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Living River Quartet - The Reason Tour

May 2, 2014 7pm, Doors Open at 6:30pm

Highland Community Church 1005 N. 28th Av. Wausau
Come hear songs from their new project "The Reason". Their music is a blend of contemporary praise and worship, gospel and a capella styles. Concert begins at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Admission is free. A love offering will be taken to support Living River. Please join us!

Debra Schonscheck 715-842-5683

Film Screening of "A Girl Like Her"

May 15, 2014 6pm

highland community church - weston campus, 6615 co rd J, Weston
Free event watching and discussing "A Girl Like Her" which reveals a time when women were banished to maternity homes and forced to surrender their babies for adoption.

anne at catholic charities post adoption resource center, 849-3311 x1725,

Free screening of the 40 film

May 10, 2014 6pm - 7:30pm

john muir middle school auditorium, wausau
The 40 film is a documentary that investigates the aftermath of legalized abortion in america. For more info, visit: Offering of baby diapers and baby food will be accepted, as will a free will offering for Hope Pregnancy Center, Catholic Charities and Rachel's Vineyard

catholic charities, 849-3311

Robert W. Monk Garden Tour

May 10, 2014 9am - Noon

Robert W. Monk Gardens,1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
Free Garden Tour, No reservations needed.

Robert W. Monk Gardens
715 261 6309

Free Rummage Sale

May 9, 2014 7:30am - 1pm

1005 North 28th Avenue, Wausau
Free rummage sale with clothing for all, baby items, toys, furniture and household items.

20th Annual Wisconsin Rapids Children's Festival

Apr 26, 2014 10am - 3pm

Lincoln High School, 1801 16th St So, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
We are celebrating Children Around the World at the 20th annual Wisconsin Rapids Children's Festival! This FREE event offers a fun day of hands-on activities to children age toddler to 10 years old.

Kim Gachnang, 715-451-1005,

Wausau Mine's 25th Annual Free Easter Dinner

Apr 20, 2014 Deliveries 11am - 12:30pm, Seating 12:30pm - 2pm

Wausau Mine Company, 3904 W Stewart Ave, Wausau
A Free Easter dinner provided for those in need, or would otherwise be alone on Easter Sunday

For Deliveries, please call (715)845-4517 or (715)845-1329 during the Week of April 14-18th during the hours of 9am-4pm

Tiny Tots Closet

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 10am - Noon

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
FREE diapers for those in need. *Bring picture ID & proof of parent or guardianship of a diaper-age child. (Birth Certificate, Crib Card, or WIC card preferred). Limit: 2 dozen diapers/visit. Limit 1 visit/month.

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Neighborhood Meals

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 4:30pm - 6pm

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Each week a local business, church, or family sponsors a meal that is prepared and served hot to hungry members of the Wausau Community. *No ID or income verification needed. Simply show up and eat- no questions asked!

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Healthy Kids Day

Apr 26, 2014 Noon - 3pm

Aspirus YMCA- 3402 Howland Ave., Weston, WI
Join us for a great day of FREE youth and family fun. The Aspirus Branch hosts Healthy Kids Day from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on April 26. There will be an information station on camp programs, summer membership, child care, our Wausau Triathlon and financial scholarships. There will be a youth fitness challenge with prizes awarded to finishers. There will be a pitch hit run competition on our soccer field. Try the Cardio Kids class in the gym or gymnastics and tumbling in our wellness studio. We will offer open swim and aquatic activities. Child care will host craft projects and a book fair. We will have various healthy eating and safety booths throughout Aspirus Branch. Hope to see you there!

Dave Phelps, 715-841-1850, ext. 205

Youth Outdoors Day

Jun 7, 2014 9am - 3pm

Lake Wazeecha Red Sands Beach
Enjoy over 20 outdoor related activities ranging from archery and pellet rifles to duck calling, fishing and compass reading, canoeing and rock climbing. This is a free event and includes lunch and raffle prizes

Cara Dillman

Fort McCoy Armed Forces Day Open House

May 17, 2014 9am - 3pm

Fort McCoy Commemorative Area
Armed Forces Day Open House is a family-oriented event, free and open to the public. Many activities are planned, including personalized ID tags, camouflage face painting, a natural resources display, police and fire department equipment, an interactive marksmanship gallery and much more.
The event will take place in the post’s historic Commemorative Area. Visitors should enter the installation via Gate 15 off of Highway 21 between Sparta and Tomah, Wis. Adults should have a photo ID.
For more information, call 608-388-2407.

Theresa R. Fitzgerald