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July 22, 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.


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 August 23

ART EXHIBIT  The Beauty of Menominee, Marinette and Peshtigo exhibit will be held at the Spies Public Library.  Art exhibit is sponsored by the GFWC Menominee Woman’s Club and Spies Public Library.  For more information call the library at 906-863-2900.

Now through August 25

EARLY ON PLAYGROUPS  Playgroups held on Mondays from 10:30am-12pm at Menominee Early Childhood Center/Head Start Center on US 41 in Menominee. Opportunity to play with your child, socialize with other parents and children.  For children ages 1-4 years old.  Will have stories, music, crafts, snacks and play time.  Free event open to all Menominee County residents.  Questions call 906-863-5665 x 1040.

Now through August 28

FLEA & FARMER’S MARKET  Village of Crivitz is hosting market on Thursdays and on Friday, July 4.  Handmade arts & crafts, antiques & collectables, wood products, vegetables, clothes, jewelry, canned items, plants and much more.  For vendor information call Barb Uhl at 715-854-2030.

Now through August 31

ART EXHIBIT AT UW-MARINETTE  The annual Menominee Area Arts Council’s “MAAC Attack” is open in the art gallery of the Fine Arts Building.  A reception will be held in the gallery from 6-7pm on July 17th.  The public is invited to meet the artists whose work is on display. Contact or call 715-735-4300 x 4391 for more information. Gallery hours are 8am-4pm.

Now through September 1

MENOMINEE COUNTY HERITAGE MUSEUM OPEN  The museum will be open for the season from Memorial Day to Labor Day from 10am-4pm.  Saturday hours are 12-3pm and closed July 4.  The museum address is 904, 11th Avenue in Menominee.  The Michael J. Anuta Research Center is open June – Sept. Wednesday from 1-5pm.  Address is 1105 9th Street, (behind the museum).  Admission is free-monetary donations welcome.

Now through September 8

MARINETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM OPEN   The Historical Museum on Stephenson Island is open and highlights an authentic sawmill, miniature logging camp, early history displays and Evancheck Log Cabin.  Hours are Mon/12-4pm, Tues-Fri/10am-4pm and some Saturdays from 10am-2pm.  Call 715-732-0831 to make appointment for large tours. Cost $3/adults, ages 13-18/$1, 12 & under free.

Now through September 14

BLAZING TRAILS SIDE BY SIDE RAFFLE  Raffle is sponsored by Cozzy’s Polaris and Lithocrafters Printers.  Grand prize is a new 2014 Polaris 400 Ranger.  Tickets are $20 each and only 1000 printed.  Drawing held Sept.14 at 4pm at Ride for the Rainbow Party 11am-5pm at Little River Country Club.  All proceeds support Rainbow House.  To purchase tickets call 715-735-6656 or stop in at Cozzy’s Polaris, 1740 Hwy.41 in Marinette.

Now through 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.

July 26

100 MILER SAILBOAT RACE  Race starts at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park in Menominee, MI.  For more information check M& M Yacht Club

MENEKAUNEE OLD TIMERS PICNIC  Picnic held noon at Red Arrow Park for anyone age 50 plus with ties to Menekaunee.  Bring your own lawn chairs and beverage.  Cost $10 by July 21 or $15 if paid later.  Make checks payable to Menekaunee Old Timers, 160 W Bay Shore Street, Marinette, WI 54143.  Call Sharon at 715-735-5577 with questions.

5TH ANNUAL “RIDE FOR RESCUE”. Charity Motorcycle ride for Crivitz Rescue Squad

Saturday July 26, registration starts at 10 am. Ride leaves at 11:30 am from Dan and Tim’s Riverside, 1010 Main Ave. Crivitz, WI. On return ride, there will be food, music and raffle buckets. Everyone is welcome! More information visit: or visit Crivitz Rescue on Facebook. Phone 715-854-7666.

July 26 & 27

55TH NATIONAL TRAPPERS CONVENTION & OUTDOOR SHOW  The convention is hosted by NTA, the CVB and UPTA at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba, MI.  Time is 8am-6pm Thurs. thru Sat. and 8am-noon Sun.  Admission is $10 for all four days, 12 and under free.  For more information call 248-568-5804 or 906-399-1960.  Web-site is

LIFE IS A CABARET AT TOB  Production is sponsored by UW-Marinette and by L.E. Jones Company.  Tickets are on sale at and cost is $15/adults and $10/students. Curtain time is 7:30pm week nights and 2pm for Sunday performances. Tickets can also be purchased at theatre box office one hour before every curtain.

