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Local Events Calendar

3:05 PM, Aug. 14, 2013  |  Comments
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Thursday

? Oneida Farmers Market Bash: noon to 6 p.m., at Little Bear Development Center, N7332 Water Circle Place, Oneida. Food, fresh produce, face painting, balloon animals and games as well as free horse-drawn wagon rides. (920) 496-7423.

? Meet the Artists reception: 5 to 8 p.m., at The ARTgarage, 1400 Cedar St., Green Bay. This quarter's new artists are featured, along with a gallery filled with new artwork, including a juried high school art exhibit in the front gallery. Attendees can meet and talk with the artists, see demos by some of the artists and enjoy refreshments. Free admission.

? Identity Theft Seminar: 6 to 7 p.m., at Tundra Lodge and Conference Center, 865 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Fox Communities Credit Union is hosting the free event open to all. Julie Russell, vice president of operations at Diversified Investigations, will give a presentation. Reserve a spot online at www.foxcu.org or by calling Becky at (920) 993-3757.

? De Pere City Band concert: 7 to 8 p.m., at Voyageur Park, downtown De Pere. The concert theme for the band's season finale in the park is "Broadway Hits." 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.

? Kids From Wisconsin musical: 7:30 p.m., at St. Norbert College's Walter Theatre, 315 Third St., De Pere. Reserved seats $12 and $14, available in advance by calling (920) 403-3950.

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

Thursday-Aug. 24

? Daddy D Productions' Salute to Our Veterans: 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show Thursday and Friday and Aug. 22-24, at Riverside Ballroom, 1560 Main St., Green Bay. USO-style variety show. $44 dinner and show, $28 show only. (920) 544-4244, www.daddyds.com.

Friday-Saturday

? Mills Fleet Farm Fall Sports & Outdoors Show: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at Lambeau Field Atrium, 1265 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Fishing seminars, hunting, camping, fishing vendors. Get free admission tickets at Mills Fleet Farm stores; limit of four per customer. Free parking.

? Comedy City: 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. both days, at The Green Room Lounge, 353 Main Ave., downtown 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

? CrossFit for Charity: 9 a.m., at CrossFit, 1014 Parkview Road, Ashwaubenon. Proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure (the3day.org) and Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org). CrossFit owner and coach Grant Soletski and coach Tom Schmidt will be completing the 1,000 burpees as part of their Facebook campaign, and funds raised for their efforts will kick off the contributions. (920) 655-0653, gbcrossfit.com.

? Fur Trade Era in Wisconsin: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Heritage Hill State Historical Park, 2640 S. Webster Ave., Allouez. Exhibits, programs and presentations for all ages. Admission: $9 adults, $8 senior citizens 62 and older, $7 children ages 4 to 17, free for ages 3 and younger and Heritage Hill members. (920) 448-5150, www.heritagehillgb.org.

? Cory's Heart Run motorcycle ride: noon, ride begins at Phat Headz Bar, 420 N. Clay St., Green Bay, and ends at Party Line Bar, 801 Bellevue St., Green Bay. Post-ride party at Party Line includes bands, food, beverages and raffles. Proceeds benefit Kids With Heart family support group. Registration fees are $15 for motorcycle drivers, $10 for passengers and $6 for the after-party only. (920) 349-PHAT, www.kidswithheart.org.

? Doggie DiP: noon to 3 p.m., at Ashwaubomay Lake in Ashwaubomay Park, 2881 S. Broadway, Ashwaubenon. Family-friendly dogs are invited to take the plunge the day after the human swimming season ends at the park. Owners must provide documentation of their dogs' current rabies vaccination certificate with the expiration date. Puppies must be at least 16 weeks old and vaccinated for rabies. Owners are responsible for their dogs at all times, including cleanup. $5 per dog. A portion of the proceeds benefits Bay Area Humane Society, www.bayareahumanesociety.com/events/Doggie-Dip.

? Second annual Wisconsin Ledge American Viticultural Area Celebration:2 to 6 p.m., at Trout Springs Winery, 8150 River Road, Wayside. Wisconsin's Niagara Escarpment is a designated grape-growing and wine-producing area because of its unique climate and soils. Local wine, cheese and food will be available for purchase. Artist demonstrations. Northern Aces Air Show and Green Bay Model Airplane Cub flying demos. Free admission. (920) 849-7043.

? Let's Rock Fonferek Glen County Park: 3 to 4:40 p.m., at Fonferek Glen County Park, 2825 Dutchman Road, Ledgeview. Part of the Brown County UW-Extension's FIELDS program featuring the county parks. Meet near the marked parking area. A Brown County FIELDS naturalist will lead the program, which including reviewing rocks and minerals present and a hike to see the plant and animal life in the Niagara Escarpment. Wear comfortable hiking shoes. Registration fees are $7 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 17 and $20 for a family of four. Register online at www.browncountyextension.org or call (920) 391-4655. The program will be offered rain or shine.

