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August 26, 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  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.


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 32nd Avenue in Menominee.  For more information call 715-923-2586.

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 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 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. 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 September 30

FARMER’S MARKET  The market is held on Tuesdays from 2-6pm and on Fridays from 9am-1pm at Stephenson Island in Marinette.  The market offers crafts, produce (as season allows) and flea market.  New vendors are welcome.  For more information contact Sarah at 715-732-5120.

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.

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.

Now through October 13

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.

Now through September 29

QUILT EXHIBIT  Northwoods Quilters is presenting “Ugly Fabric Challenge” quilt exhibit at Spies Library Gallery, 940 1st Street in Menominee.  Free to the public.

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.

August 30

TRAP SHOOT AND .22 SHOOT  Event is sponsored by American Legion, Netzel Zenz Post 413 from noon-6pm (rain date Aug.31) at Shaffer Park, next to Skip’s Place 5 miles west of Crivitz on W.  Lunch served on grounds.  Everyone is welcome.

August 31

ICE CREAM SOCIAL  West Shore Fishing Museum is hosting annual ice cream social featuring brats and hot dogs, homemade pie, ice cream and root beer floats from noon – 4pm.  Also, music, kids games, raffle, plants and vintage shop.

CEDAR RIVER BRIDGE WALK  Royal Coronation at 11am, bridge walk to follow.  Starting point is Camp O Road to Cedarville Township Hall (directly across from Cedar River Harbor).  Ticket & bucket raffles, horse & carriage rides, kid’s games and activities, dunk tank, bounce house, food, music beer, soda with various vendors.  All proceeds to the Cedarville Township Volunteer Fire Department.

September 2 & 3


Purse sale will be held Sept. 2/9am-4pm and Sept. 3/9am-2pm in the basement of BAMC’s Center in the Superior Room.  There will be over 150 designer purses with most under $50.  Proceeds donated to the Auxiliary Scholarship Fund.

September 3

MEMBERSHIP COFFEE  The Marinette Woman’s Club is holding coffee at Little River Country Club from 10am-1pm.  All area women are invited to attend and hear about the exciting things the club is doing.  For more information call Jo at 715-732-0932.

FREE MARKETING YOURSELF WORKSHOP  Writing 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.

Sept. 3 through Nov. 5

DANCE LESSONS  The North Country Kickers will have lessons 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.

September 6

9TH ANNUAL FALL CAR SHOW  Show held in the parking lot of St. Thomas Aquinas Academy from 10am-4pm.  Registration is from 8-11am, prize drawings from 1-3pm and dash plaques for the first 30 cars.  Car show hosted by Wisconsin and Michigan Model Railroad Club of Marinette & Menominee. Call Charles Renner at 715-732-2122 or Jay Wessely at 906-792-5112 or for more information or to pre-register.

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.

September 6 & 7

28TH ANNUAL TRAIN SHOW  Wisconsin and Michigan Model Railroad Club’s show and swap meet held Sept. 6/10am-4pm and Sept. 7/10am-2pm at St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 1200 Main Street in Marinette.  Show is free and general public is welcome.  For more information contact Jay Wessely at 906-792-5112 or

September 7

Parish Fall Festival  Parish Fall Festival at Holy Redeemer Church, W5541 Birch Creek Rd., Menominee, MI from11am-2:30pm.  Fried Chicken Dinner with mash potatoes/gravy, green beans, coleslaw, rolls and home-made bars from 11a-1pm.  Adult $6, Children $4, Age 0-3 Free.  Raffle, games, music and much more.

September 8 - October 28

GRIEF SUPPORT  Marinette United Methodist Church in Marinette is offering grief support to all on Mondays from 6:30-8pm.  A session on Nov. 10 will be how to deal with the Holidays.  If interested in these sessions call Pastor Kevin at 920-255-2402 by Aug. 24.

September 8 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.

