It’s Bingo time! We’ll play several different games and each winner gets to go home with either a children’s or young adult level book. All ages welcome.
Dress up in your favorite Harry Potter clothes for a performance by Tonks and the Aurors, a wizard rock band created and fronted by Steph Anderson. Since 2007, Tonks and the Aurors have traveled North America and Europe playing in libraries, bookstores, and conferences. They have released five full-length albums and an EP. This program is intended for all ages.
Join us for a fun afternoon watching (and quoting) Pee-wee's Big Adventure (PG)—an experience that comes with props. Laugh your way through the story about a man who has his beloved bike stolen and must travel across the country to try to get it back. Bring your blankets and pillows and we’ll provide the snacks. This program is intended for all ages.
We’re going on a Bug Safari and we want you to join us! Experts from the Butterfly Pavilion will be our guides as they introduce us to live invertebrates from around the globe and teach about their characteristics, where and how they live, and why they are important in our world. Appropriate for all ages, however participants must be at least 3 years hold to hold Rosie the tarantula. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.
How does a toy go from idea, to design, to manufactured plaything? And how do toy artists work with media companies - like DC, Marvel, and Sanrio - to develop licensed toys that do justice to our favorite superheroes and videogame stars? Join Kidrobot’s talented artists to hear the story of how toys are made, from start to finish, and enjoy an interactive exhibit of their work. Best for all ages.
Join us for an hour of mindfulness that is perfect for the whole family. We will share contemplative stories, explore different breath techniques, and move our bodies mindfully in a fun and playful yoga practice with yoga games. Bring your own mat, or feel free to use one of ours! All ages and abilities welcome.
Watch the film, follow the script and participate in movie magic. Rock out on an air guitar to “Johnny B. Goode,” shout “Eww!” when Marty’s mom flirts with him and actually smell the manure as it dumps on Biff’s car. All ages welcome. Space is limited; registration recommended.
This new program series is a monthly family-style book club with a focus on early learning and the wonderful world of picture books. May the 4th be with you this Star Wars Day as we read and have a blast helping your young learners develop a love for learning and books. Star Wars-themed books and activities will be set up, perfect for families getting their young ones ready for kindergarten and readers up to second grade. No registration required.