Now through June 25

AODA (ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE) FAMILY EDUCATIONAL SERIES. Marinette County Health and Human Services-ADAPT announces the next series, open to the public, to be held in the basement conference room at 2500 Hall Ave., Marinette, Mondays for six weeks from 6 to 8 p.m. The AODA Family Educational Series has been developed to address three important issues associated with substance use: prevention, intervention and treatment. This is a free event but registration is required as space is limited. For more information and to register, persons may call 715-732-7760 or 1-888-732-7549. Participants will be expected to attend all six sessions to be considered eligible for Certificate of Completion.

For one week during June or July

INDIVIDUAL SINGING LESSONS. Held by Nicole Freitag through the UW-Marinette Continuing Education Department for persons of all ages, in room T153 at the UW-Marinette Theatre Fine Arts Building. One-on-one voice classes which will focus on vocal warm-up including breathing exercises learning to read music, song repertoire and vowel technique. Students will also learn to evaluate their own singing. The cost is $129 and includes all materials. For more information and to register for a 45-minute slot, persons may visit www.marinette.uwc.edu/ce or call 715-504-3303.

Now through Aug. 30

CRIVITZ FLEA & FARMERS MARKET. Shows held Thursdays with an additional show July 4. Each offers a unique display of goods and services, including a variety of food concessions.

PLAZA ACE ROUND UP STEP UP PROGRAM. Round up your purchase at Plaza Ace Hardware in Menominee, allowing the spare change to help you and the M&M Area Community Foundation's Philanthropy Fund. Ask Plaza Ace to STEP-UP by donating two percent of your purchase to The Salvation Army or one of the other 3 non-profits organizations of your choice. The Salvation Army will use the funds to purchase toilet paper, building maintenance supplies, paint, craft items, ice melt, and other regularly used supplies. Funds will help at the recently opened Youth Center to provide games, academic skill retention, personal development activities, recreation, crafts, music lessons, field trips, healthy snacks, free books, a fenced in play area, a new computer lab and more, to families with limited opportunities. 

VINCENTIAN SPIRITUALITY AND HERITAGE REFLECTION SESSIONS. Open to any resident from Marinette, Menominee or Peshtigo who is interested in knowing more about the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. If you want to grow in personal holiness and have a desire to live out the gospel message, then you may be interested in joining us for this time of reflection. For more information and to RSVP, persons may email svdpsjcmarinette@gmail.com or call 715-923 9549 by May 29 for Module III to ensure there are enough books for everyone.

Now through Aug. 31

MAAC ATTACK ART EXHIBIT. Held by the Menominee Area Arts Council at the Farmers & Merchants Bank, 1644 Ludington St., Marinette. This year’s theme is Nature. For more information on the group’s activities, persons may email publicist James LaMalfa at james.lamalfa@uwc.edu or call 715-735-4300.

June 2

SOUND IMMERSION EVENT. Hosted by Nicklaus Counselling Center in conjunction with Harmonize Massage at Harmonize Massage, 880 Frontage Road, Ste F, Peshtigo at 7 p.m. Tickets, which can be purchased in advance at Nicklaus Counselling Center, 1557 Cleveland Ave., Marinette, between Jack’s Fresh Market and Real Pizza, cost $20 and at the door $30 While reclining, breathing slowly, your body is immersed in a bath of sound as Karen plays her singing bowls and gongs and the sound energy moves through the body, aligning the system, relaxing the mind and rejuvenating the spirit. Chairs will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or blanket. For more information, persons may email nicole@nicklauscc.com or call 715-732-6868.

FAMILY RECREATION DAY. Free pet friendly event held at the Marina Park in Downtown Menominee,801 First St., and will include entertainment at the band shell, a bounce house, Mighty Pier Pups diving dogs, magic acts, face painting, child ID, 40 booths, fire safety house and bicycle rodeo w/free helmets. Children 12 years and younger eat free. Riggs Run will be held from 7 to 8 a.m. and Jr. walleye tourney and 5000 ping pong balls showered on crowd at 3 p.m. For more information, persons may email Joe Peacock at joe.peacock@edwardjones.com or call 906 290 3660.

FLEA MARKET AND BREAKFAST. Held at the Menominee First United Methodist Church, 601 10th Ave. from 8 a.m. to noon. Items will be sold in church foyer and gathering room with the overflow outside. Breakfast includes baked French toast, sausage, juice and coffee at a cost of $6 for adults, $4 for youth and free for children younger than 10 years. All proceeds will benefit mission projects. For more information, persons may call 906-864-2555.

FLEA MARKET AND PERENNIAL PLANT SALE. Held by The Friends of Spies Public Library from on the Spies Public Library Parking Lot, 940 First Street, Menominee, from 8 a.m. to noon. If anyone would like to donate plants to the Friends for the sale, please place them in disposable containers, label them and bring them to the Spies Public Library. Vendors are welcome to participate, free of charge, on a first come first serve basis for the available 10 X 10 parking spots.  Flea market vendors must sign a release form before June 2, which can be obtained at the Spies Public Library. For more information, people may call 906-863-2900.

VOICES OF PEACE. A Southern Gospel music group will sing at 6 p.m. at the Community Covenant Church, 1123 13th Street, Menominee (across from Blesch Middle School). This is the rescheduled date for the concert. Free-will offering will be accepted. For more information, call Glenna, 906-290-3552.

RIGGS 5K RUN/WALK. Held at Marina Park, Menominee at 8 a.m.  This run/walk allows runners and walkers to bring along their dog. Registration before May 13 guarantees a t-shirt and forms are available at Marinette City Hall, the YMCA, the Mighty Pet Store, Menominee, and online at mmymca.org under the “Events” tab. The cost is $20 for adults; $10 for children 6 to 12 years and free for those 5 and younger. Same day registration is $25 for adults and $12 for children and is available at the park between 7 and 7:45 a.m.  The event will be held rain or shine and snacks will be provided.  Corporate sponsorships are also available for $200.  For more information, persons may email mpdk9runwalk@gmail.com or Jenni Campbell at jenni@mmymca.org.

2018 FEATHER AND FUR SWAP SEASON: The Northern Poultry, Pigeon and Rabbit Club (NPPRC) will hold the events from 8 a.m. to noon:

June 2: Peshtigo Feed Mill, Peshtigo.

