Jazz Appreciation Month, a project of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History was signed into law in 2001 by President George W. Bush. This marks the 12th year of national celebration.
Through the Government to Go program, a caseworker from the office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will share information about federal agencies with constituents. The caseworker will provide D.C. residents with casework services if they are not receiving benefits that they should be receiving from federal agencies. Caseworkers will talk to constituents about whether or not they are receiving unemployment benefits, and can provide them with a list of employers that are willing to hire.
Come to Parklands-Turner to celebrate Spain as part of our 2012 Kids Euro Fest program with stories, songs & fun!Join us for our special Pre-School Story Time on Thursday, Oct. 18, where we will explore the rich culture of Spain.The fun starts at 10:30 a.m. And is for ages 2-5.
Read a story! Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Ramsey is a good choice. Through this age-appropriate story, participants will be introduced to segregation in the 1950s.Investigate! Be a Conservator: Kids will wear white cotton gloves as they explore authentic artifacts from the 1950s, record observations and determine a preservation plan for each object.
Learn about the science of bubbles with the Bubble Lady. Pose as she sculpts bubble hairdos and bubble helmets and offers a lifetime opportunity to be enclosed in a huge bubble!The bubble fun starts Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. For ages 5-12.
"Goldy Bear and the Three Locks" is the story of Goldy, a student athlete, bookworm and world-class babysitter. When called on to babysit for the Lock family, Goldy shows up to find that his charges are three mysterious boxes. All kinds of creative and magical book-oriented surprises come from the boxes to amaze and delight the audience!
Travel to the land of dreams with jester Nicolo Whimsey. Combining juggling, music, poetry and storytelling, Nicolo emphasizes language skills, encourages children to discover their voices, creativity and the joys of reading. Want to enjoy a morning of fun? Come to Parklands-Turner July 17, 2012, 10:00 a.m. Fun for ages 4-9