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Fiesta is part of Hispanic Heritage Celebration, a series of events throughout October dedicated to celebrating Hispanic culture and its diversity. The events also seek to raise awareness of issues that face Hispanic communities across the nation.
Gabriela Gamboa, President of the Hispanic Community Council of northeast Wisconsin, will be the keynote speaker at the dinner. Gamboa is an influential member of the Green Bay community and widely respected for her activism. She was recently honored with the National Football League’s Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award.
Hear stories of rural life at a time when a team of horses was a vital part of the farm family. Author Jerry Apps pairs lively historic narrative with reminiscences about his boyhood on the family farm in Wisconsin to paint a vivid picture of bygone times. Dinner begins at 5pm and the program begins at 6pm.
Stroll the Avenue and shop the 60 + unique shops or enjoy the 70+ pubs, clubs & restaurants! Window displays, refreshments, carolers, and a visit with Santa as you stroll down the ave. Some days feature special events in addition to the displays.
Visit www.appletondowntown.org for more information.
Riverview Gardens hosts an information session and fundraising event for the non-profit organization Kenya Works at Riverview Gardens Community Center. Join Kenya Works for a tasting of traditional African cuisine, meet the Kenya Works team, and enjoy a presentation at 7:00 p.m. about the history of the Kenya Works organization.
The event is free and open to the public; donations are strongly encouraged. Job trainees in the ServiceWorks program at Riverview Gardens are providing all set up for this event. Please contact Kenya Works at 920-738-0883 or [email protected] if you have any questions.
Educational Assistance Through Scholarships (E.A.T.S.) will feature a night of food tasting prepared by local chefs along with music, entertainment and a silent auction. Proceeds go to deserving students enrolled at UW-Fox Valley.
COOKBOOK BOOK CLUB: CAKES, CUPCAKES, & CAKE POPS!
Please join us at the Neenah Public Library for a rousing discussion of cookbooks featuring cake, cupcakes, and cake pop recipes on Thursday, October 9th, at 6:30 p.m. This program will be held in the library’s Storytime Room and is free and open to the public.
To participate in Cookbook Book Club select a cookbook that fits the up-coming month’s theme and spend some time flipping through the cookbook and sampling some recipes. Then join us for a lively discussion of the cookbooks and delicious taste tests!
For more information please visit www.neenahlibrary.org/adults/CookbookBookClub or contact the Reference Desk at the Neenah Public Library at 920-886-6315.
Celebrate Titletown Brewing's grand opening with beer, fun and live music.
Join us for a night of Sake tasting and sushi. Visit the Tsukioka Kogyo Exhibition one last time as you partake in the Japanese traditions of origami and haiku. Complimentary beer and wine provided. Sake sponsored by Unami Moto.
If you are going to Oktoberfest come to Spats for our Oktoberfest Afterparty! The PBR Bluegrass Band will be on the Spatio from 5:30-9pm. No Cover. Don't stop the party just because the Avenue's party is done, walk on down to Spats and listen to Lively Live Music from great local Talent. We are serving Tenderloin Newberg as our dinner special if you need to grab a bite to eat after your Oktoberfest Partying.
Bring the whole family to the Neville Public Museum and learn how to make delicious cream soda and root beer. These workshops are hands-on, as you learn about how soda is made and how you can make it at home. As a bonus, you'll get to walk away with two 12 oz. naturally carbonated sodas per person.
On this weekend, visitors will get the chance to make root beer. Traditionally made with sassafras bark, root beer is an American family favorite soft drink. Two recipes will be made, one with all natural ingredients, the other with extract ingredients. You be the judge on what is better.
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