Community Calendar

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October 14, 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 infochamber@centurytel.net.  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

Ongoing:

MENOMINEE FARMERS MARKET  Market is held Saturdays from 10am-1pm at the Menominee Senior Center on 10th Avenue.  Market features locally grown vegetables, jams, breads, wood crafts, sewn items, soaps and much more.  We accept EBT cards and credit cards.  For more information contact Lucy Pier, certified market manager at 906-863-8718 or visit www.menomineefarmersmarket.com

ADULT OPEN VOLLEYBALL AT DUER GYM  Sundays, from 6:30-8:30pm and sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department.  Cost is $2 per player and payable at the gym.  No pre-registration is required.  For more information call 715-732-5222.

FREE TUTORING PROGRAM  This program provides free tutoring services every Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm for children in grades K-6 and held at Christ Lutheran Church, 613 11th Avenue in Menominee.  Snacks are provided.  For more information call Len at 906-863-2366 or Pastor Cole at 906-863-3095.

BEND AND STRETCH EXERCISE  Program sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department.  Floor and flexibility exercises held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9-9:45am at the Duer Gym, 402 Williams Street in Marinette.  Punch cards are available for purchase at the Civic Center.  For more information call 715-732-5222.

SERENITY SEEKERS  A twelve step program offering experience, strength and hope for families affected by someone else’s addiction from 6:30-7:30pm at Lakeside Assemble of God, 1704 3nd Avenue in Menominee.  For more information call 715-923-2586. 

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.

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 October 23

SILENT ART AUCTION  Auction is sponsored by the Friends of Spies Public Library.  A reception held for the artists and public will be held Oct. 23 from 4-6pm.  For more information call the library at 906-863-2900.  Proceeds will be used for children’s programming.

Now through October 27

4TH ANNUAL COLD HANDS/WARM HEARTS CLOTHING DRIVE  New or gently used items can be dropped off at St. Anne Parish in Coleman 8:30am-4pm, Mon –Wed or at weekend masses and St. Anne Parish Center in Lena 7:30am-3pm, Mon – Fri or during weekend masses.  Children and adult sizes needed.  Additional drop off locations can be found by calling 920-429-1951.  The LCP Fund benefits Lena, Coleman and Pound communities.

ALZHEIMER’S EDUCATION SERIES  The Alzheimer’s Association will be presenting an educational series:  Awareness – Caregiver program every Monday, at the ADRC 2500 Hall Ave., Marinette.  For more information contact ADRC of Marinette County, (715) 732-3850, (888) 442-3267 or email: adrc@marinettecounty.com

Now through October 31

DOLL & TOY MUSEUM OPEN  Busville doll & toy museum is located 4 miles south of Crivitz or 3 miles north of Beaver following Hwy 141, then 2 blocks west on 24th road.  Open by appointment and most Saturdays.  For appointment or more information call 715-854-2148.

Now through November 5

DANCE LESSONS  The North Country Kickers will have dance lessons on Wednesdays at Equity Hall, Hwy 64 west of Marinette.  Open dancing at 6:30pm and lessons start at 7pm.  $4 fee includes dance lesson and couple hours of dancing.  Beginners are encouraged to come. Bring your friends, a partner or come solo.  Questions call Charles at 920-530-4373 or David at 715-735-5513.

Now through December 15

PRESBYTERIAN PEANUTS FOR SALE  Order now to get the delivery date you want.  It’s not too early to order for Christmas.  One pound bags are $8.  To order peanuts call 715-735-3025.

Now through Dec. 30

DIVORCE CARE  Learn practical information and gain hope for your future.  Seminar is from 6:30-8pm for 13 sessions and held at Faith Baptist Church, 350 N. Stephenson Street in Peshtigo.  Call 715-582-3655 to register.

Now through June 1

EARLY ON PLAYGROUPS  Playgroups held Mondays from 10:30am-12noon at Spies Library in Menominee. Free event open to all Menominee County residents with children ages 1-4.  Will have stories, music, crafts, snacks and play time.  Playgroups sponsored by Menominee County Intermediate School District’s Early On Program.  Questions call 906-863-5665 ext 1040.

October 18

“HAUNTED ASYLUM”  The Menominee Heritage Museum, 904 11th Ave. presents event from 6-8pm.  Admission is $3, 5 and under is free.  This is a family friendly event.  Dress warmly.

