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Thursday June 21, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM SUMMER READING Cure for the Common Show  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

Juggler, entertainer, and comedian Bryson Lang will kick off Summer Reading for Adults and Young Adults with his unique and unforgettable act.  This inventive and clever routine is sure to captivate the audience!

Age category: Adults & Young Adults ages 10+

Sponsored by the Blackstone Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency and also by a generous donation from the Library’s Gift Account.

Registration required.  Must be enrolled in Summer Reading.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 


Monday June 25, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Knitting Group  
    Contact: Donna Ansell   508-883-1931   dansell@cwmars.org
   

All ages (children through adults) are welcome to learn to knit. It is open to all levels of experience. The Knitting Group meets every Monday (except for library holiday closings) from 6-730 PM. Supplies are limited so please bring your own supplies with you to use. Donations are welcome.


Tuesday June 26, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Feasting on SuperFoods  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931 x101   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

SuperFoods are foods that are dramatically better than others for our health and longevity. Filling each meal with SuperFood ingredients can be simple and delicious even for the pickiest eaters.

Chef Liz Barbour will share kitchen tips, and shopping suggestions that will make the SuperFoods lifestyle simple enough for anyone to follow and put into regular practice.

Following her discussion, Liz will demonstrate how to combine and prepare SuperFood ingredients to create super healthy recipes. Enjoy a cooking demonstration of 2 delicious recipes with samples for everyone.

 

Registration required as space is limited to 30 participants.  Contact the Blackstone Public Library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

This program is funded by the Gift Account through funds raised from the 2017 Cookie Walk.

 

 

 


Friday June 29, 2018
   12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM SUMMER READING String Craft  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 x104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

Create a unique piece of art using a wood block, small nails and string.  Choose from one of the provided patterns or create your own!

Age category: Young Adults ages 10+

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 20 participants.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.


Tuesday July 10, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM SUMMER READING Escape the Room for Young Adults  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 x104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

Can you escape the room?  Join Matt Donle of Wicked Fun Games as your work as a team to solve a series of themed puzzles and obstacles.

Session ONE:  2 PM   ––  Session TWO:  4 PM

Age category: Young Adults ages 10+

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 10 participants per session.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 

 

   6:00 PM SUMMER READING Escape the Room for Adults  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931 x104   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

Can you escape the room?  Join Matt Donle of Wicked Fun Games as your work as a team to solve a series of themed puzzles and obstacles.

6 PM 

This session is for adults only.

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 10 participants per session.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 

 


Friday July 13, 2018
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM SUMMER READING Rock Band Craft  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 x104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

These rocks ROCK! Come turn an ordinary rock into a “ROCKSTAR” and add them to our library band!

Age category: Young Adults ages 10+

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 20 participants.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 


Monday July 16, 2018
   5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM SUMMER READING English Muffin Pizzas  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 x104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

Dinner time at the library and you’re the chef!  Join your friends and create your very own English muffin pizzas.  Choose from a variety of toppings to suit your individual taste.

Age category: Young Adults ages 10+

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 20 participants.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 


Tuesday July 17, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SUMMER READING Comic Book Creation  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 x104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

Jack Purcell has had his work published in over one hundred Marvel and DC comics.  Join us as he returns to the library to present the basics of drawing and page design with the theme of Libraries Rock!

Age category: Young Adults ages 10+

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 20 participants.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 


Friday July 20, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM SUMMER READING Tie Dyeing  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 x104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

Miss Tressy will join Karen to help make some genuine rock-star clothing!  Participants must bring either a white t-shirt, pillowcase or socks.

Age category: Young Adults ages 9 - 14.

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 24 participants.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.


Thursday July 26, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SUMMER READING Pastel Art  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 x104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

“Draw” out your artistic side with local artist Duncan Rasmussen.  Use soft pastels and pastel paper to create a work of art that totally “ROCKS”!

Age category: Young Adults ages 10+

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 12 participants.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 


Saturday July 28, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM SUMMER READING Star Wars Symposium  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 x104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

Come dressed as a character for a costume contest.  Learn about the history of Star Wars and explore the traveling Star Wars museum.  Bring your Star Wars treasures to share.  Join a trivia contest.  Watch Star Wars Pop Culture Videos & more!

Age category: Ages 8+ and thier families welcome.

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. .

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 

 


Monday July 30, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM SUMMER READING Chocolate Party  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931 x101   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

It is all about chocolate, all evening!  Learn from where chocolate originates and how it’s made.  Dip, decorate and eat some fun items! 

You must have a minimum of 3 check-ins to attend the Chocolate Party. 

Age category: Adults & Young Adults ages 10+

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 40 participants.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 


Tuesday July 31, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM SUMMER READING Create with 3D Pens  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 x104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

Take your drawing off the page and into space with 3D pens!  Make a unique three-dimensional drawing using our Creopop 3D Printing Pens - Just press the button and create any shapes you like. The possibilities are endless!

Age category: Young Adults ages 9 - 14.

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. Maximum 10 participants.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 


Thursday August 2, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SUMMER READING Fat Boys & Little Men  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931 x101   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

Fat Boys & Little Men are a young, yet mature rock band from southeastern Massachusetts focused on writing and performing original rock and roll with a new edge.

Age category: Adult and Young Adults ages 10+

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required. Summer Reading participants only. 

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 


Tuesday August 14, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM SUMMER READING Jumpin' Juba  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931 x101   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

Join us as we end the Adult and Young Adult Summer Reading “Libraries Rock” season with Jumpin’ Juba - a band that mixes regional blues from Chicago, Memphis and New Orleans together with rock & roll, jazz, calypso and Latin flavors.

Sponsored by the Blackstone Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency and also by a generous donation from the Library’s Gift Account.

Age category: Adults and Young Adults ages 10+

Registration required. Must be enrolled in Summer Reading and Summer Reading logs must be signed at least four (4) times by a staff member to attend.

Contact the library at 508-883-1931 for more information and to register.

 

 


Thursday August 30, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM SUMMER READING Colorful Copper  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931 x101   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

Join Tony Cesana from Rhode Island Mineral Hunters for a fun look at copper and its many colors. Tony will share his passion for mineral hunting and answer questions about mineral hunting in New England.

Age category: Adults & Young Adults

Sponsored by UniBank.

Registration required.  Call 508-883-1931 to register.

 

 


Saturday September 22, 2018
     Scouts Pack 3144 Registration  
    Contact: Tracey Jobin   401-965-4765   trapooh1@comcast.net
   

JOIN SCOUTING AND ATTEND OUR FUN & EXCITING SCOUTING EVENTS! 

Contact: Tracey Jobin

Phone: 401-965-4765

Email: trapooh1@comcast.net


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