Winter Adult Programs

SAFETY AWARENESS TRAINING

Tuesday, December 3, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Malissa Misch from MK Protection Strategies will give a personal and home safety presentation about how to reduce violence and victimization.


IMPROVING YOUR COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Monday, January 13, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Psychotherapist Trevor Huskey helps with self-advocacy and communication skills in everyday life.


ACTIVE LISTENING FOR ENGAGING PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

Monday, January 20, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Having a meaningful interaction with someone with dementia can be challenging, but also richly rewarding. Adele Lund, Director of Community & Business Relations with the Laureate Group, will show us how.


WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

Monday, January 27, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Radio show host, author, and storyteller Ben Merens will entertain you with his tales and his guitar.


ADVANCED CARE PLANNING

Tuesday, February 4, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Sharing your wishes about your health care is truly a gift to yourself and others. This session is offered by GrapeVine, training nurses to lead health education sessions in their communities.


A YEAR IN WORDS

Monday, February 10, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Author David Haznaw challenged himself to write an essay every day for a year. His book contains 52 essays, many of which came out of that first year.


TO BE! SHAKESPEARE HERE AND NOW

Saturday, February 22, 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Shakespeare comes to life in this portrayal by actor Ron Scot Fry. You won’t want to miss this humorous, interactive, and dynamic presentation from Optimist Theatre.


#GETLIT

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 18-40(ish)

THE OFFICE TRIVIA NIGHT

Thursday, January 16, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Bears, Beets, and Battlestar Galactica! Winning team gets two tickets to see The Office! A Musical Parody! at The Pabst Theater on January 30.

#GETLIT #GETCRAFTY

Thursday, February 20, 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Level up your apartment with mason jars and coasters personalized with comic books, music sheets, beer labels, and other materials.


COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

AARP TAX ASSISTANCE

Fridays, February 7 – April 10, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Trained AARP tax volunteers will be available to assist seniors and others needing help with simple income tax returns. Appointments are required and may be made by calling the Menomonee Falls Recreation Department/Community Center at 262-255-8460 after January 13.


BLOOD CENTER OF WISCONSIN BLOOD DRIVE

Thursday, December 12, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Raise a sleeve and help the Blood Center of Wisconsin. Schedule your appointment online at: https://www.versiti.org/VersiPASS/Wisconsin or call 877-BE-A-HERO.


BOOK DISCUSSIONS

Refreshments provided by Menomonee Falls Library Friends.

ADULT FICTION BOOK CLUB

Thursdays, 7:00-8:00 PM

JUST THE FACTS BOOK CLUB

Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 AM


MOVIES

D2C2: DOUGHNUTS, DOCUMENTARIES, COFFEE, AND CONVERSATION

Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

  • December 10
  • January 14
  • February 11

Each screening is followed by an informal discussion of the film. Refreshments provided by Menomonee Falls Library Friends.

POPULAR FILMS

Tuesday & Thursday
2:15 and 6:15 PM

  • December 17 and 19
  • January 21 and 23
  • February 25 and 27

Call 262-532-8920 or check our website for movie titles.


GENEALOGY

SIP & SHARE

  • Thursday, December 5, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, December 6, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Join us for a social time of treats and sharing family stories.

BACKING UP YOUR GENEALOGY – SAVING TO THE CLOUD

  • Thursday, January 23, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, January 24, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Learn some basic techniques of backing up your genealogy photos and documents.

EPIDEMICS AND CONTAGIOUS DISEASES AND YOUR ANCESTORS

  • Thursday, February 27, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, February 28, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Smallpox, Cholera, Swine Flu. Did an epidemic or contagious disease affect your ancestors’ lives? What happened to those that did not survive?


TECH HELP

Need help with your laptop, tablet, smartphone, or other small electronic device? We may be able to help. Call 262-532-8920 or visit the Adult Information Desk to schedule an appointment.

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