COLOR BLAST 5K FUN RUN  The Healthy Youth Coalition of Marinette and Menominee holding run the morning of the M&M game.  Registration from 7-7:30am, run begins at 8am.  Registration forms at www.mmyouth.com or Menominee County Intermediate School District, 1201 41st Avenue.  Cost is $25/$30 day of run and $15/$20 day of run for children 12 & under and includes t-shirt.  Preregister by Oct. 9 to guarantee shirt.  For more information call 906-863-5665 ext 1038.

HALLOWEEN PET PARADE  Parade starts at Marinette Farm & Garden and will benefit the Menominee Animal Shelter.  Gather at 10:30, parade starts at 11am, a short walk around the block.  Pets of any kind are welcome.  Cost is $10 and Menominee Animal Shelter will have bake sale at 9am. Prizes awarded for creative Halloween costume.  Sign up at Marinette Farm & Garden.  Questions call 715-735-7439.

341TRIO  A capella women’s trio will be singing southern gospel 6:30pm at Community Covenant Church, 1123 13th Street in Menominee (across from Blesch Middle School).  A free will offering will be accepted.  For more information call Glenna at 906-290-3552.

TRI-COUNTY DOG TRAINING ACADEMY FUN MATCH  Fun match is open to the public free of charge and will offer trials in obedience, rally, conformation and junior showmanship.  Owners wishing to enter their dogs may get further information and an application at www.tcdta.org  Entrants may also register on site starting at 8am.  Food available on the grounds and huge raffle will be held.  Questions call 906-792-5989.

October 18 & 19

CHILDREN’S THEATRE  UW-Marinette Children’s Theatre presents Doctor Dolittle JR, the classic tale of kindness to animals.  Tickets are $6 & $10 and are on sale at marinette.uwc.edu, box office one hour before curtain or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342.

Oct. 20 through Nov. 24

AODA FAMILY EDUCATION SERIES  Free alcohol and other drug abuse series open to the public. Sessions held in the basement conference room at 2500 Hall Avenue in Marinette from 6-8pm on Mondays evenings.  Participants are expected to attend all 6 sessions. Call Marinette County Health and Human Services-ADAPT at 715-732-7760 or 1-888-732-7549 to reserve how many will participate.

October 21

INTRO TO DIGITAL 3D DESIGN  UW-Marinette Continuing Education presents class to learn the basics about 3D graphics, explore 3D software and experiment with selection of sample models.  Class is from 6-7:30pm in room M108 at UW-Marinette.  Fee is $29 for ages 14 and up.  To register visit http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342

October 22

COLLEGE PREVIEW NIGHT  Presentation is at UW-Marinette at 6:30pm. This information session is for any person who is looking to apply to any college or university and who needs to know where to start.  Presentation will give you an idea of what to expect about applying, entrance requirements, cost, transferring from one campus to another and campus specific information.

THE STEPHENSON PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB  The Wednesday Afternoon Book Club is meeting at the Stephenson Public Library on October 22 at 1 PM to discuss the book Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner. New members are welcome! Please come prepared to discuss the book of the month. Contact Mariel at 715-732-7570 with questions.

October 23

DOWNTOWN MARINETTE TRICK OR TREAT HOURS  Hours are 3-5pm and sponsored by the Marinette downtown businesses.

“Begin Again” Workshop  Free Marketing Yourself Workshop at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Dr., Marinette, 1-2:30pm funded by Bay Area Workforce development Board in Partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration required call Marinette Job Center 715- 732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

October 24

KIDS NIGHT OUT AT THE DUER GYM  6-9pm and sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department.  Event is open to kids ages five and up and includes themed activities each month that include arts & crafts, games and a snack.  The cost is $5 and payable at registration at the Civic Center.  Theme is “Halloween”.  Phone registrations not accepted, for more information call 715-732-5222.

October 25

HALLOWEEN DANCE  The North Country Kickers will have dance at Equity Hall on Hwy 64 from 7-10:30pm.  Admission fee is $5.  Public invited to come and enjoy large variety of music.  Costumes are encouraged.  Questions call Charles at 920-530-4373 or David at 715-735-5513.

