Things to Do

Published on: 2/12/2012

Explore the outdoors with activities at SANC

Bayside - The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, has activities for all ages.

Audubon Babies - Exploring Nature with the Very Young (6 months to 2 years with an adult): 10 to 11:15 a.m. Feb. 16, March 22 and April 19; $5 for child members, $6 for nonmember children

Participants hike on the trails. Dress for the weather; participants explore outdoors rain or shine.

SANC's Annual Family Winter Camp-In: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 to 9 a.m. Feb. 18; $75 per member family, $85 for nonmember families

Participants camp inside the center. Bring blankets, sleeping bags, pads and tents. The event includes an indoor program followed by a night hike. There will be a fire with s'mores in the Hearth Room and breakfast in the morning. Space is limited. Larger rooms can accommodate more than one family. For information, call (414) 352-2880, Ext. 157.

Discovery Nature Hike: 1:30 to 3 p.m. Feb. 20; $5 for adult members, $7 for nonmember adults

Participants walk along the meadows, woods, wetlands and lakeshore of the center while Don Quintenz discusses animal signs.

Author provides parenting tips

Mequon - The Frank L. Weyenberg Library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road, hosts a free parenting seminar from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 16.

Dr. John Duffy shares his message on being an 'available' parent from his new book, 'The Available Parent: How to Connect with and Empower Your Teens and Tweens.'

Register by emailing or calling (414) 403-2279.

Friends group releases 2012 meeting calendar

Fox Point - Doctors Park Friends will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Police Department meeting room, 7300 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

The group also will meet March 22, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16, Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20. All meetings are scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Police Department and last one hour.

The date or meeting location may change for the April 19 and May 17 meetings due to conflicts.

For information, call (414) 702-2256 or email

Shorewood students present 'Avenue Q, Student Edition'

Shorewood - The Shorewood High School Drama Department will present 'Avenue Q, School Edition' at 8 p.m. Feb. 17 and 18 at Shorewood High School, 1701 E. Capitol Drive.

'Avenue Q, School Edition' is a coming-of-age tale that addresses and satirizes anxieties and issues associated with approaching and entering adulthood. The characters are played by humans and almost life-size puppets.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the box office an hour before each show.

A free kid-friendly workshop will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 18. Children will have a chance to meet the cast and puppets.

A $5 donation is suggested. Tickets are limited to 200 people and are available online.

Stritch presents 'Quiet in the Land'

Glendale - Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road, hosts a theatrical performance, 'Quiet in the Land' by Anne Chislett, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17, 18, 24 and 25, and 2 p.m. Feb. 19 and 26 in the Studio Theater.

'Quiet in the Land' is a drama that deals with the tension and disputes that beset an Amish community in Ontario when one of their young men defies his elders and goes off to fight in World War I.

Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens and $6 for students.

For information or to order tickets, call (414) 410-4171.

Antiques expert appraising items at library

Whitefish Bay - Antiques expert Mark Moran presents an antiques and collectibles appraisal event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Whitefish Bay Public Library, 5420 N. Marlborough Drive.

Space is limited and registration is required. There will be a $15 appraisal fee for each (of up to two) item(s) submitted.

Allowable items include fine art, furniture, ceramics, glassware, vintage photographs, advertising, folk art, assorted toys, metalware, clocks and costume jewelry. Excluded items include all weapons, fine jewelry and musical instruments. Check in advance for Oriental, Native American and other tribal objects; books; sports memorabilia; and antique tools and technological objects.

Opinions of value are informal, and may not be used for insurance or charitable donations, which require a certified appraisal.

For information, call (414) 964-4380.

Free workshop focus is divorce, separation

Shorewood - A free workshop for people struggling with divorce or separation will be held from 11 to noon Feb. 18 and 25 at Maedke Counseling, 2321 E. Capitol Drive, #200.

To register, email or call (414) 429-9391.

Association offers art program at studio

Thiensville - The Alzheimer's Association offers 'Memories in the Making,' a six-week art program that encourages creative art expression for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 18 to March 24 at the Interior Garden Art Studio, 100 S. Main St.

