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Kids


Green-Up Girl: Living a Green Lifestyle

Date & Time: 
Jul 27 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Living
a Greener Lifestyle - Kids will enjoy a variety of activities such as
solar cooking, composting, waste and what to do with it, turning trash
into treasures, and how to reduce waste for wildlife. The kids will
engage in a variety of activities that inspire conservation, and so much
more!

This event is for kids 8-14. Register ahead of time by calling (802)254-5290 x110 or emailing cr@brookslibraryvt.org

Fun with Food & Art — Summer Fruit & Art

Date & Time: 
Jul 26 2017 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Meet us at the Brattleboro Museum & Arts Center (BMAC) for an up-close look at the current art exhibit followed by a hands-on creative activity at the museum with Linda Whelihan, educator for the BMAC. Afterward, walk up to the BFC Kitchen with Lizi to make something delicious honoring the Vermont Harvest of the Month: Berries.
Instructors: Lizi Rosenberg and Linda Whelihan
Cost: $0 - Free Class for Kids!
You must register for this class: call 802-246-2821 or email msbfc@sover.net
Class starts at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, across the intersection from the Co-op

Day Kitchen Demo

Date & Time: 
Jul 26 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

July 26th (Wednesday) 4-6pm
Seasonal menu instruction and tasting featuring fresh and seasonal ingredients. We make it! You taste it! Take home the Free Recipe Card!

It's All About the Food!

Date & Time: 
Jul 21 2017 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

Featured Food For Thought Recipe demonstration
July 21st (Friday) 11:30am-1:30pm
Taste the July Food For Thought recipe!
Cost: Free Tasting!

Summer in Vermont: Ice Cream

Date & Time: 
Jul 20 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

While our strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. are plump and juicy, let's make some home-made ice cream the old-fashioned way! We will use the Vermont Harvest of the Month: Berries. Dairy and non-dairy options available.
Instructor: Lizi Rosenberg
Cost: $0 - Free Class!

You must register for this class: call 802-246-2821 or email msbfc@sover.net

VINS-Nesting Season – Raptors and Their Homes

Date & Time: 
Jul 13 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Humans
aren’t the only creatures that build amazing homes for their families!
Nesting season is the most important time of the year for bird
populations, and we can take actions that help them out. Join VINS to
learn what to do if you find a baby bird, and consider becoming a
citizen scientist through conservation projects like NestWatch. You’ll
find out what bird parents are busy doing at this of time year, and meet
three live raptors up close to learn from the experts themselves. This
event will be geared towards kids and their families, although other
adults may also attend.

KIDS!! Visit the Coop at the Brattleboro Farmer's Market

Date & Time: 
Jul 15 2017 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Come sample some tasty, local flavors at the Farmer's Market on Saturday. Kids will have the chance to make ice cream using the Vermont Harvest of the Month: Berries.
Instructor: Lizi Rosenberg
Cost: $0 - Free Event for Kids!
Location: Brattleboro Farmers Market Western Avenue, West Brattleboro

Free Class for Kids: Hand Pies!

Date & Time: 
Jul 13 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Let's make delicious fillings for our hand pies with the abundance of colorful berries and fruits available right now. Each child will make a hand pie and
some dough to take home.
Instructor: Lizi Rosenberg
Cost: $0 - Free Class for Kids!

NEYT presents their Melodrama Festival I 6pm

Date & Time: 
Jul 1 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for the theatrical time of your life! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll cheer, you'll boo! There will be heroes, villains, and fools and more! Come see what the kids have been up to at our first Melodrama Festival of the season -- $8.00 admission for both Jr. and Sr. shows!

Kids ages 9-11 will perform in The Great Caper Caper written by Nick Bombicino
and directed by Hayden Bunker and Raphi Shamas
When a trio of quick-thinking sisters gets tired of "You must pay the rent!" and "I can't pay the rent!"... they take matters into their own hands! But what happens when you live in a world where villainy is chic but morality is still the right thing to do? What happens when you walk a mile in another's shoes? What happens when you can't go home again? Tune in to find out!

NEYT presents their Melodrama Festival I 2pm

Date & Time: 
Jul 1 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us for the theatrical time of your life! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll cheer, you'll boo! There will be heroes, villains, and fools and more! Come see what the kids have been up to at our first Melodrama Festival of the season -- $8.00 admission for both Jr. and Sr. shows!

Kids ages 9-11 will perform in The Great Caper Caper written by Nick Bombicino
and directed by Hayden Bunker and Raphi Shamas
When a trio of quick-thinking sisters gets tired of "You must pay the rent!" and "I can't pay the rent!"... they take matters into their own hands! But what happens when you live in a world where villainy is chic but morality is still the right thing to do? What happens when you walk a mile in another's shoes? What happens when you can't go home again? Tune in to find out!

