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Local Events Calendar

5:22 PM, Jun. 26, 2013  |  Comments
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Today

? Summer Safety Day: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at The Children's Museum of Green Bay, 301 N. Washington St., downtown Green Bay. Free family event with paid admission to the museum or museum membership will include summer safety activities pertaining to sun and skin care, water and biking; the United Healthcare professional cycling team from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and a chance to spin the summer safety wheel to win cool prizes. www.gbchildrenmuseum.org, (920) 432-4397.

? Healthy Living Expo: 2 to 6 p.m., at N.E.W. Curative Rehabilitation, 2900 Curry Lane, Green Bay. Resources for all aspects of living a healthy life. Celebrate N.E.W. Curative's 65th anniversary with cake. For more information, contact Peggy Collinsmith at (920) 593-3510 or pcollinsmith@newcurative.org.

? De Pere City Band concert: 7 to 8 p.m., at Voyageur Park, De Pere. The concert theme is "March Favorites." Free admission. Concert will be canceled if it's raining at 6 p.m. the day of the show. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

? 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.

Today-Friday

? Daddy D's Best of Broadway: 5:30 p.m. doors open, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show both days, at Riverside Ballroom, 1560 Main St., Green Bay. $44 dinner and show or $28 show only. (920) 544-4244, www.daddyds.com.

Friday-Saturday

? Capture Courage Rummage Sale and Bake Sale: starts at 8 a.m. and runs into the late afternoon both days, at 3104 Ferndell Acres Drive, Hobart. Proceeds from the huge rummage sale will benefit the summer photo shoots for Capture Courage Photography, which provides inspirational photography for children afflicted by cancer. Baked goods from a local baker also will be sold.

? Comedy City: 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.

Saturday

? Fly A Kite Fest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Arnie Wolff Sports Complex, 3240 Humboldt Road, Green Bay. Free kite event for all ages. Bring picnic blankets or chairs to see giant kite shows, stunt kites and Running of the Bols. Event also will include children's kite making and decorating, face painting, games, and candy drops. Concessions sales will raise money for Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. (920) 432-8899, www.fcrnew.org.

? Roses By The Bay: noon to 3:45 p.m., at Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay. NEW Rose Society hosts the North Central District of the American Rose Society district rose show. Amateur rose growers from Wisconsin and Minnesota will exhibit their best blooms in more than 40 classes and also present rose arrangements. (920) 490-9457, www.gbbg.org.

Sunday

? Sale 4u: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Chicago Street Pub, 1950 Dickinson Road, Ledgeview. A variety of goods from vendors, crafters and others will be sold in the parking lot. Chicago Street Pub will offer lunch specials during the sale hosted by Wow-Solutions-4u LLC. (920) 330-0291, wowsolutions4u.com.

Tuesday

? Summer in the Park concert series: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Jackson Square, 300 S. Monroe Ave., downtown Green Bay. Fat Brass Quartet will perform. Free admission. Concessions are sold.

Wednesday

? Summer in the City - Fred Turk's Musical Madness: 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., at Brown County Central Library auditorium, 515 Pine St., downtown Green Bay. Free admission; groups of 10 or more must register in advance. (920) 448-5846.

? Ashwaubenon Summer Concert Series: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Klipstine Park, 936 Anderson Drive, Ashwaubenon. Rocker will perform. Free admission. Concessions available. (920) 492-2331.

? Green Bay City Band - American Memories: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., at St. James Park, 801 Madison St., downtown Green Bay. Salutes to the Wild West, baseball, Dick Clark and Whitney Houston. Andy and Sue Zipperer play "The Elephant and the Fly"; special guests Jeff Jennings and Kitty Ronsman sing "I Won't Dance."

July 4

? Independence Day at the Garden: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Free admission for all military veterans. (920) 490-9457, www.gbbg.org.

? Festival Foods Fire Over The Fox 2013: 12:30 to 10:30 p.m., downtown Green Bay. Events and entertainment for all ages throughout the day, culminating with a fireworks show in Leicht Memorial Park at 9:45 p.m. Preferred seating for the fireworks is $10 - tickets are available online at ticketstaronline.com and in person at area Festival Foods service counters and Bosse's News and Tobacco in downtown Green Bay. Fire Over The Fox will begin with a musical prelude from the U.S. Army Band at 12:30 p.m., followed by the ringing of a replica Liberty Bell and a veterans salute at 1 on the Brown County Courthouse lawn. A list of events is available at www.fireoverthefox.com.

Ongoing

? Family Swims: 4:40 to 5:40 p.m. every Thursday until Aug. 15, at Legion Park and VFW Park swimming pools in De Pere. General admission is half price. Theme nights on July 18 ("Christmas in July") and Aug. 8 ("Tailgate Party") with extra fun games and prizes.

? Waterboard Warriors water ski show: free shows on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week start at 7 p.m. in June and July and 6:30 p.m. in August, at Mueller Park, Wrightstown. This year's show theme is "Genie of the Fox." www.waterboardwarriors.org.

? Free Wednesdays at the Garden: 4 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday until Aug. 28, at Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay. (920) 490-9457, www.gbbg.org.

? 10th annual BayCare Clinic Farmers' Market on Broadway: 3 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday until Oct. 16 on the downtown Green Bay streets of the Broadway District between Walnut and Dousman streets. Nearly 200 vendors' selling locally grown produce, crafts, specialty goods and more. Live music each week - Dale Anderson (Main Stage) and Bob Shebesta (Side Stage) will perform July 3. www.farmersmarketonbroadway.com.

? Saturday Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon every Saturday until Oct. 26, in a parking lot bordered by Monroe, Cherry, Pine and Quincy streets in downtown Green Bay. Vendors and live entertainment: Christine Salerno performs June 29.

? Open Swim at the Kroc Center: 11 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. every Saturday until Aug. 10, at Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, 1315 Lime Kiln Road, Green Bay. Children who show a Brown County library card get in free. Children younger than 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Regular admission: $10 adults, $8 senior citizens, $5 youth, $15 family. (920) 884-5007, www.gbkroccenter.org.

? Dine on the Deck: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Wednesday until Aug. 28, at CityDeck, downtown Green Bay. Free admission. Order lunch from the menu. Live music by Dana Erlandson on July 3.

? Tunes at the Tundra outdoor concert series: 4 to 6 p.m. every Saturday until Aug. 10, at Parallel 44 Vineyard and Winery, N2185 Sleepy Hollow Road, Stangelville. Talk of the Town will perform June 29. Free admission. $6 for wine sampling. Food also available. (920) 388-4400.

? Friday Night Ballroom Dances: 8 to 11 p.m. every Friday, at Bruce Marshall Studio, 225 Crooks St., Green Bay. $8 per person. (920) 494-2822, www.brucemarshalldance.com.

? Social Ballroom Dances: 7:30 to 11 p.m. every Saturday, at Energy Fitness and Dance, 2841 Allied St., Ashwaubenon. Hosted by Simply Ballroom. $10 per person. Michael Witte, (414) 704-4949.

? Bean Bag Toss: 1 p.m., every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, in lower level of De Pere Community Center, 600 Grant St., De Pere. $1 per participant per day with winners paid out each day. One on one, two on two or team play determined by number of participants per session. (920) 336-6054.

? De Pere Area Men's Club meeting: 9 a.m. Tuesdays, in lower level of De Pere Community Center, 600 Grant St., De Pere. The weekly meetings last an hour. Speakers are invited to address the group. Coffee and rolls served. New members are welcome. For information, go to www.depereareamensclub.org.

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