Looking for something fun — and free — to do with the kids this week? Head over to the library for a great selection of activities and programs. For more details and more programs, visit the online calendar of events.
AUG. 5 (Mon)
Frodo and his trusty friend Sam face the end of their epic journey in Middle-earth. The movie is rated PG-13.
Learn how to make an art journal. All supplies provided. Ages 4-18. Register at 482-2154.
AUG. 6 (Tues)
Drop off your favorite stuffed toy at the Bach Branch to stay overnight for a busy tea party. Come back the next day to pick up your furry friend and see a slide show of the adventures your pal had during the party. All ages.
Start the afternoon by creating a dragon mask and then watch “Bawshou and the Dragon,” a traditional Chinese folk tale performed by Bells & Motley. All ages.
The Scotia-Glenville Children’s Museum teaches us to make creative and colorful collages. Ages 5-18.
Join the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology to explore the underground world and its animals. Then, make a special “dirt” recipe. Ages 5-18. Must register online or at 427-4310.
AUG. 7 (Wed)
Plant your own flowers to take home with you. Ages 12-18.
Honest Weight Food Co-op teachs us about Mexican rice and hot chocolate while we prepare and eat these traditional foods. Ages 5-18.
Test a variety of bubble gums and vote for your favorite flavor, longest lasting, and best bubble blowing gum. Compete to blow the biggest bubble too. Ages 11-18.
AUG. 8 (Thurs)
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga teaches us about the plants and animals that lived in our area millions of years ago. All ages.
Tweens and teens drop in to make creations from our art supplies. Ages 11-18.