Weekly Calendar of Events
COMPILED BY THE MARINETTE MENOMINEE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
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July 8, 2014
To make additions to this calendar, call the Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-735-6681, fax 715-735-6682 or e-mail email@example.com. Information must be received by NOON -TUESDAY of each week. The Community Calendar does not accept monthly meeting notices; please use the In Brief section of the Eagle Herald.
WEST SHORE FISHING MUSEUM OPEN Fishing museum is now designated as a flagship museum on the Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Trail. The museum is located inside Bailey Park on M-35, 15 miles north of Menominee. Museum is open from 1-4pm on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information call 906-863-9716.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT Ongoing support with topics for adult and youth and held on Tuesday evenings from 5-6pm at the Stephenson Public Library, 1700 Hall Avenue in Marinette. All groups and Rainbow House services are free and confidential. Call the Rainbow House at 1-800-956-6656 to register.
MENOMINEE COUNTY FARM & FOOD EXCHANGE Market is held every Saturday (year-round) from 9am-noon at the VFW Post 1887, 3937 Tenth Street in Menominee. Farm eggs, beef, pork, honey, maple syrup, bread, baked goods, jams, coffee, fresh produce and craft items. Call 906-639-3377 for more information.
UW-MARINETTE SEEKING HOST FAMILIES UW-Marinette is looking for people interested in connecting with our students through host and friendship family opportunities. Contact Evelyn Neziri, Coordinator of International Student Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-735-4300 ext 4359.
AQUA HERO CLASS The Greater Marinette Menominee YMCA is offering a free water class for anyone with a disability of any age. Aqua H.E.R.O (helping everyone reach opportunities) is held every Friday from 1-1:45pm. Instructor works on all aspects of wellness. For more information call the Y at 906-863-9983.
FREE BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES Classes held at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive in Marinette and funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. The following classes Computer Basics, MS Windows, Word, Internet, Email and Excel will be held every Monday afternoon from 2-3:30pm. Call the Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756 for reservations.
Now through July 24
RIVER CITIES STREAMLINERS USA Swim Team for ages 5-19 years old. Try it out free during the season for one week. Fees are based according to practices. Call 715-735-0585, email@example.com or www.rivercitiespool.org
Now through August 23
ART EXHIBIT The Beauty of Menominee, Marinette and Peshtigo exhibit will be held at the Spies Public Library. Art exhibit is sponsored by the GFWC Menominee Woman’s Club and Spies Public Library. For more information call the library at 906-863-2900.
Now through August 25
EARLY ON PLAYGROUPS Playgroups held on Mondays from 10:30am-12pm at Menominee Early Childhood Center/Head Start Center on US 41 in Menominee. Opportunity to play with your child, socialize with other parents and children. For children ages 1-4 years old. Will have stories, music, crafts, snacks and play time. Free event open to all Menominee County residents. Questions call 906-863-5665 x 1040.
Now through August 28
FLEA & FARMER’S MARKET Village of Crivitz is hosting market on Thursdays and on Friday, July 4. Handmade arts & crafts, antiques & collectables, wood products, vegetables, clothes, jewelry, canned items, plants and much more. For vendor information call Barb Uhl at 715-854-2030.
Now through August 31
ART EXHIBIT AT UW-MARINETTE The annual Menominee Area Arts Council’s “MAAC Attack” is open in the art gallery of the Fine Arts Building. A reception will be held in the gallery from 6-7pm on July 17th. The public is invited to meet the artists whose work is on display. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-735-4300 x 4391 for more information. Gallery hours are 8am-4pm.
Now through September 1
MENOMINEE COUNTY HERITAGE MUSEUM OPEN The museum will be open for the season from Memorial Day to Labor Day from 10am-4pm. Saturday hours are 12-3pm and closed July 4. The museum address is 904, 11th Avenue in Menominee. The Michael J. Anuta Research Center is open June – Sept. Wednesday from 1-5pm. Address is 1105 9th Street, (behind the museum). Admission is free-monetary donations welcome.
