Step behind the lines and learn how this global conflict altered history. Tour the Eisenhower command train.
Dust off your dancing shoes and start filling that dance card. We're throwing a 1940s-style U.S.O. Swing Dance.
Take a trip down Memory Lane with this local history exhibit spotlighting various signs from Oshkosh and surrounding communities. A variety of notable and memorable neighborhood signs will be displayed, including brewery signage, business markers and banners. Remember the Chief Oshkosh Beer sign? Or how about old transit ads? With more than 80 signs on display, dating from the mid 19th century to contemporary, you’ll be sure to get the message about Oshkosh’s pronounced past.
Fresh produce, breads, meats, poultry, cheese, handmade crafts and more.
Enjoy the music of Shady Grove 9:00-12:00.
Welcome to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Grab your Platform 9 ¾ ticket and leave the Muggle world behind to celebrate the release of the final Harry Potter film. This bewitching event transforms the Oshkosh Public Museum into Hogwarts, where you can attend a sorting hat ceremony, make your own wand and quill, predict the future in Divination, meet characters from the stories and solve magical messages. Mischief managed? Take some time to check out props and replicas from the Harry Potter movies and stop in Honeydukes Sweet Shop to load up on goodies. Wrap up the month with our magical birthday bash for Harry on Sunday, July 31. Accio fun!
The simple and efficient design of the Leopold bench has made it a favorite among parks and recreational areas all over the country.This bench is light weight and fits naturally into landscapes ranging from a backyard fire pit to back country hiking trail.While the preserve cannot improve on the design, it can still add a little twist to these benches.The kit provided will include all necessary tools/hardware and the lumber provided will be authentic Northern White Cedar that has been recovered from the preserve!This way you will always have a little piece of the Bubolz Nature Preserve right at home.Cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members.
Test your athleticism, individually or with a group. The YMCA Lactic Edge Triathlon is held at Bukolt Park in Stevens Point, WI.The course for adults is a 500 yard swim, 17 mile bike ride, and a 3.1 mile run. Individual Adult: $45 by June 17, $55 by July 7, $70 on site. The course for teens is a 200 yard swim, 4 mile bike, and 2 kilometer run. Individual Teen: $20 by July 7 and $30 on site. Prices vary for Relay Teams. Register at www.active.com key word: Lactic Edge. Also check out our YMCA Fit Kids Triathlon on July 8th at 6:00pm, also at Bukolt Park.
Bring your whole family to enjoy Swimtastic Swim School's 90-degree water, palm tree shower, and water slide! Call for a FREE Family Swim Pass!
Touch the Wonders of Mulberry Lane Petting Farm (MLF). At MLF you not only see but interact with all of the farm animals. During your hands-on guided tour you can milk a cow, catch a chicken, kiss a pig, cuddle a kitten, ride a pony, enjoy a hayride & more!
You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at the farm.
Tours begin continuously between 10-1 Wed/Thurs/Fri and 10-2 Sat/Sun. Farm closes 2 hours after departure of last tour.
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For Additional Information Contact: Deanna Novak
Phone: 920-437-7623, x-12
Date: April 27, 2011
World War II Reenactment and U.S.O. Swing Dance July 9 & 10, 2011
The National Railroad Museum’s annual summer event offers education for the entire family, and more this year.
Ashwaubenon (Green Bay, Wis.) – Step back in time at the National Railroad Museum’s fourth annual World War II Reenactment on July 9 – 10, 2011. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore WWII history through battles, encampments, lectures and other engaging events throughout the weekend. A special U.S.O.-style swing dance will cap the evening of Saturday, July 9, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. inside the Lenfestey Center on Museum grounds.
The daytime reenactment will feature German and American encampments and two daily battles that are only accessible by the Museum’s train. Patrons are encouraged to interact with the reenactors as they recreate scenarios from history throughout each day. Special appearances by Eleanor Roosevelt (played by Jessica Michna) will be held on Saturday and Sunday; WIXX’s John Maino will speak about his newest book "The European Campaign" on Saturday, July 9th at 2:00 p.m. The Museum’s educator, Bob Lettenberger, will speak about the use of trains in American wars on Sunday, July 10th. The Gen. Eisenhower command coaches will be open for guided tours throughout the weekend. In 1941 the United Service Organization (U.S.O.) was established to meet the request of Franklin D. Roosevelt for private organizations to provide for the needs of on-leave U.S. armed forces on American soil and abroad. Six organizations met the President’s call, forming the U.S.O. with other organizations, such as the Red Cross, providing a similar function as well. Over 3,000 U.S.O. clubs were in existence in 1944, often run by volunteers in small towns. Saturday, July 9
th’s U.S.O.-style Dance will highlight live music from Bay Area Big Band. Come and enjoy what a WWII solider might have experienced -- hometown food, dancing, a cash bar and U.S.O. girls and reenactors in WWII-era uniform. Funds from the special dance tickets will help fund the Museum’s Children’s Discovery Depot.
