Caregiver’s Day


Recognition, Renewal and Care for Caregivers!

Saturday, Oct. 13th

9am – 2pm

VMP Manor Park – 8621 W. Beloit Rd, West Allis 53227

Join us for a FREE, interactive, daylong seminar for those caring for adults with long-term health conditions, such as stroke, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson disease, dementia, etc.

The day will provide family/home caregivers relief from daily responsibilities as well as opportunities to network and learn valuable information that will help them continue their important caregiving roles.

  • Visit hands-on exhibits to learn more about safely assisting your loved one
  • Attend expert presentations
  • Receive free health screenings
  • Savor morning refreshments and a healthy lunch
  • Network with other caregivers
  • Enjoy fun activities – shopping and aromatherapy
  • Take advantage of door prizes and giveaways

Complimentary respite care is available for care-receivers at Mitchell Manor for the day of the seminar. Call 414-328-7524 for a reservation.

Register online at Aurora.org/Events or call 888-863-5502. Whether caring for a spouse, mother, father, relative or friend, you will not want to miss this important free event. No charge but registration is required.

 Schedule of Events:

9-9:30am – Registration, screenings, exhibits and continental breakfast

9:30-10:30 – Celebrate Laughter by Diane Kane

10:30-11:30 – Break and time to visit hands-on exhibits

11:30-12:30 – Care Options for End of Life Needs by Timothy Jessick, DO (Palliative Medicine)

12:30-1:30 – Lunch (provided), Networking with other caregivers

1:30-2pm – Blessing of hands ceremony

 

– Posted by VMPcares.com

AARP Driver Safety


Sign-up now for AARP Driver Safety

VMP Manor Park

8621 W. Beloit Rd., Milwaukee 53227

Thursday, October 11th – 12:30-4:30pm

Registration required at 414-607-4125

 

The cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members. Pay by check or cash the day of the class. Participation may earn you an insurance discount, check with your insurance carrier.

The AARP Driver Safety course is intended course is intended to provide all drivers, especially those age 50 and older, with a classroom and online course that helps them improve their driving skills, drive safely, sustain mobility and maintain independence!

In this four-hour course you will learn:

  • Steps for driving roundabouts
  • Managing dangerous blind spots
  • Proper following distance behind another car
  • Safe ways to change lanes and make turns at busy intersections
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes
  • Managing the effects of aging on driving
  • Eliminating distractions while driving
  • Effects of medications on driving

Former participants have this to say:

“This is a top rate class; it’s what I need as a refresher.”

“I’m very happy that I took this class. I drive a lot; I know this will help me.”

Posted by VMPcares.com

Doors Open Milwaukee 2012


Milwaukee opens their doors to offer free guided tours of the buildings that make Downtown so special!

Hosted by: Historic Milwaukee, Inc.

Many buildings will be open for the entire DOORS OPEN MILWAUKEE event. Others have restricted hours. Free guided tours are often available within buildings. Look for the DOORS OPEN MILWAUKEE banner near the building entrance.

CityHall 

Milwaukee City Hall

  • Address: 200 E. Wells
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 9-5
 
1451 Renaissance Place

  • Address: 1451 N Prospect Ave
 
Art Asia Gallery & Museum

  • Address: 181 N Broadway
  • Hours: Sat: 10-7:30; Sun: 11-5
 Ambassador Hotel

  • Address: 2308 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 American System-Built Home Model B-1

  • Address: 2714 W Burnham St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Astor Hotel

  • Address: 924 E Juneau Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Aurora Sinai – Original Site

  • Address: 336 W. Walnut St.
  • Hours: ONLY Sun 10-3

Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery

  • Address: 917 W Juneau Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Basilica of St Josaphat

  • Address: 601 W Lincoln Ave (Corner of S. 6th St. and W Lincoln Ave)
  • Hours: Sat 10-4; Sun 1-4

Brass Light Gallery

  • Address: 1101 West St Paul Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Brewhouse Inn & Suites

  • Address: 1215 N 10th St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

BMO Harris Bradley Center

  • Address: 1001 N 4th St (Enter Gate A at 4th St & Highland Ave
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

