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Children's Events @ Fredricksen

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MONDAY, JUNE 8th from 4 pm to 8:30 pm

(Registration OPEN from 9 am to 9 pm)


Kick off a SUPER Summer with our very first Summer Reading Kickoff Party!

We will have a day of HEROIC events & activities for all ages. Sign-ups for Summer Reading begin at 9 am, and the fun begins at 4 pm with FANTASTIC food, MIGHTY music, a MAGNIFICENT movie and much more!

9 am – 9 pm: First day of Summer Reading registration is open! All FIRST DAY (ONLY) Registrants will receive an entry for a chance to WIN one of three 2015 Family Pool Memberships or an iPad Mini! (Drawing June 11th).

4 pm – 6:30 pm: Fantastic Food tents - featuring Cornerstone Coffeehouse, Mad Dash artisan grilled cheese, Jigsy's Pizzeria, ice cream and more!

Activities include: A Hero-Themed Sidewalk Chalk Contest for all ages*, Teen Tie-Dye Tent, Touch-a-Truck with Everyday Heroes, Local Groups making Daring Differences and Superheroes on site and more!

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Mega Music from Buc Hill Aces

6:45 pm – 8:30 pm: FAMILY HERO MOVIE about an inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro. Disney PG (indoors - bring a blanket for seating)

WATCH FOR MORE DETAILS HERE or at the library!

The Summer Reading Program and NEW Cardholder Challenge is made possible In Memory of Ashley Dietrich, and by the Friends of Fredricksen and East Pennsboro Branch, The Hall Foundation, our municipalities and additional generous sponsors.

*There will be SUPER incentives for participating and KAPOW prizes for each age category (Children, Teen, Adult). BYOChalk.


 

Page Updated: 

April 29, 2015
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:30pm

Parent /Child Workshop is a five week program at Fredricksen Library that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1 - 3.5 years time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills. Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Registration begins April 23 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card.

Children ages 1 to 3.5 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Centric Bank and Weis Markets.

 


Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 7:00pm

Drop-in story time with stories, flannel boards, songs and fingerplays provides a fun experience at the library. For ages 3 years and up with no registration necessary.

 


Friday, May 29, 2015 - 9:30am

Parent /Child Workshop is a five week program at Fredricksen Library that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1 - 3.5 years time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills. Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Registration begins April 23 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card.

 

Children ages 1 to 3.5 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Centric Bank and Weis Markets.

 


Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 3:30pm

Join Sovia Therapy at this Story Time and Music Class designed for all children, including those who may have challenges with traditional story times and/or have developmental delays.  Sensory play, read aloud stories, music and ASL interpretation will all be a part of the program, which will take place in a no ‘shush’ zone. Led by certified Music and Developmental Therapists, this full sensory experience is for children of all ages and developmental levels. Registration begins May 16; adult must accompany child.


Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us on the first Tuesday of every month and help make the world a better place, one kind act at a time. Each month we'll have a theme from the The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation and we'll work together to choose specific acts of kindness. We might leave positive notes around town, send care packages, organize a park clean-up... anything! All ages are welcome - no one is too old or too young to be kind. 


Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 6:30pm

Parent /Child Workshop is a five week program at Fredricksen Library that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1 - 3.5 years time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills. Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Registration begins April 23 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card.

Children ages 1 to 3.5 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Centric Bank and Weis Markets.

 


Friday, June 5, 2015 - 9:30am

Parent /Child Workshop is a five week program at Fredricksen Library that allows parents/caregivers and children ages 1 - 3.5 years time to play, relax, socialize and develop new skills. Parents/caregivers will also have the opportunity to meet with local resource professionals during each session.  Registration begins April 23 and space is limited.  All participants are encouraged to have a library card.

 

Children ages 1 to 3.5 and siblings birth to 5 are welcome.  Children over 5 are not permitted for safety reasons. Family Place programming is sponsored through EITC donations from the following businesses:  M&T Bank, Cleveland Brothers, United Concordia, American Sentinel Insurance Company, Metro Bank, Centric Bank and Weis Markets.

 


Friday, June 5, 2015 - 6:30pm

Volunteers from the Harrisburg/West Shore Chess Club will be on hand to assist young chess players and match up competitors with equal skill level. Ages 7-13. Participants are asked to bring a chess set if possible but not required. No registration required.


Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 2:00pm

Join Ryan Fresinger, a Trinity High School junior as he delves into the Chinese language and culture for 3rd – 5th graders. Each session will include Chinese music, Chinese arts and crafts, a basic (age appropriate) introduction of the Chinese language, Chinese food, and a fun activity of writing out the first name of each participant Registration begins April 25.

Details on each session to come soon.


