Program slated on medication safety

KENOSHA — A program on medication safety begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road.

Participants will learn tips on the dos and don’ts of medication, including storage and how compliance packaging can simplify medications. Free pill boxes and File of Life kits will be available.

Mystery book lovers to meet at library

TWIN LAKES — The “Make Mine a Mystery” book discussion takes place 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Community Library, 110 S. Lake Ave.

Contact the library at 262-877-4281 for this month’s book.

June’s book is “The Girl Next Door” by Ruth Rendell.

For more information, go to or call 262-877-4281.

Blood drives set at pair of local schools

KENOSHA — A pair of blood drives will take place Tuesday.

An American Red Cross blood drive will be 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Reuther Central Highi School, 913 57th St.

To make a appointment, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

A Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin blood drive will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bradford High School, 3700 Washington Road.

Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376) or visiting

While all blood types are needed, there is a critical need for type O negative blood, which is the universal blood type.

Middle schoolers to talk about books

SALEM LAKES — The Middle School Book Club meets 5 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at Community Library, 24615 89th St.

Students in grades 7-8 are invited to participate in the club, which will discuss books over pizza.

Registration is required. Contact Jared at the Youth Services desk or at for more information and to sign up.

Social Justice Book Club to meet

KENOSHA — The Social Justice Book Club meets 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave.

The club explores books about race, gender, immigration, poverty and criminal justice issues.

For information, contact Kristin Kornkven at 262-564-6107.

Fiction writers workshop set

KENOSHA — The Fiction Writers Group meets 12:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave.

There will be a short presentation followed by an “open write,” where everyone can work on their own writings.

Mary Todd Lincoln topic of Lifelong Learning program

SOMERS — “Mary Todd Lincoln, a Widow Forgotten” is the theme for the next Adventures in Lifelong Learning program.

Free and open to the public, the program begins at 2 p.m. Monday in the Student Center of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 900 Wood Road.

Jessica Michna, known for her portrayals of first ladies, will perform as Mary Todd Lincoln, showing Lincoln reflecting on her girlhood and eventual marriage to President Abraham Lincoln.

Suggested parking is at Tallent Hall (east side of Wood Road) and using shuttle service transport to the front of the Student Center.

A $5 parking pass (all parking lots) is required and available at Tallent Hall and the Student Center Concierge desk.

For more information, call the ALL office at 262-595-2793 or go to