HALLOWEEN TRAP SHOOT  The Menominee Woods and Stream Sportsman’s Club will hold shoot from 10am-4pm.  There will be multiple 5 bird meat shoots for steak, chickens, hams, bacon and baby-back ribs and a 50-Bird Lewis Shoot for cash prizes.  Lunch and refreshments will be available. All area trap shooters, shot-gunners and general public invited to attend and participate.  The club is located about 10 miles north of Menominee at N3675 County Road 577.

SPOOKTACULAR KIDS TRIATHLON  12:30pm, mandatory participant meeting at River Cities Community Pool, 1125 University Dr., Marinette.  Swim, bike, run for ages 4-12.  Event free thanks to a grant from M&M Community Foundation & Walmart for 125 participants.  Register by Oct. 10 to purchase t-shirt for $8.  Parent or guardian must be present.  Finishers receive a medal and goodie bag.

BUSINESS SHOWCASE AND CRAFT FAIR  Event will be held at Coleman High School.  Registration form can be found at www.cougarcountrybusiness.com along with a flier that can be printed.

CHAIN REACTION DAY  Marinette County Elderly Services is looking for volunteers to help with this event Communities Helping Older Adults in their Neighborhood.  If you or your group would like to volunteer call 715-854-7453 or 1-800-990-4242.

OKTOBERFEST  5:30pm, Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy is hosting their annual celebration and dinner in the High School gym.  Dinner is a German buffet, choral performances by students, music & dancing and crafts & games for children.  Dinner tickets are $12.50/adults, $7.50/children ages 5-12 and ages 4 & under free.  Raffle tickets are $75 and only 250 sold and must be purchased in advance.  Tickets sold at school offices or call 715-735-7481.

SWEDISH PANCAKE SUPPER AND BAKE SALE  Bethel Lutheran Church, 1309 14th Avenue in Menominee from 4-6:30pm.Traditional Swedish Pancakes with lingonberries, sausage, fruit and beverage. Bake sale and children’s activity table. Suggested donation is $6/adult and $3/for children ages 5-12.

October 26

NORTHWOODS VOLLEYBALL CLUB  Open to any parent or female athlete interested in playing volleyball in the off season.  Informational meeting will be held 2:30pm at the UW-Marinette Fieldhouse.  Tryouts will be held Nov.15 and based on athlete’s birthday. Emergency forms are needed to tryout.  Contact Michell at 906-290-0192 or meeshell30@gmail.com or Dan at 906-864-3983 or dpporath@yahoo.com with questions.

ANNUAL CHILI SUPPER  SS.Joseph & Edward Parish, W3308 County Road G, Porterfield serving homemade chili, relishes, pies and beverages from 3:30-6:30pm.  Cost $7/adults 11-over, $3/children 6-10 and free 5-under.  Gathering is open to the public.

TRUNK N TREAT FOR KIDS  At 10am, come dressed in a costume for a safe “trick or treat” alternative that will take place in the Pioneer Presbyterian Church parking lot at 1947 Riverside Ave., Marinette.  Games, crafts and fun offered.  For more information call 715-735-3025.  Worship service is at 9am, all are welcome.

GERMANFEST  1pm, German fare and chicken family style dinner, 2-4pm German musical show featuring the popular Dorf Kapelle Band at Little River Country Club. Advance tickets $40 available at BAMC Gift Shop, Schloegel’s Restaurant and both locations at Angeli Foods.  Proceeds go to support Women’s Health Screening.

October 27 through March 20

CIVIC CENTER ICE RINK OPEN  Daily open skate hours, skating lessons and special events are available.  Call 715-732-5222 for skating hours and find us on facebook by searching “Marinette Recreation Department” or www.marinetterec.com

October 29  HALLOWEEN PENNY CARNIVAL  Carnival is from 4-6pm at the DAR Boys & Girls Club, 901 8th Ave., Menominee. Join us for carnival games and activities, games only cost 2 pennies. At each game earn tickets to turn in for prizes.  For more information call 906-863-9512.

DOWNTOWN MENOMINEE TRICK OR TREAT  Hours are 3-5pm and sponsored by the Menominee downtown businesses.

October 31

CITIES OF MARINETTE AND MENOMINEE TRICK OR TREAT  Hours are 4-6pm, parents should ensure that their children dress in bright costumes and avoid facial masks that may obstruct vision.  Children should be supervised by a responsible adult.

