Ongoing

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.

CARNEY-NADEAU PUBLIC SCHOOLS FREE SWIM LESSONS

The YMCA and the M&M Area Community Foundation will partner with Carney-Nadeau Public Schools to provide a Safety Around Water program for all first through fifth graders in the district, starting this Fall. Dedicated YMCA instructors will teach children about safety in and around water, including the use of life jackets and rescue techniques.

DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENINGS. Menominee County Intermediate School District will conduct Early Childhood Developmental Screenings for children from birth through age 5 (if not attending school). Screenings are held from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Menominee County Intermediate School District, 1201 41st Ave., Menominee. Arrangements can be made for children located in the Carney-Nadeau and North Central school districts. Appointments are required. People may call the Menominee County ISD, 906-863-5665 for next available date.

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.

YMCA AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM: Five sites total in Menominee, Marinette and Peshtigo. Educational enrichment, activities and physical play are available. All participants must pay an enrollment fee of just $40; after that, YMCA members are free and the general public is just $3 a day or $10 a week. People may contact Joe Plautz for more information, 906-863-9983, Joe@mmymca.org.

THE SALVATION ARMY YOUTH CENTER. 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.

BORROWING 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.

QUILTING GROUP. The group will assemble in the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church hall, corner of University Drive and Pierce Avenue, Marinette, the first and third Thursdays each month at 8 a.m. Volunteers are welcome. The work includes jobs for a variety of talents, sewing and non-sewing. The finished quilts are donated to local charities and the Lutheran World Relief. Donations of material are welcome. For more information, people may call the church office, 715-735-3101.

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 program 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 St. Vincent de Paul, Faith Baptist 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 for the Freaky Friday 5k and ½ mile kids race, the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk or the Resolution Run 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. Held Mondays, 12:15-12:45 p.m.; Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; and Saturdays, 8 a.m. at the UW-Marinette Field House. Punch cards available. Cost: five classes for $25; 10 classes for $40. Five-week sessions, running continuously. People may join anytime. Modifications shown for any fitness level. Showers available. People may call, Kristine 814-397-4769 (Marinette).

RESTOR(ME)-STRESS REDUCTION/FLEXIBILITY CLASS. 30-minute class to work on flexibility while relaxing and decompressing from life's stressors. Held Wednesdays 12:15-12:45 p.m. at the UW-Marinette Field House. Punch cards available. Cost is $5, walk-in. Join anytime. Bring a mat and water bottle. People may call Kristine, 814-397-4769 (Marinette).

SILVER SNEAKERS/FLEX STRENGTH AND BALANCE CLASSES. Classes are held at UW-Marinette Field House Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. No cost to Silver Sneakers Benefit members. Nominal cost for non-benefit participants. For more information, people may call Kristine at 814-397-4769 (Marinette) for more information.

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.  Located at 905 10th St. Every other Saturday 9 a.m. to noon; every other Wednesday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Empowering Classes on Wednesdays after market  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.

Now available

REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR YMCA YOUTH SPORTS. Youth basketball, Lil Tot basketball, and flag football leagues are forming. People may email joe@mmymca.org for more information about dates, times and costs, or to register.

Now through November 3

“COATS FOR KIDS” & WARM CLOTHING DRIVE. The Salvation Army is accepting new and gently used winter coats, snow pants, boots, sweaters, sweatshirts, jeans and warm blankets to be given to needy families in the counties of Marinette and Menominee. Please call 715-735-7448 for drop off locations or for more information. Volunteers will be needed to sort and organize clothing. Monetary donations to purchase new coats or snow pants will be accepted at 80 W. Russell, Marinette, WI or mailing to PO Box 495 Marinette, WI  54143 by Nov. 1.  Please consider liking The Salvation Army Marinette on Facebook to see this and upcoming events of The Salvation Army in the Marinette and Menominee area.

ART EXHIBITION - SUPER NATURAL FACTS. Exhibit displayed in the art gallery on the UW-Marinette Campus

Now through Nov. 15

DANCE LESSONS. Held by the North Country Kickers Dance Club at Equity Hall, Highway 64, west of Marinette. Lessons will be held weekly on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Cost is $4 for non-club members per lesson. All ages welcome. Partners are not required. For more information, people may call Charles Bishop, 920-530-4373, or Sharllotte Swanson, 715-735-5548.

Now through Nov. 17 

APPLICATIONS FOR CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE. Held by the Salvation Army. Includes an appointment pick out coats. Held (Mon.Wed.Fri) 9:30 am. - 3:00 pm. Please bring: Proof of Income for everyone in the household. Proof of Address, proof of ID, Social Security Cards for all members in the household. Please feel free to call 715-735-7448.    Visit www.samarinette.org for more information about The Salvation Army.

Now through Nov. 27

CREATING CONFIDENT CAREGIVERS PROGRAM. For family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Highlighting the Savvy Caregiver training program, this program is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. Creating Confident Caregivers is once again available in Menominee through a federal grant. There is no charge to participants. Respite care while attending the sessions may be available. For more information, people may contact UPCAP at 1-800-305-8137, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.

Now through Dec. 1

HOLIDAY CHARITY GALA “WINTER WONDERLAND.” Held at Riverside Golf Club in Menominee, at 5:30 p.m. People may call the chamber for raffle tickets ($10 each or three for $25) and for dinner tickets ($60 per person).

