Children are born to learn! This program will help parents find out how to encourage their child's learning throughout the early years. Topics covered with include how to support your child's development, effective discipline, creating a learning friendly household, and how to avoid some common parenting mistakes. A snack and free childcare is provided.
The Surise Optimist Club meets every Thursday morning 7:30 at the Harmony Cafe at 1660 West Mason Street Green Bay. Our goal is to help the kids at Jefferson Middle School. Join us for Breakfast and decide if you would like to join our club. Questions contact John at 920-360-5711.
Bay Lakes Knitting Guild
Meeting begins promptly at 7:00
Stitch Doctor is there at 6:30 to offer help on any project
What was Appleton like during the Progressive Era (1850 – 1920)? The turn of the century was a period of speculation and excitement. Americans felt the excitement of world fairs and new technologies entering their daily lives. This new exhibit at the History Museum hinges on Appleton’s evolution from a fledgling manufacturing town to a modern industrial center. Through a collection of 3,000 photographs, amateur photographer W.D. Schlafer captured this rapidly changing environment during the Progressive Era in the Fox Cities. Visitors will see how much Appleton and the Fox Cities evolved as new technologies and ideas changed the lives of area residents during this transformative period.
On Thursday, July 12, 2012 from 6:00 PM-8:30 PM Heritage Hill State Historical Park and Dean Distributing present the 5th Annual “Hops on the Hill” beer and food tasting to benefit Heritage Hill’s Educational Programming.Sample 35 craft brews from Dean Distributing and 13 of your favorite Green Bay restaurants will have food for you to try.There will be a live auction and live music so come on in for a wonderful fun evening and help raise funds for our educational programming!Admission is $35 in advance and $40 at the door.Must be 18 years or older to attend.
Fun is the name of the game with this family-friendly exhibit about toys. From Jack-in-the-Box to Hokey Pokey Elmo, take a peek inside some of today’s and yesterday’s popular toys to explore the gadgets and gizmos that make them work. Toys features 12 different hands-on stations that illustrate the simple mechanisms commonly found in toys andis full of kid-friendly games and challenges. Trace patterns on a gigantic Etch A Sketch or become a master toymaker and experiment with the many different mechanical and electrical doodads that make toys so fun! Get the family together and get ready… get set… GO PLAY!
Step into a comical world of 1950's pop culture with Ricky Bernstein's Kitchen Dreams. Using glass, aluminum and childhood memories, artist Ricky Bernstein pieces together everyday life through a caricature of social roles and cultural icons. Bernstein;s life-sized collages animate a bold, bright, somewhat surreal world, bound to bring you a good belly laugh. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4:30pm Sunday 1-4:30pm Shop hours the same Admission to the museum is free, donations are appreciated and essential to our operations.
Time to Parade! The 2012 Butterflies & Friends on Parade starts its march the beginning of June and struts through August. Art pieces will decorate the Fox River between the Ray Nitschke Bridge and Walnut St. Bridge in Downtown Green Bay. Butterflies, turtles, bears and frogs are returning joined by a duck, otter, fish, pelicans, and snails. You can’t miss this menagerie! The Butterflies and Friends is a fundraiser for The Einstein Project whose goal it is to inspire kids through hands-on science. The fundraiser wraps up on September 20 at the KI Convention Center with the pieces on auction.For more information please visit www.einsteinproject.org or find us on Facebook!
Eat Well, Play Well, a special exhibit running April 7 to Sept. 9 at The Building for Kids Children’s Museum, encourages healthy living by teaching the science of making healthy food choices and helping children and adults discover there are many fun and interesting ways to stay active.Visitors will discover through interactive exhibits what an appropriate serving size looks like, see firsthand what it takes to burn off calories, test their flexibility and balance, review the latest clinical research and realize they can reduce their risk of disease with healthy choices
The Waterboard Warriors Water Ski Team offers a family-friendly environment, performing free ski shows for the community. The show provides a variety of acts including large pyramids, barefooting, jump, strap doubles, ballet, and more. The show is themed with costumes and music for a unique and entertaining experience. The ski site is located in Brown County Park, in Wrightstown, half-way between Green Bay and Appleton on the East side of the Fox River. Many people bring lawnchairs and / or blankets to sit on during the show. Sunglasses are recommended. We do have concessions available on site including water, soda, candy, snacks, and more. We are a non-profit community organization.
From North: Hwy 41 South to County U. South on County U, left on County DD to Wrightstown
From South: Hwy 41 North to County J (Kaukauna). Left on frontage road to Hwy 96 to Wrightstown.
