north doors. For information, call Mark Gierach at 284-0588 or e-mail
Seasonal flu shots will be given by the Ozaukee County Public Health Department. The cost is $28 for the flu vaccine and $40 for the high-dose fluzone shot recommended for senior citizens.
The Health Department accepts Medicaid, Medicare Part B and some Medicare Advantage Plans. Participants should bring their Medicare or Advantage Plan cards. Private insurance plans are not able to be billed. Walk-Ins are welcome anytime Monday – Friday between 8:30am – 4:00pm at 121 W. Main Street, Port Washington. If you have any questions please call (262) 284-8170.
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. For more information, call the park office at 285-3015 or visit
Membership in the Friends of Harrington Beach State Park are $10 for an individual, $20 for a family, $100 for a life member and $200 for a life family member.
For more information about the park, visit www.harringtonbeach.org or call 285-3015.
Public Telescope Viewings from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, and Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Jim and Gwen Plunkett Observatory. For more information, visit www.ncsf.info.
Cedarburg Cultural Center
Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, at W62 N546 Washington Ave. Open mic nights are held at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Doors will open and sign-up begin at 6:15 p.m. Each performer will have about 15 minutes on stage. Musicians, poets, dancers, comedians, film-makers and storytellers are welcome. Amplification, microphones and a drum kit are provided.
For more information, call 375-3676 or visit www.cedarburgculturalcenter.org.
The third “pARTners” event with Becki Borman will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21. Cost is $49 per couple for CCC members and $61 per couple for non-members. Cost includes to dinners, drinks and art supplies. Participants must be 21 or older. To register for the
event, call 375-3676.
Blueburg Cafe Open Mic Night 6:45 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Musicians, singers, poets, dancers comedians, filmmakers and storytellers featured. Event is free and open to the public. Beer, wine and soft drinks available at bar.
COPE Services hotlines provide a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week listening, information and referral service to the greater Ozaukee area. Call 377-2673 or (800) 540-3139.
COPESenior and Teen/Home Alone hotline at 1-800-924-7786 or 377-7786.
Eldercare locator at 1-800-677-1116 provides information on services for older adults from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Yard and garden hotline operated by Ozaukee Master Gardeners at 284-8288 or (262) 238-8288 can be called from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays from May through September or from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays from October to April. Questions can also be e-mailed any time to
Better Business Bureau consumer information line at 1-800-273-1002.
Internal Revenue Service taxpayer assistance line at 1-800-829-1040.
Information about crimes in Ozaukee County may be reported anonymously by calling 1-800-32-CRIME or 1-800-322-7463. This number is not for crimes in progress. Crimes in progress should be reported by calling 911.
The Port Washington Police Department also operates a crime hotline. Reports may be anonymous. The hotline number is 268-7682. Crimes in progress should be reported by calling 911.
To volunteer, or if you are in need of help, call Interfaith Caregivers at 284-7130 or 376-5362. A coalition of churches in Ozaukee County, Interfaith Caregivers provides services for elderly, frail, homebound and physically challenged residents. Services include transportation to appointments, friendly visits, shopping, housekeeping, yard work, information and referrals.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon
Weekly meetings for District 24 are:
Mondays at 7 p.m. at Living Hope Lutheran Church, 1991 Hwy. 33, Saukville.
Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Rosemary School in Fredonia.
Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at the the United Methodist Family Activity Center, 505 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington. For information, call Jeff at (262) 993-4119.
Thursdays discussion group meeting 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. step at First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St., Port Washington.
Weekly meetings for New Day Club, 11936 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, are:
Sundays at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Mondays step at 12:30, 5:30 and 7 p.m. and men’s group at 8:15 p.m.
Tuesdays at 10 a.m There are also 7 p.m. beginners and 8 p.m. Big Book meetings.
Wednesdays at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Women meet at 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays at 7:30 and 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.; promises at 5:30 p.m. Women meet at 1 p.m.
Fridays at 10 a.m., 5:30 and 8 p.m.
Saturdays at 10 a.m.and 8:30 p.m.; fellowship of the spirit at 5 p.m.; new member orientation at 7 p.m. Open meeting at 8 p.m. the third Saturday of each month.
Weekly meetings for the 24 Hour Club, 153 Green Bay Rd., Thiensville, are:
Sundays at 8 and 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. topic and step.
Mondays at 10 a.m. topic; women’s meeting at noon; men’s meeting at 8 p.m.
Tuesdays step/topic at 10 a.m. and promises/step at 5:30 p.m.
Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Big Book, women’s meeting at 5:15 p.m.
Thursdays at 10 a.m. topic; non-smoking topic, step and traditions at 5:30 p.m.
Fridays at 10 a.m. step/ 12&12; step at 5:30 and 8 p.m.
Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. living sober with Big Book at 10 a.m. Open meeting at 8 p.m. the first Saturday of the month.
Telephone number for Alcoholics Anonymous central office is (414) 771-9119; for New Day is 241-4673.
Northside Al-Anon Family Group meets from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon. Meeting is wheelchair accessible and non-smoking.
Teens Together group will meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning June 21 at the Huiras Center, 1500 W. Market St., Suite 200, Mequon. No smoking allowed. For more information, call 241-6127.
Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County offers various opportunities to volunteer throughout the county.
Contact the center at 377-1616 or via e-mail at
Listeners Needed for the adult and teen COPE Services Hotline of Ozaukee County. Training begins in September. Volunteers, ages 18 and older, can schedule an informative interview by calling 377-1477.
Ozaukee County Express provides daily bus service between Ozaukee County and the City of Milwaukee. For schedules and other information, call 284-8108.
Ozaukee County Taxi operated from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 8 a.m. to noon Sundays. Call 284-8294 for information.
Eastern Shores Bookmobile visits northern Ozaukee County communities on Tuesdays through Dec. 10. Library cards and other services are available. For more information, call (920) 208-4900, extension 15.
On Tuesdays, Oct. 1, 15 and 29, at Stepping Stones Children’s Center in Belgium for a stop and drop; St. Mary’s Church, at the intersection of Lake Church Rd. and Highway D, Town of Belgium from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m.; at Belgium Gardens Assisted Living, 432 S. Heritage St., from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.; Northern Ozaukee School District parking lot, 401 highland Dr., Fredonia, from 11:30 a.m. to noon; Rosemary School, 311 Fredonia Ave., Fredonia, from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m.; the corner of Highway Z and First Street in Waubeka from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m.; Evelyn’s II Assisted Living, W4171 Center St., Waubeka, from 3:25 to 3:50 p.m.; the corner of Chestnut and Main streets in the Village of Belgium from 4:20 to 5 p.m.; and St. John’s Lutheran Church, 824 Fredonia Ave., Fredonia, from 5:20 to 6:20 p.m.
Ozaukee Ice Center
The center at 5505 Pioneer Rd., Mequon, is open. For more information, call the Ice Center at 375-1100.
Admission for adults is $4.50. For children younger than 18 and senior citizens, it is $3.50.
Skate rentals and sharpening are available.
For information about the Learn to Skate program, call Jon Sorkan at 285-4023.
The Food Pantry
The Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the basement of the rectory at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington. Use the back entrance.
Ozaukee County immunization clinics provides vaccinations against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles, rubella, mumps, polio, haemophilus, chickenpox and hepatitis B. Tuberculosis skin tests and the chickenpox vaccine are available at all sites except Mequon. The hepatitis B vaccine is given in three doses over the six-month period. The first two shots are given a month apart and the last one five months after the second shot.
There is a $10 charge for all children’s vaccines and tests, based on the ability to pay. The fee for adult vaccines varies, depending on the shot. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone younger than 18. Sponsored by the Ozaukee County Public Health Department.
Vaccines are by appointment only at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington; and the Mequon Safety Building, 11300 N. Buntrock Ave.
Wisconsin Cancer Care Line at 1-800-622-8922 is staffed by counselors from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays to provide accurate, confidential information about cancer. At other times, leave a name and telephone number and the call will be returned. Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and Clinical Cancer Center.
Women, Infants and Children Nutrition program holds weekly clinics at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. Program is open to families who meet income and health guidelines. Anyone on medical assistance or Healthy Start is eligible. For information, call 284-8172 or 238-8172.
Lead screenings available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays for children six months to 5 years at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. Appointments are not necessary, but are helpful. Call 284-8170 or 238-8170.
Venous edema and lymphedema screenings for swelling in the arms, legs or chest will be done at Cedar Haven Rehabilitation Agency in Grafton. Free screening done by physical or occupations therapist certified in lymphedema treatment. Call 375-4877 for information
Distance Education Courses (ETN) encompass everything from libraries and information studies to medical seminars and agri-business. Offered by the University of Wisconsin-Extension through its office in the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. For information, call the office at 284-8288 or 238-8288.