"World War II was a significant period in American history," stated Jacqueline Frank, museum executive director. "As more veterans are passing, it is important to keep alive their memory, and how this event influenced American life and culture then -- as well as today. This event will allow patrons to immerse themselves in history and learn about the event in a really fun, meaningful way."
The Museum grounds will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both reenactment days. Reenactment activities will take place throughout both days. Admission, which includes all regular exhibits and all reenactment events, is $9.00 – Adults; $8.00 –Senior Citizens; and $6.50 – Children (ages 4 – 12).
The U.S.O. Dance will take place on Saturday, July 9, 2011. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Admission is $25.00 in advance; $30.00 at the door; $15.00 for Museum members and veterans. Corporate tables and sponsorships are available. Contact Jacqueline Frank, executive director at (920) 437-7623 x-17 or Deanna Novak, director of sales and marketing at (920) 437-7623 x-12 for more information.
Founded in 1956, the Museum works to foster an understanding of railroading and its significance to American life. Visiting the National Railroad Museum offers you an opportunity to explore our railroad heritage. Sit in the cab of the Union Pacific Big Boy, the world’s largest steam locomotive. View Gen. Eisenhower’s World War II command train. Examine the future of railroading in the sleek 1955 General Motors Aerotrain. The Museum is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the U.S
Flea Market and craft fair. Vendors welcome.
Come join us for a weekend of fun. July 8th and 9th in Berlin,WI. A fesitval full of activities. Friday eve join us for the Spicy Tie band and on Saturday Country Storm. There will be food vendors, family friendly activities, craft/art fair, 3 on 3 Basketball tournament, Volleyball tournament, Man vs. Truck The human truck pull, Jr. Ido performance, The Yellow Rock Cloggers and more. See our calendar of events on our Facebook page. Call 920-290-2695 for general inquires.
The Town of Carlton Fire Department and First responders is run 100% by volunteers.We will have plety of raffles, food,drinks and entertainment. All of the proceeds from our summer fundraiser goes toward the purchase of new equiptment to better serve our community.
You can show your support to one of the areas "small town" fire department and first responder organizations by stopping by on July 9th.
1296 Town Hall Rd.
Kewaunee Wi. 54216
The Sturgeon Bay Farm and Craft Market will be in progress every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until noon, June 4th through October 29th.The Saturday Morning Farm and Craft Market is held at Market Square, 421 Michigan Street in downtown Sturgeon Bay. There is a great variety of locally grown produce to choose from, beautiful flowers, and delicious foods.There is also a great selection of hand crafted items from jewelry to art to outdoor furniture. Patronize the Saturday morning Farm and Craft Market in Sturgeon Bay for your home grown and hand crafted items-there is something for everyone! For more information call the Sturgeon Bay Parks Department at: 920-746-2914
July 8 & 9, 2011 Downtown - Green Bay, WI FREE ADMISSION EVENT
This is the 25th annual and FINAL French Creek Days Event.
Event runs Friday and Saturday.
Entertainment includes: The Brittins, Mark Shurilla and the Greatest Hits, The Sounds of the Supremes, Saturday Car Show, Magic Shows Saturday afternoon, and volleyball tournament. Also a FIREWORKS show put on by Fat Cat Fireworks both nights!
RUN for SAM 10k & 1mile walk is hosted by the Princeton VFW Post 10452 in memory of Sam Hennessee to celebrate his life. All proceeds will go into a scholarship fund in his name for those entering the medical field. Race starts and finishes at the Princeton VFW, 136 N. Farmer Street, Princeton, WI. 54968 July 9, 2011, 8:30am, sign up online www.active.com, $30 early $35 race day. T Shirt made in USA organic coton, food, refreshments, DJ, massage tables and a great time. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 920-295-8715
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"Quilts on the Farm". Locally made quilts for show and sale. Quiltiing demonstration and "bed turning".
Art on Track features 70 vendors who will have on display homemade arts and crafts items for sale. This show is held in conjunction with the Iola Old Car Show.
Holding a Motorcycle Poker Run for Camp Heartland, a camp for children with or afflicted with AIDS/HIV positive. All vehicles welcome, please come help raise money for the chilcdren. Registration at 10:30am ET's Dogpound, Kaukauna, 100 mile run. Participating bars: ET's Dogpound, Capones of Pipe, Larry's Good Time Inn, Wenzels Manitowoc, D-Rocks Outer Limb, The Pit Stop. 50/50 Raffles and prizes throughout the ride. This ride is being sponsered by Thunderkiss WMC of Wisconsin.
