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June 6-7. Free Fishing Weekend, Statewide. All state waters are open to residents and nonresidents without a license. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has fishing equipment for loan at several offices and state parks at no charge. (608) 266-2621 or dnr.wi.gov.
June 6-7. Carp Fest and Wisconsin Carp Fishing Championship. Two Rivers. Come see fish being caught by world-class anglers. Enjoy live music, food and refreshments at Central Park in Two Rivers. (920) 793-5905 or trba.info/ index.html.
June 14. Packer Celebrity Softball Game with Jordy Nelson. Fox Cities Stadium, Appleton, 1:05 p.m. Packers trade in their footballs for softballs and bats. The afternoon features a home run hitting contest and a game between the offensive and defensive squads of the Green Bay Packers. (920) 733-4152 or timberrattlers.com.
June 16 -18. WIA A State Ba se ball Tournamen t. Fox Cities Stadium, Ap pleton. Take in an intense ga me or two of baseball. Wisc onsin’s top high school boy’s baseball teams come to Appleton to play for the sta te championship. (715) 344- 8580 or wi aawi. org.
June 19. “Go Skateboarding Day.” Joannes Sk8 Park, 12 – 3 p.m. Join in the skateboarding fun. The afternoon includes activities, free food, music and contests.(920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov for more information.
June 20-24. US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships. USA Youth Sports Complex and Southwest Park, De Pere. Watch some talented athletes as they compete for the regional championshipes. usyouthsoccer.org
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July 11. Fit Fest, Leicht Park, Green Bay, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Green Bay’s streets will come alive with this new wellness festival. There will be “try it” fitness classes as well as local fitness and wellness professionals offering tips and products to help you live well. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
July 31. Glow Zumba. Leicht Park, Memorial Park, Green Bay, 8:30-10 p.m. Dance the night away at Leicht Park. Fun for all ages. Free glow braclets and necklaces for participants (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
Tuesdays, Beginning July 14. Yoga on the Deck. Yoga on the Deck, CityDeck, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Practice yoga as a family on the CityDeck. Bring your own mat. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi. gov/parks.
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Thursdays, July 9-August 27. Yoga in the Park, Voyageur Park, De Pere, 6 – 7 p.m. Practice yoga as a family in the park. definitelydepere.org.
Late July-early August. Packer Training camp, Lambeau Field/Ray Nitschke Field, Green Bay. Cheer on the green and gold as the team begins training camp. Specific dates and times TBA. packers.com
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hower, Fort Howard, John Muir and Perkins Parks in Green Bay have lighted tennis courts. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
Duck Creek Golf Center, 345 Village Court, Green Bay. Head to Duck Creek Golf Center’s driving range, which features dozens of hitting stations as well as target greens, large putting green and a beautiful view. Or, for the smaller golfer, try the charming miniature golf course. (920) 498-2797 or duckcreekgolf.com.
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The Green Bay Blizzard is a professional indoor football team that plays at the Resch Center, Green Bay. The team plays February through June; the remaining home games are on May 30, 6 p.m., and June 13, 6 p.m. (920) 499-2549 or greenbayblizzard.com.
The Timbler Rattlers. are a minor league baseball team in Appleton. Games are played at Fox Cities Stadium all summer long. Take a drive, enjoy a game and cheer on the T-rats. (920) 733-4152 or milb.com.
Joannes Sk8 Park, Sneak in a game after work and show the kids your amazing backhand. Astor, Baird, Beaumont, Edison, Eisenhower, Fort Howard, John Muir and Perkins Parks in Green Bay have lighted tennis courts. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
Disk Golf Course, 500 Beverly Road, Green Bay. Try your hand at disk golf this summer. This course is set on wooded hills with 18 basket-style goals. There is no fee to play although discs are not provided. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
Tennis anyone? Sneak in a game after work and show the kids your amazing backhand. Astor, Baird, Beaumont, Edison, Eisen-
Cornerstone Community Center, 1640 Fernando Drive, Ashwaubenon. Ice-skating in the summer? You bet! The ice center offers public skating year round. They also have hockey leagues, figure skating and freestyle skating. (920) 403-2000 or cornerstoneicecenter.org.
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Green Bay, 3 – 8 p.m. Kids get into health and fitness with this event held in conjunction with the Bellin Run Health & Fitness Expo. Features family entertainment, treats and a half-mile course for runners age 10 and younger—run start time is at 6 p.m. Every child is a winner! (920) 433-7444 or bellinrun.com.
June 13. Bellin 10K Run at Bellin Hospital. Green Bay, 8 a.m. Cheer on thousands of local and visiting athletes as they weave through the streets of Green Bay, determined to run or walk 6.2 miles. Feeling ambitious? Sign up the family and join the fun. (920) 433-7444 or bellinrun.com.
June 20. The 27th annual Peninsula Century (formerly the Ride for Nature), Door County. The 15-mile family bike ride ends on the grounds of the Door County Beer Festival where you can enjoy live music, food and beverages. Or, choose from the 25-, 50- or 100-mile options. Registration fee depends on distance. (920) 421-1518 or peninsulacenturyspringclassic.com.
June 20. Young Life Glow Run 5K, 100 N. Jefferson St., Green Bay, 8:30 p.m. Challenge the family to an evening run—be sure to dress in neon and have glow gear. All proceeds from the event will go to reduce the cost of camp for Young Life kids. (920) 434-5854 or ylglowrungb.com.
June 6. PetWalk 2015, Bay Area Humane Society, 1830 Radisson St, Green Bay, registration and activities begin at 8 a.m., walk at 9:30 a.m. Join the 5K walk to support shelter animals at Bay Area Humane Society. Participants are encouraged to raise funds. Register online or by mail prior to the event. (920) 469-3110 or bayareahumanesociety.com.
June 12. Children’s Run & Fun Event, Astor Park,
June 20. Family Fun Run/Jared Gehm Memorial. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 651 Pinehurst, Green Bay, 8:30 a.m. Kids 10 and under 1/2 mile run, 9 a.m. 5K run/walk for all ages. Visit familyfunrun.org for a registration form and information.
July 12. Titletown Bike Tour, Green Bay, Families and bike enthusiasts are able to choose from tours ranging in length from 15k to 100k. New for 2015 – 100-mile route. All routes start and end at UnitedHealthcare in Green Bay, 3100 AMS Boulevard, Green Bay. Start times vary. Proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Family Foundation. (920) 498-2285 or bcff.org.
