Out & About

 

Out and About was created to provide the following for all interested members:

  • Educational opportunities for members to go into the community and learn about local history, proposed and established initiatives, programs, services, exhibits and performances to celebrate and support.
  • Coordinated timing of excursions with topics that are presented at monthly branch meetings or highlighted in the media to ensure a greater depth of learning and understanding regarding the topic or issue.
  • Informal shared experiences for members in order to meet members, network, and develop working relationship.

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Americans in Spain:  Painting and Travel 1820-1920,             a virtual tour of the Milwaukee Art Museum –                                        September 30, 2021 – Noon

Explore Spanish art and culture through the American art works they inspired. This is a curator-led tour. The exhibitions more than 100 paintings, photographs, and prints are presented chronologically and organized to emphasize migration, tourism, and travel in the nineteenth-century Spain.

There is no cost.  A Zoom link will connect you.  To attend, send your name and email address to Terri Mitchell.

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Mequon Nature Preserve Tour – Date –                                                                   October 8th, 10:30 am – 12 pm

In 2011 the City of Mequon leased Mequon Nature Preserve to Mequon Nature Preserve, Inc., a non-profit friends group.  It is a charitable organization that provides environmental education and land restoration programs.  Park improvements include:  hiking, bird watching, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, shelter, outdoor classroom, maple syrup station, Trinity Creek restoration, Educational signage.                                                                         Website:  http:mequonnaturepreserve.org/

 

Carpooling will be available from Brookfield Square.

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Christmas Fantasy House –                                                                                            November 2, 2021, 10 am

Join us for a group tour of the Christmas Fantasy House.  Depending on the number of members participating in this tour, there will be “staggered tours” start times.

The cost per person for this event is $20.  Your checks must be received no later than Friday, October 28.  Proceeds for the Christmas Fantasy House Tour will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin.

Watch for the online Evite, sign up at the September or October Branch meetings or contact Anne via email.