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Birding, bakery and beautiful music this weekend

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Margaret Plevak | February 20, 2014

What to do this weekend? Learn to take care of backyard birds during the winter and prepare for migrating birds this spring at a seminar in Burlington, pick up bakery for a good cause in Delavan, or listen to a piano trio at a concert in Whitewater.

Delavan Historical Society meets, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. at the Community Centre, Community Bank, 826 E. Geneva St., Delavan. “The Internet and Social Media; a New Way of Preserving Local History,” will be presented by Patti Marsicano, who is looking for images of Pre 1989 Delavan for her new book, “Forgotten Delavan.” Contact her at (262) 745-9473.

Aram Book Club, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. “Lost Girls: an Unsolved American Mystery,” by Robert Kolker. Aram Public Library, 404 E. Walworth St., Delavan. (262) 728-3111.

Family Movie Night, Feb. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., featuring the Disney film, “Despicable Me 2,” rated PG. Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. (262) 249-52929, lakegeneva.lib.wi.us
 
“Fridays with Oscar” movie night, Feb. 21, Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. Enjoy 2014 Academy Award-nominated film, “12 Years A Slave,” at 6:30 p.m., with popcorn, soda, trivia, giveaways. Dress like a Hollywood star and stroll down the red carpet. (262) 723-2678, elkhorn.lib.wi.us

Bake sale, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the lobby of the Delavan Community Bank, 820 E. Geneva St., Delavan. Also, place your bid for service projects and help raise money for the Creek Road Community Church Youth conference and mission trip. (262) 949-3156

Youth With a Mission presents ENCOUNTER, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., Calvary Community Church, Highway 50 and Harris Road, Williams Bay. An event for everyone, fifth grade on up. (262) 245-6294

Burlington Area Singles over 40 group meets Feb. 21 and every third Friday with 6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner at Tuscan Grill, 430 Broad St. Lake Geneva. (608) 772-8038

Geneva Lake Art Association workshop, Feb. 21-23, How to be a Better Painter — Working from Photos in Oil or Acrylic workshop held at the GLAA Gallery, North Shore Pavilion, 647 Main St., Lake Geneva. (262) 249-7988, genevalakeart.org

Barnyard Bargain Bonanza, Feb. 22, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Activity Center, Walworth County Fairground, 411 E. Court St, Elkhorn. (262) 723-3228, walworthcountyfair.com

Victorian Fashion Show, Feb. 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Community Room, Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. Tickets include beverages, appetizers, cash bar, silent auction and raffle, with proceeds to go to the building library. (262) 594-2922

Paint N' Sip, Feb. 22, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., The Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana. Enjoy a glass of wine as a professional artist guides you through the creation of an original piece of art on a 16-x-20-inch canvas. All painting supplies will be provided. (262) 275-9085

Backyard birding seminar, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. with Belinda Abendschein, discussing feeding birds, remedying squirrel problems and preparing for migrating spring birds. Held at Burlington Garden Center, 5205 Mormon Road, Burlington.  RSVP for this free seminar to (262) 763-2153, info@BurlingtonGardenCenter.com

Second annual spaghetti dinner/live & silent auction, Feb. 22, at 4:30 p.m. Cross Lutheran Church, Burlington. (262) 763-6570

Horse workshop, Feb. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., Bristol. This program will focus on keeping your horse healthy. Session topics include Eye Care for Your Horse, Internal and External Parasites, and Colic… Causes and What to Do About It all presented by Dr Tracy Busalacchi from Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic. Asession on Forage and Pasture Plant ID will be held that will focus on hands-on evaluation of plants and hay.  Hay quality will also be discussion.  This session will be taught by Ellen Philips from the University of Illinois Extension and Peg Reedy, Walworth County UW Extension. Register at Kenosha.uwex.edu/2013/ 08/30/horse-workshop/

UW-Whitewater Piano Trio concert Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m., Light Recital Hall of The Greenhill Center of the Arts, UW-Whitewater campus, 800 W. Main St., Whitewater. Tickets: (262) 472-2222.
 
Potluck dinner, Feb. 23 at noon, Trinity Church in Pell Lake, W775 Geranium Road, Genoa City. Meet Holly (Camalien) Okoth, a Badger High School and UW-Whitewater graduate, who is working in Kenya to develop an orphanage for children who have lost parents due to AIDS.Bring a dish, salad or desert to pass. (262) 279-3052
 



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