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In honor of the Art IS Education month, all the Alameda County Library branches are offering more than 100 free art events for youths of all ages and their family to explore their creativity and to learn how art can bring positive changes to ourselves, our community and our world.  At Centerville Library, we have planned a busy month full of fun activities and here is the listing of them:

Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, during open Hours
Thursday, March 7, 16, 23, during open hours
Seasons Kirigami Art Project
Kids and teens of all ages are invited to participate in making scenes of the seasons with kirigami paper cutting art. From flowers and butterflies to pine trees and snowflakes, there are countless patterns you can create. All materials are provided, so just bring your creativity and imagination and stop by anytime during library open hours. The project will be put on display in the Children’s Area after completion.
Thursday, March 7, 3:30-5:30 P.M.
Mandala Paper Quilt Workshop

This fun workshop for families will be led by Teaching Artist Lilli Lanier. This project uses basic traditional kirigami paper cutting techniques to create colorful, layered, mandala paper quilt squares. All ages welcome, and all materials will be provided.
Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2:00-2:30 P.M.
Bollywood Babies

Join instructor Sunita Raj in this fun Bollywood dance learning program for children 18 to 48 months old and their parent. Space is limited, so a ticket is required to attend. Free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to the program.
  Thursday, March 28, 4:00-4:30 P.M.
Read-To-Me Storytime Special Session

In this special story time session, children aged 2 to 6 years old will enjoy art-themed stories and receive a coloring or activity sheet. No registration is required..

For more information, please call (510) 795-2629 or email Chien-Chun Chang at cchang@aclibrary.org.
Centerville Library is located at 3801 Nicolet Ave.,Fremont, CA 94536 MAP

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Mark your calendar now:  The Fremont Main Library will come alive with free dance and music programs on two Saturday afternoons this month.

Jhankar Live performs Oct. 13

On October 13, local Indian music group Jhankar Live performs Bollywood music, both fast-paced and melodious, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.at the Library’s Fukaya Room.  The Jhankaris, a group of passionate music enthusiasts, have performed for charitable causes and supported education and artistic development for poor children since 2006.

A classical music concert comes the next Saturday, from 2 to 4 p.m. also at the Fukaya Room.  Guest artist and award-winning

Guest artist Howard Na headlines Oct. 20 classical music concert.

pianist Howard Na will headline a concert showcasing keyboard, string and vocal talents from Fremont’s Anna Poklewski Academy of Music  and featuring compositions by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Bussoni, Liszt.  A former child prodigy, Mr. Na at age 7 received a full music scholarship from Taiwan’s Department of Education to the Yong-Fu Music Academy.  At age 13, he was the youngest student to finish the certified programs at the Preparatory Division of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.  Mr. Na has won top honors in competitions, including the 2012 Eastman Concerto Competition in Rochester, New York, where he performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 (with his own cadenza – an homage to Godowsky) with the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra.

Free tickets will be available at the Information Desk a half hour before each performance.

The Fremont Main Library at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard, Fremont, is wheelchair accessible.  The Library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days notice.  Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660.   For your cultural enjoyment and entertainment, come to the Fremont Main Library!

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