July 18. Paperfest’s 12th annual Scheels 5K sunset run/ walk, Sunset Park, Kimberly, 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a beautiful evening run through Sunset Park and nearby neighborhood. Sign the kids up for the 1K Youth Run. Visit paperfest.com/5k.
July 18 Polka Trot 5K, Pulaski Community Middle School, 8:30 a.m. Hop, dance or run the popular Polka Trot. The 5K starts at 8:30 a.m.; a 1/4 mile kids run starts at 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Pulaski Area Swim Club. Call (920) 609-9356 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
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June 6. Dairy Days Dash, 5K Run/ Walk. Luxemburg Village Hall, Luxemburg, 8 a.m. Bring your family and meet your friends at the annual Dairy Dash in Luxemburg. Dairy treats June are waiting at the finish line. 6. See luxemburgchamber.com/ rk, events/5k-run-walk/ for details Bark in the Pa eton, l grounds, Appl and registration fees. Thrivent Financia x Valley Fo e th in Jo . 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m in their 35th annual June 6. Superhero tion Humane Associa e Future Sprint, Children’s with “Bark to th Bark in the Park friend ed gg -le ur fo ur Museum of Green Bay. Green yo 2015.” Walk with ss ne ell W t Pe Bay, 9:30 – 10 a.m. This morning g FVHA’s while suppor tin es a lud inc o als g ¼-mile walk/run encourages faminin Center. The mor ntest, lies to exercise together. Be sure s pet costume co kids’ fun run, 80 20) (9 e. or to dress as your favorite superhero! ation and m agilit y demonstr g. or ts. pe ey (920) 432-4397 or gbchildrensall 733-1717 or foxv museum.org.
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June 27. Chicken Chase 5K Run/Walk Darboy, 9 a.m. Sign the family up for the annual Chicken Chase 5K. This is all part of the festivities of the annual Chickenfest—stay after the run/walk to enjoy
July 26. Gourmet Bike Tour, St. Mary Central High School, 1050 Zephyr Drive, Neenah, 6 a.m. (9:30 a.m. family routes). Ride through the Neenah countryside with many routes to choose from. Families can bike 4, 8 or 12 miles or choose from routes between 25 and 100 miles. Rest stops along the way feature baked goods, fresh fruits and beverages. A gourmet picnic will be served at the school 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. bestfriendsnm.org.
Fox River Trail, De Pere-Green Bay. This state recreational trail stretches 20 miles from downtown Green Bay to the Brown County line. Walk, bike or in-line skate through the city. Passes are needed for bikes and skates. (920) 4484466.
Packers Heritage Trail, within a two-mile radius of downtown Green Bay. Take a self-guided walking tour past landmarks that played a part in the team’s
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history. The trail contains 22 bronze plaques and begins at the Neville Public Museum. packersheritagetrail.com.
Walk of Legend, two blocks east of Lambeau Field, Green Bay. The Walk of Legends is a public art walkway east of Lambeau Field that features 24 statues honoring the legends of Green Bay Packers football. travelwisconsin.com.
Green Bay Ghost Tours. 1138 W. Mason Street, Green Bay. This familyfriendly ghost tour shares eerie tales and takes you into Green Bay’s haunted buildings. (920) 4992783 or greenbayghosttours.weebly.
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carnival rides come together to create a fabulous community event. Tractor and truck pulls begin 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday night. (920) 475-6979 or mackvillenationals.com.
June 19-21. Mackville Nationals Truck and Tractor Pull, St. Edwards Parish, Mackville. Trucks, bands, burgers, beer and carnival rides come together to create a fabulous community event. Tractor and truck pulls begin 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday night. (920) 475-6979 or mackvillenationals. com.
June 25-27. Chickenfest, Darboy Community Park, Darboy. Chickenfest has a great lineup for 2015; events include a pedal tractor pull, parade, live music, dance competition, fireworks and more. No admission fee. darboychickenfest.com.
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Garden Fair, Gr Bay Botanical Ga een rden, Green Bay, Friday, 5 – 8 p.m., Satu rday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m ., Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m . This annual ev ent features more than 100 vendors with ga rden plant s, accesso ries, music and food. (920) 490-9457 or gb bg.org.
June 5-7. Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival. Doyle Park, Little Chute. Celebrate your love of cheese with a festival dedicated to the food. The weekend includes music, amusement rides, petting zoo and cheese-focused fun. Visit littlechutewi.org.
June 11-13. BrillionFest, events taking place citywide. The festival kicks off Thursday with an all-day rummage sale; feast on a traditional fish boil and enjoy famous electric light street parade Friday night. (920) 242-2025 or travelwisconsin.com.
June 11-14. Oshkosh Irish Fest, Leach Amphitheater, Oshkosh. Come and enjoy the music, food, dancers, presentations, vendors, 5K and raffle. Bring your wee little ones to the Little Leprechaun Land. Visit oshkoshirishfest.com for more information.
June 27-28. Little Sturgeon Days Wave Pointe Marina & Resort, 3600 Cty CC, Sturgeon Bay. Weekend festivities include a car show, kids’ bike show, free games, balloon artist, food, raffles and fun. wavepointe.com.
July 3. Neenah’s Parade of Lights, Riverside Park, Neenah, dusk. Watch as illuminated floats glide through Neenah and Menasha streets. Participants may be promoting their business or showcasing the float for fun. Judging is based on originality, patriotism and use of lights. (920) 886-6100 or ci.neenah.wi.us.
July 3-5. Oneida Powwow, at Norbert Hill Center, Oneida. Admire the spectacular dancers as they make a grand entrance onto the grounds. Introduce your family to Native American food, crafts and traditions. (920) 496-5020 or exploreoneida.com.
June 19-21. Mackville Nationals Truck and Tractor Pull, St. Edwards Parish, Mackville. Trucks, bands, burgers, beer and
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July 4. Fourth on the Shore, Manitowoc Lakefront. Come out for the kids’ fishing derby, live music, paddle/ kayak competition and more. (920) 686-3060 or manitowoc.org.
July 23-26. Riverfest, Mishicot Village Park, Mishicot. The weekend festivities include car show, carnival, competition pulls, parade, music and more. (920) 755-2525 or manitowoc.org.
July 4. Community Fest. Riverside Park, Neenah. Independence Day is celebrated in Neenah and Menasha with live entertainment, children’s events and activities. Fireworks at dusk. nmcommunityfest.com.
