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Green Bay to-do list: Rocking for a cause

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Detroit band Rio and the Rockabilly Revival, fronted by Rio Scafone, niece of Rockabilly Hall of Fame inductee Jack Scott, plays a benefit concert Sunday at the Riverside Ballroom for the American Red Cross and its upcoming 'Dancing With Our Stars'' fundraiser. Hosted by 'Dancing'' contestant Patrick Warpinski, it begins at 2:30 p.m. and includes a silent auction, buffet dinner and music by Shaker and the Egg. Tickets are $25 at the Riverside, The Exclusive Co. and Ticket Star.
Detroit band Rio and the Rockabilly Revival, fronted by Rio Scafone, niece of Rockabilly Hall of Fame inductee Jack Scott, plays a benefit concert Sunday at the Riverside Ballroom for the American Red Cross and its upcoming 'Dancing With Our Stars'' fundraiser. Hosted by 'Dancing'' contestant Patrick Warpinski, it begins at 2:30 p.m. and includes a silent auction, buffet dinner and music by Shaker and the Egg. Tickets are $25 at the Riverside, The Exclusive Co. and Ticket Star.
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Feb. 7

Art Meets Heart Gala: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at The ARTgarage, 1400 Cedar St., Green Bay. Unveiling of the community mosaic, music, auction, artisan market, hors d'oeuvres, cash bar. $10. (920) 448-6800.

Howard Suamico Education Foundation Wine and Cheese, Beer and Sausage Event: 6-9 p.m. Feb. 7 at Townline Grill, 2544 Lineville Road, Suamico. Proceeds benefit Howard-Suamico District projects. $30 or $50 per couple. Tickets at BMO Harris Bank-Howard, Thornberry Cottage and at the door.

"Black History - A Multicultural View" Opening Ceremony: 6 p.m. Feb. 7 at Harmony Cafe, 1660 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Exhibit presented by African-American Community Parent Network. Free. (920) 569-1593.

"Dialogues" Opening Reception: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Lawton Gallery, UWGB. Gallery talks with faculty artists Kristy Deetz, Sarah Detweiler, Carol Emmons and Christine Style. Free. (920) 465-2916, perkinss@uwgb.edu, www.uwgb.edu/lawton.

Feb. 9

Green Bay Cheer Classic: 8:30 a.m. doors open, 10 a.m. competition, Feb. 9 at Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Elementary through collegiate athletes compete. $5 adults, $3 students. (920) 494-3401, www.green

baycheerclassic.com/.

Seroogy's Valentine Run/Walk 15k/5k: 8 a.m. Feb. 9. Begins and ends at Seroogy's Chocolates, 144 Wisconsin St., De Pere. Register online at www

.midwestsportsevents.com or (800) 429-8044.

Sweetheart Classic PulaSKI: 2 p.m. gathering, 3 p.m. event Feb. 9 at Pulaski Community Park, East Pulaski Street (east of the polka grounds). Open skating, skiing, snowshoeing. Donations accepted. (920) 822-6051, www.pulaski

skipace.org.

Winter Family Festival: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9 at Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Learn about bluebirds from the Bluebird Restoration Association of Wisconsin, 10 a.m. and noon. Winter scavenger hunt, teddy bear sled race, winter crafts. $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, abrennan@gbbg.org.

ArtWalk: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Regional artists display their works. Free. (920) 498-5400, www.nwtc.edu

/artwalk.

Author Event: Amy Bindas: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 9 at Thornberry Cottage, 345 Cardinal Lane, Howard. Green Bay author signs copies of her book, "Sailing the Seven C's of Marriage." (920) 434-1542.

Feb. 12

Author Event: Peter Geye: 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at The Reader's Loft, 2069 Central Court, Bellevue. Author discusses his book, "The Lighthouse Road." (920) 406-0200, www.readersloft.com.

