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3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States

February 2018

Afternoon Tea Delight at the Library

February 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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$30

Come celebrate Valentine's Day at the Library with this lovely afternoon tea party! Featuring teas by Rishi Tea, finger foods, delectable desserts, and light entertainment. Cost is $30 per person; tickets now available at the Library or by calling 414-769-2244. Sales benefit the Cudahy Family Library Endowment Fund. Thanks for your support!

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March 2018

Vendor and Craft Fair

March 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free

The Friends of the Cudahy Library is sponsoring a Craft/Vendor Fair with over 20 vendors at the Cudahy Family Library. Shop for all of your favorite crafts and products in one place! A FREE drawing for a $100 VISA gift card will be held. This event benefits the Friends of Cudahy Library scholarship fund.

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June 2018

World Wide Knit in Public Day

June 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us in the Ladish Foundation Plaza to observe World Wide Knit in Public Day! Use our seating or bring your own chair. Don't forget a project or two, sunscreen, and a cool beverage. If you're not a knitter, bring some knitting needles and yarn and ask a knitter to teach you something -- or bring any craft you'd like to work on. If it rains, we'll move into the library. Spend the day with us or just stay for…

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August 2018

Beach Day!

August 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free

COME PLAY WITH US! Live surf music with Allen Cote and friends Fresh-grilled beach food Beach reading mini-booksale Ukulele lessons Raffles Family fun & games Enter a free raffle for a Kindle! One Kindle for adult entries, one Kindle for children's entries. Kindles donated by Gary Schlunz. Catch the “Waive” at Beach Day: we will waive all Cudahy overdue fines—one day only! Cardholder must be present.

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Sunday Funday Bazaar

August 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free admission

Gather your friends and join your neighbors for brunch or lunch, shopping, and live music. Support local vendors while enjoying our beautiful Ladish Foundation Plaza. Music by local jazz artists, sponsored by McGranaghan & Stawski LTD. Rolling Cones food truck will be on site for a tasty meal. Rain or shine, this show will go on!

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Comedy Night @ the Library

August 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free of charge

Featuring hilarious local comedians L.A. Lycan and Mike Marvell! Join us for a family-friendly evening of laughs in the lovely outdoor Ladish Foundation Plaza. Rolling Cones food truck will be on site for a tasty dinner, and soda, water, beer, and wine will also be available for purchase. Bring your own lawn chair or use our seating -- if the weather is disagreeable, we will move inside. FREE of charge!

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September 2018

A Day in Poland

September 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free admission

We're celebrating Polish heritage and culture! Watch paper cutting and Pianski egg dying demonstrations. See the amazing Syrena Polish Folk Dance Ensemble in action. Learn more about outstanding Polish authors and attend a special children's story time. Enjoy a variety of Polish music. Pick up some tasty Polish bakery, imported from Chicago, or some sweet honey. Purchase some beautiful Polish Boleslawiec Pottery pieces. Take a selfie in a Polish dance costume (sorry, this one's just for the kids!) in front…

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A Day in Poland

September 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free admission

We're celebrating Polish heritage and culture! Watch paper cutting and Pianski egg dying demonstrations. See the amazing Syrena Polish Folk Dance Ensemble in action. Learn more about outstanding Polish authors and attend a special children's story time. Enjoy a variety of Polish music. Pick up some tasty Polish bakery, imported from Chicago, or some sweet honey. Purchase some beautiful Polish Boleslawiec Pottery pieces. Take a selfie in a Polish dance costume (sorry, this one's just for the kids!) in front…

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April 2019

Spring Craft & Vendor Fair

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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July 2019

Civil War Day

July 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free admission

Join us for a day of Civil War-themed activities and entertainment for all ages! All events take place outside, in our beautiful Ladish Foundation Plaza -- don't forget your sunscreen and lawn chairs. - Patriotic music concert by the 1st Brigade Band, starting at 1:00 pm. The band plays period brass band music, performed on antique instruments, while attired in Civil War-era uniforms and gowns. - Musket Firing Demonstration, by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War -…

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April 2020

Spring Craft & Vendor Fair

April 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free admission

Support local crafters, vendors, and the library! Shop for all of your favorite crafts and products in one place. Food will be available for purchase to benefit the Cudahy South Shore Christmas Parade. Visit all of the vendors and enter a free drawing for a $100 Visa gift card. Sponsored by Friends of Cudahy Library, benefiting the FOCL Scholarship Fund.

