Time to still register for 5K run/walk
Brown Deer - The Running for Hope 5K Run/Walk will begin at 10 a.m. May 22 at Brown Deer Park, 7835 N. Green Bay Road, area number 8.
The costs are $17 for adults, $12 for children and $35 for a family of three or more. The registration closing date is May 19 at 9:59 p.m.
For online registration, visit runningforhope.com/marrun.html.
Jewish chorale concert to be held Thursday
River Hills - The Milwaukee Jewish community chorale concert will be at 3 p.m. May 20 at the Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshrun, 2020 W. Brown Deer Road.
Tickets are $18 for general admission, $15 for seniors and students and $7 for children 12 and under.
For information, call (414) 758-7999.
Author traces roots of bowling
Mequon - Author Doug Schmidt will trace the roots of bowling at the Weyenberg Library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road, at 6:30 p.m. May 20.
The program is free.
For information, call (262) 242-2593 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community hosts events for woman's fight against cancer
Two events will be hosted by the Whitefish Bay community to help Kris Luth with her fight with melanoma.
The Creative Self-Expression Show: A juried artistic show of Whitefish Bay High School students, will be held at The Great Frame Up, 507 E. Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay, from 6 to 8 p.m. May 20.
The event is free.
For information, call (414) 962-4889.
And A Glimpse of Kris Luth: Benefit auction and concert will be at The Bavarian Inn, 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale, from 6 to 10 p.m. May 22.
The event is free.
For information, call (414) 964-0300.
Estabrook Park plans weed-out May 23
Shorewood - May marks a month for activities at Estabrook Park, 4400 N. Estabrook Parkway, that many can help with or just enjoy.
There will be a garlic mustard weed-out from 9 a.m. to noon May 23. The weed-out will focus on removing the invasive garlic mustard plants which make it difficult for native species to thrive.
Volunteers are asked to wear long pants and sturdy shoes. If possible, volunteers are asked to bring a weeding tool and work gloves if you have them, although they will try to have extra available.
Meet in the parking lot by Picnic Area 5.
Garlic mustard pull continues
Glendale - We will continue our garlic mustard pull on Saturdays at Kletzsch Park, 6560 N. Milwaukee River Parkway, from 9 a.m. to noon in May.
Library screening 'A Chemical Reaction'
Whitefish Bay - The Whitefish Bay Library, 5420 N. Marlborough, will present a film screening of "A Chemical Reaction" at 6:30 p.m. May 20.
A $10 donation is suggested.
To register, call (414) 964-4380.
This event is co-sponsored by the Whitefish Bay Public Library and Healthy Communities Project.
Bach Choir to perform at Cardinal Stritch
Fox Point - The Bach Choir will perform at the Nancy Kendall Theater located at Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road, at 7:30 p.m. May 21.
Tickets are $17 in advance, $18 at the door, $10 for students, with a $1 discount for seniors.
For advance tickets call (414) 427-7160.
Milwaukee Concert Band to perform
Brown Deer - The Milwaukee Concert Band presents Travels with the Band at the Multicultural Art Center of Brown Deer High School, 8060 North 60th St. at 7 p.m. May 21.
The concert will include "Italian in Algiers" by Gioachino Rossini, the Norwegian March "Valdres" by Johannes Hanssen, Modeste Moussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain," and "A Weekend in New York" by Philip Sparke.
Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and children
For information, contact Theresa Moniot at email@example.com.
Master gardeners hold plant and herb sale
Mequon - Master gardeners will host a plant and herb sale from 9 a.m. to noon May 22 at Concordia University Field House, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive. More than 10,000 plants, including rare and unique herbs, heirloom tomatoes, peppers, roses and garden vegetables.
Admission and parking are free.
For information, visit ozaukeemastergardeners.org.
Glendale holds annual litter clean-up day
Glendale - The Aesthetics & Beautification Committee of the city of Glendale invites all residents to participate in a Litter Clean-Up Day, May 22 - 23.
The committee is asking residents to participate as little as 30 minutes or all day by picking up litter on your street. Please use your own litter bag and dispose with your weekly garbage. If your particular street is pristine, please join the committee in the public areas along West Silver Spring Drive, North Port Washington Road, West Good Hope Road and North Green Bay Avenue.
Guardian Angel Run/Walk Memorial Day weekend
Whitefish Bay - The Guardian Angel Run/Walk, sponsored by Holy Family, will be at 8:30 a.m. May 31. The Angel Run, started in 2003 by Whitefish Bay residents Rob and Cza Helf in memory of their son, Peter, has grown into an annual celebration of community, friendship and winter's end.
The cost for the race is $15 if received by May 24 and $20 after that date.
For information, visit hfparishschool.org or call (414) 332-8175.
