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FREE SNOWSHOE RENTAL PROGRAM Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties launching Snow Trek – a free snowshoe rental program for anyone in Menominee County. Snowshoes for both adults and children can be checked out at the YMCA in Menominee during normal business hours. For more information call or stop in at the YMCA 906-863-9983.
HEALTHWAYS SILVER SNEAKERS PROGRAM Get fit and stay young with the Silver Sneakers program at River Cities Community Pool. You can lap swim, water walk, attend a group water fitness class, land yoga or use weight room for little or no cost if you are eligible. Call 715-735-0585 with questions or set up an appointment. Facility is located at 1125 University Drive in Marinette.
WEEKLY MARKETPLACE ENROLLMENTS Aurora Health Care in partnership with UW Marinette is hosting these event at UW Marinette, room L121. Events are free to the community. One hour appointments are available between noon and 3pm on Fridays. To register for the event, call 877-732-6334 or register online at www.Aurora.org/GetCovered Event will include education on the Health Insurance Marketplace, access to computers to enroll and Aurora’s certified counselors to assist you with questions. This year the enrollment date will be extended through March 31st.
TUTORING Free Tutoring is available every Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 613 11th Avenue in Menominee for K-6th grades. For more information contact Len Welling at 906-863-2366 or Rev. Paul Cole at 906-863-3095.
SALVATION ARMY SERVING LUNCH Lunch will be served from 11:45am-12:15pm Monday through Friday. (Program will follow the winter school closings).
MENOMINEE WINTER FARMERS MARKET Market is held Saturdays from 10am-2pm at the Menominee Senior Center on 10th Avenue in Menominee. Market features locally grown vegetables, jams, candies, breads,. Wood crafts, sewn items, soaps, lotions 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
YMCA AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM YMCA afterschool programs promote a love for learning, social and emotional development, and character and creativity. Youths receive homework help and tutoring as needed. Financial assistance is available to those in need. For more information on afterschool program held at Central School in Menominee contact the Y or Michell at 906-863-9983 or Michell@mmymca.org
SILVER SNEAKERS FITNESS PROGRAM To find out if you are eligible for Silver Sneakers, contact your health plan or stop by the Greater Marinette-Menominee YMCA at 1600 West Drive, Menominee or call 906-863-9983. Your Medicare Health plan, Medicare Supplement carrier or group retiree plan may include Silver Sneakers as part of your benefit package.
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 March 15
MEMBER GET A MEMBER AT THE Y Y members bring in a new member and you will win a prize and your friend will save the $50 joiner fee. Get a referral card at the Y and bring it with you when enrolling. For more information call the YMCA at 906-863-9983.
Now through March 17
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SWIM LESSONS River Cities Community pool is taking registrations for March 17-April 17 session. Classes are held for parent/child, preschool, youth and adults. Payment must be made at time of registration. All lessons include water safety, stroke development, improvement and refinement. For more information call 715-735-0585 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CIVIC CENTER ICE RINK OPEN FOR THE SEASON Visit our website, www.MarinetteRec.com find us on Facebook by searching Marinette Recreation Department or call 715-732-5222 for open skating hours and other information.
Now through March 21
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CHAIN REACTION DAY Chain Reaction Day is set for May 3. Youth and adult groups go into the community to help elderly people with necessary outside home chores such as raking and window washing. If you or your group would like to volunteer call 715-854-7453 or 800-990-4242.
Now through April 2
DELTA KAPPA GAMMA COLLECTING USED BOOKS Donation boxes will be at Angeli Foods in Marinette & Menominee, YMCA and Marinette Civic Center. No textbooks or encyclopedias will be accepted. Pick up is available for large quantities of books. Call 906-863-8355 for more information or to arrange pick up.
MEMORIAL BENEFIT FOR DOTTIE HASENFUS Benefit will be held at the Dome Lanes in Marinette from 1-7pm. 9 pin bowling (3 person team) tournament at 1:30pm & 4pm, contact Suzie Landenberger to sign up teams. Silent auction, 50/50’s, bucket raffles, kids games, door prizes & food. Questions call Suzie at 715-732-0604 or Kathy at 715-587-1235.
March 8, 15 & 22
BENEFFIT CARD PARTY SERIES Card party series to benefit Wagner Fire Department and held 6pm at the Wagner Town Hall. Admission is $3. Games are smear, pinochle and 50. There will be lunch, prizes, raffles and silent auctions. Series sponsored by Golden Opportunity 4-H, Kountry Kids 4-H and Wagner Fire Dept. Cadets. For more information call 71-732-6986.
UW-MARINETTE SPRING CAMPUS PREVIEW Open house is from 1-3pm in the main building. Learn about admissions, financial aid, meet current students and faculty, attend a mini lecture and tour classrooms. Registration begins at 12:30pm. Call 715-735-4300 ext 4301 to register or visit www.marinette.uwc.edu/about/visiting-campus
March 10, 17 & April 14
TRAINING CLASSES FOR GREAT START EARLY CHILDHOOD All trainings will be held at the ISD building from 6-9pm. Call Sue Ellison at 906-863-2493 ext. 1018 to register and for more information or email@example.com. Trainings are funded through Great Start Initiative or Children’s Trust Fund Grant.
March 10 & 24
BUCCANEER CHESS CLUB 5-6:30pm, come to UW-Marinette and play chess. Any level of experience, all ages and beginners are welcome. We will try to pair players with others of like abilities and teach novices the tricks of the games. Fee is $9. For more information call 715-735-4300 x4310.
AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE Course hosted by Marinette Menominee Sail & Power Squadron and will meet on Tues. & Thurs. evenings from 7-9pm for 6 weeks at Nestegg Marine, 300 Wells Street in Marinette. Cost adults/$35 (couples sharing book $50), students ages 12-18/$20. Completion of course qualifies youth boaters to operate power boats and PWC’s in WI and MI. For more information contact Jon Kukuk at 715-732-4466.
March 11- 13
BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING 9:30-11am each day, work on the fundamentals of baseball with the Marinette High School Varsity Baseball team players and coaches. Cost $25 per player and includes camp T-shirt. Pre-register at the Civic Center or for more information call 715-732-5222.
March 11, 18 & 25
PRESCHOOL STORYTIMES 10am, The Stephenson Public Library will offer story time for children 0-6 and their caregivers to listen to stories, sing songs and make a craft to take home. Story time is free and open to the public. For more information call the library at 715-732-7570.
CIRCLE OF HOPE Representatives from the Greater Marinette Menominee YMCA will hold discussion about how individuals living with multiple sclerosis can improve their fitness, stamina and endurance. Session will take place at 5:30pm in the second floor conference room at Aurora Health Care Marinette Menominee Clinic, 3130 Shore Drive in Marinette. There is no fee and no reservations required. For more information call 715-735-7421.
GARDEN FEVER EVENT The Northern Lights Master Gardeners will host event at Ace Hardware M&M Plaza from 6-7pm. Herb propagation workshop held by Scott Reuss. Call 906-863-3142, Bkillen@new.rr.com to register or $20 at door. Funds used to purchase Playhouse for Harmony Garden Children’s area. Gift bags for first 50 registrants, door prizes and refreshments served.
SPRING FLING Come to North Shore Church in Menominee from 6-8pm. Refreshments and pie will be served while you take a spin on the indoor mechanical bull. Register online at www.nshorechurch.org
FREE MARKETING YOURSELF WORKSHOP Marketing Yourself Workshop Job Applications and Interviewing Skills is 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.
RCCP MASTERS SWIM PROGRAM River Cities Community Pool organized program for the purpose of training, fitness and enjoyment of swimming for all adult swimmers and aquatic enthusiasts. Program is for 19 years old and up. USA swim coaches will lead the program. Cost is $30/members and $40 for participants. For more information and to register call DeeDee at 715-735-0585.
4TH ANNUAL HYC STRIKE OUT DRUGS RADIO-A-THON Healthy Youth Coalition will be holding fundraiser at Bay View Family Fun Center in Menominee from 4-7pm. Admission is container of spare change or donation of $15 or more. Fee will cover pizza, soda, 2 games of bowling and prizes awarded. Questions call 906-863-5665 ext 1038.
March 14, 21 & 28
BABY BOUNCE Program is for newborns to 18months and their caregivers and held at11am at the Stephenson Public Library. Baby Bounce offers a great way to socialize with other babies and adults. Program is free and open to the public. For more information call the library at 715-732-7570.