July 23. Hops on the Hill Beer and Food Tasting, Heritage Hill State Historical Park, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. There will be 50 craf t brews for you to try. Try your luck at a bucket raffle or par ticipate in the live auction. Live music this year will feature Nashville Pipeline. (920) 448 -5150 or heritag ehillgb.org.
July 10. Catfish Races/Community Night. Greenville Lions Park, 1001 Municipal Drive, Greenville, 4 p.m. This event promises to be fun for the whole family. Admission is free. Watch the catfish races and then stay for the kids’ games, rides and fireworks. For more information, visit greenvillelions.org.
July 10-11. Gold Ribbon BBQ Fest of Greater Green Bay, Lambeau Field, Green Bay. This summer picnic celebrates food, family and fun and includes a sanctioned BBQ competition. Proceeds benefit Golden House Inc. Visit greenbaybbq.com for more information.
July 14. Founder’s Day, Pinecrest Historical Village, Manitowoc, 12 – 4 p.m. Celebrate Manitowoc County’s heritage with activities, demonstrations and live music. (920) 684-4445 or mchistsoc.org.
July 16-19. Kewaunee County Fair, Luxemburg. There is guaranteed fun for all at the annual Kewaunee County Fair! Enjoy live music; kids will be entertained by performances on the family stage. Make time for a few carnival rides. kewauneectyfair.com.
July 16-19. Pulaski Polka Days, Pulaski Polka Grounds. Pulaski takes polka very seriously—some of the best polka bands in the country come to perform at this annual event. The weekend includes also an arts and crafts fair, parade, dance contest, fireworks and more. (920) 822-3869 or pulaskipolkadays.com.
July 17-19. Paperfest, Kimberly. Events kick off Friday at 6 p.m. and conclude Sun-
day at 7:30 p.m. This fun, family-oriented festival spans three days, offering games, sports, music and food. Money raised benefit non-profit and civic organizations in the Fox Valley. Visit paperfest.com for event details.
July 19. Art Festival, BergstromMahler Museum, Neenah, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This year marks the 41st annual Art Festival of Bergstrom-Mahler Museum. Admire fine arts and crafts from regional artists. The family-friendly event includes children’s art activities, great food and live music on the museum’s lakeside lawn. (920) 751-4658 or bergstrom-mahlermuseum.com.
July 20-26. EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh. For one week a year, aviation enthusiasts totaling more than 500,000 come from more than 60 countries to attend EAA AirVenture. With this treasure in our backyard, it should be at the top of your summer to-do list. Families will marvel at the Warbirds, vintage, homebuilts, ultralights and more that come flying in. (920) 4264800 or eaa.org.
August 8. Sturgeon Bay’s Maritime on Madison, , Madison Avenue, Sturgeon Bay. Enjoy an afternoon on Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront with live entertainment, food, children’s activities and more. (920) 7436246 or sturgeonbay.net.
August 13. Taste on Broadway, Broadway District in downtown Green Bay, 5 – 11 p.m. Sample sweet and savory food from Green Bay restaurants—expect the unexpected. (920) 437-2531 or onbroadway.org.
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August 14-16. Shanty Days Celebration of the Lake, Algoma. The annual lakeshore celebration features a family-friendly fishing contest, one of the state’s largest parades, car cruise, fair vendors, beach volleyball tournament and more. (920) 487-2041 or visit algoma. org.
August 19-23. Brown County Fair, Brown County Fairground, De Pere. Fair-goers can enjoy carnival rides, tractor pull, animal exhibits, food and entertainment. (920) 336-7292 or browncountyfair.com.
August 28-30. Artstreet, downtown Green Bay. Artists from across the country take to Green Bay’s downtown streets to sell their original creations. Attendees can also catch a performing arts show or feast on gourmet treats. A children’s area features hands-on projects. (920) 435-5220 or mosaicartsinc.org.
September 4-7. Calumet County Fair, Calumet County Fairgrounds, Chilton. Say good-bye to the summer with one more family-friendly festival—this is the “biggest little fair in Wisconsin.” The animals, exhibits and rides are waiting. Car lovers – check out the stock car races. calumetcountyfair.com.
Wednesdays, June 3-October. Farmers’ Market on Broadway, Green Bay, 3 – 10 p.m. Head to Broadway District on Wednesday night to stock your pantry, try a craft brew or take in the sights. (920) 437-2531 or onbroadway. org.
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July 28. Kiddie Parade & Karnival, Leicht Park, Green Bay, 5:30 p.m. This annual community parade consists of 36 walking units representing each playground. Then, head to the karnival, which features games and activities for children of all ages. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
August 7-8. Hamburger Fest and Balloon Rally, Seymour. Join the town as they celebrate being “home of the hamburger.” Festivities include a Burger Fest Car Show, Bun Run, World’s Largest Hamburger Parade, Hot Air Balloon Rally and more. Visit homeofthehamburger.org for more information.
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Thursdays, July 9-October 15. De Pere Farmers’ Market, Seroogy’s parking lot, 144 N. Wisconsin St., De Pere, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Pick up fresh produce and some tasty chocolate at the farmers’ market. (920) 338-0000.
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June 1, July 6 and August 3. Rockin’ in Josten, Josten Park, Bellevue, 6 – 8:30 p.m. Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Josten Park and experience a great night of live entertainment. Tonight you’ll hear “The Presidents.” (920) 468-5225 or villageofbellevue.org.
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Wednesdays, June 3-August 26. Summer Cookouts at the Garden, Green Bay Botanical Garden, Green Bay, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Eat lunch at the Garden on Wednesdays this summer. All produce used for cookouts will be grown at the Garden in partnership with Northeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners Association. Admission to the Garden is free with the purchase of lunch. (920) 490-9457 or gbbg.org.
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Wednesdays, June 3-August 26. Nicolet Bank’s Dine on the Deck, City Deck (Cherry St. landing), Green Bay, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Area vendors hit the streets, selling tasty meals that range $5-$7. Buy lunch and enjoy the live music. (920) 4375972 or downtowngreenbay.com.
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Tuesdays, July 7-August 4. Knights on the Fox, at St. Norbert College campus, De Pere. St. Norbert College invites the public to concerts on the campus. Picnics begin at 5 p.m.; concerts run 6:30 – 8 p.m. (920) 337-3181 or snc.edu.
Wednesdays, June 17-August 19. City Band Concerts, St . James Park, 801 S. Mad ison Street, Green Bay, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Unwi nd af ter a busy da y and listen to ba nd music. The Gree n Bay City Band — the longest runn ing band in the U.S.—performs for the commun ity. (920) 448-3365 or greenbay wi. gov/park s.
