Chamber & Community Events as of: May 28, 2017

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

05-28 - Must-Skis Waterski Show First Must Skis Sunday evening show at 6:00 PM at Tahoe Park on Beaver Dam Lake in Beaver Dam. The shows are free, so please be sure to attend!! 2017 is the 23rd season of providing free ski shows to Beaver Dam and the Dodge County area. Check out the website at www.mustskis.com for updated information including schedule changes and weather related announcements. For more info, contact Eric Zellmer (608) 695-7180 ez@mustskis.com 6:00 pm Fees: Free Location: Tahoe Park Contact: Eric Zellmer - ez@mustskis.com

05-28 - Race Into Summer Festival Race Into Summer Festival. Swan Park Join WBEV/WXRO and the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce at Swan Park in Beaver Dam as we 'Race Into Summer'. Sunday, May 28th, 2017 11:00 am - 11:00 pm Fees: Free entrance and exhibits. Food and beverages available for purchase Location: Swan Park, Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce (920)887-8879 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

05-29 - Memorial Day Ceremony Memorial Day Ceremony - please be advised that there will NOT be a parade this year. 10:15am Fees: FREE Location: Veteran's Memorial Park in the Oakwood cemetery on Hwy 33. Contact: Lois Levenhagen (920) 887-0642 - loislev@sbcglobal.net

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

05-30 - Noel's Angel Walk Fundraiser Featuring Collective Goods Collective Goods, formerly Books Are Fun, brings quality products at reduced prices as a pop-up flash sale! There really is something for everyone! A percentage of sales will go to Noel’s Angel Walk. 11:00 am - 7:00pm Fees: 0 Location: YMCA of Dodge County 220 Corporate Dr Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Contact: 920-887-8811 - csurprise@theydc.org

05-31 through 06-02 - Partners of BDCH Nut Man Sale SALE OF NUTS, CANDY, SNACKS AND CHOCOLATES IN BAGS 9:30 to 2:30 Fees: various prices for various items Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe' area Contact: Arletta Trejo - 920-887-1422 - artrejo@charter.net

06-02 - Blood Drive Location: Y Gymnasium The Y in cooperation with the Blood Center of Wisconsin hosts blood drives through out the year at the Y. Your donation of blood can enhance the lives of families, friends and people living in our community and through out Wisconsin. Please consider giving this life saving gift. Registration is easy! Register on-line at www.bcw.edu, or we can help you set up an appointment that works for you by calling or stopping by the Welcome Center. Walk-ins are always welcome! 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Fees: 0 Location: YMCA of Dodge County 220 Corporate Drive Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Location: Y Gymnasium Contact: 920-887-8811 - csurprise@theydc.org

06-03 - Fish 'n Fun A family fun day to introduce kids to the lifelong enjoyment to fishing. FREE lunch for the family and FREE rod and reel for kids aged 4 to 12. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Registration via phone or email. Phone 920-356-1200. Email info@bdlia.org. We need name of children being registered and their phone number. Registration is limited to 225. Registration deadline is May 26, 2017 or when 225 are registered. 8 am - 3 pm Fees: FREE lunch and rods and reels Location: Edgewater Park, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-04 - BDLIA Fishing Tournament Sunday, June 4, 2017 Tahoe Park - Beaver Dam Lake 5:00 am Check In ~ 6:00 am Start ~ 2:00 pm Weigh-In FEE - $100.00 Per Boat Sponsored & Operated by Beaver Dam Lake Improvement Association 100% Payback $500 Guaranteed Top Prize by BDLIA 10% of Registration for Biggest Fish All cash prizes will be awarded after weigh-in at the Tahoe Park. Hamburgers and sodas will be available to all participants courtesy of BDLIA. Registration Deadline – Friday, May 26, 2017 Contact BDLIA info@bdlia.org/920-356-1200 for additional information. 6:00 am to 1:30 pm Fees: $100 per boat Location: Tahoe Park, Beaver Dam Contact: BDLIA 920-356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

06-08 - Spa Night To close out the season, we will be throwing a pampering party fit for a queen. Businesses around the area will come in and provide you with specialty spa services that will make you feel like you're on vacation! Also enjoy featured events on the main stage, including mini makeovers by Malibu Tan and Spa. Grab your girlfriends and join us for the following sessions! 7:00 PM: How to Make an Essential Oil Beauty Scrub with Elizabeth Nielsen, PA-C, and Cindy Stippich, CNM from Beaver Dam Women's Health and American National Bank 7:30 PM: Relaxation from Chair Yoga and Mindfulness with Elisha Barudin from ELIAS Tree Yoga, LLC 8:00 PM: Accessorize and Update Your Look with Eva Ptaschinski from La Mia Boutique 8:30 PM: Herbs in the Kitchen with Michelle Rupp from Pampered Chef 6:30PM - 7:00PM Event Registration, 7:00PM - 9:00PM Event Fees: $0 Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7596 Highway 33 East, Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Julie Sena 920.885.6090 - bdwh@bdwh.net

06-08 - Business Before Hours Join the owners and staff of our local franchise for Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services as they dedicate a new corporate office in Beaver Dam for their multi county operations! There will be fun and food and networking. The morning WBEV broadcast team of Bill McCollum and John Moser will be doing a live remote to celebrate the dedication. Franchise owners, the Thompson family, will be providing a Continental Breakfast array of juices, coffee, donuts and fruit. Every guest will be welcome to drop their business card in the Chamber’s fishbowl to enter to win a $25.00 gift certificate to Kwik Trip. There will be opportunity to learn about the in-home services provided by Visiting Angels for your loved ones who are not ready to leave their family home, but who could use some day to day help. All this plus networking with fellow members to get your day going. Don’t miss this next Business Before Hours! 7:30 am to 8:30 am Fees: Free to Chamber members and their staff Location: Visiting Angels 140 Corporate Drive, Ste. 2, Beaver Dam Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber (920) 887-8879 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

