Events Calendar

Sam’s Blu Play Sunday – For families who have children with special needs

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 – Monday, April 16, 2018

5:30 – 7:00 PM

Blu Play Shopko Plaza Mall -Wis Rapids

12/17 Sam’s Blu Play Sunday! 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Free Pizza – Free play ~
Open only to our families w/ special needs individuals.
3rd Sunday of the month
Shopko Plaza Mall -Wis Rapids
Repeats September to April
http://www.pierwi.info/pier-calendar—orginal.html

Pam’s Blu Play Tuesday!

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 – Tuesday, December 10, 2019

9:15 to 11:15

Blu Play - Shopko Plaza Mall - Wisconsin Rapids

Pam’s Blu Play Tuesday!
9:15 to 11:15 Free Coffee and Play-
For our families with children who have special needs!
Repeats Monthly 2nd Tuesday of the month
http://www.pierwi.info/pier-calendar—orginal.html

Arts Fair and Direct Marketing Show

Saturday, February 24, 2018 – Sunday, February 25, 2018

9Am to 3 Pm

1045 State Hwy 73 S Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494

Fine Crafts and Direct Marketing products show. We are taking donations to help support the infants needs pantry. We look forward to having you stop by for some great food and awsom shopping.

Arts Fair and Direct Marketing show

Saturday, February 24, 2018 – Sunday, February 25, 2018

9Am to 3 Pm

1045 State Hwy 73 S Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494

Fine Crafts and Direct Marketing products show. We are taking donations to help support the infants needs pantry. We look forward to having you stop by for some great food and awsom shopping.

Power of the Purse

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

5:00-7:00pm

Bull’s Eye Country Club

Event will feature: hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, silent purse auction, and networking and information about United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Women United literacy initiatives. Tickets are $25 per person in advance and $30 per person at the door.

Disaster Volunteer Reception Center Training

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – Thursday, March 8, 2018

5:30-7:30pm, both nights

Location: Rudolph Town Hall Address: 6432 2nd Ave., Rudolph, WI 54475

A Disaster Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) is a group of volunteers who mobilize after a disaster to help coordinate the volunteer effort to help victims, etc. At the VRC spontaneous disaster volunteers fill out applications, are screened, matched with a disaster volunteer opportunity, and trained. To find out if you’d like to be a part of our VRC team, please attend our two part training (day one lecture; day two hands-on).

Wood County Children’s Advisory Committee Meeting

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

10am -12pm

Riverblock in Wisconsin Rapids and Cornerstone in Marshfield

3/7 – INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE Wood County Children’s Advisory Committee Meeting
Wood County Human Services Dept. / Children’s Unit (confirm time)10am -12pm
Riverblock in Wisconsin Rapids and Cornerstone in Marshfield.

The Wood County Children’s Advisory Committee would like to invite families who have children currently being served or are on either Wood County Children’s Waivers or CCOP waiting list to become a member of the Wood County Children’s Advisory Committee Meeting. If interested, you may also give us a call to be a “member at large” to work on special projects!

Your participation will help shape future children’s services within Wood County. What works? What do you need? How can we improve?

The members of this committee include parents, community partners and county staff. The committee members meet Quarterly to assist in the establishment and operational policies that guide WCHSD in administering government funded services to the children and youth of Wood County with multiple, often serious needs who meet the eligibility for County programs.

Please join us for the next meeting of the Advisory Committee!
Video conference if available in both Wisconsin Rapids and Marshfield (511 East 4th Street Marshfield).
**Call and confirm time and location(s) Typically – Riverblock in Wisconsin Rapids and Cornerstone in Marshfield.

Please call or e-mail with any questions or to request further information.
Your RSVP would be greatly appreciated.
Pam Ironside, Co – Chair for the Wood County Children’s Advisory
Pam 715-423-7182 ironkids@hotmail.com or
Please feel free to send Pam an e-mail, if you have questions /concerns / suggestions you would like the committee to address!

FREE Bring on Spring Make & Take Card

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Saturday, March 10, 2018

10am-3pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make a pretty spring card using new Impression Obsession rubber stamps. Limit 1 free make & take per customer, while supplies last. FREE!

Butterfly & Bunny Cards Class

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

5:30-7:30pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 3 pretty spring cards using rubber stamps, dies, embossing folders, punches & embellishments. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

Butterfly & Bunny Cards Class

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

5:30-7:30pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 3 pretty spring cards using rubber stamps, dies, embossing folders, punches & embellishments. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

Bluff Boutique. A craft and vendor shopping event for Powers Bluff

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Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Sunday, March 18, 2018

10am-4pm each day

Nepco Lake Shelter, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

We are having this fundraiser event to raise money to install snowmaking equipment and lighting at the Powers Bluff Recreation Area in Arpin, WI.

