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Events for Seniors


Adopting garden techniques for the mature gardener

Tue., 4/7/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Adopting Garden Techniques for the Mature Gardener" will be the topic given by Margie Austin of the Wood County Master Gardeners, on April 7th at 9:00am for the Older American Program. Join Margie in a discussion of how to maintain beautiful flowers ... (read more)
Gardening Spencer Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.
Nancy Runner

MCPL Live! Author Nancy Runner

Wed., 4/22/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Visit the library for a book discussion with Wausau-area author Nancy Runner. Nancy's book "2Cute 2Be 4Gotten" features a collection of verses from retro autograph books, which were popular before high school yearbooks. Nancy will also share some autograph books from her ... (read more)
Author Visit Writing Mcpl Live! Wausau Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Finding the Middle Way: Nhriav Txoj Kev Hauv Nraub Nrab

Sat., 4/25/15, 1:00pm 2:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
The public is invited to a community presentation of this documentary film showing the history of the Hmong American community primarily in Portage County. It explores such topics as cultural traditions, working life, intergenerational relationships and Hmong and non-Hmong relationships. There will ... (read more)
Community Movie Wausau Adults Children Preschool Seniors Teens | Add to your calendar.

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thu., 4/30/15, 1:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Athens
It’s poem in your pocket day! Stop into the library and share your favorite poem by writing it on one of our pocket shaped pieces of paper. Don’t have a poem to share? Pick up one of our favorite poems from the ... (read more)
Poetry Athens Adults Children Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Nutrition for a Healthy Brain

Tue., 5/5/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Come to the Spencer Branch Library on May 5th at 9:00am for Older American Day. Nutrition for a Healthy Brain will be discussed by Peggy Kurth from the Aging & Disability Resource Center. Thinking clearly, no matter what our age is ... (read more)
Health Spencer Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.

History of Railroading in Marathon County

Tue., 6/2/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Gary Gisselman from the Marathon County Historical Society will be taking us down memory lane as he discusses the history of the railroads in Spencer as well as Marathon County. Join Older American Day at the Spencer Library on June 2, ... (read more)
None 0 Slp Spencer Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Older Americans Day: Heroes of Marathon County

Mon., 6/8/15, 10:00am 11:00am @ MCPL Wausau
Did you know that Marathon County has its share of well-known heroes? Gary Gisselman of the Marathon County Historical Society will present this Older Americans Day program on such fabled locals as football player Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch, the Fromm Brothers of ... (read more)
Community History Slp Wausau Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.

World Oceans Day

Mon., 6/8/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
We are celebrating World Oceans Day with a presentation by aquarium expert Darren Letner. World Oceans Day helps raise awareness about the importance of protecting this irreplaceable resource. Darren will have fossils available for participants to examine and will answer questions and ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Nature Story Time Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson-“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Thu., 6/18/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Rothschild Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Tue., 6/23/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Hatley Adults Children Parents Seniors Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Tue., 6/23/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Athens Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Wed., 6/24/15, 10:00am 1:30pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Marathon City Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Tom Pease

Wed., 6/24/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Children and their families are invited to receive a great big "musical hug" from Tom Pease. Tom is a regionally-renowned musician, storyteller and humorist. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public.
Music Slp Stratford Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Thu., 6/25/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magic show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
None 0 Slp Rothschild Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Tue., 6/30/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Tue., 6/30/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Tue., 6/30/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Spencer Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Wed., 7/1/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Stratford Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Tue., 7/7/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Tue., 7/7/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Wed., 7/8/15, 10:00am 11:00am @ MCPL Marathon City
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Marathon City Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Read Books and Juggle Everything Else

Wed., 7/15/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
The Truly Remarkable Loon will amaze you as he juggles balls, clubs, bean bag chairs, books, and performs his plate-spinning routine. All ages are welcome to attend this free performance.
Juggling Slp Hatley Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Tom Pease

Tue., 7/28/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to receive a great big "musical hug" from Tom Pease. Tom is a regionally-renowned musician, storyteller and humorist. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public.
Music Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.