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The Doty Island Tennis Club: Hidden History of Doty Island

Continuing our attention on the Hidden History of Doty Island, join the Neenah Historical Society for a presentation by Jeff Heimerman and Tom VanLieshout on the Doty Island Tennis Club. Its history dates back to the 1920s and includes famous tennis star names like Pancho Gonzales and Bobby Riggs. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the people and stories associated with this interesting part of Neenah and Menasha’s Doty Island history.

History Program-Celebrating the Centennial!

This year, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing women the right to vote. Please join the Neenah Historical Society for a special presentation by the Winnebago County League of Women Voters and learn the local stories behind this long lasting and useful organization.

History programs are sponsored by the Neenah Historical Society and co-sponsored by the Neenah Public Library

The Great NPL Bake Off: Signature Edition

"On your mark, get set, BAKE!"

Are you famous among your friends and family for a special baked good? Wondering how your signature bake stacks up against the competition? Then be sure to participate in the first ever Great NPL Bake Off! No registration necessary. Bakers simply need to bring in their best tried-and-tested baked good by 1:30pm on Sunday, May 3rd to enter the competition. Patrons that are interested in trying out the baked goods and giving support to the competitors are invited to attend at 2:00pm. Awards will be given out by judges.

History Program-Movie Night

Seeing film from early Neenah really brings history to life! Join the Neenah Historical Society in the Shattuck Room for a special night of viewing some of the amazing film footage from Neenah dating from the 1920s to the 1960s that has recently been digitized for us by our friends at the Menasha Historical Society. From Amelia Earhart arriving at the train station on the Island in 1935 to a Neenah-Menasha football game from the 1930s, to Doty Park in the 40s and 50s, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to view these one of a kind videos! Free popcorn will be served!

Jazz: Blue Note Records Celebration

In partnership with Lawrence University the Neenah Public Library will be offering a series of free live jazz concerts. This year, in honor of Blue Note Records 80th Anniversary, each concert will feature hits from the venerable label. Including songs from Art Blakey, Herbie Hancock, Lee Morgan, and more. Hosted in the library’s Shattuck Room. No reservations necessary.

Jazz: Blue Note Records Celebration

In partnership with Lawrence University the Neenah Public Library will be offering a series of free live jazz concerts. This year, in honor of Blue Note Records 80th Anniversary, each concert will feature hits from the venerable label. Including songs from Art Blakey, Herbie Hancock, Lee Morgan, and more. Hosted in the library’s Shattuck Room. No reservations necessary.

Jazz: Blue Note Records Celebration

In partnership with Lawrence University the Neenah Public Library will be offering a series of free live jazz concerts. This year, in honor of Blue Note Records 80th Anniversary, each concert will feature hits from the venerable label. Including songs from Art Blakey, Herbie Hancock, Lee Morgan, and more. Be sure to join us for the first show Sunday, October 6th at 2:00pm in the library’s Shattuck Room. No reservations necessary.