July 28 – August 1

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL  “Praise the Lord” is the theme for bible school at Good Shepherd Fellowship Church, 627 Michaelis Street in Marinette.  VBS will be from 9am-12noon for children ages 4-12.  Bible teaching, object lessons, skits, games, crafts and snacks will be provided. Admission is free. For more information or to register call 715-732-6912.

July 28 – August 2

SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE  Nicolet National Bank together with Westlund Bus Lines will host the drive.  School supply donations will be collected at Marinette/2009 Hall Avenue or Menominee/1015 10th Avenue bank branches from 8:30am-5pm.  Nicolet staff will also be on the corner of 10th Ave & 10th St in Menominee on Aug. 1 from 9am-5pm and Aug. 2 from 8am-noon to collect donations next to a Westlund yellow school bus.  All supplies will be donated to local Marinette & Menominee students.

July 28 – August 3

EAA OSHKOSH AIR VENTURE 2014   World’s greatest aviation celebration held at Wittman Regional Airport.  The EAA hosts a variety of activities both on the ground and in the air.

July 29

OVERDRIVE  EBOOKS  2 pm  at Stephenson Public Library there will be an informational session on using your Info Soup library card to check out and download eBooks from the library to your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or tablet, for free. Attendees will get an overview of the Wisconsin digital Library system and learn to search for and check out eBooks. Call Mariel: 715-732-7570 with questions.

TEEN DATING INFORMATION SERIES  Rainbow House is hosting series and the sessions are recommended for teens 13-18 years old.  The sessions will feature casual conversation as well as special guest speakers. Topics are July 29/Teen Dating & the Law.  All groups and Rainbow House services are free and confidential. Call 1-800-956-6656 to register.

July 29 & Aug.12

CONCERT SERIES AT STEPHENSON ISLAND  The Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce presents concerts at Stephenson Island Performance Center in Marinette on Tuesday evenings 7pm. July 29/Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble and Aug.12/The Cougars.  Concerts are free, bring your lawn chair and enjoy.

July 30

DEDICATION CEREMONY   Join us in honoring Patricia Waschbisch and her legacy in the building dedication ceremony for the Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services, Inc. Shelter, 1530 Main Street in Marinette from 4-5pm.  Open to the public.  For more information call 715-735-6656.

SUMMER NATURE SERIES WITH ANNE  1pm free educational classes held at the open pavilion on Stephenson Island.  Birding basics is being offered this week for grades Pre K-6.  Discuss bird shapes, sizes, colors, habitats and see & hear different kinds of birds.  Phone registrations are not accepted, for more information call 715-732-5222.

July 30 & 31

RARE COIN APPRAISAL EVENTS  The Stephenson National Bank & Trust will host free event July 30/10am-3pm at Menominee Office, 1111 Tenth Street and July 31/9am-noon at Oconto Office, 101 Bralick Way.  Bring your old collectible coins, paper money and gold jewelry to have an expert declare their value.  Everyone is welcome and no appointments taken.  For more information call bank SNBT at 715-732-1732.

July 31

BRAT FRY AND BAKE SALE  The American Legion Post #39 will be holding sale at Jack’s Fresh Market on Cleveland Avenue in Marinette from 9am-4pm.  Cost is brats/$2.50, hot dogs/$1, soda & water/$.75.

SUMMER READING CLUB KIDS’ EVENTS  Join the Stephenson Public Library on July 31 to “Meet Henry Hydro-oxide” with T.O.A.D. program’s Anne Bartels.  Both programs start at 2pm and are free.  Call the library at 715-732-7570 or check for more information.

August 1

SUMMER ART MASTERS SERIES WITH SHANNON  Each week a different art master will be studied and their style presented in a project, this week’s artist is Robert Oddy, (stained glass).  Youth entering grades 2-5 at 9-10am and grades 6-12 from 10:30am-12pm.  Bring a paint smock or old shirt.  Weekly class fee is $10 for city residents or $14 for non-residents and payable at registration at the Civic Center.  Phone registrations are not accepted.  For more information call 715-732-5222.

