Ozaukee County. All meetings are in the Administration Center, 121 West Main Street, Port Washington, Room A204, unless noted. Thursday, July 17, Public Works Committee, Cedarburg Highway Shop, 8 a.m.
City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Thursday, July 17, Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m.; Monday, July 21, Harbor Commission, 7 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Circle, unless noted. Monday, July 21, Village Board, 6 p.m.; Tuesday, July 22, Plan Commission, 6 p.m., Public Safety Commission, Grafton Police Station, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, July 23, Parks and Recreation Board, 6 p.m.
Village of Belgium. All meetings are in Village Hall, 195 Commerce St., unless noted. Tuesday, July 22, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Thursday, July 17, CDA/IRC 5:30 p.m., Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Village of Fredonia. All meetings are in the Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave., unless noted. Thursday, July 17, Village Board, 7 p.m.
Places to go, Things to do
Jane Austen’s “Persuasion” will be performed at Concordia University Friday, July 18 to Sunday, July 20. The plot mixes romance and humor and is a classic story of enduring love. Tickets are $16 or $13 for senior citizens, students and clergy members. For more information including showtimes, call (414) 744-5995 or visit acaciatheatre.com.
Cedarburg Cultural Center will host a workshop on how to self-publish and fund a creative project using Kickstarter on Saturday, July 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. Artist Sue Lawton will take you through the process she used to publish a book. The fee is $30 for members and $38 for non-members. To register, visit cedarburgculturalcenter.org or call 375-3676. The Center is at W62 N546 Washington Ave.
Wisconsin Antique Power Reunion 21st annual antique tractor and equipment show is Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20 at Ozaukee County Pioneer Village in the Town of Saukville. A garden tractor pull will be among the highlights of the event, running from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Food, music, a parade, a working sawmill, threshing demonstrations and a flea market will be part of the event. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Admission is $5 and children 12 and younger are free. For more information, call (262) 644-8292 or visit co.ozaukee.wi.us/ochs. The Village is at 4880 Hwy. I.
Friends of Cedarburg Bog has several events coming up over the next few weeks. On Sunday, July 20, Bog Bugs for Beginners will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the north end of the Cedarburg Bog just west of Lakeland Road. Find out about the lives of some of the Bog insects. No restrooms are available. On Sunday, July 27, it’s International Bog Day, which will include a hike in the bog from 9 a.m. to noon. Both events are free, but a $5 donation is appreciated. For more information, call 675-6844 or e-mail
. The UWM Field Station is at 3095 Blue Goose Rd. in the Town of Saukville.
PortFish Aquaponics will hold a facility tour at its Highway KW facility on Sunday, July 20. Learn about the concepts of aquaponics, plant selection, fish selection, seeding and harvesting. The event will be from noon to 4 p.m. at 3781 Hwy. KW at the site of the former Port Washington mill.
Wellspring Education Center has several events coming up in July. On Wednesday, July 23, a tasting tour of organic vegetables will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults and $6 for children age 12 and under. On Sunday, July 27, the annual farm to table fundraiser will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Chefs will serve gourmet dishes featuring Wellspring’s produce. Live music and a silent auction will also be featured. Cost is $75 until July 15 and $90 after. That event will be at the Mequon Nature Preserve, 8200 W. County Line Rd. All other events are at Wellspring, 4382 Hickory Rd. in West Bend. For more information and to register, visit wellspringinc.org or call 675-6755.
Tri Parish Catholic Women’s Society will hold its quarterly meeting Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at Port Catholic School St. Mary’s Campus in the teacher’s lounge. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Sue at 284-0644 or e-mail
Port Summer Theatre presents “Young Frankenstein, the Musical” Thursday, July 24 to Sunday, July 27, at the Port Washington High School Auditorium. The PG-13-rated show is an adaptation of Mel Brooks’ funny film. Tickets are on sale at the Port Washington Parks and Recreation Department and Sanfilippo Sentry for $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 284-5881.
