Weekly Calendar of Events
COMPILED BY THE MARINETTE MENOMINEE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Calendar posted on this website, as is, as a community service.
Questions or comments should be directed to the Marinette Area Chamber of Commerce.
Note: This page is updated once/week - generally on Wednesday. Please refresh the page to make sure you
are seeing the latest page in your browser. Click "View" then "Refresh" on your browser menu bar or with your
left index finger, press the "F5"key on the top of your keyboard
December 30, 2014
SUBMISSION CHANGES TO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
As of Jan. 1, all submissions to the Community Calendar need to be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, mailed to Tourism Coordinator, 1926 Hall Ave., Marinette, WI 54143, or dropped off at the Marinette County Tourism Office, 1926 Hall Avenue in Marinette.
THE LORD’S DINER
evening meal program held every Wednesday from 4:30-6pm at Our Savior’s
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
program provides free tutoring services every Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm
for children in grades K-6 and held at
BEND AND STRETCH
Program sponsored by
the Marinette Recreation Department.
Floor and flexibility exercises held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
from 9-9:45am at the Duer Gym,
Ongoing support with
topics for adult and youth and held on Tuesday evenings from 5-6pm at the
Stephenson Public Library,
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
held at the Job Center of Wisconsin,
Now through Jan. 31
“My Life and Baseball” Art Exhibit at UW-Marinette. A collection of paintings and drawings by Meghan Flynn, Art Lecturer, will be on display in the gallery of the Fine Arts building on the campus of UW-Marinette thru the end of January. This body of work deals with Flynn’s research on baseball in connection to her family and past memories. For more information, call Meghan Flynn at 715-735-4300 ext. 4322 or email Meghan.email@example.com.
Now 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 http://www.marinetterec.com/.
Now through June 1
EARLY ON PLAYGROUPS
Mondays from 10:30am-12noon at Spies Library in Menominee. Free event open
Now through June 5
DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENINGS are held on Fridays of each month from 8:15am-1pm at Menominee County Intermediate School District, 1201 41st Ave. 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.
WRITING RESUMES AND
Free marketing yourself
workshops at the Job Center of Wisconsin,
START RIGHT THE FIRST TIME WORKSHOP NWTC is hosting this free workshop and will be held at NWTC’s Marinette Campus Room #127 from 6-9pm. Workshop is designed for individuals looking to start their own business and those who have just launched their business idea. Learn about the resources available and why a business plan is essential to success. Also, learn from other local entrepreneurs and business owners who will share their experiences. For more information call 715-735-9361 or 920-498-7124 or visit http://www.nwtc.edu/erc
THE TRUTH IN FUNCTION
Muscle Activation Technique presented by Jeff Tardiff, Physical Therapist.
Free MS support series 12noon at Aurora Health Care,
JOB APPLICATIONS AND
yourself workshops at the Job Center of Wisconsin,
January 15 and January 22
Discover a new you in 2015 using techniques taught by Nola M. Hardy, RD from Aurora Health Care and Jenni Campbell, YMCA Mission Director. From label reading and building a better plate to plant-based diet, this two-part sit down class will be sampling a variety of foods that will give you some new healthy options for your meal planning.
Dates: Jan. 15 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm and Jan. 22 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm. Menominee Angeli’s location. Register: 906-863-5575 or Sign up at Customer Service Desk. (Limit 25).
“SHADES OF GREEN
will be hosting a
lecture by James LaMalfa, professor emeritus,
DIABETES AND DENTAL
Session will be
presented by Dr. Kurt Aschim, DDS.
Free support series sponsored by
Jan. 20, Feb. 3, Feb. 17 & March 3
Winter Painting Series, Acrylic Painting Series I – Adults 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in T-133 at UW-Marinette. Art Instructor Meghan Flynn will provide step-by-step instructions on basic painting skills. The class will include a little painting history through copying the masters and then participants will apply their new skills to their own paintings. $149, includes all supplies. To register, please visit http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment or call 715-735-4300, ext. 4342.
Jan. 22, Feb. 5 Feb. 19 & March 5
Winter Painting Series, Acrylic Painting Series II – Children ages 8-14 Classes will guide you step-by-step. You will learn basic painting skills, a little painting history through copying the masters and then apply your new skills to your own paintings. 6:00 pm-8:00 pm in T-149 at UW-Marinette. $149 includes all supplies. To register, please visit http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment or call 715-735-4300, ext. 4342.