Now through Dec. 18

PRESBYTERIAN PEANUTS. Available from the Pioneer Presbyterian Church, 1947 Riverside Ave., Marinette. One-pound bag of large peanuts for $8. Order early as schedules fill up. To order call 715-735-3025 from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday.

Now through Memorial Day

YMCA TEEDLE TODDLE TUMBLE. Ages: Infant - 6 years; Fun family play group time in the gymnastics center. Romp around, play and interact in a supervised play area. Parent supervision is required. Play with us every Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. Members are FREE; General Public $3 per family/ visit – Stop at the welcome desk to pay! 906-863-9983.

Oct. 21

HARVEST BAKE SALE. Held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Fellowship Church, Ladies Auxiliary located at 627 Michaelis St., Marinette. Held in the parking lot. The public is invited.

HALLOWEEN DANCE AND COSTUME PARTY. Held by the North Country Kickers at the Equity Hall on Hwy 64 from 7 to 10 p.m. The public is invited. Halloween apparel is encouraged but not required. Admission fee $5 per person. For more information people may call Charles Bishop at 920-530-4373 or Sharllotte Swanson at 715-735-5548.

MENOMINEE RIVER CHORUS SHOW “TERMINAL JET LAG.” Held at 7 p.m., at Blesch Auditorium, Menominee. Show revolves around a group of travelers who are stranded at an airport trying to get home for Thanksgiving. Featured guests are a men’s barbershop quartet “4 County Connection” from Marinette, Outagamie, Winnebago and Dodge Counties. Tickets for adults are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Advanced tickets can be purchased at Jack’s Fresh Markets in Marinette and Menominee, the Peshtigo Pharmacy or any chorus member. The Menominee River Chorus is a group of women who sing four-part harmony barbershop style. The group entertains throughout the year and offers a yearly scholarship to graduating seniors in Marinette and Menominee counties. The group meets every Tuesday night from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church, 1309 14th Ave., Menominee. New members and guests are always welcome. 

OKTOBERFEST. Hosted by Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy in the high school gym, 1200 Main St., Marinette. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner is served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the school offices or call 715-735-7481. Raffle tickets are $75 each and only 250 will be sold; they must be purchased in advance. Dinner tickets are $12.50 for adults and $7.50 for children 5-12, ages 4 and younger are free. A special activity area for the children will have crafts and games. The Big Board raffle will continue throughout the evening. Every 20th ticket drawn will win $100 and the grand prize is $4,000.

Oct. 22

FIRESIDE POTLUCK fellowship dinner. Held at Our Saviors Lutheran Church located on the corner of Pierce and University in Marinette. Service starts at 4:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Anthony LaMalfa who is a native of Marinette, Wisconsin. He is a long-time performer and first-time playwright at UW-Marinette’s Theatre on the Bay. Their upcoming production, Menominee River Mysteries: The Summer of ’27, is a hysterically fictional, yet historically factual murder mystery that LaMalfa wrote, set against the backdrop of Marinette in 1927, with characters many audience members may recognize. Tony will share with us how he was inspired to write and perform this wonderful play. Afterward, dinner will be served. Bring a dish to pass. For information call the church office at 715-735-3101. The public is invited. 

WEST SHORE FISHING MUSEUM/BPPA ANNUAL BANQUET. Held at the Pullman House from 5 to 8 p.m.  Buffet dinner, can raffle, 20th anniversary celebration, $20 per person. Call 906-271-0380 to make reservations by  Oct. 14.

MARINETTE COUNTY TROUT UNLIMITED. Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dome Bowling Lanes in Marinette.  Greg Cleereman, Marinette County Land Information Director, will give a presentation on how his work is benefiting trout in our county.  Public is welcome.  Call Dale Lange at 715-582-1135 for more information.

Oct. 23

HOW TO CUT THE CABLE CORD. Free class held at the Marinette Middle School in the office conference room from 7 to 8 p.m. Uncover options that are free or lower cost than cable. Find out why and how people are ending cable service. Register for all sessions including the free sessions as space is limited. To register visit, https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For more information, call 715-735-1392.

Oct. 23; Nov. 27 and Dec. 18

GENEALOGY DISCUSSION GROUP. A new season of the group to be held at the Stephenson Public Library, Marinette, at 6 p.m. Librarian Mariel Carter will highlight some of the new local history materials in the library and talk about ways to organize, preserve, and digitize an archival collection. People may contact Carter, 715-732-7570, for more information

Oct. 24, 31 Nov. 7, 14 Dec. 5, 12

FALL PRESCHOOL STORY TIME. Held at the Stephenson Public Library on Stephenson Island (weather permitting) at 10 a.m. This program is for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers who like to listen to stories, sing songs, and make a craft to take home. Siblings are welcome to attend. Story Time is free and open to the public; registration is not required. For up-to-date information, people may visit the library’s Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org, under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

Oct. 25

AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB. Held at the Stephenson Public Library at 1 p.m., to discuss “Mountains Beyond Mountains,” by Tracy Kidder. Upcoming reading selections are posted on the library’s website, www.marinettecountylibraries.org. New members are always welcome. People may contact the Stephenson Public Library at 715-732-7570 or InfoSoup.org to borrow copies of the book club books.

