Column information

The deadline for submitting information for this column is 5 p.m. Thursday. Kathy Smith can be reached at 262-246-4737 or

Mother's Day

Coupons are now available at the Pauline Haass Public Library to purchase hanging baskets of flowering plants for Mother's Day.

The coupons cost $10 when purchased, but may be redeemed for $12 worth of plants at Falls Mills Greenhouse, N64 W20955 Mill Road. The greenhouse is offering baskets of impatiens, geraniums, begonias, fuchsias and more. Coupons can be redeemed through June 3. The coupons are sponsored by the Friends of the Pauline Haass Library.

Call the library at 262-246-5180 for more information.

Pantry needs

The Sussex Outreach Services Food Pantry, located in the Sussex Civic Center at N64 W23760 Main St., is in need of a number of items.

Needed are canned pastas such as ravioli and spaghetti, pasta sides, macaroni and cheese, pork and beans, baked beans, chunky soups, cream soups, canned chicken, jelly and jam, applesauce and toothpaste. Donations are accepted from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. A shed is available for after-hours donations; be aware of the weather when using the shed.

Call SOS at 262-246-9860 or visit for more information.

Fall Fair

Community Memorial Hospital is seeking vendors for the Cheery Cherry Fall Fair to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Menomonee Falls Village Park, N87 W16701 Garfield Drive.

The 49th annual fair features juried artists and crafters exhibiting handmade items for sale. The categories include pottery, wood furniture, clothing, jewelry and more. The fair also features food, beverages and entertainment. Proceeds benefits the hospital's Cancer Care Center.

Information regarding the fair can be found on the Cheery Cherry Fall Fair website.

Community Fun Day

This year's Community Fun Day will be held Sunday, May 21.

Call Sussex Outreach Services at 262-246-9860, for more details.


May Community Banquets, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, May 11 and 25, St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls. Free, public invited. Sussex United Methodist Church, 262-246-3748.

May interpreted masses for the deaf, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13 and 27, St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls. Church, 262-251-3944.

Community Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, Village of Sussex. maps available at the Sussex Civic Center, N64 W23760 Main St., Pauline Haass Public Library, N64 W23820 Main St. and online at Civic Center, 262-246-5200 or

Zumbathon, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 6, Sussex Civic Center. Register for class #1699.1 ($10) or 1699.2 ($15 includes a T-shirt).

Swiss Steak dinner, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 6, Redeemer United Church of Christ, W220 N4915 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls. Cost: adults $15, seniors 62 and up $13, children ages 4 to 12 $5 and children under 3 eat free. Church, 262-246-6710 or tickets or details.

St. James Seniors Club meets, noon Monday, May 8, St. James Catholic Church. Church, 262-251-3944.

Lannon-Falls Lions May meetings, 6 p.m. Monday, May 8, Village Bowl, N86 W18330 Main St., Menomonee Falls and 6 p.m. Monday, May 22, Lannon Lions Community Center. or Jeff Van Calligan, 262-502-1153.

Horne-Mudlitz VFW Post 6377 Ladies Auxiliary meets, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, The Post Club House, W232 N6342 Waukesha Ave., Sussex. Gloria Unverrich, 262-246-4002.

Volunteer Organization of Women in Sussex (VOWS) meet, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, Waukesha State Bank, W249 N6688 State Highway 164, Sussex. or 262-244-0850.

Read or Share this story: