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The Horicon Marsh International Education Center is hosting an art show featuring Wisconsin artist, Alice M. Laukert at the Marsh Center beginning November 4, 2011.

Alice began her artistic endeavors when she was very young.  Over the years, she took a variety of art classes to explore different mediums and techniques.  Her college degree is in Biology and Chemistry from Cardinal Stritch University but her interests are in art, photography, writing and music.

Alice says that being an explorer allows her to create memoirs of her expeditions.  Creating art provides her with many enjoyable hours revisiting a special encounter that she experienced while exploring nature.  She uses pastel chalks, watercolors, or acrylics to express her experience.

She says her mind directs the lines while her heart directs the colors.  The collaboration brings adventures to life.

An artist reception will be held at Horicon Marsh International Education Center on Sunday, November 13 from 1 pm to 3 pm. Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center will host the reception.  The event is free and open to the public.

Alice M. Laukert has displayed her art at the Cedarburg Plein Air event, the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center and other venues around Wisconsin.  It is her pleasure to be able to display them at the Horicon Marsh International Education Center and she hopes the public will come out to see her work and talk to her about her art.

For more information, you may call 920-387-7890 or go to www.horiconmarsh.org.  The Center is located at N7725 Hwy 28 between Mayville and Horicon.


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marshmanHoricon High School Baseball has the unique opportunity to play a game this season at Fox Cities Stadium and will be playing Brookfield Academy on April 5, 2014 after the Timber Rattlers game.

Tickets are on sale in the high school office for $5 each and your ticket gets you in to both the Timber Rattlers game and our game.  In addition, a fan bus is available for any interested individuals (students, parents, community members) for an additional $5/person.  Join us for this unique experience and cheer on your Marshmen baseball team!


American Legion Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner

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American Legion Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner

Tuesday January 21

Serving Dinner from 4 pm to 7 pm.

Adults ~ $7.00

Children 6 to 12 ~ $3.50

Children 5 & under ~ Free!

Funds raised help support:

Youth Scholarships, Badger Girls State, Veterans Homes, Americanism Essay Contest

 


Hixton Chamber Bus Trip

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sad puppyWe are sad because the Hixton Bus Tour has been cancelled.  Money refunded.  Call the Horicon Chamber if you have any questions.


“More Than Meets the Eye” Art Exhibit

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Local painter, James “Spid” Pieper’s, art exhibit will continue until November 2nd.  Spid is a Wisconsin waterfowl, turkey and pheasant stamp contest winner and has a possion for wildlife.  He is known for his picture within a picture paintings.


“Natural Talents” Art Show

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Sarah Heideman, Mayville High School art teacher is proud to present the students from the art program.

You will be seeing displays from Sculpture class, Art foundations, and Multi-cultural Crafts.  For this exhibit, work dealing more with nature or made with natural materials to coincide with educational center and their themes were chosen.

The “Natural Talents” exhibit will be opened for display weekdays 9am to 4 pm and weekends 1 to 4 pm.  Starting in April, it will be open 10 am to 4 pm.

 

 


“Whistle-Stop” Santa Toys for Tots Train

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2012 Toys for Tots Holiday Train had been cancelled due to mechanical failure.

A great big apology is coming from the Steam Locomotive Heritage and they hope to fix the problem so this great fundraiser and fun time can be scheduled again.

 

 

 

 


‘Horicon Huk’ Disc Golf Tournament

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HPHukIndexThird Annual ‘Horicon Huk’ Disc Golf Tournament

Get down to River Bend Park, Horicon on Saturday, May 17th at 10:00 a.m. for the 3rd annual Horicon Huk Disc Golf Tournament!   If you haven’t yet had the chance to try out the new “back 9″ tee pads that we installed in 2013, here’s your chance!

The first 30 entrants will receive a Players Pack with your choice of a custom Discraft Z Wasp or ESP Buzz disc and other goodies. $25.00 entry fee for those who pre-register before May 10th.  $30.00 day-of-play registration.  All proceeds going to course improvements. Mail-in and online registration opens March 1st.  Check back here on March 1st for details!

Competitive Division Prizes (Guaranteed):

1st:  $250
2nd: $100
3rd:  $25

Recreational Division Prizes:

1st: Day Pack w/ 4 Discraft Discs
2nd: Day Pack w/ t-shirt and hat
3rd: T-shirt

Registration and check-in starts @ 10:00 am sharp
Player’s meeting @ 10:50 am
Tee off @ 11:00 am
Short break with burgers available to purchase following completion of 1st round
2nd Tee off at 12:15 pm (approximately)
Tournament Winners announced following completion of 2nd round

All participants must complete the information section and pay the $25 registration fee to enter. You may submit it online or mail in your form with a check. Online registrations will be charged a $1 fee to process the electronic payment through PayPal. If you do not have a PayPal account, you may sign up for one and pay via credit card.


17th Annual Horicon Marsh Bird Festival

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Join Us May 9-12 in celebration of Spring Migration at Horicon Marsh!

Night Sounds

Birding Adventure by Boat

Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

Birding by Bicycle

Guest Speaker:  Stanley Temple

Make Your Reservations early — events have limited seating and fill up fast

* 920-485-4663 *920-387-7893*   2014 Bird Festival Postcard              

The birds will be there.  The questions is–will you?


2012 Knitting Retreat

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After a long cold winter is will be time again to gather for our annual Knit Retreat.  This year’s plan is to gather on Saturday, March 24 at the library for a day of knitting, learning, and camaraderie.  There will be classes, potluck lunch and just plain knitting time.

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2013 Winterfest

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Celebrate the beautiful Wisconsin Winter in Horicon in conjunction with the Candlelight Snowshoe Hike…Chili cook off, Snowman Making Contest, Fire in Fire Ring, Hot Chocolate and Cider along with Ice Skating next to a Warming Tent.


2014 Labor Day Weekend Celebration

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The Phoenix Group will tip their hats to Horicon and the Workers that drive our economy with a weekend full of sparkling family entertainment.

Saturday, August 30th

  • 3rd Annual Horicon Phoenix Flyway 5k Run/Walk ~Registration & Sign-in 7 pm, Race begins 8 pm
  • Ace Race Disc Golf tournament ~ Sign-in 10 am, Play begins 11 am
  • MakerPlayce: Hands-on-electronic projects for kids workshop~ 4 pm
  • Inflatable rides for kids ~ 4 pm – 8 pm
  • Ice Cream Social & Cookout ~ 5 pm – 8 pm
  • Concert in the Park with Steve Cohen, Jim Liban and Lil’Rev Trio ~ 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Sunday, August 31st

  • Kids Talent Show ~ 4 pm
  • Inflatable Rides for Kids ~ 4 pm -8 pm
  • Ice Cream Social & Cookout ~ 5 pm -8 pm
  • Concert in the Park with the Soggy Prairie Boys ~ 6:30 pm – 8 pm
  • Fireworks at Dusk ~ about 8:45 pm

5th Annual Lefty Open

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You are invited to the 5th Annual Lefty Open…..June 23rd

Application with money due June 10th to Tom Fabisch.

Proceeds from this years event will be given to the family of one year old Leah who was born with a rare muscle disorder which causes her to need assistance with her breathing and eating.

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6th Annual Horicon Living History Days

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Bring your family and learn about Horicon’s historic past, and experience the sights and sounds of a fur trade era rendezvous at the Satterlee Clark House Museum and Discher Park.  The Dodge County Antique Power Club will be providing free hay rides between the museum and park.

Hours Open:

Friday ~ Reserved School Students Only

Saturday ~ 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday ~ 9 am to 4 pm


A Knight to Remember at Lambeau Field

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St stephen logoSt.Stephen Lutheran School’s 12th Annual Find-Raising Dinner and Auction has been  very successful for many years and you are invited to donate, come and participate.  Last year’s auction proceeds supplied the school with technology improvements, new books, and tuition assistance.

The Auction committee is looking for donations for the auction.  Call Tina at 920.210.3892 or if the item you intend to donate is not suitable for mailing, please call Mark Miller at 608.444.3536 and the item will promptly be picked up.

Each ticket has a $28 value and includes a $12 Tax Deduction per ticket, so hold on to them.   Call Tina for tickets, too. For more information, see sample ticket.

Thanks in advance on behalf of St. Stephen Lutheran School for your kindness and generosity.


Alaskan Gold Rush, Artifacts & History

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The Rock River Archeological Society is presenting “Alaskan Gold Rush, Artifacts & History” on February 19 at 7: 00 p.m. The presentation will be held in the auditorium at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center.

 

The 1890’s were tough times for America. The Financial Panic of 1893 caused many bank failures, business collapse, 18%unemployment, and low agricultural prices. Farmers in the Midwest suffered a series of droughts which left them short of cash to pay their debts, and drove down the value of their land. Compounding this situation was a run on the U.S. gold supply. “Stampeders” from across the country and around the world set out to search for gold in the Klondike. By 1898, the city of Dawson, at the influence of the Klondike and Yukon Rivers sprung up and grew to a population of 40,000. By 1899 the gold rush was over and people left in large groups for Nome, Alaska, where gold was discovered in the same year. At the time of the discoveries, gold was approximately $10.00 an ounce, more than a week’s pay.

 

Hundreds of people from many different communities throughout Wisconsin set out for the gold. Our story starts with John L. Beau from Calvary Station, a small town northeast of Fond du Lac, along with a few other gold fever driven men from an area known as the “Holyland” (German/Catholic community that was settled in the 1840′s). John L. Beau left for the Yukon in 1896 then back to Wisconsin by 1909. His letters, ship diaries, mercantile record keeping, curios of baskets and scrimshaws, native fishing and hunting tools, photos and much more have been set aside for years until recently when his grandson, Father Edward Sippel of Fond du Lac shares the exquisite collection and amazing stories.

 

 


Alice in Marshland

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aliceJoin us the Horicon Marsh International Education Center for Alice in Marshland. This fun event is for families with children aged 12 and under. There will be face painting, tea cup guessing game, croquette, mini cake walk, ring toss, lunch/tea party with Alice in Wonderland movie, professional story tellers from LaCrosse, a pocket lady and every child receives a nature related book when they come. There is also a “nature make and take craft”. Many of the workers will be costumed. Bring your child for a fun Sunday afternoon at the Education Center. Tickets $12/adults and $8/children. Ticket includes all activities. Gift shop will be open. Proceeds to benefit the Horicon Marsh International Education Center and wildlife education programming.

Weather permitting some activities will be outside. In case of rain, all events will be inside.

For tickets call 920-387-7890 or go to any Horicon Bank in Dodge  County.

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American Legion Blood Drive

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BloodDrive_FEAAmerican Legion Post 157-Horicon is partnering with BloodCenter of Wisconsin to host a blood drive. Donating takes about an hour of your time – a short commitment to give a life-saving gift.Please join us for this event.Make your appointment by calling 920-485-3379 or visit this link.Walk Ins are Welcome!Informational Poster

 


Annual Bowling with Santa!!!!!!!

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Modern Woodmen and Dodge Entertainment Center would like to invite you to Bowling with Santa 2012, it will be held at the Dodge Entertainment Center (616 Clinton St. Horicon) on Friday December 14th, it will be bowling from 6-9P.M. and pizza will be served at 6:00 P.M.  Were you good this year, because you also can meet with Santa and tell Santa what you would like to get this year, he will be listening to all of your requests from 6-7P.M.  Also be sure to bring an unwrapped present to enter in the drawing for a Kindle Fire (do not need to be present to win).  Toys can be dropped off any time from now till Dec. 15th during normal business hours at Dodge Entertainment Center.  We are trying to raise toys for a deserving destination, but we are looking to the community for your input for a few good deserving places, where would You like to donate the toys.  If you have a place in mind, that you would like to have nominated, please call

Can’t wait to see everyone December 15th, I know what I am going to ask Santa for do you?

 

 


Annual Sacred Heart Church RUMMAGE SALE

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Thursday ~ June 14th ~ 8:30 to 4 pm

Friday ~ June 15th ~ 8:30 to 4 pm….HALF PRICE DAY!

Saturday ~ June 16th ~ 9 am to noon…..BAG DAY!!

~Lunch Available~


April Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Barley Jacks ~ Original Celtic, Bluegrass and Roots

Saturday, April 27, 2013 ~ 8:00 pm


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 stuermerDaryl Stuermer ~ Lead Guitarist of Genesis

Saturday, April 26, 7:30 pm

 


Archeological Fair

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The Rock River Archeological Society hosts a weekend historical/educational event annually. The dates for this year are Saturday and Sunday, May 5th and 6th.

All activities will take place between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., with the exception of the Drum /Flute Circle and Native American Pipe Ceremony to be held on Saturday around 6:00 p.m. Join us at the Horicon Marsh Education Center located between Horicon and Mayville on Highway 28.

A buckskinners encampment with Dirty Kettle and friends will both fascinate and educate young and old about the customs of the Native Americans. Walk into the tepee, sit around the fire, and listen to the drums as Dirty Kettle and friends share information and answer questions.

This is a great free family event with something for all ages to be held both outdoors and inside the Center. Other event activities include:

Tepee story telling

Old railroad songs with fiddle and guitar

Tomahawk throwing

Sovereign Nations flag display

Atl-atl demonstrations and a chance to try throwing at a target

Local collectors with museum quality artifacts

Corn grinding

Fire starting techniques

Corn husk doll making  11:00-12:00 and  1:00-2:30

Bake sale

In addition, check out the Nitschke Mound Site Excavations to be held on both Saturday and Sunday at Nitschke Mounds Park west of Horicon on Cty E.


Archeology Weekend

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arch weekend       Buckskinners encampment with Dirty Kettle and friends will both fascinate and educate young and old about the customs of the Native Americans. Walk into the tepee, sit around the fire, and listen to the drums as Dirty Kettle and friends share information, and answer questions. Sample fry bread.

 

  • Tomahawk throwing
  • Flag display of Wisconsin’s 11 Sovereign Nations
  •  Atl-atl demonstrations – test your skills in hitting the target
  • Local collectors with museum quality artifacts
  • Corn grinding
  • Fire starting techniques
  • Face Painting
  • Corn husk doll making 11:00-12:00 and 1:00-2:30

Check out the facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/RockRiverArchaeologicalSociety


Art Exhibit: “Signature Seven” by Wisconsin Photographers

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A group of photographers known as the “Signature Seven” will be displaying their artwork at the Horicon Marsh Education Center starting on Monday July 2nd and continuing until August, 31st.  Join the artists for a “Meet and Greet” at the education center on Saturday, July 7th from 1-4pm.  All are welcome!

