City of Port Washington. All meetings are in City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., unless noted. Thursday, April 17, Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m.; Monday, April 21, Finance & License Committee followed by Common Council 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, April 24, Plan Commission, 6:30 p.m.
Village of Belgium. All meetings are in Village Hall, 195 Commerce St., unless noted. Tuesday, April 22, Plan Commission, 7 p.m.
Village of Grafton. All meetings are in Village Hall, 860 Badger Circle, unless noted. Monday, April 21, Village Board, 6 p.m.; Tuesday, April 22, Plan Commission, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, April 23, Parks and Recreation,
Municipal Services Facility, 6 p.m.
Village of Saukville. All meetings are in Village Hall, 639 E. Green Bay Ave., unless noted. Thursday, April 17, CDA/ IRC 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, April 22, Public Works, 6:30 p.m.
Cedar Grove-Belgium School District. All meetings are in the High School library, 321 N. 2nd St., Cedar Grove, unless noted. Wednesday, April 23, School Board, 6 p.m.
Places to go, Things to do
Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County will holds its annual Volunteer Recognition Event on Thursday, April 17. The theme this year is Be Cool! Volunteer. Participants are encouraged to wear sunglasses and Hawaiian gear for the event. For more information, visit www.volunteerozaukee.org, call 377-1616 or e-mail
Living Hope Lutheran Church is holding a blood drive on Friday, April 18, from noon to 5 p.m. Donors may register for a time slot or walk in. To register, call (800) 733-3767 or Pat at (262) 353-6555 or visit www.redcrossblood.org. The church is at 1991 Hwy. 33, Saukville.
Wisconsin Humane Society will visit the Grafton Library on Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chat with representatives about the adoption process and pet an adoptable animal in the atrium of the library, 1620 11th Ave. For more information on the Humane Society, visit www.ozaukeehumane.org.
Family Easter Egg Hunt at Riveredge Nature Center is Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. Children will make an egg hunt bag, then search for hidden eggs. Prizes will be awarded to all participants. The fee is $7 for adult nonmembers, $5 for child nonmembers; $5 for adult members and $4 for child members.
Former Special Guerrilla Unit Colonel and Regimental Commander Khao Insixiengmay will be featured in the Milwaukee Metropolitan Military Historians’ presentation of “The Secret War in Lao during the Vietname War,” on Monday, April 21. He served for seven years with the CIA Case Officers in the Special Guerrilla Units “secret army” established to conduct covert operations in Laos. The program is $20 and includes a buffet from Ferrante’s. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Rose-Harms American Legion Post, 1540 13th Ave., Grafton. A limited number of seats for the speaker’s program for $8 will be available at 7 p.m. For reservations or questions, call Ken at 284-1090 or e-mail
Port Washington State Bank in Grafton will host a first-time home buyer seminar on Tuesday, April 22, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. The presentation will cover the home-buying process including financing options, down payment assistance, grants, home inspections and more. A question and answer portion will follow. To register, call 284-4416. The Grafton branch is at 2080 Washington St.
Aging and Disability Resource Center of Ozaukee County will offer a program on “tax considerations for caregivers” on Thursday, April 24, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required and can be made by calling 284-8120 or e-mailing Jan Braby
or Kathy Glaser at
. The series will take place at the Family Enrichment Center, 885 Badger Circle in Grafton. For more information, visit www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/ADRC.
Woodcocks and Frogs is the highlight of the Friends of Cedarburg Bog event at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Field Station on Thursday, April 24. Witness the night sounds of frogs, woodcock, cranes and other wetland noisemakers. Bring a flashlight for the 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. event. Registration is requested by visiting www.bogfriends.org or calling 675-6844. You can also email
with your name and phone number. The Field Station is at 3095 Blue Goose Rd., Saukville.
Tri-Parish Christian Women’s Society will offer an old fashioned chicken dinner on Thursday, April 24, at St. Mary’s Cafeteria in Port Washington. Women of all parishes are invited. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at all parish centers and Sharbuno Jewelers in Port Washington. For more information, call Sue at 284-0644 or e-mail
. St. Mary’s is at 430 N. Johnson St.
