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(All events are cancelled for now, as the building is closed until May 12)

Mondays
 Beginning Yoga at 9 AM

History Hour at 2:30 PM in the Great Hall

Tuesdays
Free Movies in the Great Hall 

Wednesdays
Finding Your Center Movement Class

Fridays
1st Friday – Social Justice Story Hour at 10:30 AM | 3rd Friday – Story Hour at 10 AM | Second & Fourth Friday – Read to Therapy Dog Nelly Bly at 10 AM

Little Learners Tech at 10 AM

(All events are cancelled for now, as the building is closed until May 12)

Ongoing programs –
Beginning Art Classes for Adults

Book Club – Fourth Thursday of the Month

All Month Long in the Maker Space

Family Game Day – First Saturday of the Month

Virtual Between the Pages Bookclub

Join Jeanine in an online book discussion. Meeting will be on Zoom + Facebook Live. Download for audio or eBook via Hoopla for free. Participants and listeners are welcome. Between the Pages Virtual Book Club. All details on Facebook Group: Facebook.com/groups/EggHarborBetweenThePages Thursday, April 9th at 10:30am: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele…

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April 15: Virtual Backyard Birds 101

2pm on Wednesday, April 15th.  Join Jess from the Kress in an at home “how-to” workshop all about raising feathered friends! Jess and her husband have 6 chickens and 10 ducks. She’ll teach you everything you need to know about getting started, and you’ll be feeling confident in raising your own birds. This will be…

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April 16: Virtual Spring Herbs of Door County

2pm on Thursday, April 16th.  Spring Herbs of Door County. Join Herbalist, David LaLuzerne for a presentation about the wealth of herbs available in your local environment. This class will explore those herbs that first appear in spring. Learn how the plants that flourish in this climate can help you flourish as well. This will…

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April 28: Virtual Shipwrecks

2pm on Tuesday, April 28th.  Exploring shipwrecks with photos. Join award-winning maritime artist and underwater photographer, Cal Kothrade for a trip underwater. Cal will share photos of some of his favorite dives and share stories of his discoveries. Participants are welcomed to listen and ask questions about his work. This will be a Zoom +…

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Yoga at Home with Liz

Yoga at Home with Liz Typically we have this class at the Kress on Monday Mornings. We are going to try to upload one per week for Liz’s students. About Liz: Liz Heller has been in the fitness industry for 40 years and loves teaching! She won Outstanding Fitness Director at the YMCA’s five state…

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Video Tour of Kress – Tailored to Special Event Rentals

The Kress Pavilion is the perfect place to have your future special event. Before the safer-at-home order was put into place, our Events Director put together an iphone-video tour of the building. This is geared toward folks who are looking for a place to have a special event, or turn off the audio to just…

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June 4-7: Door County Wellness Festival

Door County Wellness Festival Assembles Diverse Lineup of over 30 Presenters Advanced Tickets Now Available Scheduled for June 4-7, the Door County Wellness festival will present a diverse line up of presenters in inspiration, nourishment and movement. Practitioners from Door County and beyond will offer four days of workshops and talks. The full festival pass,…

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CANCELLED: All Month Long in the Maker Space

All Month Long in March Who doesn’t love creating their own jewelry? The Maker Space will have all the materials to design your own unique wood bracelet! The Popsicle sticks will be boiled in water and shaped to fit a variety of wrist sizes. You can decorate your bracelet with pretty paper, paint, markers, or…

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CANCELLED: March 28: Breakfast Bingo! For Cash Prizes

Fun for all ages! Join us in the Great Hall for Breakfast Bingo, hosted by the Egg Harbor Historical Society. All proceeds fund their efforts to repair the book mobile!   Doors open at 9am, first game starts at 10am.   Play 13 games including two bonus games in final blackout jackpot. 13 Game packets:…

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CANCELLED: March 24: Seed Sorting Soiree

We are officially welcoming back our Seed Library! Join us for a fun filled evening sorting seeds for our renewed Seed Library! We’ll be organizing seeds in preparation for the Door County Library and Master Gardener’s Seed Library kick-off event on March 24th. To sign up for this workshop, visit our online portal or contact…

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CANCELLED: Movies in the Great Hall

Join us on Tuesdays at 4:00pm for a FREE movie upstairs in the Great Hall.  Complementary popcorn — bring your own non-alcoholic beverage. Click the links to learn more about the movies, or visit doorcountylibrary.org/event This Month: March 3: (2019 | PG | 1h36min | Comedy, Family) March 10: (2019 | PG-13 | 2h11min |…

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CANCELLED: Backyard Birds 101 – Wednesday, March 18th – 2pm

2:00pm.  Join Jess at the Kress for a “how-to” workshop all about raising feathered friends! Jess and her husband have 6 chickens and 10 ducks. She’ll teach you everything you need to know about getting started, and you’ll leave feeling confident in raising your own birds. To sign up for this workshop, visit our online…

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Monthly: Between the Pages Book Club

*PLEASE NOTE: book club is now held on the 4th Thursday of each month. Ever wanted to join a book group, but didn’t know where to go? We’d love to have you join ours! Meeting at 10:30am in the Egg Harbor Library, on the 4th Thursday of each month. Books to be read and discussed…

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February 19: Make & Take – Microwave Bowl Cozy

Nobody likes burning their fingers on a hot bowl, fresh out of the microwave! Library volunteer, Marcia, will be hosting a workshop in the Maker Space to sew your own microwave bowl cozy. These cozies can be put directly in the microwave around your bowl, and won’t be hot to the touch when removed. This…

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February 11: Scrapbooking 101

A workshop for people of all ages!  Join us in the Maker Space for a scrapbooking workshop with Pat Storm.  We will be using the Die Cutter to create fun shapes and decorations to really make your scrapbook stand out! Please, bring your own printed photos and/or any other desired materials you’d like to include.…

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February 27: Pizza, Puzzles, and Prizes!

