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Call for My Favorite Fondy Calendar art

Inspired by the breadth of talent on display, month after month, in the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Community Gallery, the library is issuing a call to area artists to submit art – photography included – for a 2018 wall calendar project, My Favorite Fondy.

Everyone is invited to submit – amateurs, professionals, photographers, all ages. Judges will select 12 images that capture the essence of living in the Fond du Lac area, and the resulting calendar, My Favorite Fondy, will be sold as a library fundraiser.

Trafficking & the Porn Industry Jan 9

In a program to mark January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Trafficking and the Pornography Industry, will be presented at 6 p.m. Monday, January 9, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required.

Beer Hut & Outdoor Theatre remembered Jan 19

 

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s popular History at Home series kicks off the New Year with a beloved local topic: Memories of the Beer Hut and Lake Park Outdoor Theatre will be presented at 2 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 19. The programs are free; no registration required.

Memory Cafes meet every fourth Thursday

Often persons living with Alzheimer’s disease become isolated. Going out to see friends or socializing becomes daunting. But since personal interaction is a healthy way to keep the disease at bay, the Alzheimer’s Association provides Memory Cafés to offer a solution.

Looking for a fresh start in 2017?

For most of us, New Year’s resolutions are easier said than done. The Fond du Lac Public Library, with a little help from its friends, will provide guidance, support and tips needed to make 2017 a great year with its Fresh Start series, January through April, at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month.

Build-a-Zine Week at Idea Studio Dec 12-16

It’s Build-a-Zine Week at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio December 12-16. Zines are usually small, handmade magazines that focus on a certain topic.

The Idea Studio’s community zine will explore the theme of making. Stop in any time to create a page: tell a story, write a poem, illustrate an idea – anything goes, as long as it fits in the margins of the preprinted outlines. When the project is done, all the pages will be combined into one zine and displayed in the studio. Materials will be provided. Free. No registration.

Chapter 52 having a sweet time in Dec

Just in time for holiday celebrations, Chapter 52 Bookstore is now selling Vande Walle’s chocolates – sea-salt caramels, caramel pops and snowman-box assorted chocolates.

‘Indication’ of abstract expressionism in Dec

Displaying abstract expressionist influences, Ripon College student Tara Schultz will exhibit her art in Indication from December 7 to January 3 in the Langdon Divers Gallery at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

The public is invited to an artist’s reception 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 15, in the gallery. Refreshments will be served; no registration required.

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