Moonlight Meltdown 5K/10K run/walk will be in the Village of Belgium on Saturday, April 26. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Belgium Community Center with the run/walk starting at 8 p.m. The cost for the 5K is $20 before April 20 and $25 on the day of the race. The 10K is $25 before April 20 and $30 the day of the race. Children are $10 before April 20 and free the day of the race, but will not receive a T-shirt. A post-race party will be held at the Belgium Community Center. The cost is $20 for those not running in the race. The event will benefit the Snowrunners Club and Belgium Fire and Rescue Department. To register, visit www.moonlightmeltdown.com. To volunteer, e-mail Kyle Schueller at
Medical Collection and Awareness Day will be Saturday, April 26, at Concordia University Wisconsin or the Ozaukee County Highway Department. This is an opportunity for county residents to dispose of unwanted or expired medications and sharps in a safe and secure way. Disposal is free from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please keep medication in the original package or bottle. Concordia is at 12800 N. Lakeshore Dr., Mequon. The Highway Department is at 741 W. Oakland Ave., Port Washington.
Seven Hills Seed Library will celebrate its grand opening at the WJ Niederkorn Library on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, visit www.wjnlib.org or call 284-5031. The library is at 316 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington.
Earth Day Work & Learn Day will be at Riveredge on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to noon. Join the staff for activities that promote the health of the community and planet. A spaghetti lunch will be served at noon. The day will also feature a bat monitoring program from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Starbucks will provide coffee and dessert. The event is free. Register by April 24.
Mequon/Thiensville Milwaukee River Advisory Committee is seeking volunteers to help with the annual spring cleanup on Saturday, April 26. Volunteers will gather rain or shine from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Thiensville Village Park, 250 Elm St., to choose a cleanup site. Participants should wear boots, old clothes and gloves. Bottled water, trash bags, grabbers and gloves will be provided. For more information, call Jim at 242-3137 or e-mail
Concordia University Wisconsin will host the following music events in the Chapel of Christ Triumphant: Kammerchor and Selah Choral Concert on Sunday, April 27, at 3:30 p.m.; Alleluia Ringers Concert on Sunday, May 4, at 3:30 p.m.; Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble Spring Concert on Friday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the Handbell concert are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for college students and children under 18. Tickets for the other concerts are $7 for adults and free for children 17 and younger. For more information, call 243-4405.
Ozaukee Family Services has announced its upcoming classes and workshops for families. On Wednesday, April 30, Port Washington-Saukville School District Supt. Michael Weber will speak on successfully navigating through the adolescent years from 6:30 to 8 p.m. On Thursday, May 1, Dr. Dan Hagerman of Cedar Mills Medical Clinic will offer a “potty time” training class. On Thursday, May 8, Minda Devorkin, Milwaukee youth yoga instructor and children’s offer present a story time yoga class for children age 5 through 10 and their parents. For a complete list of upcoming workshops and events, visit ozaukeefamilyservices.org.
Grieving Our Losses Gracefully is the topic for the grief support series at Divine Savior Parish in Fredonia. Sessions will be held Thursdays, May 1, 8, 15, and Wednesdays, May 22 and 28 at 7 p.m. There is no need to be Catholic to participate. All are welcome, but the topic of grief will be addressed from a Christian perspective. For more information, call Deb at (920) 488-4542 or e-mail
What Really Makes People Happy will be explored at Lifetree Cafe on Thursday, May 1. Admission to the one-hour event at Sweetheart Cakes in Port Washington is free. Snacks and beverages will be available. For more information, visit www.lifetreecafe.com or call Teresa at (262) 627-9737 or e-mail
Concordia University Wisconsin presents “Sense and Sensibility” Thursday, May 1 to Sunday, May 4. For information on the play, contact Lori Woodall at (262) 573-9070 or e-mail
. Tickets for the performances are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, $5 for veterans and free for children age 12 and younger. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Performances are in the Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr., Mequon.
Milwaukee Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women invites all women from Ozaukee County to attend its 94th annual convention Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3, at St. Mary’s Visitation Church in Elm Grove. The convention starts Friday at 5 p.m. with a social hour and raffle opportunities. The full schedule and registration information can be found by visiting www.maccw.com. Reservations must be made by Saturday, April 26. For more information, call (262) 797-0937.
