Things to Do

July 8, 2013

Line dancing slated

for families at Lions Park

Muskego — Line Dancing at Lions Park, W18950 Lions Park Drive, at 6:30 p.m. July 12 is the next Women's Business Connections free family summer event.

The Women's Business Connections, a new arm of the Muskego Area Chamber of Commerce, is a professional resource for women in and around Muskego who are seeking business education, marketing, networking, resource sharing and career development.

In addition to the line dancing at the basketball court there will be yoga at the Manchester Hill Park, S7650 Parkland Drive, at the shelter at 6:30 p.m. July 17 and Family Kick Ball at Lions Park's informal ball field at 2 p.m. July 27.

Dog wash benefit

for bullet-proof vests

New Berlin — A dog wash benefit will be held to buy bullet-proof vests for New Berlin's new police dogs from 12:30 to 4 p.m. July 14 at Cappoochino's Dog Wash & Grooming Salon, 3640 S. Moorland Road, New Berlin.

Do-it-yourself dog washes will be $15, nail trims $10, silent auction baskets, dog and people treats with all proceeds going to buy the police dog equipment fund. Condor, one of the new police dogs, will drop in at the event.

More information is available at Cappoochino's (262) 789-5210.

Signups open for

second Wave camp

New Berlin — Signups are being accepted for the second Wave Soccer Summer Camp in New Berlin, to be held from July 15 through 19 at Valley View Park.

Once again, campers will learn from professionals from the six-time champion Milwaukee Wave members.

One of them is Nick Vorberg, who was the Goalkeeper of the Year for the 2012-13 season in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also plays on the United States National Futsal team that beat England and Poland in June.

Vorberg will be joined by fellow Wave players teaching on fundamentals of technique and tactics.

For more information, visit or call (414) 224-WAVE.

Theology on Tap

to help 20s, 30s

New Berlin — Theology on Tap, a summer speaker series for young adults, married and single, in their 20s and designed to address their needs, questions and interests will be held throughout the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, including Matty's Bar & Grill, 14460 W. College Ave.

Presented by the Rev. Dan Janasik, the sessions will be from 7 to 9 p.m. at Matty's, New Berlin.

The July 15 session will be on "How to be Holy When Nobody's Watching"; July 22 will be "Getting to Marriage in a Hanging Out, Hooking Up World"; July 29, "How Do Catholics Read the Bible?"

The sessions are sponsored by seven area parishes.

Cheerleading camp

still accepting signups

New Berlin — Registrations are still being accepted for the 2013 New Berlin Eisenhower Lions Varsity Cheerleaders Youth Cheer Camp to be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. July 16 to 19 at the Eisenhower Middle/High School gym, 18695 W. Cleveland Ave.

The 2008 UPA National Champion, 2011 Extreme Spirit National Grand Champion, and 10 time state champion Ike varsity cheerleaders teach fundamentals and the value of teamwork to girls entering kindergarten through eighth grade.

The camp includes motions, jumps, cheers, sidelines, basic tumbling and dance. Extra emphasis on stunting and pyramids for appropriate ages. Campers also participate in arts and crafts.

The cost of $75 per camper includes instruction, crafts, awards, snack and camp T-shirt. A $10 discount is available for campers who bring another camper.

For additional information email

Ice cream social

and so much more

New Berlin — The New Berlin Historical Society will hold an ice cream social from 1 to 4 p.m. July 21 on the Historical Society grounds at 19765 W National Ave.

The free event will also offer fun things such as making ice cream, beating a rug, taking a turn at great grandmother's clothes washer and riding in a barrel train. New this year will be an exhibit of model tractors of yesteryear.

There also will be tours of a pioneer log home, Little Red School House, two 19th-century homes, Historic Freewill Baptist Church, antique apple orchard and barn, historic volunteer fire department and police department exhibits.

Visitors will be able to enjoy homemade baked goods, ice cream sundaes or floats while listening to live music.

More information is available at

St. Joseph's School

to host golf outing

Big Bend — St. Joseph's School of Big Bend will hold a golf outing July 26 at the Edgewood Golf Course to help raise money for the school.

It will be a typical scramble format, with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Dinner is included and will be accompanied by a raffle.

Registration is $85 per person, or $340 per foursome, and includes greens fee, cart, golfer gift bag (including two drink tickets), a post-play reception and dinner.

More information is available from Nicole Hallada, event co-chair, at (262) 397-7467 or Additional information also is available at

St. Joseph School was established in 1955 and is staffed by the School Sisters of St. Francis.

Outdoor concerts

at New Berlin Library

New Berlin — The remaining concerts of the New Berlin Library's free outdoor concerts on the green at the library in the City Center will be July 31 and Aug. 14.

Both will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The July 31 concert will feature smooth Latin jazz by Vivo. The Aug. 14 concert will feature The Concord Chamber Orchestra.

Food and beverages will be available in the library parking lot.

ProHealth Care/Regency Senior Communities is sponsoring the three-concert series.

Family Fun Fest

could save lives

New Berlin — The Rotary Club of New Berlin will present Family Fun Fest, to support the YMCA's splash program, on Aug. 11 at Stonefire Pizza Company, 5320 S. Moorland Road.

Tickets are $15.85 for guests 13 and older and $12.85 for ages 3 to 12. Packages include a buffet and VIP wristband. (Other options are available.)

The splash program is designed to teach basic water safety around pools, waterfronts and waterways to young children.

More information is available from Jeff Hoffman by phone at (414) 322-4778 or by email at

Water Bugs ski

into 2013 season

Muskego — The Muskego Water Bugs 2013 season is under way with free water ski shows at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Labor Day at Idle Isle Park on Little Muskego Lake.

The Water Bugs will tell a story of Yogi Bear and Jellystone Park.

When Mayor Mooch is considering closing the park for back taxes, Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy Bear have some ideas to raise money to save the park.

The Water Bugs will showcase their world famous five-high pyramid and the nation's top scoring jump act.

They also feature national doubles champions Meghan Stone and Marty Campbell.

Come join the fun before summer's over.

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,

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.

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.


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