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Wisconsin Events for Friday August 4, 2017

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 Horse Power Healing Center -- Horses for Heroes
Thursday, May 11, 2017 through Thursday, October 19, 2017. 6 pm - 7:30 pm. A program on Thursday evenings for active military personnel, veterans and their families. Participants do not need to have any horse knowledge; lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of the veterans. HPHC believes veterans have more than paid their dues with their service and offers this program free of charge. Individual private lessons are available at a discounted rate of $25 per hour. free. Horse Power Healing Center, S 101 W 34628 County Road LO, Eagle, Waukesha County. Call 262-594-3667. E-mail: info@horsepowerhealingcenter.com Web: www.horsepowerhealingcenter.com Subjects: Horses, Military [E-105683]
 Horse Power Healing Center -- Horses for Hope
Monday, May 8, 2017 through Friday, October 20, 2017. A program for children and adults who have been given a terminal medical diagnosis. The participants in "Horses for Hope" may visit the farm and meet the horses. If they are able, they can learn to ride a horse. There are no fees charged for the participants in this program. If an individual is unable to come to the farm, HPHC will bring the horses to visit hospitals, hospice centers and nursing homes. free. Horse Power Healing Center, S 101 W 34628 County Road LO, Eagle, Waukesha County. Call 262-594-3667. E-mail: info@horsepowerhealingcenter.com Web: www.horsepowerhealingcenter.com Subjects: Horses [E-105682]
 Single Day Events 
 Bacon Dash 5k Run/Walk
Friday, August 4, 2017. 6pm race start. Go for a run or walk before you enjoy appetizers all made with bacon at our 2nd Annual 5k Bacon Dash. This 5k fun run/walk winds through our beautiful Northwoods trails and finishes at the Pig in the Pines Bacon Bash. Greeting runners LIVE! at the finish line will be an evening under the stars filled with entertainment from the ABBA Salute Band. Bacon Dash participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt and free admission into the Friday Night Bacon Bash live concert. Registration Fee varies. St. Germain Community Park, 545 Hwy 155, St. Germain, Vilas County. Call 715-477-2205. Subjects: Running, OutdoorRec, Nightlife [E-104886]
 Dane Dances!
Friday, August 4, 2017. 5:30pm-9:30pm. DJ Pain 1/ Orquesta SalSoul Del Mad/ Kinfolk. Monona Terrace is thrilled to again serve as the home of Dane Dances! This summer music series is one of Madison's most popular summertime events! These special concerts were created to help break down racial barriers and bring people of all backgrounds together for a night of free entertainment and dancing. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair; seating on the rooftop is limited. Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive, Madison, Dane County. Call 608-261-4000. Subjects: Dance, Music, Community [E-105973]
 Going Batty Nature Storytime
Friday, August 4, 2017. 9:30 - 10:30 am. Come enter a bat's world to learn about these nighttime bug eaters and why they are our batty friends. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adult. Free. Kettle Moraine State Park - Northern Unit - Ice Age Visitor Center (located off State Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee), N2875 State Hwy 67, Campbellsport, Fond du Lac County. Call 920-533-8322. Subjects: Education, Nature [E-105805]
 I LOve the 90s -The Party Continues
Friday, August 4, 2017. 7:30 pm. The party is set to continue this summer with an all-new lineup of the 90s greatest hit-makers. TLC will take the reins on a nostalgia-driven blast from the past joined by a stellar cast of 90's hit-makers for a massive night of 90's music.Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath will perform Sugar Ray's breakout number-one hit single "Fly," in addition to their later hits like "Every Morning", "Someday" and "When It's Over." Other performers include All-4-One, Biz Markie, C+C Music Factory and SNAP! $47.50, $57.50, $67.50, $87.50. Resch Center, 1901 S Oneida St, Green Bay, Brown County. Call 800-895-0071. Subjects: Music, Dance, Nightlife [E-105594]
 Journey into Darkness Night Hike
Friday, August 4, 2017. 8 - 9:45 pm. As the sun sets and the light fades from the sky, the day animals retire and a new group of animals awakens. We will explore the darkening world for sounds of the night. Bring your bug spray and sense of adventure. This night hike is best for families/groups with children at least 5 years old. Free with 2017 Wisconsin State Park Vehicle Admission sticker. Kettle Moraine State Park - Northern Unit - Mauthe Lake Recreation Area Picnic Shelter (located off Hwy GGG south of Hwy SS near New Prospect), N1490 County Road SS, Campbellsport, Fond du Lac County. Call 920-533-8322. Subjects: Education, Nature, Walking [E-105693]
