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Park Ranger Jason Petrella, left, shows visitors the 'sugar shack' during a tour and demonstration of the maple syrup-making process at the Maple Syrupin' event at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve in Suamico, Wis., Saturday, March 28, 2009. Photo by M.P. King/Press-Gazette
Park Ranger Jason Petrella, left, shows visitors the 'sugar shack' during a tour and demonstration of the maple syrup-making process at the Maple Syrupin' event at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve in Suamico, Wis., Saturday, March 28, 2009. Photo by M.P. King/Press-Gazette
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Week 1

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, Ashwaubenon; 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

Green Bay Gamblers vs. Sioux City Musketeers: 7:05 March 22, Resch Center, Ashwaubenon. Tickets start at $9. Ticketstaronline.com, (800) 895-0071.

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 multipurpose 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.

Green Bay Blizzard vs. Chicago: 7 p.m. March 23, Resch Center, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Tickets start at $8. Ticketstaronline.com, (800) 895-0071.

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 2

March 24

Friends of Abrams Easter Event: 8:30 am.-1 p.m. March 24, Abrams Town Hall, Main Street, Abrams. Pancakes, egg bake, sausage, beverages and dessert. Easter bunny, children's games and treats. $6, $3 ages 3-11, free younger than 3. (920) 826-5804.

Green Bay Gambler Hockey vs. Fargo: 3:05 p.m. March 24, Resch Center. Ticketstaronline.com, (800) 895-0071.

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 29-30

Green Bay Gambler Hockey vs. Team USA: 7:05 p.m. March 29-30, Resch Center. Ticketstaronline.com, (800) 895-0071.

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, www.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 for Holy Rosary Community Food Pantry. 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.

YMCA Egg-stravaganza: 2-4 p.m. March 30, West Side YMCA, KIDS Camp, 601 Cardinal Drive, Howard. Face painting, treats, bounce house, arts and crafts, games, Easter egg hunt for age 7 and younger, 2-2:30 p.m. $5 per child or $15 per family. Registration required, (920) 436-9570.

Easter Egg Hunt: 11:30 a.m. lunch for children and adults, noon egg hunt March 30, Union Congregational UCC, 716 S. Madison St., Green Bay. Bring your Easter basket and camera. For toddlers through second grade. Register at (920) 437-9266.

Week 3

March 31

Easter Breakfast: 8:30-9:30 a.m. March 31, Union Congregational UCC, 716 S. Madison St., Green Bay. Public welcome. Register at (920) 437-9266.

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 2-59, $2 age 1, free younger than 1. Grandparents and age 60 and older, $5. Discounted advance tickets available at Encompass Early Education Centers, www.encompasseec.org, (920) 469-1236.

Week 4

April 12-14

Let's Play Green Bay: April 12-14, Shopko Hall, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Games for all ages! www.letsplaygreenbay.com.

April 13, 20

Building A Bat House: 10 a.m. April 13 and 20, Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, 2024 Lakeview Drive, Suamico. Build a box to attract bats, nature's bug-zappers. Bring a hammer; other materials provide. $8 per box. Registration required, (920) 448-6242, www.browncountyparks.org.

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