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Ignite the Light in a World Darkened by Pornography

Nov 2, 2014 1pm

YWCA, Corner of 5th and Grant Streets, Wausau
Presentation by Bruce and Jeannie Hannemann, Co-Directors of Reclaim Sexual Health. It is an annonymous, online recovery program for pornogrpahy and other unhealthy sexual behaviors.

The public is invited to the free seminar. Come learn what can be done about pornography that is destroying individuals, marriages, families and communities.

Contact Morality in Media of Marathon County at 715-301-6189, or mimmclwau@gmail.com


CLA Estate Planning Workshop

Oct 29, 2014 9:30am - 1:30pm

Howard Johnson & Conference Center, 2101 N. Mountain Rd, Wausau, WI 54401
A FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding:


- Pros and cons of wills and trusts

- How to avoid probate

- Long term health care concerns

- Tax reduction planning.


CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts. Our representatives have comprehensive knowledge of estate planning issues that will help you avoid common and sometimes irreversible mistakes.

Seating is limited. Please call 1-866-252-8721 between 9am and 5pm Central Standard Time to confirm your attendance to this very important workshop.

Information in this workshop comes from a wide range of sources. For over twenty years, we have been presenting concepts that come from clients, attorneys, financial planners, government agencies, and a wide variety of private and public sources. We hope the information presented will help you have a better understanding of your planning choices.

Lisha MacPherson, (866) 252-8721, lmacpherson@wsimail.com


CLA Estate Planning Workshop

Oct 28, 2014 2pm - 6pm

Boarders Inn & Suites, W7393 River Bend Road, Shawano, WI 54166
A FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding:


- Pros and cons of wills and trusts

- How to avoid probate

- Long term health care concerns

- Tax reduction planning.


CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts. Our representatives have comprehensive knowledge of estate planning issues that will help you avoid common and sometimes irreversible mistakes.

Seating is limited. Please call 1-866-252-8721 between 9am and 5pm Central Standard Time to confirm your attendance to this very important workshop.

Information in this workshop comes from a wide range of sources. For over twenty years, we have been presenting concepts that come from clients, attorneys, financial planners, government agencies, and a wide variety of private and public sources. We hope the information presented will help you have a better understanding of your planning choices.

Lisha MacPherson, (866) 252-8721, lmacpherson@wsimail.com


Hands-on Art

Nov 6, 2014 5:30pm - 7pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Musuem Wausau, WI
All ages drop in to experiment with various tools to create textures and patterns while removing black topcoat to reveal underlying colors. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Art Park Open Studio

Nov 1, 2014 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
All ages drop in to create scratchboard art by using various tools to remove a black topcoat to reveal underlying colors. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, musuem@lywam.org


Gallery Walk : Legacy Lost & Saved

Oct 26, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Extinct birds "live on" in artworks. Join George Bumann for a Legacy Lost & Saved gallery walk and insights into the demise of species featured and the powerful statements they make today. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Passenger Pigeon "Reborn"

Oct 25, 2014 Noon - 2pm and 3:30pm - 5pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
George Bumann celebrates and memorializes the passenger pigeon. During these open-studio hours, watch George sculpt in clay, while discussing the process of capturing a subject he's never seen. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Passenger Pigeon "Reborn"

Oct 23, 2014 10am - Noon and 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
George Bumann celebrates and memorializes the passenger pigeon. During these open-studio hours, watch George sculpt in clay, while discussing the process of capturing a subject he's never seen. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Family Story Time at MCPL Stratford

Sep 10, 2014 - May 27, 2015 Wednesdays at 10:15am

400 North First Ave, Stratford
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 715-261-7209 for more information.


Family Story Time at MCPL Rothschild

Sep 2, 2014 - May 28, 2014 Tuesdays at 10:30am & Thursdays at 1:30pm

Marathon County Public Library Rothschild Branch, 211 North Grand Ave, Rothschild.
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-359-6208.