 Lauren Lee W/Native Tongues
Friday, August 4, 2017. 7:30 pm. Lauren and the band with a fresh sound and authentic presence, Her new project: "SEE" is a complete reflection of Lauren's heart, an album navigating through the real questions, doubts, disappointments, and the hope we can find if we only look.;Special guest: Native Tongues Show 7:30 (doors open 6:45). Early Birds 6:30-6:45pm Donation. Cup O Joy, 232 S Broadway Street, Green Bay, Brown County. Call 920-435-3269. Subjects: Music [E-106152]
 Nature Sensations
Friday, August 4, 2017. 11:30 am- 12:30 pm. Join us as we use all our senses to decipher the mysteries of nature by participating in the Wisconsin Explorers program! This program involves completing a required number of engaging nature activities in one of three age appropriate books (ages 3-5, ages 6-8, and ages 9+) to earn a very cool patch. This hour of discovery is geared towards special needs. Free with 2017 Wisconsin State Park Vehicle Admission Sticker. Kettle Moraine State Park - Northern Unit -Long Lake Recreation Area Picnic Shelter (located off Divison Road north of County Road F near Dundee), N3450 Divison Road, Cascade, Sheboygan County. Call 920-533-8322. Subjects: Education, Nature [E-105650]
 Xavier Theatre Academy Presents "Seussical KIDS"
Friday, August 4, 2017. 7 pm. Seussical KIDS brings Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and other favorite Dr. Seuss characters to life onstage in Seussical KIDS, a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime). August 3, 4 at 7:00 pm August 5 at 1:00 pm Tickets available online or By phone: Xavier box office (920) 733-8840 Adults $10 Senior Citizen $9 Child $8. Xavier Fine Arts Theatre, 1600 W. Prospect Avenue, Appleton, Outagamie County. Call 920-733-8840. Subjects: Theater, Musicals, Kids [E-106144]
 Events Spanning Multiple Days 
 Alive in the Arts Gallery Exhibit
Friday, May 12, 2017 through Friday, August 4, 2017. Tues-Fr. 10-4, Sat-Sun 12-3. Wisconsin is rich with talented fine artists. For the 22nd consecutive year The Plymouth Arts Center and Gallery 110 North have announced the opening of Alive in the Arts, a juried exhibition. This event regularly attracts entries from all over the state. The works of 53 Wisconsin artists were selected by the Juror for this show. The exhibit opens to the public on Friday, May 12th and will run through August 4th. Free. Plymouth Arts Center, 520 E. Mill Street, Plymouth, Sheboygan County. Call 920-892-8409. Subjects: Art [E-105841]
 Bargain Book Sale
Thursday, August 3, 2017 through Friday, August 4, 2017. The Friends of Cudahy Library will be selling books, paperbacks, DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and much more at their Bargain Book Sale! Prices start at just $0.25 -- come find your treasures! Thursday, August 3, 2017 12:00pm-8:00pm Friday, August 4, 2017 9:00am-5:00pm free. cudahy family library, 3500 library drive, cudahy, Milwaukee County. Call 414-769-2244. Subjects: Books, Sales, Rummage [E-106038]
 Environmental Explorers
Monday, July 31, 2017 through Friday, August 4, 2017. 9 am- 3:30 pm. UW-Parkside invites your middle-school kids (entering grades 6-8) to spend a full week learning in a fun hands-on adventure into natural science alongside UW-Parkside science professors as they explore the natural environment of southeast Wisconsin. Pre-registration required. $299 (Scholarships available). UW-Parkside Student Center, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, Kenosha County. Subjects: Nature, OutdoorRec, Science [E-105410]
 Pig in the Pines
Friday, August 4, 2017 through Saturday, August 5, 2017. 11:30am - 10pm. Its definitely a great time to be in St. Germain - be sure to join in the fun at this two day event which celebrates Bacon, BBQ and Bands with live music all day and night from 11:30am - 10:00pm. Feast on everything pig including pulled pork sandwiches, succulent ribs, pork kabobs, BBQ, bacon wrapped appetizers and gourmet ham sandwiches. Enjoy activities for the young and young at heart both days. Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for up-to-date information. Daily Admission $5.00. St. Germain Chamber Park, 473 Hwy 70E, St. Germain, Vilas County. Call 715-477-2205. Subjects: Festivals, Music, Nightlife [E-104885]
 Hospice Alliance Volunteer Orientation