Now through September 8 MARINETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM OPEN The Historical Museum on Stephenson Island is open and highlights an authentic sawmill, miniature logging camp, early history displays and Evancheck Log Cabin. Hours are Mon/12-4pm, Tues-Fri/10am-4pm and some Saturdays from 10am-2pm. Call 715-732-0831 to make appointment for large tours. Cost $3/adults, ages 13-18/$1, 12 & under free.
Now through September 14
BLAZING TRAILS SIDE BY SIDE RAFFLE Raffle is sponsored by Cozzy’s Polaris and Lithocrafters Printers. Grand prize is a new 2014 Polaris 400 Ranger. Tickets are $20 each and only 1000 printed. Drawing held Sept.14 at 4pm at Ride for the Rainbow Party 11am-5pm at Little River Country Club. All proceeds support Rainbow House. To purchase tickets call 715-735-6656 or stop in at Cozzy’s Polaris, 1740 Hwy.41 in Marinette.
Now through October 4
MENOMINEE HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET Market will be held Saturdays from 9am-1pm at the corner of 1st Street and 8th Ave. across from the Band Shell at the marina. Weekly kids activities, accepting SNAP, Double Up Food Bucks, Project FRESH, Market FRESH, Wise WOMEN, Hoophouse for Health & Credit Cards, Distributor for Kids Cash by Great Start Collaborative, Menominee County. Wed. 3pm to 6pm, alternating weeks. More information call: 906-863-8718. www.menomineefarmersmarket.com
Now through October 8
THE PESHTIGO FIRE MUSEUM The museum located on Oconto Ave., in Peshtigo, will be open every day from Memorial Day weekend through Oct. 8. Hours are 10 AM – 4 PM. Phone during open hours. 715-789-2495.
PESHTIGO COMMUNITY WIDE “RUMMAGE ON THE RIVER”
annual rummage sale is organized by the Peshtigo Chamber of Commerce.
For more information check
email@example.com or call 715-582-0327 .
July 12 & 13
4th ANNUAL MARINETTE LOGGING & HERITAGE FEST Festival held at Stephenson Island in Marinette with music, food, fireworks, family entertainment, DLW Timberworks Lumberjacks, parade and car show. July 12/free shuttle bus runs from 11am-11pm & July 13/11am-7pm departs & returns at Angeli Foods in Menominee. Bring your lawn chairs for a day full of activities and special events.
July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13 & Oct. 11
M&M COMMUNITY FLEA MARKETS Marinette and Menominee flea markets will be held the 2nd Saturday of each month at the M&M Plaza in Menominee from 7am – 2pm. Vendor space is free but first come – first serve. Vendors are asked to set up near the old car lot south of Mikolas Jewelry store. (No rain dates). Have questions call 906-863-4808 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ST. MARY PARISH SUMMER FESTIVAL Festival held rain or shine at Badger Park in Peshtigo, WI. 10am an outdoor catholic mass (bring lawn chairs), 11am-3pm food for purchase, games for all ages, DJ, beer tent, horseshoes, pie eating contest, paddle sales, bingo, water balloon contest, bake sale and much more.
PARISH FESTIVAL Festival held at Precious Blood Church in Stephenson, MI. from 10:30am-3pm. Chicken dinner served after 9am mass from 10:30am-1pm in the church hall. Loskot memorial car show, win airplane ride over Menominee County, games, wagon rides, silent auction, 50/50 drawing, music, pie and ice cream, hamburgers, brats, beer and soda. Event is open to the public.
PIONEER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE Located at 1947 Riverside Ave. in Marinette, the church will be serving fresh strawberries, freshly baked shortcake, ice cream and a mound of whipped cream for $5.50. Serving will begin at 10:30am and continue thru the Logging and Heritage parade. Also serving hotdogs, chips, water, soda and coffee.