August 1, 8 & 15

FAMILY WATER BASH  6:15-8:15pm every Friday night at the Civic Center Pool with a different theme each week- Aug. 1/Everybody’s Birthday, Aug. 8/Raft Building and Aug. 15/Beach Party.   Admission is $2.50/youth and $4/adults.  No additional fee for season passholders.  Call 715-732-5222 for more information.

August 2

GUN & KNIFE SHOW  Buy-Sell-Trade, doors open at 8am until 2pm.  Show is at Crivitz Village Hall in Downtown Crivitz.  Admission is $4 and $1 for children under 12.  Show is sponsored by Netzel-Zenz Post 413, Crivitz, WI.

MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM BUS TOUR  Professor emeritus James LaMalfa will lead a tour of the art museum.  The tour leaves the UW-Marinette campus at 7am and return by 6pm.  The fee for tour members is $5 and is payable prior to the trip to Continuing Education.  The Kandinsky Retrospective plus 3 other exhibits will be on display.  Call 715-735-4300 ext 4342 or register

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

Aug. 2 & Sept. 6

FLEA MARKET & CRAFTS  Markets held at Erickson Park in Stephenson, MI. (use Willow Street entrance). Cost is one table/$5, 2-5 tables/$10 and over 5 tables/$20.  No reservations needed.  For more information call 906-788-4750.  Market benefits the Stephenson Eagle Booster Club.

August 4 – Sept. 22

LIL’ TOT FOOTBALL LEAGUE  League is for ages 3-4, Monday evenings from 5-5:30pm at Menominee YMCA.  Skills and drills and mini-games held each week.  T-Shirt included.  Members $20 and general public $35, volunteer helpers appreciated.   To register call Joe at 906-863-9983 or

August 5

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT  City of Marinette “National Night Out” is a unique crime and drug prevention event and sponsored by Marinette Police Dept. in cooperation with the Menominee/Peshtigo Police Dept and Marinette Sheriffs Dept.  Event is held from 4-8pm at Stephenson Island in Marinette.  Informational booths, emergency vehicle displays, dunk tank, demonstrations, fire safety house, helicopter, duck race, face painting, inflatable bouncers, games, food, prizes and waterball tournament.  Bus shuttle from Angeli’s in Menominee by Westlund bus.

August 6

FREE MARKETING YOURSELF WORKSHOP  Wring Resumes and Cover Letters from 2-4pm at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive in Marinette.  Workshop funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries.  Reservations for workshops can be made by calling the Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

BRAT FRY  Respite Care of Marinette and Menominee counties will be holding brat fry from 8am-1pm at the Harbors Retirement Community.  The Harbors will be holding rummage sale from 8am-5pm. Cost is $3 each or 2 for $5. To pre-order call 715-732-4474 or fax orders 906-317-4200 by Aug. 1.  We will deliver orders over 25.  RADA products will also be sold.

SUMMER NATURE SERIES WITH ANNE  1pm free educational class held at the open pavilion on Stephenson Island.  Topic is Flying Colors for grades Pre- K-3.  Discussion will include the butterfly life cycle, kinds of butterflies, differences between butterflies, moths and other topics.  Phone registrations are not accepted.  For more information call 715-732-5222

August 7-10

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.

August 8

WATERFRONT FESTIVAL FUN SAILBOAT RACE  Race starts at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park in Menominee, MI.  For more information check M& M Yacht Club

August 9

HOG WRESTLING  Event takes place at Equity Park, W7403 Hwy 64 in Pound.  Teams consist of 4 person teams-men’s, women’s and co-ed.  Entry fee is $40 per team and prizes awarded.  Kids teams wrestle for free.  Registration forms available at or Equity Bar.  For more information call 715-923-4103 or 906-290-2304.

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.

Aug. 9, Sept. 13 & Oct. 11

M&M COMMUNITY FLEA MARKETS  Marinette and Menominee flea markets will be held the 2nd Saturday of each month at the M&M Plaza in Menominee from 7am – 2pm.  Vendor space is free but first come – first serve.  Vendors are asked to set up near the old car lot south of Mikolas Jewelry store. (No rain dates).    Have questions call 906-863-4808 or

August 10

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL CONCERT  Concert performed by Wings of Eagles, a local band of volunteer musicians at 3pm at Faith Baptist Church, 350 Stephenson Avenue in Peshtigo. No Admission charge.  Freewill offering go to charitable causes.  Open to the public.  For more information call Penny at 715-582-1091.

