Calendar: July 17-19

Published: 7/16/2019 11:25:32 AM
 Wednesday, July 17

10:15-11 a.m. —Preschool Story Time: Children will learn all about space through stories, songs, movement, and art. No registration necessary and siblings are welcome. Athol Public Library. Info: 978-249-9515.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — The Athol Public Library presents award-winning storyteller Davis Bates shares participatory songs and stories from around the world instruments, including spoons, limberjack and a variety of ethnic percussion instruments. Free.

Thursday, July 18

11–11:30 a.m. — Baby & Toddler Time: Caregivers and children, birth – 36 months old, can drop in for stories, songs, movement, and play. Athol Public Library. No registration necessary and siblings are welcome. Info: 978-249-9515.

1 p.m. — “Stories from Outer Space,” performed by Sparky’s Puppets of Cranston, Rhode Island, at the Athol Public Library. Sparky’s Puppets dramatize favorite stories from children’s books with humor and audience participation.

 5-8 p.m. —  Artist Marla Cromwell’s Gallery Opening, Third Thursday, at Stage on Main, 17 South Main St., Orange. Cromwell is an artist/teacher living in Orange. Cromwell specializes in painting, drawing, collage, artist’s books, and visual journaling. Info: 978.633.4302

Friday, July 19

9:30 a.m. to noon — Story Walk by Valuing Our Children: People can read story boards along Millers River Park. Afterward, children can do an activity in the Athol Children’s Library that goes along with the story. In inclement weather, the story walk is brought inside. No registration necessary. Info: 978-249-9515.

7:30 p.m. — Orange Community Band Concert, “In memory of Nursie and Freeland Perkins,” on the bandstand in Butterfield Park, Orange. Free concert, with conductor Stephanie Parker in her 14th season. The Salvation Army will manage the concession stand. 

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