Community

Double Your Pleasure by Taking In Two Area Concerts!

November 8, 2018

On November 9th and 12th, respectively, the Civic Symphony of Green Bay and the Allouez Village Band are presenting concerts that are sure to provide wonderful family entertainment and enrichment.

First, on Friday, November 9th, The Civic Symphony of Green Bay will present their Story-Telling Family Concert:

Barber of Seville Overture by Rossini
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 by Grieg
Iroquois Creation Story by Davids
Scheherazade, Mvts I & II by Rimsky-Korsakov

This concert, 7:00pm at the Meyer Theatre is presented in collaboration with the Greater Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Then, on Monday, November 12th, The Allouez Village Band will sponsor their "November Collection" with American Legion Post 11, in conjunction with their November Concert.

American Legion Post 11 will be conducting its 13th annual collection for military care packages at our next concert, Monday, Nov. 12 This is their most important collection prior to Christmas for our service people who are overseas. Audience members are invited to bring small food and drink items and hard candies that can fit into pockets as well as small hygiene products (no aerosols please). Candy canes and wrapped Christmas treats that will not melt are also appreciated. They also request items that can be given to children, like small toys, coloring books and crayons.

If you have a loved one in the military who would like a care package please talk with a member of the American Legion Post 11 in the lobby that evening prior to the concert.

The Green Bay News Network hopes that our Members and Readers will plan to attend these two concerts with their families. It will be a great kick-off to the Thanksgving & Christmas Season.

Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day ~ Your Vote Makes a Difference!

November 1, 2018

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018, is Election Day in Wisconsin. As a recent editorial column in a local newspaper expressed it, "Vote on Tuesday, November 6th, or Forever hold your peace."  We agree: This is the time to make your voice heard - and to make it count!

Voters will be electing a Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, and a United States Senator. Also on the ballot will be contests for the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as various county and local races.

To find your polling place and view your sample ballot, Please Click Here.

 As always, the Green Bay News Network urges All Eligible Voters to exercise their right and responsibility to vote. Our hard won freedoms only survive when citizens fulfill their roles and duties.

Early Voting Underway for November General Election

October 18, 2018

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018, is Election Day in Wisconsin. 

Voters will be electing a Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, and a United States Senator. Also on the ballot will be contests for the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as various county and local races.

To find your polling place and view your sample ballot, Please Click Here.

Voters can also vote early by visiting their local municipal clerk's office, filling out a paper ballot, sealing it in an envelope, and submitting it to member of the clerk's staff.

In Green Bay, voters can vote early at City Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm:
City Of Green Bay - Brown County
100 N Jefferson Steet Room 106, Green Bay
Phone: 920-448-3010
Fax: 920-448-3016
For Information, you can email the City Clerk: [email protected]

For Early Voting Information in other area municipalities, Please Click Here - Early Voting locations are listed under "Absentee Voting".

 As always, the Green Bay News Network urges All Eligible Voters to exercise their right and responsibility to vote. Our hard won freedoms only survive when citizens fulfill their roles and duties.

CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL This Saturday

October 4, 2018

Green Bay (August 15, 2018) – More than 200 craft beers will be available for sampling at the fifth annual Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival presented by Festival Foods Saturday, October 6 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Shopko Hall. Beer enthusiasts will receive a sampling glass and have access to unlimited two-ounce samples of beer and food. After selling out last year, a limited number of the popular First Call tickets will be available for those who want to be one “hop” ahead and get one hour early access at 5 p.m. to sample all beers. First Call tickets include a take-home 16 ounce glass beer boot.

General Admission $42 in advance, Designated Driver Admission $12 in advance, Buy Tickets online Here

Must be 21 to attend, including designated drivers. Share the festivities on Social Media with #craftbeergb.

What to expect at the Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival:

Sam Adam's Stein Hoisting Competition

Unlimited sampling of beer

Live music from Noah John & Ringing Iron

Beard Competition with Level-Up Beard Company (Categories include mustache, partial beard and full beard)

General admission is open at 6pm, but FIRST CALL starts at 5pm.

FIRST CALL benefits:

Limited tickets available (400)

One hour early entry to sample special edition selections before they run out!

