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4:11 PM, Apr. 10, 2013  |  Comments
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Today

? Tapping Our Inner Futurist - Foresight and Future of Libraries: 6:30 p.m., at Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St., downtown Green Bay. Futurist Garry Golden will inspire attendees to tap into their inner futurist to recognize trends and obstacles and to discover and unleash opportunities. Free and open to the public.

? Abbey Lecture Series - In Celebration of Vatican II: 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Norbertine Center for Spirituality at St. Norbert Abbey, 1016 N. Broadway, De Pere. Series finale was postponed Feb. 7 because of inclement weather. Howard Ebert, a professor of religious studies at St. Norbert College, will present "Organization Theory and the Roman Catholic Church." Admission is a free-will offering with a suggested donation of $5. To register or for more information, go to www.norbertines.org/programs.html or call (920) 337-4315.

? Laugh Box Comedy Show: 8 p.m., at The Green Room Lounge, 353 Main Ave., De Pere. A mix of the best new local comics and area favorites. $5 admission. (920) 309-6909, www.venturetheatreonline.com or email venturetheatreoneline@gmail.com.

Friday

? Affordable Homes Tour Kickoff: starts at 10 a.m., at Titletown Brewery, 200 Dousman St., downtown Green Bay. On Broadway Inc. hosts the free event that celebrates national Money Smart Week. Real-estate agents, lenders, builders, bankers, young professionals, supporters and potential home buyers are encouraged to participate. On Broadway will provide insight about and affordable housing options within the historic Broadway District in Green Bay. More information available by sending email to tara.gokey@onbroadway.org or online at www.onbroadway.org.

? Healing service: 6:30 p.m., at Rivers of Life Christian Center, 522 Orlando Drive (County EE), De Pere. All are welcome to attend the service held by evangelist/pastor John Dessart and the Rivers of Life Ministries team. Admission is free-will offering. (920) 265-0708.

? Instrumental and Vocal Jazz Concert: 7:30 p.m., at St. Norbert College's Walter Theatre in Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts, 315 Third St., De Pere. The concert will feature St. Norbert's instrumental jazz and vocal jazz ensembles. General-admission tickets are $6 and available at the college box office or online at http://tickets.snc.edu.

Friday-Saturday

? ComedyCity: 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. both days, at The Green Room Lounge, 353 Main Ave., De Pere. Improv comedy by teams. Late-night show at 11:15 Saturday. Regular admission is $12 for adults and $10 for students, senior citizens and military personnel. Reservations recommended at (920) 983-0966 or www.comedycityonline.com.

Friday-Sunday

? Let's Play Green Bay: 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, at Shopko Hall, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Tabletop face-to-face games for all ages. $10 adults, $5 ages 5 to 12, free ages 4 and younger. Weekend pass: $25 adults, $15 ages 5 to 12, free ages 4 and younger. For discounted advance tickets, visit www.letsplaygreenbay.com.

Saturday

? 2013 UW-Green Bay Pow Wow: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay's Kress Events Center, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay. The university's Intertribal Student Council presents the free event open to the public. Event will feature traditional Native American dancers, Native American music with drum groups, children's activities, arts and crafts, vendors and food. Grand entries are scheduled for 1 and 7 p.m. A Pow Wow feast will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Mauthe Center.

? Green Bay Symphony Orchestra concert - Beethoven's Eroica: 7:30 p.m., at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay's Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay. Music director Donato Cabrera leads the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra in its final concert of the season. Admission is $13 to $44 for adults and $10 for children; senior discount available. (920) 494-3401, www.ticketstaronline.com.

Sunday

? Civic Symphony of Green Bay concert - East Meets West: 3 p.m., at Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., downtown Green Bay. Works by composers from the Orient, along with selections by European composers directed by Seong-Kyung Graham. The winner of the Battle of the Baton will conduct a surprise selection. Admission: $17 adults, $12 senior citizens, $7 students and $40 family. Tickets available at the door. (920) 432-4676.

Monday

? Movie and Discussion - "Edges of the Lord": 10 a.m. to noon and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Norbertine Center for Spirituality at St. Norbert Abbey, 1016 N. Broadway, De Pere. Jane Berkovitz will be the facilitator. Admission is a free-will offering with a suggested donation of $5. www.norbertines.org.

? Trail Fitness Walk: noon, at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. More than 6 miles of hiking trails. Participation fees are $2.50 for Green Bay residents and $3.75 for nonresidents. Register at (920) 391-3671.

? Allouez Village Band concert: 7 p.m., at Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., downtown Green Bay. Theme: "Better with Age." Free admission.

April 18

? Senior Care Family Education Workshop - Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Home Instead Senior Care, 901 Anderson Drive, Ashwaubenon. Free workshop is geared toward those who are caring for an aging parent or other relative who has Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. For more information or to register for the workshop, call (920) 965-1600.

? Birth Order and Why It Matters: 6:30 to 8 p.m., at St. Norbert Abbey's Norbertine Center for Spirituality, 1016 N. Broadway, De Pere. The Rev. David Komatz, O. Praem., a clinical psychologist, will share thoughts regarding birth order and its subsequent impact on people psychologically in their relationships, career choices, life perspectives and spirituality. Admission is a free-will offering with a suggested donation of $5. To register or for more information, go to www.norbertines.org/programs.html or call (920) 337-4315.

April 18-19

? 26th annual Northeast Wisconsin Truck Expo: 3 to 8 p.m. April 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 19, at Shopko Hall, 1901 S. Oneida St., Ashwaubenon. Billed as the largest truck expo north of Milwaukee, event will include more than 50 vendors, trucks and trailers of all sizes, a free goody bag and free parking in the Lambeau Field lots. $25 admission April 18 for VIP Night, includes western-themed buffet and soda; free admission April 19. www.newtruckexpo.com.

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