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Community Calendar

Jan. 11, 2007

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Tuesday, Jan. 16

Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops Host Deborah Tannen, author of "You're Wearing That?"; talk; 7 p.m.; 4093 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood; call (414) 963-3111.

Thursday, Jan. 18

Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops Host Norah Vincent, author of "Self-Made Man"; talk; 7 p.m.; 4093 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood; call (414) 963-3111.

Saturday, Jan. 20

Shorewood Public Library Hosts free international adoption seminar; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; 3920 N. Murry Ave.; register at (262) 796-9898 or info@sunshineadoption.org.

Monday, Jan. 22

Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops Host Jorg Friedrich, author of "The Fire"; talk; 7 p.m.; 2559 N. Downer Ave.; call (414) 332-1181.

Tuesday, Jan. 23

Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops Host Randall Davidson, author of "9XM Talking: WHA Radio and the Wisconsin Idea"; talk; 7 p.m.; 4093 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood; call (414) 963-3111.

Alzheimer's Association Presents a two-day dementia specialist training course; also Jan. 30; Ozaukee County Department on Aging; to register, call (800) 272-3900; $60.

Wednesday, Jan. 24

Maple Dale-Indian Hill School District Holds registration for junior kindergarten; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Indian Hill School, 1101 W. Brown Deer Road; birth certificate and proof of residency required at registration; (414) 351-7390 for questions.

Friday, Jan. 26

Cardinal Stritch University Presents the opening reception for "Art of the Upper Volta," from the Mark Wentzel collection; 6 to 8 p.m., displayed through Feb. 25; 6801 N. Yates Road, Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery; free.

Tuesday, Jan 30

Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops Host Ayelet Waldman, author of "Love and Other Impossible Pursuits"; reading; 7 p.m.; 10976 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon; call (262) 241-6220.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Mequon-Thiensville Education Foundation Hosts annual Tartan Ball, Celebrating the Art of Education; gala features dining, dancing, silent and live auctions, raffle; cocktail, raffle and silent auction at 6, dinner, live auction and dancing at 8 p.m.; Quadracci Pavilion, Milwaukee Art Museum; proceeds benefit foundation.

Sunday, Feb. 4

Cardinal Stritch University Presents MacDowell Club of Milwaukee in concert, featuring club members' students; 3 p.m.; Schroeder auditorium, 6801 N. Yates Road; free; call (414) 771-5832.

Sunday, Feb. 18

Cardinal Stritch University Presents MacDowell Club of Milwaukee in concert, "Romantic Composers"; 3 p.m.; Schroeder auditorium, 6801 N. Yates Road; free; call (414) 771-5832.

Friday, Feb. 23

Morning Star Productions Presents "Thunder at Dawn"; 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, Feb. 24, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25; Eastbrook Church, 5385 N. Green Bay Ave.; for ticket information, visit www.morningstarproductions.org or call Richard Dassow at (414) 228-5220, Ext. 249.

Friday, March 2

Morning Star Productions Presents "Thunder at Dawn"; 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, March 3, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4; Eastbrook Church, 5385 N. Green Bay Ave.; for ticket information, visit www.morningstarproductions.org or call Richard Dassow at (414) 228-5220, Ext. 249.


American Cancer Society Seeks North Shore volunteers from Bayside, Fox Point, Glendale, River Hill, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay for Relay for Life planning committee; meets once a month, November to June; relay scheduled for Saturday, June 16; call Eliza Prince at (262) 312-4021.

American Business Women's Association Holds seminars fourth Tuesday; call Shirley Heintz, (262) 549-1248.

American Legion Howard J. Schroeder Post 457; 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday; 6006 W. Mequon Road; call Phil Harrison, (262) 242-4849; Tom Mohr, (262) 242-2936; or Ralph Stevens, (262) 242-2604.

Beth El Ner Tamid Synagogue 2909 W. Mequon Road, Mequon; call (262) 242-6900.