TEEN SCENE. Teens ages 12 to 18 are invited to a Monstrous Event from 4 to 5:30 p.m., at the Stephenson Public Library. The group will watch some animé, eat some ghoulish treats, and make monstrous creations. Teen Scene is free and open to the public; registration is not required. For up-to-date information, people may visit the library’s Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org, under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

MIND, BODY AND SOUL WELLNESS FAIR AND SEMINAR. Respite Care of Marinette & Menominee Counties, at Island Resort and Casino, Harris. Fair is from 8-10:30 a.m. From 11 a.m.-3 p.m. there will be five speakers presenting. Registration fee is $10.

Oct. 25 to 26

AUDITIONS FOR “CHRISTMAS AT THE MOVIES”. Held by The UW – Marinette Children’s Theatre from 5 to 8 p.m.  “Christmas at the Movies” will be a two-night Christmas concert featuring music from popular Christmas films. Auditions will be held in the Herbert L. Williams Theatre Performance Hall room T133. Interested participants of all ages may register for a 5 minute audition slot online at www.marinette.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/theatre, call 715-735-4300 ext. 4342 or email mnt-ce@uwc.edu. Additional audition times are available by appointment.  These auditions are open to children and adults of all ages. Those interested should be prepared to sing a Christmas song at a 5 minute audition slot. A list of concert songs will be available at auditions. Singers may choose one of the provided numbers or sing a Christmas song of choice.  An accompanist will be available for auditions, but a cappella audition will also be accepted. Please be aware that because this concert is through our Children’s Theatre, all adult participants will be required to complete a background check once selected for this concert.

Oct. 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15; Dec. 6 and 13

FALL ITSY BITSY STORY TIME. Held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Stephenson Public Library. This program is for children ages 0 to 3 years and their parents or caregivers. Share short stories, songs and interactive play that foster bonding and learning, followed by play and exploration time. Itsy Bitsy Story Time is free and open to the public. People may visit the library’s Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org, under the Marinette page, or call the library at 715-732-7570.

Oct. 26

VIEWING OF THE FILM 13TH: FROM SLAVE TO CRIMINAL. Held from 6 to 8 p.m. in room M-110 at UW-Marinette.

SENIOR SAFETY, SAFE BANKING, IDENTITY THEFT, SENIOR SCAMS AND MORE. Presentation held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army located at 80 W, Russell Street, Marinette. Includes valuable information on how to protect yourself from identity theft, a range of senior scams, and safe banking using a fun, interactive program. A member of the Marinette Police Department will share examples of scams and tips for how to recognize them. Refreshments provided. Dinner available at 4:30 p.m. Call 715-735-7448 to register.

MARINETTE/MENOMINEE DOWNTOWN “TRICK OR TREAT”. Held from 3 to 5 p.m. in downtown businesses in the city of Marinette and Menominee. Watch for the bright orange signs indicating participating merchants.

HOUR OF CODE: MINECRAFT. Students ages 8 to 12 are invited to register for a Minecraft coding event. The program will be held at the Stephenson Public Library from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., during the Marinette Early Release Day. Registration by Oct. 23 is required, as space is limited. To register, people may call the library, 715-732-7570. For up-to-date information, people may visit the library’s Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org, under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

Oct. 27

MOVIE NIGHT. Hosted by the Menominee Church of God, 3017 15th St., Menominee. The movie, “The Encounter 2: Paradise Removed” will play at 6 p.m. There will be free refreshments and the public is invited. For more information, people may call Tom at 920-676-2371.

FALL FESTIVAL. Held from 4 to 7 p.m. in the St. John Paul II Catholic Academy’s gym located at 2701 17th St., Menominee. We will be featuring cabbage rolls, tempting chili, chicken noodle, vegetable soups, dessert and beverage.  Admission is free and food is sold 'a la carte'.   Children will have a coloring and game table.  Pumpkins will be available for sale at the Academy before the event.  This year’s event will be featuring baked goods (cake, pie, cookies, cupcake, or bread), bucket and paddle raffle.

YMCA MONSTER MASH Y-WALK. Held from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. at the Greater Marinette, 1600 West Drive. Class will include a costume contest and prizes for the top three costumes. We will be having spooky punch and healthy snacks after. No registration is needed. Open to all.

YMCA FREAKY FRIDAY 5K RUN/WALK AND CHILDREN’S 1/2 MILE. Held at 5:30 p.m. Participants will get spooked on the route, and are invited to dress up. Participants should register for $20 by Oct. 10 at the Y to be guaranteed a shirt. People may call 906-863-9983 for more information or to register.

Oct. 27; Nov. 10, 24

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

Oct. 28

CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW. Hosted by St. John Paul II Catholic Academy located at 2701 17th Street, Menominee. Doors open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  20 crafters & vendors are participating.  Fun activities for kids to include games and prizes; there will be a Halloween Costume Judging contest at 11 a.m. and a "Bring your best decorated pumpkin" Judging contest at noon.  For questions people may contact the Academy at 906-863-3190. 

