Community Calendar

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September 24, 2014    

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 32nd 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 September 28

HALLOWEEN COSTUME SALE  Bring your unwanted costumes or accessories to the Civic Center with your name and asking price marked on an envelope that you attach to the costume.  Items will be available for sale at the Civic Center, 2000 Alice Lane until Oct. 20.  There is no commission charge.  Unsold costumes need to be picked up by Oct. 25 or will be donated to local charities.  For more information call 715-732-5222. 

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 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. 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.

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 October 15

STUDY WITH THE PASTOR  Topic is Heaven and held on Wednesdays 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.

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.  Visit www.ggbcf.org for more information.   

Now through 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.

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 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 20

VACCINE/MICROCHIP CLINIC  Critters Companion is holding clinic from 10am-3pm or while supplies last at Tractor Supply in Marinette.  Cat and dog boosters and rabies vaccines/$15 and microchips are $25.  Questions email tina@critterscompanion.org. 

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 “Everybody’s Birthday”.  Phone registrations not accepted, for more information call 715-732-5222. 

ANNUAL GUN AND KNIFE SHOW  American Legion Post 43, W5554 River Road, Stephenson, MI. hosting event Public is welcome.  Saturday 20th, 9am – 2pm, Raffle. For information call 906-753-4902.

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. 

NRA BASIC PERSONAL PROTECTION IN THE HOME COURSE  Held at the Emergency Rescue Squad building, 623 Madison St. Marinette from 8-4pm  Open to anyone Michigan or Wisconsin.  Cost is $100 per person, includes all course materials, use of handguns, ammunition, targets and lunch. For more information or preregister call (906) 863-5024 after 4pm. Class limited to 10 students.

Sept. 20 and Oct. 4 & 11

FALL FEATHER AND FUR SWAP  The Northern Poultry, Pigeon and Rabbit Club announced their Fall season.  Sept. 20/Tractor Supply Co. in Marinette, Oct. 4/Marinette Farm & Garden and Oct. 11/Peshtigo Feed Mill.  All swaps will run from 8am-12noon rain or shine.  The public is invited.  There is no admission fee for buyers or sellers.  For more information call 715-596-0284, 715-735-7120 or 906-753-4153. 

September 21

LEGION BREAKFAST  7-11am at Menominee American Legion Post 146.  Cost is $6 and menu includes eggs, biscuits & gravy, sausage, hasbrowns, beverage & dessert.  Tickets sold at bar. 

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 http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment  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. 

IMMUNIZATION WALK IN CLINIC  Sept.23/1-4pm, 2500 Hall Avenue in Marinette.  Clinics sponsored by Marinette County Health and Human Services.  To check eligibility or schedule an appointment call 1-888-732-7549, 715-732-7670 or 715-251-4769

September 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 http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342 

FALL PRESCHOOL STORY TIME  Program 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, no registration is necessary.  For more information call 715-732-7570 or http://marinettecountylibraries.org.   

September 24

FALL FESTIVAL  12-3pm at Merchants Park on the corner of Wells & Main Street.  Free Early Release Day event sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department.  Carnival style games, face painting, crafts and a preview of the costumes available for the Halloween Costume sale. Hot cider, cocoa and cookies will be for sale at Dew Hills Coffee Shop.  For more information call 715-732-5222. 

FALL MEATBALL SUPPER  Menominee First United Methodist Church, 601 Tenth Avenue will host homemade supper at 5pm.  Menu includes meatballs with gravy, potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, relishes, and dessert.  Cost adults/$8, ages 12-16/$5 and under12 is free.  No reservations – 125 meals will be served.  The church is handicapped accessible.  For more information call 906-864-2555. 

FALL BABY BOUNCE  This program is for newborns to new walkers (0-18mos) and their parents or caregivers.  Program is offered on Wednesday at 11am.  Miss Lara will share short stories, songs and interactive play followed by baby play time.  Program is free and open to the public.  Call 715-732-7570 for more information. 

September 24

MEET & GREET PRESENTATION  5pm-6:30pm, join Dr. Cloutier for a complimentary meet & greet and informational presentation on Vitamin D: The Super Vitamin at Aurora Health Center, 4061 Old Peshtigo Road in Marinette. Call 888-863-5502 or visit aurora.org/events to registger. 

