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To submit information for the Delafield-Nashotah column, contact Chris Totzke, 262-646-4134 or, by 7 p.m. Thursday. 

Delafield Library

Escape Room is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 30, for ages 10 to 18, at Delafield Public Library, 500 Genesee St. Teams will decode clues, find the keys and escape a locked room before time runs out. Registration is required.

The library will host Story Strolls from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1, and 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 11; meet at the Evergreen parking lot at Lapham Peak State Park, W329 N846 Highway C, Delafield. Strolls are best enjoyed by ages 3 to 5, but all children accompanied by an adult are welcome. Registration is required.

For information and to register, visit, or call 262-646-6230.

Delafield fireworks

The City of Delafield annual fireworks begin at dusk Sunday, July 2 (rain date is Monday, July 3), from St. John’s Island over Lake Nagawicka. For information or to make a donation, call Fred Weigel, 262-303-4942.


SummerStage Family Series event “Fun with Shakespeare: Get Outside with Will” is Friday, June 30, at Lapham Peak State Park, W329 N846 Highway C, Delafield.

Summit Players will host a workshop for children and adults at 5:30 p.m., focusing on Shakespeare’s use of nature in his plays and general theatre practices, then present their new production of “A Comedy of Errors” at 7 p.m. There is no charge; park entrance fees apply. For information, visit, or call 262-337-1560.

Summer Solstice

Friends of Lapham Peak State Park will host Summer Solstice Celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at the Homestead Hollow in the park, W329 N846 Highway C, Delafield, featuring Tom Klein, aka the Bike Doctor and The Front.

Cost $10 adults, $5 ages 12 to 18, free ages 11 and younger; park entrance fees apply. Participants should provide own seating. Refreshments will be available to purchase. For information, visit Proceeds benefit snowmaking and other projects.

Christ the King

New members will be welcomed at the 9 a.m. service Sunday, June 25, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1600 N. Genesee St., Delafield, followed by a reception in the great hall. All are welcome. For information, call the church office, 262-646-2343.


Bark River cleanup hosted by Friends of the Bark River, 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, June 25, meet at the Veteran’s Memorial River Walk next to the City of Delafield municipal parking lot on the corner of Main and Dopkins streets. For information, email Jim Reiher,

Delafield Public Library:

Cookie Wars, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22, cookie decorating for ages 10 to 18. Registration required.

Kids’ Book Bites: Cupcakes, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 23, for ages 5 to 9. Registration required.

Bike ride, 10 a.m. Saturday, June 24, meet at the library for a three-mile round trip ride on the Lake Country Recreation Trail. Registration required.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Night, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 26, for ages 6 and older.

Garden Science Kids, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, for ages 6 to 8.

Comedians Miller & Mike, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28.

Teen Zone, 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, sixth- through 12th-graders drop-in to make a three-level tetrahedral kite.

Teen Book Bites: Pizza, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29, for ages 10 to 18. Registration required.

Programs meet at Delafield Public Library, 500 Genesee St. For information or to register, if necessary, visit, or call 262-646-6230.

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