What’s Happening

Victoria Season Finale Showing
Friday, March 3 @ 3:30 – 5 PM
Loved Downton Abbey? Then you will enjoy Masterpiece’s newest drama Victoria! Though the new series has already started airing on PBS on Sunday nights, you can still dive in and watch as the young Victoria becomes Queen of England in 1837. On Friday, March 3, we
will watch the series finale – BEFORE THE FINALE AIRS ON TELEVISION! We will have tea, coffee, and scones to munch on while watching the show. Doors will open at 3:30 PM, show will start at 4 PM, and conclude at 5 PM. No registration is necessary, but seats are
limited to the first 40 guests. For questions, please email Mara Riebau at mriebau@westbendlibrary.org. This will take place in the Library’s Story Room.
Reiki Workshop
Saturday, March 4 @ 10 AM
Join a local Reiki practitioner for a live demonstration and brief introduction to Reiki and its benefits. What is Reiki? It is a form of an ancient Japanese hands-on alternative healing for the mind, body, and spirit. It can help with balancing negative emotions, and is great for relieving stress, or any aches, pains, or discomforts. No registration is necessary.
Introduction to Essential Oils with Betty Jo
Tuesday, March 21 @ 6 PM
Come to this ongoing class to learn how to address life’s little challenges using the healing properties of essential oils. Explore how to use these precious gifts of nature for our pets as well. No registration is necessary.
Year-Round Perennials
Saturday, March 25 @ 10 AM
Spring is just around the corner! Come hear Rita Lesch share her knowledge of year-round perennials, from bulbs in the spring and summer to ornamental grasses and shrubs later in the year. No registration is necessary. Rita is a Master Gardener with the Washington County Master Gardeners and has a degree in horticulture from MATC.
Tartan Day Celebration
Tuesday, April 4 @ 7 PM
Watch and learn Scottish Country Dancing with the Milwaukee Scottish Country Dancers. Join them for a fun night of dancing and learning! Following the performance, the dancers will demonstrate some steps for anyone who wishes to learn. This program is free and welcome to all ages. For questions, email Mara Riebau at mriebau@west-bendlibrary.org.
Legendary Land of Scotland
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 1:30 PM
In celebration of Tartan Day, learn about Scotland…the tartan, the whiskey, and the culture with renowned speaker Ian Day of the Robert Burns Club of Milwaukee. We will serve tea and shortbread cookies. All ages are welcome, however content is geared toward adults and older young adults.
The Lure and Lore of Spices
Monday, May 8 @ 6:30 PM
Looking to add a little spice to your life? Join us for a flavorful talk with Nathan Villa of Milwaukee’s Spice House! Throughout time, man’s destiny has been shaped by the search for the elusive spices coveted by nobility and royalty. The history of the spice trade reveals fascinating tales of piracy, adventures and wars battled to control the spice trade. Exotic myths arose in explanation of the expense of the spice treasures.

In addition to our spice talk, we will leave a healthy portion of time for you to have all your spice questions answered, so come prepared! Registration is suggested. Please contact Sara by email at sdavister@west-bendlibrary.org or by phone at 262-335-5151, ext. 5259 to register.