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This Wednesday Wellness session will address opportunities for anyone, anywhere to diminish social isolation through the use of eVolunteering and eRespite technology. JFS Washtenaw is pioneering nationally the use of innovative eVolunteering/eRespite tools from CommunO2. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times: 4-4:30 p.m.
Elementary students are invited to delve into paleontology as we join a dinosaur excavation. Examine real fossil casts to see the differences in the teeth of herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs. Students will participate in a mini dinosaur excavation with kits provided for pickup upon registration. Presented by Mad Science...
You’ve heard the stories of how Harry Potter defeated Tom Riddle’s Horcrux in the Chamber of Secrets, but now it’s your turn. Teens ages 11 to 18 can fight the Basilisk and find their way out. Event Cost: Free Event Times: 7 p.m., online program registration is required. Visit ropl.org to...
Zumbini combines music and movement to create the ultimate bonding experience for babies through 3 years old and caregivers. Sing, dance and play together while developing social, cognitive, emotional and motor skills. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times: 10:15 a.m.
Watch for a different art project each week of Summer Reading with the unveiling of our new Makerspace! There is something for everyone ages 3 to 18 using age-appropriate materials. All supplies are provided. Sign-up for a Painting Makerspace session on Friday, July 2 at 2:00 pm. Contact amy@ropl.org for...
See dancing kite shows by professional kite flyers, family fun activities, and food to buy. Buy an easy-to-fly Frustrationless Flyer for $5 to decorate and fly at the event. The event will be hybrid, with in-person and virtual activities. Virtual events include online kite decorating contest and a virtual Fly and...
Kids ages 3-18 will use age-appropriate materials to enjoy a virtual Clay Makerspace session. All supplies are provided, and participants should contact Amy to schedule a supply pickup after registration. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times: 2 p.m.  
Kids ages 3 and up to join Miss Jenn from Dancer's Edge to dance through a book in this virtual music and movement class. Start by exploring the book How Do You Dance? by Thyra Heder, then explore all of the wonderful ways our bodies can dance. Event Cost: Free,...
Teens and tweens ages 11-18 are invited to learn from cartoonist Corinne Roberts, who will teach basic shape construction and line drawing techniques to create characters and scenery. No prior drawing experience needed. Supplies required are: pencil, paper and eraser. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times: 7 p.m.
Kids ages 8-12 are invited to learn to write a tale about themselves. They can be the hero, the villain and more as they use elements of folktales, fairy tales and tall-tales to shape their own. Participants are invited to jot down ideas before the program and during the...
Kids ages 7 to 12 years will learn acting, improv and public speaking skills through a variety of games, activities, monologues and skits. This class is perfect for both new and experienced actors and is great for building confidence, making new friends and having lots of fun. Event Cost: Free,...
Families with kids ages 3-8 are invited to check out some interesting animals from around the world with Dan Briere of the Little Creatures Co. Animals could include colorful non-venomous snakes, a caged tarantula and giant bullfrog, parrots, chinchilla and tortoise, chameleon, and a young American alligator. Event Cost: Free,...