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WinterGreen 2018

Chase away your winter blues with the greens of spring during WinterGreen from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at Mead Public Library. 

Featuring FREE programs for all ages on beekeeping, birding, computer recycling, crafts, cupcake decorating, local food, seed bombs, starter gardens, sustainable gardening/landscaping, upcyclying, water filtration, yoga and more!


Morning Salutation: Yoga for Teens & Adults

10 - 11 a.m., Quiet Study Room (second floor)

Start your morning with a healthy stretch with Liz Licht, of YogaLoft. BYO yoga mat or towel. Sponsored by the Friends of Mead Public Library.

ReFABRICation Station

10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Imaginarium (second floor)

Refashion used clothing into something “new”

Lakeshore Technical College Horticulture Program

10 am. - 3 p.m., second floor main area

Learn about LTC’s horticulture program

Nature Garlands

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maas Teen Learning Center (third floor)

Join Bookworm Gardens staff in using natural materials to create art

Shades of Green

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., third floor main area

Drop-in coloring for all ages

Goodside Grocery

10 am. - 4 p.m., second floor main area

Learn about Sheboygan’s only food cooperative.

Sustainable Gardening & Landscaping

10:30 a.m., The Loft (third floor)

Lakeshore Technical College Instructor Ray Rogers discusses the process and benefits of sustainable gardening and landscaping

Étude Trash Boys

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rocca Room (first floor)

Ètude students will collect trash for TerraCycle, which converts the items into new products

Ecology for Young Audiences

11 a.m., Story Garden (third floor)

Featuring live readings of ecology stories for kids written by Ètude Middle School students

Starter Gardens & Plant Cuttings

11 a.m. - 2 p.m., second floor main area

Create your own egg carton starter garden and learn about plant cuttings with Janna Nelson, horticulture facilities assistant at Lakeshore Technical College

Seed Library Checkouts

11 a.m. - 2 p.m., second floor main area

Pick up free vegetable and flower seeds using the Mead Seed Library

DIY Wildflower Seed Bombs & Plant Markers

11 a.m. - 2 p.m., second floor main area

Create your own seed bombs and garden markers

Kids’ Cupcake Decorating

11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Children’s Activity Room (third floor)

Kids can decorate their own green cupcakes with Luz de Luna staff

Reboot Sheboygan

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rocca Room (first floor)

Donate unwanted computers to benefit families in need


Noon to 3 p.m., Rocca Room (first floor)

Learn about ReBike and the Sheboygan County Non-Motorized Transportation Initiative

It’s Easy to Eat Green!

Noon to 1 p.m., Jerry Black’s Cafe (first floor)

Learn to cook basil pesto salad and massaged kale salad with Nourish

Know Your Neighbor Birds

1 p.m., The Loft (third floor)

Learn about the birds visiting your yard with Rebecca Sher, of the Sheboygan County Audubon Society

Hobbyist Beekeeping

2:30 p.m., The Loft (third floor)

Learn beekeeping basics with Amanda Strojinc, a hobbyist beekeeper and RN

Trash Stash Construction

2 - 4 p.m., Imaginarium

Create art using recyclables with MAKER Break

Curiosity Labs: Water Filtration

2 p.m., Maas Teen Learning Center (third floor)

MilliporeSigma scientists will lead a hands-on workshop on water filtration