Chamber & Community Events as of: July 26, 2017

08-02 through 08-02 - Monthly Meeting of the Women's Affilaite Monthly Meeting of the Women’s Affiliate John's Bar on Madison Street. First Tuesday of every month except July. All members and interested parties are encouraged to attend. The Women’s Affiliate, founded by women business owners as an affiliated organization of the Chamber in the 1960s, invites women interested in promoting and enriching Beaver Dam to join their organization. Membership is only $20.00 per year, plus the cost of your meals at meetings. Fundraisers include the annual A Day In the Park Arts & Craft Fair hosted by the group each July in Swan Park, and afghan & fleece jacket sales year round. The Women's Affiliate hosts the largest handmade arts & crafts fair in the county on the second Sunday of July in Swan Park in Beaver Dam. The events is decades old. Every other month the meetings feature a speaker on a topic of interest to members. Meetings begin with cocktails at 6:00 pm and the dinner meeting begins at 6:30 PM. Contact the following for more information on membership in the WA: Evie (885-5388) or Gail (885-9767). womensaffiliate@gmail.com Any women interested are welcome to attend. First Tuesday of every month except July. Cocktails at 6, dinner meeting begins at 7. Fees: Meeting is free - Dinner is extra. Location: John's Bar - Madison Street, Beaver Dam Contact: - Womensaffiliate@gmail.com

04-06 through 12-28 - Homeschool Art Class Home School Art Class With Tami DeLisle For 1st grade through 12th. An art appreciation and skill building formatted class. Explore a famous artist each week and participate in an art making activity based on that artist. The projects are adapted to fit the needs and skill levels of each student. Held the first through fourth Thursdays of month. Depending upon registration and age students may be divided into two different time periods. Ages 6-11 meet from 1-2pm, ages 12 and up will meet from 2-3pm. Cost is $5 for members, $8 for non-members per session. Pay ahead or for multiple children and receive a discount. Contact us for pricing information. Fees: $5 for member, $8 for non-members. Discounts for Multiple Children Location: Beaver Dam Area Arts Association 1605 N. Spring St Contact: Jessalyn Braun (920) 885-3635 - bdaaa@seippelcenter.com

05-07 through 04-30 - American Legion Post 146 Bingo Bingo is held the First & Third Sunday of each month. Veteran's Center opens at 5:00 P.M. and starts selling cards at 5:30 P.M. Total of 17 games & #17 is the Progressive Blackout. Food & beverages are available. All ages are welcome. Under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. games start at 6:30 P.M. Fees: Games 1 thru 15 are sold as a package of 15 sheets-one for each of the games-Prizes range from $50 to $200 ($3, $7, $11 & $15)
Games 16 & 17 - Prize for game #16 is $250.00 and game #17 is the Progressive Jackpot ($1, $3, $6 & $9) Location: 300 Beichl Ave., Beaver Dam, WI No food or drink may be brought onto the premises. Contact: Contact Kathy O'Brion at 920-887-7777 or email at VetCenterMgr@BeaverDamAmericanLegionPost146.com - VetCenterMgr@BeaverDamAmericanLegionPost146.com

06-14 through 07-26 - Giant Games Join in on the giant-sized fun with over 10 games and inflatables to choose from! No need to register just drop-in for the FREE FUN and our staff will be there to show you how to play the games, assist where needed and maybe even take you on in a game! All Ages welcome. This is held prior to the Concerts in the Park. 6:00-6:45 pm Fees: FREE Location: Swan Park Mill St Shelter - corner of Mill St. and University Ave. Contact: City of Beaver Dam Community Activities & Services 920-887-4639 - bdcas@cityofbeaverdam.com

