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  • Dickens of a Christmas Throughout Ripon
    All day
    12.01.2017

    December 1-3

  • Holiday Basket Raffle Tickets now on sale in Omro
    All day
    12.01.2017
    130 W Larrabee St, Omro, WI 54963, USA

    130 W Larrabee St, Omro, WI 54963, USA


    Holiday Basket Raffle Tickets

    Raffle tickets are on sale at Future Omro office on Monday, November 27, 2017 and at local businesses thereafter with gift baskets on display beginning November 27th at the Omro Community Center. Winners will be drawn at Future Omro’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, you need not be present to win. Proceeds from the baskets stay local by helping to fund community initiatives.

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  • Wake Up Call Presentation by Waushara County Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Committee
    17:00-20:30
    12.04.2017

    Monday, December 4th, Wake Up Call Presentation. The Waushara County Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Committee invites all adults, 21 and over, to join them on December 4th from 5-8:30pm at the WWII Memorial Building for an eye-opening presentation learning about substance abuse and the part it plays in the lives of our children and grandchildren. Wake Up Call is a life-size exhibit of a teen’s bedroom with more than 20 “red flags” that can signal drug or alcohol use. The Wake Up Call bedroom identifies spots where teens may hide drugs, household items that can be used as drug paraphernalia and ways teens try to cover up drug and alcohol use. The goal of this presentation is to educate parents and other adults who are influential in the lives of youth so they know what seemingly innocent items can actually be an indication of substance abuse. In addition to learning about the various hiding spots and items that may indicate use, audience members will learn about the signs and symptoms associated with alcohol and drug abuse, as well as strategies that can help reduce the chances of substance abuse. The Sherriff’s Department K-9 Unit will do a presentation. There will also be an opportunity for participants to ask questions and get a closer look at the items located in the bedroom. For questions or to register, please contact Mary LaBlanc at 920-787-6600 or at marykay.lablanc@co.waushara.wi.us

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  • Princeton High School Food Service’s Peppermint Palace
    08:30-11:30
    12.05.2017

    Dec. 5, 6, & 7 from 8:30a-11:30a.

    Located in Room 507.  Come enjoy some tasty treats!

    Supreme stuffed french toast, royal skillet, worthy waffles, castle cakes, drawbridge burritos, crown croissant sandwich, majestic muffins, sweet corn roll, & jester strudel.

    Please support the PHS student-oriented restaurant.

  • Books N’Brews for Teens at Mugs Coffeehouse in Ripon
    16:00-18:00
    12.05.2017

    Books N’ Brew for Teens @ Mugs Coffeehouse

    Tuesday, December 5 at 4:00 P.M.

    Catch up with what other teen readers are enjoying on Tuesday, December 5 at 4:00 P.M. at Mugs Coffeehouse as you warm yourself with delicous hot beverage! Unlike traditional book clubs, there are no assigned books. Instead, read what you like and then share what you read. Adult/Teen Services Librarian, Mandy Sprague will be on hand to offer reader’s advisory to get you hooked on your next favorite read! This new teens-only (12+) reading group meets at Mugs Coffeehouse on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 4:00 P.M.

    These programs are free and open to the public. Call the library at 748-6160 or contact Mandy Sprague at msprague@riponlibrary.org for more information.

  • Essential Oils 101 at Ripon Library
    18:30-20:30
    12.05.2017

    Essential Oils 101 – Embracing Wellness

    Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30 P.M.

    Join Christen Valente in learning about the healing benefits of essential oils on Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library.  Learn how to clean your home with chemical free products and kick toxic chemicals to the curb!

    These programs are free and open to the public. Call the library at 748-6160 or contact Mandy Sprague at msprague@riponlibrary.org for more information.

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  • Princeton High School Food Service’s Peppermint Palace
    08:30-11:30
    12.06.2017

    Dec. 5, 6, & 7 from 8:30a-11:30a.

    Located in Room 507.  Come enjoy some tasty treats!

