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Nov. 2018

Justice Saturdays

Nov. 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - May. 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship,
2600 E. Phillip Lane, Appleton, WI 54915 United States
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Learn about different justice issues and how you can get involved in making the world a safer, kinder, more fair and free place. Led by our Justice Action Ministry groups, each month will focus on a different justice issue. Childcare available for ages 0-8. · November Shared Sanctuary/ Immigration · December Essentials/ Homelessness, Hunger · January Green Sanctuary/ Environment · February Women’s Justice · March GLBTQ+ issues · April Racial Justice · May ESTHER/ Interfaith

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Dec. 2018

MindWorks – Brain Fitness

Dec. 10 @ 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

Dec. 11 @ 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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Tech Talk Tuesday: Database Discovery

Dec. 11 @ 1:30 pm
Neenah Public Library,
240 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah, WI 54957 United States

A GUIDE TO ONLINE RESOURCES With so many fantastic digital resources available through the library, it can be difficult to know where to begin! Join us for a Tech Talk discussion on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 1:30 PM to discover how to navigate a variety of resources. From consumer research to book recommendations to learning a new language- your library card has you covered. Tech Talk Tuesday meets in the Aylward Room located on the second floor of the…

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The Book Sayers: The Handmaid and the Carpenter

Dec. 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kimberly Public Library,
515 W. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly, WI 54136 United States

Join The Book Sayers on the second Thursday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Kimberly Public Library to discuss a variety of fiction and non-fiction selections. All are welcome! December’s selection is The Handmaid and the Carpenter by Elizabeth Berg. This holiday story brings you to biblical times and introduces you to Mary and Joseph as they are coping with an unexpected pregnancy as their lives change. If you need a copy of the book, visit the front…

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The Evening Book Club: The 13th Gift

Dec. 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Little Chute Public Library,
625 Grand Avenue, Little Chute, WI 54140

The Evening Book Club meets on the third Monday of each month. All are welcome! December’s selection is 13th Gift. This book is the true story of the how a random act of kindness transformed the author’s gloomy Christmas season. If you need a copy of the book, visit the front desk at either library location or place the title on hold at infosoup.org to get a copy before the discussion.

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Lunch Program for Adults: Adaptations of Birds

Dec. 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Ledge View Nature Center,
W2348 Short Rd., Chilton, WI 53014 United States

Learn about the amazing adaptations of birds over soup and sandwich with coffee. Please RSVP a few days in advance to help staff get a headcount for the meal (920-849-7094).

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Jan. 2019

Have a Conversation with a Nurse

Jan. 2, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every month
Neenah Public Library,
240 E. Wisconsin Ave. , Neenah, WI 54957 United States

Enjoy a conversation and coffee with Valley VNA nurse Julie or Andrea the first Tuesday of each month as they highlight a specific health concern, but also welcome all health-related topics. Bring your lunch and we will supply a light snack. Brought to you in partnership with Valley VNA Senior Care. Free & open to the public. No registration necessary. For more information contact Nicole Hardina-Wilhelm at 920-886-6315, [email protected] This program has been made possible by the Friends of the…

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TOWARD HARMONY WITH NATURE

Jan. 19, 2019 @ 8:15 am - 4:15 pm
Oshkosh Convention Center,
2 North Main Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901 United States
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Celebrate the 23d Toward Harmony with Nature conference with Wild Ones Fox Valley Area. The keynote speaker is David Cordray, owner of Environmental Returns LLC. He will discuss the value of ecological restoration and share a brief summary of his journey to ecological awareness. Cordray’s first career was in the field of environmental-monitoring satellites. He left engineering in 2008 to work in the fledgling field of restoration ecology. Since 2001, he and his wife, Debra, have been actively restoring their…

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Apr. 2019

National Geographic Live – Exploring Mars with NASA Engineer Kobie Boykins

Apr. 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weidner Center for the Performing Arts,
2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001 United States

Furthering the knowledge and understanding of our world is the core purpose of National Geographic. Premium storytelling and visually stunning photography inspires people to act, enlightens their perspective, and provokes conversation. National Geographic Live is a highly acclaimed speaker series bringing the world’s best scientists, explorers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers to the stage. NASA mechanical engineer Kobie Boykins, winner of a NASA Exceptional Service Medal, will share his boundless enthusiasm for unraveling the mysteries of outer space and recounts the…

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