Chamber & Community Events as of: September 23, 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

09-09 through 10-28 - Community Art Project Exhibit The Community Art Project is intended to raise awareness of the visual arts by reaching out to the local community and encouraging participation from individuals of all ages and abilities, and to provide the BDAAA with funds through the sale of the miniature artworks. The 6”x 6” works of art created by the Community will collectively create a large-scale mosaic and will be displayed from September. 9th-October 28th. 1 to 4 pm Fees: FREE Location: Beaver Dam Area Arts Association 1605 N. Spring St Contact: Jessalyn Braun, Executive Director (920) 885-3635 - bdaaa@seippelcenter.com

09-25 - Wartime Veteran's Pension & Benefits Seminar Andy Miller Dodge County Veteran Services Officer presents: A Discussion about Benefits available for Wartime Veterans & how to get started with the process. Qualifications etc. Light refreshments served 4pm -5pm Fees: Free of Charge Location: Landmark @ Charleston House 104 Fakes Court Beaver Dam Great Room Contact: RSVP 920-356-9818 but walk in's are welcome - jasmine.vlassek@landmarkseniorliving.com

10-07 - 11th Annual BDCH Craft Fair 11th Annual BDCH Craft Fair 9:00 AM Saturday, October 7th, 2017 707 S. University Ave., Beaver Dam, WI 53916 The 11th Annual Beaver Dam Community Hospital Craft Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 7 and is sponsored by the Partners of BDCH. Fair proceeds benefit the BDCH Foundation’s Employees Helping Employees (EHE) Fund. The Craft Fair is free to attend and will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the hospital's main entrance. In addition to the craft sale, there will also be a bake sale and a gift basket raffle. The themed gift baskets that will be raffled off are made possible by hospital employees and departments through their generous donations. The (EHE) fund provides current BDCH employees with limited financial assistance in the event of a personal emergency or crisis. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fees: Free Location: Beaver Dam Community Hospital, 707 S. University Ave, Beaver Dam, WI Front Entrance Contact: Partners of BDCH mshoaf@bdch.org 920-887-4011 - mshoaf@bdch.org

10-08 - Wisconsin Hickory Association 3rd Annual Hickory Feast Enjoy a four course meal featuring the natural unique flavor of hickory: Crisp mixed green salad topped with hickory nuts, blea cheese and cranberries Ogwissimanabo ( a Native Amercan yellow squash soup with hickory Pork Porterhouse steak covered in a rich hickory boubon glaze, Side dishes of buttered parsley potatoes and green beans Hickory Nut Turtle Cheese Cake Hickory mesquite coffee Featured Guest Speaker: Hickory Nut Entrepreneur: Linda Schaalma of Juneau, WI, Selling WI hickory nuts worldwide Enter to win raffle prizes Reduces golf fees for Attendees with preset Tee times 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fees: $30.00 WHA Member
$37.50 Non-Member

WHA is a non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to preserving the history, culture & tradition of hickory and to promote the development of a hickory industry in WI
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 30, 2017
at www.wihickory.org Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7596 Hwy 33 Beaver Dam, WI Hosted by Wisconsin Hickory Association Contact: Don Niedermair info@hickoryglencreations.com (920) 887-3818 - info@hickoryglencreations.com

10-12 - Obstacle Course & Reducing Breast Cancer Risk with Dr. Effie Siomos Did you know physical activity and maintaining a healthy BMI helps prevent many cancers, including breast cancer? Let’s make physical activity fun! Join us for a short discussion on how to make working out fit into your busy life. Work with a friend or in a group to complete a series of physical and mental obstacles (and laugh along the way). All levels of participation are welcome, as obstacles will work for any age or ability. Please wear comfortable clothing you can move freely in. REGISTRATION: 6:30-7:00pm, EVENT: 7:00-8:00pm Fees: $0 Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7596 Highway 33 East, Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Julie Sena 920.885.6090 bdwh@bdwh.net - info@dodgecountywomensclub.com

10-13 through 10-21 - BDACT: Lombardi, the play October 11 at 7:30 (Final dress rehearsal and preview night) $5.00 October 13 at 7:30pm October 14 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm October 17 at 7:30pm October 19 at 7:30pm October 20 at 7:30pm October 21 at 7:30pm No shows on Sunday due to Packer games! Sports produce great human drama and there is no greater sports icon to bring to theatrical life than Hall of Fame football coach, Vince Lombardi, unquestionably one of the most inspirational and quotable personalities of all time. Though football's Super Bowl trophy is named for him, few know the real story of Lombardi-the man, his inspirations, his passions and ability to drive people to achieve what they never thought possible! PG13. Tickets, $10, $15, $17, on-line www.bdact.org - or Rechek's Food Pride, 920-887-7675. Concessions & adult beverages available. This play is produced by permission from Dramatist Play Service. Oct 13,14,17,19,20,21, - 7:30pm / Oct 14, 2pm matinee Fees: Tickets, $ 10, $15, $ 17. Location: Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre 219 N. Spring St. Beaver Dam, Wi. Contact: David Saniter, 920-885-6891. info@bdact.org - info@bdact.org

