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Health & wellness sale Jan 9-11-13

Welcome the New Year in grand style by knocking off two resolutions in one visit to Chapter 52 Bookstore: get healthier and save money. All health and wellness books are half off at the bookstore January 9, 11 and 13.

Mega-Zine Sale Jan 2-4-6

The Fond du Lac Public Library will hold its annual Mega-Zine Sale January 2, 4 and 6 at Chapter 52 Bookstore. Bundles of magazines from 2013 will be sold for 50 cents each and will include such popular titles as Vanity Fair, Shape, Outdoor Life, Country Living, Sports Illustrated, Reader’s Digest and Wisconsin Sportsman.

Hanging planter craft sign-up starts Jan 2

Succulent plants seem to be everywhere these days, from party favors to home décor. Crafters at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s January 16 Crafternoon class will use air-dry clay and twine to make a hanging planter for a mini succulent. All supplies provided, including plant.

'Why We Love the Packers' presented Jan 21

Relive the highs and lows of pro football’s most successful franchise, from Curly Lambeau to Mike McCarthy, in a fast-paced presentation, Why We Love the Packers, at 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 21, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The programs are free; no registration required.

Letters to Santa due Dec 7

When it comes to Christmas wishes, kids know it’s smart to put them in writing. Kids who drop off their letters to Santa at the Children’s Room at the downtown Fond du Lac Public Library by 3 p.m. Monday, December 7, will get a personalized reply by Santa mailed to their homes before Christmas.

Scrabble Bee champs x 3

For the third straight year, a fearsome foursome won top honors in the Fond du Lac Literacy Services annual Scrabble Bee, held November 5.

Local author at Chapter 52 Nov 28

Local author Susan M. Baganz will be on hand at Chapter 52 Bookstore from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Kolstad's turn to shine in Dec

In the show Paper, Ink, Wax, Thread, artist Mel Kolstad will get her due. As volunteer curator of the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery, Kolstad has put dozens of artists’ works in the best light. Now it’s her time to shine.

Exhibit explores Washington, medicine

As a head of household, plantation owner, businessman, Revolutionary War general and president, George Washington had his hands full. Alongside the demands of political life and military leadership, however, he focused considerable attention on the health and safety of his family, troops, staff and slaves.

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