Glean Machine returning to synagogue parking lots
Tikkun Ha-Ir of Milwaukee will hold its annual mid-year collection project to restock local shelters and agencies.
In keeping with the theme of Shavuot, the project will "glean" following items: spring and summer clothing, household items, linens, toiletries and school/craft supplies for shelters and agencies including Casa Maria, Cathedral Center, COA, Hope House, Grand Avenue Club, Meta House, My Home, Your Home and DIVA.
The Glean Machine will be at the following synagogues:
• Beth El Ner Tamid/Congregation Shir Hadash, 2909 W. Mequon Road, Mequon, from 2 to 5 p.m. May 24.
• Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Road, Fox Point, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 25.
• Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point, from 2 to 5 p.m. May 26.
• Congregation Beth Israel, 6880 N. Green Bay Road, Glendale, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 27.
• Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun, 2020 W. Brown Road, River Hills, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 28.
This year the Glean Machine is a recipient of the Women's Endowment Fund of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
For information or to volunteer, contact Cindy at (414) 354-6380.
Fantasy author comes to town
Mequon - Robin Hobb will be at Next Chapter Bookstore, 10976 N. Port Washington Road, at 7 p.m. May 25 to sign book two of her new saga, "The Rain Wilds Chronicles: Dragon Haven."
Final concerts set for intermediate, high schools
Shorewood - May marks the end of the school year with two band concerts.
The Shorewood High School band will presents its annual spring band concert at the Shorewood High School Auditorium, 1701 E. Capitol Drive, at 7 p.m. May 26.
The concert is free.
A brief awards ceremony and reception honoring this year's band students will follow after the concert.
The Shorewood Intermediate School bands will conclude their season with a concert at the Shorewood High School Auditorium, 1701 E. Capitol Drive, at 7 p.m. May 27.
This program will feature the seventh-grade concert band and the eighth-grade symphonic band.
The concert is free.
Library holding belly dancing class
Whitefish Bay -Suzanne Singh will give an introduction to belly dancing at the Whitefish Bay Library, 5420 N. Marlborough, from 7 to 8 p.m. May 26.
To register, call the library at (414) 964-4380 or stop by the Adult Services Desk.
Signing and discussion to be held at Borders book store
Fox Point - Jen Lancaster, author of "My Fair Lazy: One Reality Television Addict's Attempt to Discover If Not Being A Dumb Ass Is the New Black, or, a Culture-Up Manifesto," will be at Borders Books and Music, 8705 N. Port Washington Road, at 7 p.m. May 26.
For information, call (414) 540-1427.
Memorial Day event planned to honor veterans
Shorewood - Shorewood's Memorial Day ceremony will be held at Atwater Park, Capitol and Lake drives, at 4 p.m. May 30.
A cookout will follow at the American Legion Post #331, 4121 N. Wilson Drive.
Crossroads Church plans upcoming events
Mequon - Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 6031 W. Chapel Hill Road has scheduled the following events for May and June:
• Rutter Requiem at Crossroads will be from 8:30 to 11 a.m. May 30. On Memorial Day weekend, the Crossroads Festival Choir, with soprano Wendelin Lockett-Kendzor, present John Rutter's Requiem during morning worship services in memory of those who fell in service to our nation.
The program is free.
For information, contact Jenee O'Connor at (262) 242-1670 or OConnor@crossroadspres.org.
• Vacation Bible School will be from 9 a.m. to noon June 14-18.
Go "Backstage with the Bible" this summer at Crossroads Presbyterian Church's Vacation Bible School. Each day of VBS your kids will start out with their own "concert" experience worshipping and singing with the Go Fish Guys. Then they'll take their Bibles and backstage passes to go backstage with the Bible.
The cost is $20 per child and open to the public.
Registration and volunteer forms are available at the church office or online at crossroadspres.org. Register before June 1 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.
Dedication ceremony planned for Veterans memorial, gardens
Whitefish Bay - The dedication ceremony of the Veterans Memorial and Gardens at Armory Park, corner of Ardmore and Henry Clay Ave., will be at 11 a.m. May 31.
The dedication will be officiated by Brigadier General Dunbar and Reverend Ray Stubbe.
Benefit concert being held for Ozaukee County Advocates
Thiensville - The Harvard Chamber Singers will perform at Grace Lutheran Church, 303 Green Bay Road, in the sanctuary at 7:30 p.m. May 31.
This concert is free and was made possible through underwriting from local businesses.
A free will donation, (suggestion $8 to $10), will be collected and all proceeds will benefit Advocates of Ozaukee County.
For information, visit grace53092.org.
Public safety presented by local police department
Glendale - The Glendale Police Department, together with the North Shore Crime Prevention & Fire Prevention Officers, invite you to participate in the 29th annual Bayshore Safety Day. This educational event will be held in the Town Square of the Bayshore Town Center, West Silver Spring Drive, from 10 to 3 p.m. June 5. All aspects of public safety will be represented - law enforcement, fire protective services, emergency government, family service agencies, and civic organizations with safety displays and information for children and adults.