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

10-25 - Changing Our Behavior 8:30am - 3:30pm Summit II: The Next Steps to a Dementia Friendly Community 5:45pm - 7:30pm Special evening Caregiver Session - Changing our Behavior 8:30am - 3:30pm 5:45p - 7:30pm Fees: $10 for am session includes a box lunch
$5 for pm session includes refreshments Location: Old Hickory Golf Club W7956 State Rd 33 Beaver Dam, WI Contact: Dementia Concerns Coalition - To Send Check c/o Health & Humans Services Dept. Attn: DCC Conference Registrations 199 County Rd DF Juneau, WI 53039 or call the ADRC 920-386-3580 - dementiaconcerns@gmail.com

10-26 - Beaver Dam Community Blood Drive Red Cross Blood Drive 2:00pm - 6:00pm Fees: None Location: Landmark @ Charleston House 104 Fakes Court Beaver Dam Great Room Contact: contact Red Cross for an appointment or book on line 1-800-733-2767 redcrossblood.org or redcrossblood.org/RapidPass - Jenelle.Blavat@redcross.org

10-29 - Trick or Treat in City of Beaver Dam The annual City of Beaver Dam 'official' Trick or Treat event is always held the Sunday closest to, but not past, October 31st. The hours are always 4 - 6 pm. Residents wishing to participate should have their outdoor and/or porch lights turned on during the Trick or Treat hours. 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Fees: There is no fee for participants to Trick or Treat. Location: These Trick or Treat hours apply ONLY to the City of Beaver Dam. Other jurisdictions may or may not hold the same hours for their Trick or Treat event. Contact: This city wide event is not coordinated by any one individual or organization. - info@beaverdamchamber.com

10-29 - Pumpkin Drop from Airplane Drop a pumpkin from an aircraft $30 for two drops. We supply the pumpkins, or your can bring your own. Food and Beverage will be available. Bring the kids. Just watching the pumpkins explode when they hit the target,, is a lot of fun. 9AM till 4PM Fees: $30 for two pumpkins to drop from aircraft.
Attending is free of charge.
No cover charge come and watch! Location: Wisconsin Aviation Juneau. Dodge County Airport N6491 State Highway 26 Juneau Wisconsin Contact: Mary Gasper mary.gasper@wisconsinaviation.com 920-386-2402 - mary.gasper@wisconsinaviation.com

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

11-11 - Autumn Craft & Vendor Fair @ Charleston House Join us for our annual Autumn Craft & now Senior Vendor Fair. We will have crafters for all your holiday needs as well as some resource tables for information on senior resources in the area. Always a well attended event come early stay late. There will be light refreshments. 10am - 2pm Fees: Free Admission Location: Landmark @ Charleston House 104 Fakes Court Beaver Dam Great Room Contact: Kim or Jasmine if you would like to be a vendor @ 920-356-9818 - Jasmine.Vlassek@landmarkseniorliving.com

11-14 - Breakfast Network Sandy Heiar, of Heiar Insurance and Estate Planning, and host of her own weekly radio program on WBEV Radio, will share why it is so important for business owners and anyone who is working to prepare for their financial futures. Sandy Heiar is going to help you get prepared for your financial future by asking and answering some of these questions: - Are you ready for retirement? - What have you done to prepare? - How long do you expect to live after your work life? - Who is or who are the beneficiaries of your assets? - What kind of lifestyle do you want in retirement? What questions do YOU have of our retirement expert? Join us in November for this informative BN event. 7:30 am - 9:00 am Fees: Open to the Public!
$13 includes a hot breakfastg Location: Old Hickory Golf Club Contact: Beaver Dam Chamber (920) 887-8879 - info@beaverdamchamber.com

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

03-27 - 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

06-02 - 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 WILL OPEN EARLY IN 2018! 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

06-09 - Great Beaver Paddle Fest The public is invited to participate in the Second Annual ' Great Beaver Paddle Festival' which will be held at Beaver Dam Lake. The purpose of the event is to introduce kayak, canoe and stand up paddle board enthusiasts to Beaver Dam Lake as a great destination for paddling. The Great Beaver Paddle Festival will be a day of free demos, clinics, guided trail trips, paddle challenges and just paddling fun on Beaver Dam Lake. Bring your own equipment or some rental equipment will be available, or just come down and watch. Learn about paddling, the fastest growing recreation on lakes and rivers. Beaver Dam Lake is the 16th largest lake in Wisconsin and its 42 miles of shoreline offers a tremendous variety of scenic opportunities as well as great variety of waterfowl for birdwatchers and photographers.Paddlers prefer lakes that are not overrun with power boats and have multiple locations to launch. There are six public launch sites and a new handicapped accessible kayak dock and launch were installed at Derge Park this past spring. Water trails on Beaver Dam Lake vary in length. Maps will be available the day of the event. Paddlers of all levels are invited to come and experience Beaver Dam Lake and participate in the Great Beaver Paddle Festival. 9 am to 6 pm Fees: FREE Location: Parks throughout Beaver Dam Lake Contact: BD Activities and Services Department (920) 887-4639 - info@bdlia.org

 

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