Financial, credit counseling
Anyone with questions about saving for the future, reducing debts, establishing repayment plans and setting up realistic spending plans can obtain free, confidential help through the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Trained volunteers are available for day, evening or weekend appointments. Open to county residents and employees of county firms. For information or appointments, call the UW-Extension office at 284-8288 or 238-8288.
Recovery International-Discovery is a peer-led, self-help support group for those affected with anxiety, nervousness, anger issues and panic attacks. Meetings are held Wednesdays from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, W63 N642 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. For more information, visit www.lowselfhelpsystems.org/meetings/.
Mourning Cloak offers peer support group for children, teens and families who are grieving the death of a loved one meets from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month in the Mourning Cloak office at 211 N. Franklin St. For information, call Mourning Cloak Executive Director Pat Morrissey at 268-7599.
Women for Sobriety, a self-help group for women with alcohol and other addiction issues, uses the New Life program. The group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at Mequon Clinical Associates, 1045 W. Glen Oaks La. For directions or more information, call 241-7778 or Marti at (414) 964-9063.
Christian Recovery, a 12-step support group for those struggling with addictions, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursdays at Friedens Evangelical Church, 454 N. Milwaukee St., Port Washington. For information, call Lee at (262) 339-9461.
Alzheimer’s Association Support Group is held for people with memory loss and their caregiver and meets the second Wednesday of each moth from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Family Enrichment Center, 885 Badger Cir., Grafton. To register, call Ginny Nyhuis at (920) 8383-1311 or Kathy Glaser at 377-9780.
Alzheimer’s Support Group is welcoming attendees from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Frank L. WeyenBerg Mequon-Thiensville Library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Rd., Mequon.
Domestic Violence Support Group sponsored by Advocates of Ozaukee, a shelter for battered women, meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. A children’s support group meets at the same time. Call 284-6902 or 284-3577 for information.
Sexual Assault Support Group will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Advocates of Ozaukee’s shelter. A children’s life skills group meets at the same time. Call 284-6902 or 284-3577 for information.
Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Cedar Bay Residential Facility, 5555 Cedar Bay Dr., West Bend. For information, Barb Kingsbury at 334-9487 or 276-4370.
Bereavement Support Group is for parents and families who have experienced a pregnancy or infant loss. For information, call 334-8361.
Take Pounds Off Sensibly (TOPS) meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Friedens Evangelical Church, 454 N. Milwaukee St., Port Washington. Weigh-in is at 6 p.m. For information, call 284-2793 or Denise at (920) 994-9600..
Visually Impaired Support Group meets at 1:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at Cedar Ridge Retirement Campus, 113 Cedar Ridge Dr., West Bend. For more information, call Jean Meyer at 306-2150.
Washington County Separated, Divorced and Widowed Support Group meets weekly from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays at Holy Angels School, 230 N. eighth Ave., West Bend. Use the north entrance on Cedar Street. For information, call Joanne Kaus at 376-9085.
West Bend-Ozaukee Parkinson Disease Support Group for people with the disease and their caregivers meets at 1 p.m. the third monday of each month at Cedar Ridge Retirement Campus, 113 Cedar Ridge Dr., West Bend. For information, call Wisconsin Parkinson Association at 447-2563 or 1-800-972-5455.
Recovery Inc., self-help for anxiety, depressions and similar problems, will be held Tuesdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in room 9 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1619 Washington St., Grafton. Group is non-denominational. Room is accessible to people with disabilities. For more information, call JoAnn at 377-0088.
Compassionate Friends is for parents, grandparents and siblings 12 and older who have lost a child. The group meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Cedar Mills Medical Group Clinic, N143 W6515 Pioneer Rd., Cedarburg. For information, call Pat at 284-0889.
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.
Fibromyalgia Support Group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at St. Mary’s Health Center, N143 W6515 Pioneer Rd., Cedarburg. For more information, call Deanna Foreman at 376-0412.
Breast Cancer Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton and at 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at St. Mary’s Hospital Ozaukee in Mequon. Rita Burfeind is the facilitator. For information, call 243-7391 or 1-800-848-2844.
Helping Hands, a group for people with multiple sclerosis, meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at St. John’s lutheran Church, 824 Fredonia Ave., Fredonia. For information, call (920) 994-2482.
Lymphedema and Venous Edema Support Group. For information, call 334-2580.
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.