The public is invited and welcome.  There is no admission fee for the buyers or sellers.  Swap participants are reminded that they are responsible for complying with all state and local rules and regulations regarding transportation and sale of animals. People are invited to buy, sell, or trade all types of birds, rabbits, small animals, pets, livestock and equipment.  Participants must provide their own cages.  For more information and to join the club, persons may call Joe Michalko or Sharon Larscheid at715-596-0284; Sandi Brumbaugh at 715-735-7120; Mary or Doug Quaak at 906-753-4153.

June 2, July 7, Aug. 4 and Sept. 1

FLEA MARKET & CRAFTS. Held at the Veteran's Park in downtown Stephenson with all proceeds to benefit the Stephenson Eagles Athletic Booster Club. One table space cost $5; 2 to 5 tables $10 and over 5 tables $20. Reservations are not needed.  For more information, persons may call 906-788-4750. 

June 5

CONCERTS IN THE PARK - STEPHENSON ISLAND. Gypsy Jazz Ensemble will play free to the public from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

June 6

BANDS AT BADGER – SAPPHIRES. Sapphires will play, free to the public, from 6 to 8 p.m. Concessions will be available.

WRITING COVER LETTERS AND RESUMES. Free marketing yourself workshop, funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries and held at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive, from 9 to 11 a.m. Registration is required. For more information, people may call Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

June 6 and 7

HIRING EVENT FOR JOANN STORES. On-the-spot interviews for part-time and full-time team members at Marinette Job Center, 1605 University Drive, Marinette, June 6, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; June 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those attending should apply online at www.joann.com/careers prior to the hiring event.

June 6, July 3, Aug. 1, Sept. 5 and Oct. 3

YMCA CPR & AED TRAINING. Classes held from 6 to 9 p.m. and require registration. The cost for YMCA members is $25 and $50 for non-members. For more information and to register, persons may call the welcome desk at 906-863-9983 or email rfinch@mmymca.org.

June 8, 22

SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP. Free marketing yourself workshop, funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries and held at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive, from 10 to 11 a.m. Registration is required. For more information, people may call Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

June 9

BIRD HIKE. Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 6 to 8 a.m. Take a guided hike through the Harmony Hardwoods to learn about native forest bird species. Field guides and some binoculars will be available. Dress for the weather, cancelled if inclement weather. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free at 877-884-4408.

BENEFIT GOLF SCRAMBLE. Sponsored by St. Mary’s Court, No. 1765 Catholic Order of Foresters, will be held at De Smidt’s Golf Course and Country Club, Crivitz. Currently looking for golfers, donations, sponsors of holes and bunkers. For more information, people may contact Joe Fendryk, 715-789-2430. This benefit is for the Amberg/Wausaukee/Crivitz conference of St. Vincent de Paul. 

MARINETTE/MENOMINEE BIGFOOT CONVENTION. Held at the Pullman Center Whistle Stop, N2190 U.S. 41, Menominee from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. Linda Godfrey will speak on bipedal cryptids and Charlie Raymond, founder of the Kentucky BFRO, will speak on the latest research. Admission is $10.00. For more information, persons may call 906-863-1135.

June 10           

TRI-CITY AREA UNITED WAY ANNUAL MEETING. Held at the United Way office, 1812 Hall Ave., Marinette, at noon. The event is open to the public. For more information, persons may call 715-735-7785.

June 11

ESSENTIAL OILS 101. Held at the Heritage Hearing Care Building, 705 10th Ave., Menominee, from 6 to 7 p.m. Learn together about the exciting world of Essential Oils and how to take control of your health naturally, one oil at a time. Anyone interested in learning about Essential oils are welcome.

June 11-July 16

YMCA LIL TOT SPORTS. Held in the YMCA Gymnasium, for children 3 to 4 years from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Each week there will be different sporting opportunities offered with vital skills to help the progress of the fundamentals being taught at each session. These will include sports and listening skills as well as skills to adapt in a structured sports environment. Skills and drills will be held each session. The cost is $25 for members and $35 for non-members which includes a t-shirt. For more information and to register, persons may visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983.

June 12 through Aug. 17     

THE BEAUTY OF MENOMINEE, MARINETTE AND PESHTIGO ART EXHIBIT. Sponsored by the GFWC Menominee Woman’s Club and the Spies Public Library held at the Spies Public Library from 2 to 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, persons may call the library at 906-863-2900.

June 13

JOB APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWING SKILLS. Free marketing yourself workshop, funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries and held at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive, from 9 to 11 a.m. Registration is required. For more information, people may call Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

June 15

YMAZING RACE - FAMILY STYLE - AROUND THE WORLD. Held at the Marinette Menominee YMCA from 6 to 8 p.m. where families compete against other families. Slide down the hills of Antarctica and dig in the desserts of South Africa, mine for jewels, paint an African painting with your hands and feet and taste the cultures of the world followed by smore roasting over Mount Fuji. The cost is $10 for a member family and $20 for a non-member family. For more information and to register, persons may visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983.

NOAH’S ARK ANIMAL WORKSHOP BUILD-A-BOOK BUDDY FUNDRAISER. Held by The Early Literacy Council of the Great Start Collaborative of Menominee County and Spies Public Library with sessions held at Spies Public Library at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Children will be able to choose between stuffing a frog or unicorn. There will be two different sessions for families to choose from.  The Build-A-Book Buddy event will allow children to build a pal to keep them company while reading throughout the year and will include other activities such as a story read aloud by the Children’s Librarian and a take home treat or craft.  Registration forms can collected from and returned to the Menominee County Intermediate School District, 1201 41st Ave. or at the Spies Public Library, 940 1st Street, Menominee. The cost to participate is $15 per animal. Registration forms are due by May 31.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the local Imagination Library which provides enrolled children ages 0-5 with one free book mailed to their home every month. For more information, persons may call the Menominee County Intermediate School District at 906-853-5665, ext. 1028.

