Now through June 19

NWTC PHOTO EDITING FOR SMARTPHONE PHOTOS CLASS. NWTC will offer a free class via Facebook to help people learn how to edit photos one takes with a smartphone. Mike Erhart, Photography Instructor with NWTC, will teach participants how to edit smartphone photos using a free downloadable app. From May 22 through June 5, anyone can submit one photo taken on their smartphone via the NWTC-Marinette Facebook page. From June 15-19, Erhart will post short videos to the NWTC-Marinette Facebook page teaching how to use the app to edit those photos. June 19 at 2 p.m. will feature a live Q&A chat with Erhart to wrap up the class and learn about other upcoming opportunities to learn about photography.

Now through Dec. 31

READING CHALLENGE. The Stephenson Public Library, 1700 Hall Ave., Marinette, will offer a reading challenge for teens and adults. The challenge is to read 50 books in different categories. Categories include: A book written by an author under 30 years old, with an antonym in the title, of short stories, that is a mystery, that will make you cry, that you never finished and recommended by a friend. To help get ideas for books that fall into each category, people may check out the book displays in the Adult Fiction area on the second floor. Each month books that fit into one of the categories will be on display.

June 6

HIKE FOR HUNGER. National Hunger Awareness Day is June 6 and during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hike for Hunger is going virtual. People are asked to go on a walk and practice safe social distancing and take pictures while walking. Newcap, 1201 Main St., Oconto is gathering pictures for its website along with donations. People who send a $25 donation (which feeds an individual for a week) will receive a medal; a $50 donation (which will feed 2-3 individuals for a week) is a T-shirt and a $75 donation (which will feed a family of four for a week) is a shirt and a medal. People may turn in donations along with a walker registration form and send the form and donations to Newcap, Attn:  Tammy DeJardin, 1201 Main St., Oconto, WI, 54153. After the walk, people can email their photos to DeJardin tammydejardin@newcap.org. To donate food items or supplies, people may contact Deb Barlament at 920-371-2993 or debbarlament@newcap.org. For more information on the hike, people may contact DeJardin at 920-819-8328 or by email.

June 6-7

3D ARCHERY SHOOT. The Crivitz Bowhunters club will hold a June 3D archery shoot at W9398 County Trunk W, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.,. June 7. The categories are $10 for people 13 years and older, kids ages seven to 12 cost $5 and children six years old and younger are free. There will be 30 target stations, different classes for all skill levels, concessions will be available and crossbows are welcome. For more information, people may email crivitzbowhuntersclub@gmail.com or call/text 715-291-8666.

June 15

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE. There will be a virtual open house for NWTC Marinette and UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus from noon to 4 p.m. Learn more about classes and programs at both campuses, financial aid opportunities and transfer of credits. Hear about our collaborations on bachelor’s degree pathways locally. Apply for free and register to win swag. More information and directions for how to participate can be found at the NWTC Marinette and UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Facebook pages. People may also call 715-735-4301 or 715-735-9361 for more information. This event is sponsored by NWTC Marinette and UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus through the partnership of the Marinette Area Higher Education Coalition.

July 10-11

PESHTIGO CITY WIDE RUMMAGE SALE. The Peshtigo Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the annual Peshtigo Area Community-Wide Rummage Sale will be held July 10 and July 11. Recommended rummage sale hours of operation are that of no earlier than 8 a.m. and no later than 5 p.m. for both days. In addition to the area-wide community rummage sale, it is also promoting an Area Wide Business Customer Appreciation Celebration during the sale. This additional event recognizes local area businesses as well as the community who have supported each other during the difficult times endured by all during the COVID-19 outbreak.

This year, the chamber has added an online participant registration form through its Facebook page. By doing so, it will be able to produce an accessible mobile digital map of all the rummage sales and businesses that are registered. The chamber said it anticipates many small businesses including restaurants, taverns, floral, thrift shops, grocery and sponsors will be offering additional discounts and specials during the community event. People can find the link for registering a rummage sale or business participation at its Facebook page, Peshtigo Chamber of Commerce, its website, www.peshtigochamber.com. For more information, people may email peshtigochamber@centurytel.net or call 715-582-0327.

Aug. 15

M&M AUTO CLUB ANNUAL AUTO SHOW. The Marinette & Menominee Auto Club will hold its annual auto show at the Historic Menominee Waterfront (Marina Park) on 1st Street by the bandshell from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The show is free to spectators and $5 registration fee for vehicles entering to participate in the show. There are over 66 trophies in 20 classes that will be presented (rain or shine). Open to all types of vehicles and cycles. The club asks that all personnel bringing vehicles to be entered at the show, either competing or only displaying their vehicle, have their $5 registration fee ready at the Show Vehicle Gate Entrance. It will have two three-column trophies, (cycle and vehicle scholarship fund trophies) that anyone can vote for their favorite vehicle or cycle. The cost is $1 for each vote and the money goes toward the M&M Auto Club Scholarship program. Those ballots are available at the registration table. If interested, people may call 715-582-0347 for more information.

Sept. 8

DOG TRAINING CLASSES. Tri-County Dog Training Academy dog obedience classes will be held at the Marinette Armory, 2000 Mary St., Marinette. Advanced registration is suggested as classes are limited. Orientation will take place at 7 p.m. with registration starting at 6:30 p.m. Dogs do not attend orientation night. The academy offers Puppy, Beginner and Advanced levels. For more information and an enrollment form, people may call 920-634-6005 or visit them at www.tricountydogtraining.org. People can also find them on Facebook.

Sept. 10

MENOMINEE KIWANIS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING. This event will take place at Riverside Golf Club. The event is a four-person 18-hole scramble at $75 per person, which includes greens fees, cart and a buffet dinner. Proceeds to provide scholarships for Menominee High School seniors. Prize money for first two teams in gross and net divisions, and prizes for on course events, including $15,000 and $10,000 hole-in-one cash prizes. Included are a bucket raffle, 50/50 raffle and additional prizes. For more information, people may call John at 906-290-2142 or contact any Kiwanis member.

Sept. 12

GATEWAY FOR VETERANS CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW. The annual Gateway for Veterans Car, Truck and Bike show will be at the Gateway Bar and Grill in Crivitz. Registration is at 8 a.m. with the show starting at 10 and ending at 2 p.m. Trophies will be awarded at 2:30. It is $10 for a single entry and $15 for two entries. There will also be dash plaques given to the first 100 cars. There will be music, food and raffles. This event is open to the public. For more information, people may call Sharon at 906-792-8164.

Oct. 10

CRAFT SALE. The Peshtigo Woman’s Club will host a craft sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Peshtigo High School gymnasium. Crafters can contact Mary Lou Richter at 715-582-1035 to reserve a spot. Admission is $2 or canned item donation to the Peshtigo Food Pantry.

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July 31

MENEKAUNEE OLD TIMERS PICNIC. The picnic will be held at noon at Red Arrow Park for anyone 50 and older with ties to Menekaunee. Those attending should bring lawn chairs and beverages. People may call Sharon, 715-735-5577, for more information.

Ongoing

1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN (ages birth to 6). People may talk to Lara Lakari at the Stephenson Public Library to register for this read-at-home program. For all the reasons reading to a child benefits brain development, people may use this program to establish the reading habit by tracking the books one and one’s child read together. For every 100 books one reads, a child earns a sticker to put on the bulletin boards at the library. At the end, one’s child earns a certificate of completion and a book to keep.

MARINETTE SENIOR CENTER OFFERINGS/INFORMATION. Individuals 50 or older qualify to become a member of the Marinette Senior Center. Yearly membership is $10 per person. 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.