BAMC AUXILIARY SPONSORS “THE NUTMAN COMPANY”  Auxiliary will hold their sale on Friday from 10am-2pm in the basement of BAMC’s Center in the Superior Room.  Proceeds donated to the Auxiliary Scholarship Fund.  Quality selection of nuts, chocolates, snack mixes and candies.

HALLOWEEN DANCE AND SKATE PARTY  7-10pm at the Civic Center Ice Rink.  Admission is $5 per person plus skate rentals if needed.  Five Star DJ will provide the music.  Come in costume and be eligible for a prize.  (masks not permitted for safety reasons).  For more information call 715-732-5222.

November 1

BAKE SALE  St. Vincent DePaul, Precious Blood Conference, Stephenson, MI will hold annual fundraiser from 9am-3pm in the west entrance of the church located at S304 Bluff Street in Stephenson.

HALLOWEEN PARTY  The Sons of American Legion Post 146 will hold party at 818 1st St., Menominee.  A goblin buffet served from 4:30-6pm.  Music will add to the eerie atmosphere. Cost is $8.  A Halloween costume contest judged at 8pm.  Entry fee is $1.  Proceeds of contest will go to the children of Veterans for Christmas gifts.  For more information call Post 906-863-9296 or Steve at 906-424-4338.

GUN & KNIFE SHOW  Show at Crivitz Village Hall in downtown Crivitz, buy-sell-trade.  Doors open at 8am-2pm, admission is $4, children under12 is $1.  Show is sponsored by Crivitz VFW Post 2063.

Holiday Bazaar and Craft Show  Respite Care of Marinette and Menominee Counties is holding their annual Holiday Bazaar and Craft Show on November 1, 2014 from 9:30-3:30 at First Presbyterian Church, 923 5th St., Menominee, MI. We have tables for everybody stop in and shop for your holiday gifts. Vendor fees are $20 to benefit Respite Care of Marinette and Menominee Counties. For more information on the Craft show or if you would like to have a table, please contact: Lori @ 715-732-4474.

November 1 & 8

DEER GUN SIGHT-IN  The Menominee Woods and Stream Sportsman’s Club will open its rifle range to the general public free of charge for deer gun sight-ins from 9am-1pm.  Club members will be on hand for safety and assistance.  Paper targets will be supplied but can also bring your own.

November 2

FALL CONCERT  The Northeastern Wisconsin Concert Band will present concert at 3:30pm in the Marinette High School auditorium.  The concert includes music for all ages and in varied styles.  Tickets are available at the door, adults/$5 and students/$2.

SOUP SUPPER, RAFFLE & BAKE SALE  Beaver American Lutheran Church Women invite you to their annual event from 3:30-6:30pm at Beaver American Lutheran Church, N4557 19th Rd., Pound, WI.  Menu includes chicken booyah, chili, dessert, rolls & beverage.  (All you can eat soup)  Cost is adults/$6, children 5-12/$3 and children under 5 free.    Just pie and coffee is available for $2 and carry-outs are also available. Quart of soup is $6, whole pies after dinner is $12.

November 4

SPAGHETTI SUPPER-RAFFLE-BAKE SALE  United Church of Christ is holding annual supper from 3:30-6:30pm.  Church is at corner of 10th St and Elizabeth Ave., Marinette.  The all you can eat made from scratch vegetarian and meat supper includes salad bar, desserts and beverage.  Tickets are adults/$7, children under12/$3, carry-outs $.50 cents extra.  Drawing at 6:30pm, do not need to be present.  For more information call 715-735-7642 or church members selling tickets.  Silent auction for hand quilted Christmas quilt held.

MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY  7:30pm at Blesch Auditorium in Menominee. Adult ticket cost is $20 and student through college is $10.

November 5

WRITING RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS  Free Marketing Yourself Workshop at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Dr., Marinette, 2-4pm funded by Bay Area Workforce development Board in Partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration required call Marinette Job Center 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

November 6

HUNTING AND SPORTS DINNER  Marinette Lions Club annual dinner will be held at Little River Country Club.  Cocktails at 5pm and dinner served at 7pm.  Table raffles, 50/50 raffle, silent auction and door prizes.  Tickets are $50 and may be purchased from Terry by calling 715-735-6617.

