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July 2020

Shadow Puppet Workshops

July 13, 2020 - July 25, 2020
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States

Matt Sandbank's virtual Shadow Puppet Workshops where children learn the Science of Shadow Puppets, Poetry Writing, and Shadow Puppet Creation.  There are 3 workshops about 30 min. each.  Appropriate for ages 7-11 and also for younger children with assistance from an adult.  This is a very creative and unusual program.  We hope you will take part. Matt is a teacher, a poet, and puppeteer.  Thanks to the Placitas Artist Series for funding this program. Get together the following supplies before…

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September 2020

Mirrors & Kaleidoscopes with ¡Explora!

September 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States

Explore the amazing properties of mirrors, lenses, and light, and discover all the wonderful images and colorful patterns you get when angles and symmetry come into play. Design and build your own unique kaleidoscope! PCL is also providing the kits your children will need to participate. We are buying 10 kits from ¡Explora!.  First come, first served!  You can reserve one kit per family and work together or if we have enough each child can have their own.  The kits…

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December 2020

Merry Chriskwanzanukah! & Santa!

December 5, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Chanukah with stories and songs presented virtually by our special guest: storyteller and vocalist Shana Banana and her dog puppets, Hal and Henson! You’ll also be able to visit and talk with Santa Claus! PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: (click Programs). A recording of the program will remain on our website until Sat, Dec 12, if you miss the live performance or just want to re-watch!  

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