    Supreme stuffed french toast, royal skillet, worthy waffles, castle cakes, drawbridge burritos, crown croissant sandwich, majestic muffins, sweet corn roll, & jester strudel.

    Please support the PHS student-oriented restaurant.

  • Bits & Bots Coding Challenge for Middle School Students at Ripon Public Library
    15:45-17:00
    12.06.2017

    Bits & Bots Coding Challenge

    Wednesday, December 6 at 3:45 P.M.

    Venture forth on a coding quest at Ripon Public Library with CODECOMBAT on Wednesday, December 6 at 3:45 P.M. Learn programming with a multiplayer live coding strategy game for beginners. Learn Python or JavaScript as you defeat ogres, solve mazes, and level up. This is a tweens-only program designed for middle school students.

    These programs are free and open to the public. Call the library at 748-6160 or contact Mandy Sprague at msprague@riponlibrary.org for more information.

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  • Market at Town Square in Green Lake
    09:00-12:00
    12.09.2017

    Saturday, December 9 | 9 am to 12 pm
    Town Square
    Home Grown, Hand Made and Organic. The Market at Town Square offers a festive atmosphere with the best in fresh-from-the-farm produce, meats and floral, plus one-of-a-kind, handmade items from area artisans and weekly surprises including cooking demonstrations, live music and more!
  • Stuff the Bug (Toys for Tots Fundraiser) at Cottage Motors
    10:00-12:00
    12.09.2017

     

    Date:  Sat., Dec. 9

    Time:  10a-Noon (Live broadcast)

    Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus will be there!

    For every person that test drives a car that day,  $5 will be donated to Toys for Tots!

     

  • Black Hawk Folk Society Second Saturday Concert
    19:00-21:00
    12.09.2017
    United Kingdom

    United Kingdom

    Black Hawk Folk Society Second Saturday Concert

    The Black Hawk Folk Society will host John Smith on Saturday, December 9th at 7:00pm. John Smith is one of those artists so often under-recognized – he possesses a genius that cannot be denied, ignored, or overlooked. For the past thirty-plus years, John Smith has been sharing his music all across America and abroad. He has become a favorite at festivals, clubs, and house concerts alike. In addition to being a Kerrville New Folk Winner, John Smith has released seven solo CDs to rave reviews, leads musical tours to Ireland, teaches songwriting, and has served as a staff songwriter in Nashville. . Get a sample of his talent at http://www.johnsmithmusic.com/.There will be a potluck at 6:00 pm before the concert which will be held at the Mountain View Community Center, at N3137 21st Lane, Wautoma, WI 54982, just off Highway 152, south of Mt. Morris.

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  • CAP Services Seeks Volunteers for Waushara County Tax Program Planning
    All day
    12.11.2017

    CAP Services Seeks Volunteers for Waushara County Tax Program Planning for the upcoming income tax filing season is underway and CAP Services is seeking volunteers to prepare tax returns and provide customer support. Since 2007, CAP Services has provided free tax preparation to low-income families in Waushara County through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. During the 2017 filing season, volunteers helped 212 households in Waushara County secure more than $216,000 in income tax refunds. With an average cost of $160 per paid tax return, these volunteers also saved families more than $33,000 in fees in 2017. CAP anticipates an increased demand for its services in 2018 and will need additional volunteers to meet the need. Individuals can get involved through a weekly commitment to conduct intake activities or prepare taxes, or through an occasional – once or twice a month – commitment to offer interpretation services. No previous experience is needed. CAP will provide in-person and online training free of charge to all interested volunteers beginning mid-December. The tax site operates from late January to mid-April. Additionally, volunteers can access CAP’s tax filing software to prepare their own returns as well as returns for friends and family, free of charge. CAP will offer free tax preparation services at the CAPsell Center in Wautoma. If you are interested in volunteering, visit the CAP Services website at capservices.org/vita, or contact Connie Henn at chenn@capmail.org or 920-647-0978.

