Three Big Events Highlight April Children’s Schedule

by on March 28th, 2013

Bring the whole family to these exciting events, and then continue on to the stacks to pick up a few books. These special family events are open to the public.

Beats of the Gold Coast
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013
Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Location: Meeting Room AZachary's bridge

Get on your feet and move to the Beats from the Gold Coast percussion ensemble! Learn about immigrant children in Iowa as author Carol Spaulding-Kruse shares stories from her book Zakery’s Bridge. Sponsored by the Provost’s Global Forum on Refugees in the Heartland, made possible by support of the Stanley–UI Support organization through the Provost’s Global Forum, organized by UI International Programs and UI Center for Human Rights. http://international.uiowa.edu/uichr/refugees-heartland-conference

Staff or Desk Contact: Vickie Pasicznyuk
Contact Phone: 319-887-6019

Dance Fest with Armando Duarte and “Clever Anansi” Puppet Show

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

OKidspectacular presents this traditional African tale…with a twist, as Anansi deals with bullies Elephant and Hippo. Then learn how to dance the samba to music from Rio with University of Iowa Professor of Dance Armando Duarte. Free bunny craft.

Staff or Desk Contact: Debbie Dunn
Contact Phone: 319-887-6028

 

Earth Day Fair

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

6070738395_1377f979faJoin the fun at one of 10 different stations celebrating creative ways to take care of  our planet. Stations include 100 Grannies, Local Foods, Budding Biologists, Bike Library, Biggers Family, Farm to School, and Bloomin’ Wooley Acres.  Free crafts and a bubble wrap relay.

Staff or Desk Contact: Debbie Dunn
Contact Phone: 319-887-6028

 

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