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May 2020

Run for the Roses: Kentucky Derby Tea Party

May 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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$20

Join us as we celebrate spring and the running of the Kentucky Derby with a tea party! Nibble on some delectable goodies while sipping tea from beautiful cups. For extra fun, you can wear your favorite spring hat, bid on lovely silent auction items, and browse nifty items for sale. Tickets are $20 each. Please stop by the library or call 414-769-2244 to reserve your place. Seating is limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.…

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September 2020

Outdoor Craft & Vendor Fair at Cudahy Lions Club’s Oktoberfest

September 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Cudahy Lions Club will be offering an Oktoberfest celebration in the library's parking lot, at Packard and Pabst Avenues. Featuring live music, games, raffles, ice cold beverages, and food served by the Lions Club. Alpine Blast will play from 1:00-5:00, and Up All Night from 6:00-10:00. The Friends of Cudahy Library, vendors, and crafters will also be setting up a special Outdoor Boutique at this event - come browse for treasures on our north and south lawns! We will also…

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March 2021

Cudahy Family Library Craft & Vendor Fair

March 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free

Join us for the Craft & Vendor Fair at the Cudahy Family Library (3500 Library Dr, Cudahy, WI 53110). This event is free and open to the public. If you wish to sell your crafts or goods, please email us at cpl.reference @ mcfls.org. We hope to see you there!

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June 2021

Plaza Play

June 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free

Join Mrs. Paula for some outdoor fun on the Ladish Foundation Plaza! We'll have giant games, a water table, hula hoops, and more! This event is for kids of all ages. Rain Date: Thursday, Aug. 26

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Gone Gardening in Southeastern Wisconsin Presented by Rochelle Pennington

June 8, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us outside on the Ladish Foundation Amphitheater as Rochelle Pennington teaches us about several of Wisconsin's celebrated gardens. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Rain Date: Wednesday, June 9 at 6:30 PM

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World Wide Knit in Public Day

June 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free

WWKIPDAY is unique, in that it’s the largest knitter-run event in the world. Kick off the celebration by knitting in public outside of the Cudahy Family Library, on the Barnard Avenue side in the outdoor plaza. Use the Library’s seating and umbrellas or bring your own chair. Don’t forget a project or two, sunscreen and a cool beverage! If you’re not a knitter, bring some supplies (knitting needles and yarn) and ask a knitter to teach you something—or bring any…

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Magic Show with Glen Girard

June 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Enjoy a magical start to summer with this live, family-friendly performance outside on the Ladish Foundation Amphitheater! Please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Beverages and snacks will be available for purchase. Rain date: Tuesday, June 22 at 6:30 PM Sponsored by the Friends of Cudahy Family Library

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Summer Science

June 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free

This event is recommended for ages 5 - 11. Looking to do some fun science activities this summer? This event is for you! Join Mrs. Paula on the Ladish Foundation Plaza (or inside if raining) for some Science Fun!

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Meet & Pet the Door County Sled Dogs

June 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Do you love dogs? Join us outside on the Ladish Foundation Amphitheater (or inside if raining) to meet and pet the Door County Sled Dogs!

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The Tails of Tracks and Trails presented by the Weir Nature Center

June 28, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Become a Nature Detective this summer and take a step out-of-doors with Wehr Nature Center to discover the tales told by our wild animal neighbors. Signs and clues left by these creatures give us insight into what these creatures are up to when we are not around. Tracks, trails, scat, homes, sounds, and feeding signs are just some of the clues that help us unravel these wildlife mysteries. Event will take place on the Ladish Foundation Amphitheater (or inside if…

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Liam Ford Band (Tribute to Johnny Cash)

June 29, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us as Liam Ford Band rocks the plaza down! Event will take place outside on the Ladish Foundation Amphitheater. Please bring a lawn chair to sit on. Food & Adult Beverages Will Be Available for Purchase By Cudahy Lions Club No Alcohol Carry-in. Rain Date: Wednesday, June 30

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July 2021

Plaza Play

July 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join Mrs. Paula for some outdoor fun on the Ladish Foundation Plaza! We'll have giant games, a water table, hula hoops, and more! This event is for kids of all ages. Rain Date Thursday, July 15

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Tween/Teen Brunch Bunch Book Club

July 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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A tween and teen book club. This month we will be reading Becoming Muhammad by James Patterson & Alexander Kwame. Please read the book in advance. This event takes place on the Ladish Foundation Plaza. Rain Plan is to move inside.

