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Retro Relay
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Saturday July 2, 2016
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For ages 10 - 17
Challenge your friends and family in classic backyard-style competitions.

Read and Play
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Tuesday July 5, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bears
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Tuesday July 5, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Bears
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Tuesday July 5, 2016
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Bears
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Bears
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Water Balloon Wednesdays
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
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For ages 7 - 17
Is summer vacation too hot to handle? Cool off with Water Balloon Wednesdays at the Finksburg Branch. Come prepared to make a splash! Program is weather permitting.

Pajama Party Storytime: Bears
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
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For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Bears
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Thursday July 7, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday July 7, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Busy Bee Quilting
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Friday July 8, 2016
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For Adults
Looking for a quilting group? Interested in learning how to quilt? Join the Busy Bee Quilt Guild the second Friday of every month for some quilting fun!

On Your Mark, Get Set…Read: Physical Fitness Camp
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Saturday July 9, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 4 - 9
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Get ready to move! Get set to groove! Join physical education teacher Chris Vaughn and get moving and grooving with book-themed activity stations. There will be throwing, kicking, and obstacle stations. Join us for the fun! Only kids need to register.

PAWS to Read
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Saturday July 9, 2016
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For ages 5 - 17
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Come to the library and read a story to a book-loving dog. Research shows that children enjoy improving their reading skills by practice reading to animals. Registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome! Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday July 12, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Playground
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Tuesday July 12, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Ready, Set, School: Playground
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Tuesday July 12, 2016
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

Family Storytime: Playground
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Wednesday July 13, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Playground
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Wednesday July 13, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Pajama Party Storytime: Playground
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Wednesday July 13, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Playground
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Thursday July 14, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday July 14, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Made from Scratch
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Thursday July 14, 2016
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 13 - 17
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Are you interested in making your own video games? We'll start from Scratch - a program you can use to create games here or at home. Learn the basics of programming with this fun and easy software.

Elephant & Piggie Theatre
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Friday July 15, 2016
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For All Ages
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Join the stars of Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie series as they act out some of their favorite stories. Children and parents alike will enjoy this lively, interactive show that incorporates music and imaginative play. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register.

Reptile Wonders
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Friday July 15, 2016
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For All Ages
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Come out and join us for the Reptile Wonders presentation where we can see and touch a variety of exotic reptiles. In this hands-on, fast-paced interactive show, you'll learn what the animals eat, where they are found, and what eats them. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All attendees need to register. Generously supported by Mount Garage Doors, Inc.

Buddhist Meditation
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Saturday July 16, 2016
10:30 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Have you ever been interested in meditation or Buddhism? Craig Storti and Michael Kosman of the International Meditation Center will join us at Finksburg Branch Library to share their expertise. They will start with an introduction to the concepts of Buddhism and why meditation is so helpful, followed by a meditation practice session. There will also be a Q&A for anyone wanting to learn more!

Platonic Solids with Strawbees
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Saturday July 16, 2016
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For ages 11 - 17
Come play with Strawbees and find out how they can be used to create platonic solids.

Dogs Need to Stay Fit Too!
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Monday July 18, 2016
10:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Registration for this event begins 7/4/2016.
Love dogs? Want your dog to be able to do cool tricks and stay fit? Then come meet certified dog trainer Marta Coursey from My K9 Buddy, a local dog training school. Marta will have a dog agility class demo with her dogs, so please leave your dogs at home this time! All attendees need to register.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Bioscience for Entering 2nd and 3rd Graders
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Monday July 18, 2016
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For ages 7 - 8
Registration for this event begins 7/4/2016.
The 2016 GSK Science in the Summer™ program will introduce students to bioscience through interesting activities that include building models of plant and animal cells, using magnifying glasses to examine everyday things up close and microscopes to look inside the cells of plants and animals. They will learn about bacteria and find out why some bacteria are helpful and others are harmful. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 18 - July 21, 2016). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Bioscience for Entering 4th - 6th Graders
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Monday July 18, 2016
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 11
Registration for this event begins 7/4/2016.
The 2016 GSK Science in the Summer™ program will introduce students to bioscience through interesting activities that include building models of plant and animal cells, using magnifying glasses to examine everyday things up close and microscopes to look inside the cells of plants and animals. They will learn about bacteria and find out why some bacteria are helpful and others are harmful. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 18 - July 21, 2016). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Read and Play
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Tuesday July 19, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Beach
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Tuesday July 19, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Bioscience for Entering 2nd and 3rd Graders
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Tuesday July 19, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 8
Registration for this event begins 7/4/2016.
The 2016 GSK Science in the Summer™ program will introduce students to bioscience through interesting activities that include building models of plant and animal cells, using magnifying glasses to examine everyday things up close and microscopes to look inside the cells of plants and animals. They will learn about bacteria and find out why some bacteria are helpful and others are harmful. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 18 - July 21, 2016). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Ready, Set, School: Beach
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Tuesday July 19, 2016
1:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 3 - 6
An independent storytime that prepares children for school. Fun, hands-on activities will teach listening, pre-reading, math, movement, music, and art skills. All adult caregivers are welcome.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Bioscience for Entering 4th - 6th Graders
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Tuesday July 19, 2016
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 11
Registration for this event begins 7/4/2016.
The 2016 GSK Science in the Summer™ program will introduce students to bioscience through interesting activities that include building models of plant and animal cells, using magnifying glasses to examine everyday things up close and microscopes to look inside the cells of plants and animals. They will learn about bacteria and find out why some bacteria are helpful and others are harmful. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 18 - July 21, 2016). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Medicare 101
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Tuesday July 19, 2016
5:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For Adults
Are you or someone you care about eligible for Medicare? Come and find out how to get the most out of your Medicare health benefits. There are many decisions to make when you are eligible for Medicare. We will cover the four parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, and D) and how they work, Medicare Supplement (medigap) plans, preventive services, and how to protect yourself from healthcare fraud. We also will cover the Medicare Savings Programs, which are not all of low-income programs. Presented by Carroll County’s SHIP/SMP program.

