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Out & About: Going bald for a cure

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Craig Hess, Green Bay, has his head shaved by Jenni McGillivray during the St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser at St. Brendan's Inn, 234 S. Washington Street, Saturday, March 12, 2011. Photo by H. Marc Larson/Press-Gazette
Craig Hess, Green Bay, has his head shaved by Jenni McGillivray during the St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser at St. Brendan's Inn, 234 S. Washington Street, Saturday, March 12, 2011. Photo by H. Marc Larson/Press-Gazette
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Week 1

March 14-16

2013 Girls State Basketball Tournament: 1:35 and 6:35 p.m. March 14; 6:35 p.m. March 14; 9:05 a.m., 1:35 p.m. and 6:35 p.m. March 15; 11:05 a.m. and 6:35 p.m. March 16, Resch Center, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. $10. Ticket Star outlets, (920) 494-3401 and www.ticketstaronline.com.

March 16

Dudley Birder Chorale and The Salvation Army Chicago Staff Band: 7 p.m. March 16, Weidner Center, UWGB, Green Bay. Presented by The Salvation Army of Brown County. Complimentary tickets available at the University Ticketing & Information Center at UW-Green Bay, the St. Norbert College Box Office or The Salvation Army Kroc Center. (920) 884-5007.

St. Patrick's Day Parade: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 16. Parade participants meet at 9:30 a.m., Admiral Flatley Park, 400 S. Washington St., Green Bay. Parade, 10:30-11 a.m., proceeds down the Fox River Trail to City Deck for Irish celebration including music, dance and a fireworks/smoke show. Irish blessing, Notre Dame High School Band, Heritage Irish Dance Academy dancers. Bagpiper, leprechaun, St. Patrick. Speeches. Kids' face painting, 9-10:15 a.m. (920) 494-7791, www.stpatricksdaygreenbay.com/.

St. Baldrick Shaving Event: 11 a.m. registration, 12:15-12:30 p.m. knighting ceremony, 12:30-4 p.m. head shaving March 16, St. Brendan's Inn, 234 S. Washington St., Green Bay. Children's cancer fundraiser. Ashley Oates, (920) 360-7169.

2013 Green Bay Muscle Walk: 8 a.m.-noon March 16, Lambeau Field Atrium, 1265 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Make a difference, raise awareness and funds for research and vital services. www.musclewalkmda.org/greenbay, (920) 499-4571.

Build A Bluebird House: 10 a.m. March 16, Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, 2024 Lakeview Drive, Suamico. Family-oriented event explains the value of constructing nest boxes for bluebirds. Construct a house from a cedar kit to attract backyard birds. Bring a hammer and enthusiasm. $8 per box. Registration required, (920) 448-6242.

March 16-31

Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Bunny Photos: 10-11 a.m. egg hunt for age 10 and younger March 16 at Bay Park Square, 2400 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Photos with Easter Bunny, noon-8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturdays, and noon-6 p.m. Sundays, March 16-31. (920) 499-2421.

Week 2

March 18

Animal Stories for Preschoolers: 1 p.m. March 18 at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Children age 3-5 learn about squirrels. $2.50 Green Bay residents, $3.75 nonresidents. Registration required, (920) 391-3671.

March 19

"I Am Your Neighbor": 1:10 p.m. March 19, Ashwaubenon High School, 1055 Griffiths Lane, Green Bay; and 7 p.m. March 19 at Meyer Theater, 117 S. Washington St., Green Bay. Erasing the Distance, a performance group that sheds light on mental health issues through theater, features actors portraying true stories of people dealing with various mental health issues. Tickets available at the door: $10 adults, $5 students. www.erasingthedistance.org.

Richard Obershaw, A Serious Humorist...on Stress, Grief and Life Changes: 6:30-8 p.m. March 19, Oconto Falls High School, 210 N. Farm Road, Oconto Falls. Free. (920) 848-4467, www.obershawseminars.com.

March 20

International Film Series: "The Double Hour": 7 p.m. March 20, Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. Guido, a former cop, is a luckless veteran of speed-dating until he meets Slovenian immigrant Sonia, a chambermaid at a high-end hotel. Italy, 2009. Free. www.nevillepublicmuseum.org, (920) 448-4460.

March 22-24

WBAY Pet Expo: 3-8 p.m. March 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 23 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 24, at the Brown County Arena. $7 adults, $6 age 62 and older, $2 ages 6-12, free age 5 and younger. $10 weekend pass. www.wbay.com/

March 23

Easter egg hunt: 1-3 p.m. March 23, East Town Mall Community Room, 2350 E. Mason St., Green Bay. Egg hunt, coloring, candy. $3. Register at (920) 468-8500.

Free Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt: 8:45 a.m. registration March 23, Destiny Church, 418 Destiny Drive, De Pere. Breakfast served 9-10 a.m. Program and egg hunt begin at 10:15 a.m. Free. (920) 336-7910, destinydepere.org.

