Tuesday Tidbits - November 23, 2021
Calendar of Events
+The Chamber of Manitowoc County: Looking for ideas on where to shop local this holiday season? We created a new "Shop Manitowoc County" Guide featuring our local businesses. The list includes local: stores, online shopping links, food & drink, tickets, classes, memberships, hotels, gift shops, etc. Learn where you can shop local online and in-stores this year by visiting: chambermanitowoccounty.org/shopmanitowoccounty.com/.
Manitowoc Public Library: Join local author, Ellison Clark, in the Balkansky Room of Manitowoc Public Library on Wednesday, November 24th, at 4:00 pm for a discussion of her book With You. Ellison will be reading selections from her book—the story of four inseparable young women that grow and mature as their lives become more complex—as well as signing copies of her novel.
Par 5 Resort: Your Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet awaits at Par 5 Resort – November 25th!  Featuring all your Thanksgiving favorites such as: turkey, honey ham, garlic mashed potatoes, green bean casserole and many more! Also, featuring a French toast bar, an omelet station with all the fixings, smoked salmon among various salads and desserts. 13 and older $20.95, 3-12 years of age $10.95, 3 and younger free! Call (920) 755-4000 to make your reservations!
Lincoln Park Zoological Society: Join the Lincoln Park Zoological Society in celebrating its 10th Anniversary production of Lights in Lincoln Park. Entrance to the show is at Waldo/Lincoln Blvd. Manitowoc. Show dates are Friday November 26th and Saturday November 27th and every Thursday, Friday and Saturday beginning December 2nd through December 11th. Starting December 16th through December 29th: every night. Show hours are 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Admission: Donation of $5.00 per car. Santa Nights will again be held in Cabin 1 on Friday, November 26th and December 3rd, 10th, and 17th. From 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Family Fun Walk will be held on Tuesday November 23rd and Thursday December 30th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Donation $5.00 per Adult and $10.00 per family. Learn More. Volunteers also Needed December 18th, 20th, 26-28th: To sign up, contact James Skyberg (920) 686-9600 or email: jskyberg@skyberglaw.com.
The Granary Boutique: A new boutique is opening downtown this Saturday!! Shop home decor and amazing gifts at The Granary Boutique. We are located at 206 N. 8th Street Manitowoc and will be open 10:00 am–3:00 pm on November 27th. We will have gifts for the first 20 people and giveaway baskets to enter to win. See what our local artisans & makers have created as well. Shop small & support local this holiday season! We hope to see you soon!
Holy Family Memorial: In 1986, the Memorial Hospital Women’s Auxiliary lit the first Love Light Tree to honor our nation’s veterans. Through the years, the celebration evolved to honor and remember loved ones. This year, we invite you to join us virtually for our 35th anniversary of the Love Light Tree Celebration on Wednesday, December 1st at 5:00 pm. Proceeds from this year’s celebration will support Holy Family Memorial’s Veteran’s Health Fund. To purchase a light, visit hfmhealth.org/lovelight.
Wisconsin Maritime Museum: Saturday, December 4th — Annual Christmas Tree Ship Day at the museum. We will be open from 10:00 am–4:00 pm with self-guided submarine tours available. Admission to the museum will be free on December 4th. The event will feature kids’ activities, a program on the Rouse Simmons (Christmas Tree Ship), and a visit from the big man himself, Santa Claus! The museum’s rooftop bar, Sub Pub on the Water, will also be open from 10:00 am–2:00 pm featuring warm drinks, such as boozy hot chocolate and hot cider. At approximately 10:00 am Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Santa’s elves will arrive via fish tug along the Riverwalk by the museum. Also check out the Sip & Shop Holiday Market on December 4th from 4:00–8:00 pm.
Lakeshore Wind Ensemble Association: Saturday, December 4th, 7:30 pm, Capitol Civic Centre. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Joel Ungemach, Conductor and Music Director at Manitowoc Lutheran High School, brings back the traditional Christmas concert you know and love with spirited and festive songs like The Bells of Christmas, Festival Fanfare for Christmas, Go Tell It on the Mountain, The Nutcracker Suite and a lively take on percussion with the African Bell Carol. Join us in song as we all carol along to Leroy Anderson’s “A Christmas Festival.” Join us and special guest narrator TV host Tom Zalaski in celebrating the season! Tickets: cccshows.org. More info: LakeshoreWindEnsemble.org.
