Author to sign book at Civil War Museum
KENOSHA — Author Larry Tagg will be presenting a free program and signing copies of his book, “The Generals of Shiloh: Character in Leadership, April 6-7, 1862,” at noon today at the Civil War Museum, 5400 First Ave.
Tagg’s book is “a unique and invaluable study of the high-ranking combat officers whose conduct in April 1862 helped determine the success or failure of their respective armies, the fate of the war in the Western Theater and, in turn, the fate of the American union,” according to his publisher.
“Generals of Shiloh,” which is modeled after his best-selling book “The Generals of Gettysburg,” presents detailed background information on each of his subjects, coupled with a thorough account of each man’s actions on the field of Shiloh and, if he survived that battle, his fate thereafter.
Generals involved with this battle include Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman and Don Carlos Buell. Many more men, whose names crossed the stage of furious combat only to disappear in the smoke on the far side, also populate these pages.
Tagg, a native of Lincoln, Ill., graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a bass player/singer and has performed with musicians including Todd Rundgren, Heart and Hall and Oates.
Landlord Association meets today
KENOSHA — Matt Fuhr from Carpets Plus Outlet will be the speaker at tonight’s meeting of the Kenosha Landlord Association.
Fuhr will bring samples of flooring available and discuss the newest trends, what flooring would be best for rental property and how landlords can get cost-effective, durable flooring.
Open to all landlords, the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Fireside Restaurant, 2801 30th Ave. There is a $20 fee for non-members.
Senior Action Council bingo set
KENOSHA — The Senior Action Council is hosting bingo 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Moose Lodge, 3005 30th Ave.
Yoga class for kids meets Friday
KENOSHA — “Kidding Around Yoga,” for children ages 5-9, meets 4 to 4:45 p.m. Friday at Southwest Library, 7979 38th Ave.
Participants will shake, sing and be silly while learning basic yoga poses, mindfulness and meditation.
Registration and a signed waiver are required before class begins; call 262-564-6150 to register.
Participants should arrive five to 10 minutes early, as class will begin promptly.
Peter Rabbit theme of event for kids
KENOSHA — “Peter Rabbit Movie Fun” takes place 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at Southwest Library, 7979 38thAve.
Children can watch the Beatrix Potter classic tale, make some bunny crafts and meet Peter Rabbit.
Drop, dye, roll eggs at Pringle
BRISTOL — “Egg Drop, Roll & Dye” takes place 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol.
Participants can try to parachute an egg so it lands without breaking, dye eggs with natural dyes, and roll them down a hill.
Participants can come and leave as they like.
Cost is $8.
For more information, call 262-857-8008 or go to www.pringlenc.org.