Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Things to Do Around Monroe

From Ren Faire to snowmobiles, there is plenty to chose from for activities this weekend.

~ The Monroe Public Library has a new program this fall for kids in grades 6-12. Teen Tech is a group meeting on the second and third Thursday of the month from 3:30 until 4:30. All teens are welcome to come interact with technology from playing on the Wii to creating digital movies. On the fourth Thursday of the month, join Teen Chatter, a book club especially for this age group.

~ Come to the Piazza to support the Shakespeare on the Edge kids in their annual Renaissance Faire fund raising day.

~ Channel your inner Ghost of Christmas past present or future! MTG is auditioning for parts in this winter's production of A Christmas Carol on Thursday from 5 until 7:30 or Saturday from 10 until 12:30.

~ Come to the Badger State Tractor Pullers Fall National pull this Saturday. Categories include super farm, pro stock, light super stock, light limited super stock, unlimited super stock, two-wheel drive trucks, pro farm, and mini rod. There will be food stands by Green County Beef Producers and Monroe Lions. The pulling will be finished by about 8 pm, but stick around for more fun. The popular 8-piece country show band "Madison County" takes the stage. Proceeds from ticket sales are donated back to various charitable causes in the Green County area.

~ Stateline Trailblazers snowmobile groups has a Vintage Show & Swap this Saturday at SLICE. Bring your classic sleds in for judging in the show, or bring sleds or parts for swapping at the meet. Gates open at 7 for participants of the show and swap, with gates opening for the public at 10. Judging takes place at 2 pm.

~ The American Legion post in Albany has their monthly breakfast buffet on Sunday from 8 am until noon. Stop by the Legion Hall on Water St for a great breakfast this weekend.

~ Enjoy sports at their most fun by watching one of the area youth teams this weekend. Football, cross country, volleyball, elementary school through high school, there are kids out there who will appreciate a cheering home crowd.

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