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Matheson Memorial Library

October 2021

A Garden to Save the Birds

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St.
Elkhorn, WI 53121 United States
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Do you love birds? Learn how we can help the birds in our gardens and homes. Explore the Matheson Memorial Library garden, listen to a story and try out hands-on activities that will help the birds in your backyard this winter and into the spring.

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Food Science

October 22 @ 10:00 am
Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St.
Elkhorn, WI 53121 United States
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Have you ever wondered how a microwave heats food or what causes bread to rise? In this class at Matheson Memorial Library, kids and their grownups will team up to discover the mystery behind the foods we eat. Learn about emulsions by making butter, bake dinner rolls and microwave popcorn.

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An Evening with the Stars

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St.
Elkhorn, WI 53121 United States
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What can you see in the night sky? Join GLAS at the Matheson Memorial Library for an evening of stargazing and planet spotting. Please note this event will be held in the lobby/parking lot of the library; the library itself closes at 6 p.m.

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Meet an Insect Ambassador

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St.
Elkhorn, WI 53121 United States
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Explore the science of bugs with an insect ambassador from UW-Madison at Matheson Memorial Library. You’ll learn about what insects do in the winter, see specimens of local bugs and insects from far away, and maybe even get to meet some real, live insects!

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