Out & About: Things to do Saturday

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Titletown Train Show
Titletown Train Show
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Titletown Train Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 28, Shopko Hall, 1901 S. Oneida St. Ashwaubenon. Operating display layouts, vendors, door prizes, kids train ride, demonstrations. $7 ages 13-64, $6 age 65 and up, $1 ages 6-12, free age 5 and younger. Parking, $3. www.ttsgbllc.com/showinfo.html.

Green Bay Doll Artisans Show: 9 a.m. April 27, Jones Sign Co., 1711 Scheuring Road, De Pere. Porcelain doll display, doll competition, raffle. Project demonstrations. Vendors. Proceeds go toward promoting doll-making and to the Salvation Army Christmas family program. Free admission. (920) 468-7834, www.gbdollartisans.com.

Green Bay March for Babies: 8 a.m. April 27, Ashwaubenon Community Center, 936 Anderson Drive, Ashwaubenon. Supports community programs that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies, and funds medical research. (920) 337-9099, www.marchforbabies.com.

West Side YMCA electronics recycling day: 8 a.m.-noon April 27, West Side YMCA, 601 Cardinal Lane, Howard, in the south parking lot (near the library). Laptops, cell phones, wire/cables, stereos, telephone systems, keyboards, modems, appliances to be recycled. Computer monitors and televisions will be recycled for $10 fee. Proceeds benefit the YMCA's Strong Kids Campaign.

Shipwreck Sole Survivor's Harrowing Story: 7 p.m. April 27, Lombardi Middle School, 1520 South Point Road, Green Bay. In 1966, 26-year-old Dennis Hale was awakened in the dead of night by a deafening crash, books falling from shelves, and the noise of the alarm bell on the Daniel J. Morrell ship. He prayed either to die or be rescued. He tells his story 43 years later. Free.

Pokemon Plasma Freeze Pre-release: 9:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start April 27, Gnome Games Tournament Center , 2160 Ridge Road, Ashwaubenon. $30 entry fee. (920) 499-4263, www.gnomegames.com.

Morning Bird Walk: 6:30 a.m. April 27, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Bring your binoculars to see birds on the move. Free and open to the public.

"Marching to War: Wisconsin Military History from the Tribal Perspective": 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27, Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay. Tribal scholars and visiting experts discuss the role of Wisconsin tribes in shaping our state and national histories. Presenters include: Oneida historian Loretta Metoxen; Stockbridge-Munsee historian Jo Ann Schedler; John Hall, author of "Uncommon Defense: Indian Allies in the Black Hawk War"; and Kerry Trask, author of "Black Hawk: the Battle for the Heart of America." See the "Events" page of the WDVA Website: www.wisvets.com.

Women's Day Out: Spring Fling: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 27, Allouez Village Shoppes, 801 Hoffman Road, Allouez. Continental breakfast, soup and salad lunch, vendor fair, workshops, wine, cheese and chocolate tasting. (920) 676-8043, www.hookedonhooping.com/resources/springfling2013.pdf.

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