07-26 - Native Prairie Plants and Seed Bombs Learn about prairie plants in the area from Elizabeth Herzmann, WI Department of Natural Resources Educato,r and make a seed bomb to start your own little patch of native plants. 6:00pm Fees: Free and open to all ages. Location: Beaver Dam Community Library Welsh Meeting Room 311 North Spring Street Beaver Dam, WI 53916 920-887-4631 www.cityofbeaverdam.com/library Contact: Sarah Cournoyer, Youth Services Librarian - sarah@beaverdamlibrary.org

07-26 - Concert in the Park - FREE Enjoy the music of the Beaver Dam Community Band - concert title: Flashback to the 80's'. Bench seating so bring your cushion or lawn chair. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to The Watermark, 209 S. Center St. FREE 7:00-8:30 pm Fees: FREE Location: Swan Park Band Shell - South University Ave. Contact: City of Beaver Dam Community Activities & Services 920-887-4639 - bdcas@cityofbeaverdam.com

07-27 - Bike Night at the Library Ride your bike to the library to see a Beaver Dam Police Department Bicycle up close, enter to win bike-themed door prizes, have your bike tires filled and seat tightened, see the Blue Zones Art Spinner Bike in action, and be entered in the Bike to the Library Week Grand Prize Drawing sponsored by Saris Cycling Group. Sponsored by Advance Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab, the Beaver Dam Police Department, and the Blue Zones Project of Dodge County. 6:00 pm Fees: Free and open to all ages. Location: Beaver Dam Community Library 311 North Spring Street Beaver Dam, WI 53916 920-887-4631 www.cityofbeaverdam.com/library Contact: Sarah Cournoyer, Youth Services Librarian - sarah@beaverdamlibrary.org

07-28 - Jam By the Dam Free Community Concert held in Tahoe Park, sponsored by generous area businesses. Bring your picnic basket with favorite food and beverage, lawn chair and enjoy music by the band Cat 5 7-10pm Fees: Free Location: Tahoe Park in Beaver Dam Contact: - drlharper895@gmail.com

07-29 through 07-30 - Art and Chalk Fest The Museum of Wisconsin Art’s inaugural Art & Chalk Fest is an outdoor fine arts and crafts festival to be held on MOWA's new cultural campus. Enjoy artist booths, music, food, beer, family art activities, and live street chalking. Enjoy live performances from Pantaloon Productions and more! 10am-5pm Fees: Free Admission Location: Museum of Wisconsin Art 205 Veterans Ave. West Bend, WI Contact: Julia Jackson 262-247-2269 artfest@wisconsinart.org - marketingintern@wisconsinart.org

07-30 through 08-03 - VBS (Vacation Bible School) 2017 VBS Express at Peace Lutheran Church July 30 - August 3 5:30 - 8:10 pm Theme: Mighty Fortress For children ages 3 through 6th grade Crafts, music, Bible lessons, climbing wall, bounce house, light meal Register online at vbsmate.com/peacelutheranbeaverdam or call 920-887-1272 5:30 - 8:10 pm Fees: Free Location: 400 Hillcrest Drive Beaver Dam, WI Contact: 920-887-1272 - peacelutheran@bdpeacelutheran.org

08-03 - Sharing the Love Back Community Event Modern Woodmen of America and Jimmy Johns are partnering to help New Beginnings Homeless Shelter of Dodge County! A portion of the money from EVERY sub sold willl be donated to the Homeless Shelter! Come eat anytime between 3pm and 9pm! Who doesn't love a great Jimmy Johns Sub! Also, EVERY item brought in to donate to the shelter will get your name entered in to win a great gift basket! The more things you bring the better chance you have of winning!!! How exciting! Here is a list of some of the items they need: Any Cleaning Supplies Shampoo/Conditioner Deodorant (Men and Women) Laundry Detergent/Dryer Sheets Garbage Bags 3pm-9pm Fees: Free to attend! Come purchase a sub to support the New Beginnings Homeless Shelter! Location: 803 Park Avenue, Beaver Dam Contact: Cassandra Schmidt 920-296-4395 Cassandra.L.Schmidt@mwarep.org - Cassandra.L.Schmidt@mwarep.org

