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January 2020

WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: Maryclaire Torinus and the Griffon String Quarter at Scandia Village

January 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

As part of our community outreach programs, Write On partners with the Griffon String Quartet's B Double Sharp program of Midsummer's Music and writer-in-residence Maryclaire Torinus to present a program on music and memory at Scandia Village.   Maryclaire Torinus has an undergraduate degree from St. Norbert College in Vocal Music Education and a graduate degree in Theology from Cardinal Stritch University. She has worked in the fields of education and elder care for nearly thirty years. She retired as a…

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YOUTH: This One Time ‘Round the Sun with Jill Stukenberg

January 11 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Ridges Sanctuary, 8166 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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FREE PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN 5TH THROUGH 8TH GRADES! What would happen to the goose who flew home for New Year's Eve or the maple that refused to drop its leaves? Join Write On and the Ridges Sanctuary for an afternoon of imaginative writing using the natural world as a springboard! We'll begin by thinking about the cycle of a year and how an animal or a natural element (tree, rock, shoreline) might experience the changes of temperature, weather, and light…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: SkyWriting with Northern Sky Theater in Door County Schools

January 21 @ 12:00 am
Northern Sky Theater, 9058 County Road A
Fish Creek, WI 54212

Write On and Northern Sky Theater collaborate on offering in-school creative writing workshops at area elementary, middle, and high schools. Using fun-filled prompts and activities, we will encourage students to write on the theme of nature. Writing workshops will take place throughout winter and spring. Representatives from Write On and Northern Sky will collect these writings and select a number to be adapted to music. Curated and directed by Ray Jivoff and composer Brett Ryback, up to ten songs will…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: The Scents of Healing with Catherine Jagoe and Judith Woodburn at Anna’s Place

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anna’s Place, 839 18th Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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As part of our community outreach programs, writers-in-residence Catherine Jagoe and Judith Woodburn will offer scent-based writing programs for residents at Scandia Village in Sister Bay and Anna's Place in Sturgeon Bay. These programs may be open to others if space is available. To inquire about participating, please call 920-868-1457. Last year, writers Catherine Jagoe and Judith Woodburn presented The Scents of Endings, an interactive discussion and reading on the subject of scent and memory, at Scandia Village. Returning to…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: The Scents of Healing with Catherine Jagoe and Judith Woodburn at Scandia Village

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Scandia Village, The Meadows, 10560 Applewood Rd.
Sister Bay, 54234
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As part of our community outreach programs, writers-in-residence Catherine Jagoe and Judith Woodburn will offer scent-based writing programs for residents at Scandia Village in Sister Bay and Anna's Place in Sturgeon Bay. These programs may be open to others if space is available. To inquire about participating, please call 920-868-1457. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE FOR SCANDIA SESSION TO FRIDAY, JANUARY 24! Last year, writers Catherine Jagoe and Judith Woodburn presented The Scents of Endings, an interactive discussion and reading…

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Kickoff Author Talk with Leif Enger

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay High School Auditorium, 1230 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Write On, Door County is proud to be a presenting partner in Door County Reads. The selection for 2020 is Leif Enger's novel Virgil Wander.  After a car accident, the title character suffers memory loss and struggles to reconstruct his past. Set in the small town of Greenstone on Minnesota's Lake Superior shore, Virgil Wander is a bittersweet chronicle of a tightknit community with quirky characters, all-American values, and movie classics. Leif Enger was raised in Osakis, Minnesota, and worked as…

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Baseball in Door County with Myles Dannhausen, Jr.

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Door County Brewing Company, 8099 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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As part of Door County Reads, Write On board member and Peninsula Pulse editor Myles Dannhausen, Jr., leads a discussion of the history of baseball in Door County. In Virgil Wander, the novel selected for this year's program, a minor league baseball player in the small town of Greenstone, Minnesota, disappears after flying solo in an old plane over Lake Superior.

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: SkyWriting with Northern Sky Theater and Door County School

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Sevastopol School, 4550 Highway 57
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Write On and Northern Sky Theater collaborate on offering in-school creative writing workshops at area elementary, middle, and high schools. Using fun-filled prompts and activities, we will encourage students to write on the theme of nature. Writing workshops will take place throughout winter and spring. Representatives from Write On and Northern Sky will collect these writings and select a number to be adapted to music. Curated and directed by Ray Jivoff and composer Brett Ryback, up to ten songs will…

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Book Discussion

January 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Ephraim Library, 9996 Water St.
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Write On is proud to be a presenting partner with the Door County Library in the Door County Reads program, offering a variety of free programs throughout the county. Join others for a community discussion of this year's selection, Virgil Wander. This discussion is facilitated by Door County librarian Laura Kayacan. Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander is “cruising along at medium altitude” when his car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior. Virgil survives but his language and memory are…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: SkyWriting with Northern Sky Theater and Door County School

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Sevastopol School, 4550 Highway 57
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Write On and Northern Sky Theater collaborate on offering in-school creative writing workshops at area elementary, middle, and high schools. Using fun-filled prompts and activities, we will encourage students to write on the theme of nature. Writing workshops will take place throughout winter and spring. Representatives from Write On and Northern Sky will collect these writings and select a number to be adapted to music. Curated and directed by Ray Jivoff and composer Brett Ryback, up to ten songs will…

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