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Last week's column listed an incorrect date for the Hamilton High School eighth-grade orientation and open house. The program for eighth-graders and their parents will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15.

Contact Tricia Rigg, HHS guidance counselor, at 262-246-6476, ext. 1134, for more information.

St. John's School

Students at St. John's Lutheran School, 20813 Forest View Drive, Lannon, will not have classes Friday, Feb. 10. Teachers will be in-service.

Call the school at 262-251-2940 for more details.


The Volunteer Organization of Women in Sussex (VOWS) will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Pauline Haass Public Library, N64 W23820 Main St.

Please note the change in meeting place for this month only.

Contact VOWS at  or 262-244-0858 for more information.

Dinner and jazz

The Hamilton School District Band Boosters will host its annual Jazzy Italian Dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Hamilton High School cafeteria, W220 N6151 Town Line Road, Sussex.

The public is invited to a spaghetti dinner with musical entertainment provided by the HHS Jazz Band. A 50/50 raffle will be held and a free combined Templeton Middle School and high school band concert follows at 7 p.m. in the Hamilton Fine Arts Center. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat dinner are $10 for adults, senior citizens older than age 60 and students ages 6 to 12 $9 and children ages 2 to 5 $6. Add $1 for tickets purchased at the door. The meal will be catered by Quarry Coffee.

Contact Karen Spence at 262-617-6828 or email to RSVP or for more information.


February community banquets, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 9 and 23, St. James Catholic Church, W220 N6588 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls. Free; public invited. Sussex United Methodist Church, 262-246-3748.

Building Blocks Play group meets, 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, Faith Lutheran Church, W244 N6383 Weaver Drive, Sussex. For infants to 5-year-olds and caregivers. RSVP required. Church, 262-246-3266.

February interpreted Masses for the deaf, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 and 25, St. James Catholic Church. Church, 262-251-3944.

St. James Bereavement Breakfast Group meets, 9:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, maxim's Restaurant, 18025 W. capitol Drive, Brookfield. Shirley McGill, 262-246-0553.

Horne-Mudlitz VFW Post 6377 meets, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, Post Club House, W232 N6342 Waukesha Ave., Sussex. Post, 262-820-9704.

Leo Club meets, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, Hamilton High School Little Theater. For students 12 to 18. Club purpose to serve the community while developing skills in leadership, commitment and teamwork.

Free admission at the museum, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, Feb. 13 and 15, located on the second floor of the Sussex Civic Center, N64 W23760 Main St. Mike Reilly, 414-530-3121.

Knights of Columbus general membership meets, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, St. James Catholic Church. Church, 262-251-3944.

Lisbon Fire Department Auxiliary meets, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, Richmond Station, N54 W26455 Lisbon Road, Lisbon. Ann Marie Mason, 262-370-8849 or

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