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Mon
25
May

Memorial Day 2015 photos

Fitchburg commemorated Memorial Day with two ceremonies Monday, May 25. The first ceremony, held outside the Senior Center, featured a speech from Lt. Col. Todd Berge and a Memorial Day service from the Oregon-Brooklyn VFW. The second ceremony included a wreath-laying at the Bob Schley Memorial in Gorman Wayside Park.

Mon
25
May

Fitchburg Days 2015 photos

Fitchburg's annual Fitchburg Days festival took place at McKee Farms Park May 15 -17.

Sun
24
May

Former stealth bomber to speak at Memorial Day commemoration

Lt. Col. Todd Berge, United States Air Force (Ret.) is the keynote speaker at Monday’s Memorial Day observance, hosted by Mayor Steve Arnold at the Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 Lacy Road. The service will begin at 1 p.m. in the lower level of the senior center, followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the Bob Schley Memorial, 2377 S. Fish Hatchery Road (the former city hall). Oregon/Brooklyn VFW Post 10272 will preside over the observance. 

Wed
20
May

Annual bike rodeo, bike to library is May 23

Fitchburg’s annual Bike Rodeo and “Bike to Books” Ride will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 23, at Hatchery Hill Towne Center, 2970 Cahill Main.

Fri
15
May

Fitchburg Days 2015 begins


Photo by Scott Girard. Kaitlin Young and son Wesley, 4, ride the bumble bee ride shortly after the carnival opened Friday night.

The 2015 Fitchburg Days festival began Friday night and continues through Sunday.

The kids tent will be open from 4-8 p.m. Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with a different theme each day.

Heartland Farms Animal Sanctuary will be on the grounds from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Pat McCurdy will headline the Friday night music in the beer tent beginning at 9:30 p.m. The Kissers will play before him, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Wed
13
May

Fitchburg Days set for this weekend

Fitchburg Days will be back this weekend.

Wed
06
May

Fitchburg Days awaits approval

It’s not quite official, but it looks like Fitchburg Days will happen in 2015.

The festival’s organizer Jay Allen still needs to get approval from the city’s public safety and human services committee and common council for alcohol sales and a sound permit. City staff confirmed it would be on the May 12 committee agenda, less than a week before its scheduled dates of May 15-17.

Thu
30
Apr

Kids Building Wisconsin is May 9

Tri-North will sponsor the second annual Kids Building Wisconsin event at McKee Farms Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9.

This free, interactive community event aims to show kids and their families the potential that a career in the construction industry offers.

Kids Building Wisconsin is now established as a nonprofit, and its board of directors is led by president Pat Stern, who is also an account controller for Tri-North Builders.

Wed
22
Apr

Earth Day at the Library photos

Kids ages 2-5 filled the library's Storytime Room Wednesday, April 22, for an Earth Day celebration with crafts. Kids created cardboard flowers, colored photos and used colored paper to create an earth.
 
Wed
22
Apr

Bike race set for Fitchburg Center April 26

Seeing bikers in Fitchburg isn’t anything new, but a road race later this month will bring racers to the Fitchburg Center.

MadCity Velo’s Fitchburg Fast and Furious Criterium bike race is set to take place Sunday, April 26 on a 1-kilometer course circling the Agora Center and Pavillion.

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