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Upcoming Events at River Legacy Park in Arlington

3 Jun

Animal Exploration
2 pm, Saturday, June 4 at River Legacy Living Science Center.  Discover the habits and adaptations of one of our native animals. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

The Mask in the Moonlight!
11 am, Wednesday, June 8 at River Legacy Living Science Center. Watch a story performance about a raccoon who teams up with a famous cowboy to outwit a gang of ruffians. Stay afterward for a discussion with a Naturalist and additional family activities. Presented in partnership with the Arlington Public Library. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

Nature Walk
2 pm, Saturday, June 11 at River Legacy Living Science Center.  Explore the nature trails surrounding the Science Center on a family-friendly guided nature walk. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

Saturday Story Time
11 am, Saturday, June 18 at River Legacy Living Science Center.  Hear a fun, seasonal story presented by an Arlington librarian and participate in a craft or activity afterward. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

For more information, visit www.riverlegacy.org.

Children’s Author at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

4 Mar

Saturday, March 5, 1 – 2 pm:

Join local author Laura Eckroat as she reads her book The Life of Bud and takes children outside to search for “Bud.” After searching for “Bud” and listening to her story, children will make a spring leaf fan book to take home. The Life of Bud won Best Children’s Book at the North Texas Book Festival for 2010. This class is geared for children 4 – 8 years old.

FREE (with paid admission – $5 for adults, $2 for kids 3-12).

For more information, visit the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge website by clicking here.

Black History Month Festival at the SE Arlington Library Branch

24 Feb

Saturday, February 26, 2011, from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, come to the Southeast Branch Library in Arlington to celebrate African-American culture!

Schedule of Events:

10:00 a.m. Cornerstone Baptist Church Gospel Choir

10:30 a.m. Genealogy Workshop

12:00 p.m. Ferguson Junior High Step Team

12:15 p.m. Ashworth Elementary School Choir

12:30 p.m. “Reading, Writing and the Black Experience.” Shewanda Riley of Tarrant County College discusses how literacy has influenced black history.

1:30 p.m. “African-American Literature: Illusion and Reality.” Evelyn Wilson of Tarrant County College discusses the literary canon of black America from early writers to present day popular authors.

2:30 p.m. “Why We Celebrate Black History Month.” W. Marvin Dulaney of UT Arlington discusses the effort to ensure the history of African-Americans is included in the “American Story”

3:30 p.m. Melody Bell, griot/storyteller. Traditional storytelling with poetry, songs, instruments and circle games. Everybody gets to participate!

Children can create African-themed crafts throughout the afternoon. The library will have an African-American history display for the entire month. For all ages.

Kindermusik at Barnes & Noble

24 Jan

Kindermusik will be coming to Barnes & Noble at the Parks mall on Wednesday, January 26, starting at 11:30 am.  Join the fun with music and movement for the kids.  Plus, get a chance to win free tuition for a Kindermusik class!

For more info, click here.

Mrs. Claus Reads The Polar Express

10 Dec

Join Mrs. Claus for a reading of The Polar Express at Barnes & Noble in the Parks Mall in Arlington on Friday, December 10 at 7 pm.  Enjoy hearing this classic tale and have some cookies!

For more information, click here.

Cat in the Hat at Barnes & Noble

16 Sep

The Cat in the Hat will be at Barnes & Noble at the Parks Mall in Arlington on Saturday, October 2, at 2 pm.  Stick around for story time fun, and be sure to bring your camera for some great pictures!

For the full calendar of Barnes & Noble at the Parks Mall, click here:

http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2342

Maisy Costume Story Time

15 Sep

The Arlington High School Key Club presents a Maisy Costume Story Time at Barnes & Noble at the Parks Mall in Arlington on Saturday, September 25, at 11 am.  Story time and a craft will be presented, and you can get your picture taken with Maisy!

For more details, check the full calendar for Barnes & Noble at the Parks Mall:

http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2342

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