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February 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, February 1, 2018 @ 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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WORDPLAY 101: Finding the Courage to Write While Having Fun with Sharon Auberle

Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 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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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

Thursday, February 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Offered the second Thursday 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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LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD

Thursday, February 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

Friday, February 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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 60-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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Sturgeon Bay Open Group

Monday, February 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, happening 14 times

Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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The Sturgeon Bay monthly open group is currently open to writers of creative prose -- fiction, essay, memoir -- as well as to poets. The group is facilitated by Marggie Hatala. If you are interested in finding out more or in joining the group, please contact Marggie at marggie.hatala@live.com. Write On's open groups offer an opportunity to share your work with other writers and receive feedback, as well as critique the work of your peers. Volunteer facilitators run each group…

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March 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 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 Torn in Two: The Sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell and One Man's Survival on the Open Sea by Great Lakes historian Michael Schumacher. Dennis Hale reached the dock just in time to see the Daniel J. Morrell heading out to open waters, a 600-foot freighter that had plied the waters for sixty years, carrying…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

Thursday, March 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Offered the second Thursday 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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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

Friday, March 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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 60-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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Sturgeon Bay Open Group

Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, happening 14 times

Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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The Sturgeon Bay monthly open group is currently open to writers of creative prose -- fiction, essay, memoir -- as well as to poets. The group is facilitated by Marggie Hatala. If you are interested in finding out more or in joining the group, please contact Marggie at marggie.hatala@live.com. Write On's open groups offer an opportunity to share your work with other writers and receive feedback, as well as critique the work of your peers. Volunteer facilitators run each group…

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