Event Calendar

Sunday
March 1st
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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Be forewarned, our movie lineup has the power to make you lose control of your senses. So, don't be surprised if rooting for the heroine makes you cry, laugh, or jump out of your seat cheering. All weekend showings start at 2 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
No registration required
Monday
March 2nd
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Mo
Tu
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10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 months-23 months with a caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. All ages
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Before you can lead, you need to read…hear favorite stories from Chesapeake Leaders and find out what makes our city great. Special Reader is City Manager, Christopher Price. All ages. No registration required
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office, online, or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Make sure to leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office, online, or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Make sure to leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Learn to use our free craft database CreativeBug, and create a paper chandelier that you can give as a gift or decorate your space! All the supplies you need will be provided.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application today and start earning community service hours. Grades 6-12
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application today and start earning community service hours.
No registration required
Tuesday
March 3rd
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Mo
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Sa
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 months-23 months with a caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Bring the whole gang in to this storytime for all ages. No registration required.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Experience our new Creativebug database and make new crafty friends in the process. We will be viewing a fun spring craft video and creating paper cherry blossoms in real time. recommended for adults and high-school students.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Touch A Life Academy will assist students with their growth, development and discovering their talents stemming from a foundation of enriched family principles, morals and values.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Share techniques and resources with other family historians. Explore monthly topics with the Library’s resident expert. Spotlight Topic: African-American Genealogical Resources
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
March 4th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration needed.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office, online, or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Make sure to leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Explore different art techniques while making a salty watercolor masterpiece! Inspired by the Emily Windsnap series by Liz Kessler.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office, online, or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Make sure to leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
March 5th
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free tax preparation if your income is low to moderate, you have no rental income or you are a business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring a Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3-5 years with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
If you love someone experiencing dementia this support group might be for you. Join others who understand, and share the challenges you and your loved ones face. This group is free, open to the public and led by an experienced facilitator.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Feel the power of zen... Discover the art of mindfulness in this relaxing class featuring basic yoga positions and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat and a water bottle. Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
JA Our Region® introduces students to entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region. Students operate a hypothetical hot dog stand to understand the fundamental tasks performed by a business owner and to track the revenue and expenses of a business. Grades 3-5
No registration required
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Feel the power of zen... Discover the art of mindfulness in this relaxing class featuring basic yoga positions and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Ages 6-11
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CPR training presented by the Chesapeake Fire Department.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Join us for lively discussions of books written by and about African Americans. No registration required.
No registration required
Friday
March 6th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if your income is low to moderate, no rental income or you are business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free tax preparation if your income is low to moderate, you have no rental income or you are a business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring a Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Share your love of all things fandom! Fantasy, sci-fi, horror, historical, and beyond- we want to celebrate them all. Each event is dedicated to a different fandom, with activities, cosplay, and more. Featuring: Final Fantasy VII Advent Children | PG-13
No registration required
Saturday
March 7th
Su
Mo
Tu
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Sa
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Be forewarned, our movie lineup has the power to make you lose control of your senses. So, don't be surprised if rooting for the heroine makes you cry, laugh, or jump out of your seat cheering. All weekend showings start at 2 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
No registration required
Sunday
March 8th
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There are no events today.
Monday
March 9th
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10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in between storytime session. All ages welcomed, geared for ages 7 and under.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. All ages
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Using TED talks as a springboard, listen to new ideas and discuss some of the most interesting topics in the world today. March’s discussion will be inspired by meteorologist J. Marshall Shepherd explains how confirmation bias, the Dunning-Kruger effect and cognitive dissonance impact what we think.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Big, bold, beautiful flowers! Georgia O'Keefe was a pioneering woman artist who saw the natural world in all it's amazing detail. Using colored chalk you will grow your own enormous bloom, create a garden, and bloom where you are planted.
No registration required
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
Tuesday
March 10th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Set up
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join CPL and The Alzheimer's Association, as we offer a fun, relaxed, entertaining experience for people living with early-stage memory loss. Receive information while connecting and sharing with others in similar situations.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mike Andruczyk, Chesapeake Horticulture Agent, invites you to bring your plant and gardening questions to a free plant clinic. Registration not required.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Spring is an excellent time for travel. Kids 6-9 years old, grab a chair and get ready for an adventure using stories, crafts and activities. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for ages 8-11.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Touch A Life Academy will assist students with their growth, development and discovering their talents stemming from a foundation of enriched family principles, morals and values.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dare to Prepare is a free 90-minute pre-permit workshop for parents and teens that provides critical information everyone needs to know before teens take the wheel.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Face off against your friends in chocolate based challenges! Be the fastest candy sorter, the fastest relay runner, and the smartest taste tester to achieve sweet victory!
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Invest in yourself with our free 10 monthly classes and one-on-one financial coaching. You can break free from living paycheck to paycheck, avoid late payment and penalty fees and keep more money for yourself! Register by clicking the link under Presenter Information.
No registration required
Wednesday
March 11th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration needed.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mike Andruczyk, Chesapeake Horticulture Agent, invites you to bring your plant and gardening questions to a free plant clinic. Registration not required.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Come out and enjoy stories & crafts about St. Patrick’s Day & the coming of spring. Registration required. Program for ages 0-7.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Step into the spotlight. This is your moment to shine! Read scripts and learn to entertain audiences with your voice, expressions and gestures through Reader's Theater. Grades K-5
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This 12-part series will give you the tools to recognize and better deal with stress, anxiety, trauma, and addiction. Kristen Martin, M.A., CPS with Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Health will present useful practices and resources everyone can use to support mental health. All programs are free.
