Skip to main content

Oswego Father and Daughter Bringing Joy to Guatemalan Children

Feb 14, 2017 10:07PM, Published by Steven Jack, Categories: Community, News, Police


Dan and Abbey Kipper started Fun for a Change five years ago and in that time have donated over 1,800 soccer balls to children in Guatemala. (Submitted photos)



When most people retire, they don’t have much of an idea of how they’ll fill their days.
 
But that’s not the case for Sgt. Dan Kipper, who retired last month after 18 years on the Oswego Police Department. No, Kipper will be spending his time continuing the work of the service organization he started with his daughter Abbey in 2012 — Fun for a Change.
 
Fun for a Change collects soccer balls to give as Christmas gifts to impoverished children in the Central American nation of Guatemala. In the last five years Dan and Abbey have collected over 1,800 balls that are given away through relief agency Amigos de Vamos Adelante.
 
“When we started this I thought I would just go around and collect soccer balls from people’s garages in town,” said Abbey, who graduated form OHS in 2013 and is currently a senior at Moody Bible Institute. “It’s turned out to be so much more than that.”
 
Fun for a Change began after Abbey developed a pen pal relationship with a teen in Guatamala. Having a history of volunteering in the community, Abbey said she began to think about the needs there and how she could help out.
 
“I don’t have a particular interest in soccer or soccer balls, but it was a matter of finding out what the needs were and fulfilling those needs,” Abbey said.
 
Abbey and Dan have visited Guatemala three times to help deliver their gifts first-hand. Dan said children will travel for several hours and wait in long lines just to get a shot at receiving a ball.
 
“The first time we went down I thought ‘we’ll just help out here and we’ll be done”, but when you get there you realize you have to do more,” Dan said. “… I guess my goal now is to make sure that every child that stands in line will be able to receive a gift.”
 
Dan said he plans to travel to Guatemala again this December. So far, he’s been able to collect about 90 soccer balls with a goal of 500 this year. Dan’s co-workers at the Oswego Police Department sent him into retirement with a gift of 23 balls.
 
“It was a great retirement gift,” he said. “To me it just said that they know what is near and dear to my heart.”
 
Dan said they’ve also received donations in the past from Oswego Walmart, the Oswegoland Park District, the Oswego YMCA, Boombah, OHS, OEHS and Millbrook United Methodist Church.
 
“The community support has been amazing,” Dan said. “We’ve been so blessed in our country and to have an opportunity to give back is an incredible feeling.”

TO DONATE TO FUN FOR A CHANGE, VISIT DAN AND ABBEY'S GOFUNDME PAGE
 
As for other plans for his retirement, Dan said he also will be helping those who need it with home improvement projects, which is a skill he said he learned from his father.
 
“When I grew up we didn’t have a lot,” Dan said. “My parents gave us the gift of love and we try to share that too.”

Like what you're reading? Subscribe to Only Oswego's free newsletter to catch every headline



  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    03/27/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • School’s Out Day Camp – Snack Science

    03/27/2017
    09:00AM — 03:00PM

    Campers will use household objects and ingredients to conduct edible experiments! For children in...


  • Pivot Points

    03/27/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    A pivot can refer to many things - traditionally, the point of rotation in a lever system, the c...


  • There are a handful of “cluster” immigrant communities throughout the United States that blossome...


  • Matter of Balance

    03/27/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Ba...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    03/29/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • HISTORY AND HERITAGE (NEW!)

    03/29/2017
    10:15AM — 11:30AM

    Join Mike Adolph, a retired History teacher, for this 8-week history series. This series will exa...


  • Downsizing 101

    03/29/2017
    12:00PM — 02:00PM

    March 29: 12 – 2pm Learn tips on downsizing from: • How to Organize: What to keep, what t...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    03/29/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    03/30/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • DISCOVER SCOTLAND

    03/30/2017
    09:00AM

    The Oswego Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to Scotland April 17-26, 2017. Cost is $3,649 per p...


