This traditional craft of the Ukraine involves drawing a
design on eggs with wax and applying dye to cover unwaxed areas. Join Pat Boegel for this hands on demonstration Wednesday 26 March at 5 pm. Ages 10 and up. (This was great fun! Look for Pat next year.)
The Book of Kells is an illuminated manuscript of 4 gospels of the New Testament. The book dates to 800 AD and is heavily decorated with intricate knot work and beasts. While the book is incomplete, it's considered to be the finest example of those produced in monasteries of Ireland, Scotland, and England during the 6th-9th centuries.The manuscript is on display at Trinity College Dublin but has recently been digitized.
How do you celebrate Reading Month if your child isn't reading yet? The following skills, alphabet knowledge, phonological awareness, rapid
letter or number naming, rapid object or color
naming, phonological memory, and writing letters or one’s own
name, are those needed to later reading and writing. The folks at Leapfrog have lots of fun activities and games to help your child develop these skills. The importance of the bedtime story can not be overestimated.
Grant Farsi has built and installed 4 LFLs as an Eagle Scout project. Be sure to check out the finished results at at Newtown (2), Ocee, and Shakerag Parks. They're open during park hours. FoOL supplied the initial book stock. Sending Grant congratulations on a job well done!
Ocee Friends Jim & Lori found this LFL while in MN. When they visited again last summer, they found it had had a snazzy make-over.
What is a Little Free Library?
It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share.
The 6 March edition of Teen Thursday: Life-Size games is now scheduled for 4:30 pm. From Pac-Man to Scrabble, and many more! Engage your brain and your body. Snacks provided. Ages 13 to 18 only, no younger siblings please.
Some of the finest nationally known storytellers will regale you with memories both poignant and hilarious. This is a great weekend to refresh your soul and delight in the lively goings-on of LaGrange. The 18th annual event will showcase the talents of Michael Reno Harrell, Megan Hicks, Bill Harley and Barbara McBride Smith 7-9 March. For ticket info, visit here.