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Mill Pond Terrace Donor Update | Fall 2018

Mill Pond Terrace Donor Update | Fall 2018

After the Mill Pond Terrace project was announced at the 2017 White Hot Party, your generosity has been key in making yet another dramatic, positive change to Green Lake. Here's a short overview to show how much we have progressed together…

Santa Claus is coming to Town Square!

Santa Claus is coming to Town Square!

Santa is coming to Town Square and he wants the children of Green Lake and the surrounding area to help him decorate cookies, make crafts and have loads of fun. This and much more will take place on Saturday, November 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 492 Hill Street in Downtown Green Lake.  

Local Artists to Offer Acrylic Pouring Workshop at Town Square

Local Artists to Offer Acrylic Pouring Workshop at Town Square

Artist Teresa Vicars and resident artist Faye Barber-Schmuhl will be demonstrating acrylic pouring techniques at a one-day workshop on Saturday, November 10 from 9:30 am to 12 pm. Cost of registration is $35 and includes all materials. Participants may sign up online at www.greenlakerenewal.org/.

Award-Winning Quilter Pat Ehrenberg Exhibiting at Town Square

Award-Winning Quilter Pat Ehrenberg Exhibiting at Town Square

Pat Ehrenberg is exhibiting her award-winning quilts at Town Square for the fourth year. Ehrenberg has been an avid quilter for more than 30 years. Her art work has been featured throughout the world, from the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival in Washington, DC to the People’s Day Festival in Chiba, Japan.

Artist Co-op Hosts Holiday Open House at Town Square December 15

Artist Co-op Hosts Holiday Open House at Town Square December 15

The artists of the corner store co-op will host a holiday sale and open house on Saturday, December 15 at Town Square Community Center in Downtown Green Lake from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Special handmade holiday gift items will be on sale, including jewelry, fabric art, photos, cards and framed art. Visitors will also get a chance to create their own personalized gift tags and ornaments at the co-op’s “Make It & Take It’’ tables for a very small fee.

Papermaking Workshops with Tanya Schwartz Through October

Papermaking Workshops with Tanya Schwartz Through October

Town Square Community Center is hosting Arnold Grummer's second annual Midwest Paper Fest through the month of October. This show features handmade paper art from thirteen artists representing seven different states across the United States. Members of the community are encouraged to come, enjoy the art and purchase their favorite piece before the exhibit concludes. In celebration of handmade paper art, resident Artist Tanya Schwartz will be hosting papermaking workshops at a reduced price of $10 per person and include a guided tour of the exhibit through the remainder of the exhibit. Workshops must be scheduled in advance. To schedule an appointment with Tanya, contact her at tanyapapermaker@gmail.com.

Green Lake’s Kelsey Olmen Installs Little Free Library on Town Square Bike Garden

Green Lake’s Kelsey Olmen Installs Little Free Library on Town Square Bike Garden

Green Lake High School student and Girl Scout Kelsey Olmen recently installed a little free library outside Town Square Community Center. This new community resource was late last month as part of Kelsey’s project for the Silver Award, the highest award for a Girl Scout cadet.

The little free library takes the shape of a small, red wooden box in the middle of Town Square’s bike garden. People of all ages may take a book without having to worry about any costs or overdue fees, and in return, individuals may leave a book for others to read.

Arnold Grummer’s 2nd Annual Midwest Paper Fest to be Held at Town Square

Arnold Grummer’s 2nd Annual Midwest Paper Fest to be Held at Town Square

Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking will launch its second annual Midwest Paper Fest with an opening reception on Friday, October 5 from 6 -7:30 pm at Town Square. A juried exhibition will follow the reception, wherein the winners of this year’s Paper Fest will be announced. The catered event is free and open to the public.

Harvest Fest Boat Rides on Green Lake

Harvest Fest Boat Rides on Green Lake

Norton Boat Works of Green Lake is partnering with the nonprofit organization Green Lake Renewal to offer wooden boat rides on the Saturday of Harvest Fest, September 29, from 9 am to 3 pm. Boat rides are 20 minutes long and tickets will be sold at the wharf in Deacon Mills Park for $10 each. All proceeds will benefit Green Lake Renewal's Town Square Community Center.

