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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

For a complete listing of all the events at Alameda County Libraries, please click HERE

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As part of the Art IS Education 2011 program, Centerville Library’s kids and teens were busy having fun creating their collage trees in March. This 20 x 4 ft. art project is now completed and on display in the Children’s Area in celebration of this year’s theme—“Creating Solutions for the World We Share.” Excellent job done! Come check it out, it’s beautiful!

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Working, working…

Completed!

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Thursday Thirteen #105

March is just around the corner. Can you believe it? Here are some things headed your way next month.

13 Things About March 2010:
1. March is National Caffeine Awareness Month. How much caffeine do you take a day?
2. March 1-7 is Return the Borrowed Books Week. *ahem* *taps foot*
3. March 1 is National Pig Day. Be nice to a piggy today.
4. March 1-7 is also National Procrastination Week. (No, you can’t procrastinate with the Borrowed Book from #2.)
5. March is also National Umbrella Month. Celebrate this fabulous invention.
6. Ron Howard will turn 56 on March 1.
7. I Want You to Be Happy Day falls on March 3. So does What If Cats and Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day. I’m guessing that would make Dogs and Cats happy.
8. I have a couple of friends who would love to learn that March 4 is National Grammar Day.
9. Penn Jilette turns 55 on March 5.
10. March 8 is Fun Facts About Names Day. What does your name mean? Don’t know? Find out on March 10, which is Learn What Your Name Means Day. Middle Name Pride Day is March 12.
11. Micky Dolenz will turn 65 on March 8.
12. Chuck Norris will be giving 70 a good swift kick on March 10.
13. On March 7, I am starting a new job.

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March is:

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Did you know? March is:

  • Humorists are Artists Month
  • International Ideas Month
  • International Mirth Month
  • National Craft Month
  • National On-Hold Month

Source: Chase’s Calendar of Events 2009

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March is:

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Did you know? March is:

  • National Caffeine Awareness Month
  • National Umbrella Month
  • Small Press Month
  • Optimism Month
  • National Frozen Food Month

Have some fun. Choose something to celebrate.

Source: Chase’s Calendar of Events 2008

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