Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Things to Do around Monroe, WI

What to do, what to do. Here is a sampling of the upcoming events in the Monroe area:

~ Young Professionals of Green County is having a speed networking event at Blackhawk Technical College on Thursday evening beginning at 5 pm.

~ The Monroe Public Library has their annual St Patrick's Day event on Saturday, March 14 from 11 until 2. Enjoy stories at 12 and 1 pm, and crafts throughout with Miss Kris and the Volunteens.

~ The Browntown Firemen's Dance is on Saturday evening starting at 7 pm at the Civic Center in Browntown. Support the small town fire department with a fun evening out.

~ Saturday evening is also the Green County Harmony Chorus annual show! Listen to sounds of All that Jazz, Skyline, Adamz Applez and more at the Monroe High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults. Show starts at 7:30.

~ If a pub crawl is more your speed, join the Celtic Pub Crawl in Monroe. Contact Tracy at 608.328.4404 for details.

~ Get on your green! The annual St Patrick's Day parade on Monroe's Downtown Square is on Tuesday, March 17 starting at 5:17 pm. Enter your pet in the best costume contest sponsored by Green County Humane Society. If you have a child who wants to be in the parade, all are welcome to join Miss Kris from the Monroe Public Library. Bring your quarters to buy popcorn from Shakespeare on the Edge and help support this great group of teens.

~ The Stephenson County Home Show is going on Saturday and Sunday at the YMCA complex on Pearl City Rd in Freeport. Come see over 70 local businesses and get ideas for building and remodeling.

~ There is still time to enroll the kids in Monroe Theatre Guild's workshops for Saturday. Learn the art of physical comedy, Elizabethan sword fighting for the stage, or both. Contact MTG for additional information or registration.

~ Plan ahead now for Chocolate Temptation's next Chocolate Fondue Night! The Valentine's Day event was so popular that they are doing it again on March 28. There are two seatings: 5:30 and 7 pm. Call Robbyn at 328-2462 to make your reservations now before they fill up again.

Please visit Green County Spotlight or Stephenson County CVB for additional events.

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