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April 2018

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD: How To Advocate Effectively

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 229 N. 14th Avenue
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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WILD WORDS: Celebrate Water!

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Join Write On, the Door County Land Trust, and Crossroads in a night of storytelling about Door County's most treasured natural asset, water! Using Pecha Kucha, a Japanese form of storytelling that combines images and words, participants are encouraged to share stories about their favorite places in nature and their relationship to the earth. Slides of images you have gathered will be shown as you share your story, essay, or poem about what you treasure about Door County. All ages are welcomed…

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International Mother Language Day/Poetry Month Reading

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Miller Art Museum, 107 S. 4th Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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  Write On's annual International Mother Language Day scheduled for February 19 was cancelled due to an ice storm. We have rescheduled the event to wrap up National Poetry Month!  Celebrate both occasions with us as people share poems in their native languages! This reading not only celebrates the languages of the world spoken here in Door County, it also invites audience members to relax and appreciate the rhythm and music of poetry, rather than focus on the poem's "message."…

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May 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

May 3 @ 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 Lucy Sanna's historical novel The Cherry Harvest.  It's the summer of 1944 in Door County, Wisconsin, where even the lush cherry orchards and green lakeside farms can't escape the ravages of war. With food rationed and money scarce, the Christiansen family struggles to hold on. The family's teenage daughter, Kate, raises rabbits to…

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THE BEST BOOK I NEVER READ

May 3 @ 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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June 2018

THE BEST BOOK I NEVER READ

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Door County Brewing Company, 8099 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 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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A VIEW TO THE FUTURE: Personal Stories, Metaphors, and Patterns

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 15, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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In August, 2017, David Henderson participated in our annual writing and yoga retreat. Inspired by the program and the community he discovered at Write On, David wanted to give something back to encourage others to writer. This June, David will present A View to the Future: Personal Stories, Metaphors, and Patterns, as a gift to our community. In this experimental workshop, people will create and write stories about their potential futures, using elements from past and desired behavior. Stories can…

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A VIEW TO THE FUTURE: Personal Stories, Metaphors, and Patterns

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 15, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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In August, 2017, David Henderson participated in our annual writing and yoga retreat. Inspired by the program and the community he discovered at Write On, David wanted to give something back to encourage others to writer. This June, David will present A View to the Future: Personal Stories, Metaphors, and Patterns, as a gift to our community. In this experimental workshop, people will create and write stories about their potential futures, using elements from past and desired behavior. Stories can…

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Imagination and the Art of Writing with Michael Brecke

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 22, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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“Mommy, mommy," the little girl cried, “do you know that there is a little man that lives under the bridge over our creek.” Breathlessly she went on to tell her story. We are people of story and we are constantly telling stories about our lives and our history. The existence of story celebrates and articulates our humanity. Stories make us human. Stories make us and define us. Stories flow from our lives and are always desperately seeking words that will…

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Imagination and the Art of Writing with Michael Brecke

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 22, 2018

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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“Mommy, mommy," the little girl cried, “do you know that there is a little man that lives under the bridge over our creek.” Breathlessly she went on to tell her story. We are people of story and we are constantly telling stories about our lives and our history. The existence of story celebrates and articulates our humanity. Stories make us human. Stories make us and define us. Stories flow from our lives and are always desperately seeking words that will…

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