Floral Card Folio Class

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

5:30-7:30pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 2 pretty floral cards and a nice folio to keep them in. Makes a great gift! Use dies, decorative paper, embellishments & unique folding techniques. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

Floral Card Folio Class

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

5:30-7:30pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 2 pretty floral cards and a nice folio to keep them in. Makes a great gift! Use dies, decorative paper, embellishments & unique folding techniques. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

Wisconsin Rapids RV Dealers Open House

Thursday, April 5, 2018 – Sunday, April 8, 2018

Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Wisconsin Rapids - 3 locations

Three Wisconsin Rapids RV dealers are having their annual Spring RV Open House from Thursday, April 5 through Sunday, April 8. Visit DNL Recreation, Lake Country RV, and Rapids RV during this sale to find a huge selection of RV’s with some of the biggest savings around. Look for new and used fold downs, fifth wheels, travel trailers, and truck campers. Go to www.facebook.com/wisconsinrv to find maps and more details.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Wood County Master Gardeners Spring Gardening Seminar

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

8 - 8;30 Registration, 8;30 - 12 Program

Mid State Technical College, 500 32nd St N, Wisconsin Rapids WI

Date : Saturday, April 7, 2018 Time 8:00 – 12:00
Mid State Technical College 8-8:30 Registration
500 32nd St. N, Wisconsin Rapids
Presented by: Wood County Master Gardener Volunteers
Early Registration Recommended. Deadline April 2.
UW-Extension 715-421-8440.
Public Invited-Limited Seating
Refreshments available before and at break Fee $10 Payable at Door

8: 30 – 10:00
Laish Heersma, Instructor at MSTC, and Manager of ArborVantage Nursery, Arpin, WI.
Topic: ”Fruit Tree Grafting and Pruning.” Includes: a demonstration on grafting.

10:30-12:00
Joel Kuehnhold, grew up working on grandparents and uncle’s farms. At 12, he started raising chickens and showing cattle at county fair. Joel left his 13-year career as an agriculture education instructor to focus on the farm, freelance as a grazing specialist, and forester for an environmental non-profit organization.
Topic: “Organic Vegetable Farming and the CSA World.” Includes: seed starting, hoop house/high tunnel usage, disease and pest treatment, composting, membership, restaurant, and soil nutrients/soil practices.

Kellner Vendor Event

Saturday, April 21, 2018

9am-3pm

3221 80th Street South Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Shop with 20 different local vendors and crafters. We will also be collecting nonperishable foods, hygiene products, diapers and baby wipes for SWEPS.

A Toast To Great Futures

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Friday, April 27, 2018

5:00 pm

Nekoosa Community Center

The Boys & Girls Club has the perfect Friday night planned for you! Come relax and enjoy premium wine and beer, while making a difference in the lives of our community’s youth! The event is complete with a wide selection of premium wines and craft beers, paired with appetizers from Great Expectations. The 3rd annual event will host a silent auction, raffle room, and an event favorite – The Wine and Whiskey Raffle.

100% of the proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Wisconsin Rapids Area, which serves 2,100 youth annually in Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards, and Nekoosa locations.

Renaissance Assisted Living Spring Vendor Event

Saturday, April 28, 2018

1-3:30 p.m.

1500 Pepper Ave. Wisconsin Rapids

Renaissance Assisted Living is having their bi-annual vendor event. There are 25 vendors of independent sales and crafters committed to the sale.
This is a wonderful one stop shopping event and a chance to see new spring catalogs.

Anne of Green Gables

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Friday, May 11, 2018 – Sunday, May 20, 2018

7:30pm; 2:00pm Sunday matinee

WR Community Theatre; 220 3rd Ave., S.; Rapids Mall/Centralia Center

A refreshing, contemporary telling of the classic story. Stern Marilla and her warm-hearted brother Matthew hoped to adopt a boy to work on their farm. But the orphanage sends young, befreckled Anne by mistake, and their lives will never be the same.
Performances will be on May 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 at 7:30pm and May 20 at 2:00pm

Wood County Master Garden Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 12, 2018

9:00 to 3:00

Helens Zoo House, Gaynor Ave, Wis. Rapids

One day sale of perennial landscape plants.

Jeremiah’s Crossing Annual Family Fun Fest

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Dexter Park, Hwy 80 & Hwy 54, Pittsville, WI 54466

Jeremiah’s Crossing hosts their Annual Family Fun Fest which includes a classic & custom car show, vendors, crafters, food, a General Store, Cream Puffs, & live music. Raffles, a silent auction & kids activities are all available for family fun.

Jeremiah’s Crossing Student Ride-A-Thon

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Jeremiah’s Crossing (2440 County Hwy X, Babcock, WI)

Everyone is invited to attend Jeremiah’s Crossing Student Ride-a-Thon & Parade of Horses. Food, fun for the kids, raffles & the Great BBQ Cook-Off (public entries welcome).