Broadway Theatre Center

  • Address: 158 N Broadway
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

Bucketworks

  • Address: 706 S 5th St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

 Calvary Presbyterian Church

  • Address: 935 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sun 1-5

All Saints Cathedral

  • Address: 818 E Juneau Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

  • Address: 812 N. Jackson St.
  • Hours: Sat NOT OPEN; Sun 12-5

 Charles Allis Art Museum

  • Address: 1801 N Prospect Ave
  • Hours: Sun 1-5

 CityCenter at 735

  • Address: 735 N Water St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 City Lights (Zimmerman Architectural Studios)

  • Address: 2122 W Mt Vernon Ave
  • Hours: Sat: 11 – 3; Sun: 11 -3

 Clock Shadow Building

  • Address: 130 W Bruce St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Colby Abbot

  • Address: 759 N Milwaukee St

 David Barnett Gallery

  • Address: 1024 E State St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Dental Associates LTD Iron Block Building

  • Address: 205 E Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Downtown Transit Center

  • Address: 909 E Michigan St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10 – 5

 Engberg Anderson

  • Address: 320 E Buffalo St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

 Eppstein Uhen Architects

  • Address: 333 Chicago St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5; Sun 10-2

Federal Courthouse

  • Address: 517 E Wisconsin Ave

 Newsroom Pub

  • Address: 137 E Wells St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Safehouse

  • Address: 779 N Front St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Milwaukee Fire Museum

  • Address: 1615 W Oklahoma Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun: 10 – 5

 Fire House Engine

  • #1 Address: 784 N Broadway
  • #2 Address: 755 N James Lovell St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

First Unitarian Society

  • Address: 1342 N Astor St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5; Sun 12:30-3

 Florentine Opera Center/La Lune Furniture Factory

  • Address: 926 E Burleigh St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 12-5

 George Watts and Sons

  • Address: 761 N Jefferson St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

 Golda Meir School

  • Address: 1555 N Martin Luther King, Jr Dr
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

 Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church

  • Address: 1209 N Broadway
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 12-5

 Great Lakes Distillery

  • Address: 616 W Virginia St
  • Hours: Sat 11am-midnight; Sun 11-8

 Hilton Milwaukee City Center

  • Address: 509 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 12-5

 Hotel Intercontinental

  • Address: 139+ E Kilbourn Ave

 Hilton Garden Inn – Loyalty Building

  • Address: 611 N Broadway
  • Hours: Sat: 10 – 5; Sun: 10 – 1pm

 Hotel Metro

  • Address: 411 E Mason St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Immanuel Presbyterian Church

  • Address: 1100 N Astor St
  • Hours: Sat 10-1; Sun 10-5

 Irish Cultural and Heritage Center/Grand Avenue Congregational Church

  • Address: 2133 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Iron Horse Hotel

  • Address: 500 W Florida St
  • Hours: Sat 7 Sun 10-5

 Jewish Museum Milwaukee

  • Address: 1360 N Prospect Ave
  • Hours: Sun 10-5

 Kenilworth Square East

  • Address: 1925 E Kenilworth Pl
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility

  • Address: 700 E Jones St

 Knickerbocker on the Lake

  • Address: 1028 E Juneau Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Let the World Entertain You: Abandoned Land Project

  • Address: SW Corner of 12th St and McKinley Ave
  • Hours: Sat 10-5; Sun 1-5

 Mackie Building – The Grain Exchange Room

  • Address: 225 E Michigan St
  • Hours: Sun 10-4

 Marine Terminal Building, HGA Architects and Engineers Office

  • Address: 333 E Erie St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

Marquette University – Engineering Hall

  • Address: 1637 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Marquette University – Haggerty Museum of Art

  • Address: 530 N 13th St (No visible number)
  • Hours: Sat 10-4:30; Sun 12-5

 Marquette University – St Joan of Arc Chapel

  • Address: 1355 W Wisconsin Ave (behind Memorial Library)
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Marquette University Law School – Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall

  • Address: 1215 W Michigan St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-4

 McGeoch Building

  • Address: 322 E Michigan St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

 MGIC

  • Address: 270 E Kilbourn Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5
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Milwaukee Art Museum

  • Address: 700 N Art Museum Dr
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Milwaukee County Courthouse

  • Address: 900 N 10th St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

 Milwaukee County Historical Center

  • Address: 1525 W Vine St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5 (See specific tour times below)