  • Matter of Balance

    03/30/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Ba...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    03/30/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    03/31/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Sign Language Class

    03/31/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    Do you have trouble hearing? Always saying, “What did you say?” Get support and learn a new way...


  • Broadway musical meets sci-fi horror in this dark musical comedy. What happens when Seymour Krelb...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    03/27/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • School’s Out Day Camp – Snack Science

    03/27/2017
    09:00AM — 03:00PM

    Campers will use household objects and ingredients to conduct edible experiments! For children in...


  • Pivot Points

    03/27/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    A pivot can refer to many things - traditionally, the point of rotation in a lever system, the c...


  • There are a handful of “cluster” immigrant communities throughout the United States that blossome...


  • Matter of Balance

    03/27/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Ba...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    03/28/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Medicare Discussions

    03/28/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Tuesday, March 28, 10:00 am This month we will focus on Medicare Basics. Learn about the dif...


  • Computer Classes for Seniors

    03/28/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    COMPUTER CLASSES FOR SENIORS The Oswego Senior Center provides free computer and mobile device t...


  • Arm Chair Travels

    03/28/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    Join us at the Oswego Senior Center as we explore Chicago and the suburbs through WTTW’s Geoffrey...


  • Fox Valley Writer's Group

    03/28/2017
    07:00PM — 08:30PM

    The Fox Valley Writers group is dedicated to the idea of helping writers of all skill levels conn...


  • A groundbreaking World War II narrative wrapped in a riveting detective story, "The Devil’s Diary...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    03/29/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • HISTORY AND HERITAGE (NEW!)

    03/29/2017
    10:15AM — 11:30AM

    Join Mike Adolph, a retired History teacher, for this 8-week history series. This series will exa...


  • Downsizing 101

    03/29/2017
    12:00PM — 02:00PM

    March 29: 12 – 2pm Learn tips on downsizing from: • How to Organize: What to keep, what t...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    03/29/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    03/30/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • DISCOVER SCOTLAND

    03/30/2017
    09:00AM

    The Oswego Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to Scotland April 17-26, 2017. Cost is $3,649 per p...


  • Matter of Balance

    03/30/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Ba...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    03/30/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    03/31/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Sign Language Class

    03/31/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    Do you have trouble hearing? Always saying, “What did you say?” Get support and learn a new way...


  • Broadway musical meets sci-fi horror in this dark musical comedy. What happens when Seymour Krelb...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/01/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Community Gardens at Prairie Green Opening Day

    04/01/2017
    07:00AM — 07:00PM

    The Community Gardens at Prairie Green open today! Have you reserved your plot? Located at the in...


  • Shine Bright Special Needs Prom

    04/01/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Come enjoy the third year of the Oswego area Special Needs prom brought to Oswego by Big Life Com...


  • Broadway musical meets sci-fi horror in this dark musical comedy. What happens when Seymour Krelb...


  • DakhaBrakha

    04/01/2017
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    Rolling Stone’s “45 Best Things We Saw at Bonnaroo 2014” – Ukrainian folkdrone Bjorkpunk quartet ...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/02/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/03/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Matter of Balance

    04/03/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Ba...


  • Pivot Points

    04/03/2017
    04:30PM — 05:30PM

    A pivot can refer to many things - traditionally, the point of rotation in a lever system, the c...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/04/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • CULINARY EXPO

    04/04/2017
    11:00AM — 01:00PM

    Join us at the Oswego Senior Center, 156 E. Washington Street, to explore the foods of the world ...


  • The Martin Luther High School Concert Choir and Troubadours from Greendale, Wisconsin will presen...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/05/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Wednesday Walking Club

    04/05/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    Wednesdays, April 5–October 25, 8–9 AM Free drop-in program for all ages Get fit the old-fashio...


  • Wednesday Walking Club

    04/05/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    Wednesdays, April 5–October 25, 8–9 AM Free drop-in program for all ages Get fit the old-fashio...


  • HISTORY AND HERITAGE (NEW!)

