Things to Do

Oct. 23, 2012

Learn about foot, hand problems at free workshops

Oak Creek - Lakeshore Medical Clinic and the Oak Creek Health Department will present free orthopedics educational workshops from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and Nov. 7 at the Oak Creek Public Library, 8620 S. Howell Ave.

Dr. Elizabeth Vissat will present the top five common foot complaints Oct. 25. Dr. Dennis Andersen will present common hand problems Nov. 7.

To register, call (414) 768-6539.

Garden club hosts sale at historic homestead

Hales Corners - The Hawthorn Garden Club will hold its Garden Treasures Last Chance Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27 at Stahl-Conrad Homestead, 9724 W. Forest Home Ave.

For information, call (414) 858-9195.

Homestead to host season's last farmers market

Hales Corners - The Stahl-Conrad Homestead, 9724 W. Forest Home Ave., will host its last farmers market of the season from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 27.

Seasonal produce will include a special crop of pumpkins. Enjoy breakfast with baked goods by Gemma Rae's Cheesecake Cafe and Sweet Somethings and coffee by Friends of the Hales Corners Pool, select hand-crafted gifts from Hummer Hill Wood Crafts and enjoy live musical entertainment by Brenna Beecroft.

For information, call (414) 425-5572.

Craft fair features more than 70 exhibitors

Oak Creek - The Franklin Lioness Club's annual Autumn Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Milwaukee Area Technical College's Oak Creek Campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave.

More than 70 exhibitors will sell wooden and metal crafts, needlework, hand-woven basketry, floral designs, hand-sewn clothing and folk-painted items. A variety of baked goods will be available for purchase as well.

Admission is $1 (free for children younger than 12). Proceeds support scholarships for MATC associate degree students and others. Free parking will be available.

For information, call (414) 421-1041.

Students moderate presidential debate

Oak Creek - The Young Democrats and Young Republicans of Oak Creek High School will sponsor and moderate the 2012 OCHS Great Presidential Debate from 3:30 to 5:45 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Oak Creek Community Center, 8580 S. Howell Ave.

The debate will feature presidential surrogates 7th District State Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) and 82nd District State Rep. Jeff Stone (R-Greendale). The debate itself will run from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and will be followed by a pizza-soda mixer from 5 to 5:45 p.m., at which time the speakers, organizers, students and attendees will be available for interviews.

The event is free and open to the public.

For information, or call (414) 573-9292.

Senior community hosts arts, craft fair and bake sale

Franklin - The Brentwood Park Senior Community, 9501 W. Loomis Road, will host its ninth annual Arts and Crafts Fair and Big Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3.

The sale will feature 22 crafters with embroidered dish towels, quilts, afghans, hangers, table runners, potato bags, slippers, money holders, jewelry, pillows, pillowcases, hats and scarves, baby quilts and clothing, lighted wreaths and globes, cards, Christmas decorations, sachets, ornaments, beaded items and tree skirts.

Admission is free.

For information, call (414) 427-8499.

Craft fair features more than 75 vendors

Franklin - The annual Cinnamon and Cider Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at Franklin High School, 8222 S. 51st St.

The fair will feature more than 75 vendors, live music, raffle, bake sale and concessions

Admission is $2.

For information,


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