The photographers collaborating on this exhibit came together through a photographic art class taught at the Center for Photography at Madison. Their goal was to develop an individual “signature style” that could be expressed in a body of work, such as a portfolio, an exhibit, or a book.

That’s what they’ve been doing for the past three years – establishing and refining our own signature styles. This exhibit, and subsequent book, is a testament to how they have come to apply their individual styles to the subject of Wisconsin.  Throughout the process we always believed something special would happen when the seven of us shared our outlooks on life and expressed – through photography – our observations.

Now they invite you to view and consider the merits of each of their portfolios and to find your own photo story within them. You’ll come to the same conclusion they have – Wisconsin is a great place to live and photograph.

The Signature Seven….Carl Bowser, Wayne Brabender, Getto, Jim Meldrum, Don Mendenhall, Dave Peterson, and Dan Rich.

 


Artist Exhibit at Schauer Center

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Members of the Kettle Moraine Fine Arts Guild will show recently created artwork in their annual holiday exhibit at the Schauer Arts & Activities Center.
The Guild’s eclectic mix of original artwork will be on display in the Suckow Family Art Gallery from Friday, December 2, 2011 through Sunday, January 8, 2012.

Located in the upper level, the Art Gallery is open for viewing weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturdays from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm, and one hour prior to performances.  Please stop at the Schauer Center Office prior to your gallery visit so someone may assist you.

Admission is free to gallery receptions, which offer an opportunity to meet the artist and view the exhibit.  Cash bar and light refreshments are available during most receptions; RSVP requested at 262-670-0560, ext. 3 or online.  Artwork is available for purchase, unless noted.

 

Founded in 2001 and numbering over 30 members, the Guild holds monthly meetings that feature speakers, workshops, demonstrations, and that provide an opportunity for collaboration among members.  The Guild is one of the Schauer Center’s four resident groups.

 

Kathleen Hosch (Dousman), Karin Corteen, Allen Johnson, Barbara Kraetsch, Cheryl Plautz (Hartford), John Edgar, Polly Edgar, Wayne Peterson (Hubertus), Dawn Regan (Hustisford), David Bielot, Courtney Goldbach (Rubicon), Ann Hamlin Mueller, Greg Torgeson (Slinger), Casey Puetz (Waukesha), and
Louise Joyner (West Bend),

A free opening reception will be held Saturday, December 3 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, prior to the performance by The Four Freshmen.  Complimentary refreshments will be available.

With the Ruth A. Knoll Theater and Suckow Family Art Gallery, the Schauer Arts & Activities Center is a non-profit regional center for the arts, staging professional touring performances, as well as presentations by the Hartford City Band, Hartford Community Chorus, The Hartford Players, and the Kettle Moraine Fine Arts Guild.  The Schauer Center also offers visual


August Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Simon & garfunkel Retrospective

Friday, August 10, 2012 ~ 7:30 pm


Autumn Art on the Marsh

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~Celebrate Fall ~ Celebrate Nature ~ Celebrate Art ~

IMG7016It would be hard to come to Autumn Art on the Marsh and not find anything that tricks your fancy.

~Art ~

The Horicon Chamber is proud of all the vendors who produce art that highlights the Horicon Marsh, as well as vendors who sell their own crafted pieces of art that make life easier and more beautiful.

~ Music ~

The  Horicon High School Pep Band, Community Voice and Jeff Pockat, the Gaelic Harpist, provide a variety of background music as you saunter around Discher Park.  We also have a vendor or two who play samples from their own recorded CD’s.

~ Food ~

The Chamber Food Stand has been declared the best art show food around and that’s because of the high quality food served that comes from Leroy Meats and the creative minds of the Chamber Board.  The Horicon High School Band Boosters will once again offer their Bar Stand…which is quite frankly decadent….rich fall dessert bars cut in mega sizes.

~Raffle & Drawings~

Spend as little as one dollar and come home with a John Deere X300 Riding Lawn Tractor or the other 27 generous gifts from the Chamber members.  For no cost at all, you can sign up for our hourly door prices which consist of vendor products.

~Nature~

Located on the Horicon Marsh at Discher Park in Horicon, this arts and crafts fair helps you experience autumn in Wisconsin.  As the leaves crinkle underfoot, you can relax, enjoy and participate in this City on the Marsh’s fall arts and craft celebration.


Autumn Art on the Marsh Raffle

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Tickets are on sale at this very minute at Horicon Hardware Hank, Bethesda Thrift Store, LeRoy Meats of Horicon, Knitty Gritty Shop, Michelle Wanie Agency, Modern Woodmen, Josh Muche, Horicon Family Chiropractic, Horicon Chamber of Commerce Office and for the first time both Kwik Trips.  

List of 2013 Raffle Winners

All proceeds benefit the entire Horicon Area!


BDCH Derby Day “A Run for the Roses”

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BDCH Diabetes Health Fair

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BDCH Nurse 5K Challenge

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BDCH Nurses 5K Challenge

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Rotating-Image---Nurses-Run-2013Proceeds from this event will be
directed to the Beaver Dam Community Hospitals Foundation, Inc. Health
Care Educational Fund.
Entry Fee
Pre-registration (received by May 1)… $20.00
Day of Event registration……………….$25.00
Children (under age 15) ………..….$15.00
Cash or check only – make checks out to Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. (*Registration fees are nonrefundable; if you are unable to attend, we will mail your t-shirt to you.)
We have no age limit, but we do ask for no bikes, roller blades, “heelies,” skateboards or dogs. Thank you for your understanding.
Your entrance fee guarantees you a t-shirt that is specially designed for the 2013 race. T-shirts for day-of-race registrants will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. If you do not receive yours on the day of the race, we will mail one out
to you within three weeks of the race date.

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BDCH presents TRINITY IRISH DANCERS

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IrishDancersTraditional Show ~ 3 PM ~ Features dancers ages 6 to 15 – the wee ones melt your heart while advanced dancers perform signature step dance numbers.

Tickets: $10 Adults, $5 Children, Free for 12 and under

Trinity Show ~ 7 PM ~ This professional dance troupe will showcase its ground-breaking performance style as soon on national TV programs.  Tickets: $20 Adults, $10 Children, Free for 12 and under.

Tickets available at Rechek’s Food Pride, Piggly Wiggly in Beaver Dam, Randolph, Juneau & Waupun, Marshland Pharmacy in Horicon & Mayville, and Julies’ Java House in Columbus

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BDCH Running Clinic

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BDCH Safety First Open House

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Beer Tasting

Contact Susan HadyWebsite |  306 Washington St.Horicon, WI 53032 Phone: (920) 920-485-0458

Goose IslandGood Friday….Good Craft Beer

Come to Jack Daniels Bar, located at the back of Hwy. 33 Liquor Store for a FREE beer tasting from Goose Island Brewery of Chicago, Illinois.

Good Friday…..Good and FREE


Bhutan: The Land of Thunder

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Chuzband Tangbi will share the wonders of one of the top ten biodiversity hotspots..Bhutan.


Big Brothers Big Sisters Casino Night Fundraiser

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Big Brothers/Sisters Craft & Vendor Extravaganza

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Give a helping hand to Big Brothers Big Sisters and have fun in the bargain.  Attend their Craft Extravaganza located in the Watertown Area YMCA.  Enter at the Dodge Street Door and park on the Dodge Street and Wisconsin Street lot.

Vendors

Crafters

Food & Drinks

Drawings

No Admission Fee

 

Free Kid Care ID’s sponsored by Towne & Country Bank. 


Birding Old Marsh Road

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Bring your own binoculars or borrow ours.  Meet at the Egret Trail boardwalk parking lot off of the refuge auto tour off Hwy. 49.  An easy walk of 1.5 miles that is guided.

*Visitors should be aware that Hwy 49 is scheduled for construction starting mid-October and should expect delays in travel*

Bowl For Kids’ Sake

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bowlBig Brothers Big Sisters of Dodge County and Watertown are hosting a 9-Pin Tap Bowl-a-Thon Benefit.  Cost per bowler is $10 which covers 3 games of bowling and shoes.  In addition to the cost, each bowler must collect $50 or more in pledges or donate $50.  Bowlers that collect $100 or more will pay no bowling fee.

You don’t need to be a bowler to Bowl for Kids’ Sake. There is also a Bowl-a-Thon At Watertown Bowl North, March 1 at 3 pm.

Sign up today and tell your family and friends.


Brat, Burger & Steak Fry

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bratHosted by the Horicon Area Foundation/Mike Bushkie Memorial and Horicon Lions Club.

  • Free Delivery for orders of 6 or more.
  • Brat & Hamburger ~ $2.50
  • Steak Sandwich ~ $5.00
  • Cheeseburger ~ $3.00
  • Hamburger & Brat Plate ~ $3.50
  • Steak Sandwich Plate ~ $6.00
  • Cheeseburger Plate ~ $4.00
  • All plates served with chips and soda.

Donations/Memorials can be made to the Mike Bushkie Fund % Horicon Area Foundation, PO Box 144, Horicon, WI 53032.

 


Butterflies of Wisconsin

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MarineBlueAnnTheringHoricon Marsh Education and Visitor Center welcomes Ann Thering for a special summer presentation of “Butterflies of Wisconsin”.

Ann lives in Madison and travels throughout Wisconsin to photograph butterflies and other insects. She is a founding member of the Wisconsin chapter of the North American Butterfly Association. Her presentation will include her beautiful images of butterflies along with the information needed to help you become more aware of what they need to survive and how to better at recognize these brilliantly colored insects.

Ann Thering’s award-winning photography will also be on display at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center from July 10th until August 28th.  Her photography features insects you will want to take a closer look at. Her artful bugs include everything from exquisite green butterflies to curious spiders. She captures the magical bits of insects that makes them so amazing to look at. Many insects go unnoticed, such as the tiny blue butterflies found in early spring or the white and sparkly gold butterflies found only in dry barrens habitats.

Everyone is invited to come and learn about all the beautiful insects in your own backyard! All presentations are free and open to the public.


Cabin Fever 2014~ Amish Insights

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amishMr. Reynold Kremer will provide insight into the fascinating world of the Amish, Hutterites, and Old Order Mennonites.  Dessert will be served.


Cabin Fever 2014~ Continuing the Discussion

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Horicon main streetJoin in the discussion of Horicon’s past and present.  Topics will be inspired by a local historical photographer.  Dessert will be served.


Cabin Fever 2014~ Continuing the Discussion

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horicon looking westJoin in another discussion of Horicon’s past and present.  Inspired by a different photograph, share your memories of times gone by.  Dessert will be served.


Cabin Fever 2014~ Continuing the Discussion

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coupleJoin us for the final round of photo-inspired discussion.   Dessert will be served.


Cabin Fever 2014~ Knit Retreat

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The Horicon Public Library annual fiber art gathering will be another great day filled with learning, love, and laughter about all things yearn.  Class listings available in Marsh.  Potluck luncheon will be served.


Cabin Fever 2014~ No Sew Bag

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bagIf you can tape and staple then this is the project for you!  Make an easy duct tape and fabric bag that looks like you bought it from the store.  This craft is appropriate for ages 12 and up.  Space will be limited to 16 participants. Please call to reserve a slot.


Cabin Fever 2014~ Single-lens Reflex Photography

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joelLocal professional photographer Joel Nisleit,  will present tips and techniques to take better pictures with your digital camera.  Snow date is February 13, 2014.


Cabin Fever 2014~ Solo/Instrumental Concert

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metalsEnjoy an evening of musical selections from our own Horicon Junior and Senior High students.  You;ll be delighted as you help prepare our community’s students to grow their talents.


Cabin Fever 2014~ Tapas to Meze: Appetizers of the Mediterranean

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tapasVisit tempting, warmer climes with your senses in this tasty cooking demonstration by Mason Zantow.  Learn how to prepare simple yet flavorful finger foods and a big of history along the way.  Sampling will be on the agenda.


Cabin Fever 2014~ The Lazy Gardener’s Plant It & Forget It Workshop

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lazyYes, she’s back, Shannon Barniskis,  with another fantastic program for those of us not blessed with a green thumb.  Be prepared for a lively presentation about plants that hopefully we can’t kill.  Door prizes will be available along with some great treats.


Cabin Fever 2014~ Valentine Papercraft

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heart punchSend your sweetie the best valentine ever hand made in a class taught by Susie Schumacher.  Materials will be provided.  class size is limited to 12, so please call and reserve your slot, ages 18 and up.


Candlelight Snowshoe & Hike

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Hiking and snowshoeing by candlelight, a roaring bonfire, and complimentary warm refreshments await couples, singles and families at the Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center’s 3rd annual candlelight hike/snowshoe. The Education Center will also be open for people to warm up, view the 20 minute “Horicon Marsh Story”, visit the gift shop or have the kids do a fun craft to bring home! Northern Cross Science  Foundation astronomers will be on site to help you view the night sky through telescopes or to talk about the stars if it is cloudy. Members of the Horicon Marsh Bird Club will be on the trail conducting short owl talks and calling for owls. Warm beverages and light snacks will be available inside the center.

The Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center will line the trails with candle-powered luminaries to welcome and guide hikers and snowshoers. Volunteers will be on hand for assistance and information. The lighted trail starts at the Bachhuber Impoundment trailhead behind the education center. Hiking and snowshoeing are free to the public. Don’t have your own snowshoes? Thanks to a generous Wisconsin Environmental Education Board grant and matching funds from the Friends group, snowshoes will be available to the public on a first come first serve basis at no charge.  There is no guarantee however that they will be available when you arrive. You may have to wait until a pair is turned in.

The Friends and staff hope for a big crowd this year and invite everyone to join them for the fun event! The snowshoe/hike is free and open to the public.


Chamber Christmas Chicago Bus

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Chamber Steak Fry

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Support your local chamber by having lunch on us…and what a good lunch it is ~

1/4 # Ribeye Sandwich, Chips and Soda

FREE DELIVERY to Horicon  for 6 or more meals that have been pre-ordered.

FREE DELIVERY to outside Horicon for 14 or more meals that have been pre-ordered.

Or just pick up your own at the LeRoy’s Corner!

 

 


Charles Hinz Brat Fry Benefit

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Charles Hinz, Father-in-Law of Katie Hinz of Curt’s Service, Inc has been diagnosed with aggressive cancer.

A brat fry is being held to offset expenses.

Phone orders 920-960-8144

Fax orders 920-387-9533

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Chili/Chicken Soup Supper at the American Legion

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Come warm your Saturday winter dining out at the American Legion Auxiliary’s famous Chili/Chicken Soup Supper!

