The Douglas County Historical Society hosts a writing workshop for anyone interested in exploring family history through poetry and other genres beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19. Doors open at 1 p.m.

Participants should bring old family photographs and meaningful artifacts. The workshop will be facilitated by Jan Chronister and Peggy Trojan.

The cost is $2 and free for Historical Society members. Call 715-392-8449 or email for more information.