Kimberly High School's Advanced Musical Theatre presents "Really Rosie"
Rosie, the sassiest kid on her block of Brooklyn's Avenue P, entertains herself and her friends by acting out show biz fantasies, notably directing and starring in an Oscar winning movie. With a script by Maurice Sendak (author and illustrator of Where the Wild Things Are and other popular children's books), and an award-winning score by popular singer/songwriter Carole King, Really Rosie is a jewel for children and adults alike.
Performance dates are January 10th, 11th, and 12th at 7:00 p.m. and January 12th and 13th at 2:00 p.m. Tickets for adults are $8 and $6 for students.
The Winnebago County Master Gardener Association will offer a series of classes under the theme of Environmental Stewardship during the first half of 2008.
The program will kickoff on Saturday, January 12 from 8 a.m. to noon with a program by Dr. Michael Lizotte, a professor of biology and ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.He will discuss how our interactions with the natural environment impact the land and water around us, especially in the Lake Winnebago region.The title of his presentation is “Watersheds, Foodsheds, and Natives:Regional Considerations Beyond the USDA Zones.”Dr. Lizotte is an ecologist who studies algae blooms in lakes and oceans and teaches a wide variety of environmental subjects.He is on the Board of Directors of the Winnebago Lakes Council and the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance and has a special interest in increasing local understanding of environmental issues.The class will be held at the Coughlin Center, Oshkosh.
The Friends of Point Beach State Forest will be holding their annual Candlelight Ski & Hike on Saturday January 12 at the Point Beach State Forest from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Hike or ski the trail through the forest which will be illuminated by candles along with other holiday lighting. Then warm yourself inside the historic lodge building where food, refreshments, and live entertainment will be available. This event is free of charge, however a state park vehicle admission sticker is required to enter the park.
Point Beach State Forest is located 4 miles north of the City of Two Rivers on County Highway O. For ski conditions or more information, contact the Forest headquarters at 920-793-7480
The Foth Einstein Project Science Expo is on Saturday, January 12, 2008. This exciting day of science activities is held each year to show kids and their parents the science behind everyday businesses and products. The Expo is a family event at Shopko Hall from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Activities allow children to engage in hands-on explorations in the following areas: Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science, Forensics, Technology/Engineering, Space/Flight, and Environmental Science. Wisconsin Public Service sponsors a Science Fair for children in grades 2-8 as part of the Expo. Judging will take place in the morning, with winners announced at 12:50 p.m. on the Main Stage. Science Fair projects will be on display throughout the day.All participants in the Science Fair receive a certificate, goody bag, and two tickets to the Expo.The 6th through 8th graders are eligible to have their projects judged and win cash prizes. Registration forms, display and safety regulations and judging criteria can be found online at www.einsteinproject.orgor www.wisconsinpublicservice.com/news/events.aspor by calling Kelly at The Einstein Project at 920-884-8800.Registration forms are due back to The Einstein Project by December 21, 2007. New this year:
The Wonder of Physics Traveling Show with hands-on demos in physics (motion, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism and light)
The BioTrek Exploration Station with life science and engineering demos including squirt guns, eye droppers, a syringe, and a penny whistle
A “castle” inflatable bouncer, courtesy of the YMCA where kids will be encouraged to note the differences in their heart rate and how they feel, before and after exercise.
Main Stage entertainment this year includes:
Professor Gizmo and his wacky physical science experiments
Dan Nedrelo and his amazing rainforest creatures
Jody Sperduto from the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary with a skunk, an opossum, and a porcupine
Booths will have fun projects such as:
Night vision goggles and forensics (Ashwaubenon Police Department)
Benefits of microbes (Cherney Microbiological Services)
Admission to the Expo is $2 for adults, $4 for children ages 3 – 18, and free for children 2 and under. The first 2,000 children will receive a free gift!
There will be a city wide pom clinic sponsored by the award winning Southwest Troyette dance team on Saturday, January 12, from 8:15 until noon. For more information and to download a regitration form go to www.troyettes.com.
A blend of the traditional and contemporary. Frank’s always pulls at the heartstrings and causes uncontrollable laughter. Come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Let Me Be Frank Productions.
"Paris, I Love You" ("Paris, je t'aime," 116 min., rated R)
Part of the 2008 month-long Tourness French Film Festival, hosted by Lawrence University. The film will be shown in French with English subtitles. Admission is $3 at the door. An informal discussion session led by a faculty member of the Lawrence French department will be conducted following the film.
"Paris, I Love You" is a patchwork of 18 short films by major international directors each shot at a different locale in Paris. Featuring such notable actors as Natalie Portman, Gena Rowlands and Catherine Deneuve, each film explores the fragile relationships that bind people who have recently met as well people who know each other well. Among the various narratives that make up this portrayal of Paris is a man torn between his wife and his lover and a father who grapples with a complex relationship with his daughter.
Rock away the winter blues! Experience the ultimate classic rock concert combined with a full symphony orchestra when the Fox Valley Symphony joins with the Vic Ferrari band January 11 and 12, 8:00 pm, Waverly Beach, Menasha for Rock the Classics!
This tremendous performance of rock combined with classical music is unique to the Fox Valley and was such a success last year that an additional performance has been added this year! Music includes favorite rock songs combined with sensational classical music!
"One of the most exciting, different and fun concerts! This concert is a terrific mix of rock meets the classics. It's just great music!" said Marta Weldon, executive director of the Fox Valley Symphony.
Tickets are $27.50 standing room only or $35.00 reserved seating. Call Waverly Beach at 920-733-9721 to order. Call now! Space is limited
Sponsored by: Keller, Inc., Waverly Beach, Van Lieshout & Simon Dodge, Community First, Menn Law Firm, Heid Music, Neal Diabetic Foot and Ankle Center and Budweiser.
The Fox Valley Symphony’s mission is to enrich and nurture the human spirit through symphonic music and educational opportunities than enhance the cultural development of our community. Under the direction of Brian Groner, the Fox Valley Symphony is presenting its 41st season. Season underwriter is Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and season media sponsors are Time Warner Cable, DMiNTERACTIVE and WBAY-TV. The season is sponsored in part by funds from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and by grants from the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. The FVS sponsors two youth orchestras, the Youth Symphony and Philharmonia Strings, who perform in fall and spring concerts in November and March. In addition to the season concert series, the orchestra performs an education concert for students enrolled in the Partners in Education program.
For more information, phone the Fox Valley Symphony, 920-968-0300 or visit www.FoxValleySymphony.com
Includes a lighted, child friendly tour of the Haunted House, trick-or-treating, carnival games, crafts, more
Tickets: $3 per person and a non-perishible food item (children and adult companions)
The Altrusa Club of Green Bay is having a Booyah, Pie and Pecan Sale in the Bellin Parking Lot @ 1116 East Mason Street Green Bay from 9:00AM until gone. Pick up lunch and dessert then head home to watch the PACKERS beat the VIKINGS.
All proceeds to benefit the ALTRUSA HOUSE a home away from home for patients and families who need to stay overnight in Green Bay during a medical emergency.The House offers a safe, caring and interactive environment to guests referred to the home by the local medical community.
Make your holidays shine with the Christmas concert that has been a tradition for 18 years. Accompanied by pipe organ and brass ensemble, the Oshkosh Chamber Singers present a program of songs and readings that celebrate Advent and the Christmas story.
TWO PERFORMANCES: 4:00 and 7:30
Tickets: $13 in advance, $16 at the door, $5 for students. For tickets call (920)233-3312