LUNCH BREAK SERIES
Grab your lunch, bring a friend, and join us in PCA's Zona Gale Theatre at 12pm for your flexible noon hour on select Thursdays throughout the year! $5 at the door! Sponsored by the Schieber Family!
SEP 22 BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
Boys & Girls Clubs empower youth to become tomorrow's leaders through everyday moments. It is for that reason that several dedicated Portage community members came together to determine what it would take to bring a Boys & Girls Club to the community of Portage! Learn more from West-Central Wisconsin CEO Karen DeSanto!
OCT 27 EUROPEAN CASTLES
There are more than 10,000 medieval castles and their remains in Europe! Pete and Janet Price have traveled throughout Europe, and share some of their most memorable castles, histories, and experiences with you!
NOV 17 WISCONSIN AUTHOR TALK
Joy Ann Ribar grew up in a small Wisconsin community, and couldn’t imagine a better place to set a mystery series than a touristy Wisconsin lake town filled with local characters and flavors! Learn more about Joy, her Deep Lakes Cozy Mystery Series, and life as an author!
JAN 26 THE ABCs OF QUILTING
Did you know the word Quilt originates from the Latin “Culcita”, meaning mattress or cushion? Quilting, then, is forming together a minimum of three layers of fabric either through sewing manually or mechanically. Cindy Wilson presents The ABCs of quilting for both quilters and non-quilters alike!
FEB 23 HISTORIC INDIAN AGENCY HOUSE POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER
Explore the stories and lessons of the Historic Indian Agency House's past in a new way. Examine artifacts from the HIAH collection as you investigate the big picture of this important place in Portage—and national—history, as told by Executive Director Adam Novey.
MAR 23 LINE DANCING
Learn a line dance and hear more about 'Follow My Lead'. Gigi Vail and Lynn Morrison are instructors, choreographers and dancers, offering 'Barn Dance' experiences for your group, to include lessons on the top line dances!
APR 27 BACK PORCH TRIO CANCELLED
This brass trio came together during the pandemic, when their respective larger groups could not rehearse. They played together outdoors, on a back porch, as long as the weather allowed, a mix of folk, ragtime, and classical tunes!
APR 27 COLUMBIA ENERGY CENTER
Eric Sandvig, Director of Operations WPL Generation at Alliant Energy, will be talking about Alliant Energy’s Clean Energy Blueprint, the transition from coal to renewable energy sources, and the plans for the Columbia Energy Center.
MAY 25 HOMEMADE FREEZER JAM
Becky Gutzman, Master Food Preservationist and retired UW-Extension Educator discusses and demonstrates how to make homemade freezer jam just in time for the growing season! (PS...there may be some sampling involved!)