Tuesday, March 11, 6 - 8 pm
SORRY--CLASS IS FULL.
From the ESTY.com website: Buy and sell handmade or vintage items, art and supplies on ETSY, the world's most vibrant handmade marketplace.
Amanda Rosen will show you how to sign up, set up your "shop" on the website, and how to operate your settings. FREE program. Registration required at 343-7747 or click here to register. Space is limited to 12 ages 18 & up. Refreshments served.
Thursday, March 13, 2 - 7 pm
Do you know someone who is uninsured, who can't afford insurance, or is confused about their insurance options? Enroll Kalamazoo County Healthcare staff will be here Thursday, March 13 from 2 - 7 pm with information and to provide assistance with enrollment. Help spread the word! Together, we can help reduce the number of uninsured in our region and ensure every resident has access to quality healthcare.
No registration required. Please bring your Social Security number or document numbers for immigrants, and income information.
Hey kids...do you love to play with LEGOS? We'll supply the LEGOS, you bring your imagination.
PARCHMENT STARS DANCE
Saturday, March 22 at 7:00 pm in the High School Gymnasium
Coming soon to a gymnasium near YOU! The "Parchment Stars Dance!” ALL-STARS Reunion is bringing back some of your favorites looking for a second chance to win the Mirror-Ball Trophy!
They had a "ball” entertaining us the first time around and can’t wait to kick it up again! The "Parchment Stars Dance!” alumni ready for this epic rematch are: Kate Ball, Terese Banner, Michelle & Greg Burghdoff, Stephanie Cain-Hively, Hillary (Moczerard) Campbell, Sharon Caron, Joe Creek, Dave Fooy, Doug Fooy, Darrick Gregory, Jodi Heaney, Sarah Johnson, Cpt. Sam LaBara, Sarah Morgan, Annie Mott, Brian Sell, Susan Sonnevil, and Jim Solomon! Paired with the Parchment ALL-STARS are professional All-Star dancers from Sharons’ Dance Studio, Kalamazoo DanceSport, Ballet Arts, Bolero's Dance School, and local musical theatre talent! And you’ll see more PSD alumni in the spectacular and flashy Alumni and Friends performance!
This entertaining evening happens annually to benefit the Kindleberger Summer Festival of the Performing Arts and the Summer Concert Series at The Stage! Join our Host Ken Lanphear on Saturday, March 22nd, 7PM at the Parchment High School gym for this annual celebration of arts in community! Tickets go on sale Monday, Feb. 24th, available for purchase at Parchment City Hall and PNC Bank, or from any Parchment Star! Adults - $10, Ages 6-12 yrs - $5, Children 5yrs and younger - Free. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.kindleberger.org!
Wednesday, March 26, 6:30 pm
Local poet Elizabeth Kerlikowske will read from her new book, Last Hula, in the Community Room. We're sneaking in before April which is National Poetry Month. President of the Friends of Poetry, she has published several books of poetry and exhibited at the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center.
No registration required. Refreshments served.
from 4:30-6:00 PM
--Teens and Young Adults--
Lots of songs, rhymes and movement
for *2 & 3 year olds
*(child must be 2 years old by first attended session)
Tuesdays beginning March 11 10:30-11AM
Parent participation is required. Please register. Click here to register online or call 343-7747.
Stories, songs, fingerplays & crafts!
Ages 3 1/2 - 5
Tuesdays beginning March 11 1:00-1:45 PM OR
Wednesdays beginning March 12 10:15-11 AM
January 15 - March 15, 2014
Ages 18 & Up
2. Record 5 books on a 'Hot Reads for Cold Nights' Reading Log and return it to the front desk by March 15 for a chance to win one of 3 Grand Prizes - a $50 Meijer Gift Card. Enter as many times as you like!
Note: All books must be checked out in your name between December 14 and March 4.
Tuesday, April 8, 6 - 8 pm
Jean Harden will show us how to create a spring flower motif decoupage egg using paper napkins. Room for 12, ages 16 & up.
Click here to register or call 343-7747.
Wednesday, April 16, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
In celebration of National Library Week April 13-19, local authors Sarah Stewart & David Small will sign copies of their book, The Library, on Wednesday, April 16, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. The Library is a 1995 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year.
A story told in witty rhyme, The Library celebrates Elizabeth Brown’s lifelong obsession with books. Copies of
the book, supplied by Bookbug Bookstore, will be available for purchase.
Bring your kids and grand kids to meet this local author and illustrator and leave with a treasure! Sarah Stewart and David Small have collaborated on five other books. No registration required.
Stay tuned to the library's website and Facebook page for information on more National Library Week events.
Join Jan Corey Arnett, 'The Barn Lady'--raised on a dairy farm in the U.P. and author of American Barns--as she discusses her efforts to educate and influence realtors, insurance agents, developers, zoning officials, corporations, corporate agriculture, and even some preservationists, to see the importance of saving traditional barns. Barns are at the heart of what made America great.
Click here to register or call 343-7747 . Also for sale Common People Uncommon Lives and From My Perspective.
Looking for vacation ideas? Steve Ellis is back with out-of-the-ordinary destinations within a day's drive of Kalamazoo. Steve has traveled the Midwest for over 40 years. Expect a lively presentation!
No registration required. Refreshments served.