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Downtown Racine ‘Excited and Hopeful’ for Spring/Summer Events

Like spring flowers, Racine County is reblooming after a very long winter exacerbated by the COVID-19 global pandemic of the past year. Therefore, many are looking forward to spring and summer events in Racine. Two organizations – the Downtown Racine Corp. and Real Racine (Racine County’s destination marketing organization) – recently announced spring/summer events. Also, […]

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3-on-3 basketball tournament coming to Pleasant Prairie in August

Wisconsin-Dells-based company Top3 Promotions will include the Racine-Kenosha area, among ten cities, in the first round of a planned regional 3-on-3 basketball tournament, according to promotions founder – and former J. I. Case High School student – John Atkinson. Atkinson said he’s long promoted 3-on-3 basketball in one-off charity tournaments and other community-related events. “I […]

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Juneteenth Facebook Live Event

Local resident, Kelly Scroggins-Powell will be hosting a Juneteenth Facebook Live event on Friday, June 19 at 3 p.m. To be apart of the event go to Kelly’s Facebook to view the live event. The event will have a special guest, Dr. Renee Kirby, the Director of Health, Counseling, and Disability Services at the University […]

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Virtual Summer Shakespeare CLC and UW-Parkside Partnership

College of Lake County (CLC) will partner with the University of Wisconsin-Parkside (UW-Parkside) to present a virtual series of Shakespeare readings this summer. The acting company, made up of students from theatre departments of both institutions, will perform three plays on Sundays in June and July, starting with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, followed by Macbeth […]

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Racine Zoo Postpones 2020 Concerts to 2021

It is with great sadness that the Racine Zoo announces the postponement of all of the 2020 concerts to 2021. This includes the new Music at the Zoo Concerts, Animal Crackers Junior Concert Series, and our beloved Animal Crackers Concert Series. “This has been an incredibly difficult decision”, says Beth Heidorn, the Executive Director. “The […]

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Racine Literacy Council Resumes Entry-level Classes the Week of June 15

For 55 years, the Racine Literacy Council has provided educational resources to help adult learners meet life’s challenges. The current pandemic is a new challenge, and RLC is rising to meet it. The building has been closed since March 22. Existing student/tutor pairs have continued to work together through distance learning with materials mailed to […]

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Young Strings electric string trio featured live on Facebook happy hour

https://business.facebook.com/racinecountyeye/videos/314289862867391/?__xts__[0]=68.ARAR6DBn6IIQtYinbZPuCLJMlTFHS0evT8FpwMkQ64GThT8Uvs-_eQaHqjZNbBq0qFq5IrJaPzDvg2HkqL3EMeWXHfbrdgnXZAAsv8lcyPSwDZxDKUlBlY7gXcwaD7BjHJp0wNEaENrJ9gA89IeGmgMU411NRCuTz_kB1EypilglsuDllwJI415beDOpOwQitUF-1HiIMNsHY9RORTc0bHkWtvnkgQ9yc5GpwFeaBKR6JJMZ3Qe2REqnC4C0gTsy0uAfFjqyGxAsryIPdqdw5nUCSSpt-U2ezLxVuTR3JHkZO67IFUBZhNLoe7pwlw2XeF2YmXuezpTu-7w8oR5pddf0Ehw_KhzxlWM&__tn__=-R In Case you missed it, here’s the entire concert! Young Strings, a local electric string trio, will join the Racine County Eye for a virtual happy hour on Saturday, April 18. Who knew that three young individuals from Racine would be so talented as musicians, and go on to play at all of Racine’s […]