Prices are:

$6 for Adults

$4 for Children 4 to 10

Free for Children 3 and under

$1.25 for Hot Dog & chips

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Christmas in July

Contact Jim Dais 620 Washington St.Horicon, WI 53032 Phone: (920) 4854113

 

 

 

 

Open July 20 – 26, 2014 !

For one week in the hot summer time, Christmas in July will happen! The Bethesda Christmas Shop will be open in the Marshland Mart, 620 Washington St.

This Christmas Shop features a room dedicated to Christmas villages and assorted accessories, and a room filled with Christmas trees in sizes ranging from tabletop to 6 feet  and a large variety of decor for the most wonderful of Holidays.  Recycle is the theme…product is gently used but beautiful and the prices are even more beautiful!

HOURS OPEN:

Monday through Friday ~ 9 am-7 pm

Saturday ~ 9 am-5 pm

Sunday ~ 12 pm- 4 pm


City Wide Rummage Sale

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Come be a part of this ‘Shopping Tradition.’  Once again the entire city of Horicon will be welcoming anyone who loves a bargain to our rummage sales.  You will find a deal!

Closer to the date we will put maps in the Dodge County Pionier and on this web site for you to navigate your way around town to save time yet haul home the most!

Each sale site chooses the days they will participate. All open Friday, but not all stay open through Sunday.


City Wide Rummage Sale

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CITY WIDECome be a part of this ‘Shopping Tradition.’  Once again the entire city of Horicon will be welcoming anyone who loves a bargain to our rummage sales.  You will find a deal!

Closer to the date we will put maps in the Dodge County Pionier and on this web site for you to navigate your way around town to save time yet haul home the most!

Each sale site chooses the days they will participate. All open Friday, but not all stay open through Sunday.


Community Farm Market ~ Bethesda

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produceFind the best of Wisconsin fresh produce each Saturday morning at the Bethesda Thrift Store parking lot.


Cookies and Milk with Santa

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Dear Children of Horicon,

I had such a wonderful time in Horicon that I have already instructed my secretary, Cookie, to mark Horicon down on on the North Pole Master Calendar of Events for December 13th, 2014.

I heard that Elf Helen Neitzel is already sewing stockings…what a wonderful person, do you think she could come work for me at the North Pole?

I really liked being the Santa from Higbees Department Store this year except Mrs. Santa went shopping afterwards and bought so much it was hard to get our sleigh off the ground when we left.

Keep the Snow on the ground and the Christmas Spirit in your hearts!

Santa

 


Cultivating Wellness Series

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Sign up for the Thursday night classes contacting the Waupun BDCH Medical Clinic at 920.345.1306, just $25 for total series 1-6.  Proceeds go to support The Good Earth Farm CSA Food-For-Others-Share which is a cost sharing program that provides financial assistance to limited income households for purchasing CSA produce shares.


Dabblers and Divers, WI Waterfowl

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Horicon Marsh was established as a waterfowl management area and ducks remain important to the marsh.  This is an overview of the great variety of ducks known to the area and how to identify them.  If conditions allow we will go on a short hike around the education center in search for migrating ducks and practice identification techniques.

All hikes allow for easy walking and good access to the marsh and the program runs for about one hour.  This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.


December Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Kodachrome Christmas ~ Starring John McGivern

Friday, December 13, 2:00 & 7:30 pm

Rocky Mountain Christmas ~ The Music of John Denver

Friday, December 20,  2:00 & 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 21, 3:00 pm

 


Dig Into Nature Camp

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1st and 2nd Grade….pre-registration is required


DNR Listening Evening

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Citizens are invited to share their ideas for repurposing the former Palmatory Hill DNR office site within the Horicon State Wildlife Refuge. A listening session is scheduled for September 18, 2012 – 7 to 8 p.m. at the  Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Horicon Education Center, N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI  53032

DNR staff will be there to answer questions brought by the public for how the former office site could be redeveloped to provide visitor and resident recreational opportunities and support local businesses.

The session will be facilitated by GAI Consultants who have been contracted to gather public input and come up with a concept plan for the site. The Friends of Horicon will begin a fund raising effort based on the concept plan.

Demolition of the former DNR office building was completed by local contractors in July. Once final plans are developed for the site and approved by the Natural Resources Board, bid requests will be offered to local contractors wherever possible.

“Public comment on how this site is redeveloped is important as it offers one of the best panoramic views of the refuge for miles around, it’s an outstanding spot for wildlife viewing,” said Bret Owsley, DNR Area Wildlife Supervisor and project coordinator. “It’s our intention to come up with a plan that supports both local and out-of-state visitors and meshes with area businesses that provide services to refuge visitors. We’re looking forward to a good turn out and lots of ideas.”


Dodge County Dairy Brunch

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holstein-cowYou can celebrate June Dairy month by attending the Dodge County Dairy Brunch on Sunday, June 23 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM at the Dodge County Fairgrounds east of Beaver Dam.  The all you can eat pancake breakfast also includes scrambled eggs with ham and cheese, Sundaes, orange juice and milk.  This event features live radio broadcasts, music, and exhibits.  Other activities include butter churning, ice cream making,healthy choice obstacle course, pedal pull, 4-H and FFA activities, petting zoo and opportunities to learn about Wisconsin Dairy Industry.  Tickets are $7 for ages 12 and up, $3 ages 5-11, age 4 and under is free.  For more information contact Lee Miller at 920-349-3029


Dodge County Fair

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dodge-county-fair-headline-2013Entertaining over 52,000 fans a year, the Dodge County Fair is the area’s main event. The fair is slated to begin Wednesday, August 14 and runs through Sunday, August 18. You won’t want to miss eating some of the great fair food! Of course viewing the many exhibits and animals is always a must at the fair. An outdoor main stage concert venue entertains country and rock concert goers. On the main stage this year:

Wednesday, August 14th – Justin Moore

Thursday, August 15th – Craig Morgan

Friday, August 16th – REO Speedwagon

Saturday, August 17th – Thompson Square

Be sure to stay for the main event each night. All shows begin at 8pm. Demolition Derbies are on Sunday, August 18 at 1pm and 6pm. There are lots of other activities and musicians playing throughout the day all over the fairgrounds. Please see all the great things going on and get other fair information on the fair website. There is lots to see, do and learn about at the county fair!

 

Gate Admission is $7 before 2pm and $10 after 2pm. Age 9 and under is FREE. Season tickets are $27 if purchased before August 14th and $35 there after. Tickets can be purchased at most Dodge County Banks, Recheks Food Pride, Beaver Dam Piggly Wiggly or at the Fairgrounds Office. Please NO CARRY INS. Grandstand shows and events as well as parking is free with your admission to the fair. The Dodge County Fairgrounds is located 3 Miles East of Beaver Dam, WI on State Road 33. For more information call 920-885-3586 or go to: www.facebook.com/dodgecountyfairgrounds or http://www.dodgecountyfairgrounds.com/2012/08/25/2013-dodge-county-fair/.

 

 


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Downton Abbey Tea

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“Keep calm and ask Carson to bring tea.”  Don’t we all wish we could?  Join us as we stay open late on a Friday night to share the comfort and joy of tea, food, and if you wish, a hat that might have been warn to such an event.  We wil also share a special video presentation relating to the amazing phenomenon that is Downton Abbey.


Dr. Jack Bartholmai Art Exhibit

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Bluewing Teal Jack BarthemuelHoricon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is excited to showcase photography from renowned local photographer, Dr. Jack Bartholmai. An avid photographer on the marsh, Jack is a master at capturing the wildlife and landscapes of Horicon Marsh and the surrounding area. His new exhibit displays photographs of the marsh landscapes and those near his home. He also has included a variety of photos of cavity nesting birds and winter birds, including a spectacular canvas of a snowy owl! We hope you enjoy the amazing new pieces of work that Jack has on display.

The Education Center is open from 9am-4pm on weekdays and 1-4pm on weekends during the winter. Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located between the towns of Horicon and Mayville at N7725 Highway 28.  Jack’s photography exhibit can be viewed in the lower level of the education center through the beginning of March.  For a detailed list of Horicon special events please visit the Friends of Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center website at www.horiconmarsh.org.


EARTH Camp Programs ~ Big Blue Planet

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big blueMarsh Haven Nature Center offers a fifth summer of EARTHcamp programs that incorporate science, art, games, drama and music into activities designed to foster a love and respect for the Earth. These unique environmental programs are designed for children ages 6 through 12.

Registration is open now.

“Big Blue Planet,” August 17-18 with this topic, campers will learn about recycling, water conservation, wetland restoration, and other ways to care for our planet Earth.

Registration forms can be found at www.marshhaven.com. Campers may attend one or both days each weekend. Registration fee is $20 for one day or $35 for both days.


EARTH Camp Programs ~ Diggin’ in the Dirt

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diggin in the dirtMarsh Haven Nature Center offers a fifth summer of EARTHcamp programs that incorporate science, art, games, drama and music into activities designed to foster a love and respect for the Earth. These unique environmental programs are designed for children ages 6 through 12.

Registration is open now.

“Diggin’ in the Dirt”~ June 29-30 with activities focused on seed collection, container gardening, the growing process, soil science and food preservation.

Registration forms can be found at www.marshhaven.com. Campers may attend one or both days each weekend. Registration fee is $20 for one day or $35 for two days.


EARTH Camp Programs ~ Living Lightly on the Land

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living lightlyMarsh Haven Nature Center offers a fifth summer of EARTHcamp programs that incorporate science, art, games, drama and music into activities designed to foster a love and respect for the Earth. These unique environmental programs are designed for children ages 6 through 12.

Registration is open now.

“Living Lightly on the Land,” July 20-21 with a focus on Native American traditions. Campers will learn how to weave cattail mats, be visited by wolf experts, cordage making, and other skills.

Registration forms can be found at www.marshhaven.com. Campers may attend one or both days each weekend. Registration fee is $20 for one day or $35 for both days.


Easter Egg Hunt

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Thanks to Modern Woodmen of America for inviting the Easter Bunny to Horicon!

We are sooooo Egg-cited!

This is free to all children, so be sure to come to Discher Park which is the same park our Aquatic Center is located… go north on Hubbard, Cedar or Finch Streets and you will be there.

Bring running shoes and your sweet tooth.

Thanks to these 2014 sponsors:

 

Dodge County Pionier

Horicon Lions

Josh Muche Modern Woodmen Chapter 6503

Sara Karweick Modern Woodmen Chapter 1874

Marshland Pharmacy

Curt’s Service

Krizan Insurance Services

Leroy Meats

Horicon Bank

Michelle Wanie

Doug Plier

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Family Bird Adventure

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 Eco Scavenger Hunt and plant a sunflower to take home!


February Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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The Mealies ~ with Willy Porter & the Carpe Diem String Quartet

Friday, February 22, 2013 ~ 7:30 pm

 


February Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Steel Crazy ~ Caribbean Steel Pan Band

Saturday, February 22, 8:00 pm


Fiber Arts Saturday

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 Join us for this annual, much-anticipated event with Alex Harvancik.  Brochures with more details are available at the Library.  Please call to register and tell us which classes you are interested in taking.  There are no fees to participate, but we would like to know how many to expect.  Potluck is always great fun with great food and company.  Come join us for a fabulous day.

9:00 a.m.: Texture Tasting with Jan Pahl.  You will need 390 yds. worsted weight yarn and 1 pair size 8 needles.  Join Jan for a sampler project of many great reversible textured stitches.  Pattern will be provided, just bring yarn and needles to begin this beauty of a scarf.  Jan recommends a single-colored or possibly heathered yarn.

10:30 a.m.: Scrumbling.  A free-flow art form that’s a stash-buster!  You can use crochet and/or knitting skills to make fantastically beautiful designs.  You will need a supply of varied crochet hooks and knitting needles, a yarn needle, and whatever is in your stash, especially scraps.  You may want to keep a color palette in mind when choosing what to bring.

Potluck Lunch:  A main dish will be provided.  Needed dishes are fruit/vegetable salad, chips ‘n dip, and desserts.  Some might say this is the best part of the day!

Afternoon KAL:  We have a great hat pattern using colorwork.  It is knit in the round and will begin and end quickly.  Yarn will be provided by the Library; if  you want to get a head start, stop in to pick up the pattern and your two favorite colors from our stash.  Please call ahead to make sure the yarn is ready and available (920-485-3535).

Silent Auction:  Once again we will have baskets of yarn (and sometimes tools or other extras) to bid on.  The fundraising we do at this event makes future fiber arts events more possible!

Drop in when you like, leave when you want.  We’ll be here.

 


Fire Station Open House

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First Year Open House Celebration

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Flood Map Information Open House

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Attend this important Flood Map Information Open House to have the opportunity to locate your home on soon to be published preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps and obtain valuable information on flood insurance coverage offered through the National Flood Insurance Program.

Learn ways you can protect your home and loved ones from future flooding.

 

WARNING: Homeowners Insurance doesn’t cover floods!


Free Outdoor Fun Weekend

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freeMADISON – Save the dates for Free Fun Weekend, June 7-8, when Wisconsin residents and visitors alike can fish for free, hike or bike state trails for free, ride public ATV trails for free, and, new this year, enjoy free admission to state parks and forests on both days as well.

More information about “free fun” in Wisconsin’s outdoors is available by searching the the DNR website dnr.wi.gov for “free fun.”

People who camp at state parks will still pay for their campsites and other events or programs on those two days may require a fee as well.

Free fishing June 7 and 8

Free fishing on June 7 and 8 applies to all Wisconsin waters. No fishing license is needed to fish any waters — this includes inland trout and Great Lakes trout and salmon fishing, which normally would require a trout stamp in addition to a license. Fishing rules such as limits on the length and species of fish that can be kept do apply, however.

State trails free on June 7 and 8

On June 7 and 8, all state trail pass fees on all DNR-owned state trails are waived. Cooperatively-run state trails also may waive fees. Normally, a state trail pass is required for all people age 16 or older biking, in-line skating, horseback riding, cross-country skiing or off-highway motorcycling on certain trails. A state trail pass is not required for walking or hiking.

