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Island Park to host free concert featuring Celtic Gypsies Aug. 26

RACINE — A free concert, featuring the Celtic Gypsies, is set for Saturday (Aug. 26) at Island Park, 1700 Liberty St., from 4 to 7 p.m. Visitors are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy tunes from the Celtic Gypsies, a Racine-based band that specializes in Irish and folk music. The concert is […]

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Teen Outreach Program offered to grades 6-8 at Racine Unified, community centers

RACINE — Teens in Racine can join the after-school Teen Outreach Program (TOP) this fall through Racine Unified School District and other community resources. Teens in grades 6-8 can join this fall to be a part of a program that promotes positive youth development. TOP is made possible through a partnership with the City of […]

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Lifeguard hours extended at Racine’s Zoo Beach starting July 13

RACINE — Lifeguard hours will be extended at Zoo Beach starting Thursday, July 13, the Racine Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) announced on Monday. Zoo Beach gains lifeguards Because of diligent recruiting efforts, lifeguards will be on duty at Zoo Beach from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through the […]

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Free Milwaukee Brewers tickets available on April 20 at the PRCS office

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 April 20. The guest passes are for the April 24 home game against the Detroit Tigers. The game will begin at 6:40 p.m. at American Family […]

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2023 Ultimate Frisbee Camp to be held at Horlick Athletic Field, registration opens April 3

RACINE — A partnership between the City of Racine Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PRCS) and the Madison Radicals is bringing an Ultimate Frisbee Camp for youth ages 8-14 this upcoming summer. Madison Radicals logo The camp fee is $50 and includes a frisbee. This camp focuses on providing exciting drills to emphasize fundamentals, maximize […]

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Bowling fundraiser Strike-Out Big for Youth set for March 26

RACINE — The annual Strike-Out for Youth bowling fundraiser is scheduled for March 26, 2023, at Castle Lanes in Racine. The City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) hosts this event to raise funds for youth activities for the Racine community. This family-friendly event is for all ages and will begin at noon […]

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10th annual ‘Monument Mash’ Halloween event is Oct. 22 on Monument Square

RACINE — The 10th annual “Monument Mash” Halloween event will take place on Oct. 22 at Monument Square in Downtown Racine. From 1 p.m. until 3 p.m., families are encouraged to join the City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) for a day of free and spooky fun. The “Monument Mash” will coincide […]

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Lake Michigan water safety: County to deploy $150k on high-tech devices, training

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County officials, with a strong focus on water safety, will deploy high-tech devices and a big public information push to help prevent drownings and accidents on Lake Michigan. About $150,000 will be spent on sophisticated equipment – including drones, remote-control life rafts and satellite-linked signage – plus training and coordination for […]

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Senior Recreational Softball by City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services starts May 11

RACINE – Calling all softball-loving adults ages 50 and older! The City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) is inviting any adults in the 50-plus range to come on out and play in a recreational softball program. The program will be Wednesday mornings at Island Park, 1700 Liberty St., Racine. Both men and […]

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City of Racine offers Senior Volleyball Program

The Cesar Chavez Community Center is hosting a weekly senior volleyball program on Wednesday mornings. Senior adults are invited to play on recreational-level teams. The program is being offered by the City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS). Senior Volleyball Specifics Ages 50+Wednesday mornings, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.No registration requiredNo feesAll skill […]