DivorceCare meetings are Fridays at 7 p.m. at Vineyard Community Church, 1597 Hwy V, Grafton. $15 for adults, children are free. To register, call 375-9318 or go to the small groups page at vineyardcc.com.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, a support group for parents, will meet February through May, starting Feb. 22. All meetings are 6:30 to 7:20 p.m. at in the lower level meeting room at the Grafton Public Library, 1620 11th Avenue, Grafton. For more information, visit groupspaces.com/OzaukeeCountyADHDParent Support.
Love Our Lambs divorce recovery group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at 408 Highland Dr., Grafton. For more information, call (262) 546-1819 or visit the Web site www.loveourlambs.com.
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.
Stroke Club for people who have had a stroke, their families and caregivers meet at 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the assembly room at Cedar Ridge Retirement Campus, 113 Cedar Ridge Dr., West Bend. Caregivers meet at 2:30 p.m. For information, call Donna Kehle at 306-2150.
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.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at the Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA. Free group provides new friends, a network, learning experiences, a chance to vent or listen to group discussions. For more information, call Kassie McManus at 284-6692 or e-mail her at
Grief Support Group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at 1500 W. Market St., Suite 200, Mequon. There is no charge. For more information, call Judith Droppers at 243-7409.
National Alliance for Mental Illness family and significant other support group meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month. The meeting on the second Thursday will be at Open Door Bible Church, 3420 Hwy. LL, Port Washington, and the meeting on the fourth Thursday will be at Christ Church, 13460 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon. Susan O’Malley-Larson is the certified facilitator. For information, call 284-0389 or 243-3093.
Spousal Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Grafton. Group facilitators are Cynthia Meier of Port Washington and Cory Jepsen-Hobbs of Grafton. For information, call 284-2701 or 375-1724.
Friends and Fun in the Morning, a support program for parents, will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays from February through May at the Family Enrichment Center, 885 Badger Cir., Grafton. There are two groups to choose from, one on the first and third Tuesday and the other on the second and fourth Tuesday. To register, call 376-7774 or visit www.OzaukeeFamilyServices.org.
Circle of Friends, a social and recreational group for special needs children, their families and friends, meets periodically. To obtain more information or register for an outing, call Steve or Becky Glamm at 375-2606 or Bonnie at 375-1236.
Port Washington Resource 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 and Thursdays, or by appointment. E-mail
or call 268-9150 for an appointment.
Open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Current exhibits include Smith Bros., Paramount Records, City Band and Wisconsin Chair Co.
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.
Writers Group for people looking to have their short stories, novels or nonfiction published. Group gives and receives positive criticism on writings presented to the group by its members. The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. in the library community room located on the first floor.
Lego Club for children through fifth grade is at the Niederkorn Library, 316 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington. For information, call 284-5031.
Recipe Club at the Niederkorn Library, 316 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington, meets at 11 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. The group will exchange recipes, techniques and help solve culinary conundrums, and work to compile a Port Washington community cookbook. For information, call Annie at 284-5031.
Senior Food and Friendship Dining Centers
Senior citizens are invited to various county Food and Friendship Dining Centers for a hearty, affordable home-style meal and more. For information and reservations, call 284-8120 or 238-8120.
The centers and the days they are open are:
Belgium — Legion Hall on Wednesdays.
Fredonia — Fire Station on Tuesdays.
Port Washington — Maple Crest Apartments on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; Senior Center Mondays through Fridays.
Saukville — St. Peter’s Fellowship Hall (use the rear entrance) on Thursdays.
Grafton — Senior Center Mondays through Fridays.
Cedarburg — Lincoln School Mondays through Fridays.
Mequon — Oakwood Senior Apartments on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; Thiensville Fire Department (use the rear entrance) on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Luxembourg American Cultural Center
The Luxembourg American Cultural Center at 100 Peter Thein Ave., Belgium, includes the J.B. Krier Wellkomm Centre, the Roots and Leaves Museum and the LACS Research Center. The research center has an extensive collection of archival resources pertaining to genealogy and history for Luxembourg American families and communities throughout the United States and for families and communities in northern Ozaukee County, no matter the nationality.
The temporary exhibit “Moving Home,” which includes photos depicting pioneer homes and buildings built by Luxembourg immigrants, will be featured through Oct. 31.
The center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month.
Admission to the center is $9 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Members of the Luxembourg American Cultural Society and Port Washington Historical Society, as well as military personnel and their families, will be admitted free.
For more information, call (262) 476-5086 or visit the Web site www.luxamculturalsociety.org.
Flag Day Museum
The museum is in the Americanism Center in Waubeka, which is at the intersection of Valley View Drive and School Road. It is open by appointment. There is no admission charge.
To schedule tours, call 692-2811 or 692-2385.
