Week Ahead: Teacher Evaluations, Book Sale, Big Splash Day

The week ahead also includes an Elmbrook School Board closed session on whether to seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a ruling that the district violated the First Amendment when it held previous graduations in Elmbrook Church.

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.


Teacher evaluation system: The Elmbrook School Board's Personnel Committee will receive a presentation about possible changes to the district's teacher evaluation system, as well as sick leave policies and the 2013 health plan. Meeting starts at 2 p.m. Monday at the district administrative offices, 13780 Hope St. Agenda

Closed session on church graduation lawsuit: The Elmbrook School Board will meet with legal counsel in closed session on whether to appeal a federal appellate court's 7-3 ruling that past graduations held in Elmbrook Church . Meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. in the district offices, 13780 Hope St. Agenda

Middle, high school registrations: Parents, remember to register for school at Pilgrim Park and Wisconsin Hills on Monday and at Brookfield Central and East on Tuesday. Patch's

Primary election day: On Tuesday's partisan primary ballot: Republican candidate runoffs for U.S. Senate, State Assembly 13th District, Waukesha County Clerk and Waukesha County Register of Deeds.

Water service to Elm Grove: The city's Water and Sewer Board will discuss a proposal to provide municipal water to part of the Village of Elm Grove. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Rd. Agenda


Best Friend Boot Camp - Last Session: The will hold a one-week class, from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday (Aug. 13 to 17), on teaching children the reality of what is really involved in pet ownership. The students will learn to be responsible and caring pet owners through hands on experiences with shelter animals. $75 per camper. To register, please call EBHS at (262) 782-9261.  Spaces fill quickly, call to reserve a spot today.

Big Splash Day: From noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Marx Park will become water fun central for the Town of Brookfield's annual Big Splash Day. The fire department will have hoses and sprinklers and places to fill up water balloons and squirt guns, as well as refreshments.

Irish Tunes and Tales: Renowned Celtic harp musician Jeff Pockat will play songs and tell stories of the Emerald Isle, in an all ages, free show at 7 p.m. Wednesday the , 1900 N. Calhoun Rd.

Brookfield Public Library book sale: The Friends of the Brookfield Public Library's annual book sale continues Friday through Sunday in the city's Senior Center, on the east end of at 2000 N. Calhoun Rd. Sale hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. are available, most for 50 cents to $2 each.

Brookfield Farmers Market: Every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to noon, the is held in the parking lots and Civic Plaza next to , 2000 N. Calhoun Rd. Saturday Aug. 19 is Market & More day with additional vendors.


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