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Is your child ready for life after school?

Oct. 23, 2012

Darnell Bradley and Rachel Holley Sciortino will team for the next Get Connected program, "Preparing Your Child for the Global Marketplace" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the Hamilton High School Library, W220 N6151 Town Line Road.

Bradley is an assistant professor at Cardinal Stritch University in Leadership Studies and has worked with young people his entire career. Holley Sciortino is a communications consultant with more than 20 years experience in marketing events and communications.

Program topics include

Learn what businesses are looking for when hiring.

Understand cultural competence in the educational setting.

Find out how you can start critical conversations about cultural competency, be a role model and help your children understand the cultural complexities of the world around them.

RSVP is required for this program. Respond with name, phone and email to Get Connected organizer, Kristin Hasbrook at hasbkr@hamilton.k12.wi.us. Visit www.hamilton.k12.wi.us/GetConnected for more information.

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Weekend Happenings

Featured this week:  

Junk in the Trunk Group Rummage Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 25, St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. Over 30 families selling new and used items. Fundraiser for the eighth grade Washington D.C. trip this spring. www.stjerome.org/index.php.
Petlicious Annual Halloween Costume Contest: 12-2 p.m. Oct. 26, Petlicious Dog Bakery & Pet Spa, 2217 Silvernail Road, Waukesha. For Elmbrook Humane Society. Judging for best pet/owner theme, best pet costumes also dog food demonstrations, treats for dogs and humans, doggy ice cream, raffles, rescue groups and vendors. $5 donation (262) 548-0923.
Kinder Oktoberfest: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 25, Fowler Lake Park, N Oakwood Ave, Oconomowoc. Event is a celebration of German culture and cuisine and includes live music, games, and German treats such as brats, sausages, pretzels.
International Food Festival/Dinner: 4:30-7 p.m. Oct. 25, North Prairie United Methodist Church, 107 N. Main St., North Prairie. Sample seven ethnic foods. Dinner includes pie and beverage German potato salad and red cabbage, pasta shells, Greek salad, curry chicken, Swedish meatballs, pasties and pollo guisado. $10 adults, $9 seniors.

Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon. 

 

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