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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.

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.

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 to Host Stained Glass Workshop

Town Square to Host Stained Glass Workshop

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. 

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. 

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.

Town Square Tap Beer Garden to Open at Mill Pond Terrace

Town Square Tap Beer Garden to Open at Mill Pond Terrace

Town Square Tap, operated by Genuine Beverages, the producer of Fox Tale Genuine Craft Ginger Beer, will open this summer at Mill Pond Terrace, the new outdoor event venue overlooking the Dartford Mill Pond on the north side of Town Square. The taproom space will be located in the former Town Square garage and adjacent areas, being renovated this spring in conjunction with Mill Pond Terrace.

Larry Gundrum Named Executive Director of Green Lake Renewal's Town Square

Larry Gundrum Named Executive Director of Green Lake Renewal's Town Square

Larry Gundrum, who has served on Green Lake Renewal’s board of directors for the past two years, has been named executive director of Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square Community Center. He will be responsible for planning, executing and leading all Town Square initiatives, including programming, events, and project development, as well as overseeing Town Square’s Green Lake Kitchens, Green Lake Fitness and Mill Pond Terrace, the new outdoor event venue opening this summer on the north side of Town Square.

Town Square Hosts One-Time Gong Meditation Program

Town Square Hosts One-Time Gong Meditation Program

Town Square Community Center is partnering with Gongtopia to bring a one-day gong meditation session to Green Lake on Saturday, March 23 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.

Local Artists to Offer Acrylic Pouring Workshop at Town Square

Local Artists to Offer Acrylic Pouring Workshop at Town Square

Artist Teresa Vicars is returning to Town Square Community Center to demonstrate her unique acrylic pouring techniques at a one-day workshop on Saturday, March 16 from 9:30 am to 12 pm. Cost of registration is $50 and includes all materials. Participants may sign up online at www.greenlakerenewal.org/.

Great Horned Owl to Visit Town Square

Great Horned Owl to Visit Town Square

The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club will be hosting a special presentation called, “Snowy Owls Visit Wisconsin” by raptor expert Gene Jacobs on Tuesday evening, March 12th at 6 pm. This free event will be held at Town Square Community Center in Downtown Green Lake and is open to the public.

Artist Co-op Hosts Holiday Open House at Town Square December 15

Artist Co-op Hosts Holiday Open House at Town Square December 15

The artists of the corner store co-op will host a holiday sale and open house on Saturday, December 15 at Town Square Community Center in Downtown Green Lake from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Special handmade holiday gift items will be on sale, including jewelry, fabric art, photos, cards and framed art. Visitors will also get a chance to create their own personalized gift tags and ornaments at the co-op’s “Make It & Take It’’ tables for a very small fee.

Green Lake’s Kelsey Olmen Installs Little Free Library on Town Square Bike Garden

Green Lake’s Kelsey Olmen Installs Little Free Library on Town Square Bike Garden

Green Lake High School student and Girl Scout Kelsey Olmen recently installed a little free library outside Town Square Community Center. This new community resource was late last month as part of Kelsey’s project for the Silver Award, the highest award for a Girl Scout cadet.

The little free library takes the shape of a small, red wooden box in the middle of Town Square’s bike garden. People of all ages may take a book without having to worry about any costs or overdue fees, and in return, individuals may leave a book for others to read.