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Check out our Updated Calendar of Events Page

The Cedarburg Area Insider has now added a new calendar of events page so our readers can stay tapped into what is going on around the area.

Our calendar editor and professional writer is Mary Boyle.

To view the current calendar of events, visit
Calendar of Events in Ozaukee County.

Look for updates on events going on in our area communities every Friday.

A new year is upon us!

Once again, we leave you with Mary's favorite New Year's Eve poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson, 'Ring Out, Wild Bells.' Although he wrote this in 1850, it seems so applicable to our modern times. Interestingly, he wrote this as part of an elegy called In Memorium about his friend who had passed away suddenly in 1833; the poem is clearly Tennyson's catharsis over that loss.

"May we all overcome our losses from these past few years as we move past the longest night and into the light.

Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,
The flying cloud, the frosty light:
The year is dying in the night;
Ring out, wild bells, and let him die.

Ring out the old, ring in the new,

Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.

Ring out the grief that saps the mind
For those that here we see no more;
Ring out the feud of rich and poor,
Ring in redress to all mankind.

Ring out a slowly dying cause,
And ancient forms of party strife;
Ring in the nobler modes of life,
With sweeter manners, purer laws.

Ring out the want, the care, the sin,
The faithless coldness of the times;
Ring out, ring out my mournful rhymes
But ring the fuller minstrel in.

Ring out false pride in place and blood,
The civic slander and the spite;
Ring in the love of truth and right,
Ring in the common love of good.

Ring out old shapes of foul disease;
Ring out the narrowing lust of gold;
Ring out the thousand wars of old,
Ring in the thousand years of peace.

Ring in the valiant man and free,
The larger heart, the kindlier hand;
Ring out the darkness of the land,
Ring in the Christ that is to be."

Too submit events you would like to publish that are going to happen in Ozaukee County in the near future, pleas contact Mary at
Mary Boyle, Events Calendar Editor.

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