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The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club to host Bat Presentation at Town Square

The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club to host Bat Presentation at Town Square

The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club will host a program at Town Square titled “The Bats of Wisconsin” on Monday, June 17 at 8:00 pm. This presentation by Tom Wagner will cover the eight species of bats found in Wisconsin, and provide information about their status and ecology, and discuss their great importance to the ecosystems of our state.  He will provide information about identification, habitat, migration, and reproduction – as well as the benefits of bats to humans. Besides being voracious feeders on mosquitoes and other flying insects, they also serve an important role as seed dispersers.

Town Square Honors Arnetveit with Volunteer of the Year Award

Town Square Honors Arnetveit with Volunteer of the Year Award

More than 40 Town Square community center volunteers were recognized at the annual volunteer appreciation celebration, hosted by Green Lake Renewal Board Member Jo Ellen Madden and Ambassador Joan Lloyd.  The event was held at the Greenway House Bed and Breakfast and catered by Kari Schliecher of Bliss Catering in Green Lake last Friday evening.

Town Square Brings Back One-Time Gong Meditation Program

Town Square Brings Back One-Time Gong Meditation Program

Green Lake, WI –Town Square Community Center is partnering with Gongtopia to bring a one-day gong meditation session to Green Lake on Saturday, June 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.

$600+ Progressive Jackpot at Pirate’s Booty Bingo

$600+ Progressive Jackpot at Pirate’s Booty Bingo

People from the Green Lake area and beyond are invited to play for the long-lost treasure at Pirate’s Booty Bingo on Saturday, May 25 at Town Square Community Center in Downtown Green Lake. Doors and concessions open at 5:00 pm, game sales open at 5:30 pm and game sessions start at 6:30 pm. The 13-game series features a new super progressive jackpot prize of at least $600, a new speedy bingo game, two double jackpot game payouts, plus a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and plenty of family fun. Concessions will be available for purchase, including $2 Sheboygan hot dogs, chips, beer, and wine.

The Market at Town Square Brings Festive Atmosphere to Downtown Green Lake

The Market at Town Square Brings Festive Atmosphere to Downtown Green Lake

Fresh produce, pasture-raised pork, grass-fed beef, farm-fresh eggs, fresh-baked breads, and made-to-order foods are just some of the signature goods being offered at Town Square’s Friday markets this summer. The season, featuring over 15 new and returning vendors, will kick off Friday, May 24 at 3:00 pm on the Town Square Community Center lawn in Downtown Green Lake.

Camp Chocolate Returns to Town Square

Camp Chocolate Returns to Town Square

Town Square Community Center is excited to bring back Camp Chocolate, a most delicious summer program and learning experience for children kindergarten through 8th grade. Three sessions will be held for separate age groups: June 11 through 14 for grades k-2, June 18 through 21 for grades 3-5, and June 25 through 28 for grades 6-8. The camp will run from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Friday. The price for the program including materials is $30 per child.

Personal Trainer Colton Burt to Operate Green Lake Fitness at Town Square

Personal Trainer Colton Burt to Operate Green Lake Fitness at Town Square

Colton Burt, a certified personal trainer and owner of Priority Fitness, will operate and manage Town Square’s Green Lake Fitness, taking over responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the downtown Green Lake 24-hour fitness and exercise facility. A native of Neshkoro, Mr. Burt has been in the fitness business since graduating from Wautoma High School and holds a certified personal training certificate from ACE—one of the country’s top, nationally-recognized certification programs.

Town Square Tap Beer Garden to Open at Mill Pond Terrace

Town Square Tap Beer Garden to Open at Mill Pond Terrace

Town Square Tap, operated by Genuine Beverages, the producer of Fox Tale Genuine Craft Ginger Beer, will open this summer at Mill Pond Terrace, the new outdoor event venue overlooking the Dartford Mill Pond on the north side of Town Square. The taproom space will be located in the former Town Square garage and adjacent areas, being renovated this spring in conjunction with Mill Pond Terrace.

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.

Best-Selling Author Mike Maddock to Introduce His New Book at Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Best-Selling Author Mike Maddock to Introduce His New Book at Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Innovation consultant Mike Maddock, in his keynote address at Green Lake Renewal’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards on April 26, will show Green Lake area businesspeople how to use disruptive tactics employed by business luminaries including Elon Musk, Oprah Winfrey and Walt Disney. His just-published book, “Plan D: Lessons from the World’s Most Successful Disruptors,” demonstrates how agility, speed and curiosity are now more important than size, and shows what the best disruptors have in common.

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.

Town Square Hosts One-Time Gong Meditation Program

Town Square Hosts 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, March 23 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.

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!

The Woman Behind Town Square's Camp Chocolate

The Woman Behind Town Square's Camp Chocolate

In the summer of 2018, Town Square hosted its first ever Camp Chocolat: a four day camp filled with chocolate for kids in grades k-5. Participants designed their own chocolate bar, created a chocolate brand, made a plan and sell the finished product at the Friday Market at Town Square with the professional guidance of Heather Rawlings Davis.

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.

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.