FALL FESTIVAL. Hosted by St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 917 Church St, Marinette. Held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival includes a vendor fair with a variety of products for personal and home use. There will be a silent auction of items donated by local businesses and a craft and bake sale. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with sloppy joes, hot dogs, chips and beverages. Proceeds from the Fall Festival will be donated to local area charities and service organizations.

“THE WAR OF THE WORLDS”. Theatre on the Bay presents a recreation of the infamous 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast, just in time for Halloween. Starts at 7:30 p.m. at Herbert L. Williams Theatre, UW- Marinette. Suitable for all ages 11 and older. Free admission but donations accepted at the door.

“THE WAR OF THE WORLDS” PERFORMANCE. Held at the Herbert L. Williams Theatre as a live-action radio drama as a part of TOB’s Radio Playhouse series. More information to follow.

WALLEYE DINNER. Held from 5 to 8 p.m. by Moose Lodge #2327 at N5233 E. Nettleton Road, Marinette. Meal will feature walleye from the Cabela’s National Walleye Tournament Championship. The menu will be walleye, French fries, baked potato or hash browns, baked beans, coleslaw and rye bread. Donations received will go to the Community REC Center.

Oct. 29

TRUNK N’ TREAT. Held at Pioneer Presbyterian Church located at 1947 Riverside Ave., Marinette at 10:15 a.m.  Trunk N’ Treat is like “trick or treat” except that instead of going door to door the kids go from car trunk to car trunk in the safety of the church parking lot.  Event to follow the Church service and Sunday school at 9:00 a.m.

FALL CONCERT. Presented by the Northeastern Wisconsin (N.E.W.) Concert Band at 3:30 p.m. at the W. J. Jones Auditorium in the Marinette High School, 2135 Pierce Ave. Tickets will be available at the door at $5 for adults and $2 for students. For more information about the band, people may visit http://www.newconcertband.com/.

CHILI SUPPER. Held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., at the SS. Joseph & Edward Catholic Church, W3308 County Road G, Porterfield. For more information, people may call 715-789-2254.

Oct. 30; Nov. 6, 13 and 27; and Dec. 4, 11

PARENT/CHILD PLAYGROUP. Held at Spies Library on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Held for children birth to 5. Includes play time to socialize and a healthy snack. Sponsored by the Menominee County ISD- Great Parents Great Start Program and the Children’s Trust Fund.

Oct. 31

TRUNK OR TREAT. Hosted by the Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, Marinette. Held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the school’s parking lot, 1216 Colfax Street. Parked cars with decorated trunks will await you along with treats and friendly smiles. A very family friendly event. Instead of going house to house, kids will go car to car, providing a safe, secure alternative to trick or treating.

Nov. 1

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

Nov. 1 Dec. 6

LEGO CLUB

Held from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Stephenson Public Library. Come build with the monthly theme or freestyle. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.  For up-to-date information, find us on Facebook at Stephenson Public Library or at http://marinettecountylibraries.org under the Marinette page or call 715-732-7570.

POKÉMON TRAINER CLUB

Held at the Stephenson Public Library in Marinette from 6 to 7 p.m. Come to play the card version and participate in other Poké-themed activities. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. For up-to-date information, find us on Facebook at Stephenson Public Library or at website: http://marinettecountylibraries.org under the Marinette page or call 715-732-7570.

Nov. 2

OPEN HOUSE AND ELEMENTARY SHADOW DAY (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUESTED). Hosted by Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy for interested students in kindergarten through sixth grade from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., at the elementary campus, 141 S. Wood Ave., Peshtigo. Shadow days are structured to give students an opportunity to experience the classroom, meet the faculty, and allow participants the opportunity to view the school from a student’s perspective. Pre-registration is requested as lunch will be provided for all visitors. An informational open house for parents will be held from 1 to 3. Pre-register children for a Shadow Day by calling 715-735-7481.

Nov. 2, 3

FRIENDS OF SPIES PUBLIC LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE. Spies Public Library is requesting donations. Donations can be brought to the library, 940 First St., Menominee at any time.  Sponsored by the Friends of Spies Public Library.  Proceeds used to support children’s programming at the Library.

FALL BACK BASH RAFFLE. Held by the Menominee Kiwanis at the Riverside Golf Club. Drawings begins at 6 p.m. $20 raffle ticket admits two people. Food and refreshments included. Bucket raffles, 50/50 and many opportunities for prizes. Tickets available from Kiwanis members, Ron Nerat (Rerun Furniture - Menominee), Diane St. Martin (Stephenson Bank & Trust Menominee), Bill St. Martin (Cycle Path-Menominee). Funds raised provide College Scholarships, sponsor Baseball, Football, Middle School Agendas, Imagination Library (giving children 0-5 a free book each month), Salvation Army School Supply Program, Special Days for Special people, Make-A-Wish Foundation (local children), Menominee High School Key Club and much more.

Nov. 3, 17

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

Nov. 3 through Dec. 23

THE SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGING SEASON. The 2017 Bell Ringing shifts have been posted @ samarinette.org. Go below the three pictures and click on the bar "Volunteer to ring Bells." People may also call 715-735-7448 to sign up.