NEYT presents their Melodrama Festival I

Date & Time: 
Jun 30 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for the theatrical time of your life! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll cheer, you'll boo! There will be heroes, villains, and fools and more! Come see what the kids have been up to at our first Melodrama Festival of the season -- $8.00 admission for both Jr. and Sr. shows!

Kids ages 9-11 will perform in The Great Caper Caper written by Nick Bombicino
and directed by Hayden Bunker and Raphi Shamas
When a trio of quick-thinking sisters gets tired of "You must pay the rent!" and "I can't pay the rent!"... they take matters into their own hands! But what happens when you live in a world where villainy is chic but morality is still the right thing to do? What happens when you walk a mile in another's shoes? What happens when you can't go home again? Tune in to find out!

Tinker Tuesdays: Play with Circuits

Date & Time: 
Jul 11 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us at the library to learn about circuits. Pre-registration for this event is required. Call (802)-254-5290 x110 or email cr@brookslibraryvt.org to register. This event is free and open to kids ages 6+.

THRIVE Thursdays--Card-Making with Local Love Brigade

Date & Time: 
Jul 6 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Make a card with the Local Love Brigade as part of the Brooks Memorial Library's Summer Reading Program and our THRIVE Thursday series. This event is free and open to the kids and their families.

THRIVE Thursdays: Recycled Art

Date & Time: 
Jun 29 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Make
something new out of something that would normally be thrown away. Come
paint, glue, and create in the library Meeting Room. This is part of
our THRIVE Thursdays series for the summer.

Thursday, June 29th--Recycled Art--2:00-4:00
Thursday, July 6th--Card Making with the Local Love Brigade--2:00-4:00
Thursday, July 13th--Strawbees--2:00-4:00
Thursday, July 20th--LEGO-palooza--1:00-5:00
Thursday July 27th--Green-Up Girl Part 1--Living a Green Lifestyle--Registration Required ages 8-14--2:00-4:00
Thursday, August 3--Green-Up Girl Part 2--Podcasting for the Planet--Registration Required ages 8-14--2:00-4:00

Tinker Tuesdays: Make Your Own Marble Maze

Date & Time: 
Jun 27 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come to the library and make your own Marble Maze. Materials provided. Pre-registration required. Call (802)-254-5290 x110 or email cr@brookslibraryvt.org to register. For ages 6 and up. This is part of a weekly Tinker Tuesdays series that will happen every Tuesday from 2:00-4:00. To find the full list of Tinker Tuesday Activities click here.

Monday Movie Matinee

Date & Time: 
Repeats every week until Mon Aug 14 2017 .
Jun 26 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Jul 3 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Jul 10 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Jul 17 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Jul 24 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Jul 31 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Aug 7 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Aug 14 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Free Monday Movie Matinees at Brooks Memorial Library in the Meeting Room starting at 1:00. Come see a new movie every week. Bring a lunch or snack. This event is free and open to the public and for children and their families.

Sing and Dance with Laura @ Brooks Memorial

Date & Time: 
Aug 8 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am

This
lively and enriching musical experience for toddlers and preschoolers,
designed to support healthy cognitive, physical, and social development
for children ages birth-5 and their parents and caregivers. Children
will sing, clap, dance, stomp, and play along with the curriculum of
traditional and modern folk songs. Parents will be encouraged to fully
participate with their child in the class. A range of props and
instruments will be provided. Created by Robin Morgan, taught by Laura
Goldblatt.

Sing and Dance with Laura @ Brooks Memorial

Date & Time: 
Jul 25 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am

This
lively and enriching musical experience for toddlers and preschoolers,
designed to support healthy cognitive, physical, and social development
for children ages birth-5 and their parents and caregivers. Children
will sing, clap, dance, stomp, and play along with the curriculum of
traditional and modern folk songs. Parents will be encouraged to fully
participate with their child in the class. A range of props and
instruments will be provided. Created by Robin Morgan, taught by Laura
Goldblatt.

Sing and Dance with Laura @ Brooks Memorial

Date & Time: 
Jul 11 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am

This
lively and enriching musical experience for toddlers and preschoolers,
designed to support healthy cognitive, physical, and social development
for children ages birth-5 and their parents and caregivers. Children
will sing, clap, dance, stomp, and play along with the curriculum of
traditional and modern folk songs. Parents will be encouraged to fully
participate with their child in the class. A range of props and
instruments will be provided. Created by Robin Morgan, taught by Laura
Goldblatt.

Sing and Dance with Laura @ Brooks Memorial

Date & Time: 
Jun 27 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am

This
lively and enriching musical experience for toddlers and preschoolers,
designed to support healthy cognitive, physical, and social development
for children ages birth-5 and their parents and caregivers. Children
will sing, clap, dance, stomp, and play along with the curriculum of
traditional and modern folk songs. Parents will be encouraged to fully
participate with their child in the class. A range of props and
instruments will be provided. Created by Robin Morgan, taught by Laura
Goldblatt.

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