Things to Do

Published on: 2/15/2013

Dodge ball offered

for individuals, families

Germantown - Grades four through eight can gather for dodge ball from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Friday through Feb. 22 at Kennedy Middle School, N11836 Crusader Court.

The fee is $20.

Families and their children ages 6 and older can participate in dodge ball on Fridays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. through Feb. 22 also at the Middle School. The fee for family dodge ball is $9.

Call (262) 250-4710 to sign up.

'Mystery at the Museum'

for Girl Scouts

West Bend - The Washington County Historical Society is hosting a new program for Junior Girl Scouts in grades four and five from 9 a.m. to noon March 2 at the Old Courthouse Museum, 320 S. Fifth Ave. in West Bend.

Scouts are called to the scene of a robbery at the Old Courthouse Museum. They will complete activities and put the clues together to discover the culprit. Scouts also dust for fingerprints, analyze handwriting, learn chromatography and collect trace evidence all while earning their Detective Badge.

The cost is $9 per Scout. Cash or check only. Due to limited space, only registered Junior Girl Scouts may participate. Registration and payment are required by Feb. 27. Download a registration sheet at Each Scout must be registered by a parent or guardian.

Warhawks Youth Football camp slated for March

Germantown - Any current fourth- through eighth-graders will be introduced to the Warhawks way of playing football at a camp from 1 to 3 p.m. March 3 at Germantown High School, N11501 River Lane.

The cost is $12, which includes a T-shirt. Call (262) 250-4710 to register.

Class teaches basic

first aid to children

Germantown - Children can learn the basics of what to do in case of an emergency including bandaging, to burn care and calling 911.

Parents are encouraged to stay for the class scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. March 4 at the Germantown Fire Station No. 2, W18752 Edison Drive.

The program is free, but preregistration is required by calling (262) 250-4710.

Rec Department plans

Easter egg hunt

Germantown - Hop on over to Firemen's Park for the Germantown Recreation Department's 19th Annual Easter egg hunt March 30.

The hunt is open to Germantown School District Children, ages 1 to 7 years old. The hunt starts promptly at 12:15 p.m. and is free to participants. Children need to bring a basket or bucket to collect eggs and candy.

Senior club hosts

Easter Bunny lunch

Germantown - Join the Germantown Senior Citizens Club for an Easter Bunny lunch at 11 a.m. March 23 at the Germantown Senior Center, N11960 Park Ave.

A hot dog lunch will be served with appearances by the Easter Bunny. Easter cupcake decorating will be assisted by Germantown seniors. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets cost $4 per person.

Reservations are required by visiting the senior center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 4 to 20.

Band Boosters hosts Feast & Follies dinner

Germantown - The third annual Feast & Follies dinner show is scheduled for 5 to 9 p.m. March 23 in the Germantown High School auxiliary gym, N11501 River Lane.

Hosted by the Warhawk Band Boosters, Feast & Follies is an opportunity to raise public awareness of and much-needed funds for the high school's award-winning band program.

The event features a dinner prepared by Saz's Catering and enhanced with a self-serve coffee bar. The highlight of the evening is a variety show featuring more than a dozen unique performances by Germantown High School band students. Raffles, as well as silent and live auctions, will be held throughout the evening, with checks and credit cards accepted at the event for auction and raffle ticket purchases.

General seating tickets are $40, while reserved seating is available for $45. Tickets can be ordered at or by contacting Sue Colegrove, event chairwoman, at Registration deadline is March 9.

All proceeds raised will be used to boost the band program, including purchasing uniforms, equipment and instruments and providing student scholarships for music leadership camps.

Community League hosts

vendor and rummage sale

Menomonee Falls - The Community League is hosting its fifth Annual Vendor and Rummage Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13 at Menomonee Falls High School, N8101 Merrimac Drive.

Admission is $1 and donations to the Falls Food Pantry are accepted. More than 75 party vendors and rummage tables, plants from Shady Lane Nursery, a bake sale, snack bar, raffles throughout the day and free chair massages are featured.

For information and for vendor/rummage exhibitor details, visit; email or call (414) 581-0352.

Pass benefits all Wisconsin

veterans injured in service

Milwaukee - In honor of national Purple Heart Day, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele recently announced the Milwaukee County Purple Heart Pass.

The PHP is a first-of-its-kind pass that allows Purple Heart veterans from Wisconsin free admission into a number of private and public Milwaukee County venues including the Milwaukee County Zoo and Discovery World.

All 1,900 Purple Heart veterans from across Wisconsin are eligible for this pass.

The Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World and the Harley-Davidson Museum will provide free, yearlong admission to PHP holders and one guest. The Milwaukee County Parks will offer free admission to the Boerner Botanical Gardens and the Mitchell Park Domes. The value of the pass is more than $200 and goes into effect Jan. 1. The Milwaukee County Veterans Service Office will administer the pass, verifying eligibility through military service records.

Purple Heart veterans can contact MCVSO Director Jim Duff at (414) 266-1235 or email for information.