June 15 and 29

“RED FLAG” WORKSHOP”. Free marketing yourself workshop, funded by Bay Area Workforce development board in partnership with Goodwill Industries and held at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive, from 10 to 11 a.m. Registration is required. For more information, persons may call Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

June 16

UNIVERSE IN THE PARK: A NIGHT OF STARGAZING. Held at Governor Thompson State Park, N10008 Paust Lane, Crivitz. UitP (Universe in the park) will be giving a 30 to 40-minute talk and slide show about astronomy, answering questions and letting the general public view astronomical objects through one of the UitP telescopes. The talks are suitable for persons of all ages and at the conclusion, if the sky is clear, two moderate aperture telescopes will be set up and provide park visitors the opportunity to view whatever astronomical objects are available. For more information, persons may call 715-757-3979.

HARMONY BY THE BAY. Held at the Menominee Marina, 1000 1st Street, Menominee from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. This event is a family friendly Christian Music Fest and includes food booths, bounce houses, face painting and much more.  For more information, persons may email harmony.sumer.concert@gmail.com or call 906-792-0007.   

JIM HODGE 5k/10k RUN/WALK. Held at the Marinette/Menominee YMCA starting at 8 a.m. Registration fees are $25 for adults and $15 for youths 16 years and younger. A free race t-shirt will be given to anyone who registers before June 5. Pre-registration will be held at YMCA June 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. and June 16 from 7:00 until time of race.  Bucket raffles will be held along with race. Persons may register today at JimHodgeRun.org.

June 18

MAKE YOUR OWN KOMBUCHA. This free class will be held in the FCE room at the Marinette High School from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants will discover the health benefits of Kombucha and learn the steps to make their own and are encouraged to bring a sterile glass jar in order to leave with your own SCOBY to get started. For more information and to register, persons may visit https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/ or call 715-735-1400.

June 18-21

YMCA BASKETBALL CAMP. Held in the YMCA Gymnasium for boys and girls entering Kindergarten to Grade 3, Monday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00. The cost is $19 for members and $31 for non-members for a single camp and $53 for members and $84 for non-members for all three camps: Basketball, baseball/tee ball and soccer. Registration is required by June 10. For more information and to register, persons may visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983.

June 18 to 22

COLLEGE 4 KIDS THEATRE SUMMER CAMP. Offered by Brittany Welch, Children’s Theatre Director, and the UW-Marinette Continuing Education Department, for persons six to 18 years, interested in learning the aspects of being part of a production in a real live theatre setting, at the UW-Marinette Theatre Building, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Participants will learn theatre language, stage presence, costuming, set creation and more.  At the end of the one-week session, “Annie Kids” will be performed for the public at UW-Marinette, June 22 at 1 p.m. For more information and to register, persons may visit the website at www.marinette.uwc.ede/ce or call 715-735-4300, ext. 4342.

June 20

BANDS AT BADGER – SUNNY ‘N HEAT. Sunny ‘N Heat will play, free to the public, from 6 to 8 p.m. Concessions will be available.

June 20-22

SAND LAKE CONSERVATION CAMP. Held at Camp Bird in Crivitz for Wisconsin and Upper Michigan youth in Grades 6 to 8. It provides positive outdoor experiences and helps foster an appreciation for nature. Registration fee is $100 until May 18; after which it’s $150. For more information, persons may call the Marinette County Land & Water Conservation office at 715-732-7780

June 20 to Aug. 8

YMCA HORSE CAMP. Held at Northern Horizon Perform Horses, W2791 Oak Drive, Marinette, Highway 180, for persons 6 to 10 years, Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon and persons 11 to 18 years from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Professional instructor Jeanine Schira will lead the camp in teaching a wide variety of skills which include riding and tacking, horse management, horse safety and proper nutrition for the horse. Attendees will participate in a mounted horseback ride and should wear long pants and boots with a heel. A riding helmet will be provided or persons may bring their own. The cost is $225 for members and $325 for non-members. For more information and to register, persons may visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983.

June 21

CONCERTS IN THE PARK – MENOMINEE BANDSHELL. The Sapphires and Jeff will play free to the public from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

June 23

MENOMINEE WOODS AND STREAM SPORTSMAN’S CLUB TRAP SHOOT AND CLUB PICNIC. Held at the Menominee Woods & Stream Sportsman's Club, N3675 Co Road 577, Menominee from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The club will grill burgers and brats for the pot luck lunch and there will be a 50-Bird Lewis Shoot and various 5-Bird Meat Shoots open to all club members as well as the general public. 

June 23-24

HAM RADIO FIELD DAY. Held in the large field south of Water Tower Park, Menominee, persons may enter via 32nd Ave. off 13th St. west into area. Watch for sign. The event runs from 1 p.m. Saturday to 1 p.m. Sunday and set up of equipment starts on Friday afternoon and continues through Saturday morning.  All radio operations begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday. This is a national event and is held each year at this time. Contacts will be made with other Field Day stations throughout the country.  Community residents, including youth, families, and government officials are invited to attend to view this community resource that is available in event of severe weather or any emergency situation where reliable communications are needed.   Visitors are encouraged to operate a radio under supervision of a licensed ham operator at one of several stations to be set up. Members of M&M Amateur Radio club will be on site along with several radio stations to demonstrate the capabilities of ham radio during emergency situations.  Gas generators will be used for all power. There will be plenty of parking along with a port-a-potty on site. Water, soda and picnic style food will be available starting at 4 p.m. Food items to share would be appreciated. For more information, persons may call Ed at 906-863-3477. 

June 24

WALKING CEMETERY TOUR. Held by the Marinette Genealogy Group, at the Forest Home Cemetery, Marinette every fifteen minutes between 1 p.m. and 2:45. Tickets are $5 each and all proceeds will benefit the preservation of the chapel at the Forest Home Cemetery. Music will be provided by the Menominee River Choir and Dean Hoffman. Refreshments will be available for a free will offering. For more information or to register, persons may stop by the cemetery at 2430 Mary Street, Marinette, or call 715-732-5173.

MARINETTE COUNTY BREAKFAST ON THE FARM. Hosted by Carlson Family Farms, just southwest of Hwy. 64, County W intersection in Town of Grover, the annual all-you-can eat and family-oriented activities event. Enjoy some great food and then tour the farm operations and other displays. For more information, persons may visit the Facebook page.

ART FOR ALL. Art show and sale held at the Menominee Marina Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.  There will be more than 50 regional artists, a hands-on art area for children, food booths and entertainment.  For more information, people may visit www.artforallinc.com; on Facebook: Art-For All or call 715-578-7521.