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  • Learn About Safety Awareness with Green Lake Co. Detective Holdorf at Markesan Resident Home
    10:00-10:45
    12.12.2017

    Safety Awareness with Detective Holdorf
    Tuesday, December 12
    10 am to 10:45 am
    Markesan Resident Home
    Learn how to live more safely with great suggestions from Green Lake County Detective Chad Holdorf.
  • Marine Biology: A Shedd Aquarium High School Learning Experience at Ripon Library
    18:30-21:00
    12.12.2017

    Marine Biology: A Shedd Aquarium High School Learning Experience

    Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30 P.M.

    Discover the impressive educational adventure that one local high school student had this past summer. Join Danika Steggall at the Ripon Public Library on Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30 P.M. as she shares a travelogue of her trip to the Bahamas with the Shedd Aquarium’s exclusive High School Marine Biology Program. Living aboard the Shedd’s research vessel, Ms. Steggall was able to explore aquatic life in the Bahamas, research scientific techniques, and learn about environmental issues during her experience as a marine science researcher. Highlights include a visit to the Bimini Shark Lab, swimming with sharks, and working with the Dolphins Communication Project.

    Free and open to the public. Call the library at 748-6160 or contact Mandy Sprague at msprague@riponlibrary.org for more information.

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  • Caestecker Library in Green Lake’s Festive Season Lineup-Kid’s Crafts
    15:30-16:30
    12.13.2017

    Wednesday, December 13 –

    A merry craft makers afternoon for kids 3:30-4:30. Ornaments, snow globes, and hot cocoa to make and enjoy after school.

     

    Thursday, December 14 – 

    Christmas Tea at Balmoral Castle 1-3:00.  Actress Jessica Michna is here as Margaret Cummins, head housekeeper at Balmoral Castle during Queen Victoria’s reign. Hear about life at the castle during the Royal Family’s Christmas visit. Jessica’s program will be followed by tea.

     

    The library will be closed on December 24 and 25.

     

    Thursday, December 28 – 

    Princess Bride film screening at 6:30 p.m. One of the most quotable movies ever is 30 years old. Let’s have some swashbuckling fun and enjoy The Princess Bride on the library’s big screen.

     

    Saturday, December 30 – 

    Frozen film screening at 10:00 a.m. Do you want to build a snowman? (Or just sing along with the movie?) We’re screening Frozen this morning in the main level meeting room. Kids of all ages welcome.

     

    The library will be closed on December 31 and January 1.

  • Holiday Wrap-up held at Thrasher Opera House
    17:30-20:00
    12.13.2017

    Holiday Wrap-up
    Wednesday, December 13
    5:30 pm to 8 pm
    Thrasher Opera House
    Come enjoy sips and shop curated goods from young, creative business owners at the first-ever Holiday Wrap-Up! It’s your one-stop, pop-up Christmas shopping event featuring your favorite local shops and businesses! A party atmosphere + an opportunity to check those last minute gifts off your lists (unique gifts at that!)
    ALL ARE WELCOME!
    $5 admission goes towards the area Angel Tree Program.
    Cash Bar.
  • Lessons & Carols at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Montello
    18:30-20:00
    12.13.2017

    Lessons & Carols
    Wednesday, December 13th – 6:30 pm
    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church – Montello

    Features:  Christmas music mixed with scripture readings

    No cost . . . everyone is invited and welcomed

    Huge reception follows the service in the parish hall.

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  • Caestecker Library in Green Lake’s Festive Season Lineup-Christmas Tea
    13:00-15:00
    12.14.2017

     

    Thursday, December 14 – 

    Christmas Tea at Balmoral Castle 1-3:00.  Actress Jessica Michna is here as Margaret Cummins, head housekeeper at Balmoral Castle during Queen Victoria’s reign. Hear about life at the castle during the Royal Family’s Christmas visit. Jessica’s program will be followed by tea.

     

    The library will be closed on December 24 and 25.

     

    Thursday, December 28 – 

    Princess Bride film screening at 6:30 p.m. One of the most quotable movies ever is 30 years old. Let’s have some swashbuckling fun and enjoy The Princess Bride on the library’s big screen.

