Just some E.P. Foster Library February  Events 2017

2/10 Friday, noon
Spend your lunch hour listening to members of the Mosher Studio Artist Program, who will perform a selection of popular opera arias and duets as well as some musical theatre pieces. The concert will also offer a “preview” of Opera Santa Barbara’s upcoming productions.

2/27 Monday, 5:30pm
Just received a ukulele as a gift? Found an old ukulele in the closet? The perfect opportunity for you to develop your ukulele skills with “Your first ukulele lesson”. Alan Ferentz will provide the musical instruction.

2/25 Saturday, 2-4pm
Join for another crafty year of assemblage, collage and altered book crafting with Ron Smith.

2/21 Tuesday, 6:30-9:00 in the Topping Room
“The Drought Defying California Garden” presented by the California Native Plant Society, Channel Islands Chapter.

2/4, 11, 18, & 25  Saturdays, 10:30am in the Rentfrow Room
Are you learning Spanish but need some practice speaking? Join this informal group to chat and practice your Español! Bring your own coffee

New Day!
Library LAB Open Workshop
2/6, 13, 20, & 27  Mondays @ 5-6pm
Come by the library on Monday evenings to learn more about our 3D printer and laser cutter or to use them yourself! Ask the library staff about what you need to bring to print or engrave an item of your own, or just drop in to see what we’re up to in our library makerspace, now upstairs!

Makerspace Open Workshop
2/1, 8, 15, & 22 Wednesdays @ 5-6 pm Come by the library on Wednesday evenings to learn more about our 3D printer and laser cutter—or to use them yourself! Ask the library staff about what you need to bring to print or engrave an item of your own, or just drop in to see what we’re up to in our library Makerspace, now upstairs!

Poetry Open Mic Night
2/2, 9, 16, & 23 Thursdays @ 7:30-9pm
On these Thursday nights, come join this group of writers as they meet in the Topping Room to share their work.

Ukulele Jam Session
2/13 & 27 Mondays @ 7-10pm
Locals gather to play the ukulele on the first and third Monday of the month.

Spontaneous Chess
2/4, 11, 18, & 25 Saturdays @ 1pm
Calling all chess players! Keep your skills sharp with this one-hour, drop-in session of free play. Boards will be set up and ready to go. Bring your best moves!

Dance Party! 2/10 Friday & 2/18 Saturday, 10:00am in the Topping Room
Enjoy non-stop music and movement for children ages 2-5 and their grownups.

2/2 Thursday, 10:30am-12pm
STEAM monthly will explore concepts related to science, technology, engineering, art, & math in fun and sometimes silly ways.

2/1, 8, 15, & 22 Wednesdays, 4-5pm in the Makerspace
Learn and have fun in the Code Club! Kids will be introduced to computer programming using Code.org and Scratch. They will build confidence in computer science through  self-directed skill building, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity.

No computer experience needed *Aimed at kids 8 – 13*
Bring your own laptop to connect and follow- along 10 library laptops will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis

2/25 Saturday, 10am-4pm 4th annual Mini Comic Festival –
For comic lovers of all ages, there will be many activities, including an anime workshop for kids, zombie preparedness class, vendor tables, games, and special guests, including True Thomas the storyteller, and the Mandalorian Mercs, a very special Star Wars cosplay group.

 

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