A Bash to Remember

A Bash to Remember

In its second year, the summer party, sponsored by Green Lake residents Mike and Jill Havey, sets out to create a space of celebration for the entire community.

Green Lake area community members will be welcomed onto the streets of downtown Green Lake Saturday, Sept. 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. to enjoy live music, food and drinks from local eateries.

The event is a fund-raiser, but not in the traditional sense.

Audrey Bunchkowski Exhibit on Display Through September at Town Square

Audrey Bunchkowski Exhibit on Display Through September at Town Square

Artist Audrey Bunchkowski of Neshkoro will showcase her work in Town Square Community Center’s lobby gallery. The opening reception is set for Friday, September 7 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. The exhibit, including several pieces available for purchase, will be on display through September.

Wasted Away Again in Margaritaville Bingo at Town Square

Wasted Away Again in Margaritaville Bingo at Town Square

The family-friendly, community-favorite game will feature a 50-50 raffle, door prizes, and special gifts sponsored by Goose Blind Grill and Bar. Bingo cards start at $10 each and are good for all games including the last blackout game for the progressive jackpot. Concessions, including soda, chips, beer, wine, and $2 Sheboygan hot dogs, will be available throughout the night. Doors open at 5:30 pm at 492 Hill Street, Green Lake.

2nd Annual Green Lake Community Street Bash

2nd Annual Green Lake Community Street Bash

The second annual Green Lake Community Street Bash is coming back to Downtown Green Lake on Saturday, September 1. The free event will take place overlooking the Green Lake Mill Pond on Water Street. Food trucks, street games and a cash bar will begin at 6:00 pm, with live music by the Davidson County Band from 7:00 – 10:00 PM. Special thanks to local philanthropists Mike and Jill Havey for sponsoring the community-scale party to benefit local nonprofit organizations.

Aerial Insectivores Presentation at Town Square

Aerial Insectivores Presentation at Town Square

The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club will host a special presentation about Aerial Insectivores on Wednesday, August 15 at 6:30 pm in Town Square Community Center. This promises to be a fascinating educational opportunity for nature-lovers in the Green Lake area. The event is free and open to the public.

Community Donates $95,000 Toward Mill Pond Terrace Project

Community Donates $95,000 Toward Mill Pond Terrace Project

More than 400 individuals expressed their continued commitment to the Green Lake area’s revitalization on Saturday, July 14, donating more than $95,000 toward the development of Mill Pond Terrace, as they gathered at the home of Joe and Tina Pregont for Green Lake Renewal’s annual White Hot Party.

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $1,200 Progressive Jackpot

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $1,200 Progressive Jackpot

Amigos of the flamingo are invited to Pink Flamingo Bingo on Saturday, July 28 at 6:30 pm in Town Square Community Center. Players will be playing for the biggest progressive jackpot of the year of $1,200.

Cocktail Meatballs Trio Returns to Rock The Market at Town Square

Cocktail Meatballs Trio Returns to Rock The Market at Town Square

Eastern Wisconsin’s eclectic music trio, Cocktail Meatballs, is set to play the Market at Town Square this Friday, June 29 starting at 3:30 pm on 492 Hill St in Downtown Green Lake. The performance is free and open to the public.

See how your Town Square membership is making a difference

See how your Town Square membership is making a difference

We have a year full of fun, education and wellness planned! Your membership to Town Square makes a powerful statement in support of the programs and classes offered at your community center. See how your membership to Town Square is helping us bring an exciting array of programs, classes and events to the Green Lake area this year:

Brats & Bingo at Town Square Boasts $1,100 Jackpot!

Brats & Bingo at Town Square Boasts $1,100 Jackpot!

Town Square invites all brat lovers to Brats & Bingo on Saturday, June 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in Downtown Green Lake. The game will feature family-friendly fun, good ol’ Wisconsin brats, and the largest progressive jackpot of the year at $1,100.

Green Bay’s Antonio Salerno to perform at Town Square's Friday Market​​​​​​​

Green Bay’s Antonio Salerno to perform at Town Square's Friday Market​​​​​​​

Green Bay singer-songwriter Antonio Salerno is set to play the Market at Town Square this Friday, June 15 from 3:00 to 5:30 pm on 492 Hill St in Downtown Green Lake. The performance is free and open to the public.