Aug 2013

Community Mural Painting – 08/03/2013 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Work with literary lots artist Julia Kuo and community members to help paint our literary lots mural based on the story of stone soup! Community members come together to make a wonderful stew in that story – bring your family and come together to create a wonderful piece of art…

Movie Night - Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs – 08/03/2013 at 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Join us for a movie night with Literary Lots.

Community Mural Painting – 08/04/2013 at 10:00 am
Work with literary lots artist Julia Kuo and community members to help paint our literary lots mural based on the story of stone soup! Community members come together to make a wonderful stew in that story – bring your family and come together to create a wonderful piece of art…

Yogatry – 08/04/2013 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
A yoga instructor leads the group through basic poses, pausing occasionally to write a line or two of poetry. For all ages (parents or guardians are welcome, and those bringing students younger than 8 are encouraged to stay).

Slam in the Park – 08/04/2013 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Slam in the Park: In the first hour, students will be guided through exercises in ekphrastic poetry (inspired by art), using images related to our theme and/or from our featured books. In the second hour, they’ll learn how to bring their words alive through powerful performance.

Salty Language – 08/04/2013 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
In this workshop we’ll taste foods then strive to describe them with as much flavor as we can, avoiding bland words like “good,” “bad,” “gross,” etc. We’ll list our favorite spicy words and phrases, then incorporate them into stories.

The Continuing Adventures of ... – 08/05/2013 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
In this series of workshops we read one of our featured books, discuss the characters and setting, then create some “fan fiction” that remains true to the author’s original vision but takes the tale in imaginative new directions. For various age groups, depending upon book.

Spaghetti Trouble – 08/05/2013 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
In the book Strega Nona by Tomie DePaola, Strega Nona leaves Big Anthony alone with her magic pasta pot. Anthony cooks up more enchanted spaghetti than he can handle, causing considerable spaghetti trouble! Come join this workshop and make your own spaghetti trouble by creating a pasta sculpture with artist/educator…

Yogatry – 08/05/2013 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A yoga instructor leads the group through basic poses, pausing occasionally to write a line or two of poetry. For all ages (parents or guardians are welcome, and those bringing students younger than 8 are encouraged to stay).

Public Art – 08/05/2013 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Participants will make simple, highly graphic images for the fence which surrounds. Artist: Melinda Placko