BNI Brown Deer chapter; 7 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays; Old Country Buffet, 6538 W. Brown Deer Road; to reserve, call John Corsi, (414) 354-5377.

Brown Deer Senior Citizens Club First and third Wednesdays; Algonquin School, 7841 N. 47th St.; $8 annual dues for residents, $11 nonresidents; call (414) 371-3070.

Business Network International North Shore Networkers chapter; referral network for small business professionals; Robbie's Cafe & Marketplace, 1424 W. Mequon Road; 7 to 8:30 a.m. Thursdays; call Jay Lewin, Moneyline Mortgage Co., (262) 241-9555, or Michael Kim, (262) 241-5558.

Cardinal Stritch University 6801 N. Yates Road; call (414) 410-4105

• Art of the Upper Volta, from the Mark Wentzel Collection; noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 19 through 25; opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26; Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery; free

• Exhibition of paintings by Terry Coffman - "Highway D," features abstract oil paintings; on display through Friday, March 30; second floor of Bonaventure Hall

Center for Creative Learning Seminars; Conference Center, 4650 N. Port Washington Road; call (414) 374-5433.

• Yoga classes with Sandy Byrne - 5:30 p.m. Mondays; $90 for six weeks

• Danceworks teaches dance techniques to children age 3 and older; creative dance, tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop; 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. after school and weekdays

• Israeli dancing for all ages; ongoing; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, free

• Ballroom dance for adults, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays

Community Women's Chorus Seeks new members of all ages; accompanist, too; 12:45 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Hill Point Church, 2500 W. Brown Deer Road; call Nancy, (262) 255-0866, or Kay, (414) 351-4626.

COPE Services Hotline Needs listeners 18 and older for the adult and teen lines for Ozaukee County; (262) 377-1477 to schedule informative interview.

Divorce support group Jim McKenzie, pastor and therapist with Exodus Counseling Center, hosts meetings; 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Fox Point Lutheran Church, 7510 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Family Club Formerly Mother's Center; North Shore Presbyterian Church, 4048 N. Bartlett Ave., Shorewood; $25 annual membership fee; $35 for nonmembers unless otherwise noted; $10 baby-sitting fee; to register, call (414) 297-9220 .

• Coffee and Play - 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; first visit free

• You and Me - songs, art projects, books, games for ages 2 and 3 with mom; call to register

• Pattycake club - weekly informal get-together for parents and caregivers of infants to 12 months; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays; first visit free

• Saturday playgroup - informal get-together for parents, caregivers and children of all ages; first and third Saturday through May; first visit free

• Tunes for Tots - music and play time for ages 6 to 24 months with parents; Mondays; call to register

• Coffee and Play - weekly informal social time for parents and children of all ages; 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; included with yearly membership fee

Father's Night Out With an informal discussion and mutual support for fathers concerned about the need for equal parenting; women with similar interests welcome; 6 to 7:30 p.m. first Wednesday of month; Pallas Family Restaurant, 1657 S. 108th St.; (608) ALL-DADS (255-3237).

Fitness Firm Offers community exercise classes; for more information, call (262) 938-9400.

• St. Mark's Church - 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 2618 N. Hackett Ave.; call Janet, (414) 352-4439

• Bay Shore Lutheran Church - 8:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Friday; 1200 E. Hampton Road; $52; call Mardi, (414) 964-7056

• Lydell Community Center - 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays or 6:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 5205 N. Lydell Ave.; $50 residents, $55 nonresidents; call (414) 963-3947

• Nicolet High School - 3:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road; (414) 351-7566 to register

Frank L. Weyenberg Library 11345 N. Cedarburg Road.

• Lapsit programs for 1-year-olds; 9:30 a.m. Mondays

• Storytime for 2- and 3-year-olds, 9:30 or 10:30 a.m.; register through Jan. 19; (262) 242-2593, Ext. 15

• Remote library book drops removed at Donges Bay, Range Line, Wilson and Oriole Lane Elementary schools; materials can be returned to drive-through returns in library parking lot 24/7

French Canadian/Acadian Genealogists of Wisconsin Seeks people interested in researching genealogy; doors open at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. second Thursday; basement Community Room at Mayfair Mall; enter mall at east door beneath theater; use stairs or elevator to lower level, Room G110; www.fcgw.org.

