Sunday, October 26th at 2:00 pm
“A Halloween Shorts Out Loud!” consists of fifteen minutes of LIVE acoustic music followed by a Halloween short story read out loud, refreshments and discussion.
Musical Guest: George Wilson
Reader: Casey Chapman
This program is free and open to adults age 16 and over. Preregistration is not required.
Monday, October 27th at 4:00 pm
This event will focus on healthy food buying practices. Children will be introduced to the concept of a Food Co-op. We will read “Earth Friends at the Grocery Store” by Francine Galko and “A Trip to the Co-op” by Lisa Ford. Children will be able to paint their own cloth shopping bag to take home and use for their family shopping. We will provide a “make your own trail mix” snack. Ages 6 to 9. Register online.
Sponsored by Honest Weight food Co-op.
Join us at the Troy Public Library for a series of Arts and Crafts workshops. The following classes are already scheduled and we will be adding more so be sure to check for an updated list.
- Felt & PomPom Ornament Making Class: October 14th and 21st at 6:00 pm, Lansingburgh, Register online. Petra Jancovicova from Anchor No. 5 will lead a two-part Felt & Pom Pom Ornament Making Workshop.
- Pottery: October 21st and 28th at 6:00 pm, Main Library, Register online. If you enjoy creating objects with your hands you will love this workshop! Our first session will consist of hand-building clay objects for decorative use (vase, plates, etc.). In our second session we will finish our surface by decorating with colorful under-glazes. Come and enjoy all that clay has to offer!
- Botanical Watercolors: October 20th, 27th, and November 3rd at 5:30 pm, Lansingburgh, Register online. Flowers and foliage have been inspiration for artists for hundreds of years. In this Workshop, we will focus on using watercolor to add life to beautiful blooms and lush leaves. Since plants have many different parts, from seeds to roots, you will have the option to draw many different aspects of the plants. We will an add detail with watercolor colored pencils or graphite. Come learn more about your favorite flora through drawing and painting!
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Thursday, October 30th at 6:00 pm
Join us for some spooky fun. Refreshments, games, craft, and costume contest.
For children ages 4 to 12. Register online.