The cost is $20.

For information, or to register, call (414) 479-8800 or email

Stritch hosts Vivid Notes art exhibit

Glendale - Vivid Notes is on display through Feb. 19 in the Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery at Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road.

The exhibit features photographs and paintings by Brad Anthony Bernard, Mutope J. Johnson, Scott Pollard and Tony Frontier.

Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Sunday through Friday.

For information, call (414) 410-4105.

Program for cancer survivors to be offered at Gilda's Club

Whitefish Bay - Cancer Transitions is a free 2- 1/2 hour, five-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. Expert panelists including social workers, nutritionists and fitness experts discuss exercise tailored to each participant's abilities, training in relaxation and stress management and tips for nutritious eating. Cancer Transitions answers the many questions cancer survivors have regarding their survivorship and post-cancer treatment. The course offers the following topics:

Get Back to Wellness: Take Control of Your Survivorship

Exercise for Wellness: Customized Exercise

Emotional Health & Well-Being: From Patient to Survivor

Nutrition Beyond Cancer

Medical Management Beyond Cancer: What You Need to Know

The program is free and takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays, Feb. 20 through March 19, at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Register online at or call Justine Murray at Gilda's Club, (414) 962-8201, ext. 102.

Author to provide tips to ordering overloaded lives

Whitefish Bay - Author Dr. Richard Swenson will discuss how to have more time and energy for family, friends and faith from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

During the free event, Swenson presents 'Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives.'

To register, call (414) 962-8201, Ext. 102, or email

Remodeling firm offers tips on kitchen projects

Whitefish Bay - S.J. Janis Company, a design/build remodeling firm, in collaboration with Grand Appliance and TV, offers a remodeling seminar at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in Room 28 at the Lydell Community Center, 5205 N. Lydell Ave.

Admission to the seminar, Kitchen Remodeling Today: Timeless to Eclectic Design, is $5, and registration is required one week in advance through the Lydell Community Center; call (414) 963-3947.

The session investigates various case studies to examine ideas to correct outdated aesthetics, poor flow, usability and inadequate storage. The seminar includes giveaways from Grand Appliance and TV, including a Rachael Ray 10-piece cookware set and a Frigidaire portable induction cooktop burner.

Attendees are invited to bring in photos of their homes to discuss its remodeling potential.

For information, call (414) 259-0300 or email

Library hosts a variety of activities

Mequon - The Frank L. Weyenberg Library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road, hosts a variety of activities.

The Rep Theater presents 'The Big Read: To Kill a Mockingbird' at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 21.

Excerpts of the novel will be read by local actors and community volunteers. A moderated discussion about the themes of the novel will follow.

Free basic computer and technology classes are presented by Dave Bartlett. Classes are open to anyone interested in learning more about how to make the most out of their computer and devices. No registration is required.

Topics include:

10:30 a.m. Feb. 22 - E-Readers

5 p.m. March 7 - Computers Made Easy

10:30 a.m. March 28 - Word Processing

10:30 a.m. April 25 - Using Email

5 p.m. May 2 - Computers Made Easy

10:30 a.m. May 23 - Social Networking

For information, email or call (262) 242-2593, Ext. 12, for teen and adult programs, and Ext. 15 for children's programs.

Senior club plans potluck, trip to theater

Glendale - The Glendale Senior Citizens' Club will hold two events in February.

Club members will attend the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and eat lunch at Karl Ratzsch's on Feb, 22. A bus will leave at 11:30 a.m. from the east parking lot at Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W. Mill Road. Reservations and payments ($49) are due by Feb. 14.

For information, call (414) 540-2100.

Foundation presents four fine arts programs

Mequon - The Weyenberg Public Library Foundation presents four programs in its 2012 Fine Arts Series at the Frank L. Weyenberg Public Library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road.

The Fine Arts Series begins 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 with Yid Vicious: Klezmer Music in Concert. This eight-person live concert includes a variety of instrumental and vocal selections, ranging from sentimental chestnuts, rousing Bulgars, an original composition or two and possibly even a swing tune in Yiddish.

