St. Terese Church to host grandsons of gridiron greats today
KENOSHA — St. Therese Catholic Church will host “Let Sportsmanship Prevail,” 100 years of the rivalry of the Green Bay Packers vs. the Chicago Bears, today.
John Lombardi, grandson of Packers legend Vince Lombardi, and Patrick McCaskey, grandson of “Papa Bear” George Halas, will be in Kenosha for the talk.
The church plans a 4 p.m. Mass, followed by a 5 p.m. dinner and talk. Admission is $10, with families admitted for $25. Football food and beverages will be available.
The church is located at 2020 91st St.
The event is sponsored by St. Therese as well as the Holy Name Society and Sports Faith International. Proceeds will benefit WSFI 88.5 FM Catholic Radio.
For more information, call 262-694-4695.
Celebrate Recovery starts 12th year of meetings
KENOSHA — Beginning its 12th year in Kenosha, Celebrate Recovery meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Kenosha Bible Church, 5405 67th St.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurts, hangups or habits of any kind. Meetings are open to anyone 18 years or older.
Textile recycling, clothing drive set
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — A textile recycling and clothing drive will be sponsored by Living Waters Ministry on Sept. 7.
It will be held 9 a.m. to noon at Pleasant Prairie United Methodist Church, 8405 104th Ave.
They will accept clothing, jackets, coats, paired shoes, towels, linens, curtains and drapes. All items should be clean and placed in white garbage bags. Some rips and stains are acceptable.
The textile products will help Living Waters Ministries continue to meet the physical, social and spiritual needs of Kenosha County residents and will continue to support various community programs, agencies and projects.
Catholic Women’s Club set to open year
KENOSHA — The Catholic Woman’s Club of Kenosha will have its first meeting of its new year at 1 p.m. Sept. 9 at Holy Rosary Church, 2224 45th St., in the lower level (elevator available) in DeSimone Hall.
The guest speaker will be Linda Williamson, who will speak on the power of prayer in our lives. A hypnotist, she helps people ask for what they need to be able to thrive on a stable life. She will also discuss brain wave patterns and the power of positive energy.
Dues for the year of $15 should be paid at the meeting or mailed in advance to: Judy Lichter Summers, 1262 No. 3,Village Centre Drive, Kenosha, 53144. All Catholic women are welcome.
A short business meeting will be held after the speaker, and dessert and coffee/tea will be served.
The board chose to help the children of Brass Elementary School with school supplies as its September philanthropy cause. Supplies and donations for kids in grades K-5 ill be collected.
Free movie at Northside Library on Sept. 10
KENOSHA — The movie “Gosnell” will be shown Sept. 10 at the Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave.
Doors will be open at 6 p.m.; the movie will run 6:15 to 8 p.m. The movie is the story of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, whose dangerous and unethical practices in his abortion clinic led to his conviction on murder and manslaughter charges, resulting in a life sentence in prison. The movie is rated rated PG-13.
The free event is being sponsored by the Kenosha Chapter of Wisconsin Right to Life. Call 262-220-3479 for more details.
Beth Israel Sinai sets holiday services
RACINE — The public is invited to Erev Rosh Hashanah services at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at Beth Israel Sinai, 3009 Washington Ave. in Racine.
A holy day four-course dinner will be served starting at 5 p.m. The cost is $36 per person. All reservations must be in by Sept. 10. You can make reservations by email to email@example.com.
The holiday schedule will include:
Erev Rosh Hashanah, 7 p.m. Sept. 29. The Honorable John Dickert, former mayor of Racine and current budget director for the state of Wisconsin, will be the guest speaker.
First day of Rosh Hashanah services start at 10 a.m. Sept. 30. Speaker will be the Rev. William Dietzler discussing Catholic/Jewish relations from Constantine to modern times. There will also be a 5 p.m. Tashlich Prayer.
Second day of Rosh Hashanah service start at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
There are no tickets for the services, but donations are welcome.
Somers church offers free diapers, wipes to those in need
SOMERS — Somers Community United Church of Christ, 9918 12th St., is offering free diapers and wipes to families in need from 2 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays.
Parents or authorized caregivers need to bring photo identification and a utility bill with current address.
Women who are expecting may begin visiting the diaper bank at the beginning of their third trimester.
For more information, call 262-859-2540.