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Friday, November 20, 2020Experience

Olde Fashioned Christmas Story Walk on Main Street

Enjoy reading The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg as you stroll down Main Street during Evansville’s Olde Fashioned Christmas celebration. Local businesses on Main Street will feature a page of the story.

When:
Friday, November 20, 2020 10:00 AM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Main Street, Evansville, WI 53536
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
6088822260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Friday, November 20, 2020Public Chamber Event

Olde Fashioned Christmas

Olde Fashioned Christmas 2020

Schedule of Activities

Nov 21 

  • Santa Drive By Parade -  The Evansville Fire District will be taking Santa and Mrs. Claus through Evansville to wave at the children starting at 10am.   Check Facebook event for tracking link on the day of the event; to track in real time where they are along the route.

    • Route Map

Nov 20-30

  • Hot Chocolate & Ornament Kit Giveaways!!  Since we can't have hot chocolate and ornament making at carriage rides this year; we have FREE ornament making kits for kids sponsored by State Bank of Cross Plains and hot chocolate gifts for the adults sponsored by Ceili Coffee and Wine Bar (while supplies last).  Locations listed here. 

  • #LoveLocal DRAWINGS!!!  Stop in participating stores and get entries for the LoveLocal giveaways; with opportunities to win local gift certificates and prizes.   Winners will be contacted and posted on Facebook at the beginning of December. 

Nov 20 - Dec 30

  • Keep the Cheer Here Promotions - Support local businesses this year.  For a listing of businesses, hours, products, and ways to shop check out our listings and support your local community.  

  • Polar Express Story Walk- The Eager Free Public Library has partnered with local businesses to post The Polar Express pages in windows throughout downtown.  Take a stroll on Main St. and read the story. 

  • Let It Glow - Holiday Light Home Decorating Tour - Are you decorating for the holidays?  Send us your address through the link and we will add you to the list.  Then grab a hot chocolate, turn on some holiday music and drive around to check out all the holiday lights. 

  • Business Decorating Contest - Businesses are getting all festive for the holidays.  We will upload photos of the decorated businesses to our Facebook page and you can vote for your favorites by liking their photo. 

Nov 28 

Dec 21 - 24 - Virtual Storytimes with The Grinch, Buddy the Elf, Mrs. Clause & Santa.  Follow our Facebook page for videos releasing each day the week leading up to Christmas

Map of Activities

Participating Businesses

Thank you to our sponsors!  

New Strength Nutrition, State Bank of Cross Plains, Ceili Coffee and Wine Bar, and Land Home Financial Services Evansville

Thank you all for your support of the businesses and organizations that make up our Evansville community!

#EvansvilleTogether #LoveLocal #KeepTheCheerHere


 

 

  

When:
from Friday, November 20, 2020 5:00 PM
thru Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:00 PM
Where:

Evansville, WI 

  

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Saturday, November 21, 2020Public Event

St. John's Holiday Bazaar

St. John's Holiday Bazaar
The St. John’s Holiday Bazaar will be nothing like we’ve seen before! Get ready for a parking lot extravaganza with a Bazaar meal delivered to your car. Guests will fill out an order sheet from the safety of their cars and submit it to a personalized shopper. Pop your trunk, and your shopper will place your gifts, cookies, cans and quilts. Rain, snow or COVID-19 – St. John’s will work together to share the LOVE of Jesus through the Holiday Bazaar.

When:
Saturday, November 21, 2020 9:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
St. John's Lutheran Church
312 S Third St
Evansville, WI 53536 
For More Info:
St. John's Lutheran Church
608-882-4044
outreach@stjohns-lc.org
www.stjohns-lc.org

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020Experience

Virtual Storytime

 Join us on Facebook Live at 10 AM on Wednesdays for stories, songs, and rhymes!

When:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Eager Free Public Library's Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/eagerfreepubliclibrary/
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
6088822260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Friends of the Eager Free Public Library Sale


When:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
39 W Main St
Evansville, WI
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Wednesday, December 02, 2020Family Fun

Virtual Movers and Makers

Sing, dance, and make with Ms. Alison.  Join our Storytime Group on our Facebook page for links to the Zoom meetings, how-to videos, music playlists, and more!

This week's theme is sunshine!  Brighten up your day by making a suncatcher.  Sign up online for a take home kit with art supplies for this month's projects.  Available November 25 until supplies run out. 


When:
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
On Zoom.
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Friday, December 04, 2020Public Event

Love Light Tree

Lighting at 6PM at the Grange Mall

When:
Friday, December 4, 2020 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Grange Mall
19 W Main St
Evansville, WI, 53536

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Saturday, December 05, 2020Public Event

36th Annual Evansville Craft Fair

$1 Admission Fee

When:
Saturday, December 5, 2020 9:00 AM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
TRIS Intermediate School
420 S Fourth St
Evansville, WI, 53536
For More Info:
882-3306

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Monday, December 07, 2020Experience

Library Shorts

5-10 minute video lessons on music, science, wellness, math, writing, and art.  This month's videos are all about celebrations!  Visit als.lib.wi.us/site/library-shorst for videos and more.