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

Nov. 4

FROSTY TOY RIDE. Held by the Triple C Riders, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization to raise money to buy and collect toys to be distributed throughout the year to children at Bay Area Medical Center in Marinette, Bellin Hospital in Oconto and Marinette, and HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. at Cozzy's Polaris in Marinette. Ride leaves at 11 a.m. $5 per person or an unwrapped toy. 50/50 raffles at each stop. Corner Grille, Timberline Resort, Gateway Bar, Rustic Bar and Supper Club and River Pub. Prizes for best spooky or jolly costumes. Pick a Pig to Win Half a Hog donated by Meatski’s and more. Triple C Riders membership is open to everyone and you can save $5 if you sign up at our events. All motorcyclists and motor vehicles are welcome. For more information or to donate contact Todd at 715-938-2485.

SCIENCE FEST. Held at the Stephenson Public Library, Marinette, from 1 to 3 p.m. Partnering with organizations around the community, Science Fest will feature demonstrations, hands-on experiments, and education to help (re)discover the fun in learning scientific principles and concepts. This event will have activities for young children, teens, and adults—all are welcome to attend this free event. People may contact Mariel Carter, 715-732-7570, or visit the library’s Facebook page for details.

CRAFT/VENDOR SHOW. Held at the First Trinity Lutheran Church in the Parish Hall located at 920 Wells St. in Marinette. Event includes items such as hand woven rugs, wool mittens, crocheted hats, aprons, garden ornaments as well as holiday decorations. Many other crafts dolls, country crafts, sewing, quilting, bird feeders, sun catchers, jewelry, ceramics, t-shirts, pillows and more. To register or for questions people may call Bonnie at 715-732-1253. Food will be available throughout the day.

Nov. 7

ELECTION DAY SPAGHETTI SUPPER/RAFFLE/BAKE SALE. Held from 3:30-6 p.m., at Peace United Church of Christ, corner of 10th Street and Elizabeth Avenue, Marinette. The all-you-can-eat, made-from scratch vegetarian and meat sauce supper includes salad bar, desserts and beverage. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for children younger than 12; carry-outs are $0.50 extra. Drawing at 6 for the raffle; participants need not be present to win. For more information, people may call 715-735-7642. Church members are selling tickets.

Nov. 8

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

Nov. 9

COMMON GROUND. Held at the Stephenson Public Library at 6 p.m., to practice having difficult conversations with the goal of finding common ground. Within the guidelines of civil dialogue, this discussion will focus on giving people space to have respectful, deliberative discussions about tough topics. For more information about this session, people may contact Mariel Carter at the library, 715-732-7570.

DISCOVERING ESSENTIAL OILS. Free class held at the Marinette Middle School in the office conference room from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants will leave with samples of a few of the most popular oils. Register for all sessions including the free sessions as space is limited. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For questions call 715-735-1392

OPEN HOUSE AND MS/HS SHADOW DAY (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUESTED). Hosted by Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy for interested students in grades 7 through 12 from 7:40 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. at the Middle and High School Campus located at 1200 Main Street in Marinette. Visiting students will be paired with a host in their current grade and spend the day engaging in academics, activities and classes with them.   Shadow days are structured to give students an opportunity to experience the classroom, meet the faculty, and allow participants the opportunity to view the school from a student’s perspective.  Pre-registration is requested as lunch will be provided for all visitors. An informational Open House for parents will be held from 1 to 3.  Please pre-register your child for a Shadow Day by calling 715-735-7481.

Nov. 10 to 12 and 17 to 19

THEATRE ON THE BAY “MENOMINEE RIVER MYSTERIES” PERFORMANCE. Directed by TOB artistic director Rebecca Stone Thornberry with playwright Anthony LaMalfa assisting. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Held in the UW Marinette, Herbert L. Williams Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students, and free to current UW-Marinette students with ID. Groups of eight or more receive a discounted ticket. Tickets for reserved seats are on sale now at marinette.uwc.edu/theatre. All seats are reserved through the theatre’s ticketing system, and season ticket packages are available at a discounted price. Tickets may also be purchased at the theatre box office one hour before every curtain. For additional ticket information, please contact Pamela Olson at 715-735-4300 ext. 4301.  Despite Prohibition, Marinette County’s bootleggers are making a name for themselves—until a corpse washes ashore the bank of the Menominee River and they’re to blame. Based on local historical figures, this fictional story is set against the backdrop of 1927 Marinette.

Nov. 10 through 24

ART EXHIBITION – MENOMINEE RIVER MYSTERIES: THE SUMMER OF ’27. Exhibit displayed in the art gallery on the UW-Marinette Campus.

November 11

5K RUN/WALK FOR THE FUTURE OF THE KIDS. Hosted by the DAR Boys & Girls Club. Race starts at 9 a.m.  Entry fee is $20 if postmarked by Oct. 19 or $25 on race day or after Oct. 19.   All registered participants will receive a shirt.  Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers.  Visit www.thedar.org or pick up a registration form at the DAR Boys and Girls Club.  For more information, call 906-863-9512.

CRAFT/BAKE SALE. Held at Northland Village in the activity room from 8 a.m. to noon. Many handcrafted items, holiday gifts and homemade baked goods.

November 13

CREATING WEB PAGES. Marinette Middle School, Office Conference Room from 7 to 8 p.m. This session will look at some of the tools used for creating a web page and help develop web page content, structure and layout, build links between pages and cyber space, adding color, graphics, tables, etc. Cost is free. Register for all sessions, including the free sessions, as space is limited. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For questions call 715-735-1392.

