Televised Cross-Town Football Game, plus Ukele and Oktoberfests
This week's Brookfield news and events also include Elmbrook School financial discussions and bids on a new water tower.
Brookfield Patch offers a glimpse of what's happening in local news and events this week:
Elmbrook School District financial issues: The School Board's Finance and Operations Committee will review a variety of issues, including school closure analysis next steps, sick time and post-retirement employee benefits, lease issues with the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, district administration building options and more (see agenda). The meeting is open to the public and starts at 4:15 p.m. Monday at district offices, 13780 Hope Street.
New city clerk and appointing an alderman: The Common Council will introduce the new city clerk, Kelly Michaels, and vote on a recommendation to appoint Lisa Mellone back to ther aldemranic seat she resigned in July to apply for the clerk job. Other agenda items include adding a wind turbine to a Blue Mound Road company building. Meeting starts at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Road.
New water tower: The town's Sanitary District No. 4 may approve the low bid for construction of a second water tower to serve the town, primarily its commercial corridor along Blue Mound Road. The town meeting (see agenda) starts at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 645 N. Janacek Road.
Two big cross-town rivalry games: on Tuesday it's soccer with Brookfield East traveling to Brookfield Central for a 7 p.m. game. And on Thursday Central football plays at East for a major GMC conference game, starting at 7 p.m., that will be televised live on My24 Milwaukee's Thursday Night Lights.
Civil War lecture: Blair Dixon will discuss his great grandfather's Civil War service in a lecture titled "Civil War Soldier Robert E. Nobles and Old Abe" at 7 p.m. Monday at Elm Grove Library, 13600 Juneau Blvd., Elm Grove. The event is sponsored by the Elmbrook Historical Society.
Library events for all ages: Sing-along Mondays with Miss Vicki at 10:30 a.m. Monday; At Knit's End at 1 p.m. Tuesday; Laughter Yoga FUNdamentals! at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. All at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.
Sustainable Brookfield businesses: The Greater Brookfield Area Chamber of Commerce will recognize local businesses with sustainable business practices at 8 a.m. Thursday at Johnson Bank, 14000 W. North Ave.
2nd annual Oktoberfest Waukesha: Enjoy authentic German cuisine, music, dance, games and beer Friday and Saturday at Oktoberfest at the Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha.
Brookfield Farmers Market: The farmers market is held from 7:30 a.m. to noon every Saturday through October, attracting about 4,000 people weekly. It's held in the Civic Plaza next to City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Road.
Ukele festival: Sunset Playhouse will hold the third annual Milwaukee Ukele Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Elm Grove theater, 800 Elm Grove Road, Elm Grove.