Several craft projects from books will be available to make and take. After brief instructions, preschoolers with caregivers and older children can work together to create and play with a variety of craft materials. Dress to mess and bring your imagination.
From the depths of the oceans to the tops of mountains, the second largest group of animals on earth, the Gastropods, live all around us. Sandy Belth with the Monroe County Parks & Recreation will tell about the lives of slugs and snails and other spineless wonders. She will bring live snails, shells.
Magician CR Ryan has had a love of magic since he was ten and his parents gave him a book on the subject. What will magician CR Ryan and his son unearth during their performance? A live bunny? Books? Trucks? Prepare to be amazed and laugh out loud!
You can do crazy and wild science experiments with food found in your own kitchen! Ever wondered what sugar does to your teeth? Or how fossils are made? Come try your hand at making some oobleck, a volcano, and other wacky things. For ages 5-13
Join our book club and you will get a paperback copy of our selection, just ask at the desk. This book is Pippi Longstocking by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren. Can you pick up your house with one hand? Do you have a pet horse and monkey? Register for the program, pick up a copy of the book, read it and then join us for lively book discussion, a film clip, and some Swedish treats.
Do you have things you dont use anymore? Toys, games, books or items you dont need but feel another child might enjoy? Please bring a box (no more than a box or bag please) of things you feel are in good working condition. You will be given table space to display your things and trades begin with the other kids for their things! Come ready to trade, no money exchanged.
Sponsored by I.U. Health Bloomington, with activities from the RBBCSC Family Involvement Center and The Ellettsville Branch of the Monroe County Public Library, this special event is a free night of skating for your family. Simply mention one of these agencies at the door and you can skate for free at 930 W. 17th Street. When resting from skating come visit the fun booths that will have craft activities and information to keep you active, healthy and happy. Children must be accompanied by an adult.