MEDICARE / RETIREMENT INFORMATIONAL SESSION. This event is for educational purposes and no plan-specific benefits or details will be shared. Neither Main Street Health Insurance nor Marcia Kanne is connected to the Federal Medicare Program. Bring your questions and we can answer them for you. Free event located at the Marinette Middle School, Office Conference Room from 6 to 7 p.m. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For more information, call 715-735-1392.

Nov. 14 and Feb. 6

PEP TALKS – THE INFORMATIVE YEARS. Held at the Marinette Middle School in the office conference room, from 7 to 8 p.m. Three classes aimed at families with students in grades 5 to 9 with a focus on the early transition year of fifth grade. Classes aimed to foster stronger, healthier relationships between parents and students with an emphasis on how to set students up for success during these formative years. Cost is free. Register for all sessions including the free sessions, as space is limited. To register visit, https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For more information, call 715-735-1392.

Nov. 15

POKÉMON TRAINER CLUB. Held at the Stephenson Public Library in Marinette from 4 to 5 p.m. Participants may play the card version and participate in other Poké-themed activities. This program is free and open to the public; registration is not required. For up-to-date information, people may visit the library’s Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org, under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

LEGO CLUB. Held from 6 to 7p.m., at the Stephenson Public Library, Marinette. Participants may build with the monthly theme or freestyle. This program is free and open to the public; registration is not required. For up-to-date information, people may visit the library’s Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org, under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

USING ESSENTIAL OILS FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT. Learn about natural options for pain management. Held at the Marinette Middle School office conference room from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is free. Class size is limited to 15. Register for all sessions, including the free sessions, as space is limited. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For questions call 715-735-1392.

AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB. The Wednesday Afternoon Book Club will meet at the Stephenson Public Library at 1 p.m., to discuss “Homegoing,” by Yaa Gyasi. Upcoming reading selections are posted on the library’s website, www.marinettecountylibraries.org. New members are always welcome. People may contact the Stephenson Public Library at 715-732-7570 or InfoSoup.org to borrow copies of the book club books.

Nov.  17

HOLIDAY BAZAAR/RAFFLE. Held by BAMC Volunteer Services from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lake Michigan and Superior Room of the Hospital (downstairs). Events include bake sale, cookie walk, arts & crafts, needle arts, hand knit items, bucket raffles as well as the main raffle, with tickets on sale currently in the gift shop, for the Amish Quilt, $500 Feldstein’s gift certificate, Lloyd Flanders Chair and many other fantastic prizes. Drawing at 3 p.m. the day of the bazaar. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Many outside vendors will also be there. Proceeds from this event will be given to our new hospital’s wish list.

Nov. 20

ASTRONOMY AT THE ARBORETUM. Introduction to stars, constellations, star lore and other space-related topics. Includes a night-time stargazing tour. Dress for the weather, hot beverages will be provided. If rain or mostly over cast/ cloudy, event will be cancelled. This event is open to the general public. Event held at the Harmony Arboretum & Demonstration Gardens located at N3890 County E, Peshtigo (off of Hwy 64 west, about 7 miles from Marinette).

HIDDEN HISTORY OF DICKENS’ “A CHRISTMAS CAROL.”

Presented by author and columnist, Rochelle Pennington at the Stephenson Public Library at 1:30 p.m. This program takes a close-up look at the literary genius of Charles Dickens, England’s most celebrated Victorian novelist, and explores the hidden history behind the author’s 1843 Christmas classic. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, people may call Mariel Carter, 715-732-7570.

THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD. Presented by Rochelle Pennington at the Stephenson Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Learn about the history and mystery surrounding the Edmund Fitzgerald and the various theories and opposing views of dive detectives who are still trying to solve the mystery of what led to the demise of the 29-man crew. Audience members will be led from the launch of the ship to its final radio broadcasts, and from the Fitz’s discovery on Superior’s bottom to the raising of artifacts. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, people may contact Mariel Carter, 715-732-7570.

Nov. 23

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DAY DINNER. Free dinner held by Northwood’s Apostolic Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crivitz Village Hall. Menu will consist of traditional foods – turkey, potatoes, gravy, corn, stuffing, pies, drinks and more. People may register by calling 715-938-4935. Reservations are not necessary but would be appreciated.

THANKSGIVING COMMUNITY DINNER. Held by St. Mary’s Church, Peshtigo from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the school gym. The event is open to the public and there is no charge for the meal. 

YMCA TURKEY TROT 5K RUN/WALK. Held at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving morning. A free community event to get hearts pumping before turkey dinner. People may call 906-863-9983 for more information or to register.

Nov. 24

YMCA BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION. American Safety and Health Institute Child and Babysitting Safety Course, held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., for ages 10 to 21. $50 includes one course and lunch provided. Registration is open now at the welcome desk. People may contact ivys@mmymca.org for more information.

