Antiques appraisal event

planned at library

Mark Moran, antiques appraiser and author, will be available to appraise your heirlooms or treasures during the What's It Worth? Antiques Appraisal event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Waukesha Public Library, 321 Wisconsin Ave.

Registration is required for an appraisal. Spectators are also welcome.

Moran, formerly senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles books for Krause Publications, has dealt with antiques for more than 30 years and been an active appraiser for more than 20 years. He also is available to make home visit appraisals for large items, fragile pieces or for large collections. House calls are $75 an hour; there is no mileage charge if within 10 miles of the appraisal event site. To arrange an in-home appraisal, contact Moran at (715) 281-5060 or

To register for the library event, call the Reference Desk at (262)524-3682. The list of items that can and cannot be appraised is available at the Reference Desk.

Mobile pet adoption

motors into Waukesha

The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (HAWS) will join North Shore Animal League America's 2016 Tour For Life, the world's largest mobile pet adoption event, with a Waukesha stop from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, April 22, at Stein's Garden & Home, 2220 E. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha.

Along with dozens of adoptable pets, the local event features an 'Ask the Expert' corner, gifts for all adopters and a voucher for a free microchip or I.D. tag for the first 100 visitors. Participants will also learn about life-saving animal programs.

From March through May, Tour for Life motors it's huge van through 53 American cities, helping shelters and rescue groups generate more awareness of their organizations and find homes for the adoptable animals in their care.

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