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Teen Time @ 13:00

July 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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This one is for only the teens out there! Join Mrs. Paula outside on the Ladish Foundation Plaza for some fun activities and good conversations. July 13th we will be making our own buttons/pins. Rain plan is to move inside.

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Alex Wilson Band

July 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us outside on the Ladish Foundation Amphitheater for a fun night of music and the dedication of our new Susann E. Collin's Gathering Place! Food will be available by Mr. Barbecue's Tips & Bits Food Truck with adult beverages being sold by the Friends of the Cudahy Library. Please bring a lawn chair. No alcohol carry-in. Rain Date: Thursday, July 22 at 6:30 PM

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Summer Science

July 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us on the Ladish Foundation Plaza (or inside if raining) for some simple science fun! Recommended for those ages 5-11.

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Heartland Howlers Concert

July 31, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Get ready for some bluegrass music and fun! Join us outside on the Ladish Foundation Plaza as the Heartland Howlers play some great tunes. Beverages will be available for purchase. Please bring a lawn chair. No alcohol carry-in. Rain Date: Saturday, August 7 from 2 - 4 PM

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August 2021

Plaza Play

August 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free

Join Mrs. Paula for some outdoor fun on the Ladish Foundation Plaza! We'll have giant games, a water table, hula hoops, and more! This event is for kids of all ages. Rain Date: Thursday, Aug. 26

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Cudahy Celtic Celebration

August 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Celtic music, food, dancing, and so much more! Join us on the Ladish Foundation Amphitheater for some Irish fun! Enjoy Irish fare by McBob's Pub and adult beverages by the Friends of the Cudahy Library. Irish Fest representatives will also be here with giveaways, ticket information, and more! No carry-in adult beverage. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Rain Date: Thursday, August 26 at 5 PM.

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Teen Time @ 13:00

August 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free

This one is for only the teens out there! Join Mrs. Paula outside on the Ladish Foundation Plaza for some fun activities and good conversations. August 13th we will be painting rocks. Rain plan is to move inside.

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Tween/Teen Brunch Bunch Book Club

August 14, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Free

A tween and teen book club. This month we will be reading Ground Zero by Alan Gratz. Please read the book in advance. This event takes place on the Ladish Foundation Plaza. Rain Plan is to move inside.

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Comedy Night with Mike Marvell & Mike Mercury

August 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us for a night full of belly-laughs as Mike Marvell and Mike Mercury take the stage on the Ladish Foundation Amphitheater. Rain Date Thursday, August 19 at 6:30 PM

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Poetry in the Plaza

August 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Wednesday, August 18 from 6 - 7:30 PM: Poetry in the Plaza with the South Shore Poets & Friends Join the South Shore Poets and Friends for a night of poetry. Come with a poem to share (one you wrote or a favorite) or just sit back and enjoy the poems shared by the group. Please bring a lawn chair. Rain Date: Wednesday, August 25 at 6 PM

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Summer Science

August 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us on the Ladish Foundation Plaza (or inside if raining) for some simple science fun! Recommended for those ages 5-11.

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September 2021

New York Sky: A Short Film by Vlash Droboniku

September 11, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us in commemorating the 9/11 attacks with this presentation from Vlash Droboniku. Hear the artist talk about making animated films such as this one, view this award-winning film, and take a close look at some of the thousands of illustrations that went into making New York Sky. Art Exhibit: Illustrations from the film Filmmaker's Talk: The Making of New York Sky Film Screening, followed by Q & A session Event will take place in the Ladish Room.