Hope House of Manitowoc County: Join us for a pancake breakfast at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Parish in Two Rivers on Sunday, December 5th from 8:30-11:30 am. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, there is no cost for the breakfast but a free will offering will be accepted with the proceeds going to Hope House, helping families & individuals experiencing homlessness achieve sustainable independence. Enjoy a meal while supporting those in need! Learn more at www.hopehousemc.org.
Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center: Join us on December 11th from 9:00 am–1:00 pm for the third annual Milk + Cookies with Santa at Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center! FREE event that is fun for the whole family: Meet Santa, Drink Milk, Eat Cookies, Children’s Activities Partnered with the Manitowoc County Dairy Promotions. Learn More.
Unity Hospice: To help support and guide those who may be facing the darkness of loss and grief this holiday season, Unity Grief and Education Center invites those who have experienced the death of a loved one to join us Tuesday, December 14th at 7:00 pm for our 7th Annual Honor a Life Holiday Gathering. This year’s event will be streamed LIVE on Unity’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/UnityHospiceWI. This special program features reflection, music and holiday spirit to honor and remember loved ones who have died and find peace and hope with family and friends during the holiday season.
Lester Public Library: Fall reading challenges for all ages run through December 18th–still plenty of time to read and earn prizes! Pick up Story Time To Go packs for children six and younger, and Art To Go packs for school-age youth. A new Family Activity Pack comes out December 1st: build a balancing elf buddy with bamboo skewers, a cork and other supplies. St. Nick's Book Sale: all items 25¢ Friday, December 3rd; BOGO Saturday, December 4th; items FREE with TREP donations on Monday, December 6th! www.lesterlibrary.org.
Golden Flame Restaurant: Welcome to the Golden Flame Restaurant. We are open everyday from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Tuesday: Chicken ala King. Wednesday: BBQ Short Ribs. Thursday: Buy one Turkey meal for $8.95 and receive one meal FREE open 6:00 am until noon on Thanksgiving Day. Reopen on Friday at 6:00 am. Friday: 2 Piece Large Walleye. Saturday: Stuffed Pork Chop. Sunday: Ham Steak. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! 🦃
What The Lock? Escape Rooms: At What The Lock?, we have Black Friday and Small Business Saturday sales from 11:00 am–2:00 pm featuring Buy 2 Get 1 Gift Certificates and up to 20% off take-home escape games. Shop local and bring the family into a new type of immersive experience or take home a new type of tabletop game and unplug for the holidays!  
Take Note Studio: 🎶💜Order instruments for holiday gifts, while helping provide music education for others! All proceeds support the Take Note Studio scholarship fund. #bettertogether #musicforlife THANK YOU! https://forms.gle/XeHKuYFPGAwATdGH8.
Renèe’s Specialties: Save Your Bucket! Save Money! Save the Planet! First, buy a Bucket of one of Renée's Seven Original Flavors. Then, bring that bucket back and save 10% when you refill it with any of those 7 Flavors! Renée's Popcorn Buckets will help you save your wallet and the world. We offer 28 flavors of gourmet popcorn and 150 varieties of handcrafted chocolate goodies. We ship worldwide, so order today at Reneesspecialties.com! Or stop in and sample our sweet or savory treats: 2716 Memorial Drive, Two Rivers, WI 54241. (920) 492-2884. Wholesale opportunities available.
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Kurtz's Pub & Deli: Let’s talk soups! Every Monday, we have unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks for $10.99, (in-house only)! We have a variety of homemade soups that you will want to try out. We have chicken gnocchi, twice baked potato, tomato bisque, shrimp gumbo, chicken dumpling and stuffed pepper and many more that Brenda loves to create! It’s soup weather, enjoy a bowl here at Kurtz’s! We do carry out and dine in. Call us for a reservation or for your order at (920) 793-1222.
La Cappella Event Venue: TIS the SEASON to Ring in the Holidays at La Cappella! Book your event today! la-cappella.com. MAKE MEMORIES and CELEBRATE your Child’s Birthday at La Cappella! Your child (5 years or older) and guests will create their own masterpiece on canvas during an instructional painting tutorial based on your theme of choice. The party begins with 90 minutes of art activities followed by 30 minutes for serving cake, treats and/or opening presents. Cost is $15 per child for a 2 hour party for 10 children. ($150 minimum per party and $75 per hour for each additional hour.) Reserve your celebration today! la-cappella.com.
