The Guilford Memorial Library is pleased to be hosting the Appalachian Mountain Club with an Earth Day Youth Program entitled, Leave No Trace & Our National Parks. The program will be held on Wednesday, April 22nd from 12:30 to 2 PM. This program is free, and all ages are welcome to attend.
For more information, call the library at 876-4547.
Get comfortable and confident with computers with the Guilford Memorial Library's Computer sessions on Tuesday afternoons from 1 to 3 PM. The library staff is offering drop-in computer assistance. Struggling with that new tablet? Need help setting up an e-mail account? Curious about using our online catalog of e-books? Stop by with your questions; bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet; or use the library computers to get up and going. All classes are free. Individual lessons are available by appointment.
For more information, call the library at 876-4547.
The Simpson Memorial Library in Carmel Village will hold its annual book and plant sale on Friday, May 8th from 8 AM to 3 PM and Saturday, May 9th from 9 AM to 1 PM. Books include both fiction and non-fiction for children and adults and will be sold at very reasonable prices. The plants, including a wide variety of field grown perennials, will also be sold at bargain prices. Proceeds will be used to support the library.
Newport Cultural Center will be hosting several programs during school vacation in April.
Come and make your own beaded creation on Tuesday, April 21st at 10 AM. Supplies are provided.
Come and meet Joshua Tibbetts of the Maine Game Warden service on Wednesday, April 22nd at 11 AM. Joshua will talk about his experiences as a Maine game warden, share stories, and answer questions. This program is open to all ages. After the program join Kristina from Healthy SV, as she shares the importance of nutrition, and shows how to select and prepare a healthy snack for activities on the go.
Dance and wiggle in this Zumba class led by Zumba instructor Manda Boyce on Thursday, April 23rd at 11 AM. Zumba is a blend of world dance and aerobics, and is a fun way to keep healthy and happy. Families are welcome. Come comfortably dressed for moving.
You are invited to an open floor event with 2007 American Taekwondo Association sparring world champion Ron Campbell on Thursday, April 23rd at 1 PM. Participants will be taught basic martial art technics and moves and finish with breaking a board. Wear comfortable clothing. Families are welcome at this all ages event.
There will be story time, and creating May baskets Friday, April 24th at 10 AM. Give these tiny baskets full of treats to friends and neighbors to welcome back the season of flowers and sunshine.
Plant your own fresh herbs to bring home and watch grow on Saturday, April 25th at 11 AM. Then learn how to make some great food using the plants you’ll be growing.
The Newport Cultural Center is located on 154 Main Street in Newport.
If you need additional information, contact the center at 368-5074.
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