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American Legion Post 1, N120 W25032 Freistadt Road, offers Bingo at 7 p.m. every Thursday.

Contact the hall manager at 262-573-7902, for more details.

Chili dinner

The Optimist Club will hold its annual chili dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, in the Menomonee Falls High School cafeteria, W142 N8101 Merrimac Drive.

The cost is $6.50 and children younger than 4 are free. Tickets are available from Optimist members and at the door. Tickets can also be mailed. The boys basketball team will be playing at home against Sussex Hamilton.

Call Kirsten Sperl, chili dinner chairperson, at 262-844-7984 for more information or tickets.

Movies at the library

The Menomonee Falls Public Library, W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road, will show two movies.

“Florence Foster Jenkins” (2016) will be shown at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, and 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. The biography, comedy, drama is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hours and 50 minutes. “Jason Bourne” (2016) will be shown at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, and 2:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. The action thriller is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours and 3 minutes.

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

Rummage sale

Destination Imagination is holding a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Kennedy Middle School Gold Activity Center, W160 N11836 Crusader Court, Germantown.

Destination Imagination is part of a national nonprofit organization which promotes creative and critical thinking for student-age children. Students learn how to design and manage a project and gain skills.

Email  for more information.

Computer classes

The Menomonee Falls Public Library, W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road, is offering numerous computer classes for the beginner and on.

The classes include tech help, Windows, Word 2013 and Excel 2013 classes, cutting the cable cord, online help and more. Registration is ongoing.

Call the library at 262-532-8920 or visit the second floor information desk for more information or to register.

Need a ride?

Wheels for Germantown offers residents, 55 and older, rides from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Those needing a ride to the grocery store, bank, doctor, dentist, the senior center or shopping can call 262-250-4712.


Morning Book Club meets, 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, Germantown Community Library Library, N112 W16957 Mequon Road. Discussing “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel Brown. Copies of selected books available at Circulation Desk for check out. No registration required, guests welcome. Library, 262-253-7760.

Fish fry, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, St. Agnes Catholic Church, 12801 W. Fairmount Ave., Butler. Dinners $8, beverages and desserts available for purchase. Church, 262-781-9521.

Friends of the Germantown Library meet, 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, Germantown Community Library, N112 W16957 Mequon Road. Group meets second Saturday, September through May. Guests and new ideas always appreciated. Library, 262-253-7760 or .

Germantown Historic Preservation Commission meets, 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, Germantown Village Hall, N112 W1700 Mequon Road. Commission, 262-250-4700.

Menomonee Falls Rod and Gun Club meets, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan.  16, W249 N8500 Hillside Road, Lisbon.

Mostly Mystery Book Club meets, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, Butler Public Library, 12808 W. Hampton Ave., Butler. Library, 262-783-2535.

Historical Book Club meets, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, Butler Public Library. Library, 262-783-2535.

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