What is spirituality and what is religion? What did the ancient Inca people have in common with today’s Christians? A new Marian University course – Andean and Christian Spirituality – will examine these questions over 10 weeks at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The class at 6 p.m. begins Wednesday, May 28 and runs through July 30. It’s free and open to the public.
That’s what judges called a dress made from Kool-Aid-dyed book pages and a hand-me-down shirt. Sarah Hansen, 16, won the grand prize in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Upcycled Glam contest with a dress she said was an “adventure” to make.
Master gardener and herbalist Lynette Liepert will present Growing and Using Culinary Herbs at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.
Liepert – who professes, “an herb is a plant with a purpose!” – will discuss the whys, hows, whats, wheres and whens of growing and using culinary herbs. Her presentation will include garden design and historical use of culinary herbs.
Army veteran and historian Wayne King will present Remembering Memorial Day at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 15, a program in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s History at Home series. The program is free; no registration required.
How was the Ledge formed? What force dug out Lake Winnebago? Wisconsin’s Glacial Landscapes – with an emphasis on the geological history of the Fond du Lac area – will be presented at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.
The Fond du Lac Public Library will offer a free class, Composting at Home at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 21. The class is free and open to the public. No registration necessary.
David Demezas, of UW-FDL, will talk about how to compost with kitchen scraps, yard waste and trimmings. He’ll discuss what can and cannot be used as compost and offer suggestions on how to set up composting areas or make composting bins.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited to drop in after school to celebrate the 44th annual Earth Day at the Fond du Lac Public Library. From 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, kids can stop in to make a planet-friendly craft to take home and enjoy a healthy after-school snack. The program is free; no registration required.