Commemorative beer boot glass

For Full Details, Please Click Here

Registration Opens for 2nd Annual Café Crawl

September 13, 2018

You're invited to relax and enjoy the cafes of Downtown Green Bay. A punch card will guide you, a trolley will deliver you and samples await you at every stop.

Participating Cafés ~ More to come!

The Attic Books and Coffee

Grounded Cafe at ADRC

Daily Buzz Espresso Bar

Copper Rock Coffee Co

Monzù Bakery & Custom Cakes

The Cannery Public Market

The Creamery Downtown

After an outstanding turnout last year, the 2nd Annual Café Crawl invites you to the cafés of the Downtown, Broadway and Olde Main Street Districts. There will be food and/or drink samples at each, and a complimentary trolley to take from stop to stop.

There is no cost, but to assist in planning, we ask that you pre-register. You will then be entered in a drawing for café-inspired prizes donated by participating businesses.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cafe-crawl-2018-tickets-50185781022

Day-of-Event participants are also welcome.

An event punch card will be available at each stop. As you head home, turn in your punch card to be entered in a prize drawing!

Parking is available at any of the participating businesses, city streets, and parking ramps, and are all free on weekends. Start the crawl at any of the stops!

For more information, visit downtowngreenbay.com/events/cafecrawl

Steve Miller Band ~ Free Concert Outside Lambeau Field

September 6, 2018

As reported by Kendra Meinert, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, The Steve Miller Band will be featured in a free concert, on September 8th, outside Lambeau Field, in celebration of the Green Bay Packers' 100th Anniversary season:

"When the Green Bay Packers were looking for a music act to fit the bill for their 100th anniversary season, who better than the space cowboy, the joker, the gangster of love?...

The 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee comes with a robust catalog of ’70s and ’80s hits and his own Wisconsin credentials."

The Steve Miller Band will begin their concert at 7:30pm. Seating is general admission, and attendees are also welcome to bring lawn chairs.

Tailgating is a given, and various food and beverage vendors will be open for business.

For Full Details on this 100th Anniversary Special Event, Please Click Here!

Kites Over Lake Michigan

August 30, 2018

Shoreline Credit Union and Fox Communities Credit Union are proud to present the 13th Annual Kites Over Lake Michigan.

Once again, Neshotah Beach in Two Rivers is the place to be this Labor Day Weekend. The 13th Annual Kites Over Lake Michigan will be held there on Sept. 1-2, 2018.

This is one of the largest kite festivals in the Midwest, attracting kitefliers and people from all over the country. Those who come will be treated to some incredible displays of giant show kites of every type and size, precision stunt teams performing amazing aerial ballet with their kites, spectacular and colorful ground displays and activities for kids and the public both days.

The fun does not stop at the end of the day on Saturday because we will have a mass release of Sky Lanterns followed by a Fireworks Show finale, weather permitting.

Sky Lanterns will be available for sale at the beach and UFO, and only 100% bio-degradable Sky Lanterns will be allowed to be released there. Those with metal wires and candles will not be allowed. On Sunday morning, we will have free kite making for kids from 9am to 11am.

There will be a shuttle bus service from the Two Rivers High School to the beach for both days.

Saturday - 11am to 5pm
6pm to 9:30pm

Sunday - 11am to 5pm

Date: Sept. 1-2, 2018

►Sept. 1: Kite flying events from 11am to 4pm.

Sky Lanterns release at dusk, followed by the Fireworks Show.

►Sept. 2: Kite flying events from 11am to 4pm.

■ Free kids kite making from 9am -11am

To View the Event Details on Facebook, Please Click Here

Experience ArtStreet This Weekend

August 23, 2018

Experience Artstreet, an event that has been bringing art out of studios, galleries, and museums for 37 years. Stroll the streets of downtown Green Bay and encounter the original works of 200 artists from throughout the country.

This weekend, August 24th, 25th, & 26th, you can take in music, dance, theatrical and literary performances on stage and in the streets. View artists demonstrating their work during the creative process. Savor an array of specialty foods. Enjoy cultural displays, children’s art activities, and more.