LEOW STRONG BIKE RIDE. Riders leave from Marinette High School along one of three routes of 9, 25 or 50 miles with six rest stops throughout the Peshtigo River, Green Bay and country backroads. For more information, persons may visit bamc.org.

CONCERT - CHRISTIAN MUSICIAN JOHN WALLER. Held at Badger Park, Peshtigo at 4 p.m. This free outdoor concert will include songs in a number of great movies – “Fireproof,” “Courageous,” “War Room” and “Champion – While I’m Waiting,” “As for Me and My House,” “Crazy Faith” and “Life is a Gift.” For more information, persons may visit the Grover Community Church Facebook page or website at www.grovercommunity.org.  A free will offering will be taken.

June 25

RETIREMENT: MEDICARE. Held in the office conference room at the Marinette Middle School from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and at the Marinette High School, June 25. In this free class get your questions about your choices for Medicare Health Insurance answered. For more information and to register, persons may call 715-735-1400 or visit https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/.

June 25-28

YMCA BASEBALL/TEE BALL CAMP. Held in the YMCA Gymnasium for boys and girls entering Kindergarten to Grade 3, Monday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00. The cost is $19 for members and $31 for non-members for a single camp and $53 for members and $84 for non-members for all three camps: Basketball, baseball/tee ball and soccer. Registration is required by June 10. For more information and to register, persons may visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983.

June 28

CONCERT ORGANIST DONALD VERKUILEN TO PERFORM. Held at Peace United Church of Christ, 10th and Elizabeth Ave., Marinette, at 7 p.m. The first part of the program will feature organ music by German composers, in celebration of the German Heritage of Peace (Friedens) Church. The second part will include French organ music. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, persons may call 906-424-0186 or 715-735-7642.

BABYSITTING & CHILD SAFETY COURSE. Held at the Greater Marinette-Menominee YMCA for persons 10 to 21 years old, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $50 and includes lunch. For more information and to register, persons may call the YMCA at 906-863-9983.

June 30

VILLAGE OF POUND CLASSIC CAR & TRUCK SHOW. Held on Business 141 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be trophies for first, second and third places for Kids Choice Award, Spectators Choice Award and Judged Show. Entrants must be present to win and receive trophies at 2:30 p.m.  Registration fee $5 from 8 to 11 a.m. For more information, persons may call Kevin 906-290-2304 or Trish at 906-290-2305 or visit http://www.villageofpound.com. Proceeds go toward park improvements.

July 9 to 12

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - I'M ON GOD'S TEAM. Held at the Zion Lutheran Church, 2714 James St., Marinette, for children from preschool through fifth grade from 5:15 to 8 p.m. There will be games, crafts, songs and stories and a free family supper will take place from 5:15 to 6 p.m. each night a community potluck picnic and kickball game at the conclusion of the week. Advance registration is encouraged. For more information and to register, persons may call Zion Lutheran at 715-735-7898 or Bethel Lutheran at 906-863-2066.

YMCA SOCCER CAMP. Held in the YMCA Gymnasium for boys and girls entering Kindergarten to Grade 3, Monday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00. The cost is $19 for members and $31 for non-members for a single camp and $53 for members and $84 for non-members for all three camps: Basketball, baseball/tee ball and soccer. Registration is required by June 10. For more information and to register, persons may visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983.

July 9 to 13

GIFTED AND TALENTED WEEK. Held by the Marinette Continuing Education Department at the UW-Marinette, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The program will focus on science, psychology, and Spanish and participants will be able to explore the unusual world of science, learn about biology and chemistry through labs and demonstrations. Each day will be filled with messy and engaging activities. Topics will include matter, the human body, chemical reactions, and slime science. In Think, Explore … Psychology, students will learn about the human mind, behavior and conduct mini experiments as well as explore sleep and dreams, problem solving, sensation and perception, helping others, animal behaviors and more. Students will also learn Spanish greetings, numbers, colors and clothing in an interactive and collaborative environment. The cost is $140 and includes necessary materials, breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt. For more information and to register, persons may visit the website at www.marinette.edu/ce or call 715-504-3303.

July 9 to 18

YMCA 3 ON 3 SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUE. Held at the Menominee High School Gymnasium with times to be determined. There will be 4 divisions: Boys 9 and 10 years and 11 and 12; girls 9 and 10 and 11 and 12. Each day will begin with a period of fundamentals work for all players. Players will be divided into teams and all teams will be guaranteed at least 10 games over the course of the league. The season will conclude with a playoff tournament for each division where medals will be awarded. Volunteer mentors and coaches are needed. Players will receive their own reversible jersey for gameplay. The cost is $36 for members and $55 for non-members. Registration is required by June 27. For more information and to register, persons may visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983.

July 10

CONCERTS IN THE PARK - STEPHENSON ISLAND. The Haley Grace Duo will play free to the public from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

July 11

BANDS AT BADGER – ROCKER! ROCKER! ROCKER! Rocker! Rocker! Rocker! will play, free to the public, from 6 to 8 p.m. Concessions will be available.

ASTRONOMY AT THE ARBORETUM. Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 9 to 10:15 p.m. This is an introduction to stars, constellations, star lore and other space-related topics which includes a stargazing tour.  Dress for the weather, hot beverages will be provided. If inclement weather or mostly overcast, the event will be cancelled. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free at 877-884-4408.

July 13

FREE MOVIE ON STEPHENSON ISLAND/FREE CHILD ID PROGRAM. As part of Logging & Heritage Festival the movie “Justice League” will play at dusk. Prior to the movie there will also be a “free” Child ID program available inside the Marinette Welcome Center from 6 to 9 p.m.

OUTDOOR FISH FRY. Held by The Marinette Moose Lodge at Red Arrow Park from 3 to 7 p.m. with entertainment provided by a Polka Band and dancing by the “Country Kickers.” Everyone is invited to come to the park, partake of the food and entertainment.

