Kewaunee County calendar of events: May 4-29
Send your organization’s events and activities to [email protected] or P.O. Box 86, Kewaunee, WI 54216, preferably two weeks in advance but no later than noon Tuesday for the Saturday edition.
Friday-Saturday, May 4-5
SMELT FRY, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. May 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5, New Franken Sportman’s Club, 281 N. New Franken Road. New Franken Fire Department fundraiser. $9 a plate, $12 double plate. Also serving burgers, ice cream. Raffles. 920-660-1208.
'ART OF WATER' OPENING, 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5, downtown Algoma. Art exhibit of water-themed work by more than 100 regional and national artists at James May Gallery, 213 Steele St., and other Algoma galleries and locations. Taste of Ethiopia food truck, Friday. Bring a T-shirt to be printed, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, James May Gallery North. Showing of documentary "Sustainable" about factory farms and local foods, 4 p.m., James May North. Water's Edge plein air painters working around the lakeshore, both days. Live music, 7-10 p.m., Steele Street Pub: Levi Zeitler and Chris Ragowski, Friday; Kyle Megna and Ross Catterton, Saturday. Exhibit runs through May 29. 262-753-3130 or www.jamesmaygallery.com.
BOOK SALE, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 5, Book Corner, 401 Third St., Algoma. Extended Friday hours for opening of "Art of Water" exhibit at James May Gallery and other downtown galleries. Nature readings, 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday. 920-304-9214.
Saturday, May 5
SELF-DEFENSE CLASS, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Kewaunee High School, 911 Third St. Sponsored by Kewaunee County Violence Intervention Project. Participants must be age 12 or older. Free. 920-487-2111 or [email protected].
GARDEN & OUTDOOR LIVING SHOW, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lakehaven Hall, 96 Ellis St., Kewaunee. Indoor vendors, demonstrations, raffle and food. Free admission. [email protected] or "Lakehaven Garden and Outdoor Living Show" at www.facebook.com.
MUSIC AND WINE, 2:30-5 p.m., Cold Country Vines & Wines, E3207 Nuclear Road, Kewaunee. Jazz vocalist Erin Krebs. Free admission; $6 for five wine tastings and wine glass; beer and snacks for purchase. 920-776-1328 or coldcountrywines.com.
USED BOOK SALE, 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, 1325 Ellis St., Kewaunee. Proceeds benefit Kewaunee Public Library. 920-388-5015 or kewauneepubliclibrary.org.
LAWN CARE TALK, 10:15 a.m., Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. Landscape architect John Meredith discusses the history of lawn care and introduces a more people-, pet- and wildlife-friendly approach. Sponsored by Bird City Algoma Committee. 920-487-8136 or birdcityalgoma.com.
Sunday, May 6
ALZHEIMER'S INFO, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 406 Fourth St., Algoma. For families and friends caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Facilitated by the Rev. Curt Seefeldt, director of church relations for the Lutheran Home Association and author of "It’s Alzheimer’s — It’s Time for Extraordinary Love." Lunch served. Free, but registration requested. 920-487-5712 or [email protected].
WINE AND CHEESE TASTINGS, noon to 5 p.m. Cold Country Vines & Wines, E3207 Nuclear Road, Kewaunee. Wine and cheese samples, cheese specials. 920-776-1328 or coldcountrywines.com.
POLKA DANCE, 1-6 p.m., Evergreen Bar & Hall, 7075 Morrison Road, Greenleaf. Music by Hayes Boys Orchestra and Mark Jirikovec Band. 920-864-3499.
PANCAKES & PORKIES, 8 a.m.-noon, St. Peter Church, E2681 County S, Casco. All-you-can-eat pancakes with strawberries, sausages, $7 adults, $3 ages 6-10. Lincoln Proceeds go toward new furnace; Catholic Order of Foresters will match funds. Shari Kinnard, 920-837-7748.
Monday, May 7
SHEEPSHEAD, 1 p.m., Kewaunee Community Congregational Church, 502 Center St. Public cards first and third Mondays of the month, Golden Age cards second and fourth Mondays. 920-388-4690.
GENTLE PLUS SENIOR EXERCISE, 9 a.m. Mondays through May 21, St. John Lutheran Church, 700 Heritage Road, Luxemburg. Donations accepted. 920-609-2765.
Tuesday, May 8
GENTLE PLUS SENIOR EXERCISE, 9 a.m. Tuesdays through May 22, St. John’s Lutheran Church, E5221 Church Road, Algoma. Donations accepted. 920-609-2765.
INTERNET HOUR, 11 a.m.-noon , Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. Guidance for adults with questions about the internet, computer usage, personal devices. Not instruction. 920-487-2295 or www.algomapubliclibrary.org.
