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Friday, Feb. 3
  • UWSP Jazz Festival, featuring guest artist Ted Nash and his trio, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Michelsen Hall @Noel Fine Arts Center, 1800 Portage St. Tickets $30/public and $15/students at uwsp.edu, by calling 715-346-4100 or at the Information and Tickets Office in the Dreyfus University Center.
  • Morning Brew with Officers in Blue, 9-10 a.m. at Mission Coffee House, 1800 Plover Rd.
  • Sculptopia (crafts), 10-11 a.m. @Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum, 1100 Main St. every Friday through Nov. 3, 2023.
  • Baby Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. @Portage Co. Library, 1001 Main St. Free. Every Friday through May 5.
  • Winter’s Garden art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Ave. No admission, family-friendly.
  • SPASH basketball, boys JV, 4 p.m. @DC Everest.
  • SPASH basketball, boys varsity, 7 p.m. @DC Everest.
  • Performance, “1974” by cwACT, 7-9 p.m. @Sentry Theater, 1900 North Point Dr. Tickets $14/adults, $12/veterans and kids, $7/students w/ID.
  • UWSP men’s hockey vs Northland College, 7 p.m. @K.B. Willet Arena, 1000 Minnesota Ave.
  • Live music: Austin Skalecki (solo acoustic), 7-10 p.m. @District 1 Brewing, 200 Division St. 21+
  • Quinton Kufahl’s Solo Drum Show (rock music & drums), 8:30-11:30 p.m. @Rookies, 3425 Church St. 21+
Saturday, Feb. 4
  • Winter farmers market, 8 a.m. to noon @Berard Center, 941 Michigan Ave. Open to the public.
  • Special Olympics Polar Plunge, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. @Anchor Bay Bar & Grill, 3460 Biron Dr., Wisconsin Rapids.
  • SPASH sports, boys wrestling conference, 8:30 a.m. @Merril High School.
  • Art display, Kiba Freeman, daily @UWSP Laird Room, 1015 Reserve St. Open to the public. Daily through Feb. 28.
  • Beginners yoga, by Ana Maria Yoga, 10-11 a.m. @The Wellness Spa, 3916 Water St. $15/class or $30/class plus yoga mat. Register at https://www.anamarieyoga.com.
  • Winter’s Garden art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. @Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Ave. No admission, family-friendly.
  • UWSP Big Dawg Invite Track & Field, 10:30 a.m. @Skyward Fieldhouse.
  • 10th Annual Cardinal Crusade, 4:40 p.m. @PJ’s-SentryWorld. Pacelli fundraiser; socializing, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, basket raffle, games, prize drawings, an online silent auction, and a live auction. $60/person.
  • Beginner Chair & Sexy Floor Dance, 6-7 p.m. @Croi Croga Yoga, 1909 Wood St. $20/person at https://croicroga.com.
  • Live music: Ira DeBoer, 6:30-9:30 p.m. @District 1 Brewing, 200 Division St. 21+
  • SPASH hockey, boys varsity, 7 p.m. @Verona Ice Arena.
  • Performance, “1974” by cwACT, 7-9 p.m. @Sentry Theater, 1900 North Point Dr. Tickets $14/adults, $12/veterans and kids, $7/students w/ID.
  • Wine tasting, 4-6 @Caravan Wine Shop, 1221 Second St. 21+
  • Live music: Manic Sarcastic, 5-8 p.m. @Central Waters Brewing, 351 Allen St., Amherst. 21+
  • Live music: Jordan Bain, 6-8:30 p.m. @Sunset Point Winery, 1201 Water St. 21+
  • Live music: Northwoods Skitchers, 8-11 p.m. @Rookies Sports Pub, 3425 Church St. 21+
Sunday, Feb. 5
  • Catholic Mass, 7:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. @St. Peter’s, 800 Fourth Ave.
  • Art exhibit: “Whimsy and Wonder,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Q Gallery, 1108 Main St., Stevens Point. Public welcome.
  • Winter’s Garden art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. @Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Ave. No admission, family-friendly.
  • Public skate, noon to 1:45 p.m. @KB Willet Arena, 1000 Minnesota Ave. Admission $4/city resident, $5/non. Sundays through March 26.
  • Cribbage tournament 2023, noon to 4 p.m. @District 1 Brewing Company, 200 Division St.
  • Sunday polka w/ TNT, 1-5 p.m. @Rookies, 3425 Church St. $10/person.
Monday, Feb. 6
  • Art display, Kiba Freeman, daily @UWSP Laird Room, 1015 Reserve St. Open to the public. Daily through Feb. 28.