5:30pm.  Pizza provided by Mojo Rosas!  Inspired by a movie.  Join us in the Great Hall to watch the film, enjoy a pizza dinner, and compete for a grand prize in our very own puzzle competition!  Sign up for this event by clicking here.   Contact: Jeanine, 920-868-2664

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February 29: Fashion Forward II

$25 per ticket.  Follow this link to purchase your tickets in advance online.  Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Join Fashion Forward Door County for a fashion show centered around female empowerment! Debuting the creative works of designers + stylists from Door County + beyond! Fashion Forward is proud to donate it’s proceeds…

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February 15: Folk Alliance Barn Dance

7pm.  Join us in the Great Hall for a fun evening – don’t forget your dancing shoes!  Door County Folk Alliance dances are community based, alcohol free, and family friendly. (We do ask that children attending are mature enough to listen and follow instructions, and remain in the custody of a parent/guardian). Come with or…

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February 14: Benefit Concert

$15 per ticket, can be purchased at door on the night of the concert. To reserve tickets, call 920-493-5979. Reservations are recommended. All ticket proceeds go to benefit the Community Gardens.   DCMC Presents: Celebrate Community Concert – featuring Corky Siegel- one of the world’s greatest blues harmonica players and Chicago Jazz Diva Lynne Jordan…

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Beginning Art Classes for Adults

Presented by the Friends of the Pavilion, join us for a series of art classes for adults who “Can’t Draw.” Taught by Liz Heller UW Whitewater graduate with a degree in art education and recipient of the Outstanding Alumni award. Her art can be seen at the downtown Egg Harbor Plum Bottom Gallery. February-  Landscape…

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“Finding Your Center” Movement Class

Kress Pavilion is excited to announce “Finding Your Center*” Movement Class to start November 13 In collaboration with independent choreographer and Juilliard Alumni, Elizabeth Clark, Kress Pavilion will begin a 10 week Finding your Center* Movement class on Wednesday mornings starting November 13 from 10:30 am to 11:45 am. Set in the Great Hall on…

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Get Cozy in January with Hygge Fridays

Every Friday in January, join us in the Egg Harbor Library for Hygge Fridays (pronounced hoo-guh). We will be feauring treats from Pink Bakery, hot cider and tea, books about mindfulness, and blankets to help you really get cozy! Plus, for every Hygge Friday you are a part of, you’ll receive a raffle ticket for…

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January 7: Make & Take – Digital Photo Calendar

Happy New Year! 2pm.  What better way to collect last year’s memories than a calendar? Join us in the Maker Space for a workshop using a web based program to create your very own calendar – which will be printed, bound, and ready for you to take home! Please, bring digital photos on a flash…

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January 16: Sewing Machine 101 – Heating Pad

10am.  The Harborette’s Home Community Education Club (HHCEC) will be joining us in the Maker Space for an adult Sewing Maching 101 class! We will be making rice, bean, and herb filled heating pads. These heating pads can simply be microwaved, and used on your body for aches and sore muscles.  To sign up, click…

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ONLINE: Every Day is Earth Day Festival

Thank you to all who attended the first ever, 2019 Every Day is Earth Day Festival! The planning committee is working hard to figure out how to develop an online version of Every Day is Earth Day Festival.  Stay tuned as we bring you more updates. April 22nd, 2020 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth…

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December 4: Make & Take – Flavored Herb Vinegar

12/04/19 at 2pm. To register for this event, click here. Are you looking to liven up your cooking with some more flavor? Join us in the Maker Space to infuse your own flavored vinegar. This creation can be used in salad, dips, sauces and dressings — AND it makes for a great gift! The Die…

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December 5: Wrapping-101

12/05/19 at 2pm.  To register, click here. Would you like to dazzle your friends and family this holiday season? Come learn how to perfectly wrap your gifts in Wrapping 101! This workshop will cover basics of gift wrapping, ribbon & bow techniques, and measuring methods. Come early to make your own wrapping paper or bring…

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All Month Long: Homemade Crafts

Bringing creativity home for the holidays! All month long, stop by the Maker Space to craft your own homemade Holiday essentials. Use recycled paper to design your own wrapping paper with stamps, markers, paint, or whatever fits your creative niche! Create unique gift tags for all your presents with our Die Cutter, it can cut…

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November 22: Artspeaks Writing Workshop

11/22/2019 11am to Noon.  This Artspeaks event is free and open to all interested individuals, from beginning writer to the more advanced writer. The Egg Harbor PAI, Write On Door County and the Kress Pavilion are pleased to announce an Artspeaks writing workshop at the Kress Pavilion.  Artspeaks is a practice of writing in response…

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December 18: CriCut Snowflake Faux Leather Earrings

12/18/19 at 2pm.  To sign-up, click here. Join us in the Maker Space, we’ll be highlighting another feature of our CriCut machine to make faux leather earrings! Keep them for yourself or gift them, the compliments will be endless on the earrings you created!   Contact, Jeanine: (920) 868-2664

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December 23: 3D Printed Cookie Cutter + Cookies!

