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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.

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.

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/.

Great Horned Owl to Visit Town Square

Great Horned Owl to Visit Town Square

The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club will be hosting a special presentation called, “Snowy Owls Visit Wisconsin” by raptor expert Gene Jacobs on Tuesday evening, March 12th at 6 pm. This free event will be held at Town Square Community Center in Downtown Green Lake and is open to the public.

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!

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.

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.

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/.

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.

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.

Shae Stangl Joins Green Lake Renewal as Manager of Green Lake Fitness

Shae Stangl Joins Green Lake Renewal as Manager of Green Lake Fitness

Shae Stangl has joined the non-profit organization Green Lake Renewal as Manager of Green Lake Fitness. Ms. Stangl will be working closely with the Executive Director, Marketing Manager and Front Office Manager to oversee all aspects of the fitness center.