July 14 – 15
BOOKS OUTSIDE THE BOX Stephenson Public Library “Books Outside The Box” July 14 2PM at The Renaissance. Reading suggestions for books about scientists. Program is free and open to the public. Call Mariel at 715-732-7570 with questions.
July 15 – Northland Village at 2PM. Same Program.
July 14 – 17
SUMMER FOOTBALL CAMP Camp is for grades K-6 from 1-3pm, Mon.-Thurs. at field outside YMCA in Menominee. Kids will learn the basic skills and early foundations of the sport. Open to all boys and girls. Cost is member $15 and general public $25. Free T-shirt to all campers. Register by July 7 to Joe at 906-863-9983 or email@example.com
July 14 – 18
MINI MARINE RUNNING CAMP 8-10am, open to all area mid to distance runners entering grades five through adult. Each day will consist of a fun/workout session and an informational session. Camp will meet at Marinette High School and the fee is $30.
A camp T-shirt included. Register at the Civic Center, phone registrations are not accepted. For more information call 715-732-5222.
“WILDERNESS ESCAPE” (Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Bible School) Travel back into biblical times without setting foot outside of our community! You will see, hear, touch and even taste what it was to live in these times! Starts at 9am and will end at 12:00 noon. Address: 1216 Colfax St., Marinette. Register: 715-732-9868. www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/hl/trinitymarinettevbs
CHALLENGES OF LIVING WITH DIABETES Individuals are invited to join Dr. Mridani Choudury lead discussion on Diabetes and Your Lifestyle. The discussion is from 6-7pm at the Aurora Health Center in Marinette, 4061 Old Peshtigo Road. Registration is not required. For more information on this free event call 715-735-7421.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME Join us at The Stephenson Public Library at 10am. Theme this week includes a look at music and sound. Story time is for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers who like to listen to stories, sing songs and make a craft to take home. Story time is free and open to the public. Call the library at 715-732-7570 for more information.
July 15, 22 & 29
TEEN DATING INFORMATION SERIES Rainbow House is hosting series and the sessions are recommended for teens 13-18 years old. The sessions will feature casual conversation as well as special guest speakers. Topics are July 15/Boundaries and Communication, July 22/Dating in a Digital World & July 29/Teen Dating & the Law. All groups and Rainbow House services are free and confidential. Call 1-800-956-6656 to register.
JAY WOLF SHOOTING CAMP Camp held at Peshtigo High School for boys and girls. Grades 5-7 held from 8:30am-12noon and grades 8-12 from 12:30-4pm. For registration information contact Bobby Kuchta at 920-639-1332. firstname.lastname@example.org or Jay’s website is www.starshooter.net. July 9th is registration deadline.
TEEN SUMMER READING CLUB EVENT The Stephenson Public Library welcomes teens to join them at the Harmony Arboretum at 9pm to explore astronomy. Event is free. Call the library at 715-732-7570, check marinettelibraries.org or visit Stephenson Public Library on Facebook for more information.
ASTRONOMY AT THE ARBORETUM 9-10:15pm, introduction to stars, constellations, star lore and other space-related topics and includes a stargazing tour. Dress for the weather, hot beverage provided. Free public program. Inclement weather program cancelled. Call 715-732-7780 for more information. Harmony Arboretum is located 7 miles west of Marinette on Hwy 64, then ½ mil south on County E.
July 17 & 31
SUMMER READING CLUB KIDS’ EVENTS Join the Stephenson Public Library on July 17 to “Rock the Library” with presenter from Earth Haven and July 31 to “Meet Henry Hydro-oxide” with T.O.A.D. program’s Anne Bartels. Both programs start at 2pm and are free. Call the library at 715-732-7570 or check marinettelibraries.org for more information.
July 17 & Aug 21
CONCERT SERIES AT GREAT LAKES MEMORIAL MARINA PARK The Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce presents concerts at Memorial Marina Band Shell, First Street in Menominee on Thursday evenings at 7pm. Bands July 17/The Guilty Wanted and Aug. 21/Community Jazz Ensemble. Concerts are free. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy.
