From the Redmond Library,
REDMOND LIBRARY JUNE /JULY 2017
Preschool Parade Story Time: Stories, songs, rhymes, crafts to develop early literacy skills. Age 3-5.
Wednesdays, June 14, 21, 28 and July 5, 12, 19, 26 • 10:15 a.m.
Mother Goose and More: Participatory music with books, rhymes and bounces. Age 0-3.
Thursdays, June 15, 22, 29 and July 6, 13, 20, 27 • 10:15 a.m.
Sensory Story Times: Activities, songs and stories for all children but especially designed for children with sensory integration challenges.
Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27, 11:30 am
Rockie Tales: Meet Rockie, our favorite puppet friend, and hear stories, sing songs, and do fun activities!
Monday, June 5, 10:15
Around the World: Down Under in Australia (age 6-11): Calling all globetrotters! Get your passport stamped and take a trip down under to the land of the didgeridoo and kangaroos too! Explore Aboriginal art through drawing, painting and activities.
Monday, June 26, 10:30
Around the World: African Safari (age 6-11): Safari means adventure, and yours includes stories, an animal mask craft, a movie about an elephant orphanage, and a very silly game called “On Safari.”
Monday, July 3, 10:30
Around the World: Egypt (age 6-11): What would it be like to ride a camel around the Great Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza? Zap back in time to Ancient Egypt and create your own cartouche, Lego Sphinx and sugar cube pyramids.
Monday, July 10, 10:30
Around the World: Turkey (age 6-11): Hop on board a magic carpet while we discover the stories, delicious food and games of one of the ten oldest countries in the world.
Monday, July 17, 10:30
Around the World: Costa Rica (age 6-11): Got sloth? Venture into the Costa Rica rainforest and discover some astonishing animals and flowers as well as traditional activities.
Monday, July 24, 10:30
Tai chi (age 6-11): Learn the basic kicking, jumping, and stretching movements of this form of martial arts, all designed to build a better body. Taught by instructors from Oregon Tai Chi.
Thursday, July 27, @ 1:00
Yoga Stories (family): Deven Sisler, the “best yoga clown in town” returns by popular demand to teach yoga to the whole family.
Tuesday, June 20 @ 10:30 a.m.
Lunch and Library: Crafts or games on the library lawn, in conjunction with the school district’s free lunch programs.
Build It Blast: Come build a bunny basket or butterfly house. We will be using hammers, nails, paint and more to assemble easy kits. All children must be accompanied by an adult. All ages.
Friday, June 30, 12-1
Legos Block Party: Read! Build! Play! Join other builders and a gazillion LEGOs®. All ages.
Saturday, June 10, 10-11:30
Saturday, July 8, 10-12
Design Your Neighborhood: Imagine your neighborhood full of everything you like! (Bi-lingual Program)
Wednesday, July 12, 1:00
Brightside Animal Adoption: Meet animals available for adoption. Also accepting donations of pet food and cat litter.
Wednesday, July 19, 1-4
Discover Nature Day: Habitat Heroes: Presented by the Children's Forest of Central Oregon Learn about what makes healthy habitat for wildlife and how you can help.
Friday, July 21, 12 noon
Build a Better World With Trucks!: Knife River construction trucks on display for you to climb, learn and explore. Check with the library for exact times. Saturday, July 22
Red Yarn in the Deep Woods: Redmond American Legion Park Red Yarn (aka Andy Furgeson) is a family performer who weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, engaging shows for all ages. A foot-stomping, body-moving, rip-roaring good time!
Monday, July 31, 11:30
Build a Better World with Dance: Learn about the Andean world through music and dance performed by Chayag. www.andeanmusic.org
Redmond, August 15, 7 pm
Cardboard Boat Races: Build a boat out of cardboard and race it at Cascade Swim Center. Children 6-11 welcome with parents. 465 SW Rimrock Drive, Redmond
Saturday, July 22, 8-11, build, 11-12, race
Crafts to Build a Better World (ages 9+): EcoCrafts Seed bombs, planting cups, and more.
Wednesday, June 28, 3-4
World Crafts: DIY musical instruments, DIY stamps and African cloth prints. (12-17 yrs)
Wednesday, July 5, 3-4
Animal Crafts: Create toys for cats and dogs at Brightside Animal Shelter. (12-17 years)
Wednesday, July 19, 2-3
Communicate to Build a Better World: Who are your elected officials and how do you contact them?
Tuesday, July 11, 10:30
How-To Fest – All ages: From beekeeping to leathercraft and creating a website to nurturing a vegetable garden, you can learn a range of new skills in one day and at one place on June 17 when the Redmond Library hosts its first ever How-to Fest. Teen, adult, and family friendly sessions. Check out Facebook, or the library’s online calendar for a full list and schedule.
June 17, 10-4