6 p.m. on www.postcrescent.com: Earlier this month, Andy Thompson wrote a column about "The Dream," which has been a thorn in his side since graduating from college in 1980. He got plenty of feedback when the column was published on www.postcrescent.com and in print. Here are some of your responses.
Parents at play: Words - and letters - to the wise
7 a.m. on www.postcrescent.com/familyfirst: Words matter. A lot. Kids whose parents read to them and engage them in conversation have bigger vocabularies and become better readers themselves than those whose parents aren't as verbally engaged. Being a good reader increases a child's chances of doing well in school, going on to college, and having a successful career. And since reading never goes out of style - and it's never too late to start - we'll share some of our favorite word games.
Freddy Cole brings jazz history with him to PAC
8 a.m. on www.postcrescent.com: Post-Crescent Media talked with Freddy Cole about his musical family, his identity as an artist and his choice to pursue a music career. A singer and pianist who started his recording career in 1952, Cole has found his own niche. The Freddy Cole Quartet has toured the United States, Europe, the Far East and South America. The quartet performs this weekend at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in downtown Appleton.
New group seeks to improve child welfare
6 p.m. on www.postcrescent.com: Outagamie County Judge John Des Jardins is among those lending support to a nonprofit organization under development in Outagamie County that would in part provide judges with more information on the lives of those suffering child abuse or neglect. CASA of the Fox Cities is aiming to train and supervise volunteers that would serve as court-appointed advocates for kids in need of child protection services.
Take a Moment
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