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Orange Leaf to host community radio fundraiser August 18

Sun Prairie residents interested in bringing non-profit, non-commercial community radio to the city have a tasty opportunity to help do just that... Read More

Stuff the Bus kicks off annual school supply drive

Several area businesses have come together once again to offer Sun Prairie residents the opportunity to support local students as they head to school for the 2014-15 school year... Read More

Sun Prairie's National Night Out

The City of Sun Prairie will once again host its National Night Out celebration on Thursday, Aug. 7, from 6-8 p.m. in Downtown Sun Prairie in Cannery Square. This year's event will feature staff, vehicles, and equipment from a wide array of public safety agencies, including the Sun Prairie Police Department, the Sun Prairie EMS, the Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department, and many more!

In addition, National Night Out will be one of the last opportunities to participate in this year's "Stuff the Bus" campaign to provide local kids the school supplies they need for a successful year.

The Sun Prairie Downtown Business Improvement District will once again be hosting their Hot August Nights Classic Car Cruise on Market St. at the same time as National Night Out. The car cruise will feature live music from Elvis Tribute Star Tony Rocker, and food will be available from Market Street Diner and Beans 'n' Cream.

Sun Prairie business collects sandals for overseas charity

First Choice Insurance Solutions, 1777 W. Main St., collected sandals to send to overseas to help Tanzanians prevent certain foot diseases. 

The Sun Prairie Star reported that FCIS's flip flop donation drive for Hope 2 Others yielded 600 pair of flip flops... Read More

Book’n It Run hits the pavement Aug. 2

The Sun Prairie Public Library Foundation is inviting people of all ages to show their support for literacy by participating in the 11th Annual Book’n It Run for Literacy, set for Aug. 2 at Sheehan Park... Read More

Sun Prairie hosts Sweet Corn Fest

The annual Sweet Corn Festival Aug. 14-17, 2014 at Angell Park, near the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway N, according to a press release.

 

Admission is $1.00 per person on Saturday and Sunday. Attendees can enjoy free entertainment, children's activities and more. Children age six and under are free admission, and if you park on the grounds admission is included in the price, according to the report.

 

Over 100,000 people from around the Midwest attend the event which serves over 75 tons of sweet corn during the weekend.  Corn is not genetically altered.

Steamed sweet corn is available on Saturday and Sunday only from noon to 7 pm.

 

This event features a carnival-midway complete with rides and games, food booths, live bands, craft show, petting zoo, kiddie korner with large inflatables, family entertainment and much more.

 

Church invites kids to play games, make crafts Tuesdays

A Sun Prairie church will host a  month-long summer series for kids on Tuesdays.

THe Living Water Church, 3075 Prospect Drive in Sun Prairie, will host "Weird Animals" on four Tuesday evenings and a Saturday afternoon from July 29 until Aug. 23... Read More