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For the Kids: ‘Snow Daze’ lands in Library Park on Saturday



Sidewalks throughout downtown Kenosha will be decorated with ice sculptures for the fourth annual Snow Daze Festival from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 18) at Library Park, 711 59th Place.

Sculptors from Art Below Zero of Franksville will perform a demonstration during the event.

Heroes and villians from “The Chronicles of Narnia” will be joined by local mascots at 1 p.m. in Library Park. There will be winter-themed games offered and an opportunity to help decorate a “Chronicles of Kenosha” book made of ice.

Visitors can participate in arts and crafts in The Children’s Room at the Simmons Library from noon to 3 p.m.

Chess tournament set for Saturday

The fourth annual Kenosha Chess Association and Kenosha Public Library Chess Tournament is Saturday (Feb. 18) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Southwest Library, 7979 38th Ave.

The Swiss-style tournament is open to all ages and abilities. Each player competes in five games with no elimination. Teams are welcome. Prizes are awarded for each division.

Registration takes place from 9 to 9:30 a.m. The awards ceremony is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Space is limited to the first 56 participants. Children younger than age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information or pre-registration, contact tournament director Allan Cargille at 773-263-5565.

‘Seussy Celebration’ planned at Carthage

Come commemorate the work of Dr. Suess through games, crafts and reading at Carthage College’s Family Fun Night on Friday (Feb. 17) at the Hedberg Library.

The event is free and open to the public. Themed activities take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Families can also use the library’s computers and browse the Center for Children’s Literature.

The N.E. Tarble Athletic and Recreational Center is open from 6 to 9 p.m. with swimming offered from 6 to 9 p.m. A $1 donation to the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha is required to use the athletic facilities.

For more information, call 262-551-5906 or email For more information about TARC activities, call 262-551-6607.

Marcus Theatres offering Disney series

“Aladdin” is the featured film this weekend in Marcus Theatres’ Disney Enchanted Tales series at the Renaissance Cinema, 10411 Washington Ave., in Sturtevant.

Showtimes are 10 a.m, 12:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Friday through Monday (Feb. 17-20), Tickets are $5.

The series wraps up with “Alice in Wonderland” on Feb. 24-26.

For more information, visit

Twin Lakes Library to host NERF Games

NERF Games is taking place at the Twin Lakes Community Library, 110 S Lake Ave., from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 18).

The free event is for ages 5-12. Competitors are encouraged to bring their own NERF gun, foam bullets and eye protection.

Registration is required. For more information, visit or call 262-877-4281.

— Jeffrey Zampanti


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