Oconto Area Humane Society announces their second annual Dog Walk taking place on October 20th in downtown Oconto. Registration is at 9:00AM and the walk begins at 10:00AM at the Crivello's Restaurant in Oconto. Registration after October 13th is $25. More information available at ocontoareahumane.org
Oconto Area Humane Society is a non profit organization and Animal Shelter located in Oconto. They provide care and shelter for homeless animals until they can be reclaimed by their owners or until new forever homes can be found. Their mission is to provide a safe and caring environment for companion animals and to educate the community on providing optimal pet care and control.
The Grand Oshkosh presents The Hunts, Friday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.The Hunts are an indie-alternative-folk band comprised of seven brothers and sisters. Born and raised in the south lands of Chesapeake, Virginia, the siblings grew up in a musical home and fell in love with composing their own music. As small children, they played The Grand in a group fronted by their parents, known as the Hunt Family Fiddlers. A decade later, they will return with a unique sound all their own. The Hunts have opened for world renown bands such as The Fray, X-Ambassadors, Judah and the Lion, and O.A.R.
Tickets available at thegrandoshkosh.org or 920-424-2350.
The Grand Oshkosh is a non-profit organization that hosts nearly 100 public performances each year including national touring artists, educational programs, performances by the Oshkosh Community Players, Hysterical Productions and Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra as well as performances by area high schools and regional arts groups.Their mission is to serve the community by promoting and enhancing the performing arts through entertainment and education.
WOW We Care Charity, the charitable arm of WOW Logistics Company, is hosting its Third Annual Barn Bash Fundraiser on Friday, October 19th, from 6-11 pm at Tryba's Simply Country Barn in Freedom.
The Barn Bash is a fundraiser for Rise Together – a grassroots organization that educates youth on topics like substance abuse, mental illness, suicide and bullying. The event will also include authentic southern barbecue from Hawg Tyed and live music from the Fox Valley-based cover band, The Presidents. There will be a silent auction and their Rockin' for a Reason sing-off competition.
Tickets are $40 and include a meal from Hawg Tyed and two drink tickets.
More information and tickets available at wow-wecarecharity.org
Located near Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa, Kathy’s House is a non-profit hospital guest house committed to providing affordable lodging and caring support for families who need to travel to Milwaukee for medical care. Their Family Program for Patients and Caregivers is an ongoing program that helps patients and guests supplement the cost of lodging at Kathy’s House during medical crisis.
Kathy’s House provides a true “home away from home” for patients and/or their caregivers, where guests can eat, sleep, and be with others when they want – or be alone when they need time, introspection, and quiet healing.
The application process for a prospective guest starts with a referral from a health care professional. A referral form and more information about Kathy's House can be found at http://www.kathys-house.org
Appleton Historical society invites you to a Wine and Cheese Tasting Fund Raiser on October 18th at the Grand Meridian on Oneida Street in Appleton from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 on the day of the event. Tickets are available by calling either 920-991-0405 or 920-540-3699.
Appleton Historical Society incorporated is a non-profit organization helping to preserve and share Appleton's history through monthly public meetings and speakers, History Fairs, a cemetery walk and other presentations to the community as well as owning a museum and resource center at 128 N. Durkee Street.
Fred Astaire Dance studios in Appleton announces their Premier Party taking place on Friday October 19th from 7:30 to 9:30 pm at their studios located at 2021 North Casaloma Drive in Grand Chute.
The Event is going to be a Premier Party for the community dancers of the Fox Valley and is a benefit for the Sexual Assault Crisis Center. Entry fee is $10 at the door which will go to the Crisis Center and all Silent Auction earnings will be donated to the Center. The event includes appetizers and drinks and the dancers will premiere their dances!
More information is available at fredastaire.com/appleton.
The Apple Creek YMCA in Appleton is proud to announce the 5th Annual 10K Trail Run & Kids Fun Run on October 13th at the beautiful and challenging Bruce B. Purdy Nature Preserve.
10K begins at 8am and the Kids Run at 10am. After the race there will be healthy snacks available and prizes awarded to the top three male and female finishers. All proceeds benefit Livestrong at the YMCA cancer programs. Space is limited to 150 participants. Sign up at any Fox Cities YMCA member service desk or online at itsracetime.com
The Fox Cities Book Festival takes place October 8th through the 14th at multiple venues in the Fox cities.
Some of this years highlighted authors are
Linda Castillo, author of A Gathering of Secrets; Gordon Korman, author of more than 80 books for kids and teens; Keiko Kasza who has written and illustrated 22 picture books; Crystal Chan, author of Bird with a new book All That I Can Fix; Neal Griffin, author of crime suspense novels; and Lori M. Lee.
All events are free and open to the public.
More information and a complete schedule of events available at foxcitiesbookfestival.org
Fox Cities Book Festival is an organization dedicated to promoting literacy for all age groups through the encouragement of reading and writing.
Friends of Winnebago County Dog Parks announces The Winnebago Pet Expo taking place on Saturday October 6th from 10am-5pm at The Sunnyview Expo Center in Oshkosh.
The Winnebago Pet Expo is the Fox Valley’s largest gathering of pet-focused professionals and entrepreneurs offering services, products, and tips to keep your animal companions and your family happy and healthy.
Friends of Winnebago County Dog Parks hosts the show in partnership with Winnebago County Parks to inform responsible owners, entertain enthusiasts and raise funds in support of the Winnebago Best Friends Dog Park and additional dog parks in Winnebago County.
Tickets are available at the Door and are $5 for adults and $2 for kids 12 and younger.
More information on how to volunteer, be an exhibitor or on how to attend available at winnebagopetexpo.org
Woodside Senior Communities announces their Second Annual Tailgate Fundraiser taking place on Sunday October 7th at Ravine Banquet Hall, Green Bay from 10:45-5pm.
Watch the Noon Packers @ Lions game in the Ravine Banquet Hall while enjoying all you can eat, beer and soda including an entire Wisconsin style chicken dinner with your ticket purchase. There will be raffles, games, a DJ, silent auctions and a live halftime auction with prizes throughout the tailgate and Emcee Bill Jartz returns for another year. All proceeds raised will help support our long term care unit renovations.
Single tickets are $40 or a Table Sponsorship is $500 for table of 10.
Woodside Senior Communities is a non-profit full-continuum of care campus that provides health care services to Green Bay’s elderly and disabled. With an independent living option, low-income senior housing, two assisted living facilities, a skilled nursing facility and a skilled rehab facility, Woodside offers an array of housing and services to meet the needs of all individuals.
More information available at woodsideseniorcommunities.org
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