Events

Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

April 8th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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YA Book Club

If you enjoy reading and chatting about books, then this is the club for you!  Join us on the second Thursday of each month for lively discussions of excellent titles. 

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

April 9th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Intro to Serger-y

Learn to operate our serger/overlocker machine for finished edges, rolled hems, and more.

Date: Tuesday April 14
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Location: Multi-Use
Age: 13+

Registration Required.

 

Other Session Dates:

Sunday April 26
Sunday May 10
Tuesday May 26
Tuesday June 9
Tuesday June 23

April 14th, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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S'amuser en français

Hang out and have fun with fellow francophones - every month will be a different fun activity: toujours en français!

(third Thursday of the month)  Thursday April 16, May 21, June 18; 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For French speakers, ages 9-14.  Drop in.

April 16th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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DIY Eco-Friendly Produce Bags

Sew your own reuseable produce bags and save the environment one bag at a time!
Sewing machines and serger will be used.

Date: Monday April 20, 2020
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: Multi-Use Room
Age: 13+ (10+ with an adult)

Registration Required. Drop-ins welcome provided there are enough supplies.

April 20th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
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Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

April 22nd, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Be CrEATive: Pop-Tart Pop Art

Create your own Pop Art quadriptychs with Pop-Tarts and edible paint.

Thursday April 23, 7-8 p.m.

Creative Studio

Free.  For ages 9-14.  Please register in advance. (Registration will be open as of March 24 2020.)

April 23rd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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APL Acts of Kindness

Earn volunteer hours by giving back to your community and showing love for your library.  Each month we will meet and spread joy in Aurora by committing different APL Acts of Kindness.

April 24th, 3:30pm to 5:30pm
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Video Game Meetup

Drop in for an afternoon of gaming fun! Come play, relax and chat about games with others!

Game on the PS4, experience VR with the Oculus Go, enjoy snacks and more!

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

April 25th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
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Intro to Serger-y

Learn to operate our serger/overlocker machine for finished edges, rolled hems, and more.

Date: Sunday April 26
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Location: Multi-Use
Age: 13+

Registration Required.

 

Other Session Dates:

Tuesday April 14
Sunday May 10
Tuesday May 26
Tuesday June 9
Tuesday June 23

April 26th, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 

Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

April 27th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Teen Movie Night - Juno

Join us on the last Thursday of each month for free popcorn and and fun teen movie. 

Thursdays April 30, May 28, June 25, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13+.  Drop in.

This Month:  Juno

May:  The Hate U Give

June:  Ferris Bueller's Day Off

April 30th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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High Five: Principles of Healthy Child Development

This one-day training will help anyone working with children aged 6 to 12 to ensure each child’s social, emotional, and cognitive needs are met.  Topics also include bullying, conflict resolution, physical literacy, children’s mental health and moderate to vigorous physical activity.

Friday May 1, 9:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Multi-Use Room

$75  For ages 13+.  Please register in advance. (Registration begins March 24 2020)

*Please note: this is a full-day program; participants should bring snacks and a lunch.

May 1st, 9:30am to 5:00pm
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Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

May 5th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

May 6th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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Preteen Book Club

Join our Preteen Book Club and make new friends with other book lovers! We’ll talk, read and do bookish activities.

Wednesdays January 8, February 5, March 4, April 1 and May 6, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Grades 5, 6 and 7

May 6th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Intro to Serger-y

Learn to operate our serger/overlocker machine for finished edges, rolled hems, and more.

Date: Sunday May 10
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Location: Multi-Use
Age: 13+

Registration Required.

 

Other Session Dates:

Tuesday April 14
Sunday April 26
Tuesday May 26
Tuesday June 9
Tuesday June 23

May 10th, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 

Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

May 11th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

May 12th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

YA Book Club

If you enjoy reading and chatting about books, then this is the club for you!  Join us on the second Thursday of each month for lively discussions of excellent titles. 

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

May 14th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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DIY Wristlet Key Fobs

Never lose your keys again with these hand-crafted wristlet key fobs!
Sewing machines and serger will be used. 

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Multi-Use Room
Age: 13+ (10+ if adult is present)

Registration Required. Drop-ins welcome provided there are enough supplies.

May 16th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

May 19th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

May 20th, 10:00am to 11:00am
Audience: 

S'amuser en français

Hang out and have fun with fellow francophones - every month will be a different fun activity: toujours en français!

(third Thursday of the month)  Thursday April 16, May 21, June 18; 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For French speakers, ages 9-14.  Drop in.

May 21st, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Acts of Kindness

Earn volunteer hours by giving back to your community and showing love for your library.  Each month we will meet and spread joy in Aurora by committing different APL Acts of Kindness.

May 22nd, 3:30pm to 5:30pm
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DIY Book Safes

Have old books at home that are not being read anymore?  Turn them into book safes.  We will provide books if you don't have any.

Saturday May 23; 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13+  Please register in advance.

May 23rd, 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Video Game Meetup

Drop in for an afternoon of gaming fun! Come play, relax and chat about games with others!

