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See the future!
Shape the library of tomorrow in just one hour
Sunday, April 26, 3:00-4:00 pm
Monday, April 27, 7:00-8:00 pm
Be ready to think big in a fun hour of chatting, brainstorming, and dreaming about what the Parchment Community Library can be. All ages, all ideas welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Friday, April 24, 1:00 pm
Do you... Knit? Stitch? Bead? Fold? Carve? Weave? Crochet?
Winter/Spring 2015 Dates: February 27th, March 27th, April 24th, May 22nd, June 28th. Registration is appreciated but not required.
We saved some trees on Earth Day!
100 people attended our Shred Event in the parking lot on Earth Day, April 22, and shredded an amazing 6000 pounds of paper (that's 3 tons!) which, when recycled, will save about 72 trees.
We also had great fun in the library, playing games, painting piggy banks, and eating great food with Chef Bryan Barnhardt who taught us how to make wonderful dishes that were quick, cheap, and delicious!
We are grateful to Advia Credit Union and Rapid Shred for their generous support of this event.
Create-A-Craft : Mother's Day Gift
Thursday, April 30, 4:30-5:15 pm
For 6-10 year olds
Join Mrs. B to make a special gift for Mom. Registration is required. Call 343-7747 or register online.
Kalamazoo River Valley Trail
One of the lovliest hiking/biking trails in the county is right here in Parchment! Get outside and enjoy the Spring sunshine with these KVRT activities. More information about the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail can be found at http://www.kalcounty.com/parks/krvt/index.html.
First Monday of every month, 4:30-6:30 pm
Next meeting is May 4
Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh cards or other decks or games to play, or even bring anime - we may watch it! Costume-friendly! Meet new friends and find new titles to read and watch. Vote for your favorites, tell us what to buy next, and help plan events. Whether you're obsessed or a newbie, please join us!
Parchment Garden Club Program Series
May 7, 7:00 p.m. Parchment Community Library
This spring, the Parchment Garden Club and the Parchment Community Library present a new series of gardening programs for the whole community. Entitled "Smart Gardening,” the series draws on experts from Michigan State University Extension. They will provide practical, innovative, and environmentally sound advice to help you beautify and maintain your home landscapes.
"Smart Gardening: Greening Your Garden” Rebecca Finneran, MSU Extension horticultural expert from Kent County, will show us how to achieve landscape beauty with environmentally sound horticultural practices. Brilliantly illustrated with a cavalcade of color images, Finneran’s presentation will give you ideas for plants and design that are water-smart, pest free and low maintenance.
After each presentation, there will be time for questions, and the Parchment Garden Club will provide delicious refreshments.Won’t you join us?Registration is appreciated but not required. Call 343-7747 or register online.
AUDITIONS FOR 2015 KINDLEBERGER SUMMER FESTIVAL PLAYS!
Yeeow! Aye-yip-aye-yo-ee-ay! Audiences are gonna love the two plays coming to Kindleberger Park this summer and we invite you to play a part in this 34 year tradition!
The 2015 Youth
Production is a wacky Wild West comedy, "The
Ballad of Jessica James,” directed by Zac Thompson! Zac is seeking a cast of 20-35, ages 9 yrs to
18 yrs, to play a variety of Wild West parts. Auditionees will be asked to read
from the script.
Audition dates are Mon, May 18th and Tues, May 19th at St. Ambrose Social Hall in Parchment, need attend only one night. "The Ballad of Jessica James” Auditions happen 4:30-6:30pm, and "Oklahoma!” Auditions at 7pm. Callbacks will happen on Wed, May 20th if necessary.
Visit www.kindleberger.org for play synopses and more info! Experience the summertime magic that is Festival outdoor community theatre in Kindleberger Park!
No storytimes on April 7 & 8
Wednesdays, 11:15-11:35 am
Singing, rhyming, dancing and sharing a book together.
Registration helpful, but not required.
Stories and songs, fingerplays and fun including a craft.
Registration helpful, but not required.
**No PRESCHOOL PALS on February 17 & 18**