Community center hosts outdoor rummage sales
Oak Creek — The Oak Creek Community Center hosts Saturday outdoor rummages, to be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21 and Oct. 5 at the center, 8580 S. Howell Ave.
Library hosts a variety of activities
Hales Corners — The Hales Corners Public Library, 5885 S. 116th St., hosts a variety of activities.
Preschool story time will be available for children ages 2 and 3 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 25 and for children ages 3 to 5 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Sept. 24. The story time includes stories, songs and crafts.
Toddler Playgroup will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 20 and 27. Parents and caregivers with their children are invited to this opportunity to share ideas, have fun and make friends with other parents and caregivers from the community while the children play. No registration needed.
Snack Attackers, for students in grades four through six, will offer students an opportunity to talk books and have snacks from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 26. Register at the library's information desk.
Getting Started Computer Classes, for adults who have basic computer literacy (can use a mouse and keyboard), will be available from 8:45 to 10 a.m. Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 10 and 11. In-person registration is required. A $5 sign-up fee will be charged, which will be refunded upon attending class or canceling with at least two days notice.
"Myths & Realities in Wisconsin Courts" will be presented from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 25. The presentation will include descriptions of the judicial system and pop culture depictions of court proceedings, separating myth from reality. Admission is free, with no registration necessary.
For information, call (414) 529-6150, Ext. 10, or visit HalesCornersLibrary.org.
Health Department holds annual health, wellness day
Franklin — The Health Department will hold its 14th annual Adult Health & Wellness Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Franklin Public Library, 9151 W. Loomis Road.
Free screenings, flu shots and information on adult health and wellness topics will be available.
For information, call (414) 425-9101.
Education foundation holds run/walk fundraiser
Oak Creek — The Oak Creek-Franklin Foundation for Education will hold its annual 5-kilometer run/walk at 9 a.m. Sept. 28.
The Chase the Knight run/walk will start and finish at the Oak Creek High School football stadium, 340 E. Puetz Road. Registration will begin at 8 a.m.
Participants will chase the Oak Creek High School mascot, Knightro, as they make their way through the route.
The walk raises money for educational programs and projects in the Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District.
Participants can register online at ocffewalk.fundmonkey.com/index.asp.
Flu, pneumonia vaccines available at clinic
Oak Creek — The Health Department, 8640 S. Howell Ave., will hold a flu clinic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1.
The cost of one flu vaccination is $30. The pneumonia vaccine will be available for a cost of $65. The department can bill Medicare Part B. All other payments must be made by cash or check.
To sign up for a flu vaccination, call (414) 768-6539.
Myers leads two garden walks at Boerner
Hales Corners — Melinda Myers will lead two Fall Finale garden walks Oct. 5 at Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive.
There will be an adult garden walk at 10 a.m. and a family walk at 1 p.m.
The afternoon garden walk will feature a scavenger hunt, bark rubbings, leaf prints and a garden activity for the kids to take home and grow.
Attendees who bring a new walk participant will receive a free annual membership to the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens. Proceeds from the series will support the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens' Children's Plant Science and Environmental Education program.
The adult walk is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers; the family walk is $25 per family, up to five people.
For information or to register, call (414) 525-5659.
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.
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