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Wisconsin Events for Wednesday August 16, 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 
 Bat Monitoring
Wednesday, August 16, 2017. 7 pm - 9:30 pm. WI DNR staff will set up a mist net to capture & study bat species at MNP. Last year we caught & got up-close with an eastern red bat & little brown bat. Come out to see what turns up! Suggested to bring: flashlight, bug spray & chair. Meet at the Education Center (8200 W. County Line Rd, Mequon) at 7pm. We will then walk a short distance to Charlie's Woods. Contact Jason with questions. This is a free, family-friendly event. Donations are appreciated! FREE!. Mequon Nature Preserve, 8200 West County Line Road, Mequon, Ozaukee County. Call 262-242-8055. Subjects: Nature, Families, Wildlife [E-106251]
 Courtyard Luau w/Bahama Bob
Wednesday, August 16, 2017. 1pm-2pm. Take a break from the sun and heat with the staff and friends of the Madison Senior Center, Capitol Centre Apartments, and Capital Centre Market. Listen to the Hawaiian beach sounds of Bahama Bob, while enjoying a delicious sundae. Free. Madison Senior Center, 330 W Mifflin, Madison, Dane County. Call 608-266-6581. Subjects: Music [E-106195]
 Hospice Alliance Dining for Donations - Mason's Eatery & Pub
Wednesday, August 16, 2017. 11am - 12am. All friends, family, and supporters of Hospice Alliance are invited to participate in our Dining for Donations. Just mention Hospice Alliance to your Waiter/Waitress. and 15% of the sale to will go towards Hospice Alliance. (Includes Food, Soda & Liquor.) Thank you for your support! Mason's Eatery & Pub, 7000 74th Place, Kenosha, Kenosha County. Subjects: Community, Food, Health [E-106243]
 Kids from Wisconsin Performance in Fond du Lac
Wednesday, August 16, 2017. 7:15 pm. The Kids From Wisconsin revue is produced in collaboration with some of this country's best writers, arrangers, and choreographers. Performing a broad repertoire of music that includes the American favorites, big band, 50's- 80's classics, Motown, country, Broadway and current top hits, filling a two hour fully staged Broadway style performance. Buttermilk Festival, 801 S. Park Ave, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County. Call 4142267067. Subjects: Music, Dance [E-105476]
 Sculpted Realities: Adolph Rosenblatt in Perspective
Wednesday, August 16, 2017. 7:00pm - 8:30pm. Rosenblatt's work, as this lecture explores, creates a dynamic relationship with the viewer that speaks to a long history of representing ordinary life, and which proves both challenging and highly rewarding for the thoughtful observer. Sarah C. Schaefer is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. She leads this event. General Admission $5 Members $3 FREE Parking. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Avenue - Milwauke, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143905730. Subjects: Art [E-106107]
 Events Spanning Multiple Days 
 3 & 4 grade Critter Camp
Monday, August 14, 2017 through Thursday, August 17, 2017. 9am-2pm. Spend a fun-filled week of animal education and fun. Includes a Critter Camp t-shirt, animal interaction, animal-related educational activities, fieldtrips, and special guests. Space is limited and session fills up quickly! Fee: $150.00 Register online before August 3, 2017 Camp is for children entering 3 and 4 grades $150.00. Sauk County Humane Society, 618 Hwy 136, Baraboo, Sauk County. Call 608-356-2520. Subjects: Education, Schools, Kids [E-106218]
 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]
 Youth Mindfulness Camp
Monday, August 14, 2017 through Friday, August 18, 2017. 9 am - 12 pm. Your child will learn to be aware in the present moment without judgement. Children will work to improve their awareness with a focus on the breath, their senses and positive attitudes. Learning self-regulation, focus and stress management skills now can help them throughout their lives. Understanding how their brain works and the concept of mindfulness can help them gain greater appreciation and a sense of gratitude. $249. UW-Parkside Tallent Hall, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, Kenosha County. Call 262-595-2604. Subjects: Education, Kids [E-105439]
 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]
 Venetian Festival
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 through Sunday, August 20, 2017. Wed-Fri 5-Mid. St&Sun 12p-. 55th anniversary of the Lake Geneva Jaycees Venetian Festival. The five-day Festival runs from August 16th-20th and takes place at Flat Iron, Library, and Seminary Parks in picturesque downtown Lake Geneva. Venetian Festival includes a Craft Fair, Carnival, Water ski show, local cuisine including a brat stand and beer tent. This is all capped off on Sunday with a traditional Venetian Style lighted boat parade followed by the area's largest fireworks display high above Geneva Lake. $5 cover for Entertainment Pavilion after 6pm. Downtown Lake Geneva, Lake Geneva, Walworth County. Subjects: Festivals, Crafts, Music [E-106139]
 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]
 Deathtrap
Thursday, August 10, 2017 through Sunday, August 27, 2017. 7:30 om. Acclaimed but cash-strapped writer Sidney Bruhl has an exceptional new thriller in his hands. There's just one problem: It was written by one of his students. Sydney and his wife quickly come up with a solution -- offer to collaborate with the young writer, and they can split the profits 50/50. No need to consider more - lethal solutions. Dripping with twists and turns, Ira Levin's Tony-nominated play is both a spellbinding thriller and a devilishly clever comedy. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N Broadway, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-291-7800. Subjects: Theater, Art [E-105944]
 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]
 U-pick apples
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 through Wednesday, November 15, 2017. 10 am-5 pm daily. Want the freshest apples available? Pick them yourself! We have several acres of trees with more than twenty varieties of apples for you to pick. We also have pre-picked bags available Taste some of our delicious, seasonal baked goods in the orchard bakery. Enjoy a selection of pies, cookies, cupcakes, crisp, and more! We also offer fresh pressed apple cider in season. Check our facebook page or web site for updates and current events. Rush River Orchard and Bakery, W4616 County Road G, Ellsworth, Pierce County. Call 715-531-3381. Subjects: Agriculture, FarmMarkets [E-106247]
 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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