When:
from Monday, December 7, 2020 9:00 AM
thru Saturday, December 12, 2020 7:00 PM
Where:
als.lib.wi.us/site/library-shorts             
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Monday, December 07, 2020Experience

Holiday Cards

Make three winter/holiday themed cards with envelopes.  Recommended for teens and adults.  Kits will be available on Monday, December 7 until supplies run out.  Sign up online to reserve your kit!

When:
Monday, December 7, 2020 9:30 AM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Eager Free Public Library
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Monday, December 07, 2020Experience

Kids Fun Pack

Packet of about 20 fun activity sheets including mazes, dot-to-dots, hidden picture, and find the difference.  Kits will be available on Monday, December 7 until supplies run out.  Sign up online to reserve your kit!

When:
Monday, December 7, 2020 9:30 AM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Eager Free Public Library
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Monday, December 07, 2020Experience

Take & Make Kit: Mini Yarn Hats

Looking for a cute new decoration for your home this winter?  Sign up for the mini yarn hat kit!  This easy project will allow you to make two hats that can sit out on a counter or hang from a hook.  Recommended for adults.

When:
Monday, December 7, 2020 9:30 AM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Eager Free Public Library      
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Monday, December 07, 2020Experience

Teen Fun Pack

Packet of about 20 fun activity sheets including mazes, maze-a-pic, dot-to-dots, and sudoku.  Kits will be available on Monday, December 7 until supplies run out.  Sign up online to reserve your kit!

When:
Monday, December 7, 2020 9:30 AM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Eager Free Public Library      
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Monday, December 07, 2020Experience

Teen Stress Relief Kit

Feeling stressed?  This kit is full of DIY stress relief - make your own water bead stress ball, zone out while coloring some gorgeous bookmarks, and release some tension while popping bubble wrap!  Kits will be available on Monday, December 7 until supplies run out.  Sign up online to reserve your kit!

When:
Monday, December 7, 2020 9:30 AM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Eager Free Public Library
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Wednesday, December 09, 2020Family Fun

Virtual Movers and Makers

Sing, dance, and make with Ms. Alison.  Join our Storytime Group on our Facebook page for links to the Zoom meetings, how-to videos, music playlists, and more!

This week's theme is colors!  Explore mixing colors with a pipette painting activity.  Sign up online for a take home kit with art supplies for this month's projects.  Available November 25 until supplies run out.


When:
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 10:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
On Zoom.
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020Family Fun

Virtual Movers and Makers

Sing, dance, and make with Ms. Alison.  Join our Storytime Group on our Facebook page for links to the Zoom meetings, how-to videos, music playlists, and more!

This week's theme is scribbles!  Get creative with a tape resist coloring project.  Sign up online for a take home kit with art supplies for this month's project.  Available November 25 until supplies run out. 


When:
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
On Zoom.
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Saturday, December 19, 2020Experience

Winter Break Reading Contest

Who can read the most during winter break?  Visit our website to sign up and log your hours online.  First prize, 3 books of your choice, will to to the teen that reads the most.  Second place will win 2 books, and third place will earn 1 book.  For readers in grades 6-12.  Sponsored by our TAB.

When:
from Saturday, December 19, 2020 9:30 AM
thru Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:00 PM
Where:
Visit Eager Free Public Library's website to participate. 
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Sunday, December 20, 2020Experience

Virtual Art Show

The Eager Free Public Library will be hosting a virtual art show this winter and ALL artists are encouraged to submit photos of their work!  We hope to hear from many of you and showcase the big talents in our little community.  Submissions are due Saturday, December 5.  Submit to eagerfreepubliclibrary@gmail.com.

Submission Information:

Local Artists: We'd love to see what you have created!  When submitting photo(s), please include your name and name of the artwork, if applicable.  If you'd like to stay anonymous, please indicate so in the email.

Student Artists: We'd love to see what you're working on in school!  When submitting photo(s) of your work, please include your first name.  No last name, school name, or grades for privacy reasons.  If you'd like to stay anonymous, please indicate so when you submit your artwork. 


When:
from Sunday, December 20, 2020 9:30 AM
thru Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:00 PM
Where:
Eager Free Public Library's website, Facebook page, and YouTube channel.
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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Monday, December 21, 2020Experience

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Join TAB on Zoom to talk about books and play games.  Email TAB Advisor Alison at obrien.alison@als.lib.wi.us to join.  For 6th grade and up.

When:
Monday, December 21, 2020 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
On Zoom      
For More Info:
Eager Free Public Library
608-882-2260
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us
als.lib.wi.us/EFPL

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