  • Dance for Health class, 9:15-10 a.m. @Jensen Community Center, 487 N. Main St., Amherst. Contact Simone for information at [email protected] or 920-750-8695.
  • Winter’s Garden art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Ave. No admission, family-friendly.
  • Whiting Plan Commission meeting, 5 p.m. @village hall, 3600 Water St. See agenda here: Plan Commission agenda 2023-02-06 supplement
  • SPASH basketball, boys JV v Lakeland Union, 6:30 p.m. @PJ Jacobs.
  • Stevens Point Area Public School District Business Services/HR Committee, 7 p.m. @Bliss Educational Services Center, 1900 Polk St. Public welcome. Meeting agenda here.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
  • Art display, Kiba Freeman, daily @UWSP Laird Room, 1015 Reserve St. Open to the public. Daily through Feb. 28.
  • Art exhibit: “Whimsy and Wonder,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Q Gallery, 1108 Main St., Stevens Point. Public welcome.
  • Winter’s Garden art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Ave. No admission, family-friendly.
  • SPASH hockey, girls varsity, 4:45 p.m. @Hudson Sports & Civic Center.
  • SPASH hockey, boys JV, 5 p.m. @South Wood Co. Sports & Civic Center.
  • Trivia on Tap, 6-8 p.m. @District 1 Brewing, 200 Division St. 21+
Wednesday, Feb. 8
  • Dance for Health class, 9:15-10 a.m. @Jensen Community Center, 487 N. Main St., Amherst. Contact Simone for information at [email protected] or 920-750-8695.
  • Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. @Portage Co. Library, 1001 Main St. Designed for preschoolers. Every Wednesday through May 3.
  • Art display, Kiba Freeman, daily @UWSP Laird Room, 1015 Reserve St. Open to the public. Daily through Feb. 28.
  • Mixology class: “Dreaming of Summer, Fun Mixology 101,” 6:30 p.m. @Rose House, 1140 Clark St. Registration $40/person at square.link/u/qt8R2vHe.
  • New Horizons Book Club, 1:30-2:30 pm. @Portage Co. Library Pinery Room, 1001 Main St.
  • UWSP men’s basketball v UW-River Falls, 7 p.m. @Bennett Court.
Thursday, Feb. 9
  • Art display, Kiba Freeman, daily @UWSP Laird Room, 1015 Reserve St. Open to the public. Daily through Feb. 28.
  • Boys & Girls Club soccer, 5-6 p.m. @Plover Center, 2401 Cedar Dr., Plover. Cost $10/Club members, $20/non.
  • Beer tasting, 5-7 p.m. @Caravan Wine Shop, 1221 Second St. Free, 21+
  • The Lab​, 5-6 p.m. @Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum, 1100 Main St. Cost is $5/person over 12 months old. From engineering concepts to learning about the environment. Every week is different, all ages welcome. Every Thursday through Nov. 2, 2023.
  • Yin & Yang Yoga, by Lara Olson, 5:30-6:45 p.m. @The Wellness Spa, 3916 Water St. $15/class or $10 with a pricing plan. Register at https://www.happycatyogi.com.
  • UWSP women’s wrestling v Augsburg University, 7 p.m. @Shirley Egner Court at Berg Gym.
  • Karaoke night, 10 p.m. @Partner’s Pub, 2600 Stanley St. 21+
Friday, Feb. 10
  • Art exhibit: “Whimsy and Wonder,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Q Gallery, 1108 Main St., Stevens Point. Public welcome.
  • Baby Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. @Portage Co. Library, 1001 Main St. Free. very Friday through May 5.
  • Sculptopia (crafts), 10-11 a.m. @Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum, 1100 Main St. every Friday through Nov. 3, 2023.
  • Winter’s Garden art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Ave. No admission, family-friendly.
  • UWSP men’s tennis v Wisconsin Lutheran College, noon @SentryWorld.
  • Performance, “1974” by cwACT, 7-9 p.m. @Sentry Theater, 1900 North Point Dr. Tickets $14/adults, $12/veterans and kids, $7/students w/ID.
  • UWSP women’s hockey v UW-Superior, 7 p.m. @KB Willet, 1000 Minnesota Ave.
  • Wine tasting, 7-9 p.m. @Sugar Bar, 835 Main St. $25/person, 21+
Saturday, Feb. 11
  • Beginners yoga, by Ana Maria Yoga, 10-11 a.m. @The Wellness Spa, 3916 Water St. $15/class or $30/class plus yoga mat. Register at https://www.anamarieyoga.com.