08-03 - Beaver Dam's Corn Roast The Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce and Heiar Insurance and Estate Planning invite the public to come and enjoy ripe ears of corn dripping with butter, and all the brats, beer and/or soda you want at Beaver Dam's 56th annual Corn Roast! Attendees will enjoy all-you-care-to-eat ripe ears of corn dripping with butter, fresh brats, beer and /or soda at this annual event! We'll have games of chance and live entertainment from Elwood & the Eccentrics Make this your company or family Summer Picnic for one low per person price! Volleyball Fun! Again this year, Corn Roast attendees have open use of the Tower Lanes volleyball courts; first come, first served for court use; donations for play per person will be accepted and donated to a local charity. Tickets available at Beaver Dam Piggly Wiggly, Rechek's Food Pride, Tower Lanes and the Chamber The 56th Annual Corn Roast sponsored by Heiar Insurance & Estate Planning and is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Fees: Tickets are $10 per person in advance ($12 day of the event)

Tickets for Children 3 - 12 years old are $5 Children 2 and under are Free Location: TOWER LANES IN BEAVER DAM 1660 N. Spring Street Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce 920.887.8879 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

08-09 through 08-10 - Partners of BDCH Collective Goods Sale This is a sale of books and gifts and games . It formerly was Books Are Fun. 8/9/17 11:00 to 6:00 & 8/10/17 7:00 to 4:00 Fees: various prices Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital First Floor Conference Center Contact: Pam Pryme - 920-344-6041 - prymep@bdusd.org

08-11 - The YMCA is 10 Years Old, Let's Par-Tee! 9 Hole Golf — 4 person scramble with goofy golf! Raffles, silent auction, and more! RSVP deadline is July 31, 2017. 3:00 pm - done Fees: Cost - $55 per golfer
3:00pm — shotgun start

$20 Dinner and Music Only Location: Horicon Hills Golf Center 3000 S. Main St. Horicon, WI 53032 Contact: For more information contact Kristin Fabisch at 920.887.8811 or kfabisch@theydc.org. - kfabisch@theydc.org

08-12 - MUTED 2017 This is a fund-raiser for the Homeless Shelters of Dodge County located in Beaver Dam. It is a musical day in the park featuring 3-4 bands, possibly a singing group, dunk tank with local celebrities, games for the kids, raffle, food, sporting competitions 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM Fees: Bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the
Dodge County Food Pantry Location: Swan City Park Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Nancy Welsch 920-210-3073 - nwelsch42@gmail.com

08-17 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Sale Fresh baked cookies for sale 8:00 to 3:00 Fees: 60 cents per cookie Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe' area and in front lobby in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Hope Henschel - 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

08-19 - 5K Fun Run Walk First Evangelical Lutheran Church will be donating the proceeds of the 5K Fun Run Walk event to C.A.R.E. for Dodge County, Inc. (Community Awareness and Recovery Environment) ~ 'Empowering Families Choosing a Life of Recovery'. Event is for everyone in the family, no pets allowed. 7:30 a.m. Registration/8:30 a.m. Race Starts Fees: $25 pre-registration (includes t-shirt) by Monday, July 31st or
$30 race day registration (t-shirt mailed following race day)
$50 family pre-registration (includes t-shirts for 2 people)
Free - ages 10 and under (t-shirt not included, but may be purchased) Location: 311 W. Mackie Street in Beaver Dam Contact: Andrea Brossard 920.296.2382 - brossard_andrea@uwalumni.com

08-25 - Jam By the Dam Free Community concert held in Tahoe Park sponsored by generous local businesses. Bring your picnic basket with your favorite food and drink, lawn chair and enjoy music by the Mark Croft Band . 7-10pm Fees: Free Location: Tahoe Park Contact: - drlharper895@gmail.com