At 6:30 p.m. April 3, the library will host the Optimist Theater's To Be! Shakespeare Here and Now. Actor Ron Scot Fry will portray Shakespeare in this interactive presentation that combines dynamic interpretations of some of Shakespeare's most famous works with a humorous look at life in Renaissance England.

At 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Wisconsin native and famed storyteller Tom Pease will use movement, sign language, humor and joy to create an interactive concert.

Finally, the Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble performs its original and unique assortment of timeless seasonal classics at 7 p.m. Nov. 26.

Regular library services are suspended half an hour before the start time on the day of the event. No registration is required for these free programs, and all are welcome to attend.

For information, call (262) 242-2593, or email

Homestead students present 'Pippen'

Mequon - The Homestead High School Drama and Music departments present 'Pippin' at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 to 25 and 2 p.m. Feb. 26 at the high school, 5000 W. Mequon Road.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students.

Call (262) 238-5674 information.

Initiative seeks sustainable food leaders

Shorewood - Victory Garden Initiative is looking for people to become leaders in the sustainable food movement. This training program, beginning Feb. 24, teaches people how to lead community gardening and food systems projects and events.

Introductory rate of $200 includes kickoff weekend retreat, one to two Saturday morning classes each month through December and ends in culmination of a Food Leader Certificate.

Sign up at The deadline is Feb. 24.

Committee offering conservation activities

Shorewood - The Shorewood Conservation Committee presents environmental workshops and events.

The events are free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Showing of 'Green Fire': 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at Shorewood High School Auditorium, 1701 E. Capitol Drive

This documentary film about environmentalist Aldo Leopold highlights his career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement.

Natural Lawn Care Workshop: 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 3 in the lower level of the Shorewood Public Library, 3920 N. Murray Ave.

Learn how to upgrade the health of your lawn and green space the natural way.

Composting Workshop: 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 24 in the lower level of the Shorewood Public Library

Josh Knox, master composter, provides information on composting.

Conservation Fair: 8 a.m. to noon May 5 in the Atwater Elementary School parking lot, 2100 E. Capitol Drive; rain location: cafeteria

The committee will collect shredding materials, batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs, corks, old tennis shoes and more. Goodwill will collect reusable household items. Action Metals will collect metal items for which the village will receive a percentage of the profits. In addition, the committee will have information on local conservation issues. Anyone interested in presenting should email

Rain Garden/Rain Barrel Workshop: 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 14 in the lower level of the Shorewood Public Library

Learn about the benefits of residential rain garden and rain barrel use and installation. Learn how to collect and use rainwater to beautify lawns and gardens, save on watering costs and help improve the quality of lakes and rivers.

For information, call (414) 847-2706.

JCC hosts father-daughter dance

Whitefish Bay - The Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., hosts its third annual Father-Daughter Dance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25.

The event features dancing, desserts and crafts. It is open to girls ages 7 to 13 and their dads. Participants are encouraged to dress semiformally.

The dance is open to the community. Registration is required.

For information, email or call (414) 967-8185.

Lynden hosts variety of activities

River Hills - The Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, offers a variety of programs in February.

General admission is $9 and $7 for students and seniors. Members and children younger than 6 are free. Admission includes access to the sculpture garden and house.

All events are free with admission unless otherwise indicated.

The garden is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

For information, visit or call (414) 446-8794.

Yoga Workshops: The Seven Chakras: Fourth Chakra-Heart: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 26; $15, $13 for students and seniors, $6 for members (fee includes admission to sculpture garden)

Wisconsin Visual Artists Juried Exhibition: through March 2

Take It Apart, Put It Back Together: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2; for ages 6 to 11; $50, $45 for members

Participants will make a behind-the-scenes visit to Lynden's workshops to see how sculptures are restored and conserved. Back in the studio, they will take apart some everyday items to see what's inside and build sculptures from the pieces.

Anaba features work from Wisconsin artist

Shorewood - Anaba Tea Room, 2107 E. Capitol Drive, hosts 'SiRealism,' an exhibition by Wisconsin artist Silas B. Ritchie, from through Feb. 26.