September 9

SPAGHETTI DINNER  Marinette First United Methodist Church Men’s Club is putting on all you can eat dinner from 4:30-7pm.  Cost is $6 adults, $3 children and ages 5 and younger is free.  Public is invited.

ORIENTATION NIGHT AT TRI-COUNTY DOG TRAINING ACADEMY  Fall classes are for dogs 8 weeks and older and owner capable of handling.  Classes are for Puppies, beginners, intermediate and advanced classes.  No dogs at orientation night, dogs begin training on Sept 16th. Orientation night is 7pm, Marinette Armory, 2000 Mary Street in Marinette.  Classes are $65 per 10 week session.  Enrollment forms available at  For details call 906-792-5989.

September 10

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  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.

September 10- October 15

STUDY WITH THE PASTOR  Topic is Heaven and held at the Marinette United Methodist Church, 813 Owena Street in Marinette from 10-11am or 7-8pm.  Movie Night Heaven is for Real on Oct. 22nd at 7pm.  Cost is $10, call 920-255-2402 by Aug. 24 to register.

September 11

EVENING WITH JACQUELYN MITCHARD  Presentation by New York Times best-selling author Jacquelyn Mitchard will be at the Stephenson Public Library at 6:30pm.  Author will talk about her books, the life of an author and role of libraries as part of our cultural heritage.  Event is free and open to the Public.  For more information call the library at 715-732-7570.

BRATS 4 BREAKFAST  6:30-10am at the corner of First Street and Tenth Avenue in Menominee.  Breakfast is sponsored by Menominee Downtown Business Association and Bay Cities Radio.

September 13

HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT  Tournament held at Legends Bar, 10 miles north of Marinette on Hwy 180.  Event starts at 1pm, double elimination, 100% payback and $15 per team.  For more information call 715-732-2627.

OPEN HOUSE  Open house is from 10am-2pm at Town of Peshtigo Fire Station, W2435 Old Peshtigo Road in Peshtigo.  Food, refreshments, games, Jaws of Life demonstration, fire equipment displays, fire safety house, Smokey Bear, hands on fire extinguisher demo, kids coloring contest and kids win a ride to school in a fire truck.

LIVING PROOF  Event is a live simulcast with Beth Moore at Faith Baptist Church in Peshtigo from 9:30am-4pm.  Cost is $20 and lunch included.  Register at

EQUITY HALL’S 100 YEAR CELEBRATION  Hauser’s Hotshots polka band playing from 1-5pm and tickets are $10 per person.  Then from 8-12pm the Renegade Band will perform.  Tickets are $10 and can also get advance tickets at Equity Bar.  For more information call 715-923-4103 or 906-290-2304.

TRACTOR & TRUCK PULLS  Pulling starts 11am at Equity Park, W7403 Hwy 64 in Pound.  For more information call 906-290-2304 or 715-923-4103.

DOUG JONES MEMORIAL FROSTBITE RACE  Race starts at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park in Menominee, MI.  For more information check M& M Yacht Club

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

Sept.15 through Dec. 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.

September 16

DU BANQUET  The Marinette Chapter Ducks Unlimited will hold their 34th annual banquet at Little River Country Club, starting at 5pm.  There will be live and silent auctions, special raffles, and door prizes.  Guns, prints, and many other prizes.  For more information and tickets, call Wayne at 715-732-0676.

September 16, 23 & 30

PASSPORT TO RETIREMENT  John Weninger guides you on the home stretch to retirement.  Class will chart a course to help your money last the length of retirement.  Class is sponsored by UW-Marinette Continuing Education. Fee is $59 and includes workbook.  To register visit or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342

September 17

ANTIQUE APPRAISER AT PESHTIGO LIBRARY  The Peshtigo Public Library Foundation will host Mark Moran at the library from 4-7pm.  The event is free and limited to 40 items.  Call Karwyn at 715-789-2301 to schedule a 4 minute appraisal.  Items excluded are weapons, varmint traps, fine jewelry, coins/currency, beanie babies and Nazi memorabilia.