Green Bay Philatelic Society Postage Stamp Show: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23, St. Matthew's Church multi-purpose room, 2575 S. Webster Ave., Allouez. Free admission and free parking in rear of church.

Maple Syrupin' A Celebration of Spring: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 23, Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, 2024 Lakeview Drive, Suamico. Explore making maple syrup with the family. Fun and informative day with educational stations through the sugar bush, a close-up look at our evaporating cabin and ice cream with Barkhausen Maple Syrup. No registration necessary. $2 students, $4 adults, $12 families.

Everybody's Rummage Sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23, Shopko Hall, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. More than 200 vendors. $2 admission, free age 12 and younger. (920) 494-3404, www.everybodysrummagesalegb.com.

Dinosaur Egg Hunt: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 23, Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. Find up to five eggs and participate in the dinosaur dig. Randy Phillips of the Neville Public Museum Geology Club will show fossils. $10 child, $5 adult. Neville members discounted. (920) 448-7851, welter_mt@co.brown.wi.us.

March 23-24

The Great Easter Bunny Train: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23-24, National Railroad Museum, 2285 S Broadway, Ashwaubenon. Entertainment, crafts, children's games, train ride. Entertainment by Robbie Clement, Lou Lepore and Jeff McMullen. Train times: 9:30, 10:30, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. Concessions. $10 adults and age 3-12.(920) 437-7623, www.nationalrrmuseum.org.

Week 3

March 26

Party for the Animals: 10 a.m. March 26, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. See live animals, play games. For age 8 and younger. $2.50 Green Bay resident, $3.75 nonresident. Registration required by March 22, (920) 391-3671.

March 27

The Cherney Maribel Caves-What's New: 7 p.m. March 27, Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. Bryan Kleist, Wisconsin Speleological Society, talks about the caves near Maribel. Free. (920) 448-4460.

March 28

Daisy Bates: The First Lady of Little Rock: 5 p.m. March 28, Christie Theatre, University Union, UWGB, Green Bay. Film about Daisy Bates, a civil rights activist, who became a household name in 1957. Assistant Prof. J. Vincent Lowery leads a discussion after the film. news.uwgb.edu/log-news/releases/02/18/womens-history-month-events-1326/.

March 30

Easter egg hunt: 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. hunt March 30, Memorial Field, Hwy. 22/Chestnut Ave., Oconto Falls. Free and open to everyone age 1-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Riverview Alliance Church. Suggested donation: nonperishable food items for Kingdom Come Food Pantry. (920) 846-8303.

Easter Event: 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. March 30, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Activities for ages 3-8, including making a decorative bag for collecting eggs, simple craft project. $2.50 Green Bay residents or Friends members, $3.75 nonresidents. Registration required. (920) 391-3671, www.baybeachwildlife.com.

EggStravaganza: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 30, NEW Zoo, 4418 Reforestation Road, Suamico. Pancake and porkie breakfast followed by Easter egg hunt, $10 per person includes zoo admission, breakfast and hunt, free age 1 and younger). Egg hunt only, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., $3 plus regular zoo admission. (920) 434-7841, www.newzoo.org.

Easter Egg Bonanza: 9 a.m.-noon March 30, Josten Park, 2280 Town Hall Road, Bellevue. Egg hunt, prizes, egg coloring, and the Easter Bunny (for ages 2-8). Free. Registration required.(920) 468-5225.

Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt: 10 a.m. March 30, Life Church, 1880 Southbridge Road, De Pere. Inflatables, cookie decorating, face painting, games, family photo booth, candy and more. Egg hunts for age 0-12. Free. (920) 632-4343, ww.lifechurchgreenbay.com.

Easter Egg Hunt & Community Food Pantry Fundraiser: 1-3 p.m. March 30, Hollyhock House & Gardens, 1408 Dodge St., Kewaunee. Participants are requested to bring nonperishable food donations. Hunt for children age 12 and younger takes place under a tent, beginning 1:15 p.m. Take pictures with the Easter Bunny. (920) 388-3445, K.Howlett@ymail.com.

Children's Easter Candy Hunt: 11 a.m. sharp March 30, Preble Park, Hillside and Skyline, Green Bay. Age groups: 2-4, 5-7 and 8-10. Sponsored by Green Bay-Preble Optimist and Bellevue East Town Optimist clubs. Free. Tom Simons, (920) 621-9717.

Week 4

April 6

The Big Event for Little Kids: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 6, Shopko Hall, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Try different sports, visit baby animals, play on inflatables. More than 50 hands-on creative and scientific activities. Kid-friendly entertainment. At the door: $8 age 2 and older, $2 age 1, free younger than 1. Grandparents, $5. Discounted advance tickets available at Encompass Early Education Centers, www.encompasseec.org.

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