    04/05/2017
    10:15AM — 11:30AM

    Join Mike Adolph, a retired History teacher, for this 8-week history series. This series will exa...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/05/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • Jumpstart

    04/05/2017
    03:00PM — 05:00PM

    Know what you want and where you're going? Just need a little help in getting there? JUMPSTART ...


  • Are you interested in finding out more about the Batavia Mothers' Club? Please join us for our Ap...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/06/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Weed Ladies Spring & Summer Sale

    04/06/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Thursday-Sunday, April 6-9, 10 AM - 4 PM Held in the Daniels House at Naper Settlement: The sp...


  • Matter of Balance

    04/06/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Ba...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/06/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • The Holmstad Helping Hearts

    04/06/2017
    01:30PM — 02:30PM

    The Holmstad Helping Hearts, a free support group for caregivers of loved ones with dementia, is ...


  • Transfer & Adult Spring Event

    04/06/2017
    04:30PM — 06:00PM

    Complete your bachelor's degree at Aurora University. »Explore traditional undergraduate and a...


  • At Oswego Portillo’s on Thursday, April 6. Portillo’s will donate 20% of the proceeds from sales ...


  • A cooperative program between the Town and Country Library and the Kane County Genealogical Society.


  • Broadway musical meets sci-fi horror in this dark musical comedy. What happens when Seymour Krelb...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/07/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Sign Language Class

    04/07/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    Do you have trouble hearing? Always saying, “What did you say?” Get support and learn a new way...


  • Weed Ladies Spring & Summer Sale

    04/07/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Thursday-Sunday, April 6-9, 10 AM - 4 PM Held in the Daniels House at Naper Settlement: The sp...


  • Egg-Mazing Race & Night Egg Hunt

    04/07/2017
    05:30PM — 07:30PM

    Join us for the Egg-mazing Race and Night Egg Hunt for teens ages 10-16 at Wheeler Park! Start...


  • Broadway musical meets sci-fi horror in this dark musical comedy. What happens when Seymour Krelb...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/08/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Prepare for a career in growing industries with a degree from Aurora University. Adult Degree ...


  • Weed Ladies Spring & Summer Sale

    04/08/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Thursday-Sunday, April 6-9, 10 AM - 4 PM Held in the Daniels House at Naper Settlement: The sp...


  • Broadway musical meets sci-fi horror in this dark musical comedy. What happens when Seymour Krelb...


  • Weed Ladies Spring & Summer Sale

    04/09/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Thursday-Sunday, April 6-9, 10 AM - 4 PM Held in the Daniels House at Naper Settlement: The sp...


  • Easter Egg Hunt

    04/09/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017 Time: 10:00am - Doors open for Special Needs families ...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/09/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • Location: Century Memorial Chapel Author Rochelle Pennington traveled to the countries of Engl...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/10/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Pivot Points

    04/10/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    A pivot can refer to many things - traditionally, the point of rotation in a lever system, the c...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/11/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Kiwanis Club of Batavia Presents Guest Speaker

    04/11/2017
    12:00PM — 01:00PM

    Join the Kiwanis Club of Batavia during their lunch meeting on Tuesday April 11th while they hear...


  • Family Talk

    04/11/2017
    07:00PM — 09:30PM

    Discover tips and tricks for conducting Scottish Research.


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/12/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Wednesday Walking Club

    04/12/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    Wednesdays, April 5–October 25, 8–9 AM Free drop-in program for all ages Get fit the old-fashio...


  • Wednesday Walking Club

    04/12/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    Wednesdays, April 5–October 25, 8–9 AM Free drop-in program for all ages Get fit the old-fashio...


  • ADAPTIVE LIVING FAIR

    04/12/2017
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Wednesday, April 12: 9am – 2pm Local area vendors of adaptive equipment and durable medical ...


  • HISTORY AND HERITAGE (NEW!)

    04/12/2017
    10:15AM — 11:30AM

    Join Mike Adolph, a retired History teacher, for this 8-week history series. This series will exa...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/12/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/13/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/13/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/14/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Sign Language Class

    04/14/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    Do you have trouble hearing? Always saying, “What did you say?” Get support and learn a new way...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/15/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Oswego East Food Truck Feast

    04/15/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Hey food truck fans! The Oswego East Food Truck Feast is returning to OEHS this spring! Featuring...