Monday, June 8, 2015 - 9:00am

This year’s Summer Reading Club: Every Hero Has a Story is packed with exciting performers and programs!  This 8 week program will feature reading activities and programs for children preschool age through 6th grade including Magic, Science, Theater, Movies, Crafts and many other wonderful events, with a family picnic rounding out the fun.  Register in person starting June 8.  Register on the first day of registration (in person, June 8 only) and be eligible to win a family pool season pass or iPad Mini!  Summer Reading Program sponsored by Friends of Fredricksen Library and In Memory of Ashley Dietrich.


Monday, June 8, 2015 - 4:00pm

Kick off a SUPER Summer with our very first Summer Reading Kickoff Party!

We will have a day of HEROIC events & activities for all ages. Sign-ups for Summer Reading begin at 9:00 am, and the fun begins at 4:00 pm with FANTASTIC food, MIGHTY music and much more!

 

9:00 am – 9:00 pm

First day of Summer Reading registration is open! First day of Summer Reading registration is open!  ALL FIRST DAY (ONLY) Registrants will receive an entry for a chance to WIN one of three 2015 Family Pool Memberships or an iPad Mini! (Drawing June 11th).

 

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Fantastic Food tents - featuring Cornerstone Coffeehouse, Mad Dash artisan grilled cheese, Jigsy's Pizzeria, ice cream and more!

Hero-Themed Sidewalk Chalk Contest for all ages! There will be SUPER incentives for participating and KAPOW prizes for each age category (Children, Teen, Adult). BYOChalk

Triumphant Teen Tie-Dye Tent!

Touch-a-Truck with Everyday Heroes!

Local Groups making Daring Differences!

Superheroes on site!

 

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Mega Music from Buc Hill Aces

 

6:45 pm – 8:30 pm   

Incredible Indoor Movie: This award-winning animated film is about the special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada.  DISNEY PG  (bring a blanket for seating)

 

The Summer Reading Program and NEW Cardholder Challenge is made possible by the Friends of Fredricksen and East Pennsboro Branch, In Memory of Ashley Dietrich, The Hall Foundation, our municipalities and additional generous sponsors.


Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

Drop-in story time with stories, flannel boards, songs and fingerplays provides a fun experience at the library. For ages 3 years and up with no registration necessary.

 


Monday, June 15, 2015 - 9:30am

Join us as we read stories about heroes with pages projected on the big screen combined with finger plays and songs. For children under 3. No registration required.


Monday, June 15, 2015 - 10:30am

Join us as we read stories about heroes with pages projected on the big screen combined with finger plays and songs. For children ages 3 - 6. No registration required.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:30am

This summer, come along with us on an epic, laughter-filled journey that proves 'super' heroes really DO exist! Throughout the tale, volunteers from the audience help conduct exciting experiments that make the characters' super powers and heroic deeds come to life!  See how science can make the ordinary... extraordinary! 

For all ages with no registration required. Seating limited.


Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:30am

Summit Search and Rescue will visit the library with their mantrailing bloodhounds that assist local agencies in the locating of missing individuals, lost children, missing hikers and more.  They also assist law enforcement in locating suspects who have fled from a crime scenes. For children entering grades 1-3 with registration beginning June 3.


Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 10:30am

Summit Search and Rescue will visit the library with their mantrailing bloodhounds that assist local agencies in the locating of missing individuals, lost children, missing hikers and more.  They also assist law enforcement in locating suspects who have fled from a crime scenes. For children entering grades 4 - 6 with registration beginning June 4.


Friday, June 19, 2015 - 6:30pm

We will be showing a G or PG rated movie and free popcorn will be served. All ages welcome and all children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary.


Monday, June 22, 2015 - 9:30am

Join us as we read stories about heroes with pages projected on the big screen combined with finger plays and songs. For children under 3. No registration required.


Monday, June 22, 2015 - 10:30am

Join us as we read stories about heroes with pages projected on the big screen combined with finger plays and songs. For children ages 3 - 6. No registration required.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 10:30am

Come back to Ireland to the year 1601 and join the crew of Irish pirate Grace O'Malley. Experience the high sea adventure with Irish jigs, folktales and sea chanteys. Dare to challenge Blackbeard, the dreaded pirate. Audience participation. For all ages with no registration required. Seating limited.


Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 9:30am

It takes a hero to practice yoga. Ms. Erika is a certified kid’s yoga instructor through Kidding Around Yoga.  A typical Kidding Around Yoga (KAY) class incorporates singing, jogging, dancing, games and so much more. Kids will learn yoga poses, meditation and pranayama (breathing) with a twist of fun. KAY yoga is designed to motivate children to be active, build confidence, develop mindfulness and learn ways to manage their emotions. Bring a yoga mat if you have one! For children entering grades 1 – 3 with a $3.00 fee. Registration begins June 10.


Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:45am

It takes a hero to practice yoga. Ms. Erika is a certified kid’s yoga instructor through Kidding Around Yoga.  A typical Kidding Around Yoga (KAY) class incorporates singing, jogging, dancing, games and so much more. Kids will learn yoga poses, meditation and pranayama (breathing) with a twist of fun. KAY yoga is designed to motivate children to be active, build confidence, develop mindfulness and learn ways to manage their emotions. Bring a yoga mat if you have one! For children entering grades 1 – 3 with a $3.00 fee. Registration begins June 10.


Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 10:30am

It takes a hero to practice yoga. Ms. Erika is a certified kid’s yoga instructor through Kidding Around Yoga.  A typical Kidding Around Yoga (KAY) class incorporates singing, jogging, dancing, games and so much more. Kids will learn yoga poses, meditation and pranayama (breathing) with a twist of fun. KAY yoga is designed to motivate children to be active, build confidence, develop mindfulness and learn ways to manage their emotions. Bring a yoga mat if you have one! For children entering grades 4 – 6 with a $3.00 fee. Registration begins June 11.


Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 7:00pm

Drop-in story time with stories, flannel boards, songs and fingerplays provides a fun experience at the library. For ages 3 years and up with no registration necessary.

 


Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 3:30pm

Join Sovia Therapy at this Story Time and Music Class designed for all children, including those who may have challenges with traditional story times and/or have developmental delays.  Sensory play, read aloud stories, music and ASL interpretation will all be a part of the program, which will take place in a no ‘shush’ zone. Led by certified Music and Developmental Therapists, this full sensory experience is for children of all ages and developmental levels. Registration begins June 13; adult must accompany child.


Monday, June 29, 2015 - 9:30am

Join us as we read stories about heroes with pages projected on the big screen combined with finger plays and songs. For children under 3. No registration required.


Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:30am

Join us as we read stories about heroes with pages projected on the big screen combined with finger plays and songs. For children ages 3 - 6. No registration required.


Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:30am

The Real Super Power - Play! Not all superheroes are born with special powers. Join performer Paul Miller of Flow Circus as he learns that super skills like juggling and magic can be mastered by finding resources, setting goals, and practicing. One book starts him on a playful journey that leads to a lifetime of fighting boredom while challenging him and others to reach new heights. For all ages with no registration required. Seating limited.


Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:30am

Create a superhero costume and move through a set of challenges to test your true superhero ability!

For grades 1-3. Register required starting June 17.


Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 6:30pm

Spin, balance, and toss your way to learning new tricks with skill toys from around the world like flower sticks, kendama, and spinning plate. A variety of skills are introduced in this fast-paced, high-energy, interactive workshop. Be ready to surprise yourself!  For grades 4 – 6.  Registration begins June 18.


Friday, July 3, 2015 - 6:30pm

Volunteers from the Harrisburg/West Shore Chess Club will be on hand to assist young chess players and match up competitors with equal skill level. Ages 7-13. Participants are asked to bring a chess set if possible but not required. No registration required.


Monday, July 6, 2015 - 9:30am

Join us as we read stories about heroes with pages projected on the big screen combined with finger plays and songs. For children under 3. No registration required.


Monday, July 6, 2015 - 10:30am

Join us as we read stories about heroes with pages projected on the big screen combined with finger plays and songs. For children ages 3 - 6. No registration required.


Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:30am

Old stories are made new in Popcorn Hat’s hilarious adaptation of the classic Greek myths. Meet famous characters such as Hercules, Pandora, Zeus, Persephone, and King Midas with his golden touch!   Laugh and learn about some of the most famous stories from our past! Seating limited.


Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us on the first Tuesday of every month and help make the world a better place, one kind act at a time. Each month we'll have a theme from the The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation and we'll work together to choose specific acts of kindness. We might leave positive notes around town, send care packages, organize a park clean-up... anything! All ages are welcome - no one is too old or too young to be kind. 


Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 9:30am

Children will discover the wonderfully delicious and nutritious world of vegetables with fun activities incorporating kid-friendly vegetable preparations.  Help build healthy habits enjoying fresh local food!  For grades 1 to 3, with registration starting June 24.


Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 11:00am

Children will discover the wonderfully delicious and nutritious world of vegetables with fun activities incorporating kid-friendly vegetable preparations.  Help build healthy habits enjoying fresh local food!  For grades 1 to 3, with registration starting June 24.


Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 9:30am

Children will discover the wonderfully delicious and nutritious world of vegetables with fun activities incorporating kid-friendly vegetable preparations.  Help build healthy habits enjoying fresh local food!  For grades 4 to 6, with registration starting June 25.


Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 11:00am

Children will discover the wonderfully delicious and nutritious world of vegetables with fun activities incorporating kid-friendly vegetable preparations.  Help build healthy habits enjoying fresh local food!  For grades 4 to 6, with registration starting June 25.


Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 7:00pm

Drop-in story time with stories, flannel boards, songs and fingerplays provides a fun experience at the library. For ages 3 years and up with no registration necessary.

 


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