Community Preparedness Day is set for Saturday, May 3, at the Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA. Those attending will build emergency kits with donated supplies, develop a family emergency plan and learn about local, regional and state resources. The event will be from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call Evan at (414) 270-4911 or Dan at (262) 329-4011. The YMCA is at 465 Northwoods Rd.
A Free Range Art Show will be held at the home of Nancy Going, 6503 Pleasant Valley Rd., in the Town of Cedarburg. Ten artists’ works will be featured during the show, which runs Friday, May 2 to Sunday, May 4. The hours are Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, call Nancy at (954) 562-5918.
Rebels With a Cause Grill-off is at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Port Washington on Saturday, May 17. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 on the day of the event and includes grilled food samples, side dishes, soda, cookies and a judging sheet for the best grilled food. Hot dogs will be available for kids. Children age 10 and younger are free. A bake sale and raffle will be held. The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit the National MS Society. To purchase tickets, call Laura at (262) 424-2369 or Robin at (262) 352-4351 or at Associated Bank in Port Washington.
Ozaukee Lodge 17 is sponsoring “A Night to Remember,” scheduled for Saturday, May 24, at the Port Washington Masonic Center. A surf and turf buffet, fixings, dessert an beverages will be served, followed by a presentation and a comedy styling of the nationally renowned comedian Mark Schneider. A live auction and music will follow. Dinner is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with entertainment starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $45 to $55 with dinner and $25 to $35 without. Tickets can be ordered by visiting www.eventbrite.com and searching “A Night to Remember.” Proceeds will benefit the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation Soccer program. For more information, call Dave at 689-2848 or e-mail
Pope Francis’ “The Joy of the Gospel” will be discussed at Divine Savior Parish in Fredonia the following dates: May 29, June 5, 12, 19 and 26. The discussions will begin at 8:45 a.m. on those dates. Those interested
should contact Deb at (262) 488-4542 or e-mail
Ozaukee Ice Center
The center at 5505 Pioneer Rd., Mequon, is open. For more information, call the Ice Center at 375-1100.
Admission for adults is $4.50. For children younger than 18 and senior citizens, it is $3.50
Skate rentals and sharpening are available.
For information about the Learn to Skate program, call Jon Sorkan at 285-4023.
Winter farmers market
The Port Washington winter farmers market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, March 29, April 26 and May 31, at First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St. Local vendors will provide a variety of products.
Flag Day Museum
The museum is in the Americanism Center in Waubeka, which is at the intersection of Valley View Drive and School Road. It is open by appointment. There is no admission charge.
To schedule tours, call 692-2811 or 692-2385.
Reservations are required for programs at Riveredge Nature Center, which is on Highway Y north of Highway 33 in Newburg. To make reservations, call 375-2715 or 675-6888 or visit the Web site www.riveredge.us. Some programs require payment in advance.
Riveredge Bird Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. Bird hikes are at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month from April through October. For information, call Carl Schwartz at (414) 964-2052 or e-mail him at
Wisconsin Museum of Quilt and Fiber Arts
Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays,, Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment only, N50 W5050 Portland Rd., Cedarburg. For more information, call (262) 546-0300 or visit www.wiquiltmuseum.com.
The Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the basement of the rectory at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington. Use the back entrance.
Saukville Community Food Pantry is open from 6 to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month and from 9 a.m. to noon the third Saturday and fourth Thursday of the month. Enter the pantry at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 166 W. Dekora St., using the north doors. For information, call Mark Gierach at 284-0588 or e-mail
Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon
Weekly meetings for District 24 are:
Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at the the United Methodist Family Activity Center, 505 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington.
Thursdays Big Book study at 8 p.m. at Living Hope Lutheran Church, 1991 Hwy. 33, Saukville.
Fridays at 6:30 p.m. at Alliance Community Bible Church, 280 Lakeview Dr., Belgium.
Sundays at 3 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St., Port Washington.
For information, call DonnaMae at 284-5230.
Sundays at noon at the 24 Hour Foundation Club, 153 Green Bay Rd., Thiensville.
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the 24 Hour Foundation Club, 153 Green Bay Rd., Thiensville.
Van Ells-Schanen Post 82 American Legion Auxiliary meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. the Legion Hall on Lake Street. For information, contact Beverly Tutas at 284-2855.
