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Yarn Crafters meet Jul 13, 27

The drop-in Yarn Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays July 13 and 27 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Capture summer in a jar Jul 15

Crafters at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Saturday, July 15, Crafternoon programs will use dried flowers and herbs and fragrance oils to capture the essence of the season to make Summer Potpourri in a Jar at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free. Supplies provided. The program is open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Space is strictly limited. No walk-ins or under-aged children allowed.

History of the Wade family, Wade House Jul 20

Just 20 miles or so east of Fond du Lac sits the Wade House Historic Site in Greenbush. It’s a place that recreates the world of stagecoach travel in early Wisconsin. How the Wade family built a town and survived the changing landscape of Wisconsin is a story well-told.

Hot summer deals at Chapter 52 in July

Summer Reading @ the Library is in full swing – providing rewards to all ages for time spent reading – and Chapter 52 Bookstore is at the ready with great deals on books and more.

Couple explains 'How We Made It' Jul 19

Jamie Kratz-Gullickson was intrigued by a project in Sweden that used video games to raise money for charities. Frustrated by failed efforts to acquire a machine, she put her head together with husband Jason Gullickson. They designed and built Donor 1, which currently sits inside the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio.

Learn to make Cornish saffron bread Jul 18

Cornish saffron bread is a sweet, fragrant fruit bread seasoned with the delicate flavor of saffron. Coming from the south of England, it’s no wonder it’s perfect with a cup of tea. The monthly Breads of the World demonstration program at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio will feature Cornish saffron bread at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 18.

Uke Club meets Jul 1

The informal, drop-in Fond du Lac Ukulele Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 1, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The club is a fun get-together for uke players of all ages and skill levels to learn songs, practice and share. The program is free; no registration required. Players are encouraged to bring their own instruments.

Sign-up starts Jun 24 for tile programs

Local artist Kathryn Dreifuerst, the Fond du Lac Public Library Idea Studio's summer artist in residence, will conduct three free classes in July:

Dreifuerst's summer residency begins

Local artist Kathryn Dreifuerst will begin her two-month residency in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio the week of June 19.

Relax with Mandala Stones Jul 26


The contemplative art of creating mandalas is said to be therapeutic. Mandalas can be thought of as circles within circles; they represent the cosmos, the self and unity.

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