Chamber & Community Events as of: February 21, 2017

02-21 - Elks Lodge 1540 Meeting Elks Lodge 1540 Meetings 6-8:30 pm Fees: Members Only Location: Chamber Board Room Contact: Gina Staskal, Secretary - elkslodge1540@gmail.com

02-22 - Sportsman's Expo & Gun Show Sportsman's Expo & Gun Show FEBRUARY 22, 2017 The event runs from 4 - 8 pm; featuring new and used hunting, fishing and camping equipment and more. Dealers welcome; Vendor tables available $15 each. Admission: $3 adults; 13 & Under FREE. Sportsman's Expo Raffle: 1st place - Smith & Wesson Pistol M&P 9 Shield 4 - 8 pm Fees: $3 for adults
13 and younger are free Location: Beaver Dam Country Club W8884 Sunset Dr, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce (920) 887-8879 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

02-25 - Winter Fest Peace Lutheran Church, 400 Hillcrest Drive in Beaver Dam is hosting Winter Fest on Saturday, February 25 from 1-4 pm. Join us for sledding, crafts, games, bingo and snacks. No registration is necessary. Bring your family and friends for fellowship and fun! 1:00 - 4:00 pm Fees: Free! Location: Peace Lutheran Church 400 Hillcrest Drive Beaver Dam Contact: 920-887-1272 - peacelutheran@bdpeacelutheran.org

02-28 - BDLIA Board of Directors Meeting Business meeting of the BDLIA Board of Directors with time for public comment 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Quality Inn, 825 Park Ave, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

02-28 - February Square Dance Eric Tangman, a Hall of Fame caller from Pewaukee will move us around the floor in our squares. Ray Steinich of Pardeeville a Hall of Fame cuer will direct us through the Round dances. 7:00 Pre-Rounds, 7:30-9:30 Squares and Rounds Fees: $6.00 per dancer, children under 18 with a parent are free, non-dancers are free Location: This dance will be at Trinity United Methodist Church located at 308 Oneida St. in Beaver Dam. We dance in the lower level fellowship hall. Contact: Bob and Bonnie Sweeney 920-386-2951 Gary Willard 920-485-4310 - cgw4@att.net

03-01 - Partners of BDCH PRN uniform sale Company sells scrubs, shoes and other accessories for health care personel. Proceeds to BDCH Foundation 7 AM to 4PM Fees: cost of items bought Location: BDCH Conference Center Contact: Betty Michael - 885-5495 - gcmbam@yahoo.com

03-01 - Veteran's Hiring Event-Dodge County SHRM & MPTC On March 1st, 2017, Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC) and the Dodge County Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Chapter will be partnering to host a veterans Hiring and Resource Event at MPTC's Beaver Dam Campus. There will be approximately 20 employers providing job opportunities to veterans. All position levels will be available and the event is FREE. 11:00 - 6:00 p.m. Fees: FREE Location: Moraine Park - Beaver Dam Campus 700 Gould Street Contact: Mary Vogl-Rauscher, Dodge County SHRM President 920-887-4465 - mvoglrauscher@morainepark.edu

03-02 through 04-17 - Dodge County Concert Frank and Vinney, Dazzling Guitar Duo 3/2/17 New Odyssey 30 guys, 30 Instruments 4/17/17 Thursday, March 2, 2017 Fees: Annual membership. General admission if space available for $15. Location: Beaver Dam High School Auditorium Contact: Rodney Binder 920-219-9523 Rodney Binder @charter.com - rodneybinder@charter.net

03-03 - Sweet Thanks The Annual Sweet Thanks Live dessert Auction to benefit Pave. Scrumptious, amazing desserts will be on display for you to bid on and enjoy! Event includes pasta bar with your ticket purchase. Silent auction, cash bar with a special wine and dessert bar, and many other sweet treats will be available to raise money for the general expenses of Pave. 5:30 - 8:30 Fees: $15 per ticket Location: Chapel of the Archangels 839 Madison St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: Stefanie Bradley 920-210-5377, stefb@animart.com Teresa Nienow, tnienow@pavedc.org 920-887-3810 - stefb@animart.com

03-05 - American Legion Bingo - 1st Sunday The Veteran's Center opens at 5:00 P.M. and starts selling sheets at 5:30 P.M. The evening consists of a total of 16 Games. There are 15 regular and special games. The 16th and final game of the evening is a Progressive Blackout game. Food and beverages are available at the canteen. No alcohol, soda, bottled water or food may be brought onto the premises. First and Third Sunday of each month 10:00 to 11:00 am Fees: Prices vary Location: American Legion Veteran's Center 300 Beichl Ave. Beaver Dam, Contact: Call 920-887-7777 - vetcentermgr146@charter.net

03-07 - Elks Lodge Meeting Elks #1540 Lodge Meeting 6-8:30pm Fees: none Location: Chamber Board Room Contact: Gina Staskal, Secretary 920-960-1821 - elkslodge1540@gmail.com

