Curling stones sit on the ice at the Green Bay Curling Club in Ashwaubenon, which the U.S. Curling Association has selected as a training site for curlers who compete at the national and international level, including the Olympics.
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Animal Stories for Preschoolers: 10 a.m. Feb. 4 and 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Children age 3-5 learn about owl babies. $2.50 Green Bay residents, $3.75 nonresidents. Registration required, (920) 391-3671.
International Film Series: "Journey to the Fallen Skies": 7 p.m. Feb. 6, Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. A Hmong-American man returns to Laos to pay tribute to his late father, whom he never knew. Shown in conjunction with Neville's exhibit, Who are the Hmong? Free. www.nevillepublicmuseum.org/public-programs/film-series, (920) 448-4460.
St. Norbert College Winter Carnival: Cartoon character snow sculptures, Feb. 6. Sled races and tug-a-war, 6 p.m. Feb. 7 on campus front lawn. Broomball, Feb. 8. Winter Carnival formal dance 9:30-midnight Feb. 9 at St. Norbert Michels Commons Ballroom, 409 Third St., De Pere. For updates, see www.snc.edu/cc/wintercarnival.html. John Seckel, (920) 403-4014, email email@example.com.
Snow Moon Snowshoe Night Hike: 6 p.m. Feb. 7, Navarino Nature Center, W5646 Lindsten Road, Shiocton. Learn about the Snow Moon while hiking the wildlife area. Meet at the Nature Center with snowshoes. $5 individuals, $12 family. Arrive early to rent snowshoes, ($2 rental fee). (715) 758-6999.
Dan Kirk-The Juggler with the Yellow Shoes: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Cup O' Joy, 232 S. Broadway, Green Bay. Donation. (920) 437-6694, www.cupojoy.com.
"Michael Cooper: Masked Marvels & Wondertales": 6 p.m. Feb. 8, Falls Area Performing Arts Center, Oconto Falls High School, 210 N. Farm Road, Oconto Falls. All-ages show. $15 adults, $8 students (plus $2 processing fee). Oconto Falls Friends of the Arts, (920) 848-7469 or visit www.ocontofallsfriendsofthearts.com for tickets, show information.
Green Bay Cheer Classic: 8:30 a.m. doors open, 10 a.m. competition, Feb. 9, Brown County Arena, 1901 S. Oneida St., Green Bay. Elementary through collegiate athletes participate in solo, team and stunt group competition. $5 adults, $3 students. (920) 494-3401, www.greenbaycheerclassic.com/.
Seroogy's Valentine Run/Walk 15k/5k: 8 a.m. Feb. 9. Begins and ends at Seroogy's Chocolates, 144 N. Wisconsin St., De Pere. Register online at www.midwestsportsevents.com, or call (800) 429-8044.
Green Bay Botanical Garden Winter Family Festival: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9, Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Games and winter activities. Learn about bluebirds from the Bluebird Restoration Association of Wisconsin, 10 a.m. and noon. Winter scavenger hunt, teddy bear sled race. Twister, winter crafts. Refreshments available. $7 adults, $5 age 65 and older, $2 age 5-12, free age 4 and younger, or $10 family rate. (920) 491-3691, Ext. 101, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sweetheart Classic Candlelight PulaSKI: 2 p.m. gathering, 3 p.m. event Feb. 9, Pulaski Community Park, East Pulaski Street (east of the polka grounds). Open skating, candlelight skiing, snowshoeing. Trails being and end at the K of C Pavilion. Hot cocoa, cider and other refreshments offered. Donations accepted. (920) 822-6051, www.pulaskiskipace.org.
Wabeno Lions Club & Sylvan Post 44 American Legion Trump Lake Fish-O-Ree: 12:01 a.m. Feb. 9, Trump Lake Pavilion, 3100 Trump Lake Road, Wabeno. Prizes for largest and second-largest northern, walleye, bass, crappie, perch, bluegill. Drawings and prizes in the heated pavilion starting at 9 a.m. Concessions. Ample parking. No admission fee or registration fee. Sponsored by the Lions and Legion. (715) 473-4333, www.trumplake.org/.
Candlelight Hike: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Copper Culture State Park, Oconto. One-mile loop along the River Trail begins and ends at the upper parking area. Park accessed from U.S. 41 to Wisconsin 22 to Copper Culture Way. Flashlights recommended. Hot beverages offered. Donation, no state park pass required. (920) 834-5212.
ArtWalk at NWTC: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Regional artists display their works. Hands-on projects, culinary demonstrations and a artisan marketplace. Free. (920) 498-5400, www.nwtc.edu/artwalk.