Sister Circle, an ecumenical women’s spirituality group, meets the third Thursday of each month. Books are provided. Meetings are rotated to different area churches every three months. For more information, call Mary McHugh at 284-4266.
Anchor Investment Club is seeking new members. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month. For information, call Chuck at 284-4414 days or 284-0744 nights.
Ozaukee Toastmasters meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Aurora Medical Center Room 5, 975 Port Washington Rd., Grafton. Toastmasters is dedicated to making members become better speakers and honing their listening and thinking skills. For more information, call Dave Hendrickson at (414) 698-4995.
By My Hands, a club for people who do any type of needlework, meets from 9 a.m. to noon the first and third Fridays of each month at Ye Olde Schoolhouse Quilt Shop, 318 Green Bay Rd., Cedarburg. For more information, call Kris at 377-9072 or the shop at 377-2770 or visit the Web site www.yeoldeschoolhouse.com.
West Bend-Ozaukee Parkinson Disease Support Group for people with the disease and their caregivers meets at 1 p.m. the third monday of each month at Cedar Ridge Retirement Campus, 113 Cedar Ridge Dr., West Bend. For information, call Wisconsin Parkinson Association at 447-2563 or 1-800-972-5455.
Spousal Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Grafton. Group facilitators are Cynthia Meier of Port Washington and Cory Jepsen-Hobbs of Grafton. For information, call 284-2701 or 375-1724.
Port Washington Kiwanis Club meets at the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Nisleit’s Country Inn, 3704 Highland Dr., Port Washington. Meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and a program. For more information, call John Sigwart at 284-9828.
Port Washington Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays from September through May at Nisleit’s Country Inn. For more information, call Orv Froh at 284-0669 or Kari Gerrits at 284-6757 or visit www.portlions.org.
Ozaukee Master Gardeners meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month in the auditorium of the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. For more information on the club, call Jean Schanen at 284-3494, extension 1120, or e-mail her at
. The club has a speakers bureau, which will provide guest speakers on gardening topics. To arrange a speaker, call
284-8288 or 238-8288.
Ozaukee Wellness League will meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Health Port, 650 Main St., Belgium. For information, call Ty Wade at 284-0022 or the store at 285-3535.
The Wisconsin Humane Society Ozaukee Campus, Victoria Wellens Center at 630 W. Dekora St., Saukville, is open for pet adoptions and drop-offs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. The shelter is closed Mondays.
For information, call the society at 377-7580 or visit www.ozaukeehumane.org.
Seasonal flu shots will be given by the Ozaukee County Public Health Department. The cost is $28 for the flu vaccine and $40 for the high-dose fluzone shot recommended for senior citizens.
The Health Department accepts Medicaid, Medicare Part B and some Medicare Advantage Plans. Participants should bring their Medicare or Advantage Plan cards. Private insurance plans are not able to be billed. Walk-Ins are welcome anytime Monday – Friday between 8:30am – 4:00pm at 121 W. Main Street, Port Washington. If you have any questions please call (262) 284-8170.
The park on Highway D east of I-43 in the Town of Belgium is open daily. Admission is a Wisconsin State Park sticker. Daily stickers are $7 for Wisconsin residents and $10 for nonresidents. An annual sticker is available for $25 to Wisconsin-licensed vehicles and $35 for out-of-state vehicles. An annual senior resident pass is $10. Park users with more than one vehicle may purchase additional stickers for half price. Admission stickers are available at the park. For more information, call the park office at 285-3015 or visit
Membership in the Friends of Harrington Beach State Park are $10 for an individual, $20 for a family, $100 for a life member and $200 for a life family member.
For more information about the park, visit www.harringtonbeach.org or call 285-3015.
Cedarburg Cultural Center
Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, at W62 N546 Washington Ave. Open mic nights are held at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Doors will open and sign-up begin at 6:15 p.m. Each performer will have about 15 minutes on stage. Musicians, poets, dancers, comedians, film-makers and storytellers are welcome. Amplification, microphones and a drum kit are provided.
For more information, call 375-3676 or visit www.cedarburgculturalcenter.org.
COPE Services hotlines provide a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week listening, information and referral service to the greater Ozaukee area. Call 377-2673 or (800) 540-3139.
COPESenior and Teen/Home Alone hotline at 1-800-924-7786 or 377-7786.
