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Merton School

A Tinker Dynamics Graphic Design Family Day will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 1, in the Merton Intermediate School commons. Cost is $4 per child, with a $10 maximum per family. Pre-register at Tinker Dynamics classes will be offered at 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays, from April 18 to May 23.

AHS Hawkette dance team auditions will be at 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, March 27-29, in the south campus AP room. For information, contact Tami Ennis, 262-391-3272 or


Rick and Pat Zimbric will host the Lake Keesus Advancement Association fish fry at 6 p.m. Friday, March 31, at Rustic Inn in Mapleton. Each LKAA member’s first soda or beer will be paid for by LKAA. For information, call 262-538-4245.

Chicken shoot

Valley Rod and Gun Club, N292 W8191 Camp Whitcomb Road, will hold a chicken shoot from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 25. This trap shooting event is open to the public. Prizes are frozen chickens. Short trap shooting contests will be happening all day long. Food and drink will be available at the club and there will be raffles and a silent auction. No prior registration is required. Cost is $3 per shooter per round. For information, contact event coordinator Greg Janz, 262-370-9166.

St. John’s UCC

The date of the church council meeting has been changed to 11 a.m. Sunday, March 25, at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 262-538-1912.

Easter egg hunt

The Arrowhead High School Student Senate will hold an Easter egg hunt for children of all ages from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, in the south campus cafeteria. the first hunt will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the second hunt will be at 10:15 a.m. Participants should bring their own basket. Crafts and more fun will follow the hunt.


Merton School Board meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, March 27, in the little theater at Merton Intermediate School.

Lake Keesus Advancement Association Sheepshead, 7 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the home of Rick and Nina Schlidt. Call 262-538-2771 to RSVP. New players are welcome.

LKAA Book Klub meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the home of Linda Timbers, 262-538-1482. The group will discuss "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrick Backman.

Merton Athletic Association adult men’s softball, team openings are available on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Games are played at Pollworth Park in Merton, beginning in May. For information, contact Peter Smith, 414-870-6817 or

Golf league openings, at Ironwood Golf Course: every-other Friday evening couples, every-other Tuesday evening women’s, and Monday afternoon 9-hole senior couples. For information, go to or call 262-538-9900.

Highway MD clean-up, members and friends of St. John’s United Church of Christ will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Beaumont home to clean up the church’s adopted section of Highway MD.

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