4-H SUPER SATURDAY Open to all youth K-12 at Stephenson High School. Early registration is required. Forms are available at school offices, the Menominee County Extension Office in Stephenson and www.menomineecounty.com For more information call 906-753-2209.
PANCAKE PORKIE BREAKFAST St. Anne Parish, 228 E. Main Street in Coleman is serving breakfast from 8-10:30am. Cost is $7/adults, $5/children 6-10, & under age 6 free. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, ham, eggs & beverage. Raffle drawing at 10am. All are invited.
March 16, 23 & 30
CARD PARTY SERIES St. Mary Parish of Peshtigo is sponsoring series at 1pm, doors open at 12:30pm at St. Mary gym, 171 S. Wood Avenue in Peshtigo. Games played are smear and pinochle. Come for fun, food and prizes.
POLKA DANCES Dances held from 12-5pm at Equity Hall, Hwy 64 in Pound.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY DINNER American Legion Post 146 in Menominee serving corn beef and cabbage from 4-7pm. Cost is $7. Tickets sold at the Legion and dinner is open to the public. Call Bill Paris at 715-587-3160 for more information.
DIVORCE CARE Seminar/support group that will help you heal from the hurt with 13 weekly sessions from 6:30-8pm at Faith Baptist Church, 350 N. Stephenson Street in Peshtigo. Learn practical information and gain hope for your future. For more information call 715-582-3655.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION WITH YOUR DOCTOR Christy Brown, FNP will lead discussion at the diabetes support group from 6-7pm at the Aurora Health Center, 4061 Old Peshtigo Road in Marinette. Admission is free. Registration is not required. For more information call 715-735-7421.
March 18 & 25
IMMUNIZATION WALK IN CLINICS March 18/3-6pm at St. Mary’s Parish Center in Crivitz and March 25/1-4pm at 2500 Hall Avenue in Marinette. For questions about vaccination or eligibility status call the Marinette County Health & Human Services at 715-732-7670.
ALL YOU CAN EAT SMELT FRY Marinette Moose Lodge will be open to the public for the smelt fry. The cost is $7.50 per person. All profits will be donated to the Special Olympics. The Moose Lodge is located off Hwy 180 on Nettleton Lane on the Menominee River. Serving will begin at 5:30pm.
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF MARINETTE COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM March' topic, Basic Computer Troubleshooting is being held from 7-8:30pm in the Marinette Middle School LMC. This session will examine things you can do to help keep your computer running smoothly. To register go www.communityedmarinette.org click on register or have questions call 715-735-1392 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
“EXPRESSO YOURSELF” FOR TEENS The Stephenson Public Library announces monthly Coffee House event for teens at the library at 7pm. Bring a friend and any creative project you would like to share. We will be creating Legal Graffiti. Refreshments provided by friends of the library. Activity is free and open to the public. For more information call the library at 715-732-7570.
March 20 & 27
OPIOIDS-THE NEW EPIDEMIC AND QPR TRAINING The Suicide Prevention Network is offering community presentation and training. March 20/Opioids-The New Epidemic and March 27/QPR Training 6-7:30pm at UW-Marinette, room 117 Lecture Hall. Questions call Robin at 715-330-8660 or Gail at 906-290-2727. Open to the public.
March 20, 27, April 3 & 10
THURSDAY AFTER SCHOOL EVENTS FOR SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN 4-5pm the Stephenson Public Library will be offering activities for students 5-18. Parents and caregivers need to attend for ages 5-11. March 20/game night, March 27/story craft night, April 3/lego night & April 10/cooking the books. Activities are free and open to the public. Call the library at 715-732-7570 for more information.
FREEZIN 4 REASONS Area Youth will gather Friday evening to raise awareness and funding for Homeless Families in the Tri-City area. They will be begging on the streets of Marinette from 4-12pm at the Knights of Columbus building on Main Street in Marinette. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Marinette Menominee Chapter will match up to $1,000 of the money raised by begging on the streets. If you would like to be involved or need more information call 715-923-9549 or email email@example.com
KID’S NIGHT OUT 6-9pm at the Duer Gym, 402 Williams Street in Marinette. Cabin Fever Party includes arts & crafts, activities, movies and a snack. Open to ages five and up. Cost $5 per child, payable at time of registration at the Civic Center. Pre-registration is required.
