Open swim times are held every Friday from 11:00-1:00, Saturdays from 12:00-1:30 and Sundays from 12:00-2:00. Come experience Swimtastic‘s 90 degree water and family friendly facility. Students can show mom and dad what they have learned in swim lessons and practice their new skills. Come check us out and feel how warm our water is for yourselves!
Celebration Academy is offering a weekly story hour for young children – Friday mornings at 9:30 am at the 9th Street Wellness Center, 1028 9th Street, Green Bay, WI 54304. The story hour is free. An optional craft project related to the book is available after reading the story. The craft project fee is $2. Reservations may be made at 490-9699.
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.
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
Fish Fry Fridays, and anytime club is open, is a fund raiser to help Veterans in need in the community. Tues. - Sat. open to the public at 3pm. AMVETS Take Cover is at 1807 N. Irwin Ave. Operated entirely with volunteers to raise funds to help Veterans. Helping hands to help those in need.
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.
Join the Omro Friday Night Market for its THIRD season as it moves to Scott Park in Omro! This market is the perfect blend of homegrown and homemade as local producers, artists, crafters, and vendors come together to showcase some of the area's finest foods, arts, and crafts!
Freedom Friday features Dave Sky with his 12 string guitar and great music with the Veterans regular Fish Fry every 1st Friday of the month. Proceeds go to help Veterans in the community. This is an all volunteer event.
Rides and games from 6-10
Angelic Acres presents its annual 2012 Open Garden and Daylily Sale. Stroll through and relax in the areas largest collection of named daylily varieties. Angelic Acres is home to more than 1200 different kinds. You will also see 250 varieties of hostas and 90 different perennials. Angelic Acres is openFriday-Sunday, July 6th, 7th & 8th and then again Thursday - Sunday, July 19 - August 3. Hours are 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Friday – Sunday) and1:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Thursday). We hope to see you during this explosion of color! For further information please call 920-660-3195 or e-mail @ email@example.com. Directions: From Green Bay:41/141 north (20 miles), stay on 41 towards Oconto (3.5 miles past the split), right on to Huebscher Road (Shell gas station), then right on to Deprey Road. From the north:141 south, Continue to follow US-141 S. to the split in Abrams. Merge left onto 41 towards Oconto, 3.5 miles past the split turn right on to Huebscher Road (Shell Gas Station), then right onto Deprey.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11TH
8 AM – KICKBALL & HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT STARTS
DJ "Lighting Strikes" by El Brando 1 - 6pm
SUNDAY, AUGUST 12TH 9 AM – KICKBALL & HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT WRAPS-UP $ 2.00 CAN BEER (NO CARRY INS PLEASE)
Burgers - Brats - Beer - Soda - ECT...
LOOKING FOR: *Anyone (all ages/skill levels) interested in registering for the Horseshoe Tournament *Any interested Kickball Teams (2 Day – Double Elimination Tournament) *Any Vendors interested in setting up a booth for the “Flee Market” PLEASE CONTACT: JOANN @ 715-850-1813 OR CHRISTINE @ 715-851-2777