MINECRAFT IRL (IN REAL LIFE)  The Stephenson Public Library announces event at 1pm (early release day).  Will be creating and exploring Minecraft-related activities.  Program is free and open to the public.   Program is designed for school ages children with a parent or guardian if under 12.  No registration is necessary.  For more information call 715-732-7570 or http://marinettecountylibraries.org. 

September 25

ANNUAL GATHERING AND GRANT CEREMONY  Event sponsored by Women’s Giving Circle, 5pm shopping & social hour and 6pm ceremony at Little River County Club in Marinette. Refreshment will be available.   For more information call 906-864-3599. 

September 26

YMCA TOT-WATCH OPEN HOUSE  Join us for the grand opening of the new family tot-watch area from 9am-4pm.  Open to the public. 

BAMC AUXILIARY JEWELRY SALE  Sale is from 10am-3pm in the basement of BAMC’s center in the Superior Room. Save 50% to 80% on quality fashion jewelry.  All items will sell for $5.  All proceeds donated to the Auxiliary Scholarship fund. 

EDUCATION FAIR  Fair is from 9-11am in the UW-Marinette Max E. Peterson Fieldhouse.  Fair provides information about post secondary education opportunities to residents of Wisconsin.  General admission and individual financial aid counseling is also available. 

September 27

FIRST ANNUAL STREET DANCE AND PIG ROAST  1-7pm at Menominee VFW, 3937 10th Street in Menominee. Tickets are $10 and kids under 10 are free. Tickets are available at Menominee VFW and for more information call Dave at 715-923-2135.

MODEL TRAIN SHOW  Train show is hosted by the Wisconsin & Michigan Model Railroad Club at Best Western in Marinette.  Registration begins at 8am, 9am-12 noon are clinics, photo and model contests and a company store.  Luncheon will follow with guest speaker.  From 2-6pm a self guided home layout tour will feature six home train layouts in the area.  For more information call Dave Rickaby at 715-584-9310.

FOOD BOOTH FUNDRAISER  River Cities Habitat for Humanity is having a food booth, serving burgers, brats and hotdogs at Forgotten Fire Winery, N2393 Schacht Road in Marinette from 11am-5pm.  Support the cause of helping to eliminate poverty housing by Building Dreams.  

COW CHIP BINGO  Event sponsored by Peshtigo Chamber of Commerce at 1pm during Peshtigo Historical day.  100 tickets sold at $25 each.  Winner receives 50% of proceeds up to $1,000. Tickets sold at Peshtigo Pharmacy or Chamber of Commerce office. Person must be 18 or older to purchase ticket.  For information and rules check www.peshtigochamber.com.  All proceeds go towards Movies in the Park. 

AUTUMN DANCE AT EQUITY HALL  The North Country Kickers invite the public to partake in a night of dancing and having fun.  Club D.J. will provide music from 7-10:30pm.  A large selection of music, new and old tunes.  Admission is $5 per person. 

FOOD DRIVE  The Peshtigo Food Pantry and its Thrivent Action Team will conduct donation drive during the Peshtigo Historical Day parade and at Badger Park from noon until 4pm.  Food items as well as hygiene and household cleaning supplies and monetary donations are welcome. 

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  11am-4pm at Menominee Historic Waterfront Downtown.  Pie eating competition at 1pm, pumpkin regatta boat race at 2pm, art activities for all ages, bouncy fun, pumpkin decorating, face painting, contests, music and food vendors.  For rules and regulations regarding pumpkin regatta boat race e-mail GiantPumpkinFestival@gmail.com.

MASTER’S IN EDUCATION PROGRAM  Earn your Master of Science in Education from University of WisconsinRiver 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.schwaba@uwc.edu or 715-735-4300, ext4343.

NRA BASIC PISTOL COURSE FOR BEGINNERS  Course held at the Emergency Rescue Squad building, 623 Madison St. Marinette from 8am-4pm. Learn safety, firearms part and operation, shooting fundamentals and more.  Cost is $50 per person, includes all course materials, use of firearms, ammunition, targets and lunch. For more information or preregister call (906) 863-5027 after 4pm. Class limited to 10 students.  Registration starts 45 minutes prior to class.