12/23/19 at 2pm.  To sign up and choose your design, click here. Need something to occupy your time this Winter break?  Join us in the Maker Space, we’ll be featuring the 3D Printer to create your own cookie cutter! Stick around after the 3D Printing demonstration to bake your own cookies.  You can even use…

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Winter Wellness: Yoga & Movement Classes at Kress

Join us in the Great Hall for a Winter Wellness regimen. With Beginning Yoga on Mondays and Finding your Center Movement Class on Wednesdays, we invite you to practice at Kress Pavilion. Monday at 9 am: Beginning Yoga with Liz This is a co-ed beginning yoga class where all level of students are welcome! You…

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November 20: Spain Travelogue

Join us as we embrace our month-long “World Travel” theme with Parador restaurant owners, Larry and Rebecca Majewski.  They will be sharing highlights from their travels to Spain through pictures and stories.

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November 30: Santa Land!

The perfect way to kick off the 2019 Holiday Season, come visit with Santa in the Egg Harbor Library!  Don’t forget your camera!   For a full Holly Days schedule, visit eggharbordoorcounty.org/events/holly-days

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Desert Song Cycle Album Release + Fundraiser

“Desert Song Cycle Album Release Multimedia Concert” at the Kress Pavilion on Sunday, Nov. 17 Transport to the desert with a music inspired by the dessert accompanied by a slideshow of original works   (Egg Harbor) Join the Kress Pavilion and Violinist, Beth Chafey-Hon for an afternoon of live music inspired by the desert wilderness.…

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November Movies in the Great Hall

NEW MOVIE TIMES!  Join us every Tuesday at 4:00pm for a movie upstairs in the Great Hall. Click the links below to learn more about the movies. November 5 November 12: No Movie November 19 November 26 Free popcorn – bring your own beverage. Contact: Jeanine, 920-868-2664

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All Month Long: Clay Leaf Bowl

All month long in the Maker Space, embrace the fall season and get creative with different leaf shapes and colors! You can use this unique craft as a jewelry holder, spare change bowl, trinket dish, or simply as a decoration.   Contact Jeanine, 920-868-2664        

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All Month Long: Green Screen

All month long in the Maker Space, the world is yours! No need to buy a ticket and get out of town when you have a green screen! Stop by the Maker Space to make your world traveler dreams come true. You can visit places like the Roman Colosseum, the Taj Mahal, The Great Wall…

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November 27: Maker Space Open House

11/27/2019 – 10am to 5pm.  We’re giving you the opportunity to discover the Maker Space and enjoy everything it has to offer!  A “maker space” is a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring, and sharing that uses high-tech to no-tech tools. Come visit ours! We’ll turn the stairs into a piano, give you the…

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November 22: Natural Dyes 101

11/22/19 at 1pm.  Join us in the maker space to create your own naturally dyed scarf with materials you can find right in your backyard! This craft is sure to be a statement piece to any cold weather outfit. You can take the techniques learned at this workshop and get creative with more fabric at…

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November 13: Cloud Storage-101

11/13/2019 at 1pm.  Are you struggling with storage space on your devices? Do you have years worth of electronic photos that you’d like to preserve? Join us with Quantum PC to learn how to gain storage and keep your memories on your device with the Cloud! Please bring along your tablets and other mobile devices.…

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November 9: Medicare Open Enrollment

11am to 12pm.  Learn all you need to know about Medicare with the professionals from Wisconsin Insurance Partners.  Enrollment is primarily for people 65 years and older, or for those with a disability.   Click here for more information about Medicare in Wisconsin, or email Elizabeth at ekostichka@gmail.com

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November 5: “Museum of Natural Inspiration” Exhibit Opening

4PM – 7PM.  The Egg Harbor Public Arts Initiative announces the opening of the Lawton Gallery’s exhibition, “Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artists Explore the Richter Collection.” This exhibit is collaboration between the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery, the University’s Center for Biodiversity, and features artists who have created artwork inspired by the…

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November 5: Author Meet & Greet

“Blue light” is what is given off by technology screens such as TVs, phones, and computers. Bobby Hunt III, author of “The Blue Light Diet” will talk about how blue light can either help or hurt your health.  To learn more about the Blue Light Diet, visit the website.  More information on the book can…

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November 5: Make & Take – Travel Journal

11/05/2019 at 2pm.  Join us in the Maker Space to create your own travel journal! These are the perfect pocket companions to bring along while travelling. Whether you’re overseas or in a different state, every experience is worth remembering. Use it to write an itinerary, track budgeting, mark places you’ve visited, keep people you’ve met,…

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Every Wednesday Acoustic Jam – 2019 Fall Season

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Egg Harbor LibraryEvery Wednesday, October 2nd through November 27th, Acoustic Jam. Open to all musicians and musical instruments, this is an acoustic jam open to all levels of ability. This jam will foster community wherein new musicians can learn from the talented players and gain confidence. The advanced players can…

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Oct. 24: Vampire Bingo for Cash Prizes

Join us for Bingo for Cash Prizes at the Kress! Doors at 6pm, game at 7pm Play 13 games including two bonus games in final blackout jackpot.13 Game packets:• $10 – plays 1 card per game• $15 – plays 3 cards per game• $20 – plays 6 cards per game• $25 – plays 9 cards…

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October 26: Halloween Safe Walk