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June 8, 22, July 6, 20, August 10, 24. Music on the Green. Heritage Hill State Historical Park, Green Bay, gates open at 5 p.m., concert begins at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair and picnic lunch or buy a snack from the concession stand. (920) 448-5150 or heritagehillgb.org.
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Wednesdays, June 17, July 1, 15, 29, August 12, 26. Wayside Music in the Park, Way-Morr Park, 4535 Park Road, Greenleaf, 5 – 8 p.m. Spend the evening enjoying music in this beautiful park. (920) 448-4000 or browncountylibrary.org.
June 21. Dad swims free with one paid admission at Colburn Pool, Joannes or Resch Aquatic Centers. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi. gov/parks.
Thursdays, June 25, July 9-August 20. Concerts in the Garden series, Green Bay Botanical Gardens, Green Bay, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy live music on the Agnes Schneider Terrace. Bring chairs, buy some concessions and appreciate the beauty of summer. Admission fee required. (920) 490-9457 or gbbg.org.
July 13. Free admission for Green Bay residents to Colburn Pool, Joannes or Resch Aquatic Centers, 5 – 7 p.m. (Colburn Pool 6 – 7 p.m.) (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
Thursdays, July 16-August 20. Leicht at Nite, Concerts on the Fox, Leicht Memorial Park, Green Bay, 5:30 – 10 p.m. Music will fill Dousman Street as performers move the crowd at Leicht Memorial Park. Visit (920) 437-5972 or downtowngreenbay.com.
August 8-10. The Peacemaker ship tour, CityDeck, Cherry St. landing, Green Bay. The 140 ft. tall ship is coming back to Green Bay. Explore the ship and listen to the crew as they share stories of their way of life. (920) 437-5972 or downtowngreenbay.com.
Fridays, June 26-August 14. Fridays on the Fox, City Deck (near Pine St. entrance), Green Bay, 5 – 9 p.m. Take in the free music on the waterfront on Friday nights this summer. (920) 437-5972 or downtowngreenbay.com.
August 10. Free admission for Green Bay residents to Colburn Pool, Joannes or Resch Aquatic Centers, 5 – 7 p.m. (Colburn Pool 6 – 7 p.m.) (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
Fridays, June 5, 19, July 10, 24, August 7, 21. EastWest Music Fest, downtown De Pere. Celebrate the city’s 125th anniversary with EastWest Music Fest. There will be 75 live music performances over six summer Fridays at venues on both sides of the Fox River. (The Fridays alternate the downtown Art Walk series.) Visit definitelydepere.org for performers and event locations.
Saturdays, June 6-August 8. Open swim at the Green Bay Kroc Center, 1315 Lime Kiln Road, Green Bay. Kids who show their Brown County Library card will have free admittance to open swim on Saturdays during the Summer Reading program. Check the Kroc Center’s Aquatic Schedule for exact open swim times. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult in the pool area. (920) 884-5007 or gbkroccenter.org.
Saturdays, June 20-August 15 (no July 4). Summer Concert Series, Parallel 44 Vineyard and Winery, Kewaunee, 4 – 6 p.m. Sit on the patio, admire the vineyard and listen to the Saturday night concert at Parallel 44. Wine sampling, $6. (920) 388-4400 or parallel44.com.
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June 12. Free admission for Green Bay residents to Colburn Pool, Joannes or Resch Aquatic Centers, 5 – 7 p.m. (Colburn Pool 6 – 7 p.m.) (920) 4483365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
Thursdays, June 4-August 27. Summer in the Park music series, Whitney Park, Green Bay, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Head downtown on Thursdays for lunch. Enjoy the live music while the kids explore the playground area. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
Ashwaubomay Park, 2881 South Broadway, Green Bay. This 84-acre facility overlooks the Fox River. Hang out in the picnic area, hit a few balls on the baseball field or cool off in the man-made lake with beachfront and diving platform. (920) 492-2331 or ashwaubenon.com.
Cecil DePeau Bay Shore Park. 5637 Sturgeon Bay Road, Green Bay. Located on top of Niagara Escarpment, this park offers an amazing view of the Bay of Green Bay and plenty of hiking trails. Camp, boat or just spend the day here. (920) 448-6242 or co.brown.wi.us.
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Whitefish Dunes State Park, 3275 Clarks Lake Rd, Sturgeon Bay. Located on Lake Michigan on the eastern shore of the Door Peninsula, this 865-acre state park invites families to splash in the water and walk the trails. (920) 823-2400 or dnr.wi.gov.
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Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 2-August 27 Waterboard Warriors Water Ski Show, 699 Washington Street, Wrightstown, 7 p.m. Watch as area water ski fanatics perform on the Fox River every Tuesday and Thursday this summer in downtown Wrightstown. Wednesdays, July 8-August 26. Waterboard Warriors Water Ski Show, between Main and Walnut St., Green Bay. The Waterboard Warrior skiers will put on two 30-minute shows in downtown Green Bay each night at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. waterboardwarriors.org.
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May 31. Brown County Breakfast on the Farm, Plum Pride Holsteins, 7016 County Road D, Greenleaf, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Feast on breakfast favorites at this annual Breakfast on the Farm. Visit browncountydairypromotions.com for more information.
June 12. Movie in the Park, Josten Park, Bellevue, dusk. Bring the whole family and a blanket to the park and enjoy the family-friendly outdoor movie “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” (920) 468-5225 or villageofbellevue.org.
June 12-14. Woodland Indian Art Show and Market, Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Green Bay. Expose the family to the artistic styles of Native Americans in the upper Midwest and Northeast regions of the U.S. The event includes an art competition and market. (920) 713-8030 or woodlandindianart.com.
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June 13. Flag Day Parade, College Avenue, Appleton, 2 p.m. A tradition for 65 years, Appleton is celebrating America with bands, floats and other displays. Come see the largest Flag Day Parade in the U.S.! The parade starts on Oneida Street and ends at the City Park. (920) 954-9112 or appletondowntown.org.
June 21. Father ’s Day on the Farm, M ulberry Lane Farm, Hilber t, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. M ulberry Lane Farm invite s dads in for fre e on Father’s Day. Pa ck a picnic and enjoy lunch in the coun try setting. One dad free per pa id general admiss ion. (920) 989-3130 or MulberryLane FarmWI.com.
