Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Upcoming events

WRITING MEMOIR, WRITING LIFE

Friday, June 8, 

10:30 am at the

Aurora Public Library

How can you write the best story of your life? Maybe you’ve started writing but now you are stuck, wondering what to include, what to leave out, and how to put it all together.  This class provides real world solutions to challenges memoir writers face. Discover tips on how to grab your readers’ attention from the start, how to write effective dialogue, and how to provide the most powerful ending to your story, all without making anything up. Find out how to cull your journals and mine your memories—even the hazy ones. And what must you also consider when telling the family secret? Through writing exercises and class discussion, you’ll learn the essentials of writing your life’s narrative so you can bring your concept to completion.

This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

THE MUSIC OF THE CIVIL WAR

presented by Tim Krugman

Wednesday, June 20,

1:00 pm

at Carefree Living, Aurora 

Hear the music of the Civil War and learn how the music of the war reflected the changing mood of the country, and how music was used for recruitment and inspiration, for relaxation and reflection, and to order the soldiers' days.

Tim Krugman uses period instruments to share the music and history of the Civil War.

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