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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 

Black History Paper Quilt

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 4:30 pm

Children can color a picture of a famous African American like Harriet Tubman or George Washington Carver. Together, the pictures will form a paper quilt that will be on display for the entire month of February for Black History Month. Recommended for ages 4 and up.
pine cone craft

Pinecone Feeder Craft

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 4:30 pm

Children can help feed their local birds by creating their own pinecone bird feeder to hang up outside Rosedale or take home. Recommended for ages 5 and up, while supplies last.    
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Disney Movie Night

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 4:00 pm

To kick off Black History Month, families can enjoy the popular Disney movie The Princess and the Frog, about a young woman named Tiana who dreams of one day opening the best restaurant in New Orleans. The film is rated G and runs for one hour and 38 minutes. 
Black history month

Black History Story Time

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 4:30 pm

Children can enjoy poems, songs, and stories written by or about famous African Americans in this special Black History Month story time! The story time focuses on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. but also includes poets such as Nikki Grimes and Langston Hughes. Appropriate for children ages 3-7. 
Artwork entitled Migrants Cast Their Ballots by Jacob Lawrence

Abstract Art Project

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 4:30 pm

Inspired by the African-American contemporary artist, Jacob Lawrence, children will be able to make their own art of bright patterns and shapes with recycled construction paper and other material. Children can display their art at Rosedale for the rest of Black History Month, or take their art home. Appropriate for ages 6-12.  
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STEAM Tuesday

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 4:30 pm

Discover science and fun in our monthly STEAM evening, with a variety of programs like paper airplane contests and catapult-building that promote interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Recommended for ages 5 and up.