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Community Calendar

Aug. 17, 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, AUG. 20

Necedah Whooping Crane Observation: Watch different crane chicks being trained by ultra lights; limited to 14 people; includes transportation, lunch on Aug. 19 and breakfast on Aug. 20; Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $179 members, $205 nonmembers; (414) 352-3880, Ext. 201.

SATURDAY, AUG. 22

St. Martin's Family Festival: Fforte Adore, a five-piece Jam band, will play, 1 to 4; pony rides, two-legged races, face painting, children's fingerprinting, sack races, ice cream sundaes; auction of crafts and memoribilia at 4; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 8401 N. 60th St., Brown Deer; (414) 354-4249.

TUESDAY, AUG. 25

Adult Health Risk Screening: Half-hour appointments available at the health department; check for cholesterol, blood pressure and weight; 8 a.m.-noon, Shorewood Senior Resource Center, 2010 E. Shorewood Blvd., Shorewood; $25; 847-2710.

Cardio Tennis: Taught by Tennis Professionals, includes short warm-up, cardio workout and cool-down; 6:30-7:30 a.m., 9-10 a.m., noon-1 p.m., 6-7 p.m., 7-8 p.m., Le Club, 2001 W. Good Hope, Glendale.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26

"Comfort Shawls": Lecture and demonstration by Marge Eiseman, artist and storyteller; 6:30-8 p.m., Gilda's Club, 4050 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood; (414) 962-8201, Ext. 101, www.gildasclubsewi.org.

Final Community Open House: View a draft version of the village's new comprehensive plan; refreshments will be served; 6-8:30 p.m., Brown Deer Public Library, 5600 W. Bradley Road, Brown Deer; free; (414) 357-0106, Nathan@browndeerplan.org.

Mini Maccabi Games: Participate in four ongoing sports events; for ages 3-7; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale; (414) 963-8780.

SATURDAY, AUG. 29

Open house: Free screenings, teddy bear clinic, healthy snack, exercise demonstrations, ask the doctor, diving demonstration, tours and other activities; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., YMCA, 9250 N. Green Bay Road, Brown Deer.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2

"Living a Mindful Life": Practicing Mahayana Buddhist Paul Norton presents; 6-8 p.m., Gilda's Club, 4050 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood; (414) 962-8201, Ext. 101, www.gildasclubsewi.org.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 3

Boomers and Beyond: Enjoy autumn flowers and explore wild fruits and seeds; 9-10:30 a.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 members, $12 nonmembers; (414) 352-2880.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 4

Full Moon Hike: Watch the moon rise over the lake and the sunset from the tower; 6-8 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 member adult, $6 member child; $12 nonmember adult, $8 nonmember child; (414) 352-2880.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 8

Dennis Hawk: Native American medicine wheel presentation at 1:30, 50-minute musical drama at 7; 1:30-3 p.m., 7-8:30 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; (414) 352-2880.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9

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

Jewish National Fund annual banquet: North Shore couples will be honored for activism; 6 p.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 6880 N. Green Bay Ave., Glendale; (414) 963-8733.

Kid SupportT: Program for kids ages 4 to 12 who have parents or grandparents with cancer; helps kids express feelings and ask questions; at Froedtert Cancer Center; 5:30-6:45 p.m., Gilda's Club, 4050 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood; (414) 962-8201, www.gildasclubsewi.org.

"A Legacy Project": Presented by Bill Morse, a cancer survivor; 6-8 p.m., Gilda's Club, 4050 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood; (414) 962-8201, Ext. 101, www.gildasclubsewi.org.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 12

Geocaching Roadtrip: Use GPS units to find cache boxes; bring trinkets to put in the boxes; 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $15 member adult, $7 member child; $18 nonmember adult, $10 nonmember child; (414) 352-2880.

Marvelous Monarch Tagging: Catch, tag and release monarch butterflies; 1-3 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 member adults, $6 member children; $12 nonmember adults, $8 nonmember children; (414) 352-2880.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 13

11th Annual Cercle d'Or fundraiser: At 2239 N. Terrace Ave.; celebrate French culture with dancing, camaraderie and cuisine; 4-7 p.m., Alliance Francaise, 1800 E. Capitol Drive, Shorewood; (414) 964-3855.

Marvelous Monarch Tagging: Catch, tag and release monarch butterflies; 1-3 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 member adults, $6 member children; $12 nonmember adults, $8 nonmember children; (414) 352-2880.

MONDAY, SEPT. 14

Fireside Conversations: Environmentally related topics and readings; 1:30-3 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $10 members, $12 nonmembers; (414) 352-2880.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16

Fairy Chasm Home Tour: Eco-historical tour of a home and scenic property; 10 a.m.-noon, Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $12 members, $15 nonmembers; (414) 352-2880.

Kid SupportT: Program for kids ages 4 to 12 who have parents or grandparents with cancer; helps kids express feelings and ask questions; at Froedtert Cancer Center; 5:30-6:45 p.m., Gilda's Club, 4050 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood; (414) 962-8201, www.gildasclubsewi.org.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 17

Tales and Trails: Two sessions for kids ages 4-5; children must be accompanied by an adult; 9-10:30 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Bayside; $30 member pair, $40 nonmember pair; (414) 352-2880.

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