  • On April 15, at 7:30pm, Geneva again welcomes Tom Neilson, popular folk musician who performs pol...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/16/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/17/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Pivot Points

    04/17/2017
    04:30PM — 05:30PM

    A pivot can refer to many things - traditionally, the point of rotation in a lever system, the c...


  • Church of the Good Shepherd Oswego will be beginning their next session of Adult Christian Educat...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/18/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/19/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Wednesday Walking Club

    04/19/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    Wednesdays, April 5–October 25, 8–9 AM Free drop-in program for all ages Get fit the old-fashio...


  • Wednesday Walking Club

    04/19/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    Wednesdays, April 5–October 25, 8–9 AM Free drop-in program for all ages Get fit the old-fashio...


  • HISTORY AND HERITAGE (NEW!)

    04/19/2017
    10:15AM — 11:30AM

    Join Mike Adolph, a retired History teacher, for this 8-week history series. This series will exa...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/19/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • Kiwanis Club Meeting

    04/19/2017
    06:30PM — 07:30PM

    Every third Wednesday, the Kiwanis Club meets for a casual dinner at Pal Joey's Restaurant on Riv...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/20/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • The Holmstad retirement community and CovenantCare at Home will offer free health screenings to s...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/20/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • Elderday Center Caregiver Support Group Meeting

    04/20/2017
    01:30PM — 03:00PM

    Elderday Center offers a monthly caregiver support group, facilitated by Mollie Blum, MSW, Direct...


  • Kiwanis of Batavia 30th Annual Spaghetti Dinner

    04/20/2017
    04:30PM — 08:00PM

    Join the Kiwanis Club of Batavia for their Annual Spaghetti Dinner. In 2017 we are celebrating ou...


  • Managing Anxiety in Children

    04/20/2017
    06:30PM — 08:00PM

    Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, Batavia is hosting a 90 minute presentation on how to help m...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/21/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Project Greenway Recycled Fashion Show

    04/21/2017
    07:00PM — 08:00PM

    Designers Aspiring artists and designers are encouraged to try their hand at recycled fashion. G...


  • The human race, like all macrobiological life, evolved in a sea of microbes. There was no way to ...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/22/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Freshman Spring Open House

    04/22/2017
    09:00AM — 12:00PM

    Learn more about freshman admission, academics and campus life. Schedule 8:30 a.m. Check-in a...


  • Earth Day Celebration

    04/22/2017
    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    The Natural Resources Committee of Geneva and the Geneva Park District invite you to an Earth Day...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/23/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • Gliddon Local and Family History Series

    04/23/2017
    02:00PM — 04:30AM

    Since the American Revolution, America has produced a wealth of notable protest songwriters whose...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/24/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Pivot Points

    04/24/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    A pivot can refer to many things - traditionally, the point of rotation in a lever system, the c...


  • Church of the Good Shepherd Oswego will be beginning their next session of Adult Christian Educat...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/25/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/26/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Wednesday Walking Club

    04/26/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    Wednesdays, April 5–October 25, 8–9 AM Free drop-in program for all ages Get fit the old-fashio...


  • Wednesday Walking Club

    04/26/2017
    08:00AM — 09:00AM

    Wednesdays, April 5–October 25, 8–9 AM Free drop-in program for all ages Get fit the old-fashio...


  • HISTORY AND HERITAGE (NEW!)

    04/26/2017
    10:15AM — 11:30AM

    Join Mike Adolph, a retired History teacher, for this 8-week history series. This series will exa...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/26/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • $45 Spring Cleanups

    04/27/2017
    12:00AM

    We Scoop Dog Poop! Now offering Spring Cleanups starting at just $45! Sign up for our Weekly or B...


  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden open

    04/27/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    The Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden will return to a public hours schedule starting on Su...


  • Viking Bunco

    04/27/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    GWC third annual bunco night! We will have raffle prizes, door prizes, free food and cash bar. We...