Big Event Blog: Meet the Roosevelts
Get outdoors for a snowshoe hike at Big Foot Beach, stay inside and paint a portrait of your puppy at Studio Winery, learn about the Roosevelts at Geneva Lake Museum, or learn to eat healthfully this year at Matheson Memorial Library. Check out the events this week on our Big Events Blog:
First Friday event, Jan. 6 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., on and around the square, downtown East Troy. 262-642-3770, EastTroy.org
Senior Travel Club of Walworth County meets Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Como Community Church, W3901 Palmer Road, Lake Geneva. New Officers will be installed. Registration closes for the Feb. 23, “Dukes of Dixieland,” trip. Sign up for March 9, “Saturday Night Fever” at Drury Lane, Oak Brook, Illinois. 262-292-9006
Snowshoe hike, Jan. 7 at Big Foot Beach State Park, 1550 S. Lake Shore Drive, Lake Geneva. Meet at ClearWater Outdoor, 744 W. Main St., Lake Geneva to pick up snowshoes, then meet at pavilion just past ranger shack at the park for hike to start at 11 a.m. Reservations required: 262-348-2420, ClearWaterOutdoor.com
Corks & Canvas, Jan. 8, from noon to 3 p.m., Studio Winery, 401 Sheridan Springs Road, Lake Geneva. Puppy portrait — bring a photo of your puppy. 262-348-9100, StudioWinery.com
Delavan and Delavan-Darien High School Alumni & Friends meet Jan. 9, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., at the Delavan American Legion Hall, 111 S. Second St., Delavan. No dues, just attend. Jason Tadlock, Elkhorn school administrator will speak about Elkhorn's innovative policies. Meeting cancelled if the temperature or wind chill is below zero or if the schools are closed due to the weather.
Side by Side meets Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. and the second Tuesday of the month, First Congregational Church of Christ, 715 Wisconsin St., Lake Geneva. Nonprofit group helping those in crisis in the Lake Geneva area. 262-581-5927.
Tuesdays at Two program, Jan. 10, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Geneva Lake Museum, 255 Mill St., Lake Geneva. Ward and Gail Brown portray Teddy and Edith Roosevelt. 262-248-6060, GenevaLakeMuseum.org
More Greens, Grains and Beans nutritional program Jan. 11 at 3:30 p.m., with nurse and nutritionist Joan Davis, at the Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. It's free, but registration is required: 262-723-2678, Elkhorn.lib.wi.us
Full moon hike, Jan. 12, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m, Big Foot Beach State Park, 1550 South Lake Shore Drive, Lake Geneva. Meet at the pavilion just past the ranger station. Free, but state park sticker and headlamp or flashlight needed.
Insurance Help program, Jan. 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Badger High School, Room 608, 220 South St., Lake Geneva. Free and open to the public: Understand the Marketplace, MNEdicare, BadgerCare and health insurance options, 262-348-2006
Adult Fans of Teen Fiction discussion, Jan. 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. Refreshments served. Register at the library's front desk. 262-249-5299, LakeGeneva.lib.wi.us
Knee High Naturalist program, Jan. 12, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for 3-5-year-olds with accompanying adult and their siblings, Richard Bong State Recreation Area, 26313 Burlington Road, Kansasville. Free hands-on activities and outdoor exploring, but state park sticker needed. Register with the Bong Naturalist Association at 262-878-5600 so they can plan ahead for supplies, BongNaturalistAssociation.org