August 11

FREE WORKSHOP  Start Right the first time, free workshop to help start or grow a business at NWTC Marinette from 6-9pm.  Register by calling 715-735-9361 or online at

August 11 & 12

AUDITIONS FOR CHILDREN’S THEATRE  Auditions for UW-Marinette Children’s Theatre production of “Dr. Dolittle Jr.” will be held from 4:30-7pm.  Auditions are open to children ages 6-18.  Call 715-735-4300 x4342 for half hour audition slot or details.  Also visit

August 11-14

MINI MARINE CHEERLEADER CAMP  10-11:30am and held in the commons area at MHS.  Open to children ages 4 through 12.  Learn Marinette cheers and create Marine paraphernalia, camp t-shirt, banners, signs and more.  Camp led by Marinette Marine cheerleaders with support by the Recreation Dept.  Proceeds benefit the high school cheerleading program.  Pre-registration is required at the Civic Center.  Fee is $30.  Phone registrations are not accepted.  For more information call 715-732-5222.

August 11 - 15

SCIENCE CAMP  Learn about rockets, lego’s and nature.  Camp held at UIW-Marinette for 1-3rd grade and 4-6th grade.  Full and half day options, cost is early bird $118, after 5/20 $143, half day early bird $64, after 5/20 $74.  For more information call 715-735-4300 ext 4342 or email 

August 12 – Sept. 16

YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE  League is for grades K-3, Tues/Thurs evenings at Menominee YMCA.  There will be no score kept in this league and will be split into two divisions K-1 and 2-3 graders with team shirts included.  Member $32 and general public $50, volunteer coaches needed.  Register by July 25 to Joe at 906-863-9983 or

August 13

FREE MARKETING YOURSELF WORKSHOP  Job Applications and Interviewing Skills from 2-4pm at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive in Marinette.  Workshop funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries.  Reservations for workshops can be made by calling the Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

FREE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT  Gluten free/low carb dietary options for maximum energy, presented by Nola Hardy, RD,CDE at noon at Aurora Health Care, 2nd floor conference room, 3130 Shore Drive in Marinette.  For more information contact Stacie at 715-735-4609.

Aug. 13 & 27

BANDS AT BADGER  All concerts are on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:30pm at Badger Park in Peshtigo. Aug. 13/Neon Detour and Aug. 27/Sunny ‘N The Heat.

August 14 & 21

INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS ON TEEN DATING  Rainbow House is offering free and confidential information for parents and teens about teen dating.  Topics include: internet safety, sexting, dating abuse, healthy relationships and getting help for unhealthy relationships.  Parents only session is Aug. 14 from 6-7pm and both parents and teens session is Aug. 21 from 6-7pm.  Sessions held at the Stephenson Public Library in Marinette.  To register or more information call Katrina at 715-735-6656.

August 15

FIFTH ANNUAL SIGNATURE EVENT FUNDRAISER  River Cities Habitat for Humanity is hosting silent and live auction and golf outing titled “Building Dreams”.  Event held at Riverside Golf Club.  Golfing begins at noon, $250/foursome with 2 carts. Tickets to auction and event are $20 per person.  Dining and silent auction is at 5:30pm and live auction is at 7pm.  Tickets can be purchased at Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 2990 Cleveland Avenue in Marinette or call office at 715-732-6280.

ART SHOW  2nd annual Terrace Estates resident art show, doors open from 4-7pm.  All forms of art.

MOVIE IN THE PARK  At dark SMURFS 2 is showing at the gazebo on Stephenson Island.  No admission charge.  Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the show.  Concessions are available on the grounds.  Call the Recreation Department at 715-732-5222 for more information.

BEACH PARTY AT RED ARROW PARK  Noon - 2pm, kiddie carnival games, just 10 cents.  Win tickets to redeem at the prize table.  Hot dogs, popcorn and beverages will be for sale.  No pre-registration required.  Event held rain or shine at the enclosed pavilion.  Call 715-732-5222 for more information.

August 16

CARNIVAL FUN  Join us at First United Methodist Church of Marinette for games & food from 11am-3pm.  Prizes will be awarded and admission is free.  Event is open to the public.