March 21 & 22
2 SPRING RUMMAGE SALES Porterfield Lutheran Church, N6075 County Road E in Porterfield (corner of Cty G&E). Fri/8am-2pm and Sat. 8am-noon. Hot cinnamon rolls and coffee for sale.
SS. Joseph & Edward Catholic Church, W3308 County Road G in Walsh/Porterfield, (1mile west of Hwy 180). Fri. & Sat. 8am-2pm. Hot dogs, sloppy joes and cookies for sale.
5TH ANNUAL LYLE “CHUMMY” MCDONALD MEMORIAL HOCKEY TOURNAMENT Games will begin Friday night and conclude Sunday at the Marinette Civic Center. Teams will consist of current and alumni players, men & women, high school age and above. Admission is free, donations accepted. Proceeds support area youth hockey with M&M Thunder registration scholarships. Organizers are seeking donations for sponsors and bucket raffle items. For more information call Nancy at 906-863-7456 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SPRING FLING Karaoke sing along at American Legion Post 146 in Menominee. Serving food 3-6pm, music starts at 6pm with DJ Tim Gignac. Call Bill Paris at 715-587-3160 for more information.
CSI, JR.CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION CLASS (date changed from March 15) Stretch your problem solving skills as you study evidence left at the scene of a crime. Learn about fingerprints, collecting evidence and other crime scene techniques. Classes are held at UW Marinette Main Building, Room 222 for grades 1-3 from 10am-12pm and grades 4-6 from 12:30-2:30pm. Fee is $19 and includes all supplies. For more information call 715-735-4300 ext 4310.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION 12pm, celebration is for veterans, their families and friends at New Life of Crivitz, 2 miles south on US 141. There will be food, fun and live music by The Wings of Eagles Bluegrass Gospel Band, playing music with a celtic touch. Free to all. For reservations call 715-854-7373.
SPRING GARDEN CONFERENCE AT UW-MARINETTE Spend the day with fellow gardeners. Pick up a brochure to choose your classes. Brochures are available at the courthouse (first floor display), UW-Extension office and local libraries. For more information or to be mailed a brochure call 715-732-7510, 877-884-4408 or http://marinette.uwex.edu
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS ACADEMY 32ND ANNUAL AUCTION Auction will take place in the high school gym from 11:30am-6pm. Food, family fun and babysitting is available. A listing of oral auction items will be posted on school’s website as they come in. Check out www.thomas-aquinas.org Questions call campus office at 715-735-7481.
WORKSHOP FOR JOB SEEKERS
Ages 40+ at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605
University Drive in Marinette from 11am-12:30pm.
Reservations for workshops can be made by
calling the Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.
CHAPPEE RAPIDS AUDUBON SOCIETY AWARDS BANQUET
All members, bird enthusiasts and interested citizens are invited to join us 7pm at Riverside Country Club to honor River Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore for their efforts to recycle and reduce the amounts disposed in local landfills. Raffles and door prizes awarded. Tickets are $20, doors open at 6pm. Tickets can be purchased by calling Joan Campbell at 715-732-1277 or any board member. More information is at www.craudubon.com
EARLY RELEASE DAY ACTIVITY Get Graphic at the Stephenson Public Library at 1pm for comic and graphic novel enthusiasts. Activities and a contest for school age children ages 5-11 with their families or caregivers and students ages 12-18. Activity is free and open to the public. Call the Library at 715-732-7570 for more information.
SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT Concert 6:30pm at Community Covenant Church, 1123 13th Street in Menominee (across from Blesch Middle School). Voices of Peace will be performing. They have received the excellence in ministry of the year award and had a #1 hit on the Christian Country Gospel National Charts. Free will offering, for more information call Glenna at 906-290-3552.
OLD FASHIONED QUILTING BEE The Northwood’s Quilters are hosting event. Come out and see how quilts were made and try your hand at it. Event will be held at the Menominee Township Hall, N2283, 01 Drive just north of Menominee off Hwy 41 from 10am-5pm. Free and open to the public.
April 4 & 5
USED BOOK SALE Gigantic book sale sponsored by Delta Kappa Gamma will be at Pioneer Presbyterian Church, 1947 Riverside Avenue in Marinette. Fiction, nonfiction, children’s books and other types of media offered for reasonable prices. Hours are April 4/4-8pm and April 5/8am-1pm. All proceeds go to local scholarships and charitable donations. For more information call 906-863-8355.
