RACINE — These classes and workshops will be held at Wustum Museum, a campus of the Racine Art Museum at 2519 Northwestern Ave.:

“Handing Building with Clay,” for ages 4-7, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Fee: $75.

“Potter’s Wheel,” for ages 8-12, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 21-Nov. 18. Fee: $75.

“Life Drawing Day Studio,” 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Oct. 23-Nov. 13. Fee: $70.

“Creative Breakthrough Workshop,” 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 24-Nov. 14. Fee: $70.

“Free Drop-in for Art,” 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Free.

“Mommy & Me Artogether,” for ages 2-4 and an adult, 10-11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27. Fee: $6.

“Acrylic Abstract Painting,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Fee: $40.

“Studio Day: Drawing,” for ages 7-13, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 28. Fee: $24.

“Studio Day: Lighthouse Landscape,” for ages 7-13, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Fee: $30.

Online registration for each course closes three days prior to class start date. For more information or to register, call 262-636-9177 or go to


RACINE — Racine County Workforce Solutions, 1717 Taylor Ave., is offering these free workshops the week of Oct. 16-19:

“Beginner Computer Skills Lab,” 1-3 p.m. Monday.

The Vibe community job club for job seekers ages 18-24, 1-3 p.m. Wednesday.

“Walk In Resume Lab,” 9 a.m. Thursday.

“In-Home Child Care,” 10-11 a.m. Thursday.

“Discover Your Skills,” 1-3 p.m. Thursday.

“In-Home Child Care,” 5-6 p.m. Thursday.

“Interviewing Techniques,” 9-11 a.m. Friday.

“Walk In Resume Lab,” 1 p.m. Friday.

For more information or to register for a workshop, call Racine County Workforce Solutions, Workshop Instruction at 262-638-6551 or 262-638-6550.


RACINE — Art Metals Studio, 332 Main St., will kick off its gemstone event weekend with a free special presentation, “Mind, Body and Spirit and Jewelry,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19.

Kristie Zahn will explore various opinions and lore on the energetic resonance of gems, their colors, their symbolism, and certain indigenous spiritual beliefs on their meanings. She has traveled the world, spending time in study at Ashrams in India, with Peruvian elders in the Rainforest, and with Native American medicine people learning the beliefs and nuances of spirituality. Zahn is a board certified chaplain, and teaches classes in mindfulness and stress management/meditation in southeastern Wisconsin.


RACINE — A “Focusing on Reconciliation” workshop will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1120 Grand Ave.

Topics to be covered include racial reconciliation, economic empowerment, opposite opinions, education gaps, and justice and injustice inequality. The free workshop will provide a forum for outage management peers to exchange information and experiences, best practices and ideas related to current and emerging issues associated with diversity and racial reconciliation.

Lunch will be provided.


ROCHESTER — The Rochester Area Historical Society will host a free program titled “Pepin to Mansfield” at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Rochester Village Hall, 300 W. Spring St. Lynn Urban will present the story of Laura Ingalls-Wilder’s life on the 150th anniversary of Laura’s birth. Urban’s presentation will include information gathered through her own research. It will also feature artifacts from the period. To register or for more information, call 262-534-2071 or email


KENOSHA — These workshops will be offered at the Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave.:

“Mosaic Glass Block Light,” 12:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22. Fee: $20 and $15 supply fee. Register by Oct. 15.

“Linoleum Block Carving + Letterpress,” 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25. Fee: $20-$25 and $10 supply fee. Register by Oct. 20.

“Art Uncorked: Bedazzled Pumpkins,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Fee: $35-$42. Register by Oct. 20.

“Kids Workshop: Young Rembrandts — Dinosaur Pastels,” 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. Fee: $20-$25 and $4 supply fee.

“Fused Glass Holiday Ornaments,” 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. Fee: $20-$25 and $25 supply fee.

To register or for more information, call 262-653-4140 or go to


KENOSHA — The Civil War Museum, 5400 First Ave., is offering these free programs:

“Understanding Confederate Monuments in the Wake of Charlottesville,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. Kevin Levin, historian and educator, will speak on the history of Confederate memorials in America, answering questions about when, why and who placed the monuments. Levin also considers the current debate concerning the monuments, including what the future holds and options to consider.

“Spark!,” 2-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. The theme is “Trades of the Past.” Learn the skills of the trades and crafts of the past. SPARK! engages adults with early to mid-stage memory loss and their caregivers. Registration is required by calling 262-653-4141 or email

“Helen Perry Curtis and the Great War,” 1 p.m Sunday, Oct. 29. A unique perspective on the First World War told through over 200 letters written by Helen Perry Curtis, as she witnessed the declaration of World War I from Italy, France and the United States.

“Courageous Conversations: How We Got Here,” 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30. Reggie Jackson of the American Black Holocaust Museum takes a look at the history of structural and institutional based racism in America and its direct impact on the lives of American Indians and African Americans.

For more information on a program, call 262-653-4141.


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