2016 Children’s Day

by on May 11th, 2016

It’s May and by the end of the month school will be letting out for the summer! At the library, we are planning an exciting kick-off to your summer season—Children’s Day, June 4, 2016! Mark your calendars now for this annual event produced by the Iowa City Public Library with Summer of the Arts during the Iowa Arts Festival. This is a great time to sign up for the ICPL’s summer reading program—On Your Mark Get Set…Read!  You can also get creative at the activity booths and enjoy a show on the Family Stage. With live performances, arts and crafts, fun activities, and Planting Day for ICPL’s Children’s Garden, there’s something for everyone! Here is a quick glimpse of the day:

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 10 am to 3 pm

Sponsored by MidWestOne Bank

Family Stage

Sponsored by Dr. Suzanne Stock, Orthodontist

10:00 AM   After School Specials rock concert (by Shimek Before & After School Program kids)

10:30 AM   FEAT Acrobatics show

11:15 AM   2 FEAT Acrobatics stilt walker costume characters

11:30 AM     Bluegrass banjo music by Jon Eric

12:30 PM     Dr. Goober T. Goodfoot, Certified Public Fool Show

1:15 PM     Dream Divas, Tumblers, and Set the Atmosphere show (from the Dream Center Performance Arts Academy)

2:15 PM    Ecuador Manta

Strolling Entertainment

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM   TJ Regul, Magic in the City

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM   Dean Franzen, The Dean of Juggling

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM     Dr. Goober T. Goodfoot

Activity Booths:

  • On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! ICPL Summer Reading RegistrationChildrensDay2
  • Catch the Beat with Yahoo Drummers
  • Celebrate Caribbean-Style Carnival with the Iowa City Carnival Project
  • Chess Quest with Douglas Narveson
  • Dinosaur Hollow sponsored Jack Neuzil
  • Furry Friends with the Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center
  • Iowa Children’s Museum
  • Magic in the City with TJ Regul
  • Make Your Mark in the City of Literature with ICPL
  • Making “Music Together” with Preucil School of Music
  • Paint the Town with ICPL and Blick Art Materials
  • Picture This! Silly Props for Photo Ops with ICPL
  • Read, Learn, Grow! Children’s Garden with Scott Koepke & Soilmates
  • Sing & Play & Learn Today with West Music
  • Sit, Stay, R.E.A.D. with the Therapy Dogs of Johnson County

 

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