Sunday

? Happy Hoppers Dance: 1 to 5 p.m., at Humboldt Haus, 4931 Humboldt Road, Humboldt. Music by Don Peachey and The Band. $7 admission. (920) 684-9483.

? Third Sunday Heritage Hill Ballroom Dance - A Tribute to Green Bay's Heritage of Ballroom Dance: 2 to 5 p.m., at Heritage Hill State Historical Park, 2640 S. Webster Ave., Allouez. Explore 1950s and '60s music in the centerpiece program. $10 admission; park admission not required for ballroom dance. (920) 360-7019.

? Foreign Film Night - "The Seventh Seal": 7 to 10 p.m., at The Green Room Lounge, 353 Main Ave., downtown De Pere. Swedish film from 1957. Free admission. Mike Eserkaln, (920) 983-0966.

Monday

? Sixth annual CASA Classic for KIDS golf outing: 11 a.m. shotgun start, at Thornberry Creek at Oneida, 4470 N. Pine Tree Road, Hobart. Proceeds benefit CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Brown County. $480 per foursome or $125 per single golfer, $300 hole sponsorship. Social at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a program at 5. www.casabc.org/casa-classic-golf-outing, (920) 437-2272.

Wednesday

? Late Night Catechism - Sisters Summer School Catechism, God Never Takes A Vacation: 2 and 7 p.m. shows, at Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., downtown Green Bay. Tickets $30 through Ticket Star, www.meyertheatre.org or by calling (800) 895-0071.

? Green Bay City Band concert - Best and Rest Of Summer: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., at St. James Park, 801 Madison St., downtown Green Bay. Favorite tunes from the season and some that weren't played. Guest vocalist Teresa Schroepfer sings "Someone To Watch Over Me."

Wednesday-Aug. 23

? Tai Chi demo classes: 6 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Aug. 23, at De Pere Community Center, 600 Grant St., De Pere. Instructor Patrick Ferron leads the free demo classes. A seven-week session in tai chi will begin Sept. 13 at the Community Center. www.de-pere.org or contact Stephanie Aerts at (920) 339-4066 or saerts@mail.de-pere.org.

Aug. 22

? Author appearance - Bill Dean: 6:30 p.m., at The Reader's Loft, 2069 Central Court, Bellevue. Dean presents his book "Mexico - Journey of a Nation Over a Rough and Rambling Road," a book for tourists, business travelers, students, golfers, sunbathers and expatriates. (920) 406-0200.

? Social Dance: 7 to 10 p.m., at Humboldt Haus, 4931 Humboldt Road, Humboldt. Music by Let's Dance Green Bay. $10 admission. (920) 863-5458.

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 night on Aug. 8 ("Tailgate Party") with extra fun games and prizes.

? Yoga in the Park: 6 to 7 p.m. every Thursday until Aug. 22, at Voyageur Park, downtown De Pere. The free class is held outdoors. In the event of inclement weather, the class will be moved inside to nearby Flow Yoga Studio on George Street and limited to the first 25 attendees that night. No prior yoga experience is necessary. Attendees should bring a mat. www.definitelydepere.org.

? De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon every Thursday until Oct. 17, in the Seroogy's Chocolates parking lot, 144 N. Wisconsin St., downtown De Pere.

? Festival Foods Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon every Tuesday until Oct. 8, in the Festival Foods parking lot, 1001 Main Ave., De Pere.

? Waterboard Warriors water ski shows: free shows on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week start at 6:30 p.m. in August, at Mueller Park, Wrightstown; also at 6 and 7 p.m. on Wednesdays until Aug. 28 on the downtown Green Bay waterfront between the Main and Walnut streets bridges. This year's show theme is "Genie of the Fox." www.waterboardwarriors.org.

? "The Packers Heritage Trail, Through Curly's Eyes": 8 p.m. Aug. 15-17 and 1 p.m. Aug. 17, at Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., Green Bay. Musical comedy revolves around Curly Lambeau and the team that won NFL championships in 1929, '30 and '31. Tickets $29. (920) 494-3401, www.ticketstaronline.com. Also available, Trolley Tour of the Heritage Trail hosted by a Let Me Be Frank cast member. For tour information, contact Susan at C&M Marketing, (920) 471-7951.

? Yoga on the Deck: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., every Tuesday until Aug. 20, on CityDeck at Shopko Landing, downtown Green Bay. Attendees should bring a mat to the free outdoor class. Live music from local artists. Presented by Jenstar Yoga, Dance LLC and Green Bay's parks-and-rec department. Free. (920) 448-3385.

? Summer in the Park concert series: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday until Aug. 29, at Jackson Square, 300 S. Monroe Ave., downtown Green Bay. Performances by The Delta Jets on Aug. 15 and Jamie Fletcher Trio on Aug 22. Free admission. Concessions are sold.

? 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 - Solace (Main Stage) and Mike Garrity (Side Stage) will perform Aug. 21. 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: Mike Garrity performs Aug. 17.

? 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 Seven on Aug. 21.

? Friday Night Ballroom Dances: 8 to 11 p.m. every Friday, at Bruce Marshall's Dance Club, 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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