Neighborhood Partners, a program of Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin, builds the capacity of neighbors to work together to make their neighborhoods the best places they can be.
The Neighborhood Partners Program of Goodwill NCW present the 4th season of Porchapalooza, Menasha’s original front porch music festival!
This year there will be two events featuring 6 talented entertainers performing a variety of music at 2 events.
The first event takes place on Tuesday, June 18th on Broad and First Streets next to Jefferson Park, Menasha. (Rain date Wednesday, June 19)
The second event happens on Tuesday, June 25th in the Scanlon Park neighborhood at the corner of Chute and Kaukauna Streets. (Rain date Wednesday, June 26)
Both Events run 6:30 to 8:30pm
For morn information on performers, exact porch locations and scenes from past Porchapalooza Festivals, visit porchapalooza.com
The American Cancer Society is a non profit organization working to to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. They assist those battling cancer today, those who may face a diagnosis in the future and those who may avoid a diagnosis altogether thanks to education, prevention, early detection and patient programs.
The American Cancer Society presents Pulling Together for a Cure taking place June 1st from 10:30am to 5pm at Austin Straubel Airport, 2077 Airport Drive in Green Bay WI. The event has teams pulling together to move a 94,000 pound fire truck 24 feet in the fastest time, proving that when we work together we are stronger than cancer.
Groups are invited to start a Pull Team. There will be live music all day and singers will compete in The Voice of Hope singing competition. There will also be a petting zoo, a kids’ area, photo booth, basket drawings, food from the 30’ Delta “Airplane” Grill and food trucks and beverages from local breweries. Attendees are invited to come out, start a pull team or just relax and enjoy the fun.
More information can be found at pullingtogethergrb.org
Father Carr's announces their 4th Annual Bridge Walk at 9:30am on Saturday, June 1st
beginning at Father Carr's, 1062 N. Koeller St., Oshkosh. Participants can walk 2 or 4 miles over the Lake Butte des Morts bridge causeway.
$15.00 includes walk, lunch and open house. More information or to register at fathercarrs.org
Father Carr’s is a nonprofit organization serving the Fox Valley Community since 1974. The organization is driven by volunteers and private donations. Father Carr’s gives hope and guidance to those seeking shelter, food and healthcare through temporary housing, weekly food bank and free medical clinic. Volunteers come to serve while finding purpose and meaning.
The Gathering Place offers recovery-oriented programs and activities including 8 support groups each week facilitated by certified peer specialists. The support groups take place Monday through Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 5:30-6:30pm at The Gathering Place, 1001 Cherry St. in Green Bay.
More information on The Gathering Place can be found at www.thegatheringplaceinc.com
The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance is an independent, nonprofit organization working to protect, restore, and sustain the water resources of the Fox-Wolf River basin.
This year’s Fox-Wolf Watershed Cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 27th from 9:00-11:30am at sites along Lake Winnebago, Lake Butte des Morts, Lake Winneconne, along the Wolf River, and along the Fox River up to the Bay of Green Bay. After the Cleanup, participants can attend the Cleanup Picnic in Appleton with music, lunch, raffles, and more, provided free as a thank you to Cleanup volunteers.
Event registration and more information can be found at fwwa.org
Altrusa International, Inc. is an international nonprofit organization that strives to make local communities better through leadership, partnership and service. Altrusa International of Appleton conducts fundraising activities and service projects through the foundation.
Mental Health Matters: A Luncheon Honoring Mental Health Awareness Month will happen May 1st at the Grand Meridian in Appleton. The luncheon will feature speaker, Mike Veny, a nationally known presenter and author of the book, “Transforming Stigma; How to Become a Mental Wellness Superhero.”
News anchor Erin Davisson will emcee the event and proceeds benefit, NAMI of the Fox Valley which operates mental health support, education, outreach, and advocacy programs. And Altrusa International foundation of Appleton.
Formed in 1993, River Alliance of Wisconsin is a statewide nonprofit, non-partisan advocacy organization that empowers people to protect and restore Wisconsin’s waters.
River Alliance is proud to bring the Wild & Scenic Film Festival to Green Bay for its third year. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival has been a popular spring event in Madison for 12 years and is a touring version of the national Wild & Scenic Film Festival held in California each year.
The event takes place on Thursday April 25th at Backstage at the Meyer in Green Bay. The VIP party starts at 5:30pm and the film begins at 7pm. More information can be found at wisconsinrivers.org.
The Mill: A Place for Writers is a non-profit organization offering courses and workshops in poetry, prose, reading literature, and memoir writing in the Fox Valley.
Their mission is to support the artistic development of writers, to foster a writing community and to build an audience for literature. The Mill also sponsors an annual writing contest for Poetry and Fiction and publishes an online literary journal featuring the work of writers from around the world.
The Mill is offering a full slate of Spring Courses and workshops in Poetry, Memoir, and Fiction. Classes are taught by accomplished, widely published writers. Registration for Spring Classes and workshops is open now.
Sign up for courses, workshops and learn more at millwriters.org
Veterans’ Mentor Group is a local non-profit organization comprised of veteran mentors, veterans, and partners from within the community. The organization supports the Outagamie County veterans’ treatment court and works to inform veterans in need in the Fox Valley area of helpful services offered by non-profit organizations and government agencies.
The Veterans’ Mentor Group announces its upcoming event Connect to Courage, Keeping Our Veterans Alive on March 13th from 1 to 7pm. The event will take place at the PAC in Appleton and aims to raise awareness about the challenges our veterans face. Resources and educational tools will be available for veterans, their families and community members. More information on the event can be found at veteransmentorgroup.org or on their Facebook page.
The Appleton North High School Theatre Department is an award-winning, diverse and innovative high school theater program. They are active year-round and engage over 100 students of Appleton North as participants annually.
Their mission is to provide quality opportunities for crew and cast of their productions while entertaining audience members with their offerings. North Theatre has been awarded the top honor of Critic’s Choice at the Wisconsin High School Theatre Festival every year since 1999, the only school to accomplish that in the history of the festival.
The Appleton North High School Theatre Department will present the broadway musical "Newsies" running March 7th through the 17th. The musical is based on the 1992 musical film Newsies and was inspired by the real life Newsboys’ strikes of 1899 in New York City! Tickets can be found at showtixforyou.com. More information is available at appletonnorththeatre.com
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