Upcoming Downtown Events and Activities for April


521689_10150735689244259_866206057_nDowntown Events & Specials
(Click underlined below or here for more info)

Gaming @ the Library Apr. 2, 9 & 16 2:30-4:30pm:

Come join the fun while playing contemporary and classic board games. For ages 18 and up. Free.

Storybook Stars: Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Building For Kids Apr. 2 & 4, 10am & 2:30pm and Apr. 5, 2:30pm:

Enjoy an interactive storytime.  Meet Clifford, take pictures & create a fun craft!

Let’s Talk About… What’s on your Mind? @ the Library Apr. 3, 10-11am:

Join our informal discussion group to talk about their own experiences, books read, or films.

Thursday Afternoon @ the Movies @ the Library Apr.3, 4-6pm:

Featuring Homeward Bound: Refreshments served. Free admission.

LU Dance Series: “Bird Lady” @ Warch Campus Center Apr. 3 & 4, 8-9:30PM:

Free and open to the public.

Happy Birthday Houdini! @ History Museum at the Castle Apr. 4, 11-4pm:

Teach yourself basic illusions such as card tricks in the Museum lobby. Included with Museum admission.

New Style Salon Spring Specials:

The 5th Annual GoodStyle Week April 4-14–save $5 when you donate clothing for Goodwill.  Plus gift cards On sale Now thru May 11–save 20%.

Outagamie Co. Master Gardeners Seminar @ The Library Apr. 5, 10-11:30am:

Today’s topic: Site preparation and soil amending.

Nano Days @ Paper Discovery Center Apr. 5, 1-3pm:

Nanoscale science, technology and engineering.We will have hands-on activities for visitors to explore. Included in museum admission.

LU Presents: “All About Life” @ Stansbury Theatre Apr. 5, 8-9:30pm:

It unfolds in chapters, revealing the irony of expectations vs. reality, beginnings and endings, and the secrets we share and keep as part of our daily lives.$5-$10

Poetry @ the Library Apr. 7, 4-5pm:

Poetry open mic. Come read your own poetry or a favorite poem. For teens and adults. Free.

On the Road with Master Gardeners @ the Library Apr. 7, 6:30-7:30pm:

Visit the Romantic Gardens of France. Free admission.

Creative Journey @ the Library Tuesdays, 10-12pm:

4/8: “Calligraphy: Letter Perfect” Supplies provided.

4/15: Film series Art:21 and bring your artist trading cards for trading after the film.

Women Leader of the Year Award Luncheon at Fox Banquets Rivertyme Catering Apr. 9, 11:30-1pm:

Join professional women of the Fox Cities.(Members: $15. Non-members: $17

Register Online by Apr. 7: www.wimiwi.org. Select Calendar of Events; change month to April; select the Fox Cities program & follow the prompts.)

Fox Cities Book Festival Author RJ Palacio @ the Library Apr. 9, 2-3:30pm:

Author of the Fox Cities Reads choice for 2014, Wonder. Free.

Lawrence University Latin American/Spanish Film Festival @ Warch Campus Center with English subtitles.  Apr. 9-12:  Details in next week’s newsletter!



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There's so much to like about Downtown Appleton. Thanks to its 60+ distinctive shops ... 50+ casual, fine dining and ethnic restaurants... nearly 30 pubs, clubs and live music hot spots ... a leading performing arts center and world-class visual arts gallery ... family-friendly activities and attractions ... a variety of coffee shops and gathering places ... PLUS Northeast Wisconsin's best events, Downtown Appleton is a favorite destination for many -- and it just keeps getting better and better!

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