Out & About Green Bay Today

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People wait outside the Resch Center for UW-Green Bay men's basketball ticket.
People wait outside the Resch Center for UW-Green Bay men's basketball ticket.
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UWGB Men's Basketball vs. Cleveland State: 1 p.m. Jan. 19, Resch Center, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Ticket Star outlets, www.ticketstaronline.com and (800) 895-0071, (920) 465-2625.

Alumni Night Hockey Game: 4 p.m. puck drop Jan. 19, Cornerstone Community Ice Center, 1640 Fernando Drive, De Pere. Green Knights hockey take on the UW-Stout Blue Devils. Post-game reception. in the Paul and Carol Schierl Room. $8 adults, $5 children, includes ticket, pizza and soda. (920) 337-3181, tickets.snc.edu/tickets.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration: 10:30 a.m.-noon Jan. 19, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Student Center, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Music, dancing, food and reflections on King's message to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Advancing the Dream Together: What is my role?" K-12 poster, essay and poetry contest awards. (920) 465-2029, www.browncomlk.org.

White Potato Lake Sportsmen's Club Ice Fishing Derby: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 19 at Brad's Wouters' Front, 13127 S. White Potato Lake Road, Pound. DJ music in heated 40-foot x 80-foot tent. Cash prizes, raffles. $1 admission. (920) 897-4162, rockfam70@gmail.com.

Wisconsin Pro Wrestling Fight Night 8 "New Years Evolution": 7:30 p.m. meet and greet, 8-11:30 p.m. main event, Jan. 19, Baba Louie's, 419 Main Ave., De Pere. Former WWE Pro Wrestling Star Raven vs. Dysfunction; The Beer City Bruisers vs. The Dream Police; "The Tres" Thomas Walton, Dare Devil Devan, Bronson Bay, "Ripped" Ryan Summers, and The InkJET Express provide two-hours of action. $10 general admission, $15 ringside seats. Part of the proceeds benefit Alzheimer's. Must be 18 or older, or accompanied by parent. www.WisconsinProWrestling.com.

Animal Tracks Hike: 1 p.m. Jan. 19 through Baird Creek. Meet at Christa McAuliffe Park, 3100 Sitka St., Green Bay. Charlie Frisk leads a hike and tests your knowledge of animal tracks. Cameras welcome. (920) 328-3505.

Bird Feeder Building Workshop: 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 19 at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, 2024 Lakeview Drive, Suamico. Construct a fly-through bird feede. $8 per kit. Bring a hammer; all supplies provided. Registration required, (920) 448-6242, www.browncountyparks.org.

Formal Wear and Hair Show: 3 p.m. Jan. 19, East Town Mall, 2350 E. Mason St., Green Bay. Novedades Mi Fiesta, Regis Hair Salon and other vendors showcase up-do's and formal wear. (920) 468-8500.

Parenting Lessons Lived and Learned: Program for Parents/Caregivers of Children with Special Needs: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St., Green Bay. Mother and author of "Uncommon Beauty: Crisis Parenting from Day One," Margaret Meder speaks on caring for a child with special needs. (920) 448-5846, www.browncountylibrary.org.

Beaux Gestes Fest: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Jan. 19 at Western Racquet & Fitness Club, 2500 S. Ashland Ave., Ashwaubenon. Doubles tennis tournament, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Pizza lunch, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Silent auction and raffle. Live music by Crunch Time, 6-9 p.m. Proceeds benefit Beaux Mettler Foundation. (920) 429-9700, www.beauxmettlerfoundation.org.

Northeast Wisconsin Pongal Vizha 2013: 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Celebration Church, 3475 Humboldt Road, Green Bay. Bharathanattiyam (classical Indian dance), cultural events, fancy dress, game shows. South Indian food. $14 adults, $7 ages 3-16, free younger than 3. Purchase tickets from India Bazar, Green Bay, or online at www.GreenBayIndians.com. Nirmala Mammen, (920) 336-4919.

Fox Cityz Foxz Roller Derby: 6 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. bout begins Jan. 19 at Player's Choice, W3035 Edgewood Trail, Appleton. Rollergirl Regiment vs. Pushy Posse. Paper Dolls vs. Eight Queen Wheelers. Polar Plunge Polar Bears available for sale with proceeds benefiting Special Olympics. Bake sale, cake walk and concessions. $13 at the door, $8 ages 9-15, free age 8 and younger. Discounted advance tickets available from The Exclusive Company or www.foxcityzfoxz.com. (920) 286-2600.

Pet Adoption Event: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Jan. 19 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 20, PetSmart, 825 Pilgrim Way, Ashwaubenon. www.petsmartcharities.org/adoption.

Winter Free Fishing Weekend: Fish anywhere in Wisconsin without a license or trout stamp, including all inland waters and Wisconsin's side of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River. Other fishing rules apply. "First-time buyer" resident licenses, $5. dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/anglereducation/freefishingweekend.html.

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