July 14 and 15

MARINETTE LOGGING & HERITAGE FESTIVAL. Held at the Stephenson Island, Marinette. Activities include: live music: “Johnny Wad”, “Sonny & The Heat” “Senior Moments, “Goodfellas,” food vendors, art and craft vendors, live demonstrations (wooden shoe carving, skill saw carvings), the Great Lakes timber shows, Mischief and Magic (children), inflatable bouncers, free Ice cream for children, Triple C Riders charity ride, Ella Smetana Memorial 5K/run/walk, division BMX stunt team performances, bike rodeo, fireworks and a bike and car show. New this year will be a “media challenge” between Jody Korch (Marinette EagleHerald sports writer) and Eric Bergstrom (Bay Cities radio personality). Luke’s Lost Arts, a wooden shoe maker, will also feature his craft. For more information, persons may visit the website at www.marinette.wi.us.

July 15

MARINETTE LOGGING & HERITAGE FESTIVAL CAR SHOW. Held at Stephenson Island (foot of U.S. 41 bridge) from noon to 4 p.m. This is a free event. Dash plaques to first 150 cars. Class trophies voted by participants, plus special trophies.

July 16-19

YMCA GYMNASTICS CAMP. Held for persons 6 to 18 years who wants to learn gymnastic skills, games and swimming from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Gliders team staff will be coaching providing a challenging, fun, and safe environment. Participants are encouraged to bring a hair tie, water bottle, swimsuit, towel and leotard or shorts and a t-shirt as well as a bag lunch or lunch will be provided. The cost is $95 for members and $145 for non-members. For more information, persons may visit the YMCA website at www.mmymca.org under programs; visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983. 

July 16-20, August 27-30

YMCA MERMAID SCHOOL. Launch into the mermaid dream with a week-long initiation to monofin and synchronized swimming for children 6 to 9 years from 5 to 5:45 p.m. and from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. for those 10 years and older. The cost is $20 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information, persons may visit the YMCA website at www.mmymca.org under programs; visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983. 

JUNIOR LIFEGUARD TRAINING Held at the YMCA for children 11 to 15 years from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The class helps build a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards. The Junior Lifeguarding course is a key component of the Lifeguarding Program. The cost is $25 for members and $50 for non-members. For more information and to register, persons may visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983.

July 19

MENOMINEE KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING. A four-person scramble held at the Riverside Golf Club at a cost of $75 which includes greens fee, cart and a buffet dinner. Proceeds will benefit the youth in the community. There will be on-course events, raffles and prizes. For more information, people may call John at 906-290-2142 or contact any Kiwanis member.

July 21-22

BROWN TROUT DERBY. Held at the Menominee Memorial Marina.  Fishing contest is for cash and prizes, along with raffles for other prizes.  Food and refreshments provided by American Legion Post 146.  For more information, people may call Tom at 715-923-5615 or Jerry at 715-923-4254.

July 23 or Aug. 20

RETIREMENT: I’M TURNING 65 SOON – WHAT SHOULD I DO? Held at the Marinette Middle School, May 21 or the Marinette High School, July 23 and Aug 20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This session will be an opportunity to get questions answered and help attendees understand the choices for the future. For more information and to register, persons may visit https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/ or call 715-735-1400.

July 25

BANDS AT BADGER – EDDIE LARSEN CLASSIC MEMORIES. Eddie Larsen Classic Memories will play, free to the public, from 6 to 8 p.m. Concessions will be available.

July 26

CONCERTS IN THE PARK – MENOMINEE BANDSHELL. The Dirty Deuce will play free to the public from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

EDIBLE FLOWERS: BEAUTY AND FLAVOR. Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Many species of plants grown for their floral displays can also share the spotlight at the dinner table. Join us for a tasty discussion and sampling session as we review selection and management of both “flower” and vegetable species which have edible flowers. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free at 877-884-4408.

July 28

MENEKAUNEE OLD TIMERS PICNIC. Held at noon at Red Arrow Park for anyone age 50 and older, with ties to Menekaunee. Bring own lawn chairs and beverage. Cost is $10 if paid by July 23 or $15 if paid later. Checks should be made payable and sent to Menekaunee Old Timers, 160 W Bay Shore St., Marinette, WI 54143. People may call Sharon, 715-735-5577, for more

information.

July 30

YMCA DANCE CAMP. Held at the Marinette Menominee YMCA from 10 to 11 a.m. for children 6 to 12 years from 10 to 11 a.m. Over this week, participants will learn dance skills and movements and memorize a pom dance routine. All campers will receive a free t-shirt. The cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Registration is required by July 19. For more information and to register, persons may visit the Welcome Desk at the YMCA or call 906-863-9983.

Aug. 3

ANNUAL KIDS DAY. Held at various locations throughout Marinette where kids will be celebrated. For more information, persons may email Melissa at mebsch@marinette.wi.us or call 715-938-2471.

August 4

ART IN THE GARDEN. Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 9 a.m. to noon. Create unique arts and crafts for your home and garden. Join Master Gardener, volunteers and partake in the make-it and take-it table, tours, workshops for adults and youth, and an up-cycled yard and garden art contest. Registration is required and forms are available at the UWEX office; on the web page at http://marinette.uwex.edu or on NLMGA Facebook page. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free 877-884-4408.

Aug. 7

CONCERTS IN THE PARK – STEPHENSON ISLAND. The Phil Lynch Quartet will play, free to the public, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Aug. 8

BANDS AT BADGER – MUSIC JAR. Music Jar will play, free to the public, from 6 to 8 p.m. Concessions will be available.

Aug. 10 - 11    

18TH ANNUAL HOT AIR BALLOON RALLY. Witness the stunning sight of hot air balloons ascending at the Rock Ledge Park and School, W High Road Seymour, Saturday at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a balloon glow to follow at dusk. There will be a bouncy house for children as well as burgers, snacks and beverages. Times are approximate and weather permitting. Admission and parking is free Friday from 4 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 6 to7 a.m. and 4:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, persons may email Home of the Hamburger at charlie@homeofthehamburger.org or call 920-833-6688.

Aug. 11

AUTO AND CYCLE SHOW. Held by the Marinette and Menominee Auto Club at Menominee’s Historic Waterfront, next to the band shell and Marina Beach, with registration from 8 to 11 a.m. Public viewing is free but a $5 fee to enter the show vehicle gate access to the grounds. Dash plaques will be given to the first 150 vehicles registered. There will be a silent auction with vehicle related items open to all, located by the registration table, which will benefit the club’s vehicle related College Scholarship program and a small auto swap space set up on the south side of the grounds. Russes golden oldies with DJ will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will be more than 79 trophies, in 21 auto and four cycle classes, awarded. Best of Show in both cycle and auto will also be awarded. For more information, persons may call William Chartrand, Show Chairman at 715-582-0347.