2013 USA Curling National Championship: 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9, 8 a.m. Feb. 11, 10 a.m. Feb. 12, 8 a.m. Feb. 13-14, noon Feb. 15, 10 a.m. Feb. 16, Cornerstone Ice Center, 1640 Fernando Drive, De Pere. $15 weekend pass, $85 all-week pass. $6-10 single-entry. (920) 494-3401, www.2013usacurlingnationals.com/.
Ice Fishing Workshop: 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 15, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. For ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult. $6 Green Bay resident child, $9 nonresident child. Registration required by Feb. 10, (920) 391-3671.
Green Bay Blizzard vs. Sioux Falls: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Resch Center, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Tickets, $8 and up, (920) 405-1264.
Fire & Ice Weekend: Feb. 15-17 in Sturgeon Bay. Citywide ice-carving competition starts 9 a.m. Feb. 16. Fire & Ice Dinner Dance and Silent Auction, Feb. 16. (920) 743-6246, www.SturgeonBay.net.
Bird of Prey Tours: 1-2 p.m. Feb. 16 or March 3 at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East River Drive, Green Bay. Free. No registration required. (920) 391-3685.
Illusionist Tristan Crist: 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at Riverside Ballroom, 1560 Main St., Green Bay. Comedy, magic and cutting-edge illusions. Fun for all ages. Proceeds benefit Knights of Columbus programs. Tickets available at the door, $10 adults, $8 age 12 and younger.
Snowshoe Discover Hikes: 10 a.m. Feb. 16, Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, 2024 Lakeview Drive, Suamico. Hit the snow and explore the off-trail areas of the Preserve on snowshoes (about a mile) with a naturalist. If inadequate snow, take a boot hike. Recommended for ages 7 and older. $3 per person. Snowshoe rental: $4 adult or $2 student. Registration required, (920) 448-6242.
Children's Film Festival: 1-3 p.m. Feb. 16, Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St., Green Bay. Family fun for children in grades K-6 and their adults. Watch films, watch or participate in dramatic stories, songs and theater games. Walk on the red carpet; arrive dressed as a celebrity or borrow a prop. Make your own mustache, mask. Face painting. Popcorn. Sponsored by Film Green Bay and the library. Free. (920) 448-5846, www.co.brown.wi.us/i/f/library/Children%27s/Film%20Festival%20/children%27s%20film%20festival%20flyer.pdf.
Black History-Kids Got Talent show: 1 p.m. Feb. 16, Harmony Cafe, 1660 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Talent show for ages 5-19. Presented by the African American Community Parent Network. "Black History, A Multicultural View" exhibit on display during Harmony business hours. Free and open to the public. (920) 569-1593.
Allouez Village Band: 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., Green Bay. Theme: "Different Strokes." Michael Ajango conducts. Free.
International Film: "A Separation": 7 p.m. Feb. 20, Neville Public Museum auditorium, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. A married couple is faced with the decision: Move to another country to improve the life of their child, or stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease. Drama set in contemporary Iran. Free and open to the public. (920) 448-4460, www.nevillepublicmuseum.org.
Disney on Ice Presents: 100 Years of Magic: 7 p.m. Feb. 20-22; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 23; noon and 4 p.m. Feb. 24, Resch Center, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Tickets $15 and up. $11 seats available opening night. Lap-sitters age 2 and younger admitted free. Ticket Star outlets, (920) 494-3401 and www.ticketstaronline.com.
Cross Country Ski: 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East River Drive, Green Bay. Grab your skis and explore the trails. Meet at the trail starting near the Nature Center. $2.50 Green Bay residents, $3.75 nonresidents. Registration required, (920) 391-3671.
Black History-African Fashion Show: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Harmony Cafe, 1660 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Presented by the African American Community Parent Network. Free and open to the public. (920) 569-1593.
Basic Winter Survival Skills Workshop: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 23, Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, 2024 Lakeview Drive, Suamico. Identify a survival situation and demonstrate basic fire-making skills, shelter building, securing water, safe ice travel, basic identification of cold weather-related injuries and more. Light lunch provided. Dress for the weather. $15 includes all materials. Recommended for age 8 and older. Registration required, (920) 448-6242.
An Indian... One Block East of Broadway: 7 p.m. Feb. 23, Harmony Cafe, 1660 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Richie Plass's one-man show includes humor and music addressing Native American stereotypes, stories and image. Donation. (920) 569-1593.
Rondini's Magic & Illusion Show: 2 p.m. Feb. 23, The Byng Community Theater, 5852 Maple St., Abrams. $12 adults, $10 age 5-17 and over 65, $5 age 4 and younger. (920) 826-5852. www.abramstheatre.com.
Geomythology-Geology In Ancient Myths and Lore: 6 p.m. mineral specimen silent auction, 7 p.m. presentation, Feb. 27 at Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. Speaker: Beth Johnson from UW-Fox Valley. Free admission. (920) 448-4460.