Hand-sewers’ group meets Oct 24

October 24, 2018

The Fond du Lac Public Library hosts a monthly casual gathering of people interested in hand-sewing projects, From Our Hands. The group will meet from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 24, and will meet every fourth Wednesday of the month at ...

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Make faux fall acorns Oct 20

October 20, 2018

It’s getting more fall-like every day; time to decorate for the changing seasons. Crafters will make faux fall acorns at the 10 a.m. Saturday, October 20, Craftermorning program at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free and open to ...

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‘Long Road Home from WWI’ Oct 18

October 18, 2018

At the close of the Great War, the United States had 4.3 million men and women in uniform, with over 2 million in Europe. Those soldiers, sailors and Marines had great expectations for their future: marriage, family, jobs, education and a return t...

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Homebrew 101 Oct 17 (with cake)

October 17, 2018

Pro brewer Andrew Roth will teach “Homebrew 101” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. The program is free; no registration required. There will be plenty of time for Q&A. No beer samples, but cake will be served.


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Flavors of the World explores sage Oct 16

October 16, 2018

Parsley, rosemary and thyme: what’s missing? Sage. Considered by the British as one of the four essential herbs, sage has been used worldwide for centuries. 

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Flavors of the World series will explore the versa...

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Cool DIY programs at the Idea Studio in Oct

October 15, 2018

The Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio makerspace offers programs for adults and teens age 13 and older that help users make creative use of the free equipment on site. Along with the programs below, staff routinely holds badging sessions ...

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Teen Zombie Make-up Oct 13

October 13, 2018

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to learn Zombie Make-up, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 13. All supplies provided to learn and apply cool (and gross) make-up tricks to transform yourself into a realistic zombie, just in time for Halloween. Spa...

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Yarn Crafters meet Oct 11 & 25

October 11, 2018

The holidays are right around the corner: a busy time for knitters and crocheters. The drop-in Yarn Crafters group offers help, advice and camaraderie at 6 p.m. Thursdays October 11 and 25 at the Fond du Lac Public Library.

Started by needle arts...

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Winners sting opponents at Scrabble Bee

October 9, 2018

Fond du Lac Literacy Services’ sixth annual Scrabble Bee, held October 9 at Thelma Center for the Arts, attracted a swarm of great spellers. Dominating the challenging Yellow Jacket Division was the returning champs team of Nauti Words, which co...

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DIY body scrubs Oct 8

October 8, 2018

There are thousands of skin-care products on the market, many using unpronounceable ingredients that do who knows what. An easy way to take control of what goes on your skin – while saving money – is to do it yourself. Part two in the Fond du ...

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