BABY BOUNCE Program is 11am at The Stephenson Public Library for 0-18months, parents and caregivers. Miss Lara will share short stories, songs and interactive play that fosters bonding and learning followed by baby play time. Program is free and open to the public. For more information call the library at 715-732-7570.
KIDDIE PARADE 1pm at the Civic Center with a circus theme. There is no charge to participate. All participants line up in the parking lot at the Civic Center at 12:30pm. Parade route-Alice Lane to Mary Street to Oakes Street to Georgia Street and back to Civic Center. All participants will receive a free certificate to Civic Center pool. No pre-registration is necessary. Call 715-732-5222 for more information.
KIDS NIGHT OUT AT HIGLEY FIELD Event from 6-9pm and open to kids ages five and up. Themed activities each month include arts and crafts, games and a snack. The cost is $5 and payable at registration at the Civic Center. This month’s theme is Pirate Party. Phone registrations are not accepted. Call 715-732-5222 for more information.
July 18, 19 & 20
PORTERFIELD’S CRUISIN OLDIES FESTIVAL & CAR SHOW 12th annual show held at Green Acres, 6 miles west of Marinette, just off Hwy 64. Check out website at www.porterfieldscruisinoldies.com or call 715-789-2130.
July 18 & 25
SUMMER ART MASTERS SERIES WITH SHANNON Each week a different art master will be studied and their style presented in a project, July 18/Hans Hoffman-Shapes and July 25/Paper Marbling. Youth entering grades 2-5 at 9-10am and grades 6-12 from 10:30am-12pm. Bring a paint smock or old shirt. Weekly class fee is $10 for city residents or $14 for non-residents and payable at registration at the Civic Center. Phone registrations are not accepted. For more information call 715-732-5222.
FAMILY WATER BASH 6:15-8:15pm every Friday night at the Civic Center Pool with a different theme each week- July 18/Circus and July 25/Fiesta. Admission is $2.50/youth and $4/adults. No additional fee for season passholders. Call 715-732-5222 for more information.
ANNUAL GARDEN WALK The Northern Lights Master Gardener Association in collaboration with the Volunteer Center will be hosting walk from 9am-4pm. The walk includes home gardens all throughout Marinette County. Event will be held rain or shine. For more information or to buy tickets call the UW-Extension Office at 715-732-7510. Proceeds go to Children’s Educational Garden at Harmony Arboretum and Volunteer Center of Marinette County. Tickets are $10.00.
GENEALOGY FOR BEGINNERS The Stephenson Public Library will teach basics of starting genealogical research along with research tools that are available at the library. Class starts July 19 at 9:30AM. Information call Mariel: 715-732-7570.
ROADHOUSE 9TH ANNUAL SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 146 GOLF TOURNAMENT Held at North Shore Golf Club. Shotgun start at 12 noon. $50 per person (18 holes and cart) Members with carts $45. Sign up in Pro Shop, the Birch Creek Road House or the American Legion Post 146, Menominee. Make checks payable to: Birch Creek Roadhouse or Sons of the American Legion Post 146. Call Bill Cech or Steve Van Eyck for more information: 906-864-4435, 906-290-0211, 906-863-9296.
July 19 & 20 BROWN TROUT DERBY 34th annual derby will be held at the Menominee Memorial Marina in Menominee. Fishing contest is for cash and prizes. Raffle with many prizes. Food and refreshments provided by American Legion Post 146. For more information call 715-735-5619 or 715-923-5615.
July 21 “THE NUTMAN COMPANY” BAMC Auxiliary will hold their Nutman Company Sale from 10AM – to 2Pm in the basement of BAMC’s Center in the Superior Room. Proceeds will be donated to the Auxiliary Scholarship Fund. The Nutman Co. is based in Hubertus, WI and they have a quality selection of nuts, chocolates snack mixes and candy. Credit cards, personal checks and cash welcome.
