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Larry Gundrum Named Executive Director of Green Lake Renewal's Town Square

Larry Gundrum Named Executive Director of Green Lake Renewal's Town Square

Larry Gundrum, who has served on Green Lake Renewal’s board of directors for the past two years, has been named executive director of Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square Community Center. He will be responsible for planning, executing and leading all Town Square initiatives, including programming, events, and project development, as well as overseeing Town Square’s Green Lake Kitchens, Green Lake Fitness and Mill Pond Terrace, the new outdoor event venue opening this summer on the north side of Town Square.

Feeling Lucky? Play at Pot O' Gold Bingo for a Chance at the $1,100 Pot!

Feeling Lucky? Play at Pot O' Gold Bingo for a Chance at the $1,100 Pot!

People from throughout the Green Lake County area and beyond are invited to show off their luckiest costumes at Pot O’ Gold Bingo this Saturday, March 30 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Town Square Community Center in Downtown Green Lake. This family favorite will feature a 50/50 raffle, door prizes and a progressive jackpot prize of $1,100!

Freeland Film Festival Brings Filmmaker Colin Sytsma to Town Square for Public Discussion

Freeland Film Festival Brings Filmmaker Colin Sytsma to Town Square for Public Discussion

Colin Sytsma will be showing clips from his latest film, Stolen Apes, on Saturday, April 27 at the Town Square Community Center. The program will start at 1:00 pm and run for 60-90 minutes. This program is free and open to the public.

Local Artists to Offer Acrylic Pouring Workshop at Town Square

Local Artists to Offer Acrylic Pouring Workshop at Town Square

Artist Teresa Vicars is returning to Town Square Community Center to demonstrate her unique acrylic pouring techniques at a one-day workshop on Saturday, March 16 from 9:30 am to 12 pm. Cost of registration is $50 and includes all materials. Participants may sign up online at www.greenlakerenewal.org/.

Wear You Most Outrageous Headwear at Crazy Hats Bingo!

Wear You Most Outrageous Headwear at Crazy Hats Bingo!

People from throughout the Green Lake County area and beyond are invited to show off their most outrageous headwear at Crazy Hats Bingo this Saturday, February 23 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This family favorite will feature a 50/50 raffle, door prizes and a progressive jackpot prize of $1,000!

Polar Bear Bingo makes winter more bear-able

Polar Bear Bingo makes winter more bear-able

People from throughout the Green Lake County area  and beyond will be coming out of hibernation for Polar Bear Bingo this Saturday, January 26 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Town Square. This family favorite will feature a 50/50 raffle, door prizes and a progressive jackpot prize of $900!

Green Lake Fitness Offers New Membership for the New Year

Green Lake Fitness Offers New Membership for the New Year

Green Lake Fitness, the downtown fitness center operated by the non-profit Green Lake Renewal, is offering a special five-month membership from January through May of 2019 with a flat rate of $149 to encourage community members to start the new year on a healthy note.

Moraine Park to Offer Business Startup Classes at Town Square

Moraine Park to Offer Business Startup Classes at Town Square

Starting January 21, 2019, Moraine Park Technical College will offer a five-week business startup series of classes at Town Square Community Center. Classes will run on Monday evenings from 5:30 to 8:25 pm through February 18. Non-program students may register after Open Registration begins on December 5, 2018. Interested individuals can find more information online at morainepark.edu/programs or by calling (800) 472-4554.

Special Thanksgiving Offer for Green Lake Fitness Members

Special Thanksgiving Offer for Green Lake Fitness Members

Green Lake Fitness, the downtown facility located at Town Square and operated by the non-profit Green Lake Renewal, is offering current members the opportunity to bring a guest for a week at no additional cost. This offer is only valid starting Monday, November 26 through Monday, December 3. To take advantage of this promotion, guests must print and sign the form below or sign one at Town Square’s front desk during business hours.

Town Square to Host One-Time Gong Meditation Program

Town Square to Host One-Time Gong Meditation Program

Town Square Community Center is partnering with Gongtopia to bring a one-day gong meditation session to Green Lake on Saturday, December 8 from 1:30 to 3 pm. Advance registration is $25 or $30 the day of. Participants can register online at www.greenlakerenewal.org, by calling 920-807-0008, or by visiting the front desk at Town Square Community Center.

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.  

Big Bucks and Doe Bingo Boasts $700 Progressive Jackpot

Big Bucks and Doe Bingo Boasts $700 Progressive Jackpot

Town Square celebrates hunting season with Big Bucks and Doe Bingo. This family favorite will feature a 50/50 raffle, door prizes and a progressive jackpot prize of $700. In addition to the prizes, players with hunting attire will receive a coupon good for a “buck” off any concession purchase.

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.

Donna Marquart Hosts One-Day Stained Glass Workshop

Donna Marquart Hosts One-Day Stained Glass Workshop

After receiving rave reviews from her stained glass class participants, artist Donna Marquart will be back to teach a copper foil method of stained glass in a class titled “Simple Gifts”. This popular technique will be offered on Sunday, November 18 and again on Sunday, December 2, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Town Square in downtown Green Lake.

Fall into Town Square's Indoor Market

Fall into Town Square's Indoor Market

After a successful summer season, Green Lake area favorites like Boerson Farms and Renard’s European Bakeshop will be back to be part of Town Square’s indoor fall market. The fall market will begin Saturday, November 3 and run from 9:00 am to noon through December 15.

Moraine Park Technical College Brings Business Startup Classes to Town Square

Moraine Park Technical College Brings Business Startup Classes to Town Square

A new partnership gives Green Lake area residents the opportunity to enroll in Moraine Park Technical College’s “Start Your Own Business” program at Town Square Community Center. This five-week series allows new and established business owners to participate in a business program that offers work/life flexibility.

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.