Friday briefs

November 24, 2018

Loaves and Fishes meal planned

The Loaves and Fishes Community Meal will be served Monday from 5-6 p.m. at Watertown Moravian Church, 510 Cole St.

The meal is sponsored by Ebenezer Moravian and Watertown Moravian churches.

Scheduled programs at family center

The Watertown Family Center is offering free programs for families with children ages 5 and under:

Drop-in playgroup is held Mondays and Fridays from 9-11 a.m. During the playgroup, different learning zones are set up to help teach children various skills through play, including building, dramatic play, science, creating, art, reading and math.

Open gym is held Thursdays from 9-10:30 a.m. in the YMCA gym. Children should wear gym shoes and participants are asked to enter through the YMCA’s main entrance on South Eighth Street.

No registration is required for these programs. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Watertown Family Center is a local nonprofit agency that is a community resource for parents and their young children. For more information, call the center at 920-261-2450.

Watertown Rotary Club plans meeting

The Watertown Rotary Club will meet Monday at noon at Madison College, 1300 W. Main St.

Individuals wishing to join the club are asked to call Dave Lang, secretary, at 262-6300.

Watertown Kiwanis host meeting

The Watertown Kiwanis will hold a Service Club meeting Monday at noon at the Crave Restaurant at Marquardt.

The club’s mission is to make the welfare of children a top priority and organize programs to support the young population in the surrounding community. Service Club meetings involve discussing such programming and business matters.

The meetings are open to the public. For more information call Edna DeWitt at 920-342-9460 or David Block at 920-261-4160.

Blood pressure clinic set at senior center

The Watertown Senior and Community Center will hold a free, walk-in blood pressure clinic Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. There is no fee.

Movie matinee at senior center

The Watertown Senior and Community Center will show the film “Victoria & Abdul” Monday at 1 p.m.

In the movie, Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favor with the queen herself. As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle tries to destroy. As their friendship deepens, the queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes, joyfully reclaiming her humanity.

The film, rated PG-13, runs 1 hour, 51 minutes.

This movie feature is free to members of the center. An activity fee of $1 will be charged for nonmembers. Refreshments will be served.

Trip presentation at senior center

The Watertown Senior and Community Center will have a 2019 trip presentation Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Collette Vacations and Badger Tour & Travel representatives will be on hand to showcase their 2019 day and extended trips. Refreshments will be available. This presentation is free and open to the public.

Sheepshead tournament set

Marquardt Village will host a five-handed sheepshead tournament Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. in the Towne Centre Stretches, 1045 Hill St.

On-site registration will begin at 12:15 p.m., with announcements on rules and scoring at 12:45 p.m. First round of play starts at 1 p.m.

Entry fee is $2 plus 20 chips for $1. The tournament consists of two rounds of 20 hands. Payout is 100 percent with prizes awarded to the top three finishers minimal.

For more information, call Dan Stratman at 920-253-8419 or Joan Genz at 920-262-0923.

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