10am to 1pm.  Trick-or-Treat for books!  Visit the Egg Harbor Library in a costume to receive a kids book in celebration of Halloween. Click here to see which other Egg Harbor businesses are participating in the Safe Walk. Library Contact: Jeanine, 920-868-2664

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October 12: Pumpkin Patch Book Sale

Stop by the book sale during Pumpkin Patch Fest and pick up a few books to read for the winter!  You can’t beat these prices: 50 cents for paperback and $1 for hardbacks. You really can’t afford to NOT go!  Admire the beautiful autumn view of Egg Harbor from the Kress while browsing the book…

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October 22: Essential Oils 101

Join us at 4:00pm in the Maker Space. Have you been wanting to learn more about essential oils? Do you already have oils in your home but you’re not sure how to use them? Are you interested in natural alternatives that support the well-being of you and your family? Satisfy your curiosity & questions with…

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October 19: Medicare Open Enrollment

11am to 12pm.  Learn all you need to know about Medicare with the professionals from Wisconsin Insurance Partners.  Enrollment is primarily for people 65 years and older, or for those with a disability.   Click here for more information about Medicare in Wisconsin.

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October 18: Make & Take – Creative Coaster

To sign up, click here. Join us in the Maker Space anytime between 12:30 and 2:30pm to create your own coaster, inspired by our Mystical October.  We will be using different colored sharpies and rubbing alcohol to make unique designs on ceramic coasters.  Participants are invited to bring a snack to share if they’d like. …

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October 9: Crystal Healing – Repair Cafe

Join us at 4:00pm Repair your chakras with crystal healing. Do you love crystals and gemstones? Have you heard about crystal healing, but don’t know much about it? Join us for a class all about the world, your body, and crystal healing. You will learn how this ancient practice came to be, and discuss different…

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October Movies in the Great Hall

Join us every Tuesday at 4:30pm for a movie upstairs in the Great Hall. 4:30 p.m. Egg Harbor Library Tuesday Movie in the Great Hall Theater. Join us for a movie upstairs in the Great Hall. Free popcorn – bring your own beverage. October Movies October 1:( PG-13 | 2019 | Drama/Fantasy | 1:56 )…

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September 22-28: Banned Books Week

Together with the American Library Association, the Door County Library promotes the freedom to read with Banned Books Week.  Banned and challenged books will be on display.  “American Library Association Names Top 11 Challenged Books of 2018.”   Join us all month long in the Maker Space: use our green screen to make your own…

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Fourth Thursday Bingo

Bingo at Kress Pavilion is back on the Fourth Thursday of the month, hosted by the Egg Harbor Historical Society. Free popcorn – Bring your Own Beverage (beer & wine included) Doors at 6 pm, first game at 7pm. Kid Friendly~! Play 13 games including two bonus games in final blackout jackpot.13 Game packets:• $10…

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September 16-20: Pirate Week

Ahoy! Join us in celebrating Pirate Week with a craft in the Maker Space.  Be sure to brush up on your pirate terms and phrases!   International Talk Like A Pirate Day is a parodic holiday created by John Baur and Mark Summers (a.k.a. Ol’ Chumbucket and Cap’n Slappy).  The idea came about when Summers…

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September 18: Make & Take – Coffee Mug with Cri-Cut

Join us in the maker space at 3:00pm for a vinyl sticker workshop.  Attendees will have a choice between two graphics to put on a mug.  To register, click here. If this is your first time registering, you’ll need to build a portfolio, hard the first time, easy after. Participants can choose from one of…

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August 13: The Great Believers: A Special Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 13 – 10 AM Please join Write On and Door County Library for a conversation about Rebecca Makkai’s highly lauded novel The Great Believers (National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist, winner of the ALA Carnegie Medal and LA Times Book Prize), led by Write On resident Zoe Zolbrod (Currency, The Telling). The…

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August 20: Science Talk – Origins Project with UW-Madison

UW – Madison Origins Project Visits Door County Kress Pavilion and Egg Harbor Library Host UW-Madison Scientists in a Presentation of the Origins of Humankind About: In July 2017, a science writer, a photographer and a video producer from UW–Madison traveled to South Africa to find stories about our beginnings, from the origins of the…

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August 15: Cheese-licious Book & Author Event

The Friends of Door County Libraries will present a “Cheese-licious” Book & Author event on Thursday, August 15. “Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook” author Kristine Hansen will be joined by a Who’s Who of Door County cheese for a discussion and complimentary sampling, 7 p.m. at the Kress Pavilion/Egg Harbor Library, 7845 Church St., Egg Harbor. Free…

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September 25: Downloadable Library 101

Did you know that with your library card you can access thousands of eBooks, audiobooks and videos? Join us for Downloadable Library 101 and learn how to use Hoopla Digital, Libby/Overdrive and RB Digital on your smart phone and tablet.   No sign-up necessary.

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Weekly on Mondays: Beginning Yoga

Monday Beginning Yoga:  9 am This is a co-ed beginning yoga class where all level of students are welcome! The class meets at the Kress Library/Pavilion overlooking the bay….a perfect place to come unwind. You will learn the basics of all the beginning yoga asanas and you will find that you are getting stronger, more…

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Animation 101 – From Concept to Launch

Friday, July 26 at 1pm Have you ever wanted to make an object move or a character come to life? Are you a big fan of animated films and television shows? Then join us for an overview of how it works from concept to animation launch. This overview is targeted at those interested in creating…

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Techie Tuesday: Every Tuesday During Summer

Aimed at ages 10 and up, Techie Tuesdays will highlight tech toys for independent exploration. Activities for intermediate techies include: robotics, circuitry, coding and building. For more details, contact Holly at 920-868-2664.

