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January 2018

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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In collaboration with the Door County Civility Project and the League of Women Voters of Door County, Write On presents a series of sessions designed to give you effective strategies to communicate your requests, opinions, and concerns with your elected representatives. This is not just about voicing strong opinions through letters to editors, it's much, much more! As important as what you do, how you do it can make a huge difference regarding whether or not your message is really listened to, read,…

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WRITING MEMOIRS: A Door County Reads Program

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Forestville Library, 123 S. Forestville Ave.
Forestville, WI 54213
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Inspired by Kao Kalia Yang's memoir The Latehomecomer, the 2018 Door County Reads selection, Write On offers several opportunities for members of our community to begin their own memoirs. Yang called her book a 'love letter' to her grandmother, whose spirit held their family together. These free, 90-minute sessions will help you start your own 'love letter' to your family. Find out more about the programs of Door County Reads by visiting their website.  

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Door County Reads Book Discussion

January 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Ephraim Library, 9996 Water St.
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Join Door County Libraries for a discussion of the 2018 Door County Reads selection, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang. Find out more about the programs of Door County Reads by visiting their website.

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Door County Reads Book Discussion

January 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join Door County Libraries for a discussion of the 2018 Door County Reads selection, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang. Find out more about the programs of Door County Reads by visiting their website.

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February 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month's selection is Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes by William Rapai. There are more than 180 exotic species in the Great Lakes. Some, such as green algae, the Asian tapeworm, and the suckermouth minnow, have had little or no impact so far. But a handful of others—sea…

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The Best Book I Never Read

February 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cornerstone Pub, 8123 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
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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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Door County Reads Book Discussion

February 2 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Scandia Village, The Meadows, 10560 Applewood Rd.
Sister Bay, 54234
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Join Door County Libraries for a discussion of the 2018 Door County Reads selection, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang. Find out more about the programs of Door County Reads by visiting their website.

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WORDPLAY 101: Finding the Courage to Write While Having Fun with Sharon Auberle

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$90

Poet Susan Woolridge says “it’s impossible to teach anyone to write a poem, but we can set up circumstances in which poems are likely to happen. We can create a field in and around us that’s fertile territory for poems. Playing with words we can get to the place where poems come from.” In this day-long workshop, using Woolridge’s text “poemcrazy” and Ted Kooser’s book The Poetry Home Repair Manual, we will work on creating two to four original, brand-new…

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Door County Reads presents US Military History: Hmong Veterans

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Join Door County Libraries for a panel discussion of the role Hmong soldiers played in Vietnam, moderated by Dick Campbell. This presentation is inspired by the 2018 Door County Reads selection, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang. Find out more about the programs of Door County Reads by visiting their website.

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DarRen Morris: Art and Redemption Exhibition

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Write On is pleased to work with the  Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County on events surrounding the art exhibition DarRen Morris: Art and Redemption. The exhibit opens February 4 and runs through March 25. During the exhibition, Write On will conduct two Art/Speaks programs on Thursday, February 8, and Thursday, March 8, 1:30 - 2:30 pm. Participants will write in response to one of DarRen's paintings. With participant permission, poems and other writings will be sent to DarRen, who…

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