Thursday, August 3, 2017 through Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Hospice Alliance is pleased to offer an opportunity to become a part of its volunteer team. The session consists of two nights (August 3rd & 8th) of training from 4:30pm - 7pm. New volunteers will be introduced to hospice services, the roles of Hospice Alliance team members, and the open volunteer opportunities. Volunteer opportunities encompass a wide range of responsibilities, all with the goal of enhancing the lives of patients and their families. Hospice Alliance, 10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd, Pleasant Prairie, Racine County. Subjects: Community, Seniors, Socials [E-106030]
 Summer Wine Fest
Saturday, July 15, 2017 through Saturday, August 12, 2017. 12 pm - 5 pm. Join us from 12 pm - 5 pm every Saturday, from July 15th - August 12th for our Summer Wine Fest Series. Come enjoy a day of wine, delicious food, live music, vineyard tours, and more all while overlooking our beautiful vineyard! Wine Sampling ($6) includes: 5 samples and a Parallel 44 Signature Wine Glass. Food available for purchase. Visit our website or call (888) 932-0044 for more information. Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery, N2185 Sleepy Hollow Rd, Kewaunee, Kewaunee County. Call 920-388-4400. Subjects: WineTasting, Music, Food [E-105392]
 Summer Day Camps
Monday, June 5, 2017 through Friday, August 18, 2017. 8:30 am. Throughout the summer, we provide various nature-themed camps for children ranging from ages 3 to 8. These programs have a low teacher-camper ratio for the best nature learning experience. Children spend time outdoors, investigate critters living in their natural habitat in the adjacent marsh and forest and engage in games, crafts, and activities based on the week's theme. See below for program descriptions. Please visit our website for more information and to sign up! $75 per child. Summer Day Camps, 789 Myrick Park Dr, La Crosse, La Crosse County. Subjects: Nature, Wildlife, Crafts [E-105402]
 Peninsula Music Festival
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 through Saturday, August 19, 2017. 7:30 pm. Peninsula Music Festival. PMF presents nine different symphonic concerts each August, featuring the Festival Orchestra with conductor Victor Yampolsky. The 65th Season will present Jon Kimora Parker (piano), James Ehnes (violin), a tribute to Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops and so much more! Concerts performed at the Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek. Tickets from $35, children/students $10. 10347 Hwy 42, Green Gables Shops (Unit B). 920-854-4060. Tickets start at $35. Children & Students just $10. Peninsula Music Festival Administrative & Box Office, 10347 N Water St, Box 340, Ephraim, Door County. Call 920-854-4060. Subjects: Classical, Music [E-105851]
 Habush Habush and Rottier - Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 through Wednesday, August 23, 2017. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Weekly Wednesday night concert series on the Pewaukee Lakefront Pewaukee Lakefront Park, 222 W Wisconsin Avenue, Pewaukee, Waukesha County. Subjects: Music [E-105895]
 Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 through Wednesday, August 23, 2017. 12pm-1:30pm. Every Wednesday, June 7th-Aug. 23rd from 12-1:30pm. Course facilitated by Jim Lamal. Video lectures provided by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius. This course examines the ideologies that promised utopias and total solutions to social problems, and related the terrible human toll of attempts to realize these blueprints. Such ideologies functioned as political religions, commanding faith and fanatical adherence and promising salvation. Free. Madison Senior Center, 330 W Mifflin, Madison, Dane County. Call 608-266-6581. Subjects: Education, Seniors [E-105877]
 Mill Street Live
Friday, July 7, 2017 through Friday, August 25, 2017. 7:30 pm. The Plymouth Arts Center and Mill Street Guild present their summer musical series "Mill Street Live." Get ready for a night full of high-energy music and dancing! An outstanding cast of local college age singers and dancers will perform greatest hits by your favorite stars every Friday night this July and August. Adult: $13, Children 6-12: $8, Children under 5: Free. Plymouth Arts Center, 520 E. Mill Street, Plymouth, Sheboygan County. Call 920-892-8409. Subjects: Music, Dancing [E-106009]
 Crawl Cave Tour