Badgerland Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club will be holding a Cavapalooza to celebrate these happy, friendly, outgoing, hardy little dogs. There will be demonstrations of Obedience, Confirmation, Rally and Agility as well as grooming, care and maintenance information. There will be Cavaliers of all ages and colors present. There will also be Food, Face Painting, Raffle Baskets, Games and Booths.
All proceeds will benefit the American Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club Rescue Trust Fund.
$5 for adults. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.
Crooked Lake Sportmen's Club Annual Picnic
in Crooked Lake. 20 miles west of Crivitz on County Hwy. W.
Saturday, July 9th 2011
from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Serving Booyah, Hamburgers, Brats, Hot Dogs, French Fries and Beverages. Games and Entertainment on the Grounds.
Parade lineup at 10:30 a.m. at the Athelstane Town Hall on Cty C & A, parade starts at
11:00 a.m., proceeding to the Athelstane Fireman's Park. Everyone is welcome, there are
no entry fees. For info contact Sue Doyle 715 856-5406.
Features include: Fire Department and Kid's Water Fight Competition, raffles,
Silent Auction, Grab Bags, Games for the Kid's, refreshments and music starting at
6:00 p.m. by Force of Habit.
Saturday 3 - 8 pm S-I DJ Service
Saturday 8:30 - 12:30 pm Oil Can Harry
Huge Fireworks display at dark.
Food, beverages, rides and games.
This year marks 100 years of sevice and dedication of the Fremont Wolf River Fire Dept. We are have a celebration with open house 2-5 dj. Dr Dobbe 7- midnight lighted parade at 9 pm with special guest smokey the bear free to get in come out and have a good time
Open House from 2pm-5pm
Dr. Dobbe From 7pm-Midnight
Lighted Fire Truck Parade at 9pm
Special Guest Smokey The Bear
Beer, Soda, Water, Food, 50/50 Raffle all day
The Oshkosh Jaycees, a non-profit volunteer organization, will be holding the 16th annual Brews n’ Blues Charity Microbrew and Music Festival on Saturday July 9th, 2011. The event will be held from 3-7pm at the Leach Amphitheater in Oshkosh. Check out two great bands and over 100 different microbrews. Raffles and a home brewing demonstration will also be part of the day. Money raised will benefit Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Inc. and other local charities of the Oshkosh Jaycees. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. A listing of ticket locations and more information can be found at www.oshkoshjaycees.org. To learn more contact event chairs Melissa Pezzuto or Stefanie Peterson at 920-385-9231 or email@example.com. Only those age 21 and older please.
July 6 marks the beginning of 17years of Butterfly House operation at Mosquito Hill Nature Center. Butterfly House allows visitors to walk among and interact with Wisconsin’s native butterflies in their natural habitat. It will be open to the general public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM through August 28. A nominal $1/person donation is asked to help defray operating expenses. Private guided tours are available for organized groups on Thursdays and Fridays for a fee of $2/person. Advance reservations for private tours are necessary
After your visit, be sure to stop in the butterfly bookstore located in the interpretive building. A wonderful selection of books, tee-shirts and other butterfly related items are for sale during Butterfly House hours.
Raising monarch caterpillars and butterflies is a worthwhile experience for both young and old. However, improper rearing practices can sometimes do more harm than good to the very insect we’re trying to protect. Join naturalist and monarch fanatic Jessica Miller as she demonstrates proper handling, feeding and sanitizing techniques to care for healthy monarchs. Learn how to detect and test for a prevalent and deadly monarch protozoan. These data will help researchers at the University of Georgia determine where the parasite is located around the country.
$6/adults, $4/students, seniors, FOMH or $12/family.
Registration and payment due July 2.
Verizon Wireless is offering a free technology basic workshop at the company’s Appleton store, located at 3420 Calumet St., on Saturday, July 9, from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Reservations are required by registering online at www.verizonwireless.com/workshops. Seating is limited. The workshop is geared toward helping customers get the most out of their advanced wireless devices by learning about new features and technologies, such as 4G LTE, explore useful data apps and offer an open forum to address questions. Additionally, Verizon Wireless offers customers a free online learning center, making it easier and faster for customers to get the most out of their devices and services by learning the functions and features—on their own schedule. Log in for online tutorials anytime by visiting www.verizonwireless.com/learning.
SOCIABLE SINGLES GROUP GREEN BAY AREA.
WE ARE A GROUP FOR SINGLES OVER 50, THAT WOULD LIKE TO MEET OTHER SINGLES FOR DRINKS, DINNER, CONVERSATION AND DANCING.
WHERE: Wally’s Spot Supper Club 1979 Main St. Green Bay, WI. WHEN:Saturday, July 9, 2011 TIME:Cocktails 5:30 pm Dinner: 6:30 pm