Preparations are underway and applications are now being accepted for this fall’s Town Square indoor market. The market, which features growers and artisans from throughout the area, will run on a weekly basis from 9 am to 12 pm starting Saturday, November 2 through Saturday, December 14 at 492 Hill Street in Green Lake.
Norton Boat Works of Green Lake is partnering with Town Square Community Center once again to offer wooden boat rides on the Saturday of Harvest Fest, September 28 from 9 am to 3 pm. Boat rides are 20 minutes long and tickets will be sold by cash or check at the wharf in Deacon Mills Park for $10 each. All proceeds will benefit Green Lake’s nonprofit Town Square Community Center.
A busy Harvest Fest Saturday in Green Lake will culminate in what has traditionally been Town Square’s most attended bingo game of the year on Saturday, August 28 in Town Square Community Center’s Bingo Hall located at 492 Hill St. Players will be playing for the super progressive blackout jackpot, totaling $500 plus half of the night’s sales if bingo is won in 50 numbers or less. Doors and concessions open at 5:00 pm, game sales open at 5:30 pm and game sessions start at 6:30 pm.
Green Lake area’s Diane Egbert has published a new book that contains a curated selection of postcard images drawn from her personal collection built over a dozen years, many of which date from the 1910s and 1920s. The limited-edition book, titled “Dartford Days,” has a one-time-only press run of 500 and will be available for $34 at Town Square Community Center starting Thursday, August 29.
Parrotheads and Parakeets from all over the world are invited to Margaritaville Bingo on Saturday, August 31 at Town Square Community Center. Players will be playing for the super progressive blackout jackpot, totaling $1,072 plus half of the night’s sales if bingo is won in 56 numbers or less, with a consolation prize of $200. Doors and concessions open at 5:00 pm, game sales open at 5:30 pm and game sessions start at 6:30 pm.
Town Square Community Center is partnering with Gongtopia to bring a one-day gong meditation session to Green Lake on Saturday, August 17 from 1:30 to 3 pm. Advance registration is $25 or $30 the day of. Participants can register online at www.greenlakerenewal.org, by calling 920-807-0008, or by visiting the front desk at Town Square Community Center.
Starting September 11, 2019, Moraine Park Technical College will offer a five-week business startup series of classes at Town Square Community Center. Classes will run on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 8:25 pm through October 9. Interested individuals can find more information online at morainepark.edu/programs or by calling (800) 472-4554.
Back by popular demand, artist Donna Marquart will be teaching a series of stained glass art classes on Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. beginning August 6, 2019 through August 27, 2019 at Town Square Community Center in Green Lake. Participants of all skill levels can sign up for the four-week session for $100 per person, which includes most materials.
More than 200 supporters of Town Square Community Center enjoyed a lovely evening at the White Hot Party fundraising event on Saturday, July 13 atop beautiful Sandstone Bluff overlooking majestic Green Lake at the property of the Vandervelde Family. The 2019 White Hot Party was made possible in part by generous sponsors and a team of volunteers. Special thanks go out to Co-chairs Joan Lloyd and Madden for their time and efforts to make the White Hot Party spectacular. Thank you to three local caterers, who teamed to provide food for the event: Goose Blind Grill and Bar, Horseradish Kitchen + Market, and Peppercorn Catering.
Tammera Doering has joined Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square Community Center as Events and Programs Manager. Ms. Doering will be working closely with the rest of the staff to carry out the organization’s daily operations, including space management, creation and maintenance of schedules, and assisting in the creation and management of future programs at Town Square.
The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club will host a program at Town Square titled “The Bats of Wisconsin” on Monday, June 17 at 8:00 pm. This presentation by Tom Wagner will cover the eight species of bats found in Wisconsin, and provide information about their status and ecology, and discuss their great importance to the ecosystems of our state. He will provide information about identification, habitat, migration, and reproduction – as well as the benefits of bats to humans. Besides being voracious feeders on mosquitoes and other flying insects, they also serve an important role as seed dispersers.
More than 40 Town Square community center volunteers were recognized at the annual volunteer appreciation celebration, hosted by Green Lake Renewal Board Member Jo Ellen Madden and Ambassador Joan Lloyd. The event was held at the Greenway House Bed and Breakfast and catered by Kari Schliecher of Bliss Catering in Green Lake last Friday evening.
Green Lake, WI –Town Square Community Center is partnering with Gongtopia to bring a one-day gong meditation session to Green Lake on Saturday, June 8 from 1:30 to 3 pm. Advance registration is $25 or $30 the day of. Participants can register online at www.greenlakerenewal.org, by calling 920-807-0008, or by visiting the front desk at Town Square Community Center.
People from the Green Lake area and beyond are invited to play for the long-lost treasure at Pirate’s Booty Bingo on Saturday, May 25 at Town Square Community Center in Downtown Green Lake. Doors and concessions open at 5:00 pm, game sales open at 5:30 pm and game sessions start at 6:30 pm. The 13-game series features a new super progressive jackpot prize of at least $600, a new speedy bingo game, two double jackpot game payouts, plus a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and plenty of family fun. Concessions will be available for purchase, including $2 Sheboygan hot dogs, chips, beer, and wine.
Fresh produce, pasture-raised pork, grass-fed beef, farm-fresh eggs, fresh-baked breads, and made-to-order foods are just some of the signature goods being offered at Town Square’s Friday markets this summer. The season, featuring over 15 new and returning vendors, will kick off Friday, May 24 at 3:00 pm on the Town Square Community Center lawn in Downtown Green Lake.
Town Square Community Center is excited to bring back Camp Chocolate, a most delicious summer program and learning experience for children kindergarten through 8th grade. Three sessions will be held for separate age groups: June 11 through 14 for grades k-2, June 18 through 21 for grades 3-5, and June 25 through 28 for grades 6-8. The camp will run from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Friday. The price for the program including materials is $30 per child.
Colton Burt, a certified personal trainer and owner of Priority Fitness, will operate and manage Town Square’s Green Lake Fitness, taking over responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the downtown Green Lake 24-hour fitness and exercise facility. A native of Neshkoro, Mr. Burt has been in the fitness business since graduating from Wautoma High School and holds a certified personal training certificate from ACE—one of the country’s top, nationally-recognized certification programs.