ATV riding on public trails is free June 7 and 8

For the second year, Wisconsin residents and nonresidents can ride their ATVs or UTVs on public trails for free on those two days. A law advanced by the Wisconsin ATV Association and passed in 2012 created the free weekend.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: on Free Fishing Weekend contact Theresa Stabo, angler education, 608-266-2272; on ATVs, Joanne Haas, law enforcement public affairs manager, 608-267-0798; on state parks and trails, Paul Holtan, state parks, forests, trails and recreation public affairs manager, 608-267-7517


Friends BOOK, BAKE & CRAFT SALE

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Friends of the Library Basket Sale

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TICKETS on sale up to the drawing Monday, April 14th.
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Friends of the Library Brat Fry

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brat bookThere are all sorts of BRATS in the world, but the Friends of the Library are saying YES YES YES to Leroy Meats Award winning brats. They will be serving them up hot and tasty along with hamburgers and cheeseburgers this Saturday at LeRoys.

The cost is small and the Friends group use all of this to pay for library programing.

Stop by and have a GOOD BRAT!

 


Fundraiser Concert

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Purchase tickets at Piggly Wiggly,  Rechek’s Food Pride in Beaver Dam, or call 920-356-9870. A limited number of tickets will be available at the event.
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Halloween Glow Ball Golf Outing & Packer Party

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glow ball golf“The social event of the fall season!!!”

3:15 pm    Packer Game/appetizers/coctails & registration

4:30 pm   Cookout/dinner at halftime

6:15 pm    Golf (5 people to a team) Walking  scramble and 1 golf bag per team

8 pm        After party with desserts ~ All basket raffle and hole prize winners awarded including best individual and team costumes!

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Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Game

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The School District of Horcion and Horicon Rotary are hosting the Harlem Ambassadors basketball game this Saturday, September 22nd with the game starting at 7:00 p.m.  This will be a very entertaining event with local teachers and community members taking the role of the Washington Generals.
Bring your friends, families, and neighbors…let’s pack the gym!!!
Ticket costs are:
Students/Senior Citizens:  $5 in advance/$7 at the door.
Adults: $7 in advance/$9 at the door.
Advance tickets available at both school offices.

Harvest Fest 2013 at Sacred Heart Parish

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Fun for the entire family!  Open to the Public!

  • Brunch ~ 7:30 am – 1:30 pm

Menu includes: scrambled eggs, ham, mashed potatoes & gravy, peas and carrots, fruit salad, mini muffins, beverage.  Cost is &9 adult, $5 children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under.

  • Arts & Crafts Shoppe ~ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Items are handmade and hand crafted by parishioners and friends.

  • Harvest Market & Cafe ~ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bakes goods, jams, fresh produce, whole pies, etc.

  • Quilt, Cash & Basket Raffles

Drawing begin at 1:30 pm.  Need not be present to win.

Download Harvest Fest 2013 Poster


Healthy Living & Eating

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We all know how hard it is to keep those New Year’s resolutions and if one of yours is to be better at maintaining yourself through diet and exercise we have the way to reinvigorate your resolve.  Dr. Steve Eidem of Horicon Family Chiropractic will help us find easy ways to change our habits and discover a route to a healthier you.

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Hiking, Bicycling, Fishing Weekend at the Horicon Marsh

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National Trails Day ~ June 2 from 10 to 11 am.  Take a guided hike to celebrate Trails Day.  Bring water and sturdy shoes and meet at the Egret Trail boardwalk parking lot off of the refuge autor tour off Hwy. 49.  Total miles: 1 ~ easy walking.

Wisconsin Free Fishing Days ~ June 2nd & 3rd.  Enjoy fishing at designated areas.  No license required.

Tour de Marsh ~ June 2nd Kickoff.  Explore the marsh by bicycle or auto.  Open 9 am to 3 pm.  This bike and auto ride can be done in any weather all year long, but on this date, food stands will be posted around the circle of the marsh.


Horicon American Legion Auxiliary Brat/Burger Fry

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Can’t get a better deal than this…support LeRoys Meats and the Horicon American Legion Auxiliary by feasting on great grilled burgers or brats.

Funds raised help support:

  • Youth Scholarships
  • Badger Girls State
  • Veterans Homes
  • Americanism Essay Contest

 

 


Horicon American Legion Steak Fry

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Horicon American Legion Steak Fry

Saturday March 17, 2012

Serving Dinner from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.

Menu:

12 oz Rib eye Steak ~ $14

12 oz. Chicken Breast ~ $10

Sauteed Mushrooms or Onions $1 each

Dinner includes Full Salad Bar, Baked Potato, Coffee /Milk.


Horicon Bank’s 1st Annual 5k Run/Walk for Wellness

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Horicon Custom Car Cruise

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The Horicon Phoenix Group is sponsoring the Custom Car Cruise again at Kiwanis Park.  Held the First Wednesday of the summer months June through September, it is totally free for car owners and admirers.  In conjunction with the Summer Concert Series and the Kiwanis Park Farm Market, you can come and celebrate all Wednesday evening.


Horicon Fireman’s Auction

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“This is an auction for the real man.  Things are available here that will cause grown men to drool:

John Deere Parts

Tires

Equipment

Parts of Equipment

Then…more parts of different equipment

Desks, Tables, Shelves and more more more….

You’ve just got to see it to believe it!!

~Money goes to the Horicon Firebell Club~


Horicon High School 3rd Annual Craft-A-Thon

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All crafters and customers are invited to attend the Craft-A-Thon at Horicon High School.  They hope to continue to grow their event and have hopes every year it will get bigger and better.  All monies go to the scholarship fund so they can help their students to go college!


Horicon HS Tract & Field Team Brat Sale

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HS tract team 2014

~Come and Support Horicon High School Tract & Field Team ~

  • $4.25 Meal Includes a Brat or Burger or Cheeseburger & Bag of Chips & Soda or Water
  • $3.00 ~Brat, Burgers & Cheeseburgers
  • $1.00 ~ Soda & Water
  • $.50 ~Chips

Delivery to all local business

Call 920-210-0237 or email amy_rodriguez26@yahoo.com to place an order

 


Horicon Library Program ~ Badger State Paranormal Group

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Horicon Lion’s Club Brat, Burger, and Steak Fry

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Wondering what to do for lunch tomorrow?   Horicon Lions is having a Brat/Burger/Steak fry from 10-2.  Come to Hardware Hank to see us or place an order to be delivered.

 

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Horicon Marsh April Lecture Series

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“Rain Gardens: A Good Fit for Your Yard” presented by Sharon Morrisey of UW Extension

Learn to identify sources of rainwater runoff from your yard that could instead be managed as part of your landscape. See how modifying existing beds or creating whole new ones can catch diverted rainwater and filter out its pollutants then returning it naturally to the watershed where you live.

 


Horicon Marsh Bird Club

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“Baltimore Oriole Story”

Andy Paulios, Coordinator of the Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative since 2002 for the Wisconsin DNR, will tell the story of a Baltimore Oriole.  He will use that story to help the audience understand how WBCI partners have changed their bird conservation approach to think about working across the full life-cycle of migratory birds.


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Families and youth are encouraged to join in observing and studying Wisconsin Birds.

Meetings and Field Trips:

The featured speaker for the March meeting will be Daryl Christensen who will be sharing the monitoring work being done on the Kirtland’s warbler.  


Horicon Marsh Boardwalk Ribbon Cutting

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building boardwalkDeanna Hollenberg was Assistant Naturalist at Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area. She was instrumental in growing the student education program at the Horicon Marsh International Education Center. As a wildlife educator, Deana felt strongly there should be a boardwalk on the marsh near the Education Center to enhance the experience of wildlife education programs and visitors alike.

Then tragedy struck in December of 2000. As Deana left an event at the Center and was returning home her car was struck by a drunk driver, a young educator’s life was taken too soon.

In light of this tragedy Deana’s family wanted to see her legacy and passion for education live on.  In 2001 her family gifted a memorial to the Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center to see the boardwalk project come to life.  The Friends continued to receive gifts designated for the boardwalk but the funds just weren’t there to see the project off the ground.

The vision remained alive. Three years ago there was a renewed push for the boardwalk project and with the help of the Bachhuber Foundation and Knowles-Nelson Stewardship grant, this dream was finally becoming a reality. Construction finally began in May of this year.

Please join us On May 29th at 4:30PM for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of Deana Hollenberg’s vision that was over 10 years in the making.

Horicon Marsh International Education Center is located N7725 Hwy 28, Horicon, WI. The boardwalk is located on the south side of the Horicon Marsh International Education Center.

Please notify us if you plan to attend.


Horicon Marsh Celebrates Earth Day

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Visit Marsh Haven and DNR for Earth Day Activities on the Marsh.


Horicon Marsh Classic Car Show

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In conjunction with Sacred Heart Parish Harvest Fest, the Horicon Marsh Classic Car Club will hold it’s 10th Annual Car  Show…still only $5.00 at the gate.

21 Classes

2 trophies per class

~Participant Judging +Vote Only in Your Own Class ~

Registration till Noon

Kids hot wheels race  for first 40 to sign up

Novelty awards and trophies presented at 3 pm

 


Horicon Marsh December Lecture Series

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Management of Nuisance Wildlife in Wisconsin presented by Chip Lovell of Wildlife Services.

All presentations are free and open to the public at  The Horicon Marsh International Education Center.


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center April Events

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April 26 ~ 8 am to 9:30 pm ~ Earth Day Celebration ~ Early Bird Hike~ Join members of the Bird Club at 8 am to see what early bird migrants are present.  Families can do an earth day scavenger hunt anytime from 9 am-4 pm.

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center August Events

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flowerAugust 16 ~ Prairie Blooms ~ 10-11:30 am.  View the prairies around the education center and learn about the different flowers and their benefits to wildlife.

August 16 ~ Movies at the Marsh “Tarzan” ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

August 16 ~ Star Gazing at the Marsh ~ 5 – 11 pm.  Join the Northern Cross Science Foundation as they view the night sky through telescopes!

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center December Events

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December 18 ~ 7 pm

Does Cousin Clarence collect cobweb covered carvings? Is your Uncle Fred infatuated with French firearms? It’s time to quit hoarding and start sharing! It’s time for the Archaeology Roadshow! The annual rock River Archaeology road show is a special program held each year in December that features members and guests sharing their artifacts. Remember that an artifact is any object that has been mad or modified by humans, so it can include just about anything that you have. The Rock River Archaeology Society will have a special guest “artifact expert” who can help to identify some your items. Audience members are often also experts in everything from antique weapons to old farm tools to pottery. The event is not for appraisals, but al about  learning and sharing. You never know what strange artifacts and mysterious items you might encounter and what interesting things you might learn. Please park and enter through the lower entrance of the building new the auditorium entrance. Grab an artifact and a friend and come to the show! For more information call 920-387-7893.

 

December 21 ~ Movies at the Marsh ~ 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  “Stranger in the Woods and Lost in the Woods.”

 

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center February Events

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February 15 ~ Movies at the Marsh ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm.  “Duma.”

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center January Events

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January 18 ~ Candlelight Snowsh0e/Hike ~ 6-9 pm  Snowshoeing,(weather permitting), hike, crafts, wildlife talk, stargazing, bonfire, and refreshments available.  Trail lit with luminaries.  Free event but donations appreciated.  

 

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center July Events

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Announcement:

The Education Center lobby area and gift shop will be closed the month of June through July 6th. Please watch for updates. The lower level will be accessible if you’d like to watch the Horicon Marsh movie, see the art exhibit or ask a question. We will closed weekends though during this time. See our calendar of events. These will go on as scheduled. 

July 12 ~ Winged Wonders Open House ~ 1-4 pm.  Bring your family to learn about native pollinators.

July 12-13 ~ Horicon Marsh Photo Blitz ~ Marsh-wide.  Discover what Horicon Marsh means to you by taking photos during this special weekend.

July 15-17 ~ Native Explorer Summer Camp ~ 9 am -12 pm.  1st – 3rd Grade, pre-registration required.

July 19 ~ Star Gazing at the Marsh ~ 5-11pm, Join the Northern Cross Science Foundation as they view the night sky through telescopes.

July 19 ~ Movies at the Marsh “Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild” 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

 

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center June Events

Contact 2014/06/01Website |  2014/06/24N7725 Hwy.28Horicon, WI 53032 Phone: (920) 920.387.7889

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Announcement: The Education Center lobby area and gift shop will be closed the month of June through July 6th. Please watch for updates. The lower level will be accessible if you’d like to watch the Horicon Marsh movie, see the art exhibit or ask a question. We will closed weekends though during this time. See our calendar of events. These will go on as scheduled. 

June 24 ~ Purple Martin Mania ~ 6:30-8:30 pm.  Help educators monitor the purple martin nests by learning how to check for nests, eggs and young.

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center March Events

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March 29 ~ Earth Hour ~ 8-9:30 pm.  Join the world as we turn out the lights and enjoy a night hike on the marsh.

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center May Events

Contact 2014/05/17Website |  N7725 Hwy.28Horicon, WI 53032 Phone: (920) 920.387.7889

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May 17 ~Wildflowers for Wildlife ~ 8 am – 12 pm. Do you wish you could have a beautiful garden that is bursting with color all season long? Are you looking for a way to attract butterflies, birds and pollinating insects to your yard? Then mark your calendars for Saturday, May 17th from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. for the first “Wildflowers for Wildlife” event at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center who have partnered with Taylor Creek Restoration Nurseries and Applied Ecological Services for a native plant sale that will help enhance your backyard, schoolyard, park or natural area and in turn, benefit wildlife. Native plants are available for pre-order until March 15, 2014. Plants will also be for sale the day of the event.  For more information, event schedule, a plant species list and pre-order forms please visit www.horiconmarsh.org or call 920-387-7893.

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center November Events

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November 16 ~ Movies at the Marsh ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ “The Amazing Panda Adventure.”


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center October Events

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October 26 ~ Landscapes and Wildlife: Taking Photos that Stand Out ~ 9 am – 2 pm.

October 26 ~ Wildlife Snapshots ~ 1-2 pm.  Bring your family and your camera for a guided wildlife hike with opportunities to take home some great photos of the marsh.

 


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center September Events

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September 28 ~ Volunteer Work Day ~ 9 am – noon.  Help State Wildlife Area staff and volunteers cleen up the property.  Long pants, study shoes, and gloves are recommended.  All ages welcome.  Meet at the Horicon Marsh Education Center on Hwy. 28


Horicon Marsh February Lecture Series

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All About Fish presented by DNR fisheries staff.


Horicon Marsh Federal Refuge Public Programs

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September 10 to November 6: Visitor Center open weekends during fall migration on Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM to 5 PM.


Horicon Marsh January Lecture Series

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Making Your Wood Duck Boxes Pro”duck”tive presented by Wood Duck Society Member, Jeff Bahls.


