Enjoy watercolor again through this loose and free style of painting. You can use this method as a starting point, then add your personal style. These classes are geared toward students with some experience with the medium. If you do not have paint supplies, the instructor can have them on hand for the first class while you order materials. A list of materials is available on request. Classes from 12:30 – 3:30pm.
Do you uke? Would you like to learn? Neenah Public Library to begin holding free ukulele classes The Neenah Public Library offers free 8-week group ukulele classes for beginning ukulele players and for those who need a refresher with playing chords and strumming. Taught by musician, Lawrence University student, and native Hawaiian Sam ‘Ālika Bader, the group classes will be customized for those in attendance. All ages are welcome. Classes begin on Thursday, September 29 and run through November 17,…Details
Beyond books: Neenah Public Library holds ukulele open jams “Bill Gates recently picked up the ukulele. And Warren Buffett is a huge ukulele fan. I even got to strum a few chords with Francis Ford Coppola. It blows my mind that these people, who have everything in the world they could want, have picked up the ukulele and found a little bit of joy.” ~ Ukulele virtuoso and composer Jake Shimabukuro The little ukulele has seen a huge resurgence in…Details
Geek Girls Grades 6 through 12 are invited to participate in “Geek Girls”, the Neenah Public Library’s interactive technology club. “Geek Girls” will meet at the library on consecutive Tuesday evenings over the course of five weeks, beginning on October 4th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Each workshop will feature a woman who works in a local tech profession as a guest speaker and a hands-on STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) related activity. Join us for our first session as…Details
KNIT WITS @ THE NEENAH PUBLIC LIBRARY The Neenah Public Library will host a “Knit Wits” beginner’s knitting class for ages 8 & up on four Thursdays in October @ 4:00 p.m.: October 6, 13, 20, 27. Participants will choose a bookmark, coaster or dishcloth to knit. Registration is required – space limited. To register, call Youth Services at 920-886-6335, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants will be given a list of supplies to bring to the class. Library programming…Details
Brown County Parks Department reports that the Brown Country Rifle Range at the Reforestation Camp will be open for public sighting. Every Saturday and Sunday in October from 8am-3:45pm. A $7 charge per person or per gun/bow includes targets and assistance. We provide hearing protection and bore sighting. Open rain or shine. Please see our website for age requirements: www.browncountyparks.org
The Neenah Public Library is introducing a new storytime this fall – Bach to Rock: A Musical Storytime for children ages 2-4 accompanied by a caregiver. There will be four part sessions held on Fridays at 9:30am. October 21, 28 and November 4, 11. No registration necessary.
Free creative inspiration! Come join us for Fiber Arts Friday! Bring whatever you’re working on and a friend or two and come join us beginning at 10 am this Friday (or any Friday)! Stop into our lounge, enjoy a cup of coffee, and get your Creative Juices moving! This happens every Friday of the year from 10 AM to noon.
This year’s theme is Victorian Macabre. Different rooms in the house will showcase different scenes or topics. For example, some will feature vignettes of Victorian practices dealing with mysticism or the occult (i.e., a séance, rituals related to death). In other rooms, costumed guides will relates eerie tales from Hearthstone, the local area and Wisconsin. Volunteers also will present dramatic excerpts from 1880s literary works dealing with mysterious subjects. Haunted Hearthstone presents an overall spooky ambiance, but is more subtle and…Details
Xavier Children’s Theatre presents this raucous, rollicking rendition of the tale of Rumpelstiltskin features hilarious new characters and entertaining antics in a new version of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Adapted by Sally Netzel, directed by Maureen Milbach.Details
The Trout Museum of Art is pleased to present Barbara Diener’s work, Sehnsucht. This collection of photographs explores the universal nature of small town life and rural communities, inspired by Diener’s home community in Germany. The Regional Artist Gallery is located on the third floor of the Fox Cities Building for the Arts. This gallery READ MOREDetails
Gregory Van Maanen began to create art to help him deal with his post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It was the severe physical and mental trauma he experienced during his military service in the Vietnam War that left him with PTSD, specifically “survivor’s guilt.” Painting gave him a chance to lighten the burden of his internal READ MOREDetails
In this solo exhibition, Emmy Lingscheit (IL) casts her eye upon the fringes of civilization where species are compelled to both flee and remain, adapt or die. Drawing from her interest in dystopian fiction, scientific research about the impact of human activity on the environment, and her experiences of nature, Lingscheit made a pack of READ MOREDetails