Week Ahead: Mosque Final Vote, Kerwin Beckett Benefit, Armed Forces Events

The week ahead also includes Brookfield Academy's graduation, the city's International Migratory Bird Day Celebration, Brookfield East's Forensics event at Sharon Lynne and many more events.

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.


Mosque vote by Common Council: Aldermen are slated to vote on prelimary and final approvals, plus a development agreement, for construction of a nearly 13,000-square-foot mosque facility. The meeting starts at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at , 2000 N. Calhoun Rd. Agenda and packet

High School Block Schedule survey data: The Elmbrook School Board's curriculum committee will discuss this survey data, among other issues, at its meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the district's central administrative offices, 13780 Hope St. Agenda

Wilson Center lease, CAO relocation, Dixon School lease: These are among the issues slated for discussion by the Elmbrook School Board's Finance and Operations Committee at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at 13780 Hope St. Agenda


Author discusses "The Dollar-a-Day Boys" (MON): Michigan author Bill Jamerson will give presentation on the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps, with stories of work camps and original songs. He also will show parts of his PBS film "Camp Forgotten." Begins at 7 p.m. Monday at the , 1900 N. Calhoun Rd.

Rummage sale at Christ the King (THU-SAT): With proceeds benefitting the Youth Gathering, will hold a large rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the church, 4600 Pilgrim Rd.

Bill Jackson at Sunset Playhouse (THU-May 26): Bill Jackson will perform at Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Rd., Elm Grove, starting Thursday through May 26. Tickets

Democratic Party meeting (THU): The Waukesha County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at 1726 S. West Ave., Waukesha. "Join us for conversations and learn how to be part of the solution in 2012 and beyond," the group's events listing says.

Bishop to lead prayer service at St. Dominic (FRI): Milwaukee Auxiliary Bishop Donald J. Hying will lead an all-school prayer service and rosary at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Dominic Parish School, 18105 W. Capitol Dr.

Brookfield East forensics at Sharon Lynne (FRI): The Forensics Team will present its performances that will compete at the 2012 NCFL and NFL National Tournament. The public event — which is free but donations accepted for tournament travel costs — will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the , 19805 W. Capitol Dr. 

Pancake breakfast, car show and sock-hop dance (SAT): American Legion Post 449 will hold special events on Saturday for Armed Forces Day at the legion post, 3245 N. 124th St., Brookfield. A pancake breakfast ($6 for adults, $4 for children ages 3 to 12) will be held from 8 a.m. to noon; a car show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with trophies, raffles and food; and a sock hop dance featuring The Starlites at 8 p.m. All events are free to attend.

Donate to troops (SAT): Donations for the troops will be collected from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Milwaukee County War Memorial, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr. Operation Summer Relief is sponsored by PODS Milwaukee and radio stations FM 106.1 Country, AM 1130 WISN and AM 920 The Wolf. See .

Kerwin Hackett Benefit (SAT): A car wash, raffle and dance will be held Saturday to help the family of Kerwin Hackett, an 8th grader at seriously injured in a skiing accident during a trip to South Korea in December. The car wash will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pilgrim Park, 1500 Pilgrim Parkway, Elm Grove, with a raffle and silent auction from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and DJ/Dance from 6 to 9 p.m.

Bird Migratory Day Celebration (SAT): A variety of family-friendly bird-related activities will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Nature Center behind Brookfield East High School, 3305 Lilly Rd.

Brookfield Farmers Market (SAT): 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.

Elm Grove Village Park Clean-Up (SAT): Come join the Elmbrook Rotary Club and Brookfield East Interact Club for a post-Earth Day event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, cleaning up Honey Creek Parkway along the Elm Grove Village Park.

Three Brookfield Homes in Showcase (SAT-SUN): The 13th Annual Milwaukee/NARI Spring Home Improvement Showcase will include three Brookfield homes. Details

Brookfield Academy Graduation (SUN): Brookfield Academy's graduation will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Patriots Hall (Upper School), 3215 N. Brookfield Rd.


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