Topic: Sleep Deprivation
No registration required
Thursday
March 12th
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Mo
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Sa
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free tax preparation if your income is low to moderate, you have no rental income or you are a business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring a Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3-5 years with caregiver
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Support group to meet with other relative caregivers - share tips and resources. Sponsor: Chesapeake Human Services
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
JA Our Region® introduces students to entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region. Students operate a hypothetical hot dog stand to understand the fundamental tasks performed by a business owner and to track the revenue and expenses of a business. Grades 3-5
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A free 90 minute workshop for parents and teens that reviews the steps necessary to obtain a learner's permit and driver's license, tips on teaching teens to drive, and an overview of traffic safety issues.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Explore the emerging technology of Virtual Reality from gaming to education. News, trends, discussion, and actual game play with Playstation VR will be available. Already a VR veteran? Come and share your knowledge and experience. Make new friends and help spread the word! Age requirement: 18+
Registration required, slots available.
Friday
March 13th
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All Day
Library Closed
No registration required
Saturday
March 14th
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10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Through the 10 monthly classes and one-on-one coaching, you can break free from living paycheck to paycheck, avoid late payment and penalty fees and keep more money for yourself! Class runs September 2019 - June 2020
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library’s block party and create new inventions using materials from our collection including Legos®, K’nex, IO Blox and Straw Builders. Ages 6-11
No registration required
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Participants will interpret and re-imagine the work of a female Expressionist artist in this adult paint party. Let your emotions inspire your brushstrokes as you work with a palette of vivid colors. Come with a friend. Event is free. Must be on time to participate. Seating limited to 10.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Budding writers-cultivate the seeds of success! Network with other local authors, hone your skills in workshops, share an excerpt of your own work at our open mic, and start on the path for a successful writing career.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
We are sorry for any inconvenience; however this program has been cancelled for the month of March.
No registration required
Sunday
March 15th
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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Be forewarned, our movie lineup has the power to make you lose control of your senses. So, don't be surprised if rooting for the heroine makes you cry, laugh, or jump out of your seat cheering. All weekend showings start at 2 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
No registration required
Monday
March 16th
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There are no events today.
Tuesday
March 17th
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There are no events today.
Wednesday
March 18th
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There are no events today.
Thursday
March 19th
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There are no events today.
Friday
March 20th
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There are no events today.
Saturday
March 21st
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There are no events today.
Sunday
March 22nd
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There are no events today.
Monday
March 23rd
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There are no events today.
Tuesday
March 24th
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There are no events today.
Wednesday
March 25th
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There are no events today.
Thursday
March 26th
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There are no events today.
Friday
March 27th
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There are no events today.
Saturday
March 28th
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Looking for hidden treasure? Discover bargains galore! The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music, magazines and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Learn to prepare healthy meals with locally grown foods using the expertise of local chefs, home economists and nutritionists. Participate or observe. All are welcome. This event is at 11:00 AM.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emerging dance influencer, Joel Casanova, gets participants up on their feet and moving to Hip-Hop beats in an effort to promote fitness, physical expression, and empowerment.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
What everyone needs to know, before teens drive. A free 90 minute pre-permit workshop for parents and teens that provides critical information everyone needs to know before teens take the wheel. THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED, WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE IN JUNE.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spring is in the air. Join us in the children's area to create paper flowers to welcome the season. Family Program.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Be forewarned, our movie lineup has the power to make you loose control of your senses. So, don't be surprised if rooting for the heroine makes you cry, laugh, or jump out of your seat cheering. All weekend showings start at 2 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Let Cuffee’s Women's History Month celebration empower you through song. Deneka Smith’s soulful voice will inspire, encourage, and entertain listeners. Come alone or with a friend. Seating is limited. Event is free.
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
March 29th
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There are no events today.
Monday
March 30th
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10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 months-23 months with a caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. All ages
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application today and start earning community service hours. Grades 6-12
HipHop! Dancer and choreographer Joel Casanova teaches the basics of HipHop dance. Feel the beat and move your feet! Grades 6-12.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Make an old t-shirt new again! Bring any colored shirt (except white) or use one of ours to create a marvelous bleached design! You’ll have a one of a kind t-shirt that is uniquely you!
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
HipHop! Dancer and choreographer Joel Casanova teaches the basics of HipHop dance. Feel the beat and move your feet! Grades 6-12.
No registration required
Tuesday
March 31st
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9:30 am - 10:00 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for children ages 24-36 months with a caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Begin your preschooler's lifelong love of reading. Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for ages 3-5 years with a caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 months-23 months with a caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Bring the whole gang in to this storytime for all ages. No registration required.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Did you know you can learn a whole new language without using your voice? Let your hands do the talking as we learn American Sign Language FUNdamentals. Beginners or experts welcome! Registration not required but regular attendance is recommended as lessons build. Ages 6-11
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for ages 8-11.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Touch A Life Academy will assist students with their growth, development and discovering their talents stemming from a foundation of enriched family principles, morals and values.
No registration required