Through Sept. 5
WEST SHORE FISHING MUSEUM OPEN. West Shore Fishing Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Those attending may explore the rich local history of fishing in Green Bay waters by touring the Bailey home, exhibit buildings, gift shop, five commercial fishing boats, gardens and trails. Admission is free. The grounds are handicapped accessible and dog friendly. People should enter through Bailey Park, N5146 M-35, 15 miles north of Menominee. People may contact 715-923-9756 or West Shore Fishing Museum on Facebook for more information.
Through Sept. 6
MENOMINEE HERITAGE MUSEUM OPEN. The Menominee Heritage Museum, 904 11th Ave., Menominee, is open through Labor Day. The museum is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. The displays have been changed and masks are optional.
Aug. 10 and 24
IMPLEMENTING A MENTORING PROGRAM COURSE. This virtual course will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. In this interactive course, people will learn how to develop a mentoring program that provides clarity of goal expectations and a clear understanding of the relationship and mutual benefits for both the mentee and mentor. People will leave with a best practice approach to a mentorship program that supports your company or organization's culture. As mentorship facilitators, people will learn how to support mentorship participants and encourage others to become involved. This two-part training will cover implementation, success stories and challenges. For more details, people may visit https://www.uwgb.edu/certificate-programs/mentoring/ or contact email@example.com.
MARINETTE AND MENOMINEE AUTO CLUB 49TH CAR AND BIKE SHOW. The event will be held 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Menominee’s Historic Waterfront on 1st Street by the bandshell in Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park. A museum of vehicles will be available to peruse for free. Food and drinks will be available on grounds. Registration is $5 to show a vehicle, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. It will be participants choice judging in class, with more than 67 trophies in 21 classes. Trophies will be given rain or shine at approximately 2:30 p.m. For more information, people may call 715-582-0347.
PESHTIGO BANDS AT BADGER. All concerts will be held at Badger Park, Peshtigo, from 6 to 8 p.m. Concerts will include: Rose Brook, Aug. 4; and the Rambers, Aug. 18. Depending on the status of the pandemic, concession stands will be available through the Woman’s Club starting at 5 p.m.
MILITARY 20-YEAR CLUB FAMILY PICNIC. The event will be held at Red Arrow Park, Marinette, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the open pavilion. Members are asked to wear a 20-Year Club hat to get a group photo.
GETTING THERE SAFELY: BIKE RODEO AND CAR SEAT CHECK EVENT. The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot behind NWTC Marinette, 1601 University Drive. Free youth bike helmets and non-competitive safety skills course — no appointment needed. Free car seat checks to ensure safe installation. Car seat check appointments preferred; call 715-732-7670 to schedule an appointment. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. A release of liability must be signed prior to participation in the event.
MARINETTE MOOSE LODGE CAR SHOW. Registration fee is $10 per car. Dash plaques will be given to the first 125 cars. Food will be available Raffles and 50/50 prizes will be awarded. Trophies will be awarded at 2:30 p.m., and cars at 7 p.m. For more information, people may call Ed Schlaud, chairman, at 906-753-2340 or the Moose Lodge at 715-732-4677.
FLEA MARKET AND CRAFTS. The event will be held at Veterans Park, Downtown Stephenson. Vendors are usually set up by 7 a.m. Cost is $5 or one 8-foot table space, $10 for 2-5 tables and $20 for more than 5 tables. Those participating should bring their own tables. Reservation is not needed. For more information, people may call 906-788-4750. All proceeds will go to the Stephenson Eagle Booster Club.
WEST SHORE FISHING MUSEUM’S ANNUAL ICE CREAM SOCIAL. The social will be held at the museum from noon to 4 p.m. There will be a community picnic with brats and dogs, famous homemade pies, ice cream, live music and a raffle. People may explore three museum buildings, gift shop, six commercial fishing boats, nature trails and gardens and grounds. Those attending should enter the museum grounds through Bailey Park, N5146 M-35, 15 miles north of Menominee.
TRI-COUNTY DOG TRAINING ACADEMY DOG TRAINING. Dog obedience classes will be held at the Marinette Armory, 200 Mary St., Marinette. Advanced registration is suggested as classes are limited. Orientation begins at 7 p.m. with pre-registration starting at 6:30 p.m. Masks are required. Dogs do not attend orientation. We offer puppy, beginner and advanced levels of training. For more information, call 906-360-6623.