Saturday, June 24, 2017 through Saturday, August 26, 2017. 9 am. Two Saturdays/month. Call for schedule. Take a naturalist-guided tour of Carolyn's Caverns and Mothers Cave. Mothers Cave is ALL CRAWLING. Includes biology and geology of caves and opportunities for exploring. Caves are accessed by ladders. Temperatures are cool. Bring flashlight, plan on getting very dirty. Recommended minimum age 8 years old with parent. All minors must be accompanied by supervising adult. Tour size limited, reservations recommended. $10 per person. Ledge View Nature Center, 1 m. south of Chilton between Hwys. G and 57 (via Irish Road), W2348 Short Rd, Chilton, Calumet County. Call 920-849-7094. Subjects: Education, Nature, OutdoorRec [E-106092]
 Learn to Keep Bees - Beginning Beekeeping
Sunday, March 19, 2017 through Sunday, August 27, 2017. 10am-3:30pm. Ever thought about keeping bees? Like the idea of learning as you go throughout the season? Then this series of classes is right for you! We've divided up the content and set the schedule to provide beginning beekeepers the right information at the right time. Class meets Mar 19, Apr 9, June 25, and Aug 27 and consists of 20 hours of instruction and is designed for new beekeepers and individuals thinking about keeping bees. Fee is $100 for all four parts, additional family members $50 $100 for all 4 parts. Town of Calamus Town Hall, W9820 County Highway D, Beaver Dam, Dodge County. Call 608-444-1493. Subjects: Gardening, Agriculture, Education [E-105327]
 Crivitz Flea & Farmers Market
Thursday, May 25, 2017 through Thursday, August 31, 2017. 8 am to 4 pm. Join us every Thursday, across from the Village Hall at 800 Henriette Avenue, from May 25 through August 31, 2017 (also Tuesday, July 4th)from 8 am to 4 pm and be a part of the happenings. We have a wide variety of vendors (30+ weekly) presenting antiques and collectibles, plants, wood art, metal art and much more. Spaces are available for rent by the event day or for the entire season (based on availability). If interested, please call (715) 854-2030 and ask for Barb Uhl. $15. Across from Village Hall, 800 Henriette Ave, Crivitz, Marinette County. Call 715-854-2030. Subjects: Rummage, Crafts, FleaMarkets [E-105400]
 The Big Idea V: Engage and Persist
Thursday, June 29, 2017 through Friday, September 1, 2017. 5-7 pm. The BIG IDEA Exhibition series is proud to present The Big Idea 5: Engage and Persist. Teachers at Bruce Guadalupe Community School (BGCS) continue to develop and implement art integrated curriculum through Advancing Literacy and Math through Art (ALMA). The artwork will demonstrate ALMA student's exploration of culturally relevant 'Big Ideas' such as immigration and cultural identity, community, origin, perseverance, and the American dream. United Community Center / Latino Arts, Inc, 1028 S. 9th St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-384-3100. Subjects: Art, Community, Galleries [E-105127]
 Cave Tour
Thursday, June 22, 2017 through Saturday, September 2, 2017. 1 pm. Most Saturdays and Sundays, some weekdays at 1 pm. Call for schedule. Take a naturalist-guided tour of Carolyn's Caverns. Includes biology and geology of caves and opportunities for exploring. Caves are accessed by ladders. Temperatures are cool. Bring flashlight, plan on getting dirty. Recommended minimum age 5 years old with parent. All minors must be accompanied by supervising adult. Tour size limited, reservations recommended. $8 per person. Ledge View Nature Center, 1 m. south of Chilton between Hwys. G and 57 (via Irish Road), W2348 Short Rd, Chilton, Calumet County. Call 920-849-7094. Subjects: Nature, OutdoorRec, Education [E-106091]
 Church Basement Ladies
Thursday, July 27, 2017 through Sunday, September 10, 2017. Seven shows weekly Wed - Sun. In Church Basement Ladies we meet the pastor, three cooks and one daughter who run the kitchen and care for the congregation. We watch as the four women handle a Lutefisk Dinner, a funeral, an Easter Fund Raiser, and, of course, a wedding. They stave off potential disasters, have loads of fun, share and debate recipes, instruct the young, and keep the pastor on a steady course. This funny, heart-warming, nostalgic, and down to earth musical comedy has charmed audiences all over the nation. $70.95 plus tax and processing for dinner and show; $45.95 for Youth Package. Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County. Call 800-477-9505. Subjects: Theater, Musicals [E-104741]
 Collection Focus: Renie Breskin Adams
Sunday, June 18, 2017 through Sunday, September 24, 2017. A celebrated innovator, Renie Breskin Adams explores her dreams and personal history through colorful and humorous stitched narratives. Her collection-focus exhibition features over 30 works from the last 4 decades-embroideries as well as some preparatory drawings that signal the establishment of an archive of her work at RAM. Tuesday-Saturday 10:00AM - 5:00PM Sunday 12:00PM - 5:00PM Closed Monday, Federal Holidays, and Easter The Museum Store closes at 4:45PM each day. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-105745]
