|Make Sunday family fun day|
|Thursday, 20 September 2012 15:25|
The Atlantic City Free Public Library offers family Fun Day Sunday programs. The weekly programs are free and begin at 2 p.m. Children nine years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please call (609) 345-2269, ext. 3050, for more information.
The Sunday program schedule for September and October is:
• Hispanic Heritage Month Maracas on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 2 p.m. – Learn about the influence of Hispanic culture on the United States. Create and decorate maracas to celebrate this joyful union.
• ‘We The People’ PSA: Act Up For Literacy on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. – The Constitution of the United States is one of the most dramatic and ground-breaking documents ever written. Utilizing engaging theater games, historical background information and public speaking techniques, individual participants will present segments of the Constitution as a public service announcement, which will be recorded on tape and kept at the library.
• Elephant Shrinky Dink Craft on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m. – Students will create elephant Shrinky Dinks in honor of Elephant Appreciation Day (Sept. 22).
• Mexican Metal Tooling on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. – The art of embossing metals was invented thousands of years ago in Mexico. Students will emboss and color their own designs on metal to create beautiful images representing Mexican culture.
• Story Board Quilt Squares on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. – Quilt designs were used to tell stories, reflect family histories and sometimes to carry messages. Participants will see examples of storytelling quilts and then use fabrics and other materials to create a nine-panel quilt design that tells a story. Please note: this is not a sewing class, and participants will not be stitching designs together.
• Collage Journal on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. – Students will read famous poems, discuss how they make them feel, and decorate a notebook with a collage.
• Button Tree Canvas Painting on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. – Students will work with acrylic paints and create a silhouette of a tree. Using a variety of buttons, students will create blooms and dimensions to the finished painting.
• Halloween Mask Making on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. – Using ordinary materials found around the house, participants will create their own mask designs and build them.
PLEASE NOTE: Nobody will be admitted into the program after 2 p.m.
|Last Updated on Friday, 28 September 2012 08:02|