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Events: Spencer High School

100 Years of Wedding Dresses

Mon., 4/23/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Anna Chilsen-Straub from the Marathon County Historical Society will talk about and show off wedding dresses from the past 100 years!
History Spencer Adults

Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.
More events in this series (96). » Story Time Spencer Children Preschool

Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 90-minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center. Call 715-845-6747 for the latest information.
More events in this series (88). » Story Time Spencer Children Preschool

CANCELED: Life Can Take You Higher Than Drugs!

Wed., 4/25/18, 10:30am - 11am @ Spencer High School
Teen Event This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Teens can learn about the dangers of drug use during a free presentation at Spencer High School.
Off-site Community Social Issues Spencer High School Teens

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Tue., 5/1/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event It's time again to think about and plan for your garden (if you aren't already)! Here's a chance to pick the brain of a master gardener.
Gardening Spencer Adults

Taking Care of Caregivers

Thu., 5/17/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Julie Lucko from Wausau's Mount View Care Center will share tips and techniques for caregivers to relieve stress involved in day-to-day care. Free, no registration required.
Health Social Issues Spencer Adults

Book Club: "Britt-Marie Was Here" by Fredrik Backman

Mon., 5/21/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Britt-Marie Was Here," about a woman who leaves her cheating husband, gets a new job and rediscovers the joys in life.
Book Club Spencer Adults

Has Anybody Seen My Car Keys?

Tue., 6/5/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn more about the warning signs of dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, and how to help someone you know who is suffering.
Health Spencer Adults

Spencerama Days

Sat., 6/9/18, 11am - 1:30pm @ Lions Park (Spencer)
Children's Event Stop by the library's table at Spencerama Days and learn more about upcoming programs and kids can have their faces painted while supplies last!
Activities Crafts Slp Lions Park (spencer) Grades K 5

The Great Rondini Magic Show

Children's Event Award-winning magician Ron Lindberg, a.k.a. "The Great Rondini" will perform amazing feats of magic for all ages along with his famous bunny, Trixie. Free and no registration required.
More events in this series (7). » Magic Slp Spencer Children

Read Books and Juggle Everything Else

Children's Event The Truly Remarkable Loon will thrill everyone with his awe-inspiring juggling skills and throw in a few lessons for how to get started!
More events in this series (5). » Juggling Slp Spencer Children

The Fromm Brothers & Their Fur Farm

Thu., 6/21/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn the history of a Marathon County landmark that was, at one time, the largest silver fox and mink farm in the United States! The presentation will be led by Ben Clark of the Marathon County Historical Society.
History Local History Spencer Adults

"Rock Around Spencer" Geology Tour!

Mon., 7/9/18 - Fri., 7/13/18 @ MCPL Spencer
Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Visit our Spencer Branch for clues, then embark on a geology trek around the Village of Spencer during this week-long event!
Nature Outdoors Community Slp Activities Off Site Spencer Children Teens Tweens

Make Your Own Musical Instruments!

Children's Event Drop-in To celebrate our "Libraries Rock" Summer Library Program, children of all ages are invited to create their own musical instruments, with all supplies provided!
Art Music Summer Crafts Slp Hands-on Activities Spencer Children

Kindness Rocks: A Rock Painting Party

All-Ages Event Drop-in Kids of all ages can paint their own design or positive message onto decorative rocks and then hide them around their community! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Crafts Community Slp Nature Spencer Adults Children Teens Tweens

The Power of Protein: Incorporating Beef into a Healthy Diet

Tue., 8/7/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join us for this presentation on the importance of protein and a demonstration of a heart-healthy recipe with beef!
Food Health Spencer Adults

What Was Social Media Before Computers?

Tue., 9/4/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join local historian Ronald Draeger as he talks about the ways people stayed in contact with one another in the pre-computer era!
History Local History Community Spencer Adults