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Create tiles for community mosaic Jul 8

Local artist Kathryn Dreifuerst will guide three sessions of DIY Ceramic Tiles on Saturday, July 8: 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio. Participants will create original tiles that Dreifuerst will fire and install in a community mosaic that will be displayed in the studio. The programs are free and open to adults and teens age 13 and older. Registration required at the Calendar.

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.

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.

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.

'Lovely Trees' exhibit Jun 7-Jul 5

As spring turns to summer, the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery will celebrate the greening of the landscape with Lovely Trees, a themed exhibit, June 7 to July 5. The show, organized by gallery curator Mel Kolstad, is the result of a public call to art.

More than 40 artists submitted pieces in a variety of media.

'When I'm 65' Jun 28

Retirement can be a great time of life, but understanding the intricacies of the paperwork can cause headaches. The Fond du Lac Public Library is offering a free class, “When I’m 65,” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 28.

Presented by Julie Hilbert, senior benefit specialist from the Fond du Lac County Dept. of Senior Services, the class will provide information on insurance, Medicare, Medicare Part B and Social Security.

The class is free. Registration is recommended at the Calendar. Walk-ins are welcome.

 

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