Puppy Love Rescue is holding a Forever Family Reunion on Sunday, July 27, at Cedar Beach Inn in Belgium. The event will feature food, beverages, music, prizes and a chance to meet the group’s rescue dogs. It will run from noon to 4 p.m. A free gift will be given to the first 100 people in attendance. The Inn is at 231 Cedar Beach Rd.
Kids From Wisconsin return to Port Washington High School on Tuesday, July 29, as part of their 46th season. The Kids will perform its “Can’t Hold Us” tour at 7 p.m. that will include music from Billy Joel, Duke Ellington, Sara Bareilles and Fleetwood Mac. Tickets are $16 for reserved seating, $10 for adults age 12 and older and $5 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased at the Port Washington Parks and Recreation Department, Sanfilippo Sentry and Port High. For more information, call Diana at 284-0915 or Lori at 284-2205.
Cedarburg Cultural Center will offer a mural camp for teens the week of Monday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The camp is intended for youth ages 13 to 17. Cost is $125 for members and $139 for non-members. Supplies are included, but students should bring a bag lunch and their own beverages. For more information, call 375-3676 or visit cedarburgculturalcenter.org.
Lake Moon Festival on the campus of Concordia University Wisconsin will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, from 4 to 10 p.m. The evening will feature a 5k race that ends with the Bluff Challenge, live music, an art contest, food, a lit sailboat parade and more. The festival is free. For more information, visit lakemoonfestival.com or email
. The campus is at 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr. in Mequon.
Niederkorn Library Fiction Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. For information, call Annie at 284-5031 or visit www.portwashington.lib.wi.us.
MOPS, or Mothers of PreSchoolers, meets on the first and third Tuesdays from 9 to 11:15 a.m. from October through May at Portview Christian Center, 3457 Hwy. LL, Port Washington. For information, call Deidre at (262) 573-9055 or e-mail her at
Grafton Lions Club meets for a 6 p.m. social hour and 6:45 p.m. dinner the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Rose-Harms American Legion Hall, 1540 13th Ave. For more information, call David Liss at (414) 429-0177.
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.
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.
Anchor Investment Club is seeking new members. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month. For information, call Chuck at 284-4414 days or 284-0744 nights.
Ozaukee Toastmasters meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Aurora Medical Center Room 5, 975 Port Washington Rd., Grafton. Toastmasters is dedicated to making members become better speakers and honing their listening and thinking skills. For more information, call Susan Omalley-Larson at 284-0389.
By My Hands, a club for people who do any type of needlework, meets from 9 a.m. to noon the first and third Fridays of each month at Ye Olde Schoolhouse Quilt Shop, 318 Green Bay Rd., Cedarburg. For more information, call Kris at 377-9072 or the shop at 377-2770 or visit the Web site www.yeoldeschoolhouse.com.
Port Washington Kiwanis Club meets 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.
Port Washington Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. 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.
Ozaukee Master Gardeners meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month in the auditorium of the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. For more information on the club, call Jean Schanen at 284-3494, extension 1120, or e-mail her at
. The club has a speakers bureau, which will provide guest speakers on gardening topics. To arrange a speaker, call 284-8288 or 238-8288.
Ozaukee Wellness League will meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Health Port, 650 Main St., Belgium. For information, call Ty Wade at 284-0022 or the store at 285-3535.
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.
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.
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.
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.
REFRESH Support Group, a group focusing on parents/caregivers of a child or teen with, or at risk for, mental illness, ADHD or behavior issues, meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at Ozaukee Family Services in Grafton from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For information, call Nanci Schiman at (414) 520-1561 or e-mail
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
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.
Saukville every Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15 through Oct. 26 at Veteran’s Park. Closed Labor Day weekend.
Port Washington every Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 26. Closed on Fish Day, July 19. On Main St. between Franklin and Wisconsin Streets.
Thiensville every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. from June 10 through Oct. 28, at Village Park.
Cedarburg from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays from June 6 through Oct. 24, at the corner of Mill Street and Washington Avenue.
Town of Cedarburg from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays from June 14 through Oct. 11, in the parking lot at Wayne’s Drive In, 1331 Cover Bridge Rd.
