Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Things to Do Around Monroe

Even with the holiday weekend, you will still be able to find things to do in the area in the upcoming week.

~ If you need dessert for Easter dinner, the Senior Center is having a pie sale at Amcore bank on Friday starting at 8 am.

~ Easter Egg Hunts! Monticello has theirs in the community park on Saturday at 10:30 am for infants through fifth graders. Krape Parks in Freeport has theirs at 10 am on Saturday. Monroe's will be on Saturday at 1 pm at Twining Park (High School M if weather in case of inclement weather). The Basket Benefit begins at noon.

~ "Godspell" is running again this weekend. These final shows will be on April 9 and 10 at 7:30 PM and April 11 at 2 pm in the Monroe High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for members, $12 for non-members for evening shows or $8 matinees for everyone. Check out the upcoming classes on the MTG website as well. There are some great workshops coming up for both adults and children.

~ Greg Anderson band is playing at the New Glarus Hotel on Friday and Saturday evenings.

~ Tofflers in New Glarus has an Easter Brunch on Sunday from 8 am until 3 pm. Reservations recommended. New Glarus Hotel is running their Easter brunch on Sunday morning as well.

~ Highland Community College in Freeport is having a job fair on Tuesday, April 15 from 5 until 7:30 pm and Wednesday, April 16 from 9 am until 1 pm.

~ Professional bakers or want to be bakers! The Wisconsin Baker's Association is having a Baker's Forum on Tuesday, April 14 from 1-4 p.m. at the main Swiss Colony corporate building. There will be a tour of the Swiss Colony Bakery at 1:00. Then at 2:00 will be a presentation topic of "Thinking Outside the box - how do bakers survive this economy". The target audience is individual bakers, small bakery shops, and/or anyone interested in this type of food industry. It is free, but advanced registration is required. Contact Sheila at 608-328-8629.

~ There is another Revitalizing Wisconsin's Downtowns webinar through UW Extension coming up on April 15. This month's topic is Downtown Image and Branding. The webinar will be from noon until 1:30 in the conference room at Wisconsin Community Bank. $12.50 includes lunch.

Whether you are a Green County resident or just coming home to visit for the holiday weekend, come out and enjoy all that our area has to offer.

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