"Boys. And it was the afternoon of Halloween. And all of the houses shut against a cool wind. And the town was full of cold sunlight. But suddenly, the day was gone. Night came out from under each tree and spread."
"In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue"
If you recall nothing else about Columbus Day from your school days, you probably at least remember the beginning of this infamous poem that briefly describes the explorer's search for the New World. You may also be familiar with the holiday, which falls on the second Monday of October, simply because it's an extra day off from work.
Teen Programs:Lucha Libre MasksMonday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m.Have you ever dreamed of being a luchador? Probably not, but you can still come out and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your own Lucha Libre Mask. Vine Videos
(Focusing on Math and Sciences with your bright beginners)
S.T.E.M. stands for the studies of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This term is typically used for curricula, educational policies implemented within all core subjects in schools from kindergarten through college. Several middle schools and high schools in the U.S. have emphasized a S.T.E.M. curriculum to help bolster students' skills and raise the nation's competitiveness in math and sciences.
Last year's event was a hit with Petworth families so we're making this an annual affair!Bring a stuffed animal friend with you for our special Pajama Story Time on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement and a craft to support early literacy, fine and gross motor development and "bedtime awareness."