June 13. 25th Annual Manitowoc Garden Fair, Washington Park, Manitowoc, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. A joy for garden lovers, this fair features perennials, annuals, herbs, garden art and more. (920) 6863580 or manitowoc.org.
June 25. Movies on the Hill, Appleton Memorial Park Amphitheatre, Appleton. Children’s games begin at 7 p.m. and the free movie, “Toy Story,” starts at dusk. Concessions are available. (920) 832-5905 or appletonparkandrec.org.
June 16. Family Services Healthy Family Picnic, Fisk Park, Green Bay, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a healthy meal with your family behind Green Bay West High School. (920) 448-4000 or browncountylibrary.org.
June 17-21. Day Out with Thomas, National Railroad Museum Green Bay. Train lovers of all ages won’t want to miss this year’s “Day Out With Thomas, The Celebration Tour 2015.” Enjoy a train ride with Thomas. Event includes arts and crafts, inflatables, live entertainment and a chance to meet Sir Topham Hat. (866) 468-7630 or nationalrrmuseum.org.
June 18. Movie on the Green: National Treasure, Heritage Hill State Historic Park, Green Bay, dusk. Take in an outdoor movie at Heritage Hill. (920) 448-5150 or heritagehillgb.org.
June 20. Spectrum Saturday, The Building for Kids Children’s Museum, Appleton, 8:30 – 10 a.m. This program is designed to give families with children on the autism spectrum a lower sensory experience at the museum. Admission is free to children on the spectrum and their families until 10 a.m. although visitors are welcome to stay longer. (920) 734-3226 or buildingforkids.org.
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June 24. Storybook Stars presents Pete the Cat, The Building for Kids Children’s Museum, Appleton, 10 - 11 a.m. and 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Head to the museum’s family theater for a read-aloud, meet Pete the Cat and make a take-home craft. (920) 734-3226 or buildingforkids.org.
June 26. Storybook Stars presents Pete the Cat, The Building for Kids Children’s Museum, Appleton, 10 - 11 a.m. and 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Head to the museum’s family theater for a read-aloud, meet Pete the Cat and make a takehome craft. (920) 734-3226 or buildingforkids.org.
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Boy Choir Camp: 8-Noon • Girl Choir Camp: 1-5PM $90 Camp Fee includes Camp T-shirt Ca Call the Green Bay Boy Choir and Girl Choir to Register at 920-321-0541 Visit our website at: www.gbchoirs.org Vi
June 28. Sundae on the Farm, Gold Star Farms, N3287 S. Mill Road, New Holstein, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Let the kids experience life on a farm and fill up on milk, cheese cups and fun! Don’t leave without enjoying a traditional ice cream sundae. Admission is free. travelcalumet.com.
June 29. Ice Cream Social. Optimist Park, De Pere, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Cool off with a ice cream sundae with family and friends at Optimist Park. Cost: $1.50 per sundae. (920) 339-4065 or de-pere.org.
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June 23. Bike Rodeo & Safety Event, VFW Park, Community Center upper level parking lot, De Pere, 1 p.m. Local youth grades 3-8 can test their skills on a variety of obstacle stations as well as learn bike safety. Bring your bike and helmet. (920) 339-4065 or de-pere.org.
June 25. “Kids’ Day” in Green Bay. The city invites youth 17 and under to enjoy a day of fun. Free activities include swimming at city pools, rides at Bay Beach, lunch at Leicht Memorial Park and more. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/ parks.
June 30. Ice Cream Social, Patriot Park, De Pere, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Come out and celebrate summer at this west side park! Enjoy delicious ice cream sundaes for $1.50. Social hosted by Kiwanis and Patriot Parks. (920) 339-4065 or de-pere.org.
Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. (920) 432-8899 or fcrnew.org.
June 21. Father’s Day at the N.E.W. Zoo, Green Bay, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Get out and get dad moving this Father’s Day. Feed the giraffes, roar with the lions and giggle at the monkeys. A bonus – today dad gets free admission! (920) 434-7841 or newzoo.org.
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June 25. Snakes Celebration,. Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay, 1 – 2 p.m. Learn about some of the snakes that are native to Wisconsin—and some that are not. See some live snakes up close at this free event. (920) 391-3671 or baybeachwildlife. com.
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June 27. Fly a Kite Fest, Arnie Wolff Sports Complex, 3240 Humboldt Rd, Green Bay, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The 3rd Annual Fly A Kite Fest presented by BayCare Clinic is a free kiting event for the entire family. Come out to see the colorful kites; stay for the family-friendly activities, including kite decorating, kids’ games, candy drop and more. All proceeds from concessions benefit
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July 4. Celebrate the 4th at Heritage Hill State Historical Park, Green Bay, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Meet Uncle Sam, explore history, listen to music, and more! The festivities are fun for the entire family. Admission fee is required. (920) 448-5150 or heritagehillgb.org.
July 4. Independence Day at the Garden, Green Bay Botanical Gardens, Green Bay, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Soak in the beauty of the gardens. Admission is free for all military personnel and veterans. (920) 490-9457 or gbbg.org.
July 9. Ice Cream Social, Legion Park, De Pere, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Cool off with a ice cream sundae with family and friends at Legion Park. Cost: $1.50 per sundae. Social hosted by Legion and Braisher Parks. (920) 339-4065 or de-pere.org.
July 9. Family movie night, Bay Beach Amusement Park, Green Bay, dusk. Watch a movie under the stars with family and friends. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
July 9-16. Green Bay restaurant week, over 50 Brown County restaurants. Experience multi-course meals that delight your palate as well as your wallet. This culinary event features discounted prix fixe menus. gbrestaurantweek.com.
July 17. Heritage Hill Gardens Tram Tour, Heritage Hill State Historical Park, Green Bay, 9 – 10:30 a.m. Take a tour of the gardens at Heritage Hill. Learn different techniques and varieties of gardening throughout the park. A tram will take participants to each garden. Register by July 15. (920) 4485150 or heritagehillgb.org.
July 18. Spectrum Saturday, The Building for Kids Children’s Museum, Appleton, 8:30 – 10 a.m. This program is designed to give families with children on the autism spectrum a lower sensory experience at the museum. Admission is free to children on the spectrum and their families until 10 a.m. although visitors are welcome to stay longer. (920) 734-3226 or buildingforkids.org.
