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The following events are supported by funds from the M&T Charitable Foundation

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Four children on yoga mats are following an instructorYoga for Kids
Tuesday, July 14 at 10 am (for 0-5 years old)
Wednesday, July 29 at 10 am (for 5-12 years old)

Join Yoga for Kids of CNY for a healthy, fun-filled way for children & youth to enjoy a noncompetitive fitness activity. Kids will learn various breathing and visualization techniques to enhance their focus and concentration. They will also learn fun and challenging yoga poses to improve strength, flexibility, body awareness & confidence.  The class will include yoga games, music and a final relaxation for the mind and body.
Register with your email online to receive the Zoom event link


Moreland the Magician sits with three kidsMoreland the Magician's LIVE Virtual Magic Show – on Zoom!
Register today for David Moreland’s high-energy 30-minute LIVE show via Zoom. Through the miracle of the Internet, Moreland, in his studio in Ithaca, NY, will perform a show especially for patrons of OCPL, and you get to tune in and interact via your computer screen at home. The show is bursting with magic, comedy, puppets, and – YES! -- audience participation & opportunities to volunteer! During the show, Moreland will take you ‘behind the scenes’ and teach you a magic trick you can perform at home!

Never Zoom-ed before? It's fun & easy! You can read how & watch a video about it here.
Recommended for ages 4-10, but children of all ages are welcome.
See our Moreland the Magician page for details!


Music with Donna ButterfieldMusic with Donna B. (for 0-5 years old)
Tuesday, August 4 at 10 am

Come join Donna B for a virtual interactive musical reading experience! With music and movement we will be celebrating the many heroes in our world today especially Moms and Dads! There are fun ways to create your own instrument to have ready for our concert time! You can fill plastic eggs or small storage containers with rice or popcorn and Wah! Lah!....you have your own shaker to use for music and story time with my guitar! You will also be meeting some very special puppet friends who will be joining us! Can’t wait to see you all onscreen to start the day the musical way!
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ScienceTellersScience Tellers: Dragons: Ice Sorceress (for 5-12 years old)
Wednesday, August 12 at 10 am

A long time ago, in a faraway land, two brave villagers go on a daring journey to release the dragons and save the kingdom from an evil Ice Sorceress. When things don’t go as planned, however, the kids might need to look to themselves — and to science! — for the answer. Don’t miss this fun fantasy adventure featuring awesome dry ice experiments as special effects!
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LuAnn Adams headshotLuAnn Adams – Storyteller:
How Children Got the Sun Up in the Sky & Other Stories from Around the World (for 0-5 years old)

Tuesday, August 18 at 10 am

"How the Children Got the Sun Up in the Sky & other Stories from around the World” is a collection of stories that celebrates children & things that are important in children's lives: Family, Friends, the Environment & more! Join LuAnn Adams & travel around the world in stories & meet children from Africa, India & more! I will use props, music & lots of audience participation to bring my stories 'to life.'
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Didgeridoo Down UnderDidgeridoo Down Under (for 5-12 years old)
Wednesday, August 19 at 10 am

Didgeridoo Down Under is a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation. The didgeridoo has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years and is known for its otherworldly sound. But DDU is more than music. It’s interactive, educational, motivational and super fun. You’ll learn about Aussie culture, animals and more, all while moving & grooving to the pulsing rhythms of the didge!
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Lady Eagles World of DanceWorld of Dance w. Syracuse Strong Lady Eagles Dance Group
Thursday, August 20 @ 11AM

Fly high with the Syracuse Strong Lady Eagles dance group who will teach you a dance routine through this program which explores the world of dance. 
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DirtMeisterScience Plus Presents Legendary Myths of Science with Steve “The Dirtmeister” Tomecek
Wednesday, August 26 at 10 am

This high energy, interactive show lasts about an hour and will be delivered directly to library patrons using zoom. Designed for a family audience, it features over a dozen dynamic demos exploring some of the classic science myths of all time and reveals the truth behind the greatest discoveries of several legendary scientists including Isaac Newton, Archimedes, Galileo, and Thomas Edison.
Register with your email online to receive the Zoom event link


sketch n stretch logoSketch-n-Stretch
Thursday, August 27 at 11 am

Yoga: Join Adrienne from Sketch-n-Stretch for a fun and relaxing Virtual Yoga Class! The theme of this class is "Celebrate your Summer!" Explore breathing techniques, movement and ways to ease your days during the Summertime. 30 minute duration via YouTube for Teens.

Art: Join Erin from Sketch-n-Stretch for a Virtual Art Project! Beat some of those "staycation" blues with a creative collage celebrating Summer! All you will need are some images of your dream vacation spot and anything that says Summer to you. Print them or pull them out of magazines and join me as I teach you the fun aspects of mixed media.
Registration information will be available two weeks before the event.


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