Eldercare locator at 1-800-677-1116 provides information on services for older adults from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Yard and garden hotline operated by Ozaukee Master Gardeners at 284-8288 or (262) 238-8288 can be called from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays from May through September or from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays from October to April. Questions can also be e-mailed any time to
Better Business Bureau consumer information line at 1-800-273-1002.
Internal Revenue Service taxpayer assistance line at 1-800-829-1040.
Information about crimes in Ozaukee County may be reported anonymously by calling 1-800-32-CRIME or 1-800-322-7463. This number is not for crimes in progress. Crimes in progress should be reported by calling 911.
The Port Washington Police Department also operates a crime hotline. Reports may be anonymous. The hotline number is 268-7682. Crimes in progress should be reported by calling 911.
To volunteer, or if you are in need of help, call Interfaith Caregivers at 284-7130 or 376-5362. A coalition of churches in Ozaukee County, Interfaith Caregivers provides services for elderly, frail, homebound and physically challenged residents. Services include transportation to appointments, friendly visits, shopping, housekeeping, yard work, information and referrals.
Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County offers various opportunities to volunteer throughout the county.
Contact the center at 377-1616 or via e-mail at
Listeners Needed for the adult and teen COPE Services Hotline of Ozaukee County. Training begins in September. Volunteers, ages 18 and older, can schedule an informative interview by calling 377-1477.
Ozaukee County Express provides daily bus service between Ozaukee County and the City of Milwaukee. For schedules and other information, call 284-8108.
Ozaukee County Taxi operated from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 8 a.m. to noon Sundays. Call 284-8294 for information.
Ozaukee County immunization clinics provides vaccinations against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles, rubella, mumps, polio, haemophilus, chickenpox and hepatitis B. Tuberculosis skin tests and the chickenpox vaccine are available at all sites except Mequon. The hepatitis B vaccine is given in three doses over the six-month period. The first two shots are given a month apart and the last one five months after the second shot.
There is a $10 charge for all children’s vaccines and tests, based on the ability to pay. The fee for adult vaccines varies, depending on the shot. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone younger than 18. Sponsored by the Ozaukee County Public Health Department.
Vaccines are by appointment only at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington; and the Mequon Safety Building, 11300 N. Buntrock Ave.
Wisconsin Cancer Care Line at 1-800-622-8922 is staffed by counselors from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays to provide accurate, confidential information about cancer. At other times, leave a name and telephone number and the call will be returned. Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and Clinical Cancer Center.
Women, Infants and Children Nutrition program holds weekly clinics at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. Program is open to families who meet income and health guidelines. Anyone on medical assistance or Healthy Start is eligible. For information, call 284-8172 or 238-8172.
Lead screenings available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays for children six months to 5 years at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. Appointments are not necessary, but are helpful. Call 284-8170 or 238-8170.
Venous edema and lymphedema screenings for swelling in the arms, legs or chest will be done at Cedar Haven Rehabilitation Agency in Grafton. Free screening done by physical or occupations therapist certified in lymphedema treatment. Call 375-4877 for information
Distance Education Courses (ETN) encompass everything from libraries and information studies to medical seminars and agri-business. Offered by the University of Wisconsin-Extension through its office in the Ozaukee County Administration Center, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington. For information, call the office at 284-8288 or 238-8288.
Helping Hands, a group for people with multiple sclerosis, meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at St. John’s lutheran Church, 824 Fredonia Ave., Fredonia. For information, call (920) 994-2482.
Sexual Assault Support Group will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Advocates of Ozaukee’s shelter. A children’s life skills group meets at the same time. Call 284-6902 or 284-3577 for information.
Visually Impaired Support Group meets at 1:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at Cedar Ridge Retirement Campus, 113 Cedar Ridge Dr., West Bend. For more information, call Jean Meyer at 306-2150.
Mourning Cloak offers peer support group for children, teens and families who are grieving the death of a loved one meets from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month in the Mourning Cloak office at 211 N. Franklin St. For information, call Mourning Cloak Executive Director Pat Morrissey at 268-7599.
Ostomy Support Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month at St. Joseph Community Hospital in West Bend. For information, call Donna at 334-7079, Carrie at (920) 994-4261 or Mary Theisen-Faber at 334-8267.