Dec. 1

YMCA YOUTH FUN NERF GUN & SWIM NIGHT. Held for grades 2 and 3 from 6 to 8 p.m., 1600 West Drive, Menominee. Includes various obstacles and cover for our kids to have “pick-up style” nerf gun battles and contests. Participants must bring their own nerf weapons, but we will provide the bullets. These weapons must shoot standard nerf “N strike” bullets. Please label your own weapon and just one nerf weapon per child. In addition to that, we will have swim time, so please bring a suit and towel. Registration is required so call 906-863-9983 or email joe@mmymca.org. Check in and day-of registration opens at 5:40 p.m. Registration on or before Nov. 29 for members $3; general public $6. Prices go up after this day.

HOLIDAY CHARITY GALA “WINTER WONDERLAND.” Held at Riverside Golf Club in Menominee, at 5:30 p.m. Dinner reservations are $60 per person. The profit from the event benefits the Twin Counties Free Clinic, The Salvation Army and the Chamber’s Trade Scholarships. The evening includes silent auction items and a live auction with Nellie Beland as auctioneer. People may call the chamber for raffle tickets ($10 each or three for $25) and for dinner tickets.

Dec. 1-2

LIVING NATIVITY. Presented outdoors from 5 to 8 p.m. at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church and School, at the corner of Carney Blvd. and Colfax St. in Marinette. Friday evening: Stephen Bautista. Saturday evening: His Way. The presentations will last 20 minutes and will be presented every 20 minutes. Refreshments and entertainment will also be provided in the school gym.  No charge.  For further information go to www.trinitymarinette.com or call the church office at 715-732-9868.

HOLIDAY TOUR OF HOMES. Advance tickets ($18) will be available at the Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy school offices and the office of Holy Family Parish. Group rates are available for 10 or more. People may contact the school at 715-735-7481 for more information.

Dec. 2

CHRISTMAS IN MARINETTE. Held throughout the City of Marinette. Christmas Craft Sale sponsored by Bay Cities Multi Media at Marinette Middle School.  Open house at the Marinette Fire Department. Parade at 1 p.m. (no cost to participate/registration at Marinette Welcome Center). Open house at Marinette Welcome Center, 2 to 4 p.m., with entertainment, refreshments and prizes. Stephenson Public Library open house will include a visit with Santa plus entertainment, refreshments, and crafts from 2 to 4 p.m. Light up the island with Mayor Steve Genisot, city council, all residents, Adopt -A Tree participants and Santa. More information available by calling the Marinette Welcome Center, 715-732-4333, or the City Hall, 715-732-4333.

Dec. 4 and Jan. 15

RETIREMENT: WHAT SHOULD I DO? Free class held at the Marinette Middle School in the office conference room from 6 to 7 p.m. This event is for educational purposes and no plan-specific benefits or details will be shared. To register visit, https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For more information, call 715-735-1392.

Dec. 5 to Jan. 3

ART EXHIBITION – SELECTED URBAN LANDSCAPE PAINTINGS BY JONG-UN CHOI. Exhibit displayed in the art gallery on the UW-Marinette Campus.

Dec. 6

WOMAN’S HEALTH SCREENINGS. Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Program (BCCCNP), WISEWOMAN, and the Women's Health Clinic offer screenings. People may call the Public Health Department, Menominee to make an appointment and to determine eligibility in Menominee, 906-863-4451.

Dec. 11

CREATIVE WRITING. Class held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Marinette Middle School’s office conference room. Explore the aspects of creative writing in this session. Whether you're just beginning or have been at it a while come and explore your creative side in a fun, supportive atmosphere. The class is open to adult writers of all ages and to all genres. Cost is free. Register for all sessionsS including the free sessions, as space is limited. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For questions call 715-735-1392.

MAKE YOUR OWN KOMBUCHA. Discover the purported health benefits of kombucha and then go over the steps to make your own. Come and learn the basics in this one-hour class. You will leave with your own Scoby in a jar to get started. Cost is free. Register for all sessions, including the free sessions, as space is limited. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For questions call 715-735-1392.

Dec. 12

SKINS AND SKULLS. Class held at 5 p.m. in the Marinette Middle School’s office conference room. Learn about many of Wisconsin's common 72 mammal species, including topics like habitat references, survival strategies, and adaptations. Real mammal pelts and skulls are used and participants are able to handle them at the end of the presentation and during a question and answer session. Handouts will be available. Cost is free. Register for all sessions, including the free sessions, as space is limited. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For questions call 715-735-1392.

Dec. 13

EMOTIONS, SLEEP & THE HOLIDAYS. Class held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Marinette Middle School Office Conference Room. Find out how using essential oils can help reduce stress and assist sleep during the holiday season. Have fun learning how the healing power of plants can help alleviate stress, depression, insomnia and fatigue. Cost is free. Class size limit is 15. Register for all sessions, including the free sessions, as space is limited. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For questions call 715-735-1392.

Dec. 15

DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR 2018 YMCA WINTER CO-ED 6 ON 6 VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE. Starts in January on Sundays from 3 to 7 p.m. at the UW-Marinette Fieldhouse. Send confirmed Team Information to Michell Hampton at Michell@mmymca.org. Needed will be: Team name, sponsor, captain and members. To request times of play or for more detailed information

 email Michell.

