"Chalk It Up" Entry Forms Available

Sheboygan Visual Artists and Mead Public Library are teaming up to host "Chalk It Up" on Saturday, Aug. 15. Art will be created using chalk on the pavement outside of Mead Library. Prizes will be awarded. Two divisions: children 12 and under (free, thanks to the Kohler Foundation), and teens and adults. Pick up entry forms at Mead. More info and printable forms here.

Int'l Crane Foundation to Present Programs

Baraboo's International Crane Foundation will present two programs at Mead Library on Tuesday, Aug. 11. The 1:30 program is for children and features hands-on exploration of Wisconsin cranes and working with endangered species. A program at 3 p.m. will focus on Whooping Crane Conservation in North America and is geared toward adults wanting to learn about efforts to reintroduce and breed Whooping Cranes. More info here.

"Nature's Cuisine" Program July 30

Jackie Scharfenberg, forest naturalist for the Kettle Moraine State Forest-Northern Unit, will present 2 identical programs on wild edibles on Thursday, July 30, at 2 pm. and 6 p.m.  "If you know where to look and when, nature can provide a whole smorgasbord of tasty treats. Find out what plants are safe to eat and let your taste buds decide which are 'good' to eat." Program is for all ages, but kids 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or other adult. More info here.

Celebrate Lake Michigan!

We're celebrating all things Lake Michigan on Aug. 11-14. Check here for more information on our programs: history of Kohler Andrae Park, family programs about freighters and Lake Michigan biology, kayaking in Lake Michigan, and events at King Park Beach: Tai Chi, Sand Sculpting Splash for all ages, and the Great Lake Story Tellers.

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