Big Event Blog: Maple trees, spring planning, and once around the dance floor

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Staff | March 3, 2016

What are your plans this weekend? What about ballroom dancing in Elkhorn, making maple syrup in Mukwonago, or learning more about horses in Bristol? There's always something to do in Walworth County.

Preschool Story Time, March 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. Children ages 3 to 5 years are encouraged to attend, however, families and children of all ages are also invited. Each week, Library staff read aloud stories that are often based on a seasonal theme, plus singing, dancing, and other participatory activities. 262-249-5299, LakeGeneva.lib.wi.us

The Senior Travel Club of Walworth County meets March 4, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Como Community Church, W3901 Palmer Road, Lake Geneva. The speaker will be Jennie Hall, with Walworth County Art Council. Reservation deadline is March 4 for the April Spring Mystery Tour. Call Judy LaBianco 262-245-6792 or Nedra Taylor 262-642-3452 with questions.

Landscape Professionals Stateline Conference March 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Walworth County Government Center, Room 214, 100 W. Walworth St. in Elkhorn. The conference is for arborists, landscapers and horticulture professionals. For more information, call 815-986-4357 or go to web.extension.illinois.edu/jsw.

Maple Fest, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St., Mukwonago, Wisconsin. Come taste and see how maple syrup is made from sap with demonstrations by the Covenant Harbor Nature staff. 262-363-6770, ElegantFarmer.com

Stateline Equine Education program, March 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., Bristol, Wisconsin. Register online at http://goo.gl/forms/uUpQMC4umm, or contact Kristine Ely, Walworth County UW-Extension agriculture educator at [email protected] or 262-741-4951. In case of severe weather: Cancellation information for the program can be accessed at http://fyi.uwex.edu/horse.

Elkhorn Ballroom Dance, March 5, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Elkhorn Recreation Center, 200 Devendorf St.,  Elkhorn. All invited: Couples and singles, casual dress or dress to impress.  Ice supplied, but bring your own nonalcoholic refreshments. Admission charged, free parking, 262-741-5114

Snow Yoga, March 5 and every first and third Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Big Foot Beach State Park, 1452 Well St., Lake Geneva. Take a 15 minute warm up snowhoe hike followed by a blissful yoga session in the woods while on snowshoes, all levels encouraged, snowshoe provided. Arrive at Clearwater Outdoor Sports, 744 W. Main St., Lake Geneva, 15 minutes prior to your class to pick up your provided snowshoes and check in. Reservations at 262-348-2420, ClearWaterOutdoor.com

Auditions for Lakeland Players production of “42nd Street,” March 6 at 2 p.m. and March 7 at 7 p.m., at the Walworth County PAC (old Sprague Theater) downtown Elkhorn. Need Adults 15 years and up. Prepare a song to sing and wear appropriate shoes for dance. 630-205-4722


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