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Local Events Calendar

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Thursday

? American Red Cross Blood Drive: 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., at West De Pere High School, 665 Grant St., De Pere. All blood types are needed, especially O negative, A negative and B negative. For information or to make an appointment, call (800) 733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org.

? "Of Vice and Men: Redeeming the Three-hour Tour": 6:30 to 8 p.m., at St. Norbert Abbey's Norbertine Center for Spirituality, 1016 N. Broadway, De Pere. The Very Rev. James Baraniak, O. Praem., prior of St. Norbert Abbey, will share his thoughts about vice and virtue based on the characters of the classic TV show "Gilligan's Island." Admission is a free-will offering with a suggested donation of $5. For more information or to register, 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., downtown De Pere. A mix of the best new local comics and area favorites. $5 admission. (920) 983-0966, www.thegreenroomonline.com.

Thursday-Friday

? Forever Fifties: 5:30 p.m. doors open, 6:30 p.m. dinner and 7:30 p.m. show both days, at Riverside Ballroom, 1560 Main St., Green Bay. $44 dinner and show, $28 show only. (920) 544-4244, www.daddyds.com.

Thursday-Oct. 24

? Brown County Library's Local History Series: 7 to 8:15 p.m. every Thursday until Oct. 24, at Central Library auditorium, 515 Pine St., downtown Green Bay. Upcoming series topics are "Something for Everyone: Memories of Lauerman Brothers Department Store" on Oct. 3 and "Overview of the Oneida Nation: Background on the Oneida Tribe and Culture" on Oct. 10. Free admission. www.browncountylibrary.org.

Friday

? Splash '13 Northeast Wisconsin Watercolor Society exhibit reception: 5 to 8 p.m., at The ARTGarage, 1400 Cedar St., Green Bay. The social will include wine and cheese and a chance to meet the artists. The art exhibit and sale, featuring works from more than 40 artists, runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday until Oct. 30. (920) 465-6321.

? Foxy Lady Dinner and a Show: 5 p.m., on the Foxy Lady, depart on the Fox River from Clarion Inn, 200 Main St., downtown Green Bay. Admirals buffet and Let Me Be Frank Productions' "Through Curly's Eyes." $57.95. Reservations taken at www.foxyladycruises.com or (920) 432-3699.

Friday-Saturday

? 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.

Friday-Oct. 26

? The Morgue: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26 and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 for ages 10 and younger, at The Morgue, next to Immaculate Conception Parish, N5529 County E, De Pere. $13 admission. Sponored by Immaculate Conception Parish and KISS 95.9-FM radio. (920) 615-4045.

Friday-Nov. 2

? Terror on the Fox: 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 4-5, 23-24 and 30; 6:30 to 11 p.m. Oct. 11-12 and 31 and Nov. 1-2; 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and 25-26; plus kids' days from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 and 27, at National Railroad Museum, 2285 S. Broadway, Ashwaubenon. $15 general admission, $20 includes Terror on the Fox plus the Oblivion haunted houses, $30 first pass admission, $35 VIP admission. Kids' day admission: $2 per person. (920) 430-1844, www.terroronthefox.com.

Saturday

? Recycling Fundraiser: 8 a.m. to noon, at Heaven's Touch warehouse, 704 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Clean out your office, home, garage, storage unit and recycle unused items for a good cause. Anything with a cord (computers, laptops, dehumidifiers, telephones, appliances), working or not, can be recycled. Free recycling, except TVs and monitors, $10, and TVs over 30 inches and consoles, $30. Proceeds benefit Heaven's Touch and will be used for the children's Christmas program Dec. 15. For more information, call Cindy (920) 713-4069 or Kelley at 713-6965.

? Electronics Recycling Drive: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Center lower parking lot, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Old electronics and appliances such as TVs, computer equipment, CD/DVD/VHS players, stereo equipment, game consoles, washers, dryers and other items will be taken. Computer monitors, TVs and appliances containing Freon are subject to a $10 recycling fee per item. Dry-cell batteries and fluorescent light bulbs won't be accepted. www.baybeachwildlife.com, (920) 391-3671.

? Targeting Breast Cancer Trap Shoot: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Brown County Sportsmen's Club, 1711 Deerfield Ave., Green Bay. Bird Lewis Shoots for men and women, $18 per 50 targets, $2 optional High Gun, merchandise shoot, bucket raffles, silent auction, gun raffle, soup and salad lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annette, (920) 373-4438.

? Fall Family Festival: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Games, crafts, family entertainment. $7 adults, $2 ages 5 to 12, ages 4 and younger free. Family rate, $10. www.gbbg.org.

