Events

Upcoming THRIVE Events

April 5th @ 6p_FB Cover (3)Door County Thrive Seed Swap & Potluck happening at the newly finished Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor!!!

A seed swap is a chance for the community to come together to share and trade seeds!This event is open to families, gardeners, farmers and anyone else who wants to network and surround themselves with like-minded people! This event is also a potluck, so please bring a potluck item.

If you are trading seeds, please bring seeds you know and love so you can add value and information about the seeds to those you are trading and sharing with! The goal of this event is to leave with some new seeds for our 2018 gardens!

Whether you’re just getting starting on your very first garden or you are a seasoned gardener/farmer, you will walk away with some new knowledge, contacts and inspiration as we head into the 2018 growing season!

If you have plans or knowledge you’d like to share, please bring it. You will have the opportunity to chat with people individually or in groups! The type of information that will be shared at this event is as follows, but not limited to… types of seeds, growing techniques, and seed harvesting.

If you are not a gardener or into trading seeds, but are part of Thrive (or want to be part of Thrive) please come and enjoy the company, community, networking and delicious food.

**Suggested donation for Thrive events is $5-$10. Your donations are greatly appreciated and help Thrive continue to promote and plan events like this!**

Please make sure to RSVP to this event so we know how many to expect. And of course, please share this event with other like-minded people in our community!!!

Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion

7845 Church Street, Egg Harbor, Wisconsin 54209

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Please RSVP to our FB event:

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Please join our community conversation in the Door County Thrive Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/doorcountythrive/

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Upcoming “Green” Winter/Spring Events

The Following Organizations have great event calendars on their websites:

Crossroad’s at Big Creek Event Calendar

The Ridges Programs & Events

LNRP Event Calendar

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Informational Session

March 21 @ 9:00am – 10:00am

1009 Egg Harbor Rd – Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 

Learn how Door-Tran and our partners can get people where they need to go. Various transportation options were implemented in the past ten years based on needs in the community. Door-Tran Staff will provide an overview of all transportation related options. RSVP to 920.743.9999. Free and open to the public.

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Winter Homesteading Series

March 21 @ 6:00pm

938 Egg Harbor Rd  – Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 

“Chickens.” Jeff Perkins of Prince Corporation cover a broad range of topics including chicken varieties and differences, coop best practices, types of feed and their uses, health issues, and other common concerns. Beginners and non-members welcome. Free.

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Effective Strategies for Advocating for the Environment to Government Leaders

March 25 @ 9:00am

141 S 12th Ave – Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

“Effective Strategies for Advocating for the Environment to Government Leaders,” presented by representatives from Write On Door County, League of Women Voters and the Door County Civility Project. The finale of a six-week program series focused on Environmental Justice. Free and open to all.

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Recycling Event

April 4

230 E Vine St. – Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 

Open to the public. For more information call 920.746.2820.

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Thrive Potluck

Thursday, April 5th at 6pm

Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion

7845 Church Street, Egg Harbor, Wisconsin 54209

Door County Thrive Seed Swap & Potluck happening at the newly finished Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor!!!

A seed swap is a chance for the community to come together to share and trade seeds!

This event is open to families, gardeners, farmers and anyone else who wants to network and surround themselves with like-minded people! This event is also a potluck, so please bring a potluck item.

If you are trading seeds, please bring seeds you know and love so you can add value and information about the seeds to those you are trading and sharing with! The goal of this event is to leave with some new seeds for our 2018 gardens!

Whether you’re just getting starting on your very first garden or you are a seasoned gardener/farmer, you will walk away with some new knowledge, contacts and inspiration as we head into the 2018 growing season!

If you have plans or knowledge you’d like to share, please bring it. You will have the opportunity to chat with people individually or in groups! The type of information that will be shared at this event is as follows, but not limited to… types of seeds, growing techniques, and seed harvesting.

If you are not a gardener or into trading seeds, but are part of Thrive (or want to be part of Thrive) please come and enjoy the company, community, networking and delicious food.

**Suggested donation for Thrive events is $5-$10. Your donations are greatly appreciated and help Thrive continue to promote and plan events like this!**

Please make sure to RSVP to this event so we know how many to expect. And of course, please share this event with other like-minded people in our community!!!

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Celebrate Water Kickoff

Saturday, May 5th

Sawyer Park in Sturgeon Bay

Celebrate Water will be holding their Kickoff event on May 5 at Sawyer Park in Sturgeon Bay. All are invited to have a fun afternoon, relax, and listen to a few announcements.

Celebrate Water would like to invite any who are interested to set up an informational table at our kickoff. Since you are all the backbone of this initiative we are welcoming you to use this time and space to promote your businesses and any Celebrate Water events you might be holding throughout the year.

The kickoff will be from 12:30-2pm. So far they have confirmed Open Door Bird Sanctuary for an owl presentation, Cathy Grier as live music, a special performance by the New Day Singers, Bret Bicoy speaking on behalf of the initiative, and Joel Kitchens.

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5th Annual Climate Change Forum

Saturday, May 19th

Stone Harbor Resort – Sturgeon Bay, WI

Check the Climate Change Coalitions Website for updates!

https://climatechangedoorcounty.com/climateforum-5thannual/

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Door County Festival of Nature

May 25 – May 27, 2018

8166 State Highway 57, Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin 54202

The Ridges Sanctuary partners with local conservation groups to offer hikes, workshops, and presentations that highlight the incredible beauty and diversity of Door County. The Friends of Plum and Pilot Islands will provide a habitat hike on Plum Island. Registration opens April 1st. For more information, visit www.ridgessanctuary.org.

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