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2019 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Pre-registration is not required

The program is free for attendees

Every Thursday

 July 11 - August 15

to be held at the Library or in the Old Town Hall

 10 - 11:30 a.m.  

Every session will include snacks, play time, gifts and a special program

 

SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS

 

July 11 - MiSci Museum

Engineering Mission

Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two marshmallow "astronauts" when they

land.  Test, evaluate and redesign just like a NASA engineer!

July 18 - Rockets Rock!

Make Your Own Rocket and Watch it Soar

Participants will learn about rockets and what

makes them fly and will try it out by making

their own!

July 25-  Anita Sanchez

Take Flight!

            How do birds fly? Why can’t we? Can a bubble fly in outer space?

What’s the best shape for a wing?

 In this fun, hands-on program, kids will use feathers, paper, balloons, and bubbles

to learn about concepts of flight.

Students will design their own gliders and mini-helicopters

to explore the properties of things that fly.

August 1 - Out of this World Fun With

Falon Macek & The Shooting Stars Dance Troupe

Falon and her dance troupe will perform and lead the kids in a dance.

Dancing with the Troupe is a great way to feel like a star yourself!

Check out their website:  http://ffh17holt.wixsite.com/ssda

August 8 - Seeing Stars (and painting them too!)

Galaxy Rock Painting

Bring a special  rock that you pick out and paint it with the 

colors you choose.  Paint stars, moons, the Sun or anything you'd like -

the sky's the limit!

 

August 15 - To the Moon and Back Pizza Party

Participate in a Treasure Hunt - back by popular demand!

To be followed by a pizza party celebrating the last day of the program

All ages

welcome