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Community Calendar

April 27, 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, APRIL 30

"To Wake the Dead" mystery dinner theatre: Irish mystery dinner about novelist Fred Finnegan's death; 5 p.m., Bavarian Inn, 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale; $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $20 for show only; (414) 964-0300, www.bavarianinnmilw.com.

Take Back the Night rally: Take a stand against sexual violence; featuring speakers from Advocates of Ozaukee, live music and movie clips; 6-7:30 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Albrecht Lounge, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; (414) 284-3577, www.advocates-oz.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 1

"The Adding Machine": Play by Elmer Rice about an accountant who finds himself replaced by a machine; 7:30 p.m., Homestead High School Auditorium, 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon; $8 adults, $7 students; (262) 238-5900.

Go green: Enjoy nature, have fun and learn ways to care for land; 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Mequon Nature Preserve Preserve's Pieperpower Education Center, 8200 W. County Line Road, Mequon; Registration Required; (262) 338-1792, www.owlt.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 2

"The Adding Machine": Play by Elmer Rice about an accountant who finds himself replaced by a machine; 7:30 p.m., Homestead High School Auditorium, 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon; $8 adults, $7 students; (262) 238-5900.

Book sale: All proceeds benefit the Whitefish Bay Library; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Whitefish Bay Public Library, 5420 N. Marlborough Drive, Whitefish Bay; (414) 964-4380.

Community shredding day: Bring outdated personal documents for secure shredding; 9 a.m.-noon, North Shore Bank, 600 E. Green Tree Road, Fox Point; (414) 351-1201, shredit.northshorebank.com.

Digital photo hike: Combine photo skills with a knowledge of nature; 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $15 member, $18 nonmember; (414) 352-2880.

Go green: Enjoy nature, have fun and learn ways to care for land; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., The Mequon Nature Preserve Preserve's Pieperpower Education Center, 8200 W. County Line Road, Mequon; Registration Required; (262) 338-1792, www.owlt.org.

Opening reception of graduate thesis exhibition I: Master's candidates exhibit two- and three-dimensional works; 5:30-8 p.m., Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road, Milwaukee; (414) 410-4105.

Shoewood Woman's Club "Wearable Art Show": Vendors show fashion, handbags, jewelry and more; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Shorewood Village Center, 3920 N. Murray Ave., Shorewood; $2; (414) 964-2007.

Spring Occasion for Women : Hair designer Nicole Jupp will point the way to the most becoming styles for womenâs faces and hair; Elizabeth Murphy, conference speaker, writer, pastorâs wife and mother, will speak; music included; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hillpoint Church, 2500 W. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee; $10; Registration Required; (414) 352-7100.

Whitefish Bay Weed-Out!: Joint effort by Village of Whitefish Bay and Healthy Communities Project; volunteers must be 14 or older; bring weeder and yard waste bag; 8-11 a.m., Santa Monica Boulevard, between Silver Spring Drive and Montclaire, Whitefish Bay; Reservation Requested; (414) 964-9813.

Wisconsin School Music Association state music festival: More than 2,000 high school musicians perform; Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road, Milwaukee; (414) 410-4349.

SUNDAY, MAY 3

"To Wake the Dead" mystery dinner theatre: Irish mystery dinner about novelist Fred Finnegan's death; noon, Bavarian Inn, 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale; $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $20 for show only; (414) 964-0300, www.bavarianinnmilw.com.

"The Adding Machine": Play by Elmer Rice about an accountant who finds himself replaced by a machine; 2 p.m., Homestead High School Auditorium, 5000 W. Mequon Road, Mequon; $8 adults, $7 students; (262) 238-5900.

Alleluia Ringers: Concert features 13 students ringing 133 handbells and chimes; 3:30 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Chapel of Christ Triumphant, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $7; (262) 243-4405, www.cuw.edu.

CSU Concert Choir Spring Concert: Concert features the University Choir with Jerrad Fenske conducting and on harpsichord with soprano Amelia Spierer; 2 p.m., Cardinal Stritch University Theater, 6801 N. Yates Road, Milwaukee; (414) 410-4349.

French AP prep class: Learn about the major parts of the exam and how to approach it; 1-3 p.m., Alliance Francaise, 1800 E. Capitol Drive, Shorewood; $35; (414) 964-3855.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6

Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce May lunch: Guest speaker is Sergio Gama, director of market development for Rockwell Automation; 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $20 members, $30 nonmembers; (262) 512-9358, www.mtchamber.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 7

"To Wake the Dead" mystery dinner theatre: Irish mystery dinner about novelist Fred Finnegan's death; 5 p.m., Bavarian Inn, 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale; $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $20 for show only; (414) 964-0300, www.bavarianinnmilw.com.