The itty bitty Comedy Show is Green Bay's weekly dose of stand up comedy. Hosted by 2-time winner of Wisconsin's Funniest Comedian, Nick Mortensen, the show allows the audience to bear witness to emerging local stand up talent each Thursday evening at 8 at Venture Theatre in De Pere
The Green Bay Packers present Football the Exhibit- the Neville’s new, interactive display which explores the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) behind the game! Football includes a mixture of artifacts, text, video and hands-on activities with something for everyone! See how you hold up to a lineman by measuring your strength with the “Grip Tester.” Think you're fast enough to out-run the defense? Then bring your running shoes to the Sprint Track. Football covers everything from the history of the sport, to the equipment, to the cutting edge medical technology used to treat common injuries. You’ll also discover key concepts like collisions, peripheral vision, and balance, too. So what are you waiting for? Put your helmet on, get in there and score a touchdown at Football! Football the Exhibit is presented by the Green Bay Packers with additional support from Associated Bank, Prevea Sports Medicine and NBC 26. Football has been developed by the Museum of Discovery, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Through an exclusive film featuring Rwandan John Gasangwa, who survived the horrors of starvation and war, we will see what we can learn about hope and purpose.
This class meets once a week for six weeks. Living Well with Diabetes is a six week class lasting 2.5 hours each week. Learn techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration. Other topics include: appropriate exercise, healthy eating, appropriate use of medications, and working more effectively with health care providers. This is for anyone living with diabetes or living with or caring for someone with diabetes.
Little Shop of Horrors
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken
A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon "Audrey II" grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite!
Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith Originally produced by the WPA Theatre (Kyle Renick, Producing Director) Originally produced at the Orpheum Theatre, New York City by the WPA Theatre, David Geffen, Cameron Mackintosh and the Shubert Organization
Little Shop Of Horrors Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 www.MTIShows.com
Memorial Day through Labor Day lectures held every Tuesday and Thursday. Monthly topics: June-Is There Life After Death?; July-There Is A Pattern To The Universe; August-How To Properly Interpret The Bible
Join Heid Music at Houdini Plaza in Appleton for the Heid Music Summer Concert Series, featuring RPM! This family-friendly event features food and drink vendors, so stop down for some summer fun! 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Northern Wisconsin. NORML is dedicated to reforming Cannabis laws in Wisconsin for a safer and brighter future for all the citizens and businesses in our state. Cannabis can be used safely and responsibly by adults. Our laws can be reformed to allow harm reduction and compassion to all users, while at the same time, offering our state a new revenue generating industry. Collected taxes and saved criminal justice costs can get reallocated to new schools, teachers, hospitals, police, and public health, so all of Wisconsin can benefit from a more responsible public policy.
We meet the second Thursday of the month. Please join us to learn why the war on drugs is failing and all the benefits from this plant. Bring a friend, parent or anyone interested in legalizing cannabis/marijuana/HEMP.
FOX WOODS GARDEN OPEN GARDEN AND DAYLILY SALE We have daylily round forms, UF, and spider forms of daylilies for sale.
Come browse our 700+ named cultivars and our 4,000 daylily seedling creations. Bring your camera!
Daylily Open Gardens: Thursdays-Saturdays 9:00 AM-5:00 PMSundays 10:00 AM-4:00PM Other times by appointment
July 12-15July 19-22 July 26-29 August 2-5
3713 FOX WOODS COURT ABRAMS WI 54101 920-826-2775 JIM, SHARON, & DOUG PROCHASKA
From Green Bay: Travel North on 141/41, go right toward Marininette/Oconto, go 1.6mile then left onErdman Lane. Turn left onto Fox Woods Lane
The UW-Manitowoc Lakeshore Wind Ensemble, conducted by Professor Michael J. Arendt, will present a free summer concert, “A Night at the Movies,” at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 29th in Central Park in Two Rivers, WI, as a part of that city’s Music Under the Stars series. In the Event of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the adjacent Hamilton Community Center.
2 Tickets to the Packer/Saints Game October 30th, 2012 Sec 108, row 47, seats 40 & 41 Raffle Tickets $5 each or 3/$10 Drawing held September 15 at 7:55pm on Kermis Grounds Little Chute Tickets are available at Haven of Hope Day Care 1000 W Main St, Little Chute; Bank of Little Chute; Office of Dr. Mike Ebben DDS;and Prospera in Darboy and on Ballard St in Appleton