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Nov. 2017

MindWorks – Brain Fitness

Nov. 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week on Monday and Wednesday
Lutheran Social Services,
3003 North Richmond Street , Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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Has a friend told you that you are getting more forgetful? Have you missed an appointment more than once? If you can relate, consider LSS Mindworks. Mindworks meets for four hours, two days per week. Class include memory and cognitive activities to stimulate the brain, activities that stimulate self-expression and language, light physical exercises, and information and education resources. Class members share with their peers in a safe and supportive environment. A monthly fee is charged for participation and classes…

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MindWorks – Brain Fitness

Nov. 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week on Tuesday and Thursday
Lutheran Social Services,
3003 North Richmond Street , Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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Has a friend told you that you are getting more forgetful? Have you missed an appointment more than once? If you can relate, consider LSS Mindworks. MindWorks meets for four hours, two days per week. Class include memory and cognitive activities to stimulate the brain, activities that stimulate self-expression and language, light physical exercises, and information and education resources of interests. Class members share with their peers in a safe and supportive environment. A monthly fee is charged for participation…

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Girlfriends Read

Nov. 30 @ 4:00 pm
Neenah Public Library,
240 East Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah, WI 54956 United States

Girlfriends Read features books with strong girl characters, written for ages nine and up but with broad appeal. Meetings include lively discussion, book-related activities, and snacks. Participants are welcome to attend solo or with a friend or family member. Join us in reading Kate Walden Directs: Bride of Slug Man by Wisconsin author Julie Mata. Middle-schooler Kate is set to make her next film after her first, Night of the Zombie Chickens, turned out to be a success. She is…

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Dec. 2017

Appleton Historical Society History Fair

Dec. 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
City Center Plaza,
100 W. College Avenue, Appleton, WI
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The Appleton Historical Society will be holding their annual History Fair at the Indoor Farmer’s Market inside City Center Plaza. Join us for a celebration of Appleton’s history.

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Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Pearl Harbor. A look back as we commemorate the 76th anniversary of the attack. Presented by Bob Schmall, Retired History Lecturer.Funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet

Dec. 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
EAA Aviation Museum,
3000 Poberezny Rd. , Oshkosh, WI 54902 United States
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This annual banquet honors the spirit and achievements of the Wright Brothers. Celebrate the anniversary of the first powered flight with a presentation by astronaut Joe Engle, cocktails, and full-dinner service. Joe was a USAF pilot when Chuck Yeager was running the Test Pilot School.  Yeager personally vouched to get Joe into the school where he would push experimental aircraft to the edge of the envelope.  He would fly the North American X-15, which would set the all-time speed record…

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Non-fiction Book Club

Dec. 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Discussion of Plain Speaking by Harry S. Truman. Led by Dick & Germaine Millard.

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Artist-in-Residence Lecture

Dec. 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Michael Wartgow, November-December 2017 Artist-in-Residence, will discuss his art work and influences. There will be time for a question/answer period. Funding provided by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.

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Downtown Book Club

Dec. 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Book: Holiday snack and chat/author pool. Select books for 2018. Feel free to bring your lunch. Led by Howard Porter.

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Jan. 2018

Eagle Day

Jan. 20, 2018
Paper Discovery Center,
425 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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10:00 AM-4:00PM: View eagles from inside the Paper Discovery Center while browsing through the history of the paper making industry. Presentations will also be given throughout the day. Reduced admission. *10:00 AM & 1 PM: “WEC Energies Group – Raptor Success Story” Join Mike Grisar, Principal Ecologist for WEC Energies Group and researcher, Greg Septon as they recount how one man’s love for peregrines and an environmentally sound utility company teamed up to restore peregrine and other raptor populations. *11:30…

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