The 17th Annual Wildwood Film Festival will take place on February 16th and 17th at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. It starts Friday with a Community Conversation event, followed by two Wisconsin produced feature films. The event continues Saturday morning with a Business of Filmmaking seminar followed by over 30 short films and our Red Carpet Wrap Party Saturday night. Ticket information is available at wildwoodfilmfestival.com
Reach Counseling Services is dedicated to ending sexual abuse and violence and promoting healing to those who are exposed to these behaviors in all forms.
Reach counseling offers 24-hour, 7-day-a-week crisis response, short-term crisis intervention and counseling for victims and family members, prevention education, legal, medical and personal advocacy to victims of abuse. Reach Counseling Services also offers outreach and education tailored to the needs of Native American and Hispanic Communities.
Reach Counseling offers Women Survivor Groups in Oshkosh and Neenah with a Latina group held in Omro. All groups are provided free of charge.
More information is available at reachcounseling.com
Film Green Bay, a non-profit organization presents the Green Bay Film Festival. The Festival starts in January each year with films in various locations and ends in an entire weekend with different films and events at St. Norbert College the first weekend in March. Films begin January 16th and run through March 4th. A schedule of films, how to donate and volunteer, and a way to purchase tickets is available at gbfilmfestival.org
Wisconsibs - Sisters and Brothers of People with Disabilities presents Celebrate Sisterhood on October 17 at the Radisson Paper Valley from 11:30 – 1:30 pm. Bill Jartz will emcee and former Governor Martin Schreiber will present the Sibling’s Choice Awards which recognizes outstanding caregivers nominated by siblings. He has written a wonderful book about his experience caring for his wife with Alzheimer’s and has a great appreciation for caregivers.
This event includes a purse silent auction and raffle. It's a great event to share with your sisters, girlfriends, family, and colleagues! Tickets to the event are available online at the link below.
Fox Cities Book Festival, an organization dedicating to promoting literacy for all age groups through the encouragement of reading and writing, announces The Fox Cities Book Festival going on October 9th through the 15th at 11 different venues in the Fox cities. All events are free and open to the public.
More information and a complete schedule of events available at foxcitiesbookfestival.org
Woodside Senior Communities announces their first annual Woodside Tailgate Fundraiser on Sunday October 8th at the Ravine Banquet Hall in Green Bay. The event will be a viewing party for the Packers/Dallas game and will include food, beer, soda, auction items, raffles and games and will be emceed by Bill Jartz. Proceeds from the event will go towards renovating Woodside's Chapel.
Woodside Senior Communities is a non-profit, religious-based full continuum of care campus providing independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing care and short term rehabilitation to our community's seniors
More information on how to attend at woodsideseniorcommunities.org
The Civic Symphony of Green Bay announces their 2017/2018 concert season with the opening night concert "Songs with Old Friends" on Saturday October 7th at 7:30pm at the Meyer Theater in Green Bay.
The Civic Symphony of Green Bay is a community of musicians committed to sustaining the wonder and beauty of symphonic music through live performances and artistic collaborations. A community orchestra, The Civic Symphony of Green Bay offers volunteer and professional musicians the chance to perform symphonic literature.
More information is available at gbcivic.org
Fox Valley Warming Shelter a non-profit organization who welcomes all homeless adult men and women into their facility and provides them with life’s basic needs—shelter, food, clothing and safety—along with referrals to local resources to help them achieve self-sufficiency.
Their sixth annual Grateful Plateful takes place on Oct. 4th from 5-8pm at Liberty Hall in Kimberly. Grateful Plateful is a benefit to raise awareness of homelessness in the Fox Valley, and to raise the funds needed to fulfill their mission.
Tickets to the event are $50 and include a meal and short program. Auctions and raffles will be available. Social hour begins at 5 PM with dinner at 6 PM. Tickets for the event will be available through Sept. 28th.
More information available at foxvalleywarmingshelter.org
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin is dedicated to providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-on-one relationships that change their lives for the better. Big Brothers Big Sisters' youth mentoring program is a preventative program addressing the community need for mentoring youth to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness. As the school year begins, Big Brothers Big Sisters is recruiting volunteers. They currently have 100 children waiting to be matched and are in great need of volunteers.
More information is available at www.bbbsnew.org
Breast Cancer Family Foundation provides Educational Cancer Awareness and Prevention Presentations to over 10,000 middle school and high school students in Northeast and Central Wisconsin. The presentations focus on awareness of what a person eats and drinks, talks about self-exam and screening for breast, cervical, skin and testicular cancers and the importance of exercise and making healthy life choices. Students learn healthy habits they can adopt now to help reduce their risk of developing cancer later in life.
More information on Breast Cancer Family Foundation or their Cancer Awareness and Prevention Presentations at bcff.org
Beast Cancer Family Foundation’s mission is to inspire people in our community to lead cancer-free healthy lifestyles.
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