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Tuesday, July 10th Events

Parent/Child Story, Puppet, and Play Time

Time: 10:00 am-10:30 am
Place: Keene Public Library, Youth Program Room, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: up to 3 1/2

Repeats weekly. Michelle Brooks from The Waldorf Nursery-Kindergarten program will offer a special Parent/Child story program for young children through age 3 1/2. Siblings are welcome.
Michelle received a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Anna Maria College and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley College. In 2006 Michelle completed the Waldorf Early Childhood Education program at Sunbridge College in New York.

Terrific Tuesdays: Bats at Your Library

Time: 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Heberton Hall, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

Behind the mystery and misunderstanding which surround them, bats are amazing and beneficial animals. Come to this program presented by staff of the Nature Museum of Grafton, Vt. Slides, mounted bats, a puppet show, and other activities demonstrate how bats from around the world have adapted to what they eat, and where they live. Threats to their survival and their effects on the ecosystem will also be discussed.
Terrific Tuesdays takes place each Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. during our summer reading program.  Each week there is a different special event designed for kids that are approximately aged five and up.  Well-behaved younger children are welcome to attend with an adult.

Tuesday Tournaments: Mario Kart

Time: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Auditorium, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Older

Repeats weekly with a different game. You can sign up for our tournament at 3:00 p.m.. Tournament play begins at 3:30 p.m.

Wrinkle In Time

Time: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Youth Program Room, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

Repeats weekly. It was a dark and stormy night ....
So begins the classic story, A Wrinkle in Time, one of the most significant novels of our time. The book was written in 1962. Many extraordinary things have changed since then, but the book remains a favorite.
This summer make time to relive Madeleine L'Engle's Newbery-winning timeless classic by attending this weekly read-aloud session. You don't have to come to each session because what happened the week before will be summarized each week. 

DIY Night Images Photography Workshop

Time: 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Auditorium, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Older

Just because the sun goes down does not mean that you have to put your camera away. Join Bob Johnson from The Photography Loft for a hands on presentation on Nighttime Photography. We will start inside with a little classroom time and then move outside to do some actual shooting, weather permitting.
We will be talking about how to set up for a shoot, camera settings and creative ideas. We also touch on using flash creatively.
All you need is a camera that you can set manually and a tripod if you have one. (we will be talking about what to do if you don't). We will show you you don't need really expensive gear to get cool night shots.

Play: Aladdin

Time: 11:00 am AND 2:30 pm
Place: Capitol Ceter for the Arts, 44 South Main St., Concord, NH
Price: $6
Ages: All

NCCA’s Children’s Theatre takes the story from Arabian Nights and transforms it to the stage in a unique performance.  What will Aladdin wish for from the magical Genie of the lamp?  Will he marry the Emperor’s daughter?  Get your wish answered by seeing this fantastic show for the whole family.

Hula Hoop Demo

Time: 1:30 pm-2:30 pm
Place: SEE Science Center, 200 Bedford St., Manchester, NH
Price: See website
Ages: All

Learn new hula hoop tricks and techniques.  Watch a hula hoop demonstration by Hoopium! and try some exercises yourself Robin Rapture Hoopium’s founder says “Hoopium! is a state of mind”, it’s fun, healthy, it is brain building and helps you connect with others.  First time hula hoopers are unbelieveable, their eyes light up . . . it’s a good feeling.”
This is the second in a series of summer events held in conjunction with the Secrets of Circles traveling exhibit which is on display at the SEE Science Center through September 9th 2012.

Time Travel Tuesdays

Time: 10:00 am-3:30 pm
Place: Billings Farm & Museum, Rt 12 & River Road, Woodstock, VT
Price: See website
Ages: All

Experience late 19th century chores and pastimes in the farmhouse firsthand. There’s plenty of work and fun for every age!

Explore one of the finest operating dairy farms in America and a museum of Vermont’s rural past – your gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage. Billings Farm features many aspects of farm work, including care of the Jersey cows and other livestock, milking of the herd, crop rotation, and feed production.

Get to know our Jerseys, sheep, horses, oxen, and chickens through interactive programs and activities. Explore the barns and calf nursery and watch the afternoon milking of the herd. Visitors will experience a first-hand sampling of actual farm work, animals, and agricultural processes. The authentically restored 1890 Farm House, the center of the farm and forestry operation a century ago – features the farm manager’s office, family living quarters – and creamery, where butter was produced for market. Interactive programs in the farmhouse for visitors and students interpret 19th century agricultural improvement, butter production, and domestic life. Engaging exhibits housed in 19th century barns depict the annual cycle of rural life and work, as well as the cultural values of Vermont farm families a century ago.

Voice Strengthening Workshop

Time: 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Place: Keene Public Library Annex, Heberton Hall, Keene, NH
Price: $20 at door
Ages: Older

Louder isn’t necessarily better on stage; it can actually lead to unhealthy vocal habits and even vocal harm. Through a series of exercises, this workshop will review the two essential, initial steps to healthy vocal projection: Release and Support. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes that will allow you physical freedom, and bring two bath-sized towels, a 24 - 36” length of 1” elastic, and your water bottle. 
Kim Dupuis

Gardening Days

Time: 9:00 am-10:30 am
Place: Cobb Meadow School, 275 Cobb Meadow Road, Dublin, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

July 10-Aug. 14, 9-10:30 a.m. Enjoy the summer garden and outdoor playtime. Snack provided. Attend one or all. Phone: 563-7755

Veggie Swamp

Time: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Place: Hancock Town Library, Main St., Hancock, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Bring extra garden produce to swap with others. Phone: 525-4411.

Passport to Imagination

Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Place: Michaels Craft Store, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

Make a Thailand Elephant necklace and flag. Free craft. Come anytime between hours above to make the craft.

Craft Camp

Time: 9:30 am-11:00 am OR 11:15 am-12:45 pm
Place: Micheals Craft Store, Keene, NH
Price: $5 a day
Ages: All 

A place where kids can come to complete fun, creative arts and craft activities. Sign your child up for the day, or sign up for a weeklong series. Register early. Space is limited.

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