A look at upcoming community events in Cambridge and Deerfield. If you have an event to add, please email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Upcoming events are also listed in the print edition of the paper, published each Thursday.“Mary Poppins”
Tickets for the CD Players Theater July production of “Mary Poppins” go on sale June 15. Shows are July 12 and 13 at 7pm, July 14 at 2pm, July 19 and 20 at 7pm and July 21 at 2pm at the Cambridge Historic School, 211 South St. Tickets are available at www.cdplayerstheater.com. More information: email@example.com.
Mary Poppins is a classic musical that tells the story of George and Winifred who live at Number 17, Cherry Tree Lane with their misbehaved children, whose latest nanny has just quit in a fit. Mary Poppins arrives as the “practically perfect” nanny, who teaches with magic and joyfully bonds with the children as none other has before her. When Mary suddenly leaves the position, and Winifred hires George’s childhood nanny to take on the job, sending George and the children fleeing from the house, Mary becomes more valuable than ever. With patience, kindness, and a little bit of magic, Mary and her friend Bert help the family set things right — maybe more right than they’d ever been before.
“Beauty and the Beast”
First Wing Family Theater is performing “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Friday and Saturday June 28 and 29 at St. Paul’s Liberty Lutheran Church Education Center, 3494 Oak Park Rd. There will be shows at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 seniors and students, $40 for families of two adults and three or more children. Children under 5 are free. Tickets are available at the door or in advance. More information: (608) 764-5267.
Thursday, June 20: Summer Library Program Kickoff
Star animals from the Dane County Humane Society will be at the Cambridge Community Library, 101 Spring Water Alley, at 6:30 p.m. June 20, to kick off the “Universe of Stories” themed Summer Library Program. Humane Society Educator Amanda Smith will discuss when animals are active and where they live. Kids of all ages are welcome to meet the animals. Paper towel donations are appreciated. Summer reading folders are available starting at 6 p.m. More information: (608) 423-3900.Thursday, June 20: Knit and Sip
Kaleidoscope Fibers is holding a Knit and Sip event June 20 from 6-8 p.m. at Kindfolk Coffee Co., 214 W. Main St. People can work on their knitting projects together while having food and drinks from the coffee shop. More information: (920) 342-0496.
Thursday, June 20: Summer Supper
Rockdale Lutheran Church will hold a Ladies Aid Summer Supper on June 20, from 4-6 pm. at 107 Water St. in Rockdale. The all-you-can-eat meal is hot ham, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, salads, rolls, desserts and coffee or milk. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12 and children under 5 are free. The church building is handicapped accessible. Upcoming Summer Suppers are on July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19 and the church’s annual Meatball Supper is Oct. 17. More information: (608) 423-3949.
Thursday, June 20: Blues Cafe
Baker’s Union Band will play at Keystone Grill during its Blues Cafe on June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at 206 W. Main St. More information: (608) 423-3730.
Friday, June 21: Summer Concert
Milkhouse Radio, a bluegrass band, will perform a free show at Veterans Park, 100 E. Main St., on June 21 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This is part of the Summer Concert Series hosted by the Cambridge Arts Council. Dancing, picnics, lawn chairs and blankets allowed. No glass in the park. Cambridge BSA Scouts will grill concessions. More information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, June 22: Strawberry Salad Luncheon
Oakland-Cambridge Presbyterian Church, 313 E. Main St., will hold its annual Strawberry Salad Luncheon June 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults for a salad buffet with strawberry shortcake; $5 for children ages 5-12; $3 for shortcake à la carte; and children under 5 are free. Carry-outs are available. The women’s barbershop quartet will perform at 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. The group formed in 2009 and has won several awards, including a regional championship. Members include Marie Grafwallner-Huseth (lead), Jen Johnson (baritone), Jane Richard (bass) and Angie Williams (tenor) singing 4-part a cappella harmonies. All four quartet members are involved in the local chapter of Sweet Adelines International. Additionally, a wind and strings ensemble, with Lisa Leadholm on flute, Mare Stewart flute, and Bobbi Rumpf on violin, will perform at 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. More information: (60) 423-3001.Tuesday, June 25: Give Back Day
Ruby Rose Gallery, at 214 W. Main St., will donate its proceeds on June 25 to Dane Buy Local, a business non-profit that works on economic development projects. More information: (920) 475-2925.
Saturday, June 29: Twang Dragons
The Twang Dragons will play June 29 from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. at Rockdale Bar & Grill, 222 Water St. More information: (608) 423-3323.Wednesday, July 3: Wayne Road show
Wayne Road, a country rock/classic country/classic rock band, will play at Rockdale Bar & Grill July 3 from 7-11 p.m. at 222 Water St. More information: (608) 423-3323.
Friday, July 5: Cambridge Winery show
Mackenzie Moore will perform Rock/Folk/Americana music on July 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the Cambridge Winery, 700 Kenseth Way. More information: (608) 423-2348.
Sunday, July 7: Wayne Road show
Wayne Road, a country rock/classic country/classic rock band, will play at Rockdale Bar & Grill July 7 from 2-6 p.m. at 222 Water St. More information: (608) 423-3323.
Sunday, July 7: Pizza on the Farm
Sprouting Acres Farm, at 1746 Highway 73, is holding a “Pizza on the Farm” night on July 7 from 4:30-8 p.m, with live music and pizza. More information: (608) 469-2319.
Wed., June 26: Ice Cream Social
Deerfield Lutheran Church is holding an ice cream social on Wednesday, June 26 from 4-7 p.m. at Fireman’s Park. The church will serve hot dogs, beans, potato salad, pie and beverages. More information: 764-5566.
Thursday, June 27: Pie Baking
Members of St. Paul’s Liberty Lutheran Church will bake pies on June 27 and July 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 3494 Oak Park Rd. The pies will be sold at the Deerfield Farmer’s Market. No experience necessary.