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Kids Events

July 24, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 25, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** Fiddle N' Fun is an independent music education program designed for young children. We provide unique, hands-on learning experiences through singing, movement, instruments, and much more! Owned and operated by a certified music... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 26, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 26, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
 ***THIS EVENT IS FULL***   Art in the Park! Wednesdays | June 28th - July 26thPre- Registration Required This 5 week workshop will have your kiddo enjoying outside time and exploring several mediums of art from painting to sculpting and more. We will touch on art history as we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

July 27, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** "Build a Better Body, Community & World, with RI Grown Food!" Participants will enjoy a lively hour focused on the environmental, health and economic benefits of enjoying the delicious foods grown on... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 27, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 28, 2017

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Beat the Heat the last Friday of every Month this Summer! Join us for a Free Family Movie in the Auditorium from 3pm-5pm. June 30th - Beauty & the Beast (2017) July 28th - The Lego Batman Movie August 25th- Boss Baby
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 29, 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm
As part of our summer-long Green Saturdays series, Kim Calcagno from The Audubon Society of Rhode Island will speak about the many programs and services they provide, and their efforts to "protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 31, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

August 01, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** "Build a Better Body, Community & World, with RI Grown Food!" Participants will enjoy a lively hour focused on the environmental, health and economic benefits of enjoying the delicious foods grown on the... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 02, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 03, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD****** Join Storyteller Marc Kohler and Fran Slade with their performance of "The Burning of the HMS Gaspee." The story of the first act of resistance committed by the colonists agains the rule of King George III and the British... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 03, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 03, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 6-7:30 p.m. - Westerly's Wilcox Park URI's Jazz Concert Series will be performing the week of August 1-4 in honor of the University of Rhode Island's 125th Anniversary.  This talented group of musicians will spend a week performing community concerts... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 04, 2017

10:15am - 11:00am
  Here's a great opportunity to teach young ones to communicate their needs or communicate with others! Each session focuses on a popular story and we will showcase simple and useful signs that go along with it! Program is recommended for ages 1-5 Members of the Frank Olean Center STEPS Program... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

August 05, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
As part of our Green Saturdays series, we are delighted to host Steve from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, in Mystic,  who will speak about their wildlife rehabilitation efforts and give some tips on what YOU should do if you come across a wounded animal.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 07, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

August 08, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registrations open June 1st* Using Artist and Inventor Buckminster Fuller as inspiration, youth will explore building techniques and architecture. They will design and build forts using dowels, connectors, and cloth. If time allows, youth will create model... Read more
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS AT CRAIG FIELD** Fun and funny adventures (maybe even some creepy ones) told by storyteller extraordinaire, Mark Binder. Directions to Craig Field (17 Mountain Ave.) from Westerly Library: Head toward High St on Broad St (US-1 S). 68 ft... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 09, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 10, 2017

4:00pm - 8:00pm
Library will be closing at 4 pm for the Tour through Time
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 10, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD***  Let's wiggle, giggle, shake and shout! Join Miss Katie for an interactive music performance. Kids will get to join the fun by helping sing and write songs; keeping rhythm by playing percussion; and last but not least, dancing... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 11, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Animal Experiences offers a thoroughly enjoyable, educational and  hands-on experience for kids and adults.  During the... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 12, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the second Saturday of the month, from May through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the 9 Champion Trees plus the other trees in the RI Big Tree Registry and other note-worthy specimens in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 12, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
As part of our Green Saturdays series, Celeste from the Rhode Island Beekeeper's Association will join us to for what is sure to be a buzzworthy event! As concern over the dwindling honeybee population is mounting, and the RI Beekeeper's Association (RIBA) is a wonderful group for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 14, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 15, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD****** Join Storyteller Marc Kohler and Fran Slade with their performance of "The Burning of the HMS Gaspee." The story of the first act of resistance committed by the colonists agains the rule of King George III and the British Empire... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 16, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 16, 2017

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for a Pop-Up Museum, a temporary exhibit created by anyone who wants to participate! We set a theme (this one is the beach) and you bring in an item that has something to do with the theme. You'll write out a label for it, put it on display, and mingle around checking out all of the other... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 17, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD** Do you want to laugh, play and be silly? Crack jokes and try out your acting skills? Come and play at Improv with Jess! We will be playing improv games geared for children. This is the perfect introduction to improv comedy and... Read more
Audience: Kids

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