September 28 

CAR AND BIKE SHOW  10am-3pm at Real Pizza, 1601 Cleveland Avenue in Marinette.  Registration is from 9am-12pm with suggested donation of $5.  Admission to the public is free. Food, refreshments, music, door prizes and drawings held throughout the day.  For more information call Gloria at 906-863-6347.  Proceeds will benefit Volunteer Center and Menominee Animal Shelter. 

OLD FASHION MISSION FESTIVAL  Festival will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 1300 Superior Avenue in Oconto at 10am.  Come join us and hear the word of the Lord.  Guest speaker is Rev. Larry Rast.  For more information call Laura Beck at 920-834-4298. 

September 29 – October 27

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

October 1

MARINETTE WOMEN’S CLUB LUNCHEON  Luncheon is at 12noon at Little River Country Club and cost is $12 per person.  A program will be presented by Vanessa from the Night Owl Bakery.  There will be a raffle for a Fall arrangement. For reservations or information on joining the Women’s Club call Linda at 715-735-9553.  Reservations are due by Sept. 28th. 

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 pr 715-732-7755.

October 2

“Red Flag” Workshop  Free Marketing Yourself Workshop at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Dr., Marinette, 1-2pm funded by Bay Area Workforce development Board in Partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration required call Marinette Job Center 715- 732-7854 or 715-732-7755.

October 3

Ability Profiler Workshop  Free Marketing Yourself Workshop at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Dr., Marinette, 1-3pm funded by Bay Area Workforce development Board in Partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration required call Marinette Job Center 715- 732-7854 or 715-732-7755.

October 3 through 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.

October 4

FALL COLOR RIDE & POKER RUN  Register at Terry’s Last Stop, Hwy 64/Hall Avenue in Marinette from 10:30-11:45am.  Price is $10 per person, $5 for Triple C, and $5 for poker hand.  Extra poker hands available at $5 each.  Riders leave Terry’s at 12noon and distance is about 90 miles with stops.  For more information check www.triplecriders.net

FALL BAZAAR  9am-2pm bazaar held at Oconto Falls United Methodist Church, 165 N. Farm Road. Bake sale, crafts & vendors and lunch served at 11am.  Admission is $1 or donation of canned goods for Kingdom Come Food Pantry.  More information call 920-846-2154.  

MENOMINEE ANIMAL SHELTER AUCTION  5pm at the Pullman House in Menominee and includes oral auction, silent auction, food and music.  Tickets are $25 and sold at animal shelter.  For more information check www.mashelter.org or 906-864-7297.

RUMMAGE SALE  Sale is from 9am-12noon at First Presbyterian Church, 923 5th Street in Menominee.  Please use 10th Avenue entrance. 

FUR & FEATHER SWAP  7am until noon at Marinette Farm & Garden.  Buy-Sell –Trade critters of all kinds.  Local 4-H groups and farmers will be on site to offer information.  Refreshments will be available.  Questions call 715-735-7439.   

October 4 & 5

NEW DATE FOR ON-CAMERA WORKSHOP WITH FILMMAKER MICHAEL MCGUIRE!

Michael is currently working on wrapping up the stunts, pyrotechnics and remote filming on the Mississippi River for a feature film. The new dates are Oct. 4th & 5th. The times and location have stayed the same: 9am-1pm in T-133 in the Arts Building at UW-Marinette To register:  http://app.certain.com/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x1768426d0e8

October 5

13th ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL  Saint John Paul ll Catholic Academy’s Home and School Association (formerly Menominee Catholic Central School) will hold their festival from 10am-2pm in the school’s gym, 2701 17th Street in Menominee.  There will be vendor and craft booths, bake sale, movie for childen, chili, cabbage rolls, hot dogs and beverages to purchase.  For more information call 906-863-3190. 

EMBRACE LIFE FUN WALK  Walk is sponsored by the Suicide Prevention Network.  Registration begins at 12pm and walk begins at 1pm from the Harbors, 1110 10th Avenue in Menominee.  A $20 registration fee is suggested and includes a free t-shirt.  For more information or make a donation call Gail at 906-290-2727 or Robin at 715-330-8660. 

