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Love your dog?  Paint your dog!  Learn how in our new class this fall.

#169    Paint Your Pet's Portrait           Cost: $30.00   
Instructor:    Helen Pauly Shiely
Date:            Wed. Nov 15                      Time:    12 - 3 PM
Place:           Disciple Room


Learn how to paint a picture of your beloved pet (cat or dog) using acrylic paints in just one afternoon. All materials will be supplied. Participant must submit a quality, close-up photo of his or her pet to class instructor at least two weeks prior to the class. Your pet photo may be dropped off or mailed in an envelope (with your name and your pet's name) at the EGS4LL office. 

HELEN PAULY SHIELY is a retired reporter and columnist for a variety of Milwaukee publications including The Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and most recently The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel where she wrote the RSVP social column for many years. Although Helen has had no formal artistic training, she enjoys doing needlepoint, ceramics, furniture painting, and has recently taken up painting those little creatures we love the most -- our pets.  

Participants must submit a quality close-up photos of his/her pet by Mon. Oct. 30. 

Tuition = $15 + $20 materials fee = $35.00.

new classES ....  add it to your registration form. TIME AND DATE details ARE LISTED below.

Fall Session is in progress ... join us!  Classes are on Wednesdays and FridaysSee our catalog and browse our website for more details.  Better yet, come see us!

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The Elm Grove School for Lifelong Learning (EGS4LL) ....

​is a newly envisioned educational school which strives to provide a friendly and safe atmosphere for learning with mature adults in our immediate and nearby communities.  It is located in the Community United Methodist Church of Elm Grove, Wisconsin.  

Final fall session begins October 11 ... 

#170 “Peace of Mind” Seminar – Funeral Pre-planning”     Cost: $10.00    
Instructor:       Caryl Gruenewald

Dates:  Fri. Oct 27 – Seminar                                                          Time:  9 – 10 AM
​             Fri. Nov. 3 --  Behind the Scenes -  Funeral Home Tour  Time:  9 -10 AM

Places:  Fri. Oct 27 (Highland Room)
​               Fri. Nov. 3 (Krause Funeral Home, 21600 W. Capital Dr., Brookfield)


When we die, we want to be remembered in our own way.   That’s why it is so important to have the “Talk of a Lifetime” and let your beloved ones know exactly how you want to be remembered.  Come learn how having this conversation now will significantly reduce the stress for loved ones when it comes time to make service arrangement.  On Fri. Nov. 3 Mark Krause will give a personal guided tour of the facilities.  Participants will be able to view the on premise crematory and exclusive Harley Davidson motorcycle drawn 19th century-style hearse. 

CARYL GRUENEWALD is an Advanced Planning Specialist for Krause Funeral Home; Veteran of the 128th Air National Guard; and a Licensed Intermediary for National Guardian Life Insurance Company.  MARK KRAUSE is President of Krause Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, which is nationally recognized for outstanding customer service and innovation.

Dedicated to enriching the lives of others.