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Bird show

Lisbon Presbyterian Church, W250 N7095 Hillside Road, Lisbon, will hold its annual bird show, “On A Wing and A Prayer” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Attendees will enjoy a program of nature photographs, especially of birds, accompanied by prayer and reflection. The program will be followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments.

Call the church at 262-246-3377 for more details.

'Ramona Quimby'

The Hamilton High School Drama Department will present "Ramona Quimby"  at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 9-11 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, in the Hamilton Fine Arts  Center, W220 N6151 Town Line Road, Sussex.

Based on the children's novels by Beverly Cleary, the performance is family-friendly and suitable for children of all ages. Adult tickets are $8, students and senior citizens $5. Tickets may be purchased 30 minutes before the show at the HFAC Box Office, from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Box Office, at Office C in the high school or online at .

Contact Sarah Kowalske, HHS theater and communication arts teacher, at 262-246-6471, ext. 1152, for more information.

Church donates crafts

The Sussex United Methodist Church (N63 W23523 Main St., Sussex) Crafts for a Cause group helps others by creating caps, scarves, mittens, prayer shawls, chemo caps, walker bags and more.

The group donated nine pockets patches, 10 prayer shawls, one baptism blanket, six lap robes and 30 prayer squares to church members, friends of the church, Veterans' Services, care facilities and hospitals in 2016.

Call the church at 262-246-3748, for more information.


Mexican Train Dominoes, 1 p.m. every Monday for seniors 55 and older, Sussex Civic Center, N64 W23760 Main St., Sussex. Center, 262-246-5200.

Sledding Party, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, Sussex Village Park, N63 W24459 Main St., Sussex. Free, family fun. No snow date: Saturday, Feb. 18. Sussex Parks and Recreation, 262-246-5200 or email .

Winterfest Family Event, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, Lisbon Community Park, N78 W26970 Bartlett Parkway, Lisbon. Free. Lisbon Town Hall, 262-246-6100.

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