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June 2017
$135

What A Character! A Writing Class with Michael Brecke

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Once on %1$s,
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Do you know any characters? Many of us grew up with 'characters' in our neighborhoods or, sometimes, in our own families. This class is an opportunity to write and tell stories about - recall and relive - the lives of people in our past and present who are really "different, unique, and special." To register online click here, for other options call (920) 868-1457. Dates: Monday, June 19, Wednesday, June 21, and Friday June 23, 9am - noon Cost: $135…

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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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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
$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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$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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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

July 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 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 Friday, June 8, 2018
Margaret Lockwood Gallery,
7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with Margaret Lockwood Gallery 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. Offered the second Friday of every month, year-round. Watch for information about the selected art piece and guest writer for this month's Art/Speaks program! About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to…

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$60

Writing the Mother / Daughter Experience with Kathryn Kysar and Denise Low-Weso

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Write On, Door County,
4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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At the core of most women's lives is, for better or worse, her mother. Through short samples and poignant prompts, participants will write about the beautiful, fraught, and complex mother/daughter relationship. They will leave the day with several pieces of writing started and a renewed sense of interest in exploring the women in their worlds. Women of all experiences and cultures welcome. To register online click here, for other options call (920) 868-1457. Three hours of class time will be…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

July 28 @ 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. The current exhibit features the works of artists Judi Ekholm, Craig Blietz, Susan Hale, and Marcia McDonough are featured in this exhibit. Participants will select a work by one…

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$100

Girls Camp Out, Write On – Level One with Vinni Chomeau & Ann Heyse

July 31 - August 2

What could be better that three days and two nights on the land and in the waters of Door County? We'll hike, we'll swim, we'll tell campfire stories and sleep in tents and cook over a camp stove. Throughout it all, we'll read a little and write a lot. To register online click here, for other options call (920) 868 - 1457. Dates: Monday, July 31 - Wednesday, August 2 Cost: $100, includes all meals and supplies Located at Peninsula…

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$375

Writing & Yoga Retreat with James Mihaley and guests

July 31 @ 9:00 am - August 4 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for our third annual Writing and Yoga Retreat led by poet and yoga instructor James Mihaley, with guest instructors. Relax your mind and body as you practice yoga on the beach and on the farm and find inspiration for your writing in the woods and on the shores of Green Bay. Get in tune with nature and with your self as you explore the natural beauty of Door County and apply your attentiveness to your own writing. Through…

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