Shorewood Snapshot: Officials Discuss Bids for Sewer Projects; School Band Concerts

A look ahead at this week's local events and news.

Here's a look at what's coming up this week in Shorewood. If we're missing something, you can add it to the calendar.

Village Board meeting Monday — Village officials will talk sewer improvement when they meet for a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Trustees will further discuss a possible and consider bids for sewer projects planned in the village.

The meeting will be held at , 3930 N. Murray Ave.

School district business — The Shorewood School Board Policy Committee will meet Tuesday night at 5:15 to draft, review and discuss district policy.

The meeting will be held in the conference room, 1701 E. Capitol Dr.

— If you're puzzled by Facebook, bewildered by Twitter and unaware of the power of Patch, join our free workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at the , 5420 N. Marlborough Dr.

Patch editors will walk you through the basics of these free media tools and show you how best to use them for your business or non-profit organization.

This is a free event; laptops are useful but not required. Snacks are provided and you'll walk away with a little swag. RSVP to jeff.rumage@patch.com, adam.mccoy@patch.com or sarah.worthman@patch.com.

— will come back to her hometown of Shorewood to share her experiences 8 p.m. Thursday at Shorewood High School auditorium.

The Shorewood High School graduate and Broadway star will sing and reminisce about her time in Shorewood and her career with SHS Drama Chair Barbara Gensler.

Bring your questions to this free event.

School district bands perform — The Tuesday night at 7 in the Shorewood High School auditorium, 1701 E. Capitol Dr. 

Then, 7 p.m. on Thursday in the high school auditorium, the .

Both concerts are free.

— Whether you are new to composting, considering composting or you are an old hand, the workshop held on Saturday and run by Josh Knox, master composter, is sure to provide you with some valuable information.

There will be a question and answer session at the end. This event is free, open to the public and starts at 10 a.m. at the , 3920 N. Murray Ave.

A compost-mentoring program will be offered to residents this year, to give them a hand getting started.

Preps sports — The Shorewood High School girls and boys track team will compete in a meet on Wednesday at the Whitefish Bay High School field house, 1200 E. Fairmount Ave.

Ping and pong — Monday marks the start of both recreational and competitive table tennis leagues, running over nine weeks every Monday, hosted by the Shorewood Table Tennis Club

The league meets at , 3830 N. Morris Blvd., and pay out some of the biggest prize money the club has ever offered for leagues at $750 of total prize money.

They also offer goodie bags for all participants. For more information check out their website at www.shorewoodttc.org.

Additionally on Saturday, the club will host the high school state championship.

This is a team competition between schools from around the state. Shorewood High School also will be fielding a competitive team. All are welcome. If you are interested in adding your high school team to the group, contact Linda Leaf at linda.leaf@gmail.com

— As a web-based news source, we utilize Facebook and Twitter quite a bit.

However, even though I spend most of my workdays sipping coffee and fraternizing with the locals at Alterra or Stone Creek, I felt it was time to make myself available in person on a regular basis.

So, from 5 to 7 p.m. every Thursday I will be holding "office hours" in one of the study rooms at the , 3920 N. Murray Ave. If the room is full we will definitely find a place to chat.


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