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Saturday, May 20, 2017, 8:30 am - Spring Workday at the SNH Cemetery
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 5:30 pm - Sons of Norway Midsummer Picnic
Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 2:00 pm - Annual New Hope "Firecracker" Parade
Saturday, July 8, 2017, 2:00 pm - The Newlands Duo, Vidar Skrede & Sara Pajunen
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 2:00 pm - John Dillinger presentation by Lowell Peterson
Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:30 am - Fall Workday at the SNH Cemetery
Sunday, September 10, 2017, 2:00 pm - Smokey Express
Saturday, October 7, 2017, 11:00 am - 6th Annual Pie Social
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10:30 am - Wreaths Across America

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 8:30 am - Spring Workday at the SNH Cemetery Gather with other volunteers. Many improvements to the cemetery grounds are anticipated with your willing backs and hands. We are continuing to improve the physical appearance of the cemetery grounds. Work begins at 8:30 am.  A lunch will be available for all the volunteers. Come for the whole time or part time, any help is welcome. Call 715-824-2334 or respond by email to toranderson@wi-net.com for additional information and to be counted in the group that will be planned for a lunch. Look at pictures from prior workdays.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 5:30 pm - Sons of Norway Midsummer Picnic Stevens Point “Vennligfolk” Sons of Norway Midsummer Picnic.  Private party.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 2:00 pm - Annual New Hope "Firecracker" Parade The New Hope 4th of July parade is an annual parade that ends at South New Hope Church. Come join the other spectators. It is a parade that you will never forget. The church will be open, so it is a great opportunity to go inside or stroll the cemetery grounds before and after the parade. Popcorn and water will once again be sold, with proceeds going to the restoration of the church.

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 2:00 pm - The Newlands Duo, Vidar Skrede & Sara Pajunen South New Hope Church is excited to present THE NEWLANDS CO-OP, a duo of Vidar Skrede and Sara Pajunen, who will perform a program of traditional and contemporary Nordic folk tunes, often with a contemporary twist. Vidar is a Norwegian who plays guitar, hardanger fiddle and violin, as well as other instruments.  Sara is Finnish and plays flute. Both have master’s degrees, and many outstanding awards of recognition for what they have done in their own country’s study of folk music. The public is invited to this performance. A suggested $10 donation is appreciated for this event.

Sunday, August 6, 2017, 2:00 pm - John Dillinger presentation by Lowell Peterson “Under the Gun & On the Run—John Dillinger” presentation by Lowell Peterson, retired cardiologist from Appleton, WI. Lowell has written several books that will be available for purchase, including one on John Dillinger.

Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:30 am - Fall Workday at the SNH Cemetery Fall workday has long been a time of fun and work. Many general maintenance and improvements to the cemetery grounds are anticipated with your willing backs and hands. We are continuing to improve the physical appearance of the cemetery grounds. Work begins at 8:30 am.  A lunch will be available for all the volunteers. Come for the whole time or part time, any help is welcome. Call 715-824-2334 or respond by email to toranderson@wi-net.com for additional information and to be counted in the group that will be planned for a lunch. Look at pictures from prior workdays.

Sunday, September 10, 2017, 2:00 pm - Smokey Express South New Hope Church is thrilled to present the well-known musical group, Smokey Express, which includes five family members who have been playing together for the past 33 years, and “have been performing since (they) were out of diapers.” They play a variety of music, including polkas, waltzes, country & western, rock and roll, and much more.  They are also known for their extended Christmas Show during the holiday season. The public is cordially invited to this event. A $10 donation is appreciated to help cover the church’s restoration project and program costs.

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 11:00 am- 6th Annual Pie Social Time to indulge yourself! The Pie Social will take place in the church from 11:00 am until all the pie is sold out.  Funds collected will go toward the restoration of the historic church building. As you are out doing the Hidden Studios Art Tour and attending the famous working artist studios, we welcome you to stop by and have some pie and beverage. The church and cemetery are along the tour route, located within this beautiful rural and peaceful countryside.

Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10:30 am- Wreaths Across America We invite people young and old to participate in the laying of wreaths on veterans' graves. The mission statement of Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization is: Our mission, Remember, Honor, Teach, is carried out in part by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies a specified Saturday in December at Arlington, as well as veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states, ceremonies at sea, and 24 national cemeteries on foreign soil. You can help by sponsoring a wreath for our cemetery, cost $15, or call 715-825-2509.

We welcome you to these events and activities! Check back for further details, as there may be programs added as the season unfolds.
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