GUN, KNIFE AND ARCHERY SHOW. The event, sponsored by the Military 20-Year Club, will be held at the Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave., Marinette from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guns, bows, knives and related hunting items will be available. Admission is $5, and children younger than 12 are free. No alcohol is allowed. Food and beverages will be available from concession. Sixty 8-foot display tables will be available for $15 each. All dealers will furnish covers for the tables. Those interested in a display table need to reserve a spot by Sept. 6 by sending table fees and reservations to Wayne Ruechel (715-938-0027), 3415 Pierce Ave., Lot 51, Marinette, WI, 54143. Those attending should practice social distancing and masks are preferred.
GATEWAY FOR VETERAN’S THIRD ANNUAL CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW. Show will be held at Gateway Bar & Grill, 706 Crivitz. Registration at 8 a.m., trophies will be awarded at 2 p.m. Admission is $10; all proceeds will go to veterans.
MARINETTE MOOSE LODGE GUN SHOW. Dealers will set up at 7 a.m., with the doors open to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a cost of $10 per table for dealers. Admission for 12 and older is $5. A gun raffle with also be held during the event. For more information, people may call Ed Schlaud, chairman, at 906-753-2340, Larry Liljestrand at 715-732-4152 or the Moose Lodge at 715-732-4677.
TEN WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S. The one-hour program will be held at Aging and Disability Resource Center of Marinette County (ADRC), 2500 Hall Ave., Marinette, at 3 p.m. People may RSVP to 715-8732-3850 or 888-442-3267.
Sept. 23 and 30
ADRC BOOK CLUB. The event will be held at Stephenson Public Library, 1700 Hall Ave., Marinette, from 2 to 3 p.m. The group, led by Allyson Jones, ADRC Dementia Care Specialist, will discuss “Still Alice” by Lisa Genova. It’s open to all caregivers, professionals and anyone who wants to learn and discuss dementia for the purpose of building dementia-friendly communities. For more information or to register, people may call 715-732-3850, 888-442-3267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 24 and 25
MARINETTE MOOSE LODGE HAUNTED HOUSE. The event will be held Friday and Saturday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. with full scare. There will also be a no scare walk through, with no scary people or scary noises, with younger chicken for $5 per family.
Oct. 21-Nov. 18
THE ART OF SPIRITUAL COMPANIONING. The five-week certificate program will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and is a virtual course. The program is designed to deepen the skills needed to guide others on their spiritual journey. Each week includes a three-hour Zoom session, incorporating practice sessions, assigned readings and reflection. Each week will build the relationship between the companion and the divine, the relationship between the client and the diving, the relationship between the companion and the client and the personal and professional development of the companion. For more information, people may visit https://www.uwgb.edu/certificate-programs/spiritual-companioning/ or contact email@example.com.
RETURN TO WORK. The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement is offering a self-paced session on how to return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. This online-only course can provide guidance to employees about actions they can take to keep themselves, their coworkers, their families and their community safe as businesses reopen and workers return to work. “Return to Work” also provides employees with insight into new or modified policies and procedures that business owners may implement to maintain a safer work environment and protect employee’s health during the COVID-19 outbreak. The estimated course length is 1 hour. Employees will take an online assessment to assure comprehension. The training can be completed in approximately 30 minutes. For more information and to register, people may visit www.uwgb.edu/continuing-professional-education/career-business-training/ready-to-work/. The cost of this training is $15 per individual. Employers may contact the division for group pricing.
MENTAL HEALTH DURING A CRISIS. The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement is offering self-paced sessions on how to take care of ones mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. This course was specifically developed to proactively address emotional upheaval and expand ones understanding of psychological well-being. Specifically, the course helps identify and help process reactions to crisis by learning healthy ways to cope when circumstances feel beyond ones control. The course will be taught my Angela Wessels, an alum of UW-Green Bay and has a bachelor's degree in psychology with minors in human biology and human development. For more information and to register, people may visit www.uwgb.edu/continuing-professional-education/career-business-training/learning-opportunities/. The cost of this course is $25.
1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN (ages birth to 6). People may talk to Lara Lakari at the Stephenson Public Library to register for this read-at-home program. For all the reasons reading to a child benefits brain development, people may use this program to establish the reading habit by tracking the books one and one’s child read together. For every 100 books one reads, a child earns a sticker to put on the bulletin boards at the library. At the end, one’s child earns a certificate of completion and a book to keep.
MARINETTE SENIOR CENTER OFFERINGS/INFORMATION. Individuals 50 or older qualify to become a member of the Marinette Senior Center. Yearly membership is $10 per person. The center offers a variety of activities, exercise opportunities, crafts, and monthly newsletter. Marinette County also prepares and services meals Monday through Friday on site at a reasonable cost. For more information or to rent the Marinette Senior Center for an event, people may call 715-732-1280 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.