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Signs of the Time Exhibit

View a sample of U.S. government propaganda posters from the 20th Century, including WWII posters! October 2 – November 3 Waukesha County Museum 101 W. Main Street, Waukesha Free with museum admission. For more information call (262) 521-2859 or visit the Waukesha County Museum website.

Flash Fiction Contest

Who is Watching You? The world George Orwell created in his classic novel, 1984, offers few places to hide. Create your own fictional masterpiece, 1,000 words or less, based on the theme “Who is Watching You?” and you could be a winner! The contest is open to middle school and high school students and adults. …

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Join us for Waukesha Reads Kickoff Weekend

Friday, September 28, 6:30-9:00 p.m. Freeman Friday Night Live in Downtown Waukesha Free books and program information at the Five Points 2084: City of the Future at Waukesha Community Art Project , 820 N. Grand Ave. Use your imagination to design a building or vehicle of the future and together we will build a city of …

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Waukesha Reads 2012 Selects George Orwell’s 1984

Waukesha Reads is proud to announce 1984 by George Orwell as their book for 2012! Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, Orwell’s narrative is timelier than ever. The novel can be summed up in its most famous quote, “Who controls the past …

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