There will also be a charity silent auction for adults, with the funds going to the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program.
For information, contact Officer Joel Dhein of the Glendale Police Department at (414) 228-1741.
MATC site of neurological and learning disorders talk
Mequon - Dr. Jeremy Fritz will be giving a free lecture on neurological and learning disorders such as ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, autism, Asperger's, Tourette's and other related disorders at the Milwaukee Area Technical College North Campus, 5555 Highland Road, at 7 p.m. June 8.
To reserve space, call (800) 283-5942 or visit brainbalance.eventbrite.com.
JCC offers mother-son Brewers outing
Fox Point - A special Mother-Son Brewers game at Miller Park is being offered on June 13 by the Family & Children Center of the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 North Santa Monica Blvd. Come watch the Brew Crew take on the Texas Rangers.
The cost is $25 per mom and son and $11 for each additional child and includes a tailgate before the game at noon with snacks, tickets, soda and coupons for a free hot dog. The game follows at 1:10 p.m.
Seats have been reserved in the Family Section at Miller Park.
For information and to reserve your seats, contact Dana Emold (414) 967- 8174 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Church hosting vacation Bible school in June
Mequon - Vacation Bible School at Mequon United Methodist Church, 11011 N. Oriole Lane, will be from 1 to 4 p.m. June 14-18 for all kids ages 4 to 13. Hero Headquarters: Where Kids Join Forces with God! will be the topic for the week.
There will be a final celebration at 9:30 a.m. June 20.
The cost is $30 and scholarships are available. This includes snacks and crafts everyday as well as a T-shirt.
For information, call (262) 242-4770 or visit vacationbibleschool.com/mumc.
Art show continues through June
Shorewood - The works of Matt Cipov and Chad Edwards will be featured at the Green Room, 2107 E. Capitol Drive, through June 27.
Resident gardeners show off their work
Shorewood - The Shorewood gardens tour will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 31. Tour 10 Shorewood gardens and enjoy the creative work of resident gardeners who will be showing off imaginative use of color, unusual features and great variety in the use of perennials and annuals.
Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased in advance at Village Hall, 3930 N. Murray Ave., the Department of Public Works, 3801 N. Morris Blvd., or the Garden Room, 2107 E. Capitol Drive. Tickets will also be sold on the day of the event at individual garden locations.
Concordia University plans upcoming events
Mequon - The following events have been scheduled for Concordia University, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive:
• "Smoke on the Mountain" at 8 p.m. on July 9, 4 and 8 p.m. on July 10, 3 p.m. on July 11, 8 p.m. on July 15-16, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on July 17 and 3 p.m. on July 18.
All tickets cost $15.
For information contact Acacia Theater company at (414) 744- 5995 or visit acaciatheater.com.
• Friends of Concordia Fireside Visits in Fort Atkinson: "Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella" on May 22; "Ring of Fire, The Johnny Cash Story" on July 24; A Broadway Musical Hit (to be announced) on Sept. 25 and "The Child, The First Story of Christmas" on Nov. 13.
Tickets are $80 per adult and $60 for children younger than 14 and includes meal, show, tax plus gratuity and motor coach transportation.
For information contact Sandy Vick at (262) 243- 4333 or e-mail email@example.com.
• Business Leadership Series Presents Brad Hewitt, president and chief executive officer of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans from 7:30 to 9 a.m. May 27.
Hewitt will talk on "The Third Way: The Case for Social Business".
The cost is $25 for individuals and corporate tables of eight are available for $160. All costs include a breakfast buffet.
Space is limited.
To register, contact Michelle Buss at (262) 243- 4337 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Grand reunion 2010 on June 25-June 28.
For information contact Diana Raasch at (262) 243-4540 or e-mail email@example.com.
Watch the alumni web page for more details at www.cuw.edu/alumni.
• Graduate School Information Session is at 6 p.m. on May 25, Sept. 15, Nov. 18 and Feb. 15, 2011.
All sessions begin in the library and a complimentary dinner is served.
Register online at cuw.edu/graduate.
• Concordia University Wisconsin 2010 Shoreline Duathlon (Ride-Bike-Run) at 8 a.m. August 21 on the campus.
The event will benefit RRAC, Racers Against Childhood Cancer.
To register, go to www.cuw.edu/go/duathlon or contact Russ DeLap at (262) 243- 4323.
Business district sponsoring cycling classic
Shorewood - The Criterium Cycling Classic will run along Oakland Ave. from 5 to 8 p.m. June 17 at the north end of the business district.
This event is being presented by the Shorewood Improvement district.
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