The North Shore Now compiles a list of events happening throughout our communities every week. Here is a sampling of events coming in the week ahead.
Pancake breakfast with the bunny
The North Shore Kiwanis Club will host its "Pancake Breakfast with the Bunny" event from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the St. Monica Parish Hall, 5900 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Guests may enter at Door #1 from the parking lot on Lakeview Avenue. Enjoy photos with the Easter Bunny, raffles, face painting and a breakfast featuring pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. Tickets are available at the door, from Kiwanis members or at Winkie’s — just $7 per adult (ages 10 and above) and $5 per child (ages 2-9). All proceeds will benefit Kiwanis youth charities.
Brown Deer to host Easter egg hunt
The village of Brown Deer’s Parks and Recreation Department is holding its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at Village Park, 4800 W. Green Brook Drive. The hunt is for children 10 years and younger.
Weed-out at Doctors Park
Doctors Park Friends is organizing a garlic mustard weed-out at Doctors Park from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 22. Interested volunteers should bring work gloves and meet in the parking lot at 9 a.m.
Men’s club hosts Easter egg hunt
The Shorewood Men's Club's annual Easter Egg Hunt takes place at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at Hubbard Park, 3565 N Morris Blvd.
More than 10,000 eggs will be stuffed and ready for the kids to find. Several hunting grounds will be set up for different age groups, so whether your child is a toddler or 10 years old, he or she will have a designated area. Bring your own basket, and remember that the whistle blows at 9 a.m. Brunch will be served at Hubbard Park Lodge that morning — make your reservations early.
Senior club hosts ‘comfort dog’
The Glendale Senior Citizens Club, 2600 W. Mill Road, is hosting handler David Enters and Zoey, the K-9 Comfort Dog, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12. Zoey works with children who have lost a loved one in the military service, and she was deployed to Orlando, Sandy Hook School and Boston after those tragedies. The presentation is free and will be in the clubhouse. For information, call 414-247-6029.
Muslim woman will speak about experiences
The North Shore Junior Women's Club will host Janan Najeeb, president of Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition, at 6:30 p.m. April 20 on the second floor of the Whitefish Bay Library, 5420 N. Marlborough Drive. The topic of the event is being a Muslim woman in America.
Metra Chairman to speak in Fox Point
The chairman of Metra's Board of Directors will speak at a Wisconsin chapter of the National Railway Historical Society meeting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, at the North Shore Congregational Church, 7300 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point. In addition to being the chairman of Metra's board of directors, Norm Carlson is also the president of the Shore Line Interurban Historical Society, managing editor of Shore Line’s quarterly magazine, "First & Fastest" and its Dispatch Series of publications.He is the editor of the book, "A Transportation Miracle," the story of when railroads brought 600,000 people to Chicago for the 28th International Eucharistic Congress in 1926.
Explore the outdoors with activities at SANC
The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, has activities for all ages. For information, call 414-352-2880.
Mezzanine Gallery Opening: Warblers: 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6
SANC celebrates spring in the gallery with photographs of warblers taken by nine Milwaukee-area birders. Alongside the pictures are select poems about warblers, designed and printed by Chuck Stebelton at Woodland Pattern Book Center. Coffee, tea, and dessert will be served. This event is free to all.
SPARK! 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12
This program is for people experiencing cognitive changes such as memory loss. Led by Director of Education Tom Finley, each month is devoted to learning about the simple beauty found in nature and how it enriches lives. Programs take place inside the auditorium and may include a brief outdoor component, close to the building, so dress for the weather. Themes are seasonally based and change each month. Registration is required. Free to participants and caregivers.
Photo Club: 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 12
Photographers of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate in monthly hikes. SANC naturalist Cassie Rincon guides participants to locations that offer unique photographic opportunities. Everyone works together to further their art, share photography ideas, and capture memories. Participants 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Free with membership or admission.
Bird Club: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12
Check the online calendar for specific topics for each month. Young adults and birders of all interest level are welcome to join. Free to all.