03-08 through 03-09 - Collective Goods ('Formerly Books Are Fun) This event is sponsored by Partners of BDCH. This company used to be called Books Are Fun, but they have changed their name. They sell books for all ages, gift items, toys, etc. Day 1 - 11:00 to 6:00 and Day 2 - 7:00 to 4:00 Fees: Cost of goods Location: Held in the BDCH Conference Center Contact: Pam Pryme - 344-6041 - prymep@bdusd.org

03-09 - Victorian Times & Container Gardening It will soon be spring and everyone likes to have some color at the doorstep or on the deck. Dodge County Master Gardener Volunteers Carol Shirk and Chris Jacobs will guide you in making the perfect container garden. A presentation will give you the knowledge you need, followed by a visual demonstration of an actual container being filled and made beautiful. They will also share some historical knowledge about the meaning of flowers in Victorian times. One lucky winner will be able to take the filled container home. Registration: 6:30-7:00PM, Event: 7:00-8:00PM Fees: $0 - free! Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7596 Highway 33 East, Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Dodge County Women's Club 920-885-6090 Julie Sena - info@dodgecountywomensclub.com

03-16 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Bake Cookies are baked and sold by Partners of BDCH 8 to 3:00 Fees: cost of cookies Location: Sales are held in the BDCH Cafe' and in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Henschel - 887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

03-19 - American Legion Bingo - 3rd Sunday The Veteran's Center opens at 5:00 P.M. and starts selling sheets at 5:30 P.M. The evening consists of a total of 16 Games. There are 15 regular and special games. The 16th and final game of the evening is a Progressive Blackout game. Food and beverages are available at the canteen. No alcohol, soda, bottled water or food may be brought onto the premises. First and Third Sunday of each month 10:00 to 11:00 am Fees: Prices vary Location: American Legion Veteran's Center 300 Beichl Ave. Beaver Dam, Contact: Call 920-887-7777 - vetcentermgr146@charter.net

03-21 - Elks Lodge Meeting Elks #1540 Lodge Meeting 6-8:30pm Fees: none Location: Chamber Board Room Contact: Gina Staskal, Secretary 920-960-1821 - elkslodge1540@gmail.com

03-23 through 03-24 - Annual Book Sale Beaver Dam Area Arts Association 7th Annual Used Book Sale Thursday, March 23rd 8:30 - 5:00 Friday, March 24th 8:30 - 5:30 Saturday, March 25th 8:30 - 10:30 Books, audio books, tapes, DVDs, puzzles and more! 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Fees: Prices vary by item category. Most items $1 or less Location: American National Bank 115 Front Street Beaver Dam Contact: Jessalyn Braun (920) 885-3635 - bdaaa@seippelcenter.com

03-25 - Annual Book Sale Beaver Dam Area Arts Association 7th Annual Used Book Sale Saturday, March 25th 8:30 - 10:30 Books, audio books, tapes, DVDs, puzzles and more! 8:30 am to 10:30 am Fees: Prices vary by item category. Most items $1 or less Location: American National Bank 115 Front Street Beaver Dam Contact: Jessalyn Braun (920) 885-3635 - bdaaa@seippelcenter.com

03-28 - BDLIA Fundraising Banquet Annual fundraising banquet with raffles, games and prizes. 5 pm to 10 pm Fees: $45.00 per person Location: Bayside Supper Club, W9231County Trunk G, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

04-01 - Wayland Academy Open House Wayland Academy is pleased to introduce students and families from Beaver Dam and throughout the region to Wayland's college preparatory program and beautiful campus. This is your chance to meet faculty, take a campus tour, learn about financial aid and scholarships, Continental Breakfast will be served from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. Open House activities include: Personal campus tours with a Wayland student A preview of Wayland's challenging curriculum and supportive atmosphere Question & Answer sessions with faculty, students, and parents of current Wayland students Admission interviews Class visits Lunch in Pickard Dining Hall To reserve your space please call 920-356-2120 x.237 or email: admission@wayland.org. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fees: Free Location: 101 N. University Ave., Beaver Dam Parking available on the circle drive, or in the back parking lot off of Franklin St. Contact: admission@wayland.org or 920.356.2120 x.237 - admission@wayland.org

04-04 - Elks Lodge Meeting Elks #1540 Lodge Meeting 6-8:30pm Fees: none Location: Chamber Board Room Contact: Gina Staskal, Secretary 920-960-1821 - elkslodge1540@gmail.com

04-08 - Sportsmen's Rummage Sale 9th annual Sportsmen's Rummage Sale. New and used sporting equipment for sale.A large selection of Guns, ammunition,archery, Rods, reels, baits,clothing,boating,And much more. Some larger items such as A.T.V's,Boats,And ice shelters may also be available. 60 tables of merchandise last year. 8:30 A.M. Until 1:00 P.M. Fees: $2:00 Entry fee on the day of the sale. Vendor space available,$15.00 for 6 foot table inside or for 8 foot table outside. 34 inside tables available and 30 tables available outside. Location: John's 1201 Madison Street Beaver Dam Contact: Sponsored by the Dodge County Sporting /Conservation Alliance. Contact: Harold Drake 920-386-2831 or cell 920-344-6443 to reserve vendor space or questions about the sale. - drakegerth@charter.net