Game on the PS4, experience VR with the Oculus Go, enjoy snacks and more!

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

May 23rd, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

May 25th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 

Intro to Serger-y

Learn to operate our serger/overlocker machine for finished edges, rolled hems, and more.

Date: Tuesday May 26
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Location: Multi-Use
Age: 13+

Registration Required.

 

Other Session Dates:

Tuesday April 14
Sunday April 26
Sunday May 10
Tuesday June 9
Tuesday June 23

May 26th, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

May 26th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Teen Movie Night - The Hate U Give

Join us on the last Thursday of each month for free popcorn and and fun teen movie. 

Thursdays May 28, June 25, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13+.  Drop in.

This Month:  The Hate U Give

June:  Ferris Bueller's Day Off

May 28th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Home Alone Program

Designed by the Canadian Safety Council, this program helps prepare 9-11 year olds for being home alone during short periods of time.  Participants will learn basic first aid and safety procedures, as well to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.  Offered in partnership with St. John Ambulance.

Monday June 1 (PA DAY); 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Optimist Room

$39  For ages 9-11

Please register in advance. (Registration opens on March 24 2020.)

 

June 1st, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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S'amuser en français

Hang out and have fun with fellow francophones - every month will be a different fun activity: toujours en français!

(third Thursday of the month)  Thursday April 16, May 21, June 18; 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For French speakers, ages 9-14.  Drop in.

June 1st, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Handmade Journals

Going away this summer?  Plan to have awesome adventures?  Create your own blank journal out of recycled materials to capture your awesome summer!

Monday June 1; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13+  Please register in advance.

June 1st, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

June 2nd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

June 3rd, 10:00am to 11:00am
Audience: 

Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

June 8th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 

Intro to Serger-y

Learn to operate our serger/overlocker machine for finished edges, rolled hems, and more.

Date: Tuesday June 9
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Location: Multi-Use
Age: 13+

Registration Required.

 

Other Session Dates:

Tuesday April 14
Sunday April 26
Sunday May 10
Tuesday May 26
Tuesday June 23

June 9th, 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Audience: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

June 9th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

YA Book Club

If you enjoy reading and chatting about books, then this is the club for you!  Join us on the second Thursday of each month for lively discussions of excellent titles. 

The 2nd Thursday of each month; 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

2019 Dates:  October 10, November 14, December 12

2020 Dates:  January 9, February 13, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11

Free.  For students in Grades 8 - 12  Please register in advance.

June 11th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Exam Cram - Therapy Dogs!

Take a break from studying and de-stress with St. John Ambulance therapy dogs.  We guarantee you will be smiling!

Dates:

Saturday June 13; 3-4 p.m.

Tuesday June 15; 7-8 p.m.

Just drop in - no registration necessary!

June 13th, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Exam Cram - Therapy Dogs!

Take a break from studying and de-stress with St. John Ambulance therapy dogs.  We guarantee you will be smiling!

Dates:

Saturday June 13; 3-4 p.m.

Tuesday June 15; 7-8 p.m.

Just drop in - no registration necessary!

June 15th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

June 16th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

June 17th, 10:00am to 11:00am
Audience: 

DIY Travel Wallet

Sew your own mini travel wallet to hold your passport and cards while you’re travelling this summer!
Sewing machines and serger will be used. 
Please note this program will require basic machine sewing skills.

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Multi-Use Room
Age: 13+

Registration Required. Drop-ins welcome provided there are enough supplies.

June 20th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Video Game Meetup

Drop in for an afternoon of gaming fun! Come play, relax and chat about games with others!

Game on the PS4, experience VR with the Oculus Go, enjoy snacks and more!

Feel free to bring your own gaming devices!

In Lebovic or Magna Room.

 

June 20th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Sip & Stitch

Calling all textile crafters! Use our tools for new projects, or sip on a drink and work on something old. Bring your own mug!

Mondays (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.): April 27, May 11, 25, June 8, 22
Wednesdays (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.): April 8, 22, May 6, 20, June 3, 17

 

June 22nd, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

June 23rd, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Teen Movie Night - Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Join us on the last Thursday of each month for free popcorn and and fun teen movie. 

Thursdays May 28, June 25, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Free!  For ages 13+.  Drop in.

This Month:  Ferris Bueller's Day Off

June 25th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Acts of Kindness

Earn volunteer hours by giving back to your community and showing love for your library.  Each month we will meet and spread joy in Aurora by committing different APL Acts of Kindness.

June 26th, 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

June 30th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

July 7th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

July 14th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

July 21st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

July 28th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

August 4th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

August 11th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

August 18th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 

Handicrafts for Kids

Interested kids are invited to drop-in and learn or practice their knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving or other handicraft! We’ll have instruction and basic supplies available for learners, and experienced kids can bring their own projects and craft along with us! Basic instruction available for most handicrafts.

Dates: Every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Ages: 6 and up

Free, drop-in!

Creative Studio

 

August 25th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: