Events Calendar / August 09, 2017

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Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the second and fourth Saturday of the month. 

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Stories for Scooters

Twenty fun-filled minutes of tiny tales and tunes in interactive fashion for little library-goers and their adults, with playtime afterward!  

Ages 0-3.

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Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

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Take a Seat: New Chair Yoga!

Instructor: Vicki Brunelle

Come experience chair yoga and feel better! Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga practiced while sitting in a chair.  No experience necessary.

Vicki Brunelle has owned her own yoga studio for 18 years and currently teaches at a senior center as well. She has been teaching classes for over 20 years.

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Ice Cream Social and Toe Jam Puppet Band

Join us at 2:30 to sample some ice cream and chocolate sauce with a surprise celebrity scooper (or two?). Then at 3:00, we’ll be treated to a unique combination of original songs, masterful shadow puppetry, storytelling and just plain old good fun from the Toe Jam Puppet Band.

Grades K+.

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Summer Concert Series: Todd Brunel

Todd Brunel is an innovative, critically acclaimed clarinetist, saxophonist, composer and producer. He is on the faculty of Wheaton College and can be heard on the soundtrack for the PBS documentary, “Paul Robeson, Here I Stand” and several independent films. Brunel and his groups have played in Brussels, BE, The Montreal Jazz Festival, The Boston Jazz Festival, The International Woodwind Festival, Preservation Jazz Hall and many others throughout the US and abroad. Refreshments provided.

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Sci-Fi Book Group: Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry

In this series opener, Joe Ledger is a hard-boiled detective who has been recruited by the Department of Military Science to combat a terrorist group with an unusual bioweapon—one that turns people into zombies. Patient Zero is a fast paced, action packed technothriller that a fellow author describes as “Night of the Living Dead meets Michael Crichton.”