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Jan. 2018

MindWorks – Brain Fitness

Jan. 22 @ 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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Gardening Tips and Tricks

Jan. 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Little Chute Public Library,
625 Grand Avenue, Little Chute, WI 54140

Make gardening chores a breeze with tips and tricks from a Master Gardener. This high energy presentation will demonstrate dozens of new ways to use everyday items to care for indoor and outdoor plants while saving time, money and energy. A question and answer session will follow.

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MindWorks – Brain Fitness

Jan. 23 @ 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

Jan. 25 @ 4:00 pm
Neenah Public Library,
240 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah, WI 54956 United States

The Girlfriends Read Book Club at the Neenah Public Library will meet on Thursday, January 25 at 4:00 p.m. 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 Rain Reign by Newberry Honor author Ann M. Martin. Meet Rose and her best dog Rain. Rose and…

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TOWARD HARMONY WITH NATURE

Jan. 27 @ 8:15 am - 4:15 pm
Oshkosh Convention Center,
2 N Main St, Oshkosh, WI 54901 United States
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Keynote speaker Neil Diboll, President of Prairie Nursery, “The American Garden: A Life or Death Situation”. Our gardens and landscapes are becoming increasingly important refuges for pollinators, birds, butterflies and other creatures as their former habitats disappear. Neil will focus on the evolution of the American Garden from solely a creation for enjoyment of the owners to becoming a biodiverse refuge for native plants and animals. He will share a step-by-step approach that will provide you with “tried and true”…

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Cathy Buerger, research and communications associate at the Dangerous Speech Project, examines the costs, benefits and limits of free speech as well as the social consequences when those limits are breeched domestically as well as internationally in this presentation. The managing editor of the Journal of Human Rights, Buerger’s current research focuses on global responses to dangerous and hateful speech. Free and open to the public.

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Feb. 2018

Lawrence University Convocation: “Gut Churn”

Feb. 1 @ 11:10 am - 12:20 pm
Lawrence Memorial Chapel,
510 E. College Ave. , Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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Jad Abumrad, the creator and host of public radio’s popular “Radiolab” program, explores what it means to innovate and how it feels to create something new. Abumrad was named a MacArthur Fellow, an honor commonly known as a “genius grant,” in 2011. His “Radiolab” program has been recognized twice—2010 and 2015—with the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. In 2016, Abumrad premiered “More Perfect,” a spinoff of “Radiolab,” which explores untold stories about the Supreme Court. A Q-and-A follows the talk.…

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Outagamie County Master Gardeners

Feb. 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Topic: Gardening Tips and Tricks.

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Family Story Time

Feb. 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week for 8 weeks
Little Chute Public Library,
625 Grand Avenue, Little Chute, WI 54140

Discover a wide variety of splendid stories from classic tales to newer picture books during this seven-week session of story time for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. Early literacy concepts such as letter recognition, counting, coloring, and shapes will be covered. Music and fun are added bonuses! Story Time repeats each week on Thursdays in Kimberly at 10 a.m.

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Basics of Beekeeping

Feb. 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ledge View Nature Center,
W2348 Short Road, Chilton, WI 53014 United States

Learn how to get started keeping honeybees.

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