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Actress Jane Seymour to Come to Green Lake, WI

Actress Jane Seymour to Come to Green Lake, WI

Jane Seymour will visit Green Lake on the weekend of Freeland Film Festival (September 13-15). Ms. Seymour will be speaking about a new project that her foundation is cooperating on with Freeland Foundation. This panel will be titled: Rewarding Goodness: Can the Technology Revolution Help Save the World? Stay tuned for date and time of this exciting panel discussion!

One-Time Gong Meditation Program at Town Square

One-Time Gong Meditation Program at Town Square

Town Square Community Center is partnering with Gongtopia to bring a one-day gong meditation session to Green Lake on Saturday, August 17 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.

Sip and Paint with Artist Becky Andersen

Sip and Paint with Artist Becky Andersen

Corks and Canvas, a paint and sip experience with artist Becky Andersen, is coming back to Town Square on Thursday, August 15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Becky Andersen will guide her students through an entire painting from start to finish all while letting loose with a glass (or few) of wine or beer. No experience necessary.

Town Square hosts Cooking Class with Kathy McCarthy

Town Square hosts Cooking Class with Kathy McCarthy

Town Square Community Center invites all foodies on a hands-on cooking experience with chef Kathy McCarthy to learn how to make the best, and freshest salads of the summer. The class will be held in Town Square’s demo kitchen on Tuesday, August 6 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $950+ Progressive Jackpot

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $950+ Progressive Jackpot

Amigos of the flamingo are invited to Pink Flamingo Bingo on Saturday, July 27 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. 

Boat Jam Moves to Town Square's Mill Pond Terrace

Boat Jam Moves to Town Square's Mill Pond Terrace

Shoreline Boat Center of Green Lake, Wisconsin just announced that its annual lake party, Boat Jam, will have to relocate to land due to imperfect lake conditions. The event will be hosted on the originally scheduled date of Sunday, July 21, 2019 but the location has changed to the Green Lake Town Square grounds.

Town Square Celebrates Successful White Hot Party Fundraiser

Town Square Celebrates Successful White Hot Party Fundraiser

More than 200 supporters of Town Square Community Center enjoyed a lovely evening at the White Hot Party fundraising event on Saturday, July 13 atop beautiful Sandstone Bluff overlooking majestic Green Lake at the property of the Vandervelde Family. The 2019 White Hot Party was made possible in part by generous sponsors and a team of volunteers. Special thanks go out to Co-chairs Joan Lloyd and Madden for their time and efforts to make the White Hot Party spectacular. Thank you to three local caterers, who teamed to provide food for the event: Goose Blind Grill and Bar, Horseradish Kitchen + Market, and Peppercorn Catering.

Tammera Doering Named Events and Programs Manager of Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square

Tammera Doering Named Events and Programs Manager of Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square

Tammera Doering has joined Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square Community Center as Events and Programs Manager. Ms. Doering will be working closely with the rest of the staff to carry out the organization’s daily operations, including space management, creation and maintenance of  schedules, and assisting in the creation and management of future programs at Town Square.

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.