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Apr. 2017

Master Gardener Presents: What’s New in Perennials

Apr. 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Little Chute Public Library,
625 Grand Avenue, Little Chute, WI 54140 United States
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Master Gardener Kathy Baum presents what’s new in perennials. See what are the hot and up and coming perennials and learn how they will perform in your garden. See how they look in an impressive slide show and be prepared to take notes for your next trip to a garden center, because you are bound to find some plants that you must have from her impressive list. Take this opportunity to discover new plants, or see what developments are being…

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Based on the book “Bodas de sangre” by Federico García Lorca, “The Bride” revolves around a love triangle between two men in love with the same woman. Two lovers carried away by their passion, defying all moral and social rules while challenging their own judgment. On her wedding day, the bride and her lover escape on horseback and their disobedience leads to devastating consequences. Not rated. 96 minutes. Free.

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Lawrence University’s World Music Series: Zakir Hussain with Rahul Sharma

Apr. 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lawrence Memorial Chapel,
510 E. College Ave. , Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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San Francisco-based musician/composer/ educator Zakir Hussain is considered one of the world’s foremost masters of the Indian tabla. Since the passing of Ravi Shankar, Hussain is regarded as India’s greatest classical musician. Rahul Sharma, who plays the 100-string santoor, has enjoyed collaborations with such diverse musicians as Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G and electronica group Deep Forest. Tickets: Adults $10; Seniors/Students: $5. 920-832-6749

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Driving Miss Daisy

Apr. 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center,
400 W. College Ave. , Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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The Neil Simon Festival presentation of this long-running Off-Broadway success and Academy Award-winning film, produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service Inc., brings together two beloved television actors in this classic theatrical performance. Driving Miss Daisy features Charlene Tilton (Dallas) and Clarence Gilyard (Walker, Texas Ranger, Matlock) in a warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady and a proud, soft-spoken black man.

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May. 2017

Monday Morning Matinee

May. 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Title: Pocahontas. Rated G. A Virginia Company sends a ship from England to America to stake a claim on the New World and bring back the gold that is rumored to be abundant there. Ambitious Governor Ratcliffe is head of the expedition, but well-known explorer and adventurer John Smith is the natural leader. Well-armed, the men anticipate easily fighting off any one they encounter, but John Smith’s first meeting with a native is not at all what he expects. Chief…

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Memory Cafe

May. 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Journey of a Nature Photographer with special guest Dr. Bruce Danz. Dr. Danz will relate the story of his experience in nature photography, going back to my early youth, mostly landscapes, and more recently about bird photography. Memory Cafe is a place for people with dementia to socialize without judgement. The general public is invited. Refreshments served.

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Thursday Afternoon @ the Movies

May. 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Featuring Fences. Rated PG-13. A black garbage collector named Troy Maxson in 1950s Pittsburgh is bitter that baseball’s color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues, Maxson is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones. Refreshments served. Free.

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The HillBenders present The Who’s TOMMY

May. 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weidner Center for the Performing Arts,
2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001 United States
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“Ever since I was a young boy I played the silver ball.” Maybe not your standard bluegrass lyric, but a line known by all the world from the biggest rock opera of all time, The Who’s Tommy. 45 years after its original release, this classic of classic rock has now been fully realized as a full length bluegrass tribute featuring Springfield, Missouri’s The HillBenders. Conceived and produced by SXSW co-founder and longtime musician/producer Louis Jay Meyers, this Bluegrass Opry brings…

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Kids Day Fox Valley presented by North Shore Bank

May. 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Shopko Plaza,
1578 Appleton Road, Menasha, WI 54952 United States

Join us and local business partners for a day dedicated to providing families with essential information on crime prevention, child and Internet safety, health promotion and environmental awareness. This event takes place rain or shine in the north parking lot of Shopko Plaza in Menasha (441 & Appleton Road) COME & WIN 1 OF 32 BICYCLES! FUN FOR ALL! 10AM-Noon NEW ZOO Meet & Greet Plus, free inflatable bouncers, karate demos, face painting, music, juggling, and balloon artists. SAFETY INFO…

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Where the Wild Things Are

May. 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Jane Bergstrom Fine Arts Education Center, St. Mary Central High School,
1050 Zephyr Dr , Neenah, WI 54956 United States

Valley Academy for the Arts, Inc., provider of premiere instruction in dance, music and the arts for children and adults at every level, presents the Spring Recital 2017 Where the Wild Things Are, inspired from the story by Maurice Sendak, with music by Benjamin Britten. The performance features students age 3-18 from Valley Academy for the Arts, showcasing original choreography by Anne Marie Brunner-Abderholden and Katharina Abderholden. Parking & entrance at the back of the school Doors open 1:30pm Advance…

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