September 20

OKTOBERFEST IN CRIVITZ  Event held 12noon-midnight at Crivitz Community Veteran’s Park, 510 Louisa Street in Crivitz.  Bratwurst, wieners, potato salad, sauerkraut, imported beers, wines, children activities, contests and live music.  All proceeds benefit the Crivitz Fire Department.

GRANT SCHOOL REUNION AND POTLUCK  11am-2pm at Henes Park Pavilion #3. Reunion is for students, staff, friends and families.  Bring your beverage, old photos and a dish to share.  For more information call Barb at 906-864-3011 or Cheryl at 906-863-7100.

September 23

INTRO TO E-MAIL  UW-Marinette Continuing Education presents learn what to do and what not to do in an email, how to set-up a free email account and practice sending and receiving emails.  Class held 5:30-7:30pm in room M108 at UW-Marinette.  Fee is $25.  For more information or to register visit or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342.

EATING RIGHT FOR KIDNEY HEALTH  6-7pm at Angeli Foods in Menominee.  Nola M. Hardy, RD will take you on a store tour where she points out better food choices for optimum kidney function and foods that you may want to avoid.  To register for this free tour call 906-863-5575 or customer service desk.

September 25

ANNUAL GATHERING AND GRANT CEREMONY  Event sponsored by Women’s Giving Circle, 5pm at Little River County Club in Marinette.  For more information call 906-864-3599.

September 27

GUN & KNIFE SHOW  Buy-Sell-Trade, doors open to public from 8am-2pm.  Admission is $4, children under12 is $1.  Show held at Crivitz Village Hall, downtown Crivitz and sponsored by Netzel-Zenz Post 413.

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: or contact Jamie Schwaba at 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: or call: 715-735-4300 x4342

October 4

ULTIMATE JOHNNY CASH SHOW  Show featuring international artist Terry Lee Goffee at Equity Hall.  Show is from 8-10pm.  Tickets are $15 or two for $25.  For more information call 715-789-2147, 715-923-4103 or 906-290-2304.

October 7

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR JOB SEEKERS  UW-Marinette Continuing Education presents class to learn more about what hiring managers are looking for on social media. Class held at UW Marinette in room M108 from 5:30-7pm.  Fee is $19.  To register visit or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342

October 8

FREE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT  Support for dealing with the emotional side of MS. Presented by local social worker-counselor at Aurora Health Care, 2nd floor conference room, 3130 Shore Drive in Marinette.  For more information contact Stacie at 715-735-4609.

October 11

NURSERY RYMES CRIMES  The Menominee River chorus directed by Ed Boehm presents its 14th annual show, “Nursery Rhyme Crimes” at 7pm in the Blesch Auditorium, Menominee, MI. Featured guest are “The Remnants Barbershop Chorus” and “The Next Generation Quartet of Escanaba, MI.  Tickets in Advance Adults - $10, Children $8 can be purchased at Angeli’s in Menominee or Marinette, The Peshtigo Pharmacy, or from any chorus member.  Tickets at the door Adult $12 and Children $10. 

October 14 & 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 or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342

October 16

EATING FROM ROOT TO LEAF  Come to this class and learn ways to make the most of your harvest and into your recipes.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite recipes to share.  Class is sponsored by UW-Marinette Continuing Education.  To register visit or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342

October 18

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  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 26

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.

November 12

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. 

November 14

BAMC AUXILIARY HOLIDAY BAZAAR/RAFFLE  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.

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 14, 15 & 16

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

December 6

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

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 13

FIRST EVER HOLIDAY GALA CASA of Menominee County presents First Ever Holiday Gala at Riverside Golf Club, Menominee from 10am-2:30pm.  Special events include dinner, basket raffles, 50/50 raffles, silent auction, door prizes, parade of trees, craft show and ugly sweater contest. For information call 715-923-7250 or email