City of Two Rivers: Two Rivers Park Shelter Reservation for the 2022 Season. Monday, December 13th is the first day for making shelter reservations. Choose from a wide variety of shelters. Reservations are first come/first serve basis (In person reservations are booked December 13th. Online reservations are available as of December 14th). Office hours are Monday–Friday 8:00 am–4:00 pm. Shelter reservation made on-line
at trrec.activityreg.com, (again on-line reservations accepted December 14th). ***Payment/Deposit is due when making your reservation***Questions, call the TR Parks & Recreation at (920) 793-5592.
Friends of Mariners Trail: The 2022 Friends of Mariners Trail Calendar is now available. You can purchase one at the following sales locations: The Chamber of Manitowoc County, Manitowoc Area Visitor & Convention Bureau, Manitowoc Piggly Wiggly, Manitowoc Pharmacies, Ivy Trails, Hartman's Towne & Country Greenhouse, Rahr-West Art Museum, Rustic Rose, The Fitness Store, J Pennae and Associates, Two Rivers City Hall, Lighthouse Inn, Schroeder's, Two Rivers Piggly Wiggly, The Medicine Shoppe, Hamilton Wood Type Museum.
Manitowoc-Two Rivers Y: GIVE BACK TO WHAT YOU LOVE. Consider a donation to the Manitowoc-Two Rivers YMCA on #GivingTuesday, November 30th. Facebook is matching funds up to $8 starting at 7:00 am CST. Double your impact by giving early through social media! Watch our Facebook page for additional giveaways on November 30th. Head to http://mtrymca.org/givingtuesday to learn more!
Miss Harbor Cities Organization, Inc. provides scholarship assistance to young women ages 13-26, fosters mentorship and professional development opportunities, and supports social impact initiatives in the communities we serve. Learn more about our organization and how you can support our future workforce and female leaders by partnering with our 2022 Scholarship Competition on February 27th, at the Capitol Civic Centre. Sponsorship Opportunities are now available.
Felician Village: Looking for a Christmas group project for your family or co-workers? Consider helping to make the holidays a little brighter for Felician Village residents by donating items for Christmas gifts or activities throughout the year. For a list of needed items go to https://felicianvillage.org/holiday-gift-donations-for-residents.html. In addition, gift cards or money are always appreciated. Deadline for Christmas gifts is December 17th. Questions? Contact Tim Reinemann, Life Enrichment Supervisor at (920) 684-7171, ext. 256 or treinemann@felicianvillage.org. Our residents thank you!
Shady Lane Inc. is looking for door prizes for their employee Christmas Party on December 13th! Any donations are greatly appreciated! Please bring any donations whether it be local goods or gift cards, to Shady Lane Inc. at 1235 S. 24th Street, Manitowoc, and let the front desk know it is for the Employee Christmas Celebration! Please have all donations in by December 1st, 2021. Thank you! 
The Haven of Manitowoc County will be participating in Giving Tuesday 2021, and we need your help! 1. Mark your calendar: Giving Tuesday is November 30th. Keep an eye on your inbox for more details as the day gets closer! 2. Give: On November 30th, we will be kicking off a special campaign to help fight against men's homelessness in our community. You can also support the mission by volunteering as a shelter monitor helper, making meals, and fundraising. 3. Spread the word! Encourage friends, family, and colleagues to join you. Share on social media what our mission means to you. Use the hashtag #morethanaroof so we can harness the power of social media and connection to help share our story!
Business Resources:
Lakeshore Technical College: Esports have arrived at LTC in our new state-of-the-art esports arena. Students can now enjoy the excitement of gaming while gaining an education for the real world – perhaps even a lucrative career in the gaming industry. They can play for fun or try out for our competitive teams that play League of Legends, Rocket League, and Smash Bros. LTC is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE). Visit gotoltc.edu/esports to learn more.
Job Openings:
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill: We are looking for Cooks, Waitresses, Dishwashers, Bartenders, and Hostesses to join our Time Out team! We offer competitive pay, flexible scheduling and a fast-paced work environment. Part-time and full-time positions available. All applicants must be 16 years of age or older (Bartenders must be at least 18 years old). Apply in person or online at timeoutsportsbarandgrill.net/employment.html.
Roncalli Middle School, part of Roncalli Catholic Schools, is looking for qualified candidates to fill a Middle School Collaborative Consultant position beginning Dec. 1st, 2021. This is a full-time teaching position. The desired candidate is an educator with a passion and talent for teaching. Knowledge of Special Education and the ability to work with students who struggle is preferred. For the complete job description, visit https://www.facebook.com/roncallielementaryandmiddleschool. Interested applicants should fill out the WECAN application for Vacancy ID #126539.

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