04-10 through 04-12 - The Nutman Sale Sells small bags of nuts, Chocolates, snacks and candies. Proceeds go to BDCH Foundation 9:30 to 2:30 Fees: cost of items purchased Location: BDCH Cafe' Contact: Arletta Trejo - 887-1422 - artrejo@charter.net

04-18 - Elks Lodge Meeting Elks #1540 Lodge Meeting 6-8:30pm Fees: none Location: Chamber Board Room Contact: Gina Staskal, Secretary 920-960-1821 - elkslodge1540@gmail.com

04-20 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Bake Cookies are baked and sold by Partners of BDCH 8:00 to 3:00 Fees: cost of cookies bought Location: BDCH Cafe' area Contact: Gail Henschel - hensch34@charter.net

04-24 through 04-25 - Partners of BDCH Jewelry & Accessory Sale Sell jewelry, accessories, Badger & Packer items, etc. Items cost from $6 to $10 Day 1 - 8 to 5:00 & Day 2 8 to 4:00 Fees: cost of items purchased Location: BDCH Conference Center Contact: Julia Lince - 318-1158 - jlince@live.com

04-25 - BDLIA Board of Directors Meeting Business meeting of the BDLIA Board of Directors with time for public comment 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Quality Inn, 825 Park Ave, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

05-02 - Elks Lodge Meeting Elks #1540 Lodge Meeting 6-8:30pm Fees: none Location: Chamber Board Room Contact: Gina Staskal, Secretary 920-960-1821 - elkslodge1540@gmail.com

05-16 - Elks Lodge Meeting Elks#1540 Lodge Meeting 6-8:30pm Fees: none Location: Chamber Board Room Contact: Gina Staskal, Secretary 920-960-1821 - elkslodge1540@gmail.com

05-30 - BDLIA Board of Directors Meeting Monthly business meeting of the BDLIA Board of Directors with time for public comment 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Quality Inn, 825 Park Ave, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-03 - Fish 'n Fun Fun and educational day for kids age 4 to 12 to learn the basic of fishing. Must be accompanied by an adult. 8 am - 3 pm Fees: FREE lunch and rods and reels Location: Edgewater Park, Beaver Da Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-04 - BDLIA Fishing Tournament Bass and walleye fishing tournament 5:30 am to 1:30 pm Fees: $50 per person/$100 per boat Location: Waterworks Park, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-10 - The Great Beaver Paddle Festival All day festival with demos, seminars, boat rentals, paddle trails, concessions and entertainment 9 am to 3 pm Fees: FREE Location: Waterworks Park, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-16 through 06-17 - Relay For Life of Beaver Dam Area Relay For Life is an American Cancer Society family friendly event to finish the fight against cancer! There are activities for children of all ages, silent auction, contests, games, food, and much more! It is a time for the community to come together to Celebrate cancer survivors, Remember those who are no longer with us because of cancer, and to fight back about this horrible disease! Join us to help finish the fight, so no one has to hear the words 'you have cancer'. 6pm-8am Fees: Relay For Life is a free family friendly event that is open to the public! Location: Beaver Dam High School 500 Gould Street Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Leann Tramm beaverdamrelay@gmail.com 920/344-0644 - beaverdamrelay@gmail.com

06-27 - BDLIA Board of Directors Monthly business meeting of the BDLIA board of Directors with time for public comments 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Quality Inn, 825 Park Ave, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-28 through 07-02 - Walldogs Mural Festival Walldogs National Artists will descend upon Beaver Dam to paint 15 murals in five days from June 28-July 2nd. Between 150-200 artists will transform our downtown. Many events and activities are scheduled during those five days including live music, family events, art festivals, Ridikulous Days vendor event, luminaries, brat frys, a Gala and Auction, and ability to watch all murals from start to finish. All day Fees: The event is free for the public to watch any mural artists paint each murals. Some drop in activities may have a small fee (i.e. paint nights or food vendor booths), but most are open to the public at no cost. Location: Primarily in Downtown Beaver Dam at 15 locations. Maps will be provided at the Chamber office to guide guests and community members to each mural site. Contact: Kay Appenfeldt, mural co-chair, at (920) 887-1693. - mrmsapple@charter.net

07-07 - Cardboard Boat Regatta Family and/or group event. Three person team creates and paddles a boat from supplied cardboard and duct tape. 4:30 to 8 pm Fees: FREE Location: Tahoe Park, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

07-08 - Pontoon Boat Rides on Beaver Dam Lake Narrated pontoon boat ride along the eastern shore of Beaver Dam Lake. 9 am to 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Tahoe Park, Beaver Da Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

07-25 - BDLIA Board of Directors Monthly business of the BDLIA Board of Directors with time for public comments 7 pm Fees: FREE Location: Quality Inn, 825 Park Ave, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

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

 

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