Horicon Marsh Lecture Series

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The Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center welcome the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Fungi Magazine ~  Britt A. Bunyard.  He will be speaking on “Morels to Maitake: the Edible Wild Mushrooms of Wisconsin”.

Wisconsin is renowned nationally as a hotspot for edible wild mushrooms.

This lecture with gorgeous slides is meant for all audiences and will take a look at the edible mushrooms of Wisconsin, from summer through fall and beyond.  Tips on how to identify, when to be cautious, as well as preparation and preservation will be offered.

All presentations are free and open to the public.  The presentation will be in the auditorium near the lower entrance.  For detailed list of all our special events, please visit the Friends website at www.horiconmarsh.org

 


Horicon Marsh March Lecture Series

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Using Fire for Habitat Management presented by DNR Biologist Paul Samerdyke.

 


Horicon Marsh May Lecture Series

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“Paddling Southern Wisconsin River Trails” presented by paddlers and filmakers of Mark Morrall.

Paddlers often drive hundreds of miles in search of their next great river adventure, never imagining the opportunities in their own backyard. Mark Morrall of Morrall River Films will use his years of experience paddling and filming Wisconsin’s rivers to bring you a glimpse of what’s out there waiting for you to explore. Through video he’s gathered during the last four years, he’ll present a wide array of possibilities, from slow peaceful streams to intense whitewater.

We hope you will come and learn about all that paddling opportunities available in your own backyard! All presentations are free and open to the public.


Horicon Marsh November Lecture Series

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“Wisconsin’s Invasive Species ~ Together We Can Slow the Spread!” presented by DNR educator, Chrystal Schreck.


Horicon Marsh Photo Blitz

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photoDiscover what Horicon Marsh means to you by taking photographs during the Horicon Marsh Photo Blitz weekend. Spend the weekend of July 13 and 14 exploring Horicon Marsh and the surrounding area through your camera lens. Share this amazing natural treasure with others with your photos! Send in your best Horicon Marsh photos. These can be of plants, birds, sunsets, people in the marsh, scenic landmarks, landscapes and whatever else makes Horicon Marsh special to you. Be creative and imaginative in your photos!

Submit your photos toHMphotoblitz@gmail.com by July 28, 2013. Entries are limited to 3-5 photos. Please include your name, address, phone number and adult or youth division in your e-mail. The youth division is anyone aged 14 or younger. Photographs will be uploaded to a website for public viewing. Winners will be chosen and asked to submit a hardcopy of their photographs. Winning photos will be displayed at Marsh Haven Nature Center, Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center and Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. By submitting your photos you give permission for the sponsoring centers retain the rights to use them for publications, press releases, websites, etc.

This photo contest is open to anyone who has a camera and a passion for Horicon Marsh. Photos must be taken during the weekend of July 13 and 14 to be eligible. While exploring the marsh, please make sure to follow all posted closing times, regulations and closed areas to protect the wildlife. At Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, photographers are asked to please stay on established hiking and bicycling trails and other open visitor service areas. We’re looking forward to seeing some great photographs that represent what inspires you at Horicon Marsh!


Horicon Marsh Summer Camps 2012 ~ Creatures of the Night

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Creatures of the Night

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources- Horicon Marsh Wildlife Education Program is offering themed summer camps for children of different ages. Camps will be held at the Horicon Marsh Education Center and campers will be able to explore and learn about the unique gem that is Horicon Marsh.

This camp is for students entering 5th & 6th grades.

Experience Horicon Marsh at dusk and dark to learn about the different creatures that come out when the sun goes down!

Fee: $50 per camper

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Horicon Marsh Summer Camps 2012 ~ Slippery, Slimy, Scaly

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources- Horicon Marsh Wildlife Education Program is offering themed summer camps for children of different ages. Camps will be held at the Horicon Marsh Education Center and campers will be able to explore and learn about the unique gem that is Horicon Marsh.

This camp is for students entering 1st & 2nd Grades.

Learn about the different reptiles and amphibians at Horicon Marsh. Look at these animals live and up close while discovering why they are important and how they survive.

Fee: $50 per camper

Summer Camp 2012 brochure and application


Horicon Marsh Summer Camps 2012 ~ Wild About Birds!

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Wild About Birds

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources- Horicon Marsh Wildlife Education Program is offering themed summer camps for children of different ages. Camps will be held at the Horicon Marsh Education Center and campers will be able to explore and learn about the unique gem that is Horicon Marsh.

This camp if for students entering 3rd & 4th grades.

Co-sponsored by the Horicon Marsh Bird Club, come experience the internationally renowned Horicon Marsh and all of the bird species that live there! This camp will focus on bird identification skills, bird adaptations, nest monitoring and much, much more!

Fee: $75 per camper

Summer Camp 2012 brochure and application


Horicon Marshmen Football Brat Fry & Car Wash

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horicon-hsGet your tummy full and your car washed all in one place.  All money goes to support our hometown teams.  GO MARSHMEN!!


Horicon National Wildlife Refuge April Events

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April 25-28 ~Earth Day Celebrations ~

Old Marsh Road Opens for Hiking/Bicycling ~ Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday.

April 26 ~ 11-11:45 am iPhoneography with professional photographer Dave Edwards, 1 -2 pm ~Live critters with Entertainer and Naturalist Dave Stokes, 2:30 – 3:30 pm ~ Make musical instrument and join in sing-a-long!  Center open 10 am to 4 pm

 


Horicon National Wildlife Refuge December Events

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Federal RefugeDecember 1 ~ Entire Refuge Opens for wildlife observation and nature photography via hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing through March 15.

 


Horicon National Wildlife Refuge June Events

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Federal RefugeJune through August ~ Old Marsh Road Open for Hiking/Bicycling…seven days a week.

June 7 ~ Family Bicycle Tours ~ 9 – 11 am.  In conjunction with the Tour de Marsh, pedal portions of the refuge with a guide.  Meet at Main Parking Lot of refuge auto tour.

June 7 ~ Wetland Wildlife Hike ~ 11 am to 12 pm.  See pelts and animal artifacts and take a guided hike to celebrate National Trails Day.  Meet at the Egret Trail boardwalk parking lot off the refuge auto tour, Hwy. 49.


Horicon National Wildlife Refuge March Events

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Federal RefugeMarch 16 ~ Majority of Refuge Closes to visitor access for wildlife observation and nature photography via hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing until December 1.  Public use areas such as auto tour and trails, are open year-round for approved recreational activities ~ daylight hours only.

 


Horicon National Wildlife Refuge May Events

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Federal RefugeMay 1-30 ~ Wisconsin Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest Exhibit ~At display at the Horicon Refuge Visitor Center (Cty. Rd. Z).  See youth artwork from the 2014 contest.

 


Horicon National Wildlife Refuge November Events

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December 12-15 ~ Auto Tour Closed for Deer Shotgun Seasons.  closed to vehicles.  Visitors are still welcome to use the area for hiking and other permissible activities but are required to wear blaze orange.

 

 


Horicon National Wildlife Refuge October Events

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October 26 ~ Birding Old Marsh Road ~ 9-10:30 am.  Guided opportunity to view birds in an area of the refuge that is only open seasonally.  Bring your own binoculars or borrow ours.  Meet at the Egret Trail boardwalk parking lot off of the refuge auto tour off Hwy. 49.


Horicon National Wildlife Refuge September Events

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Federal RefugeSeptember 28 ~ National Public Lands Volunteer Work Day ~ 9:30 am to 12 pm.  Help remove invasive plants on the refuge.  Long pants, sturdy shoes, and gloves are recommended.  All ages welcome.  Meet at the Egret Trail boardwalk parking lot off of the auto tour off Hwy. 49.


Horicon National Wildlife Winter Events

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Auto Tour closed for Deer Shotgun

November 17-25 and December 6-9   Closed to vehicles.  Visitors welcome to use the area for hiking and other permissible activities but are required to wear blaze orange.

Entire Refuge Opens December 1 through March 15

The entire refuge will be open for wildlife observation and nature photography via hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing.

Winter Open House ~ December 1st ~

10 am to 3:30 pm, Kids activities (crafts, wildlife touch table, nature scabenger hunt, music, snacks) and discounts at Coot’s Corner bookstore will be offered free to the public.


Horicon Public Library 2014 Adult Book Discussions

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ordinaryAdults are invited to gather the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm to discuss the current book  All are welcome.

September 18 ~ Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

October 16 ~ Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

November 20 ~ Excellent Women by Barbara Pym


Horicon Public Library Homemade Bread Day

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Celebrate Strove Tuesday by coming to our Public Library to smell and eat homemade baked bread for the whole day…FREE!  Cups of coffee available, also.  Provided by the librarians and the Friends of the Library.


Horicon Public Library Hosts Solo & Ensemble Concert

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Have you wanted to hear the beautiful and talented music that is performed by our Horicon High School band and choir members at Solo & Ensemble Competition?  Well, now you can and it’s free.  Everyone invited even if you don’t have a music bone in your body.


Horicon Public Library Program ~ Composting

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Master Gardner, Carol Shirk of rural Kekoskee, will do a program on composting.

Composting provides a partial solution to an issue of great concern in many communities. All around the country, landfills are filling up, garbage incineration is becoming increasingly unpopular, and other waste disposal options are becoming ever harder to find.

Composting provides a way not only of reducing the amount of waste that needs to be disposed of, but also of converting it into a product that is useful for gardening, landscaping, or house plants.


Horicon Public Library Program ~ Genealogy

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The library’s own Sarah Cournoyer shows us how to begin a genealogy project by sharing her experience and expertise.  A Cabin Fever event, sponsored by the Friends of Horicon Public Library.


Horicon Public Library Program ~ Raptors

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Barbara Harvey once again will inform, charm and enlighten our community with her vast knowledge of Raptors.


Horicon Public Library Program ~ Winston Churchill

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“A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject,” Winston Churchill famously said.

Randy Otto,  a successful broker, a vice-president with Stifel Nicolaus in Oconomowoc, advising clients in the world of financial investments has a passion in all things Churchill related.  He will perform his one-man show about the British statesman.


Horicon Public Program ~ End of Life Planning

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Murray Funeral Home will do a program with the goal of educating each of us to plan for end of life.


Horicon School District Annual Meeting

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horicon schoolsThe Horicon School District annual meeting will take place in the second floor meeting room at Van Brunt Elementary School.  The board meeting will bein at 6 pm and the annual meeting at 7 pm.  If the regular meeting has not been completed by 7pm it will be reconvened after the conclusiong of the annual meeting.


Horicon Swap Meet

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swapDo you love rummage sales and thrifting? Then you will love this event!! Horicon Phoenix group is planning a “Swap Meet” on Saturday,April 12, beginning at 9 a.m. It will be held at Discher Park Dance Hall located in Discher Park at 800 N. Finch St. in Horicon. Bring your gently used items, ingood condition only, the day of the event. Categories include: ladies purses and shoes, garden tools, children’s toys, sporting goods, and kitchen wares.

It costs $10 to enter and for each item you donate, you receive a swap ticket. Bring your items all day long the day of the event


Iron Chef Dinner & Fundraiser

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Master Chef Competition to benefit Friends of Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center.

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Watch as local chefs put their culinary skills to the test on a marsh inspired mystery ingredient entree!  Then let your taste buds decide the winning team!

Competing Chefs:

  • Kathy Knop ~ American Legion
  • Luri Luciano ~ Audubon Inn
  • Kevin Martin ~ Marsibilios GTrattoria
  • Jason Zellner ~ Milford Hills Hunt Club

5:00 pm ~ Cooking Begins (spectators welcome)

Hike (optional) Silent Auction & Raffles

Appetizers and Beverages Served

6:30 pm ~ Dinner is served and Voting Begins!

Tickets are Limited! $50 per plate.


January Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Church Basement Ladies ~ Mighty Fortress is our Basement

Friday, January 31, 7:30 pm

Saturday, February 1, 3:00 pm


Jersey Street Music Festival at Historic Discher Park

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A weekend filled with music in Horicon, Wisconsin!

~ Eighteen bands with an array of musical styles
~ FREE Admission
~ Petting Zoo & Bouncy Houses
~ Adult Volleyball tournaments, Saturday & Sunday
~ Taste of Horicon, Saturday at noon
~ Food & Beverages available through the festival.
Join us in celebration of local food and music together with Horicon and the surrounding areas. Discher Park ,backed by Jersey Street, also is the end of Cedar Finch & Hubbard Streets.

Artist line-up for Friday, June 20th:

5:00 p.m. Kevin Fayte Rock and Roll Trio
The Sharrrows
The WhiskeyBelles

Artist line-up for Saturday, June 21st:

Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Samba Unit
Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo
Lorenzo Menzerschmidt
Carrie Ann Seymour
Vic and Gab
Roxie Beane
Mutts
De La Buena

Artist line-up for Sunday, June 22nd:

Clan Donald Pipes & Drums
Hayward Williams
Victoria Vox
Calum Graham
Robert Allen Jr. Band
Matthew Davies
I’m Not A Pilot


Job Fair

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This job fair is sponsored by the Phoenix Group and the Horicon Public Library.   Local business owners and personnel resources people will spend the time visiting job-seekers.

 

Check back later for a schedule and complete information.


JOB FAIR

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Congressman Tom Petri is hosting this job fair for the purpose of providing a venue for employers to interact face-to-face with workers seeking new employment opportunities.

Employers from all around the Sixth Congressional District have registered.

Participation is free for employers.  Special veteran hiring assistance available.

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June Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Kids from Wisconsin

Thursday, June 28th, 7 pm

KIDS from Wisconsin bring their high-energy show to the Schauer Arts & Activities Center in Hartford on Thursday, June 30 at 7:00 pm.  As the State’s official musical ambassadors of goodwill, KIDS from Wisconsin has delighted audiences across the country.  From their vocal and instrumental talent, to the stunning choreography and costumes, KIDS continues to be one of the Midwest’s most popular youth music groups.  Performing a mixture of disco, Broadway, the iconic hits of Lennon and McCartney, movie music, and Dixieland Jazz, their 2011 ‘Dare to Dream’ tour features 21 singer/dancers and a 12-piece show band.


June Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Friday, June 6, 7:30 pm

 


Keepers of the Earth Camp

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For students entering 3rd and 4th grade.

Do you wonder how Native Americans survived off the land without stoves, ovens, ipods or grocery stores?  Come explore how Native Americans used nature to help them survive.  Play games that taught vital hunting skills, make projects from natural materials, learn primitive fire starting techniques and learn how you can be a keeper of the earth!