Family Story Time at MCPL Mosinee

Sep 10, 2014 - May 27, 2015 Wednesdays at 10am

123 Main St, Mosinee.
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-693-2144


Family Story Time at MCPL Marathon City

Sep 4, 2014 - May 28, 2015 Thursdays at 10:30am

515 Washington St, Marathon City
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-443-2775


Family Story Time at MCPL Edgar

Sep 4, 2014 - May 28, 2015 Thursdays at 9:30am

224 South Third Ave, Edgar
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

715-352-3155


Family Story Time at MCPL Athens

Sep 2, 2014 - May 26, 2015 Tuesdays at 10am

Marathon County Public Library Athens Branch, 221 Caroline St, Athens
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-257-7292


Family Story Time at MCPL Wausau

Sep 6, 2014 - May 30, 2015 Saturdays at 10:30am

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-261-7230


Preschool Story Time

Sep 3, 2014 - May 28, 2015 10:30am

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau
This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities. Children attend this story time without parents/guardians, but they should remain in the children’s area during story time. For children three- five years old.
MCPL Wausau: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


Tales for Tots

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau
Enjoy books, songs, and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and educational story time! This program is designed to help 2 and 3 year olds acquire fundamental knowledge such as shapes, numbers and other early literacy skills. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.
MCPL Wausau: Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230


Family LEGO Club at MCPL Athens

Sep 18, 2014 - Dec 18, 2015 4:30pm

Marathon County Public Library Athens Branch, 221 Caroline St, Athens
Family LEGO Club will meet on the third Thursday of the month beginning September 18. Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. This will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of the month through December 18. Starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Athens Branch, 221 Caroline St, Athens

For more information, call 715-257-7292.


Family LEGO Club at MCPL Stratford

Sep 16, 2014 - Dec 16, 2014 3:30pm

Marathon County Public Library Stratford Branch, 400 North Fourth Ave, Stratford.
Family LEGO Club will meet on the third Tuesday of the month beginning September 16. Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. This will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of the month through December 16. Starts at 3:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Stratford Branch, 400 North Fourth Ave, Stratford.

For more information, call 715-687-4420.


Family LEGO Club at MCPL Rothschild

Sep 13, 2014 - May 9, 2015 11:30am

Marathon County Public Library Rothschild Branch, 211 North Grand Ave, Rothschild.
Family LEGO Club will meet on the second Saturday of the month beginning September 13. Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using blocks. This event will occur monthly on the second Saturday of every month throughout the school year. Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. Starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Rothschild Branch, 211 North Grand Ave, Rothschild.

For more information, call 715-359-6208.


Family LEGO Club at MCPL Wausau

Sep 7, 2014 - May 31, 2015 Sundays at 1:30pm

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau.
Family LEGO Club will meet every Sunday beginning September 7. Children of all ages and their families are invited to tap their inner creativity and build imaginative structures and other projects using blocks. All blocks will be provided. Starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Stations

Sep 10, 2014 - Aug 15, 2015 2nd Wednesday and Saturday of Each Month at 10:30am

Marathon County Public Library, 300 N. 1st Street, Wausau
S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Stations will occur the 2nd Wednesday of every month and will be repeated the following Saturday. S.T.E.A.M. begins in September 2014 and runs until August 2015, with a break for the month of June 2015. Hands-on activities focused on the core areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics will be provided for kids so that they can learn, discover, create and have fun. Starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 715-261-7230.
*Note: Story times scheduled for the second Wednesday and the following Saturday at MCPL Wausau will include S.T.E.A.M.-related stories and activities.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.



Tiny Tots Closet

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 10am - Noon

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
FREE diapers for those in need. *Bring picture ID & proof of parent or guardianship of a diaper-age child. (Birth Certificate, Crib Card, or WIC card preferred). Limit: 2 dozen diapers/visit. Limit 1 visit/month.

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733


Neighborhood Meals

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 4:30pm - 6pm

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Each week a local business, church, or family sponsors a meal that is prepared and served hot to hungry members of the Wausau Community. *No ID or income verification needed. Simply show up and eat- no questions asked!

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733