Florentine Opera Company comes to library Saturday
The Florentine Opera Company will present "Jack and the Beanstalk" at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.
The program is free and open to all ages, but registration is requested.
To register, call the library at (262) 782-4140, Option 2.
MPM president to discuss Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit
Milwaukee Public Museum President Dan Finley will talk about the museum's Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.
Registration is requested but not required for this free program.
To register or for information, call the library's adult reference desk at (262) 782-4140, Option 1.
Brookfield Lutheran sponsors formal dress resale
Brookfield Lutheran Church is sponsoring a formal dress resale from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the church's parsonage house, 18500 W. Burleigh Road.
The resale will raise money for the church's mission trip to Mexico.
People are encouraged to donate gently used prom, bridesmaid and formal dresses. All styles and sizes are needed, and purses and accessories are welcome.
Tax receipts are available upon request.
For information, call the church office at (262) 783-4270 or Kristie Jorgenson at (414) 403-9549.
YP Impact, Hunger Task Force partnering on food drive
YP Impact, a Milwaukee-based young professionals organization, has partnered with Hunger Task Force on a food drive that runs through April 30, and people can donate nonperishable food items at Kolb and Co./NAI MLG Commercial, 13400 Bishops Lane.
Other drop points are: BizTimes Media, 126 N. Jefferson St., Milwaukee; Cornerstone Financial Group, 731 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee; and the West Allis/West Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce, 7447 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis.
Cereal, canned vegetables and starches (noodles and rice) are most needed, but all nonperishable items are welcome. Monetary donations to benefit Hunger Task Force will be accepted at drop points.
Administrative professionals group plans meeting April 1
The Waukesha chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet on April 1 at the Venice Club, 1905 N. Calhoun Road.
Networking starts at 5:30 p.m., with dinner following at 6 p.m. and the evening's program beginning at 6:30 p.m.
This month's program is "Dress for Success: Meeting the Dress Code Needs of Administrative Professionals." Fashions will be provided by Beverly Designs Artwear of Oconomowoc and Main Stream Boutique of Delafield.
For information, visit www.iaap-waukesha.org.
Easter breakfast planned at Victory International
Victory International Fellowship Church, 3285 N. Calhoun Road, will hold an Easter breakfast from 10 to 11 a.m. April 4.
The breakfast is open to the public.
For information, visit vifonline.org or call (262) 783-2900.
Hoops of Hope event comes to Ridgewood Baptist
A local Hoops of Hope event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 17 at Ridgewood Baptist Church, 2720 Lilly Road.
Hoops of Hope is a nonprofit organization started in 2004 to bring awareness to the more than 15 million children who have been orphaned by HIV or AIDS. Participants will join thousands of other individuals and teams from across the world in shooting free throws to raise money for children in need.
Mothers and More invites author to speak April 20
The Milwaukee West chapter of Mothers and More will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. April 20 at St. John Vianney Church, 1755 N. Calhoun Road.
The group is not religiously affiliated, and the meeting is free. All members and area mothers are invited to attend.
At the meeting, Shannon Seip from Bean Sprouts, a café for kids, will share tips, recipes and ideas with moms about how to make food fun for even the pickiest of youngsters. Seip will be available after the meeting to autograph copies of her new book, "Bean Appétit," which will be available that evening for purchase.
The chapter meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at St. John Vianney. For information, visit mothersandmoremilw.org.
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