June 12

BRAT FRY FUNDRAISER. The Marinette & Menominee Amateur Radio Club, a 501c3 corporation, will hold the fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gary's IGA, Wallace. Proceeds will go the the Emergency Communications Vehicle fund. The trailer will provide Emergency Communication in the event of a disaster or extreme weather event. For more information, people may call Steve Mellenthin at 715-923-9715.

June 12-Aug. 18

PESHTIGO BANDS AT BADGER. All concerts will be held at Badger Park, Peshtigo, from 6 to 8 p.m. Concerts will include: Music Jar, June 9; The Rapid Transit Band, June 23; Rocker! Rocker! Rocker!, July 7; Lady J, July 21; 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.

June 16

RISING TOGETHER: CAFFEINATED CONVERSATIONS. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will offer a virtual session, “Don’t Find a Job, Find a Mission,” from 8 to 9 a.m. This is part of a monthly learning series for women leaders. This virtual session will focus on Celeste Headlee's TedTalk of the same name. Participants will be urged to discover their own mission and how they can implement it in their personal and professional lives. Participants are urged to watch the TedTalk ahead of time at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVx6ntr5OqI. Those who are interested may visit https://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/monthly-series/#rising-together for more information and to register.

June 20

FATHER’S DAY PICNIC. Holy Family Parish, 2715 Taylor St., Marinette, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Treat Dad with food, games, raffles and fun at the Holy Family Parish Picnic. This in-person event will to kick off the summer and enjoy time with others. Call 715-735-9100 for more information.

June 21

SENIOR HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING. Supplemental health insurance counseling session is available for free. It is offered as a public service, and it is held at the Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce office by appointment only. This service is available to both Wisconsin and Michigan senior citizens. The sessions are on an individual basis. Appointments can be made by calling the chamber office at 715-735-6681. COVID-19 State of Michigan and State of Wisconsin mandates will be followed: 6-foot social distancing, and masking for the safety of all is required. Hand sanitizer will be provided.

June 21-22

CAREERS FOR THE COURAGEOUS. NWTC Marinette offers a free bootcamp, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for students in grades 9-12 or 2021 graduates. Discover what it is like being a firefighter, police officer, and emergency medical service (EMS) professional. Experience hands on activities in areas such as forensics, virtual reality, extinguishing fires, emergency medical skills, and more. Register for one or both days at nwtc.edu/Bootcamp to register. Sessions differ on both days.

June 23

WOMEN RISING: STORIES FROM EXPERIENCE. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will offer a virtual session, featuring Kim Bassett, from noon to 1 p.m. Kim Bassett is President and Chief Executive Officer for Bassett Mechanical, a third generation family business providing design, engineering, fabrication, installation and preventative maintenance service solutions to customers throughout the United States. This session is part of a monthly series featuring distinguished woman from the area, sharing their stories of challenge and triumph and offering advice for women following in their footsteps. For more information and to register, people may visit https://www.uwgb.edu/womens-leadership/monthly-series/#rising-together.

June 26

ART, CRAFT AND BAKE SALE. The Peshtigo Woman's Club will host an art, craft and bake sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Drees Community Center, 600 Pine St., Peshtigo. Admission is $2 or a non-perishable food donation, with food items donated to Peshtigo Food Pantry. Woman's Club will have a bake sale table and art, craft and special interesting items for sale. A concession stand by the Peshtigo Woman's Club will also be available. Crafters or vendors that are interested in being part of the sale may contact Mary Lou Richter at 715-582-1035 or marydrees@aol.com for more information.

June 27

ART FOR ALL. The annual art show and sale will be held at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park, 1st Street, Menominee, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The event will feature artists from the Midwest. Music will be available during the event. Admission is free. For more information, people may visit www.artforallinc.com, Facebook (Art-For All), call 715-587-7521.

July 3, Aug. 7 and Sept. 4

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.

July 13

DE-STRESS CAMP. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a day camp for children and teens (grades 3-8) featuring classes on ways to de-stress: Laughter Yoga, Movement Meditation and Inspect an Insect. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with check-in at 8:30 a.m., at the Marinette Campus. Information regarding the camp can be found at https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/ or by emailing Linda Hornick at hornickl@uwgb.edu. The day camp is $25, which includes: Instruction, supplies, lunch and a T-shirt. Registration deadline is July 3.

July 15

WASHED ASHORE: ART TO SAVE OUR WATERWAYS. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a day camp for children and teens (grades 4-8) based on the Integrated Arts Marine Debris Curriculum. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with check-in at 8:30 a.m., at the Marinette Campus. The Green Bay Botanical Garden is featuring the Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea Project Installation and a ticket to the Garden will be included with your registration. For more information and to register, people may visit https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/washed-ashore/ or by emailing Linda Hornick at hornickl@uwgb.edu. The day camp is $65, which includes: Instruction, supplies, lunch and a T-shirt. Registration deadline is July 5.

July 17

IMPROV/ACTING TEEN WORKSHOP. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a workshop for teens (grades 7-12). The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with check-in at 8:30 a.m., at the Marinette Campus. For more information, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/music-theatre/ or contact Linda Hornick at hornickl@uwgb.edu. The day camp is $49, which includes: Instruction, lunch and a T-shirt. There is a maximum of 20 participants. Registration deadline is July 10.