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Milwaukee Bucks 1971 Championship Presented by Rick Schabowski

September 14, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join Rick Schabowski, author of From Coin Toss to Championship: 1971: The Year of the Milwaukee Bucks, as he recreates the magical 1971 season. Book signing will follow the event, with all proceeds benefitting the MACC Fund. Attendees will be entered to win a Bucks themed prize. Event will take place in the Suzann E. Collins Gathering Place.

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Medicare 101 presented by Medicare Strategies, LLC

September 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Presented by Medicare Strategies, LLC. This free educational event will help you understand the basics of Medicare enrollment, timing, and coverage options. This is an in-person class and will be held in the Suzanne E. Collins Gathering Place. Questions? Please contact Kelly Zauner at 414-305-7267 or kelly@medicarestrategies.net. The event will take place in the Suzann E. Collins Gathering Place. Can\\\'t make this presentation? Another one with the same information will be offered on October 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm.

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Family Bingo Night

September 28, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us for an all-ages night of fun and games! Free to play, with prizes for the winners. Event held in the Suzann E. Collins Gathering Place.

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October 2021

Medicare 101 presented by Medicare Strategies, LLC

October 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Presented by Medicare Strategies, LLC. This free educational event will help you understand the basics of Medicare enrollment, timing, and coverage options. This is an in-person class and will be held in the Suzanne E. Collins Gathering Place. Questions? Please contact Kelly Zauner at 414-305-7267 or kelly@medicarestrategies.net. The event will take place in the Suzann E. Collins Gathering Place.

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Adult Trivia Night

October 12, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Ready to test your knowledge? Come by yourself or with a team to our Adult Trivia Night. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winning teams. This event will be held in the Suzann E. Collins Gathering Place.

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Wisconsin’s Haunted History

October 19, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Take a virtual road trip to the spookiest spots in Wisconsin! Discover the truth about local haunts including the murder-mystery-ghost-story that went all the way to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Allison Jornlin of American Ghost Walks is your intrepid guide to these strange, but true tales. Unmask some local weirdness just in time for Halloween.

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November 2021

Craft & Vendor Fair

November 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join us for the Craft & Vendor Fair at the Cudahy Family Library (3500 Library Dr, Cudahy, WI 53110). This event is free and open to the public. If you wish to sell your crafts or goods, please email us at cpl.reference @ mcfls.org. Run time to be announced. We hope to see you there!

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January 2022

Huge Book Sale!

January 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until January 16, 2022

Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Join the Friends of Cudahy Library for a HUGE book sale - this one has been two years in the making, and we've got lots of wonderful things for you to come browse! We will have something for everyone: hardcovers, paperbacks, pocket paperbacks, children’s books, cookbooks/pamphlets, craft books, DVDs for all ages, CDs, paper collectibles, audiobooks, software, comic books/manga, magazines, puzzles, games, and more. Cash, check, credit card payments are accepted. Items priced from $0.25 and up. The sale will…

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April 2022

Mind Games: The Science of Perception Deception, presented by William Pack

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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William Pack explores the science of how our brains trick us into seeing and believing things that don’t exist: how optical illusions work, why people fall for scams, and how we make choices every day that are influenced subconsciously. This program will be held in the Suzann E. Collins Gathering Place.

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Arbor Day Celebration

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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- Readings of Famous Tree Poems as well as Original Poems Composed by South Shore Poets - History of Arbor Day and Tree City, by City Forester Robert Wagner - Native Wisconsin Trees, by retired USDA Forester Colleen Grundy - How Citizens Can Help Renew Our Trees, by Park Friends members - City Government & the Tree City Program, by Cudahy’s Mayor - County Government & Park Trees, by Milwaukee County Supervisor Steven Shea Event hosted by South Shore Poets,…

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May 2022

Cudahy Family Library Pet Expo & Show

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, WI 53110 United States
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Come learn about all kinds of products to keep your pets happy and healthy! Schedule of events: 12:00-4:00 Browse vendor booths for information about pet products, services, and organizations. 12:30 Animal-themed story time with our children's librarians + stuffed animal library sleepover. 1:30 Bring your pet for a fun Pet Show! Everyone will get a ribbon. All pets must be accompanied by an adult and leashed or crated. 3:00 Book talk with Cate Miller, local author of dog-centric books. Copies…

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