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Town Hall Library

A free family movie will be shown at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 23, in the library lower level.  The movie to be shown is "Wall-E," rated G.

Seniors are invited to Sip and Swipe Tablet Training from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday, July 24 or 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 27, in the McBroom Community Room.  Anyone age 50 and older is able to receive free training for tablet usage. Those attending will learn how to use a table, set up email, search the internet and use applications such as YouTube and taking photos with the tablet.  Attendees can bring their own or use one from the library. Register at the main desk, 262-966-2933, if planning to attend.

T(ween)s ages 11 and older are invited to participate in "The Maze" life-size computer code at 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 24, in the McBroom Community Room. 

A build-it activity for children will be available during the week in the youth services area.  "Army Man Launcher" is the activity for July 24-28.

Children ages 4-6 are invited to Story Time Plus from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, in the McBroom Community Room. This program includes a story plus a snack and craft.  Siblings are welcome to attend; caregivers are to asked to stay with the children.  No registration required.

Pajama Story Time will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, in the lower level.  Pajamas are encouraged.

David Seebach, magician, will perform at the free family program from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, in the McBroom Community Room at the library.  No registration is required. This event is open to all ages. 

Baby Time will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27, at the library. Baby Time is a 20-minute program designed for children up to 2 years old.  Quiet caregivers must accompany child.

Hartland Library

A summer movie for kids will be shown at 2 p.m. Friday, July 21. Enjoy a PG-rated movie about pets’ crazy adventures while their owners are away from home.

Make It, Take It Craft time will be from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, July 24. Stop at the library and join in.  All ages are welcome.

The Grandparent and Grandchild Book Club for ages 5-8 will meet from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 25. The club will be reading “Wangari Maathai” by Franck Prevot. Attend with the group for discussions, activities and snacks. Register at least one week in advance to have enough time to pick up a free book and read before the meeting.  Call the library at 262-367-3350 or email to register.

The Bonus Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 25,  to discuss “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel.  New members are always welcome.

A family-friendly program featuring magician David Seeback will run from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 26. The program will include a mix of magic, mystery and audience participation.

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

St. Teresa of Calcutta

The workcamp stockholders dinner will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, in the parish center. All stockholders are invited to hear about this year’s workcamp.  Call the parish office, 262-966-7010, to find out additional information on how to become a stockholder and support the summer mission trip.

St. John Evangelical Lutheran

Pictures for the new pictorial church directory will be taken Sunday, July 23, and Thursday, July 27.

Donations are needed for door prizes and the silent auction at the annual community chicken roast on Friday, Aug. 18. Ideas include sporting event tickets, golfing items, time share to donate, hotel nights, art or craft pieces and more. Contact Scott Lovas at 262-966-2877 or if able to help.

Bingo prizes are needed for the chicken roast. A variety of items are needed. Call Ruth Wrubble, 262-673-9148, with questions. Items may be dropped off at the church and placed into the bingo prize box in fellowship hall.

Donations for the Lutheran World Relief School Kits are being collected. Items needed include 70-sheet notebooks, 30-centimeter rulers, blunt scissors, pencil sharpeners, unsharpened pencils, ballpoint pens, 16- or 24-count box of crayons, 2 1/2-inch eraser, and 14x17-inch drawstring backpacks. Items can be dropped off at the parish.

St. Peter’s Episcopal

The vestry meeting will be at 8 a.m. Sunday, July 23.


The family Touch-A-Truck program will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 22, at the North Lake Fire Department, W314 N7624 Highway 83, North Lake. The public is invited to touch and climb on a large variety of trucks. This program is free to the public. Food will be for sale in the North Lake Firehouse.

First Congregational UCC

A new Little Free Library has been registered to the church and is along the sidewalk on Capitol Drive, Hartland. Take a book, leave a book when you can and share in books with the community.

Hartland Kids Day

The Lake Country Bible Church hosts Hartland Kids Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, in Nixon Park, 175 E. Park Ave., Hartland. The gospel will be shared with the children from Lake Country. The event will take place rain or shine. 

Blood drive

A blood drive will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the Town Hall Library McBroom Community Room, N76 W31429 Highway VV, North Lake.   Walk-ins are welcome, or schedule an appointment online at or call 800-733-2767. All presenting donors will receive a sub from Picnic Basket, Nashotah, and a coupon for a free pint of Culver’s custard. 


Pewaukee Library

Family Fun Night at the library at 7 p.m. Monday, July 24, presents magician David Seebach. The high-energy show will include a mix of magic, mystery and audience participation. Free tickets will be handed out at 6:30 p.m.

Stories in the Park will be held at Village Park, 325 Capitol Drive, Pewaukee, at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, will include a participatory story time. Bring blankets to sit on, snacks and insect repellent. Check the library's Facebook page for weather updates.

The library is showing a recently released DVD at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 25. The movie features a single man who is raising his child prodigy niece and who is drawn into a custody battle with her mother. The movie is rated PG-13.

Christ Lutheran Church

Playtime in the Park for families with children of all ages will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, at Wagner Park, N31 W23320 Green Road, Pewaukee. 

Disc golf will meet at 6 p.m. the church parking lot.  All skill levels welcome.  Call the church at 262-691-0720 to learn more.

Life Line Screenings will take place in the church lower level from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 26. Call 888-653-6441 or visit to learn more or register.


The Waterfront Wednesday concert will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, and will feature island rock music of No Tan Lines. The concert will be held at the Pewaukee lakefront. Visit for the full schedule.

Musical performance

Lyric tenor R. Stuart Mitchell will perform at 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 21, at Spring Creek Church, N35 W22000 Capitol Drive, Pewaukee. Mitchell’s repertoire and performances encompass concert oratorio, opera, Celtic folk and traditional, and contemporary sacred and worship music. Reservations can be made online at under upcoming events/register button. Cost: $10.

Blood drive

A Blood Drive will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Kirkland Crossings, 700 Quinlan Drive, Pewaukee.   Walk-ins are welcome or schedule an appointment online at  All presenting donors will receive a sub from Picnic Basket, Nashotah, and a coupon for a free pint of Culver’s custard.

Pewaukee Area Art Council

Local artist Susi Schuele will have a private showing of her works from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 20, at Bistro Z, W249 N5267 Executive Dive., Sussex. Schuele creates art on wood using colorful stains to expose the grain of natural wood to brilliant colors using a new art medium. She received a nomination for the 2017 People’s Choice Award at the International ArtisTTable Women Exhibition.

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