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Town Square to Host Halloween Costume Contest at Spooktacular Bingo

Town Square to Host Halloween Costume Contest at Spooktacular Bingo

The Green Lake area’s biggest and spookiest Halloween Costume Party—Town Square’s Spooktacular Bingo—is scheduled for Saturday evening, October 26 at 486 Hill Street in 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 otherworldly event has become a favorite way to celebrate Halloween, with $250 in cash awards for the most festive Halloween costumes sponsored by Special Properties, door prizes throughout the night, a 50-50 raffle and a chance to win the fang-tastic progressive jackpot of $600 or more.

A 3-Step Guide to Ridding Yourself of Closet Tchotchkes

A 3-Step Guide to Ridding Yourself of Closet Tchotchkes

Sunday, October 6 is the start of National Get Organized Week. Wanna know how you can take part in this super-exciting annual event and support your local community center at the same time! Here’s our guide to Ridding Yourself of Closet Tchotchkes IN THREE EASY STEPS!

Arnold Grummer’s 3rd Annual Midwest Paper Fest On Display thru October at Town Square

Arnold Grummer’s 3rd Annual Midwest Paper Fest On Display thru October at Town Square

Town Square Community Center is hosting Arnold Grummer's third annual Midwest Paper Fest throughout the month of October starting with an opening reception on Friday, October 4 from 6 -7:30 pm. A juried exhibition will follow the reception, wherein the winners of this year’s Paper Fest will be announced. The catered event is free and open to the public.

Cruise on Green Lake to Benefit Town Square

Cruise on Green Lake to Benefit Town Square

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.

Town Square’s Harvest Fest Bingo set for September 28

Town Square’s Harvest Fest Bingo set for September 28

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.

Diane Egbert Tells History of Green Lake Through Postcards

Diane Egbert Tells History of Green Lake Through Postcards

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.

Third Green Lake Community Street Bash Celebrates Local Nonprofits

Third Green Lake Community Street Bash Celebrates Local Nonprofits

A popular end-of-summer tradition is in its third year in downtown Green Lake this Saturday, August, 31. The third annual Green Lake Community Street Bash is a free street party featuring live music, food trucks, drinks and good company.

The rain-or-shine, tented event will take place overlooking the Green Lake Mill Pond on Water Street on Saturday, August 31. The event will feature four local food vendors, a cash bar, and live music by the Davidson County Band. The Davidson County Band is a six-piece, high-energy band from Chicago whose repertoire spans new country to well-known classics.

Margaritaville Bingo's Progressive Jackpot Surpasses $1,000+

Margaritaville Bingo's Progressive Jackpot Surpasses $1,000+

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. 

Corks & Canvas is back: Sip and Paint with Artist Becky Andersen

Corks & Canvas is back: Sip and Paint with Artist Becky Andersen

Corks and Canvas, a paint and sip experience with artist Becky Andersen, is coming back to Town Square on Thursday, September 12 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Becky Andersen will guide her students through an entire painting from start to finish all while letting loose with a glass (or few) of wine or beer. No experience necessary.

Actress Jane Seymour to Come to Green Lake, WI

Actress Jane Seymour to Come to Green Lake, WI

Jane Seymour will visit Green Lake on the weekend of Freeland Film Festival (September 13-15). Ms. Seymour will be speaking about a new project that her foundation is cooperating on with Freeland Foundation. This panel will be titled: Rewarding Goodness: Can the Technology Revolution Help Save the World? Stay tuned for date and time of this exciting panel discussion!

One-Time Gong Meditation Program at Town Square

One-Time Gong Meditation Program at Town Square

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.

Sip and Paint with Artist Becky Andersen

Sip and Paint with Artist Becky Andersen

Corks and Canvas, a paint and sip experience with artist Becky Andersen, is coming back to Town Square on Thursday, August 15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Becky Andersen will guide her students through an entire painting from start to finish all while letting loose with a glass (or few) of wine or beer. No experience necessary.

Town Square hosts Cooking Class with Kathy McCarthy

Town Square hosts Cooking Class with Kathy McCarthy

Town Square Community Center invites all foodies on a hands-on cooking experience with chef Kathy McCarthy to learn how to make the best, and freshest salads of the summer. The class will be held in Town Square’s demo kitchen on Tuesday, August 6 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $950+ Progressive Jackpot

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $950+ Progressive Jackpot

Amigos of the flamingo are invited to Pink Flamingo Bingo on Saturday, July 27 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. 

Boat Jam Moves to Town Square's Mill Pond Terrace

Boat Jam Moves to Town Square's Mill Pond Terrace

Shoreline Boat Center of Green Lake, Wisconsin just announced that its annual lake party, Boat Jam, will have to relocate to land due to imperfect lake conditions. The event will be hosted on the originally scheduled date of Sunday, July 21, 2019 but the location has changed to the Green Lake Town Square grounds.

Town Square Celebrates Successful White Hot Party Fundraiser

Town Square Celebrates Successful White Hot Party Fundraiser

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 Named Events and Programs Manager of Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square

Tammera Doering Named Events and Programs Manager of Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square

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 to host Bat Presentation at Town Square

The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club to host Bat Presentation 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.

Town Square Honors Arnetveit with Volunteer of the Year Award

Town Square Honors Arnetveit with Volunteer of the Year Award

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.

Town Square Brings Back One-Time Gong Meditation Program

Town Square Brings Back One-Time Gong Meditation Program

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.