The Disney stamp on "Tomorrowland" makes it a difficult movie to assess, because in my mind, it requires a reviewer to consider how children would interpret the events. It's not a typical feel-good-at-all-costs tale, with some dark turns and dashes of violence that might require a greater parental guidance than something from the animated vault. But if I'm appreciating it as an adult ... then I'm not appreciating it at all, particularly as it drilled home its hokey and childish message.
St. James Catholic Church will host its 10th annual thrift and bake sale June 4-6 at W220 N6588 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls.
North Shore Bank has announced that it will host a food collection drive to support local children in need at its Sussex branch, W249 N6600 Highway 164, through June 30. The food collected will provide lunches to students in need during the summer months.
The big deal this June will be that I have been married to my wife, June, for 60 years. I love married life. It is so great to find that one special person that you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Town of Lisbon — Town officials say they have not read the details of a lawsuit filed against them by a developer who wants to build a fueling center and convenience store on the southwest corner of the roundabout at Highway 164 and County Line Road (Highway Q).
Village of Sussex —Village President Greg Goetz is urging library board members to re-elect Village Trustee Tim Dietrich as library board president. Goetz said he will attend the May 20 library board meeting, when the board is expected to elect its next president.
John H. Riemer, a prominent Lisbon businessman and farmer, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the age of 79.
Municipal Attorney John Macy said Waukesha County officials should extend a deadline for municipalities to adopt an agreement with the county for the purchase of vote-tabulating machines from May 31 to June 15.
Sussex —When Alex Ludin and Zuhayr Tahir heard about the death of their former Hamilton High School math teacher's 4-year-old son, they knew they had to do something.
Spring Seedling Sale & Greenhouse Open House: 10 a.m. May 23, NuGenesis Farm, N68 W33208 County Road K, Oconomowoc. A variety of organic veggie and herb seedlings to plant in your home or community garden this spring will be for sale. All plant sale profits will benefit the Giving Garden initiative.
Memorial Honor Celebration: 8 a.m. May 23, Wisconsin Harley-Davidson, 1280 Blue Ribbon Drive, Oconomowoc. Daylong event begins with reveille and breakfast at 8 a.m. followed by color guard and the national anthem. The event also includes military and veterans organizations, interactive displays and vehicles, food and beverages and entertainment. Evening showing of “Honor Flight: One Last Mission.” on a big, outdoor screen.
"Small Space Container Gardens" Seminar: 11 a.m. May 23, Ebert’s Greenhouse Village, W1795 Fox Road, Ixonia. Free educational seminar by gardening expert Melinda Myers. Melinda, who will also be available to answer gardening questions. Enter to win a $500 Ebert’s shopping spree with Melinda.
Tyke Hike: 10 a.m. May 23, Lapham Peak State Park, W329 N846, Delafield. Children and their families will hike with a guide and a representative of the Delafield Library will share books, songs and a craft to enhance the experience. Meet at the Lapham Peak Tower. State park sticker is required.
Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon.