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1 Feb. 11, 12 & 13 - LQCL presents: Movie Night, Calligraphy and Valentine's Themed preschool storytime Movie at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Calligraphy at 3:45 on Tuesday and story time at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Lomira QuadGraphics Community Library at 427 Water Street in Lomira, WI. Movie open to all ages, calligraphy suggested for teens. Movies will be posted in the library prior to each Monday. Info: 920-269-4115, Opt.3 during regular business hours of their Web site: http://www.lomira.lib.wi.us/wordpress/
2 Feb. 12 - Abby Frucht Reading 7 p.m. at the Riverwalk Art Gallery, 33 W. Second Street in Fond du Lac (former Fond du Lac Reporter building). February program with award-winning fiction writer, Abby Frucht will be held at Riverwalk Art Gallery. It's a great space, and as always we will be surrounded by art. More details will be made available closer to the date.
3 Feb. 12 - Fond du Lac Senior Dining Group cocktails at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. The Fond du Lac Senior Dining Group invites all men and women 55 and older to join them at Sunset Shores, W7364 Winnebago Drive, in Fond du Lac for dinner. Info: Max at 269-4180 or Mary Jo at 960-2532. In case of bad weather, use own judgment in attendance.
4 Feb. 12 - Books Between Bites presents: THE GOLDEN HAT: Talking Back to Autism 12:10-12:50 p.m. Downstairs in Fellowship Hall, Salem United Methodist Church, 120 Sheboygan St., FDL. Hear a book review on your lunch break. Bring your own sack lunch, coffee and soda available. The Golden Hat, by Kate Winslet, is intended to increase awareness about autism and create support for research and treatment. The reviewer is Espen Klausen, Ph.D, a psychologist at Fond du Lac County's Department of Community Programs.
5 Feb. 13 - Horicon Marsh Wildlife Presentation 7 p.m. in Room O-104 at Moraine Park Technical College. Horicon Marsh provides critical habitat for over 300 species of birds, and also muskrats, red foxes, turtles, frogs, bats, dragonflies, fish and much more. As well as impressive spring and fall migrations, wildlife may be seen year-round. Erin Railsback, Visitor Services Manager with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will give a presentation on wildlife species, viewing hotspots, and viewing tips.
6 Feb. 14, 15 & 16 - FDLCT Presents: A Midsummer Night's Dream 7:30 at the Goodrich Little Theater, 72 W. Ninth St. What a better way to celebrate love this Valentine's Day weekend than with the immortal bard's tale of oft-changing affection that takes place one midsummer's night? Tickets are on sale for $17 each, at Wegner's Office Department Store, on the corner of Court & Macy St. in FDL and at the box office an hour before each performance. FOR PHOTOS, see D1
7 Feb. 14 - An Evening with Nature: Wild Cats of Wisconsin 7 to 8:30 p.m. at theIce Age Visitor Center (located off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee) Bobcats, cougars and lynx are the wild cats found in the United States. Join John Olson, DNR Fur Bearer Specialist, has he explains the truly incredible adaptations these felines possess and where they are found in our state. This program is most appropriate for adults and youth over the age of 10 years.
Feb. 15: Ag Showcase Apple Pie Contest Deadline - Neatly typed recipes must be submitted with entry form. Entries must be received by Friday, Feb. 15. No entries will be accepted after that date. Entries must be mailed or hand delivered to the Association of Commerce. No e-mail entries will be accepted. Questions or comments about the contest, contact Brenda Gudex at email@example.com; or 921-9500.
9 RSVP Feb. 16: March 2 A Day with Aldo Leopold - 9 a.m. at the Marian University Stayer Center. Words from Bill Volkert, outdoor writer, speaker and former DNR naturalist, Stanley A. Temple, professor emeritus in conservation in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at UW-Madison A pasta buffet lunch will be served at noon, followed by the showing of Green Fire. Admission for the full-event is $40 per person. Student admission for the film screening of Green Fire only is $5 with a student ID. Reservations can be arranged by filling out the reservation form found online at http://gottfriedprairiearboretum.org/. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the Fond du Lac Area Visitors Bureau.
10Ongoing: Fond du Lac County Farm Bureau Fresh Florida Fruit & Commodity Sale - For more Information call by Feb 15. Fresh Florida strawberries, Valancia oranges, red grapefruit, honey tangerines, nuts by the case & Gift packs. FDL County Farm Bureau office at 979-0807.