Things to Do

Oct. 7, 2013

Ranges open for all

to Take Aim at Cancer

Muskego — A free program called Take Aim At Cancer will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Schultz Resort, Rod and Gun Club, S8025 Schultz Lane.

Participants, children and adults, fighting cancer will be able to use the archery, trap, rifle and pistol ranges for free. Instructors will be on hand. All targets and ammunition will be provided by Schultz Resort, Rod and Gun Club members, and SCI Wisconsin Chapter Inc.

As an added attraction, there will be an 1882 Civil War Era Gatling gun demonstration at 2 p.m. by Have Gun Will Travel.

Pre-registration is required and the event is limited to the first 30 participants. For information, contact Frank Schuh, or (920) 606-6042.

Pet walk is a step toward

funding police dogs

New Berlin — To help with the ongoing costs of the New Berlin police dogs, Spa Paw & Tail has organized a walk-with-your-pet fundraiser at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 at Malone Park near West Civic Drive.

There will be live music and food at the park following the Strut Your Mutt walk, and visitors will be able to meet police dogs.

The cost of $20 ($5 for each additional participant) includes a T-shirt, collapsible water bowl, dog-collar blinker and goody bag.

Those who want to participate can register by printing off the registration form at and mailing it in. There also are registration forms in the lobby of the Police Department, 16300 W. National Ave.

Presentation discusses

Obamacare health plan

Muskego — An information program on the Affordable Care Act will be presented by Charles Kurtz at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at the Muskego Public Library, W16663 Janesville Road.

Kurtz, an AARP volunteer for more than 20 years, will discuss the changes to coverage resulting from the Affordable Care Act and the impact on insurance for all ages. The presentation will include impacts to seniors on Medicare, government subsidies for those under 65 who buy insurance from the marketplace.

There will be an opportunity for questions and personal help at the end.

For more information, call (262) 971-2100.

Cascio Drummerfest

features top drummers

New Berlin — Cascio Interstate Music, 13819 W National Ave., will present Drummerfest, a free performance clinic, starting at 10 a.m. Oct. 19.

Featured performers will be Russ Miller at 11:30 a.m., Gene Hoglan at about 1 p.m., Ronald Bruner√ Jr. at about 2:30 p.m. and Gavin Harrison at about 4 p.m.

There will be prizes, photos and autographs.

Fall fair offers variety

of arts and craft goods

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.

Drive-thru dropoff

for unused medicines

Muskego — A safe and easy way to get rid of unused or expired medicines will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26 in a cooperative effort between the Muskego Police Department and retailer Walgreens.

People can drop medicines off without even getting out of their cars at the Walgreens at Racine Avenue and Janesville Road.

The initiative is part of an initiative to remove unnecessary prescription drugs from homes for health and safety reasons and to reduce drug abuse, particularly involving pain medications.

Fundraiser slated

for family who lost dad

Muskego — A fundraiser will be held Oct. 27 for the family of a young father, Rick Flasch, Muskego, who died in a motorcycle accident, leaving his wife and three young children.

A pancake fundraiser, silent auction and Wellness Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Country Meadows Elementary school, W16399 Hilltop Drive. Admission is $8 general, $5 for seniors and children, and free for children 3 and younger.

Donations of cash or of gift cards and products that can be raffled off are being sought. All proceeds will go to the Flasch family.

Flasch was an active member of the community, serving in the PTO and taking part in many of his children's extracurricular activities.

More information is available at

Garden center celebrates

fall with Harvest Daze

New Berlin — Prospect Hill Garden Center, 19305 W. National Ave., will hold Harvest Daze 2013, with a petting zoo and outdoor activities, every weekend in October.

Admission is free to the attraction, which is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Highlights include a hay ride through Ghostly Grove, with stops at the Krazy Korn Maze and the pumpkin patch, and $1 children's games with prizes. Food, caramel apples and treats will be available in the Greenhouse Café.

More information is available at (262) 679-2207.

Story time, youth group

sign-ups continue

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.

Dementia caregivers

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.

Send submissions to at least two weeks prior to the event.


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