SILVER CLIFF FIRE AND RESCUE AUXILIARY PICNIC. Held at Silver Cliff Park on Highway C from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be raffles, country store, adult and children's games, music, chicken booyah, brats, hamburgers, corn on the cob, snack shack etc. and a parade at 10 a.m. along Highway C with community floats, antique vehicles and area Fire Departments.

Aug. 13 – 17

COLLEGE 4 KIDS - HANDS-ON FUN WEEK. Held by the Marinette Continuing Education Department at the UW-Marinette campus Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students will learn the basics of American Sign Language, including introductions, fingerspelling, feelings, and much more. Our robotics portion of the week will introduce students to skills such as sketching, measurements, teamwork, problem-solving, reading diagrams, meeting criteria, and other skills needed to be successful in STEM careers. This will be accomplished by class discussion, and projects using everyday objects and some not so everyday objects. Students will also be introduced to robots used in competitions and underwater robots (ROVs), Raspberry Pi’s, Arduinos, and other technology. Participants will then be able to go outdoors and learn new sports such as Two-hand Touch Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, Kubb, and Netball. The cost is $140 and includes necessary materials, breakfast, lunch, and a T-shirt. For more information and to register, persons may visit the website at www.marinette.edu/ce or call 715-504-3303.

Aug. 15

PRAIRIE WALK. Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 6 to 8 p.m. Explore the 17-acre prairie at Harmony Arboretum with local native plant enthusiasts and spend an evening learning what constitutes a prairie and why people are creating or restoring them. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free 877-884-4408.

Aug. 16

CONCERTS IN THE PARK – MENOMINEE BAND SHELL. The Community Jazz Ensemble will play, free to the public from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Aug 22

BANDS AT BADGER – DAZE ‘2 NIGHTS. Daze ‘2 Nights will play, free to the public, from 6 to 8 p.m. Concessions will be available.

Aug. 28-30

NINJA CAMP. Held Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two hours of ninja class with a break for lunch and swimming. Participants are required to bring a water bottle, swimsuit and towel. The cost is $40 for members and $80 for non-members. For more information and to register, persons may visit the YMCA website at www.mmymca.org under programs or call 906-863-9983. 

Aug. 30

VICTORY GARDENS: YESTERDAY AND TODAY. Held at Harmony’s own Victory Garden, a re-creation of a WWI era War Garden from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn about the history of such gardens, how they were this nation’s first local food movement, and how they contributed to the defense of the nation. There will be a discussion on vegetable varieties, planning for maximum production, preserving the harvest, and the government’s contribution to the education of the nation as well as how the Victory Garden concept and techniques can be applied today. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free at 877-884-4408.

Aug. 30 through Sept. 2

“THE WALL THAT HEALS” WILL BE AT CRIVITZ COMMUNITY VETERANS PARK. The Wall will be open 24 hours and is free to the public.  Ceremonies will be held and keynote speakers will be sharing throughout the course of the Memorial’s visit.

Sept. 1

CAR SHOW. Held at the Marinette Moose Lodge. This event is open to the public. For more information, persons may call Larry Liljestrand at 715-732-4152.

Sept. 2            

ICE CREAM SOCIAL / PICNIC. Held at the West Shore Fishing Museum located 15 miles north of Menominee on M-35, from noon to 4 p.m. Enter the museum grounds through Bailey Park at N5146 M-35. Community picnic with brats and dogs, famous homemade pies, ice cream, root beer, live music, children’s games and raffles. Persons can explore three museum buildings, the gift shop, five commercial fishing boats, nature trails, and beautiful gardens and grounds. For more information, persons may call the West Shore Fishing Museum at 715-923-9756.

Sept. 6

PEPPERS: ARE YOU SWEET OR SPICY? Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tasting peppers can become an adventure in taste bud trauma if you don’t know what you are sampling. This evening will afford the chance to knowingly sample a wide array of mild, warm, or spicy pepper cultivars and possibly a few dishes made from them. There will also be a review of plant care, proper harvest and storage procedures, and some ways to preserve them for later use. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free at 877-884-4408.

Sept. 11

DOG TRAINING CLASSES. Dog obedience classes held by the Tri-County Dog Training Academy will be held at the Marinette Armory, 2000 Mary St., Marinette.  Advanced registration is suggested as classes are limited. Orientation night begins with registration from 6:30 to7 p.m. and program begins at 7. Dogs do not attend orientation night.  We offer Puppy, Beginner, and Advanced levels.  For more information and an enrollment form people may visit Facebook or www.tricountydogtraining.org or call 906-792-5989.

Sept. 13

ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING PROGRAM. Offered by the University of Wisconsin Green Bay and held at the WI Maritime Center of Excellence (WMCOE), 1320 Main St., Marinette from 6 to 9 p.m. Identifying customers, determining their needs and analyzing that information into a feasible plan for starting or growing a business will be some of the topics featured. The cost is $250 if a business plan is accepted and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will provide the remaining $750 in tuition assistance. Persons must register online as well as apply for the grant to by fully registered for this course. For more information and to register, persons may call 920-496-2117.

Sept. 15

PLANT SALE AND PLANT PEST CLINIC

Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 9 a.m. to noon. Support the work done at the Gardens by purchasing plants from the Northern Lights Master Gardener Volunteers. UW-Extension Horticulture Agent will be on hand to identify and plant pest samples brought in and assist in pest management issues. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free at 877-884-4408.

Sept. 22

MENOMINEE HISTORIC WATERFRONT DOWNTOWN GIANT PUMPKIN FESTIVAL. Held at the Menominee Memorial Great Lakes Park, with local music, vendors, pie eating contest, seed spitting, pumpkin carving, bouncy jumpers, and the giant pumpkin race and more. For more information, persons and vendors may call 906-863-8718 or email giantpumpkinfestival6@gmail.com.

Oct. 4

FALL LANDSCAPE & GARDEN MANAGEMENT. Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Although the growing season is mostly over by early October, there are still a litany of tasks we can and should be doing to get our gardens and landscapes ready for the next growing season. Join in the discussion and hands-on activities at this session led by UW-Extension Horticulture Agent Scott Reuss. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free at 877-884-4408.

