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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.

FDL history through landmark ornaments Nov 17

It started, of course, with the Lakeside Park Lighthouse, back in 1990. The light-green Christmas ornament created by the Soroptimists of Fond du Lac as a fundraiser proved so popular they decided to do another the following year, the Galloway House. Fast forward 25 more years, and the program – landmark ornaments – is going strong.

Concussion prevention program Oct 25

Athletes and parents of athletes are encouraged to attend Concussions & Impact: Prevention & Treatment, 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Learn about what’s being done to protect athletes young and old, with information about baseline testing, treatment and monitoring of head injuries. Presented by athletic trainer Tyler Schwarz with comments by Dr.

Capture memories with listening events

Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, gathering and good eating. We swap stories, share memories and get to know one another better. It has given rise to a very un-Black Friday movement: National Day of Listening held the day after Thanksgiving.

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