Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Things to Do Around Monroe

It looks like another busy week here in the Monroe area! Saturday is an especially busy day around here.

~ The Stage building will be hopping! Come try out for a part in Monroe Theatre Guild's upcoming production of The Odd Couple on April 16 or 17 from 7 until 9 pm or on April 18 from 10 am until noon. Upcoming MTG events include Saturday's Youth Theatre Set and Prop Design Workshop, a Mask and Mime workshop (April 25) and another Member's Movie Night (April 25).

~ Fun for the entire family! Albany Elementary School is having their annual PTO Carnival on Friday evening from 6 until 9 pm.

~ Come to the Garden of Quilts quilt show sponsored by the Courthouse Quilters on Saturday from 10 am until 4 pm at the Monroe High School. $5 admission, $1 discount with a non-perishable food item donation. Lunch available on site benefits the German Club.

~ Fiber arts enthusiasts, remember the Stephenson County Fiber Arts Fair this Saturday! The link will take you to our full post on this fair from last month.

~ Bring the kids to the Monroe Lego Club meeting on Saturday 12 until 3 pm at the Monroe Public Library.

~ Stop by the Swiss Colony Warehouse sale on Saturday from 9 am until 4 pm at their 1112 7th Ave location.

~ Nancy's Meadow Herbs is having an open house on Saturday from 10 am until 5 pm. Nancy's is one of our hidden treasures. Nancy and Terry grow over a hundred variety of herbs for wholesale sources, and they have a large variety of succlents and other very interesting plants. This open house also is the opening of their new Crone's Nest, a retail herbarium that will also offer teas, aromatherapy products, spices, dried herbs and more. W5549 Center Road just north of Monroe.

~ Bel Canto Singers are having a concert on Sunday afternoon at the Monroe Arts Center, 3 pm.

~ There will be a meeting on Monday evening for brainstorming community improvement with the goal of helping Monroe become a destination community and a home of a Local Foods Discovery Center. There will be a guest speaker, the creator the famous Mount Horeb Mustard Museum. Please, if you care about the future of our community, come. It will be from 5:30 until 7:30 at the Minhas Brewery.

~ April 23 will be the Annual Recognition Event for the Young Professionals of Green County. The evening will begin with at 7 pm with a dessert reception and networking. There will be a welcome from Dr Lance Sathoff, networking time and then presentation of the annual Young Professional of the Year award. It will be in Founders Hall at the Monroe Clinic. No charge, but please RVSP to the Young Professionals.

It should be another great weekend here in Cheese Country!

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