July 18. Lego building event, Bay Beach Amusement Park, Green Bay, 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Test your building skills and join in a friendly competition among Lego builders of all ages. There is a fee to participate; a limited number of entrants can compete. Legos provided. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
July 10. Movies on the Hill. Appleton Memorial Park Amphitheatre, Appleton. Children’s games begin at 7 p.m. and the free movie, “Lego Movie,” starts at dusk. Concessions are available. (920) 832-5905 or appletonparkandrec.org.
July16. Movie on the Green: Field of Deams, Heritage Hill State Historic Park, Green Bay, dusk. Take in an outdoor movie at Heritage Hill. (920) 448-5150 or heritagehillgb.org.
July 30. Sturgeon Bay’s Sidewalk Sale Day, citywide, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sturgeon Bay will be loaded with bargains, live entertainment, food, beverages and more. Craft vendors and storefronts come to the streets—there’s something for everyone. (920) 743-6246 or sturgeonbay.net.
July 30. Movies on the Hill, Appleton Memorial Park Amphitheatre, Appleton. Children’s games begin at 7 p.m. and the free movie, “Boxtrolls,” begins at dusk. Concessions are available. (920) 832-5905 or appletonparkandrec.org.
August 1-2. The County Fair, Heritage Hill State Historic Park, Green Bay, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Step back in time with Heritage Hill’s old-fashioned county fair. Learn about life on the farm, cheer on participants in the pie-eating contest or purchase your own fair treats. (920) 4485150 or heritagehillgb.org.
August 8. Hunka hunka burning lights. Bay Beach Amusement Park, Green Bay. Bay Beach and Spend the day at th anniversary celebrate the 38 last ride on the ’s of Elvis Presley 20) 448-3365 or Zippin Pippin. (9 park s. v/ .go wi greenbay
August 10. Garden to Table – Garden Quesadillas, Green Bay Botanical Garden, Green Bay, 6 – 8 p.m. Help in the garden harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack. This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages. (920) 491-3691 or gbbg.com.
July16. Family movie night, Bay Beach Amusement Park, Green Bay, dusk. Watch a movie under the stars with family and friends. (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/parks.
July 27. Garden to Table, Zucchini Fries and Chips, Green Bay Botanical Garden, Green Bay, 6 – 8 p.m. Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack. This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages. (920) 491-3691 gbbg.com
August 8. Flower Fairy Tea Party, Hazelwood Historic House Museum, Green Bay, 1 – 3 p.m. Have a tea party in the historic home. Your young fairy can make a wand, magic crown and participate in a treasure hunt. Reservations required. (920) 437-1840 or browncohistoricalsoc.org.
July 13. Garden to Table – Granola Bars, Green Bay Botanical Garden, Green Bay, 6 – 8 p.m. Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack. This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages. (920) 4913691 x107 or gbbg.com.
July 16. Ice Cream Social, VFW Park, De Pere, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Come out and celebrate summer at VFW Park! Enjoy delicious ice cream sundaes for $1.50. Social hosted by Kiwanis and VFW Parks. (920) 339-4065 or de-pere.org.
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July 22. Child ren’s parade, downtown Appl eton, 6 p.m. Ch ildren 12 and under are inv ited to walk Ap pleton’s downtown stree ts in costume wi th their decorated bike or wagon. Stay for the free entertainment af ter the parade; food and beverages will be available to purch ase. (920) 734-3226 or buildingforkid s.org.
July 25. Snakes Celebration, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay, 1 – 2 p.m. Learn about some of the snakes that are native to Wisconsin—and some that are not. See some live snakes up close at this free event. (920) 391-3671 or baybeachwildlife.com.
August 13. Heritage Hill Gardens Walking Tour, Heritage Hill State Historical Park, Green Bay, 9 – 11 a.m. Take a tour of the gardens at Heritage Hill. Learn different techniques and varieties of gardening throughout the park. Register by August 11. Children must be 12 or older to register. (920) 448-5150 or heritagehillgb.org.
August 14. Movies on the Hill, Appleton Memorial Park Amphitheatre, Appleton. Children’s games begin at 7 p.m. and the free movie, “Big Hero 6,” begins at dusk. Concessions are available. (920) 832-5905 or appletonparkandrec.org.
August 15. Spectrum Saturday, The Building for Kids Children’s Museum, Appleton, 8:30 – 10
a.m. This program is designed to give families with children on the autism spectrum a lower sensory experience at the museum. Admission is free to children on the spectrum and their families until 10 a.m. although visitors are welcome to stay longer. (920) 734-3226 or buildingforkids.org.
August 20. Movie on the Green: Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, Heritage Hill State Historic Park, Green Bay, dusk. Take in an outdoor movie at Heritage Hill. (920) 448-5150 or heritagehillgb.org.
August 21. Movie in the Park, Josten Park, Bellevue, dusk. Bring the whole family and a blanket to the park and enjoy the family-friendly movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” on the big outdoor screen. (920) 468-5225 or villageofbellevue.org.
August 22-23, 27-30, Valley Home Builders Association Parade of Homes showcases new homes throughout the Fox Valley. Find inspiration for your home. (920) 731-7931 or vhba.com.
August 23. Pooch Plunge, VFW Pool, De Pere. The pool is going to the dogs! For only $5 per dog, they can cool off in the pool and participate in the jump, splash and swimsuit competitions. Register
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online or in person at the De Pere Community Center. (920) 339-4097 or de-pere.org.
August 24. Garden to Table – Veggie Spring Rolls, Green Bay Botanical Garden, Green Bay, 6 – 8 p.m. Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack. This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages. (920) 491-3691 or gbbg.com.
Tuesdays, June-August. Quill Thrills, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Spend an hour at the Wildlife Sanctuary and observe the training done with the exhibit porcupine. (920) 391-3671 or baybeachwildlife.com
Wednesdays, June-August. Fox Trots, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay, 10 – 11 a.m. Observe the training and enrichment done with exhibit foxes. (920) 391-3671 or baybeachwildlife.com.
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September 5. Kites over Lake Michigan, Marvel as hundreds of kites fill the sky over Lake Michigan. Walk along the beach and watch kite demos and look for activities designed for the kids. Stay the evening for the night fly and bonfire on the beach. No admission fee. (920) 793-9599 or manitowoc.info.
Thursdays, June 11-August 20 (no program June 25). Talon Talks, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay, 2 – 3 p.m. Head to the Raptor Theatre, Observation Building, to learn more about talons. (920) 3913671 or baybeachwildlife. com.
Fridays, JuneAugust. Otter Odyssey, Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay, 1 – 2 p.m. Visitors can see the staff work with exhibit otters. (920) 391-3671 or baybeachwildlife.com.