Gilda's Club Southeastern Wisconsin, 4050 N. Oakland Ave.; call (414) 962-8201.

• Support groups ongoing for families, men and women living with cancer and those who have lost a loved one to cancer

• Workshops (meditation, relaxation, gentle exercise and stretch, walk and talk, needle crafts, open art studio); call for dates

• Noogieland - activities and creative play for children; 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays; call 48 hours in advance for reservation

Glendale Senior Citizens Club General meetings with activities; 1:30 p.m. second Wednesday; free monthly movies and tours, picnics, parties throughout year; Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W. Mill Road; $10 annual dues; call (414) 540-2100.

Havenwoods Environmental Awareness Center 6141 N. Hopkins St.; call (414) 527-0232.

• Discovery Saturdays - Become a Nature Detective; families or groups; learn fun facts and do activities before you head out to explore park; drop by anytime 9 a.m. to noon; free

Historic Milwaukee Inc. Offers training to become Historic Milwaukee guide; includes lectures by historian John Gurda and Leona Knobloch-Nelson, Mount Mary College School of Interior Design; $200; call (414) 277-7795.

Jewish Community Center Sponsors weekly bereavement group; noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Congregation Beth Israel, 6880 N. Green Bay Ave.; to register, call Mona Cohen, (414) 967-8249.

Jewish Community Center Classes in Mequon; basement, Beth El Ner Tamid Synagogue, 2902 Mequon Road; call Kelly Ramsak, (414) 967-8212.

Just Referrals Professional business networking group; 7:30 to 9 a.m. second Thursday; Family Table Restaurant, 6598 W. Brown Deer Road; call Don Kenner, (262) 377-7007, or Blanche Berenzwieg, (262) 241-7888.

Lake Park Lutheran Church Tuesday club hosts weekly activities, programs and monthly tours for seniors; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays; lunch served at noon ($5); 2647 N. Stowell Ave.; call Carol Hauer at (414) 332-5647

• Fireside Theater - "Hollywood Sings"; Friday, March 9; $79

• Fireside Theater - "Fiddler on the Roof"; Friday, May 18; $79

• Fireside Theater - "The Odd Couple"; Wednesday, July 11; $79

• Fireside Theater - "Thoroughly Modern Millie"; Friday, Oct. 5; $79

• Fireside Theater - "A Fireside Christmas"; Wednesday, Dec. 12; $79

Lakeside Community Women's chorus Seeks members of all ages; performs for senior audiences; no audition necessary; meets to practice 12:45 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Hillpoint Church, 2500 W. Brown Deer Road; call Lisa at (414) 228-1373.

La Leche League of Mequon/ Ozaukee County For meeting location, call Amy, (262) 377-6194.

Logemann Community Center 6100 W. Mequon Road; $50; call (262) 242-6435.

Lutheran Singles Open to all faiths, ages 45 and older; meet for worship, Friday fish fries and game nights; call Diana, (262) 781-7994, or John, (262) 502-0289.

LX Fox Point/Bayside Senior Center At Dunwood Center, 217 N. Dunwood Road, Fox Point; bridge and sheepshead 1 p.m. Mondays; cribbage, social games, refreshments 1 p.m. Thursdays; bridge lessons 9:30 a.m. Fridays; progressive bridge 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays; free movies twice monthly, Tuesdays.

Marqtimers Offers fitness, social hour and support for seniors; low-impact aerobics: 8:15 to 9:15 and water aerobics: 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Rec Plex, David A. Straz Jr. Tower, 915 W. Wisconsin Ave.; $27 a month for one, $47 for married couple; $4 individual class; to register, call Amy Jepson, (414) 288-7778.

