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Community Calendar

Feb. 23, 2009

Community Calendar submissions can be sent to Community Calendar, Community Newspapers Inc., 1741 Dolphin Drive, Suite A, Waukesha, WI 53186, or e-mailed to news@cninow.com. Include a contact telephone number and the full address, including ZIP code, of the event venue. Submission deadline is noon Thursday one week prior to the publication date.

THURSDAY, FEB. 26

"Pirates of Penzance": Operatta by Gilbert and Sullivan about a pirate apprentice and his search for love; 7:30 p.m., Homestead High School Auditorium, 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon; $10 adults, $8 students and children; (262) 238-5900.

Blood drive: Walk-ins welcome; 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, 11831 N. Seminary Drive, Mequon; (800) 448-3543, www.givebloodgivelife.org.

FRIDAY, FEB. 27

"Emily": Play tells the story of Emily Dickinson from a faith perspective, examining the striking events and relationships in her life; 8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

"Pirates of Penzance": Operatta by Gilbert and Sullivan about a pirate apprentice and his search for love; 7:30 p.m., Homestead High School Auditorium, 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon; $10 adults, $8 students and children; (262) 238-5900.

2009 Sprecher Irish Stout release party: Features drink brewed only for St. Patrick's day; wear a kilt and get a free firkin beer; 6:30 p.m., Sprecher Brewing Company, 701 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale; $10 includes door prizes, live music and appetizers; (414) 964-2739, www.sprecherbrewery.com.

"A Midsummer Night's Dream": Based on Shakespeare's play about the antics of a special midsummer night; 8 p.m., Shorewood High School auditorium, 1701 E. Capitol Drive, Shorewood; $8 adults, $5 students and seniors; (414) 963-6940.

Senior fire and fall prevention program: Presented by the North Shore Fire Department and North Shore Health Department in partnership with Bayshore Town Center; 10-11 a.m., Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale; (414) 963-8780.

SATURDAY, FEB. 28

"Emily": Play tells the story of Emily Dickinson from a faith perspective, examining the striking events and relationships in her life; 8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

"Pirates of Penzance": Operatta by Gilbert and Sullivan about a pirate apprentice and his search for love; 7:30 p.m., Homestead High School Auditorium, 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon; $10 adults, $8 students and children; (262) 238-5900.

Ko-Thi Dance Company: drum and dance performance; 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble Bayshore, 5755 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale; (414) 967-1610.

Performance of traditional African-American and Caribbean dance and drumming; 1 p.m., 3 p.m., Bayshore Town Center Rotunda, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale; (414) 963-8780, www.bayshoretowncenter.com.

Land stewardship training day: Learn more about land restoration and stewardship, invasive plant control, wildlife monitoring and volunteer opportunities; 9 a.m.-noon, The Mequon Nature Preserve Preserve's Pieperpower Education Center, 8200 W. County Line Road, Mequon; (262) 338-1794.

"A Midsummer Night's Dream": Based on Shakespeare's play about the antics of a special midsummer night; 8 p.m., Shorewood High School auditorium, 1701 E. Capitol Drive, Shorewood; $8 adults, $5 students and seniors; (414) 963-6940.

SUNDAY, MARCH 1

"Emily": Play tells the story of Emily Dickinson from a faith perspective, examining the striking events and relationships in her life; 3 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

"Pirates of Penzance": Operatta by Gilbert and Sullivan about a pirate apprentice and his search for love; 2 p.m., Homestead High School Auditorium, 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon; $10 adults, $8 students and children; (262) 238-5900.

Repamphibiantile Sunday: Snakes, salamanders and frogs; noon-1 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; (414) 352-2880.

MONDAY, MARCH 2

March Madness Fun Day: Glendale Woman's Club presents a social afternoon of food, fun, games, prizes and a silent auction; 1-3:30 p.m., Glendale City Hall, 5909 N. Milwaukee River Parkway, Glendale; $10.

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

Annual Bartling Lecture: Rev. Mark Jeske, pastor and speaker for "Time of Grace"; 7-8:30 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; (262) 243-4252, timothy.maschke@cuw.edu.

Fats aren't always the bad guy: In room C111; 6:30-7:30 p.m., Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale; $20 residents, $30 nonresidents; (414) 351-7566, www.nicolet.k12.wi.us/home/?activities/recreation.

Information session on social work careers, schooling: Presented by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Social Welfare in room 108; 5:30-7 p.m., Atwater Elementary School, 2100 E. Capitol Drive, Shorewood; (414) 229-3998.

Jr. Jazzercise dance team: First class of six-week session in Room 13; 4:30-5:15 p.m., Good Hope School, 2315 W. Good Hope Road, Glendale; $48 residents, $60 nonresidents; (414) 351-7566, www.nicolet.k12.wi.us/home/?activities/recreation.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

Annual Bartling Lecture: Rev. Mark Jeske, pastor and speaker for "Time of Grace"; noon-1 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; (262) 243-4252, timothy.maschke@cuw.edu.

Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce March lunch: President of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance Todd Berry will speak; 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Mequon Country Club, 12400 N. Ville Du Parc Drive, Mequon; $20 members, $30 nonmembers before March 3; (262) 512-9358, www.mtchamber.org.

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

"Emily": Play tells the story of Emily Dickinson from a faith perspective, examining the striking events and relationships in her life; 8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

Aero swim: Nine-week session in pool; 6:45-7:30 p.m., Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W. Mill Road, Glendale; $22 residents, $32 nonresidents; (414) 351-7566, www.nicolet.k12.wi.us/home/?activities/recreation.

Egg money the eBay way: Second session March 12, in room C107; 6-9 p.m., Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale; $50 residents, $63 nonresidents; (414) 351-7566, www.nicolet.k12.wi.us/home/?activities/recreation.

The Florentine Opera Company Presents "Pinocchio": Classic Italian story of the wooden puppet who longs to become a real boy; 6:30 p.m., Frank L. Weyenberg Library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road, Mequon; (262) 242-2593, www.flwlib.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

"Emily": Play tells the story of Emily Dickinson from a faith perspective, examining the striking events and relationships in her life; 8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

Sing-a-long with Willi: Sing-a-long with Willi Wessels in Rathskeller; 9 p.m., Bavarian Inn, 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale; (414) 964-0300.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

"Emily": Play tells the story of Emily Dickinson from a faith perspective, examining the striking events and relationships in her life; 4 p.m., 8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

"Emily": Play tells the story of Emily Dickinson from a faith perspective, examining the striking events and relationships in her life; 3 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

Centennial concert series: Featuring former MacDowell Club members and local artists; 2:30 p.m., Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road, Milwaukee; (414) 410-4171.

MONDAY, MARCH 9

Relationship intelligence: First class of six-week session in room D111; 6:30-8:30 p.m., Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale; $80 residents, $100 nonresidents; (414) 351-7566, www.nicolet.k12.wi.us/home/?activities/recreation.

TUESDAY, MARCH 10

Nutrition-Sugar is sweet: In room C111; 6:30-7:30 p.m., Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale; $20 residents, $30 nonresidents; (414) 351-7566, www.nicolet.k12.wi.us/home/?activities/recreation.

Spring history film series: "Galileo," about Galileo Galilei and his work that brought him to the attention of the Inquisition; 6:30-8:30 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Albrecht Lounge, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; (262) 243-5700.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

Spring history film series: "Galileo," biographical film about Galileo Galilei; 6:30-9:30 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Albrecht Lounge, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; (262) 243-5700.

Treating side effects and preventing recurrence with Chinese medicine: Carrie Murphy, licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and educator, presents this program on preventing cancer treatment related side effects; 6:30-8 p.m., Gilda's Club, 4050 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood; (414) 962-8201, www.gildasclubsewi.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

Open house and gallery opening: Artist Dan Herro drawing exhibit, door prizes, hors d'oeurves and wine; 5-8 p.m., Alliance Francaise, 1800 E. Capitol Drive, Shorewood; (414) 964-3855, www.afmilwaukee.org.

Wauwatosa artist exhibit reception: Chris Sommerfelt will have a one-woman exhibit of her watercolors titled "Color Emergence" from March 7 through April 2009; 1:30-4 p.m., St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 2618 N. Hackett Ave., Milwaukee; (414) 962-0500.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15

Lenten Cantata: MUMC choir performs "From Glory to Glory"; 9:30 a.m., Mequon United Methodist Church, 11011 N. Oriole Lane, Mequon; (262) 242-4770.

TUESDAY, MARCH 17

Live from NY's 92nd Street Y series: Rabbi Joseph Telushkin on living Jewish ethics; 7:15 p.m., Jewish Community Center Soref Community Hall, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay; (414) 964-4444.

MacGregor and Rubenstein: Dance to the music of this duo; 6-9 p.m., Bavarian Inn, 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale; $5 cover; (414) 964-0300.

THURSDAY, MARCH 19

2nd annual "March Madness" Business After Hours: Door prizes, buffet and prizes for the top three bracket-buster teams; 5-8 p.m., Libby Montana, 5616 W. Donges Bay Road, Mequon; (262) 512-9358, www.mtchamber.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 21

Dean Louder: "Franco-Amerique"; 1-3 p.m., Alliance Francaise, 1800 E. Capitol Drive, Shorewood; (414) 964-3855.

Spring into a New, Whole You: Come explore products, services, classes and workshops that promote physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and overall well-being; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon; (262) 377-8885, www.wellnessfair.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 22

Maxwell Street Junior Klezmer Orchestra and Friends of Chicago concert and dance: Listen and dance to the sounds of the next generation's Klemzer Players; 12:30 p.m., Beth El Ner Tamid Synagogue, 2909 W. Mequon Road, Mequon; $3 adults, 17 and under free; (262) 242-6900.

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