Things to Do

Oct. 7, 2013

Registration deadline

for bicycle tour looms

Franklin — Registration is open for Bike Through Time, a guided bicycle tour through Whitnall Park, 5879 S. 92 St., and the surrounding Root River Parkway from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 12.

The leisurely paced bike ride will offer frequent stops to discover ancient natural features in the landscape, historic landmarks and wildlife.

All participants are required to provide their own bicycles, helmets and drinking water. The ride is recommended for adults and children age 10 and older. The tour is limited to the first 30 registrants. Registration is required by Oct. 10.

The cost is $10 for a non-Milwaukee County resident, $7 for a Milwaukee County resident and $5 for a child or member of Friends of Wehr. Parking costs $3 per car.

For information or to register, call (414) 425-8550.

Community discussion on bullying slated

Hales Corners — The Hales Corners Public Library, 5885 S. 116th St., and Whitnall School District will address bullying and self-advocacy with a community discussion for teens and parents from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at the library, and a showing of the film "Bully" at 2 p.m. Oct. 18.

The film is rated PG-13.

The program is free.

For information, call (414) 529-6150, Ext. 10.

St. Matthew School

hosts fish boil

Oak Creek — St. Matthew School, 9329 S. Chicago Road, will host a fish boil from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 11 in the cafeteria.

The meal, including boiled potatoes, carrots, onions and fish, will be made outside in big kettles. The meal will include coleslaw, bread, dessert and a beverage.

Advance tickets are available for $9.50 in the parish office; tickets at the door and take-out meals will cost $10. Meals for children 3 to 12 cost $4.

For information, call (414) 762-4200.

Club holds annual rummage sale at library

Hales Corners — The Hales Corners Woman's Club will hold its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 in the lower level of the Hales Corners Public Library, 5885 S. 116th St.

All proceeds will benefit the club's scholarship program and other community charities.

Rummage items may be donated from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 11 in the Ben Hunt Room of the library. No clothing or large items will be accepted.

For information, call (414) 793-4729.

Church hosts annual spaghetti dinner

Franklin — Faith Presbyterian Church, 3800 W. Rawson Ave., will host its annual spaghetti dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12.

The meal will include all-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce, salad, garlic bread, dessert and a beverage.

Tickets costs $8.50; children 3 and younger eat for free. Carryouts will be available.

Purchase tickets by calling (414) 421-3860.

School hosts anti-bullying workshop

Greendale — Miss High School America Annie Jorgensen, spokeswoman of Generations Against Bullying, will present an anti-bullying workshop from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at St. Alphonsus School, 6000 W. Loomis Road.

For information, visit

School hosts parent/teacher conferences

Oak Creek — Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Road, will host its fall parent/teacher conferences from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16.

Teachers will be located in either the auxiliary gym or the cafeteria. Counselors also will be available. Appointments are not necessary.

Childcare will be provided in Room 153. A representative from Reidel Sports will be available for letterman jacket orders and information. The Spirit Club will sell spiritwear.

For information, (414) 768-6210.

Halloween story time offered by local library

Hales Corners — A Halloween story time for children 2 to 5 years old, Halloween in the Cabin, will be held from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Oct. 25 in the W. Ben Hunt Cabin next to the Hales Corners Public Library, 5885 S. 116th St.

Activities will include fall crafts and spooky new tales.

Registration, in person or by phone, (414) 529-6150, Ext. 10.

Craft fair proceeds benefit scholarship fund

Oak Creek — Milwaukee Area Technical College-South Campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave., will host an autumn craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26.

The event will feature 60 crafters and artisans, refreshments and a bake sale.

Admission costs $1. Proceeds will benefit a scholarship fund for students attending the school.

For information, call (414) 571-4500.

Church hosts free lecture

Franklin — Sacred Heart School of Theology, 7335 S. Highway 100, will host a lecture on the actions of Germany's Catholic priests in the face of the Nazis' persecution of Europe's Jews at 2 p.m. Oct. 27.

The lecture will examine the often contradictory statements and actions of the approximately 26,000 diocesan and religious priests in Germany within its Altreich borders during World War II.

The lecture is open to the public free of charge.

For information, call (414) 963-2719 or email

City observes Halloween with trick-or-treating

Franklin — Trick-or-treat hours will be observed from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

For information, call (414) 425-7500.

Explore the 'Age of Realism' during library program

Hales Corners — Rita Boehrer will present the lecture "The Age of Realism —Darwin, Disraeli and Bismarck" from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Hales Corners Public Library, 5885 S. 116th St.

Admission is free.

For information, call (414) 529-6150, Ext. 10.

Paranormal researchers to explain their trade

Hales Corners — The Cream City Paranormal Researchers will present a family-friendly, hands-on program about the whys and hows of investigating the paranormal from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Hales Corners Public Library, 5885 S. 116th St.

Admission is free.

For information, call (414) 529-6150, Ext. 10.

Music group holds craft fair with raffle, bake sale

Franklin — The Franklin High School United Music Parents Support Group will hold its annual Cinnamon & Cider Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Forest Park Middle School, 8225 W. Forest Hill Ave.

The event features crafts, a raffle, bake sale and concessions.

Admission costs $2; children younger than 12 enter free. Parking is free; shuttle service will be available.

For information, call (414) 502-1948.

Send submissions to or NOW Newspapers, 1741 Dolphin Drive, Ste. A, Waukesha, WI 53186, at least 14 days prior to the event.


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