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Fizz, Boom, Read Summer Programs at the Ivoryton Library

July 2014

Thursday 7/3- Celebrate 4th of July Help us create our float or come decorate your own, and then march with us in the Parade Friday! We will provide decorations and festive refreshments! All ages welcome.

Thursday 7/10- The Art of Eric Carle Let’s Explore the art of Eric Carle and create some of our own masterpieces based on his books! We will read some of our favorites and discuss his approach to color. We will use some scientific methods to see what tricks our mind plays! Recommended for ages 3-12.

SUNDAY 7/13- 1 pm Ashleigh’s Rainforest Reptiles Join us for a hands on experience with some magnificent creatures! Meet Humphrey the Sulcata Tortoise, 2 Ball Pythons and a beautiful Burmese Python. All ages welcome.

Thursday 7/17- Fabulous Flowers with Ashleigh’s Garden Flowers are available to us in all colors of the rainbow. We can also create new colors with some fun tricks! Join us for a fabulous book, experiment and craft. Thank you to Ashleigh’s Garden and the Essex Garden Club for sponsoring this event. All ages welcome.

Thursday 7/24- Reptiles and Amphibians with Bushy Hill Nature Center Our friends from Bushy Hill Nature Center will be joining us with some of their reptile friends. We will talk about how these creatures are able to blend into their environment using camouflage. We will then listen to a story and do our own camouflage creation! Recommended for ages 3-12.

Sunday 7/27- 3pm Photography with Kelly Tonks Photographer Kelly Tonks will demonstrate how to use a digital camera, improve our framing skills and then finish off with photo shop. Please bring your own digital camera or smart phone. Thank you to Kelly Tonks for presenting this program. Recommended for ages 10+.

Thursday 7/31- Fun With Water Wear your swim suit and get ready for some Backyard Fun! We will have some wet activities such as “How do fish move up and down?” and “How can we make a rainbow appear?” COLD REFRESHMENTS will be provided. Don’t forget a towel! All ages welcome.