Artstreet 2018 Hours
Friday, August 24 | 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (music until 10 pm)
Saturday, August 25 | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (music until 9 pm)
Sunday, August 26 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Artstreet Information Center
The information center provides general event information and is where visitors can pick up an event brochure, purchase an Artstreet t-shirt or poster, and learn more about Mosaic’s year-round programs.

Parking
Plenty of free parking is available in parking ramps, parking lots, and on adjacent streets.

Admission
FREE with a suggested donation of any amount offering patrons the opportunity to make a difference and help grow the arts in the community by making a contribution. Donations can be made at the Artstreet Information Center. Tips are accepted at the Artstreet Pub & Grill and Artstreet Pub. Proceeds will support community arts programs.

Lodging
Green Bay Visitor and Convention Bureau can assist you with your travel plans. Call (920) 494-9507 or toll-free (888) 867-3342 or visit them at Green Bay Tourism

Directions to Artstreet Grounds
Map & Directions

For more information Click Here, Contact Art Street at: (920) 435-5220, or email them with Questions.

Statewide Primary on Tuesday, August 14th

August 9, 2018

Once again, it's time to exercise our right and freedom - and to let our voices be heard.

On Tuesday, August 14th, voters in Green Bay, Brown County, and throughout the State of Wisconsin, will have the opportunity to participate in the Fall Primary Election.

Statewide, voters will be selecting candidates who will compete in the General Election on Tuesday, November 6th.

Offices for which candidates are running include the following:

Statewide: Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Treasurer

Congress: U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives (by Congressional District)

Brown County: Sheriff, Clerk of Circuit Court

Brown County Sample Ballots may be viewed by Clicking Here

For Voter Registration & Polling Place Location Information, Please Click Here

Celebrate Restaurant Week!

July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12th marks the beginning of Restaurant Week, which continues in the Greater Green Bay Area through next Thursday, July 19th.  

According to the event's website, "Restaurant Week gives food lovers an opportunity to experience food from the BEST restaurants throughout the region. Green Bay Restaurant Week™ was created with the intention of spotlighting the chefs and the cuisine that makes Greater Green Bay a dining destination. We have amazing restaurants and eateries, and this is the week to unite food lovers with DELICIOUS dining at AMAZING prices."  If you've ever experienced Restaurant Week, you will know this to be true.

Two of the participating restaurants you definitely do not want to miss are Galley 57 and Studio 1212, Members of the Green Bay News Network.

Galley 57 is offering the delicious menu below for $30.00 per person:

Appetizers

  • Flash Blackened Tuna - Yellow fin tuna flash blackened rare with wasabi, pickled ginger and soy
  • Firecracker Shrimp Cocktail - Jumbo shrimp served chilled with signature horseradish and avocado salsa verde
  • Ravioli Fritti - Fresh ravioli filled with a four cheese blend, lightly dusted in fresh herb panko then fried golden. Served with a fire roasted sweet pepper aioli and finished with a balsamic glaze

Entrées

  • Galley 57 Signature Steak - 8 oz. Filet Mignon served over gorgonzola crostini with caramelized onions and a balsamic Merlot demi-glace
  • Norwegian Salmon - 8 oz. grilled Norwegian salmon fillet served with your choice of fresh mango salsa or a lemon dill sauce
  • Cashew Chicken Amaretto - Fresh, all natural cashew encrusted chicken breast pan fried golden and served with a wild mushroom amaretto cream sauce
  • WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY ONLY: 4 Piece Perch Dinner, includes soup and salad bar, appetizer, and dessert.
  • THURSDAY & SATURDAY ONLY: 16oz Prime Rib Dinner, includes soup and salad bar, appetizer, and dessert.