Milwaukee Fire Museum

  • Address: 5416 S 21st St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

  • Address: 273 E Erie St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

Milwaukee Police Department – Communications Center

  • Address: 2333 N 49th St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-3

 Milwaukee Public Library – Central Library

  • Address: 814 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

 Milwaukee Public Market Building

  • Address: 400 N Water St
  • Hours: Sat 8-7; Sun 10-6

 Milwaukee Public Museum – Daniel M Soref Planetarium

  • Address: 800 W Wells St
  • Hours: See Planetarium Showtimes Below

Milwaukee Repertory Theatre

  • Address: 108 E Wells St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-1

Milwaukee Theatre

  • Address: 500 W Kilbourn Ave
  • Hours: Sat 10-2; Sun 1-4

MSOE Alumni Partnership Center

  • Address: 1120 N Broadway
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 12-5

MSOE Grohman Museum

  • Address: 1000 N Broadway
  • Hours: Sat 12-5; Sun 1-4

MSOE Kern Center

  • Address: 1245 N Broadway
  • Hours: Sat 12-5; Sun 1-4

Milwaukee River Kilbourn Blvd Bridge House

  • Address: 1990 N Commerce

Mitchell Building

  • Address: 207 E Michigan St

Mitchell Leather Factory and Retail Store

  • Address: 1355 W Wisconsin Ave

National Ace Hardware

  • Address: 1303 N 4th St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

North Point Water Tower

  • Address: 2472 E North Ave
  • Hours: Sun 10-5

Next Act Theatre

  • Address: 255 S. Water St.
  • Hours: Sat & Sun: 10 – 5

Northwestern Mutual

  • Address: 720 E Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Orlandini Studios

  • Address: 633 W Virginia St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 11-5

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

  • Address: 3022 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat 10-5; Sun 12:30-5
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Pabst Mansion

  • Address: 2000 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat 10-4; Sun 12-4

Pabst Theater

  • Address: 144 E Wells St

Pevnick Studios

  • Address: 527 N 27th St (alley door in back)
  • Hours: Sun 10-5

Pfister Hotel

  • Address: 424 E Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Plankinton Building at The Shops of Grand Avenue

  • Address: 161 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat 10-6; Sun 11-5

Port Administration Building

  • Address: 2323 S Lincoln Memorial Dr
  • Hours: Sat 9-1

Pritzlaff Building

  • Address: 305 N Plankinton Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Robert Marshall Building

  • Address: 207 E Buffalo St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

A_B_Clock Tower

  • Address: 1617 W State St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5 (Divine Liturgy 10:30-12:30)

St James Episcopal Church

  • Address: 833 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat 10-5; Sun 11:30-5

St Johns Ev Lutheran Church

  • Address: 804 W Vliet St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5; Sun 1-5

Saint John’s on the Lake

  • Address: 1800 N Prospect Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

St Paul’s Episcopal Church

  • Address: 914 E Knapp St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5; Sun 1-5

St. Joseph Center

  • Address: 1501 S Layton Blvd
  • Hours: Sun 10-5

Riverside Theater

  • Address: 116 W Wisconsin Ave

Railway Exchange

  • Address: 233 E Wisconsin Ave

St Benedict the Moor Church

  • Address: 1015 N 9th St

Summerfield Church

  • Address: 728 E Juneau Ave
  • Hours: Sat 10-2; Sun 12-3

Sweet Water Organics

  • Address: 2151 S Robinson Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Time Warner Cable

  • Address: 1320 N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

  • Address: 1046 N 9th St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5
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Tripoli Shrine Center

  • Address: 3000 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Turner Hall

  • Address: 1034 N 4th St
  • Hours: Sat 10-1; Sun 12-5

Urban Ecology Center – Menomonee Valley Branch

  • Address: 3700 W Pierce St
  • Hours: Sat 10-5

US Bank Observation Deck

  • Address: 777 E Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Vanguard Sculpture Services Ltd

  • Address: 3374 W Hopkins St
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 11-6

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

  • Address: 2220 Terrace Ave
  • Hours: Sun 1-5

Warehouse No 1 – Milwaukee Magazine Office

  • Address: 126 N Jefferson St, Ste 100
  • Hours: Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5

William Grossman & Co Coffee & Tea Mill

  • Address: 326 N Water St, 2nd Floor, Sensorium Gallery
  • Hours: Sat & Sun 10-5

Wisconsin Club Gazebo

  • Address: 900 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Hours: Sun 10-5

