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Aerial Insectivores Presentation at Town Square

Aerial Insectivores Presentation at Town Square

The Green Lake Bird and Nature Club will host a special presentation about Aerial Insectivores on Wednesday, August 15 at 6:30 pm in Town Square Community Center. This promises to be a fascinating educational opportunity for nature-lovers in the Green Lake area. The event is free and open to the public.

Community Donates $95,000 Toward Mill Pond Terrace Project

Community Donates $95,000 Toward Mill Pond Terrace Project

More than 400 individuals expressed their continued commitment to the Green Lake area’s revitalization on Saturday, July 14, donating more than $95,000 toward the development of Mill Pond Terrace, as they gathered at the home of Joe and Tina Pregont for Green Lake Renewal’s annual White Hot Party.

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $1,200 Progressive Jackpot

Pink Flamingo Bingo Boasts $1,200 Progressive Jackpot

Amigos of the flamingo are invited to Pink Flamingo Bingo on Saturday, July 28 at 6:30 pm in Town Square Community Center. Players will be playing for the biggest progressive jackpot of the year of $1,200.

Cocktail Meatballs Trio Returns to Rock The Market at Town Square

Cocktail Meatballs Trio Returns to Rock The Market at Town Square

Eastern Wisconsin’s eclectic music trio, Cocktail Meatballs, is set to play the Market at Town Square this Friday, June 29 starting at 3:30 pm on 492 Hill St in Downtown Green Lake. The performance is free and open to the public.

See how your Town Square membership is making a difference

See how your Town Square membership is making a difference

We have a year full of fun, education and wellness planned! Your membership to Town Square makes a powerful statement in support of the programs and classes offered at your community center. See how your membership to Town Square is helping us bring an exciting array of programs, classes and events to the Green Lake area this year:

Brats & Bingo at Town Square Boasts $1,100 Jackpot!

Brats & Bingo at Town Square Boasts $1,100 Jackpot!

Town Square invites all brat lovers to Brats & Bingo on Saturday, June 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in Downtown Green Lake. The game will feature family-friendly fun, good ol’ Wisconsin brats, and the largest progressive jackpot of the year at $1,100.

Green Bay’s Antonio Salerno to perform at Town Square's Friday Market​​​​​​​

Green Bay’s Antonio Salerno to perform at Town Square's Friday Market​​​​​​​

Green Bay singer-songwriter Antonio Salerno is set to play the Market at Town Square this Friday, June 15 from 3:00 to 5:30 pm on 492 Hill St in Downtown Green Lake. The performance is free and open to the public.

Green Lake's Freeland Film Festival Uses Power of Storytelling as a Weapon of Change

Green Lake's Freeland Film Festival Uses Power of Storytelling as a Weapon of Change

Over 50 new documentaries will be screened across 3 days, Friday, June 15 thru Sunday, June 17, attracting local and international audiences to Green Lake, WI. They are the stories of vulnerable people, wildlife and ecosystems that are making a comeback, against extraordinary odds.  Many films are already gaining attention on the awards circuit, some tipped as serious Oscar and BAFTA contenders.  More importantly, the films are inspiring positive changes in public behavior and in political and corporate decisions that are leading to recoveries of endangered wildlife, vulnerable communities, and ecosystems.

Fox Valley’s "Still Blue" to perform at the Town Square Friday Market

Fox Valley’s "Still Blue" to perform at the Town Square Friday Market

Fox Valley blues music duo, Still Blue, is set to play the Market at Town Square this friday, June 8 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm on 492 Hill St in Downtown Green Lake. The performance is free and open to the public.

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. 

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 Market will feature weekly yoga on the lawn with Marla Mockus, bounce houses for kids every first Friday of the month, a weekly beer tent serving local brews from Knuth Brew Company, and more!

Donate and Get 10% Off at Hangers During Green Lake's Citywide Garage Sale

Donate and Get 10% Off at Hangers During Green Lake's Citywide Garage Sale

Hangers, Town Square’s resale shop for women, will be accepting donations during Green Lake’s annual Citywide Garage Sale on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5. In exchange for their tax-deductible donations, donors will receive a 10% discount on their total purchase when they make shop at Hangers that weekend.

Mill Pond Terrace Breaks Ground!

Mill Pond Terrace Breaks Ground!

After approval early this year of the plan for the new multifunctional space known as Mill Pond Terrace, area contractors began breaking ground Monday, April 30. The first phase of the Mill Pond Terrace project will focus on hardscape, highlighting the center circle overlook as the focal point, and includes excavation, construction of a retaining wall, and the addition of decorative concrete, gravel and electrical.

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:

Say Yes to the Prom Dress Drive

Say Yes to the Prom Dress Drive

With prom around the corner, the Hangers resale shop at Town Square is seeking dresses to help young girls live out their dream of a memorable high school prom. New and gently used gowns, shoes and accessories can be dropped off at Town Square’s front desk between 9 am and 5 pm on weekdays, and 9 am to 3 pm on Saturdays through the month of March.

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.

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.