July 21 – 24
TEAMWORK CHALLENGE Challenge for grades K-6 from 1-3pm at field outside YMCA in Menominee. Instruction will include components of many sports as well as other team building exercises. Cost is members/$15, general public/ $25 and free T-shirt. Register by July 14 to Joe at 906-863-9983 or email@example.com
July 21 through 25
ART CAMP Students will learn new techniques, work with a variety of mediums and have fun socializing. Camp is held at UW-Marinette for 1st – 3rd grade & 4-6th grade. Full day early bird $118, after 5/20 $143 and half day early day $64, after 5/20 $74. For more information or to register call 715-735-4300 ext 4342 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HEALTHY SHOPPING 101 6-7pm at Angeli Foods in Menominee, MI. Learn how to read nutrition labels to guide you to the best choices in foods you already buy and add some healthy new options to your cart. Call 906-863-5575 to register for this free class or in person at the customer service desk.
MONTHLY IMMUNIZATION WALK IN CLINIC Marinette County Health and Human Services will be scheduling appt.’s for July 22, 1 – to 4 PM at their Marinette location, 2500 Hall Ave. Call Marinette office 1-888-732-7549.
THE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB Stephenson Public Library at 1 PM and will discuss “The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope” by Rhonda Riley. Call the library at 715-732-7570 to reserve the book.
July 23 and Aug. 13 & 27
BANDS AT BADGER All concerts are on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:30pm at Badger Park in Peshtigo. July 9/Music Jar, July 23/Daze 2 Nights, Aug. 13/Neon Detour and Aug. 27/Sunny ‘N The Heat.
July 24 – 27
55TH NATIONAL TRAPPERS CONVENTION & OUTDOOR SHOW The convention is hosted by NTA, the CVB and UPTA at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba, MI. Time is 8am-6pm Thurs. thru Sat. and 8am-noon Sun. Admission is $10 for all four days, 12 and under free. For more information call 248-568-5804 or 906-399-1960. Web-site is www.uptrappers.com
MOVIE IN THE PARK At dark “Iron Man 3” showing at the gazebo on Stephenson Island. No admission charge. Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the show. Concessions are available on the grounds. Call 715-732-5222 for more information.
100 MILER SAILBOAT RACE Race starts at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park in Menominee, MI. For more information check M& M Yacht Club www.mmyc.org
MENEKAUNEE OLD TIMERS PICNIC Picnic held noon at Red Arrow Park for anyone age 50 plus with ties to Menekaunee. Bring your own lawn chairs and beverage. Cost $10 by July 21 or $15 if paid later. Make checks payable to Menekaunee Old Timers, 160 W Bay Shore Street, Marinette, WI 54143. Call Sharon at 715-735-5577 with questions.
5TH ANNUAL “RIDE FOR RESCUE”. Charity Motorcycle ride for Crivitz Rescue Squad Saturday July 26, registration starts at 10 am. Ride leaves at 11:30 am from Dan and Tim’s Riverside, 1010 Main Ave. Crivitz, WI. On return ride, there will be food, music and raffle buckets. Everyone is welcome! More information visit: www.crivitzrescue.com or visit Crivitz Rescue on Facebook. Phone 715-854-7666.
July 28 – August 1
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL “Praise the Lord” is the theme for bible school at Good Shepherd Fellowship Church, 627 Michaelis Street in Marinette. VBS will be from 9am-12noon for children ages 4-12. Bible teaching, object lessons, skits, games, crafts and snacks will be provided. Admission is free. For more information or to register call 715-732-6912.
July 28 – August 3
EAA OSHKOSH AIR VENTURE 2014 World’s greatest aviation celebration held at Wittman Regional Airport. The EAA hosts a variety of activities both on the ground and in the air.
