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Rafael Salas to Offer a One-Time Life Drawing Workshop at Town Square

Rafael Salas to Offer a One-Time Life Drawing Workshop at Town Square

This workshop is open to all levels. It does not assume any prior experience or that one will become an artist, but it prepares all to do stronger work in fields that depend upon creative thinking. Participants can expect to learn historical and contemporary life drawing techniques practiced by the greats, using simple materials—pencils, charcoal and erasers—as means of discovery. The $50 registration fee will help offset the cost of hiring a live model and cover materials like artist tape, charcoal sticks, a charcoal pencil kit, and strathmore drawing paper.

Avrom Farm Announces Family-Friendly Summer Festival

Avrom Farm Announces Family-Friendly Summer Festival

The farm, which was once home to renowned painter, sculptor, and Ripon College professor Lester Schwartz, says the event will be an opportunity for community members and families to enjoy great music while learning about—and tasting—regenerative agriculture. 

Date Set for Green Lake Renewal's White Hot Party

Date Set for Green Lake Renewal's White Hot Party

Now in its third year, Green Lake Renewal’s White Hot Party, one of the most popular events of the Green Lake area’s summer season, is set to take place on Saturday, July 14 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at the home of Joe and Tina Pregont on Green Lake’s Sugarloaf Point.

Mill Pond Terrace to Break Ground in May

Mill Pond Terrace to Break Ground in May

During January and February, Green Lake Renewal’s Mill Pond Terrace Task Force met with numerous local contractors, seeking advice on how to best value engineer the project. The team is currently setting priorities and creating a timeline for completion. The project is expected to break ground in May, weather permitting.

Green Lake Renewal Donor Update | March 2018

Green Lake Renewal Donor Update | March 2018

Nine days until the official start of spring, and your generous support is creating another Greater-Than-Ever-Before season of learning, fun, wellness and community in Green Lake. See how your donations are making a direct, visible impact:

Freeland Film Festival Announce Opening Film

Freeland Film Festival Announce Opening Film

In her film “The Last Animals,” photographer turned filmmaker Kate Brooks traces the deadly trade of illegally poached rhino horn and elephant ivory across four continents, traveling from protected areas in Africa to wildlife markets in Asia and North America in order to illustrate the complex web of global consumer demand, transnational criminal syndicates and the local conflicts and political problems that contribute to the current poaching epidemic. Along the way, Brooks also meets with investigators, scientists, zookeepers and rangers engaged in an all-too-often life threatening struggle to preserve the last remaining elephants and rhinos.

Chris Barbin to Keynote Green Lake Renewal's Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Chris Barbin to Keynote Green Lake Renewal's Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

In 10 years, Mr. Barbin grew Appirio from a four-person startup to a 1,200-person global services firm backed by Sequioia Capital, GGV and General Atlantic—the same venture capital firms that invested in companies including Alibaba, Facebook, Linkedin and PayPal. During that time, his company received 10 Best Places to Work awards, and was recently recognized by the Great Place to Work organization which produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list.

Now Accepting Applications for The Market at Town Square!

Now Accepting Applications for The Market at Town Square!

“We are big believers that more is more,” said Kate Salas of Green Lake Renewal. “The Market at Town Square creates special pop-up retail opportunities that promote business at times when the most people are seeking to shop. It’s really a win-win for the customers, vendors and other retail businesses around town.”

Polar Bear Bingo Makes Winter More Bear-able

Polar Bear Bingo Makes Winter More Bear-able

“You’ll get plenty of chances to win at Polar Bear Bingo,” said Kate Salas of Green Lake Renewal. “Door prizes include hot new items from Town Square’s resale shop Hangers to help you stay warm through the winter.”

Green Lake Renewal Announces Design for Mill Pond Terrace

Green Lake Renewal Announces Design for Mill Pond Terrace

The plan, envisioned by a local team and designed by the engineering firm Graef, incorporates green and paved spaces, multiple levels and curved lines to create a series of user-friendly and flexible spaces to accommodate markets, events, and mobile vendors.

Figure Drawing Classes at Town Square

Figure Drawing Classes at Town Square

The classes, designed for those interested in working on their observational drawing skills, will be held weekly for six weeks. Classes are uninstructed, but moderated and open to artists of all skill levels. Participants provide their own drawing materials and must be at least 18 years of age.