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Six Spooky Words Contest

Oct 1, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014 Entries Accepted October 1 - 26

Any Marathon County Public Library location
Can you write a scary story in just six spooky words? For the Halloween season, the Marathon County Public Library will run a contest for patrons and other community members to submit a six-word horror story. The library will accept entries from October 1 through Oct. 26. The winning entries will be shared with the public via a poster in the library and through social media. Entries can be submitted on paper at any Marathon County Public Library location, or online by emailing spooky@mcpl.us. The winning entrants will have their choice of several MCPL prizes.
The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


2014 IPMS/The Glue Crew Model Contest and Swap Meet

Nov 1, 2014 9am - 4pm

Howard Johnson Inn and Conference Center 2101 N. Mountain Road Wausau WI 54401
Model Contest and Swap Meet
Time: 9:00 ,A.M. until 4:00 P.M.
Entry Fee: Adults: $10.00 for the first 20 models, and $1.00 for each additional model. Juniors & Intermediates: $5.00 for all entries. Each entrant receives a raffle ticket
Other Activities: Large Raffle, Large swap meet on-site!
Open to the General Public!
Categories include:

•Autos
•Trucks
•Airplanes
•Armor
•Ships
•Si-Fi
•Figures
•Dioramas
•Miscellaneous
•Open Junior (12 years & under)
•Open Intermediate (13-17 years)

Special awards for Best in Show, Most Innovative, and Glue Crew Traveling Trophy

The Glue Crew is a non-profit group, with all proceeds from this event going to Wausau area charities. Thanks to your participation over the years, the Crew has donated over $7,000 to deserving groups. We couldn’t do it without your support! Thank you!



Joseph Drew