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Richard Bong State Recreation Area celebrates Pollinator Week; 3 ways you can get involved

Richard Bong State Recreation Area is participating in Pollinator Week. This annual celebration takes place from June 20 through 26 and aims to create awareness about pollinator health. The Bong’s Naturalist Association strives to connect people with Racine County’s only state recreation area. Through the celebration of Pollinator Week, they are continuing their efforts to […]

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3rd annual Make Your Mark Community Art Festival is June 11

The Make Your Mark Community Art Festival is back for the 3rd year in Uptown Racine. Join with family and friends on June 11 for a chance to participate in a community mural painting as well as a gardening project. The Art for Uptown initiative is working to promote local artists and creatives through a […]

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Free live music returns to Monument Square on Fridays and Saturdays

The Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC) will host Music on the Monument and Saturday Sounds on the Square this summer. The event is back on Monument Square and offers free live music, from a variety of genres, every Friday and Saturday all summer long. From 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. from June 17 to August 27 […]

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Summit Players Theatre performing Much Ado About Nothing at Wisconsin State Parks

The Wisconsin-based traveling theatre company, Summit Players Theatre, is returning to live, outdoor performance. This summer they will be performing Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing from June 10 to August 20 in 23 different Wisconsin State Parks. Summit Players Theatre’s 2022 season is supported by grants from the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Wisconsin Humanities […]

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5 ways to participate in National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Weekend

National Gun Violence Awareness Day is observed on the first Friday in June. It kicks off a weekend-long observation known as Wear Orange Weekend. In the midst of multiple gun violence-related tragedies, including the recent events in Racine, people are coming together with a message that reaches into the hearts of millions nationwide. Americans want […]

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‘Take the Plunge’ to become a foster parent in Racine County, 7 informational sessions available

June kicks off Racine County’s Foster Care information series. The goal of these sessions is to educate community members about becoming foster parents in Racine County. As of now, there are 97 providers and 120 kids in the foster care system within Racine County. There are seven scheduled sessions in June at the four local […]

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June 2022 festivals, fairs, events in Racine County

Summer festivals, fairs and events are in full swing come June. In Southeastern Wisconsin, community organizations, churches, and businesses have come together to offer an assortment of fun. Racine County is your one-stop for all kinds of festivals, fairs, and events. Whether you are looking for something fun to do with the family or want […]

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Memorial Day Remembering Together Ceremony is May 29

The 2022 Memorial Day Remembering Together Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 21731 Spring St., in Union Grove. The Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery (SWVMC) serves as a final resting spot for ​veterans, spouses and dependents, and creates a lasting memorial to their achievements and sacrifices. All […]

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Racine Area Veterans Incorporation Hosts Racine Veterans Support Expo on May 28

The Racine Area Veterans Incorporation (RAVI) will be hosting the first Racine Veterans Support Expo on May 28. This free event will take place on Memorial Day weekend as a way to support Veterans, their families, and support systems at Memorial Hall, 72 7th St. in Downtown Racine. Racine Veterans Support Expo The expo will […]