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May. 2017

Summer Library Program for Adults

May. 21 - Aug. 21
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until August 1, 2017
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Registration begins May 1st. Theme: Build a Better World

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Aug. 2017

Knit2Together

Aug. 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Multigenerational knitting circle. Newcomers always welcome.

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Art Night Out – Making Mandalas

Aug. 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
the ARTgarage,
1400 Cedar Street, Green Bay, WI 54302 United States
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About the Workshop: Mandalas are found among the most ancient art forms created by human beings. The word “mandala” is from the classical Indian language of Sanskrit loosely translated to mean “circle”. Describing both material and non-material realities, the mandala appears in all aspects of life: the celestial circles we call earth, sun, and moon, as well as conceptual circles of friends, family, and community. In this one-night course, students will learn the basics of drawing mandalas through symmetry, diagrams,…

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Art Night Out – Graffiti Art: History and Techniques in Lettering

Aug. 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
the ARTgarage,
1400 Cedar Street, Green Bay, WI 54302 United States
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About the Workshop: Explore the complex world of graffiti art! Learn about graffiti history, different styles of lettering and watch live demonstrations. This workshop covers a wide range of topics, from the early days of subway graffiti to the amazing evolution of the present-day graffiti movement. Students will use what they learn to develop their own lettering style. Come learn about the graffiti movement and be a part of a community as diverse as graffiti art itself.

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Botanical Drawing

Aug. 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Bay Botanical Garden,
2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay, WI 54303 United States

Lynn Grzywa, Art Teacher, Howard-Suamico School District This adult beginning drawing class will help you learn the basics of still-life drawing. Draw botanicals of your choice, paying close attention to the light source. Learn how to add shading so your art looks three dimensional. Each student will leave with two completed sketches about 8 x 10 in size and some unique drawing strategies to help build your skills. All supplies will be provided, no prior experience necessary.

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Art Night Out – Fluid Exploration: Abstract Acrylic Painting

Aug. 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
the ARTgarage,
1400 Cedar Street, Green Bay, WI 54302 United States
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About the Workshop: Back by popular demand! This one-night class introduces techniques behind the incredible organized chaos that is fluid abstraction. By exploring acrylic, water and color in a new way, students will create a work of art that is a beautiful combination of self-expression and an art piece with its own intention. Participants are encouraged to come with friends, family, and loved ones, and can prepare to be a part of a collective, creative experience. ***This workshop has a…

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Creative Writing @ the Library

Aug. 24 @ 10:00 pm
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday mornings for a variety of writing exercises. Today’s Topic: One Line Prompts. Use a one line phrase to create a poem, story or memoir. Led by Sharrie Robinson.

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Day Break-ers

Aug. 25 @ 7:00 am
Neenah Public Library,
240 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah, WI 54956 United States
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YOGA & COFFEE @ THE NEENAH PUBLIC LIBRARY Experience the Neenah Public Library August 25 at 7:00 a.m. with a rejuvenating forty-five minutes of yoga with a water view, followed by a stimulating a cup of coffee. All ages welcome. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary. For more information contact Nicole Hardina-Wilhelm at 920-886-6315, library@neenahlibrary.org. This program made possible by the Friends of the Neenah Public Library and the Neenah Public Library Trust Fund. Please consider donating.…

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Art Night Out – Flower Candy: A Floral Watercolor Workshop

Aug. 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
the ARTgarage,
1400 Cedar Street, Green Bay, WI 54302 United States
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About the Workshop: In this class, students will learn how to paint loosely and expressively with watercolor to create unique floral designs. Students will be guided through the watercolor blending process, learn how to work with different brushes, focus on brush handling, and learn the different ways to paint, place and arrange flowers and foliage on a 2-D surface. By developing all of these basic skills through floral painting, students will leave with their own works of art and be…

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Planning for the Best Years of Your Life

Aug. 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911
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When you dream about retirement, what does it look like? We’ll show you some simple steps you can take to move toward your dreams and get ready for retirement. In 50 fast moving minutes, Alan Prahl will offer some practical advice and insights. Alan is the Education Manager for the Financial Information & Service Center (FISC). Co-sponsored by Appleton Public Library.

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