Wisconsin Conservatory of Music

  • Address: 1548 N Prospect Ave
  • Hours: Sun 10-5

Woman’s Club of Wisconsin

  • Address: 813 E Kilbourn Ave
  • Hours: Sun 12-5

Wisconsin Ave Bridge Celebration & Riverwalk Art Walk

  • Address: 100 E Wisconsin & 100 West Wisconsin
  • Hours: Sat 10am-10pm

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John McGivern at Potawatomi


An Afternoon with John McGivern

Tuesday, September 18th
Two Shows: 1pm and 4pm
Northern Lights Theater
(414) 607-4130

 
 
 
Join VMP and Emmy Award-winning actor John McGivern as he explores living, working and playing ni Southeastern Wisconsin’s unique communities. John will entertain you with his hilarious stories and his life, his family and the seniors that he comes in contact with daily. It’ll be a guaranteed fun-filled afternoon!
 

Ticket Prices:

Great Seats ONLY $25! Includes ticket to show AND $25 in Rewards Play from Potawatomi Bingo Casino.
 
 
Handicapped seating available by request.
 
 
Proceeds benefit VMP Foundation’s Active Seniors Fund – to support and promote active senior lifestyles at VMP and in the community.
For more information, visit VMPcares.com!
 
 
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Forks & Corks 2012


7th Annual Forks & Corks at the West Allis Farmer’s Market

Friday, September 14, 2012
5:30 – 9:30pm
6501 W. National Avenue, West Allis Farmer’s Market

$40 Advance Ticket
$50 at the Door

Forks & Corks is an annual event that combines fantastic wine and beer with great cuisine, beautiful artwork and live music. Enjoy unlimited sampling of nearly 50 wines and beers paired with food from twenty of the areas best restaurants, all within the warm atmosphere of the beautiful West Allis Farmer’s Market.

Must be 21 or older to attend.

Register online at WAWMchamber.com or at the WAWM Chamber, 7447 W. Greenfield Ave.

For more information call 414-302-9901

Posted by VMPcares.com

The Fall Fix-Up at VMP Trinity


The Fall Fix-Up

Saturday, Sept. 15th

9:30am – 1:30pm

VMP Trinity – 7300 W. Dean Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53223

RSVP by 9/7 at 414-607-4125

FREE event – 50 Plus Welcome!

 
Are you looking to downsize and get organized? Does your home need a makeover before it goes on the market? Our experts will help you determine what to keep and what to donate. They’ll show you simple and inexpensive ways to get your home looking great so it sells quickly.

Learn how to get Organized!

Start the day with a continental breakfast followed by tips from Housing and Financial experts.

  • Home Selling Secrets
  • Organizing and Downsizing
  • Antiques vs. Keepsakes
  • Home Decorating Tips
  • Financial Planning
  • Painting – an easy way to liven up your look
  • Decorating – new Fall colors for window treatments

Come and connect with the professionals who can help!

  • Conco Paints
  • Walters Home Inspection
  • Financial Partners Network
  • Horizon Home Care & Hospice
  • Next Step Senior Services
  • Realty Executives
  • Vitas Hospice Care
  • JCPenney Designs
  • Candy Bouquet

Then enjoy lunch and visit booths staffed by area professionals.

Get a Jump Start on your holiday cleaning – bring up to 5 boxes/bags of belongings to donate to Goodwill!

– Posted by VMPcares.com

Indian Summer Festival 2012


Indian Fest on Sept. 7-9, 2012

 

Hours

Friday, September 7th

  • Area Schools – Education Day – 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
  • General Public – 4:00 pm – Midnight
  • Free Entry from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm with School Supplies. Please enter at the Main Gate.

Saturday, September 8th

  • Noon – Midnight

Sunday, September 9th

  • Prayer Ceremony – 10:00 am, Mid Gate Open from 9:30 am to 10:00 am
  • Free Entry at the Main Gate for anyone attending the prayer ceremony and bringing in School Supplies.
  • General Public – 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Free entry all day Sunday to Handicapped individuals, Military personnel, Veterans, First Responders with ID. Please enter at the Main Gate.

Admissions & Tickets

Adults:  $13
Elders   (60+): $10
Children 12 and under: Free

Advance Sale: Adults: $10 at Ticket Outlets (scroll down for list of locations)

 

For more information visit IndianSummer.org

 

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