Finksburg Book Discussion Group: A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
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Tuesday July 19, 2016
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For Adults
Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's book.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Wednesday July 20, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Storytime: Beach
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Wednesday July 20, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
We’ll share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Come talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Bioscience for Entering 2nd and 3rd Graders
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Wednesday July 20, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 8
Registration for this event begins 7/4/2016.
The 2016 GSK Science in the Summer™ program will introduce students to bioscience through interesting activities that include building models of plant and animal cells, using magnifying glasses to examine everyday things up close and microscopes to look inside the cells of plants and animals. They will learn about bacteria and find out why some bacteria are helpful and others are harmful. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 18 - July 21, 2016). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Water Balloon Wednesdays
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Wednesday July 20, 2016
2:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 17
Is summer vacation too hot to handle? Cool off with Water Balloon Wednesdays at the Finksburg Branch. Come prepared to make a splash! Program is weather permitting.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Bioscience for Entering 4th - 6th Graders
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Wednesday July 20, 2016
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 11
Registration for this event begins 7/4/2016.
The 2016 GSK Science in the Summer™ program will introduce students to bioscience through interesting activities that include building models of plant and animal cells, using magnifying glasses to examine everyday things up close and microscopes to look inside the cells of plants and animals. They will learn about bacteria and find out why some bacteria are helpful and others are harmful. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 18 - July 21, 2016). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Pajama Party Storytime: Beach
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Wednesday July 20, 2016
6:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For All Ages
Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime, open to all ages, introduces stories through books, songs, and activities. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Twos and Threes Together: Beach
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Thursday July 21, 2016
9:45 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 2 - 3
This lively, fast paced storytime for young children includes books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. With an accompanying caregiver.

Read and Play
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Thursday July 21, 2016
11:00 AM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages Birth - 24 Months
Join your little one at a storytime featuring interactive books, rhymes, music, and movement, followed by playgroup activities which allow children to practice skills and socialize. With an accompanying caregiver.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Bioscience for Entering 2nd and 3rd Graders
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Thursday July 21, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 7 - 8
Registration for this event begins 7/4/2016.
The 2016 GSK Science in the Summer™ program will introduce students to bioscience through interesting activities that include building models of plant and animal cells, using magnifying glasses to examine everyday things up close and microscopes to look inside the cells of plants and animals. They will learn about bacteria and find out why some bacteria are helpful and others are harmful. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 18 - July 21, 2016). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

GSK Science in the Summer™: Bioscience for Entering 4th - 6th Graders
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Thursday July 21, 2016
2:30 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 9 - 11
Registration for this event begins 7/4/2016.
The 2016 GSK Science in the Summer™ program will introduce students to bioscience through interesting activities that include building models of plant and animal cells, using magnifying glasses to examine everyday things up close and microscopes to look inside the cells of plants and animals. They will learn about bacteria and find out why some bacteria are helpful and others are harmful. A parent or guardian must come in person to fill out and sign the registration form for his/her child. Children must be able to attend all of the classes that week (July 18 - July 21, 2016). GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in partnership with community-based organizations. Only kids need to register.

Teen Advisory Board
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Thursday July 21, 2016
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For ages 12 - 17
Need service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board and share your opinions with library staff about books, music, movies, and programs you'd like to see at the Finksburg Branch. Refreshments will be served.

TAB Presents: Teen Book Club: The Maze Runner by James Dashner
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Thursday July 21, 2016
7:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 12 - 17
Join our Teen Advisory Board for a lively discussion of books teens like!

Platonic Solids with Strawbees
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Friday July 22, 2016
1:00 PM - Add to Outlook calendar  |  Add to Google calendar
For ages 11 - 17
Come play with Strawbees and find out how they can be used to create platonic solids.

The Magic of Roger Lindsay
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Saturday July 23, 2016
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For ages 4 - Adults
Registration for this event begins 7/9/2016.
Summer Reading ambassador Roger Lindsay transports kids 4 to 104 to a realm of magical happenings, illusions, and laughter! Join Mr. Lindsay as he amazes and amuses in this show loaded with audience participation. You never know what surprises await you! Generously supported by Haight Funeral Home and Chapel. All attendees need to register.