Alvin Ailey Percussion Demonstration

Monday, April 14th at 3pm

Alvin Ailey believed that “dance is for everybody.” He dedicated his company to serve not only as performers, but as teachers and role models to tens of thousands of children each year. Led by Ailey musicians, participants learn about the basic rhythmic structure of indigenous music, the instruments and the cultures that create it. Ailey dance teaching artists demonstrate the relationship of the music and the dance through this interactive rhythm and movement presentation. 

Ages 5 and up. *tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the presenation

 

Foreign Film Series

Saturday, April 12th at 1pm

Join us as we show Trail of the Panda. In China, a mute orphan boy rescues a lost panda cub.*This movie contains subtitles* Rated G. Running time 87 minutes. Ages 8 and up.

Thursday, April 17th at 1pm

Join us as we show Eleanor's Secret. Natanaël, seven, still doesn't know how to read. His eccentric old aunt bequeaths her house to his parents and her book collection to the young boy. Nat discovers that the books serve as a shelter for all the heroes found in children's literature. They are the original characters and are counting on him for protection. For if they leave the library, they will disappear along with their stories forever! NR. Running TIme 80 minutes. Ages 6 and up.

 

Celebrate Dia

Wednesday, April 30th, All Day

Many nations throughout the world, and especially within the Western hemisphere celebrate “Día de los Niños” on April 30th to honor and celebrate children—who represent the hopes and dreams of every community.

Come in and read to each other in our special reading space and sign our banner.