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

06-15 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Sale Fresh baked cookies for sale 8:00 to 3:00 Fees: 60 cents each cookie Location: The Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe' area and in the front lobby in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Hope Henschel - 920-887-422 - hensch34@charter.net

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

06-16 - Golf Fore Homes Please join us for Golf Fore Homes, a charity Golf Scramble benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Washington and Dodge Counties. Your participation helps us fulfill our mission to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. All proceeds of this event will be used to offset the costs needed to build homes. 8:30 AM Fees: Lunch & Auctions/Raffle................................................$25
Bogey (1 Player).........................................................$100
Par (1 foursome)........................................................$400

Sponsorship:
Best in Show Beverage Cart/Sign...............................$500
Birdie - (1) Foursome Tee/Green Sign on course.......$450
Eagle - (1) Foursome Tee Sign on #10 Hole with additional Tee/Green sign on course..........................$550
Albatross - (2) Foursomes Tee Sign on course, Tee Sign on #1 Hole, Additional Tee/Green sign on course....$1000 Location: Horicon Hills Golf Course 3000 S. Main St. Horicon, WI 53032 Contact: Lisa Disch-Johnson (262)338-0690 dodlisahfh@gmail.com - dodlisahfh@gmail.com

06-23 - Jam By the Dam Free Community concert series at Tahoe Park in Beaver Dam, sponsored by generous local businesses. Bring a picnic basket with food and beverage of choice, lawn chairs and listen to great music by the band Boombox. 7-10pm Fees: Free Location: Tahoe Park Contact: - drlharper895@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 - Wine Tour 2017 Wednesday, June 28, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Downtown Beaver Dam Six location wine walk featuring the wines of 6 continents and 6 nations. Site Commitments for 2017 ? Watermark Center - ASIA - Japan ? Bullfrogs & Butterflies - AUSTRALIA - Australia ? Twisted Sister - AFRICA - South Africa ? American National Bank - EUROPE - Germany ? Inter-Quest - S. AMERICA - Chile ? McKinstry’s Home Furnishings - N. AMERICA - USA Advance Tickets $30 Day of Event $35 Tickets for sale at the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce, Food Pride & Piggly Wiggly in Beaver Dam. 5:30-8:30 pm Fees: $30 in advance, $35 at the door Location: Downtown Beaver Dam Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber (920) 887-8879 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

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

07-09 - 'A Day in the Park' Arts & Craft Show 'A Day in the Park' Arts & Craft Show Over 200 vendors displaying & selling their crafts in beautiful Swan Park. Event held rain or shine. Food, beverages and ice cream are available on the grounds. Handicap accessibility available. 10 am to 4 pm Fees: FREE entry. Location: Swan Park Corner of Mill and S. University Contact: Women's Affiliate - womensaffiliate@gmail.com

07-12 through 07-15 - Plein Air Festival Plein Air Event - July 12th - July 15th Artists from all over Wisconsin are invited to participate in this four day outdoor plein air event. Areas of interest are: The beautiful facades of our historic buildings, landscapes, Beaver Dam Lake area and other waterways and other points of interest within city limits. Awards will be presented on Sunday, July 23rd during the opening of the Plein Air Art Exhibit along with a special Viewer’s Choice Award that will be voted by the public as best representation of Beaver Dam. Artists may participate in any or all days. Registration Fee: $40 per person (for any or all days of the event) Exhibit Opening, Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction Sunday, July 16th. Exhibit of Plein Air works will run from July 16th-July 23rd, if artists choose to exhibit their works at the Seippel Center for Arts otherwise unsold works may be taken on July 16th. Varies by Artist Fees: Free to view. Original works will be available for silent auction on Sunday July 16th. Location: Watch for artists throughout Beaver Dam Contact: Jessalyn Braun (920) 885-3635 - bdaaa@seippelcenter.com

07-18 - BDLIA Summer Celebration Come by Boat or Come by Car to The Springs Pub & Grill Tuesday, July 18, 2017 5:00 to 8:00 PM Rain or Shine Enjoy a hamburger or brat and soda on us! Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase. Member get-together for fun, food and conversation. BDLIA Update & Presentations at 6:15 pm. Bring neighbors, friends and/or family members! Please RSVP by July 12th. Call 920-356-1200 ~ Email info@bdlia.org or download the form and mail. 5-8 pm Fees: Free Location: The Springs Pub & Grill N9070 Cty Rd FW Off of Cty Rd C or Cty Rd G (on north end of Beaver Dam Lake) Contact: Beaver Dam Lake Improvement Association (920) 356-1200 - info@bdlia.org

07-20 - Partners of BDCH Cookie Sale Fresh baked cookies for sale 8:00 to 3:00 Fees: 60 cents each cookie Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe' area and in the front lobby in front of the Gift Shop Contact: Gail Hope Henschel - 920-887-1215 - hensch34@charter.net

07-22 - An Evening in Ireland Church Health Services (CHS) is excited to announce their fifth annual gala with an 'Irish' flavor for 2017. Join CHS for an Irish evening full of themed drinks, food, and live entertainment by the Drowsy Maggies! For your bidding pleasure, Auctioneer Jeff Kitchen will keep the action going with their live and silent auction. 6:00pm - 10:00pm Fees: $40.00 per person or $70.00 per couple Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7596 Hwy 33 Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Bev Beal Loeck (920) 887-1766 option 5 - bevb@churchclinic.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

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

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

08-17 - 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

08-25 - 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

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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