ATKINSON — T/weens will have opportunity on three different occasions over the summer to join members of the Atkinson Garden Club to learn some arranging techniques and floral design. Each workshop requires separate registration. Complete beginners are welcome!

Today's featured workshop is 'miniature' design using small containers and petite flowers. This event will take place on Wed, July 10 at 6:00 p.m. Please register t/weens ages 10+ or at a minimum entering grade 5 in the fall.

This is a 'Universe Of Stories' summer reading event sponsored by the Atkinson Garden Club. This amazing group won an award last year for ‘Books & Blossoms’ with t/weens here at the Kimball Library. Kudos to this ‘blooming’ group!

ITCHY FEET CONCERT: Please join us on July 11 at 6:00 p.m. for the music of Itchy Feet.

 

Itchy Feet plays an exciting and eclectic mix of hard driving swing and straight ahead jazz. Formed in 2009, the band is a nonet with six horns, keys, bass and drums. The band members are among Greater Boston's busiest musicians, arrangers, and educators. Sometimes feature vocalist Steve Marvin accompanies the band singing many of Frank Sinatra's most popular songs, as well as other jazz standards.

The band performs at clubs, festivals and private events throughout the greater Boston area. This concert is free and open to the public. Be sure to bring your dancing feet, a blanket to spread out in front of the band, and friends and family.

In event of inclement weather the concert will be canceled. Visit Kimball Library website for updated concert information. This summer courtyard concert is sponsored by the amazing Friends of the Kimball Library.

3-2-1 BLAST OFF! Return to the moon after you build this rocket with paper fueled by your very own lungs. It'll take you anywhere! Come work on a fun project and hear a story or two about rockets. Then make a bigger rocket and see which one travels the farthest! Be sure to register children entering kindergarten through grade five for this program. It’s sure to be a blast~ be here July 11 at 6:30 p.m.

This is a Universe Of Stories summer reading event sponsored by The Friends of Kimball Library. Register online, in person, or over the phone for any events that require sign-ups.

SPACE SELFIES: Explore your creative photography-taking skills with our photo booth, space-themed props and our Kids Zoom cameras! Use our star background or add a digital one! Distort your face with a fun effect or let your own funny expressions be the feature! Bring a friend or come on your own and make some while you're here. Stay for one picture or take dozens and stay for a long time.

Please register for this event. Attendees may arrive anytime in the time block provided. We will multiple space station selfie times throughout the summer. This first one is slated for Mon., July 15, between 5:00-7:00 p.m. Say ‘cheese’ and ‘blast-off!’

MORE INFO: Go to www.kimballlibrary.com to register for events or use the databases. You may also call us Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at 603-362-5234 to register with a ‘human’. Miss a news article? Go to https://kimballlibrary.blogspot.com to read each and every one.

 

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