FALL SALAD BAR LUNCHEON  Resurrection Parish, 2607 18th Street in Menominee will hold its annual luncheon from 11am-1pm.  Hot dishes, salads and beverages will be served.  Cost of the meal is $6 which will include dessert.  Bakery items will be sold and door prizes will be awarded.  For reservations call 906-863-3405 ext10.

November 6, 7, 8 & 9

“THE ADDAMS FAMILY”  Oconto High School presents musical Nov. 6,7 & 8 at 7pm and Nov. 9 at 2pm.  Book is by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa.  For more information call 920-834-7812 ext 1102.

Nov. 6 through Dec. 18

TENNIS LESSONS  Lessons are for ages four through adult and sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department.  Fees are $25 for Marinette city residents or $40 for non-residents for the session.  Pre-register at the Civic Center, phone registrations are not accepted.  For more information call 715-732-5222.

November 7

FALL BACK BASH  34th Annual Kiwanis Raffle drawing held at 6pm at Riverside Golf Club.  $20 admits 2 people.  Food & refreshments provided.  1st prize/$2,000 cash, 2nd prize/$1,000 cash and 5 prizes of $100 cash.  All proceeds support local charities.

BAMC AUXILIARY HOLIDAY BAZAAR/RAFFLE (date change)  7am-1pm at BAMC Hospital’s Michigan/Superior rooms (lower level).  Bazaar featuring bake sale, cookie walk, needle arts, crafts, nature and Christmas ornaments.  Raffle drawing at 1pm, (need not be present to win).  Raffle tickets available at BAMC gift shop or any auxiliary member.  Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Proceeds for hospital’s wish list requested for the comfort of patients.

November 7 through June 5

DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENINGS  Screenings are held on Fridays of each month from 8:15am-1pm at Menominee County Intermediate School District, 1201 41st. Avenue in Menominee for children from birth through age 5 (if not attending school).  Appointments are required.  Call 906-863-5665 to schedule an appointment date or for more information.

November 8

COAT DRIVE  8 Hours of Sharing – The Salvation Army will accept coats, gently used fall and winter clothing, jeans, gently used shoes, boots, hats, mittens and snowpants.  Help us fill the old Christopher Banks store in Pine Tree Mall from 8am-4:30pm.  Volunteers needed, call 715-735-7448 to help.

FALL CRAFT FAIR  The 5th annual Pembine Class of 2015 fair held from 9am-2pm with 50+ vendors at the Pembine School gym and cafeteria.  Bird houses, dolls, quilts, towels, candles, wood working, jewelry, antiques, sports jerseys, collectibles and much more help fund senior class expenses.  Largest indoor craft and vendor show in Northern Marinette County. Admission is free, also raffle drawings, lunch available to purchase and bake sale.  For more information call 906-282-2040, hlavarn@pembine.k12.wi.us or visit www.pembine.k12.wi.us

November 12

JOB APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWING SKILLS  Free Marketing Yourself Workshop at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Dr., Marinette, 2-4pm funded by Bay Area Workforce development Board in Partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration required call Marinette Job Center 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

FREE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT  Multiple Sclerosis Today, Q & A and presented by Dr. Merle Teetzen, Neurologist at Aurora Health Care, 2nd floor conference room, 3130 Shore Drive in Marinette.  For more information contact Stacie at 715-735-4609.

MENOMINEE DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS PARADE  The Menominee Historic Waterfront Downtown Christmas parade will start at 6pm along Tenth Avenue east of Seventh Street and along First Street to the Band Shell.  Call 906-864-1862 for float registrations or more information.

November 13

INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK  UW-Marinette's International Department will host an International Potluck at 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. The public is invited to attend. Please bring a dish to pass. A presentation on the Republic of Moldova and Thailand will follow the potluck at 7 p.m. in room M117. Please contact Evelyn Neziri at evelyn.neziri@uwc.edu or 715-735-4300, ext. 4359 for more information.

November 14

KIDS NIGHT OUT AT THE DUER GYM  6-9pm and sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department.  Event is open to kids ages five and up and includes arts & crafts, movie and a snack.  The cost is $5 and payable at registration at the Civic Center.  Phone registrations not accepted, for more information call 715-732-5222.

November 14, 15 & 16

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE  Open house will be in Menominee Historic Waterfront Downtown.

