Events Calendar

Pam’s Blu Play Tuesday!

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 – Tuesday, December 10, 2019

9:15 to 11:15

Blu Play - Shopko Plaza Mall - Wisconsin Rapids

Pam’s Blu Play Tuesday!
9:15 to 11:15 Free Coffee and Play-
For our families with children who have special needs!
Repeats Monthly 2nd Tuesday of the month
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Mosaic Window Class

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Monday, April 23, 2018 – Monday, May 14, 2018

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Central Wisconsin Cultural Center, 320 W Grand Ave, Suite 104, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54495

April 23 & 30, May 7 & 14 | 1 – 4 pm | Experience the endless possibilities of this beautiful art form and create a mosaic window for indoor display. Artist Bonnie Dhein will introduce you to the many, varied types of glass available for mosaics and teach you how to cut and shape glass into tesserae (the basic mosaic unit). You will gain a strong foundation for constructing interior mosaics including safety, terminology, design, layout, cutting, adhesives, grouting, finishing, and more. | Instructor: Bonnie Dhein | For beginner, intermediate, advanced | Cost: $150 includes $25 materials fee and additional Open Studio time | All materials provided | Bring your own design or choose an image offered at class | Registration required; call 715-421-4598 or stop at Cultural Center; see registration form online | Maximum class size 10; minimum 3 | Register today before class fills up!

A Toast To Great Futures

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Friday, April 27, 2018

5:00 pm

Nekoosa Community Center

The Boys & Girls Club has the perfect Friday night planned for you! Come relax and enjoy premium wine and beer, while making a difference in the lives of our community’s youth! The event is complete with a wide selection of premium wines and craft beers, paired with appetizers from Great Expectations. The 3rd annual event will host a silent auction, raffle room, and an event favorite – The Wine and Whiskey Raffle.

100% of the proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Wisconsin Rapids Area, which serves 2,100 youth annually in Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards, and Nekoosa locations.

Renaissance Assisted Living Spring Vendor Event

Saturday, April 28, 2018

1-3:30 p.m.

1500 Pepper Ave. Wisconsin Rapids

Renaissance Assisted Living is having their bi-annual vendor event. There are 25 vendors of independent sales and crafters committed to the sale.
This is a wonderful one stop shopping event and a chance to see new spring catalogs.

Abstract Painting Workshop

Monday, April 30, 2018

5:30 - 9 p.m.

Central Wisconsin Cultural Center

Paint with a purpose! Abstract paintings are a playground of visual interest. This workshop is for intermediate or advanced level painters interested in learning how to paint in an abstract way.

Cost:$45.00 – all materials provided
Previous acrylic, oil, or watercolor painting experience recommended.
Space limited to 10

Abstract Painting Workshop

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Monday, April 30, 2018

5:30 - 9:00 PM

Central Wisconsin Cultural Center, 320 W Grand Ave, Suite 104, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

Paint with a purpose! For intermediate or advanced level painters interested in learning how to paint in an abstract way. Artist Bonnie Dhein will guide you through the basic foundations to learn how to hold an abstract (or nonobjective) design together. You will explore a variety of mark-making techniques with emphasis on finding what works for you as an artist. Explore and develop your own way of applying paint in order to compose a visual space using one of the design concepts learned. Primary focus will be on composition, values, mark-making, and a search for individuality. Recommended for those with some prior painting experience in acrylics, oils, or watercolors; it is NOT a workshop to learn color mixing. | Instructor: Bonnie Dhein | Cost $45 | All materials provided | Registration required; call 715-421-4598 or stop at Cultural Center; see registration form online | Maximum class size: 10 | Register today before the workshop fills up!

May Card Creations Class

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

5:30-7:30pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 3 colorful cards using rubber stamps, dies, decorative paper, embellishments & Perfect Pearls powder. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

May Card Creations Class

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

5:30-7:30pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 3 colorful cards using rubber stamps, dies, decorative paper, embellishments & Perfect Pearls powder. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

Anne of Green Gables

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Friday, May 11, 2018 – Sunday, May 20, 2018

7:30pm; 2:00pm Sunday matinee

WR Community Theatre; 220 3rd Ave., S.; Rapids Mall/Centralia Center

A refreshing, contemporary telling of the classic story. Stern Marilla and her warm-hearted brother Matthew hoped to adopt a boy to work on their farm. But the orphanage sends young, befreckled Anne by mistake, and their lives will never be the same.
Performances will be on May 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 at 7:30pm and May 20 at 2:00pm

Wood County Master Garden Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 12, 2018

9:00 to 3:00

Helens Zoo House, Gaynor Ave, Wis. Rapids

One day sale of perennial landscape plants.

SWCHS 5K9 Walk/Run, Plant Sale & Vendor Fair

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

9:00am - 3:00pm

Grand Rapids Lions Club

Lace up your shoes for the Humane Society’s’ annual 5K to support shelter pets. Leash up your dogs too, pets with current rabies vaccinations are welcome. Bring the whole family, bikers and strollers are also welcome.

Event Location: Grand Rapids Lions Club – 2411 36th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids
Registration Fee: $20. Kids under 10 are free.
Online Registration is now open at www.active.com. (Online registration is subject to additional processing fee.)
Download a paper registration form at www.swchs.com.
Pre-registrants will receive a Free 5K9 event t-shirt.
Raise pledges and get free registration swag!

Following the route check out our:
HUGE Plant Sale – donations of plants will be accepted
Vendor Fair – crafts, direct sale businesses, pet services & more.
Animal Appearances – visit with animal welfare groups & pets
Kids Activities, Food & More!
Get your pet’s microchipped at a reduced rate! Microchipping and registration is $15. No appointment is necessary.
Check out our facebook event!

FREE Happy Birthday Card Make & Take

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

10am-3pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make a cheery Happy Birthday card using new rubber stamps from Impression Obsession. Limit 1 free make & take per customer, while supplies last. FREE!

Dragonfly Delight Cards Class

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

5:30-7:30pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 3 elegant dragonfly cards using rubber stamps, dies, decorative paper, embellishments & Perfect Pearls powder. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

FREE Happy Birthday Card Make & Take

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

5:30-7:30pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 3 elegant dragonfly cards using rubber stamps, dies, decorative paper, embellishments & Perfect Pearls powder. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

Jeremiah’s Crossing Annual Family Fun Fest

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Dexter Park, Hwy 80 & Hwy 54, Pittsville, WI 54466

Jeremiah’s Crossing hosts their Annual Family Fun Fest which includes a classic & custom car show, vendors, crafters, food, a General Store, Cream Puffs, & live music. Raffles, a silent auction & kids activities are all available for family fun.

Hustle S’more for Lions Camp

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Races start at 8 am!

Wisconsin Lions Camp

Join us for our annual 5K or 10K run/walk on our trails, the 15 mile bike ride starting and ending at Camp or the new one mile Donut Dash around main camp! All proceeds support our Summer Camp Program which provides a free camp experience for Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities.

Jeremiah’s Crossing Student Ride-A-Thon

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Jeremiah’s Crossing (2440 County Hwy X, Babcock, WI)

Everyone is invited to attend Jeremiah’s Crossing Student Ride-a-Thon & Parade of Horses. Food, fun for the kids, raffles & the Great BBQ Cook-Off (public entries welcome).