Fee: $75 per camper

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Kiwanis Park Farm Market

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Horicon Farmers’ Market offers a range of goods, from fresh produce, to locally produced honey, to hand-sewn goods. The Market is held June through the end of the growing season and runs 4:00 to 8:00 pm.

Check our the Phoenix Facebook page to see the produce available  now.  

Come visit the Market!


Knitty Gritty Shop 3rd Anniversary Open House

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Knitty Gritty Shop Presents Susan Gibbs

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Susan Gibbs is a former CBS News producer and current full-time shepherd with a farm in Central Virginia. She is the originator of the Yarn CSA and blogs about life on Juniper Moon Farm.

This Susan Gibbs will be visiting Knitty Gritty Shop.    Check out Susan’s website. 


Lions Free Sandbox Fill

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sandboxThe Horicon Lions Club will be hosting a free sandbox fill in Horicon on the evening of Tuesday, June 11, 2013. There will be no charge for the sand that has been donated by Carew Concrete & Supply Co but donations will be accepted by the Horicon Lions Club for the many causes they support in our community.  If you would like sand delivered to your sandbox in Horicon, please call Candy at 485-4403 with your name, address and phone number.

 


Love and Logic

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Parenting with Love and Logic, a philosophy founded by Jim Fay and Foster W. Cline, M.D., teaches us that we should “lock in our empathy, love, and understanding” prior to telling kids what the consequences of their actions will be. Parent-child relationships are improved, family life is less strained, and we have time to enjoy our kids instead of either feeling used by them or becoming police rather than parents.

This no-cost workshop is sponsored by the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) and Grant to Reduce Alcohol Abuse (GRAA) grant initiatives in Dodge County. Childcare during this presentation will be offered onsite. For more information, please contact Missy Travis or Anne Millane at 920/485-4441. To register online, visit: www.horicon.k12.wi.us, Love and Logic Presentation Info link on homepage; walk-ins are also welcome. *Love and Logic strategies are universal and versatile. All parents of PK-12 students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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March Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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The Secret Garden ~Based on the book by Francis Hodgson Burnett

Friday, March 22, 2013 ~ 7:00 pm

Saturday, March 23, 2013 ~ 3:00 pm

Wisconsin Brass Quintet ~ Ensemble-in-Residence at UW-Madison

Saturday, March 23, 2013 ~ 8:00 pm

 

Home Show

Friday, March 23rd

Saturday, March 24th

California Guitar Trio ~ Fusion of virtuosity and humor

Saturday, March 24th, 7:30 pm

Honky Tonk Angels ~ Country & Western Musical

Friday, March 30th, 7:30 pm

Saturday, March 31st, 2 pm


March Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Cinderella & Other Tales ~ New York Theatre Ballet

Friday, March 28, 7:30 pm

Tartan Terrors

Saturday, March 29, 3:00 & 7:30 pm

Five by Design ~ Club Swing

Sunday, March 30, 3:00 pm


Marsh Haven April Events

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bill kehlSaturday April 26 ~ Happy Campers Girl Scout Program 1- 3 pm $5 girl/$0 adult.  Pre-reservation required

Sunday, April 27 ~ Family Nature Club season kick-off ~”Earth, Music …..Magic!” presented by Bill Kehl 1 pm.


Marsh Haven August Events

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Saturday & Sunday, August 23 & 24 ~ EARTHcamp program for ages 7-12 years Big Blue Planet ~ 9 am to 3 pm  Pre-registration required.


Marsh Haven July Events

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Saturday & Sunday, July 12 & 13 ~ EARTHcamp program for ages 7-12 years Living Lightly on the Land 9 am to 3 pm  Pre-registration required

Monday, July 14,  ~ A Day With the Critters,  Wednesday, July 16 ~ A Day of Nature Art, Thursday, July 17 ~ A Day on the Prairie~ Pre-registration required.  10 am to 3 pm

Sunday, July 20 ~ Family Nature Club Meeting 1-3 pm ~ Monarchs & Milkweed ~ Free to Marsh Haven members or regular admission fees for non-members. 1-3 pm Concert on the Prairie by Scott Nicol, an inspiring singer from Scotland’s west coast.

Saturday & Sunday, July 26 & 27 ~ EARTHcamp program for ages 7-12 years Living Lightly on the Land ~ 9 am to 3 pm  Pre-registration required


Marsh Haven June Events

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Tuesday,June 17 ~A Day of Nature Art, Wednesday, June 18 ~ A Day With the Critters~ Pre-registration required.  10 am to 3 pm


Marsh Haven May Events

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Friday & Saturday, May 30 & 31 ~ 7 pm to 1 pm.  Cadette Overnight.  $40 girl/$0 adult.  Pre-registration required.


Marsh Haven November Events

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marsh havenNovember 22 ~Marsh Haven Nature Center closes for the season.  See you in April 2014!


Marsh Haven October Events

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October  26~ Wild Birds of Prey ~ 1 pm in the Respect Our Earth Theater.  Have you ever wondered what it takes to work with injured birds of prey?  Have you ever wanted to see them close up?  Listen to the popular Barbara Harvey every Saturday in October as she gives an introduction to Wisconsin’s hawks and owls.  She uses slides, mounted specimens and LIVE birds in her presentation.  The particular live birds may vary each week, but have included a Red-tailed Hawk, Snowy Owl, Kestrels, Great Horned Owl and others.   $

October 26 ~ Monsters on the Marsh Family Fun Day ~ 9 am -5 pm. $

October 26 ~ Cadette Girl Scouts Overnight.  Pre-registration required. $

 

 


Marsh Haven October Events

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Marsh Haven OctoberFriday, October 3 ~ Brad Fitch John Denver Tribute Concert & Silent Auction ~

“Cowboy” Brad Fitch, from Estes Park, Colorado, performs a John Denver Tribute Concert at the Historic Waupun City Hall Auditorium ~ 201 E. Main St. Silent Auction to benefit youth education programs at Marsh Haven Nature Center. Tickets $12/advance, $15/door, $40/family package.

Saturday October 4  ~ Wild Birds of Prey program, EARTHcamp activities, luncheon, campfire sing-a-long with Brad Fitch ~ all events at Marsh Haven.

Sunday October 5 ~ Naturalist programs, music, and closing celebration at Marsh Haven.

WEEKEND CAMPING AVAILABLE

Saturday, October 25 ~ Monsters on the Marsh ~ Halloween-themed family event ~ 9 am to 5 pm


Marsh Haven September Events

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Fall Living History Festival Education Day ~ September 27 ~ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm.  Free to all school students and homeschool families. Learn more about Voyageurs, Native Americans, the War of 1812, and traditional crafts and skills.

Fall Living History Festival ~ September 28 & 29 ~ 9 am – 5 pm.  Learn more about Voyageurs, Native Americans, the War of 1812, and traditional crafts and skills.

Wolves Among Us ~ September 28 ~ 1 pm.  Educational program by Jerry Sanders and Debbie Hinchcliffe and held in the Respect Our Earth Theater.


Marsh Haven September Events

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Saturday & Sunday,September 6 & 7 ~ Grandparents weekend 9 am to 5 pm. All grandparents and grandchildren receive free admission to the nature center.

Saturday, September 13 ~ Day Gone to the Dogs Event (Waupun Area Animal Shelter)

Sunday, September 21 ~ Family Nature Club Meeting 1-3 pm ~ End of Season Party ~ Free to Marsh Haven members or regular admission fees for non-members.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 26-28 Fall Living History Festival ~ Friday School groups and students only.  Saturday & Sunday the general public is invited.


May Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Friday, May 31, 2013 ~ 8:00 pm

 

 


May Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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I’m Not a Pilot ~ Milwaukee Indie Rock Band

Friday, May 30, 8:00 pm


Michael Bushkie Memorial Brat, Burger, & Steak Fry

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Free Delivery on Friday or orders of 6 or more. Please call  Heather Bushkie at 773-972-3728 to place an order.

BRAT PLATE – $3.50                                  BRAT – $2.50

STEAK SANDWICH PLATE – $6.00        STEAK SANDWICH- $5.00

HAMBURGER PLATE – $3.50                   HAMBURGER – $2.50

CHEESEBURGER PLATE – $4.00            CHEESEBURGER – $3.00

            *ALL PLATES SERVED WITH CHIPS AND SODA


Modern Masks of Jeremy Ward

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Modern Mask Creator Jeremy Ward, from Autumn Art on the Marsh and Audubon Days will be displaying his handcrafted wooden masks Saturday afternoon.  Come meet Jeremy and see all his wonderful masks!


Modern Woodmen Shredder Day

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shredderHave lots of papers to shred?  Come to Josh Muchke’s office at 301 E. Lake Street  between 3 and 6 pm and get that job done!

Thanks Modern Woodmen!

 


Modern Woodmen/Humane Society Supply Drive

Contact Josh Muche 310 E. Lake StreetHoricon, WI 53032 Phone: (920) 920.485.0687

Winter Apparel donated to the needy, Pet supplies donated to the Humane Society.
Winter Apparel Drive


Monsters on the Marsh

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 Join us for our second annual family-fun event at Marsh Haven. Come in costume for trick or treating, craft projects, scavenger hunt, visit the Critter Corner, snacks, games and so much more! All day events run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Scheduled events Gourmet Dutch Oven Cooking 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., wolf howl, goose call and owl hoot contests 1 p.m., Live Birds of Prey program 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m., costume parade & judging 3 p.m. and campfire 4 p.m.


Moraine Park’s Career Showcase

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Moraine Park Technical College will be hosting a Career Showcase event on its Fond du Lac and West Bend campuses on Thursday, June 21 from 5-7 p.m. Stop in and check out the following programs at Moraine Park’s Fond du Lac campus: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA), Civil Engineering Technician, Criminal Justice-Corrections, Digital Marketing, Engine Research and Development Technician, Fabrication Technologies, Human Resources, Interactive Media Design, Mechanical Design Technology, Mechatronics, Process Engineering Technology. You can learn more about the following programs at Moraine Park’s West Bend campus: Criminal Justice-Corrections, CNC/Tool and Die Technologies, Digital Marketing, Human Resources, Interactive Media Design, Mechanical Design Technology. Plus, enter for a chance to win an iPad and get your $30 application fee waived if you complete an application at the event.

 

 


Movies at the Marsh

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November 3rd movie will be  “We Bought a Zoo.”

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted by the Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


Movies at the Marsh

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November 17th movie will be Pocahontas.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


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January 7th  movie will be White Fang.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


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March 16th  movie will be Ice Age: Continental Drift.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


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February 18th  movie will be  Fern Gully – The Last Rainforest.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


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March 2nd movie will be Great Migrations.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


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February 16th  movie will be Finding Nemo.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


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February 2nd  movie will be The Legend of the Guardians:  The Owls of Ga’Hoole.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


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January 5th  movie will be Happy Feet Two.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


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December 15th  movie will be Alvin and the Chipmunks.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


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December 1st  movie will be The Missing Lynx.

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted byThe Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


Movies at the Marsh ~ April

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 April movie will be “The Lorax”

In the walled city of Thneed-Ville, where everything is artificial and even the air is a commodity, a boy named Ted hopes to win the heart of his dream girl, Audrey. When he learns of her wish to see a real tree, Ted seeks out the Once-ler, a ruined old businessman outside of town in a stark wasteland. Upon hearing of how the hermit gave into his greed for profits and devastated the land over the protests of the Lorax, Ted is inspired to undo the disaster. However, the greedy Mayor of Thneed-Ville, Aloysius O’Hare, has made his fortune exploiting the environmental collapse and is determined to stop the boy from undermining his business.

Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


Movies at the Marsh ~ August

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yearlingAugust  movie will be The Yearling

After the American Civil War, a rebel soldier and his wife become pioneer farmers in Florida. Their son Jody is 11 years old; he gets along well with his warm and affectionate pa, but his ma is haunted by the death of her other children, so she’s somber, even cold. The boy wants a pet: the dad is sympathetic, the mom obdurate. When a rattler bites pa, pa kills a doe to use its organs to draw out the poison. Jody begs to keep the doe’s fawn as a pet. The parents agree, and the boy and the deer are soon inseparable. The fawn grows quickly, and as a yearling tramples tobacco shoots and eats the newly-sprouted corn. This is too much for ma, and Jody has to face harsh, adult realities.

After the movie, you are invited to step outside and join the Northern Cross Science Foundation as they view the night sky with powerful telescopes. They will be on site at Horicon Marsh from 7-11pm.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see your favorite movie on the big screen.  All movies are family friendly (rated G or PG), free and open to the public. Refreshments are available. The center is located at N7725 Hwy 28, Horicon. It is between the towns of Horicon and Mayville. Please use the lower entrance. For a detailed list of all special events please visit the Friends website at www.horiconmarsh.org. Like us on facebook.


Movies at the Marsh ~ July

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swiss familyJuly  movie will be Swiss Family Robinson

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted by The Friends of Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)

 


Movies at the Marsh ~ June

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jungle bookJune movie The Jungle Book

Movies at the Marsh is an event hosted by The Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center. It will be shown on the new state-of-the-art big screen, in the new auditorium. Movies at the Marsh is a family friendly atmosphere which offers Free Admission to the General Public with refreshments available during the movies. Movies will be shown between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


Music at the Market ~ The Summer Concert Series

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The 2014 FREE Summer Concert Series will again be held in Kiwanis Park, Horicon and sponsored by the Horicon Phoenix Program.  Held every Wednesday night, June through the beginning of October, this event has been a crowd pleaser since day one.

(Date/Band/Local Group Providing Food)

  • August 27 ~ Tweed Funk & Colin O’Brien/LDS Women’s Group
  • September 3 ~ Mike Maimone of Mutts/ Activity: Pet Grooming
  • September 10 ~ Boo Bradley of Cajun Strangers/ Activity: Kim’s Pets
  • September 17 ~ Open Mic/ Apple Desserts? Hot Apple Cider
  • September 24 ~ Macyn Taylor/Activity: Scarecrow decorating & dress-up Photo Booth
  •  October 1 ~ Pumpkin Carving/ pumpkin decorating / pumpkin bowling
  • October 8 ~ Musical Performance TBA / Activity: Bonfire/Smores

The Farmers Market is held at the same time, so you can shop and dance to your hearts content.   Or enjoy the vintage cars on show the first Wednesday of each month.

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Music at the Marsh

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Listen to the tranquil, uplifting music of Jim Kendros.  Bring your own lawn chairs and picnic basket.  Astronomers will also be on site with telescopes to view the night sky from 7 to 11pm.