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Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. This 700acre wildlife refuge features animal exhibits and educational displays. The sanctuary invites families to hike trails, view wildlife, feed waterfowl and more. There is no admission fee. (920) 391-3671 or baybeachwildlife.com.
Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, Fridays, May 29, June 12, 2024 Lakeview Drive, Suamico. Located 26, July 17, 31, August on the west shore of Green Bay, the waterfowl preserve offers over 900 acres of forest, meadows 14 Art Walk series, downtown and wetlands. Explore the nature De Pere, 5 – 8 p.m. The downtown De Pere center and trails; relax after summer Art Walk series a busy day at the picnic grounds. (920) 448-4466 has grown, offering six dates in 2015. More or co.brown.wi.us. than 25 local businesses are participating; meet Mulberry an artist in residence Lane Petting Farm, at each participating W3190 County Road B, venue. definitelydepere. or maybe challeng Hilbert. Make memories— org. e spend the day on the farm. the family to a Join a tour and milk a cow, game of bowling. ride a pony, catch a chicken or Reforestation Camp, cuddle a kitten. (920) 989-3130 or mulberrylanefarmwi.com. 4418 Reforestation Road, Green Bay. With miles of Bay Beach Amusement Park, 1313 Bay Beach Road, Green Bay. Bay Beach is known for affordable family fun. With nearly 20 rides, Bay Beach has something for all ages. Check out the new train! (920) 448-3365 or greenbaywi.gov/ baybeach.
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Lets Bowl! Green Bay has a handful of bowling alleys—hit the lanes on a hot or rainy day. Visit Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley in Ashwaubenon, Willow Creek Lanes in Bellevue, The Gutter in Suamico or Manhattan Lanes in De Pere.
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May 31. Cruise into Summer, Heritage Hill State Historical Park, Green Bay, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Take a step back into history. Check out the different types of transportation on display, spanning from the late 17th century through the mid 20th century. (920) 448-5150 or heritagehillgb.org.
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June 19. Art on the Town, downtown Appleton, 6 – 9 p.m. Celebrate Appleton’s art downtown like never before. Stroll down the Avenue and enjoy music, performing arts, visual arts and culinary delights. At this June event, downtown Appleton will be decorated in yarn. (920) 954-9112 or appletondowntown.org.
June 19. Summer Music Academy Concert 2015 St. Norbert College, De Pere. Expose your children to the talents of local musicians. The band takes the stage at Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts – Walter Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Public welcome. (920) 403-3950 or snc.edu.
June 20-21. Civil War Reenactment, Heritage Hill, Green Bay, Saturday 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sunday 12 – 4:30 p.m. Watch as re-enactors from across the state come together and transform Heritage Hill into a battleground. This year’s battles focus on the confrontations between Grant and Lee. (920) 448-5150 or heritagehillgb.org. July 2. “Alice @ Wonderland, 171 The Musical,” St. Norbert College, Dudley Birder Hall, De Pere, 12:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Watch as Birder Studio students take the stage. This performance features children acting out this whimsical movie. (920) 403-3950 or snc.edu.
The Abbey 303 Reid St, De Pere. Thirty beers on The Abbey Balcony. Earn a free T-shirt: drink 30 beers in 30 days. With 30 beers on tap, two outdoor seating options and 22 Wisconsin beers to choose from it’s one of your “Summer things to do!” (920) 3367242 or abbeybar.com. July 17. Art on the Town, downtown Appleton, 6 – 9 p.m. 173 Celebrate Appleton’s art downtown like never before. Stroll down the Avenue and enjoy music, performing arts, visual arts and culinary delights.
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August 21. Art on the Town, downtown Appleton, 6 – 9 p.m. Celebrate Appleton’s art downtown like never before. Stroll down the Avenue and enjoy music, performing arts, visual arts and culinary delights. Special for August – you’ll have the opportunity to paint your own masterpiece. (920) 954-9112 or appletondowntown.org.
Children’s Museum of Green Bay, 301 N. Washington Street, Green Bay. The Green Bay children’s museum stimulates a child’s curiosity and inspires learning. Encourage kids to explore the more than a dozen interactive exhibits. (920) 432-4397 or gbchildrensmuseum.org.
Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m The Building for Kids Children’s Museum, Appleton, Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m. Encourage kids to explore and to play at this remarkable children’s museum. (920) 734-3226 or buildingforkids.org.
Tuesdays, June 16-August 25. Kids Free Tuesdays, Heritage Hill State Historical Park, Green Bay, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Oshkosh Public Museum, features The Art of the Brick now through Plan to spend a Tuesday afternoon June 14. Explore the creative artwork of New at Heritage Hill with the family—the York-based artist Nathan Sawaya—large-scale focus is being active outdoors. Different sculptures were created with Legos. Included activities are planned with admission fee; children each week. (920) under 6 are 448-5150 or free. (920) Su m m er , Ju ne 1 – August heritagehillgb.org. 26. 236Join the Brown Co un ty Historical Society for “Hist 5799 or or y on the Spot ”—a fun family adventure. Down oshkoshload or purchas The e a 2015 History Brown County Sc museum. of avenger & Tour ARTgarage, 1400 guide and visit the sites. Bring org. all the completed Cedar Street, Green book to Hazelw Historic House ood for a certificate. Bay. Over 20 artists (920) 437-1840 or browncohistor icalsoc.org. display their original artwork at The ARTgarage. Watch as children awe at the amazing creations. Open Tuesday – Saturday. Admission is free. (920) 448-6800 or theartgarage.org.
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June 3. 3rd Annu182 al Kid’s Rummage Sale, Pierce Park, Appleton,
Encourage childre n to embrace the arts, explore the past, learn something new and tap into their ow n imagination.
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Children ages 5-17 will be selling their gently used toys, games, clothes and accessories. (920) 832-5905 or appletonparkandrec.org.
Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. The Neville Public M useum is a gene ral museum of ar t, history an d science. Explor e the museum’s collection s and exhibits an d watch the kids’ curiosit y grow. (920) 44 8- 4460 or nevillepublic museum.org.
June 3, July 1, August 12. Picnic and Play, Kress Family Branch Library, 333 N. Broadway, De Pere, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Bring a healthy lunch, a picnic blanket and be ready for fun. Kids can join in free play; special guests will help children learn through play. (920) 448-4407 or browncountylibrary.org.