OVERDRIVE EBOOKS 2 pm at Stephenson Public Library there will be an informational session on using your Info Soup library card to check out and download eBooks from the library to your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or tablet, for free. Attendees will get an overview of the Wisconsin digital Library system and learn to search for and check out eBooks. Call Mariel: 715-732-7570 with questions.
July 29 & Aug.12
CONCERT SERIES AT STEPHENSON ISLAND The Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce presents concerts at Stephenson Island Performance Center in Marinette on Tuesday evenings 7pm. July 29/Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble and Aug.12/The Cougars. Concerts are free, bring your lawn chair and enjoy.
DEDICATION CEREMONY Join us in honoring Patricia Waschbisch and her legacy in the building dedication ceremony for the Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services, Inc. Shelter, 1530 Main Street in Marinette from 4-5pm. Open to the public. For more information call 715-735-6656.
SUMMER NATURE SERIES WITH ANNE 1pm free educational classes held at the open pavilion on Stephenson Island. Birding basics is being offered this week for grades Pre K-6. Discuss bird shapes, sizes, colors, habitats and see & hear different kinds of birds. Phone registrations are not accepted, for more information call 715-732-5222.
SUMMER ART MASTERS SERIES WITH SHANNON Each week a different art master will be studied and their style presented in a project, this week’s artist is Robert Oddy, (stained glass). Youth entering grades 2-5 at 9-10am and grades 6-12 from 10:30am-12pm. Bring a paint smock or old shirt. Weekly class fee is $10 for city residents or $14 for non-residents and payable at registration at the Civic Center. Phone registrations are not accepted. For more information call 715-732-5222.
August 1, 8 & 15
FAMILY WATER BASH 6:15-8:15pm every Friday night at the Civic Center Pool with a different theme each week- Aug. 1/Everybody’s Birthday, Aug. 8/Raft Building and Aug. 15/Beach Party. Admission is $2.50/youth and $4/adults. No additional fee for season passholders. Call 715-732-5222 for more information.
MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM BUS TOUR Professor emeritus James LaMalfa will lead a tour of the art museum. The tour leaves the UW-Marinette campus at 7am and return by 6pm. The fee for tour members is $5 and is payable prior to the trip to Continuing Education. The Kandinsky Retrospective plus 3 other exhibits will be on display. Call 715-735-4300 ext 4342 or register marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/travel.
ATV/UTV RIDE Ride to the St. Hubert Shrine Picnic guided by members of the Dun-Good Riders. Ride is open to the public. Riders will leave from North Country Inn in Dunbar at 10am. For more information see club website at www.dungood.com
Aug. 2 & Sept. 6
FLEA MARKET & CRAFTS Markets held at Erickson Park in Stephenson, MI. (use Willow Street entrance). Cost is one table/$5, 2-5 tables/$10 and over 5 tables/$20. No reservations needed. For more information call 906-788-4750. Market benefits the Stephenson Eagle Booster Club.
August 4 – Sept. 22
LIL’ TOT FOOTBALL LEAGUE League is for ages 3-4, Monday evenings from 5-5:30pm at Menominee YMCA. Skills and drills and mini-games held each week. T-Shirt included. Members $20 and general public $35, volunteer helpers appreciated. To register call Joe at 906-863-9983 or email@example.com
FREE MARKETING YOURSELF WORKSHOP Wring Resumes and Cover Letters from 2-4pm at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive in Marinette. Workshop funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Reservations for workshops can be made by calling the Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.
BRAT FRY Respite Care of Marinette and Menominee counties will be holding brat fry from 8am-1pm at the Harbors Retirement Community. The Harbors will be holding rummage sale from 8am-5pm. Cost is $3 each or 2 for $5. To pre-order call 715-732-4474 or fax orders 906-317-4200 by Aug. 1. We will deliver orders over 25. RADA products will also be sold.
SUMMER NATURE SERIES WITH ANNE 1pm free educational class held at the open pavilion on Stephenson Island. Topic is Flying Colors for grades Pre- K-3. Discussion will include the butterfly life cycle, kinds of butterflies, differences between butterflies, moths and other topics. Phone registrations are not accepted. For more information call 715-732-5222.