Music at the Marsh ~ August

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ken LonqKEN LONNQUIST is loved by kids and adults. For 25 years he’s been writing, recording & performing fun, imaginative and meaningful songs for all ages, and he’ll be performing at Horicon Marsh International Education Center as part of the Music on the Marsh series. The concert will be held on Sunday, August 18th at 4pm and will be outside on the patio. Ken will be joined by D.S. Sully who is a children’s author. Mr. Sully will be a book signing for his recently published book Bum Wing.

Parents praise Ken’s positive outlook and the underlying message of good will embodied in his songs. Kids love the humor that keeps them (and every adult within earshot!) laughing. Teachers relish the literate quality of his songs, their substantive content and the fun and entertaining way they reinforce curricular objectives. Ken’s award-winning work has been recognized over the years by Parent’s Choice, The American Library Association, Audubon Society, Booklist, The Children’s Music Web, Parent’s Guide To Children’s Media, Wisconsin Area Music Industry and many other national and regional organizations.

This family friendly event is sure to please. Great music and a great view. There is plenty of free parking too.  Bring your lawn chair, picnic basket with your favorite foods and beverages and enjoy an afternoon of Music on the Marsh. Admission is free but donations are appreciated and will go to support wildlife education programming at Horicon Marsh International Education Center

Music on the Marsh is sponsored by the Friends of Horicon Marsh Education Center.

In case of rain, program will be in the auditorium.


Music on the Prairie

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National Public Lands Volunteer Day

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Help State Wildlife Area staff and volunteers clean up the property.  Meet at the Horicon Marsh Education Center.  Long pants, sturdy shoes and gloves recommended.


National Take Back Initiative

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The Horicon Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency to help citizens properly dispose of prescription medications that are old, left over or found.

Citizens are encouraged to take advantage of this free and confidential disposal project that addresses the readily available supply of abuses prescription medications that plague our communities.

Anyone interested in more information related to prescription medication and the dangers of abuse or pollution is encouraged to contact the Horicon Police Department at 920-483-3555.


National Wildlife Refuge Week Celebration

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Refuge 5K Run/Walk 

Kick off the Celebration with a morning 5K Run/Walk on the auto tour. Click here for pre-registration information.  Please note that the Auto Tour will be closed to vehicles until noon for this event.

Whooping Cranes of the Horicon Marsh

2 to 3 pm at the Horicon Refuge Visitory Center off of Cty. Rd. Z.


Naturalist Program ~ Flutter by Butterfly Hike

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american.lady.072610.1529Join Wildlife Educator Liz Herzmann to learn more about butterflies, their life cycles and which species can be found on Horicon Marsh.  Then go on a short hike to with sweep nets to see what kinds of insects and butterflies can be caught.  Try to identify the species of butterflies.  Fun for the whole family.

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Naturalist Program ~ Intro to Geocaching

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geoHave you ever heard of geocaching?  Geocaching is a high tech treasure hunt where a smartphone or GPS unit is used to find hidden containers.  Learn how to use a GPS unit to find treasures around the marsh!  GPS units will be provided and come dressed for an outdoor adventure!


Naturalist Program: Night Sounds of the Marsh

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During the day, Horicon Marsh is a relaxing and tranquil place to enjoy nature. But the dark mysteries of the marsh at night can be “chilling” to those not accustomed to the sights and sounds of nocturnal creatures.

Join Naturalist, Liz Herzmann as she dispels the myths of night as she helps you identify the many nocturnal sounds that come from within the cattails and surrounding area.

This program will be conducted outside with easy walking so remember to dress warm and bring a low powered flashlight. Meet at the Horicon Marsh International Education Center, off of Hwy. 28 between Mayville and Horicon. Please use the entrance on the south side of the building.


Naturalist Program: Spring Wildflower ID and Hike

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As the saying goes, “April Showers Bring May Flowers”!  During the month of May, Horicon Marsh becomes alive with color as the woodland wildflowers bloom and paint the forest floor with their brilliant colors.  Join Naturalist Liz Herzmann for a walk in the woods to learn about all of the unique and beautiful spring wildflowers and how to identify them.


Naturalist Program: Turtles, Frogs and Pollywogs

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Join Naturalist Liz Herzmann as she explains the difference between reptiles and amphibians, their life cycles and which species can be found on Horicon Marsh.  Then go on a short hike to listen for frogs, search for snakes and catch some frogs for a wonderful hands on experience with turtles, frogs and pollywogs!

 


Nest Box Seminar

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Join us and learn how to properly place and maintain wood duck boxes on your property for the benefit of the wildlife and for your enjoyment!  Discover how to attract bluebirds to your yard and to provide habitat for them. 

Seminar Schedule:
  -    9:00 AM – Open House begins
-       9:30 AM – Barb Harvey, a local raptor rehabilitator, will show live cavity nesting raptors and what you can do to help them. Children will be especially interested in this presentation.
-       10:45 – Memuna Khan, Assistant Professor- Department of Biology Ripon College, will give a presentation on Bluebird nest boxes.
-       12:00 PM – Lunch available to purchase from the Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center
o       Buy and build a nest box with Beaver Dam Senior Center woodworkers
o       Visit displays, gather information on Horicon Marsh area groups
-       1:00 PM- Jeff Bahls, President of the Horicon Marsh Bird Club, will talk about “How to Make Your Boxes Pro “Duck” tive”.
-       2:15 PM – Jack Bartholmai, Dodge Co. Coordinator for BRAW and wildlife photographer, will present a program on the documentation of the first nesting Bufflehead in Wisconsin.

 


Nestbox Seminar

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Join others to learn how to properly place and maintain wood duck boxes on your property for the benefit of the wildlife and for your enjoyment!  Discover how to attract bluebirds to your yard and to provide habitat for them.

9:00 AM – Open House begins

-        9:30 AMBarb Harvey, a local Raptor Rehabilitator, will show live cavity nesting raptors and what you can do to help them. Children will be especially interested in this presentation.

-        10:45Bill Mueller, Ornithologist and Conservation Biologist at the Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory will give a presentation on “Chimney Swifts: Ecology and How We Can Help Them”.

-        12:00 PM – Lunch- on your own

  • Buy and build a nest box with Beaver Dam Senior Center woodworkers
  • Visit displays, gather information on Horicon Marsh area groups

-        1:00 PM - Jeff Bahls –Wood Duck Society Board Member, will talk about “How to Make Your Boxes Pro”Duck”tive.

-        2:15 PMJack Bartholmai, Dodge Co. Coordinator for BRAW and Wildlife Photographer, will present a program on “Bluebirds”.

 


New Year’s Eve Parties in Horicon

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Rock River Hills will be hosting New Year’s Eve this year for all that are interested.

Dining from 4:30 pm to 11:30 pm with free DJ/Karaoke entertainment from 9:00 pm - 12:30 am!  Come Ring in the New Year with your family and friends at Rock River Hills Golf Club.

We will be serving prime rib, steaks, shrimp, chicken bruschetta, etc. for the evening and reservations are recommended.  Please call 920-485-2991 to make your dining reservation and join us for food and fun!

 

 Rock River Tap is having it’s 10th Annual Irish New Years.  We ring in the New Year with Ireland (6pm our time).  At noon the clocks get set ahead 6 hours.  We have Live music by ZakAttack from 3pm to 7pm.  At six the countdown begins and champagne is had by all.  A free will offering buffet follows until the music winds down at 7pm.  Come and enjoy, and be home early.  www.rockrivertap.com phone 920-485-4241

 

 

 

 

Stop by Danny Boys to hear DJ Shorty from 9:30 to 12:30.  All jello shots will be one buck and Champagne will also be available.

 


No Other Name Concert

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Northern Cross Science Foundation Night Sky

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The Northern Cross Science Foundation will be setting up telescopes to view the night sky located near the trailhead at the Horicon Marsh International Education Center.

This is a great opportunity to view Saturn and Mars and learn from an expert group of astronomers.

The event is free and open to the public, no registration is required.

What a great way to enjoy a beautiful summer night with friends or family.

 

 


November Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Four Bitchin’Babes ~ Midlife Vices

Friday, November 22, 7:30 pm

 


November Waterfowl Field Trip

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Meet at the Horicon Marsh International Education Center and we will scope out the Bachhuber Impoundment then head out in a car caravan to look for ducks, geese and swans across the famous Horicon Marsh.  Hope to see you there!


October Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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DreamCarver_192x218Dream Carver ~ Based on the book by Diana Cohn

Sunday, October 27, 3:00 pm

 

 


Old Marsh Road Closes

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 Old Marsh Road open since June for seven days a week, daylight hours only is closing the last day of August.  Adjacent dikes are closed.


Ornithologists of the Army Medical Corps

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Col. Ralph Olsen, M.D. will present a program about Birds of the Army Medical Corps at the Horicon Marsh International Education Center at 7 pm.

 

 

 


Paddle Horicon Marsh

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Canoe or Kayak the Canoe Trail at the Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area.  Talk with interpreters stationed throughout the marsh to learn more! Launch at Greenhead Boat Landing, Mayville and go to Nebraska Street Landing, Horicon,  where the Horicon Ice Cream Station will be set up.   Contact 920-485-4663 for rentals and 920-387-7893 for more information.

 

 


PTO Rummage Sale

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The Horicon PTO is hosting a rummage sale to help pay for the handicap playground.

All sized clothing

Home Products

Toys

And much more will be available:

Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm and Sunday 8 am to noon.


Public Naturalist Programs ~ October

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October 27th ~

10:00 am ~ “Birds of Horicon” Hike

1:00 pm ~ “Geese of Horicon” Hike

All programs are free and open to the public.  No registration required.


Public Naturalist Programs ~ Winter

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Dabblers and Divers;Wisconsin Waterfowl ~ 8 am ~ March 30th


Race to the Rock

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Rock River Sweep

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Join the Horicon Phoenix Program for their annual cleaning of the shores of the Rock River in Horicon on Saturday, September 8th 2012. Meet @ Kiwanis Park and go from there. Details to follow.


RRAS “Early Man – Native Americans”

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Rock River Archeology Society (RRAS) will host Ray Glazner as its speaker on Wednesday, April 16, 7:00 p.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center located on Hwy 28 between Horicon and Mayville. Mr. Glazner does a variety of programs called “Images of the Past”. He will present the first in this series, “Early Man – Native Americans”, covering Paleolithic and Neolithic Cultures. His collection includes tools, weapons, artifacts and household items from primitive man, ancient American cultures, pre – and post -  Columbian cultures of the Woodland, Plains, Southeastern, Southwestern and Arctic. His programs are the culmination of 40 years of teaching, collecting and living American history. Mr. Glazner presents historical documents, artifacts, authentic costumes, and personal items used by the people portrayed. These items give a visual illustration of the early native inhabitants in our history. Many misconceptions about American history and the people who made it are dispelled. Audiences can expect to see and touch a part of American history.

Ray Glazner was born and raised in West Central New Jersey in an area inhabited by the Lenape Indians for centuries. The U.S. Continental Troops also spent two winters there. As a result, artifacts were always being found. Mr. Glazner’s personal history includes a wide variety of experiences. He spent 65 years in the Boy Scouts and became an Eagle Scout – Vigil Honor in Order of the Arrow. A Navajo family from the Navajo Reservation adopted him. He holds a BA with a double major in Social Science and Language Arts, MA in History, and an ABD (All But Dissertation) for a PHD. Ray taught Air Force Survival School, was a consultant to the Smithsonian Monthly, served as an elected town official, mined gold in New Mexico, was a volunteer fireman, a ranch hand, a hotel clerk, a businessman, and was a consultant to Hollywood (CBS Entertainment). Mr. Glazner is a published author and has traveled extensively including 49 US states and 11 foreign countries. He loves to read and maintains a 6,000 volume research library. Ray has been married for 48 years to Dr. Linda Glazner. They have two children, 5 grandchildren and reside in Wausau, WI.



Sacred Heart Parish Annual Rummage Sale & Brat Fry

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SH Rummage Sale 2014


Sacred Heart Parish Harvest Fest

Contact Website |  950 WashingtonHoricon, WI 53032 Phone: (920) 920-485-0694

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Safety First Open House!

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Bike Rodeo loJoin us for a fun and exciting open house with:

  • Bike rodeo and bike safety
  • Approximately 10 am arrival and close up view of MedFlight helicopter
  • Meet local EMTs, firefighters and police
  • Obstacle course with Fatal Visiton Goggles
  • Survive Alive House
  • Pet Safety
  • Free Paper Shredding
  • Expired medication drop-off center
  • Blood pressure screenings and health information exhibits
  • CPR instruction
  • Child identification fingerprinting

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Satterlee Clark Clean Up Day

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clean up dayRide your bike, or walk if you aren’t fortunate enough to own a bike, to the Historical Museum and give a hand to outside and inside spring cleaning.  Come dressed for work…bring gloves, rakes, etc.  Lunch provided at noon and many refreshments all day long.  RSVP to 485-0483 so enough food will be prepared.

Come for all or part of the day.


Satterlee Clark House Historical Museum

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The Satterlee Clark House Historical Museum is composed of three buildings, including a one-room schoolhouse. It offers a wide variety of exhibits, such as early farm equipment, an arrowhead collection and photographs of Horicon’s past. The museum also has a microfilm collection of county census records and local newspapers for those who are interested in doing research. There is also an in-house flea market for bargain hunters. There is no admission charge.


Satterlee Clark House Historical Museum’s Annual Christmas Open House

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christmas 4Celebrate Christmas the old fashioned way at the Satterlee Clark House Museum. Indulge in hot spiced cider, coffee and Christmas cookies while participating in the live music caroling.

The Museum Gift Shop is a timeless adventure where you can purchase Christmas items, gifts, crafts, books and more.

Check out the Horicon Historical Society on facebook.

Special Demonstrations in the past have been:

Mary Ann Mason of Beaver Dam ~ Spinning Wheel

Vicki Maaske of Horicon ~ Antique Pump Organ

Louise Budde of Beaver Dam ~ Rug Hooking

Gary Blankenheim of Horicon ~ Blacksmith

Shannon Barniskis of Beaver Dam ~ Knitting

JoAnn Moyle ~ Scherenschnitte

 

Free Admission to all!  AGAIN this year…open Saturday and Sunday.


Satterlee Clark House Rummage

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Members of the Horicon Historical Society are donating items from their homes for this rummage sale and all proceeds will benefit the Horicon Historical Society.

Donated items are welcomed.