LinkedIn workshop: Wayne Breitbarth teaches how to use the online business social networking site to promote a business; 7:30-9 a.m., MATC Mequon Campus, 5555 W. Highland Road, Mequon; $10 members, $20 nonmembers; (262) 512-9358, www.mtchamber.org.

Medical assistant program's 30th anniversary open house: 5-8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; (262) 243-5700.

FRIDAY, MAY 8

"New Music" concert: Featuring new works by Stritch composition majors; 7:30 p.m., Cardinal Stritch University Theater, 6801 N. Yates Road, Milwaukee; (414) 410-4349.

"The Great Divorce": Based on C.S. Lewis' novel about a bus ride through heaven and hell; 8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

Milwaukee Area Handbell Ensemble: Concert features group's favorite pieces from the last 5 years; 7:30 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Chapel of Christ Triumphant, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $5 adults, $2 under 18; (262) 243-4405.

SATURDAY, MAY 9

Barbara Manger: "Mary Nohl: Inside & Outside"; 1 p.m., Barnes & Noble Bayshore, 5755 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale; (414) 967-1610.

Bikefest: Safety clinics for children, teens and adults; prizes and refreshments for kids; and community bike ride; rain date is May 16; 9:30 a.m., Thiensville Village Park, 250 Elm St., Thiensville.

Clarus Piano Trio: Music faculty members Timothy Klabunde on violin, Adrien Zitoun on cello and Eun-Joo Kwak on piano perform; 2 p.m., Cardinal Stritch University Theater, 6801 N. Yates Road, Milwaukee; (414) 410-4349.

"The Great Divorce": Based on C.S. Lewis' novel about a bus ride through heaven and hell; 4 p.m., 8 p.m.,

SUNDAY, MAY 10

3 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

Mother's Day spa: Take a tour or enjoy an array of professional treatments; Sprecher Brewing Company, 701 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale; $10 adults, $8 seniors for the spa; $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 minors for non-spa tour; (414) 964-2739, www.sprecherbrewery.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 12

Spiritual World of Nature: John Hoff explores the spiritual dimensions of food; 7-8:30 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 members, $12 nonmembers; (414) 352-2880.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

Bird club: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; (414) 352-2880.

THURSDAY, MAY 14

"The Great Divorce": Based on C.S. Lewis' novel about a bus ride through heaven and hell; 8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

Hand-in-hand for 2- to 3-year-olds: Meet animals, read books and hike the trails; 9:15-10:15 a.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 member pair, $14 nonmeber pair; (414) 352-2880.

FRIDAY, MAY 15

"The Great Divorce": Based on C.S. Lewis' novel about a bus ride through heaven and hell; 8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

Hand-in-hand for 2- to 3-year-olds: Meet animals, read books and hike the trails; 9:15-10:15 a.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 member pair, $14 nonmeber pair; (414) 352-2880.

SATURDAY, MAY 16

5th annual community flea market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Shorewood Village Center, 3920 N. Murray Ave., Shorewood.

"The Great Divorce": Based on C.S. Lewis' novel about a bus ride through heaven and hell; 8 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

Hand-in-hand for 2- to 3-year-olds: Meet animals, read books and hike the trails; 9:15-10:15 a.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 member pair, $14 nonmeber pair; (414) 352-2880.

Opening reception of graduate thesis exhibition II: Master's candidates exhibit two- and three-dimensional works; 5:30-8 p.m., Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road, Milwaukee; (414) 410-4105.

SUNDAY, MAY 17

"The Great Divorce": Based on C.S. Lewis' novel about a bus ride through heaven and hell; 3 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $15; (414) 744-5995, www.acaciatheatre.com.

MONDAY, MAY 18

Monday night magic: Tom Finley leads a summer hike designed for families; 6:30-8 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; Members: $7 adults, $4 child; Nonmembers: $9 adult, $6 child; (414) 352-2880.

Spiritual World of Nature: Dottie Diggs presents a slideshow of nature paired with Baha'i scared writings; 10-11:30 a.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 members, $12 nonmembers; (414) 352-2880.

TUESDAY, MAY 19

Living Grace luncheon: "Fashion through the Decades-We've got Style!"; 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Concordia University Wisconsin Siebert Dining Hall, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon; $25; (262) 243-4337, michelle.buss@cuw.edu.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27

Discovery Nature Hiking: Don Quintenz interprets the scenery and answers questions; 10-11:30 a.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $5 member, $7 nonmember; (414) 352-2880.

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