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Drop-in Playground programs at 7 Racine locations for summer

It’s summer and it’s time that children in Racine to get outside. The City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS) invites community members to attend their Drop-in Playground programs. This program which does not require a sign up allows children to attend a nine-week theme-oriented summer program. Solbraa Park – The free program […]

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Racine Police Officer Gordon prepares for 20th annual Lake F/X Games

RACINE – The Racine Police Department revealed one of its officer’s hidden talents on Thursday through its Facebook page. Officer Michael “Gordo” Gordon is seen riding a BMX bike at the Pershing Skate Park, 800 Pershing Park. The officer was at the local skate park to take photos for an upcoming event. Officer Michael Gordon, […]

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3rd annual Juneteenth Celebration held at Echo Lake Park on Father’s Day

The Burlington Coalition for Dismantling Racism (BCDR) is hosting its third annual Juneteenth Celebration at Echo Lake Park in Burlington this Sunday, June 19. The festivities will kick off at 11 a.m. and go until 4 p.m. Since it’s on Father’s Day, all fathers who attend will also be honored. Juneteenth is the celebration of […]

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2022 Father’s Day weekend: 5 fun things to do in Racine County

Father’s Day weekend is a time to celebrate all the rad dads out there. It’s a time to do something memorable with a father figure in your life, who has played an essential role in helping to raise you. This weekend you can celebrate your birth father, your foster care parent, someone who chose to […]

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Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library June 13-19

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 13 – 19 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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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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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 […]