April 4-6 & 11-13
TOB PRESENTS CRIMES OF THE HEART Crimes of the Heart will be performed in the Herbert L. Williams Theater on the UW-Marinette campus, Friday and Saturday performances held at 7:30pm and Sunday performances are at 2pm. Tickets sold online at marinette.uwc.edu or at box office one hour before show. Tickets are $12 and $8 for students.
TOB CONCESSIONS Groups wishing to sell concessions to raise funds for their group during intermission of Theatre on the Bay’s Crimes of the Heart call Lorena at 715-735-4300 ext 4342 or email@example.com All funds raised go to organization.
SPRING CRAFT FAIR Pembine Class of 2015 is sponsoring fair from 9am-2pm at the Pembine School gym and cafeteria. 50+ vendors will be selling bird houses, dolls, quilts, kitchen towels, candles, wood working jewelry and much more. Interested vendors call 906-282-2040 or visit www.pembine.k12.wi.us
SPAGHETTI DINNER/SILENT AUCTION 4-7pm the Boy Scout Troop 1177 of Menominee will be having their dinner at First United Methodist Church, 601 10th Avenue in Menominee. Tickets are $6/adults and $4/ ages 5-10. Ages 4 and under free. Advance tickets available by calling 715-587-9601. Walk-ins are welcome and take out is available.
ANTIQUE COLLECTIBLE AND APPRAISAL EVENT 1-4pm at American Legion Building in Wausaukee. Event is sponsored by Friends of Wausaukee Library. Call 715-856-5995 for appraisal reservation.
ANNUAL RUMMAGE/BAKE SALE Event is sponsored by Sunday Circle group of Peach United Church of Christ, corner of Tenth & Elizabeth Avenue in Marinette. Sale is from 7:30am-1pm. $3 bag sale from 12-1pm and held in church basement. Call 715-735-7642 for more information.
EMPTY BOWLS Bellin Health is sponsoring event this year at Little River Country Club from 5-7pm. Tickets are $15 and include a handcrafted bowl by area students and a bowl of soup. Non-perishable food is welcome. Tickets sold at Angeli Foods, Little River Country Club, Schloegel’s, Avenue Bar & Grill and United Way. All proceeds go to area food pantries. Questions call Molly at 906-864-1200.
April 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & May 1
CONSTRUCT YOUR OWN GREEN GUITAR 6:30-8:30pm in room T-149 in the UW-Marinette Theatre Building. Fee is $125. In this class students will build, test and play their own solid body guitar. Call 715-735-4300 ext 4310 to register.
April 11, May 2 & June 6
EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENINGS Screenings are held from 8:15am-1pm at Menominee County Intermediate School District, 1201 41st Avenue in Menominee. Appointments are required and are for children from birth through age 5. For more information or to schedule an appointment call Menominee County ISD at 906-863-5665. Arrangements can be made for children in the Carney-Nadeau and North Central school districts.
HEALTHY KIDS DAY The Y and the Great Start Collaborative are partnering together for the Healthy Kids Day. It’s a free community event offered to anyone in the community.
ASTRONOMY AT THE ARBORETUM 8-9:15pm, 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.
CREATE YOUR OWN STEPPING STONE Class is from 5:30-8:30pm at UW-Marinette. Fee is $40 and includes all materials to create 2 stepping stones. Call 715-735-4300 ext 4310 to register.
HEALTHY HEART CART Join registered dietitian, Nola Hardy from Aurora Health Care at Angeli Foods April 22/6-7pm to guide you to heart smart choices throughout the store. Learn about beneficial versus detrimental fats and oils, sodium and total calories instead of trying to decipher food labels.
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF MARINETTE COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM April’s topic, Video Editing Using WeVideo is being held from 7-8:30pm in the Marinette Middle School LMC. This session will go through various aspects of video editing using the free online tool called WeVideo. To register go www.communityedmarinette.org click on register or have questions call 715-735-1392 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HEALTHY SHOPPING 101 April 24/10-11am join registered dietitian, Nola Hardy from Aurora Health Care at Angeli Foods for a free store tour to discover the basics of shopping with health in mind. Learn how to read nutrition labels to guide you to the best choices in foods.
