Summer in Menasha

Community Events Calendar

2017 MENASHA SUMMER ACTIVITIES

June 5--August 12: Summer Reading Programs for kids, teens, & adults - Elisha D. Smith Public Library 
June 8--Oct. 26: Farm Fresh Market - Downtown Menasha - Thursdays 2:00-6:00pm
June 12--July 20: Free Breakfast in the Classroom for anyone 18 years and younger - Clovis Grove Elementary School - Monday: Thursday- Upon student arrival (You do not need to attend Summer School Ed-Venture to eat a meal.)
June 12--July 20: Free Breakfast Summer Meals for anyone 18 years and younger - Menasha High School:  Monday - Thursday - 7:10am - 8:45am
June 12--July 20: Free Lunch Summer Meals for anyone 18 years and younger - Clovis Grove Elementary School: Monday - Thursday - 11:15am - 1:00pm
June 12--July 20: Free Lunch Summer Meals for anyone 18 years and younger - Menasha High School - Monday - Thursday- 12:00pm - 12:45pm

July

July 20: Bazaar After Dark - 5:00 to 10:00pm, downtown Menasha
July 20: Leather Bracelets/Bookmarks (teens & tweens), Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:00pm
July 20: Bubble Run - Smith Park Pavilion - 6:30pm ($2 registration fee)
July 21: Funny Bone Activity/Obstacle Meet - Clovis Grove Park - 9:30 - 11:30am (free)
July 24: Story Sparklers Family Story Time - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 10:00am
July 24: Menasha Macs baseball game at Koslo Park vs. Sheboygan - 7:15pm
July 25: Summer Movie Series - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:00pm
July 25: Children's Singer Tom Pease - Schildt Park - 6:00pm (free)
July 26: Jeanie B In Concert (for kids) - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:30pm
July 27-28 -- 8:30am to 5:00pm & July 29 -- 8:30am to noon: Gives Back Rummage Sale, Prospera Credit Union, Warsau & 9th Sts., Menasha
July 27: Special Premier of Hometown Stories: Neenah-Menasha (Wisconsin Public Televison), free - 7:00pm
             at Menasha High School Auditorium
July 28: Baby Story Time - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 10:00am
July 31: Story Sparklers Family Story Time - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 10:00am
July 31:  First showing of Hometown Stories: Neenah-Menasha (Wisconsin Public Television) on TV - 8:00pm

August

August 1: Summer Movie Series - Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:00pm
August 1: Menasha Macs baseball game at Koslo Park vs. Appleton - 7:15pm
August 2-6: Winnebago County Fair, Winnebago County Fairgrounds at 500 E Cty Rd Y, Oshkosh WI 
August 2: Juggler Jason Huneke (for all ages)  - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:30pm
August 2: Corny Community Walk - Jefferson Park - 5:00pm: free, but bring a registration form:  English    Spanish 
August 2: Beekeeping for Beginners with Honey Bee Ware, Inc. - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 6:00pm
August 2: Menasha Park and Rec Take Me Out To The Ballgame! - Timber Rattler Stadium - 7:05pm (pre-order tickets by July 19)
August 3: Tennis Marathon - Clovis Grove Tennis Courts - 4:00pm - 10:30pm (free)
August 3: Outdoor Movie: Sing - Schildt Park - dusk 8:30 - 9:00pm
August 3: Menasha Macs baseball game at Koslo Park vs. Appleton - 7:15pm
August 5: Kayak Menasha: meet behind Memorial Bldg., Smith Park at 10:00am or 1:00pm ($20/person)*
August 7: Story Sparklers Family Story Time - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 10:00am
August 7: Menasha Macs League Playoffs Begin
August 8: Fox Cities Senior Games - Pierce Park in Appleton - 9:00am - 1:00pm
August 8: Summer Movie Series - Harry Potter and Dealthy Hallows Part 1 - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:00pm
August 9: Tom Pease in Concert - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:30pm
August 10: City Carnival and Talent Show - Smith Park - 4:00-6:30pm Carnival/6:45pm Talent Show (small fee for games & food)
August 11: Baby Story Time - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 10:00am
August 12: Grunski Runski/Kids Fun Runski – Jefferson Park  (entry fee required)
August 13: Race the Lake (bicycle race around Lake Winnebago)-- (entry fee required)
August 14: Story Sparklers Family Story Time - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 10:00am
August 14: Nonfiction Book Discussion - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 2:00pm
August 15: Summer Movie Series - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:00pm
August 16 : Build it with Legos - The Learning Shop visits us - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:30pm
August 17:  Twisted Pistons Scholarship Cruise-In car show, downtown Menasha  - 2:00 to 10:00pm
August 21: Story Sparklers Family Story Time - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 10:00am
August 22: Summer Movie Series - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:00pm
August 23: It's a Wrap Party (library program for kids) at Smith Park Pavilion - Smith Park - 1:30pm
August 23: Community Yoga in the Park - Smith Park - 6:00 - 7:00pm
August 24: Doty Island Summer Picnic - Smith Park Pavillion - 5:00 - 7:00pm
August 25: Baby Story Time - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 10:00am
August 26: Heckrodt Prairie Hootenanny - Heckrodt Wetland Reserve - noon ($5/person early registration or $8/person at the door)
August 30: Movie Day: Smurfs-The Lost Village - Elisha D. Smith Public Library - 1:30pm

September

September 2 & 3: Fox Jazz Fest - Jefferson Park - 12:00 - 6:00pm
September 4: Labor Day Parade - Neenah to Menasha – 10:00am
September 8 & 9: Seafood Fest – Jefferson Park, Friday & Saturday 4:00-10:30pm

*a program of the City of Menasha Parks & Recreation Dept. in partnership with the Fox River Kayaking Company.  City of Menasha youth may be eligible for financial assistance.  Kayaks provided are very stable.  No kayaking experience necessary.  Expect to get a little wet.  Limited space available: registration is required.  Register here or at City Hall.

Menasha Macs baseball game tickets are $3, children high school age and under are free.
Menasha Twins baseball game tickets are $2, children and seniors are free.

Attic Theatre - 920.734.7887
Barlow Planetarium 1478 Midway Rd, Menasha 920.832.2868
Boys and Girls Club of Menasha - 920.750.5860
Heckrodt Wetland Reserve  920.720.9349
Menasha Park and Recreation Dept. 920.967.3640
Village of Fox Crossing Parks and Recreation Dept. 920.720.7108
Weis Earth Science Museum  920.832.2925

This information may change. All library events are free and open to everyone.  Those with special needs are encouraged to call the library office at 920.967.3662, within 24 hours of the event, to assure that specific needs with regards to parking, building and meeting room accessibility are met.