Oct. 8

ASTRONOMY AT THE ARBORETUM. Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Introduction to stars, constellations, star lore and other space-related topics which includes a stargazing tour.  Dress for the weather, hot beverages will be provided. If inclement weather or mostly overcast, the event will be cancelled. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free at 877-884-4408.

Oct. 13

HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN FEST. Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 2 to 5 p.m. A family oriented event for kids. Hands-on nature crafts, games, farm animal learning and petting area, with many more activities. This event is free but food pantry donations accepted at the entrance. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510; toll-free at 877-884-4408 or visit the website at http://marinette.uwex.edu.

Nov. 16 and 17

OLD WORLD CHRISTMAS MARKET. Held in conjunction with City of Menominee and the Menominee Downtown Business Association at Great Lakes Menominee Marina Park, Downtown Menominee, Nov. 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will

crafts vendors, food, music, holiday sights and sounds.

Dec. 4

ASTRONOMY AT THE ARBORETUM

Held at the Harmony Arboretum Demonstration Gardens from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Introduction to starts, constellations, star lore and other space-related topics which includes a stargazing tour.  Dress for the weather, hot beverages will be provided. If inclement weather or mostly overcast the event will be cancelled. For more information, persons may call 715-732-7510 or toll-free at 877-884-4408.

Ongoing

3 DAYS A WEEK YMCA SUMMER SWIM SPECIAL. Three 30 minute lessons for preschool children three to six years and youths six years and older, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45. The cost is $12 for members and $24 for non-members. For more information and to register, persons may visit the YMCA website at www.mmymca.org under programs; visit the YMCA Welcome Desk or call 906-863-9983.

YMCA AUTISM SPEAKS. Five 30-minute individual and small group swimming and water safety lessons for persons with autism and AS disorders at a cost of $10. Scholarships are available. To schedule a class, persons may email ssipple@mmymca.org.

YMCA ADULT GYMNASTICS. For ages 18+. Are you curious on how to do a cartwheel or handstand, or are you a retired gymnast who wants to get their strength and flexibility back? Come and learn the fundamentals. For more information, persons may visit the YMCA website at www.mmymca.org under programs or call 906-863-9983.

YMCA GYM GAMES –ON A SPRING FLOOR. Held for children from 6 to 14 years, Tuesdays, from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Fun, mentally and physically challenging group games played on the large carpeted spring floor in the air conditioned gymnastics center. The cost is $22 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information, persons may visit the YMCA website at www.mmymca.org under programs or call 906-863-9983. 

FREE TOP TEN EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS WORKSHOP. Classes held at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive, Marinette, and funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Class will be held Thursdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For reservations, people may call the Job Center, 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756

RIVER CITIES CONCERT ASSOCIATION SEASON MEMBERSHIPS ON SALE NOW. Available at Heritage Hearing Care Menominee MI, Mattison Insurance Agency Marinette, Peshtigo Pharmacy, rcconcerts.com, Anderson and Roe Piano Duo, Forever Young Musical Theater from Branson, Roy and Rosemary Piano- Violin, Glenn Miller Orchestra. For more information, call Barb Akins 906-863 7387.

PAWS & TALES PROGRAM. Held by the Stephenson Public Library. Available for adults and children who want to build confidence in reading out loud. Readers choose a book and practice reading out loud to a registered therapy dog. Wednesday afternoon time slots are available and registration is required. People may contact Lara Lakari to register, or visit marinettecountylibraries.org/news/category/marinette-library/, or contact the Stephenson Public Library, 715-732-7570, for more information.

FREE TUTORING PROGRAM. Held at Christ Lutheran Church, 613 11th Ave., Menominee, Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., for children in grades K-6. Snacks are provided. For more information, contact Len Welling, 906-863-2366, or Pastor Cole, 906-863-3095.

THE SALVATION ARMY YOUTH CENTER HOURS. Open to all youth ages 6-17. Homework assistance, table games, crafts, darts, foosball, pool table, air hockey, ping pong and more. Located at 76 Russell St., Marinette. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 2:30-6 p.m., and Wednesday, 2:30-7 p.m. (supper, Christian scouting program, music). People may call Marla 715-735-7448 for more information.

LEARN HOW TO BORROW LIBRARY EBOOKS. Individuals may use a InfoSoup library card to check out and download ebooks from the library for a Kindle, Nook, iPad, or tablet for free. Make an appointment with Mariel Carter, 715-732-7570, at the Stephenson Public Library to get one-on-one assistance downloading the OverDrive app and learning how to search for, check out and download eBooks from the Wisconsin Digital Library website.

FREE BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES. Classes held at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive, Marinette, and funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Classes (computer basics, MS Windows, Word, Internet, email and Excel) will be held Mondays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For reservations, people may call the Job Center, 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

FREE COMMUNITY MEAL PROGRAM. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (except holidays) from 4:30-5:15 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 80 W. Russell St., Marinette. Anyone is welcome. For more information, people may call 715-735-7448.

THE LORD’S DINER. An evening meal mission held every Wednesday, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Pierce Avenue and University Drive. The Lord’s Diner serves a variety of hot meals and includes a food pantry. Sponsored by Beaver/Porterfield Lutheran group, St. Vincent de Paul, Faith Church, Community Covenant Church, St. Paul’s Church, St. James Church, the Christian Motorcycle Association and Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Volunteer servers and food donations are welcome. For more information, people may call the Our Savior’s office, 715-735-3101.

YMCA AQUANATAL CLASS. Held every Tuesday from 5 – 5:30 pm. Class includes light aerobic fitness, strength training and flexibility plus informal education and relaxation skills for labor and beyond. Water greatly reduces the usual stress on your musculoskeletal system. Even as it soothes you, the pool environment allows for a total-body workout. This is a FREE class to everyone. Registration is required so please call 906-863-9983.

VOLUNTEERING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. The YMCA is looking for volunteers for upcoming community events. If you would be interested in volunteering contact Allyson Bickel at 906-863-9983 or allysonb@mmymca.org.