The reception includes music by jazz guitarist Don Linke.

Anaba Tea Room is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

For information, call (414) 963-9510.

Senior community hosts educational seminar

Glendale - Laurel Oaks senior community, 1700 W. Bender Road, hosts an educational seminar, 'Conversations with Aging Parents - A guide for families with older adults in transition,' from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 29.

Attendees will learn how to address difficult conversations that adult children face when a parent or loved one is no longer safe living alone in their home.

A light supper and tours will be available.

Register by Feb. 27 by calling (414) 351-0505.

All-Star Readers can earn free ticket to Bucks game

Mequon - Children can earn a free ticket to a Milwaukee Bucks game by becoming an All-Star Reader at the Frank L. Weyenberg Library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road.

Children must read 500 pages by Feb. 28 to earn a free ticket to Bucks home game at either 7:30 p.m. March 24 vs. the Indiana Pacers or 7:30 p.m. March 31 vs. the Memphis Grizzlies.

All-Star Readers and their guests will have the chance to shoot a free throw on the Bucks court after both games.

Children who read 750 pages by Feb. 28 will have their names entered to win an official Milwaukee Bucks autographed basketball for each game. In addition, 10 randomly selected children will participate in the Milwaukee Bucks Halftime High Five Tunnel, 10 randomly selected children will participate in the Bucks Kourtside Kids and 10 randomly selected children will be recognized on-court at halftime at each game.

The reading challenge is open to all children in third through 10th grade. Reading logs can be picked up at the library.

The challenge runs until Feb. 28, or while ticket vouchers are available.

For information, call (262) 242-2593, Ext. 15.

Violins for auction on display at area businesses

Shorewood - Eleven Shorewood and Wisconsin area artists created works of art from old violins to benefit the Shorewood Orchestra program. The violins are on display through Feb. 29 at local businesses:

Don Berg, 'In Tune' at Harleys for Men, 3565 N. Oakland Ave.

Donna Burdge, 'violino d'oro' at Shorewood Family Chiropractic, 4433 N. Oakland Ave.

Jenny Steinman Heyden, 'Vera The Violin' at Alterra Coffee Roasters, 4500 N. Oakland Ave.

Kathleen Hoffman, 'Feeling Florentine' at Shorewood Public Library, 3920 N. Murray Ave.

Mark Nash, 'Flagstones' at Culver's, 1325 E. Capitol Drive

Amy Roemer, Sound of Light' at Goldi's, 4114 N. Oakland Ave.

Andy Haas Schneider, 'Grandma's Button Tin' at Village Hall, 3930 N. Murray Ave.

Steven Sellars, 'Melodies never heard before the present moment' at Hubbard Park Lodge, 3565 N. Morris Blvd.

Amy M. Thomas, 'Nightsong' at Thirst & Vine, 4330 N. Oakland Ave.

Dave Thome, 'You Are What You Eat' at Harry's Bar and Grill, 3549 N. Oakland Ave.

Mary Jo Thome, 'Fairy Tree House' at Garden Room, 2107 E. Capitol Drive

Interested buyers can begin the bidding process. The fundraising event will close with a final live auction and celebration Feb. 29th at Hubbard Park Lodge.

Orchestra students travel to Italy in spring.

For information, visit

Lynden hosts variety of activities

River Hills - The Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, offers a variety of programs in January.

General admission is $9 and $7 for students and seniors. Members and children younger than 6 are free. Admission includes access to the sculpture garden and house.

All events are free with admission unless otherwise indicated.

The garden is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

For information, visit or call (414) 446-8794.

The Lynden Sculpture Garden offers studio classes for children ages 3 to 12. Classes meet once a week for eight weeks and include Garden Animals (ages 3-5); The Bremen Town Musicians & Other Tales (ages 4-7); Make It New (ages 6-9); Art Explorers (ages 7-12); and Sculptor's Process (ages 9-12).

