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Fiorucci to be LOLA intern
Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. welcomed Nina Fiorucci as the 2013 summer intern. Fiorucci will teach a variety of art classes at the LOLA Center for the Arts in Land O’ Lakes. 				                   —Contributed Photo

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) recently welcomed Nina Fiorucci as the 2013 summer intern.

Fiorucci is an art education major with an emphasis in photography at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Mich. Originally from Watersmeet, Mich., she attended a high school for the arts with a darkroom and has been interested in  alternative photographic processes ever since.

“She believes one does not have to be a skilled

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:15 PM
 
Flea market begins May 30; event to run every Thursday

 

Land O’ Lakes Town Hall grounds will host a flea market and rummage sale  Thursdays this summer.

There will be spaces available with Highway B frontage, as well as rain- and sun-sheltered spaces under the snowflake enclosure.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:15 PM
 
Club donation
The Conover Lions Club recently donated a check for $730 for a Trekker handheld talking GPS for the blind to Jeff Hedberg (middle), seen here with Lion Richard Hedberg (left) and Lions President Roger Flaherty (right). Jeff Hedberg is the son of Richard Hedberg of Conover, longtime member of the Conover Lions Club.  Jeff Hedberg plans to graduate from Nicolet Area Technical College this spring and continue studying for his master’s degree at UW-Stout.                —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:14 PM
 
Clubs to host fishing event

The Conover Lions Club and Muskies Inc. announced it will host Take A Kid Fishing Day, Fathers Day, Sunday, June 16, at Lake Itsey Bitsey at the Conover Town Park, located on Highway K.

Every child catches a fish and if Walter, the biggest fish, is caught, it will be mounted and donated by Lax Reproductions.  Admission is free.

Poles and bait will be furnished

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:13 PM
 
Flea market set for summer
Kirsti Hehn, left, and Barb Renk, right, display the sign for a flea market and rummage sale to be held every Thursday this summer beginning May 30 at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall grounds.	—Photo By Jill James

Land O' Lakes town hall grounds will host a flea market and rummage sale  Thursdays this summer.

There will be spaces available with Highway B frontage, as well as rain- and sun-sheltered spaces under the snowflake enclosure.

“Gather your crafts or clean out your garage, basement and attic and rent a 10-foot by 10-foot space for $5.00.  Rain or shine every Thursday, beginning May 30 thru Aug. 29, except 4th of July, from 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:07 PM
 
Ladies luncheon
Conover Chamber of Commerce held its first Ladies Luncheon recently at Lanny’s Fireside. There were 70 tickets sold for the luncheon which included displays by six vendors with items available for purchase.  A portion of the proceeds from this event will go toward the John Mark Price Scholarship Fund. Enjoying the afternoon are, from left, sisters Heather Hickson and Lindsey Nagy.  —Photo By Janet Garling
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:17 PM
 
LOLA announces rug hooking classes

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans (LOLA) Center for the Arts announced it will host Camp Land O’ Rugs, a rug-hooking workshop taught by accredited McGown rug hooking teacher Pat Schmelzle of Wautoma June 3 through June 5.

There will be open workshop with students and a mini-class in dyeing. During the open workshop, participants are requested to bring their current work, new designs or an old project that needs help. The topics discussed will included techniques, color planning and design.

The mini-class in dyeing will focus on food color dyeing, an easy, inexpensive and non-toxic way to dye wool and achieve the perfect color desired.

Participants will learn to dye white wool, marbleize

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:16 PM
 
Violin maker to visit LOLA
Tess Stephens, pictured here with her handmade instruments, will discuss and present her violins at the Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Center for the Arts Wednesday, May 29.  —Contributed Photo

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans (LOLA) Center for the Arts recently announced an event featuring violin maker Tess Stephens Wednesday, May 29, from 2 to 3 p.m.

Stephens will show her handmade instruments and discuss her interest in making stringed instruments, as well as demonstrate the instruments, pointing out the qualities of each.

Stephens grew up in Pleasant Hill, Mo., and started playing the fiddle when she was 8 years old.

By the age of 13, she won

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:15 PM
 
Club sets meeting

The Nokomis Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its first meeting of the year Thursday, May 9, at 10:30 a.m at Sunrise Lodge, 5894 W. Shore Rd. in Land O’ Lakes.

All members, associates and prospective members are invited to attend.

The meeting will feature

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:15 PM
 
School to host Spring Fling PDF Print E-mail

Land O’ Lakes Elementary School will host the 2013 Spring Fling “Give My Regards to Broadway” Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium in Land O’ Lakes.

The event will feature students in kindergarten through fifth grade performing American musical theater songs from popular Broadway  shows including “The Music Man,” “Oliver,” “The Sound of Music” and “The Wizard of Oz.”

The songs will also feature student soloists, recorders and bells and more.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 5:15 PM
 
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