Signs of Life Interactive Pop Up Gallery Event

W.o.W. invites you to not miss out on life! Be a participant.

April 24-27.  

502 West College Ave., Appleton, WI.

The Wisdom of Wombats, a Fox Valley artists’ collective, is producing Signs of Life an interactive pop-up gallery, April 24-27, at 502 West College Ave, Appleton (next to Acoca Coffee).  

W.o.W.’s Interactive Gallery Highlights:

Thursday, 5-8pm: Opening Reception. Snacks, live music and informal discussions with the artists.  

Friday, Noon-10pm: Open Gallery*.  3-5pm: Drawing from Negatives with photographer physicist John Beaver.  5-6pm: Gallery meditation and writing workshop with Joanna Dane.  8pm: Live music – Breath Is Song with Ian Moore.  

Saturday, Noon-10pm:  Open Gallery*.  Noon-1pm: Diddley Bow Making with Tad Neuhaus. 1pm: Signs of Life: An Afternoon in Appleton, creating a community cellphone photo essay. Head out to snap photos or stay at the gallery and help create the exhibit.  2-4pm: Community Quilt Making with Gwyned Trefethen.  7pm: Musical Improvisations with Elaborate Bungle (Matt Turner, Tad Neuhaus, Joanna Dane).  8pm: Master instrument creator and improv-er Hal Rammel and master of electric cello Matt Turner play spontaneous, mind-blowing originals.  

Sunday, Noon-3pm: Open Gallery*.  1- 3pm: Readings hosted by poet physicist Doug Fowler, and a writing event with sidewalk poet Meredith Mason.

*Open Gallery interactive exhibits include:  Be Your Own Composer, Triangle of Success, A Very Beaver Soundscape, Factorial Stories, Random Poetry, and Join Our Wisdom.


Earth Week at Building for Kids


Wondering how Building for Kids celebrating Earth Week and Earth Day? Join them for the following activities that will be happening all week long–April 15-22! 

* Create a collage of ways to respect the Earth
* Make a Cheerio bird feeder
* Make a recycled paper bead necklace
* Create flowers from recycled newspaper and buttons
* Help create a mosaic wall mural

Earth Day Anniversary Celebration at Just Act Natural

Help Just Act Natural celebrate their 5 Year Anniversary on Earth Day!
Here’s an Anniversary Celebration message with all the details from J.C. and Dianne.
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This Earth Day, April 22, we celebrate our 5th anniversary!  This is a major milestone for our business (really, for any business these days).

We’d be honored if you — our customers — could join us to help celebrate this occasion.

It’s such a big deal, we need two days for partying!

On Tuesday, April 22 join us for an open house from 5pm – 7pm.  We’ll have hors d’oeuvres, Happy Bellies Bake Shop mini-cupcakes, live music by local musician John Pfeiffer, and special promotions.

On Saturday, April 26 from 10am – 4pm, come in for FREE local food samplings, cake and ice cream (by Kelley’s Country Creamery), more live music by local musician Franklin (12-3); raffle prizes, and special promotions.

And most of all, THANK YOU to our fantastic customers!  Without you, we would not have made it this far.  So, please stop in and say “hello” during our Earth Day Anniversary Celebration.

J.C. & Dianne
Just Act Natural

Summer Fling at eco candle


Dream of summer daze with the eco candle special sale scent this week, Summer Fling! A mix of creamy coconut and lemon verbena with a big burst of lime. And all 15% off!
Also on sale are our Envirosax! Cloth totes that are a must have for any shopping trip. Plus they fold up to a very portable size when not in use. They’re awesome! All 15% off.

eco candle
123 E. College Ave.