St. John's Church Wild Game Dinner: 5-7 p.m. Feb. 12 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 1253 Oconto County J, Little Suamico. Venison, bear, buffalo, elk, game birds, fish dishes. Non-game dishes available. $5, free ages 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit youth activities and special projects. (920) 826-7785 or email stjohnsls@bayland.net.

Music

Feb. 7

Bob Washut & UWGB Jazz Ensemble: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center, UWGB. Jazz composer Bob Washut discusses his creative process; UWGB Jazz Ensemble performs his music under the direction of John Salerno. Donation. (920) 465-2635, www.uwgb

.edu/music/ 360-thursdays.asp.

Feb. 9

UWGB Jazz Fest XLIII: 4 p.m. Feb. 9 at Weidner Center, UWGB. Two high school jazz ensembles, UW-Green Bay Jazz and Vocal Jazz ensembles, and guest artist jazz trumpeter Bobby Shew. $12 advance tickets available from the University Ticketing Service & Information Center, (920) 465-2400 or visit www.uwgb.edu/tickets. $15 at the door. http://blog.uwgb

.edu/inside

U.S. Army Dixieland Jazz Band Concert: 1 p.m. Feb. 9 at Neville Public Museum of Brown County, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. All-ages jazz concert by a nine-piece ensemble of the 484th U.S. Army Band from Milwaukee. Included with regular admission: $5 adults, $3 ages 6-15, free age 5 and younger. (920) 448-7874, www.nevillepublicmuseum.org.

Feb. 10

Sarah Meredith Livingston Recital: 5 p.m. Feb. 10 in Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center, UWGB. UWGB associate professor Sarah Meredith Livingston, mezzo-soprano, performs. Free. www.uwgb

.edu/music.

Feb. 14-22

Daddy D Productions: "Sensational '70s'': 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show time Feb. 14-15, 20-22 at Riverside Ballroom, 1560 Main St., Green Bay. Daddy D makes the '70s new again. $44 dinner and show, $28 show only. (920) 544-4244 or www.daddyds.com.

Theater

Feb. 7-17

Green Bay Community Theater: "Almost, Maine'': 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7-9, 13-16; 4 p.m. Feb. 9 and Feb. 16 and 2 p.m. Feb. 17 at Green Bay Community Theater, 122 N. Chestnut Ave., Green Bay. $18 adults, $10 student with ID. Group rates for 10 or more. (920) 435-6300, www.centerstageticketing.com /sites/greenbay.

Feb. 7-23

Let Me Be Frank Productions: "CSI: Kewaunee'': 8 p.m. Feb. 7-9, 14-15, 21-23, and 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., Green Bay. Comedy about who stole the keeshka at the Kewaunee Nuke plant. Ticket Star outlets, (920) 494-3401, www.ticketstar

online.com.

Dances

Feb. 8

Ballroom Dance: 8-11 p.m. Feb. 8 at Bruce Marshall Dance Studio, 225 Crooks St., Green Bay. Cha cha. $8. (920) 494-2822.

Feb. 9

Ballroom Dance: 7:30-11 p.m. Feb. 9 at Energy Fitness and Dance, 2841 Allied St., Ashwaubenon. $10. (414) 704-4949, wittmj11@gmail.com.

Feb. 10

Polka Dance: 1:30-5 p.m. Feb. 10 at Whipp's Hall, 5073 Wisconisn 29, Poland. Music by the Former Clete Bellin Band. $5. (920) 835-5607.

Valentine's Polka Dance: 1-5 p.m. Feb. 10 at St. Isidore the Farmer Church, 18424 Tisch Mills Road, Denmark. Music by Mark Jirikovec Band. (920) 776-1555.

Auditions

Feb. 11-12

"The Dixie Swim Club'': 7-9 p.m. Feb. 11-12 at Green Bay Community Theater, 122 N. Chestnut Ave., Green Bay. Role for five women who look age 30 to 50. Scripts may be borrowed in advance. (920) 435-6300.

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