 

 


Satterlee Clark Museum August Tour

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Satterlee Clark Historical HouseThe Satterlee Clark Museum open their doors and garden each  Fourth Sunday May through October.  FREE Admission.  FREE Memories.  FREE Fun.

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Satterlee Clark Museum July Tour

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LHD12CThe Satterlee Clark Museum open their doors and garden each  Fourth Sunday May through October.  FREE Admission.  FREE Memories.  FREE Fun.

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Satterlee Clark Museum June Tour

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summerThe Satterlee Clark Museum open their doors and garden each  Fourth Sunday May through October.  FREE Admission.  FREE Memories.  FREE Fun.

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Satterlee Clark Museum May Tour

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springThe Satterlee Clark Museum open their doors and garden each  Fourth Sunday May through October.  FREE Admission.  FREE Memories.  FREE Fun. Check out the Horicon Historical Society facebook page


Satterlee Clark Museum October Tour

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Satterlee Clark Fall PixThe Satterlee Clark Museum open their doors and garden each  Fourth Sunday May through October.  FREE Admission.  FREE Memories.  FREE Fun.

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Satterlee Clark Museum September Tour

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bedroomThe Satterlee Clark Museum open their doors and garden each  Fourth Sunday May through October.  FREE Admission.  FREE Memories.  FREE Fun.

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Schauer Arts & Activities Center Horicon Night

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Summer 2013 188Town nights are a new event at the Schauer Arts & Activities Center.  October, at a Riders in the Sky Concert, was Horicon night.  Displayed at the Schauer Center were products that could be purchased at some businesses in Horicon.


Scouting Weekend at Marsh Haven

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boy scoutsAll Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will be given free admission to Marsh Haven Nature Center during the special Scouting Weekend this Friday through Sunday, June 14-16. All Scouts are invited to the nature center located at W10145 Highway 49, Waupun. Come dressed in your scouting uniform to receive free admission and in recognition of Flag Day, a free American flag pin.

Scouting groups are also invited to tour Dommisse Lodge during this special Scouting Weekend and learn more about the camping/overnight opportunities at Marsh Haven Nature Center.

For more information, visit www.marshhaven.com, call 920-318-9518 or 920-324-5818.

   


September Schauer Arts & Activities Center

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Riders In The Sky

Friday, September 27, 7:30 pm

 


Spell Yea

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spellGet your team together and have some fun at “Spell Yea”! Horicon Phoenix Group is hosting a new, fun way for adults to participate as a team in a spelling bee. If you fashion yourself as pretty good speller, or even if you can’t spell at all, this promises to be a fun evening. Gather your team of friends for a spelling bee fundraiser, after all one of your friends must be able to spell, right? So what if you misspell “conscientious”? Teams can be between three and five people. Phoenix Group “expert spellers” can fill in teams with fewer people. You can view rules, regulations and team registration information at http://www.horiconphoenix.com/spell-yeah.

Join in the fun on Saturday, March 29th at 7 p.m. at the Rock River Tap located at 110 W. Lake Street in Horicon. Entry fees are $25 per team. You can buy a do over for your lame spelling attempts for $2 and official “Spell Yea” drinks are $5. Proceeds go to benefit Discher Park in Horicon.

For more information you can email info@horiconphoenix.com or call 920-786-8001.


Spring Naturalist Programs ~

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June 8 ~ 10 to 11:30 am ~ Fabulous Frogs and Toads

Join Naturalist Liz Herzmann and search for frogs and toads in the marsh!  Learn about  their life cycles, cool adaptations, and which species can be found on Horicon Marsh!  Great hands on activity for families.  Dress to be out in the marsh.  Nets will be provided!


Star Gazing at the Marsh ~ August

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star gazingJoin Northern Cross Science Foundation as they view the night sky through telescopes.


Star Gazing at the Marsh ~ July

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star gazingJoin Northern Cross Science Foundation as they view the night sky through telescopes.


Summer Naturalist Program ~ 2012 ~ Prairie Flower ID

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By August, Wisconsin’s prairies are in full bloom. Learn how to identify each of the beautiful prairie flowers and learn how to collect their seed once it is ripe. Practice your identification skills while taking a short hike to one of the blooming prairies at the Horicon Marsh Education Center. This program is free and open to the public, no registration is
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Taste of Horicon

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taste smallSaturday at noon during the Jersey Street Music Festival will be the Taste of Horicon…..come for lunch!


Teen Safe Driving Rally

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Learn about Teen Driving Safety while having Fun!  Come to the Rally at Horicon High School…..FREE!

Approximately 35,000 American teens have died in automobile crashes in the past five years. That’s more than 6,000 per year…18 teenagers per day.  In 2009 more than 350,000 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor-vehicle crashes. Nine of the 10 deadliest days for youth on our nation’s highways are between the months of May and August.  With prom in late April and graduation just around the corner in June, it’s a good time to have that serious talk about safe driving with your teenager.

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The Durochers Live

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Durochers FamilyCome join the Durocher family for a time of musical entertainment where one mom, one dad and 9 of their 12 children (ages 8-23) will be performing creative originals and traditional favorites featuring amazing instrumentation and intricate harmonies.  The Durochers have been entertaining audiences from Maine to Mexico at over 200 shows per year and they will be at Dodgeland High School one show only on their Greater Than Ever Tour.  Come on out!

The concert is FREE with a donation container for the Durochers available.  This concert is sponsored by Grace Hill Fellowship, member of the Horicon Chamber of Commerce.


Tour de Marsh

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 Horicon Marsh Bike/Auto Event

Get your friends and family together and come to “Tour De Marsh” at Horicon Marsh in Dodge County, Wis. On Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. join bicyclists, hikers, motorcyclists and autos touring around and through the famous Horicon Marsh. Named one of the “seven wonders of Wisconsin” and a “Wetland of International Importance”, seeing and experiencing Horicon Marsh is a great opportunity to enjoy one of nature’s treasures.  Eight communities, Dodge County Parks and three non-profit organizations are partnering for this event. There is no entry fee and it is open to everyone. Choose from 36, 18 or 8-mile routes based on one’s comfort level.

Tour maps and refreshments will be available at designated spots along the route. The map is a suggested route for a self-guided tour. Participants can start at one of the designated spots and then proceed on their tour. Each stop will have parking, refreshments, maps, information cards and restrooms available. The five “Tour De Marsh” starting/rest points are:

  • Horicon National Wildlife Refuge hiking trail parking lot off of Rt. 49 (Parking available)
  • Chances Bar & Grill in Burnett on Rt. 26 (N8592 Front St.)
  • Rock River Tap in Horicon (110 W. Lake St.)
  • Horicon Marsh Int’l Education Center off Hwy. 28 between Horicon and Mayville (N7725 Hwy 28) (parking available)
  • Federal Refuge Office and Visitor Center off Hwy. Z (W4279 Headquarters Rd.) (parking available)

A drawing will be held for participants that visit all five stops around the tour and shirts will be available for sale. There will also be a guided 8 mile bicycle tour on flat terrain from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Total loop of guided tour is eight miles. Interested parties should meet at the main parking lot off of Hwy 49 on the north end of the marsh. Bring binoculars and cameras for viewing and photo opportunities.

 

Tour de Marsh Map

~the Tour that Lasts~

~When you can’t bike, take the auto tour ~


Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking

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TOWN HALL MEETING ON UNDERAGE DRINKING

MARCH 22, 2012

To help educate young people and caring adults about the risks associated with underage drinking, the federal government’s interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking is supporting a series of Town Hall meetings.

Beginning with a buffet dinner at 5:30 pm(limited to the first 100 registrants) followed by the program slated to conclude by 8 pm.  This is held at the City Hall. To register go to theSchool District of Horicon’s website and click on the Town Hall Meeting link. 


Toy Drive for Kids!!

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Help Modern Woodmen of America and Dodge Entertainment Center raise toys to donate to those families that are wishing for a great holiday season.   Please come out and enjoy all the pizza and soda you want and a game of bowling on this date.  Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for ages 5 and under.

Daniel Frey II from Modern Woodmen and Thomas Odegard of Dodge Entertainment Center will personally be donating two kids bikes to be raffled off at this event.  Bring an unwrapped present to donate and this will enter you into this bike drawing at no cost.  All presents will be donated locally to those less fortunate for Christmas.

You can bring in presents all month of December at the Dodge Entertainment Center to donate and enter this drawing.  You also do not need to be present to win.

Santa will be coming at 6 pm!

The bike raffle and toy drive spot will also be the Dodge Entertainment Center.

Everyone is welcome to attend…so spread the word!

 

 


Trick-or-Treat in the City of Horicon

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Trick or Treating in Horicon, on a Sunday afternoon has been a favorite of our town.  Good weather, or not, it’s great fun to trapse from house to house showing off your cute kids, or enjoying sharing with your neighbors as you hand out candy and admire costumes at your own front door.  Adult or child, dress up in a great costume and meet your neighbors.  Be sure to leave the light on your porch if you wish to participate.


Turkey Bingo

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Modern Woodmen Chapter 1874 will be donating $200 worth ofTurkeys to be given away.   So make sure to stop out for some Bingo fun and a chance to win a turkey just in time for Thanksgiving!!   Any questions please call Sara Karweick at 920-470-1153 or Donny Adelmeyer at 920-904-0899.  We hope to see you there.

 

When:    Doors open at 11am and Bingo starts at 1pm

Date:       Sunday,  November 13th

Where:   St.Mary’s Catholic Church Parish Center, 302 German Street,  Mayville, Wisconsin


Waterfowl Learn to Hunt

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waterfowlThirty young hunters, from ages 12-17 will have the unique opportunity to experience a once in a lifetime duck hunt on the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge (HNWR).  In addition, select closed hunting areas on the Horicon State Wildlife Area, which is operated by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), will be opened this year for hunters ages 10 and up, including adults.

A drawing of the applications will be held on September 8th, 2014 to determine successful and eligible candidates.  First time applicants will be given priority.

Prior to the hunt, successful applicants must also complete a mandatory four hour orientation and training session, which will be hosted by Ducks Unlimited (DU), Friends of Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).  This class will include waterfowl identification, gun safety, water safety, duck calling, range estimation and hunting tactics.  Lunch will be provided to all that attend.

The hunts will be mentored by experienced waterfowl hunters.  There will be one mentor per hunter and only the successful applicant will be allowed to hunt.

The Learn to Hunt application may be downloaded from the Friends of Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center website at www.horiconmarsh.org and then typing in “Learn to Hunt”.  If you have any questions please call (262)567-1300.

Submit application to:  Waterfowl Learn to Hunt, N55W37090 Harvard St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066

 Successful Learn to Hunt applicants will be notified by phone by September 8th, 2014.  There will be a $15.00 non-refundable registration fee for successful applicants.

 

 


Weekend of Freedom Machines

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JD CollectorsJohn Deere collectors and enthusiasts will gather near Horicon, Wisc. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first John Deere lawn and garden tractor. Sponsored by John Deere Horicon Works and Lawn & Garden Tractor Magazine, this three-day event will celebrate the 1963 John Deere model 110  lawn and garden tractor – known as the Weekend of Freedom Machine. Only 1,000 model 110’s were made in 1963, all in Horicon, Wisc. and more than 200 are expected to be on display. More than 1,000 garden tractors of all makes and models will be displayed by collectors along with a variety of lawn and garden tractor memorabilia.

This Weekend of Freedom Machines event is entirely free and open to the public.

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Winter Open House at the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge

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Special Schedule Activities are FREE to the Public

10:15 to 10:45 am ~ Concurrent Session One

Nature Craft Table, Story Time or Crane Box Presentation

11 to 11:45 am

Ken Lohnquist (Songwrite, performer, musical storyteller, and minstrel for the environment)

12:15 to 12:45 ~ Repeat of Session One

1 to 1:45 pm ~ Ken Lohnquist

2:15 to 2:45 pm ~ Repeat of Session One

 

Ongoing Activities

Pictures with the National Wildlife Refuge Blue Goose

Visitors Center Scavenger Hunt

Wildlife Touch and Feel Table

Healthy Snacks

Shop for Nature Gifts at Coot’s Corner Special

Seasonal Discounts ~ Members 20 % off, all others 10 % off.

Join Friends and Save!

Ask questions!

Door prizes throughout the day.

Please come and enjoy  the day.


 


Wisconsin Aviation Fly-In ~ Drive-In Breakfast

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Wi Aviation Fly in


Wisconsin Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest Exhibit

Contact Horicon National Wildlife RefugeWebsite |  W4279 Headquarters Rd.Mayville, WI, WI 53050 Phone: (920) (920) 387-2658 Ext. 24 Fax: (920) (920)387-2973

Local youth artwork from the 2012 contest will be on display at the Horicon Refuge Visitor Center off City. Rd. Z.  Any K-12 student is eligible.

Click to find out more information on how to enter.

Recognition reception for local K-12 grade winners and their families will be May 12th from 3 to 5 pm.  Guest presentation by local waterfowl enthusiast and decoy carver Jim Ruwaldt at 3:30 pm.  Open to the public.


Wisconsin Nature: Private Spaces Art Exhibit

Contact 2014/06/01Website |  2014/06/24N7725 Hwy.28Horicon, WI 53032 Phone: (920) 920.387.7889

 

ellen andersonHoricon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is excited to house a new art display by oil painter Ellen Anderson called “Wisconsin Nature: Private Spaces”.  It will be on display daily in lower level of the Education Center from May 1 through June 30, 2014. For more information about Ellen’s art, visit ellenandersonarts.com.

Remember ~  The Education Center lobby area and gift shop will be closed the month of June through July 6th. Please watch for updates. The lower level, where the art display is held,  will be accessible. We will closed weekends though during this time. 


Wonders of Wisconsin Art Exhibit

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 The Horicon Marsh Education Center is proud to host the photography of Marcia Getto, Ken Warning and Greg Yahr. Their exhibit titled “Wonders of Wisconsin” will be on display from April 30th- June 29, 2012.

You can view this beautiful photography during the regular hours of weekdays from 9am-4pm and weekends from 10am-4pm.

Marcia will also be on site for a “Meet and Greet the Artist” on Saturday, May 12 from 1-4pm at the education center.

 


World Zombie Day

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zombieZOMBIE RUN ~ Test your speed and agility against the zombie horde.  Lose all your flags and you die.  Zombies and survivors welcome.  Prizes for best zombie make-up, fastest runners, and zombie with the most flags.  Registration begins in August.

ZOMBIE WALK ~ Lurch down the street with other zombies.  Exchange cans of food to enter booths for zombie make-up and games.  Prizes for best costumes.  All food donated to local food pantries.