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July 11, 2012

Create art work during Wauwatosa library event

"Daydreaming with Marc Chagall," a program featuring special guest artist Evelyne Sainte-Poma, is slated for 10:30 a.m. July 17 at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.

One of the first artists to express the inner world of dreams, fantasies and memories, Chagall explored surrealism and cubism. Participants can create their own work of art inspired by Chagall's "I and the Village."

Haitian artist Evelyne Sainte-Puma studied at the Foyer des Arts Plastiques. During the event, participants can hear how, as a teen, she was discovered for her talent. Since coming to the U.S., she has shown her work at Bradley Galleries and the Art Institute of Chicago. She teaches at the French Immersion School.

Registration is not required. Call (414) 471-8486 for information.

Secret Gardens tour slated for July 14

The Wauwatosa Beautification Committee will present its 18th annual Secret Gardens of Wauwatosa Tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 14.

The tour headquarters is the Kneeland-Walker House, 7406 Hilcrest Drive. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased at Alfa Flower Shop, Blue Lapin, The Flower Lady, Fruit of the Bloom, Hawks Nursery, Locker's Florist, Rose's Flower Shop and Wisconsin Garden & Pet.

Participants will tour seven private gardens, plus the Kneeland-Walker house.

Dog show set at the Wauwatosa Public Library

The Milwaukee Dog Training Club will present a program about dogs, including pet safety, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 23 in the Firefly Room at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.

Relay for Life of Wauwatosa scheduled at WLC

Relay for Life of Wauwatosa is scheduled for 6 p.m. July 27 to 8 a.m. July 28 at the Wisconsin Lutheran College Athletic Fields, 10200 W. Watertown Plank Road.

The event involves people taking turns walking the track to support the fight against cancer. The American Cancer Society benefits from the relay.

For information, call (262) 523-5534.


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