July 19

THEATRE DANCE WORKSHOP. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a workshop for children and teens (grades 3-8). The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with check-in at 8:30 a.m., at the Marinette Campus. For more information, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/music-theatre/ or by emailing Linda Hornick at hornickl@uwgb.edu. The day camp is $49, which includes: Instruction, lunch and a T-shirt. There is a maximum of 20 participants. Registration deadline is July 9.

July 20

IMPROV/ACTING WORKSHOP. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a workshop for children and teens (grades 3-8). The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with check-in at 8:30 a.m., at the Marinette Campus. For more information, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/music-theatre/ or contact Linda Hornick at hornickl@uwgb.edu. The day camp is $49, which includes: Instruction, lunch and a T-shirt. There is a maximum of 20 participants. Registration deadline is July 10.

July 21

SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM: MUSICAL THEATRE/VOICE WORKSHOP. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a day camp for children and teens (grades 3-8). The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with check-in at 8:30 a.m., at the Marinette Campus. There is a maximum of 20 participants. The day camp is $49, which includes: Instruction, lunch and a T-shirt. For more information, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/music-theatre/ or contact Linda Hornick at hornickl@uwgb.edu. Registration deadline is July 11.

July 27

THEATRE DANCE TEEN WORKSHOP. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a workshop for teens (grades 7-12). The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with check-in at 8:30 a.m., at the Marinette Campus. Brittany Welch will be the instructor. For more information, people may https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/music-theatre/ or contact Linda Hornick at Hornickl@uwgb.edu. The workshop is $49, which includes: Instruction, lunch and a T-shirt. There is a maximum of 20 participants. Registration deadline is July 17.

July 22

MARV MAYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING. Sponsored by the Menominee Kiwanis Club, this event will be held at Riverside Golf Club. It will be a four-person, 18-hole scramble, re-named to honor Marv Mayer, former Menominee educator and a charter member of Menominee Kiwanis. Proceeds to provide scholarships for Menominee High School seniors. Entry fee includes greens fees, cart and dinner. The field will be limited to 18 teams. Featured will be prize money for the first two places in both gross and net divisions, plus on-course events, 50/50 and bucket raffles, $10,000 and $5,000 hole-in-one contests, plus additional prizes. For more information, people may call John at 909-290-2142 or contact any Kiwanis member.

July 28

SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM: MUSICAL THEATRE/VOICE TEEN WORKSHOP. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a workshop for teens (grades 7-12). The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with check-in at 8:30 a.m., at the Marinette Campus. Brittany Welch will be the instructor. For more information, people may https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/music-theatre/ or contact Linda Hornick at Hornickl@uwgb.edu. The workshop is $49, which includes: Instruction, lunch and a T-shirt. There is a maximum of 20 participants. Registration deadline is July 18.

July 31

MENEKAUNEE OLD TIMERS PICNIC. The picnic will be held at noon at Red Arrow Park, Marinette, for anyone 50 and older with ties to Menekaunee. Those attending should bring lawn chairs and beverages. Cost is $10 if paid by July 26 or $15 if paid after. Checks should be made payable and sent to Menekaunee Old Timers, 160 W Bay Shore St., Marinette, WI 54143. People may call Sharon at 715-735-5577 for more information.

July 31 and Aug. 1

BROWN TROUT DERBY. Held at the Menominee Memorial Marina. This fishing contest is for cash and prizes, along with raffles for other prizes. Food and refreshments will be provided by the American Legion Post 146. For more information, people may call Tom at 715-923-5615, or Jerry at 715-923-4254. Derby is open to the waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan.

Aug. 3

SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM: WIZARDING ACADEMY LEVEL I. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a day camp for children and teens (grade 3-8). The staff will sort participants into houses and the campers will create wands. From there campers will participate in Potions Class, Transfiguration Class, Care of Magical Creatures Class and search the campus grounds in a wizarding world scavenger hunt. A game of giants, wizards and elves as well as a visit from a mind reader may round out the day’s activities, as time permits. For more information, people may visit https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/wizarding-academy/ or contact Linda Hornick at Hornickl@uwgb.edu. The workshop is $75, which includes: Instruction, supplies, lunch, a T-shirt, mask and wand. There is a maximum of 20 participants. Registration deadline is July 24.

Aug. 5

SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM: WIZARDING ACADEMY LEVEL II. UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will hold a day camp for teens (grade 6-12). The staff will sort participants into houses and the campers will create wands. From there campers will participate in Potions Class, Transfiguration Class, Care of Magical Creatures Class and search the campus grounds in a wizarding world scavenger hunt. A game of giants, wizards and elves as well as a visit from a mind reader may round out the day’s activities, as time permits. For more information, people may visit https://www.uwgb.edu/camps/wizarding-academy/ or contact Linda Hornick at Hornickl@uwgb.edu. The workshop is $75, which includes: Instruction, supplies, lunch, a T-shirt, mask and wand. There is a maximum of 20 participants. Registration deadline is July 26.

Aug. 14

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.

Sept. 4

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.

Sept. 7

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.

Sept. 11

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.

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.

Ongoing

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 seniorcenter@marinette.wi.us.