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November Events at the Keyes Library

November Events at the Keyes Library

Adults can come by the Keyes Library for the Thanksgiving Table Decorating Craft on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 9:30 a.m. Participants will learn how to turn plain candles into uniquely decorated items that can be used for a Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Don't miss this fun tablescape idea.

Children can also stop by the library on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. for the Thankful Wreath Craft. Individuals can make a paper wreath that expresses gratitude for family and friends! 

Tweens, teens, and adults are invited to participate in a Hunger Games party celebrating the popular novels by Suzanne Collins on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. Stop by the library and make Mockingjay pins, magnets, keychains, and other unique items. Participants can also take a Hunger Games trivia quiz for a chance to win movie theater tickets!

The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006. 

Halloween at Hogwarts Event at the Keyes Library

Halloween at Hogwarts Event at the Keyes Library

Muggles and wizards alike are invited to celebrate Halloween at Hogwarts on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 3 to 5 p.m. Individuals of all ages can visit the Keyes Library for this special Halloween celebration that honors the children’s book series. Participants can make crafts, pose for a picture, participate in potion making classes, and sample sweet treats! Individuals can come in costume; however, costumes are not required!

The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006. 

Pirate Day at the Keyes Library

Pirate Day at the Keyes Library

Readers Arrgghh Amazing!  Celebrate all things pirate with Pirate Day at the Keyes Library on Thursday, September 18 at 3 p.m. Children can make pirate hats, play pin the eyepatch on the pirate, and pose as a pirate in pictures. Children can also enter a contest to win a pirate ship kite. Pirate books will also be displayed and available for checkout.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Keyes Library. The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.

9th Annual "Return to Kingdon" drag race and car show

9th Annual "Return to Kingdon" drag race and car show

THE ANNUAL "RETURN TO KINGDON" IS BACK FOR A 9TH BIG YEAR!

The excitement is on the track for September 5th-7th with fun for all ages...including drag racing, grudge racng, souveirs, raffles, vendor alley, Raceway Museum, and more.  "The Beast" jet dragster, as well as Saturday's car show.

This event helps combat Illegal Street Racing as it promotes a "race on te track not on the streets" theme. 

The event benefits the "Welcome Home Heroes Foundation".

A FEW SPECIAL EVENING ACTIVITIES AT TE 9TH R2K:

Friday evening "Jackpot Street Racing" starting at 6:30.  Competitors will  compete for - fastest street legal car in the valley.

Saturday night "Cacklefest" starting at 7:30.  It will feature an evening performance by ground shaking, flame-expelling nitro dragsters!

2014 Weekly Challenge #31: Do Unto YOURSELF

2014 Weekly Challenge #31: Do Unto YOURSELF

2014 Weekly Challenge #31: Do Unto YOURSELF

This week is all about YOU. Be kind to YOU. Do nice things for YOU. Remember what is special and what you love about YOU.

This challenge may seem easy, but I'm betting many will have a hard time with it.

Your challenge: Say one nice thing about YOU to yourself daily! Extra bonus points for writing that nice thing down and posting it where you can see it often. 

There is only one YOU in all time. How amazing is that?

Have a great week!

 

Get S'more Micke Grove Zoo After Dark

Get S'more Micke Grove Zoo After Dark

Zoo fans and community members that were unable to participate in this year’s sold out “Zoo After Dark” programs are being given one last chance to enjoy Micke Grove Zoo after dark this summer. “S’more Zoo” is a one-time campfire themed program set to occur at Micke Grove Zoo on Saturday, August 23 from 7:00-9:00PM. Participants must purchase tickets online before Friday, August 22 at www.mgzoo.com in order to join in on the evening fun.