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Displaced Knitters: Every Tuesday-Open Knitters Group

10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Egg Harbor Library Open Knitters Group. Join us and the Displaced Knitters of Door County in the Maker Space for our weekly Knitters Group. Open to knitters of all levels of ability. Must bring own knitting supplies. Contact: displacedknitters@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/displacedknitters

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July 16 – World Record Global Rocket Lauch

World Records Global Rocket Launch. July 16 – 10:15 am | Free. Calling all rocket enthusiasts of all ages, join us and space camps around the world in conjunction with the US Space and Rocket Center to set a new World Record for most rockets launched at once. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of…

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A Universe of Stories- Library Summer Programs 2019

This year’s program theme, “A Universe of Stories”, has inspired the Door County Library staff to create some great programs throughout the county and includes fabulous weekly prizes from books to gift certificates from your favorite Door County businesses. Wednesday, July 3 – Patriotic Dance Party – 10 AM Music Party is for children ages…

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July 21: Pedal for Pancakes

Pedal for Pancakes: A ride with a reward! One couple’s fundraiser turned fun ride between Egg Harbor, Baileys and Back! Egg Harbor business owners, Ann & Mike Johnson of Serenity Bridge Yoga, invite bike enthusiasts of all levels to take part in their Sunday tradition, a 20-mile round-trip ride from Egg Harbor to Baileys Harbor…

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Friday June 21st at 10AM: Eggy Chalk Art Contest

Sidewalk chalk art is fun and whimsical — even amateurs and dabblers can create stunning and marvelous works! With that in mind, sidewalk “artists” are invited to display their skills at the Eggy Chalk Art Contest! All ages and talent levels are welcome. Artists in the Teen and Adult categories are eligible to receive prizes.…

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Tuesday June 18 at 5PM:Egg Harbor – Summer Movie: The Wife

Join us for a movie upstairs in the Great Hall for a movie. “Joan and Joe remain complements after nearly 40 years of marriage. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as the great American novelist, Joan pours her considerable…

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Friday June 14th at 1PM:Egg Harbor – Lake Fishing 101

Join us for lake fishing 101 with Christopher Sampson, DNR Certified Angling Instructor — Learn about equipment, baits, technique and how to find fish hideouts in this one-hour class. Then ask about the fishing rods and tackle boxes available for check out! Let us know you’re coming by calling Holly at 920-868-2664 or visiting the…

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Thursday June 13th at 5PM:The Dandelion Dinner

The Dandelion Dinner 🌱 Fundraiser hosted by Door County Thrive. Door County Thrive, in partnership with local herbalist David Laluzerne and The Dandelion Culture are holding a Dandelion Dinner June 13, 5-8 pm at The Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. The hors d’oeuvres and wine, along with dandelion lore, will be served…

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Tuesday June 11 at 5PM: Egg Harbor – Summer Movie: Vice

Join us for a movie upstairs in the Great Hall for a movie about Governor George W Bush of Texas who picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney’s impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff,…

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Every Wednesday Acoustic Jam – 2019 Season

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Egg Harbor Library Wednesday Acoustic Jam. Open to all musicians and musical instruments, this is an acoustic jam open to all levels of ability. This jam will foster community wherein new musicians can learn from the talented players and gain confidence. The advanced players can demonstrate their learned talents and…

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Monday June 24th at 10AM: Windows 10 Training Series Session 3

1:00 – 3:00 PM. Egg Harbor Library Windows 10 Training Series: Navigating Windows 10. Part 3: Settings and Security This final Part 3 will focus on Settings and Security. Understand the steps to be safe when using your computer. Finally, how to obtain help when you are at home. 1. Windows Settings (Tablet view by…

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Summer Wellness Series: June, July, August, Sept

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.           Egg Harbor Library Summer Wellness Series.  Join us for a series of free Wellness Talks this summer, the first Tuesday of each month.  Led by Keith Fisher, of Northern Door Physical Therapy & Wellness, each month we will focus on the following topics. June 4: 2-3pm“I’d like to walk for…

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June 14: Lake Fishing 101

1:00   p.m.           Egg Harbor Library Lake Fishing 101. Rods, Reels, Casting. Join us for lake fishing 101 with Christopher Sampson, DNR Certified Angling Instructor. We will go over equipment, baits, technique and how to find fish hideouts in this one hour class that will get you fishing on the lake in no time! Let us…

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Beginning Art Classes for Adults

Presented by the Friends of the Pavilion, join us for a series of art classes for adults who “Can’t Draw” Still Life Painting Thursday, July 25 12:30 – 2:30 Still Life Painting with Liz Heller. Aimed at beginners, Liz will help students to learn to accurately draw and paint still-life’s using multiple techniques and materials.…

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May 17: Spark Joy -Organization 101

1:00 p.m. Egg Harbor LibrarySparky Joy 101- Get Organized. You’re invited to this 101 organizing workshop with tips and tricks from Around the House, a professional organizer! Organize your clutter and chaos. Register on our online portal or Contact: Holly, 920-868-2664

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May 19: Celebration of Life for Nancy Fisher

