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To submit information for the Hartland News Column, contact Tami Walker at or 262-949-2832 by 5 p.m. Thursday.

Hartland Library

The library will host a kids summer movie at 2 p.m. Friday, June 23. Enjoy a PG-rated animated movie set in ancient Polynesia.

Make It, Take It Craft time will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, June 26. Stop at the library and join in. All ages are welcome.

Read to Gladys the dog from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, June 26. Practice reading skills and make a new friend. Call the library at 262-367-3350 or email to register for a 15-minute session.

The Bonus Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, to discuss “The Green Road” by Anne Enright. New members are always welcome. A different book is read and discussed each month.

A Family Friendly program featuring Retzer Nature Center will run from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 28. Learn how to help the environment with the help of Retzer Nature Center Guides and their animals.

"Visit Japan" at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 29. Children ages 8 to 11 are invited to learn about Japan. Join the library as they explore the culture of Japan through its language, stories and food. No registration needed.

Events are held at the Hartland Public Library, 110 E. Park St.

St. Charles

The Summer Teen Club will meet after the 6 p.m. Mass on Sunday nights June 25-Aug. 13. All teens are welcome to attend and play games such as kickball, gaga ball and more.

An evening of classic music featuring Dr. Aaron Mathews on piano and mezzo soprano Ginger Jones-Robinson is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, in the St. Charles Parish sanctuary, 313 Circle Drive. A reception will follow. Free will donations will be accepted. All are welcome.

Theology on Tap for young adults in their 20s and 30s will be held at 7 p.m. Thursdays, July 12, 20, and 27 at Point Burger Bar, W229 N1400 Westwood Drive A, Waukesha. See for more information.

Lake Country Singles

Meet the Lake Country Singles group for dinner at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, at the Copper Dock Restaurant, 1474 E. Friess Lake Drive, Hubertus. Call 262-246-3741 to RSVP.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. Friday, June 30, at the Nixon Park bandshell, 175 E. Park Ave., to watch the Hartland Hometown Celebration fireworks. For more information, call 262-269-4057.

Lake Country Singles is a social group open to all individuals older than 50 who are legally separated, single, divorced or widowed. Call the group president at 262-367-2055 for additional information.

First Congregational UCC

First Congregational UCC Hartland, 111 Church St., will host its Hartland Hometown Parade food stand, serving picnic food items on the church lawn before and during the parade Sunday, July 2. Come early for the parade and have lunch in the shade on the lawn, or carry it back to your chairs.

The Lake Country Players “Shrek Junior” Theater Camp will be held at the church from 9 a.m. to noon weekdays June 26-July 21, with dates off for the Independence Day holiday. Contact Lake Country Players at to register.

Church of the Resurrection

Join Church of the Resurrection’s social justice group, SOPHIA, for a discussion of Matthew Desmond’s book, “Evicted: City Poverty and Profit in the American City” at 7 p.m. Monday, June 26, at Beer Snobs, 122 Cottonwood Ave. This Pulitzer-Prize winning book takes readers into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee and follows eight families as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Books are available in the church office; if you do not have time to read the book, but are interested in attending, you are still welcome to come and join the discussion.

Hartland Chamber

The Chamber of Commerce’s June 20/20 Networking Event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22, and will be hosted by and held at Board & Brush Creative Studio, 110 W. Capitol Drive, Hartland.

In 20 minutes, learn how to sand, stain, assemble and finish wood pieces. Chamber of commerce members from Hartland and Pewaukee come together each month for 20 minutes of networking, 20 minutes of education courtesy of a guest speaker and 20 minutes of questions and answers.

Preregistration fees: $5 for chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Walk-in registration fees: $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers. Nonchamber members allowed only two 20/20 visits.

Register online at or contact the chamber office at

Hometown Celebration

Hartland’s Hometown Celebration will begin its weekend of festivities Friday, June 30, at Nixon Park, 175 E. Park Ave. with arts and crafts vendor booths from 4 to 8:45 p.m. and a Hartland Community Band concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The community fireworks at Nixon Park will begin at 9:30 p.m. Live music featuring "Montage" will be played from 9 to 11 p.m.

Food will be available for purchase from the Hartland Kiwanis Club, kettle corn by Parkview General, frozen treats by Kona Ice and sweet corn will be available from the American Legion Post 294.


Book signing and reading of “My Two Elaines,” 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22 at the Hartland Public Library, 110 E. Park St. “My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver” will be available for purchase at the event for $15.

Lake Country Singles meets, 3 p.m. Friday, June 23, at Piper’s Porch Winery, S67 W28435 River Road, Waukesha. Dinner will follow at 5 p.m. at Tally’s Tap and Eatery, S31 W24661 Sunset Drive, Waukesha. To RSVP, call 262-781-9309.

St. Charles Catholic Church hosts a presentation by Marian expert, Dan Braun, entitled "Five Apparition Sites of the Blessed Mother," 10:15 a.m. Sunday, June 25, in the St. Charles Parish IMC, 313 Circle Drive, Hartland. To register for this free event, email

Our Saviors Evangelical Lutheran Church’s 150th Anniversary Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 25. There will be an old fashion picnic held following the service on the church grounds, W299 N5782 County Road E, Hartland. The service and picnic are open to the community to attend.

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