October 7

FUN WALK  “Embrace Life” Family/Community Fun Walk is sponsored by SPN (Suicide Prevention Network).  Walk starts at Harbors Retirement Village with registration at noon and walk starts at 1pm.  For more information or to register http://www.spnmmc.org/ or call 906-290-2727 or 715-330-8660. 

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 http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment  or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342   

Oct. 7 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. 

October 8 

SPAGHETTI DINNER  Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy Middle School Student Council is holding dinner from 5-7pm in the high school gym, 1200 Main Street in Marinette.  Tickets are $7 per person and available in the office or from any student council member.  Tickets also sold at door.  Money raised to fund Spring Carnival in April.

PANCAKE DINNER  The Men’s Club of the First United Methodist Church, 813 Owena Street in Marinette is holding dinner from 4:30-7pm.  Tickets available at the door, $6/adults, youth/$3 and children 5 and under are free. Dinner is open to the public.  For more information call church at 715-735-6323.    

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.

Job Applications and Interview Skills Workshop  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 715-732-7755.

October 9

PUMPKIN DECORATING  1-2pm at the Civic Center and sponsored by our friends at Marinette Farm & Garden.  This is an early release day event.  Pumpkin decorating is open to ages five and up or younger children if accompanied by an adult.  We will provide paint, glue and plenty of ideas.  Pre-register at the Civic Center and cost is $5 per child.  Phone registrations are not accepted.  For more information call 715-732-5222.

FOOT CARE CLINIC  ResCare Nursing Staff will be at the ADRC, 2500 Hall Ave. Marinette, to provide and discuss foot care from 10am – 12pm. For appointment call (715) 732-3850, (888) 442-3267 or email adrc@marinettecounty.com

October 10 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.   

October 11

LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF IN-GATHERING RELIEF BOXCAR  Boxcar is loading at 4th Avenue in Menominee from 9am-12noon.  Items being loaded include: quilts, health kits, sewing kits, school kits, new soap and infant layettes.  For more information call 715-735-7898. 

DIGGERS TV SHOW  This is a community event at 4pm, Badger Park in Peshtigo.  KG & Ringy will sign autographs and be available for photos.  Admission is free.  Food, refreshments and t-shirts sold.  There will be drawings for prizes.  The Diggers will be looking for artifacts from the Great Peshtigo Fire. 

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 Foods in Menominee or Marinette, The Peshtigo Pharmacy, or from any chorus member.  Tickets sold at the door, adult $12 and children $10.

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 hbayerl@hotmail.com.

October 11&12 & 17-19

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.

October 12

MOVIES IN THE PARK  7pm at Badger Park.  The movie will be of Halloween nature and is a free event.  Bring your lawn chairs and dress appropriately for the weather. Rain date is Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 7pm. 

October 13

POETRY READING  Join us for a poetry reading by Carrie Shippers at 12pm in the Student Union on the UW-Marinette campus.    

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 http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment  or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342 

October 16

BLOOD DRIVE  The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive from 9am-2pm in the Student Union on the UW-Marinette campus.  Please sign up in the Office of Student Affairs by calling 715-735-4300 ext 4301. 

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 http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment or call 715-735-4300 ext 4342 

October 17

16th ANNUAL TAILGATE PARTY FUNDRAISER  Fundraiser is hosted by the M&M Area Community Foundation and will be held at the Pullman House in Menominee.  Registration begins at 4:30pm.  Guest speaker is Blaise Winter and emcee is talk show host Bill Michaels.  Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.  Reserved seating (tables of 8) is also available.  For more information call 906-864-3599.

October 18

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. 

341 TRIO  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 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. 

October 23

DOWNTOWN MARINETTE TRICK OR TREAT  Hours are 3-5pm

“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 715-732-7755.

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

BUSINESS SHOWCASE AND CRAFT FAIR  Event will be held at Coleman High School.  Registration form can be found at http://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

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 31

CITY OF MARINETTE TRICK OR TREAT Hours are 4-6pm

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 4

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

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 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. 

November 7 (date change)

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. 

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.  

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

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 marinette.uwc.edu, 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 6

GERMAN STYLE CHRISTMAS MARKET  10am-6pm at VFW Hall in Menominee.  Market is sponsored by the Menominee County Farm & Food Exchange. Looking for 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 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