43RD M&M ANTIQUE AUTO CLUB SHOW  Show is sponsored by The Motor Company and is from 8am-3pm on Menominee’s Historic Waterfront in Menominee, MI.  Trophies awarded at 2:30pm, music by Russes Golden Oldies and sponsored by Martin Saw & Tool, Inc.  For car show information call 715-582-0347.

AURORA HALF MARATHON & 5K  Saturday, 7am/ half marathon, 8am/5k run/walk, 9:15am/children’s race and starts at Marinette High School, 2135 Pierce Avenue in Marinette.   Registration is available at, or  For more information call the chamber at 1-800-236-6681 or 715-735-6681.

August 19

BAY BEACH AMUSEMENT PARK SUPERVISED BUS TRIP  School bus departs 9am and returns 4pm.  Cost is $12 per person and includes bus fare payable at time of registration at the Civic Center.  Ride tickets available for purchase upon arrival at Bay Beach.  Children ages 7 and up may participate without a parent.  Participants may bring a bag lunch or purchase lunch at Bay Beach on their own.  Phone registrations are not accepted but for more information call 715-732-5222.

August 21

CONCERT SERIES AT GREAT LAKES MEMORIAL MARINA PARK  The Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce presents concerts at Memorial Marina Band Shell, First Street in Menominee on Thursday evenings at 7pm.  Bands Aug. 21/Community Jazz Ensemble.  Concerts are free.  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy.

FREE MARKETING YOURSELF WORKSHOP  40’s plus workshop geared toward job seeker 40 and older from 11am-12:30pm at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive in Marinette.  Workshop funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries.  Reservations for workshops can be made by calling the Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

TUNDRA LODGE WATER PARK SUPERVISED BUS TRIP  Trip is $30 per person and includes school bus fare, a day pass to the water park and lunch at the Polar Bear Pub within the Tundra Lodge.  Participants ages 7 and up may participate without a parent.  Bus departs at 9am and returns at 4pm.  Phone registrations are not accepted but for more information call The Recreation Department at 715-732-5222.

PRAIRIE WALK  6-8pm at the Harmony Arboretum.  Spend an evening learning what constitutes a prairie and why people are creating or restoring them.  Free public program.  For more information call 715-732-7780.  Arboretum is located 7 miles west of Marinette on Hwy 64, then ½ mile south on County E.

August 21 – 24

MARINETTE COUNTY FAIR  Wausaukee fair grounds, for information go to

August 22

KIDS NIGHT OUT AT HIGLEY FIELD  Event from 6-9pm and open to kids ages five and up.  Themed activities each month include arts and crafts, games and a snack.  The cost is $5 and payable at registration at the Civic Center.  This month’s theme is “Nuts for Nature”.  Phone registrations are not accepted.  Call 715-732-5222 for more information.

August 23

BRAT FRY  First United Methodist Church of Marinette is having a brat fry 9am-3pm at Jack’s Fresh Market on Cleveland Avenue in Marinette.  All proceeds go to resealing and stripping church parking lot.

JOEY SHEPRO MEMORIAL DOUBLEHANDER SAILBOAT RACE  Race starts at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park in Menominee, MI.  For more information check M& M Yacht Club

August 24

RESURRECTION PARISH PICNIC  Parish picnic and raffle held from 11am-2pm at 2607 18th Street in Menominee. Potluck and chicken is $5 per plate.    Raffle drawing at 1:30pm ($2000 in cash prizes) and pie baking contest with $100 best pie award.

August 26

MEET AND GREET DR. RAO, ENDOCRINOLOGIST  Aurora Health Center, 4061 Old Peshtigo Rd., Marinette will be hosting a complimentary meet and greet with Dr. Rao, their new Endocrinologist from 5 to 6:30 PM. His informal presentation: “New Advanced Treatments and Technology: Managing your diabetes just got easier.” To register, call 888-863-5502, seating is limited. Light refreshments will be served.

August 28

HEALTHY HEART CART  10-11am, free class at Angeli Foods in Menominee. Let Nola M. Hardy, RD from Aurora Health Care point out foods that will give you the heart cart advantage.  To register call 906-863-5575 or customer service desk at store.

August 31

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 10

FREE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT  Medication advances in multiple sclerosis & options, presented by Aurora pharmacy at 5:30pm at Aurora Health Care, 2nd floor conference room, 3130 Shore Drive in Marinette.  For more information contact Stacie at 715-735-4609.

September 13

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

September 27

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 26


1 pm, 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