Doo-Wop Daddies –
Equity Hall Time: 7:30 to
Tickets $15.00 each and are available at George Webb in
Peshtigo(715-582-0406), Barnstormers in Coleman (920-897-2069) and Equity
Bar (715-7899-2147). You can send a check to Equity Bar W7403 Hwy 64,
WINTER BREWS Marinette Rotary Club sponsoring event at Little River Country Club. Doors open at 5:30pm, dinner & tasting from 6-8pm, drawing at 8:30pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Ticket admits one person, you will receive a pint to keep and taste with dinner, all the beer, wine and whiskey you can taste and a chance to win a 50 inch TV valued at over $600. There will be games, silent auction, 50/50, bucket raffles and more. There will be safe rides home. Tickets can be purchased at T&T Fermanich Oil, Angeli Foods, Lee’s, Haller’s, Little River and any Marinette Rotarian. Proceeds benefit the Emergency Rescue Squad and other area causes.
Cities Habitat for Humanity is holding a quilt raffle . Tickets ar $1.00
each or 6 for $5.00. The drawing for a beautiful quilt donated by
Northwoods Quilters will be held on Friday, Jan. 30 at 5PM. Tickets may be
purchased at the habitat for Humanity ReStore at
IMPROV COMEDY & CASINO NIGHT Event held at Little River Country Club. Casino-style gaming 6-8pm, Professional Improv comedy 8-9pm, Casino-style gaming 9-10pm. $50 per couple includes beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres. Bucket raffle throughout the night. Tickets are available at Little River Country Club, St. Thomas Aquinas Academy or call 715-735-7481.
AQUATIC EXERCISE Free MS support series sponsored by Aurora Health Care. 5:15pm meet at River Cities Pool for a free trial of aquatic exercise and a facility tour presented by Dee Dee Thull. Bring your bathing suit. For more information call 715-735-4609.
MISCONCEPTIONS OF DIABETES
Fiction presented by Natalie Lashmet, MSN, RN.
Free sessions are held 3rd Tues of every month from
February 18 & 25
A “Stitchin” Good Time Is your sewing machine gathering dust? Now is the perfect time to get it out and reacquaint yourself! Join Karen Linsmeier who has over 28 years of sewing experience and relearn the basics of your machine such as threading, cleaning, and trouble shooting and then apply your skills while you learn how to make your own throw pillow. 5:30-8:30 pm in T-133 at UW-Marinette. $54 includes all supplies, but students are asked to bring their own sewing machine and machine instruction manual. A limited number of machines are available upon request. To register, please visit http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment or call 715-735-4300, ext. 4342.
February 19 & 26
Guitar Restoration & Repair Class Does your guitar have broken stings, body, neck or truss rod? Instructor Warren McKenny will show how to save time and money by repairing and restoring your prized instrument. Students will learn restringing techniques for all types of guitars, how to make neck and saddle adjustments and much more. 5:30-8:30 p.m. in T-149 at UW-Marinette. $56 includes tools and some supplies. To register, please visit http://marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment or call 715-735-4300, ext. 4342.
12TH ANNUAL YMCA KICK OFF FOR KIDS RAFFLE
Get your ticket at the Y, $20 admits 2 and only 500 tickets sold. Many great prizes, night of games and 50/50 drawings held at the Pullman House from 6-10pm. All proceeds benefit the Ys Financial Assistance Program, the Ys Free After School Program and Free third grade memberships for all area youth.
Associate Professor of English and Humanistic Studies at UWGB, Rebecca Meacham, will give a lecture & presentation on writing historical fiction and will read excerpts from her novel-in-progress at UW-Marinette on Thursday, March 5 at 12:20pm. For more information, contact Tara DaPra, Senior Lecturer, English at 715-735-4300 ext. 4311 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARCH 2O, 21
Elvis Tribute Artists
Tony Rocker and The Comeback Special Band
7:30 to 10:30pm. Tickets on sale now and can be picked up at George Webb
in Peshtigo &15-582-0406, Barnstormers in Coleman 920-897-2069 or Quity
Bar 715-789-2147. Tickets are $15. Each or 2 for $25.00 and are limited.
You can send a check to Equity Bar, W7403 Hwy. 64,
A New England Primer:
The Literature, History, and Theology of Boston and Concord
The UW-Fond du Lac
Continuing Education department, in partnership with UW-Marinette, will
lead the tour “A New England
Primer: The Literature,
History, and Theology of Boston and Concord” from June 15-21, 2015.
The price is $2,295*/per person double occupancy. The cost includes
round-trip airfare; lodging-3 nights at the Colonial Inn,