Wisconsin Visual Artists Juried Exhibition: through March 2

Bay students present 'Thoroughly Modern Millie!'

Whitefish Bay - Whitefish Bay High School presents the musical 'Thoroughly Modern Millie!' at 7:30 p.m. March 2, 3, 9 and 10 and 2 p.m. March 4 the auditorium, 1200 E. Fairmount Ave.

More than 40 students sing, dance and perform in the production set in the Roaring '20s.

Millie Dillmount arrives in New York City ready to become a modern woman. As she attempts to become a stenographer, woo her boss and control her own destiny, something hits her that she never expected: love.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and $5 for children. All seats will be general admission.

For information, call (414) 963-3921.

Concordia announces 2011-12 concert lineup

Mequon - The Chapel of Christ Triumphant on the Concordia University Wisconsin campus, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, hosts a variety of concerts starting this fall.

Admission is $7 for adults, free for children 17 and younger, unless otherwise noted. Tickets may be purchased at the door. All seating is by general admission. For more information, call (262) 243-4405.

Handbell Concert: 7:30 p.m. March 2, 7:30 p.m.; $10 adults, $8 seniors and college students with identification, $5 younger than 18. Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble and Madison Area Concert join for 'Tunes of Two Cities.' Call (262) 243-4005 for information.

Guest organ recital - Christopher Herrick: 3:30 p.m. March 11

Kammerchor Spring Concert: 3:30 p.m. April 1

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra: 3:30 p.m. April 22

Concordia Chorale and Chapel Ringers concert: 3:30 p.m. April 29

The Alleluia Ringers concert: 3:30 p.m. May 6

Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble spring concert: 7:30 p.m. May 11; tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students with ID, and $5 for children younger than 18.

School accepting registration for chess tournament

Whitefish Bay - Richards School, 5812 N. Santa Monica Blvd., hosts its ninth annual scholastic chess tournament from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 3.

All students from area schools in kindergarten through high school are welcome to compete.

There is a $10 fee for on-time registration. On-site registration is $15. Trophies and medals will be awarded. Food will be available for purchase.

For information and to register, visit before March 1.

Society symposium features rosarian

Mequon - The Herb Society of American-Wisconsin Unit hosts its 18th annual Spring Symposium starting at 9 a.m. March 3 at the Women's Club of Wisconsin, 813 E. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee.

Guest speaker Helene Pizzi, international rosarian, writer and lecturer, presents 'Romancing the Rose.'

Registration and breakfast begins at 9 a.m. Pizzi's presentation starts at 10 a.m. and is followed by lunch at noon.

The cost is $60 for society members, $65 for nonmembers.

Visit to obtain a registration form. Make check payable to 'HSA-WI' and mail by Feb. 27 to: Herb Society 2012 Spring Symposium, 11541 N. Shorecliff Lane, Mequon, WI 53092-3525.

Tickets will not be issued; if reservations are filled, checks will be returned. No on-site registration is available.

For information, call (262) 241-5768 or (262) 377-1461.

Stritch, MSOE host leadership workshops

Glendale - The Cardinal Stritch University Leadership Center and the Milwaukee School of Engineering offers a session on leadership.

On March 6, Sean Lansing, director of youth leadership development at Stritch's Leadership Center, discusses Commitment to the Growth of People at MSOE, 1025 N. Broadway, Milwaukee. He will guide participants in a discussion on what leadership looks like that is focused not only on the task at hand, but also to the personal, professional and spiritual growth of every person.

The session takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per workshop, $10 for students.

For information or to register, visit or call (414) 410-4646.

Stritch hosts alumni art exhibition

Glendale - Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road, hosts an alumni exhibition from March 16 to April 5 in the Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery.

An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. March 16. The event includes music and refreshments.

Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Sunday through Friday.

For information, call (414) 410-4105.

Stritch hosts new music concert

Glendale - Cardinal Stritch University, 6801 N. Yates Road, hosts a new music concert at 2 p.m. March 18 in the Nancy Kendall Theater.

The concert features original compositions by Stritch music majors.

Admission is free.

For information, call (414) 410-4000.