Ozaukee County museum has 24 buildings and display areas, as well as a gift shop, that date from 1840 to 1910. It is open from noon to 5 p.m. weekends from Memorial Day weekend through the second week in October. Costumed guides assist visitors. Craft demonstrations are held Sundays.
Admission is usually $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, $3 for children ages 5 to 11 and free for children younger than 5.
Pioneer Village is at 4880 Hwy. I, next to Hawthorne Hills Park in the Town of Saukville.
For more information, call 377-4510 or check on-line at www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/ochs.
Revolutionary War re-enactment and encampment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1. Enjoy colonial life demonstrations, crafts and activities. Live
re-enactment battles held each day at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Admission is $8 adults, $6 seniors and kids ages 12 to 17, $3 children ages 8 to 11 and free for children under 5.
Students who feel unsafe or have a need to report potential violence, drugs, bullying or other sensitive issues anonymously to the Port Washington Police Department can send a tip through Tip411. Text messages should be sent to Tip411 (847411) with the keyword “PWPDTIP” before each message. Tips can also be e-mailed to police by going to www.pwssd.k12.wi.us and looking under Community Resources.
The restored Victorian house at 302 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington, is furnished with items from the Judge Eghart family and donations from Port Washington families who
lived in the city at the turn of the century. Guides are available.
The house is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through August.
Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children and $5 for families.
Call Gina Taucher at 284-2875 to arrange a group tour.
Port Light Station
This 1860-building at 311 Johnson St., Port Washington, originally served as a lighthouse and is now restored. A former generator room on the site is a museum that features a changing display of historic Port Washington artifacts.
The Light Station, which is maintained by the Port Washington Historical Society, is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Fridays and Sundays, or by appointment. Group tours are available by appointment. The Light Station closes for the season in mid-October.
Admission is $4 for adults and $1 for children ages 18 and younger. For information, call 268-9734 or e-mail
Wisconsin Museum of Quilt and Fiber Arts
Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays,, Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment only, N50 W5050 Portland Rd., Cedarburg. For more information, call (262) 546-0300 or visit www.wiquiltmuseum.com.
“Japanese Influendes” Family Fun Day from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Make a variety of Japanese-inspired crafts
Register online or in person at the museum. Fee is $6 per child per workshop. Fee is $2 per child with Family Memberships to the
Museum. Groups of 6 children or more, registration is required. Contact our Youth Education Coordinator, Carol Heger, at 262.546.0300 or
. All activities are suitable for children ages 5 and over.
Winter Farmers market
The Port Washington winter farmers market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 23, Dec. 7, 14, and 28, at First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St. Local vendors will provide a variety of products.
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.
The CamoQuilt Project holds workshops periodically to assemble camouflage quilts for soldiers serving in Iraq or Afghanistan at St. John Lutheran Church, 824 Fredonia Ave., Fredonia.
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.
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.
Teen trading card club will meet every Saturday from noon until 1:45 p.m. at the Oscar Grady Public Library, 151 S. Main St., Saukville. Meetings will be held in the community room. Teens of all ages are welcome to come and learn how to play Magic the Gathering. Decks of cards will be provided for new players.
Recipe Club at Oscar Grady Library in Saukville will hold its first meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. To register, call 284-6022. The library is at 151 S. Main St.
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.
Retired Educators of Ozaukee County meets periodically. For reservations or more information on the club, call 284-0735.
Ozaukee County Democratic Party meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the lower-level conference room at Cedarburg City Hall, W63 N645 Washington Ave. For more information, visit www.ozaukeedemocrats.org or write to P.O. Box 381, Cedarburg 53012.
Van Ells-Schanen Post 82 American Legion Auxiliary meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. the Legion Hall on Lake Street. For information, contact Beverly Tutas at 284-2855.
Port Washington Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays from September through May at Nisleit’s Country Inn. For more information, call Orv Froh at 284-0669 or Kari Gerrits at 284-6757 or visit www.portlions.org.
Habitat for Humanity meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St., Port Washington.
Fredonia Area Garden Club meets periodically. For information, call Carolyn MacLaurin at 414-659-9491.
Sister Circle, an ecumenical women’s spirituality group, meets the third Thursday of each month. Books are provided. Meetings are rotated to different area churches every three months. For more information, call Mary McHugh at 284-4266.
Port Washington Kiwanis Club meets at the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Nisleit’s Country Inn, 3704 Highland Dr., Port Washington.
Meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and a program. For more information, call John Sigwart at 284-9828.