June 6. Summer reading program kick-off, featuring Wayne & Wingnut, Central Library reading garden, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Here is your first chance to sign up for the library’s summer reading program while enjoying activities for kids, teens and adults. There will be a superherothemed photo station, balloon art, face painting, free popcorn and more. (920) 448-4000 or browncountylibrary.org.
June 19. Lego Block Party, Southwest Branch Library, Green Bay 1 p.m. Bring your creativity and imagination to build with the library’s Legos. (920) 492-4910 or browncountylibrary.org.
Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Take time to appreciate art. The Rahr-West Art Museum’s primary areas of collecting include 19th, 20th and 21st century contemporary art and decorative arts. Admission is free although donations are suggested. (920) 686-3090 or manitowoc.org.
June 24. Truly Remarkable Loon. Central Library, 515 Pine St., Green Bay, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. This remarkable loon juggles everything, from balls and clubs to beanbag chairs. Stay for his plate-spinning finale. (920) 448-5846 or browncountylibrary.org.
June 29. Mr. Billy’s “Super, Super Hero Songs,” Dyckesville Community Shop, CR-DK and Cty. Line Road, Luxemburg, 3:30 p.m. This performance will be a hit with your super hero fans. (920) 448-4000 or browncountylibrary.org.
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July 1. Tales of Heroes and Others, Central Library, 515 Pine St., Green Bay, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Listen to a lively storyteller share folk tales of fairytale and everyday heroes. (920) 448-5846 or browncountylibrary.org.
July 11. Up, Up and Away, Ashwaubenon Branch Library, 1060 Orlando Drive, Green Bay, 10:30 a.m. Explore air and make a flying saucer or parachute move through a wind tube. Children are challenged to engineer, test and improve their creation. (920) 492-4913 or browncountylibrary.org.
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July 17. Lego Block Party, Southwest Branch Library, Green Bay 1 p.m. Bring your creativity and imagination to build with the library’s Legos. (920) 492-4910 or browncountylibrary.org.
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July 19. Greenleaf Fire Department Picnic, Fireman’s Park, Hwy 57, Greenleaf, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. This picnic promises to be fun for all ages. (920) 448-4000 or browncountylibrary.org.
July 22. Truck Jam, Denmark Branch Library, 450 N. Wall St., Denmark, 10 – 11:30 a.m. A city truck, rescue vehicle, fire truck and the Library’s Bookmobile will fill the parking lot. Explore these vehicles up close. (920) 448-4000 or browncountylibrary.org.
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July 27. Paddington Station, Wrightstown Branch Library, 615 Main St., Wrightstown, 10:30 a.m. Paddington Bear is coming to the Wrightstown library. Bring your camera to capture your little ones giving the bear a big hug at this special storytime. (920) 448-4000 or browncountylibrary.org.
July 30. Meet the Mascots, East Branch Library, 2255 Main St., Green Bay, 1:30 p.m. Say hello to your favorite local characters, including the Green Bay Bullfrogs’ Jeremiah, Happy Joe’s Happy the Dog, the library’s Rover Reader and more. Parents, remember your camera. (920) 3914600 or browncountylibrary.org.
August 5. Summer Carnival and Games, Optimist Park, De Pere, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Say goodbye to summer and join in the fun! Head to Optimist Park for games and activities. Game tickets (20 cents each) will be sold at the carnival. (920) 339-4065 or de-pere.org.
August 5, 12, 19. Wii Bowling Tournament for Kids, Southwest Branch Library, 974 Ninth St., Green Bay, 6 p.m. Challenge others to a friendly Wii bowling competition. Call to register; space is limited. Ages 5 and up. (920) 492-4910 or browncountylibrary.org.
July 23-24. Playground Fair, Pierce Park, Appleton. As part of “Children’s Week,” Appleton puts together a playground fair with carnival games, inflatables, great food and entertainment. All ages welcome. (920) 832-5905 or appletonparkandrec.org.
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July 24. Truck Jam, Kress Family Library, De Pere, 10 – 11:30 a.m. The parking lot will be jammed when a city truck, rescue vehicle, fire truck and the Library’s Bookmobile pull in. Explore these vehicles up close. (920) 4484000 or browncountylibrary.org.
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For children ages 7 and older! Instruction in driving, pitching, putting and etiquette.
Dates & Times June 15, 16, 17 June 22, 23, 24 June 29, 30, July 1 July 6, 7, 8
July 13, 14, 15 July 20, 21, 22 July 27, 28, 29
All sessions start at 10 a.m. Lunch provided at noon each day. WI-5001900147
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JULY 4, 2015 3RD ANNUAL
4-Mile Run/Walk June 27th & 28th Little Sturgeon Days Weekend festivities include a car show, kids’ bike show, free games, balloon artist, food, raffles and fun.
Sunday, June 28th • 11am-3pm
1st Annual Fire & Water Motor Show Centerline Band Performing 4pm-8pm Open to all classes of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Registration forms can be found online at www. wavepointe.com. Also, for the ladies, we will have vendor shopping by the pool from 11am - 3pm. A list of vendors can be found on our website.
Special Guest Judges - Mad Dog & Merrill Also, featuring the Children’s Bike Pedal Show Noon-1pm, RC Car Races to Follow
Saturday, July 4, 2015
8 a.m. Schneider Stadium 1600 Lost Dauphin Rd. De Pere, WI 54115 (1/2 mile south of the St. Norbert College campus)
Register online at snc.edu/go/ﬁrecrackerrun In-person registration will only be accepted July 3, 5:30-7 p.m., and July 4, 7-7:45 a.m., with cash or check, at Schuldes Sports Center on campus.
Also this summer at St. Norbert College! Track & Field Camp July 6-9, 2015, 6-8 p.m. For young athletes (male and female) entering grades 7-12 Sprints, hurdles, pole vault, throws, long jump, triple jump, high jump
www.wavepointe.com 920-824-5440 3600 Cty CC | Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
1,000-participant limit 1 hour 30 min. time limit (22 min./mile pace) Awards to top three men’s and women’s ﬁnishers in each age group
Middle Distance/Distance Running Camp July 22-25, 2015 Overnight camp Conditioning, technique, movement analysis, nutrition
Director: SNC head track & ﬁeld coach Don Augustine Assistant Director: SNC assistant track & ﬁeld coach Megan Betz
Director: SNC head cross-country coach Don Augustine Assistant Director: SNC assistant crosscountry coach Colin McKean
More info: snc.edu/go/trackcamp
More info: snc.edu/go/trackcamp
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