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Spaghetti dinner

The Kiwanis Club of Menomonee Falls will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Trysting Place Pub, N71 W12980 Appleton Ave., Menomonee Falls.

The dinner will benefit the Special Olympics, Kiwanis Scholarship Fund, Little League and other area youth services. Tickets $8, children 10 and younger are free. Tickets are available at the door or from any Menomonee Falls Kiwanis member.

Call Jerald Gillich at 414-630-5995 for more details.

Town Hall meeting

Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner will hold a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Menomonee Falls Village Hall, W156 N8480 Pilgrim Road.

Sensenbrenner will meet with constituents to discuss what is happening in Washington and listen to any problems they are having with federal agencies.

Call Sensenbrenner's Brookfield office at 262-784-1111 for special accommodations or other details.

Blood drive

The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Menomonee Falls Public Library, W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road.

The drive will be held in the library's meeting room.

Call the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or visit for information or to make an appointment.

Band Revue

The Menomonee Falls High School band department will host a band revue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11, and at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the high school, W142 N8101 Merrimac Drive, Menomonee Falls.

The program is written and produced by MFHS students.

Contact John Woger or Meredith Spencer, band directors, through the high school office at 262-255-8444 for more information.

Food pantry

The St. Boniface/St. Gabriel Food Pantry, located in the St. Boniface Parish Center, W204 N11940 Goldendale Road, Germantown, serves the communities of Germantown, Richfield, Hubertus, Jackson and Colgate.

Referrals to the food pantry are made through the Washington County Social Services. The pantry is in need of donations of nonperishable goods and household and personal items. The pantry is open from 3 to 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month; after-hours items can be placed on the tables outside the door.

Contact the St. Boniface parish office at 262-628-2040 for more information on how to use the pantry or to volunteer.

Caring award

Community Memorial Hospital is accepting nominations for the 2017 Spirit of Caring awards, Community Service and Excellence in the Medical Profession for physicians.

Anyone can nominate a CMH physician for either award. Nominations may be submitted online at The deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 10.

Contact Rita Schuetz at 262-257-3204 or for more information.


Knitting group meets, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Thursday, Butler Public Library, 12808 W. Hampton Ave., Butler. Library, 262-783-2535.

55-plus Writers Group meets, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 and Feb. 11, Germantown Senior Center, W162 N11960 Park Ave. Senior Center, 262-253-7799.

Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, St. Agnes Catholic School, 12800 Fairmount Ave., Butler. Tables of 10 $150 or $15 per person. Sponsored by Menomonee Falls Optimist Club. Send checks: Sue Jeskewitz, N80 W17429 Robin Circles, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051. Sue Jeskewitz, 262-251-9595 or 414-659-3037.

Blood drive, 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, W156 N8131 Pilgrim Road, Menomonee Falls. Sign up or information: Church, 262-251-2740.

VFW Post 9202 meets, 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, N120 W15932 Freistadt Road, Germantown. Commander Steven Lichtenwalner, 262-251-8716.

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