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Getting to Know Medicare

Where: 
Community Room
When:
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 6:00pm

Are you new to Medicare or currently enrolled?

This workshop is designed to simplify Medicare and to help you make a more informed decision on your coverage without all the headaches and confusion.

The licensed insurance professional involved in the seminar is in no way affiliated with Medicare.

If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate, please contact library staff.

Presented by Philip Knapp



Photo Group: Glamour Photos

Where: 
Zoom & Library Community Room
When:
This event has ended.

Glamour photos focus on the model used in the images, highlighting their features. There can be wardrobe, makeup, and props involved, but those should be used to flatter the model’s looks.

“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.” – Matt Hardy

To get the zoom link or share your photos, please email ededin@deforestlibrary.org by Monday August 16.

Event Photo by: Roksolana Zasiadko



Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World

Where: 
DeForest Area Community & Senior Center
When:
This event has ended.

Eleanor Roosevelt shares with the audience her tragedies and triumphs. Born into the opulent wealth of America’s “Golden Age” she would grow from the shy, homely orphan into a confident, driven woman.

Annealed by personal tragedy, she would emerge as a champion of civil rights, author, and stateswoman.

Eleanor has been characterized by many as our most respected First Lady. She is best summed up by President Harry S. Truman, who dubbed her “The First Lady of the World.”



Beyond the Stars: the Study of UFOS with MUFON - Registration Required

Where: 
Zoom
When:
This event has ended.

Registration: Register!

Are aliens real? Discover and learn about actual UFO evidence with Douglas Wilson, MUFON Director of Investigations. He’ll show photos and videos of UFOs and explain what the Mutual UFO Network is. Q&A will be available.



The Tattooed Lady: a History - Registration Required

Where: 
Zoom
When:
This event has ended.

Registration: Register!

Amelia Klem Osterud will talk about the history of tattoos, from ancient times to modern trends, as well as about the gutsy women who captivated circus and sideshow audiences with their own tattoos.

Her 2014 book, The Tattooed Lady: A History, explores the true stories behind the lives of tattooed women who performed on stages across the United States from Victorian times to the 1990s.



Helping Backyard Animals

Where: 
DeForest Area Community & Senior Center
When:
This event has ended.

Learn to know if a backyard animal is in distress or in need of help with Wisconsin WildCare. Volunteer Holly Hill-Putnam will discuss how to know when an animal needs help and will tell us stories of some of Wisconsin WildCare’s special patients.

Co-hosted by DeForest Area Community & Senior Center & DeForest Area Public Library.

This library outreach program is open to the community. If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate, please contact library staff.



Adult Take & Make: Scrap Fabric Wreath - Registration Required

When:
This event has ended.

Registration: Register!
Kits will be available for pick up starting Monday, July 19.

Make your own unique wreath using scraps of fabric. Fabric and 8 inch wreath ring provided in kit. Simply knot the fabric until the wreath is covered! Colors and type of fabric vary. 

Please note: This craft activity is for our adult patrons. 



Easy Food Preserving: Canning-Free - Registration Required

Where: 
Community Room & Zoom
When:
This event has ended.

Registration : Register!

Preserving food doesn’t have to be difficult or take a lot of time. And if you think canning is the only option – this workshop is for you!



Healthy Houseplants - Registration Required

Where: 
Zoom
When:
This event has ended.

Registration: Register!

Learn the ins and outs to buying, growing and enjoying healthy houseplants! Certified Master Gardener Dayna Dalton will give you names and characteristics of plants that will thrive in the home environment.  

You will leave this talk with guidelines for potting and repotting houseplants, watering them, and ways to keep your houseplants clean.



Mushroom Foraging 101 - Registration Required

Where: 
Community Room
When:
This event has ended.

Registration: Register!

Join Hawthorn McCracken and Andrew Turner of the Madison Mycological Society for a beginner's guide to foraging for fungi. We will discuss ethical and safety considerations for foraging in Wisconsin.

Attendees will also learn about some beginner-friendly mushroom species to confidently start their foraging adventures.



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