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UPDATED: Tex Reynolds’ Toys for Tots 2022 gift registration opens Oct. 4

RACINE – Activity has ramped up at Tex Reynolds’ Toys for Tots, a home-grown charity that provides refurbished toys for area children at Christmas time. “Donations are picking up and the sorting area is busy,” said Kelly Frank, the organization’s secretary/treasurer. The Tex Reynolds’ Toys for Tots workshop, located in the basement of City Hall […]

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Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library Oct. 1 – 7

The following is a list of the upcoming programs at the Racine Public Library.Please note: COVID-19 safety information for RPL is below the programming information. Library Services & Event Registration Week of October 1 – 7 Register for Racine Public Library programs in one of the following ways (unless noted otherwise): Call 262-636-9217Visit the library […]

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Cops ‘N Kids Extended Learning hours open for enrollment through 6th grade

RACINE — A partnership between Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center and Racine Unified School District offers the opportunity for students to participate in extended learning enrichment. Students can gain access to free tutors if they are between three years of age and the 6th grade. Additional learning services are available for children who are between […]

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Azizi the lion makes special connection with 16-year-old visitor with Autism at the Racine Zoo

A picture is worth a thousand words and a photo of Racine’s Zoo resident, Azizi, and regular visitor, Bella Trevino, leaves the community speechless. The lion resident has a connection, like no other, with Trevino, who has Autism. Their human-animal bond was captured on camera by local photographer, Sarah Greening, of Sarah Greening Photography. Bella, […]

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Veterans bike and car show brings out the classics

RACINE — The classics – cars and motorcycles, that is – came out here Saturday afternoon. The 3rd Annual Racine Veterans Center and Legacy Museum Bike and Car Show attracted more than 30 classic cars and custom motorcycles. This year’s event was expanded from the Veterans Center rear parking lot, 820 Main St., into Wisconsin […]

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Jacobs family Halloween lights 2022 to benefit Racine Zoo, display opens soon

MOUNT PLEASANT — The Jacobs family is giving back this Halloween. They are providing a free holiday light show for the community at their home in Mount Pleasant while accepting donations to benefit the Racine Zoo. On weeknights and weekends in October, you can expect to see a spooky-yet-luminous light show at the Jacobs family’s […]

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Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library Sept. 23 – 30

The following is a list of the upcoming programs at the Racine Public Library.Please note: COVID-19 safety information for RPL is below the programming information. Library Services & Event Registration Week of September 23 – 30 Register for Racine Public Library programs in one of the following ways (unless noted otherwise): Call 262-636-9217Visit the library […]

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Free guest passes to Milwaukee Brewers baseball game available Sept. 22

RACINE — As part of the Milwaukee Brewers Buddies Program, the Racine, Parks Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) will be distributing free guest passes to Racine County residents on Sept. 22. The guest passes are for the Sept. 29 home game against the Miami Marlins. The game will begin at 6:40 p.m. at American Family […]

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5 upcoming events happening end of September in Southeastern Wisconsin

Looking for something to do this week in Southeastern Wisconsin? There’s something fun for everyone to do. September may be coming to an end, but the activities aren’t stopping. The Racine County Eye’s calendar page offers a variety of events and activities. Visit the calendar for details about what’s happening locally. Otherwise, check out these […]

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Kids are invited to climb a tree at River Bend Oct. 2

CALEDONIA — Kids, go climb a tree! A “Kids’ Climb” is a new addition to the River Bend Nature Center’s annual Chainsaw Carving & Art Forest Festival which is happening on Sunday, Oct. 2. Wisconsin Arborist Association hosts Kids’ Climb River Bend Nature Center (RBNC), 3600 N. Green Bay Road., in cooperation with the Wisconsin […]

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UW-Extension offers twist on a pantry staple: Garlic Ginger Ramen with Beef

Ramen noodles are a quick and easy way to fix yourself a meal. However, this easy lunch or dinner can get boring time after time. This week, UW-Extension has taken a twist on the pantry staple and provided a way to make ramen noodles nutritious, filling and delicious. “Ramen noodles are pretty ubiquitous at pantries […]

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Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library Sept. 12 – 18

The following is a list of the upcoming programs at the Racine Public Library.Please note: COVID-19 safety information for RPL is below the programming information. Library Services & Event Registration Week of September 12 – 18 Register for Racine Public Library programs in one of the following ways (unless noted otherwise): Call 262-636-9217Visit the library […]

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‘100 Thousand Poets for Change’ celebrated at September’s BONK!

RACINE — September’s BONK! will be a special night with poets from around the country, celebrating the 100 Thousand Poets for Change movement. It will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 6 pm until 7:30 pm on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated and hosted by Alex […]

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Welcome Techmobile: Racine Public Library celebrates 125 years with a new addition

RACINE – Racine Public Library (RPL) staff and community friends celebrated a big birthday in a big way Friday evening that included the launch of the state-of-the-art Techmobile. The library opened for the first time exactly 125 years ago on Sept. 9, 1897. It was originally a reading room, developed by the Racine Women’s Club, […]