Friday Lunch and Learn

Fridays 12:00-1:00 pm

No time to attend an evening program? Try our Lunch & Learn series this summer! We’ll have a speaker or performance every Friday in June and July. Bring your brown bag lunch and we’ll provide the dessert! Programs will last approximately 1 hour but may vary by speaker. Feel free to come for part or all of the presentation!

June 9 – Jim Gibbons: The Life of Alexander Hamilton
Historian, Jim Gibbons, will take you on the rollercoaster life of one of America’s most talked about founding fathers. From his skyrocketing in popularity and fame to his sudden downfall due to scandal and ultimately, his tragic death, you will not want to miss Gibbons’ riveting presentation of Hamilton’s legacy.
June 16 – Dick Cavenaugh: Just About – But Not Quite
Dick Cavenaugh’s autobiography is titled “Just About – But Not Quite.” It describes some amazing experiences from a well-lived life. He will speak about his travels throughout the world including his service as an airman during the Korean War. Also he was the home plate umpire for the first game of the 1984 National League playoffs between the Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres. Many of his anecdotes are filled with his trademark humor, and audiences will enjoy his fascinating exploits. His journey is one to which all audiences can relate.
June 27 – NO PRESENTATION
June 30 – Katie Behrend Berg & Kathryn Rae Mooers: Auditioning Tips for Adults
Have you always wanted to try out for the theater, or are you a seasoned performer? Either way, join us learn how to break a leg at your next audition! Katie Behrend Berg (Education and Marketing Director at Lake Country Playhouse) and Kathryn Rae Mooers will share tips and tricks to help you stand out from the crowd. Kathryn and Katie have years of experience as performers and in casting/directing, and a passion for education that will make this a fun, informative time for everyone!

July 7- David HB Drake: Blowing in the Wind Folk Music Performance
Wisconsin troubadour David HB Drake has spent over thirty years presenting concerts at fine arts centers, festivals, schools, community centers and concert stages throughout the Midwest. David’s original songs can be heard on the “Simply Folk” programs on Wisconsin Public Radio, and he has been played on folk radio programs from Victoria BC to the Netherlands. David has performed on tall ships on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Great Lakes and is the resident musician for the Wisconsin flagship, the Lake schooner “Denis Sullivan.”

July 14 – Alannah McReavey: The Secret of Excellent Credit
Reset your credit scores and change your life! There are 5 steps you can do right now to change your future financial health. Learn how you can leverage your personal right under the Fair Credit reporting act to improve your credit score and enjoy the benefits of the best interest rates on you home, auto and even get approved for a business loan to start your new business.
July 21 – Krista Hull: In our Backyard – Domestic Human Trafficking
Learn how VULNERABILITY is the key to how traffickers find and use their victims. Hear stories of victims throughout Wisconsin that were manipulated and broken. Yet, leave encouraged from stories of victims that have become amazing survivors!
July 28 – Dorothy Boxhorn: Waukesha Genealogical Society, Genealogy 101
12:00-1:30 pm
The Waukesha County Genealogical Society  is to promote the study of genealogy, provide information on how to carry out a genealogical study, and offer a forum for the members with research problems who are seeking assistance.
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