  • Performance, “1974” by cwACT, 7-9 p.m. @Sentry Theater, 1900 North Point Dr. Tickets $14/adults, $12/veterans and kids, $7/students w/ID.
  • UWSP women’s hockey v UW-Superior, 2 p.m. @KB Willet, 1000 Minnesota Ave.
  • UWSP women’s basketball v UW-Eau Claire, 6 p.m. @Berg Gym.
  • Big Brew Fest, 2-7 p.m. @District 1 Brewing, 200 Division St. $35/advance, $40/door. 21+
  • Wine tasting, 4-6 @Caravan Wine Shop, 1221 Second St. 21+
  • Murder Mystery Dinner, with a 1950s theme, 5-9 p.m. @Rookies, 3425 Church St. $75/person, 21+
  • Live music: Lawrence Anderson, 6-8:30 p.m. @Sunset Point Winery, 1201 Water St. 21+
  • Rock Night on Ice: 7-9 p.m. @KB Willet, 1000 Minnesota Ave.
Sunday, Feb. 12
  • Boozy Book Fair: Love on Tap, noon to 4 p.m., @District 1 Brewing, 200 Division St. Jointly sponsored by the brewery and Bound to Happen Books. 21+ or 18+ with a parent.
Monday, Feb. 13
Tuesday, Feb. 14
  • Winter’s Garden art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Ave. No admission, family-friendly.
  • Trivia on Tap, 6-8 p.m. @District 1 Brewing, 200 Division St. 21+
Wednesday, Feb. 15
  • Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. @Portage Co. Library, 1001 Main St. Designed for preschoolers. Every Wednesday through May 3.
  • Strong Bodies senior exercise, 11 a.m. to noon @Lincoln Center, 1519 Water St. Suggested donation $2/class or $30/10 weeks. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 27, 2023.
  • Winter’s Garden art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Ave. No admission, family-friendly.
Thursday, Feb. 16
  • Winter’s Garden art exhibit, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. @Riverfront Arts Center, 1200 Crosby Ave. No admission, family-friendly.
  • Boys & Girls Club soccer, 5-6 p.m. @Plover Center, 2401 Cedar Dr., Plover. Cost $10/Club members, $20/non.
  • Beer tasting, 5-7 p.m. @Caravan Wine Shop, 1221 Second St. Free, 21+
  • The Lab​, 5-6 p.m. @Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum, 1100 Main St. Cost is $5/person over 12 months old. From engineering concepts to learning about the environment. Every week is different, all ages welcome. Every Thursday through Nov. 2, 2023.
  • Yin & Yang Yoga, by Lara Olson, 5:30-6:45 p.m. @The Wellness Spa, 3916 Water St. $15/class or $10 with a pricing plan. Register at https://www.happycatyogi.com.
Friday, Feb. 17
Saturday, Feb. 18
  • 1st Annual Hannah Goman Memorial Fishery, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. @Hitchin’ Rail Tavern, 4471 County Rd. J, Stevens Point. Fishery on Collins Lake/$30 per person, under 16 free. Pre-register @ Hitchin’ Rail after Feb. 5, or on the ice on the day of, from 7-9 a.m. Prizes, raffles, and more.
Sunday, Feb. 19
Monday, Feb. 20
Tuesday, Feb. 21
  • Trivia on Tap, 6-8 p.m. @District 1 Brewing, 200 Division St. 21+
Wednesday, Feb. 22
Thursday, Feb. 23
  • Presentation: “The Homeless Community of Stevens Point: Through the Camera Lens and Personal Experience,” by Mike Carter, photojournalist, 6:30 p.m. @Holy Spirit Parish, 2151 Stanley St. Followed by short panel discussion moderated by Prof. Robert Wolensky of UWSP. The panel will include LeighAnn Trzinski, Executive Director of the Stevens Point Salvation Army; Mark Kordus, City of Stevens Neighborhood Improvement Coordinator and creator/manager of the Rent Ready program; and Gregg Hansel of Holy Spirit Parish, who has been involved in addressing homelessness in conjunction with Catholic Charities of La Crosse.
Friday, Feb. 24
Saturday, Feb. 25
Sunday, Feb. 26
  • Monthly breakfast, Knights of Columbus, 8:15-11 a.m. @KoC Lodge, 401 W. Clark St. AYCE pancakes plus all the fixin’s, $10/adults, $6/ages 6-12, $4/ag 6 and under.
Monday, Feb. 27
Tuesday, Feb. 28
  • Trivia on Tap, 6-8 p.m. @District 1 Brewing, 200 Division St. 21+