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Tuesday, July 31st Events

Mapping the Connecticut River

Time: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
Place: The Northfield Public Library, Northfield, MA
Price: Free
Ages: Older

Karl Meyer has spent the last six years creating up-to-date maps of the Connecticut from his boat. He will present a visual tour of the river, including the history of log drives, the old lock and canal systems, ferries, bridges and floods, as well as discussing his process of mapping. 

Theatre: The Elves and the Shoemaker

Time: 11:00 am and 2:30 pm
Place: Capitol Center for the Arts, Concord, NH
Price: $6
Ages: All

North Country Center for the Arts Children’s Theatre cobbles together an exciting rendition of this Brothers Grimm tale.  A kind and poor old Shoemaker gives away his last pair of shoes to a beggar and is rewarded by Elves who work in the night making shoes for him. Will the Shoemaker find out who the Elves are?  Find out in this sen-shoe-tional show!

Terrific Tuesdays: Shadows in the Night

Time: 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Heberton Hall, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: 5-9

Terry Reeves, the Education Director at Mariposa Museum and World Culture Museum offers this fun program showcasing shadow puppetry for kids ages five through nine. Each participant in this folk-art program will take a look at the museum's collection of shadow puppet, learn a bit about their history, see a small shadow puppet show, and then create his or her own shadow puppet to take home.
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: Super Smash Brothers Brawl

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. 

Graphic Memoirs Workshop

Time: 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Kay Fox Room, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Older

Cartoonist Marek Bennett leads this Graphic Memoir Workshop and introduces the art of preserving the significant moments in your life in a new and exciting way. We will first look at the work of famous graphic memoir authors then you will get a practical introduction to the techniques of comic book art. We will then focus on developing your own unique story in your personal style.
Don’t worry! You don’t need to have a background or special talent in art or literature. Just come with your stories (funny or sad), your special memoires, or your personal reflections on life. Supplies will be provided too.
Marek Bennet is currently finishing up his graphic memoir SLOVAKIA on the art & life in Eastern Europe.

Artist in Residence

Time: 2:00 pm
Place: Hancock Town Library, Hancock, NH
Price: Free

Ages: All

Are you creative, love the arts, come join us for an afternoon of make-and-take projects.

Computer Skills Workshop - Beginner

Time: 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Place: The River Center, 44 & 46 Concord st., Concord, NH
Price: $10

Ages: Older

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Please call Donna: 924-6800 with questions or to register
*$10.00 pre-registered: $15.00 at the doorWebsite 

Michaels Make It & Take It

Time: 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Place: Michaels Craft Store, Keene, NH
Price: Free with purchase of canvas
Ages: All

Craftsmart stencil animal plaque art make it and take it.

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