Music club announces 2011-12 schedule

(no dateline) The MacDowell Club will perform at a variety of locations during its 2011-12 season. For information, visit

An Afternoon of Polish Classical Music: 3 p.m. March 18; Polish Center of Wisconsin, 6941 S. 68th St., Franklin

Organists' Delight: 7:30 p.m. April 14; Gesu Parish, 1210 W. Michigan St., Milwaukee

Music to Welcome Spring: 3 p.m. May 20; St. John's on the Lake, Cultural Arts Hall, 1840 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee

Infertility support group meets monthly

Shorewood - Infertility peer-led support group for women and couples experiencing infertility meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Shorewood Village Center (lower level of Shorewood Public Library, 3920 N. Murray Ave.

The March meeting will be held March 20.

No need to register for this free support group.

For information, visit, email or call (414) 967-1041.

Theater group performing 'Babette's Feast'

Mequon - Acacia Theatre Company presents 'Babette's Feast' at 8 p.m. March 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24, 3 p.m. March 18 and 25, and 4 p.m. March 24 in Concordia University Wisconsin's Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive.

Two elderly sisters are the center of an austere Norwegian religious community that has renounced all worldly pleasures. Into their world comes Babette, a French refugee, who decides to cook a lavish feast to thank them for their kindness to her. The village elders are suspicious of her intentions.

Tickets are $16 or $13 for senior citizens, full-time students and full-time clergy. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.

For tickets, call (414) 744-5995 or visit

Bay Players presents 'The Wisdom of Eve'

Whitefish Bay - The Bay Players presents 'The Wisdom of Eve,' adapted from a short story by Mary Orr, at 8 p.m. March 30, 31, April 13 and 14 at Whitefish Bay High School, 1200 E. Fairmont Ave.

Eve is the center of this story of life in the New York theater world and her unscrupulous rise to Broadway stardom.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students.

For information, visit, call (414) 299-9040 or email

Concordia art gallery features three exhibits

Mequon - Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, is displaying the following shows in its art gallery:

through April 6: Wood Fire Pottery (Michael Shael)

April 16 to May 18: Senior Show

Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.

For information, call (262) 243-5700.

Concordia announces 2011-12 theater lineup

Mequon - Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, presents four theatrical performances starting this fall.

Tickets are $8 for students and seniors, $6 for children, $10 for adults and $20 for families, unless otherwise noted. An evening group rate is also available for $6 per person. For information, call (262) 243-4364 or email

'Waiting for the Parade': 7:30 p.m. May 3, 4 and 5, 1:30 p.m. May 6

Resource center seeks vendors for fair

Shorewood - Vendors are needed for the eighth annual Shorewood Community Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 19 at the Shorewood Village Center in the lower level of the Shorewood Public Library, 3920 N. Murray Ave.

Vendors can rent an 8-foot table for $20 to display sale items. The Shorewood Senior Resource Center is responsible for publicity, including lawn signs, posters and a classified ad in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Toys, household items, comic books, craft items, plants and collectibles have been sold at previous flea markets. No used clothing, food or food products will be accepted for sale.

For information, call (414) 847-2727.

Story times continue at Weyenberg library

Mequon - The Weyenberg Public Library, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road, continues Family Story Times through May 19.

Story Times will be held at 11 a.m. every Monday, Tuesday and Saturday.

Family Story Times are an interactive way for children and families to participate together in stories, finger plays and songs.

For information, visit or call (262) 242-2593, Ext. 15.

Acacia presents 'Anne of Green Gables'

Mequon - Acacia Theater Company will present 'Anne of Green Gables' at 8 p.m. July 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21 and 3 p.m. July 15 and 22 at Concordia University Wisconsin's Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive.

Follow the adventures of a wildly independent orphan with fiery red hair and a temper to match. Anne Shirley is mistakenly sent to live with a plain-spoken farmer and his spinster sister, who thought they were adopting a boy. She wins them and all of Prince Edward Island over with her irrepressible spirit and imagination.

Tickets are $15, students, $5. For information, call (414) 744-5995.