Desserts

  • Black Forest Valrhona Chocolate Mousse - Rich and velvety Valrhona chocolate whipped with fresh cream and topped with wild Italian Amarena cherries
  • Turtle Sundae - French vanilla bean ice cream rolled in toasted pecans then topped with caramel and dark chocolate sauces. Topped with whipped cream and a cherry
  • Grasshopper - Galley 57 Supper Club Classic with French vanilla bean ice cream, creme de menthe and creme de cocoa for the ultimate adult ice cream indulgence

Studio 1212 is offering the menu below for $22.00

Appetizers

  • Tomato Bisque Soup
  • Italian Salad
  • Cheesy Artichoke Dip - Served hot with warm pita slices

Entrées

  • Medi Za - Mediterranean style pizza with grilled lamb, spinach, red onion, fresh tomatoes, kalamata olives and feta
  • Shrimp Scampi - Shrimp sautéed with garlic, butter, olive oil and white wine served over penne pasta
  • Tuna Melt Panini - Served with kettle ships

Desserts

  • Lemon Lovers Bar - Shortbread crust and a sweet and tangy lemon filling
  • Salted Caramel Brownie - Gourmet salted caramel-filled brownie drizzled with salted caramel and dark chocolate on a unique chocolate-covered pretzel crust
  • Brown Butter Bourbon Bar - Moist and gooey brown butter bourbon cake layer studded with pecans and soaked in a bourbon syrup atop sea salt brown butter cookie crumb crust, all adorned with a sweet bourbon drizzle

If you have never been introduced to these two restaurants, we strongly suggest you introduce yourself during Restaurant Week.  And, if you have had the pleasure of dining at either of these great restaurants, here's another good reason to visit them again! Please let them know that the Green Bay News Network Sent You!

Be Sure to Vote ~ Tuesday, April 4th

March 30, 2017

The Non-Partisan Spring General Election in Wisconsin is net Tuesday, April 4th.

The Brown County Clerk's Office manages all Federal, State, County, and local Elections held within the county's boundaries.

Statewide and within Brown County, all voters will choose a Superintendent of Public Instruction and a Justice of the Supreme Court.

The candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction are Tony Evers and Lowell E. Holtz, while Annette Ziegler is unopposed in her bid for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Depending on where you live -- Green Bay, Allouez, De Pere, Ashwaubenon, Bellevue, Howard, Suamico, etc. -- you may also be choosing between candidates for various municipal, judicial, and school board positions, as well as making decisions on various school district referenda.

To view the Sample Ballot appropriate to your registered voting address, Please Click Here

Remember, Voting is a Freedom and a Responsibility -- both of which need exercise!

The Green Bay News Network ™ has a very clear objective: "To Connect Locally Owned Businesses and Community Organizations with Consumers in the Greater Green Bay Area".

Give us a call at 920-819-7652 or click on the "Contact" link at the top of the page to learn how you can concentrate on your business while we concentrate on connecting you with your customers.

Next Tuesday's vote will have a big impact

April 2, 2015

Next Tuesday, April 7th, is Election Day in Brown County, and it's very important for all registered voters to get to the polls to cast their votes.

The results of this month's election will have a great impact on our local community.  We will be deciding who fills some very important positions, such as: 

  • State Supreme Court Justice
  • Appeals and Circuit Court Judges
  • Brown County Executive
  • City, Village and Town Leadership.  

CLICK HERE to view the offices you will be voting for in your area. 

Besides electing government leaders, voters in Brown County will be answering some very important questions, such as: 

  • "Election of chief justice. Shall section 4 (2) of article VII of the constitution be amended to direct that a chief justice of the supreme court shall be elected for a two-year term by a majority of the justices then serving on the court?"   CLICK HERE to learn how this will change the current process.
  • "Shall Northeast Wisconsin Technical College District, comprised of Brown, Door, Oconto, Kewaunee, Marinette, Florence, and portions of Shawano, Outagamie and Manitowoc Counties, Wisconsin be authorized to issue, pursuant to Chapter 67 of the Wisconsin Statutes, general obligation bonds or promissory notes in an amount not to exceed $66,500,000 for the public purpose of paying the cost of capital expenditures for projects which are included in the District's Master Facilities Plan consisting of constructing new buildings and facilities; adding to, upgrading, remodeling, and improving existing buildings; acquiring furnishings, fixtures and equipment; and acquiring and improving property at, but not limited to, its Green Bay, Marinette, and Sturgeon Bay campuses?" 

Every vote counts .... Make your vote count next Tuesday, April 7th!