Harrington Beach State Park
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.
Membership in the Friends of Harrington Beach State Park are $25 for a yearly membership and $150 for a life membership.
For more information about the park, visit www.harringtonbeach.org or call 285-3015. For more information on the Friends of Harrington, visit friendsofharrington.org.
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.
Movies, crafts and more are part of the programs scheduled during July. On Monday, July 28, questions about the digital library and help downloading e-books and audiobooks will be provided during a 6 p.m. class. “The Royal Tenenbaums,” which is rated R, will be shown Friday, July 25, at 7 p.m. Those interested in the second annual book fair on Saturday, Aug. 2, should contact Annie Bahringer at 284-5031 or email
Listeners are needed for the adult and teen lines for Ozaukee County. Training begins in September. Volunteers must be age 18 and older. For more information, call 377-1477 to schedule an informative interview.
Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County offers various opportunities to volunteer throughout the county. Contact the center at 377-1616 or via e-mail at
Port Washington Research 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, Thursdays and Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, or by appointment. E-mail
or call 268-9150 for an appointment.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon
Weekly meetings for District 24 are:
Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at the the United Methodist Family Activity Center, 505 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington.
Thursdays Big Book study 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. at First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St., Port Washington.
For information, call DonnaMae at 284-5230.
Northern Ozaukee YMCA Senior Center for adults 55 and older in the Northern Ozaukee School District meets from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesday in Ozaukee Elementary School. Weekly wellness and health programs, cards, games, coffee and monthly guest speakers are offered. For information, call 268-5416.
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.
Tri-County New Horizons Band meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Living Hope Lutheran Church, 1991 Hwy. 33, Saukville. The band is for adults who have never played a band instrument or who haven’t played in many years. Lessons are available and instruments can be rented. For information, call Diana Jonen at (262) 644-6704.
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.
Ozaukee Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol, an auxiliary branch of the Air Force, is a volunteer organization that occasionally assists local military, law enforcement and emergency personnel. The cadet program is open to boys and girls ages 12 to 18. Meetings are held from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Thursdays in the Saukville municipal building, 639 E. Green Bay Ave. The annual fee is $34. For more information, call Maj. Ron Kridler at 284-0729 or Capt. Gary Mader at 376-9171.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Friedens Evangelical Church, 454 N. Milwaukee St., Port Washington. In Belgium, it meets at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Ozaukee Fitness, 303 Lakeview Dr. For more information about the Port program, call 284-2403. For the Belgium program, call Rosemary Bruss at (262) 873-0400.
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.
Retired Educators of Ozaukee County meets periodically. For reservations or more information on the club, call 284-0735.
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.
Fredonia Area Garden Club meets periodically. For information, call Carolyn MacLaurin at 414-659-9491.
Lutherans for Life meets periodically For information, call 692-2163.
Wisconsin Water Gardeners, a chapter of the North American Water Garden Society, meets monthly at Ponds Plus in Saukville, or at members’ homes. For a schedule, call 268-1122.
Senior Y’s Club through the Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA offers monthly guest speakers and opportunities to socialize. For information, call 268-9622.
Port Washington After 5 Prayer Connection meets periodically. For information, call Gloria Rasbornick at 284-7182.
Friendship Bible Coffees, 90-minute nondenominational Bible studies, meet at several locations. For information or to enroll, call Joan Vorpahl at (920) 994-9138.
Grafton Women’s Benefit Bridge Marathon has begun play. New members are welcome. Contact Barbara Hansen at 377-2931.
Metro Milwaukee Military Historians meets periodically at the Rose-Harms American Legion Hall, 1540 13th Ave., Grafton. The fee is $20 for the dinner and program or $8 for the program only. For information and reservations, call Ken Grigas at 284-1090 or e-mail
Circle of Friends, a social and recreational group for special needs children, their families and friends, meets periodically. To obtain information or register for an outing, call Steve or Becky Glamm at 375-2606 or
Bonnie at 375-1236