Ghost Train designer speaks to senior group

The Shorewood Senior Resource Center will host Marty Peck, the designer of the future Ghost Train art exhibit, during its Men's Morning event from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14.

The Ghost Train will use lights and sounds to give the illusion of the old Chicago and North Western 400 train running along its old route on the Capitol Drive railroad bridge, which is now the Oak Leaf Trail pedestrian bridge. The public art exhibit is slated to make its debut on Halloween.

All are welcome to attend the event, which will be held in the lower level of Shorewood Library, 3920 N. Murray Ave. Donuts, coffee and juice will be served. For more information, contact Elizabeth Price at 414-847-2727 or

Shorewood group talks retirement benefits

The Shorewood Senior Resource Center is presenting free informational programs to help individuals understand and make informed choices on retirement insurance options, prescription drug programs and long term care coverage available to persons 65 and over.

A counselor from the Wisconsin Medigap Helpline will talk about Medicare, supplementary insurance, prescription drug coverage options and medical assistance programs from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14. A representative from the Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care will discuss long term care services from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.

A representative from the Board of Aging and Long Term Care Medigap Helpline will discuss prescription drug coverage options from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 28. Later, from 12:30 p.m. to noon, experts will be on hand to discuss how to use to find a Part D plan.

These programs are free, but pre-registration is required. The programs will be held at the Shorewood Senior Resource Center, on the lower level of the Shorewood Library, 3920 N Murray Avenue.

Glendale senior club to share hobbies

The Glendale Senior Citizens' Club members will share their hobbies at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 14, in the Clubroom on the lower level of Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W. Mill Road, Glendale 53209. Birthday cake also will be served. Free. (414) 540-2100

Faith Fellowship to hold fall study

Faith Fellowship of the North Shore, a non-denominational gathering of Christians who seek help and healing in perilous times, will hold the first meeting of its new fall study program on Saturday, September 17th at 2430 W. Cedar Lane, River Hills, beginning at 4 p.m. It will feature part I of a DVD series entitled, “The Healing Miracles of Jesus”.

For reservations and additional information, please contact Bill Chapin at (414) 352-4586 or Learn more by visiting

JCC to hold film classes

The Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center will be holding a series of free film classes from Sept. 18 through Jan. 8. All of the screenings include educational discussions with Jewish educators and professors.

The films, which are open to the public, will be screened in the JCC’s Community Hall. For a schedule of the films, visit For more information, contact Laurie Herman at or 414-967-8212.

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