WATERFRONT FESTIVAL Festival held at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park, Menominee’s Historic Waterfront. Festival includes entertainment, food booths, children’s games, parade and large fireworks.
WATERFRONT FESTIVAL FUN SAILBOAT RACE Race starts at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park in Menominee, MI. For more information check M& M Yacht Club www.mmyc.org
SILVER CLIFF FIRE AND RESCUE AUXILIARY PICNIC 10am, parade held along Hwy C, picnic held from 11am-6pm at Silver Cliff Park on Hwy C. Raffles, country store, children’s games, music, fire department water fights, chicken booyah, brats, hamburgers etc.
NORTHREACH WATERFRONT RUN 5k/10k run & 5k walk starts at Veterans Memorial Park in Menominee.
FREE WORKSHOP Start Right the first time, free workshop to help start or grow a business at NWTC Marinette from 6-9pm. Register by calling 715-735-9361 or online at www.nwtc.edu/erc
MINI MARINE CHEERLEADER CAMP 10-11:30am and held in the commons area at MHS. Open to children ages 4 through 12. Learn Marinette cheers and create Marine paraphernalia, camp t-shirt, banners, signs and more. Camp led by Marinette Marine cheerleaders with support by the Recreation Dept. Proceeds benefit the high school cheerleading program. Pre-registration is required at the Civic Center. Fee is $30. Phone registrations are not accepted. For more information call 715-732-5222.
August 11 - 15
SCIENCE CAMP Learn about rockets, Lego's and nature. Camp held at UIW-Marinette for 1-3rd grade and 4-6th grade. Full and half day options, cost is early bird $118, after 5/20 $143, half day early bird $64, after 5/20 $74. For more information call 715-735-4300 ext 4342 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
August 12 – Sept. 16
YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE League is for grades K-3, Tues/Thurs evenings at Menominee YMCA. There will be no score kept in this league and will be split into two divisions K-1 and 2-3 graders with team shirts included. Member $32 and general public $50, volunteer coaches needed. Register by July 25 to Joe at 906-863-9983 or email@example.com
FREE MARKETING YOURSELF WORKSHOP Job Applications and Interviewing Skills from 2-4pm at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive in Marinette. Workshop funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Reservations for workshops can be made by calling the Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.
FREE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT Gluten free/low carb dietary options for maximum energy, presented by Nola Hardy, RD,CDE at noon at Aurora Health Care, 2nd floor conference room, 3130 Shore Drive in Marinette. For more information contact Stacie at 715-735-4609.
ART SHOW 2nd annual Terrace Estates resident art show, doors open from 4-7pm. All forms of art.
MOVIE IN THE PARK At dark SMURFS 2 is showing at the gazebo on Stephenson Island. No admission charge. Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the show. Concessions are available on the grounds. Call the Recreation Department at 715-732-5222 for more information.
BEACH PARTY AT RED ARROW PARK Noon - 2pm, kiddie carnival games, just 10 cents. Win tickets to redeem at the prize table. Hot dogs, popcorn and beverages will be for sale. No pre-registration required. Event held rain or shine at the enclosed pavilion. Call 715-732-5222 for more information.
43RD M&M ANTIQUE AUTO CLUB SHOW Show is sponsored by The Motor Company and is from 8am-3pm on Menominee’s Historic Waterfront in Menominee, MI. Trophies awarded at 2:30pm, music by Russes Golden Oldies and sponsored by Martin Saw & Tool, Inc. For car show information call 715-582-0347.
AURORA HALF MARATHON & 5K Saturday, 7am/ half marathon, 8am/5k run/walk, 9:15am/children’s race and starts at Marinette High School, 2135 Pierce Avenue in Marinette. Registration is available at www.mandmchamber.com, www.mmymca.org or www.aurora.org/events. For more information call the chamber at 1-800-236-6681 or 715-735-6681.
