August 2019: Youth Events

Escanaba Public Library
400 Ludington St. 789-7328

• LEGO CLUB: Saturday, August 10. 10:30 a.m. Children and their parents are invited. Bring your own LEGOS.

Gwinn—Forsyth Township Public Library
180 W. Flint St. 346-3433

• MOON SAND IN THE PARK: Wednesday, August 7. 5 p.m. Peter Nordeen Park, corner of Flint and Pine streets.

Marquette—Peter White Public Library
217 N. Front St. 226-4323

• BLASTOFF WITH STORYTIME AT THE PARK: Thursdays, August 1 and 8. 9:30 a.m. Families are invited for interactive stories, parachute play and more.
• TWINKLE BABIES: Thursdays, August 1 and 8. 5:30 p.m. Enjoy stories, songs and more for newborns to toddlers 24 months.
• BOOK BABIES: Tuesdays and Fridays, August 2, 6 and 9. 10:15 a.m. Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories for newborns to toddlers age 24 months.
• LEGO CLUB: Friday, August 2. 1 and 4 p.m. LEGO enthusiasts are invited to build LEGO projects.
• TODDLERS PLAY AT THE PARK: Monday, August 5. 9:30 a.m. Rain location is PWPL. Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Lakeshore Blvd.
• BLASTOFF WITH STORYTIME AT THE LIBRARY: Wednesday, August 7. 10:15 a.m. Families are invited for interactive stories, parachute play and more.
• CHESS FOR KIDS: Friday, August 9. 2 p.m. Youth ages 6 and older are invited for chess.
• READING SPACE STATION #3: Friday, August 9. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Those in the summer reading program are invited. Bring you reading logs and enter for a chance to win prizes.
• READING SPACE STATION #3: Saturday, August 10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those in the summer reading program are invited. Bring you reading logs and enter for a chance to win prizes.

Marquette —Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum
123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911
Members free; nonmembers, youth younger than 2, free; age 2 and older, $6.

• GUARDIANS OF WOW: Friday, August 2. Youth, 4 to 6 p.m. Parent meeting, 4:30 p.m. Youth 8 to 18 will learn how to help with the animals, interact with exhibits and be a leader in the museum during this FREE program.
• SECOND THURSDAY CREATIVITY SERIES: Thursday, August 8. 5:30 p.m. Free admission and book. Bug-themed crafts, music and Culver’s frozen custard sundae bar. This month’s theme is Blockbuster Movie Night.
• KID BIZNESS: Friday, August 9. 4 p.m. Youth interested in creating and selling a product are encouraged to attend.
• SCHOOL OF ROCK: Friday, August 9. 6:30 p.m. Youth are invited to join Bobby Hayes with their instruments for a concert.
• LIZARDRY: Wednesday, August 21. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Gain hands-on experience handling reptiles with veterinarian Dr. Shevy and helpers.
• LOW SENSORY DAY: Thursday, August 15. 3 to 7:30 p.m. The lights will be dimmed and the music turned off.
• MR. JIM’S TODDLER CLUBHOUSE: Monday through Friday. 11 a.m. Toddlers and their caregivers do hands-on activities together.
• PJ’s ALL DAY: Mondays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wear your pajamas and play with crafts.
• ROCKIN’ TODDLERS: Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20 and 27. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop in for a rockin’ good time.
• KIDS TAKE OVER CRAFTS DAY: Wednesdays, August 7, 14, 21 and 28. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Create crafts with the museum’s craft materials.
• PIZZA NIGHT: Thursdays, August 1, 8, and 15. 5:30 p.m. $6 for pizza.
• PLAYTIME CAFÉ: Fridays, August 2, 9, 16 23 and 30. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tea and cookies will be available.

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