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Community Connection

Alternative History Summer Program - July 15 - Aug. 1

  • Current sophomores and juniors - earn free college credits in history at the University of Wisconsin Parkside this summer by applying for their "Uncovering an Alternative Histories: A Native American Narrative" program.
  • Earn three FREE credits in one month of study, travel to local historical sites at no cost, and learn with state and national experts!
  • Information flier (PDF)
  • Apply

Anderson Arts Center CREATIVE CLASSES


Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Awareness Week - April 6-12


Beyond College: Spring Break College Tour Info Meetings

  • March 21
  • 6-7:30 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha - Teen Center
  • For students ages 14-18
  • College tour to be held April 17-23
  • Information flier

Dream Playground Ambassador Program - Items Needed


Seeking board members - Education Foundation of KenoshaEducation Foundation of Kenosha

Seeking Board Members

  • The Education Foundation of Kenosha was organized in 1980 to support the Kenosha Unified School District and its mission. The Foundation has financed a wide range of educational and enrichment projects not able to be funded through the District's normal budgetary allotments.
  • The Board raises and administers funds to support:
    • College scholarships for Kenosha K-12 students
    • Classroom grants to support K-12 teachers
  • Commitment:
    • Attend four board meetings per year
    • Promote and attend fundraising events
    • Participate on one subcommittee
  • INTERESTED? Send your resume and a letter of interest to Stacy Busby at sbusby@kusd.edu or 3600 52nd St., Kenosha, WI 53144
  • Learn more about the EFK at educationfoundationkenosha.org

Everything Under the Sun 2017-2019 logoEverything Under the Sun - 2017-2019

A youth and family activity guide of things to do in the Kenosha area.

Download the guide (PDF)


FoodShares Benefits

  • Families with FoodShares benefits: Use your EBT card at Kenosha HarborMarket and Westosha Market
  • More information

FREE Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

  • Basic Tax Assistance Program for households earning up to $54,000.
  • VITA assistance is available at a variety of locations: VITA tax assistance locations (PDF)
  • Interested in filing your own taxes for FREE in the comfort of your own home? Call 262-658-4104 or visit www.kenoshaunitedway.org/VITA
  • Earn up to $66,000? Visit MyFreeTaxes.com to file your own taxes for FREE!

Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project - Water Safety Resources

  • The Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, Inc. (GLSRP) is a nonprofit 501c3 corporation that is about saving lives through water safety advocacy and drowning survival strategies.
  • Videos
    • WGN Chicago’s Very Own segment, “Man makes water safety education his life’s passion”
    • Dave Benjamin’s drowning accident and ‘Because I said I would’ water safety promise video
    • John & Kathy Kocher’s “Gentle Giant” ‘Because I said I would promise video.

Harvey Community Rummage Sale & Craft/Vendor Fair - March 23

  • Public Welcome! Free Admission! SATURDAY ONLY! ALL proceeds from rummage sale go towards the Harvey PTA for student field trips, music equipment, & events.
  • Clothes, shoes for all ages, toys, furniture, household goods, jewelry, small appliances, collectibles, seasonal & concessions too! Over 40+ creative crafters and vendors will have displays
  • MORE INFORMATION: Event Flier (PDF)

Kenosha Community Health Center

  • You can get your child's physical, shots and sick visit done at Kenosha Community Health Center, Inc. with convenient locations and same day appointments with Pediatric and Family Nurse Practitioners. Let us help you maintain great oral health by utilizing preventative dentistry, which helps you and your family avoid cavities, gum diseases and more. Our dentists are dedicated to keeping your teeth healthy.
  • Flier (PDF)

Kenosha County Parks


Kenosha Public Library


Pringle Nature Center - Upcoming Events


RecPlex After School Program

  • The After School Program at the RecPlex offers a safe atmosphere where kids will have a great time, swimming, playing games and making fantastic arts & crafts projects.
  • Age: 4k - 8th Grade
  • Time: Until 6:30 p.m.
  • Additional information about the program including a complete list of schools and pricing can be found in the RecPlex Play By Play or by visiting recplexonline.com.

Swimtastic+SwimLabs Kenosha


Sylvan of Kenosha - Free Advanced Reading Assessment for Juniors and Seniors

  • Call Sylvan and set up a free advanced reading assessment to find your effective reading rate.
  • More information (PDF)

Traffick Jam: Youth Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Conference - March 30

  • For teens 7th-12th grades
  • 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall, 72 7th Street, Racine, WI
  • Knowledge is power! Food, prizes, music and more.
  • Information flier
  • Registration

UW-Parkside Summer Youth Camps

  • You want summer youth camps that focus on transforming, engaging, and learning. That’s why we keep class sizes small, ensuring that each camper gets plenty of one-on-one instruction from our expert teachers. Your camper benefits from guided opportunities to apply what they’re learning in a hands-on lab setting.
  • Keep your kids engaged this summer with meaningful programs that foster creativity and exploration through coding, technology, bioscience, and mindfulness.
General Document(s)
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Dream Playground - items needed PDF icon dream-playground.pdf
Everything Under the Sun PDF icon everything-under-sun.pdf
Kenosha Community Health Center PDF icon kchc.pdf
Sylvan of Kenosha - Free Advanced Reading Assessment for Juniors and Seniors PDF icon sylvan-reading.pdf
RecPlex After School Program PDF icon recplex-after-school.pdf
Pringle Nature Center Upcoming Winter/Spring Events PDF icon pringle-nature-center.pdf
VITA Income Tax Assistance PDF icon vita-tax.pdf
Alternative History Summer Program PDF icon alternative-history.pdf
Anderson Arts Center - Winter/Spring Schedule PDF icon anderson-arts.pdf
Swimtastic+SwimLabs grand opening special PDF icon swimtastic.pdf
Swimtastic+SwimLabs special needs program PDF icon swimtastic-special-needs.pdf
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Awareness Week PDF icon atod-schedule.pdf
Youth Mental Health & E-Cigarettes programs - April 9 & 11 PDF icon atod-events.pdf