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March 2018

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD: How to Advocate Effectively

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Hope Church, 141 S. 12th Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 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 from Photographs

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aging and Disability Resource Center of Door County, 832 N. 14th Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Writer in residence John Costello leads a workshop for elders on writing from family photographs. Using examples from his own life and writing about discovering family history through going through photos with his grandmother, John will expand participants' recollections of the photographs they bring to the session. A native of Boise, Idaho, John Costello has lived in four of the five Pacific coastal states and was an exchange student in Russia shortly before the fall of the Soviet Union. He…

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IN WARM BLOOD: A Conversation with Judith Adrian and Closing Reception

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10341 Water St (Hwy 42)
Ephraim, WI 54211
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In collaboration with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County, we are pleased to present an evening in conversation with Judith Adrian, co-author with DarRen Morris of In Warm Blood: Prison and Privilege, Hurt and Heart. Today's discussion coincides with the closing reception for the exhibition DarRen Morris: Art and Redemption. In this fictionalized biography, Judith and DarRen share stories of privilege and prison, hurt and heart: epistolary accounts of two people raised in the parallel universes of southeast Wisconsin and northeast Illinois.…

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April 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

April 5 @ 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 Harborless by Cindy Hunter Morgan. Harborless, a collection of poems informed by Great Lakes shipwrecks, is part history and part reinvention. The poems explore tragic wrecks in rivers and lakes, finding and forming artistic meaning from destruction and death. Each poem begins in a real, historical moment that Cindy Hunter Morgan transforms into…

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THE BEST BOOK I NEVER READ

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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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WRITING ON THE DOOR: Children’s Literature Conference

April 6 @ 9:00 am - April 8 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Saturday, April 7, 2018

The Children's Literature Conference brings together some of the region's best writers of picture books, chapter books, and young adult literature for two-and-a-half days of presentations and workshops. We are proud to offer this conference in conjunction with the Wisconsin chapter of the Society of Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) annual luncheon. Please visit their website for more details and registration information for the luncheon. (Please note that conference and luncheon are two separate registrations! You must register for the…

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CIVILITY MATTERS: Talking Together

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Harbor Resort, 107 N. First Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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The Door County Civility Project and collaboration with Write On, Door County, present Civility Matters: Talking Together. The program features Write On residents Dr. Kay Collier McLaughlin and Mary Louise Dean. Rather than focusing on how awful the current conversation in our society is, Dr. McLaughlin will focus on changing the conversation. She not only offers tools, but she also offers hope as a road map to action based on good practices of civic dialogue. Dr. Kay Collier McLaughlin Mary Louise Dean As…

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POETRY POTLUCK: JAPAN

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gibraltar Fire Hall, 4097 County Road F
Fish Creek, 54212
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Door County Poet Laureate Sharon Auberle and Write On bring an international appreciation of poetry to 2018 with a series of poetry potlucks! Offered quarterly, each potluck will focus on a different country. Participants are asked to bring food reflective of the chosen country as well as a poem either written by one of that nation's poets or one you have written yourself about travel to that country. These events are family-friendly and all ages are encouraged to attend! Our…

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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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