Celebration of Life for Nancy FisherSunday, May 19, 20192 pm, Kress Pavilion Nancy was formerly President of the Village of Egg Harbor as well as a volunteer and employee in many local Door County organizations. The celebration will showcase Nancy’s accomplishments over the years with speakers from many of those organizations. Tentative list of scheduled…

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May 10: Health Talk: Blue Zone Diets with Joan Davis

1pm | Cost: Free Take a virtual trip across the globe searching for secrets to healthy aging? Follow in the footsteps of National Geographic adventurer Dan Buettner, author of the best-selling The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest. Joan Davis Nurse Educator will act as your travel guide.…

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May 10-12 – Door County Wellness Festival

Friends of Kress Pavilion Announce Door County Wellness Festival, Slotted for May 10-12 at Kress Pavilion You’re invited to join us for a three-day Door County retreat filled with opportunities to get inspired, go explore and feel renewed. Connect with practitioners of natural wellness for a diverse offering of experiences to deepen awareness of mindfulness,…

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June 5: Dinner with the Author

 As part of a new collaboration series, the Kress Pavilion hosts an intimate dinner with Patricia Skalka, author of the award winning, Door County Dave Cubiak Mystery Series. Skalka turned to fiction following a successful career in nonfiction. Her many credits include: Staff Writer for Reader’s Digest, freelancer, ghost writer, writing instructor, and book reviewer.…

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May 15: Adventure Talk: Sita Devi Dasi, Humanitarian Eco Village

5:30 p.m. Egg Harbor Library Adventure Talk: Sita Devi Dasi, Humanitarian Eco Village Retreat Center, India Join us in welcoming Sita Devi Dasi, of the Govardhan Ecovillage in India. Located two hours from Mumbai, the Govardhan Ecovillage is a home to Yoga and Ayurveda retreat. Through their education courses, they are able to contribute to numerous…

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May 8: Make & Take – LED, Light Up Mother’s Day Card

10:00 a.m.    Egg Harbor LibraryMake & Take – Light up your Mother’s Day with an LED Card. There is no better card for Mother’s day than a homemade card made with love.  In our workshop, you will have the choice of a LED light-up flower card, a pop-up photo frame card, or a thumbprint card.…

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Story Time

Join us for story hour in the Children’s Library. Followed by our monthly “Quick Craft.” 1st Friday: Social Justice Story Hour at 10:30am 2nd & 4th Fridays: Read to Therapy Dog Nelly Bly Contact Jeanine at 920-868-2664 for additional details.

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Wednesday Acoustic Jam 2019

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Wednesday Acoustic Jam. Open to all musicians and musical instruments, this is an acoustic jam open to all levels of ability. This jam will foster community wherein new musicians can learn from the talented players and gain confidence.  The advanced players can demonstrate their learned talents and unique play abilities.…

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Summer – Nature Meditation on the Porch

Nature Meditation & Mindfulness on the Porch with Dandelion Culture 8 -9 AM June: 14th & 28th ///  July:  12th & 26th /// Aug:  9th & 23rd  /// Sept: 13th & 27th Join us as we create beautiful space for the cultivation of discovering our most radiant self and life. Class will seamlessly flow through breath, meditation,…

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April 19: Dinner and a Movie with “The Hate U Give”

Movie, food + chat. 🍕🎬 Join us for free pizza, popcorn and candy + a showing of the movie based on the book ‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas on the big screen upstairs inside the Egg Harbor Library. Presented in partnership with Ephraim Library. Let us know you’re coming so we can get…

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April 19: Container Gardening 101 with BookNook Gardens

Container Gardening 101.1pm – Don’t have a yard or don’t want to do a full-fledge garden? Not to worry! You might have a window or a balcony you can use instead. This class covers what you need to know to successfully grow food in containers! You will learn about keeping plants healthy in a container,…

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April 17: Make & Take – Reusable Grocery Bag

3:00 p.m. Egg Harbor Library Make & Take- Reusable Grocery Bags. Join us in the Maker Space for Iron On Design on a Reusable Grocery Bag. Participants can choose from four designs to iron on a clothing item of their choice- bring your own item or we will have bags for donation! Register through our…

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March 27: Design your Own Cell Phone Case

Make and Take: Design Your Own Cell Phone Case. 10 am – Noon Use our 3D printer to design your own cell phone case! We will teach you how to use the printer and will learn how to design your own cell phone case. Register on our online portal here or call, 920.868.2664

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April 10: Repair Cafe – Hand Sewing Basics

1:00 p.m.     Egg Harbor Library Repair Cafe. Hand Sewing – Join us for hand sewing basics with Char Mueller. She will go over basic stiches for clothing repair and also how to sew on a lost button.  She will also touch on sewing machine basics. Register on our online portal here or Contact: Holly, 920-868-2664

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April 9: (De)(In) Structables Maker Workshop – Vacuform Mold

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.     Egg Harbor Library(De)(In)structable Workshop. – DIY Vacuform from Recycled Materials. Vacuforming is used extensively in the packaging industry, but can be used at home to make simple molds. Have something to cast in chocolate maybe? In this 2 hour workshop you will make and take home a small vacuform. All materials…

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First Saturdays: Family Game Day

10:00 a.m.    Egg Harbor Library Game Day for All Ages.  The first Saturday of each month, we invite you to raid the Egg Harbor library game stash – or bring your own. How can you beat the beautiful venue and free snacks? With board games for all ages!      Contact:  Holly, 920-868-2664

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April 1- 30: Techie Tuesdays in the Maker Space

Noon – 4:00 p.m.     Egg Harbor Library Techie Tuesday.     Aimed at ages 10 and up, Techie Tuesdays will highlight tech toys for independent exploration. This month we focus on Lego Mindstorms Programmable Robots.     Contact:  Holly, 920-868-2664.