Dec. 16 to Jan. 6

WINTER READING CLUB. Held through the Stephenson Public Library. To participate, pick up a challenge sheet at the library or download it from our website. For each activity you complete you earn one raffle ticket (up to ten tickets) and a chance to win prizes. This Winter Reading Club Challenge is open to all ages. For more information, find us on Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, our website: http://marinettecountylibraries.org/news/category/marinette-library/, or by call 715-732-7570.

Dec. 20

AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB. Held at the Stephenson Public Library at 1 p.m. to discuss Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson. Upcoming reading selections are posted on the library’s website: www.marinettecountylibraries.org. New members are always welcome to join the discussion. Contact the Stephenson Public Library at 715-732-7570 or InfoSoup.org to borrow copies of the book club books.

2018

Jan. 1

YMCA RESOLUTION RUN. Participants can start 2018 on the right foot. Held at 10 a.m. $20 registration with a shirt before/on Dec. 13, 2017. People may call 906-863-9983 for more information or to register.

Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30

DISCIPLINING WITH LOVE & LOGIC. Held at the Sunrise Early Learning Center LMC from 6 to 8 p.m. The techniques and videos presented will give parents techniques they can use in raising and teaching children.  These techniques allow adults to be happier, empowered, and more skilled in their interactions with children. Sessions are free for Marinette School District families ($10 fee for out of district families). Register for all sessions, including the free sessions, as space is limited. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For questions call 715-735-1392.

Jan. 24

INFORMATION NIGHT - WISCONSIN PARENTAL CHOICE PROGRAM. Hosted by Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the high school gym, 1200 Main St., Marinette. The WPCP can provide eligible families with an opportunity to send their student to St. Thomas Aquinas Academy tuition free. People may call the academy at 715-735-7481 with any questions.

Jan. 30

USING ESSENTIAL OILS TO DE-STRESS YOUR LIFE. Held at the Marinette Middle School in the Office Conference Room from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Discuss a number of healthy, natural ways to help cope with stress by using essential oils. Class size limit 15. Register for all sessions, including the free sessions, as space is limited. To register go to https://marinette.revtrak.net/Community-Education/. For questions call 715-735-1392.

INFORMATION NIGHT WISCONSIN PARENTAL CHOICE PROGRAM. Hosted by Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy program from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the elementary school gym, 141 S. Wood Ave., Peshtigo. The WPCP can provide eligible families with an opportunity to send their student to St. Thomas Aquinas Academy tuition free. People may call the academy, 715-735-7481, with any questions.

Feb. 6

MS / HS SHADOW DAY. Held at Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy for students in grades 9 to 12 from 7:40 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. at the Middle and High School Campus 1200 Main St. Marinette. Visiting students will be paired with a host in their current grade and spend the day engaging in academics, activities and classes. Shadow days are structured to give students an opportunity to experience the classroom, meet the faculty and allow participants the opportunity to view the school from a student’s perspective.  Pre-registration is requested as lunch will be provided for all visitors. Pre-register by calling 715-735-7481. An informational Open House for parents will be held from 1 to 3. 

Feb. 9

GRADE STEP UP DAY. Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy will host a Step Up Day for students in grades 7 and 8 from 7:40 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. at the High School Campus located at 1200 Main St. in Marinette.  This day offers students the opportunity to learn more about the High School.

Feb. 27

“PEEKING INTO PRESCHOOL” VISIT. Held by Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy for interested families from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Elementary campus, 141 S. Wood Ave., Peshtigo.  Drop in and explore our classroom in action.  

Feb. 28

FRESHMEN INFORMATION NIGHT. Held for current students and prospective incoming freshmen at St. Thomas Aquinas Academy at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Library.  There will be an opportunity to meet teachers, coaches and administration, a question and answer session and information on financial aid.  Please call 715-735-7481 for more information.

Mar. 1

ELEMENTARY SHADOW DAY AND OPEN HOUSE. Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy will host a Shadow Day for interested students in Kindergarten to grade 6 from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Elementary campus, 141 S. Wood Ave., Peshtigo. Visiting students will be paired with a host in their current grade and spend the day engaging in academics, activities and classes. Shadow days are structured to give students an opportunity to experience the classroom, meet the faculty, and allow participants the opportunity to view the school from a student’s perspective.  Pre-registration is requested as lunch will be provided for all visitors. Pre-register by calling 715-735-7481. An informational Open House for parents for will be held from 1 to 3 p.m.

Mar. 18

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS ACADEMY ANNUAL AUCTION. Held in the high school gym. There are a wide variety of items to bid on in the oral and silent auctions including vacations, Packer tickets and services for home and garden. There are varied food and beverage booths and a bountiful pantry section with cakes, pies, jams, baskets and caramel apples. A Spring Raffle is being held in conjunction with the Auction.  Raffle tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100 and all proceeds will benefit the Tuition Assistance fund.  The first prize is $1000, second prize is $500, and third prize is $250.  All prizes will be awarded by check to the lucky winners.  The drawing will be held at the end of the 2nd Oral auction segment.  The winners do not have to be present to win. This is the largest fundraiser for the Academy and is open to the public.  Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and auction booklets for bidders are $10 each.  

Apr. 25

KINDERGARTEN SCREENING. Held through St. Thomas Aquinas Academy for Kindergarten students who are new to the Academy at the Peshtigo campus.  Please call the Elementary office at 715-582-4041 to schedule a time.

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.