Tuesday, May 8
EXERCISE WALK, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Harvest Community Church, E1479 Rockledge Road, Luxemburg. Part of Get Healthy Kewaunee County initiative sponsored by Kewaunee County Public Health Department; also Wednesdays in Algoma. Everyone welcome, including pets; about an hour. 920-388-7160 or [email protected].
Wednesday, May 9
USED BOOK SALE, 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, 1325 Ellis St., Kewaunee. Proceeds benefit Kewaunee Public Library. 920-388-5015, kewauneepubliclibrary.org.
MOVIE, 1 p.m., Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. "Downsizing," 2017 release with Matt Damon as a husband who chooses to shrink his body to 5 inches tall and start a new life in an experimental community. Rated R. Bring a lunch if desired. 920-487-2295 or www.algomapubliclibrary.org.
EXERCISE WALK, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Algoma Wellness Center, at Algoma High School, 1715 Division St. Part of Get Healthy Kewaunee County initiative sponsored by Kewaunee County Public Health Department; also Tuesdays in Luxemburg. Everyone welcome, including pets; about an hour. 920-388-7160 or [email protected].
Thursday, May 10
SPINAL HEALTH, 5 p.m., Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. Fun class covers how spinal health affects age and how to improve quality of life. Presented by B'wel Chiropractic & Health Associates. 920-487-2295 or www.algomapubliclibrary.org.
SPORTSMEN"S MEETING, 7 p.m., Rendezvous of Luxemburg, E896 County N. Meeting of Algoma-Kewaunee Great Lakes Sport Fishermen Club; guests welcome. Capt. Victor Nowak of Death’s Door Charters talks of his 20 years fishing on Lake Michigan. Light lunch served. 920-609-9575 or [email protected].
Saturday, May 12
CHILDREN'S TEA PARTY, 11 a.m., Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. Young ladies and gentlemen (geared for ages 4-8) along with parents or guardians encouraged to dress their best and bring a doll, stuffed animal or action figure to the party. Registration required, 920-487-2295 or algomapubliclibrary.org.
Saturday-Sunday, May 12-13
MUSIC AND WINE, 2:30-5 p.m., Cold Country Vines & Wines, E3207 Nuclear Road, Kewaunee. Lee Birchfield sings Elvis, Neil Diamond and more. Free admission; $6 for five wine tastings and wine glass; beer and snacks for purchase. 920-776-1328, coldcountrywines.com.
Monday, May 14
JOYCE CLUB, 9 a.m., Dairy Dean’s, 824 Fourth St., Algoma. Those named Joyce welcome to attend. 920-487-5917.
Tuesday, May 15
TASTE TESTER'S COOKBOOK CLUB, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Kewaunee Public Library, 822 Juneau St. Group cooks recipes based on monthly theme and brings samples to meeting; can use own recipes or cookbooks available at the library. May theme is Italian. Cambrie at 920-388-5015 or kewauneepubliclibrary.org; click the Programming tab, then Adult, then Taste Tester's.
Saturday, May 19
SPRING VIP DAY, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Parallel 44 Winery, N2185 Sleepy Hollow Road, Stangelville. Find out what the winery's Vintner's Choice Club members experience. Open house with exclusive wine and food samples, discounts. Free admission. 920-388-4400 or www.44wineries.com.
AUTHOR VISIT, 1-3 p.m., Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. Meet Scott Winkler, author of just-published "The Meadows." Copies of books available. 920-487-2295 or algomapubliclibrary.org.
'SPRING ON THE FARM,' 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Heritage Farm, N2251 State 42, five miles south of Kewaunee. Featuring first of three "Our Dairy Past" programs, with a panel discussion of Lake to Lake Cooperative, 1 p.m. Blacksmith and farm equipment demonstrations, antique machines and fire truck, buildings open. Food and refreshments, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bake sale with kolaches and kneecaps. Free admission. 920-323-3323 or agriculturalheritage.org.
Saturday, May 26
PLANT SALE, 9 a.m.-noon, gazebo in Harbor Park, 212 Harrison St., Kewaunee. Nonprofit Kewaunee County Garden Club offers perennials, heirloom tomatoes, herbs, shrubs, barn quilts. All plants locally grown. Free milkweed seeds to support monarch butterflies. www.kcgardenclub.org
ANNIVERSARY PARTY, 3-7:30 p.m., Cold Country Vines & Wines, E3207 Nuclear Road, Kewaunee. Fifth anniversary celebration with wine specials, prize drawings, bluegrass music by Green Bay Pickers. 920-776-1328 or coldcountrywines.com.
Tuesday, May 29
ZEN GARDENS, 5 p.m., Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. Adults create their own Zen garden; bring shells, rocks, gems to decorate. Information about well-being and reducing stress. Register by May 25. Katie at 920-487-2295 or [email protected].
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