     

    Saturday, December 30 – 

    Frozen film screening at 10:00 a.m. Do you want to build a snowman? (Or just sing along with the movie?) We’re screening Frozen this morning in the main level meeting room. Kids of all ages welcome.

     

    The library will be closed on December 31 and January 1.

  • Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating at Ripon Library
    18:30-19:00
    12.14.2017

    Thursday, December 14 at 6:30 P.M.

    Do you desire becoming healthier but find yourself freely indulging in all the sweets of the holiday season only to feel frustrated and guilty afterwards? Join Brenda Block, Integrative Nutritional Health Coach, at the Ripon Public Library on Thursday, December 14 at 6:30 P.M. to learn some simple tips to maintain your health while still enjoying the spirit of the season. Sample delicious treats made healthier and leave with strategies to keep your health goals on track this winter! Stay tuned for Ms. Block’s upcoming Blue Zone Diets series exploring the diets of the “blue zone” covering a different regional diet each month, Thursdays at 6:30 P.M. this winter and spring:

    • January 25 – Sardinia, Italy
    • February 8 – Okinawa, Japan
    • March 8 – Loma Linda, California
    • April 12 – Nicoya, Costa Rica
    • May 10 – Ikaria, Greece
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  • Adult Game Night – Mini Game Session at Ripon Library
    18:00-19:00
    12.19.2017

     

    Tuesday, December 19 at 6:00 P.M.

    Put your game face on and head over to the Ripon Public Library on Tuesday, December 19 at 6:00 P.M. for some kids-free, adult gaming! This month we are featuring an assortment of mini games (15-30 minutes in length in play time). Bring your favorites to share!

    These programs are free and open to the public. Call the library at 748-6160 or contact Mandy Sprague at msprague@riponlibrary.org for more information.

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  • Community Blood Drive
    10:00-13:30
    12.21.2017

    Thursday, December 21st, Community Blood Drive. Give the gift of blood at the Redgranite Correctional Institute Blood Drive on Thursday, December 21st from 10am- 1:30pm. If you would like to schedule an appointment, call the Blood Center at 800- 280-4102. Scheduling an appointment in advance helps to ensure a speedy donation for all. The Bloodmobile will park in the Redgranite Correctional Institution’s parking lot.

  • Grace Lutheran Church in Berlin Christmas Cantata Concert
    18:30-19:30
    12.21.2017
    384 Oak St, Berlin, WI 54923, USA

    384 Oak St, Berlin, WI 54923, USA

    Come & enjoy in the holiday spirit by listening to the music of the Christmas Cantata titled “Little Lion, Little Lamb”  performed by the choir at Grace English Lutheran Church in Berlin.

    Thursday, Dec. 21 at 6:30 p.m. (open to the public)

    384 Oak St, Berlin, WI

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  • Christmas Eve Service at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Poy Sippi
    18:30-19:30
    12.24.2017

    Sunday, December 24th, Christmas Eve Service at Emmaus Lutheran. Emmaus Evangelical Lutheran Church is holding a special Christmas Eve Service at 6:30pm on Sunday, December 24th. This service will consist of lessons and carols proclaiming the prophecies and birth of Jesus Christ. Members of Emmaus are inviting their friends and neighbors to come and celebrate Christmas in its true meaning and spirit. Emmaus Lutheran Church is located at W2185 County Rd H in Poy Sippi.

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  • Coloma Hotel Community Appreciation Party
    17:00-20:00
    12.27.2017
    132 E Main St, Coloma, WI 54930, USA

    132 E Main St, Coloma, WI 54930, USA

    Wednesday, December 27th, Coloma Hotel Community Appreciation Party. The Coloma Hotel wants to say “Thank You!” to their community. They will be hosting a Community Appreciation and Open House on Wednesday December 27th from 5-8pm. There will be a scavenger hunt, free food, and a self-guided tour. The Coloma Hotel is located at 132 E Main Street in Coloma. For more information call them at 715-228-2401.

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