 Shie and Acord: Recent Acquisitions
Sunday, June 18, 2017 through Sunday, September 24, 2017. Inspired by events and observations from their personal lives, the wife and husband team of Susan Shie and James Acord craft lively quilts that combine fabric, thread, paint, text, and found objects. A recent small gift of both small and large-scale works offers an opportunity to explore their collaborative working process. Tuesday-Saturday 10:00AM - 5:00PM Sunday 12:00PM - 5:00PM Closed Monday, Federal Holidays, and Easter The Museum Store closes at 4:45PM each day. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-105746]
 Cameron Park Farmers Market
Friday, May 5, 2017 through Sunday, October 29, 2017. Fri 4 pm - 8 pm; Sat 8 am-1 pm. Cameron Park Market, located in the heart of downtown La Crosse, offers a unique mix of produce, flowers, baked goods, meats, dairy, canned goods, other food, crafts, art, and also features free live music, and free yoga classes from local yoga studios. Friday evening from 4pm to 8pm (or dusk, whichever earliest), May - October Saturday morning 8am - 1pm, May - October We operate a Winter Market on select Saturdays November - January,from 10am - 1pm. 2017 details will be posted in September. Cameron Park Farmers Market, King Street, between 4th and 5th, La Crosse, La Crosse County. Call 6084336708. Subjects: Food, FarmMarkets, Families [E-105737]
 Clark County's "Bloomin' Greenhouse Tour"
Saturday, April 15, 2017 through Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Clark County's self-guided "Bloomin' Greenhouse Tour" meanders along scenic country roads and through quaint communities to 40+ greenhouses. Follow the map to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of each greenhouse. Come anytime spring, summer or fall, we have plenty for all. April - October, 2017 For a brochure listing of greenhouses, please call 715-255-9100, or visit our website, or Facebook. Free. Located throughout Clark County, 301 N Main St, Loyal, Clark County. Call 715-255-9100. Subjects: Festivals, Gardening, Sales [E-105448]
 Variations on a Theme: Vessels from RAM's Collection
Sunday, July 16, 2017 through Monday, January 22, 2018. The second in a series of exhibitions surveying the landscape of craft through theory, design, and history. The 50 plus examples on display in this exhibition-made of clay, glass, and metal and pulled from RAM's extensive holdings of contemporary craft-underscore the idea that there are many ways to interpret or investigate what a vessel could or should look like. Includes the work of artists such as Ralph Bacerra, Kim Cridler, Ruth Duckworth, Gustavo Perez, Ann Wolff, and Betty Woodman. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-105754]
 Karen Johnson Boyd: From the Vault
Friday, August 4, 2017 through Friday, July 27, 2018. Karen Johnson Boyd was an advocate for and collector of art who had a strong affinity for contemporary American craft. This Windows on 5th installation pays homage to her role in establishing RAM's craft collection by featuring large-scale ceramic work that she donated to the museum over the years. With works presented as if being pulled from crates or out of storage, this exhibition offers a playful take on building a collection, honoring a donor, and managing works of art. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-105755]
 Getting To Zero One Person At A Time World AIDS Day
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 through Saturday, December 1, 2018. 9am til 3pm. YWCA FREE HIV/STI Testing Free Contraceptives Insurance Assistance & Enrollment Prevention Education Community Resources Giveaways FREE. YWCA, 1915 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-269-8282. Subjects: Health [E-102947]
 Senior Beat: Diane Hesselbein
Monday, May 15, 2017 through Thursday, May 15, 2031. Our May guest is Diane Hesselbein, Assembly District 79 Representative, and her main topic will be the state budget. Representative Hesselbein is sensitive to the needs of senior citizens. She serves on the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, and is Vice-Chair for the Speaker's Task Force on Alzheimer's and Dementia. Watch Senior Beat all month: Tuesdays at 12:30pm, Wednesdays at 4:30pm, Fridays at 12:00pm, and Sundays at 4:30pm on Madison City Channel. Free. Madison Senior Center, 330 W Mifflin, Madison, Dane County. Call 608-266-6581. Subjects: Education, Seniors [E-105880]
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