? Going Big in the Bay skateboarding event and fundraiser: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Joannes Sk8park, 315 S. Baird St., Green Bay. Professional skateboarders Bryan Herman and Shane Heyl will demonstrate their skateboard talent. Showcase your skills or just watch. Featuring local bands Harvey Brown, Dead Modern Villains and DJ-LMNTZ. Concessions, raffles, giveaways. Guest appearances by former NFL standout Ahman Green and Packers player Jarrett Bush. Face painting and balloon animals by Kidz Town. $5 donation requested. Proceeds toward future skateboarding opportunities and initiatives within the city of Green Bay. www.goingbiginthebay.com, (920) 448-3384.

? Oktoberfest: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., at The Lorelei, 1412 S. Webster Ave., Allouez. Food, music under the tent: Greatest Hits Polka Band from noon to 4 p.m. and Big Mouth & The Power Tool Horns from 4 to 8 p.m. (920) 432-5921.

? Pride Alive @ 5: 5 and 8 p.m., at Broadway Center, 211 N. Broadway, downtown Green Bay. Music by The Outer Vibe, Sara Zacek & Ben Schmidt. $25 VIP ticket includes both shows, meet and greet with the bands, one drink and one food item. $10 general admission sold at the door for one show. (608) 561-8320.

? Civic Symphony of Green Bay opening night concert: 7:30 p.m., at Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., downtown Green Bay. Tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, $7 for students and $40 per family. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at www.gbcivic.org or by calling (920) 432-4676; they also will be on sale at the door before the concert. Seating is general admission.

Saturday-Sunday

? Pop 3D Family Film Series: 10 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday, at Bay Park Cinema, 755 Willard Drive, Ashwaubenon, and Green Bay East Cinema, 1000 Kepler Drive, Green Bay. "Puss in Boots" in 3D will be shown. $3 admission, concession specials.

Monday

? Celebration of Hope: 6 p.m. registration, 6:30 to 10 p.m. event, at Tundra Lodge, 865 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Appetizers, music and cash bar. Speakers to include Pastor Troy Murphy, Green Bay Community Church; Heather Hunter and Robyn Davis, Freedom House; and Emily Deem, WLUK-TV FOX 11. $50. Reservations: (920) 432-4646, ext. 113, or email amberyahnke@freedomhouseministries.org. www.freedomhouseministries.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/save-the-date-2013.pdf.

Tuesday

? We Believe: The Many Faces of Faith series: 6:30 to 8 p.m., at St. Norbert Abbey's Norbertine Center for Spirituality, 1016 N. Broadway, De Pere. Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) is the focus of this session in the series, which highlights various faith traditions as a way to promote an understanding of and a respect for other religions. Attendance is a free-will offering with a suggested donation of $5 per session. For more information or to register, go to www.norbertines.org/programs.html or call (920) 337-4315.

Wednesday

? Annual pumpkin carving and decorating event: 4 to 8 p.m., at NEW Zoo, 4418 Reforestation Road, Suamico. Participants in the public event are asked to bring their own pumpkins as well as pumpkin-carving and decorating tools. Pumpkins can be carved painted or sculpted. NEW Zoo will provide free pizza and soda to everyone who participates. All pumpkins that are decorated during the event will be used to decorate the zoo for the upcoming North Shore Bank Zoo Boo. Pre-registration requested, but walk-ins will be accepted the night of the event. For more information or to register, call (920) 662-2405 or send email to volunteer@newzoo.org.

Oct. 10

? Abbey Lecture Series: 6:30 to 8 p.m., at St. Norbert Abbey's Norbertine Center for Spirituality, 1016 N. Broadway, De Pere. Paul Wadell will present "What Living Well Asks of Us" in the first session of the 2013-14 series, which continues Nov. 14, Feb. 13 and March 13. Admission for each session is a free-will offering with a suggested donation of $5. For more information or to register, go to www.norbertines.org/programs.html or call (920) 337-4315.

Oct. 11

? 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.

Oct. 12

? Annual Town of Rockland Craft/Bake Sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Rockland Town Hall, 1712 Bob Bea Jan Road. Event will include Rockland 4-H Club food stand.

Ongoing

? "My Big Fat Pulaski Wedding - The Honeymoon is Over": 8 p.m. Oct. 3-4 and 10-12 and 1 pm. Oct. 3 and 12, at Meyer Theatre, 117 S. Washington St., downtown Green Bay. Tickets $29. www.ticketstaronline.com, (800) 895-0071.

? "Wednesdays for Women" series: 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday until Oct. 23, at St. Norbert Abbey's Norbertine Center for Spirituality, 1016 N. Broadway, De Pere. Sisters Shawn Madigan and Judy Miller lead the four-week series titled "Spirituality Lurks at the Movie," which considers some of the spiritual undercurrents in films past and present in commemoration of the 85th anniversary of the Oscars. Participation in the series is a free-will offering with a suggested donation of $5 per session. For more information or to register, go to www.norbertines.org/programs.html or call (920) 337-4315.

? 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.

? 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 - Dana Elandson (Main Stage) and Karen Gebhardt (Side Stage) will perform Oct. 9. 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: Sarah Guzman performs Oct. 5.

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