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March 6: Iron on Make & Take

3:00 p.m. Egg Harbor LibraryMake & Take.  Join us in the Maker Space for Iron On Design. Participants can choose from four designs to iron on a clothing item of their choice- bring your own item or purchase one for $3.  Register here  or,  contact:  Holly, 920-868-2664

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March 13 -Repair Cafe: Computer Building

Repair Cafe.   “Computer Building” with Quantum This month, we focus on computer building. Our friends at Quantum will bring all the equipment and tools and walkthrough a complete custom built computer with the class. Register on our online portal here, Or, contact Holly: 920.868.2664

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May -Beginning Art Classes for Adults

Presented by the Friends of the Pavilion, join us for a series of art classes for adults who “Can’t Draw” Tangle Art I Thursday, May 9 1:00 p.m. Tangle Art with Liz Heller. Aimed at beginners, Liz will show you how beautiful images created from repeating patterns. To register, visit: our online portal here Contact:…

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Hygee Fridays: All Month in January – 10 am – 2pm

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.     Egg Harbor Library Hygee Fridays. Pronounced “Hoogah” – Egg Harbor library is taking a hint from the Danish and Norwegian cultures and want to help our patrons slow down and get cozy. On Fridays in January, join us by the fire and enjoy a Danish Treat from Pink Bakery with…

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Make and Take: Jan 30- Calendar Making (new date)

Rescheduled due to snow —Make and Take. Join us in the Maker Space to design your own 2019 calendar! Bring 12 photos that you wish to feature and we’ll provide the pages, along with fun elements to accent your finished piece. Registration appreciated. Visit: our online portal to sign up or  Contact: Holly, 920-868-2664

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Event: Feb 1 -Dinner & A Movie with Guys on Ice

Dinner + Movie with Guys on Ice the movie by with a sneak peek of the new Northern Sky Theater Guys on Ice, the beloved – and hilarious – Wisconsin musical theater tradition, is coming to Wisconsin Public Television (WPT). Since its theatrical debut in 1998, Guys on Ice has become a Wisconsin musical tradition.…

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Make and Take: Feb 6- Card Making

2:00 p.m. Egg Harbor Library Make and Take. We have a die cutter! Join us in the Maker Space for Card Making using our Sizzix Die Cutting Machine and make a card for your lover, dog or friend! We’ll provide the materials, you bring the creativity. Registration required by Feb. 1.  To register, visit our…

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Repair Cafe- Feb 8: Repair your Beauty Regimen

1:00 p.m.     Egg Harbor Library Repair Cafe. Repair your Beauty Regimen    Join us and Renee Schwaller, professional potter and home alchemist for a 101 on natural home and body products including natural face spray, body scrub and laundry soap. Participants will be given an over view on products to use and a step by step…

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Workshop: Jan. 9- Make and Take – Book Binding

2:00 p.m.   Egg Harbor Library Wonder Wednesday. Book Binding Get organized and get your journal game on!  Join us in the Maker Space for book binding with our new spiral binder. We will provide old books to upcycle, items to decorate your journal and even some bullet journal pages if you are into that kind…

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Repair Cafe: Jan. 16- What’s in your Water?

2:00 p.m. Egg Harbor Library Repair Cafe. Each month, over coffee and snacks we will focus on a new item to repair or upkeep. This month, we focus on “What’s in your Water” We will have test kits available for bacteria and metals testing, Nathan from Culligan will be here to provide onsite testing for…

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Talk: Jan 18 – Tea 101 with Randy Isley

Tea 101 . Do you love tea? Or, have you drank it but don’t know much about it? Join us for a Tea 101 class with Randy Isley of Ephriam Coffee Lab and Eisley Roasting.   He will show you how to make the perfect cup of tea and touch on different teas and what…

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Event: Maker Space Open House -December 28

Friday, December 28 10 am – 5 pm A Maker Space is a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring and sharing that uses high tech to no tech tools. Come meet ours! We’ll turn the stairs into a piano, give you the tools to build your own video game and write with conductive ink.…

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Celebrate New Years with the Kress Pavilion!

New Years Eve Fundraiser at Egg Harbor Community Center Ring in 2019 with live piano, a balloon drop and vinyl dance party to benefit the Kress Pavilion Programming! (Egg Harbor) On Dec 31, the Friends of the Pavilion will host its second annual New Years Party at the Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion. Together, with…

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Event: Friday, Nov. 30- Family Fiesta with Dancin’ on the Door

Friday, Nov. 30: Friday Night Fiesta with Dancin on the Door 5pm Hosted by Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor Library and Dancin’ on the Door Join Kress Pavilion and Dancin’ on the Door for an evening of fun in the Great Hall. With Mexican themed snacks, guided salsa, merengue dance and more for all ages. Families…

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Event – Nov. 17: Community Dance

Saturday, Nov. 17: Community Dance 7 pm| Freewill donation Join us for a community dance, led by the Door County Folk Alliance. Come with or without a partner; singles are welcome. All dances are taught by a caller, and no previous experience is necessary. For more info, visit: dcfolk.com

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Event: Nov 7- Seed Library Open House