SPRING ART/CRAFT/BAKE SALE Peshtigo Woman’s Club is sponsoring sale at Peshtigo High School, 380 Green Street in Peshtigo from 9am-3pm. Admission is $1 or canned food item to be donated to the Peshtigo Food Pantry. First 200 shoppers get a ticket to win prizes. Kids craft table $.50 to make a craft to take home.
ST. BALDRICK’S HEAD SHAVING EVENT Event held at St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 1200 Main Street in Marinette at 12noon. Shavees shave their heads in solidarity with pediatric cancer patients and fundraise for pediatric cancer research. Bucket raffle, silent auction, children’s activities and music. For more information go to StBaldricks.org or call 888-899-BALD.
CHAIN REACTION DAY Event is sponsored by Marinette County Elderly Services to help elderly people with necessary outside home chores such as raking and window washing. To volunteer or have questions call 715-854-7453 or 800-990-4242.
RUMMAGE/LBAKE SALE First Trinity Lutheran Church will host sale from 8am-12noon at 920 Wells Street in the parish hall next to the church. For questions call Bonnie at 715-732-1253.
FROGGY NIGHT HIKE Join Land & Water Conservation Division staff and learn about the lives of our native frogs in the Peshtigo Harbor Wildlife Area. Hike is 6:15-7:45pm at Hemlock Curve Nature Trail. The hike is about 2.5 miles and insect/tick repellent is recommended. Free public program. For more information call 715-732-7780.
SPRING WILDFLOWER WALK 9:30-11:30am at the Harmony Arboretum. Take a free guided 1 mile hike. Good walking shoes and insect repellant recommended. 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.
May 12 & 19
TRAINING CLASSES FOR GREAT START EARLY CHILDHOOD All trainings will be held at the ISD building from 6-9pm. Call Sue Ellison at 906-863-2493 ext. 1018 to register and for more information or email@example.com. Trainings are funded through Great Start Initiative or Children’s Trust Fund Grant.
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF MARINETTE COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM May’s topic, Creating Electronic Slide shows is being held from 7-8:30pm in the Marinette Middle School LMC. This session will take a look at some of the free options you have available to create those flashy videos to show off your pictures. To register go www.communityedmarinette.org click on register or have questions call 715-735-1392 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
June 7 & 14
CLASSIC CAMERA CLASS The art of silver gel photography & developing will be offered from 9am-12pm & 1-3pm in the Fine Arts Building, T-149 and dark room at UW-Marinette. Fee is $139 and includes instruction, darkroom supplies, 2 rolls of 35mm film and photo paper. Students will need to supply their own 35 mm camera. Call 715-735-4300 ext 4310 to register.
BIRDING HIKE 6-8am at the Harmony Arboretum. Take a guided hike to learn about our native forest bird species. Good walking shoes and insect repellant recommended. Field guides and some binoculars available 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.
June 14 -22
32nd PORTERFIELD COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL Nashville recording stars at Green Acres, 6 miles west of Marinette, just off Hwy 64. Gates open at 9am on June 14. Visit website www.countrymusicfestival.com or for more information call or fax 715-789-2207.
3rd ANNUAL JIM HODGE MEMORIAL RUN Run will start at the YMCA and include a 5k &10k walk/run and 10k/run.
JUNE 25 – 27
SAND LAKE CONSERVATION CAMP 9th annual camp is for Wisconsin & Upper Michigan youth attending grades 6-8 in September. Topics include wildlife ecology, water quality, fisheries, forestry and outdoor skills. For more information call 715-732-7784 or visit www.marinettecounty.com & search Sand Lake Conservation Camp.
BAMC MENOMINEE RIVER CENTURY BIKE RIDE Ride starts at Marinette High School, Pierce Avenue in Marinette. There is a 15 km (10mile) route, 40 km (25 mile) route, 80 km (50 mile) route and 120 km (75 mile) route.
ART FOR ALL Event is a celebration of art and entertainment featuring an array of unique regional artists and held at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park, Menominee’s Historic Downtown Waterfront.
July 12 & 13
LOGGING & HERITAGE FESTIVAL Festival will be held at Stephenson Island in Marinette with food booths, games and entertainment.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
AURORA HALF MARATHON & 5K Run starts at Marinette High School, 2135 Pierce Avenue in Marinette.
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.