November 14-16 & 21-23

TOB PRESENTS “AN INSPECTOR CALLS”  This is a story of an upper crust English family in 1912 whose dinner is interrupted by a police inspector.  Tickets are $12 & $8 and are on sale at http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/arts/ticketing box office one hour before curtain or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342.

November 22

CRAFT & BAKE SALE  Sale is from 8am-12noon at Northland Village, 1025 Pine Beach Road in Marinette. Many handcrafted items, great holiday gifts, homemade baked goods and raffle baskets.  All proceeds benefit resident fund.

CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW/FUNDRAISER  NEWCAP of Marinette hosting show to raise funds for programs in Marinette & Oconto Counties.  Join us from 9am-2pm at Crivitz High School, 400 South Street.  Raffle tickets sold with drawing at 2pm.  Entrance fee is a canned good or cash donation.

November 29

THANKSGIVING DANCE & SKATE PARTY  7-10pm at the Civic Center Ice Rink with Five Star DJ.  Admission is $5 per person, plus skate rentals if needed.  Wear blaze orange to be entered in a drawing for prizes.  More information is available by calling the Rec. Dept at 715-732-5222.

December 5

13TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CHARITY BALL  The Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation presents “A Christmas Past” held at Riverside Golf Club, cocktails at 5:30pm with dinner to follow at 7pm. Dinner steak and crab cakes with cheese cake for dessert.   This event benefits the Twin Counties Free Clinic, Toys for Tots and The Salvation Army. Music provided by Matt Johnson, live and silent auction with Nellie Beland as auctioneer, Mr. & Mrs. Claus and contest for most vintage apparel.  For reservations call the chamber at 715-735-6681.

December 6

GERMAN STYLE CHRISTMAS MARKET  10am-6pm at VFW Hall in Menominee.  Market is sponsored by the Menominee County Farm & Food Exchange. They are looking for vendors of locally made gifts and holiday items.  For more information call 906-374-0408.

December 7

CHRISTMAS COOKIE EXTRAVAGANZA  Cookie Walk sale at St. Mary Gym from 8am-12pm.  A wide variety of cookies will be for sale.  Sale is open to the public.

December 10

FREE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT  Recipe Exchange and Support Discussion at Aurora Health Care, 2nd floor conference room, 3130 Shore Drive in Marinette.  For more information contact Stacie at 715-735-4609.

December 11

INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK  UW-Marinette's International Department will host an International Potluck at 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. The public is invited to attend. Please bring a dish to pass. A presentation on France and Belgium will follow the potluck at 7 p.m. in room M117. Please contact Evelyn Neziri at evelyn.neziri@uwc.edu or 715-735-4300, ext. 4359 for more information.

December 12

KIDS NIGHT OUT AT THE DUER GYM  6-9pm and sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department.  Event is open to kids ages five and up and includes Christmas arts & crafts, movie, games and a snack.  The cost is $5 and payable at registration at the Civic Center.  Phone registrations not accepted, for more information call 715-732-5222.

December 13

FIRST EVER HOLIDAY GALA  CASA of Menominee County presents first ever Holiday Gala at Riverside Golf Club, Menominee. Craft show from 10am-2:30pm.  Main Gala is from 5-8pm.  Special events include dinner, basket raffles, 50/50 raffles, silent auction, door prizes, parade of trees and ugly sweater contest.  Tickets are $20 each. For more information call 715-923-7250 or email casa@new.rr.com

December 20

SKATE WITH SANTA  Event is sponsored by Anchor Coupling ACES.  Skate from 4-5:30pm at the Civic Center Ice Rink.  Free admission and skate rentals, more information is available by call 715-732-5222.

December 26

HOLIDAY DANCE & SKATE PARTY  7-10pm at the Civic Center Ice Rink with Five Star DJ.  Admission is $5 per person, plus skate rentals if needed.  Wear a Santa hat to be entered in a drawing for prizes.  More information is available by calling the Rec. Dept at 715-732-5222.


www.mandmchamber.com
www.aurora.org/events
www.cityofmenominee.org
www.fbcpeshtigo.com
www.marinettecountyfair.com
http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/arts/ticketing
http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/education
http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment
www.menomineefarmersmarket.com
www.mmyc.org
www.mmymca.org
www.rivercitiespool.org
www.tcdta.org