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Updated March 23, 2017
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“We Knew Then That the Jews Would Be Shot: Wehrmacht’s Role in the Holocaust by Bullets,” 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Waitman Wade Beorn, author and historian, uses military and legal records, survivor testimonies and eyewitness interviews to paint a portrait of a professional army’s participation in genocide. Free and open to the public. RSVP to Brittany Hager McNeely at 414-963-2714 or  

“Fraud and Identity Theft” presented by the Brookfield Police Department, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Trinity United Church of Christ, 4435 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield.  

Friends of Villa Terrace Spring Garden Lectures, 7 p.m. every second Wednesday through May 24, Villa Terrace, 2220 N. Terrace Ave., Milwaukee.  Wednesday - “Maximize Your Garden Space While Adding Color, Form and Year-round Interest” with Melinda Myers. Followed by: April 12 - “Unique Conifers Make Gardens Special” with Richard Eyre of Rich’s Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc.; April 26 - “Flowers in Art, as Seen in the Collections of the Milwaukee Art Museum” with Barbara Brown Lee; May 10 - “Horticultural Inspirations: A Journey of Stories, Poetries and Beautiful Plant Pictures,” with Michael Yanny of JN Plant Selections; May 24 - “Create a Garden with Continuous Bloom, That’s Care-Free” with Melinda Myers. Each lecture is approved for master gardener volunteers continuing education. Each date is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers. Form is at  

“Racial Justice: The Courage To Act” workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 1, Alverno College, 3400 S. 43rd St., Milwaukee. Workshop on building collective liberation with Chris Crass, nationally known anti-racist activist and writer. $25 adults, $15 students and youths, includes lunch and choice of breakout session. Some scholarships are available. More information and registration at:  

“Gardening Tips for Improving the Home Landscape and Increasing Curb Appeal,” 7 p.m. April 5, Muskego Public Library, S73-W16663 Janesville Road, Muskego. Ann Died, consumer horticulture educator from the University of Wisconsin Extension, will share how to make your home pop, no matter the season. Free. Funded by the Friends of the Muskego Public Library. 262-971-2100.  

2017 Curtis L. Carter Art & Social Change Lecture by Winona LaDuke: “Creating a Multi-Cultural Democracy: Religion, culture, and Identity in America,” 6 p.m. April 6, Marquette University’s Weasley Auditorium, 749 N. 16th St., Milwaukee. Free and open to the public.  

“Strength of the Creative Spirit: Surviving Terezin,” 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 6, Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Elizabeth Hlavek, clinical profession art therapist, will explore art created during the Holocaust, which numbered more than 30,000 works, with emphasis on the creativity within Terezin where many artists, writers, musicians and scientists were imprisoned. $3 members, $7. Register at or for information, call 414-390-5757.  

Understanding the Stock Market, presented by the Wisconsin Chapter of Better Investing, 7 p.m. April 24,  Brookfield Public Library Community Room, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140, option 1.  


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