Wednesday, Nov 7: Egg Harbor Seed Library Open House! 10 am – 5pm | Free Seed saving is an ancient tradition with a lineage stretching back 12,000 years. But in less than a century’s time, this once fundamental part of the human experience has largely disappeared. The transition from rural agrarianism to urbanization has led…

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Event: Nov. 1: Understanding Social Security

Please join us to discuss how important Social Security claiming strategies could be to your overall retirement goals. Hosted by Edward Jones Financial Avisors, Errin Kolden and Jim Stutz for a special presentation by David Jensen, from MFS Investments. Learn about the impact of Social Security. Dinner will be served. Registration required by Oct. 23,…

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Weekly on Thursdays: Open Acoustic Jam

Thursday Acoustic Jam: 2 – 4pm | Cost: Free + Spectators Welcome! Open to all musicians and musical instruments, this is an acoustic jam open to all levels of ability. This jam will foster community wherein new musicians can learn from the talented players and gain confidence.  The advanced players can demonstrate their learned talents…

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Event: Sept. 14 – Book Signing and Reading with Sammi Rae

Join us for a reading & book signing with Sammie Rae. Rae is the author of The Door in Motion, a heartfelt book of poetry and photography that will strike a cord with Door County residents and visitors. A Wisconsin native, Rae operated Sammie Rae’s Homemade in Egg Harbor since 2009. As the Peninsula Pulse…

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Weekly Class on Fridays: Fall Weekly Mindful Meditation

Anahata Glow Fall Series on the Porch at the Kress, a heart-centered mindfulness practice for living your most vibrant life. Join us as we create beautiful space for the cultivation of discovering our most radiant self and life. Class will seamlessly flow through breath, meditation, and authentic heart-centered reflections. This experience can be a great…

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Concert: Friday, August 31: Nine Worlds Ensemble

Chicago Band, Nine Worlds Ensemble to Make Their Door County Debut A blend of classical, jazz, pop with the complexity of world music On Friday, August 31, the Kress Pavilion will host Chicago Based band, Nine Worlds Ensemble for a very special performance in the Great Hall. Date: Friday, August 31 Time: 7:00 Doors |…

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Event: August 1 & August 8: 3D Printing Session 102

Wednesday, August 1 & Wednesday, August 8: ‘Wonder-full’ Wednesday in the Maker Space! 3D Printing Session 102 3 pm | Cost: $15, includes the course and 10 grams of filament for your first print! Hosted by Kress Pavilion In this Maker Session, we will walk through downloading, prepping, and printing 3D models. Using online catalogs,…

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Concert: Terry Murphy & the Cherry Pickers

Join us for a fine, eclectic blend of American Music in the Great Hall On Friday, July 27, the Kress Pavilion will host Door County Band, Terry & the Cherry Pickers. Door County is blessed with extraordinary talents in most artistic areas. Music is no exception. A convergence of styles and performance creates new opportunities…

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Event: Friday, July 13: Patricia Skalka Book Signing & Reading

Friday, July 13: Book Reading by Door County-Based Author Patricia Skalka 2 pm | Cost: Free Hosted by Kress Pavilion & Door County Library Join us for a reading & book signing with Patricia Skalka. Skalka is the author of Death Stalks Door County, Death at Gills Rock, Death in Cold Water, and Death Rides…

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Event: Monday, July 23 – Wisconsin Cheese 101

Monday, July 23 – Wisconsin Cheese 101 (encore) 6 pm | Cost: 20 Hosted by Kress Pavilion Back by popular demand – Join Jim Pionkoski and Katie Harding from Wisconsin Cheese Masters and learn about some of the best of Wisconsin Cheese. From fresh to blue, they will introduce you to their most favorite cheeses…

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Event: Tuesday, July 17 – Worm your Way into Composting

Tuesday, July 17 – Worm Your Way into Composting! A beginner’s intro to Vermiculture and Vermicompost 6 pm | Cost: Free Hosted by Kress Pavilion & UW-Extension Door County Not sure what to do with your kitchen, garden and yard scraps? Would you like natural, home-made fertilizer for your lawns and gardens in the spring? Then expand…

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Classes: Art Club with Mrs. Mike – All Summer

Join Gibraltar Art Teacher, Mrs. Mike for Art Club! With a number of classes to choose from, Art Club is for ages 5- 12 and is hosted in the Maker Space. Classes include: Zentangle Zoo, Far Out Fine Art, Wonderful World of Water Color, and more! Zentangle Zoo Use simple repetition of patterns and designs…

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Event: Monday, June 25 : Free Chair Yoga with Mary Weber

Monday, June 25 at 11:30 AM About Chair Yoga: Chair yoga is a gentle yoga class, perfect for students with physical challenges that find it difficult to get on and off the floor as required for a traditional yoga class. Exercises explore and enhance a greater range of movement while protecting the lower back and…

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Weekly on Wednesdays: Acoustic Jam

Wednesday Acoustic Jam: 1 – 3pm Cost: Free Open to all musicians and musical instruments, this is an acoustic jam open to all levels of ability. A song circle style jam setting, everyone will receive a turn to do their song. Participants may do an instrumental only or sing and play, their choice. This jam…

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Event: Monthly Teen Game Day: March 31, April 28, May 26

Last Saturdays 10 am – Noon Ages 13- 18 Game on! Have you beaten all of your friends at Wii Bowling? Or want to see if you can build the highest Jenga tower? Maybe instead you’re interested in starting a Dungeon & Dragons quest. Well at Teen Game Day at the Egg Harbor Library, we…

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