2007-04-19 / About Town

Turn the TV off and have some fun

The Jamestown library has scheduled several events for the annual TV Turn-off Week, which begins Monday, April 23.

Monday, April 23, 3-4 p.m., "Moccasin Tracks" presented by the Audubon Society of RI for children in Grades 2 to 6. Study the early Native Americans through biofacts, wildlife skins, plants, and more. The program is limited to 25 children and pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, April 24, 4 -5 p.m., "Birds of a Feather" presented by Norman Bird Sanctuary. Recommended for children in Kindergarten through grade 4. What makes a bird a bird? Explore the world of birds through interactive activities. Meet one of the Norman Bird Sanctuary's fine-feathered friends, the red-tailed hawk. The program is limited to 25 children and preregistration is required.

Wednesday, April 25, 2:45-4:45 p.m. Knitting, Learn to knit from professionals. Needles and yarn will be supplied to 12 children who register.

Wednesday, April 25, 3-4 p.m. Yoga for Children in Kindergarten through grade 3, Stretch like a dog. Stand tall as a mountain. Balance like a flying bird. Karen Sachetti, movement educator and yoga teacher, returns to guide students through yoga movements. Registration is required.

Thursday, April 26, 3 p.m. Morse Code Workshop, learn about and practice code with Mr. MacLean. This free program is for children in third grade and up. Registration is required.

Sunday, April 29, 3-4 p.m. French Horn & Clarinet Family Concert: New England Conservatory students Peter Solomon, French horn, and Michelle Spinelli, clarinet, will perform for children and their families. Solomon and Spinelli appear through New England Conservatory's Performance Outreach Department's Community Performances and Partnerships Program.

Visit the library at 26 North Main or call 423-7280 to register for programs.

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