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At the library

The Menomonee Falls Public Library, W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road, will show “The BFG” at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29.

The Disney movie is rated PG and is one hour and 57 minutes long.

Call the library at 262-532-8900, for more information.


The Germantown Senior Center, W162 N11960 Park Ave., holds Bunco from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month.

Those interested in learning how to play or those with experience are invited. The group meets in room 126B. The cost is $2 for residents and nonresidents. The group will next get together at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4.

Call the center at 262-253-7799, for more details.

Snow fun

The 2017 Germantown Snowman Building Contest begins Sunday, Jan.1.

The Germantown Park and Recreation Department is sponsoring the contest to find the best snowman builders in the village. Those interested can pick from two categories, a snowman or other snow creatures, to build in their own yard. Take a picture with the builders standing beside it. All entries must be suitable for all viewing audiences. Submit photos to the Park and Recreation Department, N112 W17001 Mequon Road, or by email at by Friday, Feb. 17.

Call village hall at 262-250-4710 or visit for complete entry rules or more information.

Discussion group

The Menomonee Falls Public Library will host a series of monthly book discussion groups.

The discussions will be held at 7 p.m. Thursdays, in the Youth Program Room. The Jan. 12 book will be "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger. Copies of the book will be available to check out for those needing them. Refreshments will be served. There will also be special showings of films based on some of theses titles. Check the library's website for more information.

Call the library at 262-532-8900, for more details.

Event space

The Germantown Senior Center is available to rent for events.

The space is available after 4:30 p.m. and on weekends for events such as small weddings, bridal and baby showers, birth day parties and family reunions.

Call the Senior Center at 262-253-7799, for more information.


Noon Year's Eve children's party, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 31, Menomonee Falls Public Library, W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road. Library, 262-532-8900.

New Year's Eve Bingo, 7 to 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, American Legion Post 1, N120 W15032 Freistadt Road, Germantown. Hall Manager, 262-573-7902.

Menomonee Falls Saddle Club meets, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, Lannon Lions Community Center, 7610 N. Lannon Road, Lannon.

VFW Post 9496 meets, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, Krueger's Entertainment Center, N87 W16471 Appleton Ave., Menomonee Falls. Stan Larson, 262-251-2655 or .

January Bingo for 55+, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 and 19, Menomonee Falls Community Education and Recreation Department, W152 N8645 Margaret Road. Cost $2 for two cards and ten games. Community Center room 102. Register at or 262-255-8460.

Sewing Group meets, 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, Butler Public Library, 12808 W. Hampton Ave., Butler. Group meets the first Thursday of every month. Library, 262-783-2535.

Winter swim passes, for pool at North Middle School, N88 W16750 Garfield Drive, Menomonee Falls. Cost: children $24, family $59; non-residents, $29 and $71. Community Education and Recreation Department, W152 N8645 Margaret Road, Menomonee Falls. CE and Rec, 262-255-8460.

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