Mequon Nature Preserve Seeks volunteers; 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Feb. 10; 8200 County Line Road; for directions, call (262) 338-1794; www.owlt.org.

Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce Call (262) 512-9358.

Mequon-Thiensville Newcomers Offers book discussion, bridge groups, garden groups, hiking and biking, cultural and volunteer activities; call Theresa, (262) 240-0880.

• Mahjong group - 1 p.m. third Tuesday; call Theresa, (262) 240-0880

Mequon-Thiensville Optimist Club Mission: service to youth; one-hour breakfast meeting 7:30 a.m. Thursdays; Schmidt & Bartelt Reception Center, just south of Donges Bay on North Port Washington Road; www.mtoptimistclub.org.

Mequon-Thiensville Postscript Social group with bridge, bowling, book club, golf, luncheons, dinners, tours; call Kay, (262) 241-4907.

Mequon-Thiensville Sunrise Rotary Club Moves weekly meeting location; 7 a.m. Fridays; Ozaukee Country Club, 10823 N. River Road; call Alice Sedgwick, (262) 243-9279.

Moms in Touch Prayer group for moms meets weekly at Mequon home to pray for children and school district; all Christian denominations welcome; call Karen, (262) 238-1238, or Patty, (262) 242-0728.

Mothers & More Second Wednesday, Cedarburg Police Station, 444 Wauwatosa Road; fourth Monday, Newcastle Place Retirement Community, 12600 N. Port Washington Road; call Robyn, (262) 238-1469.

Mothers of Multiples Cedarburg MOMs of Ozaukee County; 7 p.m. first Monday; lower level of Cedarburg Square Complex, N244 Washington Ave.; call Patti Hein, (262) 242-4663.

MOPS Mothers of Preschoolers; Christian program for mothers of children ages birth to kindergarten; guest speakers, creative arts activities, small-group discussions; 7 to 9 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays; Crossroads Presbyterian Church; call Heather Vande Sande, (262) 375-4820, or the church, (262) 242-1670.

North Shore Elite 5750 North Glen Park Road; (414) 351-2900.

• Men's basketball league, 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 games, Tuesdays beginning Jan. 23

• Junior Party Nights with the Bucks and Waves; Saturday, Jan. 27, and Fridays, Feb. 23, March 23, April 27 and May 5; $15 members, $20 nonmembers

North Shore Junior Woman's Club 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday; basement of Whitefish Bay Village Hall, 5300 N. Marlborough Drive; call Valerie, (414) 962-0412, or Karen, (414) 964-4373.

North Shore Public Library 6800 N. Port Washington Road, Glendale; call (414) 351-3461.

• Storytimes - ages 1 to kindergarten; register in person

• Parent/child book club - ages 6 to 8; discussion followed by group vote on next title, snack break and craft or group activity; 7 to 7:45 p.m. Thursdays

• History of the North Shore - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays for six weeks; free

Jan. 15 - Channel 6: History of Channel 6 - Dick Golembiewski, television historian

Jan. 22 - History of Badger Meter in Brown Deer

Jan. 29 - History of the Parks in the North Shore; Sue Black, Milwaukee County parks director

Feb. 5 - The Lions' Gates/Usinger & Donges; Save the Gates

Feb. 12 - History of Heinemann's Restaurants in the North Shore

North Shore Rotary Meets noon to 1:30 p.m. Mondays; Pandl's in Bayside; to network, hear speakers and have lunch; call Wes Sign, Say and Play at Defense/Works, (414) 332-0599.

Ozaukee Humane Society Offers Paws & Claws gala raffle; chance to win grand prize of 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer, 42-inch plasma TV (first-place prize) or $500 cash (second-place prize); raffle tickets on sale at OHS; see www.ozaukeehumane.org.

Ozaukee Ice Center 5505 W. Pioneer Road, Mequon; call (262) 375-1100.