08-26 - BDLIA Annual Meeting The Annual Meeting will be held on August 26, 2017 The annual meeting will including a review of BDLIA projects and programs, the budget for the upcoming year and voting for Board of Director open positions. The public is welcome. 9:00 am - 11:30 am Fees: Free Location: Conservationist Club, W9554 Cty Trk G. Contact: Beaver Dam Lake Improvement Association (920) 356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

09-13 - Uniform Sale sale of scrubs, shoes, & other accessories for health care employees 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fees: None Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital first floor Conference Center Contact: Betty Michael 920-885-5495 - gcmbam@yahoo.com

09-18 through 09-20 - The Nutman Sale He has small bags of candy, nuts, snacks, & chocolate for sale. 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital café area. Contact: Arletta Trejo 920-887-1422 - artrejo@charter.net

09-21 - Cookie Bake Freshly made cookies for sale. Several varieties 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of Gift Shop. Contact: Gail Henschel 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

09-22 - Pregnancy Support Center Fall Benefit Join the community as we raise money to help moms and babies in need in the county. Music, Silent and Live Auction, and Speaker 5 pm - 10 pm Fees: $40 pp or 2 for $75 Location: Beaver Dam Country Club Contact: Please call Krys @ 920-219-9351 - krys@pscdcsupport.com

10-07 - BDCH Craft Fair 30 Crafters, Bake Sale, & basket raffle Proceeds go to Employees Helping Employees Fund of the Hospital 9 to 2:00 Fees: $30 Booth rental
Basket raffle tickets - various quantities Location: BDCH 1st & second Floors, and Vita Park 1st floor. Contact: Betty Michael - 885-5495 - gcmbam@yahoo.com

10-16 through 10-17 - Jewelry & Accessory sale Jewelry and accessories - most at $6 each, but some are more. 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital first floor Conference Center Contact: Julia Lince 920-318-1158 - jlince@live.com

10-19 - Cookie Bake Sale Variety of freshly baked cookies 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Henschel 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

11-08 through 11-09 - Collective Goods Sale Formerly Books Are Fun They sell books for all ages, games and toys , gifts and miscellaneous items for all ages. 11:00 Am to 6:00 first day and 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM 2nd day Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital first floor Conference Center Contact: Pam Pryme - 920-344-6041 - prymep@bdusd.org

11-16 - Cookie Bake Sale Variety of freshly baked cookies for sale 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fees: NONE Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Henschel 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

11-16 - Partners Cookie Bake Sale Variety of freshly baked cookies for sale 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fees: None Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of Gift Shop Contact: Gail Henschel - 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

12-02 - Midwest Cream Cheese Competition Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese processing plants in the nation. Our dairy pride takes center stage as Beaver Dam annually plays host to the Midwest Cream Cheese Competition with Kraft products as preferred ingredients in any cream cheese recipe. Individuals that intend on competing in any of the Midwest Cream Cheese Competition’s annual contests must complete and submit this form to register their entry in the contests, must use Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese as an ingredient and must provide a physical example of the recipe to be judged on appearance and taste. Admission is FREE and the public is welcome to view the competition and stick around for some samples as each judging competition ends. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Fees: FREE Entry! Location: The Watermark 209 S. Center St. Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber - info@beaverdamchamber.com

12-04 - Tree of Lights Ceremony Tree of Lights lighting ceremony with a short program, including honoring families of Hospice program. 7:00 PM Fees: Campaign runs from November thru December. $5 suggested donation in memory or in honor of loved ones. Donation packets are available at front desk of Hospital. Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafeteria Area and outside. Contact: Gail Henschel - 920-887-1215 - hensch34@chrter.net

12-06 through 12-08 - The Nut Man Sale He sells small bags of nuts, candy, snacks and chocolate, with samples available 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café Area Contact: Arletta Trejo - 920-887-1422 - artrejo@charter.net

12-21 - Partners Cookie Bake Sale Variety of freshly baked cookies for sale 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fees: none Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Café area and in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Henschel - 920-887-1215 - Hensch34@charter.net

 

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