American Legion hosts Armed Forces Day car show
American Legion Post 449, 3245 N. 124th St. in Brookfield, is hosting its annual car show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19, Armed Forces Day.
This year there also will be a dance from 8 to 11:30 p.m. featuring sock hop and oldies music by The Starlites. There is no cover charge to attend either event.
There will be food and refreshments, as well as an award show at 3 p.m.
History professor to discuss World War II
The presentation "An American Family During World War II" is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 16 at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.
Richard Haney, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater history professor and author of "When is Daddy Coming Home?" will explore the impact of war on his family, weaving together his own memories with his parents' wartime letters and his mother's recollections.
He also will illuminate life on the home front in small-town America during World War II.
Call (262) 782-4140, Ext. 1, for information.
Elm Grove celebrates Migratory Bird Day
The second annual International Migratory Bird Day celebration will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon May 12 at Elm Grove Village Park on Juneau Boulevard.
Village residents are invited to the park to join volunteers and event coordinator, Village Forester Ron Hill, in birding walks and learning about ways to improve backyard bird habitat.
Wilson Center features 'A Night of Tango'
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's concertmaster Frank Almond will return to the Wilson Center, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, for "A Night of Tango," a performance of chamber music at 7 p.m. May 21.
Bayan virtuoso Stas Venglevski will bring his artistry to the performance when he joins Frank on stage.
Tickets cost $25 and are available at Wilson-Center.com.
Celebrate Memorial Day with pancake breakfast
The Elm Grove Memorial Day celebration will begin with the Elm Grove Woman's Club Annual Pancake Breakfast and Raffle from 7:30 to 10 a.m. May 28 at the clubhouse, 13885 Watertown Plank Road.
Joe Becker will be the guest of honor server. In addition, everyone will receive red, white and blue beads to wear at the Memorial Day parade.
Tickets for the breakfast cost $6 per adult and $4 per child age 2 to 10 and are available at the door.
In addition, a Memorial Day raffle will be held. An 18-inch strand of black pearls and matching pearl earrings will be raffled off. Raffle tickets cost $5 each.
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