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Take Blizzard Challenge at Lapham Peak

Nov. 21, 2012

The Friends of Lapham Peak announce this year's Blizzard Challenge fundraising effort.

Currently, 1.5 kilometers of the cross-country ski trail system is capable of being covered with manmade snow. The Friends hope to expand that length of trail, as well as upgrade the snowmaking equipment. Some Blizzard donors (previous contributors of $1,000 or more) have pledged to match donations up to a total of $10,000

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. Donations can be made by sending a check to; Friends of Lapham Peak, Blizzard Challenge, W329 N846 Highway C, Delafield, WI 53018, or online at Active.com.

Partially as a result of the snowmaking capability a successful school age ski program has been started for children ages 6 through high school. Despite the lack of natural snow last winter, more than 90 children took advantage of the 6- to 12-year-old instructional program, and 40 children were members of the middle and high school teams that trained and competed as the Peak Nordic ski team. Additionally nearly 100 skiers took advantage of free ski lessons each Tuesday evening.

For more information, call (262) 646-3025.

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Weekend Happenings

Featured this week:  

Chili Fest: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 31, Downtown Oconomowoc. Stroll the downtown shops and sample chili at some 25 usinesses. Purchase a wristband for $5, or $3 with two food pantry items. Fowler Lake in downtown Oconomowoc will have ice skating, DJ music and a visit from Roscoe, the Milwaukee Admirals mascot as well as an ice hockey tournament. There’ll also be food, a beer tent, ice carvers, snow softball tournament and ice fishing clinic. www.downtownoconomowoc.org

Unforgettable — OAC Film Series: 7 p.m. Jan. 31, Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E. Forest St., Oconomowoc. Film tells the amazing story of Brad Williams featured on “60 Minutes.” Williams has superior autobiographical memory and can remember details of his entire life. Call (262) 567-3172 for information. $10 http://www.theoac.net.

Paul Monitor Autograph Signing: 12 p.m. Jan. 31, Legends of the Field, 2910 Golf Road, Delafield. Legends of the Field is having a public autograph signing and welcome back to Milwaukee for former Brewers All-Star and current Minnesota Twins Manager Paul Molitor noon to 1:30 p.m.

 

Dave Miller Band: 9:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Delafield Brewhaus, 3832 Hillside Drive, Delafield. Band plays until 12:30 a.m. Call (262) 646-7821 for more information. http://www.DavidMiller.us.

Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon. 

 

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