National Alliance for Mental Illness family and significant other support group meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month. The meeting on the second Thursday will be at Open Door Bible Church, 3420 Hwy. LL, Port Washington, and the meeting on the fourth Thursday will be at Christ Church, 13460 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon. Susan O’Malley-Larson is the certified facilitator. For
information, call 284-0389 or 243-3093.
Port Washington Resource Center
Offered by the Port Washington Historic Society, the Research Center at 205 N. Franklin St. is a wealth of information for those looking for information on the area. The center is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, or by appointment. E-mail
or call 268-9150 for an appointment.
WJ Niederkorn Library
The library is located at 316 W. Grand Ave. and is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.
Teen Cafe is held every Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. A certified math tutor will help teens with any math problems they have. The first cafe will be March 6. For more information, call Robyn LaForest at 284-5031 or e-mail
Senior Food and Friendship Dining Centers
Senior citizens are invited to various county Food and Friendship Dining Centers for a hearty, affordable home-style meal and more. For information and reservations, call 284-8120 or 238-8120.
The centers and the days they are open are:
Belgium — Legion Hall on Wednesdays.
Fredonia — Fire Station on Tuesdays.
Port Washington — Maple Crest Apartments on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; Senior Center Mondays through Fridays.
Saukville — St. Peter’s Fellowship Hall (use the rear entrance) on Thursdays.
Grafton — Senior Center Mondays through Fridays.
Cedarburg — Lincoln School Mondays through Fridays.
Mequon — Oakwood Senior Apartments on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; Thiensville Fire Department (use the rear entrance) on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Luxembourg American Cultural Center
The Luxembourg American Cultural Center at 100 Peter Thein Ave., Belgium, includes the J.B. Krier Wellkomm Centre, the Roots and Leaves Museum and the LACS Research Center. The research center has an extensive collection of archival resources pertaining to genealogy and history for Luxembourg American families and communities throughout the United States and for families and communities in northern Ozaukee County, no matter the nationality.
The temporary exhibit “Moving Home,” which includes photos depicting pioneer homes and buildings built by Luxembourg immigrants, will be featured through Oct. 31.
The center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month.
Admission to the center is $9 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Members of the Luxembourg American Cultural Society and Port Washington Historical Society, as well as military personnel and their families, will be admitted free.
For more information, call (262) 476-5086 or visit the Web site www.luxamculturalsociety.org.
Ozaukee County museum has 24 buildings and display areas, as well as a gift shop, that date from 1840 to 1910. It is open from noon to 5 p.m. weekends from Memorial Day weekend through the second week in October. Costumed guides assist visitors. Craft demonstrations are held Sundays.
Admission is usually $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, $3 for children ages 5 to 11 and free for children younger than 5.
Pioneer Village is at 4880 Hwy. I, next to Hawthorne Hills Park in the Town of Saukville.
For more information, call 377-4510 or check on-line at www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/ochs.
Revolutionary War re-enactment and encampment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1. Enjoy colonial life demonstrations, crafts and activities. Live
re-enactment battles held each day at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Admission is $8 adults, $6 seniors and kids ages 12 to 17, $3 children ages 8 to 11 and free for children under 5.
Students who feel unsafe or have a need to report potential violence, drugs, bullying or other sensitive issues anonymously to the Port Washington Police Department can send a tip through Tip411. Text messages should be sent to Tip411 (847411) with the keyword “PWPDTIP” before each message. Tips can also be e-mailed to police by going to www.pwssd.k12.wi.us and looking under Community Resources.
The restored Victorian house at 302 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington, is furnished with items from the Judge Eghart family and donations from Port Washington families who
lived in the city at the turn of the century. Guides are available.
The house is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through August.
Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children and $5 for families.
Call Gina Taucher at 284-2875 to arrange a group tour.
Port Light Station
This 1860-building at 311 Johnson St., Port Washington, originally served as a lighthouse and is now restored. A former generator room on the site is a museum that features a changing display of historic Port Washington artifacts.
The Light Station, which is maintained by the Port Washington Historical Society, is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Fridays and Sundays, or by appointment. Group tours are available by appointment. The Light Station closes for the season in mid-October.
Admission is $4 for adults and $1 for children ages 18 and younger. For information, call 268-9734 or e-mail