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Classes & Events for All Ages

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Adult Classes & Events

Kitchen Chat: Quick & Healthy Meals

Acreage Branch
Sat, Aug 19, 2:00 pm
Borrow any cookbook on the theme, test a recipe or two and share your tips, techniques and kitchen adventures. Open to both beginner and experienced cooks. Ages 14 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Shrinky Dink® Jewelry

Acreage Branch
Sun, Aug 20, 2:00 pm
Design your own jewelry and wearable works of art with shrinkable plastic. Materials provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Religious Attire: A Bridging Faiths Panel Discussion

Acreage Branch
Tue, Aug 22, 6:00 pm
Representatives of various belief systems will discuss the topic of religious attire. (90 min.) Preregister.

Alzheimer's Awareness Movie

Acreage Branch
Wed, Aug 23, 6:30 pm
"You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't." ©Peripheral Productions. (53 min.) Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Unit. This film challenges our preconceptions of illness and aging. Shown with permission. Not rated. Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Aug 24, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)

Electric Java Jam

Acreage Branch
Sat, Aug 26, 2:00 pm
Get amped with this plugged-in edition of our music jam. Coffee provided. (2 hr.)

Book Chat: “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry,” by Gabrielle Zevin

Acreage Branch
Sun, Aug 27, 2:00 pm
Staff-led discussion. Copies of the book are available. Light refreshments served. (90 min.) Preregister.

Fantasy Football 2017

Acreage Branch
Wed, Aug 30, 6:00 pm
Gear up for our fun-filled season of NFL Fantasy Football. Assemble the ultimate roster and get acquainted with fellow league members at our live draft session. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 16 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Aug 31, 1:30 pm
Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.)
Children's Classes & Events

After-School LEGO® Builders Club

Acreage Branch
Fri, Aug 18, 3:00 pm
Take a brick break from back to school as you use our LEGO® bricks to work on creative projects alone or with friends. Ages 5-12. (90 min.)

Eclipse Party: Fun With the Sun!

Acreage Branch
Mon, Aug 21, 2:00 pm
Drop-in on this can't-miss eclipse party. The next one isn't until 2045! Pass the time with hot solar crafts and cool experiments. Safely watch the skies with our special glasses. Peak viewing is just before 3 pm. All ages.

Club Pokémon

Acreage Branch
Tue, Aug 29, 6:30 pm
Bring your DS or Pokémon cards to battle, trade and make new friends or try your hand at a Pokécraft and play some Pokémon bingo! Ages 6-12. (90 min.)
Teen Classes & Events

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Aug 19, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Acreage Branch
Sat, Aug 26, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)