BAY BEACH AMUSEMENT PARK SUPERVISED BUS TRIP School bus departs 9am and returns 4pm. Cost is $12 per person and includes bus fare payable at time of registration at the Civic Center. Ride tickets available for purchase upon arrival at Bay Beach. Children ages 7 and up may participate without a parent. Participants may bring a bag lunch or purchase lunch at Bay Beach on their own. Phone registrations are not accepted but for more information call 715-732-5222.
FREE MARKETING YOURSELF WORKSHOP 40’s plus workshop geared toward job seeker 40 and older from 11am-12:30pm at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive in Marinette. Workshop funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Reservations for workshops can be made by calling the Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.
TUNDRA LODGE WATER PARK SUPERVISED BUS TRIP Trip is $30 per person and includes school bus fare, a day pass to the water park and lunch at the Polar Bear Pub within the Tundra Lodge. Participants ages 7 and up may participate without a parent. Bus departs at 9am and returns at 4pm. Phone registrations are not accepted but for more information call The Recreation Department at 715-732-5222.
PRAIRIE WALK 6-8pm at the Harmony Arboretum. Spend an evening learning what constitutes a prairie and why people are creating or restoring them. Free public program. For more information call 715-732-7780. Arboretum is located 7 miles west of Marinette on Hwy 64, then ½ mile south on County E.
August 21 – 24
MARINETTE COUNTY FAIR Wausaukee fair grounds, for information go to www.marinettecountyfair.com
KIDS NIGHT OUT AT HIGLEY FIELD Event from 6-9pm and open to kids ages five and up. Themed activities each month include arts and crafts, games and a snack. The cost is $5 and payable at registration at the Civic Center. This month’s theme is “Nuts for Nature”. Phone registrations are not accepted. Call 715-732-5222 for more information.
JOEY SHEPRO MEMORIAL DOUBLEHANDER SAILBOAT RACE Race starts at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park in Menominee, MI. For more information check M& M Yacht Club www.mmyc.org
August 26 MEET AND GREET DR. RAO, ENDOCRINOLOGIST Aurora Health Center, 4061 Old Peshtigo Rd., Marinette will be hosting a complimentary meet and greet with Dr. Rao, their new Endocrinologist from 5 to 6:30 PM. His informal presentation: “New Advanced Treatments and Technology: Managing your diabetes just got easier.” To register, call 888-863-5502, seating is limited. Light refreshments will be served.
September 10 FREE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT
Medication advances in multiple sclerosis & options, presented by Aurora pharmacy at 5:30pm at Aurora Health Care, 2nd floor conference room, 3130 Shore Drive in Marinette. For more information contact Stacie at 715-735-4609.
DOUG JONES MEMORIAL FROSTBITE RACE Race starts at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park in Menominee, MI. For more information check M& M Yacht Club www.mmyc.org
GIANT PUMPKIN FESTIVAL Menominee Area Arts Council will hold art activities from 11am-4pm at Menominee Marina.
MASTER’S IN EDUCATION PROGRAM Earn your Master of Science in Education from University of Wisconsin –River Falls in just 16 months right here in Marinette County. UW-Marinette’s Continuing Education Dept., through a partnership with University of Wisconsin-River Falls, offers this accelerated degree program to residents of both Wisconsin and Michigan at the same low in –state tuition rate. Please visit:http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/education or contact Jamie Schwaba at Jamie.firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-735-4300x4343.
September 27 & 28
ON-CAMERA WORKSHOP WITH FILMMAKER MICHAEL MCGUIRE
9 AM – 1 PM at UW-Marinette Professional filmmaker Michael McGuire visits UW-Marinette from Los Angeles to offer a workshop in on-camera performance to men and women age 10 and above of any experience level. Learn the grammar of cinema, perform scenes on camera and receive a digital file of your work. Cost $75.00 each. Information please visit: marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed or call: 715-735-4300 x4342