Learn about Oconto's spectacular waterfowl with David Hafmann, manager of the Oconto Marsh. We'll start with a presentation at the Library at 5:30pm, and then a visit to the Marsh at 6:15pm. A limited number of field glasses will be available. Participants are responsible for their own transportation.
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Make your own 2’x2’ barn quilt to display on your home, garage, or barn! On September 23 we will learn about the history of barn quilts in Oconto County, choose colors and a design (four options are available), and begin painting. We will complete the quilts on September 30. This class is limited to 12 participants; participants must register and commit to attending both sessions. Registration starts September 5. This class is free and all supplies are provided.
All families with young children are invited to come and enjoy beach-themed games and activities at the Library. We'll even water-blast a mystery guest! Wear a swimsuit or other beachwear (optional) and bring a bag lunch and a towel or blanket to sit on. We will provide a beverage at this rain-or-shine event!
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Make and personalize your own 8" circular stepping stone! We will provide all materials and some basic decorations to embellish your stepping stone, but participants are encouraged to bring their own decorations - beach glass, sea shells, old keys, pretty stones, etc. Get creative!
Please register for this class in advance at the Library. Sessions are limited to 15 participants and participants are limited to one session each.
Sponsored by The Friends of Farnsworth Public Library.
Did you know that if you live in the City of Oconto, you can have chickens in your backyard? If you've ever considered it, join us for this class, led by Scott Reuss, Agriculture Agent from the Oconto and Marinette County UW-Extension. The focus will be assisting Oconto residents in understanding the city's relatively new law allowing at-home, egg-laying flocks. The discussion will cover the concepts of breed selection, young bird management, housing options, laying bird management, and basic egg handling, problem diagnosis, and other topics. This class is free and no registration is required.
The Discovery Channel's Shark Week starts Sunday, July 23 at 7pm! Even if you're not a fan of the TV programs, join us on the 24th as we celebrate these "jawsome" animals. Participants can paint their own 11" x 14" canvas (shown below) and enjoy shark-themed snacks and other activities. This party is free and no registration is required.