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5:01 PM, Mar. 15, 2013  |  Comments
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"Signs of Spring" Hike in the Baird Creek Parkway: 1 p.m. March 16. Meet at Christa McAuliffe Park, 3100 Sitka St., Green Bay. Kevin Hendricksen leads the hike to find signs of spring. Free and open to the public. Groups of six or more are asked to register. Maureen Meinhardt, (920) 328-3505 or execdirector@bairdcreek.org.

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.

WINE: Behind The Curtain: 6-9 p.m. March 16, Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., Green Bay. Wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres, 6-8. Winemaker chat and acoustic entertainment until 9 p.m. Meyer fundraiser includes a behind the scenes tour. $35. www.meyertheatre.com or ticketstaronline.com.

St. Patrick's Day Parade: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 16. Parade participants meet at Admiral Flatley Park, 400 S. Washington St., Green Bay at 9:30 a.m. Parade, 10:30-11 a.m., proceeds down the Fox River Trail to City Deck. Irish blessing, daytime fireworks/green smoke show. Notre Dame High School Band, Heritage Irish Dance Academy dancers. Live Irish music at Cup O' Joy, Hagemeister Park and St. Brendan's Inn. 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.

St. Patty's Event: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 16, Vandervest Harley-Davidson, 1966 Velp Ave., Howard. Live music by Suns of Memphis, noon-4 p.m. (920) 498-8822.

2013 Green Bay Muscle Walk: 8 a.m. registration, 10 a.m.-noon March 16, Lambeau Field Atrium, 1265 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Emceed by Rachel Manek of Fox 11. DJ Dan, area mascots, caricatures, face painting and more. Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association. $25. (920) 499-4571, www.musclewalkmda.org/greenbay.

March of Dimes Team Oneida 8th Annual Flap Jack Flippin' Pancake Event: 8 a.m. March 16, Parish Hall, 2936 Freedom Road, Oneida. Pancake eating contest, raffles, bake sale. Pancakes, porkies and a beverage: $6, $5 seniors, free age 4 and younger. Proceeds benefit Team Oneida March of Dimes. $2 admission, free age 12 and younger.

Bay Port High School Spring Craft Show: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 16, Bay Port High School, 2710 Lineville Road, Suamico. Jewelry, floral and seasonal crafts, garden and outdoor decor, children's items, woodworking, soaps, lotions, candles, books, pet items and more. Food available for purchased. Proceeds benefit the Bay Area Ice Bears Girls High School Hockey Team. $2, free age 12 and younger. (920) 662-7000 or 609-4712. www.bayareaicebears.com, www.eteamz.com/GBMGHA/.

Author Dan Hartjes Book Signing: 1-3 p.m. March 16, The Attic Books & Coffee, 730 Bodart Street Green Bay. Hartjes, a resident of Appleton, available to sign copies of his novel, "Face of the Earth." (920) 435-6515.

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.

Chili Cookoff Benefit: 2-6 p.m. March 16, Duck Creek VFW Post, 754 Riverside Drive, Howard. Family-friendly benefit for Sgt. Brusky, Purple Heart Home recipient. Raffles, auctions, music and 47 chili entries. (920) 434-0701.

De Pere Antique Show & Sale: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 17, Schuldes Sports Center, St. Norbert College, 601 Third St., De Pere. Antique furniture, buttons, coins. Clock and phonograph restorer, crystal and china repair. Available lunch is a fundraiser for St. Norbert women's basketball team. Admission: $4.50, free younger than 16. Free parking. (715) 355-5144.

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.

The Little Mermaid: 7 p.m. March 15-16, and 2 p.m. March 16-17 at St. Norbert College Walter Theater, 315 Third St., De Pere. Fairy tale put to dance presented by The Dance Company. Tickets start at $9. (920) 403-3950.

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.

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