Dedication ceremony for veterans memorial
American Legion Post 436 in Wrightstown will hold a dedication of its new veterans memorial at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 29.
The post is located at 924 Main St. in Wrightstown. The memorial is at the front entrance of the building and clearly visible from Main Street.
The memorial honors members of all branches of the military who died during combat operations, and it also honors all military veterans, past and present.
The ceremony will be held inside the post in the event of inclement weather. Snacks and refreshments will be served afterward.
Donations from Wrightstown-area residents, businesses and organizations funded the project.
Free classes on tap in the city
A pair of separate fitness programs will debut this week in De Pere.
? Definitely De Pere is offering Yoga in the Park, a free class for the community that will be held from 6 to 7 on Thursday nights outside in Voyageur Park. The first class will be June 27.
The class runs for eight weeks until Aug. 22 - no class July 4 - and will be led by Ryanne Cunningham, owner of Flow Yoga Studio in downtown De Pere. No prior yoga experience is necessary. Attendees should bring a mat.
Class will be moved inside to Flow Yoga Studio in the event of rain and limited to the first 25 attendees that night.
? The De Pere park-and-rec department is offering free tai chi demonstration classes for all ages this summer. Patrick Ferron, an instructor in the ancient martial art, will host the hour-long classes.
The first class will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 28, at De Pere Community Center, 600 Grant St. Future demo classes will be at 6 p.m. July 23 and Aug. 21 and 10 a.m. Aug. 23.
The city will hold tai chi classes as part of its fall programming, starting Sept. 13. Go to www.de-pere.org for more information.