Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Upcoming Programs (March 2009!)

New Mother's Discussion Group
Mondays, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20
10:00am - 12:00pm
New mothers with child 12 months or younger
Village Youth Program Room
Join a new discussion group facilitated by a certified and licensed counselor who will guide the group through topics of concern to new mothers, including infant development and growth, changing family dynamics, and adjusting to new motherhood. Bring babies and take advantage of the opportunity to meet other new mothers. Light refreshments served.

On My Own
Wednesdays, March 11, 18, 25, April 1
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Children age 4 and 5 who are not yet in Kindergarten
Village Youth Program Room
Children will have fun listening to stories, songs, and fingerplays.

Just You & Me
Thursdays, March 12, 19, 26
10:00am - 10:30am
Children ages 24-35 months with parent/caregiver (Sorry, no siblings)
Village Youth Program Room
Interactive literature sharing program featuring stories, songs, and a parent/child reading activity.

Pot of Gold Chocolates
Thursday, March 12
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grades 3-6
Station Branch Community Room
Just in time for St. Patrick's Day. You'll love making this Rainbow and Pot of Gold box filled with delicious chocolate coins!

Musical Kids
Fridays, March 13, 20, 27 10:00am - 10:30am Children ages 6-16 months with parent/caregiver
10:45am - 11:15am Children ages 17-35 months with parent/caregiver
11:30am - 12:00pm Children ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver
Village Youth Program Room
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities including fun instruments, songs, and dance.

Reading With Your Puppy Pal
Saturday, March 14
11:30am - 1:30pm
Friday, March 27
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Grades K-5
Village Youth Program Room
Book individual time with certified and trained therapy dogs from Therapy Dog International, Inc. who will listen quietly as you read stories aloud. By reading aloud to a non-judgemental audience, reluctant readers can become more confident in their oral reading skills. Sign up for one 15-minute time slot.

Discovering Artists: Andy Warhol and Pop Art
Friday, March 20
5:30pm - 6:30pm Grades 1-3
7:00pm - 8:00pm Grades 4-6
Village Youth Program Room
Campbell soup cans as art? Andy Warhol, a central figure in the pop art movement, used images found in advertisements in his paintings. Come and find out more about this art form and the artist. We will learn about printmaking to create our own pop art.

Winter Reading Celebration! Magic Show!
Saturday, March 21
1:00pm - 1:45 on
Family Program
Village Auditorium
For all the families who completed our Winter Reading Club, you're invited to pop-in to this spectacular magic show with Robert Austin, Master Magician! Enjoy a very special afternoon of amazing magic, hilarious comedy, and lots of audience participation. Who knows? Maybe someone from the audience will float in the air!

Create Your Own Paint!
Sunday, March 22
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children ages 4-Grade 2
Station Branch Community Room
Have fun combining science and art to create two different types of paint with household materials and ingredients that you can use on fun projects of your own.

Tots Night Out
Thursday, March 26
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Children ages 18 months-5 years not yet in kindergarten with parent/caregiver
Village Youth Program Room
Join us for some exciting and fast-moving, organized activities that include upbeat music, songs, circle-time activities, and a shared Ducky Craft!