March 14, 2012 – Council for the Performing Arts Meat Raffle

Meat Raffle fundraiser for the Council for the Performing Arts. Join in on the fun and camaraderie.

March 14,2012 starting at 5:30 pm.

Fort Atkinson – Soup’s On, 1125 Whitewater Ave (920) 674-2179


March 15, 2012 – Deaf Jam: a Film by Judy Lieff

In Deaf Jam, Aneta Brodski seizes the day. She is a Deaf teen introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry, who then boldy enters the spoken word slam scene. In a wondrous twist, Aneta, an Israeli immigrant living in the Queens section of New York City, eventually meets Tahani, a hearing Palestinian slam poet. The two young women embark on a hearing/deaf collaboration, a performance duet that is a metaphor for the complex realities they share.

The film begins at 6 pm. It is free and open to the public.

Donations to the Friends of Lorine Niedecker will be gratefully accepted.

Fort Atkinson – Dwight Foster Public Library

209 Merchants Avenue (920) 563-7790

Deaf Jam


March 17, 2012 – Geology of Mining in WI

Mining is big news in Wisconsin these days. From iron mining in the north to the new sand mines in the central part of the state, conflicts are beginning to arise and new laws are on the table. What kind of minerals does Wisconsin have and where are they located? What processes are used for extraction? Why are mining companies returning to Wisconsin at this time?

Join us on Saturday, March 17 at 1 pm for a presentation on the Geology of Mining in Wisconsin. Our presenter will be Dr. Prajukti Bhattacharyya of UW-Whitewater. She is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Geology, with a background in “Hard Rock Geology” and Geoscience Education. She teaches courses on volcanoes, mountain building, rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, and environmental geology.

This program is free and open to the public.

Fort Atkinson – Dwight Foster Public Library (920) 563-7790


March 17, 2012 – Book Signing with Jerry Apps and “Garden Wisdom”

From 10:00am-2:00pm meet Jerry Apps and purchase his mostRock River Gallery recent book, “Garden Wisdom:Lessons Learned From 60 Years of Gardening.” This book combines his hard-earned advice for garden success with a discussion of how tending a garden leads to a deeper understanding of nature and the land.

Jerry will be joined by Jefferson Author Mary Lou Santovec and her book “Wisconsin Gardens & Landscapes” for an afternoon filled with gardening advice. Master Gardeners will be available to answer your garden questions and provide information on the new community gardens. Floral photos by Rick Santovec will be 25% off on this day only.

Jefferson – Rock River Gallery and Coffeehouse (920) 541-3322


March 18 – 20, 2012 – Dancescapes ’12

Enjoy this combination of different forms of dance, which ultimately create an explosive evening of vibrant entertainment.

Mar 18, 2pm; Mar 19-20, 7:30pm

Whitewater – Barnett Theatre, 800 W. Main St. (262) 472-2222

Whitewater – Barnett Theatre, 800 W. Main St. (262) 472-2222

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