to meet over coffee
Muskego — The Friends First Friday Coffee will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Muskego Public Library, W16663 Janesville Road.
More information is available at (262) 971-2100.
Craft, rummage sale
to benefit organ fund
New Berlin — A craft, vendor and rummage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 and Sept. 7 to benefit the Pipe Organ Fund of Blessed Savior Lutheran Church, 15250 W. Cleveland Ave.
More information is available at (262) 786-6465.
New Berlin — The New Berlin Senior Bowling League will start its year on Sept. 6 and is welcoming new members.
The league is for those at least 60 years old.
More information is available from club president Ursula Balsover at UBalsover@wi.rr.com.
Benefit to aid
fighter in battle for life
New Berlin — A benefit for a 54-year-old woman who was diagnosed for the third time with stage 4 pancreatic cancer will be held 2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at the VFW Post, 17980 W. Beloit Road.
The friends and family of Amy Schroeder of Waukesha are holding a benefit to help her with medical bills and other finances.
Admission is $10. The event will include refreshments, music, door prizes, raffles, food, beer and soda.
Schroeder's original diagnosis was in 2010. She has gone through multiple surgeries, radiation, chemotherapy and been hospitalized many times. Her friends say she is going through it with a strong and positive attitude. Last October, she lost her job because her employer could not keep her position open any longer.
More information is available from Denise at (414) 541-9674.
Soap Box Derby
to be held Sept. 8
New Berlin — The 49th Annual New Berlin Soap Box Derby will be held on Sept. 8.
Registration closes Aug. 1. More information is available on the New Berlin website, newberlin.org.
hosts 'refashion show'
Muskego — The sixth annual "Refashion for Life" will be held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Callen Construction's Muskego Showroom and company grounds, W13131 Janesville Road.
The charity event will benefit CommonGround Ministry/Elena's House, Wauwatosa, which provides physical, spiritual, and emotional support to people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
"Refashion for Life" will feature a fashion show combining the newest looks in clothing with fashionable products for the home, including countertops, cabinetry, windows, plumbing and light fixtures, flooring, and hardware. Kohler Co. and StarMark Cabinetry will provide many of the featured home improvement and remodeling products.
In addition to the runway show, there will be a silent and voice auction featuring entertainment and sporting tickets, boutique certificates and more. Saz's Catering will provide hors d'oeuvres and desserts, with music by Mr. Lucky Light.
Tickets are $40 and are available at www.refashionforlife.com.
to UFOs to be topic
Muskego — Author and public speaker Richard Thieme will give a presentation titled "UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry" at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Muskego Public Library, W16663 Janesville Road.
Thieme will talk about the phenomenon of UFOs and how governments the world over have dealt with sightings, speculation and controversy from World War II to the present.
The talk will be based on the book of the same title — by Michael Swords and Robert Powell, with Richard Thieme and seven other veteran UFO historians and researchers — that was nearly five years in the making and rigorous in its methodology, Thieme said.
For more information, contact the Muskego Public Library at (262) 971-2100.
Fall Harvest Art,
Craft Fair slated
New Berlin — The Fall Harvest Art and Craft Fair, sponsored by the New Berlin Junior Woman's Club, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Ronald Reagan Elementary School, 4225 S. Calhoun Road.
More than 120 crafters will sell their creations and a bake sale and refreshments will be offered.
Admission is $2. Proceeds will be donated back to the community.
Story time, youth group
sign-ups at library
Muskego — Story time sign-ups have begun at the Muskego Public Library, W16663 Janesville Road.
Lap-sitters Story Time, for children ages 2 and 3 with an adult, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Preschool Pals for children ages 4 to 6 will be at 1 p.m. Wednesdays.
For information, call the reference desk at (262) 971-2101.
support group offered
New Berlin — A new caregiver support group sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the New Berlin Public Library, 15105 Library Lane.
A group will provide an open forum for caregivers or family members to voice concerns and ask questions about Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
In addition to the emotional, educational and social support provided, the meetings also will allow participants to develop problem-solving skills.
The support group also is open to all family members and there is no cost to attend.
For information, contact the support group facilitator, Audrey Mecham, at (262) 679-1180.
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