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June 2017

Writing That Memoir with Ann Heyse and Francha Barnard

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Northern Door YMCA,
3866 Gibraltar Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212
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Everyone has stories to tell, but not everyone knows how to write them down. Whether your memoir project is short or long, this four-week class will help you get started in the writing process. (It could also help you forge ahead with a project that's already begun.) Participants will learn strategies to recall the stories worth telling, to write engaging anecdotes, and to edit and revise effectively.   Class size is limited, to register online click here, for other options…

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Moveable Mic: Open Mic Reading Series

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Fireside Restaurant,
11934 Highway 42
Ellison Bay, 54210
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Moveable Mic is Write On's open mic reading series returns to the Fireside Restaurant in Ellison Bay! Hosts Sharon Auberle and Ralph Murre emcee 90 minutes of readings of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and more. The Fireside series takes place the fourth Tuesday of every month June through October. Come to listen, come to share! Come with old friends and leave with new friends!  

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Poetry Meets Music with Midsummer’s Music

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bjorklunden,
7590 Boynton Lane
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
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Midsummer’s Music asked Write On to invite poets who would create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music and Poetry will take place at eleven of Midsummer’s…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

June 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Edgewood Orchard Galleries,
4140 Peninsula Players Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner again this season with Edgewood Orchard Galleries on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 90-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. This session focuses on the current show Seeking Light. The works in this exhibit share a common thread of light and shadow. What emotions do the artists’ interpretation of light…

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July 2017

Poetry Meets Music with Midsummer’s Music

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bjorklunden,
7590 Boynton Lane
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
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Midsummer’s Music asked Write On to invite poets who would create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music and Poetry will take place at eleven of Midsummer’s…

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Poetry Meets Music with Midsummer’s Music

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bjorklunden,
7590 Boynton Lane
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
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Midsummer’s Music asked Write On to invite poets who would create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music and Poetry will take place at eleven of Midsummer’s…

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$20

Traveling Trolley Tales: A Visit to the Sign Fairy with Jill Petra Harding & Dee Paulsen

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Door County Trolley,
8030 Highway 42
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
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The Sign Fairy has been spreading good thoughts! Take a ride on the Door County Trolley to visit the Sign Fairy, a woman whose challenges in her own life inspired her to put up a sign that would spread good energy to those near and far. We'll visit her studio and hear her story and create our own sign fairy signs. Get ready for a magical amount of fun! Recommended for children in 3rd through 5th grades. Bring a lunch;…

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The Best Book I Never Read

July 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Starboard Brewing Company,
151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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We’ve all done it. Our high school English teacher or a college lit professor assigned a novel that we had every good intention of reading, but time slipped away. So, the night before the exam, we scanned the Cliff Notes or watched the film adaptation. We didn’t do so well on the exam. Here’s a chance to read those books without having to worry about your grade point average! Enjoy some of the fine crafted beers of Starboard Brewing Company…

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GROWN / WRITE / HEAR

July 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

It’s story time at the Jacksonport Farmer’s Market! Door County is a wonderful place for magical stories to begin. Jill Harding, Ann Heyse, and Sue Steckart Jarosh are authors of picture books that were grown right here! Come hear the authors read from their Door County stories, talk with the audience about how they writer their stories, and answer questions from the audience. The program is free and open to all ages; families are encouraged to attend! Jill Harding ‘s…

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$15

Amazing Animal Origami Poems with Kaija Johnson

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edgewood Orchard Galleries,
4140 Peninsula Players Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Origami combined with poetry and tongue twisters! To register online click here, for other options call (920) 868-1457. Date: Thursday, July 13, 9am - noon Cost:$15 About Kaija Johnson Kaija Johnson heads Write On’s program for youth. Kaija joined the organization in summer 2016 and leads free family activities as well as classes for young writers and readers. The daughter of restaurant owners Kris and JJ Johnson, Kaija grew up in Sister Bay and attended k-12 Gibraltar School in Fish Creek.…

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