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1 Dec. 31 - New Years Eve Skate 7 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. at the Fond du Lac Blue Line, 550 Fond du Lac Ave, on the Fairgrounds. This is an inexpensive, family-fun event open to the community. The cost is $10 per family or $5 for each person. Skate rental is available for an additional $3. Record Entertainment will provide DJ services on Rink A while Open Hockey will be played on Rink B. (All necessary equipment must be worn for hockey participation) Fun games and prizes will be awarded. All participants are encouraged to bring a dish to pass. For more information go to www.fdlblueline.com
2 Jan. 2 - Making Your Wood Duck Boxes Pro"duck"tive 7 p.m. at the Horicon Marsh Int'l. Education Center, N7725 Hwy. 28, Horicon, presented by Wood Duck Society Member, Jeff Bahls.
3Jan. 2 - Lake Winnebago Quality Improvement Association Board of Directors monthly meeting 7 to 9 p.m. in Rooms F and G at the Fond du Lac City/County Building. The Board of Directors meeting is open to all association members and anyone else interested in Lake Winnebago.
4Jan. 3 - Bridal Faire 2013 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 625 W. Rolling Meadows Drive. Fashions by Edith's and Tuxedo Junction. Fashion Show in the Banquet Facility at 7:00 p.m. Music by Record Entertainment. Hair by Twist N Tease Salon. Advance tickets available exclusively at Edith's, Wisconsin's Largest Wedding Center, Downtown Fond du Lac. All vendors will be located in the Holidome. $6 in advance, $10 at the door.
5 Jan. 4 - Windhover Center Groundbreaking Ceremony 3 p.m., cake and refreshments to follow the ceremony, at the Windhover Center, 51 Sheboygan St., FDL.
6 Jan. 4 - Seasons Go Round Nature Storytime 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Ice Age Visitor Center (located off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee) Winter, spring, summer, fall... Every year the seasons go round and round. Learn about why we have four seasons in Wisconsin. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults.
7 Jan 5 - Sign-ups starting: Crafternoons are open to adults and children in middle school or older. Crafternoon is a free program every third Saturday. Library staff and local crafters host a different make-and-take project each month. All supplies provided. Crafternoons was inspired by a similar program at the New York Public Library that's run by Maura Madden, who wrote, "Crafternoon: A Guide to Getting Artsy and Crafty with Your Friends All Year Long." Jan. 19: Scribblers' Skivvies. Bring a plain, laundered T-shirt (or anything you like) to create a uniquely quotable undergarment. Paints provided, and lots of memorable quotes available to choose from, or use your own. Sign-up starts on Jan. 5. Info, visit www.fdlpl.org, Space is limited; registration required at www.fdlpl.org/calendar; or by calling the Help Desk at 322-3929.
8 Jan. 5 - Foot of the Lake Synchronized Skating Classic 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the FDL Blue Line Family Ice Center, 550 Fond du Lac Ave. Watch nationally competing synchronized skating teams perform in this day-long event. Concessions available. $10 per person, 10 years and under free.
9 Jan. 5 - Public Naturalist Program 10 a.m. at the Horicon Marsh Int'l Education Center, N7725 Hwy. 28, Horicon. snowshoe or hike (snow dependent) the marsh with Naturalist Liz Herzmann. Experience how to track animals in the snow and discover what marsh animals were up to the night before. Explore areas of the marsh typically not accessible during any other season and see the beauty of the marsh during the wonderful winter season. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow ours! All hikes allow for easy walking and good access to the marsh. Most programs will run for about one hour.
10 Jan 5 - Movies at the Marsh presents "Happy Feet Two" 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Horicon Marsh Int'l. Education Center, N7725 Hwy. 28, Horicon. Erik, son of the penguins Mumble and Gloria, is reluctant to try dancing as most of the penguins in Emperor-Land do. Erik's first attempt at dancing makes most of the other penguins laugh and embarrasses Erik. Erik and his two friends, Boadicia and Atticus, follow Ramon to Adélie-Land and finds that Adélie-Land has been ruled by a God-like penguin named The Mighty Sven.