• Public skating - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays; 1 to 3 p.m. weekdays

• Open adult hockey - 6:45 to 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays; 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. Fridays

• Rink for figure skaters - 6:15 to 7:45 a.m. Thursday

• Learn to skate classes - age 4 through adult; 11:15 a.m. or noon Saturdays, beginning Feb. 17; $85 for six weeks; register at center daily or call Jon Sorkan at (262) 285-4023

Ozaukee Radio Club Holds monthly meetings and events; 7:30 p.m. second Wednesday; Grafton Multipurpose Senior Center; visit www.ozaukeeradioclub.org.

Ozaukee Suzuki Strings Accepts applications for new students; offers violin, viola and cello for students ages 3 through adult; choose from two experienced teachers at Mequon location; to schedule observation, call (262) 242-4384.

Ozaukee Toastmasters 3210 Meets; 6 to 8 p.m. first and third Thursdays; Heinemann's Restaurant, 2074 Washington St., Grafton.

Riveredge Hiking Club 4458 W. Hawthorne Drive, Newburg, explore hiking trails; call (262) 375-2715 (metropolitan) or (800) 287-8098; to register for hikes and to receive schedule, call LaVonne, (800) 287-8098.

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road; call for fees and to register, (414) 352-2880, Ext. 0.

• Raptor Saturdays! - family program for adults and children of all ages; Wisconsin native owls, hawks and falcons educate and entertain; 1 to 2 p.m. first Saturday; free to members, free to nonmembers with $4 adult admission to center

• Boomers and Beyond - half-hour social followed by program for adults 50 and older; 9 to 10:30 a.m. first Thursday

• Sky Hunters: Word with a Bird - stop in each weekend to see various birds and take a hike; 1 to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; free

• Weekend Storytelling Adventures - for parents and preschoolers; 10 to 11 a.m. second Saturday

• Bird Club - adult and teen FOSANC members only; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. second Wednesday

• Hatha Yoga - beginning and continuing for adults; 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. or 5:45 to 7 p.m. Mondays

• Tai chi - adults; 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays

• Relaxation/Meditation - adults; 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays

Shorewood Senior Resource Center Shorewood Village Center, 2010 E. Shorewood Blvd.; (414) 847-2727; Functional Fitness 10:15 to 11 a.m. ($3 residents, $5 nonresidents); center open for bridge, sheepshead, cribbage, spinner.

Shorewood yoga classes At Unique Simple Elements, an eco-friendly boutique; 8:30 a.m. Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 1518 E. Capitol Drive; call (414) 332-1998.

Sociable Singles Monthly meetings (second Monday) for single, widowed and divorced men and women 45 and older in Ozaukee, Washington, Waukesha and surrounding counties; Brew City Barbecue, Mequon; call Mary Ann, (262) 251-5896; Marion, (262) 338-3498; Don, (262) 644-9049; or Gloria, (262) 377-1659.

Team Women Networking Group Meets; 11:30 a.m. every other Tuesday; Cafe Forte, 10530 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon; call Janice at (414) 331-1264.

Temple Menorah Hosts Cantor Emanuel Ehrlich, Atlantic Beach, N.Y., to conduct High Holiday services; 9363 N. 76th St.; call (414) 355-1120.


• Milwaukee Club 466; second and fourth Mondays; new members welcome; call Mary Ann, (262) 242-0394, or Aven, (262) 789-9992

• Ozaukee 3210 Toastmasters; 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays; Heinemann's Restaurant, 2074 Washington St., Grafton; contact Jerry Kurzer, (262) 242-5466 or jkurzer@wi.rr.com

Tree of Life Christian Preschool Begins registration for ages 2 through 4; 819 E. Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay; for an application, call Laura Santilli, (414) 961-2563.

University Community Orchestra Seeks new members, no audition necessary; 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 24 through May 9; call the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education to sign up, (414) 229-4609, or e-mail Margery Deutsch at mdeutsch@uwm.edu.

Younger Lutheran Singles Open to all faiths, ages 21 to 45; call Karla at (414) 975-1210.

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