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Celebrate Pride with Stevie and Stan: Racine Zoo’s African Penguin mates; Pride sale through June 12

The Racine Zoo is celebrating Pride month by highlighting two of its residents, Stevie and Stan. According to the South African National Biodiversity Institute, African penguins are monogamous, partnering with the same mate for many years. That’s the case for Stevie and Stan. They’ve chosen each other, and for years they have almost never left […]

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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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Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library June 6-12

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 June 6 – 12 Register for library programs in one of the following ways (unless noted otherwise): Call 262-636-9217Visit the library at 75 […]

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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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We want to hear from you: How do we fix the violence and increase the peace? Take the Community Survey

Help Racine County by taking the Racine County Eye’s community survey. Due to the increase in crime and violence in the Racine community, we want to hear from you. The community survey This survey will give our local media insight as to what concerns and questions residents have. By voicing your opinion, we can help […]

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UW-Parkside to offer exciting STEAM-based programs in summer camps to middle, high school students

SOMERS – The Professional and Continuing Education Department at UW-Parkside will be offering STEAM-based programs in the form of weekday summer camps to middle school and high school students that run from July to August. Each program is designed to inspire creativity and ingenuity in its participants, with topics spanning from Minecraft animation to geology […]

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You’re invited to rock along with Downtown Racine’s Public Art Project

RACINE – Rocking chairs – 26 of them, to be exact – are Downtown Racine’s Public Art Project for 2022. The sturdy, wooden, Amish-built chairs, each decorated by local artists, can be found outside businesses throughout the Downtown area. This marks the 21st consecutive year for the public art project presented by the Downtown Racine […]

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Free guest passes to Milwaukee Brewers baseball games available on June 2

RACINE — As part of the Milwaukee Brewers Buddies Program, the Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) will distribute free Milwaukee Brewers guest passes to Racine County residents beginning June 2, according to a May 27 news release. The guest passes are for the June 7 and 8 home games against the Philadelphia Phillies. […]

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Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library May 30-June 5

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 May 30 – June 5 Register for library programs in one of the following ways (unless noted otherwise): Call 262-636-9217Visit the library at […]

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Gateway’s WGTD FM wins big at Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards Gala 

MIDDLETON — On May 7, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) held its first in-person Awards Gala after two years of virtual events. WGTD FM, owned by Gateway Technical College, won eight awards in seven categories at the gala. The awards ceremony took place at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton. Over 340 people attended, according […]