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  1. Crime Prevention Committee

    April 1, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Public Safety Building

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  1. Awful Art Contest @ Manitowoc Public Library

    April 1, 2021, All Day @ This Virtual Event will be posted to MPL’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/manitowoclibrary/.

    Gone are the days of feeling the pressure to make good art. Now is the time to make bad art on purpose! Think Picasso meets “Sharknado!” Or Monet meets “Plan 9 from Outer Space.” It’s the awful artistic expression equivalent of watching a bad movie—painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, or whatever way you decide to express yourself creatively. Email a picture of your appalling artwork to mgadzinski@manitowoc.org between March 17 and April 15. Everyone will be able to cast their vote for the best of the worst artwork in each category (Family, Teen, and Adult) on MPL's Facebook page (www.facebook.com/manitowoclibrary) via reaction (“Like,” Love,” etc.) starting on April 19. Winners will be generously rewarded for their stinky art skills! Visit www.manitowoclibrary.org/badart for all the details. Disclaimer: This contest is intended strictly for lighthearted fun!

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  2. Blackout Poetry @ Manitowoc Public Library

    April 1, 2021, All Day @ This Virtual Event will be posted to MPL’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/manitowoclibrary/

    When ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ creativity ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ collides with the unforeseen ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ a single outcome ¦¦¦¦ infuses ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ the imagination: ¦¦¦¦¦¦ inspiration. A blackout poem is created when a poet takes a marker to an already established text—like a romance novel—and starts redacting words until a new poem is formed. Here’s an easy guide to creating Blackout Poetry: • Skim your page • Go through and circle the words or phrases you want to use • Go through and boldly box the words you’re keeping with pen or Sharpie • Read through your final poem • Go through and blacken all of the material not used • Bask in the glory of your creation To participate, send a photo of your completed Blackout Poem to Therese at thorsketter@manitowoc.org or drop it off at MPL’s Service Desk. Poems will be shared on MPL’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/manitowoclibrary) and also displayed at the Library through the end of April in celebration of National Poetry Month.

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  3. Foraging Your Lawn with Julia Lee

    April 1, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ This Virtual Event will be livestreamed on MPL's Facebook page (www.facebook.com/manitowoclibrary/) and YouTube channel.

    Tired of fighting pesky weeds every year? If you can’t beat ‘em, EAT them! Learn the basics of foraging and how to identify some basic edible and medicinal wild plants growing in your own backyard! This two part virtual series will take place on two separate evenings—Thursday, March 18, and Thursday, April 1, both days at 6:30 PM. This Manitowoc Public Library Virtual Event will be livestreamed on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/manitowoclibrary/) and MPL’s YouTube channel.

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