Our Voices Our Town
  • Follow us:
  • RSS
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Big Read Kick Off April 1st

Big Read Kick Off  – No Foolin’ A Free Book!

No Foolin’ A Free Book. Monday  4/1/12 All public library partners will kick-off the Big Read by offering give-away of books, Thornton Wilder Reader’s Guides and audio guides, as well as opportunities to win tickets to the performance of Our Town starring John McGivern.


Kick off at Young Auditorium with Premiere of Around the Corner featuring Whitewater

Young Auditorium, 930 West Main Street, Whitewater, WI.

Monday, April 1, 6:00 PM.  Children’s activities, raffle for tickets and books, music by the Country Gentlemen.

Monday, April 1, 7:00 PM.  Around the Corner featuring Whitewater premiere with John McGivern!

The campus and community of Whitewater is the focus of Milwaukee Public Television’s series Around the Corner with John McGivern.  A free premiere of the episode will be shown at the Young Auditorium.  Local “celebrities” who are featured in the show will be on hand as John McGivern gives the community and campus a behind the scenes look at the filming of the Whitewater episode.

The second season of Around the Corner will feature communities throughout Wisconsin.  Episodes will air throughout the state on WI Public TV.  Emmy-winning actor John McGivern leads a unique field trip through 13 diverse towns and neighborhoods from Sheboygan to Racine, and Burlington to Whitewater. McGivern discovers the secrets to living well, working hard, and playing merrily in all of these hometowns. Along the way, he bumps into local historian John Gurda who shares fascinating historical gems about town settlers, buildings, parks, and neighborhoods.

Leave a Reply