Week Ahead: Trader Joe's, Patch-a-palooza, National Pi(e) Day
The week ahead also includes interviews to appoint an alderman to the seat of the late Jim Garvens, Burleigh Elementary School musical and Your Choice drug program.
Brookfield Patch offers a glimpse into news and events in the week ahead. For more events, be sure to check Patch's events listings and feel free to add your own.
Trader Joe's, outdoor seating for Yo Mama! The city Plan Commission will review whether to recommend approval of the construction of Trader Joe's in the Underwood Crossing shopping center. Commissioners also will discuss whether to allow permanent structures in building setback areas, such as the outdoor seating area with fire pit requested by soon-to-open Yo Mama! Yogurt. Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Rd. Agenda
Open enrollment, 2012-13 budget preview: The Elmbrook School Board may discuss an "administrative recommendation" to cap new open enrollment seats at 12 for the 2012-13 school year and to not accept any additional siblings in the summer unlike past years. The board also will get a preview of the next budget. Meeting starts at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Board room at 13780 Hope St. Agenda
Filling vacant aldermanic seat: The city's Legislative and Licensing Committee will interview candidates interested in being appointed to the 3rd Aldermanic seat formerly held by the late Jim Garvens. The candidates are Albert Van Lith, Jeffrey McCarthy, Gary Olsen and Jack Shaw. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall. Agenda
Your Choice drug program for parents: Parents are invited to attend a "Your Choice" talk from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at Wisconsin Hills Middle School. More information is available at the website yourchoice-live.org.
Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt: Learn about the life and times of Cleopatra as a member of the Milwaukee Public Museum discusses the exhibit currently at the museum. It's at 7 p.m. Monday at the Brookfield Public Library.
Soles for Jesus Shoe Drive: Donate new or gently used shoes to Brookfield Christian School for its collection drive for Soles for Jesus, a local organization that collects and distributes shoes to children and adults in Africa. Shoes can be dropped off through March 30.
'We're Dreamin' It': Burleigh Elementary School will perform the musical We're Dreamin' It at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students, seniors are free but need tickets. Tickets available online.
'Patch-a-palooza' Tweetup: Brookfield residents and business owners are invited to attend a Patch and Trivera Interactive Tweetup (read: party) from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Angelo's Cafe Vino, N88w16521 Main St. in Menomonee Falls. Enjoy some tasty appetizers, sample beer from Point Brewery and enjoy live music while you hang out and meet Patch editors from the Falls, Brookfield and Tosa. No registration required.
National Pi(e) Day at the library: Bring in a sample of your favorite dessert (pie or otherwise) for a chance to win a contest from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Brookfield Public Library. Not a baker? Then just sample the pie entries and vote for your favorite.
Free Technology Seminar for Seniors: The Brookfield East High School Future Business Leaders of America hold a free technology seminar (details here) for senior citizens from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday in rooms 142 and 145 at East High, 3305 Lilly Rd.
'Becky Spice A la Carte' at Sunset Playhouse: Vocalist Becky Spice will perform starting Thursday through March 24 at the Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Rd., Elm Grove. Details here. Tickets are $15 and available online.
Trinity Irish Dancers will entertain at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Pilgrim Park Middle School.