YMCA GYMNASTICS/TUMBLING/NINJA CLASSES. Programs are available for boys and girls who are walking, up to 18 years old. Visit mmymca.org under “programs” for seasonal program guides. Call 906-863-9983 for questions. People may also rent the gymnastics center for parkour or cheerleading practices (ages 12-18). Minimum of five paying participants. Adult coaches attend at no cost difference. To schedule a one-two hour rental, contact Gymnastics Coordinator Brigitte Schmidt, bschmidt@mmymca.org.

YMCA SWIMMING PROGRAMS. Available for children six months and older. Class times and days vary, and are available to a variety of skill levels. Visit mmymca.org for a complete listing of swimming classes.

ZUMBA CLASSES. New Zumba classes in Peshtigo at the New Life Church 810 Frontage Road, Monday and Thursday from 6 to 6:45 pm.  Punch cards are available. The cost for 5 classes is $25; 10 classes $40. Five week sessions running continuously. People may join anytime. Modifications shown for any fitness level. For more information, persons may call Kristine at 814-397-4769 (Marinette).

SILVER SNEAKERS/FLEX STRENGTH AND BALANCE CLASSES. Held at Northland Lutheran Home 1025 Pine Beach Road, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 10:45 am. Classes help persons become stronger, improve balance, and decrease the risk of falling. Classes also held in Peshtigo. For more information, persons may call Kristine at 814-397-4769 (Marinette).

AQUATIC EXERCISE CLASSES. Bay Area Mobility Centers holds one-hour aquatic exercise sessions weekdays at 3117 Shore Drive, Marinette. For class information, people may call the Bay Area Mobility Center, 715-732-5111.

BEND AND STRETCH EXERCISE. Program sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department. Floor and flexibility exercises held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9-9:45 a.m. at the Duer Gym, 402 Williams St., Marinette. Punch cards are available for purchase at the Civic Center. For more information, people may call 715-732-5222.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS CLASSES. Chair Yoga, Beginner Yoga, Yoga/Pilates, Chair Exercise, Ballroom Dance and Zumba Core and Glutes classes are all offered at the Marinette Senior Center, 1603 Ludington St., Marinette. For more information and to register in advance, people may call 715-732-1280 or visit ttp://www.marinette.wi.us/index.php/explore/senior-center.

MARINETTE SENIOR CENTER OFFERINGS/INFORMATION. Individuals 50 or older qualify to become a member of the Marinette Senior Center. Yearly membership is $5 per person or $9 a couple. The center offers a variety of activities, exercise opportunities, crafts, and monthly newsletter. Marinette County also prepares and services meals Monday through Friday on site at a reasonable cost. For more information or to rent the Marinette Senior Center for an event, people may call 715-732-1280 or email seniorcenter@marinette.wi.us.

MENOMINEE HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET.  Held every other Saturday at 905 10th St. from 9 a.m. to noon; every other Wednesday from 4  to 7 p.m. Empowering classes will be held on Wednesdays aftermarket  6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Market Accepts a variety of payments options,  Interested vendors may email menomineehdfarmersmarket@gmail.com or  call 906-863-897818  or visit www.menomineefarmersmarket.com or the Menominee Farmers Market on Facebook.

SUNDAY EVENING CHURCH SERVICE. Held at the Menominee Church of God 3017 15th St. Menominee Sunday at 6 p.m. for those unable to attend a morning service.

CELEBRATING 150 YEARS. The First Presbyterian Church will be celebrating 150 years at every Sunday service throughout 2018 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

FAMILY FUN NIGHTS. Held at the Marinette Menominee YMCA every second Saturday of each month and Feb. 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for family members or $30 for family non-members. Each month will be a new theme. Physical activity, taste test, craft, open gym, open swim, open pickle ball, etc.

SWIM LESSONS. Held at the River Cities Community Pool for children 6 months and older.  Persons may visit the website www.rivercitiespool.org for days and times. All instructors are Red Cross WSI certified. For more information, persons may call 715-735-0585.

INSANITY LIVE CLASSES. Held at River Cities Community Pool inside the UW-Marinette Fieldhouse gym, Mondays at 6 a.m.  Classes are free to members of RCCP and $5 for non-members and are suitable for all fitness levels.  For more information, persons may call 715-735-0585.

CARDIO STIX CLASS. Held at River Cities Community Pool inside the UW Marinette Fieldhouse gym, Thursdays at 6 a.m.  Classes are free to members of RCCP and $5 for non-members. This is a drum stick workout class suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. For more information, persons may call 715-735-0585.

LAND YOGA CLASSES, Held at River Cities Community Pool inside the UW Marinette Fieldhouse gym, Tuesdays and Fridays at 6 a.m.  Classes are free to members of RCCP and $5 for non-members.  For more information, persons may call 715-735-0585.

AQUATIC EXERCISE CLASSES. Held at River Cities Community Pool, 1125 University Drive, Marinette, 6 days a week. Class type and times vary so persons may visit rivercitiespool.org for full class schedule. For more information, persons may call 715-735-0585.

NORTH EAST WI AMATEUR “PHOTO BUDS”. Held in room 107 at the Crivitz NWTC Campus, 418 South Highway 141, Crivitz, the first Thursday of the Month at 1 p.m. Meet and talk with others that share your interest of better photography. For more information people may contact Sherry at mkruszka@yahoo.com or kay at kaybrnsz5@gmail.com.

M & M AREA PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB. Held for all levels of photography knowledge in room SC108/109 at the Marinette NETC Campus, 1601 University Drive, Marinette the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. Socialize, share and learn. For more information people may contact Brian Hartnell at 715-927-0444 or briangilberthartnell@gmail.com

MENOMINEE COMMUNITY GARDEN – RAISED GARDEN BEDS AVAILABLE FOR 2018 Growing Season. Renting 24 raised garden beds located at 800 7th St., Menominee.  Reservation forms available at Spies Library, the Menominee City Hall or Recreation Department, Menominee Senior Center, YMCA, or the Public Health Department in Menominee at www.phdm.org.  Annual fee is $20 per plot, which includes water.  Reservations will be considered on a first come, first served basis with priority given to city of Menominee residents. For more information, persons may call 906-863-8718.

“TASTY TRAVELER” FOOD TRUCK. Available every Thursday in the parking lot of Marinette Welcome Center, 1680 Bridge St., next to the Stephenson Library, starting at 11:30 a.m. For more information, persons may email the Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center at marinettewelcomecenter@marinette.wi.us or call 715-732-4333.