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  • 02
    02.January.Tuesday

    10:45-11:45
    01.02.2018

  • 02
    02.January.Tuesday

    16:00-18:00
    01.02.2018

    Books N’ Brew for Teens @ Mugs Coffeehouse

    Tuesday, January 2 at 4:00 P.M.

    Catch up with what other teen readers are enjoying on Tuesday, January 2 at 4:00 P.M. at Mugs Coffeehouse as you warm yourself with delicious hot beverage! Unlike traditional book clubs, there are no assigned books. Instead, read what you like and then share what you read. Adult/Teen Services Librarian, Mandy Sprague will be on hand to offer reader’s advisory to get you hooked on your next favorite book! This new teens-only (12+) reading group meets at Mugs Coffeehouse on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 4:00 P.M.

    Breast Cancer Awareness: The Best Protection is Early Detection

    Thursday, January 4 at 6:30 P.M.

    Be proactive about your health. Join us on Thursday, January 4 at 6:30 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library to learn about factors linked to breast cancer and how to reduce your cancer risk. Participants will gain knowledge about the latest screening recommendations and how to advocate for care. This talk will emphasize the issues and steps women face prior to breast cancer diagnosis:

    • Signs and symptoms of breast cancer
    • Managing abnormal screenings
    • Where to find more information and resources

    Presented by Mary Lyke, recently retired Ripon Area School District Nurse, and Melanie Simpkins, Public Health Nurse/ Health Education and Work and Wellness Coordinator with the Green Lake County Health Unit.

    Better Brain Health

    Thursday, January 11 at 6:30 P.M.

    Dementia is not a normal part of aging. Join us on Thursday, January 11 at 6:30 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library to discover what you can do to lower your dementia risk and keep your brain healthy and sharp. This session will cover:

    • Common diseases that cause dementia
    • Other conditions that mimic dementia
    • Signs and symptoms
    • Risk factors
    • Strategies to maintain a healthy brain (physical health, nutrition, mental stimulation, social engagement)
    • Where to find more information and resources

    Presented by Mary Lyke, recently retired Ripon Area School District Nurse, and Melanie Simpkins, Public Health Nurse/ Health Education and Work and Wellness Coordinator with the Green Lake County Health Unit.

     

    Blue Zone Healthy Lifestyle Series

    Stay tuned for Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Brenda Block’s upcoming Blue Zone Diets series at the Ripon Public Library. This series will explore the diets and lifestyles of those living in the Blue Zones – areas of the world where people are the healthiest and live the longest. People in these cultures often live to be 100 years and they remain healthy! Join us as we cover a different regional diet each month, Thursdays at 6:30 P.M. this winter and spring:

    • January 25 – Sardinia, Italy
    • February 8 – Okinawa, Japan
    • March 8 – Loma Linda, California
    • April 12 – Nicoya, Costa Rica
    • May 10 – Ikaria, Greece

    Visit us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/RiponPublicLibrary, to preview our upcoming winter and spring events!

     

    These programs are free and open to the public. Call the library at 748-6160 or contact Mandy Sprague at msprague@riponlibrary.org for more information.

  • 03
    03.January.Wednesday

    All day
    01.03.2018

    Waushara County Fair Improvement Committee Tree Sale

    The Waushara County Fair Improvement Committee is raising money for the fair and fairground improvements with a tree sale! Choose from Dixie Red Peach, Bartlett Pear, McIntosh Apple, Purple Lilac, Villosa Lilac, Hybrid Poplar, Sugar Maple, River Birch, or Colorado Blue Spruce trees.

    Trees will be $6 each except fruit trees which are $15 each.

    Order must be submitted by Saturday, February 2nd with full payment. You will be able to pick up your tree on April 28th from 9am-2pm at the Four Corners Restaurant in Auroraville.

    For more information, call Bob Kettlewell at 920-361-3362.

  • 04
    04.January.Thursday

    18:30-20:00
    01.04.2018

    Breast Cancer Awareness: The Best Protection is Early Detection

    Thursday, January 4 at 6:30 P.M.

    Be proactive about your health. Join us on Thursday, January 4 at 6:30 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library to learn about factors linked to breast cancer and how to reduce your cancer risk. Participants will gain knowledge about the latest screening recommendations and how to advocate for care. This talk will emphasize the issues and steps women face prior to breast cancer diagnosis:

    • Signs and symptoms of breast cancer
    • Managing abnormal screenings
    • Where to find more information and resources

    Presented by Mary Lyke, recently retired Ripon Area School District Nurse, and Melanie Simpkins, Public Health Nurse/ Health Education and Work and Wellness Coordinator with the Green Lake County Health Unit.

    Better Brain Health

    Thursday, January 11 at 6:30 P.M.

    Dementia is not a normal part of aging. Join us on Thursday, January 11 at 6:30 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library to discover what you can do to lower your dementia risk and keep your brain healthy and sharp. This session will cover:

    • Common diseases that cause dementia
    • Other conditions that mimic dementia
    • Signs and symptoms
    • Risk factors
    • Strategies to maintain a healthy brain (physical health, nutrition, mental stimulation, social engagement)
    • Where to find more information and resources

    Presented by Mary Lyke, recently retired Ripon Area School District Nurse, and Melanie Simpkins, Public Health Nurse/ Health Education and Work and Wellness Coordinator with the Green Lake County Health Unit.

     

    Blue Zone Healthy Lifestyle Series

    Stay tuned for Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Brenda Block’s upcoming Blue Zone Diets series at the Ripon Public Library. This series will explore the diets and lifestyles of those living in the Blue Zones – areas of the world where people are the healthiest and live the longest. People in these cultures often live to be 100 years and they remain healthy! Join us as we cover a different regional diet each month, Thursdays at 6:30 P.M. this winter and spring:

    • January 25 – Sardinia, Italy
    • February 8 – Okinawa, Japan
    • March 8 – Loma Linda, California
    • April 12 – Nicoya, Costa Rica
    • May 10 – Ikaria, Greece

    Visit us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/RiponPublicLibrary, to preview our upcoming winter and spring events!

     

    These programs are free and open to the public. Call the library at 748-6160 or contact Mandy Sprague at msprague@riponlibrary.org for more information.

  • 05
    05.January.Friday

    All day
    01.05.2018

    Waushara County Fair Improvement Committee Tree Sale

    The Waushara County Fair Improvement Committee is raising money for the fair and fairground improvements with a tree sale! Choose from Dixie Red Peach, Bartlett Pear, McIntosh Apple, Purple Lilac, Villosa Lilac, Hybrid Poplar, Sugar Maple, River Birch, or Colorado Blue Spruce trees.

    Trees will be $6 each except fruit trees which are $15 each.

    Order must be submitted by Saturday, February 2nd with full payment. You will be able to pick up your tree on April 28th from 9am-2pm at the Four Corners Restaurant in Auroraville.

    For more information, call Bob Kettlewell at 920-361-3362.